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  1. Clopidogrel

    (Plavix)
    Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors

    Used to reduce risk of stroke, MI, peripheral artery disease in high risk patients, ACS
  2. Dipyridamole

    (Persantine)
    Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors

    Prevention of transient ischemic attacks, MIs, with warfarin in heart valves, with ASA in bypass grafts
  3. Ticlopidine HCL
    Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors

    Prevention of stroke in high risk patients
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide/Triamterene

    (Dyazide, Maxzide)
    Potassium-Sparing/Combination Diuretics

    Used in treatment of edema and hypertension
  5. Spironolactone 

    (Aldactone)
    Potassium-Sparing/Combination Diuretics

    Used in treatment of edema and hypertension, primary hyperaldosteronism
  6. Chlorthalidone

    (Thalitone; Tenoretic in combination with atenolol)
    Thiazides/Related Diuretics

    Used in treatment of edema and hypertension
  7. Hydrochlorothiazide

    (Microzide)
    Thiazides/Related Diuretics

    Used in treatment of edema and hypertension
  8. Indapamide
    Thiazides/Related Diuretics

    Used in treatment of edema of CHF and hypertension
  9. Metolazone

    (Zaroxolyn-extended release product)
    Thiazides/Related Diuretics

    Used in treatment of edema of CHF and hypertension, edema of renal diseases
  10. Isotretinoin

    (Claravis)
    Acne Agents, Oral

    Used to treat severe recalcitrant cystic acne that does not respond to conventional therapy, psoriasis, rosacea, basal cell carcinoma
  11. Ketoconazole

    (Nizoral)
    Antifungals, Topical

    Treatment of fungal infections
  12. Nystatin

    (Mycostatin)
    Antifungals, Topical

    Treatment of Candida infections
  13. Fluocinonide

    (Lidex)
    Anti-Inflammatories, Topical

    Topical glucocorticoid used to treat severe dermatoses not responding to less potent meds; psoriasis, eczema, contact dermatitis, pruritis
  14. Triamcinolone Acetonide

    (Kenalog)
    Anti-Inflammatories, Topical

    Topical glucocorticoid used to treat severe dermatoses not responding to less potent meds: psoriasis, eczema, contact dermatitis, pruritus
  15. Acarbose

    (Precose)
    Hypoglycemic Agents, Oral

    Management of diabetes by non-insulin-dependent diabetics

    Used alone or in combination with sulfonylurea or insulin
  16. Glimepiride

    (Amaryl)
    Hypoglycemic Agents, Oral

    Management of stable type 2 diabetes mellitus
  17. Glipizide

    (Glucotrol)
    Hypoglycemic Agents, Oral

    Management of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus
  18. Glyburide

    (DiaBeta)
    Hypoglycemic Agents, Oral

    Management of adult type 2 diabetes mellitus
  19. Metformin HCL

    (Glucophage)
    Hypoglycemic Agents, Oral

    Management of adult type 2 diabetes mellitus
  20. Pioglitazone Hydrochloride

    (Actos)
    Hypoglycemic Agents, Oral

    Treatment for type 2 diabetes
  21. Repaglinide

    (Prandin)
    Hypoglycemic Agents, Oral

    Used to lower blood glucose levels in type 2 diabetes in adults
  22. Rosiglitazone Maleate

    (Avandia)
    Hypoglycemic Agents, Oral

    Used in conjunction with diet and exercise to control blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes

    Seldom used in type 1 diabetes because of the need for insulin to be present
  23. Insulin Aspart

    (Novolog)
    Insulin

    Management of diabetes in adults; the only insulin analog approved for use in external pump systems for continuous subQ insulin infusion
  24. Insulin Glargine

    (Lantus)
    Insulin

    Management of diabetes in type 1 diabetics or adults with type 2 requiring a long-acting insulin to control hyperglycemia
  25. Insulin Isophane Suspension (NPH)

    (Humulin N, Novolin N)
    Insulin

    Management of diabetes

    Comes in 100 units per milliliter vial, as well as in combination with regular insulin in a 50/50 proportion and a 75/25 proportion
  26. Insulin Lispro

    (Humalog)
    Insulin

    Management of type 1 diabetes and in combination with sulfonylureas for type 2 diabetes
  27. Insulin Regular

    (Humulin R)
    Insulin

    Management of diabetic coma, diabetic acidosis, or other emergency conditions; esp. suitable for labile diabetes
  28. Glucagon

    (GlucaGen)
    Reversal of Hypoglycemia

    Acute management of severe hypoglycemia; facilitation of GI x-rays

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