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  1. Premarin
    • Generic Name: conjugate estrogens
    • Therapeutic Catgeory: hormone replacement
    • Dose: 0.625mg to 1.25mg daily
  2. Synthroid/Levoxyl
    • Generic Name: levothyroxine
    • Therapueutic Category: thyroid hormone replacement
    • Dose: 100mcg to 200mcg daily
  3. Trimox/Amoxil
    • Generic Name: amoxicillin
    • Therapeutic Category: antibiotic /anti-infective
    • Dose: 250mg to 500mg TID
  4. Lanoxin
    • Generic Name: digoxin
    • Therapeutic Category: cardiac glycoside
    • Dose: 0.125mg to 0.25mg daily
  5. Vicodin
    • Generic Name: hydrocodone/acetaminophen (APAP)
    • Therapeutic Category: narcotic pain killer / narcotic analgesic combo
    • Dose: 1-2 tablets q4-6 hours
  6. Prozac
    • Generic Name: fluoxetine
    • Therapeutic Category: antidepressant
    • Dose: 20mg daily
  7. Proventil/Ventolin
    • Generic Name: albuterol
    • Therapeutic Category: B2 agonist / bronchodilator
    • Dose: 2 puffs q4-6 hours
  8. Nexium
    • Generic Name: esomeprazole
    • Therapeutic Category: acid pump inhibitor / antiulcerative
    • Dose: 20mg to 40mg daily
  9. Vasotec
    • Generic Name: enalapril
    • Therapeutic Category: ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor / antihypertensive
    • Dose: 5mg to 40mg daily
  10. Norvasc
    • Generic Name: amlodipine
    • Therapeutic Category: calcium channel blocker
    • Dose: 5mg to 10mg daily
  11. Coumadin
    • Generic Name: warfarin
    • Therapeutic Category: anti-coagulant
    • Dose: 2mg to 10mg daily
  12. Zoloft
    • Generic Name: sertraline
    • Therapeutic Category: antidepressant
    • Dose: 50mg daily
  13. Allegra
    • Generic Name: fexofenadine
    • Therapeutic Category: antihistamine
    • Dose: 180mg daily
  14. Zocor
    • Generic Name: simvastatin
    • Therapeutic Category: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor / antihyperlipidemic
    • Dose: 5mg to 80mg daily
  15. Paxil
    • Generic Name: paroxetine
    • Therapeutic Category: antidepressant
    • Dose: 20mg daily
  16. HydroDiuril
    • Generic Name: hydrochlorothiazide
    • Therapeutic Category: diuretic / antihypertensive
    • Dose: 12.5mg to 25mg daily
  17. Zantac
    • Generic Name: ranitidine
    • Therapeutic Category: H2 antagonist / antiulcerative
    • Dose: 150mg BID or 300mg at bedtime
  18. Zestril/Prinivil
    • Generic Name: lisinopril
    • Therapeutic Category: ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor / antihypertensive
    • Dose: 10mg to 40mg daily
  19. Lasix
    • Generic Name: furosemide
    • Therapeutic Category: Loop diuretic / antihypertensive
    • Dose: 20mg to 80mg daily
  20. Singulair
    • Generic Name: montelukast
    • Therapeutic Category: anti-asthmatic
    • Dose: 5mg to 10mg daily
  21. Effexor XR
    • Generic Name: venlafaxine
    • Therapeutic Category: antidepressant
    • Dose: 37.5mg to 150mg daily
  22. Augmentin XR
    • Generic Name: amoxicillin/clavulanic acid
    • Therapeutic Category: antibiotic / anti-infective
    • Dose: 1-2 tablets Q12
  23. Celebrex
    • Generic Name: celecoxib
    • Therapuetic Category: analgesic NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug)
    • Dose: 100mg to 200mg BID
  24. Glucophage XR
    • Generic Name: metformin
    • Therapeutic Category: Insulin sensitizer / antidiabetic
    • Dose: 500mg to 1500mg daily
  25. Seroquel
