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Common medications

trade, generic names and uses

trade namesgeneric namesDrug class and uses.
Norvasc (Amlodipine) Calcium channel blocker(calcium antagonist)-high blood pressure, angina.
Micardis, Pritor (Telmisartan) Antihypertensive, high blood pressure (hypertension)congestive heart failure
Panafcort Predmix, (prednisone) Corticosteroid - severe inflammation of skin and severe arthritis.
Metolol (Metoprolol) Beta blocker - high blood pressure, angina, rapid heart rate, irregular heartbeat.
Avapro (Irbesartan) Antihypertensive, high blood pressure (hypertension)congestive heart failure
Paxtine (Paroxetine) SSRI antidepressant- treatment and prevention of depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder.
Atacand (Candesartan) Antihypertensive, high blood pressure (hypertension)congestive heart failure
Fosamax (Alendronate) Osteoporosis
Durogesic, (Fentanyl) Narcotic analgesic - relief of severe pain
Aldoctone (Spironolactone) diuretic,(aldosterone antagonist) high BP, heart failure, excess fluid
Spiractin (Spironolactone) diuretic,(aldosterone antagonist) high BP, heart failure, excess fluid
Pariet (Rabeprazole) Anti-ulcer - Peptic ulcer of stomach, duodenum, reflux.
Diaformin, Diabex (Metformin) Hypoglycaemic - diabets not requiring insulin injections
Xanax (Alprazolam) Benzodiazepine (Anxiolytic) - relief of anxiety and panic attacks
Uremide (Frusemide) Loop diuretic,(increases production of urine) excess fluid, high blood pressure, heart failure.
Lasix, Urex (Frusemide) Loop diuretic,(increases production of urine) excess fluid, high blood pressure, heart failure.
Predsol (prednisone) Corticosteroid - severe inflammation of skin and severe arthritis.
Lanoxin (Digoxin) Cardiac glycoside - Heart failure, irregular heartbeat, atrial fibrillation.
Sigmaxin (Digoxin) Cardiac glycoside - Heart failure, irregular heartbeat, atrial fibrillation.
stemetil (Prochlorperazine) Antiemetic, antihistamine - stops vomiting and nausea
stemzine (Prochlorperazine) Antiemetic, antihistamine - stops vomiting and nausea
Asasantin SR (Asprin) Anticoagulant. stops blood clotting, Antipyretic reduces fever and pain
Herron, (Asprin) Anticoagulant. stops blood clotting, Antipyretic reduces fever and pain
Analgesic (Asprin) Anticoagulant. stops blood clotting, Antipyretic reduces fever and pain
disprin (Asprin) Anticoagulant. stops blood clotting, Antipyretic reduces fever and pain
Accuretic, (Quinapril) Antihypertensive - high blood pressure, heart failure.
Coversyl (Perindopril) Antihypertensive - high blood pressure, heart failure.
Monopril (Fosinopril) Antihypertensive - high blood pressure, heart failure.
Alodorm (Nitrazepam) Sedative/ hypnotic, benzodiazepine - relieves insomnia
Nexium (Esomeprazole) Anti Ulcer - reflux
Losec (omeprazole) Anti Ulcer - reflux
Maxor (omeprazole) Anti Ulcer - reflux
Probitor (omeprazole) Anti Ulcer - reflux
Predmix (prednisolone) Anti Ulcer - reflux
Panafcortelon (prednisolone) Corticosteriod, serve inflammation skin and arthritis
Metohexal (Metoprolol) Beta blocker - high blood pressure, angina, rapid heart rate, irregular heartbeat.
acebutolol (sectral) Beta Blooker, High Blood presser, angina, irregular heart beat
diamox (Acetazolamide) Glaucoma, retention of fluid, swelling, some forms of epilepsy
Deptran (doxepin) Tricyclic Antidepressants
Atenolol (tenormin) beta- blocker- angina, hypertension,arrhythmias
Paxam (Clonazepam) benzodiazepine anticonvulsant - epilepsy
Desipramine (Norpramin) tricyclic antidepressant
Valium (diazepam) Anxiolytic - Short term relief of anti anxiety
GenRx Paroxetine (Paroxetine) SSRI antidepressant- treatment and prevention of depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder.
Cardizem (Diltiazem) Calcium channel blockers- angina, high blood pressure.
Sinequan, (Doxepin) tricyclic antidepressants
Effexor (venlafaxine) Antidepression
Paxam (clonazepam) benzodiazepine anticonvulsant - epilepsy seizures
Monopril (fosinopril) ACE inhibitor- antihypertension - high blood pressure, heart failure
Heparin Calciparine Anticoagulants -prevention and treatment of blood clots.
