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TRADE: Colace 8

GENERIC: Ducosate

pp 416
Colace / Ducosate is for constipation

ACTION: promotes h2O into stool, makes stool softer
THERAPUTIC: softening for the passage of stool
N/I: access for abdominal distension, bowel sounds. Are there unusual bowel functions?
access color,consistency,amount.
GERI:
Factoid! does not stimulate intestional peristalsis!
TRADE: Lasix 13

GENERIC: Furoside

pp 558
Lasix is a diuretic

ACTION: inhibits reabsorption of sodium and chrolide from loop of Henley. Increases renal excretion of water,sodium, chloride,magnesium,hydrogen,
calcium.
THERAPUTIC: Lasix is for diuresis, draining of excess fluids for edema, to get Blood Pressure down, reduce edema, plurel effusion.
N/I: Monitor daily weight,input/output. Watch for dehydration, skin turgor, oliguria. Dry mouth,low B/P
GERI: hi risk for falls!!!
Factoid! Watch for this drug and Digoxin at same time!!! Increased risk for potassium dumping. Use potassium supplements!
TRADE: Protonix 20

GENERIC: Pantograzole

pp 919
Protonix is an antiacid, for patients with GERD

ACTION: Binds to an enzyme in presence of acidic gastric pH, preventing final transport of hydrogen ions into gastric lumen.
THERAPUTIC: ↓ accumulation of acid in gastric lumen, lessened acid reflux.
N/I: access for stomach or abdominal pain or occult blood in stool, emesis, etc.
GERI:
FACTOID: Do not break, crush, or chrew tablets!!! Report tarry stool STAT / no alcohol use. carefull w/ kids & pregnant
TRADE: Proventil/Ventolin/Volmax
27
GENERIC: Albuterol
pp 97
a bronchodilator to control/prevent reversible airway obstruction from asthma or COPD

ACTION: binds/relaxes smooth muscle in airways.
THERAPUTIC: Broncholdilation
N/I:listen to lung sounds,pulse,blood pressure. Look at sputum for blood.
Factoid! USE THIS MED EXACTLY AS INSTRUCTED!!! Causes bad taste. Should count sprays from cannister! Throw away after 200 sprays!
PEDS: can cause heart damage & life threatneing arrhythmias
GERI:
TRADE: Allopurinol 28

GENERIC:Purinal Alloprim Lopurin

pp 104
gout medicine

ACTION: inhibits production of uric acid.
THERAPUTIC: lowering of serum uric acid levels
N/I: ↓ kidney function can cause drug accumulation/toxic effects. Assess for rash or severe hypersensitivity reactions
GERI:
FACTOID: incompatible with almost a hundred other drugs!!! TAKE DURING A GOUT ATTACK! Drug helps prevent but does not releive acute gout attacts. REPORT RASH!!! hypersenitiveness
TRADE: Atrovent HFA 33

GENERIC: Ipratropium

pp 665
bronchodilator

ACTION: inhibits cholinergic receptors in bronchial smooth muscle. ↓ concentrations cGMP.
THERAPUTIC: Maintenance for reversible airway obstruction from COPD. For allergic/non allergic rhinitis ie. allergy,cold,cough remedy.
N/I: Is pt. allergic to atropine,belladonna, peanut or soy?
GERI:CAN be more sensitive to drug effects!
PEDS: unknown safety w/ kids/and pregnant
FACTIOD: rinse mouth to reduce dry mouth & do good oral hygene. WATCH FOR DRY MOUTH
TRADE: Ducolax 35 GENERIC: Bisacodyl


pp
laxative

ACTION: stimulates peristalsis by accumulating fluid in bowel
THERAPUTIC: evacuation of the colon.
N/I: assess for abdominal distention, bowel sounds, bowel function. assess color, amt. of stool, etc.
GERI:
PEDS:
FACTIOD: Don't give with milk! removes enteric coating & can cause gastric dyspepsia!
TRADE: ACE INHIBITORS 40
Captopril
enalapril
fosinopril
lisinopril
perindopril
quinapril
ramipril
trandolapril
all these are for management of CHF.
Captopril
lisinopril
ramipril
trandolapril
reduction of risk of death of CHR following MI. Slowed progression of L. venticular dysfunction into overt heart failure
Ramipril: ↓risk of MI,stroke,death from cardiovascular disease >55 yrs w/ history of stroke,heart disease,diabetes,or smoking cigerettes.
Csptopril: ↓ progression of diabetic nephropathy
lisinopril: prevention of headaches


