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Indication

Avalide
Irbesartan-Hydrochlorothiazide

Treatment of hypertension.
Recommended dose

Avalide
Irbesartan-Hydrochlorothiazide

Usual dose: one tablet SID.
Indication

Avandia
Rosiglitazone Maleate

Adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.·
Monotherapy· Use in combination with a sulfonylurea, metformin, or insulin when diet, exercise, and a single agent do not result in adequate glycemic control.·
Use in combination with a sulfonylurea plus metformin when diet, exercise, and both agents do not result in adequate glycemic control.
Recommended dose

Avandia
Rosiglitazone Maleate

Starting dose: 4mg SID or divided and administered in the morning and evening.Increased to: 8mg SID as monotherapy or in combination with metformin, sulfonylurea, or sulfonylurea plus metformin.
Indication

Avapro
Irbesartan

Treatment of hypertension.Treatment of diabetic nephropathy with an elevated serum creatinine and proteinurea in patients with type 2 diabetes and hypertension.
Recommended dose

Avapro
Irbesartan

Initial dose: 150mg SIDTitrated to: 300mg SIDTarget maintenance dose: 300mg SID.
Indication

Avelox
Moxifloxacin HCl
Infection Acute bacterial sinusitisAcute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitisCommunity acquired pneumoniaUncomplicated skin and skin structure infectionsComplicated skin and skin structure infectionsComplicated intra abdominal infections.
Recommended dose

Avelox
Moxifloxacin HCl

Daily dose Duration 400mg 10 days

400mg 5 days

400mg 7-14 days

400mg 7 days

400mg 7-21 days

400mg 5-14 days
Indication

Zithromax
Azithromycin

Treatment of patients with mild to moderate acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, community acquired pneumonia of mild severity, pharyngitis/tonsillitis (as second line therapy), and uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections.Treatment of genital ulcer disease due to Haemophilus ducreyi, non-gonococcal urethritis and cervicitis due to Clostridium trachomatis.Treatment of urethritis and cervicitis due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae.Treatment of children with acute otitis media and community acquired pneumonia.Children with pharyngitis/tonsillitis.
Recommended dose

Zithromax
Azithromycin

Adult dose: 500mg as a single dose on the first day, then 250mg SID on days 2-5.

Adult dose: single 1g dose.

Adult dose: single 2g dose10mg/kg as a single dose on the first day, then 5mg/kg on days 2-5.12mg/kg SID for 5 days.
Indication

Kemstro is trade name for orally disintegrating tablet
Baclofen

Useful for the alleviation of signs and symptoms of spasticity resulting from multiple sclerosis, particularly for the relief of flexor spasms and concomitant pain, clonus, and muscular rigidity.
Recommended dose

Kemstro is trade name for orally disintegrating tablet
Baclofen

Optimum effect dose range: 40-80 mg/day.

Maximum daily dose: 80mg/day
Indication

Bactroban
Mupirocin

Topical treatment of impetigo.
Recommended dose

Bactroban
Mupirocin

A small amount of mupirocin ointment 2% should be applied to the affected area three times daily. The area treated may be covered with gauze dressing if desired.
Indication

Lotensin
Benazepril

Treatment of hypertension.
Recommended dose

Lotensin
Benazepril

Adult initial dose: 10mg SID.Usual adult maintenance dose range: 20-40mg/day as a single dose or in 2 equally divided doses.

Pediatric starting dose: 0.2mg/kg SID.

Instruction for preparation of a 2mg/ml oral suspension: Add 75ml of Ora-Plus oral suspending vehicle to an amber polyethylene terephthalate(PET) bottle containing fifteen Lotensin 20mg tablets, and shake for at least 2 minutes. Allow the suspension to stand for a minimum of 1 hour. After the standing time, shake the suspension for a minimum of 1 additional minute. Add 75ml of Ora-Sweet oral syrup vehicle to the bottle and shake the suspension to disperse the ingredien
Indication

