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DRUG CLASSIFICATION

Pharmacology for Health Professionals

CLASSIFICATIONDRUG NAME
Bronchodilator Maxair
Bronchodilator Atrovent
Bronchodilator Dulera
Bronchodilator Serevent
Bronchodilator Aminophylline/theophylline/theo
Bronchodilators Elixophyllin Theo-24. Theobid. Theo-Dur. Theolai aka theophylline/theo.
Bronchodilator Proventil
Bronchodilator Ventolin
Bronchodilator ProAir/albuterol
Leukotrine blocker. Antiasthmatic Singulair
Asmanex SAID (corticosteroids) Antiasthmatic
Pulmicort SAID (corticosteroids) Antiasthmatic
Azmacort SAID (corticosteroid) Antiasthmatic
Flovent SAID (corticosteroid) Antiasthmatic
Symbicort Bronchodilator and SAID to treat asthma.
Advair Bronchodilator and SAID to treat asthma.
Combivent Bronchodilator and SAID to treat asthma.
Spiriva Treats asthma and emphysema.
Brovana Treats chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
INH/isoniazid Antituberculin
Rifadin /rifampin Antituberculin
Myambutol /ethambutol Antituberculin
Habitrol Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT)
NicoDerm NRT. This is a nicotine transdermal patch.
Nicorette Nicotine replacement therapy.
Nicotrol Nicotine replacement therapy. Given by nasal spray
Chantix This is a non-nicotine smoking cessation medication.
Zyban/ This is a non-nicotine smoking cessation medication
Catapres/clonidine This is a non-nicotine smoking cessation medication
Mucomyst Mucolytic. Breaks up mucus in the lungs for easier expectoration
Pneumovax 23 Immunization/Vaccination/Inoculation against pneumococcal pneumonia.
Prevnar 13 Immunizations/Vaccinations/inoculations against pneumococcal pneumonia
Lanoxin, Digitek, Lanoxicaps aka digoxin ("dig") Medications classified to slow the HR and stimulate the myocardium to contract more forcefully.
Lanoxin, Digitek, Lanoxicaps Treats congestive heart failure. Aantiarrhythmics for atrial fibrillation.
Lasix/furosemide Diuretic
Nitrostat and Nitro-Dur/nitroglycerin Antianginals
Isordil/isosorbide Antianginal
Isordil is contraindicated with medications to treat erectile dysfunction such as Viagara, Cialis and Levitra.
Prinivil Antihypertensive.
Zestril Antihypertensive.
lisinopril Antihypertensive.
Diovan/valsartan Antihypertensive.
Avapro/irbesartan Antihypertensive.
Cozaar/ losartan Antihypertensive.
Minipress Antihypertensive.
Capoten Antihypertensive.
Lotensin Antihypertensive.
Hytrin Antihypertensive.
Tenormin/atenolol 1. Beta blocker 2. Antianginal 3. Antihypertensive
Lopressor/metoprolol 1. Beta blocker 2. Antianginal 3. Antihypertensive
Corgard/nadolol 1. Beta blocker 2. Antianginal 3. Antihypertensive
Norvasc/amlodipine 1. Beta blocker 2. Antianginal 3. Antihypertensive
Cardene/nicardipine 1. Beta blocker 2. Antianginal 3. Antihypertensive
Procardia/nifedipine 1. Beta blocker 2. Antianginal 3. Antihypertensive
Calan aka verapamil Antianginal/Antihypertensive/ Antiarrhythmic
Cardizem/diltiazem 1. Antianginal 2. Antihypertensive 3. Antiarrhythmic
Inderal/propranolol 1. Antianginal 2. Antihypertensive 3. Antiarrhythmic
Norpace/disopramide Antiarrhythmic
Betapace Antiarrhythmic
Rythmol Antiarrhythmic
Lipitor Antihyperlipidemic (statin)
Crestor Antihyperlipidemic (statin)
Zocor Antihyperlipidemic (statin)
Pravachol Antihyperlipidemic (statin)
Vytorin Antihyperlipidemic (statin)
Lopid Antihyperlipidemic (statin)
Niaspan/niacin Antihyperlipidemic (statin)
Trilipix Antihyperlipidemic (statin)
Zetia Antihyperlipidemic (statin)
Caduet/Norvasc/amlodipine + lipior Antihyperlipidemic (statin)
Norvasc/amlodipine 1. Antianginal 2. Antihypertensive.