GENERIC: Angiotensin-converting
enzyme (ACE) INHIBITORS

pp 147
antihypertension

ACTION: ACE inhibitor blocks the conversion of angio tension I to the vasoconstrictor angiotensin II
THERAPUTIC: lowers blood pressure in hypertensive patients. ↓afterload in pts with CHF. ↓development of over heart failure. ↑survival after MI.
N/I:
GERI:
PEDS:
FACTIOD:
TRADE: Darvin 50

GENERIC: Propoxyphene hydrochloride

pp 998
↓ in mild to moderate pain

ACTION: binds w/ opiate receptors in CNS. Produces general CNS depression
THERAPUTIC: ↓in mild/mod. pain
N/I: assess type,location,intensity of pain.
GERI: more sensitive to CNS effects, WATCH FOR FALLS !!!
PEDS:
FACTIOD:
TRADE: 53
Phenytoin is Dilantin
Fosphenytoin is Cerebyx

GENERIC: Phenytoin/Fosphenytoin

pp 949
Phenytoin = Tx for gran mal seizures,complex partial seizures.
Fosphenytoin = short term mang. of seizures when oral phenytoin use isn't feasible.

ACTION: alters ion tranport.
THERAPUTIC:diminished seizure activity. Control of arrhymias. ↓pain
N/I: risk for injury. impaired mucous membrane. BE CAREFUL! Watch for rash. DRY MOUTH.
GERI: Leads to renal failure!
PEDS:
FACTIOD:WATCH FOR RASH & STOP USE!!! HEPATIC NECROSIS, CAN BE FATAL!
TRADE: Allerdryl, Compoz, Nytol, Sominex, Tusstat, Max Strength Nytol, Benedryl Allergy, Genahist, etc

GENERIC: diphenhydramine
di phen hy dramine
pp 398
allergy, cold, cough, antihistimines, antitussives

ACTION: antagonizes effects of histamine at H receptor sites.
THERAPUTIC:↓symptoms of histamine excess, sneezy,rhinorrhea,etc.
N/I: motion sickness, allergic rhinitis, pruritis(skin rash,itching) insomnia, disturbed sleep pattern. Tell GERIs to avoid OTC stuff. Dry mouth
GERI:↑susceptible adverse drug reactions / anticholinergic effects. ACUTE CONFUSION, dry mouth, dizziness, urinary retention, constipation, tachycardia
PEDS:
FACTIOD:
TRADE: Glucosamine 67

GENERIC: Natural/Herbal product

pp 1248
May stop or slow osteoarthritis progression by stimulating cartilage/synovial fluid tissue metabolism.

ACTION:
THERAPUTIC:↓pain & improved joint function
N/I: shellfish allergy? Assess glucose levels prior to use, assess bowel function. Tx constipation w/ ↑fluid intake
GERI:
PEDS:
FACTIOD: CAN reduce effect of some chemotherapy drugs!
TRADE: Toprol XL, Betaloc, 88 Lopresor, Novometoprol

GENERIC: Metoprolol

pp
BETA BLOCKER. Antianginal, antihypertinsive

ACTION: Blocks stimulation of BETA(myocardial)-adrenergic receptors.
THERAPUTIC: ↓blood pressure&heart rate.↓freq. of angina pectoris attacks.
N/I:possible renal impairment. monitor B/P;ECG;pulse Freq. Monitor I&Os;
GERI:
PEDS:
FACTIOD: Monitor Vital signs every 5-15 min after parenteral admin.! If heart rate <40bpm, give atrophine 0.25-0.5mg IV!!!Watch for CHF, lungs that rales/crackles,weight gain,edema, jugular distention!
TRADE: Maalox 96

