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ACE inhibitors
prevents peripheral vasoconstriction
Analgesic
Relieves pain without loss of consciousness
Anesthetic
Causes lack of feeling or depresses CNS
Antacid
Neutralizes stomach acid
Antianemic
Replaces iron
Antiarrhythmic
Corrects and controls cardiac arrhythmias
Anticoagulant
prevents or reduces blood clotting
Anticholinergics
Decreases the motility of the smooth muscle in the GI, urinary & biliary tracts
Anticonvulsant
Relieves or prevent convulsions
Antidepressant
Reduces feelings of depression
Antidiarrheal
Relieves or prevents diarrhea
Antidote
Counteracts poisons and their effects
Antifungal
Kills or inhibits reproduction of fungus
Antihistamine
Prevents histamine from interacting with its receptors
antihypertensive
Reduces high blood pressure
Antimanics
Used for the treatment of manic depression
Antineoplastics
Kills or inhibits the productins of cancer cells
Antiparasitic
Kills or inhibits the production or parasites
Antiparkinsonian
Helps control symptoms of Parkinson's disease
Antipruritic
Reduces itching
Antipsychotic
Relieves symptoms of schiophrenia and chronic brain syndrome
Antitoxin
Antibody forms in response to a toxin produced by an infecting agent
Antitussive
Reduces coughing
Antiviral
Kills or inhibits reproduction of a virus
Cholinergic Agonists
Used to treat glaucoma, bladder and intestinal function, and neurogenic bladder
Decongestant
Relieves nasal congestion
Duretic
Promotes formation of urine and excretion of excess interstitial fluid
Expectorant
Facilitates removal of secretions in the lungs
Hypnotic
Causes sleep
Hypoglycemic
Lowers blood glucose levels
Laxative
Promotes bowel movements
Sedative
Produces calm or sleep
Vasodilator
Causes blood vessels to relax and lowers blood pressure
Acetylsalicylic Acid
Bayer Asprin
(salicylate)
Ibuprofen
Motrin, Advil, Aleve
NSAID
Naproxen
Naposyn
NSAID
Morphine Sulfate
Kadian
(Narcotic)
Lipitor
Atorvastatin
Treat high blood pressure
(cholesterol lowering agent)
Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen
Vicodin
Narcotic pain reliever III
Norvasc
Amlodipine
Treat hypertension
Calcium channel blocker (CCB)
Toprol - XL
Metoprolol-XL
Treat hypertension
Beta Blocker
Synthroid
Levothyroxine Sodium
Treat hypothyroidism
Hormone replacement
Ampicillin
Amcil, Principen, Omnipen, Polycillin
Amoxicillin
Amoxil, Trimox, Polymox
Antibiotic
Amoxicillian + Clavulanate
Augmentin
Antibiotic
Lexapro
Escitalopram
Anti depression, anti anxiety
Albuterol
Proventil
Antiasthmatic
Zocor
Simvastatin
Cholesterol lowering agent
Nexium
Esomeprazole
Proton pump inhibitor
Treat ulcers
Ambien
Zolpidem
Hypnotic, induces sleep
Singulair
Motelukast (mon the LOO kast)
Antiasthmatic
Prevacid
Lansoprazole(lan SAW pra zol)
Proton pump inhibitor
Treat ulcers or GERD
Plavix
Clopidogrel
(kloh PID oh grel)
Prevent blood clots
Antiplatelet
Zithromax Z-Pak
Azithromycin
Antibiotic
Fosamax
Aledronate
(a LEN dro nate)
Prevents Osteoporosis Bisphosphonate
Zyrtec
Cetirizine
(seh TEER ih zeen)
Antihistamine
Advair Diskus
Fluticasone and Salmeterol
Antiasthmatic
Protonix
Pantoprazole
Proton pump inhibitor
Treat ulcers or GERD
Lasix
Furosemide
Edema or hypertension
Diuretic
Tenormin
atenolol (ah TEN oh lol)
Beta-Blocker
Hypertension or chest pain
Fluconazole
Diflucan
Terbinafine
Lamisil
Effexor XR
Venlafaxine
(VEN la fax een)
Antidepressant, antianxiety
Warfarin Sodium
Coumadin
Prevent blood clots
Anticoagulant
Keflex
Cephalexin (sef a LEX in)
Antibiotic
Oxycodone
Oxycodone and Actetaminophen
Narcotic Pain reliever
Schedule II
Tylenol II III IV
Hydrocodone & Acetaminophen
Narcotic Schedule II
Levaquin
Levofloxacin
(leev oh FLOX a sin)
Antibiotic
Diovan
Valsartan
Hypertention, heart failure. ARB
Oretic, HydroDIURIL
Hydrochlorothiazide
Treat hypertension
Diuretic
nitroglycerin
Nitrostat, Nitrogard, Nitrong, Nitro-Bid, Transderm Nitrol
Imdur,ISMO, Monoket
Iosorbide Dinitrate,
Prevent Angina
Vasodilator
Premarin
Conjugated estrogens
Treat symptoms of menopause
Hormone replacement
Zestril, Prinivil
Lisinopril(lyse IN oh pril)
Treat hypertension or heart failure. ACE-inhibitor
Norpace
