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  1. Acetaminophen 300mg /Codeine 30mg
    • Tylenol #3
    • Narcotic analgesic
    • 30-60mg codeine q4-6h  (4g APAP/day)
    • Significant respiratory depression, severe asthma, hypercapnia, paralytic ileus
    • Hepatic
  2. Alendronate
    • Fosamax
    • Bisphosphonate
    • Prophylaxis: 5mg daily or 35mg weekly 
    • Treatment: 10mg daily or 70mgweekly
    • Hypocalcemia, inability to sit or stand upright for 30 minutes, delayed esophageal emptying, risk for aspiration (oral soln)
  3. Allopurinol
    • Zyloprim
    • Xanthine oxidase inhibitor
    • 200-600 mg/day in divided doses (800mg/day)
    • Renal
  4. Amiodarone
    • Cordarone, Pacerone
    • Class III antiarrhythmic
    • PO: 200-1600mg/day in 1-2 divided doses 
    • IV: 150-300 mg infused over 10 minutes                     
    • Severe sinus node dysfunction, 2nd/3rd degree heart block or bradycardia causing syncope (except in patient's with functional pacemaker), cardiogenic shock
    • Hepatic
  5. Amoxicillin
    • Amoxil, Trimox
    • Penicillin antibiotic
    • 250-500mg q8h or 500-875mg q12h
  6. Ampicllin/Sulbactam
    • Unasyn
    • Pencillin antibiotic
    • IM, IV: 1-2 g ampicillin (1.5-3 g Unasyn®) q6h
  7. Anastrazole
    • Arimidex
    • Antineoplastic agent/Aromatase inhibitor
    • 1mg daily
    • Pregnancy or women who may become pregnant
  8. Aripiprazole
    • Abilify
    • Atypical antipsychotic
    • PO: 10-15mg daily (30mg/day)
  9. Atomoxetine
    • Strattera
    • Norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor
    • 40-80mg daily (100mg/day)
    • Narrow angle glaucoma, MAOI use or use within 14 days
    • Hepatic
  10. Atorvastatin
    • Lipitor
    • HMG Co-A reductase inhibitor
    • 10-80mg daily
    • Acute liver disease, unexplained persistent serum transaminases elevation, pregnancy,
    • breast-feeding
  11. Benazepril/Amlodipine
    • Lotrel
    • Combination antihypertensive (ACE-I and CCB)
    • See individual agents
  12. Buprenex
    • Subutex
    • Opioid for withdrawal
    • Opioid dependence: 12-16mg/day
  13. Buprenorphine/Naloxone
    • Suboxone
    • Opioid for withdrawal
    • 4-24 mg daily (32 mg/day)
  14. Candesartan
    • Atacand
    • ARB
    • 4-32mg daily
    • Severe hepatic impairment, cholestasis, pregnancy, breast-feeding
    • Hepatic
  15. Carisoprodol
    • Soma
    • Skeletal muscle relaxant
    • 250-350 mg TID/HS
    • Acute intermittent porphyia
  16. Cefazolin
    • Ancef
    • 1st generation cephalosporin
    • IV: 250mg-2g q6-12h (12 gm/day)
    • Renal
  17. Cefepime
    • Maxipime
    • 4th generation cephalsporin
    • IV: 1-2gm q8-12h
    • Renal
  18. Cefixime
    • Suprax
    • 3rd generation cephalosporin
    • PO: 400mg/day divided q12-24 h
    • Renal
  19. Cefotaxime
    • Claforan
    • 3rd generation cephalosporin
    • IM, IV: 1-2 g q8-12h
    • Renal
  20. Cefoxitin
    • Mefoxin
    • 2nd generation cephalosporin
    • IM, IV: 1-2 g q6-8h
    • Renal
  21. Ceftazidime
    • Fortaz
    • 3rd generation cephalosporin
    • IM, IV: 500mg - 2 g q8-12h
    • Renal
  22. Ceftriaxone
    • Rocephin
    • 3rd generation cephalosporin
    • IM, IV: 1-2 g q12-24h
    • Hyperbilirubinemic neonates, concurrent use with IV calcium containing solutions in neonates
  23. Cefuroxime
    • Ceftin, Zinacef
    • 2nd generation cephalosporin
    • PO: 250-500mg BID
    • IM, IV: 750mg-1.5g q8h
    • Renal
  24. Clarithromycin
    • Biaxin
    • Macrolide antibiotic
    • 250-500mg BID
    • Use with ergot derviatives, pimozide, cisapride
  25. Clonidine
    • Catapres
    • Alpha2 adrenergic agonist
