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Albuterol (Ventolin, Proventil)
Action: antiasthmatic/bronchodilators
Use: bronchospams in reversible obstructive airway dz.
Aldactazide
Action:diuretic & antihypertensive
Use: used for the rx of edematous conditions due to CHF, cirrhosis of the liver, & essential hypertension
Aldomet
Action: antihypertensive
Use: used in the management of hypertension
Aldoril
Action: antihypertensive
Use: used for rx of severe essential hypertension & in malignant hypertension
Alkeran
Action: antineoplastic
Use: used for palliation in multiple myeloma & nonresectable epithelial ovarian carcinoma
Allopurional
Action: unclassified agent
Use: used in the treatment of gout
Alupent
Action: bronchodilator
Use: used in the rx of bronchial asthma & reversible bronchospasm in bronchitis & emphysema
Amikacin
Action: antibiotic
Use: used in the short-term rx of serious Gram-negative bacterial infections
Aminophylline
Action: bronchodilator, pulmonary vasodilator, smooth muscle relaxant
Use: used for relief and/or prevention of symptoms from asthma & reversible bronchospasms in bronchitis & emphysema
Amoxicillin (Trimox, Amoxil)
Action: antibiotic
Use: used in the rx of infections due to Gram-negative and Gram-positive organisms
Ampicillin
Action: antibacterial
Use: used in the rx of Gram-negative bacteria
Ancef
Action: antibiotic
Use: used in the rx of serious respiratory tract, urinary tract, biliary tract, skin, bone & genital infections septicemia, & endocarditis
Apresoline
Action: antihypertensive
Use: used for the management of essential hypertension
Ascriptin
Action: analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic
Use: used in the rx of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, & other artritic conditions
Atarax
Action: anxiolytic
Use: used for the relief of anxiety & tension associated with psychoneurosis & as an adjunct in organic dz states in which anxiety is manifested
Antivan
Action: anxiolytic
Use: used for the management of anxiety disorders
Augmentin
Action: antibiotic, anti-infective
Use: UTI, lower respiratory tract infection, otitis media
Adriamycin
Action: cytotoxic
Use: used to produce regression antibiotic in disseminated neoplastic conditions