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50 DRUGS, fun fun fun. week 6 FINAL drug final pt 101

Zocor simvastatin antihyperlipidemic HMG-CoA (hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A) Reductase inhibitor A cholesterol-lowering medication that blocks the production of cholesterol, reduces LDL (low-density lipoproteins) cholesterol and total cholesterol
Levoxyl / Levothyroid / Synthroid / Unithroid levothyroxine thyroid hormone Treats hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone), treats or prevents a goiter (enlarged thyroid gland)
Amoxil / Trimox amoxicillin penicillin anti-infective Treats bacterial infections, such as infections of the ear & bladder, pneumonia, gonorrhea, E. coli and salmonella
Zithromax / Z-Pak / Zmax azithromycin macrolide anti-infective Treats bacterial infections, such as infections of the respiratory tract, skin, ear, and also STD's (sexually transmitted diseases)
Lipitor atorvastatin antihyperlipidemic HMG-CoA (hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A) Reductase inhibitor Reduces LDL (low-density lipoproteins) & triglycerides while increasing HDL (high-density lipoproteins) cholesterol
HydroDiuril / Microzide / Auazide H HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) thiazide like diuretic Treats edema (fluid retention) associated with hypertension (high blood pressure), CHF (congestive heart failure), cirrhosis (liver disease), kidney disease or from taking steroids or estrogen
Xanax alprazolam antianxiolytic benzodiazepine (Schedul IV Narcotic) Treats anxiety and panic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression
Tenormin atenolol antihypertensive beta blocker Treats angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure), treats or prevents heart attack
Lasix furosemide diuretic/ loop diuretic treats edema associated with hypertension, CHF, cirrhosis, or nephrotic syndrome(kidney disease)
Avalide irbesartan/ hydrochlorothiazide antihypertensive/ angiotensin II receptor antagonist treats hypertension
Zoloft sertraline antidepressant/ selective serotonin/ Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) treats depression, obsessive-compulsive (OCD), panic, anxiety, post-traumatic stress (PTSD), and premenstrual dysphoric (PMDD) disorders
Prilosec, Prilosec OTC omeprazole antisecretory/ proton pump inhibitors treats gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastric ulcers, erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from stomach acid) and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Levitra verdenafil phospodiesterase inhibitor treats erectile dysfunction
Nexium esomeprazole antisecretory/ proton pump inhibitor treats gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastric ulcers, erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from stomach acid) and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Lexapro escitalopram antidepressant/ selective serotonin/ Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) treat anxiety and major depressive disorder
OxyContin oxycodone controlled release narcotic (opiod) analgesic (Schedule II Narcotic) treats moderate to severe pain
Glucophage, Glucophage XR metformin antidiabetic/ biguanides treats Type 2 diabetes alone or in combination with insulin or other medications; it does not treat Type 1 diabetes
Lopressor, Toprol XL metoprolol tartrate/ metoprolol succinate antihypertensive/ beta blocker treats angina and hypertension
Plavix clopidogrel platelet aggregation inhibitor Prevents blood clots after a recent heart attack or stroke, and in people with certain disorders of the heart or blood vessels
Deltasone / Sterapred / Meticorten / Icorent prednisone sodium phosphate corticosteroid Treats many different conditions such as allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders
Prozac / Sarafem / Rapidflux fluoxetine antidepressant / SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) Treats bulimia (eating disorder), major depression, OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder), panic, and PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder)
Colcrys colchicine antigout agent Treats gout and Familial Mediterranean Fever
Coumadin / Jantoven warfarin anticoagulant Prevents heart attack, stroke, and blood clots
Keflex / Panixine cephalexin anti-infective / cephalosporin Treats bacterial infections such as of the ear, skin, upper respiratory and urinary tract infections