    • Generic Name: quetiapine
    • Therapeutic Category: bipolar disorder / antipyschotic
    • Dose: 100mg to 400mg daily
  26. Celexa
    • Generic Name: citalopram
    • Therapeutic Category: antidepressant
    • Dose: 20mg to 40mg daily
  27. Levaquin
    • Generic Name: levofloxacin
    • Therapeutic Category: antibiotic / anti-infective
    • Dose: 250mg to 500mg daily
  28. Cymbalta
    • Generic Name: duloxetine
    • Therapeutic Category: antidepressant
    • Dose: 40mg to 60mg daily
  29. Flomax
    • Generic Name: tamsulosin
    • Therapeutic Category: alpha blocker / BPH tx (benign prostate hyperplasia treatment)
    • Dose: 0.4mg to 0.8mg daily
  30. Pravachol
    • Generic Name: pravastatin
    • Therapeutic Category: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor / antihyperlipidemic
    • Dose: 10mg to 20mg daily
  31. Vytorin
    • Generic Name: ezetimibe/simvastatin
    • Therapeutic Category: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor and cholesterol absorption inhibitor / antiyhperlipidemic
    • Dose: one tablet daily in evening
  32. Darvocet N-100
    • Generic Name: propoxyphene-N/acetaminophen (APAP)
    • Therapeutic Category: narcotic pain killer / narcotic analgesic combo
    • Dose: one tablet q6 hours
    • Schedule: IV
  33. Prevacid
    • Generic Name: lansoprazole
    • Therapeutic Category: acid pump inhibitor / antiulcerative
    • Dose: 30mg daily
  34. Crestor
    • Generic Name: rosuvastatin
    • Therapeutic Category: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor / antihyperlipidemic
    • Dose: 5mg to 20mg daily
  35. Zithromax Z-Pak
    • Generic Name: azithromycin
    • Therapeutic Category: antibiotic / anti-infective
    • Dose: 500mg day 1, then 250mg daily for 4 days
  36. Tylenol #3 and #4
    • Generic Name: acetaminophen/codeine
    • Therapeutic Category: narcotic pain killer / narcotic analgesic combo
    • Dose: 1-2 tablets q4-6 hours
    • Schedule: III
  37. Advair Discus
    • Generic Name: salmeterol/fluticasone inhaled
    • Therapeutic Category: steroid and long acting B2 agonist / respiratory inhaler combo bronchiodilator/anti-inflammatory
    • Dose: one inhalation BID
  38. Deltasone
    • Generic Name: prednisone
    • Therapeutic Category: glucocorticoid / anti-inflammatory
    • Dose: 5mg to 60mg daily
  39. Zetia
    • Generic Name: ezetimibe
    • Therapeutic Category: cholesterol absorption inhibitor / antihperlipidemic
    • Dose: 10mg daily
  40. Ambien
    • Generic Name: zolpidem
    • Therapeutic Category: sedative (can aslo be used as a hypnotic)
    • Dose: 5mg to 10mg HS
    • Schedule: IV
  41. Plavix
    • Generic Name: clopidogrel
    • Therapeutic Category: platelet aggregation inhibitor
    • Dose: 75mg daily
  42. Toprol-XL
    • Generic Name: metoprolol
    • Therapeutic Category: beta blocker / antihypertensive
    • Dose: 50mg to 100mg daily
  43. Topamax
    • Generic Name: topiramate
    • Therapeutic Category: anti-seizure / anticonvulsant
    • Dose: 200mg to 400mg daily
  44. Diovan
    • Generic Name: valsartan
    • Therapeutic Category: angiotensin II blocker (used for controlling high blood pressure, treating heart failure and preventing kidney failure) / antihypertensive
    • Dose: 80mg to 160mg daily
  45. Fosamax
    • Generic Name: alendronate
    • Therapeutic Category: osteoporosis prevention
    • Dose: 10mg daily or 70mg once weekly
  46. Keflex
    • Generic Name: cephalexin