Disopyramide
Treatment for irregular heartbeat.
Lotrel
Benazepril & Amlodipine (ben AY ze pril & am LOE di peen)
Hypertension combo. ACE & CCB
Allegra
Fexofenadine (fex oh FEN a deen)
Antihistamine
Celebrex
Celecoxib(seh leh COK sib)
Treat pain NSAID
COX-2 inhibitor
Levoxyl
Levothyroxine Sodium
Threats hypothryroidism
Hormone replacement
Altace
Ramipril (ra MI pril)
Treat hypertension, heart failure. ACE-1 inhibitor
Hydrochlorothiazide
Hydro-Diuril, Oretic
Abilify
(Aripiprazole)
antipsychotic
Manic Depression
Avapro
Irbesartan & Hydrochlorothiazide
hypertension
ARB
Aldactone
Spironolactone
Diuretic
Orasone,
Prednisone
Corticostroid
Steroid
Adderall XR
Amphetamine & Dexroamphetamine
ADHD
Aleve, Anaprox
Naproxen
NSAIDS
Alesse
ethinyl estradiol & levonorgestrel
Birth Control
Hormone Replacement
Amaryl
Glimepirdie
Insulin Replacement
Anivert or Dramamine II, (meclizine)
meclizine
Antiemetics
Aricept
Donepezil
Dementia Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitor
Accupril
Quinapril
High blood pressure
ACE
Prinivil, Zestril
Lisinopril
High blood pressure
ACE
Lipitor
Atorvastatin
Cholesterol reducer
Simvastatin
Zocor
Azmacort
Triamcinolone
Antiasthmatic
Avandia
Rosiglitazone
Antidiabetic
Benicar HCT
Olmesartan & Hydrochlorothiazide
ARB
Coumadin Derivatives (Warfarin)
Coumadin
Haparin Sodium
Hapalean
Actos
Pioglitazone
Antidiabetic
Aciphex
Rabeprazole
Proton Pump inhibitor
Avalide
(Irbesartan & Hydrochlorothiazide)
Combo, ARB and diuretic
Abilify
(Aripiprazole)
Antipsychotic
(schizo, or bipolar)
Benicar HCT
Olmesartan/HCT
Reduces blood pressure
ARB
Cartia XT
(Diltiazem SR)
treatment of angina
CCB
Cialis
(Tadalafil)
Erectile dysfunction
Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor
Cipro
(Ciprofloxacin)
Antibiotic
Clarinex
Desloratadine
(des lor AH tah deen)
Antihistamine
Clonipine
(Clonazepam)kloe-NA-ze-pam)
Anticonvulsant
Combivent
Albuterol and Ipratropium
(al BYOO ter ol
& ip ra TRO pee um)
Antiasthmatic
Concerta
(Methylphenidate)
Stimulant for ADHD
Coreg
(Carvedilol)(kar-VE-dil-ole)
Treating high blood pressure
Beta Blocker
Cozaar
Losartan
treating high blood pressure
ARB
Crestor
Rosuvastatin
(roe-SOO-va-sta-tin)
Cholesterol reducer
Cymbalta
(Duloxetine)(doo-LOX-eh-teen)
Antidepressant
Darvon
(Propoxyphene and Acetaminiophen)
Narcotic pain reliever
Depakote ER
(Divalproex)
Anticonvulsant
Desyrel,
(Trazodone HCI)(TRAZ-oh-done)
Antidepressant
Detrol LA
(Tolterodine)(tol TE roe deen)
Antispasmatic (bladder)
DiaBeta
(Glyburide)(GLYE-byoor-ide)
Antidiabetic
Digitek and Lanoxin
Digoxin(di-JOX-in)
Treatment of heartpain
Diovan HCT
Valsartan HCT
val-SAR-tan/HYE-droe-KLOR-oh-THYE-a-zide
ARB
Elavil
(Amitriptyline)
(am-ee-TRIP-tih-leen)
Antidepressant
Evista
Raloxifene
(rah LOX ih feen)
Treat/prevent osteoporosis
Flexeril
(Cyclobenzaprine)(SYE-kloe-BEN-za-preen)
Antispasmatic
Flomax
(Tamsulosin)(tam-SOO-loe-sin)
alpha-adrenergic blocker Enlargement of the prostate
Folic Acid
(FOE lick A sid) Antianemia
Prozac
(Fluoxetine HCI)
Antidepressant
Restoril
(temazepam)(te-MAZE-e-pam)
Antiinsomnia
Sleep agent
Rhinocort Aqua
(Budesonide)(byoo-DESS-oh-nide) Antiallergic
Risperdal
(Risperidone)(RISS-PURR-ih-dohn)
Antipsychotic
Manic depression/bipolar
Sarafem
(Fluoxetine HCI)(floo-OX-e-teen)
premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD),
Septra
Sulfamethazole and Trimethoprim
Antibiotic
Seroquel
(Quetiapine)(kew-TYE-a-peen)
Antipsycotic
Treating schizophrenia
Skelaxin
(Metaxalone)me-TAX-a-lone)
Muscle relaxor
Strattera
Atomoxetine
(AT oh mox e teen)
Antidepressant,ADHD
Hyzaar
(Losartan & HCT)
(loe-SAR-tan/HYE-droe-KLOR-oh-THYE-a-zide)
reduces blood pressure
ARB
Imitrex
(Sumatriptan)(SOO-ma-TRIP-tan)
Treats migrain headaches
Lopressor
Metoprolol Tartrate
(met-oh-PROE-lol TAR-trate)
high blood pressure
Beta Blocker
Isoptin,
(verapamil)Treating supraventricular tachycardia
CCB
Klonopin
(Clonazepam)(kloe-NA-ze-pam)
Anticonvulsant
Klor-Con 10
(Potassium Chloride)
Lamictal
(Lamotrigine)
Anti-convulsant
Lanoxin
(Digoxin)(di-JOX-in)
Treating heart failure and slowing the heart
Lantus
(Insulin Glargine)
Antidiabetic
Lexapro
(Escitalopram)(ess-sit-AL-oh-pram)