Lipitor Antihyperlipidemic
Lovaza/ (omega-3 fish oil) Antitriglyceridemic
Heparin Anticoagulant
protamine sulfate heparin antagonist
Coumadin/warfarin Anticoagulant
Plavix/clopidogrel Anticoagulant
Persantine/dipyridamole Anticoagulant. Requires TDM.
ASA/aspirin Anticoagulant
Lovenox Anticoagulant. Does NOT require TDM.
Pradaxa Anticoagulant. Does NOT require TDM.
Xarelto Anticoagulant. Does NOT require TDM.
Eloquis Anticoagulant. Does NOT require TDM.
Mephyton/Vitamin K Coagulant
Streptase/streptokinse Thrombolytic (tPA). Breaks up clots.
Activase/alteplase Thrombolytic (tPA). Breaks up clots.
Tenecteplase Thrombolytic
Adrenalin /epinephrine "epi" 1. Cardiac stimulator 2. Bronchodilator 3. vasopressor
Atropine Antibradycardic
Xylocaine/lidocaine 1. Antiarrhythmic 2. Local anesthetic
Sodium bicarbonate/bicarb Acidotic.
Calcium chloride (CaCl) Cardiac stimulant
Pitressin/vasopressin Vasopressor. Treats severe hypotension
Dopamine Vasopressor. Treats low blood pressure.
Syrup of ipecac Emetic. Induces vomiting.
Actidose - Aquax/active charcoal Absorbs toxic substances in the stomach
Narcan/naloxone Narcotic antagonist.
Endotracheal medications NAVEL - Acronym 1. Narcan. 2. Atropine. 3. Vasopressin. 4. Epinephrine. 5. Lidocaine. E
Sulfonamide antibiotics sulfa drugs
Sulfonamide antibiotics sulfadiazine
Sulfonamide antibiotics Gantrisin (sulfisoxazole)
Sulfonamide antibiotics Bactrim and Sepra - SMZ & TMP sulfamethoxazole & trimethoprim
Penicillin antibiotics Amoxil and Trimox (amoxicillin)
Penicillin antibiotic Principen (ampicillin)
Penicillin antibiotic Pfizerpen and Bicillin and Permapen (penicillin)
Penicillin antibiotic Ticar (ticarcillin)
Penicillin antibiotic dicloxacillin
Penicillin antibiotic nafcillin
Penicillin antibiotic oxacillin
Penicillin antibiotic piperacillin
Penicillin antibiotic methicillin
Penicillin antibiotic Augmentin
MRSA RESISTANT DRUGS methicillin, amoxicillin, penicillin, dicloxacillin, nafcillin, oxacillin.
Cephalosporin antibiotic Duricef
Cephalosporin antibiotic cefadroxil
Cephalosporin antibiotic Ancef
Cephalosporin antibiotic cefazolin
Cephalosporin antibiotic Keflex
Cephalosporin antibiotic cephalexin
Cephalosporin antibiotic Ceclor
Cephalosporin antibiotic cefaclor
Cephalosporin antibiotic Spectracef
Cephalosporin antibiotic Cefotan
Cephalosporin antibiotic Cefotetan
Cephalosporin antibiotic Mefoxin
Cephalosporin antibiotic cefoxitin
Cephalosporin antibiotic Cefzil
Cephalosporin antibiotic Cefprozil
Cephalosporin antibiotic Ceftin
Cephalosporin antibiotic Zinacef
Cephalosporin antibiotic cefuroxime
Cephalosporin antibiotic Omnicef
Cephalosporin antibiotic cefdinar
Cephalosporin antibiotic Maxipime
Cephalosporin antibiotic cefepime
Cephalosporin antibiotic Cefobid
Cephalosporin antibiotic cefoperazone
Cephalosporin antibiotic Claforan
Cephalosporin antibiotic cefotaxime
Cephalosporin antibiotic Vantin
Cephalosporin antibiotic cefpodoxime
Cephalosporin antibiotic Tazicef
Cephalosporin antibiotic Fortaz
Cephalosporin antibiotic Ceptaz
