Commonly prescribed Rx 1

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  1. Accupril
    • Generic = Quinapril HCl
    • Uses = Hypertension (renal failure) and heart failure
    • Mechanism = ACE inhibitor
    • Dosage form = tablet
  2. Aciphex
    • Generic = Rabeprazole
    • Uses = GERD, duodenal ulcer, and erosive esophagitis
    • Mechanism = Proton pump inhibitor
    • Dosage form = Tablet delayed release
  3. Actos
    • Generic = Pioglitazone
    • Uses = Type 2 diabetes
    • Mechanism = PPAR gamma agonist
    • Dosage form = Tablet
  4. Procardia or nifedical
    (AKA procardia, afeditab, nifediac, adalat CC)
    • Generic = Nifedipine
    • Uses = Hypertension and angina
    • Mechanism = Calcium channel blocker
    • Dosage form = Tablet extended release
  5. Adderall
    • Generic = Amphetamine salts and dextroamphetamine C-II
    • Uses = Narcolepsy and ADHD
    • Mechanism = Blocks reuptake and increases release of norepinephrine and dopamine
    • Dosage form = tablet/tablet extended release
  6. Advair
    • Generic = Fluticasone/Salmetrol
    • Uses = Asthma and COPD
    • Mechanism = Inhaled corticosteroid/long-acting bronchodilator
    • Dosage form = dry powder or metered-dose inhaler
  7. Aldactone
    • Generic = Spironolactone
    • Uses = Edema, hypertension, and hormonal acne
    • Mechanism = Potassium sparing diuretic
    • Dosage form = Tablet
  8. Aviane
    • Generic = Levonorgestrel 0.1mg/Ethinyl Estradiol 20mcg
    • Uses = Prevention of pregnancy
    • Mechanism = Hormonal contraceptive
    • Dosage form = Tablet
  9. Allegra
    • Generic = Fexofenadine
    • Uses = Seasonal allergic rhinitis and urticaria (hives)
    • Mechanism = Antihistamine
    • Dosage form = Tablet, ODT, or suspension
  10. Allegra-D
    • Generic = Fexofenadine/Pseudoephedrine
    • Uses = Seasonal allergic rhinitis and nasal congestion
    • Mechanism = Antihistamine/decongestant
    • Dosage form = Tablet extended release
  11. Altace
    • Generic = Ramipril
    • Uses = Hypertension and CHF (congestive heart faliure)
    • Mechanism = ACE Inhibitor
    • Dosage form = Tablet or Capsule
  12. Amaryl
    • Generic = Glimepride
    • Uses = Diabetes
    • Mechanism = Sulfonylurea - oral hypoglycemic agent
    • Dosage form = Tablet
  13. Ambien
    • Generic = Zolpidem tartrate
    • Uses = Insomnia
    • Mechanism = Imidazopyridine hypnotic
    • Dosage form = Tablet and Tablet extended release
  14. Amozil/Trimox
    • Generic = Amoxicillin
    • Uses = Infection and duodenal ulcer
    • Mechanism = Broad-spectrum penicillin derivative
    • Dosage form = Capsule, suspension, and pediatric drops
  15. Anaprox
    • Generic = Naproxen sodium
    • Uses = Arthritis, dysmenorrhea, and pain
    • Mechanism = NSAID
    • Dosage form = Tablet
  16. Antivert
    • Generic = Meclizine HCl
    • Uses = Motion sickness prophylaxis and vertigo
    • Mechanism = Antihistamine
    • Dosage form = Tablet
  17. Aricept
    • Generic = Donepezil HCl
    • Uses = Alzheimer's dementia
    • Mechanism = Reversible acetylcholinesterase inhibitor
    • Dosage form = Tablet or ODT
  18. Atarax
    • Generic = Hydroxyzine HCl
    • Uses = Pruritis (itchy skin), sedation, and anxiety
    • Mechanism = Antihistamine
    • Dosage form = Tablet, injection, or syrup
  19. Ativan
    • Generic = Lorazepam
    • Uses = Anxiety
    • Mechanism = Benzodiazepine
    • Dosage form = Tablet, oral solution, or injection
  20. Atrovent
    • Generic = Ipratroprium Bromide
    • Uses = Chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or rhinitis
    • Mechanism = Anticholinergic
    • Dosage form = Metered dose inhaler, solution for inhalation, or nasal spray
  21. Augmentin
    • Generic = Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid
    • Uses = Infection
    • Mechanism = Broad spectrum penicillin derivative/beta-lactamase inhibitor
    • Dosage form = Tablet-chewable, immediate release, and extended release and suspension
  22. Bystolic
    • Generic = Nebivolol
    • Uses = Hypertension, arrhythmias, and angina
    • Mechanism = Beta blocker
    • Dosage form = tablet
  23. Avapro
    • Generic = Irbesartan
    • Uses = Hypertension and diabetic neuropathy
    • Mechanism = Angiotensin II receptor blocker
    • Dosage form = Tablet
  24. Bactrim
    • Generic = Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
    • Uses = Infection
    • Mechanism = Sulfonamide/folic acid inhibitor
    • Dosage form = Tablet or suspension
  25. Bactroban
    • Generic = Mupirocin
    • Uses = Impetigo and skin infection
    • Mechanism = Antibacterial (protein/RNA synthesis inhibitor)
    • Dosage form = Topical cream, topical ointment, nasal ointment
  26. Bentyl
    • Generic = Dicyclomine HCl
    • Uses = Irritable bowl syndrome¬†