GENERIC:Mylanta Aluminum Salts
(M A)

pp 735
Tx ulcer pain, promote healing of duodenal/gastric ulcers. Great for GI complaints

ACTION: Neutralizes gastric acid
THERAPUTIC: ↓pain w/ healing of ulcers; neutralizes gastric acid.
N/I: assess for heartburn, indigestion. gastric pain.
GERI:
PEDS:
FACTIOD: May affect urine PH! To prevent medicine entering small bowel in undisolved form, must be chewed throughly!!! Follow w/ 1/2 glass of water!!!
TRADE: Ditropan 100

GENERIC: Oxybutynin

pp 900
Tx urinary tract antispasmodic

ACTION: Has direct spasmolytic action on smooth muscle in GI tract w/o affecting vascular smooth muscle.
THERAPUTIC: ↑bladder capacity. Delayed desire to void. ↓urge incontinence.
N/I: monitor void patterns/I&Os; assess for distention of bladder;
GERI: watch for sedation/weakness; anticholinergic effects
PEDS:
FACTIOD: Stops you from peeing in your pants!
Trade: Colace 46

Generic: Ducosate Sodium

pp: 416
stool softener laxative OTC

Action: incorporates H2O into stool, making it softer

Theraputic: softening / passage of stool

N/I: access for abdominal distention, color, consistency, amt. of stool

GERI:

Factoid: Does not stimulate peristalsis

Tell pt w/ cardiac disease NOT TO STRAIN!(valsalva maneuver)
Trade: Mirapex 92

Generic: Pramipexole

pp 974
Mangement of idiopatic Parkinson's disease

Action: Stimulates dopamine receptors in the brain

Theraputic: Lowers tremors & rigidity

N/I: teach pt. to take med exactly as directed. do not double dose if missed meds.

GERI:

Factoid:
Trade: Prilosec 110

Generic: Omeprazole

pp 884
Anti ulcer agent

Action: binds w/ enzyme on gastic parietal cells in presence of any gastric acid

Theraputic: ↓ accumulation of acid in the gastric lumen, thus ↓ gastroesophageal reflux

N/I: watch for stomach pain
watch for occult stool

GERI:

Factoid:
Trade: Phenergen 112

Generic: Promethazine etc

pp 991
Antihistomine. treat various allergic conditions/car sickness.

Action: blocks effects of histamine (constrictor)

Theraputic: relief from histomine excess.

N/I: This med causes false Lab results. Ck CBC routinely

GERI: look for anticholinergic effects...blurred vision, unrinary retention, constipation, tachycardia

Factoid: 4 pages on this med. LOTS of stuff to know !!!
Trade: Risperidal 116

Generic: Risperidone

pp 1042
Antipsychotic. Tx & prevention of replapse...BIPOLAR mania(oral) can be used w/ lithium & valproate

Action: MAY act by antagonizing dopamine & serotomin in CNS.

Theraputic: ↓ symptoms of psychoses or bipolar mania

N/I: monitor for mood changes, suicidal tendacies esp. during early therapy.

GERI:

Factoid: Watch for meds hoarding! Mask face! drooling, shuffling, watch for tardive dyskinesia (involuntary rhythmic movement of mouth, face, extremities, may be irreversible)
Trade: Ex Lax Fletcher's 118

Generic: Senna Senokot

pp 1067
relief from constipation

Action: its a tea, OTC drug a laxative stimulate

Theraputic: laxative

N/I:

GERI:

Factoid:
Trade:

Generic:
Action:

Theraputic:

N/I:

GERI:

Factoid:
Trade:

Generic:
Action:

Theraputic:

N/I:

GERI:

Factoid:
Trade:

Generic:
Action:

Theraputic:

N/I:

GERI:

Factoid:
Trade:

Generic:
Action:

Theraputic:

N/I:

GERI:

