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Brand NameGeneric NameDrug ClassUseGood to Know
Prinivil Lisinopril Anti-hypertensive (Ace inhibitor) Hypertension, CHF, Heart failure, MI ACE - angiotensin converting enzyme
Nexium Esomeprazole PPI (proton pump inhibitor) GERD (Gastroesophangeal reflux disease The oral liquid is in a powder packet
Lipitor Atorvastatin Anti-hypertensive HMG CoA reductase inhibitor or statin High Cholesterol
Cubicin Daptomycin antibiotic bacterial infections (mostly skin) IV use only, do not take with statins
Zocor simvastatin anti-hypertensive HMG CoA reductase inhibitor, statin cholesterol
Plavix clopidogrel anti-platelet prevents clots after MI or stroke
Sungulair montelukast bronchodilator, leukotriene inhibitor asthma
Crestor rosuvastatin anti-hypertensive, HMG CoA reductase inhibitor, statin cholesterol
Lopressor metoprolol anti-hypertensive, beta blocker hypertension/high blood pressure
Lexapro escitalopram Anti-depressant SSRI (selective serotonin reductase inhibitor depression and anxiety May cause suicidal thoughts
Tygacil tigecycline antibiotic, tetracycline antibiotic bacterial infections IV use only
Zithromax azithromacyn antibiotic, macrolide bacterial infections
ProAir HFA albuterol Bronchodilator asthma, and bronchospam
HCTZ (Hydrochlorothiazide) anti-hypertensive, Thiazide diuretic hypertension, CHF, edema
Glucophage Metformin anti-hyperglycemic, sulfonylurea Type II diabetes
Zoloft sertraline anti-depressant, SSRI (selective serotonin reductase inhibitor) depression, panic, anxiety, OCD, PTSD May cause suicidal thoughts
Advil or Motrin Ibuprofen (IBU) NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) pain relief sold OTC and Rx
Procrit Epoetin alfa hematopoietic agent anemia stored in the refrigerator
Ambien zolpidem sedative/hypnotic, C-IV Insomnia
Lasix furosemide diuretic, loop diuretic edema, hypertension, CHF replace electrolytes
Prilosec omeprazole PPI (proton pump inhibitor) GERD (gastroesophangeal reflux disease)
Desyrel trazodone anti-depressant, atypical anti-depressant, sometimes called TCA, tricyclic anti-depressant major depressive disorder may cause suicidal thoughts
Diovan valsartan anti-hypertensive, ARB(angiotensin receptor blocker) hypertension, CHF
Ultram tramadol opioid analgesic, narcotic- like pain reliever(synthetic) pain relief Before C-IV now C-II
Trisenox aresenic trioxide anti-neoplastic cancer, leukemia IV use only, BBW: pregnant women
Cymbalta duloxetine SSNRI(selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) Major depression, anxiety disorder, diabetic peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia and chronic skeletal muscle pain
Coumadin warfarin anti-coagulant reduces formation of blood clots, prevents heart attacks, stroke, and clots in veins and arteries
Norvasc amlodipine CCB (calcium channel blocker) HPB, Chest pain
Percocet acetaminophen and oxycodone opioid pain reliever moderate pain
Seroquel quetiapine anti-psychotic schizophrenia, bipolar, major depression
Phenergan promethazine phenothiazines allergy symptoms, prevent motion sickness, nausea and vomiting after surgery
Mycamine micafungin antifungal fungal infections candida
Flonase fluticasone nasal corticosteroid allergies OTC and Rx
Xanax alprazolam sedative/hypnotic, benzodiazepine, C-IV Anxiety, sedation
Klonopin Clonazepam anti-convulsant, benzodiazepine, C-IV seizure, panic disorder
Lotensin benazepril Anti-hypertensive, ACE inhibitor (angiotensin converting enzyme) Hypertension
Mobic Meloxicam NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) arthritis, pain
Celexa citalopram anti-depressant, SSRI depression suicidal thoughts
Rituxan rituximab anti-neoplastic cancer Rheumatoid arthritis in combination with methotrexate
Keflex cephalexin cephalosporin, antibiotic bacterial infections
Spiriva tiotropium bronchodilator COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
Neurontin Gabapentin Anti-convulsant epilepsy and neuropathic pain
Abilify aripipiprazole anti-psychotic schizophrenia and bipolar disorder Increase death rate in death on elderly patients with dementia related psychosis, suicidal thoughts in children and young adult
K-tab, K-Dur, Klor-con,slow-K potassium chloride electrolyte mineral prevent hypokalemia Hypokalemia (low potassium level)
Flexeril cyclobenzaprine skeletal muscle relaxant muscle spams should be used for short period of time (2-3 weeks)
Zyvox linezolid oxazolidinone antibiotic bacterial infections, MRSA, Pneumonia, skin infections use to treat infections that are not responding to other antibiotics, Rx needed
Medrol Methylprednisolone steroid inflammation
Concerta methylphenidate CNS (central nervous system) C-II ADD, ADHD, nacolepsy, ADD attention deficit disorder, ADHD attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Allegra fexofenadine anti-histamine allergies
Coreg carvedilol anti-hypertensive, beta blocker hypertension and heart failure
Namenda memantine CNS (central nervous system) Alzheimers
Tenormin atenolol anti-hypertensive, beta blocker hypertension
Valium diazepam sedative/hypnotic, C-IV anxienty
Oxycontin oxycodone opioid , C-II pain relief addiction abuse and misuse, Life threatening respiratory depression, accidental ingestion; neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome
Actonel risedronate biphosphonates osteoporosis Take actonel 1st thing in the morning with a full (6-8oz) glass of water, at least 30 min before you eat, drink anything, do not take any other medication or vitamins 30 mins after
Folvite folic acid B vitamin anemia brand name no longer available in the US
Pulmozyme dornase alfa mucolytic enzyme cystic fibrosis
Benicar olmesartan anti-hypertensive, ARB Hypertension
Deltasone prednisone cortecosteroid inflammation and allergic reactions
Soma carisoprodol muscle relaxant , C-IV Musculoskeletal pain Should be used for short periods of time (2-3 weeks)
Lanoxin digoxin cardiac glycoside heart failure, atrial fibrillation atrial fibrillation - is heart rhythm disorder of the atria
Activase alteplase thrombolytic stroke, MI, pulmonary embolism treatment should only be initiated within 3 hours after the onset of a stroke
Benicar Olmesartan Anti-hypertensive, ARB hypertension
Deltasone Prednisone Cortecosteroid Inflammation and allergic reactions
Vibramycin doxycycline antibiotic, tetracycline bacterial infections Avoid exposure to sunlight and tanning beds
Fosamax Alendronate Bisphosphonates Osteoporosis Take tablet first thing in the morning, at least 30 before you eat or drink anything or take other medication. Do not lie down or recline for at least 30 min after taking fosamax
Protonix Pantoprazole PPI (proton pump inhibitor) GERD and Heartburn
Flomax Tamsulosin alpha adrenergic antagonist, relaxes the muscle in the prostate and bladder neck, making it easier to urinate BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperlasia) men only
Ambisome amphotericin B liposomal antifungal fungal infections IV only
Synthroid Levothyroxine Thyroid Hormone Hypothyroidism and Thyroid Hormone Replacement
Lortab/Vicodin (Tylenol) Hydrocodone and APAP (Acetaminophen) Opioid Analgestic Pain Relief
Amoxil Amoxicillin Penicillin antibiotic Bacterial Infections Several Strengths,
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