Cephalosporin antibiotic Ceftazidime
Cephalosporin antibiotic Cedax
Cephalosporin antibiotic ceftibuten
Cephalosporin antibiotic Rocephin
Cephalosporin antibiotic ceftriaxone
Cephalosporin antibiotic Zeftera
Cephalosporin antibiotic ceftobiprole
PROLONGS THE THERAPEUTIC BLOOD LEVELS OF PENICILLIN ANTIBIOTICS AND CEPHALOSPORIN ANTIBIOTICS probenacid
AMINOGLYCOSIDE ANTIBIOTICS Garamycin (gentamicin)
neomycin
paromomycin
streptomycin
TOBI
Tobrex
tobramycin
TETRACYCLINE ANTIBOTICS tetracycline
Vibramycin (doxycline)
oxytetracycline
democlocycline
minocycline
MISCELLANEOUS ANTIBIOTICS Zithromax Z-PAK (azithromycin)
MISCELLANEOUS ANTIBIOTICS Cipro (ciprofloxacin)
MISCELLANEOUS ANTIBIOTICS Floxin
MISCELLANEOUS ANTIBIOTICS Avelox
MISCELLANEOUS ANTIBIOTICS Biaxin
MISCELLANEOUS ANTIBIOTICS Levaquin
MISCELLANEOUS ANTIBIOTICS EES and Eryzole and Eryderm and Erye and EryPed and Erythrocin and Ery-Tab and Pediazole (erythromycin
MISCELLANEOUS ANTIBIOTICS Vancocin (vancomycin) treats MRSA.
VRSA Vancomycin resistant staphylococcus aureus.
VRE stands for vancomycin resistant enterococcus
ANTIVIRAL MEDICATIONS TO TREAT HIV/AIDS HAART STANDS Highly active antiretroviral therapy
Retrovir (zidovudine) or AZI
Epivir (lamivudine)
Sustiva (efavirenz or EFV
HIV/AIDS Lithobid (lithium)
DIURETICS AKA WATER PILLS 1. Lasix aka furosemide
Diuretic 2. Diuril aka chlorothizide
Diuretic 3. Microzide aka hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) + losartan
Potassium supplement 1. K. Dur 2. Klor-Con
Potassium supplement 3. K-Tab
Urinary antispasmodic 1. Urispas aka flavoxate
Urinary antispasmodic 2. Cytospaz aka hyponscyamine
Urinary antispasmodic 3. Detrol aka tolterodine
Urinary antispasmodic 4. Vesicare aka solifenacin
Urinary antispasmodic 5. Oxytrol aka oxybutynin
Urinary antispasmodic 6. Botox. Paralyzes muscle activity. Botox is also classified to treat cervical dystonia which means painful neck spasms (tone)
Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) 1. Avodart aka dutasteride.
Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) 2. Flomax aka tamsulosin
Erectile dysfunction 1. Viagra aka sildenafil "the little blue pill". Also classified to treat BPH (benign prostatic hypertrophy).
Erectile dysfunction 2. Levitra aka vardenafil. Levitra is also classified to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH).
Erectile dysfunction 3. Cialis aka tadalafil. Cialis is also classified to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH).
EMERGENCY DIURETIC TO TREAT ACUTE RENAL FAILURE OR INCREASED INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE. Osmitrol aka mannitol.
PUD AND GERD. 1. Tagamet aka cimetidine.
PUD AND GERD. 2. Axid aka nizatidine.
PUD AND GERD. 3. Pepid aka famotidine.
PUD AND GERD. 4. Zantac aka ranitidine.
PUD AND GERD. 5. Prevacid akalansoprazole.
PUD AND GERD. 6. AcipHex aka rabeprazole.
PUD AND GERD. 7. Prilosec aka omeprazole.
PUD AND GERD. 8. Nexium aka esomeprazole or "the purple pill"
Antidepressant Prozac
Antacid 1. Mylanta.