Factoid:
GENERIC cimetidine

TRADE TAGAMENT ZANTAC MYLANTA
ANTI ULCER AGENT


HEALING & PREVENTION OF ULCERS
INHIBITS ACTION OF HISTAMINES
GENERIC warfarin

TRADE COUMADIN
ANTI COAGULANT

PREVENTS CLOTTING
REVENTS THROMBO EMBOLIC EVENTS
CAREFUL W/ UNCONTROLLED BLEEDING
GENERIC tolterodine

TRADE DETROL
URINARY TRACT ANTI SPASMODIC

REDUCES URGE TO PEE URGE FREQ.
Tx FOR OVERACTIVE BLADDER FUNCTION
GENERIC digoxin

TRADE DIGITEK LANOXIN
ANTI RRHYTHMIC

Tx FOR CHF
↑ CARDIAC OUTPUT
AT SAME TIME ↓ HEART RATE
GENERIC ducosate sodium

TRADE COLACE DULCOLAX DOS Ex-Lax
LAXATIVES

PROMOTES WATER INTO STOOL

SOFTENING & PASSAGE OF STOOL
GENERIC thiaside

T chlorothiaside DIURIL
chlothalodine THALITONE
hydrochlorothiaside HCTZ
ANTI HYPERTENSIVES

MANG. OF MILD TO MOD. HYPERTENSION
GENERIC potassium supplements

TRADE K-DUR
MINERAL & ELECTROLYTE REPLACEMENT
GENERIC furosemide

TRADE LASIX
DIURETICS

DRAIN EXCESS
GENERIC fluocinolone levofloxacin

TRADE LEVAQUIN
ANTI INFECTIVES

UTI GYNOCOLOGICAL TRACT INFECTIONS
GENERIC metoprolol

TRADE LOPRESSOR
ANTI ANGINALS ANTI HYPERTENSIVES

↓ B/P & HEART RATE ↓ FREQ ATTACKS OF ANGINA PECTORIS
GENERIC metoclopramide

TRADE REGLAN OCTAMIDE EMEX MAXERAN CLOPRA PFS ETC
ANTI METICS

RELEIF FROM NAUSEA & VOMITING

↓ SYMPTOMS FROM SM BOWEL STASIS
GENERIC pantoprazole

TRADE PROTONIX
ANTI ULCER AGENTS

↓ ACCULMULATION OF ACID IN GASTRIC LUMEN
GENERIC diltiazem

TRADE TIAZAC
ANTI ANGINALS

↓ B/P ↓ NITRATE Tx PREVENT TACHYCARDIA
GENERIC tolterodine

TRADE DETROL
URINARY TRACT ANTI SPAZMODICS

↓ URNANARY FREQ. Tx FOR OVERACTIVE BLADDER
GENERIC hydrocodone

TRADE VICODIN
OPIOID ANALGESICS ANTI TUSSIVE

COLD & COUGH & ALLERGEY

(TUSSIVE = RELATED TO A COUGH)
GENERIC ace inhibitors
quinapril

TRADE ACCUPRIL
ANTI HYPERTENSIVES

MANG. OF CHF
GENERIC albuterol

TRADE VENTOLIN PROVEUTIL
BRONCHO DILATORS

PREVENT / RELIEF OF BRONCHOSPASM
GENERIC allopurinol

TRADE PURINOL ZYLOPRIM ALLOPRIM
ANTI GOUT AGENTS

↓ SYMPTOMS OF BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY
GENERIC salicylates

TRADE ASPIRIN BAYER ST JOSEPH
ANTI PYRETICS

↓ FEVER ANALGESIA
GENERIC ipratroplum

TRADE ATROVENT HFA
BRONCHO DILATORS COUGH COLD ALLERGY
GENERIC bisacodyl

TRADE BISAC-EVAC DUCOLAX FLEETS
LAXATIVES

STIMULATES PERISTOLYSIS
GENERIC ibandronate

TRADE BONIVA
BONE RESORTPTION INHIBITORS

STOPS/PREVENTS REABSORPTION OF BONE BY INHIBITING OSTEOCLASTIC ACTIVITY
GENERIC bupropion

TRADE WELLBUTRIN
ANTI DEPRESSANTS

↓ DEPRESSION ↓ CRAVING SMOKING
GENERIC calcium salts

TRADE CALCARB TUMS MYLANTA MAALOX
MINERAL & ELECTROLYTE REPLACEMENT/SUPPLEMENT

REPLACEMENT OF CALCIUM
GENERIC captopril

TRADE CAPOTEN
ANTIHYPERTENSIVE

↓ PROGRESSION OF DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY
GENERIC ceftriaxone