    • PO: 0.05-0.4mg BID
    • Transdermal Patch: 0.1-0.3mg once weekly (2.4mg/day)
  26. Conjugated Estrogens
    • Premarin
    • Estrogen derivative
    • 0.3-1.25mg daily
    • Undiagnosed abnormal vaginal  bleeding, history of or current thrombophlebitis/VTE, active or recent arterial thromboembolic disease, breast carcinoma (except in select patients treated for metastatic disease), estrogen dependent tumor, hepatic  dysfunction, pregnancy
    • Hepatic
  27. Cyclosporine,opthalmic
    • Restasis
    • Immunosuppressant agent
    • 1 drop in both eyes q12h
    • Active ocular infections
  28. Dextroamphetamine/Amphetamine
    • Adderall XR
    • Stimulant
    • 20 mg daily (60mg daily)
    • Advanced arteriosclerosis, symptomatic CVD, moderate-severe HTN, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma, agitated states, history of drug abuse, MAOI use or use within 14 days
  29. Digoxin
    • Lanoxin, Digitek
    • Cardiac glycoside, class IV antiarrhythmic
    • PO: 0.125-0.5mg daily
    • Ventricular fibrillation
    • Renal
  30. Diltiazem
    • Cardizem CD, Cartia XT, Dilt-CD (extended release capsules)
    • CCB
    • HTN; PO: 180-420mg daily (480mg/day)
    • Afib; IV continuous infusion: 10mg/hr; may increase up to 15 mg/hr PRN
    • SSS or 2nd or 3rd degree heart block ((except in patients with functional pacemaker), severe hypotension, acute MI (PO), acute pulmonary congestion (PO), cardiogenic shock (IV), ventricular tachycardia (IV), use with or within few hours of IV beta-blocker administration (IV), AFib/A flutter associated with accessory bypass tract (IV)
  31. Donepezil
    • Aricept
    • Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor
    • 5-10mg QHS
  32. Enoxaparin
    • Lovenox
    • Low molecular weight heparin
    • Prophylaxis: 30 mg BID or 40 mg daily subcutaneously
    • Treatment: 1mg/kg BID or 1.5mg/kg daily subcutaneously
    • Thrombocytopenia with positive test for antiplatelet antibodies with enoxaparin use, hypersenstivity to pork products, active major bleeding
    • Renal
  33. Eszopiclone
    • Lunesta
    • Hypnotic, non-BZD
    • 2mg QHS (3mg)
  34. Ezetimibe
    • Zetia
    • Antilipidemic agent
    • 10mg daily
    • Use with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors in patients with active hepatic disease, unexplained persistent serum transaminases elevation, pregnancy, breast-feeding
  35. Fexofenadine
    • Allegra
    • Antihistamine
    • 60mg BID or 180mg daily
    • Renal
  36. Fluconazole
    • Diflucan
    • Antifungal
    • PO, IV: 200-800mg daily; for yeast infection: 150mg x1 dose
    • Use with cisapride and terfenadine
    • Renal
  37. Fluoxetine
    • Prozac
    • SSRI
    • Depression: 20-40 daily (80 mg/day)
    • Use with MAOI, pimozide, thioridazine (should stop MAOI 14 days before starting, do not start MAOI or thioridazine for 5 weeks after stopping)
    • Hepatic
  38. Fluticasone
    • Flovent HFA, Flonase
    • Inhaled corticosteroid
    • Oral Inhalant: 88-220mcg BID (max 440 mcg BID)
    • Intranasal: 2 sprays in each nostril once daily
    • Primary treatment of status asthmaticus or acute bronchospasm, use with treatment site infection, skin atrophy, or treating rosacea/perioral dermatitis
    • (topical)
  39. Fluticasone and salmeterol
    • Advair Diskus
    • Inhalted corticosteroid and B2 agonist
    • 1 puff BID of any dose (Fluticasone 500 mcg BID)
    • Status asthmaticus, acute episodes of asthma/COPD, hypersenstivity to milk protein
    • (Advair Diskus)
  40. Gemfibrozil
    • Lopid
    • Fibric acid
    • 600mg BID 30min before breakfast and dinner
