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  1. ALDACTONE (SPIRONOLACTONE)
    POTASSIUM-SPARING DIURETIC

    PREVENTS BODY FROM ABSORBING TOO MUCH SALT AND PREVENTS POTASSIUM LEVELS FROM GETTING TOO LOW
  2. AMBIEN (ZOLPIDEM)
    SEDATIVE, ALSO CALLED A HYPNOTIC

    USED TO TREAT INSOMNIA
  3. AMIODARONE (ALSO CALLED CORDARONE)
    ANTIARRHYTHMIC

    ALSO CAUSES DILATION OF BLOOD VESSELS

    • IMPORTANT ELECTRICAL EFFECTS:
    • 1. DELAY IN REPOLARIZATION
    • 2. PROLONGED ACTION POTENTIAL
    • 3. SLOWED SPEED OF ELECTRICAL CONDUCTION
    • 4. REDUCED RAPIDITY OF FIRING OF THE HEART'S PACEMAKER
    • 5. SLOWING OF CONDUCTION THROUGH VARIOUS SPECIALIZED ELECTRICAL PATHWAYS (CALLED ACCESSORY PATHWAYS) WHICH CAN BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ARRHYTHMIAS
  4. APRESOLINE (HYDRALAZINE)
    VASODILATOR THAT WORKS BY RELAXING MUSCLES OF BLOOD VESSELS
  5. ATIVAN (LORAZEPAM)
    BENZODIAZEPINE

    USED TO TREAT ANXIETY DISORDERS
  6. ATROPINE
    HAS MANY EFFECTS

    1. RELIEF FROM SPASMS OF THE GI TRACT, BLADDER, AND BILLIARY TRACT

    2. REDUCES SECRETIONS OF MANY ORGANS, CONTROLS EXCESSIVE STOMACH ACID PRODUCTION, CONTROLS EXCESSIVE SECRETION FROM PANCREAS, REDUCES SECRETIONS IN THE NOSE, LUNGS, SALIVARY GLANDS, AND STOMACH BEFORE SURGERY, HELPS DRY EXCESSIVE MUCUS PRODUCTION ASSOCIATED WITH DISEASES, INFECTIONS, AND ALLERGIES.

    3. TREAT RIGIDITY, TREMOR, EXCESSIVE SALIVATION, AND SWEATING CAUSED BY PARKINSON'S 

    4. USED DURING SURGERY TO MAINTAIN PROPER HEART FUNCTION, DURING EMERGENCIES INVOLVING THE HEART, AND TO TREAT CERTAIN HEART DISORDERS

    5. TO CONTROL LAUGHING AND CRYING EPISODES CAUSED BY BRAIN TUMORS
  7. AUGMENTIN
    AUGMENTIN IS A PENICILLIN ANTIBIOTIC

    CONTAINS AMOXYCILLIN & CLAVULANATE POTASSIUM

    AMOXICILLIN IS AN ANTIBIOTIC (FIGHTS BACTERIA)

    AUGMENTIN TREATS MANY INFECTIONS CAUSED BY BACTERIA, SUCH AS SINUSITIS, PNEUMONIA, EAR INFECTIONS, BRONCHITIS, UTI, AND SKIN INFECTIONS
  8. BACID (LACTOBACILLUS ACIDOPHILUS)
    THIS IS A BACTERIA THAT EXISTS NATURALLY IN THE BODY, PRIMARILY IN THE INTESTINES AND VAGINA.  LACTOBACILLUS ACIDOPHILUS HELPS MAINTAIN AN ACIDIC ENVIRONMENT IN THE BODY, WHICH CAN PREVENT THE GROWTH OF HARMFUL BACTERIA.
  9. BENICAR HCT (HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE AND OLMESARTAN)
    HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE IS A THIAZIDE DIURETIC THAT PREVENTS THE BODY FROM ABSORBING TOO MUCH SALT.

    OLMESARTAN IS AN ANGIOTENSIN II RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST.  IT KEEPS BLOOD VESSELS FROM NARROWING, WHICH LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE AND IMPROVES BLOOD FLOW.
  10. BETAPACE (SOTALOL)
    SOTALOL IS A BETA BLOCKER

    IT IS USED IN PEOPLE WITH VTACH AND VFIB

    ANOTHER FORM OF THIS MEDICINE, SOTALOL AF IS USED TO TREAT RHYTHM DISORDERS OF THE ATRIUM (EG. AFIB, AFLUTTER).  

