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This booklet provides information for 200 drugs in alphabetical order with information such as the brand, generic, pronunciation, classification, indication for use action, dosage, route, adverse reaction, and interaction.


Drug List Booklet 

Jassmin Hernandez


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  • Abilify (aripiprazole)
  • Pronunciation: Ar-i-pip-ra-zole
  • Classification: antipsychotic
  • IFU: schizophrenia
  • Action: It works by changing the action of chemicals in the brain.
  • Dosage: 10mg, 30mg, 15mg, 5mg
  • Route: orally
  • Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, drowsiness, dyskinesia
  • Interactions: dementia, hyperglycemia/diabetes, weight gain, liver disease, parkinsonism, seizure disorders 


  • AcipHex (RABEprazole)
  • Pronunciation:  ra·bep·ra·zole
  • Classification: PPI (Proton-Pump Inhibitor)  
  • IFU: GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease aka Acid Reflux)
  • Route: Oral 
  • Dosage: 20 mg ; 5 mg ; 10 mg 
  • Action: Decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. 
  • Adverse Reaction: Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste,
    change in taste, & cough or hoarseness
  • Interactions: atazanavir, clopidogrel, dasatinib, & erlotinib


  • Actoplus met(pioglitazone/metformin)
  • Pronunciation:pye-ph-gli-ta-zone/met-for-min
  • Classification: Biguanide/thiazolidinedione 
  • IFU: Type 2 diabetes mellitus 
  • Route: Orally 
  • Dosage:45 mg/2000 mg  
  • Action: To improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
  • Adverse Reaction:Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, stomach upset, diarrhea, etc.
  • Interactions: Angiografin, arava, aubagio, cardiogrfin, cholografin meglumine, cholografin meglumine, etc.




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  • Actos(Pioglitazone)
  • Pronunciation:  Pi-o-glit-a-zone
  • Classification: Thiazolidinedione
  • IFU: Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Route: Oral
  • Dosage: 15 mg to 45 mg
  • Action:  Is used along with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood high sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes.
  • Adverse Reaction:  Chest pain,  Decreased urine output, dilated neck veins, extreme fatigue, irregular breathing, irregular heartbeat, and shortness of breath.
  • Interactions: Arava, aubagio, gatifloxacin, gemfibrozil, juxtapid, and kynamro, 


  • Adderall XR (dextroamphetamine/amphetamine)
  • Pronunciation:  AD-DeR-All
  • Classification: CNS Stimulant
  • IFU: ADHD
  • Action: It works by changing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain.
  • Dosage: Capsule,Tablet 40mg, 60mg, 75 kg, 30 mg, 75 kg
  • Route: By mouth
  • Adverse Reaction: headache, insomnia, weight loss, anorexia, nausea
  • Interactions: Cardiovascular, glaucoma, agitation, hypertension, Liver disease, seizures 


  • Advair Diskus (fluticasone/ salmeterol)
  • Pronunciation: floo-TIK-a-sone/sal-MEE-ter-ol
  • Classification: Beta-2 Agonist/ Corticosteroid
  • IFU: Asthma, COPD
  • Route:orally through an inhaler
  • Dosage:250mcg/50mcg
  • Action: prevents asthma attacks
  • Adverse reaction:Headache dizziness nausea vomiting....
  • Interactions:Selected immunosuppressants/talimogene laherparepvec


  • Ambien (zolpidem)
  • Pronunciation: zol-pi-dem
  • Classification:Gamma- Aminobutyric Acid Agonist
  • IFU: Imsomnia
  • Action: It affects chemicals in your brain that may become unbalanced and cause sleep problems (insomnia)
  • Dosage: 5mg, 10mg, 
  • Route: Orally
  • Adverse Reaction: Loss of coordination, nausea, headache, diarrhea, muscle pain, dizziness


  • Interactions: Glaucoma, liver disease, depression, renal dysfunction
  • Amoxil (Amoxicillin)
  • Pronunciation: am OX i sil on 
  • Classification: Penicillin Antibiotic 
  • IFU: Bacterial Infection 
  • Action: Its bactericidal action against susceptible bacteria during the stage of active multiplication. It acts through the inhibition of cell wall biosynthesis that leads to the death of bacteria.
  • Dosage: 500 mg for adults and 30 mg/kg/day for infants
  • Route: Oral
  • Adverse Reaction: Skin rash, hives, swelling of the face, lips or tongue, and breathing problems.
  • Interactions: Albuterol, Ambien, Ativan, and Cipro.


  •  AndroGel (testosterone (topical)
  • Pronunciation: tess-toss-te-rone jel
  • Classification: Androgen
  • IFU: Hypogonadism
  • Route: Topical 
  • Dosage: TESTOSTERONE 50mg in 5g
  • Action: AndroGel contains testosterone, a naturally occurring male hormone necessary for many processes in the body. It works by replacing or supplementing the testosterone that is naturally made in the body.
  • Adverse Reaction: Pain, redness, blurred vision, and trouble with breathing 
  • Interactions: Lyrica, aspirin, amlodipine



  • Aggrenox (aspirin/dipyridamole)
  • Pronunciation: AS pi rin / dye peer ID a mole
  • Classification: antiplatelet
  • IFU: Thrombotic Stroke Prevention
  • Action: reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation.
  •  Dipyridamole keeps platelets in your blood from sticking together to form clots. Aggrenox is used to reduce the risk of stroke in people who have had blood clots or a "mini-stroke"
  • Route: P.O.
  • Dosage: cap 25mg/200mg
  • Adverse Reaction: abdominal or stomach pain, vomiting, acid or sour stomach, belching, diarrhea, difficulty with moving
  • Interactions: corticosteroids, mifepristone, ginkgo biloba, other drugs that can cause bleeding/bruising including antiplatelet drugs


  • Altace (Ramipril)
  • Pronunciation: RAM i pril 
  • Classification: ACE Inhibitor
  • IFU: Hypertension
  • Action: By inhibiting the enzymes, the ACE inhibitor relaxes the muscles around the small arteries. 
  • Dosage: 2.5mg twice a day or 5 mg per day. A patient who becomes hypotensive may have the dose of 1.25mg twice daily. 
  • Route: Oral 
  • Adverse Reaction: Coughing, tired feeling, headache, spinning sensation, and nausea. 
  • Interactions: Angioedema, hemodialysis, hyperkalemia, and renal dysfunction. 


  • Alphagan P (Brimonidine tartrate) 
  • Pronunciation:Alpha-Gan P
  • Classification:Alpha-agonist  
  • IFU:Glaucoma  
  • Route:Drops  
  • Dosage: 1 ml, 10 ml
  • Action: Treats facial redness caused by rosacea in its topical form.
  • Adverse Reaction: Skin irritation, itching, hives, swelling in face, etc
  • Interactions:albuterol, aspirin, lumigan, metformin, nexium, omeprazole, etc.



  • Aricept (donepezil)
    Pronunciation: don-ep-e-zil
    Classification: Cholinesterase Inhibitor
    IFU: Alzheimer’s disease
    Action: it works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine
    Dosage: 5mg, 10mg, 23mg,
    Route:Orally
    Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, fatigue, headache
    Interactions:Bradycardia, bronchospasm, pud, seizures

    Armour thyroid(desiccated thyroid extract)
    Pronunciation: Ar-mour thy-roid
    Classification: Thyroid
    IFU:  Hypothyroidism.
    Route:  Orally
    Dosage: 15 mg, 30 mg 60 mg, 90 mg, 120 mg, 180 mg, 240 mg, 300 mg.
    Action: Regulates cell growth and differentiation and increases metabolic rate of body tissues: effects mediated at cellular level.
    Adverse Reaction:  insomnia, tremors, headache, palpitation, angina pectoris, hypertension, etc.
    Interactions: Anticoagulants, catecholamines, sympathomimetics.

    Asacol (mesalamine)
    Pronunciation:  me-SAL-a-meen
    Classification: Inflammatory bowel disease
    IFU: X  
    Route: oral capsule delayed release, oral capsule extended release, oral tablet, oral tablet delayed release, oral tablet enteric coated
    Dosage: 250 mg ; 400 mg ; 4 g/60 mL ; 500 mg ; 800 mg ; 1.2 g ; 1000 mg ; 0.375 g
    Action: treating and causing remission of various forms of mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the colon).
    Adverse Reaction: Abdominal or stomach pain (severe), bloody diarrhea & rectal bleeding
    Interactions: adefovir, cidofovir, & deferasirox

  • Asmanex® Twisthaler (mometasone)
  • Pronunciation: moe-met-a-sone
  • Classification: Corticosteroid
  • IFU: Asthma
  • Route: inhalant
  • Dosage: Mometasone Furoate 220ug
  • Action: Asmanex Twisthaler contains mometasone, a corticosteroid medicine. Mometasone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.
  • Adverse Reaction: body aches, congestion, cough
  • Interactions: prednisone, simvastatin, spiriva
  • Astelin (azelastine)
    Pronunciation: a ZEL uh steen
    Classification: Histamine-1 (H1) Inhibitor
    IFU: Respiratory Allergies
    Route: Nasal Inhaler
    Dosage: 30ml
    Action: allergic itching eyes
    Adverse Reaction: bitter taste in the mouth,drowsiness, dizziness,
    Interactions: Advair Diskus (fluticasone / salmeterol)albuterol.Allegra (fexofenadine)Cymbalta (duloxetine)

    Atacand (Candesartan Cilexetil)
    Pronunciation: KAN-de-SAR-tan
    Classification: ARB
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Candesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.
    Dosage: 4mg, 8 mg, 16mg, and 32 mg tablets
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Ear congestion or pain, head congestion, runny or stuffy nose, and sneezing.
    Interactions: Crestor, Cymbalta, Lasix, Norvasc, and Synthroid.

    Ativan (Lorazepam)
    Pronunciation: Lor-a-ze-pam
    Classification: Benzodiazepine
    IFU:  Anxiety
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage: 1mg, 2mg, 0.5mg, 4mg/mL, 2mg/mL, 1mg/mL
    Action: Affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety, treats anxiety disorders
    Adverse Reaction: Drowsiness, Relaxed and Calm state, Sleepiness  
    Interactions: Abilify, Ambien, Cymbalta, Lexapro, Lyrica, Norco, Seroquel, Zoloft

    Augmentin (Amoxicillin/clavulanate)
    Pronunciation: am OKS i sil in KLAV yoo la nate
    Classification: Penicillin Combination Antibiotic
    IFU: Bacterial Infection
    Action: Amoxicillin fight bacteria through the body.
    Dosage: Adult dose is 500mg tablets every 12 hours, 250 mg tablet every 8 hours, 875 mg tablet every 12 hours, and 500 mg tablet every 8 hours.
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Fever, confusion, weakness, bruising, and bleeding.
    Interactions: Albuterol, amlodipine, amoxicillin, doxycycline, and lisinopril.

  • Avalide (Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Pronunciation: ir-be-SAR-tan/HYE-droe-KLOR-oh-THYE-a-zide
    Classification:ARB/Diuretic
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Irbesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow. Hydrochlorothiazide helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt.
    Dosage: 150mg/12.5mg, 300mg/12.5mg and 300mg/25mg tablets
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Abdominal or stomach pain, bloody or cloudy urine, chest pain and confusion.
    Interactions: Celebrex, Lexapro, Lyrica, Nexium, and Plavix.

    Avapro (Irbesartan)
    Pronunciation: ir-be-SAR-tan
    Classification: ARB
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Irbesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.
    Dosage: 75mg, 150mg, and 300mg tablets
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Chills, cold sweats, confusion, dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness.
    Interactions: Aspirin, Fish oil, Lipitor, Metformin, and Metoprolol.

