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  1. cefazolin
    • Brand Name:  Ancef
    • Class:  1st Gen Cephalosporin 
    • Usual Dose (Max Dose):  IV 250 mg - 2000 mg q 6-12 h (12 g/d)
    • Renal Dosing
  2. cephalexin
    • Brand Name:  Keflex
    • Class:  1st Gen Cephalosporin
    • Usual Dose (Max Dose):  250 mg - 1000 mg q 6 h (4 g/d)
  3. cefoxitin
    • Brand Name:  Mefoxin
    • Class:  2nd Gen Cephalopsorin
    • Usual Dose:  IM/IV 1-2 g q 6-8h
    • Renal Dosing
  4. cefuroxime
    • Brand Name:  Ceftin, Zinacef
    • Class:  2nd Gen Cephalosporin 
    • Usual Dose:  PO 250-500 mg BID; IM/IV 750 mg-1500 mg q 8h
    • Renal Dosing
  5. cefdinir
    • Brand Name: Omnicef
    • Class: 3rd Gen Cephalosporin
    • Usual Dose: 300 mg BID x 10 days
  6. cefixime
    • Brand Name:  Suprax
    • Class:  3rd Gen Cephalosporin
    • Usual Dose:  PO 400mg/day divided q 12-24h
    • Renal Dosing
  7. ceftazidime
    • Brand Name:  Fotaz
    • Class: 3rd Gen Cephalosporin
    • Dose:  IM, IV 500 mg - 2000 mg q8-12h
    • Renal Dosing
  8. cefotaxime
    • Brand Name:  Claforan
    • Class:  3rd Gen Cephalosporin
    • Usual Dose:  IM/IV 1-2 g q8-12h
    • Renal Dosing
  9. ceftriaxone
    • Brand Name:  Rocephin
    • Class:  3rd Gen Cephalosporin
    • Usual Dose:  IM/IV 1-2 g q12-24h
    • Contraindications:  hyperbilirubinemic neonates, concurrent use with IV calcium containing solutions in neonates
  10. cefepime
    • Brand Name:  Maxipime
    • Class:  4th Gen Cephalosporin
    • Usual Dose: IV 1-2 gm q8-12h
    • Renal Dosing
  11. benazepril
    • Brand Name:  Lotensin
    • Class:  ACEI
    • Usual Dose:  20-40 mg daily
    • CI:  angioedema hx
    • Renal dosing
  12. enalapril
    • Brand Name:  Vasotec
    • Class:  ACEI
    • Usual Dose:  2.5-40 mg PO daily; IV (enalaprilat) 1.25 mg/dose over 5 minutes q6h up to 5 mg/dose
    • CI:  angioedema hx
  13. lisinopril
    • Brand Name:  Zestril, Prinivil
    • Class:  ACEI
    • Usual Dose:  (HTN) 10-40 mg daily; (CHF) 20-40 mg daily
    • CI:  angioedema hx
    • Renal Dosing
  14. quinapril
    • Brand Name:  Accupril
    • Class:  ACEI
    • Usual Dose:  10-40 mg daily
    • CI:  angioedema hx
    • Renal Dosing
  15. ramipril
    • Brand Name:  Altace
    • Class:  ACEI
    • Usual Dose (Max Dose):  2.5-5 mg daily (20 mg/day)
    • CI:  angioedema hx
    • Renal & Hepatic Dosing
  16. donepezil
    • Brand Name:  Aricept
    • Class:  acetylcholinesterase inhibitor
    • Usual Dose:  5-10 mg qhs
  17. terazosin
    • Brand Name:  Hytrin
    • Class:  alpha-1 antagonist
    • Usual Dose (Max Dose):  1-20 mg daily (20 mg/d)
  18. tamulosin
    • Brand Name:  Flomax
    • Class:  alpha-1 antagonist 
    • Usual Dose:  0.4 mg daily 30 min after same meal each day
  19. clonidine
    • Brand Name:  Catapres
    • Class:  alpha-2 adrenergic agonist
    • Usual Dose (max dose):  0.05-0.4 mg PO BID; transdermal patch 0.1-0.3 mg once weekly (2.4 mg/d)
  20. gentamicin
    • Brand Name:  Gentamicin
    • Class:  aminoglycoside
    • Usual Dose depends on condition:  IV, IM 1-2.5 mg/kg/dose q8-12h or 4-7 mg/kg/dose once daily
    • Renal Dosing
  21. tobramycin
    • Brand Name:  Tobramycin
    • Class:  aminoglycoside
    • Usual Dose depends on condition:  IV, IM 1-2.5 mg/kg/dose q8-12h or 4-7 mg/kg/dose once daily
    • CI:  pregnancy
    • Renal Dosing
  22. vancomycin
    • Brand Name:  Vancocin
    • Class:  antibiotic
    • Usual Dose (Max Dose):  IV 2-3 g/d in divided doses q6-12h; 500 - 1000 mg/d PO in divided doses q6h (3 g/d)
    • Renal Dosing
  23. azithromycin
    • Brand Name:  Zithromax
    • Class:  macrolide antibiotic
    • Dose:  Illness dependent; PO/IV (CAP/SSTI/pertussis) 500 mg on day 1 followed by 250 mg daily x 4 days; (Gonococcal infection) 1 g as a single dose; (CAP/PID) 500 mg daily
  24. clindamycin
    • Brand Name:  Cleocin
    • Class:  lincosamide antibiotic
    • Dose (Max):  150-450 mg q6-8h (1.8 g/d); IM, IV 1.2-2.7 g/d in 2-4 divided doses (4.8 g/d)
    • CI:  previous pseudomembranous colitis, regional enteritis, UC (topical/vaginal)
    • Hepatic Dosing
  25. sulfamethoxazole 800 mg / trimethoprim 160 mg
    • Brand Name:  Bactrim DS, Septra DS
    • Class:  sulfonamide antibiotic
    • Dose:  1-2 tab QD-BID
    • CI:  megablastic anemia due to folate deficiency, use < 2 mos of age, marked hepatic damage or severe renal disease, pregnancy (at term), breast feeding
    • Renal Dosing
  26. clarithromycin
    • Brand Name:  Biaxin
    • Class:  macrolide antibiotic
    • Dose:  250-500 mg BID
    • CI:  use with ergot derivatives, pimozide, cisparide
  27. nitrofurantoin
    • Brand Name:  Macrodantin, Macrobid
    • Class:  Misc. Antibiotic
    • Dose (Max):  Macrodantin 50-100 mg q6h (400 mg/d); Macorbid 100 mg BID
    • CI:  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 Dosing
  28. metronidazole
    • Brand Name:  Flagyl
    • Class:  Misc. antibiotic
    • Dose (Max):  depends upon use, anaerobic infections; 500 mg q6-8h; IV 500-750 mg q8h (max 4 g/d)