Klonopin clonazepam antiepileptic benzodiazepine (Schedule IV Narcotic) Treats seizure disorders or panic disorders
Singulair montelukast leukotriene inhibitor Prevents asthma attacks and relieves runny nose & sneezing caused by allergies
Motrin / Advil / Genpril / Ibu Ibuprofen NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) Reduces fever and treats pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual cramps, or minor injury
Loestrin 24 FE ethinyl estradia / norethindrone oral contraceptive used to prevent pregnancy
NEURONTIN gabapentin antiepileptic / anticonvulsant treats epileptic seizures, partial seizures, and post herpetic neuralgia (nerve pain caused by herpes or shingles)
CIPRO / CIPRO XR / PROQUIN XR ciprofloxacin hydrochloride anti-infective /fluoroquinolone treats bacterial infections and prevents or slows the spread of post anthrax exposure
SPIRIVA tiotropium anticholinergic used in the treatment and management of COPD
PRINZIDE / ZESTORETIC lisinopril / hydrochlorothiazide combination medication / antihypertensive / diuretic / ACE inhibitor / thiazide diuretic treat hypertension, CHF, and to improve survival after a heart attack
MAXZIDE / DYAZIDE triamterene / hydrochlorothiazide combination diuretic / potassium-sparing diuretic / thiazide diuretic treats edema and hypertension
AUGMENTIN / AUGMENTIN ES / AUGMENTIN XR amoxicillin / potassium clavulanate combination anti-infective penicillin treats bacterial infections such as sinusitis, pneumonia, ear infections, bronchitis, urinary tract infections, and skin infections
FLEXERIL / AMRIX / FEXMID cyclobenzapine skeletal muscle relaxant relieves muscle spasms resulting from sprains, strains, or pulls
PREVACID / PREVACID SOLUTAB lansoprazole anti secretory proton pump inhibitor treats and prevents stomach and intestinal ulcers, erosive esophagitis, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
CELEXA citalopram hydro bromide antidepressant / selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRIs) treats depression
ULTRAM / ULTRAM ER tramadol analgesic treats moderate to severe pain
Desyrel Trazodone hydrochloride Antidepressant tricyclic antidepressent Treats depression
Lidoderm Lidocaine Local anesthetic Treats topical pain or discomfort
Flonase, Veramyst Fluticasone nasal spray Corticosteroid Treats nasal symptoms such as congestion, sneezing, and runny nose caused by seasonal or year-round allergies
Diovan Valsartan Antihypertensive angiotensin II receptor antagonist Treats hypertension, CHF, and reduces the risk of death after a heart attack.
Paxil, Paxil CR, Pexeva Paroxetine Antidepressant selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) Treats depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), and premenstrual dysphoric disorders (PMDD).
Evista Raloxifene SERM (Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator) Treats or prevents Osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
Crestor Rosuvastatin Antihyperlipidemic HMG-CoA (Hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A) reductase inhibitors Reduces levels of LDL and triglycerides while increasing levels of HDL.
Septra / Septra DS, Bactrim / Bactrim DS, SMZ-TMP, Sulfatrim sulfamethoxazole/ trimethoprim Combination anti-infective sulfonamide Treats bacterial infections of the ear and urinary tract, bronchitis, traveler's diarrhea, and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP).
Advair Diskus, Advair HFA Fluticasone/salmeterol inhalation Combination medication corticosteroid/bronchodilator Prevents asthma attacks and prevents flare-ups or worsening of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Effexor, Effexor XR Venlafaxine Antidepressant selective serotonin norepinephrine reuktake inhibitors (SSNRI) Treats major depressive, anxiety, and panic disorders
Vicodin / Anexsia / Lorcet / Lortab / Norco / Zydone hydrocodone / APAP narcotic (opiod) analgesic (Schedule III Narcotic) Used in combination with a non-narcotic analgesic for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain
Prinivil / Zestril lisinopril antihypertensive / ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor / antianginal Treats hypertension (high blood pressure), CHF (congestive heart failure) and improve survival after a heart attack
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