    Avelox (Moxifloxacin)
    Pronunciation: moxi FLOX a sin
    Classification: Quinolone Antibiotic 
    IFU: Bacterial Infection 
    Action: Is used to treat different types of bacterial infections of the skin, sinuses, lungs, or the stomach. It is also used to treat and prevent a plague.
    Dosage: 400 mg for injections and tablets 
    Route: Oral and Injections 
    Adverse Reaction: Rash, diarrhea, dizziness, and vomiting
    Interactions: Lipitor, Nexium, Spiriva, and Lasix

    Avodart (dutasteride)
    Pronunciation: ( doo TAS ter ide)
    Classification: 5- Alpha  Reductase Inhibitor
    IFU:  BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  0.5 mg,
    Action:  prevents the conversion of testosterone to DHT in the body
    Adverse Reaction:  fatigue, chest pain, weight gain, wheezing, skin rash, hives
    Interactions: Liver Disease


  • B
  • Bactrim (Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole)
  • Pronunciation: trye METH oh prim and SUL fa meth OX a zole
  • Classification: Sulfa Antibiotic
  • IFU: Bacterial Infection
  • Action: It is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections (such as middle ear, urine, respiratory, and intestinal infections). It is also used to prevent and treat a certain type of pneumonia
  • Dosage:  400 mg-80 mg ; 800 mg-160 mg ; 200 mg-40 mg/5 mL ; 80 mg-16 mg/mL
  • Route: Oral 
  • Adverse Reaction: Skin rash, joint pain, trouble breathing, and fever. 
  • Interactions: Acetaminophen, albuterol, amoxicillin, and Ativan

  • Bactroban (Mupirocin)
  • Pronunciation: myoo PEER oh sin 
  • Classification: Topical Antibacterial
  • IFU: Skin Infection
  • Action: Bactroban (mupirocin) is an antibiotic that prevents bacteria from growing on your skin.
  • Dosages: 2% single use 1g tubes
  • Route: Topical 
  • Adverse reaction: nosebleed, severe burning, stinging
  • Interactions: Unknown 

  • Beconase AQ (beclomethasone)
  • Pronunciation: be-kloe-METH-ah-sone
  • Classification: Corticosteroid
  • IFU: Allergic Rhinitis
  • Route: Nasal Inhaled
  • Dosage: 00.5%
  • Action: Treats sneezing,congestion,runny nose
  • Adverse Reaction: sneezing, runny or stuffy nose; dryness or irritation in your nose or throat; nausea, headache, feeling light-headed
  • Interactions: Ocular Herpes Simplex; Ocular Toxicities; Osteoporosis

  • Benicar (Olmesartan)
  • Pronunciation: ol-me-SAR-tan
  • Classification: ARB
  • IFU: Hypertension
  • Action: Olmesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.
  • Dosage: 5mg, 20mg, and 40mg tablets
  • Route: Oral
  • Adverse Reaction: Back pain, dry mouth, diarrhea, flushed or dry skin and loss of appetite.
  • Interactions: Aspirin, Fish oils, Cymbalta, Omeprazole, and Tramadol
  • Benicar HCT (Olmesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide)
    Pronunciation: ol-me-SAR-tan/HYE-droe-KLOR-oh-THYE-a-zide
    Classification: ARB/Diuretic
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Olmesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow. Hydrochlorothiazide helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt.
    Dosage: 20mg/12.5mg, 40mg/12.5mg, and 40mg/25mg tablets
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Back pain, body aches or pain, chills, cough, and difficulty with breathing.
    Interactions: Gabapentin, Metoprolol Succinate ER, Omeprazole, Tramadol and Vitamin D3.

    BenzaClin (Benzoyl peroxide / Clindamycin)
    Pronunciation: BEN zoyl per OX ide / clin da MYE sin
    Classification:Topical antibacterial
    IFU: Acne
    Route: Topical ointment
    Dosage: 10mg 1%
    Action:Prevents bacteria from growing on the skin
    Interactions:No known drug interactions  

    Boniva (ibandronate)
    Pronunciation: iban·dro·nate
    Classification: Bisphosphonate  
    IFU: X
    Route: oral tablet & intravenous solution  
    Dosage:  2.5 mg ; 150 mg ; 3 mg/3 mL
    Action: Treating osteoporosis (weak bones) in women who are past menopause.
    Adverse Reaction: Bladder pain, bloody/cloudy urine, & chest pain
    Interactions: botulism immune globulin, cidofovir, & diatrizoate

    Buspar (Buspirone)
    Pronunciation:  Byoo-SPYE-rone
    Classification: Neurotransmitter agonist / antagonist
    IFU: Anxiety  
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage:  15mg, 7.5mg twice a day
    Action: Affects chemicals in brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety, used to treat symptoms of anxiety.  
    Adverse Reaction: Chest Pain, Confusion, Fast or Pounding Heartbeat, Fever, Incoordination  
    Interactions: Cymbalta, Lexapro, Prozac, Tramadol, Trazodone, Zoloft
  • Boniva (ibandronate)
    Pronunciation: iban·dro·nate
    Classification: Bisphosphonate   
    IFU: X
    Route: oral tablet & intravenous solution  
    Dosage:  2.5 mg ; 150 mg ; 3 mg/3 mL
    Action: Treating osteoporosis (weak bones) in women who are past menopause.
    Adverse Reaction: Bladder pain, bloody/cloudy urine, & chest pain 
    Interactions: botulism immune globulin, cidofovir, & diatrizoate

    Byetta(Exenatide)
    Pronunciation: Ex-en-a-tide
    Classification: GLP-1 receptor agonist
    IFU: Type 2 diabetes mellitus  
    Route:  by injection
    Dosage: 5mcg , 10mcg
    Action: Mimics the action of incretin which promotes endogenous insulin secretion and promotes other 
  • mechanisms of glucose-lowering
    Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, headache, jitteriness, and weakness.
    Interactions: Bexarotene, gatifloxacin, targeting, and tequin.

    Bystolic (Nebivolol)
    Pronunciation: ne-BIV-oh-lol
    Classification: Beta-blocker
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Lowers blood pressure which may lower risk of a stroke or heart attack.
    Dosage: 2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg, and 20mg tablets
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Mild headache, bloating or swelling of the face, arm, hands, lower legs or feet.
    Interactions: Amlodipine, Atorvastatin, Furosemide, Losartan, and Prednisone.

  • C
    Caduet (amlodipine / atorvastatin)
    Pronunciation: am LOE di peen and a TOR va sta tin
    Classification: CCB / HMG -CoA reductase
    IFU: hypertension / hyperlipidemia
    Route:  P.O.
    Dosage: tablet 2.5mg, 10mg
    Action: reduces levels of bad cholesterol and triglycerides, increases good level of cholesterol, and relaxes blood vessels
    Adverse Reaction: dizziness, edema, palpitations
    Interactions: increase blood pressure with ibuprofen and naproxen, increase risk for muscle and liver problems when combined with products that contain lovastatin
  • Catapres-TTS (Clonidine)
    Pronunciation: KLOE-ni-deen
    Classification: Alpha-Agonist
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Lowers blood pressure by decreasing the levels of certain chemicals in your blood.
    Dosage: 0.1mg, 0.2mg and 0.3mg tablets
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Constipation, darkening of the skin, decreased sexual ability, dry, itching eyes.
    Interactions: Ativan, Coreg, Klonopin, Lantus, and Norco.

    Combivent (ipratropium/ albuterol)
    Pronunciation:Com-bi-vent
    Classification: Anticholinergic/ Beta-2 Agonist
    IFU: Asthma
    Route:orally through inhaler
    Dosage:21mcg/120mcg
    Action:opens up airways
    Adverse reaction:headache dizziness nausea
    Interactions: diabetes hypokalemia renal dysfunction 

    Ciprodex (ciprofloxacin/ dexamethasone)
    Pronunciation: cip·ro·flox·a·cin /  dexa·meth·a·sone
    Classification: Quinolone/ corticosteroid
    IFU: Bacterial external ear infection 
    Route: Suspension (Otic: Ear drops) 
    Dosage: 0.3%-0.1% 
    Action: Cough, difficulty with swallowing,dizziness, & fast heartbeat
    Adverse Reaction: an antibiotic that treats infections caused by bacteria. Dexamethasone is a steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation.
    Interactions: Un-known

    CeleBREX (celecoxib)
    Pronunciation: cel·e·cox·ib 
    Classification: COX-2 Inhibitor 
    IFU: X  
    Route: oral capsule 
    Dosage: 50 mg ; 100 mg ; 200 mg ; 400 mg  
    Action:  Reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.  
    Adverse Reaction: Cough, fever, & skin rash 
    Interactions: adefovir, brexpiprazole, & cidofovir

  • Celexa (citalopram)
    Pronunciation: Ce-Le-Xa
    Classification: SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor)
    IFU: Depression
    Action: Improve the energy level and feelings of well being 
    Dosage: Tablet, Solution 40mg, 20mg
    Route: by mouth 
    Adverse Reaction: Drowsiness, nausea, insomnia, suicidal tendencies, agitation
    Interactions: Platelet function, Liver disease,weight loss, hyponatremia,renal dysfunction.

    Cheratussin AC (codeine/ guaifenesin)
    Pronunciation: KOE deen and gwye FEN a sin
    Classification:Antitussive/ Expectorant
    IFU:Cough Suppressant/ Expectorant
    Route:Oral syrup
    Dosage: 10mg/100mg per 5ml
    Action:prevents coughing
    Adverse reaction:Dizziness Drowsiness Headache
    Interactions:impaired Gi motility, liver disease….

    Cialis (tadalafil)
    Pronunciation: te-da-le-fil
    Classification: PDE-5 Inhibitor
    IFU: Erectile Dysfunction
    Route: oral
    Dosage: 10mg, 2.5mg, 5 mg 
    Action: increasing blood flow to the penis to help a man get and keep an erection
    Adverse Reaction: Headache, stomach upset, back pain, muscle pain, stuffy nose, flushing, or dizziness may occur
    Interactions: amlodipine,Aspirin Low Strength, atorvastatin, Crestor, Fish Oil, hydrochlorothiazide, Lipitor, lisinopril

    Cipro (Ciprofloxacin)
    Pronunciation: SIP roe FLOX a sin
    Classification: Quinolone Antibiotic 
    IFU: Bacterial Infection 
    Action: The inhibition of the enzymes in this medication help with DNA replication, transcription, repair, and recombination.
    Dosage: Tablets 500mg, 750mg, 250mg
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Severe dizziness, fainting, pain, and bruising.
    Interactions: Xanax, tylenol, Benadryl, and Nexium.
  • Cleocin (Clindamycin )
    Pronunciation: KLIN da MYE sin
    Classification: Lincomycin Antibiotic
    IFU: Bacterial Infection
    Action: It inhibits bacterial protein synthesis by binding to the ribosome.
    Dosage: Adults serious infections 150 to 300 mg even more severe 300 to 450 mg and for children 8 to 16 mg/kg/day.
    Route: Oral and intramuscular or intravenous
    Adverse Reaction: Abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
    Interactions: Zyrtec, Xanax, Omeprazole, and Sofran

    Combivent (ipratropium/ albuterol)
    Pronunciation: al BUE ter ol and IP ra TRO pee um
    Classification:bronchodilator
    IFU:used as a second bronchodialter for people with chronic obstuctive pulmonary disease
    Route:orally through inhaler
    Dosage:21mcg/120mcg
    Action:opens up airways
    Adverse reaction:headache dizziness nausea
    Interactions: diabetes hypokalemia renal dysfunction 

    Concerta (methylphenidate)
    Pronunciation: Con-sert-a
    Classification:CNS Stimulant
    IFU: ADHD
    Action: It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. 
    Dosage: Solution, powder, tablet, capsule, chew 27mg, 36mg, 54mg, 18mg
    Route:By mouth 
    Adverse Reaction: insomnia, nausea, decreased appetite, xerostomia, anxiety, hyperhidrosis, irritability
    Interactions: Glaucoma, liver disease, hypertension, seizures,agitation

    Coreg (Carvedilol)
    Pronunciation: KAR-ve-dil-ole
    Classification: Beta-blocker
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Treats heart failure and hypertension, it is also used after a heart attack that has caused your heart not to pump as well.
    Dosage: 3.125 mg, 6.25mg, 12.5mg, and 25mg tablets. 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg capsules
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Allergy, chest pain, discomfort, tightness, or heaviness, dizziness and fainting.
    Interactions: Coumadin, Digoxin, Simvastatin, Spironolactone, and Xanax
  • Cosopt (Dorzolamide tartrate)
  • Pronunciation: Dor-zo-lam-ide tart-trate
  • Classification: Beta-blocker/carbonic anhydrase inhibitor
  • IFU: Glaucoma
  • Route: Subcutaneou
  • Dosage: 100 units/ml in 10 ml, 3 mls
  • Action:  Lowers blood glucose
  • Adverse Reaction: Hypoglycemia, lipodystrophy, pruritus, erythema, and swelling.
  • Interactions: Corticosteroids, thyroid supplements, estrogens, isoniazid, niacin, phenothiazines, etc.

  • Coumadin (warfarin)
    Pronunciation: WAR far in
    Classification: Vitamin K antagonist 
    IFU: anticoagulation 
    Action: blood thinner 
    Route: P.O. 
    Dosage: tab 1mg, 2mg, 2.5mg, 3mg, 4mg, 5mg, 6mg, 7.5mg, 10mg
    Adverse Reaction: nausea, loss of appetite, stomach or abdominal pain, 
    Interactions: may react with medications applied to the skin or inside the vagina or rectum

    Cozaar (Losartan)
    Pronunciation: loe-SAR-tan
    Classification: ARB
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Losartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.
    Dosage: 25mg, 50mg, and 100mg tablets
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Abdominal or stomach pain, anxiety, bladder pain and bloody or cloudy urine.
    Interactions: Amlodipine, Atenolol, Furosemide, Metformin, and Norvasc.

