Brand-Generic-Therapeutic Indications.txt

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  1. Aricept (Donepezil)
    • Hypertension & Congestive heart failure
    • (Acetylcholinesterase (ACE) inhibitor)
  2. Namenda (Memantine)
    • Alzheimer's disease
    • (N-Methyl-D-Aspartate (NMDA) Receptor Antagonist)
  3. Exelon (Rivastigmine)
    • Hypertension & Congestive heart failure
    • (Acetylcholinesterase (ACE) inhibitor)
  4. Lexapro (Escitalopram)
    • Antidepressant
    • (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor SSRI)
  5. Prozac (Fluoxetine)
    • Antidepressant
    • (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor SSRI)
  6. Zoloft (Sertraline)
    • Antidepressant
    • (Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor SSRI)
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  8. Risperdal (Risperidone)
    • Antimanic agent / Antipsychotic agent / Atypical
    • (Monoaminergic antagonist Serotonin 5-HT2)
  9. Seroquel (Quetiapine)
    • Antimanic agent / Antipsychotic agent / Atypical
    • (Serotonin 5HT antagonist)
  10. Zyprexa (Olanzapine)
    • Antimanic agent / Antipsychotic agent / Atypical
    • (Serotonin 5HT2 antagonist? Dopamine?)
  11. Ambien (Zolpidem)
    • Hypnotic
    • (Binds the benzodiazepine receptor subunit of the GABA-A receptor complex)
  12. Lanoxin (Digoxin)
    • Antiarrhythmic agent
    • (Inhibits sodium-potassium ATPase... leads to positive inotropic action)
  13. Lopressor (Metoprolol)
    • Antianginal agent
    • (Beta-blocker / Beta-1 Selective)
  14. Toprol-XL (Metoprolol)
    • Antianginal agent
    • (Beta-blocker / Beta-1 Selective)
  15. Tenormin (Atenolol)
    • Antianginal agent
    • (Beta-blocker / Beta-1 Selective)
  16. Norvasc (Amlodipine)
    • Antianginal agent
    • (Calcium channel blocker / Dihydropyridine)
  17. Flomax (Tamsulosin)
    • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
    • (Alpha 1 blocker)
  18. Lasix (Furosemide)
    • Diuretic
    • (Blocks the absorption of sodium and chloride in kidney tubules)
  19. Prinivil (Lisinopril)
    • Hypertension & Congestive heart failure
    • (Acetylcholinesterase (ACE) inhibitor)
  20. Zestril (Lisinopril)
    • Hypertension & Congestive heart failure
    • (Acetylcholinesterase (ACE) inhibitor)
  21. Lipitor (Atorvastatin)
    • Treatment of dyslipidemia, prevention of cariovascular disease
    • (HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor)
  22. Plavix (Clopidogrel)
    Antiplatelet agent / Thienopyridine
  23. Coumadin (Warfarin)
    Anticoagulant / Vitamin K Antagonist
  24. Glucophage (Metformin)
    Antidiabetic agent / Biguanide
  25. Synthroid (Levothyroxine)
    Thyroid product
  26. Prevacid (Lansoprazole)
    Proton pump inhibitor
  27. K-Dur, Micro-K (Potassium Chloride)
    Electrolyte supplement
  28. Foxamax (Alendronate Sodium)
    Bisphosphonate derivative

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