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Brand GenericIndicationImportant Side EffectsOtherClassAdverse Reaction
Crestor rosuvastatin used in adults and children who are at least 8 years old to lower cholesterol and triglycerides (types of fat) in the blood and to slow the build-up of plaque (fatty deposits) in your blood vessels. Body aches or pain congestion cough difficulty with moving dry or sore throat headache Pregnancy Category X hmg coa reductase inhibitors (statins) Abdominal or stomach pain clay-colored stools skin rash unpleasant breath odor vomiting of blood yellow eyes or skin
Lipitor atorvastatin used to treat high cholesterol, and to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, or other heart complications in people with type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, or other risk factors. pain, tenderness, or weakness. Confusion Pregnancy Category X hmg coa reductase inhibitors Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin chills dark-colored urine diarrhea joint pain large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
Lovaza omega-3-acid ethyl esters used together with diet and exercise to help lower triglyceride levels in the blood. back pain, upset stomach, burping, skin rash, and. unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth. Pregnancy Category C lipid-lowering agents Bleeding gums cough coughing up blood difficulty with breathing or swallowing dizziness fast or irregular heartbeat
Pravachol pravastatin used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides (types of fat) in the blood. Pravachol is also used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other heart complications in people with or without coronary heart disease or other risk factors. headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle pain, skin rash Pregnancy Category X lipid-lowering agents Muscle pain, weakness, or tenderness. Fever. Lack of energy. Yellowing of the eyes or skin. Nausea. Pain in the upper right part of the stomach. Extreme fatigue or weakness.
Tricor fenofibrate hlps reduce cholesterol and triglycerides (fatty acids) in the blood. High levels of these types of fat in the blood are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis (clogged arteries). used to treat high cholesterol and high triglyceride levels. Runny nose sneezing stuffy nose Pregnancy Category C lipid-lowering agents Agitation bloating bloody urine decreased frequency or amount of urine lower back or side pain pains in the stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back
Vytorin ezetimibe and simvastatin used to lower bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol (HDL). It is used to lower triglycerides. headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, depression pregnancy category D lipid-lowering agents muscle pain/tenderness/weakness (especially with fever or unusual tiredness), or changes in the amount of urine.
Zetia ezetimibe reduces the amount of cholesterol absorbed by the body. Zetia is used to treat high cholesterol. Fever headache muscle pain runny nose sore throat Pregnancy Category C lipid-lowering agents high blood sugar (increased thirst, increased urination, hunger, dry mouth, fruity breath odor, drowsiness, dry skin, blurred vision, weight loss).
Hydrodiuril hydrochlorothiazide treats fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, or kidney disorders, or edema caused by taking steroids or estrogen. This medication is also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Cramps and muscle weakness. Dizziness, headache, or thirst. Stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or loss of appetite. Dizziness. Blurred vision. Pregnancy Category B antihypertensives diuretics Severe allergic reaction (rash, hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat) Severe stomach pain,
Lasix furosemide used to treat fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or a kidney disorder such as nephrotic syndrome. Dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, or blurred vision Pregnancy Category C diuretics ringing in your ears, hearing loss; itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice
Maxzide triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide Hydrochlorothiazide and triamterene is a combination medicine used to treat fluid retention (edema) and high blood pressure (hypertension). dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, or upset stomach as your body adjusts to the medication Pregnancy Category C diuretics Abdominal or stomach pain agitation back or leg pains black, tarry stools bleeding gums blisters, hives, or itching bloating
Colace docusate sodium used to treat or prevent constipation, and to reduce pain or rectal damage caused by hard stools or by straining during bowel movements. Bitter taste. Bloating. Cramping. Diarrhea. Gas. Irritation around the rectum. Throat irritation. Pregnancy Category C laxatives rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
Miralax polyethylene glycol 3350 used as a laxative to treat occasional constipation or irregular bowel movements. Belly pain. Stomach cramps. Gas. Bloating. Upset stomach. More frequent stools. Pregnancy Category C laxatives rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
Senokot Senna is a laxative. It stimulates muscle movement in the intestines. The combination of docusate and senna is used to treat occasional constipation. Stomach/abdominal pain or cramping, nausea, diarrhea, or weakness may occur. Pregnancy Category C laxatives hives, rash, itching, chest tightness, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat)
Detrol LA tolterodine used to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of urinary frequency, urgency, and incontinence. Abnormal vision, including difficulty with adjusting to distances bloody or cloudy urine difficult, burning, or painful urination frequent urge to urinate Pregnancy Category C urinary tract antispasmodics dry mouth, headache, constipation, and abdominal pain
Flomax tamsulosin used to improve urination in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). mild dizziness; weakness, drowsiness; headache; nausea, diarrhea; back pain; blurred vision; Pregnancy Category B antiadrenergic agents
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