    • Hepatic dysfunction, severe renal dysfunction, pre-exsisting gallbladder disease, primary biliary cirrhosis, concurrent use with repaglinide
  41. Gentamicin
    • Gentamicin
    • Aminoglycoside antibiotic
    • Depend on condition; IV, IM: 1-2.5 mg/kg/dose q8-12h or 4-7 mg/kg/dose once daily
    • Renal
  42. Hydrochlorothiazide
    • Hydrodiuril
    • Thiazide diuretic
    • Edema: 25-100mg daily
    • HTN: 12.5-50mg daily (max 200 mg/day)
    • Anuria, renal decompensation, pregnancy
    • Renal
  43. Hydromorphone
    • Diladud
    • Narcotic analgesic
    • Opiate naïve; IV: 0.2-1 mg q2-3h PRN
    • Severe or acute asthma, severe respiratory depression without ventilatory support, severe CNS depression
    • Hepatic and Renal
  44. Ibandronate
    • Boniva
    • Bisphosphonate
    • PO: 150mg once monthly
    • IV: 3mg every 3 months  
    • Hypocalcemia, inability to sit or stand upright for 60 minutes, delayed esophageal emptying
    • Renal
  45. Imipenem/Cilastatin
    • Primaxin Carbapenem
    • antibiotic
    • IV: 250-1000mg q6-8h (4g/day)
    • IM: 500-750 mg q12h (1500 mg/day)
    • Severe shock or heart block (IM formulation with lidocaine)
    • Hepatic and Renal
  46. Insulin Aspart
    • NovoLog
    • Insulin
    • Use during hypoglycemia
  47. Insulin Detemir
    • Levemir
    • Insulin
  48. Insulin Glargine
    • Lantus
    • Insulin
  49. Insulin Glulisine
    • Apidra
    • Insulin
    • Use during hypoglycemia
  50. Insulin Lispro
    • Humalog
    • Insulin 
    • Use during hypoglycemia
  51. Ipratropium
    • Atrovent
    • Anticholinergic 
    • 2 inhalations QID (12 inhalations/day)
  52. Ipratropium and albuterol
    • Combivent
    • Bronchodilator (anticholinergic and B2 agonist)
    • 2 inhalations QID (12 inhalations/day)
  53. Irbesartan
    • Avapro
    • ARB
    • 150-300 daily
  54. Irbesartan/HCTZ
    • Avalide
    • Combination antihypertensive (ARB and thiazide diuretic)
    • Initial dose: 150/12.5mg (max 300/25mg)
    • See individual agents
    • See individual agents
  55. Isosorbide Mononitrate
    • Imdur
    • Nitrate, vasodilator
    • 30-60mg QAM (240 mg/day)
    • Concurrent use with PDE-5 inhibitors, angle closure glaucoma, head trauma or cerebral hemorrhage, severe anemia
  56. Ketoralac
    • Toradol
    • NSAID
    • IV: 30 mg as a single dose or 30 mg q6h (120 mg)
    • Active or history of peptic ulcer disease, recent or history of GI bleeding or perforation, patients with advanced renal disease or risk of renal failure, prophylaxis before major surgery, suspected or confirmed cerebrovascular bleeding, hemorrhagic diathesis, incomplete hemostasis, high risk of bleeding, concurrent ASA or other NSAID use, perioperative pain in the setting of CABG, labor and delivery, breast-feeding
    • Renal
  57. Lamotrigine
    • Lamictal
    • Anticonvulsant
    • 225-375 mg/day in 2 divided doses
  58. Latanoprost
    • Xalatan
    • Antiglaucoma
    • 1 drop daily in the affected eye(s)
  59. Levetiracetam
    • Keppra
    • Anticonvulsant
    • Initial dose; PO:  immediate release: 500mg BID, extended release: 1000mg daily, 
    • IV: 500 mg BID 
    • Renal
  60. Lisdexamfetamine
    • Vyvanse
    • Stimulant
    • 30 mg daily (70 mg/day)
    • Advanced arteriosclerosis, symptomatic CVD, moderate-severe HTN, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma, agitated states, history of drug abuse, MAOI use or use within 14days
  61. Losartan
    • Cozaar
    • ARB
    • 25-100mg daily (100 mg/day)
  62. Losartan/HCTZ
    • Hyzaar
    • Combination antihypertensive (ARB and thiazide diuretic)
    • 1 tablet daily
  63. Meclizine
    • Antivert