    • CI:  first trimester of pregnancy
    • Renal & Hepatic Dosing
  29. imipenem/cilastatin
    • Brand Name:  Primaxin
    • Class:  carbapenem antibiotic
    • Dose (Max):  IV 250 - 1000 mg q6-8h (4 g/d); IM 500-750 mg q12 (1500 mg/d)
    • CI:  severe shock/heart block (IM formulation w/ lidocaine)
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  30. meropenem
    • Brand Name:  Merrem
    • Class:  carbapenem antibiotic
    • Usual Dose (Max Dose):  1.5-6 g/d divided q8h (6 g/d)
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  31. ampicillin/sulbactam
    • Brand Name:  Unasyn
    • Class:  PCN antibiotic
    • Dose (Max):  IM, IV 1-2 g ampicillin (1.5-3 g Unasyn) q6h
  32. amoxicllin
    • Brand Name:  Amoxil, Trimox 
    • Class:  PCN antibiotic
    • Dose:  250-500 mg q8h or 500-875 mg q12h
  33. amoxicillin/potassium clavulanate
    • Brand Name:  Augmentin
    • Class:  PCN antibiotic
    • Dose:  250-500 mg TID or 875 mg BID 
    • CI:  hx of cholestatic jaundice or hepatic dysfunction w/ past use, CrCl < 30 mL/min, hemodialysis patients
    • Renal Dosing
  34. Penicillin VK
    • Brand Name:  Veetids
    • Class:  PCN antibiotic
    • Dose (Max):  Kids, 25-50 mg/kg/d; Adults, 125-500 mg q6-8h; pharyngitis, 500 mg TID-QID (3g/d in kids <12 yoa)
    • Renal Dosing
  35. piperacillin/tazobactum
    • Brand Name:  Zosyn
    • Class:  PCN antibiotic
    • Dose (Max):  IV 3.375 g q6h or 4.5 g q6-8h (18 g/d)
    • Renal Dosing
  36. doxycyline
    • Brand Name:  Vibramycin
    • Class:  Tetracycline antibiotic
    • Dose:  100-200 mg/d in 1-2 divided doses
  37. mupirocin
    • Brand Name:  Bactroban
    • Class:  topical antibiotic
    • Dose:  apply to affected area TID
  38. ipratropium
    • Brand Name:  Atrovent
    • Class:  anticholinergic
    • Usual Dose (Max Dose):  2 inhalations QID (12 inhalations/d)
  39. tiotropium
    • Brand Name:  Spiriva
    • Class:  anticholinergic
    • Usual Dose (Max Dose):  inhale 1 capsule daily (18 mcg)
    • Renal Dosing
  40. tolterodine
    • Brand Name:  Detrol LA
    • Class:  anticholinergic, overactive bladder
    • Usual Dose:  2-4 mg daily
    • CI:  urinary retention, gastric retention, uncontrolled narrow angle glaucoma 
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  41. heparin
    • Brand Name:  Heparin
    • Class:  anticoagulant 
    • Usual Dose:  (thromboembolism prophylaxis) 5000 units q8-12h s.c.; (thromboembolism tx) 80 units/kg BID IV push followed by continuous infusion of 18 units/kg/hr
    • CI:  severe thrombocytopenia, uncontrolled active bleeding except due to DIC, inability to obtained blood coagulation testing (tx doses)
  42. warfarin
    • Brand Name:  Coumadin
    • Class:  anticoagulant 
    • Dose:  2-10 mg daily
    • CI:  hemorrhagic tendencies, recent/potential surgery of the eye or CNS, major regional lumbar block anesthesia or surgery resulting in large, open surfaces, blood dyscraias, severe uncontrolled HTN, pericarditis or pericardial effusion, bacterial endocarditis, noncompliant or unsupervised patient, eclampsia/pre-eclampsia, threatened abortion, pregnancy
  43. fosphenytoin
    • Brand Name:  Cerebyx
    • Class:  anticonvulsant
    • Dose:  IV 10-20 mg/phenytoin equivalents/kg daily
    • CI:  sinus bradycardia, SA node block, 2nd/3rd degree AV block, Adams-Stokes syndrome, rash during tx, tx of absence seizures, use of delaviridine 
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  44. gabapentin
    • Brand Name:  Neurontin
    • Class:  anticonvulsant
    • Dose (Max):  300-800 mg TID (3600 mg)
    • Renal Dosing
  45. lamotrigine
    • Brand Name:  Lamictal
    • Class:  anticonvulsant
    • Dose:  225-375 mg/d in 2 divided doses
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  46. levetiracetam
    • Brand Name:  Keppra
    • Class:  anticonvulsant
    • Dose:  initial dose, IR 500 mg PO BID; ER 1000 mg daily; IV 500 mg BID, increase by 500 mg q2weeks
    • Renal Dosing
  47. oxcarbazepine
    • Brand Name:  Trileptal
    • Class:  anticonvulsant
    • Dose:  initial 300 mg BID, titrate based on prior therapy
    • Renal Dosing
  48. phenytoin
    • Brand Name:  Dilantin
    • Class:  anticonvulsant 
    • Dose:  Maintenance Dose 300-600 mg/d PO; IV 15-20 mg/kg loading dose, initial maintenance dose 100 mg q6-8h
    • CI:  pregnancy
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  49. topiramate
    • Brand Name:  Topamax
    • Class:  anticonvulsant
    • Dose (Max):  25-200 mg BID (1600 mg/d)
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  50. valproic acid (Divalproex)
    • Brand Name:  Depakote
    • Class:  anticonvulsant
    • Dose (Max):  seizures, IV 10-15 mg/kg/d, increase by 5-10 mg qweek (60 mg/kg/d)
    • CI:  hepatic disease/impairment, urea cycle disorders
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  51. pregabalin
    • Brand Name:  Lyrica
    • Class:  anticonvulsant, analgesic
    • Dose:  fibromyalgia 75-150 mg BID
    • Renal Dosing
  52. mirtazapine
