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OTC drug class

DrugClass
Antacid (effect:immediate) Mg Salts
Antacid (effect:immediate) Al Salts
Antacid (effect:immediate) CaCO3-
Antacid (effect:immediate) NaHCO3-
H2RA (effect: w/in 1 hr) (12YO+) Cimetidine (risk: gynocomastia and impotence)
H2RA (effect: w/in 1 hr) (12YO+) Ranitidine
H2RA (effect: w/in 1 hr) (12YO+) Nizatidine
H2RA (effect: w/in 1 hr) (12YO+) Famotidine (CaCO3-, MgOH)
PPI (effect: 1-4 days) (18YO+) Prilosec OTC
PPI (effect: 1-4 days) (18YO+) Zegerid OTC
PPI (effect: 1-4 days) (18YO+) Prevacid OTC
Gas Lactose Intolerance Simethicone
Gas Lactose Intolerance Charcoal
Gas Lactose Intolerance Beano (alpha galactosidase)
Gas Lactose Intolerance Lactase replacement
Constipation (onset: 12-72hrs) short term-long term use Bulk Forming (psyllium)
Constipation (onset: 12-72hrs) short term-long term use, post-op Emollient (docusate Na) (2YO+)
Constipation (onset: 6-8hrs) short term use Lubricant (Mineral Oil) (6YO+)
Constipation (onset: 0.5-3hrs) short term, toxic ingestion Saline (Mg Citrate) (6YO+)
Constipation (onset: 12-72) occasional use Hyperosmotic (Polyethylene Glycol 3350) (17YO+)
Constipation (onset: 6-10hrs) chronic opiate use, pre-op Stimulant (Bisacodyl)
Diarrhea Pedialyte
Diarrhea (6YO+) Loperamide
Diarrhea (12YO+) Bismuth (Risk of Reye Syndrome)
Antipyretics Acetaminophen (2YO+)
Antipyretics NSAIDS
NSAIDS (6MO+) Ibuprofen (advil, motrin) (max = 1200mg/day)
NSAIDS (12YO+) Naproxen Sodium (Aleve) (max = 660mg/day)
Salicylate Aspirin (Risk of Reye Syndrome) (max = 4000mg/day)
Counterirritant (2YO+) Capsaicin
Counterirritant (2YO+) Menthol
Counterirritant (2YO+) Methyl Salicylate
Topical Analgesics (2YO+) "caine" anesthetics
Topical Antipruritics (anti itch) (2YO+) Calamine
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