    Crestor (rosuvastatin) 
    Pronunciation: roe-SOO-va-STAT-in
    Classification: HMG - CoA reductase inhibitor 
    IFU: hyperlipidemia
    Route: P.O.
    Dosage: tablets 5,g, 10mg, 20mg, 40mg 
    Action: lowers high cholesterol and triglycerides, slow atherosclerosis 
    Adverse Reaction: body aches, congestion, cough, dry or sore throat, headache, hoarseness
    Interactions: increased side effects with anticoagulants,



  • Cymbalta (Duloxetine) 
    Pronunciation: Du-LOX-e-teen 
    Classification: SNRI (Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor) 
    IFU: Depression 
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage:  20mg twice a day, or 30mg twice daily 
    Action: Selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor antidepressant that positively affects 
  • communication between nerve cells in the central nervous system.  
    Adverse Reaction:  Abdominal or Stomach Pain, Area Rash, Blindness, Blurred Vision, Chills, Cold Sweats, Confusion
    Interactions: Ambien, Flexeril, Gabapentin, Neurontin, Tramadol, Trazodone

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    Deltasone (predniSONE)
    Pronunciation: pred·ni·sone  
    Classification: Corticosteroid
    IFU: X  
    Route: oral solution, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet delayed release  
    Dosage: 2.5 mg ; 5 mg ; 20 mg ; 10 mg ; 50 mg ; 1 mg ; 5 mg/mL ; 5 mg/5 mL ; 2 mg  
    Action: Prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It also suppresses the immune system.
    Adverse Reaction: Aggression, agitation, & blurred vision
    Interactions: adalimumab, bcg, & cinoxacin

    Depakote ER (divalproex sodium)
    Pronunciation:  (dye val PRO ex)
    Classification: Neurologic
    IFU:  Seizure, Bipolar, Migraine
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  750 mg in divided doses daily
    Action:  affects chemicals in the body that are a cause of seizures
    Adverse Reaction:  abdominal pain, tremor, weight loss, skin rash, fever
    Interactions: alcohol, depression, liver disease,

    Detrol LA (tolterodine)
    Pronunciation: (tol-TER-oh-deen)
    Classification: Urinary Antispasmodic
    IFU:  Incontinence
    Route:  oral
    Dosage: 2 mg, 4 mg,    
    Action:  blocks a chemical that causes contractions of the bladder
    Adverse Reaction:  abnormal vision, bloody urine, pain, headache
    Interactions: alcohol, Myestenia Gravis, Cns

  • Diabeta (Glyburide)
    Pronunciation: Gli-bur-id
    Classification: Sulfonylurea
    IFU: Type 2 diabetes mellitus  
    Route: Orally
    Dosage: 2.5 to 5 mg, 1.25 to 20 mg/day, 1.5 to 3 mg, 0.75 to 12mg/day, and 6 mg.    
    Action: Increases insulin binding and sensitivity at receptor sites, stimulating insulin released from beta cells in pancreas and reducing blood glucose level.
    Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, and weakness.  
    Interactions: Androgens, chloramphenicol, clofibrate, guanethidine, etc.

    Diflucan (Fluconazole)
    Pronunciation: floo KOE na zole
    Classification: Antifungal
    IFU: Fungal Infection
    Action:  a highly selective inhibitor of fungal cytochrome P450 dependent enzyme lanosterol 14- α-demethylase. This enzyme functions to convert lanosterol to ergosterol.
    Dosage: The recommended dosage is 150 mg as a single oral dose.
    Route: Oral and intravenous
    Adverse Reaction: Pain, rash, severe blistering
    Interactions: Aspirin, benadryl, ibuprofen, and metformin.

    Differin (adapalene)
    Pronunciation: a DAP a leen
    Classification:hyperkeratosis
    IFU:Used as gel to be applied to problem areas
    Route: Topical gel
    Dosage: 0.1% 45g,75g; 0.3% 45g, 75g
    Action:treats acne vulgaris
    Adverse reaction: Irritation stinging tingling
    Interactions:Eczema

  • Dilantin (phenytoin)
    Pronunciation:  (FEN i toyn)
    Classification: Hydantoin
    IFU:   Epilepsy
    Route:  oral 
    Dosage:  5mg, 125 mg, 300 mg 
    Action:  slows down impulses in the brain that cause seizures
    Adverse Reaction:  confusion, constipation, depression, tremors, mood changes
    Interactions:alcohol, cardiotoxicity, hyperglycemia, suicidal tendencies
  • Diovan (Valsartan)
    Pronunciation: val-SAR-tan
    Classification: ARB
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Valsartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.
    Dosage: 40mg, 80mg, 160mg, 320mg tablets
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Cold or flu-like symptoms, difficulty with swallowing, and sore throat.
    Interactions: Crestor, Cymbalta, Omeprazole, Singulair, and Vitamin B12.

    Diovan HCT (valsartan / hydrochlorothiazide)
    Pronunciation: val-SAR-tan/HYE-droe-KLOR-oh-THYE-a-zide
    Classification: ARB / diuretic
    IFU: hypertension
    Route: P.O.
    Dosage: tablets 12.5mg/80mg; 12.5mg/160mg; 25mg/160mg; 12.5mg/320mg; 25mg/320mg
    Action: lowers high blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels
    Adverse Reaction: sore throat, cough, headache
    Interactions: ACE inhibitors, benazepril.lisinopril, birth control pills containing drospirenone increase level of potassium in the blood

    Desyrel (trazodone)
    Pronunciation:
    Classification: Antidepressant
    IFU:  Depression & Insomnia
    Action: It may help to improve your mood, appetite, and energy level as well as decrease anxiety, and insomnia related to depression.
    Dosage: Tablet 50mg, 400mg, 600mg
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Headache, muscle ache, nausea, vomiting, stomachache, constipation, dry mouth and eyes.
    Interactions: Mania,seizures, suicidality, hyponatremia, hypotension, renal/liver disease.

    Dyazide (triamterene/ hydrochlorotiazide)
    Pronunciation:(HYE dro klor oh THY a zide and trye AM ter een)
    Classification: K Sparing/ Thiazide Diuretic  
    IFU:   Hypertension/ Edema
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  25mg, 37.5 mg
    Action:  prevents your body from conserving too much salt
    Adverse Reaction:  agitation, bloating, chills, mood changes
    Interactions: alcohol, diabetes, asthma
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    Effexor (Venlafaxine) 
    Pronunciation:  Ven-la-fax-een
    Classification: SNRI (Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor) 
    IFU:  Depression 
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage:  25mg tablets administered 2 to 3 times daily
    Action:  Anti-depressant selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression. 
    Adverse Reaction: Hypertension, Lack or loss of strength, severe headache, sweating 
    Interactions: Abilify, Ambien, Lyrica, Tramadol, Trazodone, Wellbutrin

    Elavil (amitriptyline)
    Pronunciation: am-i-trip-ty-line
    Classification: TCA (Tricyclic antidepressants)
    IFU: Depression
    Action: Used to treat mental/ mood problems such as depression. Improve sleep, feelings, and relieve anxiety and tension.
    Dosage: Tablets 150mg, 50mg, 100mg
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Blurred vision, irritation, bleeding gums, chills, cold sweats, dry mouth
    Interactions: Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, renal/ liver disease, depression, glaucoma, neutropenia, thyroid disorders.

    Enablex (darifenacin)
    Pronunciation:  (dar e FEN a sin)
    Classification:  Urinary Antispasmodic
    IFU:   Overactive Bladder
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  7.5 mg
    Action:  reduces muscle spasms of the urinary bladder and urinary tract
    Adverse Reaction:  constipation, dyspepsia
    Interactions:alcohol

  • Esidrex (hydrochlorotiazide)
    Pronunciation:  (HYE dro klor oh THY a zide)
    Classification:  Thiazide Diuretic
    IFU:   Hypertension/Edema
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  25mg, 50mg
    Action:  lower blood pressure to prevent strokes, prevent heart attacks and liver problems.
    Adverse Reaction:  chest pain, chills, pale skin, confusion
    Interactions:alcohol, high cholesterol, anuria, diabetes
  • Evista (raloxifene)
    Pronunciation: ral·ox·i·fene  
    Classification: Selective estrogen receptor modulator  
    IFU: X 
    Route: oral tablet 
    Dosage: 60 mg 
    Action: Treating and preventing osteoporosis (bone thinning) in women who are past menopause. 
    Adverse Reaction: Bloody/ cloudy urine, chest pain, & fever 
    Interactions: bexarotene, lenalidomide, & pomalidomide

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    Flexeril (Cyclobenzaprine) 
    Pronunciation:  Sye-Kloe-BEN-za-preen
    Classification: Muscle Relaxant
    IFU: Skeletal Muscle Relaxant 
    Route: Oral 
    Dosage: 10mg; 15mg; 30mg; 5mg; 7.5mg; 10mg 
    Action:  Works by blocking nerve impulse that are sent to your brain used to treat skeletal muscle conditions. 
    Adverse Reaction: Unsteadiness, Fainting, Mental Depression, Ringing or buzzing in the ears, yellow eyes or skin 
    Interactions: Cymbalta, Norco, Zoloft , Vicodin

    Flomax (tamsulosin)
    Pronunciation: tam-su-le-sen
    Classification: Alpha-Blocker
    IFU: BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
    Route: Oral 
    Dosage: 0.4mg 
    Action: relaxes the muscles in the prostate and bladder neck, making it easier to urinate.
    Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, runny/stuffy nose, or ejaculation problems may occur. 
    Interactions: Alfuzosin;Silodosin;Tamsulosin/Protease Inhibitors

    Flonase (Fluticasone)
    Pronunciation: floo-TIK-a-sone
    Classification: Corticosteroid
    IFU: Allergic Rhinitis
    Route: Nasal Inhaled
    Dosage: 50mcg
    Action: Prevent asthma
    Adverse Reaction: severe or ongoing nosebleeds; noisy breathing, runny nose, or crusting around your nostrils
    Interactions: ibuprofen, levothyroxine, lisinopril.


  • Flo-vent- HFA (fluticasone)
    Pronunciation: floo-TIK-a-sone
    Classification: Corticosteroid
    IFU: Asthma
    Route: Orally inhaled
    Dosage: 50mcg, 100mcg, 250 mcg
    Action: Asthma
    Adverse Reaction: hoarseness or deepened voice; white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips; headache; or.nausea, vomiting, upset stomach.
    Interactions: Agenerase, Amoxicillin, Biaxin

    Focalin XR (dexmethylphenidate)
    Pronunciation: DEX-meth-il-FEN-i-date
    Classification: CNS Stimulant 
    IFU: ADHD
    Action:Is a mild central nervous system stimulant used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
    Dosage: tablet, capsule 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 2,5mg, 7.5mg
    Route:  Orally
    Adverse Reaction: Dry mouth, nervousness, weight loss, stomach pain, sore throat, upset stomach
    Interactions: glaucoma, liver disease, hypertension, seizures, renal dysfunction, hematologic toxicity 

    Fosamax (alendronate)
    Pronunciation: alen·dro·nate    
    Classification: Bisphosphonate 
    IFU: X  
    Route: oral solution, oral tablet, oral tablet effervescent  
    Dosage: 70 mg ; 35 mg ; 40 mg ; 5 mg ; 10 mg ; 70 mg/75 mL  
    Action: Treating and preventing osteoporosis in certain patients. 
    Adverse Reaction: Abdominal/ stomach pain, heartburn, & muscle pain  
    Interactions: deferasirox, amikacin, & bevacizumab 

    Fosamax plus D (alendronate w/ vitamin D)
    Pronunciation: alen·dro·nate   
    Classification: Bisphosphonate/ Supplement 
    IFU: X 
    Route: oral tablet 
    Dosage: 70 mg alendronate/5600 international units vitamin D3) once weekly
    Action: alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. Alendronate slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may prevent bone fractures.  
    Adverse Reaction: Chest pain, heartburn, & muscle/ bone pain 
    Interactions: calcitriol, deferasirox, & paricalcitol
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    Geodon (ziprasidone)
    Pronunciation: Ge-o-don
    Classification: Antipsychotic
    IFU: Schizophrenia, Bipolar I Disorder
    Action: I works by changing the effect of chemicals in the brain
    Dosage: 20mg, 80mg, 100mg, 120mg
    Route: orally
    Adverse Reaction: blurred vision, congestion, runny nose, seizures, chest pain
    Interactions: seizure, aspiration, liver disease, weight gain, hypotension, depression

    Gianvi (drospirenone/ ethinyl estradiol)
    Pronunciation: e-thye-noe-dye-ole
    Classification: Monophasic Oral Contraceptive
    IFU: Oral Contraceptive
    Route: oral
    Dosage: DROSPIRENONE 3mg, ETHINYL ESTRADIOL 0.02mg;
    Action:  stopping a woman's egg from fully developing each month so that the egg can no longer accept a sperm and fertilization is prevented
    Adverse Reaction: Breast pain or tenderness, headache, severe and throbbing, heavy non-menstrual vaginal bleeding.
    Interactions: Adderall, alprazolam, bupropion, citalopram, clonazepam, Cymbalta, gabapentin, ibuprofen, Lamictal, Lexapro, metformin, omeprazole,Prozac, spironolactone, topiramate, trazodone, Vitamin D3, Vyvanse, Zoloft, Zyrtec

    Glucophage(Metformin)
    Pronunciation: Met-for-min
    Classification: Biguanide
    IFU: Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Route: Orally  
    Dosage: 500 mg, and 1,000mg.  
    Action: Increase insulin sensitivity by decreasing glucose production and absorption in liver and intestine and enhancing glucose uptake and utilization
    Adverse Reaction: Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal bloating.  
    Interactions: Amiloride, calcium channel blockers, digoxin, morphine, procainamide, etc.