    • Brand Name:  Remeron
    • Class:  antidepressant, alpha-2 antagonist
    • Dose:  15-45 mg daily
    • CI:  MAOI use w/i 14 days
    • Renal Dosing
  53. bupropion XL
    • Brand Name:  Wellbutrin XL
    • Class:  antidepressant, dopamine reuptake inhibitor
    • Dose (Max):  depression 150 mg daily (450 mg/d) for HCl salt
    • CI:  seizure disorder, hx of anorexia/bulimia, MAOI use w/i 14 days, patients undergoing abrupt d/c of ethanol/sedatives
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  54. ondansetron
    • Brand Name:  Zofran
    • Class:  antiemetic
    • Dose:  IV 8-16 mg/d
    • CI:  concomitant use of apomorphine
    • Hepatic Dosing
  55. fluconazole
    • Brand Name:  Diflucan
    • Class:  antifungal
    • Dose:  PO, IV 200-800 mg daily; for yeast infection; PO 150 mg for one dose
    • CI:  use with cisapride and terfenadine
    • Renal Dosing
  56. latanoprost
    • Brand Name:  Xalatan
    • Class:  antiglaucoma
    • Dose:  1 drop daily in the affected eye(s)
  57. fexofenadine
    • Brand Name:  Allegra
    • Class:  antihistamine
    • Dose:  60 mg BID or 180 mg daily
    • Renal Dosing
  58. meclizine
    • Brand Name:  Antivert
    • Class:  antihistamine
    • Dose:  25-100 mg/d in divided doses
  59. promethazine
    • Brand Name:  Phenergran
    • Class:  antihistamine, antiemetic
    • Dose:  PO, IV 12.5-25 mg q4-6h
    • CI:  coma, tx of lower respiratory tract sxs, use <2 yoa
  60. omega-3-acid ethyl esters
    • Brand Name:  Lovaza
    • Class:  Misc. antilipidemic agent
    • Dose:  4 g/d
  61. ezetimibe
    • Brand Name:  Zetia
    • Class:  antilipdemic agent
    • Dose:  10 mg daily
    • CI:  Use with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors in patients with active hepatic disease, unexplained persistent serum transaminases elevation, pregnancy, breast-feeding
  62. niacin
    • Brand Name:  Niaspan
    • Class:  antilipidemic, water soluble vitamin
    • Dose (Max):  500 mg qhs x 4 wks, then 1000 mg qhs (2 g/d)
    • CI:  Active hepatic disease, significant or unexplained persistent serum transaminase elevation, active peptic ulcer, arterial hemorrhage
  63. clopidogrel
    • Brand Name:  Plavix
    • Class:  antiplatelet agent
    • Dose:  recent MI/stroke/PAD 75 mg QD
    • CI:  active pathological bleeding
  64. guaifenesin/codeine
    • Brand Name:  Cheratussin AC
    • Class:  antitussive/expectorant
    • Dose:  10 mL q4h PRN
  65. valacyclovir
    • Brand Name:  Valtrex
    • Class:  antiviral
    • Dose:  500-1000 mg BID
    • Renal Dosing
  66. acyclovir
    • Brand Name:  Zovirax
    • Class:  antiviral
    • Dose:  Shingles 800 mg PO 5 times/d for 7-10 days, IV 10mg/kg/dose q8h for 7-10 days
    • Renal Dosing
  67. oseltamivir
    • Brand Name:  Tamiful
    • Class:  antiviral
    • Dose:  75 mg daily-75 mg BID
    • Renal Dosing
  68. candesartan
    • Brand Name:  Atacand
    • Class:  ARB
    • Dose:  4-32 mg daily
    • CI:  severe hepatic impairment, cholestasis, pregnancy, breast feeding 
    • Hepatic dosing
  69. irbesartan
    • Brand Name:  Avapro
    • Class:  ARB
    • Dose: 150-300 mg QD
  70. losartan
    • Brand Name:  Cozaar
    • Class:  ARB
    • Dose (Max):  50 mg QD (100 mg/d)
  71. olmesartan
    • Brand Name:  Benicar
    • Class:  ARB
    • Dose:  20-40 mg QD
  72. valsartan
    • Brand Name:  Diovan
    • Class:  ARB
    • Dose (Max):  HTN 80-160 mg QD (320 mg/d)
    • Hepatic Dosing
  73. quetiapine
    • Brand Name:  Seroquel
    • Class:  atypical anti-psychotic
    • Dose (Max):  150-400 mg BID (800 mg/d)
  74. aripiprazole
    • Brand Name:  Abilify
    • Class:  atypical antipsychotic
    • Dose (Max):  10-15 mg daily (30 mg/d), IM 9.75 mg as a single dose; range of 5.25-15 mg
  75. olanzapine
    • Brand Name:  Zyprexa
    • Class:  atypical antipsychotic
    • Dose:  5-20 mg daily (30 mg)
  76. risperidone
    • Brand Name:  Risperdal
    • Class:  atypical antipsychotic 
    • Dose (Max):  bipolar disorder 2-3 mg QD (16 mg/d)
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  77. ziprasidone
    • Brand Name:  Geodon
    • Class:  atypical antipsychotic 
    • Dose (Max):  20-40 mg BID w/ food (80-100 mg BID depending on indication)
    • CI:  History or current prolonged QT, congential long QT syndrome, recent MI, uncompensated CHF, concurrent use with other QT-prolonging agents
  78. alprazolam
    • Brand Name:  Xanax
    • Class:  BZD
    • Dose (Max):  0.25-0.5 mg TID (4 mg/d)
    • CI:  narrow angle glaucoma, use with ketoconazole/itraconazole, pregnancy
  79. diazepam
    • Brand Name:  Valium
    • Class:  BZD
    • Dose:  anxiety 2-10 mg BID-QID; IM, IV 2-10 mg BID-QID PRN
    • CI:  Myasthenia gravis, severe respiratory insufficiency, severe hepatic insufficiency, sleep  apnea, acute narrow angle glaucoma, use <6 months of age (PO)
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  80. lorazepam
    • Brand Name:  Ativan
    • Class:  BZD
    • Dose (Max):  anxiety, 2-6 mg in divided doses (10 mg/d); agitation, IV 0.02-0.06 mg/kg q2-6h