Benicar
Olmesartan Medoxomil

Treatment of hypertension.
Recommended dose

Benicar
Olmesartan Medoxomil

Usual recommended starting dose: 20mg SID.Increased to: 40mg.
Indication

Benicar HCT
Olmesartan Medoxomil-Hydrochlorothiazide

Treatment of hypertension.
Recommended dose

Benicar HCT
Olmesartan Medoxomil-Hydrochlorothiazide

Dose range: 12.5-50mg SID.Dosing regimen:
Indication

BenzaClin
Clindamycin & Benzoyl Peroxide gel

Topical treatment of acne vulgaris.
Recommended dose

BenzaClin
Clindamycin & Benzoyl Peroxide gel

BenzaClin topical gel should be applied BID, morning and evening, or as directed by a physician, to affected areas after the skin is gently washed, rinsed with warm water and patted dry.
Indication

Benzonatate
Benzonatate

Symptomatic relief of cough.
Recommended dose

Benzonatate
Benzonatate

Usual dose in adults and children over 10 yoa: one 100mg softgel TID.
Indication

Benztropine
Benztropine

Used as an adjunct in the therapy of all forms of parkinsonism.
Recommended dose

Benztropine
Benztropine

Usual daily dose and range: 1-2mg/day with a range of 0.5-6mg
Recommended dose

Biaxin XL
Clarithromycin

Adult dosage guidelines table:

SEE END OF FILEAdult dosing for dual therapy:

500mg Biaxin TID, and 40mg omeprazole SID for 14 days.

500mg Biaxin BID or TID and 400mg ranitidine bismuth citrate BID for 14 days.

Adult dosing for triple therapy:

500mg Biaxin, 30mg lansoprazole, and 1g amoxicillin. BID for 10-14 days.

500mg Biaxin, 20mg omeprazole, and 1g amoxicillin. BID for 10 days.

500mg BID in adults, and 7.5mg/kg BID up to 500mg BID in children.
Indication

Biaxin XL
Clarithromycin

H. pylori eradication to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence.Mycobacterial infection.
Recommended dose

Wellbutrin SR
Bupropion HCL

Usual adult target dose: 150mg BID.
Indication

Wellbutrin SR
Bupropion HCL Treatment of depression.
Indication

Buspar
Buspirone

Management of anxiety disorders or the short term relief of the symptoms of anxiety.
Recommended dose

Buspar
Buspirone

Initial dose: 5mg TID.

Maximum daily dose: 60mg/day
Indication

Floricet
Butalbital, Acetaminophen, & Caffeine

Relief of the symptom complex of tension headache.
Recommended dose

Floricet
Butalbital, Acetaminophen, & Caffeine

Regular dosing: 1-2 tablets q4h prn.Maximum dose: 6 tablets
Indication

Captopril
Captopril

Treatment of hypertension.
Recommended dose

Captopril
Captopril

Initial dose: 25mg BID or TID.Increased to without diuretic: 50mg BID or TID.Increased to with diuretic: 100mg BID or TID. If necessary to 150mg BID or TID.
Indication

CARBATROL
Carbamazepine XR

Use as an anticonvulsant drug.Treatment of the pain associated with true trigeminal neuralgia.
Recommended dose

CARBATROL
Carbamazepine XR

Adult and children over 12 yoa initial dose: 200mg BID.
Maintenance dose: adjust dose to the min effective level, usually 800-1200mg/day.
Initial dose: one 200mg capsule.Increased to: up to 200mg/day q12h until 1200mg/day.
Maintenance dose: most patients 400-800mg/day. Some 200mg/day or 1200mg/day.
Indication

Sinemet
Carbidopa- Levodopa

Treatment of the symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease, post-encephalitic parkinsonism, and symptomatic parkinsonism which may follow injury to the nervous system by carbon monoxide intoxication and/or manganese intoxication.
Recommended dose

Sinemet
Carbidopa- Levodopa

Initial dose: one tablet of Sinemet 25-100 TID.Increased by: one tablet everyday or every other day, as necessary, until a dosage of 8 tablets of Sinemet 25-100 a day is reached.
Indication

Soma
Carisoprodol

Adjunct to rest, physical therapy and other measures of the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.
Recommended dose

Soma
Carisoprodol

Usual adult dose: one 350mg TID and HS
Indication

Tiazac
Diltiazem HCl

Treatment of hypertension.Treatment of chronic stable angina.
Recommended dose

Tiazac
Diltiazem HCl

Usual starting dose: 120-240mg SID.Usual dosage range: 120-540mg SID.Starting dose: 120-180mg SID.Increase to: up to 540mg SID
Recommended dose