    • Therapeutic Category: antibiotic / anti-infective
    • Dose: 250mg to 500mg QID
  47. Lipitor
    • Generic Name: atorvastatin
    • Therapetuic Category: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor / antihypertensive
    • Dose: 10mg to 80mg daily
  48. Lexapro
    • Generic Name: escitalopram
    • Therapeutic Category: antidepressant
    • Dose: 10mg to 20mg daily
  49. Xanax
    • Generic Name: alprazolam
    • Therapetuic Category: anti-anxiety (but can also be used as an hypnotic/sedative)
    • Dose: 0.25mg to 1mg TID
  50. Nasonex
    • Generic Name: mometasone
    • Therapeutic Category: steroid nasal spray / intranasal anti-inflammatory
    • Dose: 1 spray in each nostril daily
  51. Glynase
    • Generic Name: glyburide
    • Therapetuic Category: antidiabetic
    • Dose:
  52. Glucotrol
    • Generic Name: glipizide
    • Therapeutic Category: antidiabetic
    • Dose:
  53. Valtrex
    • Generic Name: valacyclovir
    • Therapeutic Category: anti-infective
    • Dose:
  54. Avapro
    • Generic Name: irbesartan
    • Therapetuic Category: antihypertensive
    • Dose:
  55. Lotensin
    • Generic Name: benazepril
    • Therapeutic Category: antihypertensive
    • Dose:
  56. Altace
    • Generic Name: ramipril
    • Therapeutic Category: antihypertensive
    • Dose:
  57. Ativan
    • Generic Name: lorazepam
    • Therapeutic Category: hypnotic/sedative/antianxiety
    • Dose:
  58. Mobic
    • Generic Name: meloxicam
    • Therapeutic Category: analgesic NSAID
    • Dose:
  59. Valium
    • Generic Name: diazepam
    • Therapeutic Category: hypnotic/sedative/antianxiety
    • Dose:
  60. Naprosyn
    • Generic Name: naproxen
    • Therapeutic Category: analgesic NSAID
    • Dose:
  61. Restoril
    • Generic Name: temazepam
    • Therapeutic Category: hypnotic/sedative
    • Dose:
  62. OxyContin
    • Generic Name: oxycodone controlled release
    • Therapeutic Category: analgesic
    • Dose:
  63. Flonase
    • Generic Name: fluitcasone nasal
    • Therapeutic Category: respiratory inhaler anti-inflammatory
    • Dose:
  64. Medrol
    • Generic Name: methyl prednisone
    • Therapeutic Category: anti-inflammatory
    • Dose:
  65. Spiriva
    • Generic Name: tiotrpium inhalation
    • Therapetuic Category: bronchodilator
    • Dose:
  66. Klonopin
    • Generic Name: clonazepam
    • Therapeutic Category: anticonvulsant
    • Dose:
  67. Diflucan
    • Generic Name: fluconazole
    • Therapeutic Category: antifungal
    • Dose:
  68. Zyloprim
    • Generic Name: allopurinol
    • Therapuetic Category: gout prevention
    • Dose:
  69. Fosomax
    • Generic Name: alendronate
    • Therapuetic Category: osteoporosis prevention
    • Dose:
  70. Viagra
    • Generic Name: sildenafil
    • Therapeutic Category: anti-impotence
    • Dose:
  71. Phenergan
    • Generic Name: promethazine
    • Therapeutic Category: antihistamine/antiemetic
    • Dose:
  72. YAZ
    • Generic Name: drospirenonone/ethinyl Estradiol
    • Therapeutic Category: hormone replacement
    • Dose:
  73. Lyrica
    • Generic Name: pregabalin
    • Therapeutic Category: anticonvulsant
    • Dose:
  74. Imdur
    • Generic Name: isosorbide mononitrate
    • Therapeutic Category: antianginal/coronary vasodilator
    • Dose:
  75. Adderall XR
    • Generic Name: amphetamine/dextroamphetamine
    • Therapeutic Category: CNS stimulant
    • Dose:
  76. Concerta
    • Generic Name: methylphenidate
