Drug Classifications.txt

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  1. Analgesics (Opioid)
    Used to manage moderate to sever pain. (Tylenol w/Codeine)
  2. Analgesics (Barbiturate)
    Used to manage moderate to sever pain of tension headaches. (Fioricet)
  3. Analgesics/Antipyretics
    Used to manage mild to moderate pain and to reduce fever. (Tylenol)
  4. Anesthetics (Local)
    Used to produce local anesthesia through loss of feeling to a body part. (Lidocaine)
  5. Antacids
    Used to treat heartburn (Maalox)
  6. Anti-Alzheimer's Agents
    Used to treat mild to moderate dementia associated with Alzheimer's disease. (Aricept)
  7. Antiamemics
    Used to prevent or cure iron-deficiency anemia. (Folic Acid)
  8. Antianginals
    Used to relieve or prevent angina attacks. (Nitroglycerin)
  9. Antianxiety Agents
    Used to treat anxiety. (Xanax)
  10. Anticholinergics
    Used to decrease preoperatively oral and respiratory secretions. (Atropine)
  11. Anticoagulants
    Used to prevent and treat venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and MI by preventing clot extension and formation. (Heparin)
  12. Anticonvulsants
    Used to prevent or relieve seizures. (Dilantin)
  13. Antidepressants
    Used to prevent, cure, or alleviate depression, and to treat anxiety disorders (panic attacks) and obsessive-convulsive disorder. (Celexa)
  14. Antidiabetics
    Used to manage non-insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes mellitus. (Glyburide)
  15. Antidarrheals
    Used to control and relieve diarrhea. (Pepto-Bismol)
  16. Antidysrhythmics
    Used to control or prevent cardia dysrhythmias. (Metoprolol)
  17. Antiemetics
    Used to prevent or relieve nausea and vomiting. (Phenergan)
  18. Antiflatulents
    Used to relieve discomfort of excess gas and bloating in gastrointestinal tract. (Gas-X)
  19. Antifungals
    Used to treat fungal infections. (Diflucan)
  20. Antigout Agents
    Used to prevent attacks of gout. (Zlyoprim)
  21. Antihelmintics
    Used to treat worm infections: pinworms, roundworms, hookworms. (Vermox)
  22. Antihistamines
    Used to relieve symptoms associated with allergies: increased sneezing, rhinorrhea; itchy eyes, nose, and throat. (Allegra)
  23. Antihypertensives
    Used to manage hypertension. (Toprol XL)
  24. Antiimpotence Agents
    Used to treat erectile dysfunction. (Viagra)
  25. Antiinfectives
    Used to treat infections. (Amoxil)
  26. Antiinflammatory Agents
    Used to relieve signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in adults. (Celebrex)
  27. Antimanics
    Used to treat bipolar affective disorders. (Lithium)
  28. Antimigraines
    Used in acute treatment of migraine attacks. (Imitrex)
  29. Antineoplastics
    Used to treat tumors. (Folex)
  30. Anti-Parkinson's Agents
    Used to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease. (Requip)
  31. Antiprotozoals
    Used to treat protozoal infections. (Flagyl)
  32. Antipsychotics
    Used to treat psychotic disorders. (Abilify)
  33. Antiretrovirals
    Used to manage human immunodeficiency virus-HIV. (Sustiva)
  34. Antispasmodics
    Used to control hypermottility in irritable bowel syndrome, spastic colitis, spastic bladder, and pylorospasm. (Bentyl)
  35. Antituberculars
    Used to treat tuberculosis. (INH)
  36. Antitussives
    Used in prevention of relief of coughs caused by minor viral upper respiratory infections or inhaled irritants. (Robitussin DM)
  37. Antiulcers
    Used to manage ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease, heartburn, indigestion and gastric hyperacidity. (Prevacid)
  38. Antivirals
    Used to manage herpes infections. (Valtrex)
  39. Bone Resorption Inhibitors
    Used to treat and prevent osteoporosis. (Boniva)
  40. Bronchodilators
    Used to manage reversible airway obstruction caused by asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (Albuterol)
  41. Cardiac Glycosides
    Used to treat congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias. (Digoxin)
  42. Central Nervous System Stimulants
    Used to treat narcolepsy and manage attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. (Adderall)
  43. Contraceptives (Hormonal)
    Used to prevent pregnancy and to regulate menstrual cycle. (Ortho-Novum)
  44. Cortiocosteroids
    Used to treat inflammation, allergies, asthma, and autoimmune disorders and as replacement therapy in adrenal insufficiency. (Cortisone)
  45. Decongestants
    Used to decrease nasal congestion. (Afrin)
  46. Diuretics
    Used to manage hypertension, edema in congestive heart failure, and renal disease. (Lasix)
  47. Electrolyte Replacements
    Used to treat or prevent electrolyte depletion. (Potassium Chloride)
  48. Emetics
    Used to treat poisoning. (Syrup of Ipecac)
  49. Expectorants
    Used to manage coughs by expelling mucus. (Mucinex)
  50. Hormone Replacements
    Used to treat moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms of menopause. (Premarin)
  51. Immunizations
    Used to prevent (vaccine-preventable) diseases. (FluMist)
  52. Immunosuppressants
    Used to treat severe rheumatoid arthritis and to prevent and treat rejection of transplanted organs. (Rheumatrex)
  53. Laxatives
    Used to relieve constipation. (Dulcolax)
  54. Lipid-Lowering Agents
    Used to lower cholesterol to reduce risk of myocardial. (Lipitor)
  55. Muscle Relaxants (Skeletal)
    Used to treat acute painful musculoskeletal conditions. (Flexeril)
  56. Opthalmic Antiinfectives
    Used to treat eye infections. (Vigamox)
  57. Otic Preparations
    Used to treat ear conditions. (Benzocaine)
  58. Platelet Inhibitors
    Used to reduce incidence of MI and stroke. (Plavix)
  59. Sedatives and Hypnotics
    Used for short-term treatment of insomnia. (Ambien)
  60. Smoking Deterrents
    Used to manage nicotine withdrawl to cease cigarette smoking. (Nicoderm Patch)
  61. Thrombolytic Agents
    Used for acute management of coronary thrombosis, MI (Activase)
  62. Thyroid Preparations
    Used as replacement or substitute therapy for diminished or absent thyroid functioning of many causes. (Levoxly)
  63. Urinary Tract-Antispasmodics
    Used to treat overactive bladder function. (Detrol)
  64. Vasopressors
    Used to treat severe allergic reactions and cardiac arrest. (EpiPen)
  65. Weight Control Agents
    Used to manage obesity. (Meridia)
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Drug Classifications.txt
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