    • CI:  Acute narrow angle glaucoma, sleep apnea (parenteral), severe respiratory insufficiency (except with mechanical ventilation)
  81. midazolam
    • Brand Name:  Versed
    • Class:  BZD
    • Dose:  depends on use; pre-op sedation; IV 0.02-0.04 mg/kg
    • CI:  narrow angle glaucoma, concurrent use with potent inhibitors of CYP3A4, pregnancy
  82. clonazepam
    • Brand Name:  Klonopin
    • Class:  BZD
    • Dose (Max):  panic disorder, 0.25-2 mg BID (4 mg/d)
    • CI:  significant liver disease, narrow angle glaucoma, pregnancy
  83. temazepam
    • Brand Name:  Restoril
    • Class:  BZD
    • Dose:  15-30 mg QHS
    • CI:  narrow angle glaucoma, pregnancy
  84. carvedilol
    • Brand Name:  Coreg, Coreg CR
    • Class:  BB
    • Dose:  CHF, IR 3.125-50 mg BID; ER 10-80 mg QD
    • CI:  Decomponsated cardiac failure requiring IV inotropic therapy, bronchial asthma, 2nd or 3rd degree heart block or sick sinus syndrome (SSS) (except in patient's with functional pacemaker), cardiogenic shock, severe hepatic impairment
  85. metoprolol succinate
    • Brand Name:  Toprol XL
    • Class:  BB
    • Dose (Max):  HTN, 50-100 mg daily (400 mg/d)
    • CI:  Severe bradycardia, 2nd or 3rd degree heart block or SSS (except in patients with functional pacemaker), cardiogenic shock, decompensated heart failure
  86. metoprolol tartrate
    • Brand Name:  Lopressor
    • Class:  BB
    • Dose (Max):  25-100 mg PO BID; IV 1.25-5 mg q6-12h (450 mg/d)
    • CI:  In MI severe sinus bradycardia, significant 1st degree heart block, 2nd or 3rd degree heart block, SBP <100 mmHg, moderate-severe CHF. In HTN or angina: sinus bradycardia, 2nd or 3rd degree heart block or SSS (except in patients with functional pacemaker), cardiogenic shock, severe PAD, pheochromocytoma (with alpha blockade)
  87. propanolol
    • Brand Name:  Inderal
    • Class:  BB
    • Dose (Max):  40-320 mg/d PO; IV 1-3 mg bolus (640 mg/d)
    • CI:  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 Dosing
  88. atenolol
    • Brand Name:  Tenormin
    • Class:  BB
    • Dose:  25-50 mg QD
    • CI:  Sinus bradycardia, sinus node dysfunction, heart block greater than 1st degree (except in patients with functional pacemaker), cardiogenic shock, uncompensated heart failure, pulmonary edema, pregnancy
    • Renal Dosing
  89. nebivolol
    • Brand Name:  Bystolic
    • Class:  BB
    • Dose (Max):  5-10 mg QD (40 mg)
    • CI:  Severe bradycardia, 2nd or 3rd degree heart block or SSS (except in patients with functional pacemaker), cardiogenic shock, decompensated heart failure, severe hepatic impairment
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  90. albuterol inhaler
    • Brand Name:  Proventil, Ventolin, ProAir HFA
    • Class:  Beta-2 agonist
    • Dose:  2 puffs q4-6h PRN
  91. glimepride
    • Brand Name:  Amaryl
    • Class:  sulfonylurea
    • Dose (Max):  1-4 mg QD w/ breakfast (8 mg/d)
    • CI:  DKA
    • Renal Dosing
  92. glipizide, glipizide ER
    • Brand Name:  Glucotrol, Glucotrol XL
    • Class:  sulfonylurea
    • Dose (Max):  initial, 5 mg QD (IR 40 mg/d; ER 20 mg/d)
    • CI:  T1DM, DKA
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  93. glyburide
    • Brand Name:  Diabeta, Micronase
    • Class:  sulfonylurea
    • Dose (Max):  1.25-20 mg QD (20 mg/d)
    • CI:  T1DM, DKA, concurrent use with bosentan
    • Renal Dosing
  94. metformin, metformin ER
    • Brand Name:  Glucophage, Glucophage XR
    • Class:  biguanide
    • Dose (Max):  IR 500-1000 mg BID w/ meals (2250 mg/d); XR 500-1000 mg QD w/ the evening meal (2000 mg/d)
    • CI:  Do not use if sCr >1.5mg/dL in males or >1.4mg/dL in females, acute or chronic metabolic acidosis, abnormal creatinine clearance
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  95. alendronate
    • Brand Name:  Fosamax
    • Class:  Bisphosphonate
    • Dose:  prophylaxis 5 mg daily or 35 mg weekly; tx 10 mg daily or 70 mg weekly
    • CI:  Hypocalcemia, inability to sit or stand upright for 30 minutes, delayed esophageal emptying, risk for aspiration (oral soln)
  96. ibandronate
    • Brand Name:  Boniva
    • Class:  bisphosphonate
    • Dose:  150 mg PO once monthly; IV 3 mg q 3 months
    • CI:  hypocalcemia, inability to sit/stand for 60 minutes, delayed esophogeal emptying
    • Renal Dosing
  97. risendronate
    • Brand Name:  Actonel
    • Class:  bisphosphonate
    • Dose:  5 mg QD or 35 weekly
    • CI:  hypocalcemia, inability to stand/sit for 30 min, delayed esophageal emptying
    • Renal Dosing
  98. ipratroprium and albuterol
    • Brand Name:  Combivent
    • Class:  bronchodilator (anticholinergic and B2 agonist)
    • Dose (Max):  2 inhalations QID (12 inhalations/d)
  99. digoxin
    • Brand Name:  Lanoxin, Digitek
    • Class:  cardiac glycoside, Class IV antiarrhthmic
    • Dose:  0.125-0.5 mg daily
    • CI:  ventricular fibrillation
    • Renal Dosing
  100. amlodipine
    • Brand Name:  Norvasc
    • Class:  CCB
    • Dose:  HTN 2.5-10 mg QD
    • Hepatic Dose
  101. diltiazem