TRADE ROCEPHIN
PART OF A GROUP OF CEPHALOSPORINS
ANTI-INFECTIVES

RESOLVE SIGNS/SYMPTOMS OF INFECTION
GENERIC chlordiazepoxide

TRADE LIBRIUM NOVOPOXIDE
ANTI ANXIETY AGENTS

↓ THE CNS SEDATION RELIEF OF ANXIETY
GENERIC clonidine

TRADE DIXARIT DURACION
ANTI HYPERTENSIVE

↓ BP ↓ PAIN HYPERTENSION
GENERIC entacapone

TRADE COMTAN
ANTI PARKINSON AGENTS

↓ SIGNS/SYMPTOMS OF PARKINSONS
GENERIC propoxyphene napsylate/acetaminophen

TRADE DARVOCET-N
OPIOID ANALGESICS

↓ IN SEVERITY OF PAIN W/O AFFECTING LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS
GENERIC phenytoin/fospentoin

TRADE DILANTIN (phenytoin)
ANTI ARRHYTHMICS

↓ SEIZURE ACTIVITY ↓ PAIN
GENERIC diltiazem HCL

TRADE
ANTI ANGINALS ANTI RRHTHMICS

↓ BP ↓ FREQ OF ANGINAL ATTACK
GENERIC diphenhydramine

TRADE BENADRYL
ALLERGY COUGH COLD REMEDIES

ANTI TUSSIVE ANTI HISTAMINES
GENERIC donepezil

TRADE ARICEPT
ANTI ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
GENERIC salicylates

TRADE ENTERIC COATED ASPIRIN
ANTI PYRETICS

FEVER PAIN
GENERIC heparins

TRADE LOVENOX
ANTI COAGULANTS

PREVENT THROMBUS FORMATION
GENERIC rivastigmine

TRADE EXELON
ANTI ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
GENERIC fenofibrate

TRADE TRICOR
LIPID LOWERING AGENTS

↓ TRIGLYCERIDES
GENERIC fentanyl

TRADE SUBLIMAZE
OPIOID ANALGESIC
GENERIC iron supplements

TRADE FEOSOL Icar
ANTI ANEMICS

IRON SUPPLEMENT THATS ALL
GENERIC gabapentin

TRADE NEURONTIN
ANALGESIC ADJUNCTS

↓ FREQ. OF SEIZURES STOP PAIN
GENERIC hypoglycemic agents

TRADE GLIMEPIRIDE
ANTI DIABETICS

↓ BLOOD GLUCOSE
GENERIC glucosomine/chondriotin

TRADE
anti heumatics
GENERIC hydrochlorothiazide

TRADE
anti hypertensive

↓ BP mobilize edema
GENERIC hydrocodone

TRADE
ANTI ANALGESICS

COLD COUGH ALLERGY ANTITUSSIVE
GENERIC cephalexin

TRADE KEFLEX
ANTI INFECTIVE

BROAD SPECTRUM ANTI BACTERIAL
GENERIC lactulose

TRADE LACTULOSE
LAXATIVE
GENERIC levothyroxine

TRADE
HORMONE

↑ METABOLIC RATE OF BODY TISSUE
GENERIC lisinopri(ACE INHIBITOR)