    Glucotrol(Glipizide)
    Pronunciation: Glip-i-zid
    Classification: Sulfonylurea
    IFU: Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Route: Orally  
    Dosage: 5mg, 10mg.
    Action: Lowers blood glucose level by stimulating insulin release from pancreas, increasing insulin sensitivity at receptor sites, and decrease hepatic glucose production.  
    Adverse Reaction:  Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, and weakness.
    Interactions: Androgens, chloramphenicol, clofibrate, guanethidine, etc.
  • GlycoLax (polyethylene glycol 3350)
    Pronunciation:  poly·eth·yl·ene gly-col 
    Classification: Osmotic Laxative 
    IFU: X  
    Route: powder packets for oral solution, powder for oral solution 
    Dosage: 17 grams dissolved in 4 to 8 ounces of beverage  
    Action: Treating occasional constipation
    Adverse Reaction: Cramps, gas, & nausea  
    Interactions: abarelix, bepridil, & citalopram

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    HumaLog(Insulin lispro)
    Pronunciation: lis-pro  
    Classification:  insulin
    IFU: Type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Route: by injection
    Dosage: 75% insulin lispro protamine suspension/25% insulin lispro injection subcut.  
    Action: lower blood glucose by stimulating glucose uptake in skeletal muscle and fat, and inhibiting hepatic glucose production.  
    Adverse Reaction: hypoglycemia, lipodystrophy, pruritus, erythema, swelling.
    Interactions: beta blockers, clonidine, and reserpine.

    HumuLin(Insulin NPH)
    Pronunciation: neutral protamine hagedorn  
    Classification: insulin
    IFU: Type 1 diabetes mellitus  
    Route: By injection   
    Dosage: U-100
    Action: lowers blood glucose by stimulating peripheral glucose uptake by skeletal muscle and fat, and by inhibiting hepatic glucose production.   
    Adverse Reaction:  Itching, skin rash, wheezing, trouble breathing, fast heart rate, and sweating.
    Interactions: Gatifloxacin, tequin, and tequin teqpaq.

    Hyzaar (losartan / hydrochlorothiazide)
    Pronunciation: loe-SAR-tan/HYE-droe-KLOR-oh-THYE-a-zide
    Classification: ARB / diuretic 
    IFU: hypertension
    Route: P.O.
    Dosage: tablets 50mg /12.5mg; 100mg/25mg;
    Action: lowers high blood pressure 
    Adverse Reaction: dizziness, lightheadedness, dehydration
    Interactions: increase potassium in the blood with drugs containing aliskiren, dofetilide, lithium such as ACE inhibitors, benazepril.lisinopril, birth control pills containing drospirenone
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  • Imitrex (sumatriptan)
  • Pronunciation: Su-ma-trip-tan
  • Classification: Serotonin 5- HT1 Receptor Agonist 
  • IFU: Migraine/ Headaches 
  • Action:Is a headache medicine that narrows blood vessels around the brain.
  • Dosage: 25mg, 50mg, 100mg, 200mg
  • Route: orally
  • Adverse Reaction: Mild headache, dizziness, pain chest, feeling hot or cold.
  • Interactions: liver disease, seizure disorders, cardiovascular disease.

  • J
    Januvia(Sitagliptin)
    Pronunciation: Sit-a-glip-tin
    Classification: DPP-4 inhibitor
    IFU: Type 2 diabetes mellitus  
    Route: Orally
    Dosage: 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg.
    Action: Inhibits the enzyme dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4), which slows the inactivation of incretin hormones, resulting in increased levels of active incretin hormones.
    Adverse Reaction:  Headache, pancreatitis, nausea, diarrhea, etc.
    Interactions: Insulin, glyburide, glipizide, and glimepiride.

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    Kariva (desogestrel/ ethinyl estradiol)
    Pronunciation: dess-oh-jess-trel / eth-ə-nil- e-thye-noe-dye-ole
    Classification: Monophasic Oral Contraceptive
    IFU: Oral Contraceptive
    Route: oral
    Dosage: DESOGESTREL 0.15mg, ETHINYL ESTRADIOL 0.02mg; ; ETHINYL ESTRADIOL 0.01mg
    Action: prevents the release of an egg (ovulation) during your menstrual cycle
    Adverse Reaction: Nausea, vomiting, headache, bloating, breast tenderness, swelling of the ankles/feet, or weight change may occur
    Interactions: griseofulvin, modafinil, rifamycins, St. John's wort, drugs used to treat seizures, HIV drugs

    Keflex (Cephalexin)
    Pronunciation: sef a LEX in
    Classification: Cephalosporin Antibiotic
    IFU: Bacterial Infection
    Action: They stop or slow the growth of bacterial cell by preventing bacteria from forming the cell wall that surrounds each cell.
    Dosage: Usual dose for oral is 250 mg every 6 hours but a dose of 500 mg every day could be administer.
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and upset stomach
    Interactions: Albuterol, ibuprofen, lisinopril, and metformin.
  • Keppra (levETIRAcetam)
    Pronunciation:  (LEE ve tye RA se tam)
    Classification:  Antiepileptic
    IFU:   Seizure
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  250 mg, 1000 mg, 3000 mg, 10 mg, 30mg, 60 mg
    Action:  used to treat partial onset seizures
    Adverse Reaction:  infection, drowsiness, apathy, fatigue, hostility
    Interactions:alcohol, suicidal tendency, hemodialysis, renal dysfunction, hematologic abnormalities

    Klonopin (Clonazepam)
    Pronunciation:  Kloe-NAZ-e-pam
    Classification: Benzodiazepine
    IFU:   Anxiety
    Route: Oral
    Dosage:  1.5mg/day with increments of 0.5mg to 1mg every 3 days until seizures are controlled
    Action:  Affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced, and antiepileptic drug. Treats certain seizure disorders in adults and children.
    Adverse Reaction: Body aches, chills, cough, difficulty breathing, dizziness, fever, runny nose
    Interactions: Abilify, Ambien, Celexa, Flexeril, Lisinopril, Lyrica, Prozac, Trazodone, Zoloft

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    LaMICtal (lamotrigine)
    Pronunciation:  (la MOE tri jeen)
    Classification:  Antiepileptic
    IFU:   Seizure, Bipolar, Migraine
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 225 mg , 300 mg, 375 mg, 400 mg, 500 mg  
    Action:  used as anticonvulsant, and to treat epileptic seizures
    Adverse Reaction:  blurred vision, headache, constipation, pain, bronchitis, tremor, skin rash
    Interactions:alcohol, depression, rash, suicidal tendencies, meningitis,

    Latisse (Bimatoprost)
    Pronunciation: Bim-a-toprost
    Classification: Prostaglandin analogue
    IFU: Glaucoma
    Route: Drops
    Dosage: 0.01%, 0.03%
    Action: reduces pressure inside the eye in its eye drops form.  
    Adverse Reaction: itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, etc.
    Interactions: Bimatoprost topical, latanoprost ophthalmic, latisse, xalatan, etc.
  • Lantus(Insulin Glargine)
  • Pronunciation:  Glar-gen
  • Classification: insulin 
  • IFU: Type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Route: By injection
  • Dosage: 100 units/ml
  • Action: Promotes glucose transport, which stimulates carbohydrate metabolism in skeletal and cardiac muscle and adipose tissue.  
  • Adverse Reaction: urticaria, rash, pruritus, redness, stinging, or warmth at injection site.
  • Interactions: Acetazolamide, albuterol, antiretrovirals, asparaginase, calcitonin, etc.

  • Lanoxin (Digoxin)
  • Pronunciation: di-JOX-in
  • Classification: Cardiac Glycoside
  • IFU: Arrhythmia/Myocardial Infarction
  • Action: Helps make the heart beat stronger and with a more regular rhythm.
  • Dosage: 50mcg (0.05mg), 100mcg (0.1mg), and 200mcg (0.2mg) capsules
  • Route: Oral
  • Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, fainting, fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse.
  • Interactions: Lisinopril, Spironolactone, Tylenol, Warfarin and Zocor.

  • Lasix ( furosemide)
  • Pronunciation:  (fur OH se mide)
  • Classification:  Loop Diuretic
  • IFU:   Hypertension/Edema
  • Route:  oral
  • Dosage:  20 mg, 40 mg, 80 mg, 600mg
  • Action:  prevents your body from absorbing too much salt
  • Adverse Reaction:  chest pain, headache, wheezing, sore throat
  • Interactions:Anuria, Lupus, Diabetes

  • Lescol XL (fluvastatin)
  • Pronunciation: FLOO va sta tin
  • Classification: HMG - CoA reductase inhibitor 
  • IFU: hyperlipidemia
  • Route: P.O.
  • Dosage: capsule, tablet, extended release; 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
  • Action: lower bad cholesterol
  • Adverse Reaction: chills, diarrhea, fever, general feeling of discomfort or illness, joint pain, loss of appetite, muscle aches and pain, nausea, runny nose, shivering, sore throat, sweating, trouble sleeping, vomiting, unusual tiredness or weakness
  • Interactions: drugs containing lovastatin increase the risk of serious muscle and liver problems


  • Levaquin (Levofloxacin)
    Pronunciation: LEE voe FLOX a sin 
    Classification: Quinolone Antibiotic
    IFU: Bacterial Infection
    Action: It involves inhibition of bacterial topoisomerase IV and DNA gyrase enzymes that require DNA replication, transcription, repair, and recombination.
    Dosage: Tablets or oral solution is 250mg, 500mg, 750mg every 24 hours. 
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Vomiting, headache, and dizziness.
    Interactions: Albuterol, lasix, lisinopril, and metformin.

    Levitra (vardenafil)
    Pronunciation:
    Classification: PDE-5 Inhibitor
    IFU: Erectile Dysfunction
    Route: oral 
    Dosage: 2.5mg, 5mg, 10mg
    Action: After the penis is stroked, vardenafil maintains an erection by increasing blood flow
    Adverse Reaction: headache, flushing, runny or stuffy nose, stomach upset, heartburn, dizziness, back pain, or nausea.
    Interactions: amlodipine, Aspirin, Aspirin Low Strength, atorvastatin, Cialis, Crestor, Fish Oil, gabapentin, Hydrochlorothiazide, Lipitor, lisinopril, metformin, metoprolol, Nexium, omeprazole, simvastatin, tramadol, trazodone, Viagra, Vitamin D3

    Lexapro (escitalopram)
    Pronunciation: es-ci-tal-o-pram
    Classification: SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor)
    IFU: Depression
    Action:Is an antidepressant belonging to a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors 
    Dosage:Tablets and injections 10mg, 20mg
    Route:Orally, 
    Adverse Reaction: Diarrhea,drowsiness, ejaculatory disorder, headache, insomnia, delayed ejaculation
    Interactions:Hyponatremia, depression,platelet function, seizure disorders,weight loss

    Lidoderm (lidocaine)
    Pronunciation: LYE-doe-kane
    Classification: local anesthetic
    IFU:Apply to skin to numb
    Route: topical patch
    Dosage: 5% 30 patches
    Action: blocks nerve signals in your body
    Adverse reaction:Lightheadedness confusion dizziness euphoria
    Interactions:Renal dysfunction Hepatic dysfunction
  • Lipitor (atorvastatin) 
    Pronunciation: a TOR va sta tin
    Classification: HMG - CoA reductase inhibitor 
    IFU: hyperlipidemia
    Route: P.O.
    Dosage: tablets; 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
    Action: lowers bad cholesterol and triglycerides 
    Adverse Reaction: headaches, hoarseness, lower back or side pain, pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones, painful urination, stuffy or runny nose
    Interactions: gemfibrozil, telaprevir, tipranavir, ritonavir, and antifungals will remove atorvastatin from body

    Loestrin®Fe24 (norethindrone/ ethinyl estradiol)
    Pronunciation: nor-eth-in-drone / e-thye-noe-dye-ole
    Classification: Monophasic Oral Contraceptive
    IFU: Oral Contraceptive
    Route: Oral
    Dosage: 1.5mg/30 mcg, 1mg/20mcg, 1mg/10mcg
    Action: This medication also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.
    Adverse Reaction: Bloating, stomach cramping, loss of hair 
    Interactions: Adderall, ambien, cymbalta 

    Lopressor (Metoprolol Tartrate)
    Pronunciation: MET-oh-PROE-lol TAR-trate
    Classification: Beta-blocker
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Slows down the heartbeat, helping the heart beat more regularly, and reducing the amount of work the heart has to do.
    Dosage: 50mg tablet
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Blurred vision, chest pain or discomfort, confusion, dizziness and faintness.
    Interactions: Neurontin, Prednisone, Tylenol, Xanax, and Zocor

    Lovenox (enoxaparin)
    Pronunciation: ee nox AP a rin
    Classification: Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin
    IFU: DVT (Deep Venous Thrombosis) Prophylaxis 
    Action: prevents formation of blood clots 
    Route: I.V.
    Dosage: prefilled syringes- 30mg/0.3mL, 40mg/0.4mL; graduated prefilled syringes- 60mg/0.6mL, 80mg/0.8mL, 100mg/1mL; multiple dose vial- 300mg/3mL
    Adverse Reaction: Bleeding gums ,coughing up blood, difficulty with breathing or swallowing, Dizziness, Headache, increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding, Nosebleeds, paralysis
    Interaction: mifepristone may interact with this drug
  • Lovaza (omega-3-acid ethyl esters) 
    Pronunciation: oh MEG a three AS id ETH il ES ters
    Classification: Esterified fish oil
    IFU: hypertriglyceridemia
    Action: lowers very high triglycerides levels
    Dosage: cap 2g, 4g
    Route: P.O.
    Adverse Reaction: change in taste, diarrhea, fever, bloating, nausea, vomiting, muscle aches, headache, pressure in stomach
    Interactions: beta-blockers, estrogen, diuretics can increase the level of triglycerides 

    Lumigan (Bimatoprost)
    Pronunciation: Bim-a-toprost
    Classification: Prostaglandin analogue
    IFU: Glaucoma
    Route: Drops
    Dosage: 0.01%, 0.03%
    Action: reduces pressure inside the eye in its eye drops form.  
    Adverse Reaction: itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, etc.
    Interactions: Bimatoprost topical, latanoprost ophthalmic, latisse, xalatan, etc.

