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  1. Aciclovir

    Zovirax, Acihexal, Acyclo-V, Lovir
    Antiviral for herpes, zoster and other viral infections

    200, 400, 800mg
  2. Alendronate

    Fosamax, Alendro, Adronat
    Osteoporosis, Paget's disease of the bone.

    10, 40, 70mg
  3. Allopurinol

    Zyloprim, Progout
    Reducing uric acid for prevention of gout

    100, 300mg
  4. Amantadine

    Symmetrel
    Dopaminergic agent for Parkinson's disease

    100mg
  5. Amiloride

    Kaluril
    Potassium sparing diuretic to treat heart failure/oedema

    5mg
  6. Amiloride / Hydrochlorothiazide

    Moduretic
    Diuretics to treat oedema / heart failure / hypertension. May induce gout.

    5mg/50mg
  7. Amiodarone

    Cordarone X, Aratac
    Treatment of arrhythmias / abnormal heart beat

    100, 200mg
  8. Amitriptyline

    Tryptanol, Endep
    Tricyclic antidepressants for depression, pain management and nocturnal incontinence / enuresis

    10, 25, 50mg
  9. Amlodipine

    Norvasc, Perivasc
    Calcium channel blocker for hypertension and angina

    5, 10mg
  10. Amoxycillin

    Amoxil, Alphamox, Cilamox
    Antibacterial antibiotics

    100, 250, 500mg
  11. Amphotericin

    Fungilin lozenges
    Antifungal for oral thrush

    10mg
  12. Anastrazole

    Arimidex
    Aromatase inhibitor for treatment of advanced breast cancer

    1mg
  13. Aspirin

    Astrix, Cardiprin, Cartia
    Blood thinning for stroke, heart attack prevention

    100mg
  14. Atenolol

    Tenormine, Noten, Anselol
    Beta-blocker for hypertension, angina, heart failure (as adjunct); caution in asthma and diabetes patients

    50mg
  15. Atrovastatin

    Lipitor
    Reduce cholesterol

    10, 20, 40, 80mg
  16. Azathioprine

    Imuran, Azamun, Thioprine
    Immunosuppressants for cancer / leukaemia, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

    25, 50mg
  17. Baclofen

    Lioresal, Clofen
    Muscle relaxant for spasticity

    10, 25mg
  18. Beclomethasone

    QVAR Inhaler
    Asthma preventer. Rinse mouth out after use to prevent oral thrush.

    50, 100mg
  19. Bendrofluazide

    Aprinox
    Thiazide diurectics for hypertension / oedema and heart failure, may induce gout

    5mg
  20. Betamethasone Dipropionate

    Diprosone, Eleuphrat
    Anti-inflammatory cream for dermatitis

    5mg
  21. Betamethasone Valerate

    Celestone M, Antroquoril, Betnovate 1/5, Cortival 1/5
    Anti-inflammatory cream for dermatitis

    0.02%
  22. Bromocriptine

    Parlodel, Kripton
    Dopaminergic agent for Parkinson's disease

    2.5, 5, 10mg
  23. Budesonide

    Pulmicort, Inhaler/turbuhaler
    Asthma preventer, rinse mouth out after to prevent oral thrush

    50, 100, 200, 400mcg
  24. Bumetanide

    Burinex
    Loop diurectics to treat oedema / heart failure

    1mg
  25. Cabergoline

    Cabaser
    Dopaminergic agent for Parkinson's disease

    1, 2, 4mg
  26. Calcitriol

    Rocaltrol, Sitriol, Kosteo
    Vitamin D analogue for osteoporosis

    0.025mg
  27. Captopril

    Capoten, Acenorm, Topace
    ACE inhibitor for hypertension, heart failure and prevention of kidney failure

    12.5, 25, 50mg
  28. Carbamazepine

    Tegretol, Teril
    Epilepsy, neuralgia, neuropathic pain

    100, 200, 400mg
  29. Carbimazole

    Neo-Mercazole
    Antithyroid for hyperthyroidism and Grave's disease

    5mg
  30. Cefaclor

    Ceclor, Keflor, Cefkor
    Cephalosporin antibacterial antibiotics

    375mg
  31. Celecoxib

    Celebrex
    Selective NSAID anti-inflammatory for pain inflammation eg. Arthritis

    100, 200mg
  32. Cephalexin

    Keflex, Ibilex, Cilex
    Cephalosporin antibacterial antibiotics

    250, 500mg
  33. Chlorambucil

    Leukeran
    Alkylating agent for treatment of certain cancers and lymphoma

    2mg
  34. Chloramphenicol

    Chlorsig, Chloromycetin
    Treatment of bacterial eye infections

    0.5% (eye drops), 1% (eye ointment)
  35. Chlorpromazine

    Largactil
    Conventional antipsychotic for psychoses and behavioural disturbances

    10, 25, 100mg
  36. Chlorthalidone

    Hygrotom
    Thiazide diurectics for hypertension / oedema and heart failure, may induce gout

    25mg
  37. Cholecalciferol

    Ostelin
    Vitamin D for osteoporosis

    1000iu
  38. Cimetidine

    Tagamet, Magicul
    H2 antagonist to reduce stomach acid, for treatment of heartburn, reflux, stomach and duodenal ulcers

    200, 400, 800mg
  39. Ciprofloxacin

    Ciproxin, C-Flox
    Quinolone antibacterial antibiotics

    250, 500, 750mg
  40. Cisapride

    Prepuisid
    Stomach motility stimulant, hastens food transfer from stomach to small intestine

    5, 10, 20mg
  41. Clarithromycin

    Klacid, Kalixacin
    Macrolide antibacterial antibiotics

    250mg
  42. Clindamycin

    Dalacin C, Cleocin
    Lincosamide antibacterial antibiotics

    150mg

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