TRADE
ANTI HYPERTENSIVES

↓ RISK OF DEATH OF CHF AFTER MI
GENERIC loratadine

TRADE
ANTI HISTAMINES

↓ SYMPTOMS OF ALLERGIC REACTIONS
GENERIC lorazepan

TRADE ATIVAN
ANESTHETIC ADJUNCTS

SEDATION
GENERIC fluvoxamine

TRADE LUVOX
ANTI DEPRESSANT

DEPRESSION OCD
GENERIC nitrofurantioin

TRADE MACROBID
ANTI INFECTIVE

UTI CAUSED BY SUSPECT ORGANIZMS
GENERIC magnesium oxide salts

TRADE MOM MAOX MAG-Ox400
MINERAL & ELECTROLYTE REPLACEMENT/SUPPLEMENT LAXATIVE
GENERIC meclizine

TRADE ANTIVERT
ANTIMETIC

↓ MOTION SICKNESS ↓ VERTIGO
GENERIC meperidine

TRADE DEMEROL
OPIOID ANALGESIC

↓ SEVERITY OF PAIN
GENERIC metformin

TRADE
ANTI DIABETIC

MAINT OF BLOOD GLUCOSE
GENERIC corticosteroids
intermediate-acting corticosteriode called methyplrendnisolone

TRADE MEDROL
ANTI ASTHMATIC

SUPPRESS INFLAMMATION & NORMAL IMMUNE RESPONSE
GENERIC metoprolol

TRADE TOPROL
ANTI ANGINALS (BETA BLOCKER)

↓ BP & HEART RATE
GENERIC metronidazole

TRADE FLAGYL
ANTI INFECTIVES

BACTERIAL
GENERIC calcitonin

TRADE MIACALCIN
HYPOCALCEMICS

↓ BONE PAIN ↓ SERUM CALCIUM LEVELS
GENERIC pramipexole

TRADE MIRAPEX
ANTI PARKINSON'S AGENT

↓ TREMORS & RIGIDITY
GENERIC mirtazapine

TRADE REMERON
ANTI DEPRESSANT

RESOLVE DEPRESSION
INCREASE SENSE OF WELL BEING
INCREASED APPETITE
IMPROVED SLEEP
IMPROVED ENERGY LEVEL
GENERIC morphine sulphate

TRADE
OPIOID ANALGESIC

↓ SEVERITY OF PAIN
GENERIC magnesium/aluminum salts

TRADE MYLANTA
ANTI ULCER AGENTS ANTACID

RELIEF GASTRIC PAIN IRRITATION
GENERIC nicotine

TRADE NICORETTE
SMOKING DETERRANTS
GENERIC oxycodone

TRADE OXYCONTIN
OPIOID ANALGESICS

↓ MODERATE TO SEVERE PAIN
GENERIC oxybutynin

TRADE DITROPAN
ANTI CHOLINERGICS

RELIEF OF BLADDER SPASM, URGENCY
GENERIC paroxetine hydrochloride

TRADE PAXIL
ANTI ANXIETY AGENT

TREATMENT OF PANIC DISORDER ETC
GENERIC oxycodone/acetaminophent

TRADE PERCOCET
OPIOID AGONIST

↓SEVERITY OF PAIN W/O LOSS OF LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS
GENERIC pioglitazone

TRADE ACTOS
ANTI DIABETIC

CONTROL OF BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS
GENERIC clopidogrel

TRADE PLAVIX
ANTI PLATLET AGENT

PREVENT STROKE, MI, VASCULAR DEATH IN PT AT RISK
GENERIC prednisone (corticosteroids)

TRADE PREDNISOL
ANTI ASTHMATICS

↓ IN PRESENTING SYMPTOMS
SUPPRESION OF INFLAMATORY IMMUNE RESPONSES IN AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER, ALLERGIC REACTONS, NEOPLASMS
GENERIC estrogen

TRADE PRIMARIN
HORMONES

RESOLVE MENOPAUSAL VASOMOTOR SYMPTOMS
GENERIC omeprazole

TRADE PRILOSEC
ANTIULCER AGENT

↓ TUMMY PAIN ↓ GERD SYMPTOMS
GENERIC promethazine

TRADE PHENERGAN
ANTIMETICS

RELIEF FROM: ALLERGIC REACTION
MOTION SICKNESS
SEDATION
NAUSEA/VOMITINE
GENERIC budesonide (corticosteroides)

