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Abilify

Indication
Aripiprazole

-Schizophrenia
-Episodes associated with Bipolar Disorder
Abilify

Recommended dose
Aripiprazole

Starting and target dose:
10 or 15 mg/day administered on a SID schedule without regard to meals.
Starting dose: 30mg SID.
Aciphex

Indication
Rabepraxol Sodium

Short term treatment in the healing and symptomatic relief of erosive or ulcerative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)Maintaining healing and reduction in relapse rates of heartburn symptoms in patients with erosive or ulcerative gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD maintenance)Treatment of daytime and nighttime heartburnShort-term treatment in the healing and symptomatic relief of duodenal ulcersTreatment of patients with H.pylori infection and duodendal ulcer diseaseLong-term treatment of pathological hypersecretory conditions including Zollinger-Ellison syndrome
Aciphex

Recommended dose
Rabepraxol Sodium

Adult oral dose: one 20mg delayed-release tablet SID for 4-8 weeks.

Adult oral dose: one 20mg delayed-release tablet

SIDAdult oral dose: one 20mg delayed-release tablet SID
for 4 weeks.

Adult oral dose: 20mg delayed-release tablet SID after the morning meal for a period up to 4 weeks.

Aciphex: 20mg BID for 7
days

Amoxicillin: 1000mg BID for 7 days

Clarithromycin: 500mg BID for 7 days

Adult oral starting dose: 60mg SID.

Aciphex tablets should be swallowed whole. The tablets should not be chewed, crushed, or split.

Aciphex can be taken with or without food.
Actonel

Indication
Risedronate Sodium

Treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
Prevention and treatment of glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis in men and women who are either initiating or continuing systemic glucocorticoid treatment.
Treatment of Paget’s disease of bone.
Actonel

Recommended dose
Risedronate Sodium
Recommended regimen: one 35mg tablet orally, once a week. Or 5mg tablet SID orally,

Recommended regimen: 5mg tablet SID orally.

Recommended treatment regimen: 30mg SID orally for 2 months.Actonel should be taken at leaset 30 minutes before the first food or drink of the day other than water. To facilitate delivery, it should be swallowd while the patient is in an upright position and with a full glass of plain water. Patient should not lie down for 30 minutes after taking the medication. Patient should receive supplemental Ca++ and Vitamin D if dietary intake is inadequate. They should be taken at a different time of the day. Actonel is not recommended for use in patients with severe renal impairment.
Actos

Indication
Pioglitazone Hydrochloride

Adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Actos

Recommended dose
Pioglitazone Hydrochloride

Monotherapy initial dose: 15mg or 30mg SIDInitial dose in combination with Sulfonylureas, Metformin or Insulin: 15mg or 30mg SIDMaximum dose in monotherapy or in combination with sulfonylurea, metformin, or insulin: 45mg SID Actos should be taken SID without regard to meals.
Zovirax

Indication
Acyclovir

Acute treatment of herpes Zoster.
Treatment of initial genital herpes.
Chronic suppressive therapy for recurrent genital herpes.
Intermittent therapy for genital herpes.
Treatment of chickenpox for adults and children over 40kg.
Zovirax

Recommended dose
Acyclovir

800mg q4h orally, 5 times daily for 7 - 10 days.

200mg q4h, 5 times daily for 10 days.

400mg BID for up to 12 months.200mg q4h, 5 times daily for 5 days.

800mg QID orally for 5 days.
Adderall XR

Indication
Amphetamine

Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Adderall XR

Recommended dose
Amphetamine

Starting dose for adolescents 13-17 yoa: 10mg/day

Starting treatment for adults: 20mg/day

Adderall XR capsules may be taken whole, or maybe opened and sprinkled on applesauce. If the patient is using the sprinkle administration method, the sprinkled applesauce should be consumed immediately without chewing. The dose of a single capsule should not be divided.
Advair Diskus

Indication
Fluticasone Propionate and Salmeterol

Long term, BID maintenance treatment of asthma in patients 4 yoa and older.