    SOTALOL IS NOT USED FOR THE SAME CONDITIONS THAT SOTALOL AF IS USED FOR.
  11. BIDIL
    BIDIL CONTAINS HYDRALAZINE AND ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE. 

    HYDRALAZINE IS A VASODILATOR WHICH RELAXES VEINS AND ARTERIES MAKING IT EASIER FOR THE HEART TO PUMP.  

    ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE DILATES BLOOD VESSELS.  WHEN BLOOD VESSELS ARE DILATED, IT IS EASIER FOR THE HEART TO PUMP AND MORE O2 RICH BLOOD CAN FLOW TO THE HEART.

    BIDIL IS USED TO TREAT HEART FAILURE.
  12. CARDIZEM (DILTIAZEM)
    CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER

    WORKS BY RELAXING THE MUSCLES OF THE HEART AND BLOOD VESSELS

    USED TO TREAT HYPERTENSION, ANGINA, AND CERTAIN RHYTHM DISORDERS
  13. CARDURA (DOXAZOSIN)
    ALPHA-ADRENERGIC BLOCKER

    USED TO TREAT HYPERTENSION AND TO IMPROVE URINATION IN MEN WITH BPH

    RELAXES VEINS AND ARTERIES SO THAT BLOOD CAN MORE EASILY PASS THROUGH THEM

    ALSO RELAXES MUSCLES IN THE PROSTATE AND BLADDER NECK, MAKING IT EASIER TO URINATE
  14. CATAPRES (CLONIDINE)
    USED TO TREAT HYPERTENSION

    DECREASES LEVELS OF CERTAIN CHEMICALS IN THE BLOOD THEREBY ALLOWING BLOOD VESSELS TO RELAX AND THE HEART TO BEAT MORE SLOWLY
  15. CELEBREX (CELECOXIB)
    NSAID

    WORKS BY REDUCING HORMONES THAT CAUSE INFLAMMATION AND PAIN IN THE BODY

    USED TO TREAT PAIN OR INFLAMMATION CAUSED BY MANY CONDITIONS SUCH AS ARTHRITIS, ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS, AND MENSTRUAL PAIN.  ALSO USED IN TREATMENT OF HEREDITARY POLYPS OF THE COLON.
  16. CHRONDROITIN AND GLUCOSAMINE
    THIS COMBINATION IS USED TO AID IN MAINTAINING HEALTHY JOINTS.  IT IS ALSO USED AS A NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENT IN PEOPLE WITH OSTEOARTHRITIS OR OTHER INFLAMMATORY JOINT DISORDERS

    CHONDROITIN IS BELIEVED TO HELP THE BODY MAINTAIN FLUID AND FLEXIBILITY IN THE JOINTS

    GLUCOSAMINE IS BELIEVED TO HELP DEVELOP AND RENEW CARTILAGE AND KEEP IT LUBRICATED FOR BETTER JOINT MOVEMENT AND FLEXIBILITY.
  17. CIPROFLOXACIN
    ANTIBIOTIC IN A GROUP OF DRUGS CALLED FLUOROQUINOLONES

    USED TO TREAT DIFFERENT TYPES OF BACTERIAL INFECTIONS

    ALSO USED TO TREAT PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO ANTHRAX
  18. CLORAZEPATE
    BENZODIAZEPINE

    USED TO TREAT ANXIETY DISORDERS, PARTIAL SEIZURES, OR ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS
  19. COLACE (DOCUSATE)
    STOOL SOFTENER

    USED FOR RELEIVING OCCASIONAL CONSTIPATION AND PREVENTING DRY, HARD STOOLS
  20. COREG (CARVEDILOL)
    BETA-BLOCKER

    USED TO TREAT HEART FAILURE AND HYPERTENSION

    ALSO USED AFTER A HEART ATTACK THAT HAS CAUSED THE HEART NOT TO PUMP AS WELL
  21. COUMADIN (WARFARIN)
    ANTICOAGULANT

    REDUCES FORMATION OF BLOOD CLOTS

    USED TO PREVENT HEART ATTACKS, STROKES, AND BLOOD CLOTS
  22. COZAAR (LOSARTAN)
    ANGIOTENSIN II RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST

    KEEPS BLOOD VESSELS FROM NARROWING THEREBY LOWERING BP AND IMPROVING BLOOD FLOW

    USED TO TREAT HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

    USED TO LOWER THE RISK OF STROKE IN CERTAIN PEOPLE WITH HEART DISEASE

    USED TO SLOW LONG-TERM KIDNEY DAMAGE IN PEOPLE WITH TYPE II DIABETES
  23. DEPAKENE (VALPROIC ACID)
    USED TO TREAT VARIOUS TYPES OF SEIZURE DISORDERS

    SOMETIMES USED TOGETHER WITH OTHER SEIZURE MEDS

    ALSO USED TO TREAT MANIC EPISODES RELATED TO BIPOLAR DISORDER, AND TO PREVENT MIGRAINES
  24. DETROL (TOLTERODINE)
    CHOLINERGIC RECEPTOR BLOCKER

    REDUCES SPASMS OF THE BLADDER MUSCLES

    USED TO TREAT OVERACTIVE BLADDER WITH SYMPTOMS OF URINARY FREQUENCY AND INCONTINENCE
  25. DIFLUCAN (FLUCONAZOLE)
    USED TO TREAT FUNGAL INFECTIONS WHICH CAN INVADE ANY PART OF THE BODY INCLUDING MOUTH, THROAT, ESOPHAGUS, LUNGS, BLADDER, GENITAL AREA, BLOOD

    ALSO USED TO PREVENT FUNGAL INFECTION IN PEOPLE WITH WEAK IMMUNE SYSTEMS CAUSED BY CANCER TREATMENT, BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT, OR DISEASES SUCH AS AIDS
  26. DIOVAN (HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE AND VALSARTAN)
    DIOVAN IS USED TO TREAT HYPERTENSION.

    HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE IS A THIAZIDE DIURETIC THAT HELPS PREVENT YOUR BODY FROM ABSORBING TOO MUCH SALT, WHICH CAN CAUSE FLUID RETENTION.

    VALSARTAN IS AN ANGIOTENSIN II RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST.  IT KEEPS BLOOD VESSELS FROM NARROWING, WHICH LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE AND IMPROVES BLOOD FLOW.
  27. DONEPEZIL
    USED TO TREAT MILD TO MODERATE DEMENTIA CAUSE BY ALSHEIMER'S

    IMPROVES FUNCTION OF NERVE CELLS IN THE BRAIN BY PREVENTING BREAKDOWN OF ACETYLCHOLINE
  28. DUONEB (ALBUTEROL & IPRATROPIUM)
    ALBUTEROL AND IPRATROPIUM ARE BRONCHODILATORS THAT RELAX MUSCLES IN THE AIRWAYS AND INCREASE AIR FLOW TO THE LUNGS.

    USED AS AN INHAILED MEDICATION TO PREVENT BRONCHOSPASM IN PEOPLE WITH COPD WHO ARE ALSO USING OTHER MEDICINES TO CONTROL THEIR CONDITION
  29. EPINEPHRINE
    CHEMICAL THAT NARROWS BLOOD VESSELS AND OPENS AIRWAYS IN THE LUNGS.  THESE EFFECTS CAN REVERSE THE EFFECTS OF SEVERE LOW BLOOD PRESSURE, WHEEZING, SEVERE SKIN ITCHING, HIVES, AND OTHER SYMPTOMS OF AN ALLERGIC REACTION

    ADRENALINE IS USED TO TREAT A NUMBER OF CONDITIONS INCLUDING CARDIAC ARREST, ANAPHYLAXIS, AND SUPERFICIAL BLEEDING.
  30. FEOSOL (CARBONYL IRON)
    USED AS A DIETARY SUPPLEMENT, AND TO PREVENT AND TREAT IRON DEFICIENCIES AND IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA
  31. FLAGYL (METRONIDAZOLE)
    USED TO TREAT BACTERIAL INFECTIONS OF THE VAGINA, STOMACH, SKIN, JOINTS, RESPIRATORY TRACT

    WILL NOT TREAT VAGINAL YEAST INFECTION
  32. GLUCOTROL (GLIPIZIDE)
    SULFONYLUREA (CLASS)