    Lunesta (eszopiclone)
    Pronunciation: Es-zo-pic-lone
    Classification: Nonbenzodiazepine Hypnotic
    IFU: Insomnia
    Action:it affects chemicals in your brain that may be unbalanced in people with sleep problems.
    Dosage:1mg, 2mg, 3mg,
    Route: orally
    Adverse Reaction: bladder pain, irritability, lack of appetite, nerve pain, confusion
    Interactions: Depression, liver disease, glaucoma

    Lyrica (pregabalin)
    Pronunciation:  (pre GAB a lin)
    Classification: Neurologic
    IFU:  Neuropathic pain
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  25 mg
    Action:  slows down impulses in the brain that cause seizures
    Adverse Reaction: constipation, blurred vision, fatigue  
    Interactions:alcohol, suicidal tendency
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  2.         Maxzide (triamterene/ hydrochlorotiazide)
  3.         Pronunciation:(HYE dro klor oh THY a zide and trye AM ter een)
  4.         Classification: K Sparing/ Thiazide Diuretic  
  5.         IFU:  Hypertension/ Edema
  6.         Route:  oral
  7.         Dosage:  25mg, 37.5 mg
  8.         Action:  prevents your body from conserving too much salt
  9.         Adverse Reaction:  agitation, bloating, chills, mood changes
  10.         Interactions: alcohol, diabetes, asthma

    • Medrol (methylPREDNISolone)
    • Pronunciation: meth·yl·pred·nis·o·lone  
    • Classification: Corticosteroid 
    • IFU: X
    • Route: oral tablet, injection powder for solution, injection suspension   
    • Dosage: 500 mg preservative-free ; 1 g preservative-free ; 2 mg ; 8 mg ; 40 mg preservative-free ; 125 mg preservative-free: 125 mg ; 4 mg ; 16 mg ; 40 mg ; 24 mg ; 32 mg ; 20 mg/mL ; 40 mg/mL ; 80 mg/mL ; 1 g ; 500 mg ; 2 g ; acetate  
    • Action: A steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.  
    • Adverse Reaction: aggression, agitation, & blurred vision
    • Interactions: amprenavir, bcg, & desirudin

    • Mevacor (lovastatin) 
    • Pronunciation: LOE va sta tin
    • Classification: HMG - CoA reductase inhibitor 
    • IFU: hyperlipidemia
    • Route: P.O.
    • Dosage: tab 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
    • Action: lowers high cholesterol
    • Adverse Reaction: bladder pain, cough, diarrhea, dizziness
    • Interactions: blood thinners, azole antifungals, macrolide antibiotics may affect the removal of lovastatin from your body

    • Micardis (Telmisartan)
    • Pronunciation: TEL-mi-SAR-tan
    • Classification: ARB
    • IFU: Hypertension
    • Action: Telmisartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.
    • Dosage: 20mg, 40mg, 80mg tablets
    • Route: Oral
    • Adverse Reaction: Body aches or pain, cough, difficulty breathing, dizziness, and ear congestion.
    • Interactions: Crestor, Cymbalta, Gabapentin, Omeprazole, and Singulair
  • Micardis HCT (telmisartan /  hydrochlorothiazide)
    Pronunciation: hye droe klor oh THYE a zide and TEL mi SAR tan
    Classification: ARB / diuretic 
    IFU: hypertension
    Route: P.O.
    Dosage: 40mg/12.5mg, 80mg/12.5mg; 160mg/25mg
    Action: lowers high blood pressure
    Adverse Reaction: dizziness, lightheadedness, tiredness, diarrhea
    Interactions: aliskiren, dofetilide, lithium, drugs that may increase the level of potassium in the blood (such as ACE inhibitors including benazepril/lisinopril, birth control pills containing 
    drospirenone), ramipril

    Micronase (Glyburide)
    Pronunciation: Gli-bur-id
    Classification:  Sulfonylurea
    IFU: Type 2 diabetes mellitus  
    Route: Orally
    Dosage: 2.5 to 5 mg, 1.25 to 20 mg/day, 1.5 to 3 mg, 0.75 to 12mg/day, and 6 mg.    
    Action: Increases insulin binding and sensitivity at receptor sites, stimulating insulin released from beta cells in pancreas and reducing blood glucose level.
    Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, and weakness.  
    Interactions: Androgens, chloramphenicol, clofibrate, guanethidine, etc.

    Microzide (hydrochlorotiazide)
    Pronunciation:  (HYE dro klor oh THY a zide)
    Classification:  Thiazide Diuretic
    IFU:   Hypertension/Edema
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  25mg, 50mg
    Action:  lower blood pressure to prevent strokes, prevent heart attacks and liver problems.
    Adverse Reaction:  chest pain, chills, pale skin, confusion
    Interactions:alcohol, high cholesterol, anuria, diabetes

    Miraprex (pramipexole)
    Pronunciation:  (pram i PEX ole)
    Classification:  Dopamine agonist
    IFU:   Parkinson’s Disease
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  .25 mg, .5mg, .75mg, .125 mg, .375, 1mg, 1.5mg , 2.25 mg  
    Action:  acts as the chemical dopamine in the body
    Adverse Reaction:  confusion, drowsiness, nausea, muscle spasm, swelling in hands and feet
    Interactions: No alcohol consumption, hypotension
  • Mobic (Meloxicam)
    Pronunciation: Meh-lau-sih-kahm
    Classification: NSAID (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) 
    IFU: Osteoarthritis
    Route: Oral
    Dosage:  7.5 mg or 15mg Once Daily
    Action:  An analgesic, anti-inflammatory used to treat arthritis, reduce pain,swelling, and stiffness of the joints. 
    Adverse Reaction:  Hypertension, swelling of hands/feet, dark urine, stiff neck, unusual tiredness 
    Interactions: Aliskiren, ACE Inhibitors, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers, Cidofovir, Lithium, and Methotrexate 

    Motrin (Ibuprofen)
    Pronunciation:  ahy-byoo-proh-fen
    Classification: NSAID (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) 
    IFU:  Inflammation
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage:  1 Tablet every 4 to 6 hours 
    Action:  Relieves pain from various conditions such as headache, dental pain, menstrual cramps, muscle aches, or arthritis. Reduces fever and relieves minor aches due to the common cold or flu. Blocks body’s production of substances that may cause inflammation.
    Adverse Reaction: Abdominal pain, Acid or Sour Stomach, Heartburn, Indigestion, Pale skin 
    Interactions: Aliskiren, ACE Inhibitors, Cidofovir, Corticosteroids, Lithium

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    Namenda (memantine)
    Pronunciation: mem-an-tine
    Classification:NMDA Receptor agonist 
    IFU: Alzheimer’s Disease
    Action:reduces the actions of chemicals  in the brain that may contribute to the symptoms in the brain that may contribute to the alzheimer's disease.
    Dosage:5mg, 10mg, 20mg, 15mg, 5-29ml
    Route: orally
    Adverse Reaction: nausea, weight loss, anxiety, bruising, bleeding
    Interactions: Hepatic impairment, renal impairment.

    Naprosyn (Naproxen) 
    Pronunciation:  na-PROX-en
    Classification: NSAID (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) 
    IFU: Inflammation 
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage:  125 mg/5 mL, 550 mg, 275 mg, 500 mg, 375 mg
    Action:  Relieves pain from headaches, muscle aches, tendonitis, dental pain, and menstrual cramps. Blocks body’s production of substances that may cause inflammation. 
    Adverse Reaction: Bloating, Blurred or Loss of Vision, Cloudy Urine, Pale Skin 
    Interactions: Aliskiren, ACE Inhibitors, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers, Cidofovir, Corticosteroids, Lithium
  • Na-sa-ort AQ (triamcinolone)
    Pronunciation: TRYE am SIN oh lone
    Classification: Corticosteroid
    IFU: Allergic Rhinitis
    Route: Nasal inhaled
    Dosage: 55mcg
    Action: relieve nasal congestion, sneezing
    Adverse Reaction: stinging, burning, or bleeding in your nose; sneezing after use of the medicine; sore throat, cough, stuffy nose;
    Interactions: Zyrtec, promethazine, fluticasone nasal, loratadine, cetirizine

    Nas-o-nex (mometasone)
    Pronunciation: moe MET a sone
    Classification:Corticosteroid
    IFU:Allergic Rhinitis
    Route:Nasal inhaled
    Dosage:00.5%
    Action:prevent asthma
    Adverse Reaction:headache,stuffy nose,sore throat,cough,muscle or joint pain,
    Interactions:ibuprofen.levothyroxine.lisinopril.metformin

    Neurontin (gabapantin)
    Pronunciation:  (GA ba PEN tin)
    Classification: Neurologic
    IFU:  Neurologic Pain/ Seizure
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  250mg, 300mg, 400mg, 500mg, 600mg
    Action:  affects chemical and nerves in the brain that affect pain in the body
    Adverse Reaction:  fatigue, fever, blurred vision, tremor
    Interactions:alcohol, diabetes, asthma

    NexIUM (esomeprazole) 
    Pronunciation: es·omep·ra·zole
    Classification: PPI (Proton-Pump Inhibitor)
    IFU: GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease aka Acid Reflux)  
    Route: Oral & Intravenous powder 
    Dosage: 20 mg ; 40 mg ; 10 mg ; 2.5 mg ; 5 mg ; 24.65 mg ; 49.3 mg 
    Action: Short-term treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with irritation and swelling of the esophagus when medicine cannot be taken by mouth.
    Adverse Reaction: Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste & change in taste
    Interactions: sofosbuvir / velpatasvir, rilpivirine, pazopanib, & nelfinavir

  • Niaspan (niacin)
  • Pronunciation: NYE a sin
  • Classification: nicotinic acid 
  • IFU: hyperlipidemia 
  • Action: lowers levels of bad cholesterol 
  • Route: P.O. 
  • Dosage: 500mg, 750 mg, 1000mg, 
  • Adverse reaction: flushing of the face, diarrhea, headaches, itching, sweating, chills, 
  • Interactions: blood thinners affect action of this drug; may also interfere with laboratory test such as urine or blood catecholamines, copper-based urine glucose tests

  • Norvasc (amlodipine besylate)
    Pronunciation: a-lis-KYE-ren hem-i-FUE-mar-ate/am-LOE-di-peen BES-i-late
    Classification: CCB
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that dilates (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow.
    Dosage: 2.5 mg ; 5 mg ; 10 mg
    Route: oral tablet, oral tablet disintegrating
    Adverse Reaction: Swelling of the ankles or feet, Difficult or labored breathing, & dizziness
    Interactions: tizanidine, simvastatin, & rifampin

    NovoLog(Insulin aspart)
    Pronunciation:  in-su-lin as-spart
    Classification: insulin
    IFU: Type 1 diabetes mellitus  
    Route: By injection  
    Dosage: 100 units/ml
    Action: Lowers blood glucose by stimulating glucose uptake in skeletal muscle and fat, and inhibiting hepatic glucose production.  
    Adverse Reaction:  lipodystrophy, pruritus, erythema, swelling.
    Interactions: Corticosteroids, thyroid supplements, estrogens, isoniazid, etc.