TRADE PULMICORT
ANTI ASTHMATICS

MANG OF CHRONIC ASTHMA
PREVENT PULMONARY DAMAGE FROM CHRONIC ASTHMA
GENERIC risperidone

TRADE RISPERDAL
ANTI PSYCHOTICS

↓ IN EXCITED PARONIA WITHDRAWN BEHAVIOR
↓ IN BIPOLAR MANIA
GENERIC senna

TRADE SENOKOT
LAXATIVE

A SOFT FORMED BOWEL MOVEMENT
GENERIC quetiapine

TRADE SEROQUEL
ANTI PSYCOTICS

↓ IN EXCITED MANIA PARANIA WITHDRAWN BEHAVIOR
GENERIC simvastatin (statins)

TRADE ZOCOR
LIPID LOWERING AGENTS

↓ LDL TOTAL CHOLESTEROL LEVERS
↑ HDL CHOLESTEROL LEVELS
↓ TRIGLECERIDE LEVELS
SLOW PROGRESSION CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
GENERIC carbidopa/levodopa

TRADE SINEMET
ANTIPARKINSON'S AGENTS

SUPPOSE TO RESOLVE PARKINSONIAN SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
GENERIC spironolactone

TRADE ALDACTONE
DIURETIC

↓ EDEMA
↓ B/P
PREVENT HYPOKALEMIA!
GENERIC sucralfate

TRADE CARAFATE
ANTI ULCER AGENTS

↓ TUMMY PAIN
PREVENT DOUDENAL ULCERS
GENERIC sulfasazine

TRADE AZULFIDINE
ANTI RHEUMATICS

↓ DIARRHEA AND TUMMY PAIN
MAINT. PTS W/ BOWEL DISEASE
GENERIC antirheumatics

TRADE
manage symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (pain & swelling)
GENERIC levohyroxine

TRADE SYNTHROID
HORMONES

FIXES;
HYPOTHYROIDISM
DIURESIS
WEIGHTLESSNESS
SENSE WELL BEING
ENERGY PULSE RATE APPETITE
NORMALIZES HAIR AND SKIN
FIXS CONSTIPATION
ETC
GENERIC tramadol

TRADE ULTRAM
ANALGESICS

↓ SEVERITY PAIN W/O ALTERATION IN LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS OR RESPIRATORY STATUS
GENERIC trazodone

TRADE DESYREL TRIALODINE TRAZON
ANTI DEPRESSANTS

FIXES: DEPRESSION WELL BEING INTREST IN SURROUNDINGS APPETITE ENERGY LEVEL SLEEP LOWERS SEVERITY IN PAIN
GENERIC valsartan

TRADE DIOVAN
ANTI HYPERTENSIVES
GENERIC verapamil

TRADE
anti anginals

lower blood pressure
lower freq/severity anginal att.
increase activity tolerance
lower & prevention of atrial tachyarrthymias
GENERIC alprazolam

TRADE XANAX
ANTI ANXIETY AGENTS

decrease sense of anxiety
increase ability to cope
↓ freq/severity panic attacks
decrease symptoms of pms
GENERIC ranitidine (histomine agonist)

TRADE ZANTAC
ANTI ULCER AGENTS

DECREASE TUMMY PAIN
PREVENT GASTRIC IRRITATION/BLEED
LOWER SYMTOMS ESOPHARAGEAL REFLUX
Tx HEARTBURN
GENERIC sertraline

TRADE ZOLOFT
AANTI DEPRESSANT

IMPROVES MENTAL STATIS TO
SOCIAL ANXIETY
PANIC ATTACKS
WELL BEING
OCD
INTREST IN SURROUNDINGS
ETC
GENERIC solpidem

TRADE AMBIEN
SEDATIVE HYPNOTIC

RELIEF OF INSOMNIA
GENERIC certirizine

TRADE ZYRTEC
allergy cold cough

decrease in allegy symptoms
GENERIC nitrofurantoin

TRADE
anti infectives

resolves signs symptoms infection
GENERIC nitro

TRADE NITRONG NITRO TIME
ANTI ANGINALS

LOWER FREQ/SEVERITY ANGINEAL ATTACKS
INCREASE ACTIVITY TOLERENCE
CONTROL HYPOTENSION DURING SURGURY
GENERIC atovastatin (REDUCTASE INHIBITORS) (STATINS)