BID maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD associated with chronic bronchitis.
Advair Diskus

Recommended dose
Fluticasone Propionate and Salmeterol

4 – 11 yoa: 1 inhalation of Advair Diskus 100/50 BID12 yoa and older:

1 inhalation BID1 inhalation of Advair Diskus 250/50 BID.
Ventolin; Albuterol Aerosol

Indication
Albuterol Inhalation Aerosol

Prevention and relief of bronchospasm in patients 4 yoa and older with reversible obstructive airway disease Prevention of exercise induced bronchospasm in patients 4 yoa and older
Ventolin; Albuterol Aerosol

Recommended dose
Albuterol Inhalation Aerosol

Usual dosage: 2 inhalations repeated every 4-6hUsual dosage: 15 minutes before exercise.
Allegra

Indication
Fexofenadine HCl

Relief of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 6 yoa and older

Treatment of uncomplicated skin manifestations of chronic idiopathic urticaria in adults and children 6 yoa and older
Allegra

Recommended dose
Fexofenadine HCl

Children 6-11 yoa: 30mg BID with water.

Adults and children 12 yoa and older: 60mg BID or 180 SID with water.

Children 6-11 yoa: 30mg BID with water.

Adults and children 12 yoa and older: 60mg BID or 180 SID with water.
Allegra-D 12 Hour

Indication
Fexofenadine HCl & Pseudoephedrine

Relief of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 12 yoa and older.
Allegra-D 12 Hour

Recommended dose
Fexofenadine HCl & Pseudoephedrine

Adults and children 12 yoa and older: one tablet BID.
Allopurinol

Indication
Allopurinol

Management of patients with signs and symptoms of primary or secondary gout.

Management of patients with leukemia, lymphoma and malignancies who are receiving cancer therapy, which causes elevation of serum and urinary uric acid levels.

Management of patients with recurrent calcium oxalate calculi whose daily uric acid excretion exceeds 800mg/day in male patients and 750mg/day in female patients.
Allopurinol

Recommended dose
Allopurinol

Minimal effective dose: 100-200mg/day

Average dose: 200-300mg (mild), 400-600mg (severe)

Maximal recommended dose: 800mg/day

Prevention dose: 600-800mg/day for 2-3 days with high fluid intake.

Recommended management dose: 200-300mg/day in divided doses or as the single equivalent.
Alphagan P

Indication
Brimonidine Tartrate

Lowering of intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertention.
Alphagan P

Recommended dose
Brimonidine Tartrate

One drop of Alphagan P in the affected eye(s) TID, approximately 8 hours apart.
Xanax

Indication
Alprazolam

Management of anxiety disorder or the short-term relief of symptoms of anxiety.Treatment of panic disorder, with or without agoraphobia.
Xanax

Recommended dose
Alprazolam

Initial dose: 0.25-0.5mg TID.

Maximum daily dose: 4mg.

Dosing range: 1-10mg/day

Mean dose: 5-6mg/day
Altace

Indication
ramipril

Patients 55 yoa or older at high risk of developing a major cardiovascular event because of a history of coronary artery disease, stroke, peripheral vascular disease, or diabetes.Treatment of hypertension.
Altace

Recommended dose
ramipril

Initial dose: 2.5mg SID for 1 week, 5mg SID for the next 3 weeks, then increased as tolerated, to a maintenance dose of 10mg SID.Maximum dose: Usual maintenance dose: 2.5-20mg/day administered as a single dose or in 2 equally divided doses.If capsule cannot be swallowed: The capsule can be opened and the contents sprinkled on a small amount (~4oz) of applesauce or mixed in 4oz(120ml) of water or apple juice. The mixture can be pre-prepared and stored for up to 24 hours at room temperature or up to 48 hours under refrigeration.
Amaryl

Indication
Glimepiride

Usual starting dose: 1-2mg SID with breakfast or the first main meal.Maximum starting dose: 2mgUsual maintenance dose: 1-4mg SID.Maximum recommended dose: 8mg SID

Adjunct to diet and exercise to lower the blood glucose in patients with noninsulin-dependent (type 2) diabetes mellitus, whose hyperglycemia cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone.Use in combination with insulin to lower blood glucose in patients whose hyperglycemia cannot be controlled by diet and exercise in conjunction with an oral hypoglycemic agent.
Amaryl

Recommended dose
Glimepiride

Usual starting dose: 1-2mg SID with breakfast or the first main meal.Maximum starting dose: 2mgUsual maintenance dose: 1-4mg SID.Maximum recommended dose: 8mg SID
Ambien