    ORAL DIABETES MEDICINE THAT HELPS CONTROL BLOOD SUGAR LEVELS BY HELPING THE PANCREAS PRODUCE INSULIN
  33. HEPARIN
    ANTICOAGULANT

    PREVENTS FORMATION OF BLOOD CLOTS
  34. HYDRALAZINE (APRESOLINE)
    DIRECT-ACTING SMOOTH MUSCLE RELAXANT USED TO TREAT HYPERTENSION BY ACTING AS A VASODILATOR PRIMARILY IN ARTERIES AND ARTERIOLES

    BY RELAXING VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE, VASODILATORS ACT TO DECREASE PERIPHERAL RESISTANCE, THEREBY LOWERING BLOOD PRESSURE AND DECREASING AFTERLOAD
  35. KLONOPIN (CLONAZEPAM)
    BENZODIAZAPINE

    USED TO TREAT SEIZURE DISORDERS OR PANIC DISORDER
  36. KLOR-CON (K-DUR)
    USED FOR PREVENTING OR TREATING LOW BLOOD POTASSIUM LEVELS
  37. LASIX (FUROSEMIDE)
    LOOP DIURETIC

    PREVENTS BODY FROM ABSORBING TOO MUCH SALT, ALLOWING SALT TO INSTEAD BE PASSED IN URINE

    TREATS FLUID RETENTION (EDEMA) IN PEOPLE WITH CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE, LIVER DISEASE, OR A KIDNEY DISORDER SUCH AS NEPHROTIC SYNDROME

    ALSO USED TO TREAT HYPERTENSION
  38. LEVAQUIN (LEVOFLOXACIN)
    IS IN A GROUP OF ANTIBIOTICS CALLED FLUOROQUINOLONES

    USED TO TREAT BACTERIAL INFECTIONS OF THE SKIN, SINUSES, KIDNEYS, BLADDER, OR PROSTATE

    ALSO USED TO TREAT BACTERIAL INFECTIONS THAT CAUSE BRONCHITIS OR PNEUMONIA

    ALSO USED TO TREAT PEOPLE WHO HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO ANTHRAX OR PLAGUE
  39. LEXAPRO (ESCITALOPRAM)
    ANTIDEPRESSANT / SSRI

    USED TO TREAT ANXIETY IN ADULTS

    ALSO USED TO TREAT MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER IN ADULTS AND ADOLESCENTS WHO ARE AT LEAST 12 YEARS OLD
  40. LISINOPRIL 

    OTHER NAMES FOR THIS DRUG INCLUDE ZESTRIL & PRINIVIL
    ACE INHIBITOR

    LISINOPRIL IS USED TO TREAT HYPERTENSION, CHF, AND TO IMPROVE SURVIVAL AFTER A HEART ATTACK
  41. LOMOTIL

    (ATROPINE & DIPHENOXYLATE)
    ATROPINE AFFECTS THE BODY IN MANY WAYS SUCH AS REDUCING SPASMS IN THE BLADDER, STOMACH, AND INTESTINES.

    DIPHENOXYLATE IS AN ANTIDIARRHEAL MEDICATION.

    THE COMBINATION OF ATROPINE AND DIPHENOXYLATE IS USED TO TREAT DIARRHEA
  42. MAALOX
    USED FOR TREATING ACID INDIGESTION, HEARTBURN, AND SOUR STOMACH

    WORKS ONLY ON EXISTING ACID IN THE STOMACH

    DOES NOT PREVENT ACID PRODUCTION
  43. MAG-AL PLUS ORAL
    • CONTAINS:
    • 1. MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE
    • 2. ALUMINUM HYDROXIDE
    • 3. SIMETHICONE

    USED TO TREAT STOMACH UPSET, HEARTBURN, AND INDIGESTION

    ALSO USED TO RELIEVE SYMPTOMS OF EXTRA GAS SUCH AS BELCHING, BLOATING, AND FEELINGS OF PRESSURE/DISCOMFORT IN THE STOMACH

    THIS MEDICATION WORKS ONLY ON EXISTING ACID IN THE STOMACH

    IT DOES NOT PREVENT ACID PRODUCTION
  44. MAG-OX
    MAGNESIUM SUPPLEMENT

    MAGNESIUM IS A NATURALLY OCCURRING MINERAL THAT IS IMPORTANT FOR MANY SYSTEMS IN THE BODY, ESPECIALLY MUSCLES AND NERVES
  45. MANNITOL
    THIS MEDICATION IS A DIURETIC