    • Antihistamine
    • 25-100mg/day in divided doses
  64. Memantine
    • Namenda
    • NMDA Rc antagonist
    • Initial: 5mg daily, then titrate up to 20mg daily
    • Renal
  65. Meropenem
    • Merrem
    • antibiotics-carbapenem
    • 1.5-6 g/day divided q8h (6g/day)
    • Hepatic and Renal
  66. Methotrexate
    • Rheumatrex
    • DMARD, antifolate
    • Arthritis; PO: 7.5mg weekly (Arthritis: 20 mg/week)
    • Breast-feeding; in patients with RA or psoriasis: pregnancy, alcoholism, alcoholic liver disease or chronic liver disease, pre-exsisting blood dyscrasias,  immunodeficiency syndrome
    • Hepatic and Renal
  67. Methylphenidate
    • Concerta
    • CNS stimulant
    • 18-54mg QAM (6-12 years: 2 mg/kg/day or 54 mg/day, 13-17 years: 72 mg/day)
    • Marked anxiety, tension, agitation, glaucoma, MAOI use or use within 14 days, family history or diagnosis of Tourette's syndrome
  68. Methylprednisolone
    • Medrol
    • Corticosteroid
    • Allergic conditions; PO: Tapered dose using 4mg tablets
    • Systemic fungal infection, administration of live virus vaccines, formulations with benzyl alcohol in infants, IM use in TTP
  69. Metoclopramide
    • Reglan
    • Prokinetic, antiemetic
    • PO: 10-15mg/dose QID
    • IV: 10-20mg over 1-2 minutes
    • GI obstruction, perforation, or hemorrhage, pheochromocytoma, history of seizures or concurrent use of other agents likely to increase extrapyramidial symptoms
    • Renal
  70. Metolazone
    • Zaroxolyn
    • Thiazide-like diuretic
    • 2.5-20mg daily
    • Anuria, hepatic coma, pregnancy
  71. Metronidazole
    • Flagyl
    • Miscellaneous antibiotic
    • Depends upon use, Anaerobic infections; PO, IV: 500 mg q6-8h (max 4 grams/day)
    • Pregnancy (1st trimester)
    • Hepatic and Renal
  72. Midazolam
    • Versed
    • Benzodiazepine
    • Depends on use; Pre-op sedation; IV: 0.02-0.04 mg/kg
    • Narrow angle glaucoma, concurrent use with potent inhibitors of CYP3A4, pregnancy
  73. Mirtazapine
    • Remeron
    • Antidepressant, Alpha2 antagonist
    • 15-45mg daily
    • MAOI use within 14 days
    • Renal
  74. Morphine
    • Duramorph
    • Narcotic analgesic
    • Opiate naïve; IV: 2.5-5 mg q3-4h
    • Severe or acute asthma, severe respiratory depression without ventilatory support,  known or suspected paralytic ileus, during labor if premature birth is anticipated, general CNS depression
    • Renal
  75. Niacin
    • Niaspan
    • Antilipidemic, water soluble vitamin
    • 500-1000mg QHS (2 g/day)
    • Active hepatic disease, significant or unexplained persistnet serum transaminase elevation, active peptic ulcer, arterial hemorrhage
  76. Nifedipine
    ER
    • Procardia XL
    • CCB
    • 30-60mg daily (120-180 mg/day)
    • Use with strong CYP3A4 inducers, cardiogenic shock
    • Hepatic
  77. Nitrofurantoin
    • Macrodantin, Macrobid
    • Miscellaneous antibiotic
    • Macrodantin: 50-100mg q6h (400 mg/day)
    • Macrobid: 100mg BID
    • Significant renal impairment, use <1 month of age, pregnancy at term or during labor or delivery, history of cholestatic jaudice or  hepatic impairment with previous therapy
    • Renal
  78. Nitroglycerin
    • Nitroquick, Nitro-Dur, Nitro-stat
    • Vasodilator
    • PO: 2.5-9mg BID to QID 
    • IV: 5mcg/min-400mcg/min
    • Patch: 0.2-0.4mg/hr  
    • Oint: 1/2" q6h
    • Sublingual: 0.2-0.6mg q5min
    • Translingual: 1-2 sprays q3-5min (3 doses/15 min)
    • Concurrent use with PDE-5 inhibitors, increased ICP, severe anemia
  79. Nortriptyline
    • Pamelor
    • TCA
    • Depression: 25mg TID-QID (150mg/day)
    • MAOI use within 14 days, use during recovery s/p MI