    • Brand Name:  Cardizem CD, Cartia XT, Dilt-CD (extended release capsules)
    • Class:  CCB
    • Dose:  HTN, 180-420 mg QD (480 mg/d); A-fib IV continuous infusion 10 mg/hr; may increase up to 15 mg/hr PRN
    • CI:  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)
  102. nifedipine ER
    • Brand Name:  Procardia XL
    • Class:  CCB 
    • Dose (Max):  30-60 mg QD (120-180 mg/d)
    • CI:  use with strong CYP3A4 inducers, cardiogenic shock
    • Hepatic Dosing
  103. verapamil SR
    • Brand Name:  Calan SR
    • Class:  CCB and class IV anti-arrhythmic
    • Dose:  120-360 mg/d PO in 1-2 divided doses; IV 2.5-5 mg over 2 min
    • CI:  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)
  104. amiodarone
    • Brand Name:  Cordarone, Pacerone
    • Class:  Class III antiarryhthmic 
    • Dose:  200-1600 mg/d in 1-2 divided doses; IV 150-300 mg infused over 10 min
    • CI:  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)
    • Hepatic Dosing
  105. methylphenidate
    • Brand Name:  Concerta, Ritalin
    • Class:  CNS stimulant
    • Dose:  Ritalin 20 mg qAM; Concerta 18-54 mg qAM (6-12 yoa is 2 mg/kg/d OR 54 mg/d; 13-17 yoa is 72 mg/d)
    • CI:  Marked anxiety, tension, agitation, glaucoma, MAOI use or use within 14 days, family history or diagnosis of Tourette's syndrome
  106. ethinyl estradiol/etonogesterol
    • Brand Name:  Nuvaring
    • Class:  contraceptive
    • Dose:  insert 1 ring vaginally and leave in 3 weeks, then remove for 1 week
    • CI:  History of breast cancer or other estrogen or progestin dependent neoplasms, hepatic tumor or disease, pregnanacy, undiagnosed uterine bleeding, cholestatic jaundice of pregnancy, jaundice with prior combination hormonal contraceptive, increased risk of aterial or venous thromboembolism
  107. ethinyl estradiol/norethindrone
    • Brand Name:  Loestrin 24 Fe
    • Class:  contraceptive
    • Dose:  1 tablet daily without interruption
    • CI:  History of breast cancer or other estrogen or progestin dependent neoplasms, hepatic tumor or disease, pregnanacy, undiagnosed uterine bleeding, increased risk of aterial or venous thromboembolism
  108. methylprednisolone
    • Brand Name:  Medrol
    • Class:  corticosteroid
    • Dose:  Allergic conditions, tapered dose using 4 mg tabs PO; IV 10-40 mg over several minutes
    • CI:  Systemic fungal infection, administration of live virus vaccines, formulations with benzyl alcohol in infants, IM use in TTP
  109. prednisone
    • Brand Name:  Deltasone
    • Class:  corticosteroid
    • Dose:  depends on condition, 5-60 mg daily
    • CI:  systemic fungal infection, administration of live virus vaccines with immunosuppressive doses
    • Hepatic Dosing
  110. celecoxib
    • Brand Name:  Celebrex
    • Class:  COX-2 selective NSAID
    • Dose:  200 mg daily
    • CI:  perioperative pain in CABG
  111. methotrexate
    • Brand Name:  Rheumatrex
    • Class:  DMARD, antifolate
    • Dose:  arthritis, 7.5 mg PO weekly (20 mg/week)
    • CI:  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 Dosing
  112. ropinrole
    • Brand Name:  Requip
    • Class:  Dopamine agonist
    • Dose:  Parkinsons, 0.25-1 mg TID; restless leg syndrome, 0.25-4 mg QHS
    • CI:  reduced clearance in elderly
  113. sitagliptin
    • Brand Name:  Januvia
    • Class:  DPP IV Inhibitor
    • Dose (Max):  100 mg QD
    • Renal Dosing
  114. conjugated estrogens
    • Brand Name:  Premarin
    • Class:  estrogen derivative
    • Dose:  menopause, 0.3 mg QD
    • CI:  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 Dosing
  115. gemfibrozil
    • Brand Name:  Lopid
    • Class:  fibric acid
    • Dose:  600 mg BID 30 min before breakfast and dinner
    • CI:  Hepatic dysfunction, severe renal dysfunction, pre-exsisting gallbladder disease, primary biliary cirrhosis, concurrent use with repaglinide
  116. fenofibrate
    • Brand Name:  Tricor
    • Class:  fibric acid antilipidemic
    • Dose:  48-145 mg QD (145 mg/d)
    • CI:  hepatic dysfunction, severe renal dysfunction, pre-exisiting gallbladder disease, breast feeding (Fenoglide)
    • Renal Dosing
  117. ciprofloxacin
    • Brand Name:  Cipro
    • Class:  FQ antibiotic
    • Dose:  UTI, 250-500 mg PO BID; IV 200-400 mg q12h
    • CI:  concurrent use of tizanidine
  118. levofloxacin
    • Brand Name:  Levaquin
    • Class:  FQ antibiotic
    • Dose:  PO, IV 250-750 mg QD
    • Renal Dosing
  119. moxifloxacin
    • Brand Name:  Avelox
    • Class:  FQ antibiotic
    • Dose:  PO, IV 400 mg QD
  120. propofol
    • Brand Name:  Diprivan
    • Class:  general anesthetic
    • Dose:  variable
    • CI:  hypersensitivity to eggs, soybeans, soy products
  121. famotidine
    • Brand Name:  Pepcid
    • Class:  H2RA
    • Dose:  20 mg PO BID; IV 20 mg Q12h
    • Renal Dosing
  122. ranitidine
    • Brand Name:  Zantac
    • Class:  H2RA
    • Dose (Max):  150 mg PO BID; IV 50 mg q6-8h (600 mg/d)
    • Renal Dosing
  123. atorvastatin
    • Brand Name:  Lipitor
    • Class:  HMG CoA Reductase Inhibitor