Ventolin (Salbutamol) Bronchodilators (Beta- 2- agonist) Asthma, bronchitis, emphysema
Asmol (Salbutamol) Bronchodilators (Beta- 2- agonist) Asthma, bronchitis, emphysema
Ipratrin (Ipratopium bromide) Bronchodilators (Beta- 2- agonist) Asthma, bronchitis, emphysema
Pulmicourt (Budesonide) Corticosteroid -Prevention of athma, hay fever, chronic nasal drip.
Isophane Insulin Lente Insulin
Alepam (Oxazepam) Anxiolytic - Short term relief of anti anxiety
Apoven (Ipratopium bromide) Bronchodilator -prevention of athma and hay fever,chronic lung disease
Budamax (Budesonide) Corticosteroid -Prevention of athma, hay fever, chronic nasal drip.
Entocourt (Budesonide) Corticosteroid -Prevention of athma, hay fever, chronic nasal drip.
Protaphane Hypurin Isophane Lente Insulin
Murelax (Oxazepam) Anxiolytic- short term relief of anxiety
Serepax (Oxazepam) Anxiolytic- short term relief of anxiety
Stelazine, (Trifluoperazine) Antipsychotics - Antiemetics - Schizophrenia, intractable vomiting.
Alazine (Thioridazine) Antipsychotics - Antiemetics - Schizophrenia, intractable vomiting
Clopine (Clozapine) Antipsychotics - Antiemetics - Schizophrenia, intractable vomiting
Maxolon, (Metoclopramide) Antiemetic - To stop vomiting
Nitrazepam Alodorm Sedative - to help sleep
Keflin (Cephalothin) Antibiotic, broad spectrum - treats infections caused by susceptible bacteria.
Procur, Dianne, Androcur (Cyproterone Acetate) Antiandrogen- Acts agenst testosterone- prostate cancer
Pramin (Metoclopramide) Antiemetic - For vomiting, during investigative procedures
Antenes (Diazepam) Anxiolytic - Short term relief of anti anxiety
Alepam (Oxazepam) Anxiolytic - Short term relief of anti anxiety
Alprax (Alprazolam) Anxiolytic - Short term relief of anti anxiety
Tramal (Tramadol) Analgesics - alter percaption of pain
Zoloft (Sertraline) SSRI Andti depressants - Prevents or relives depression
Mohexal (Mocobemide) Andti depressants - Prevents or relives depression
Largactil (Chlorpromazine) Anti psychotic -reduses symptoms of psychosis
Imodium (Loperamide) Antidiarrhoeal - diarrhoea
Durolax (Bisacodyl) Laxative
Valium (Diazepam) Anxiolytic - Short term relief of anxiety
Serepax (Oxazepam) Anxiolytic - Short term relief of anti anxiety
Murelax, (Oxazepam) Anxiolytic - Short term relief of anti anxiety
Xanax (Alprazolam) Anxiolytic - Short term relief of anti anxiety
Kalma (Alprazolam) Anxiolytic - Short term relief of anti anxiety
Durolax (Bisacodyl) Laxative
Dimetapp (Ibuprofen) NSAIDs Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-reduces inflammation
Naprosyn (Naproxen) NSAIDs Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-reduces inflammation
Coloxyl (Bisacodyl) Laxative
Bisalax (Bisacodyl) Laxative
Nurofen, (Ibuprofen) NSAIDs Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-reduces inflammation
Proxen (Naproxen) NSAIDs Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-reduces inflammation
Mohexal (Mocobemide) Andti depressants - Prevents or relives depression
Fortum (Ceftazidime) Antibiotic, broad spectrum - treats infections caused by susceptible bacteria.
Mefoxin (Cefoxitin) Antibiotic, broad spectrum - treats infections caused by susceptible bacteria.
Maxipime (Cefepime) Antibiotic, broad spectrum - treats infections caused by susceptible bacteria.
Valpam (Diazepam) Anxiolytic - Short term relief of anti anxiety
Azopt Brinzolamide Glaucoma
Amaryl Hypoglycaemic Maturity onset (type 2) diabetes
Slow - K Span K Potassium chloride Replacement of essential electrolyteslost from vomittingdiarrhoea ect.
Temaze Temazepam Hypnotic/sedative, Benzodiazepine - for insomnia
Allegron nortriptyline Antidepressant- depression, insomnia
Lithicarb Antipsychotic Manic - depression psychoses ect.
Valium Diazepam Anxiolytic - short term relief of anxiety, relief of muscle spasm.
Zantac Ranitidine Antiulcerant, H2 receptor antagonist- prevents & treats ulcers
Oroxine throxine Under-active thyroid gland, thyroiditis
Atrovent Ibatropium bromide Bronchodilator -prevention of asthma, hay fever chronic lung disease
Rocephin Ceftriaxone Antibiotic, broad spectrum
Ditropan Oxbutinin Anticholinergic Relieves some forms of passing urine caused by muscle spasm.
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