    • Hepatic
  80. Olanzapine
    • Zyprexa
    • Atypical antipsychotic
    • 5-20mg daily (30mg/day)
  81. Olmesartan
    • Benicar
    • ARB
    • 20-40mg daily
  82. Olmesartan/hydrochlorothiazide
    • Benicar HCT
    • ARB/Thiazide diuretic
    • Olmesartan: 20-40mg daily
    • HCTZ:Edema: 25-100mg daily
    • HTN: 12.5-50mg daily (200 mg/day)
  83. Omega-3-acid
    ethyl esters
    • Lovaza
    • Miscellaneous antilipemic agent
    • 4g/day
  84. Ondansetron
    • Zofran
    • Antiemetic
    • IV: 8-16 mg/day
    • Concomitant use of apomorphine
    • Hepatic
  85. Oseltamivir
    • Tamiflu
    • Antiviral
    • 75 mg daily- 75 mg BID 
    • Renal
  86. Oxcarbazepine
    • Trileptal
    • Anticonvulsant
    • Initial: 300mg BID; titrate based on prior therapy 
    • Renal
  87. Oxycodone/APAP
    • Endocet, Percocet, Tylox
    • Narcotic analgesic
    • Oxycodone: 5-30mg q4-6h prn (APAP: 4g/day)
    • Severe respiratory depression, pregnancy
    • Hepatic
  88. Penicillin
    VK
    • Veetids
    • Penicillin antibiotic
    • Children: 25-50mg/kg/day
    • Adults: 125-500mg q6-8h (3g per day in children <12 years old) 
    • Renal
  89. Phenytoin
    • Dilantin
    • Anticonvulsant
    • Anticonvulsant; PO: usual maintenance dose: 300-600mg/day
    • Pregnancy
    • Hepatic
  90. Piperacillin/Tazobactam
    • Zosyn
    • Penicillin antibiotic
    • IV: 3.375 gm q6h or 4.5gm q6-8h (18 gm/day)
    • Renal
  91. Polyethylene
    glycol
    • MiraLax, GlycoLax
    • Osmotic laxative
    • 17g daily
  92. Prednisone
    • Deltasone
    • Corticosteroid
    • Depends on condition: 5-60 mg daily
    • Systemic fungal infection, administration of live virus vaccines with immunosuppressive doses
    • Hepatic
  93. Pregabalin
    • Lyrica
    • Anticonvulsant;Analgesic
    • variable 
    • Renal
  94. Promethazine
    • Phenergan
    • Antihistamine, antiemetic
    • PO, IV: 12.5-25 mg q4-6h PRN
    • Coma, treatment of lower respiratory tract symptoms, use <2 years of age
  95. Propofol
    • Diprivan
    • general anesthetic
    • variable
    • Hypersenstivity to eggs, soybeans, soy products
  96. Propranolol
    • Inderal
    • Beta blocker
    • PO: 40-320mg/day            
    • IV: 1-3mg bolus (640mg/day)
    • Uncompensated CHF (except if due to tachyarrhythmias treated with propranolol),  cardiogenic shock, severe bradycardia, heart block greater than 1st degree (except in patients with function pacemaker), severe  asthma or COPD
    • Hepatic
  97. Raloxifene
    • Evista
    • SERM
    • 60mg daily
    • History of or current VTE, pregnancy or women who could become pregnant, breast-feeding
  98. Ramelteon
    • Rozerem
    • Hypnotic, non-BDZ
    • 8 mg PO within 30 minutes of bedtime
    • Concurrent use with fluvoxamine, history of angioedema with previous therapy
  99. Ramipril
    • Altace
    • ACE-I
    • 2.5-5mg daily (20mg/day)
    • History of angioedema
    • Hepatic and Renal
  100. Risedronate
    • Actonel
    • Bisphosphonate
    • 5mg daily or 35mg weekly
    • Hypocalcemia, inability to sit or stand for 30 minute, delayed esophageal emptying
    • Renal
  101. Risperidone
    • Risperdal
    • Atypical antipsychotic
    • 1-4mg BID (16mg/day) 
    • Hepatic and Renal
  102. Ropinirole
    • Requip
    • Dopamine agoinst
    • Parkinsons: 0.25mg-1mg TID 
    • Restless leg syndrome: 0.25mg-4mg QHS
    • Reduced clearance in the elderly
  103. Simvastatin/Ezetimibe
    • Vytorin
    • HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor/antilipidemic agent
    • Simvastatin: 10-40 mg QHS (see simvastatin) Ezetimibe: 10mg QD
  104. Sumatriptan