    NuvaRing (etonogestrel/ ethinyl estradiol)
    Pronunciation: e-thye-noe-dye-ole /eth-in-il es-tra-dye-ole
    Classification: Estrogen/ Progestin
    IFU: Vaginal Contraceptive
    Route: through the vagina
    Dosage: You wear NuvaRing for three weeks, and then remove it — allowing menstruation to occur — and then insert a new ring after a week.
    Action: prevents pregnancy by releasing hormones into your body
    Adverse Reaction: Breakthrough bleeding or spotting, Vaginal infection or irritation, Increased vaginal secretion, Headache, Nausea, Depression, Decreased sex drive, Breast tenderness, An increased risk of blood-clotting problems, heart attack, stroke, liver cancer, gallbladder disease and toxic shock syndrome
    Interactions: aromatase inhibitors, ospemifene, tamoxifen, tizanidine, tranexamic acid.
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    Omnicef (Cefdinir)
    Pronunciation: SEF dih neer 
    Classification: Cephalosporin Antibiotic
    IFU: Bacterial Infection
    Action: Cefdinir results from inhibition of cell wall synthesis.
    Dosage: 300 mg q12h or 600 mg q24h 0r 300 mg q12h.
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Mild itching, skin rash, stomach pain, and indigestion.
    Interactions: Benadryl, levaquin, ibuprofen, cymbalta, and augmentin. 

    Ortho-Tri-Cyclen Lo (ethinyl estradiol/ norgestimate)
    Pronunciation: eth-in-il es-tra-dye-ole/nor-jes-ti-mate
    Classification: Triphasic Oral Contraceptive
    IFU: Oral Contraceptive
    Route: Oral
    Dosage: 0.025mg/0.180 mg, 0.025 mg/0.215 mg, 0.025 mg/0.250 mg
    Action: It works by stopping a woman's egg from fully developing each month. The egg can no longer accept a sperm and fertilization is prevented.
    Adverse Reaction: Vomiting, headache, nausea
     Interactions: Abilify, ibuprofen, flonase, lexapro

    Oxycontin (Oxycodone) 
    Pronunciation:  Ox-i-KOE-done
    Classification: Opioid 
    IFU: Analgesic
    Route: Oral  
    Dosage:  5 mg/5mL, 20mg/mL, 5mg, 15mg, 30mg, 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg, 60mg, 9mg, 13.5mg, 18mg, 27mg, 36mg, 160mg, 7.5mg
    Action: Treats moderate to severe pain around the clock  
    Adverse Reaction: Chills, Cold Sweats, Confusion, Difficult or Labored Breathing, Fever
    Interactions: Alprazolam, Ambien, Baclofen, Clonazepam, Tramadol, Xanax

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    Patanol(Olopatadine)
    Pronunciation: o-lo-pat-ah-den
    Classification: Allergy
    IFU: Allergic conjunctivitis
    Route: Drops
    Dosage:1 mg in 1 ml  
    Action: Relieve and control the symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis.
    Adverse Reaction: Headache, blurred vision, burning/stinging/redness/dryness/irritation/itching of the eye.  
    Interactions: Ethanol
  • Paxil (Paroxetine) 
    Pronunciation: pa-rox-a-teen  
    Classification: SSRI (Selective-Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) 
    IFU:  Depression
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage:  10mg, administered twice a day
    Action:  Affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression anxiety or other disorders. 
    Adverse Reaction:  Agitation, Chest Congestion, Chest pain, Chills, Cold Sweats, Confusion, Difficulty Breathing, Dizziness
    Interactions: Adderall, Cymbalta, Gabapentin, Tramadol, Trazodone

    Penicillin VK (Penicillin)
    Pronunciation: PEN i SIL in
    Classification: Penicillin Antibiotic
    IFU: Bacterial Infection
    Action: It exerts a bactericidal action against penicillin sensitive microorganism during the stage of active multiplication. It acts through the inhibition of biosynthesis of cell wall mucopeptide.
    Dosage: Oral solution 500 mg PO q12hr or 250 mg PO q6hr for 10 days
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Upset stomach, diarrhea, and a black hairy tongue.
    Interactions: Lasix, flexeril, flagyl, cipro, and ambien.

    PepcidGastro (famotidine)
    Pronunciation: fa·mo·ti·dine
    Classification: H2 Blocker
    IFU: GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease aka Acid Reflux)
    Route: oral powder for suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral tablet disintegrating
    Dosage: 20 mg ; 40 mg ; 20 mg/50 mL ; 40 mg/5 mL ; 10 mg/mL ; 10 mg ; 20 mg/10 mL-NaCl 0.9% ; 20 mg/5 mL-NaCl 0.9%
    Action: decreasing the amount of acid the stomach produces. Treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and intestines.  
    Adverse Reaction: Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool), Abdominal or stomach discomfort, & blemishes on the skin  
    Interactions: dasatinib, atazanavir, pazopanib & tizanidine

    Phenergan (promethazine)
    Pronunciation: pro·meth·a·zine  
    Classification: Antihistamine
    IFU: X
    Route: oral elixir, oral syrup, oral tablet, rectal suppository, & solution
    Dosage: 12.5 mg ; 25 mg ; 25 mg/mL ; 50 mg ; 25 mg/5 mL ; 50 mg/mL ; 6.25 mg/5 mL ; 25 mg/25 mL-NaCl 0.9%  
    Action: changing the actions of chemicals in your brain. Promethazine also acts as an antihistamine. It blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in your body.  
    Adverse Reaction: Abdominal/ stomach, nausea, & nightmares  
    Interactions: anagrelide, bepridil, & iohexol
  • Plavix (clopidogrel)
    Pronunciation: kloe PID oh grel
    Classification: antiplatelet 
    IFU: Thrombotic Stroke Prevention
    Action: prevents heart attacks and strokes with people 
    Route: P.O.
    Dosage: tab 75mg, 300mg
    Adverse Reaction: chest pain, collection of blood under skin, deep dark purple bruises, itching, pain, redness
    Interactions: may interact with tipranavir 

    Pravachol (pravastatin)
    Pronunciation: PRAV a STAT in
    Classification: HMG - CoA reductase inhibitor 
    IFU: hyperlipidemia
    Route: P.O.
    Dosage: tab 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80 mg
    Action: reduce bad levels of cholesterol
    Adverse Reaction: difficulty with moving, muscle or bone pain, muscle stiffness, pain in the joints, pain, stomach pain
    Interactions: drugs containing lovastatin increase the risk of serious muscle and liver problems.

    Premarin (conjugated estrogens)
    Pronunciation: ess-troe-jenz con-joo-gae-ted
    Classification: Estrogen
    IFU: Vasomotor Symptoms
    Route: Oral or topical 
    Dosage: 0.45mg
    Action: Premarin tablets contain conjugated estrogens, a mixture of estrogens obtained from natural sources. Estrogen is a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. Estrogen is necessary for many processes in the body.
    Adverse Reaction: Backache, breast pain, belching, confusion
    Interactions: Tramadol, trazodone, aspirin

    Prevacid (lansoprazole)
    Pronunciation: lan·so·praz·ole 
    Classification: PPI (Proton-Pump Inhibitor) 
    IFU: GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease aka Acid Reflux)
    Route: oral capsule delayed release, oral packet, oral powder for suspension, oral tablet disintegrating delayed release 
    Dosage: 15 mg ; 30 mg ; 3 mg/mL 
    Action: decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. 
    Adverse Reaction: Diarrhea & skin rash or itching
    Interactions: atazanavir, citalopram, dasatinib & erlotinib
  • PriLOSEC (omeprazole) 
    Pronunciation: omep·ra·zole   
    Classification: PPI (Proton-Pump Inhibitor)
    IFU: GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease aka Acid Reflux) 
    Route: oral capsule delayed release, oral packet, oral powder for suspension, oral tablet delayed release 
    Dosage: 20 mg ; 10 mg ; 40 mg ; 2.5 mg ; 2 mg/mL
    Action: decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
    Adverse Reaction: Drowsiness fast, racing, or uneven heartbeat, mood or mental changes
    Interactions: atazanavir, cilostazol, & pazopanib 

    Prinivil (Lisinopril)
    Pronunciation: lyse IN oh pril
    Classification: ACE Inhibitor
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Zestril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults and children who are at least 6 years old.
    Dosage: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: headache, nausea, vomiting. 
    Interactions: Norvasc, xanax, coreg

    Proair (albuterol)
    Pronunciation: al-byoo-ter-ole
    Classification: Beta-2 Agonist
    IFU: Bronchospasm/ Asthma
    Route: inhalant
    Dosage: Albuterol Sulfate 108mg
    Action:Albuterol is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs.
    Adverse Reaction: shakiness in the legs, arms, hands or feet
    Interactions: aspirin, nexium, omeprazole

    Prometrium (progesterone)
    Pronunciation: proe-jess-te-rone
    Classification: Progestin
    IFU: Amenorrhea
    Route: Oral 
    Dosage: cap 100mg, 200mg
    Action: Prometrium is a progestogen hormone. It works by changing the lining of the uterus.
    Adverse Reaction: Chills, fever, chest pain, problems with urination 
    Interactions: estradiol, gabapentin, metformin, prednisone
  • Propecia (finasteride)
    Pronunciation: fi-nas-tuh-rahyd
    Classification: 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitor
    IFU: BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
    Route: oral
    Dosage: 1mg once a day
    Action:  is used to treat male pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia) at the crown and in the middle of the scalp
    Adverse Reaction: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
    Interactions: Adderall, Ambien, Aspirin low strength, and cialis

    Protonix (pantoprazole)
    Pronunciation: pan·to·pra·zole 
    Classification: PPI (Proton- Pump Inhibitor)  
    IFU: GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease aka Acid Reflux) 
    Route: oral packet, oral tablet, oral tablet enteric coated  
    Dosage:  40 mg ; 20 mg
    Action: decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. 
    Adverse Reaction: Abdominal pain, increased hunger, & troubled breathing   
    Interactions:atazanavir, dasatinib, & erlotinib

    Proventil (albuterol)
    Pronunciation: al-byoo-ter-ole
    Classification: Beta-2 Agonist
    IFU: Bronchospasm/ Asthma
    Route: inhalant
    Dosage: Albuterol Sulfate 108mg
    Action:Albuterol is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs.
    Adverse Reaction: shakiness in the legs, arms, hands or feet
    Interactions: aspirin, nexium, omeprazole

    Provigil (modafinil)
    Pronunciation:  (moe DAF i nil)
    Classification: Sympathomimetic  
    IFU:  Narcolepsy
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  200mg, 400mg
    Action:  alters natural chemicals in the brain to promote wakefulness
    Adverse Reaction:  headache and nausea
    Interactions:hypertension, cardiac disease, liver disease  
  • Prozac (Fluoxetine) 
    Pronunciation: Floo-OX-e-teen 
    Classification: SSRI (Selective-Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor)  
    IFU: Depression 
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage:  10mg administered twice a day, daily
    Action:  Affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with depression, panic, anxiety, or 
  • obsessive compulsive symptoms. 
    Adverse Reaction:  Hives, Itching, Skin rash, Inability to sit still, Restlessness
    Interactions: Adderall, Flexeril, Neurontin, Tramadol, Trazodone, Xanax, Topamax
     
    Pulmicort Respules (budesonide)
    Pronunciation: bue-DES-oh-nide
    Classification: Corticosteroid
    IFU: Asthma
    Route: Oral inhaler
    Dosage: 0.5mg, 0.25mg
    Action: treat asthma
    Adverse Reaction:sore throat, cough;nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain;nosebleed, or headache
    Interactions: atazanavir,boceprevir

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    Relpax ( eletriptan)
    Pronunciation: EL-e Trip-Tan
    Classification:Serotonin 5-HT1 Receptor Agonist
    IFU: Migraine/ headache
    Action: Is a headache medicine that narrows blood vessels around the brain.
    Dosage: 20mg ,40mg
    Route: orally
    Adverse Reaction: chest discomfort,  dizziness, headache, diarrhea
    Interactions: cardiovascular disease, liver disease

    Requip (rOPINIROLE)
    Pronunciation:  (roe PIN i role)
    Classification: Dopamine Agonist  
    IFU:  Parkinson’s Disease
    Route: oral  
    Dosage:  .25mg,.5mg , 1mg, 3mg, 5mg, 2mg, 4mg, 6mg, 8mg, 12 mg
    Action:  works in certain areas of the brain to reduce the symptoms of RLS and Parkinson’s Disease
    Adverse Reaction:  fatigue,nausea, edema, vertigo, decreased blood pressure
    Interactions:caffeine, alcohol, hypotension
  • Restasis(cyclosporine)
    Pronunciation: so-klo-spor-in
    Classification: calcineurin inhibitor immunosuppressant
    IFU: ocular inflammation
    Route: Drops
    Dosage: 30 vials 0.4 ml each, 60 vials 0.4 ml each.
    Action:increases tear production that has been reduced by inflammation in the eye.
    Adverse Reaction: conjunctival hyperemia, discharge, epiphora, eye pain, etc.
    Interactions:bosentan, boceprevir, telaprevir,st. John's wort, rifabutin, etc.