TRADE LIPITOR
LIPID LOWERING AGENTS

LOWER LDL
INCREASE HDL
SLOW PROGRESSION CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
LOWER TRIGLYSERIDES
GENERIC ketorolact

TRADE TORADOL
NON STERIODAL ANTI INFLAMMATORY AGENTS

DECREASE SEVERITY PAIN
GENERIC diphenoxylate/atropine
difenoxin/atropine

TRADE LOMANATE
MOTOFEN
ANTI DIARRHEALS

↓ IN DIARRHEA
GENERIC insulin

TRADE NOVOLOG
ANTI DIABETICS

CONTROL BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS W/O APPERANCE OF HYPOGLYCEMIC OR HYPERGLYCEMIC EPISODES
GENERIC hydroxyzine

TRADE VISTARIL
ANTI ANXIETY

DECREASE ANXIETY
RELIEF OF NAUSEA/VOMITING
RELIEF OF PRURITUS
SEDATION WHEN USED AS A SEDATIVE/HYPNOTIC
GENERIC insulin (long acting)

TRADE LANTUS
ANTI DIABETICS

CONTROL OF BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVELS W/O APPEARENCE OF HYPOGLYCEMIC OR HYPOGLYCEMIC EPISODES
GENERIC propranolol

TRADE PROPRANOLOL BETACHROM R
ANTI ANGINALS

↓ B/P TREMORS ANGINEAL ATTACKS
↑ ACTIVITY CONTROL ARRHTHMIAS
MANG. HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY
PREVENT MI VASCULAR HEADACHES
GENERIC labetalol

TRADE NORMODYNE TRANDATE
ANTI ANGINALS

DECREASE IN BLOOD PRESSURE
GENERIC CORTICOSTEROIDS (INHALATION)

TRADE FLOVENT
ANTI ASTHMATIC

MANG. SYMPTOMS OF CHRONIC ASTHMA
PREVENTION OF PULMONARY DAMAGE FROM CHRONIC ASTHMA
GENERIC donepezil

TRADE ARICEPT
ANTI ALZHEIMER'S AGENTS

IMPROVE COGNITIVE FUNCTION
GENERIC mirtazapine

TRADE REMERON
ANTI DEPRESSANTS

RESOLVE DEAPRESSION
INCREASE:
SENSE OF WELL BEING
INCREASE APPETITE
IMPROVE ENERGY LEVEL
IMPROVED SLEEP
INCREASE APPETITE
ETC
GENERIC oxycodone

TRADE OXYFAST OXY IR
OPIOID ANALGESICS

DECREASE SEVERITY OF PAIN
GENERIC meclizine

TRADE DRAMAMINE
ANTI EMETICS

PREVENT MOTION SICKNESS/VERTIGO
GENERIC quinine

TRADE
ANTI MALARIALS

PREVENT IMPROVE SIGNS SYMPTOMS OF MALARIA
GENERIC polyethyline glycol

TRADE MIRALAX
LAXATIVES

A SOFT FORMED BOWEL MOVEMENT
GENERIC atenolol

TRADE TENORMIN
AANTI ANGINALS

IMPROVED ATTENTION SPAN & SOCIAL INTERACTIONS IN ADHD
GENERIC phenytoin/fosphenytoin

TRADE DILANTIN
ANTI ARRHYTHMICS

LOWER CESSATION OF SEIZURES
SUPPRESSION OF ARRHYTHMIAS
RELIEF OF PAIN DUE TO NEURALGIA
GENERIC loperamide

TRADE IMMODIUM
ANTI DIARRHEAL

DECREASE IN DIARRHEA
GENERIC levothyroxine

TRADE LEVOTHYROXINE
HORMONES

RESOLVE HYPOTHYROIDISM
FEEL BETTER OVERALL