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PT 101

Top 50 Drug final

BRANDGENERICCLASSIFICATIONGENERAL USE
Darvocet proproxyhene/APAP narcotic analgesic(CIV) mild to moderate pain
Oxycontin oxycodone narcotic analgesic(CII) moderate to severe pain
Vicoden hydrocodone/APAP narcotic analgesic(CIII) moderate to severe pain
Ultram tramadol analgesic moderate to severe pain
Motrin/Advil ibuprofen NSAID reduces fever,treats pain and inflammation
Ativan lorazepam antianxiolytic benzodiazepine(CIV) anxiety disorders
Klonopin clonazepam antiepileptic benzodiazepine(CIV) seizures or panic disorders
Xanax alprazolam antianxiolytic benzodiazepine(CIV) anxiety and panic disorders
Amoxil/Trimax amoxicillin anti-infective penicillin bacterial infections-ear,bladder,pneumonia,gonorrhea,ecoli,and salmonella
Augmentin amoxicillin/potassium clavulante anti-infective penicillin bacterial infections-sinus,pneumonia,ear,skin,and UTI
Cipro ciprofloxacin hydrochloride anti-infective fluoroquinolone bacterial infection,anthrax
Zithromax/Z-pack azithromycin anti-infective macrolide bacterial infections-respiratory tract,skin,ear,and STD's
Keflex cephalexin anti-infective cephalosporin bacterial infections-ear,skin,upper respiratory,and UTI
Nexium esomeprazole PPI GERD,ulcers,erosive esophagitis,and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Prevacid lansprazole PPI stomach and intestinal ulcers,erosive esophagitis,Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Prilosec omeprazole PPI GERD,ulcers,erosive esophagitis,Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Lipitor atorvastatin antihyperlipidemic reduces LDL increases HDL
Zocor simvastatin antihyperlipidemic blocks production of cholesterol-reduces LDL
Ambien zoplidem hypnotic sedative short term insomnia
Flexeril cyclobenzapine skeletal muscle relaxant muscle spasms from sprains,strains,and pulls
Neurontin gabapentin antiepileptic/anticonvulsant seizures and nerve pain from herpes,shingles
Levoxyl levothronxine thyroid hormone hydrothyroidism,goiter
Colcrys colchicine antigout agent treats gout and mediterranean fever
Coumadin/Jantoven warfarin anticoagulant prevents heart attacks,strokes,and blood clots
Plavix clopidogrel platelet aggregation inhibitor prevents blood clots after heart attack or stroke
Bentyl dicyclomine anticholinergic irritable bowel syndrome,spasms
Glucophage metformin antidiabetic treats type 2 diabetes alone or with insulin
Deltasone/Sterapred prednisone corticosteroid allergic disorders,skin conditions,arthritis,lupus,and psorisis
Singular montelukast leukotrien inhibitor asthma attacks,runny nose,sneezing
HydroDiuril/Microzide hydrochlorthiazide diuretic thiazide edema,hypertension,CHF,liver or kidney disease
Prinivil/Zestril linsinopril antihypertensive/ Ace inhibitor hypertension,CHF,survival after heart attack
Prinzide/Zestoric linsinopril/HCTZ combo thiazide/Ace inhibitor hypertension,CHF,survival after heart attack
Maxzide/Dyazide triamterene/HCTZ combo thiazide/potassium sparing hypertension,edema
Lasix furosemide loop diuretic edema,hypertension,CHF,cirrhosis,and kidney disease
Lopressor/Toprol metoprolol antihypertensive/beta blocker hypertension,angina
Tenormin atenolol antihypertensive/beta blocker hypertension,angina,prevents heart attack
Prozac fluoxetine antidepressant(SSRI) bulimia,major depressive disorder,OCD,PMDD, and panic disorders
Zoloft sertraline antidepressant(SSRI) depression,OCD,anxiety,PTSD,PMDD, and panic disorders
Diovan valsartan antihypertensive/angiotensin II receptor blocker hypertension,CHF,reduces the risk of death after heart attack
Desyrel trazodone/hydrochloride antidepressant(tricyclic) treats depression
Effexor venlafaxine antidepressant(SNRI) treats major depression,anxiety,and panic disorders
Paxil paroxetine antidepressant(SSRI) treats depression,anxiety,OCD,PTSD,PMDD
Advair fluticasone/salmeterol combination medication -corticosteroid/bronchodilator prevents asthma attacks and flare-ups or worsening of COPD
Flonase fluticasone nasal spray corticosteroid treats nasal symptoms congestion,sneezing,and runny nose caused by seasonal or year round allergies
Allegra fexofenadine antihistamine treats symptoms of seasonal allergies(hay fever)and allergic rhinitis
Crestor rosuvaststin antihyperlipidemic reduces levels of LDL and triglycerides while increasing HDL
Mevacor/Altoprev lovastatin antihyperlipidemic reduces levels of LDL and triglycerides while increasing HDL
Septra/Bactrim sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim combination anti-infective/sulfonamide treats bacterial infections- ear,UTI,bronchitis,travelers diarrhea,and PCP
Celexa citalopram hydrobromide antidepressant(SSRI) depression
Lexapro escitalopram antidepressant(SSRI) anxiety and major depressive disorders
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