Pharma JM

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Pharma JM
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  1. acetaminophen (Tylenol)
    analgesic and antipyretic
  2. alendronate (Fosamax)
    osteoperosis
  3. aluminum hydroxide conc (Alternagel)
    antacid and phosphate binder
  4. amlodipine (Norvasc)
    HTN; angina
  5. apap/hydrocodone
    acute pain
  6. aranesp
    tx of anemia in renal failure
  7. atorvastatin (Lipitor)
    hypercholesterolemia; hypertriglyceridemia
  8. azithromycin
    bacterial infx
  9. bisacodyl (Dulcolax supp)
    stimulant laxative
  10. carvedilol (Coreg)
    HTN
  11. citalopram (Celexa)
    antidepressant
  12. diazepam (Valium)
    procedural sedation
  13. digoxin (Lanoxin)
    CHF (1 min apical pulse)
  14. diphenhydramine (Benadryl)
    allergy sx
  15. dypyridamole
    antiplatelet
  16. divalproex standard (Depakote)
    antiseizure
  17. docusate
    stool softener
  18. doxycycline (Vibramycin)
    severe bacterial infx
  19. enoxaparin (Lovenox)
    DVT prophylaxis
  20. escitalopram (Lexapro)
    antidepressant (SSRI)
  21. ezetimibe (Zetia)
    hypercholesterolemia
  22. famotidine
    short-term duodenal ulcer (H2 blocker)
  23. gabapentin (Neurontin)
    partial seizure, post herpetic neuralgia
  24. glipizide (Glucotrol)
    a sulfonyurea, stim pancreas to rls insulin
  25. guaifenesin SR (Mucinex)
    expectorant
  26. hydromorphone (Dilaudid)
    mod-severe pain
  27. KCl ER (Micro-K)
    hypokalemia
  28. labetalol
    HTN
  29. levetiracetam (Keppra)
    antiseizure
  30. levothyroxine (Synthroid/Levothyroid)
    hypothyroidism
  31. lovastatin (Mevacor)
    hypercholesterolemia
  32. methyphenidate (Ritalin)
    CNS stimulant for ADHD
  33. metoprolol tartrate (Lopressor)
    HTN
  34. omega-3 acid ethyl esters (Lovaza)
    hypertriglyceridemia
  35. ondansetron (Zofran)
    antiemetic
  36. pantoprazole (Protonix)
    erosive esophagitis
  37. polyethylene glycol (Miralax)
    osmotic laxative for relieving constipation
  38. rifampin (Rifadin)
    antibiotic; tx for TB
  39. senna (Sennagen)
    stimulant laxative for relieving constipation
  40. sevelamer (Renagel)
    decrease phosphorous (prevent hypocalcemia)
  41. temazepam (restoril)
    short term tx for insomnia
  42. tamsulosin (Flomax)
    BPH
  43. trazodone
    antidepressant
  44. valsartan (Diovan)
    HTN, CHF
  45. vancomycin
    severe bacterial infx
  46. zolpidem (Ambien)
    insomnia, short term tx
  47. aspirin
    salicylate (antipyretic, analgesic, anti-inflammatory)
  48. clopidogrel (Plavix)
    antiplatelet
  49. cyanocabalamin (vit b-12)
    vitamin B12 deficiency in people with pernicious anemia
  50. diltiazem (cardizem)
    calcium channel blocker; relaxes muscles of heart and blood vessels
  51. fentanyl-td (duragesic patch)
    narcotic (opioid) pain medicine
  52. folic acid (vit b9)
    treat folic acid deficiency and megaloblastic anemia caused by folic acid deficiency. Folic acid is a naturally occurring substance that is important for the formation of red and white blood cells.
  53. formoterol fumarate
    long-acting bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways to improve breathing
  54. guaifenesin/codeine (Robitussin)
    narcotic, cough suppressant, expectorant, loosens mucus congestion
  55. lansoprazole solutab (Prevacid solutab)
    treat and prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers, erosive esophagitis. decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach
  56. levalbuterol UD (Xopenex)
    bronchodilator
  57. lidocaine
    ventricular arrhythmias, status epilepticus, ACLS (VF/pulseless VT)
  58. meclezine (Antivert)
    treat or prevent nausea, vomiting, and dizziness caused by motion sickness. treat symptoms of vertigo
  59. prednisone (Sterapred)
    steroid, an anti-inflammatory. treats allergic disorders, skin condition, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, breathing disorders
  60. psyllium (Metamucil)
    constipation
  61. remeron (Mirtazapine)
    antidepressant
  62. RT acetylcysteine (Mucomyst)
    used to thin the mucus in people with certain lung conditions such as cystic fibrosis, emphysema, bronchitis, tuberculosis
  63. RT budenoside UD (Pulmicort Respules)
    a steroid, used to prevent asthma attacks
  64. RT Ipratroprium (Atrovent)
    used to prevent bronchospasm, or narrowing airways in the lungs, in people with bronchitis, emphysema, or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
  65. atenolol (Tenormin)
    beta blockers, tx angina, HTN, treat/prevent heart attack
  66. levofloxacin
    abx (a fluoroquinolone), tx of bacterial infx
  67. duoneb (albuterol/ipratroprium inhaled)
    bronchodilator
  68. betamethasone (valisone)
    topical steroid, reduces swelling
  69. ceftriaxone
    a cephalosporin;
  70. diclofenac/misoprostol
    an NSAID;reduces hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body
  71. fluconazole (Difulcan)
    an antifungal antibiotic
  72. metoprolol tartrate (Lopressor)
    a beta blocker; treats angina and htn

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