    • Therapeutic Category: CNS stimulant
    • Dose:
  77. Actonel
    • Generic Name: risendronate
    • Therapeutic Category: osteporosis prevention
    • Dose:
  78. Cozaar
    • Generic Name: losartan
    • Therapeutic Category: antihypertensive
    • Dose:
  79. Calan SR
    • Generic Name: verapamil
    • Therapetuic Category: antihypertensive
    • Dose:
  80. Mevacor
    • Generic Name: lovastatin
    • Therapeutic Category: antihyperlipidemic
    • Dose:
  81. Prilosec
    • Generic Name: omeprazole
    • Therapeutic Category: antiulcerative
    • Dose:
  82. Crestor
    • Generic Name: rosuvastatin
    • Therapeutic Category: antihyperlipidemic
    • Dose:
  83. Amaryl
    • Generic Name: glimepride
    • Therapeutic Category: antidiabetic
    • Dose:
  84. Zoloft
    • Generic Name: sertraline
    • Therapeutic Category: antidepressant
    • Dose:
  85. Prozac
    • Generic Name: fluoxetine
    • Therapeutic Category: antidepressant
    • Dose:
  86. Actos
    • Generic Name: pioglitazone
    • Therapeutic Category: antidiabetic
    • Dose:
  87. Levaquin
    • Generic Name: levofloxacin
    • Therapeutic Category: antibiotic / anti-infective
    • Dose:
  88. Cipro
    • Generic Name: ciprofloxacin
    • Therapeutic Category: antibiotic / anti-infective
    • Dose:
  89. Vibramycin
    • Generic Name: doxycycline
    • Therapeutic Category: antibiotic / anti-infective
    • Dose:
  90. Bactrim/Septra
    • Generic Name: trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole
    • Therapeutic Category: antibiotic / anti-infective
    • Dose:
  91. Omnicef
    • Generic Name: cefdinir
    • Therapeutic Category: antibiotic / anti-infective
    • Dose:
  92. Veetids
    • Generic Name: penicillin VK
    • Therapeutic Category: antibiotic / anti-infective
    • Dose:
  93. Protonix
    • Generic Name: pantoprazole
    • Therapeutic Category: antiulcerative
    • Dose:
  94. Desyrel
    • Generic Name: trazadone
    • Therapeutic Category: antidepressant
    • Dose:
  95. Tenormin
    • Generic Name: atenolol
    • Therapeutic Category: antihypertensive
    • Dose:
  96. Coreg
    • Generic Name: carvedilol
    • Therapeutic Category: antihypertensive
    • Dose:
  97. Motrin
    • Generic Name: ibuprofen
    • Therapeutic Category: analgesic NSAID
    • Dose:
  98. Ultram
    • Generic Name: tramadol
    • Therapeutic Category: analgesic
    • Dose:
  99. Percocet
    • Generic Name: oxycodone/acetaminophen (APAP)
    • Therapeutic Category: narcotic analgesic combo
    • Dose:
  100. Neurontin
    • Generic Name: gabapentin
    • Therapeutic Category: anticonvulsant
    • Dose:
  101. Soma
    • Generic Name: carisoprodol
    • Therapeutic Category: muscle relaxant
    • Dose:
  102. Flexeril
    • Generic Name: cyclobenzaprine
    • Therapeutic Condition: muscle relaxant
    • Dose:
  103. Klor Con
    • Generic Name: potassium chloride
    • Therapeutic Category: electrolyte replacement
    • Dose:
  104. Aldactone
    • Generic Name: spirnolactone
    • Therapeutic Category: antihypertensive
    • Dose:
  105. Dyazide
    • Generic Name: hydrochlorothiazide/triamterene
    • Therapeutic Category: antihypertensive
    • Dose:
  106. Catapres
    • Generic Name: clonodine
    • Therapeutic Category: antihypertensive
    • Dose:
  107. Tri Cor
    • Generic Name: fenofibrate
    • Therapeutic Category: antihyperlipidemic
    • Dose:

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