Antidepressant
Mobic
(Meloxicam)
NSAIDs
Nasacort AQ
(Triamcinolone)(TRY-am-SIN-oh-lone)
Antiallergic
Nasonex
(Mometasone)(moe-MET-a-sone)
Antiallergic
Neurontin
(Gabapentin)
Anticonvulsant, antinerve pain
Niaspan
(Niacin)
Omnicef
(Sefdinir) (SEF-di-nir)
cephalosporin antibiotic
Ortho Evra
(Norelgestromin and Ethinyl Estradiol)
Birthcontrol
Namenda
(Memantine)(meh MAN teen)
Treatment for Dementia
Ortho-Tri-Cyclen
(Tri-Sprintec-28)
Birth control
Ortho-Tri-Cyclen Lo
(Norgestimate 7 Ethinyl Estradiol)
Patanol
Olopatadine
(oh-loe-pa-TA-deen)
Antihistimine
Paxil
(Paroxetine HCI)
Antidepressant
Penicillin VK
(Penicillin V)
Antibiotic
Phenytoin
(FEN-ih-toe-in)
Anticonvulsant
Pravachol
(Pravastatin)
Cholestorol reducer
Beta
Prilosec,
Omeprazole
(oh MEP ra zol)
Treat ulcers and GERD
Proton pump inhibitor
Zyprexa
Olanzapine
(oh LANZ a peen)
Antipsychotic
schizo & bipolar disorder
Zyloprim
allopurinol
(al-oh-PURE-i-nole) Treatment of Gout
reduction of uric acid
Zoloft
Sertraline
(SER-tra-leen)
Antidepressant
Zetia
Ezetimibe
(e-ZET-e-mibe)
Cholesterol reducer
Zantac
Ranitidine
(ra-NI-ti-deen)
Treatment for ulcers,GERD
Angeliq
Drospirenone & EthinyEstradiol
Treatment of menopause
Xanax
Alprazolam
(al-PRAY-zoe-lam)
Anti-Anxiety
Xalatan
Latanoprost
(la-TAN-oh-prost)
Treatment for glaucoma
Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
No Brand name generic only
(sul-fa-meth-OX-a-zole/trye-METH-oh-prim)
Antibiotic
Topamax
Topiramate
(toe-PYRE-a-mate)
Anticonvulsant
Dyazide
Triamterene and Hydrochlorothiazide (trye-AM-ter-een/hye-droe-klor-oh-THYE-a-zide)
Diuretic
Tricor
Fenofibrate
(fen oh FIH brate)
Anticholesterol
Trinessa-28
(Ethinyl Estradiol/Norgestimate)
Birthcontrol
Valium
(Lorazepam)
Antianxiety
Valtrex
Valaciclovir
(val-ay-SYE-kloe-veer)
Antiviral
Viagra
Sildenafil
(sil-DEN-ah-fill)
sexual disfunction
Vibramycin
(Doxycycline Hyclate)
Antibiotic
Vytorin
Simvastatin & Ezetimibe
(eh-ZEH-teh-mib/SIM-vuh-STAT-in)
Cholesterol reducer
Wellbutrin XL
Bupropion
(bue-PROE-pee-on)

Antidepressant
Zoloft
Sertraline
(SER tra leen)
Antidepressant
Glucophage
Metformin HCI

Antidiabetic
Glucotrol
Glipizide ER
(GLIP-ih-zide)

Antidiabetic
Glucovance
Metformin HCI
(GLYE-byoor-ide/met-FOR-min)

Antidiabetic
Gycolax
(Polyetylene Glycol)
Laxitive