    USED TO FORCE URINE PRODUCTION IN PEOPLE WITH ACUTE KIDNEY FAILURE

    THIS PREVENTS THE KIDNEYS FROM SHUTTING DOWN, AND ALSO SPEEDS UP ELIMINATION OF CERTAIN TOXIC SUBSTANCES

    MANNITOL IS ALSO USED TO REDUCE SWELLING AND PRESSURE INSIDE THE EYE OR AROUND THE BRAIN
  46. METANX
    METANX IS A VITAMIN COMBINATION.

    USED FOR MANAGING HYPERHOMOCYSTEINEMIA AND SUPPLEMENTING THE DIET
  47. MUCINEX DM

    (DEXTROMETHORPHAN & GUAIFENESIN)
    USED TO TREAT COUGH AND CHEST CONGESTION CAUSED BY THE COMMON COLD, INFECTIONS, OR ALLERGIES

    DEXTROMETHORPHAN: COUGH SUPPRESSANT

    GUAIFENESIN: EXPECTORANT
  48. MYCOSTATIN TOPICAL
    (NYSTATIN TOPICAL)
    ANTIFUNGAL MEDICATION

    PREVENTS FUNGUS FROM GROWING ON SKIN

    USED TO TREAT SKIN INFECTIONS CAUSED BY YEAST

    NOT FOR USE TO TREAT VAGINAL YEAST INFECTION
  49. MORPHINE
    OPIOID PAIN MEDICATION

    AN OPIOID IS SOMETIMES CALLED A NARCOTIC

    USED TO TREAT MODERATE TO SEVERE PAIN

    NOT FOR TREATING SHORT-TERM PAIN JUST AFTER SURGERY UNLESS YOU WERE ALREADY TAKING MORPHINE BEFORE THE SURGERY
  50. NEURONTIN (GABAPENTIN)
    ANTI-EPILEPTIC MEDICATION ALSO CALLED AN ANTICONVULSANT

    USED ALONE OR IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER MEDICATIONS TO TREAT SEIZURES CAUSED BY EPILEPSY

    ALSO USED IN ADULTS TO TREAT NERVE PAIN CAUSED BY HERPES VIRUS OR SHINGLES
  51. NORCO 

    (ACETAMINOPHEN & HYDROCODONE)
    USED TO RELIEVE MODERATE TO SEVERE PAIN

    HYDROCODONE IS AN OPIOID PAIN MEDICAITON

    TYLENOL INCREASES THE EFFECTS OF HYDROCODONE
  52. PAXIL (PAROXETINE)
    ANTIDEPRESSANT IN A GROUP OF DRUGS CALLED SSRIS

    USED TO TREAT DEPRESSION, OCD, ANXIETY DISORDERS, PTSD, AND PMDD
  53. PHOSLO (CALCIUM ACETATE)
    USED TO CONTROL PHOSPHATE LEVELS TO KEEP THEM FROM GETTING TOO HIGH IN PEOPLE WITH KIDNEY FAILURE
  54. PLAVIX (CLOPIDOGREL)
    KEEPS PLATELETS FROM COAGULATING (CLOTTING) TO PREVENT BLOOD CLOTS THAT CAN OCCUR WITH CERTAIN HEART OR BLOOD VESSEL CONDITIONS

    USED TO PREVENT BLOOD CLOTS AFTER A RECENT HEART ATTACK OR STROKE, AND IN PEOPLE WITH CERTAIN DISORDERS OF THE HEART OR BLOOD VESSELS
  55. PRAVACHOL (PRAVASTATIN)
    STATIN (HMG COA REDUCTASE INHIBITOR)

    REDUCES THE LEVEL OF BAD CHOLESTEROL AND INCREASES THE LEVEL OF GOOD CHOLESTEROL
  56. PRINIVIL (LISINOPRIL)
    ACE INHIBITOR

