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Drug Card 10

Systemic Adrenal Corticosteroid, Thyroid Agent, Combination, Vasodilator

BrandGenericIndicationImportant Side EffectsOtherClassAdverse Reaction
Decadron dexamethasone used to treat a number of different conditions, such as inflammation (swelling), severe allergies, adrenal problems, arthritis, asthma, blood or bone marrow problems, kidney problems, skin conditions, and flare-ups of multiple sclerosis nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, headache, dizziness, acne Pregnancy Category C anti-inflammatories (steroidal) rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing
Deltasone prednisone used for different conditions, such as inflammation, severe allergies, adrenal problems, arthritis, asthma, blood or bone marrow problems, stomach,bowel problems, lupus, skin conditions, kidney problems, and flare-ups of multiple sclerosis water retention, fragile skin, acne, headaches, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, heartburn Pregnancy Category C anti-inflammatories (steroidal) trouble sleeping, increased sweating, or acne
Medrol methylprednisolone used to treat many different inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, allergic disorders, gland (endocrine) disorders, and conditions that affect the skin, eyes, lungs, stomach, nervous system, or blood cells. mood changes; acne, dry skin, thinning skin, bruising or discoloration; slow wound healing; Pregnancy Category C anti-inflammatories (steroidal) trouble sleeping, appetite changes, increased sweating, acne, or pain/redness/swelling at the injection site
Solu-Cortef hydrocortisone used to treat inflammation of the skin caused by a number of conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, or psoriasis. stomach upset, headache, dizziness, menstrual period changes, trouble sleeping, increased appetite Pregnancy Category C anti-inflammatories (steroidal) bone or joint pain, easy bruising or bleeding, black stools, vomit that looks like coffee grounds, severe abdominal pain, increased thirst or urination
Synthroid levothyroxine treats hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone) also used to treat or prevent goiter (enlarged thyroid gland), which can be caused by hormone imbalances, radiation treatment, surgery, or cancer. Chest pain or discomfort decreased urine output difficult or labored breathing difficulty with swallowing dilated neck veins extreme fatigue fainting Pregnancy Category A hormones headache; sleep problems (insomnia); feeling nervous or irritable; fever, hot flashes, sweating; pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest
Cortizone 10 hydrocortisone used to treat inflammation of the skin caused by a number of conditions such as allergic reactions, eczema, or psoriasis. acne, skin redness, mild burning or itching; changes in skin color; or. dryness or cracking of treated skin Pregnancy Category C anti-inflammatories (steroidal) Blistering, burning, crusting, dryness, or flaking of the skin irritation itching, scaling, severe redness, soreness, or swelling of the skin
Flonase fluticasone used to treat nasal congestion, sneezing, runny nose, and itchy or watery eyes caused by seasonal or year-round allergies. Bloody nose Pregnancy Category C anti-inflammatories (steroidal) severe or ongoing nosebleeds; noisy breathing, runny nose, or crusting around your nostrils; redness, sores, or white patches in your mouth or throat
Nasonex mometasone used to treat nasal symptoms of seasonal or year-round allergies, including congestion, sneezing, and runny nose. is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. headache, stuffy nose, sore throat, cough, muscle or joint pain, nausea, nose/throat dryness or irritation anti-inflammatories (steroidal) rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
Qvar beclomethasone used to prevent asthma attacks in adults and children who are at least 5 years old. This medication will not treat an asthma attack that has already begun. stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, headache, sore throat, stuffy nose, sinus pain, cough Pregnancy Category C anti-inflammatories (steroidal) weakness, tired feeling, nausea, loss of appetite, weight loss; white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips; wheezing, choking, or other breathing problems after using this medication
Rhinocort budesonide used to treat stuffy nose, sneezing, and runny nose caused by seasonal or year-round allergies. Rhinocort Aqua is also used to keep nasal polyps from coming back after surgery to remove them. nose/throat dryness or irritation, sore throat, cough, sneezing, nosebleeds, unpleasant taste/smell Pregnancy Category B anti-inflammatories (steroidal) loss of taste or smell, or pain or sores in your nose.
Advair Diskus fluticasone and salmeterol combination medicine used to prevent asthma attacks. It is also used to prevent flare-ups or worsening of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) associated with chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. headache, dizziness; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; dry mouth, nose, or throat; stuffy nose, sinus pain, cough, sore throat; or. hoarseness or deepened voice pregnancy category C corticosteroid Abdominal or stomach pain backache bruising darkening of the skin decrease in height diarrhea difficulty with moving
Symbicort budesonide and formoterol used to prevent bronchospasm in people with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This medicine is for use by adults and children who are at least 6 years old. Body aches or pain chills cough, fever, sneezing, or sore throat difficulty with breathing ear congestion fever headache loss of voice pregnancy category C anti-inflammatories (steroidal) Chest PainSevere. Involuntary QuiveringSevere. Sinus Irritation And CongestionSevere. Throat IrritationSevere. Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or SinusLess Severe
Xalatan latanoprost used to treat certain types of glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye. cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat; headache, dizziness; mild eye discomfort; blurred vision pregnancy category C prostaglandin F2-alpha Blurred vision, burning/stinging/itching/redness of the eye, feeling as if something is in the eye, changes in eyelash number/color/length/thickness
Cialis tadalafil used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) and symptoms of benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate). flushing (redness or warmth of the face, neck, or chest), headaches, stomach upset, diarrhea, flu-like symptoms (such as stuffy nose, sneezing, or sore throat), memory problems, muscle or back pain, nausea. pregnancy category B erectile dysfunction agents vasodilators a painful or prolonged erection lasting 4 or more hours; sudden decreased vision (including permanent blindness, in one or both eyes);
Viagra sildenafil used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) in men. Another brand of sildenafil is Revatio, which is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension and improve exercise capacity in men and women. headache. flushing. upset stomach. abnormal vision, such as changes in color vision (such as having a blue color tinge) and blurred vision. stuffy or runny nose. pregnancy category B erectile dysfunction agents vasodilators back pain, dizziness, rash
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