    Rhinocort AQ (budesonide)
    Pronunciation: bue-DES-oh-nide
    Classification:Corticosteroid
    IFU:Asthma
    Route:Nasal Inhaler
    Dosage: 32 mcg
    Action:Allergies
    Adverse Reaction:sore throat,cough,sneezing,nosebleeds,
    Interactions: albuterol, Allegra (fexofenadine)amlodipine

    Risperdal (risperidone)
    Pronunciation:
    Classification: Antipsychotic
    IFU: Schizophrenia and Bipolar I Disorder
    Action: It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain.
    Dosage: 2mg, 1mg, 4mg, 16mg, 0.5mg, 3mg, 0.25mg, 8mg
    Route: orally or injected
    Adverse Reaction: anxiety, aggressive behavior, muscle spasms
    Interactions: hematologic abnormalities, dementia, depression, aspiration, seizure

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    Septra (Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole)
    Pronunciation: trye METH oh prim and SUL fa meth OX a zole
    Classification: Sulfa Antibiotic
    IFU: Bacterial Infection
    Action: It is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections (such as middle ear, urine, respiratory, and intestinal infections). It is also used to prevent and treat a certain type of pneumonia
    Dosage:  400 mg-80 mg ; 800 mg-160 mg ; 200 mg-40 mg/5 mL ; 80 mg-16 mg/mL
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Skin rash, joint pain, trouble breathing, and fever.
    Interactions: Acetaminophen, albuterol, amoxicillin, and Ativan
  • Seroquel (Quetiapine fumarate)
    Pronunciation:  (kwe TYE a peen)
    Classification: antipsychotic  
    IFU:  Schizophrenia, Bipolar I Disease
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg, 400 mg
    Action:  changes the actions of chemicals of the brain
    Adverse Reaction:  dizziness, weight gain, constipation, stomach pain, dry mouth
    Interactions: hearth rhythm. Dosage adjustments may be needed.

    Singulair (montelukast)
    Pronunciation: mon te LOO kast
    Classification: Leukotriene Receptor Antagonist
    IFU: Asthma
    Route: Oral
    Dosage: 4mg, 5mg, 10 mg
    Action: prevent asthma
    Adverse Reaction: headache;stomach pain, heartburn, upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea;tooth pain; tired feeling;
    Interactions: albuterol, Cymbalta (duloxetine),Flonase (fluticasone nasal), levothyroxine, lisinopril.

    Skelaxin (Metaxalone)
    Pronunciation:  me-TAX-a-lone
    Classification: Muscle Relaxant
    IFU: Musculoskeletal Pain
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage:  400mg / 800mg
    Action:  Blocks nerve impulses in the brain used to treat muscle conditions such as pain or injury
    Adverse Reaction:  Abdominal or stomach pain, Back or leg pains, Black,tarry Stools, Bleeding Gums, Dark Urine, Cough
    Interactions: Ambien, Norco, Cymbalta, Lyrica, Zyrtec, Xanax, Lexapro

    SOLU-Medrol (methylPREDNISolone)
    Pronunciation: meth·yl·pred·nis·o·lone  
    Classification: Corticosteroid
    IFU: X
    Route: oral tablet, injection powder for solution, injection suspension  
    Dosage: 500 mg preservative-free; 1 g preservative-free; 2 mg; 8 mg; 40 mg preservative-free; 125 mg preservative-free; 125 mg; 4 mg; 16 mg; 40 mg; 24 m ; 32 mg; 20 mg/mL; 40 mg/mL; 80 mg/mL; 1 g; 500 mg; 2 g; acetate  
    Action: A steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.  
    Adverse Reaction: aggression, agitation, & blurred vision
    Interactions: amprenavir, bcg, & desirudin
  • Soma (Carisoprodol) 
    Pronunciation:  Kar-eye-soe-PROE-dole
    Classification:  Muscle Relaxant
    IFU:  Skeletal Muscle Relaxant 
    Route: Oral 
    Dosage:  250 mg to 350 mg  3 times a day and at bedtime up to 2-3 weeks 
    Action:  Blocks pain sensations between the nerves and the brain
    Adverse Reaction: Black, Tarry stools, Chest Pain, Chills, Cold Sweats, Confusion, Convulsions 
    Interactions: Fentanyl Transdermal System, Morphine Sulfate ER, NOrco, OxyContin, Vicodin

    Spiriva Handihaler (tiotropium)
    Pronunciation: tye-oh-TROE-pee-um
    Classification: Anticholinergic
    IFU: COPD
    Route: Oral Inhaler
    Dosage:18mcg
    Action: Asthma
    Adverse Reaction: dry mouth,constipation,upset stomach,vomiting
    Interactions: Abilify, acrivastine,belladonna

    Strattera ( atomoxetine)
    Pronunciation: 
    Classification:Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor 
    IFU: ADHD
    Action: Affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control.
    Dosage:  1.4mg/kg, 100mg, 1.2mg/kg,0.5mg/kg, 80mg,120mg,150mg
    Route: orally
    Adverse Reaction: itching, redness of the skin, hives, welts, irregular heartbeat
    Interactions:Cardiac disease, glaucoma, seizures, renal dysfunction, hypertension, liver disease

    Sular (nisoldipine)
    Pronunciation: nye SOL di peen
    Classification: CCB
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Treating high blood pressure.
    Dosage: 10 mg ; 20 mg ; 30 mg ; 40 mg ; 8.5 mg ; 17 mg ; 25.5 mg ; 34 mg
    Route: oral tablet extended release
    Adverse Reaction: Bloating or swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet, rapid weight gain, tingling of hands or feet, & unusual weight gain or loss
    Interactions: dolasetron, itraconazole, & ketoconazole
  • Symbicort (budesonide/ formoterol)
    Pronunciation: bue-DES-oh-nide/for-MOE-ter-ol
    Classification: Corticosteroid/ Beta-2 Agonist
    IFU: use inhaler to prevent bronchospasm
    Route: oral inhaler
    Dosage: 80/4.5mcg, 160/4.5mcg
    Action: reduces inflammation in airways
    Adverse reaction: headache throat irritation stomach upset
    Interactions: albuterol furosemide nexium

    Synthroid(levothyroxine sodium)
    Pronunciation:le-vo-thy-rox-ine sodium  
    Classification: thyroid
    IFU: hypothyroidism
    Route: by injection or orally
    Dosage: 25 mcg, 50 mcg, 75 mcg, 88 mcg, 100 mcg, 112 mcg, 125 mcg
    Action: replaces endogenous thyroxine and increasing thyroid hormone levels.   
    Adverse Reaction: Chest pain or discomfort, decrease urine output, difficulty breathing, etc.
    Interactions: acarbose, benzphetamine, canagliflozin, dopamine, etc.

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    Tessalon Perles (benzonatate)
    Pronunciation: ben ZOE na tate
    Classification: Antitussive
    IFU: Take medication to suppress cough
    Route:orally
    Dosage: 100mg
    Action:numbs the throat and lungs to suppress cough
    Adverse reaction:Rash itching fainting
    Interactions:Zanaflex Tizanide

    Tenormin (atenolol)
    Pronunciation: aten-o-lol
    Classification: Beta-Blocker 
    IFU: Hypertension 
    Action:Is used with or without other medications to treat high blood pressure.
    Dosage: 50mg, 100mg, 200mg, 30ml, 150ml 
    Route: Orally
    Adverse Reaction: Sweating, wheezing, shortness of breath, confusion, anxiety
    Interactions: Hemodialysis, glaucoma, asthma, diabetes, renal dysfunction

  • Topamax (topiramate)
    Pronunciation: (la MOE tri jeen)
    Classification: Antiepileptic
    IFU:  Seizure, Bipolar, Migraine
    Route:  oral
    Dosage:  25mg
    Action:  used in seizures and to prevent migraines in adults
    Adverse Reaction:  anxiety, confusion, depression, weight loss
    Interactions:alcohol, renal dysfunction, suicidal tendency

     Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate)
    Pronunciation: me TOE pro lol
    Classification: Beta-blocker
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Toprol-XL (metoprolol) is a beta-blocker that affects the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins).
    Dosage: 25mg- 100mg
    Route: Oral 
    Adverse Reaction: tiredness, dizziness, bradycardia
    Interactions: metformin, omeprazole

    Travatan(travoprost)
    Pronunciation:Tra-vo-pr-st  
    Classification: prostaglandin analogue
    IFU: glaucoma
    Route:Drops
    Dosage: 0.04 mg/ml
    Action: replaces endogenous thyroxine, increasing thyroid hormone levels.   
    Adverse Reaction: blood in urine, chest pain, cough producing mucus, headache, etc.
    Interactions: bimatoprost topical, latisse, macular edema, uveitis, etc.

    Tricor (fenofibrate)
    Pronunciation: FEN oh FYE brate
    Classification: fibrate 
    IFU: hyperlipidemia 
    Action: reduces bad cholesterol and triglycerides 
    Route: P.O. 
    Dosage: tab 45mg, 160mg 
    Adverse Reaction: runny nose, sneezing, stuffy nose
    Interactions: do not use with fenofibric acid
  • Triesence (triamcinolone)
    Pronunciation: tri·am·cin·o·lone  
    Classification: Corticosteroid  
    IFU: Ocular inflammation  
    Route: injection suspension 
    Dosage: acetonide 40 mg/mL ; 10 mg/mL ; 3 mg/mL ; 75 mcg/inh ; 100 mcg/inh ; 4 mg ; diacetate 40 mg/mL ; 25 mg/mL ; 5 mg/mL ; 20 mg/mL ; 1 mg ; 2 mg ; 8 mg ; acetonide ; diacetate
    Action: Prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.  
    Adverse Reaction: Aggression, agitation, & anxiety 
    Interactions: adalimumab, bcg, & cinoxacin

    Trilepetal (OXcarbazepine)
    Pronunciation:  (ox kar BAY zeh peen)
    Classification:Antiepileptic  
    IFU:  Parietal Seizure
    Route: oral
    Dosage:  150 mg
    Action:  decreases nerve impulses to cause impulses
    Adverse Reaction:  dizziness, change in vision, false of well being
    Interactions:alcohol, suicidal tendency

    TriNessa (norgestimate/ ethinyl estradiol)
    Pronunciation: nor-jes-ti-mate/eth-in-il es-tra-dye-ole
    Classification: Triphasic Oral Contraceptive
    IFU: Oral Contraceptive
    Route: Oral
    Dosage: 0.180mg/ 0.035mg, 0.215mg/0.035mg, 0.250mg/0.035mg
    Action: It works by stopping a woman's egg from fully developing each month. The egg can no longer accept a sperm and fertilization is prevented.
    Adverse Reaction: nausea, vomiting, headache, stomach cramping, bloating, dizziness, vaginal itching or discharge, breast tenderness or swelling, nipple discharge
    Interactions: aromatase inhibitors,ospemifene, tamoxifen, tizanidine, tranexamic acid, a certain combination product used to treat chronic hepatitis C

    Tri-Sprintec (norgestimate/ ethinyl estradiol)
    Pronunciation: nor-jes-ti-mate/eth-in-il es-tra-dye-ole
    Classification: Triphasic Oral Contraceptive
    IFU: Oral Contraceptive
    Route: Oral
    Dosage: 0.18 mg/0.035 mg, 0.215 mg /0.035 mg, 0.25 mg/0.035 mg
    Action: It works by stopping a woman's egg from fully developing each month. The egg can no longer accept a sperm and fertilization is prevented.
    Adverse Reaction: Irregular uterine bleeding, Nausea, Breast tenderness, Headache
    Interactions: Bupropion, fluoxetine, and levothyroxine
  • Trivaris (triamcinolone)
    Pronunciation: tri·am·cin·o·lone  
    Classification: Corticosteroid  
    IFU: Ocular inflammation   
    Route: injection suspension 
    Dosage: acetonide 40 mg/mL ; 10 mg/mL ; 3 mg/mL ; 75 mcg/inh ; 100 mcg/inh ; 4 mg ; diacetate 40 mg/mL ; 25 mg/mL ; 5 mg/mL ; 20 mg/mL ; 1 mg ; 2 mg ; 8 mg ; acetonide ; diacetate
    Action: Prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.  
    Adverse Reaction: Aggression, agitation, & anxiety 
    Interactions: adalimumab, bcg, & cinoxacin

    Tussionex (chlorpheniramine/ HYDROcodone)
    Pronunciation: KLOR fen IR a meen and HYE droe KOE done
    Classification: antihistamine
    IFU:take to relives pain and cough
    Route: orally
    Dosage: 8mg/5mL
    Action: Blocks allergic reactions and reduces mucus production
    Adverse reaction: Constipation nausea vomiting
    Interactions:Tramadol Xanax Zyrtec

    Tylenol #2 (Acetaminophen/Codeine)
    Pronunciation:  a-SEET-a-MIN-o-fen & KOE-deen
    Classification:  Opioid Combination
    IFU:   Analgesic
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage:  325 mg-30 mg ; 325 mg-60 mg ; 120 mg-12 mg/5 mL ; 300 mg-15 mg ; 300 mg-30 mg; 300 mg-60 mg ; 650 mg-30 mg ; 650 mg-60 mg
    Action:  Relieves moderate to severe pain and increases the effect of codeine through the less potent pain reliever.
    Adverse Reaction: Difficult or troubled breathing, irregular fast or slow breathing, pale or blue lips
    Interactions: Ambien, Flexeril, Norco, Tylenol