Cefzil
Cefprozil

Dosing table for 2 yoa and older: SEE END OF FILE.
Indication

Celebrex
Celecoxib

Relief of the signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis.Relief of the signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis in adults.Relief of of signs and symptoms of ankylosing spondylitis.Management of acute painTreatment of primary dysmenorrhea.Reduce the number of adenomatous colorectal polyps in familial adenomatous polyposis.
Recommended dose

Celebrex
Celecoxib

200mg SID or 100mg BID.100-200mg BID.200mg SID or 100mg BID.400mg initially, 200mg BID.400mg initially, 200mg BID.400mg BID with food.
Indication

Keflex
Cephalexin

Streptococcal pharyngitis, skin and skin structure infection, uncomplicated cystitis in patients over 15 yoa.
Recommended dose

Keflex
Cephalexin

Adult dosage range: 1-4g daily in divided doses.

Usually 250mg q6h.500mg q12h
Indication

PerioChip
Chlorhexidine gluconate

Adjunct to scaling and root planning procedures for reduction of pocket depth in patients with adult periodontitis.
Recommended dose

PerioChip
Chlorhexidine gluconate

One PerioChip inserted into a periodontal pocket with probing pocket depth (PD)>=5mm. Up to 8 PerioChips may be inserted in a single visit. Treatment is recommended to be administered once every three months in pockets with PD remaining >=5mm.
Indication

Cialis
Tadalafil

Treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Recommended dose

Cialis
Tadalafil

Starting dose: 10mg, taken prior to anticipated sexual activity.Increased to: 20mg.
Recommended dose

Clindamycin
Clindamycin

Adult dosing for serious infections: 150-300mg q6h.Adult dosing for more severe infections: 300-450mg q6h.
Recommended dose

Cipro
Ciprofloxacin

Adult dosage guidelines table: SEE END OF FILE.
Indication

Celexa
Citalopram hydrobromide

Treatment of depression.
Recommended dose

Celexa
Citalopram hydrobromide

Initial dose: 20mg SID.
Increased to: 40mg/day.
Indication

Clarinex
Desloratadine

Relief of the nasal and non-nasal symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in patients 2 yoa and older.Relief of the nasal and non-nasal symptoms of prennial allergic rhinitis in patients 6 months of age and older.Symptomatic relief of pruritus, reduction in the number of hives, and size of hives, in patients with chronic idiopathic urticaria 6 months of age and older.
Recommended dose

Clarinex
Desloratadine

Children 12 months of age and over: ½ teaspoonful (1.25mg/2.5ml) SID.
Adults and children 12 yoa and over: one 5mg tablet SID or 2 teaspoonfuls (5mg/10ml) SID.
Indication

Clindamycin
Clindamycin

Treatment of serious infections caused by susceptible anaerobic bacteria.
Indication

Cleocin T topical Solution & Lotion
Clindamycin topical

Treatment of acne vulgaris.
Recommended dose

Cleocin T topical Solution & Lotion
Clindamycin topical

Apply a thin film of Cleocin T Topical Solution, Cleocin T Topical Lotion, Cleocin T Topical Gel, or use a Cleocin T Topical Soluciton pledget for the application of Cleocin T twice daily to affected area. More than one pledget may be used. Each pledget should be used only once and then be discarded.
Indication

Temovate
Clobetasol propionate

Relief of the inflammatory and pruritic manifestations of corticosteroid-responsive dermatoses.
Recommended dose

Temovate
Clobetasol propionate

Apply a thin layer of Temovate cream or ointment to the affected skin areas BID and rub in gently and completely. Treatment should be limited to 2 consecutive weeks and amounts greater than 50g/week should not be used.
Indication

Klonopin
Clonazepam

Useful alone or as an adjunct in the treatment of the Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, akinetic and myoclonic seizures.Treatment for the treatment panic disorder.
Recommended dose

Klonopin
Clonazepam

Initial adult dose: not exceed 1.5mg/day divided into three doses.Maximum recommended daily dose: 20mg.Initial adult dose: 0.25mg BID.Optimal effect dose: 1mg/day.
Indication