    • Imitrex
    • Seratonin Rc agonist
    • PO: 25-100mg as a single dose. May repeat dose in 2 hours. (200mg/day)
    • Patients with IHD or signs of IHD, cerebrovascular syndromes, PVD, uncontrolled HTN, use within 24 hours of ergotamine derviatives, use within 24 hours of another 5-HT1 agonist, MAOI use with or within 14 days, management of hemiplegic or basilar migraine, severe hepatic impairment (PO, nasal, injectable)
    • Hepatic
  105. Tamsulosin
    • Flomax
    • Alpha1 antogonist
    • 0.4-0.8mg daily
    • ½ hour after the same meal each day
  106. Terazosin
    • Hytrin
    • Alpha1 antagonist
    • 1-20mg daily (20mg/day)
  107. Tiotropium
    • Spiriva
    • Anticholinergic agent
    • 1 capsule daily (18 mcg) 
    • Renal
  108. Tobramycin
    • Tobramycin
    • Aminoglycoside antibiotic
    • Depend on condition: IV, IM: 1-2.5 mg/kg/dose q8-12h or 4-7 mg/kg/dose once daily
    • Pregnancy
    • Renal
  109. Tolterodine
    • Detrol LA
    • Anticholinergic, overactive bladder
    • 2-4mg daily
    • Urinary retention, gastric retention, uncontrolled narrow angle glaucoma
    • Hepatic and Renal
  110. Topiramate
    • Topamax
    • Anticonvulsant
    • 25-200mg BID (1600mg/day) 
    • Hepatic and Renal
  111. Torsemide
    • Demadex
    • Loop diuretic
    • CHF; PO: 10-20 mg daily (200 mg), IV: 10-20 mg initial dose (100-200 mg single dose)
    • Anuria
  112. Tramadol
    • Ultram
    • Analgesic
    • 50-100mg q4-6h (400mg/day)
    • Opioid dependent patients, acute intoxication with alcohol, hypnotics, centrally acting analgesics, opioids, or psychotropic drugs
    • Hepatic and Renal
  113. Tramadol/APAP
    • Ultracet
    • Analgesic
    • 2 tabs q4-6h prn (APAP: 4g/day)
    • See tramadol
    • Hepatic and Renal
  114. Triamterene/HCTZ
    • Maxzide, Dyazide
    • K+ sparing diuretic/ thiazide diuretic
    • 37.5/25mg daily-BID (300mg triamterene/200mg HCTZ)
    • Anuria, acute renal insufficiency, chronic renal insufficiency,  patients on other potassium sparing diuretics, potassium substitutes, or supplements, hyperkalemia
    • Renal
  115. Valproic
    acid
    • Depakote
    • Anticonvulsant
    • Seizures: 10-15 mg/kg/day (60 mg/kg/day)
    • Hepatic disease or impairment, urea cycle disorders
    • Hepatic and Renal
  116. Vancomycin
    • Vancocin
    • Antibiotic, misc. 
    • IV: 2-3 g/day in divided doses Q 6-12 hrs
    • PO: 500-1000 mg/day in divided doses Q 6 hours (3 g/day) 
    • Renal
  117. Varenicline
    • Chantix
    • Smoking cessation aid
    • Days 1-3: 0.5 mg  daily
    • Days 4-7: 0.5 mg twice daily
    • Maintenance (week 2-12): 1 mg twice daily 
    • Renal
  118. Verapamil
    SR
    • Calan SR
    • CCB and class IV anti-arrhythmic
    • PO: 120-360mg/day in 1-2 divided doses  
    • IV: 2.5-5mg over 2 minutes
    • Severe left ventricular dysfunction, hypotension, cardiogenic shock, SSS or 2nd or 3rd degree heart block (except in patient's with a functional pacemaker), Afib/ A flutter with accessaory bypass tract, ventricular tachycardia (IV), concurrent use with IV beta-blockers (IV)
  119. Vitamin
    D2
    • Drisdol
    • Vitamin D analog
    • Osteoporosis
    • prevention: 800-1000 units/day
    • Hypercalcemia, malabsorption syndrome, hypervitaminosis D or abnormal senstivity to toxic effects of vitamin D
  120. Ziprasidone
    • Geodon
    • Atypical antipsychotic
    • 20-40mg BID with food. (80-100mg BID depending on indication)
    • History or current prolonged QT, congential long QT syndrome, recent MI, uncompensated CHF, concurrent use with other QT-prolonging agents

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