Indication
Zolpidem

Short term treatment of insomnia.
Ambien

Recommended dose
Zolpidem

10mg immediately before bedtime. Total dose should not exceed 10mg.
Cordarone

Indication
Amiodarone

Ventricular fibrillation or hemodynamically unstable ventricular tachycardia.
Cordarone

Recommended dose
Amiodarone

Loading dose: 800-1600mg/day for 1-3 weeksMaintenance dose: 400mg/daySince grapefruit juice is known to inhibit CYP3A4-mediated metabolism of oral amiodarone in the intestinal mucosa, resulting in increased plasma levels of amiodarone, grapefruit juice should not be taken during treatment with oral amiodarone.
Amitriptolyline

Indication
Amitriptolyline

Relief of symptoms of depression.
Amitriptolyline

Recommended dose
Amitriptolyline

Initial outpatient dosage for adults: 75mg/day, may increase to 150mg/day.Usual maintenance dose: 50-100mg/day
Amoxil

Indication
Amoxicillin

H.pylori eradication to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence
Amoxil

Recommended dose
Amoxicillin

Adults and pediatric patients >3 months dosing table: SEE END OF FILETriple therapy dosing: 1g Amoxil, 500mg clarithromycin, and 30mg lansoprazole, BID for 14 daysDual therapy dosing: 1g Amoxil and 30mg lansoprazole, TID for 14 days.
Augmentin

Recommended dose
Amoxicillin/Clavulanate

Usual adult dose: one 500mg tablet q12h, or one 250mg tablet q8h. For more severe infections and infections of the respiratory tract, the dose should be one 875mg tablet q12h, or one 500mg tablet q8h.
Adderall (CII)


Indication
Amphetamine Mixed Salts
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity.
Narcolepsy.
Adderall (CII)

Recommended dose
Amphetamine Mixed Salts

Starting dose for children 3-5 yoa: 2.5mg/dayStarting dose for children 6 yoa and older: 5mg SID or BIDUsual dose range: 5-60mg/day in divided doses.
Aricept

Indication
donepezil hydrochloride

Treatment of mild to moderate dementia of the Alzheimer’s type.
Aricept

Recommended dose
donepezil hydrochloride

Effective doses: 5mg and 10mg SID
Astelin

Indication
azelastine hydrochloride

Treatment of the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis such as rhinorrhea, sneezing, and nasal pruritus in adults and children 5 years and older.
Treatment of the symptoms of vasomotor rhinitis, such as rhinorrhea, nasal congestion and postnasal drip in adults and children 12 years and older.
Astelin

Recommended dose
azelastine hydrochloride

Children 5-11 yoa: one spray per nostril BID.Adults and children 12 yoa and older: one or two sprays per nostril BID.Adults and children 12 yoa and older: two sprays per nostril BID.
Atacand

Indication
candesartan cilexetil

Treatment of hypertension.

Treatment of heart failure to reduce the risk of death from cardiovascular causes and reduce hospitalization for heart failure.
Atacand

Recommended dose
candesartan cilexetil

Usual recommended starting dose: 16mg SIDTotal daily dose range: 8-32mgInitial dose: 4mg SIDTarget dose: 32mg SID
TENORMIN

Indication
Atenolol

Management of hypertension.

Long-term management of patients with angina pectoris
TENORMIN

Recommended dose
Atenolol

Initial dose: one 50mg tablet SIDIncreased to: one 100mg tablet SIDInitial dose: one 50mg tablet SIDIncreased to: one 100mg tablet SID, some may need to take 200mg SID
TENORETIC

Indication
Atenolol/Chlorthalidone

Treatment of hypertension.
TENORETIC

Recommended dose
Atenolol/Chlorthalidone

Initial dose: one 50mg tablet SIDIncrease to: one 100mg tablet SID
Augmentin XR

Indication
Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Acid

bacterialm sinusitis

Community-acquired pneumonia
Augmentin XR

Recommended dose
Amoxicillin/Clavulanate Acid

Recommended dose and according to the table: 4000mg/250mg daily according to the following:

bacterialm sinusitis
2 tablets q12h 10 days

Community-acquired pneumonia 2 tablets q12h 7-10 days