    USED TO TREAT HYPERTENSION, CHF, AND IMPROVE SURVIVAL AFTER HEART ATTACK

    WORKS BY RELAXING BLOOD VESSELS SO THAT BLOOD CAN FLOW MORE EASILY
  57. PROCRIT (EPOETIN ALFA)
    THIS IS A MAN MADE PROTEIN THAT HELPS THE BODY PRODUCE RED BLOOD CELLS

    USED TO TREAT ANEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH CKD

    ALSO USED TO TREAT ANEMIA CAUSED BY ZIDOVUDINE IN HIV-INFECTED PATIENTS
  58. PROVENTIL (ALBUTEROL)
    BRONCHODILATOR

    RELAXES MUSCLES IN AIRWAYS AND INCREASES AIRFLOW TO THE LUNGS

    USED TO PREVENT BRONCHOSPASM IN PEOPLE WITH REVERSIBLE OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASE

    ALSO USED TO PREVENT EXERCISE-INDUCED BRONCHOSPASM
  59. QUESTRAN (CHOLESTYRAMINE)
    HELPS REDUCE CHOLESTEROL (ESPECIALLY LDL)

    ALSO USED TO TREAT ITCHING CAUSED BY BLOCKAGE IN THE BILE DUCTS OF THE GALLBLADDER
  60. REMERON (MIRTAZAPINE)
    TETRACYCLIC ANTIDEPRESSANT

    USED TO TREAT MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER

    IS THOUGHT TO INCREASE ACTIVITY OF NOREPINEPHRINE AND SEROTONIN WHICH HELP ELEVATE MOOD
  61. REGLAN (METOCLOPRAMIDE)
    INCREASES MUSCLE CONTRACTIONS IN THE UPPER DIGESTIVE TRACT WHICH SPEEDS UP THE RATE AT WHICH THE STOMACH EMPTIES INTO THE INTESTINES

    USED SHORT-TERM TO TREAT HEARTBURN CAUSED BY GERD IN PEOPLE WHO HAVE USED OTHER MEDICATIONS WITHOUT RELIEF OF SYMPTOMS
  62. RENVELA (SEVELAMER)
    PHOSPHATE BINDER

    HELPS PREVENT HYPOCALCEMIA CAUSED BY ELEVATED PHOSPHORUS

    USED TO CONTROL PHOSPHORUS LEVELS IN PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE WHO ARE ON DIALYSIS
  63. RESTORIL
    BENZODIAZAPINE

    USED TO TREAT INSOMNIA SYMPTOMS SUCH AS TROUBLE FALLING OR STAYING ASLEEP
  64. ROBINUL (GLYCOPYRROLATE)
    REDUCES SECRETIONS OF CERTAIN ORGANS OF THE BODY

    HELPS CONTROL CONDITIONS SUCH AS PEPTIC ULCERS THAT INVOLVE EXCESSIVE STOMACH ACID PRODUCTION

    ALSO USED TO REDUCE DROOLING IN CHILDREN AGES 3 - 16 WHO HAVE CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SUCH AS CEREBRAL PALSY
  65. SIMETHICONE
    REDUCES THE SURFACE TENSION OF GAS BUBBLES, CAUSING THEM TO COMBINE INTO LARGER BUBBLES IN THE STOMACH THAT CAN BE PASSED MORE EASILY  

    INCREASES THE RATE AT WHICH GAS EXITS THE BODY

    CAN RELIEVE PAIN CAUSED BY GAS IN THE INTESTINES BY DECREASING FOAMING, WHICH ALLOWS FOR EASIER PASSING OF FLATULENCE
  66. SERAX (OXAZEPAM)
    BENZODIAZEPINE

    USED TO TREAT ANXIETY DISORDERS OR ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS
  67. SYMBICORT
    SYMBICORT IS USED TO PREVENT BRONCHOSPASM IN PEOPLE WITH ASTHMA OR COPD

    CONTAINS BUDESONIDE AND FORMOTEROL

    BUDESONIDE IS A STEROID THAT REDUCES INFLAMMATION

    FORMOTEROL IS A BRONCHODILATOR THAT RELAXES MUSCLES IN AIRWAYS TO IMPROVE BREATHING
  68. SYNTHROID (LEVOTHYROXINE)
    TREATS HYPOTHYROIDISM

    ALSO USED TO TREAT OR PREVENT GOITER (ENLARGED THYROID GLAND), WHICH CAN BE CAUSED BY HORMONE INBALANCES, RADIATION TREATMENT, SURGERY, OR CANCER
  69. TENORMIN (ATENOLOL)
    BETA-BLOCKER