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    Ultram (Tramadol)
    Pronunciation: Tram-a-Dol  
    Classification:  Opioid
    IFU: Analgesic  
    Route: Oral
    Dosage:  Start at 25mg/day and increment by 25mg every 3 days until 100mg/day is reached
    Action: Treats moderate to severe pain for around the clock treatment.  
    Adverse Reaction: Abdominal fullness, blisters under the skin, bloating, blood in urine,chills
    Interactions: Ambien, Cymbalta, Flexeril, Norco, Xanax, Zoloft
  • Uroxatral (alfuzosin)
    Pronunciation: al-foo-zoo-sin
    Classification: Alpha-Blocker
    IFU: BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
    Route: oral
    Dosage: 10 mg 
    Action: it works by relaxing the muscles in the prostate and the bladder
    Adverse Reaction: Dizziness,  lightheadedness, severe dizziness, fainting, fast/irregular heartbeat, chest pain
    Interactions: aspirin, atenolol, avodart, crestor, furosemide, lipitor, lisinopril, metformin, metoprolol, nexium, omeprazole, and simvastatin

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    Vagifem (estradiol)
    Pronunciation: es-tra-dye-ole
    Classification: Estrogen
    IFU: Vulvovaginal Atrophy
    Route: Oral 
    Dosage: 10mcg, 25mcg
    Action: Vagifem is a vaginal estrogen tablet. It works by increasing the amount of estrogen in the body in certain women who do not produce enough on their own.
    Adverse Reaction: change in viginal discharge, fast heartbeat
    Interactions: Ambien, norco, prozac, singulair

    Valium (Diazepam) 
    Pronunciation:  Dye-AZ-e-pam
    Classification: Benzodiazepine
    IFU:  Anxiety
    Route: Oral 
    Dosage: 2mg to 10mg 2 to 4 times daily  
    Action: Affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, or muscle spasms.  
    Adverse Reaction: Shakiness and unsteady walk, Unsteadiness, Trembling or other problems with muscle control or coordination  
    Interactions: Ambien, Baclofen, Cymbalta, Flexeril, Lisinopril, Lyrica, Norco, Oxycodone, Tramadol, Trazodone, Omeprazole

    Vasotec (Enalapril)
    Pronunciation: e NAL a pril
    Classification: ACE Inhibitor
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Vasotec (enalapril) is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme.
    Dosage: 2.5 mg, 5mg, 40mg
    Route: Oral 
    Adverse Reaction: itching, severe dizziness
    Interactions: Aspirin, coreg, plavix, norvasc
  • Ventolin® HFA (albuterol)
    Pronunciation: al-byoo-ter-ole
    Classification: Beta-2 Agonist
    IFU: Bronchospasm/ Asthma
    Route: inhalant
    Dosage: Albuterol Sulfate 108mg
    Action:Albuterol is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs.
    Adverse Reaction: shakiness in the legs, arms, hands or feet
    Interactions: aspirin, nexium, omeprazole

    VESIcare (solifenacin)
    Pronunciation:  (dar e FEN a sin)
    Classification: Urinary Antispasmodic  
    IFU:  Overactive Bladder
    Route:oral   
    Dosage:  5 mg,
    Action:  reduces muscle spasms of the bladder and the urinary tract
    Adverse Reaction:  constipation, urinary tract infection, blurred vision
    Interactions:kidney impairment, liver impairment, cns, urinary obstruction

    Viagra (sildenafil)
    Pronunciation: sil-deen- nae- feel
    Classification: PDE-5 Inhibitor
    IFU: Erectile Dysfunction
    Route:
    Dosage: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg 
    Action: work by increasing blood flow to the penis during sexual activity, resulting in an erection.
    Adverse Reaction: Change or loss of vision, Ringing in ears or hearing loss, Chest pain or irregular heartbeat, Shortness of breath, Lightheadedness, Swelling in the hands, ankles, and feet
    Interactions: Cimetidine, Bosentan, Imatinib, Nefazodone, Stendra, Cialis, Levitra, Fluconazole, Amlodipine

    Vibramycin (Doxycycline Hyclate)
    Pronunciation: DOX i SYE kleen HYE klate 
    Classification: Tetracycline
    IFU: Bacterial Infection
    Action: It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
    Dosage: The usual oral dose is 200 mg on the first day and then 100mg every 12 hours.
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: Stomach upset, diarrhea, skin rash, and discharge.
    Interactions: Ambien, augmentin, cipro, coumadin, and lantus.
  • Vicodin (Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen) 
    Pronunciation:  Hye-Droe-KOE-done & A-SEET-a-MIN-oh-fen
    Classification: Opioid Combination
    IFU:  Analgesic
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage:  660 mg-10 mg ; 500 mg-5 mg ; 750 mg-7.5 mg ; 650 mg-10 mg ; 500 mg-2.5 mg ; 500 mg-7.5 mg.
    Action:  Narcotic pain reliever that increases the effects of hydrocodone used to relieve moderate to severe pain. 
    Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, Lightheadedness  
    Interactions: Cymbalta, Lyrica, Xanax

    Vigamox (moxifloxacin)
    Pronunciation: MOX- i -FLOX- a- sin 
    Classification: Quinolone antibiotic 
    IFU: Bacterial conjunctivitis    
    Route: oral tablet & intravenous solution 
    Dosage: 400 mg ; 400 mg/250 mL
    Action: Treating infections caused by certain bacteria
    Adverse Reaction: Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin, muscle weakness, & eye pain 
    Interactions: abarelix, bcg, & Caprelsa

    Vytorin (ezetimibe/simvastatin)
    Pronunciation: e-ZET-i-mibe/SIM-va-STAT-in
    Classification: HMG-CoA / Cholesterol absorption inhibitor
    IFU:  Hypertriglyceridemia
    Action: treat high cholesterol
    Route: P.O.
    Dosage: tab 10mg/10mg, 10mg/20mg, 10mg/40mg, 10mg/80mg
    Adverse Reaction: body aches, pain, cough, diarrhea
    Interactions: do not take antifungal drugs, HIV protease inhibitors, Hepatitis C virus protease inhibitors

    Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)
    Pronunciation: lis-des-am-fet-a-meen
    Classification: CNS Stimulant
    IFU: ADHD
    Action: It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control
    Dosage: Capsules,tablets 30mg, 10mg, 20mg, 70 mg, 50 mg
    Route: orally
    Adverse Reaction: nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, dry mouth, headache, nervousness
    Interactions: Hypertension, suppression of growth, hypertensive crisis, cardiovascular reactions
  • W
    Wellbutrin XL (bupropion)
    Pronunciation: bue-proe-pee-on
    Classification: Antidepressant 
    IFU: Depression
    Action:is an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder.
    Dosage: tablet 150mg, 300mg
    Route: orally
    Adverse Reaction: dry mouth, nausea, stomach pain, headache, sore throat
    Interactions:depression, psychosis, liver disease, weight loss, renal dysfunction

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    Xalatan(latanoprost)
    Pronunciation:la-tan-o-prost  
    Classification: prostaglandin analogue
    IFU: glaucoma
    Route: drops
    Dosage: 50 mcg/ml
    Action: reduction of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension.
    Adverse Reaction: eyelid crusting, redness, swelling, discomfort, or pain.
    Interactions: Bimatoprost ophthalmic, latisse, lumigan, bimatoprost topical, etc.

    Xanax (Alprazolam) 
    Pronunciation: Al-PRAY-zoe-lam 
    Classification: Benzodiazepine
    IFU: Anxiety   
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage:  0.25mg maximum 4mg taken daily
    Action: Affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in people with anxiety.  
    Adverse Reaction:  Forgetful, Clumsiness, Lightheadedness, Irritability, Drowsiness, Slurred Speech, Shakiness and Unsteady Walk
    Interactions: Ambien, Cymbalta, Flexeril, Gabapentin, Norco, Oxycodone, Tramadol, Zoloft

    Xopenex® HFA (levalbuterol)
    Pronunciation: leev-al-byoo-ter-ole
    Classification: Beta-2 Agonist
    IFU: Bronchospasm/ Asthma
    Route: inhalant 
    Dosage:  0.31 mg/3 mL ; 0.63 mg/3 mL ; 1.25 mg/0.5 mL ; 1.25 mg/3 mL ; 45 mcg/inh
    Action:Xopenex HFA aerosol is a sympathomimetic (beta-agonist) bronchodilator. It works by widening the airways in the lungs, which helps you breathe more easily
    Adverse Reaction: fast heartbeat, dizziness, chest pain
    Interactions: zyrtec, mucinex, nexium, proair hfa
  • Y


    Zantac (raNITIdine)
    Pronunciation: ra·nit·i·dine
    Classification: H2 Blocker
    IFU: GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease aka Acid Reflux)
    Route: oral solution, oral tablets and tablets for, oral tablets effervescent for solution, parenteral injection, parenteral injection for iv infusion only
    Dosage: 150 mg ; 300 mg ; 75 mg ; 15 mg/mL ; 25 mg/mL ; 1 mg/mL ; 25 mg
    Action: reducing the amount of acid your stomach produces.
    Adverse Reaction: Oral or parenteral therapy: Headache, sometimes severe.
    IM therapy: Transient pain at injection site.
    IV therapy: Transient local burning or itching.
    Interactions: atazanavir, dasatinib, & loperamide

  • Zestoretic (lisinopril / hydrochlorothiazide)
    Pronunciation: HYE droe KLOR oh THYE a zide and lye SIN oh pril
    Classification: ARB / diuretic
    IFU: hypertension
    Route: P.O.
    Dosage: tab 10mg/12.5mg; 20mg/12.5mg
    Action: lowers high blood pressure
    Adverse Reaction: dizziness, lightheadedness, tiredness, headache, dry cough, fainting, signs of kidney problems
    Interactions: aliskiren, dofetilide, certain drugs that weaken the immune system/increase the risk of infection (such as everolimus, sirolimus).

    Zestril (Lisinopril)
    Pronunciation: lyse IN oh pril
    Classification: ACE Inhibitor
    IFU: Hypertension
    Action: Zestril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults and children who are at least 6 years old.
    Dosage: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: headache, nausea, vomiting.
    Interactions: Norvasc, xanax, coreg

  • Zetia (ezetimibe)
    Pronunciation: ez ET i mibe
    Classification: Cholesterol absorption inhibitor
    IFU: Hyperlipidemia
    Action: reduces amount of cholesterol absorbed in the body 
    Route: P.O.
    Dosage: tab 10 mg 
    Adverse Reaction: fever, headache, muscle pain, runny nose, sore throat
    Interactions: do not combine with Cholestyramine (Questran), Colestipol (Colestid), Colesevelam (Welchol). combining warfarin (Coumadin) and Zetia because it may increase your risk of bleeding

    Zithromax (Azithromycin)
    Pronunciation: a ZITH roe MYE sin
    Classification: Macrolide Antibiotic
    IFU: Bacterial Infection
    Action: Zithromax (azithromycin) is an antibiotic that fights bacteria.
    Dosage:  tablets contain azithromycin dihydrate equivalent to 600 mg azithromycin
    Route: Oral
    Adverse Reaction: stomach pain, fainting, itching, and diarrhea. 
    Interactions: Metformin, omeprazole, albuterol, and ambien

    Zocor (simvastatin) 
    Pronunciation: SIM va sta tin
    Classification: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
    IFU:  hyperlipidemia 
    Route: P.O. 
    Dosage: tab 5mg, 20mg, 40 mg, 80 mg
    Action: reduces bad high cholesterol and triglycerides 
    Adverse Reaction: dizziness, fainting, fast or irregular heartbeat
    Interactions: blood thinners affect the removal of simvastatin which may affect how it works

    Zoloft (sertraline)
    Pronunciation: S
    Classification: SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor) 
    IFU: Depression
    Action: Used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, PTSD,PMDD
    Dosage: tablets 25mg, 50mg, 200mg, 70mg
    Route:Orally
    Adverse Reaction: Confusion, lack of energy, fever, convulsions, drowsiness, nosebleeds, shivering
    Interactions:Weight loss, seizures, platelet function, hyponatremia, liver disease.
  • Zyloprim (Allopurinol) 
    Pronunciation: Al-oh-PURE-i-nole
    Classification: Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitor 
    IFU: Gout
    Route:  Oral
    Dosage: 100 mg , taken up to 3 times a day 
    Action: Reduces the production of uric acid in your body and treats gout or kidney stones 
    Adverse Reaction: Ankle, knee, or great toe joint pain, rash, joint stiffness or swelling 
    Interactions: Coumadin, Lisinopril 

    zyPrexa (Olanzapine)
    Pronunciation: (oh lanz a peen)
    Classification: antipsychotic
    IFU:  Schizophrenia, Bipolar I Disease
    Route:  oral, IM
    Dosage:  2.5 mg,5mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg, .5 ml, 1ml, 1.5 ml
    Action:  changes the actions of chemicals of the brain
    Adverse Reaction:  blurred vision, loss of balance control, trembling
    Interactions:cough and  cold medications, avoid alcohol