    • Dose: 10-80 mg daily
    • CI:  acute liver disease, unexplained persistent serum transaminases elevation, pregnancy, breast feeding
  124. lovastatin
    • Brand Name:  Mevacor, Altoprev
    • Class: HMG CoA reductase inhibitor
    • Dose (Max):  20 mg QD (IR 80 mg/d)
    • CI:  Acute liver disease, unexplained persistent serum transaminsae elevation, concurrent use of strong CYP3A4 inhibitors, pregnancy, breast feeding
    • Renal Dosing
  125. pravastatin
    • Brand Name:  Pravachol
    • Class:  HMG CoA reductase inhibitor
    • Dose (Max):  10-80 mg QD (80 mg/d)
    • CI:  acute liver disease, unexplained persistent serum transaminases elevation, pregnancy, breast feeding
    • Hepatic and Renal Dosing
  126. rosuvastatin
    • Brand Name:  Crestor
    • Class:  HMG CoA Reductase Inhibitor
    • Dose:  5-40 mg QD (40 mg/d)
    • CI:  acute liver disease, unexplained persistent serum transaminases elevation, pregnancy, breast feeding
    • Renal Dosing
  127. simvastatin
    • Brand Name:  Zocor
    • Class:  HMG CoA reductase inhibitor
    • Dose:  5-40mg QHS (80mg/day if on this dose >12 months without myopathy and use of any dose-limiting or contraindicated interacting medication, also avoid in Chinese patients on niacin 1g/day or higher, otherwise 40 mg daily)
    • CI:  Active liver disease, unexplained persistent serum transaminases elevation, concurrent use of CYP3A4 inhibitors, cyclosporine, danazol, or gemfibrozil, pregnancy, breast-feeding
  128. ramelteon
    • Brand Name:  Rozerem
    • Class:  hypnotic, non-BZD
    • Dose:  8 mg PO w/i 30 min of bedtime
    • CI:  concurrent use with fluvoxamine, angioedema hx w/ previous tx
  129. eszopiclone
    • Brand Name:  Lunesta
    • Class:  hypnotic, non-BZD
    • Dose (Max):  2 mg qHS (3 mg)
  130. zolpidem
    • Brand Name:  Ambien, Ambien CR
    • Class:  hypnotic, non-BZD
    • Dose (Max):  Ambien 5-10 mg QHS (10 mg/d); Ambien CR 6.25-12.5 mg QHS
    • Hepatic Dosing
  131. cyclosporine, opthalmic
    • Brand Name:  Restasis
    • Class:  immunosuppressant agent
    • Dose:  1 drop in both eyes q12h
    • CI:  active ocular infections
  132. fluticasone
    • Brand Name:  Flovent HFA, Flonase
    • Class:  inhaled corticosteroid
    • Dose (Max):  oral inhalant, 88-220 mcg BID (max 440 mcg BID); intranasal 2 sprays in each nostril once daily
    • CI:  primary tx of status asthmatics or acute bronchospasm, use w/ tx site infection, skin atrophy, or treating rosacea/perioral dermatitis (topical)
  133. budesonide/formoterol
    • Brand Name:  Symbicort
    • Class:  inhaled corticosteroid/beta-2 agonist
    • Dose:  2 inhalations BID
    • CI:  acute need for bronchodilation
  134. fluticasone/salmeterol
    • Brand Name:  Advair Diskus
    • Class:  inhaled corticosteroid/beta-2 agonist
    • Dose (Max):  1 puff BID (fluticasone 500 mcg BID)
    • CI:  status asthmaticus, acute episodes of asthma/COPD, hypersensitivity to milk protein (Advair Diskus)
  135. Insulin Aspart
    • Brand Name:  NovoLog
    • Class:  Insulin
    • CI:  use during hypoglycemia
  136. Insulin Detemir
    • Brand Name:  Levemir
    • Class:  insulin
  137. insulin glargine
    • Brand Name:  Lantus
    • Class:  insulin
    • Dose:  T1DM 1/3 total daily dose of insulin; T2DM 10 u qhs
  138. insulin glulisine
    • Brand Name:  Apidra
    • Class:  insulin
    • CI:  hypoglycemia
  139. insulin lispro
    • Brand Name:  Humalog
    • Class:  insulin
    • CI:  hypoglycemia
  140. spironolactone
    • Brand Name:  Aldactone
    • Class:  K+ sparing diuretic
    • Dose:  25-200 mg QD depending on use
    • CI:  anuria, acute renal insufficiency, hyperkalemia
    • Renal Dosing
  141. triamterene/HCTZ
    • Brand Name:  Maxide, Dyazide
    • Class:  K+ sparing diuretic/thiazide diuretic
    • Dose:  1 tab QD (25 mg HCTZ/37.5 mg triamterene)
    • CI:  Anuria, acute renal insufficiency, chronic renal insufficiency,  patients on other potassium sparing diuretics, potassium substitutes, or supplements, hyperkalemia
    • Renal Dosing
  142. furosemide
    • Brand Name:  Lasix
    • Class:  Loop diuretic
    • Dose:  (CHF) 20-80 mg/dose PO; IV bolus 20-40 mg over 1-2 min
    • CI:  anuria
  143. torsemide
    • Brand Name:  Demadex
    • Class:  Loop diuretic
    • Dose (Max):  CHF, 10-20 mg PO QD (200 mg); IV 10-20 mg initial dose (100-200 mg single dose)
    • CI:  anuria
  144. HCTZ
    • Brand Name:  Hydrodiuril
    • Class:  thiazide diuretic
    • Dose (Max):  edema, 25-100 mg QD; HTN, 12.5-50 mg QD (max 200 mg/d)
    • CI:  anuria, renal decompensation, pregnancy
    • Renal Dosing
  145. metolzaone
    • Brand Name:  Zaroxolyn
    • Class:  thiazide-like diuretic
    • Dose:  2.5-20 mg QD
    • CI:  anuria, hepatic coma, pregnancy
  146. montelukast
    • Brand Name:  Singulair
    • Class:  leukotriene receptor antagonist
    • Dose:  10 mg QD
  147. enoxaparin
    • Brand Name:  Lovenox
    • Class:  LMWH
    • Dose:  (prophylaxis) 30 mg BID or 40 mg daily s.c.; (tx) 1 mg/kg BID or 1.5 mg/kg daily s.c.