Antacid 2. Maalox
Antacid 3. Gaviscon
Antacid 4. Tums
Antacid 5. Rolaids
Antacid 6. NaHCO3 aka sodium bicarbonate aka baking soda.
TREATS GAS 1. Gas-X aka simethicone
Treats gas 2. Mylanta Gas aka simethicone
Treats gas 3. Maalox Advanced aka simethicone and calcium (Ca).
KINETOSIS (Extreme vertigo) 1. Antivert aka meclizine.
Extreme vertigo, nausea and vomiting 2. Dramamine aka dimenhydrinate.
Extreme vertigo, nausea and vomiting 3. Benadryl aka diphenhydramine. Benadryl is also classified as an antihistamine and over the counter hypnotic.
GASTROINTESTINAL ANTISPASMODICS: 1. Bentyl aka dicyclomine.
GI antispasmodic 2. Linzess aka linaclotide
Antidiarrheal 1. Imodium aka loperamide
Antidiarrheals 2. Pepto-Bismol and Kaopectate aka bismuth subsalicylate.
Laxative Milk of Magnesia (MOM) aka magnesium hydroxide (stool softener)
Bowel evacuant/Bowel prep 1. GoLytely and Miralex aka polyethylene glycol.
Nausea and vomiting (emetic) 1. Marinol aka dronabinol. Dronabinol is a synthetic tetrahydrocannabinol (THC0 found in marijuana.
Nausea and vomiting (emetics) 2. Zofran aka ondansetron.
Nausea and vomiting (emetics) 3. CPZ which stands for Compazine aka prochlorperazine.
Nausea and vomiting (emetics) 4. Phenergan aka promethazine.
Osteoporosis 1. Fosamax aka alendronate.
Osteoporosis 2. Actonel aka risedronate
Osteoporosis 3. Boniva aka ibandronate.
Restless leg syndrome 1. Mirapex aka pramipexole. Mirapex is also classified to treat Parkinson's disease.
Antigout medication 1. Zyloprim aka allopurinol.
Antigout medication 2. Uloric aka febuxostat.
TREATS ACNE VULGARIS 1. Brevoxyl and Benzac aka benzoyl peroxide.
Acne vulgaris 2. Stri-Dex and Clearasil aka salicylic acid.
Acne vulgaris 3. Epiduo aka adapalene.
PSORIASIS coal tar medications
Psoriasis 1. elta tar
Psoriasis 2. Balnetar
Psoriasis 3. Zetar
Psoriasis 4. Denorx
Psoriasis 5. Tegrin
Psoriasis 6. Neutroena T/Gel
Psoriasis 7. Stelara (4 subq injections/year). Stelara is also classified to treat psoriatic arthritis.
Psoriasis 8. Humira (weekly subq injections). Also classified to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Psoriasis 9. Embrel (weekly subq injections). Embrel is also classified to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
TOPICAL ANTIBIOTICS 1. Bactroban.
Topical antibiotic 2. Polysporin.
Topical antibiotic 3. Neosporin.
TOPICAL ANTIFUNGALS 1. Desenex aka miconazole
Topical antifungal 2. Lotrimin aka miconazole
Topical antifungal 3. Cruex aka miconazole
Topical antifungal 4. Micatin aka miconazole
Topical antifungal 5. Tinactin aka tolnaftate.
Astringent 1. A+D ointment aka zinc oxide
Astringent 2. Desitin aka zinc oxide
Astringent 3. Calamine lotion.
Astringent 4. Witch hazel.
HEMOSTATIC ASTRINGENT Styptic.
TOPICAL ANESTHETIC (designed to cause no feeling or nervous sensation). 1. Solarcaine aka benzocaine.
Topical anesthetic 2. Lanacane aka benzocaine
SCABIES 1. Elimite aka permethrin.
PEDICULOSIS (Lice) 1. Nix aka permethrin
Pediculosis (lice) 2. RID aka permethrin
Pediculosis 3. LiceMD (pesticide free)
TREATS second degree (partial thickness burns) and third degree (full thickness burns). Silvadene
IODINE BASED ANTISEPTIC Betadin aka povidone iodine.
NON-IODINE ANTISEPTIC Hibiclens
MALE AND FEMALE ALOPECIA Rogaine aka minoxidil.
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