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Table 13

Common Parenteral Medications (Class or Common Use)

abatacept (Orencia) antirheumatic
acetazolamide (Diamox) diuretic; urinary alkalinizer; antiglaucoma; anticonvulsant
acyclovir (Zovirax) antiviral
adalimumab (Humira) rheumatoid arthritis treatment
alteplase (Activase) thrombolytic agent; catheter occlusion dissolution
amikacin (Amikin) anti-infective; antibacterial
aminophylline bronchodilator; respiratory stimulant
amiodarone hydrochloride (Cordarone) antiarrhythmic
amphotericin B (Abelcet; Amphotec; AmBisome) antifungal
ampicillin (Principen; Omnipen) anti-infective
ampicillin sodium/sulbactam sodium (Unasyn) anti-infective
antihemophilic factor (recombinant) (Xyntha) hematological agent; anti-hemorrhagic
antithymocyte globulin (Thymoglobulin) immunosuppressant
apomorphine (Apokyn) dopamine agonist
argatroban (Acova) anticoagulant
atenolol (Tenormin) cardiac agent; beta blocker
atracurium besylate (Tracrium) skeletal muscle relaxant; paralytic
azithromycin (Zithromax; Zmax) anti-infective
atreonam (Azactam) antibiotic
baclofen (Lioresal) skeletal muscle relaxant
bivalirudin (Angiomax) anticoagulant
cefamandole (Mandol) anti-infective
cefazolin sodium (Ancef; Kefzol) antibiotic
cefepime (Maxipime) anti-infective
cefmetazole (Zefazone) antibacterial
cefonicid (Monocid) anti-infective
cefoperazone (Cefobid) antibiotic
cefotaxime sodium (Claforan) antibiotic
cefotetan disodium (Cefotan) antibiotic
cefoxitin sodium (Mefoxin) antibiotic
ceftazidime (Fortaz; Ceptaz) antibiotic
ceftizoxime sodium (Cefizox) antibiotic
ceftriaxone sodium (Rocephin) antibiotic
cefuroxime sodium (Kefurox; Zinacef) antibiotic
cephradine (Velosef) anti-infective
chloramphenicol (Chloromycetin) anti-infective
cimetidine (Tagamet) gastric acid inhibitor; antiulcer
clevidipine butyrate (Cleviprex) antihypertensive; calcium-channel blocker
clindamycin (Cleocin) anti-infective; antiprotozoal
dalteparin sodium (Fragmin) anticoagulant
danaparoid sodium (Orgaran) anticoagulant
daptomycin (Cubicin) anti-infective
dexamethasone (Decadron) anti-inflammatory; antiemetic; immunosuppressant
diazepam (Valium) antianxiety agent; centrally acting muscle relaxant
digoxin (Lanoxin) cardiac agent; treats congestive heart failure and atrial fibrillation
dobutamine hydrochloride (Dobutrex) cardiac stimulant; inotropic agent
dopamine hydrochloride cardiac stimulant; vasopressor; inotropic agent
doripenem (Doribax) anti-infective
doxycycline (Vibramycin) antibacterial; antiprotozoal; antimalarial
enalapril (Vasotec) antihypertensive
epinephrine HCl (Adrenalin HCl) cardiac stimulant; bronchodilator; antiallergic; vasopressor
ertapenem (Invanz) anti-infective
erythromycin lactobionate (Erythrocin) anti-infective
famotidine (Pepcid) gastric acid inhibitor; antiulcer
fentanyl (Sublimaze) narcotic analgesic; analgesia premedicant
fluconazole (Diflucan) antifungal
fosphenytoin (Cerebyx) anticonvulsant
furosemide (Lasix) diuretic
gentamicin (Garamycin) antibacterial; aminoglycoside antibiotic
heparin sodium (Heparin) anticoagulant
hydralazine hydrochloride (Apresoline) antihypertensive
hydromorphone HCl (Dilaudid) narcotic analgesic
imipenem/cilastatin (Primaxin) antibacterial
isoproterenol (Isuprel) cardiac stimulant; antiarrhythmic; bronchodilator
kanamycin sulfate (Kantrex) antibacterial
labetalol (Normodyne; Trandate) alpha/beta-adrenergic blocking agent; antihypertensive
levofloxacin (Levaquin) anti-infective
lidocaine (Xylocaine) antiarrhythmic
meperidine hydrochloride (Demerol) narcotic analgesic
meropenem (Merrem) antibacterial
metoclopramide HCl (Reglan) gastrointestinal stimulant; antiemetic
metoprolol (Lopressor) antihypertensive; antianginal
mezlocillin (Mezlin) anti-infective
midazolam hydrochloride (Versed) sedative
morphine (Duramorph; Infumorph) narcotic analgesic
nafcillin sodium (Nafcil; Nallpen) antibacterial
nesiritide citrate (Natrecor) cardiac agent; congestive heart failure treatment
nicardipine hydrochloride (Cardene) antihypertensive; antianginal
nitroglycerin (Nitro-Bid; Tridil) antihypertensive; antianginal; vasodilator
norepinephrine (Levophed) vasopressor
ondansetron HCl (Zofran) antiemetic
oxacillin sodium (Bactocill; Prostaphlin) antibacterial
pancuronium bromide (Pavulon) neuromuscular blocking agent
penicillin G (Pfizerpen) anti-infective
pentobarbital sodium (Nembutal Na) barbiturate; sedative; anticonvulsant
piperacillin sodium (Pipracil) anti-infective
piperacillin/tazobactam (Zosyn) antibacterial
prochlorperazine (Compazine) antiemetic; antipsychotic
promethazine (Phenergan) antiemetic; sedative; antihistamine
propranolol (Inderal) beta-adrenergic blocking agent; antiarrhythmic
ranitidine (Zantac) H2 antagonist; gastric acid inhibitor; antiulcer agent
reteplase recombinant (Retavase) thrombolytic agent
succinylcholine (Anectine) neuromuscular blocking agent; anesthesia adjunct
thiopental sodium (Pentothal) barbiturate; anesthetic; anticonvulsant
ticarcillin (Ticar) anti-infective
tigecycline (Tygacil) antibiotic
tinzaparin sodium (Innohep) thrombolytic agent
tobramycin (Nebcin) anti-infective; aminoglycoside antibiotic
tranexamic acid (Cyklokapron) antihemorrhagic; antifibrinolytic
trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim/Septra) antibacterial
vancomycin (Vancocin) anti-infective; aminoglycoside antibiotic
warfarin (Coumadin) anticoagulant
zidovudine (Retrovir) antiviral
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