    • CI:  Thrombocytopenia with positive test for antiplatelet antibodies with enoxaparin use, hypersensitivity to pork products, active major bleeding
    • Renal Dosing
  148. acetaminophen 300 mg / codeine 30 mg
    • Brand Name:  Tylenol #3
    • Class:  Narcotic analgesic
    • Dose:  1-2 tabs q4-6h (4g APAP/day)
    • CI:  significant respiratory depression, severe asthma, hypercapnia, paralytic ileus
    • Heaptic Dosing
  149. hydrocodone/acetaminophen
    • Brand Name:  Vicodin; Norco (contains 325 mg APAP); Lortab (contains 500 mg APAP)
    • Class:  Narcotic analgesic
    • Dose:  1-2 tabs q4-6h (4 g/d)
    • CI:  CNS depression, severe respiratory depression
    • Hepatic Dosing
  150. hydromorphone
    • Brand Name:  Diladud
    • Class:  Narcotic analgesic
    • Dose:  opiate naive, IV 0.2-1 mg q2-3h PRN
    • CI:  Severe or acute asthma, severe respiratory depression w/o ventilatory support, severe CNS depression 
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  151. morphine
    • Brand Name:  Duramorph
    • Class:  Narcotic analgesic
    • Dose:  opiate naive, IV 2.5-5 mg q3-4h
    • CI:  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 Dosing
  152. oxycodone
    • Brand Name:  OxyContin
    • Class:  Narcotic analgesic
    • Dose (Max):  10-40 mg BID (use caution > 160 BID)
    • CI:  significant respiratory depression, hypercarbia, severe asthma, parlytic ileus
    • Hepatic Dosing
  153. oxycodone/APAP
    • Brand Name:  Endocet, Percocet, Tylox
    • Class:  narcotic analgesic
    • Dose (Max):  oxycodone 5-30 mg q4-6h prn (APAP 4g/d)
    • CI:  severe respiratory depression, pregnancy
    • Hepatic Dosing
  154. tramadol
    • Brand Name:  Ultram
    • Class:  analgesic 
    • Usual Dose (Max Dose):  50-100 mg q4-6h PRN (400 mg/d)
    • CI:  Opioid dependent patients, acute intoxication with alcohol, hypnotics, centrally acting analgesics, opioids, or psychotropic drugs
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  155. tramadol/APAP
    • Brand Name:  Ultracet
    • Class:  analgesic
    • Usual Dose (Max Dose):  2 tabs q4-6h prn (APAP:  4 g/d)
    • CI:  Opioid dependent patients, acute intoxication with alcohol, hypnotics, centrally acting analgesics, opioids, or psychotropic drugs
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  156. mometasone
    • Brand Name:  Nasonex
    • Class:  Nasal corticosteroid
    • Dose:  2 sprays in each nostril QD
  157. triamcinolone
    • Brand Name:  Nasacort
    • Class:  Nasal corticosteroid
    • Dose:  2 sprays in each nostril QD
  158. isosorbide mononitrate
    • Brand Name:  Imdur
    • Class:  nitrate, vasodilator
    • Dose (Max):  30-60 mg qAM (240 mg/d)
    • CI:  Concurrent use with PDE-5 inhibitors, angle closure glaucoma, head trauma or cerebral hemorrhage, severe anemia
  159. memantine
    • Brand Name:  Namenda
    • Class:  NMDA receptor antagonist
    • Dose:  5-20 mg QD
    • Renal Dosing
  160. atomoxetine
    • Brand Name:  Strattera
    • Class:  Norepi reuptake inhibitor
    • Dose (Max):  40-80 mg QD (100 mg/d)
    • CI:  narrow angle glaucoma, MAOI use or w/i 14 days
    • Hepatic Dosing
  161. diclofenac
    • Brand Name:  Voltaren, Flector (patch)
    • Class:  NSAID
    • Dose:  50 mg PO TID; Apply patch BID to most painful area (sprain, strains, contusions)
    • CI:  hypersensitivity to bovine protein (capsule), perioperative pain in CABG
    • Renal Dosing
  162. ibuprofen
    • Brand Name:  Motrin, Advil
    • Class:  NSAID
    • Dose (Max):  Rx, 400-800 mg TID-QID (3200 mg/d); OTC, 200-400 mg q4-6h (1200 mg/d)
    • CI:  perioperative pain in CABG
  163. ketoralac
    • Brand Name:  Toradol
    • Class:  NSAID 
    • Dose:  IV 30 mg as a single dose or 30 mg q6h (120 mg)
    • CI:  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 Dosing
  164. meloxicam
    • Brand Name:  Mobic
    • Class:  NSAID
    • Dose (Max):  7.5-15 mg QD (15 mg/d)
    • CI:  perioperative pain in CABG
  165. naproxen
    • Brand Name:  Naprosyn
    • Class:  NSAID
    • Dose (Max):  250-500 mg BID (1250 mg/d)
    • CI:  perioperative pain in CABG
  166. buprenorphine/naloxone
    • Brand Name:  Suboxone
    • Class:  opioid for withdrawl
    • Dose (Max):  4-24 mg QD (32 mg/d)
    • Hepatic Dosing
  167. polyethylene glycol
    • Brand Name:  MiraLax, GlycoLax
    • Class:  osmotic laxative
    • Dose:  17 g QD
  168. sildenafil
    • Brand Name:  Viagra, Revatio
    • Class:  PDE5 inhibitor
    • Dose (Max):  ED, 50 mg 1h prior to sex; pulmonary HTN, 20 mg TID (4-6h apart)
    • CI:  concurrent use of organic nitrates, concurrent use w/ protease inhibitor regimen when used for pulmonary HTN
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  169. tadalafil
    • Brand Name:  Cialis
    • Class:  PDE5 inhibitor
    • Dose:  ED, 10-20 mg at least 1 hour prior to sex
    • CI:  concurrent use with organic nitrates
    • Hepatic and Renal Dosing
  170. dexlansoprazole
    • Brand Name:  Dexilant
    • Class:  PPI
    • Dose:  30 mg QD
  171. esomeprazole
    • Brand Name:  Nexium
    • Class:  PPI
    • Dose:  PO, IV 20-40 mg QD
  172. lansoprazole
    • Brand Name:  Prevacid
    • Class:  PPI
    • Dose:  15-30 mg QD
  173. omeprazole
    • Brand Name:  Prilosec
    • Class:  PPI
    • Dose:  20-40 mg QD
  174. pantoprazole
    • Brand Name:  Protonix
    • Class:  PPI
    • Dose (Max):  PO, IV 40 mg QD (240 mg/d)
  175. raberprazole
    • Brand Name:  Aciphex
    • Class:  PPI
    • Dose:  20 mg QD
  176. metoclopramide
    • Brand Name:  Reglan
    • Class:  Prokinetic, antiemetic
    • Dose:  PO, 10-15 mg/dose QID; IV, 10-20 mg over 1-2 min
    • CI:  GI obstruction, perforation, or hemorrhage, pheochromocytoma, history of seizures or concurrent use of other agents likely to increase extrapyramidial symptoms
