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Donepezil Aricept ACE inhibitor
Levetiracetam Keppra Seizures
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Chlorhexidine Peridex Topical Antiseptic
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Ethinyl Estradiol and Norgestimate Sprintec 28, Ortho Tri Cylclen
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Glyburide Diabeta, Glynase Sulfonyl Urea
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Atamoxetine Strattera Norepinephrine Reuptake inhibitor ADHD
Budesonide Pulmicort, Pulmicort Flexhaler ICS Maintenance of Asthma
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