Clonidine
Clonidine

Treatment of hypertension.
Recommended dose

Clonidine
Clonidine

Initial dose: 0.1mg tablet BID (am and hs).Maintenance dose: further increments of 0.1mg/day maybe made if necessary until the desired response is achieved. The therapeutic doses most commonly employed have ranged from 0.2-0.6mg/day given in divided doses
Indication

Lotrisone
Clotrimazole and Betamethasone

Topical treatment of tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis.
Recommended dose

Lotrisone
Clotrimazole and Betamethasone

Gently massage sufficient Lotrisone cream into the affected and surrounding skin areas BID, am and pm, for 2 weeks in tinea cruris and tinea corporis and for 4 weeks in tinea pedis. The use of Lotrisone cream for longer than 4 weeks is not recommended
Indication

Cholchicine
Colchicine

Specifically indicated for the treatment and relief of pain attacks of acute gouty arthritis.
Recommended dose

Cholchicine
Colchicine

Usual initial dose: 1-1.2mg (two 0.5mg granules or two 0.6mg tablets)Follow up: one unit of either preparation (granule or tablet) q1h, or two units q2h until pain is relieved or until diarrhea ensues
Indication

Combivent
Ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate. Albuterol is the official generic name in the United States

Use in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) on a regular aerosol bronchodilator who continue to have evidence of bronchospasm and who require a second bronchodilator.
Recommended dose

Combivent
Ipratropium bromide and albuterol sulfate. Albuterol is the official generic name in the United States

Two inhalations QID. Patients may take additional inhalations as required. However the total number of inhalations should not exceed 12 in 24 hours.
Indication

Concerta
Methylphenidate

(Ex-R Tablets Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Indication

Coreg
Carvedilol

Treatment of mild to severe heart failure of ischemic or cardiomyopathic origin to increase survival and also, reduce the risk of hospitalization.Management of essential hypertension.
Recommended dose

Coreg
Carvedilol

Starting dose: 3.125mg BID for 2 weeks.Maximum dose: 50mg BID to patients with mild-to-moderate heart failure weighing over 85kg (187lbs).Starting dose: 6.25mg BID.Maximum dose: 50mg.
Indication

Cosopt
Dorzolamide HCl/Timolol
Maleate

Reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension who are insufficiently responsive to beta-blockers.
Recommended dose

Cosopt
Dorzolamide HCl/Timolol
Maleate

One drop Cosopt in the affected eye(s) BID.
Indication

Cozaar
Losartan Potassium

Treatment of hypertension.Treatment of diabetic nephropathy with an elevated serum creatinine and proteinuria in patients with type 2 diabetes and a history of hypertension.
Recommended dose

Cozaar
Losartan Potassium

Usual adult starting dose: 50mg SID.Adult total daily dose: 25-100mg/day.Pediatric usual recommended starting dose: 0.7mg/kg SID.Preparation of oral suspension: Add 10ml of Purified water USP to an 8 ounce (240ml) amber polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle containing ten 50mg Cozaar tablets. Immediately shake for 1 minute to disperse the tablet contents. Separately prepare a 50/50 volumetric mixture of Ora-Plus and Ora-Sweet SF. Add 190ml of the 50/50 Ora-Plus/Ora-Sweet SF mixture to the tablet and water slurry in the PET bottle and shake for 1 minute to disperse the ingredients. The suspension should be refrigerated at 2-8oC and can be stored for up to 4 weeks. Usual starting dose: 50mg SID.Increased to: 100mg SID based on blood pressure response.
Indication

Crestor
Rosuvastatin Calcium

As an adjunt to diet to reduce elevated total-C, LDL-C, ApoB, TG levels, and to increase HDL-c in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia.
Recommended dose

Crestor
Rosuvastatin Calcium

Usual starting dose: 10mg SID.Dose range: 5-40mg SID.
Indication

Flexeril
Cyclobenzaprine HCl

Adjunct to rest and physical therapy for relief of muscle spasm associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.
Recommended dose

Flexeril
Cyclobenzaprine HCl

Recommended dose: 5mg TID.Increased to: 10mg TID.
Indication

Cymbalta
Duloxetine HCl

Treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD).Management of neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Recommended dose

Cymbalta
Duloxetine HCl

Total dose range: 40-60mg/day given as 20mg BID or 30mg BID.Total dose: 60mg/day SID.