    • Renal Dosing
  177. sumatriptan
    • Brand Name:  Imitrex
    • Class:  serotonin receptor antagonist
    • Dose (Max):  25-100 mg PO as a single dose.  May repeat dose in 2 hours (200 mg/d)
    • CI:  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 Dosing
  178. raloxifene
    • Brand Name:  Evista
    • Class:  SERM
    • Dose:  60 mg QD
    • CI:  hx of or current VTE, pregnancy or women who could become pregnant, breast feeding
  179. trazadone
    • Brand Name:  Deseryl
    • Class:  serotonin reuptake inhibitor/antagonist
    • Dose:  insomnia, 25-200 mg qHS
  180. carisoprodol
    • Brand Name:  Soma
    • Class:  skeletal muscle relaxant
    • Dose:  250-350 mg TID/HS
    • CI:  acute intermittent prophyia
  181. cyclobenzaprine
    • Brand Name:  Flexeril
    • Class:  skeletal muscle relaxant
    • Dose:  5-10 mg TID
    • CI:  MAOI use or use with 14 days, hyperthyroidism, CHF, arrhythmias, heart block, acute recovery s/p MI
  182. varenicline
    • Brand Name:  Chantix
    • Class:  smoking cessation aid
    • Dose:  Days 1-3, 0.5 mg QD; Days 4-7 0.5 mg BID; Maintenance (weeks 2-12) 1 mg BID
    • Renal Dosing
  183. duloxetine
    • Brand Name:  Cymbalta
    • Class:  SNRI
    • Dose (Max):  depression, 40-60 mg QD (120 mg/d)
    • CI:  MAOI use and use w/i 14 days, don't start MAOI for 5 days after stopping duloxetine, narrow angle glaucoma
    • Hepatic and Renal Dosing
  184. venlafaxine XR
    • Brand Name:  Effexor XR
    • Class:  SNRI
    • Dose (Max):  depression, 37.5-75 mg QD (225 mg/d)
    • CI:  MAOI use w/i 14 days or initiation of MAOI wi/i 7 days of stopping drug
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  185. citalopram
    • Brand Name:  Celexa
    • Class:  SSRI
    • Dose (Max):  depression, 20-40 mg QD (40 mg/d, 20 mg/d w/ CYP2C19 poor metabolizer, use of moderate/strong CYP2C19 inhibitors, patients 60 yoa or older)
    • CI:  MAOI use/use w/i 14 days, concurrent use with pimozide
    • Hepatic Dosing
  186. escitalopram
    • Brand Name:  Lexapro
    • Class:  SSRI
    • Dose (Max):  10-20 mg QD (20 mg/d)
    • CI:  use w/ pimozide, MAOI use or use w/i 14 days
    • Hepatic
  187. fluoxetine
    • Brand Name:  Prozac
    • Class:  SSRI
    • Dose (Max):  depression, 20 mg daily (80 mg/d)
    • CI:  use w/ MAOI, pimozide, thioridazine (should stop MAOI 14 days before starting, don't start MAOI or thioridazine for 5 wks after stopping
    • Hepatic Dosing
  188. paroxetine, paroxetine CR
    • Brand Name:  Paxil, Paxil CR
    • Class:  SSRI
    • Dose (Max):  depression, IR 20 mg qAM (50 mg/d); CR 25 mg QD (62.5 mg/d); (Max 60 mg/d)
    • CI:  Use with MAOI, pimozide, thioridazine (should stop MAOI 14 days before starting, do not start MAOI or thioridazine for 5 weeks after stopping)
    • Hepatic & Renal Dosing
  189. sertraline
    • Brand Name:  Zoloft
    • Class:  SSRI
    • Dose (Max):  depression, 50-100 mg/d (200 mg/d)
    • CI:  MAOI use w/i 14 days, use with pimozide, use of oral concentrate w/ disulfiram 
    • Hepatic Dosing
  190. dextroamphetamine/amphetamine
    • Brand Name:  Adderall XR
    • Class:  stimulant
    • Dose (Max):  20 mg qAM (60 mg QD)
    • CI:  Advanced arteriosclerosis, symptomatic CVD, moderate-severe HTN, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma, agitated states, history of drug abuse, MAOI use or use within 14 days
  191. lisdexamfetamine
    • Brand Name:  Vyvanse
    • Class:  stimulant
    • Dose (Max):  30 mg QD (70 mg/d)
    • CI:  Advanced arteriosclerosis, symptomatic CVD, moderate-severe HTN, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma, agitated states, history of drug abuse, MAOI use or use within 14 days
  192. amtriptyline
    • Brand Name:  Elavil
    • Class:  TCA
    • Dose:  50-150 mg/d single dose at bedtime or in divided doses PO; dose may be gradually increased up to 300 mg/d
    • CI:  MAOI use w/i 14 days, acute recovery s/p MI, concurrent cisapride use
  193. nortriptyline
    • Brand Name:  Pamelor
    • Class:  TCA
    • Dose (Max):  depression, 25 mg TID-QID (150 mg/d)
    • CI:  MAOI use w/i 14 days, use during recovery s/p MI
    • Hepatic Dosing
  194. pioglitazone
    • Brand Name:  Actos
    • Class:  thiazolidinedione
    • Dose (Max):  15-45 mg QD (45 mg/d)
    • CI:  Class III/IV heart failure
    • Hepatic Dosing
  195. levothyroxine
    • Brand Name:  Synthroid, Levoxyl, Levothyroid
    • Class:  thyroid product
    • Dose (Max):  PO, 1 tab QD 30 min before breakfast (dosage will vary, 1.7 mcg/kg/day initially); IV 50% of oral dose (dosage will vary)
    • CI:  acute MI, thyrotoxicosis of any etiology, uncorrected adrenal insufficiency
  196. nitroglycerin
    • Brand Name:  Nitroquick, Nitro-Dur, Nitro-stat
    • Class:  vasodilator
    • Dose (Max):  PO, 2.5-9 mg BID-QID; IV 5-400 mcg/min; patch 0.2-0.4 mg/h; oint 0.5 q6h; sublingual 0.2-0.6 mg q 5 min; translingual 1-2 sprays q3-5min (3 doses/15 min)
    • CI:  concurrent use w/ PDE5 inhibitors, increased ICP, severe anemia
  197. vitamin D2
    • Brand Name:  Drisdol
    • Class:  Vitamin D analog
    • Dose:  osteoporosis prevention, 800 - 1000 u/d
    • CI:  hypercalcemia, malabsorption syndrome, hypervitaminosis D or abnormal sensitivity to toxic effects of vitamin D
  198. folic acid
    • Brand Name:  Folic Acid
    • Class:  water soluble vitamin
    • Dose:  1 mg QD
  199. allopurinol
    • Brand Name:  Zyloprim
    • Class:  xanthine oxidase inhibitor 
    • Dose (Max):  200-300 mg QD (800 mg/d)
    • Renal Dosing
  200. potassium chloride
    • Brand Name:  K-Dur, Klor-Con, Micro K
    • Class:  electrolyte supplement
    • Dose (Max):  40-80 mEq/d (400 mEq/d)
    • CI:  hyperkalemia, delay/arrest in GI passage (solid PO formulation)

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