    • Mechanism = Anticholinergic
    • Dosage form = Capsule, tablet, or syrup
  27. Biaxin
    • Generic = Clarithromycin
    • Uses = Infection and duodenal ulcer
    • Mechanism = Macrolide antibiotic
    • Dosage form = Tablet, tablet extended release, and suspension
  28. BuSpar
    • Generic = Buspirone HCl
    • Uses = Anxiety
    • Mechanism = Azaspirone
    • Dosage form = Tablet
  29. Capoten
    • Generic = Captopril
    • Uses = Hypertension, CHF, arrhythmia, and diabetic neuropathy
    • Mechanism = ACE inhibitor
    • Dosage form = Tablet
  30. Cardizem
    (AKA cartia, dilacor, dilt-CD, diltia, diltzac, metzim, taztia, tiamate, tiazac)
    • Generic = Diltiazem HCl
    • Uses = Hypertension and angina
    • Mechanism = Calcium channel blocker
    • Dosage form = Tablet, tablet extended release, and capsule extended release
  31. Cardura
    • Generic = Doxazosin mesylate
    • Uses = BPH/Urinary retention and hypertension
    • Mechanism = alpha 1 - blocker (quinazoline)
    • Dosage form = Tablet and tablet extended release
  32. Catapres
    • Generic = Clonidine HCl
    • Uses = Hypertension
    • Mechanism = Central alpha agonist
    • Dosage form = Tablet and transdermal patch
  33. Ceftin
    • Generic = Cefuroxime axetil
    • Uses = Infection and sinusitis
    • Mechanism = Cephalosporin
    • Dosage form = Tablet or suspension
  34. Focalin
    • Generic = Dexmethylphenidate HCl
    • Uses = ADHD
    • Mechanism = Dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor
    • Dosage form = Capsule extended release
  35. Celebrex
    • Generic = Celecoxib
    • Uses = Arthritis, dysmenorrhea, pain, and ankylosing spondylitis
    • Mechanism = NSAID (COX-2 inhibitor)
    • Dosage form = Capsule
  36. Celexa
    • Generic = Citalopram HBr
    • Uses = Depression
    • Mechanism = SSRI
    • Dosage form = Tablet or oral solution
  37. Cipro
    • Generic = Ciproflaxin HCl
    • Uses = Infection, sinusitis, and ear disorders
    • Mechanism = Quinolone antibiotic
    • Dosage form = Tablet and tablet extended release, injection, oral solution, and otic solution
  38. Claratin
    • Generic = Loratidine
    • Uses = Allergic rhinitis and urticaria
    • Mechanism = Antihistamine
    • Dosage form = Tablet, ODT, liqui-gels, and syrup
  39. Cleocin
    • Generic = Clindamycin HCl
    • Uses = Serious infection
    • Mechanism = Lincosamide antibiotic
    • Dosage form = Capsule, granules for oral solution, and injection
  40. Combivent
    • Generic = Ipratropium and albuterol
    • Uses = COPD
    • Mechanism = Anticholinergic and beta-agonist
    • Dosage form = Metered dose inhaler
  41. Concerta
    • Generic = Methylphenidate HCl CII
    • Uses = ADHD
    • Mechanism = Increases dopamine and norepinephrine concentrations in the synaptic cleft
    • Dosage form = Tablet extended release
  42. Coreg
    • Generic = Carvedilol phosphate
    • Uses = Hypertension, CHF, and arrythmias
    • Mechanism = Beta blocker/alpha blocker
    • Dosage form = Tablet and capsule extended release
  43. Cortisporin Otic
    • Generic = Polymyxin B/Neomycin/Hydrocortisone
    • Uses = Otic infection
    • Mechanism = Antibiotic (alter the permeability of gram neg bacteria)/steroid
    • Dosage form = Otic solution
  44. Coumadin
    • Generic = Warfarin sodium
    • Uses = Thromboembolic disorders and recurrent MI
    • Mechanism = Anticoagulant (inhibits clotting factor synthesis)
    • Dosage form = Tablet and injection
  45. Cozaar
    • Generic = Losartan
    • Uses = Hypertension and diabetic neuropathy
    • Mechanism = Angiotensin II receptor blocker
    • Dosage form = tablet
  46. Deltasone
    • Generic = Prednisone
    • Uses = Corticosteroid responsive disorders
    • Mechanism = Glucocorticoid
    • Dosage form = Tablet or oral solution
  47. Depakote
    • Generic = Divalproex sodium
    • Uses = Bipolar disorder, mania, migraine, and seizures
    • Mechanism = Anticonvulsant
    • Dosage form = Tablet delayed release and extended release, and capsule (sprinkle)
  48. Desyrel
    • Generic = Trazadone
    • Uses = Depression
    • Mechanism = Antidepressant (triazolopyrdine)
    • Dosage form = Tablet
  49. Detrol
    • Generic = Tolterodine tartarate
    • Uses = Incontinence and overactive bladder
    • Mechanism = Muscarinic antagonist (antispasmodic)
    • Dosage form = Tablet and capsule extended release
  50. Diflucan
    • Generic = Fluconazole
    • Uses = Candidiasis and vaginal infection
    • Mechanism = Azole antifungal
    • Dosage form = Tablet, oral solution, and injection
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Commonly prescribed Rx 1
Updated:
2018-07-12 15:00:25
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Commonly used prescriptions for pharmacy techs.
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