    USED TO TREAT ANGINA AND HYPERTENSION

    ALSO USED TO TREAT OR PREVENT HEART ATTACK
  70. THERAGRAN
    MULTIVITAMIN
  71. TOPROL-XL (METOPROLOL)
    BETA-BLOCKER

    USED TO TREAT ANGINA, AND HYPERTENSION

    ALSO USED TO TREAT OR PREVENT HEART ATTACK
  72. TORADOL
    NSAID

    WORKS BY REDUCING HORMONES THAT CAUSE INFLAMMATION AND PAIN IN THE BODY

    USED SHORT TERM (5 DAYS OR LESS) TO TREAT MODERATE TO SEVERE PAIN, USUALLY AFTER SURGERY

    CAN BE USED ALONE OR IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER MEDICATIONS
  73. TRAMADOL
    THIS IS A NARCOTIC-LIKE PAIN RELIEVER

    USED TO TREAT MODERATE TO SEVERE PAIN

    THE EXTENDED-RELEASE FORM OF TRAMADOL IS FOR AROUND THE CLOCK USE, AND IS NOT FOR PRN USE
  74. TRENTAL (ALSO KNOWN AS PENTOXIFYLLINE)
    XANTHINE DERIVATIVE

    MECHANISM UNKNOWN FOR SURE BUT PROBABLY THE FOLLOWING ARE INVOLVED

    1. RELAXES SMOOTH MUSCLES INCLUDING THOSE OF PERIPHERAL VESSELS THUS CAUSING VASODILATION AND PREVENTING SPASM

    2. IMPROVES FLEXIBILITY OF RED BLOOD CELLS ALLOWING THEM TO BETTER FLOW THROUGH PERIPHERAL VESSELS

    3. PROMOTES PLATELET DEAGGREGATION
  75. VENOFER
    USED TO TREAT IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA IN PEOPLE WITH KIDNEY DISEASE

    USUALLY GIVEN WITH ANOTHER MEDICATION LIKE EPOGEN OR PROCRIT IN ORDER TO PROMOTE GROWTH OF RED BLOOD CELLS

    NOT FOR TREATING FORMS OF ANEMIA NOT CAUSED BY IRON DEFICIENCY
  76. VISTARIL (HYDROXYZINE)
    REDUCES ACTIVITY OF CNS, ALSO ACTS AS AN ANTIHISTAMINE

    USED AS A SEDATIVE TO TREAT ANXIETY AND TENSION

    ALSO USED TOGETHER WITH OTHER MEDS FOR ANESTHESIA

    MAY ALSO BE USED TO CONTROL NAUSEA AND VOMITING
  77. VOLTAREN GEL
    CONTAINS DICLOFENAC, WHICH IS A NSAID THAT WORKS BY REDUCING HORMONES THAT CAUSE INFLAMMATION AND PAIN IN THE BODY

    USED TO TREAT JOINT PAIN IN THE HANDS, WRISTS, ELBOWS, KNEES, ANKLES, OR FEET CAUSED BY OSTEOARTHRITIS
  78. XARELTO (RIVAROXABAN)
    ANTICOAGULANT (BLOOD THINNER)

    PREVENTS FORMATION OF BLOOD CLOTS

    USED TO TREAT DVT

    ALSO USED IN PEOPLE WITH AFIB TO LOWER RISK OF STROKE CAUSED BY A BLOOD CLOT
  79. ZETIA
    REDUCES THE AMOUNT OF CHOLESTEROL OR OTHER STEROLS THAT YOUR BODY ABSORBS FROM YOUR DIET
  80. ZOSYN
    CONTAINS PIPERACILLIN & TAZOBACTAM WHICH ARE PENICILLIN ANTIBIOTICS THAT FIGHT BACTERIA IN THE BODY

    USED TO TREAT MANY DIFFERENT INFECTIONS CAUSED BY BACTERIA SUCH AS UTI, BONE & JOINT INFECTIONS, SEVERE VAGINAL INFECTIONS, STOMACH INFECTIONS, AND PNEUMONIA

    SOMETIMES GIVEN TOGETHER WITH OTHER ANTIBIOTICS
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