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  1. Brand name for clopidogrel
    Plavix
  2. Generic name for Plavix
    clopidogrel
  3. Plavix: form and strength
    tablet, 75mg
  4. Plavix: dose
    1 tablet daily
  5. Plavix: use
    to prevent blood clots
  6. Plavix: counseling
    • avoid aspirnin and NSAIDs unless instructed
    • seek medical attention for unusual bleeding or bruising
  7. Brand name for warfarin
    Coumadin
  8. Generic name for Coumadin
    warfarin
  9. Coumadin: form and strength
    tablet, 1mg, 5mg, 10mg
  10. Coumadin: dose
    variable daily dosing
  11. Coumadin: use
    to prevent blood clots
  12. Coumadin: counseling
    • avoid aspirin and NSAIDs unless instructed
    • seek medical attention for unusual bleeding or bruising
    • keep dietary vitamin K consistent (green leafy vegetables)
    • avoid cranberry
  13. Brand name for furosemide
    Lasix
  14. Generic name for Lasix
    furosemide
  15. Lasix: form and strength
    tablet, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
  16. Lasix: dose
    1 tablet once or twice daily
  17. Lasix: use
    edema (swelling), hypertension, heart failure
  18. Lasix: counseling
    • photosensitivity
    • orthostatic hypotension
    • avoid taking at bedtime
    • monitor electrolytes
  19. Brand name for Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)
    • Hydrodiuril (tablet)
    • Microzide (capsule)
  20. Generic name for Hydrodiruril/Microzide
    Hydrocclorothiazide
  21. Hydrodiruril/Microzide: form and strength
    • tablet, 12.5mg, 25mg, 50mg
    • capsule, 12.5mg
  22. Hydrodiruril/Microzide: dose
    1 tablet or capsule daily
  23. Hydrodiruril/Microzide: use
    edema, hypertension
  24. Hydrodiruril/Microzide: counseling
    • hypotension
    • dizziness
    • photosensitivity
    • need to monitor electrolytes
  25. Brand name for triamterene/HCTZ
    Maxzide-25 (tablet), Dyazide (capsule)
  26. Generic name for Maxzide-25/Dyazide
    triamterene/HCTZ
  27. Maxzide-25/Dyazide: form and strength
    • tablet, 37.5/25mg
    • capsule, 75/50mg
  28. Maxzide-25/Dyazide: dose
    1-2 tablets or capsules daily
  29. Maxzide-25/Dyazide: use
    edema, hypertension
  30. Maxzide-25/Dyazide: counseling
    • hypotension
    • dizziness
    • photosensitivity
  31. Brand name for lisinopril
    Zestril/Prinivil
  32. Generic name for Zestril/Prinivil
    lisinopril
  33. Zestril/Prinivil: form and strength
    tablet, 10mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg
  34. Zestril/Prinivil: dose
    1 tablet daily
  35. Zestril/Prinivil: use
    hypertension, diabetic nefropathy, heart failure or post heart attack
  36. Zestril/Prinivil: counseling
    • avoid pregnancy
    • cough
    • report swelling or difficulty swallowing or breathing
    • avoid salt substitutes
  37. Brand name for amlodipine
    Norvasc
  38. Generic name for Norvasc
    amlodipine
  39. Norvasc: form and strength
    tablet, 5mg, 10mg
  40. Norvasc: dose
    1 tablet daily
  41. Norvasc: use
    hypertension, prevent chest pain
  42. Norvasc: counseling
    • swelling
    • flushing
    • dizziness
  43. Brand name for metoprolol tartrate
    Lopressor
  44. Generic name for Lopressor
    metoprolol tartrate
  45. Lopressor: form and strength
    tablet, 25mg, 50mg, 100mg
  46. Lopressor: dose
    1 tablet twice daily
  47. Lopressor: use
    hypertension, prevent chest pain, post heart attack
  48. Lopressor: counseling
    • take with a meal to reduce GI side effects
    • diarrhea
    • depression
    • fatigue
  49. Brand name for metoprolol succinate
    Toprol XL
  50. Generic name for Toprol XL
    metoprolol succinate
  51. Toprol XL: form and strength
    tablet, 25,50,100,200mg
  52. Toprol XL: dose
    1 tablet daily
  53. Toprol XL: use
    • hypertension
    • prevent chest pain
    • heart failure
  54. Toprol XL: counseling
    • take with a meal to reduce GI side effects
    • diarrhea
    • depression
    • fatigue
  55. Brand name for valsartan
    Diovan
  56. Generic name for Diovan
    valsartan
  57. Diovan: form and strength
    tablet, 40,80,160,320mg
  58. Diovan: dose
    1 tablet daily
  59. Diovan: use
    hypertension, heart failure, post heart attack
  60. Diovan: counseling
    • avoid pregnancy
    • dizziness
    • avoid salt substitutes (increases potassium)
  61. Brand name for clonidine
    Catapres (tablet)/Catapress-TTS (transdermal patch)
  62. Catapres/Catapress-TTS: form and strength
    • tablet, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3mg
    • transdermal patch, [same strength per 24hr]
  63. Catapres/Catapress-TTS: dose
    • one tablet twice daily
    • one patch weekly
  64. Catapres/Catapress-TTS: use
    hypertension
  65. Catapres:counseling
    • drowsiness
    • dry mouth
    • constipation
    • sudden discontinuation resilts in rebound hypertension
  66. Catapress-TTS: counseling
    • apply to hairless area on upper arm or upper chest
    • rotate sites
    • do not cut
    • apply adhesive if patch loosens

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