Pharmacology

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Pharmacology
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  1. Classification: antianxiety, benzodiazepine
    alprazolam (Xanax)
  2. Action: Increases neurotransmitter in brain, decreases anxiety
    alprazolam (Xanax)
  3. Use: anxiety
    alprazolam (Xanax)
  4. Classification: narcotic analgesic CIII
    hydrocodone (Hycodan)
  5. Action: decreases pain reception in the brain
    hydrocodone (Hycodan)
  6. Use: pain
    hydrocodone (Hycodan)
  7. Classification: beta blocker
    metoprolol (Toprol)
  8. Action: blocks beta adrenergic receptors in the heart, decreasing heart excitability
    metoprolol (Toprol)
  9. Use: angina, hypertension
    metoprolol (Toprol)
  10. Classification: thyroid hormone
    levothyroxine sodium (Synthroid)
  11. Action: increases metabolic rate of body tissues cardiac output and oxygen consumption
    levothyroxine sodium (Synthroid)
  12. Use: hypothyroidism
    levothyroxine sodium (Synthroid)
  13. Classification: leukotriene receptor antagonist
    montelukast (Singulair)
  14. Action: inhibits leukotriene formation blocking
    montelukast (Singulair)
  15. Use: asthma
    montelukast (Singulair)
  16. Classification: antidepressant/SSRI
    escitalopram (Lexapro)
  17. Action: decreases neuron reuptake of serotonin
    escitalopram (Lexapro)
  18. Use: depression
    escitalopram (Lexapro)
  19. Classification: antiplatelet drug
    clopidogrel (Plavix)
  20. Action: decreses platelet aggregation which prevent blood clot formation
    clopidogrel (Plavix)
  21. Use: prevents or reduces blood clot formation
    clopidogrel (Plavix)
  22. Classification: antihyperlipidemic
    simvastatin (Zocor)
  23. Action: inhibits HMG-CoA reductase which decreases cholesterol production and serum LDLs
    simvastatin (Zocor)
  24. Use: high blood cholesterol
    simvastatin (Zocor)
  25. Classification: Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory
    ibuprofen (Motrin)
  26. Action: inhibitis prostaglandin synthesis to decrease inflammation
    ibuprofen (Motrin)
  27. Use: arthritis, pain, fever
    ibuprofen (Motrin)
  28. Classification: penicillin antibiotic
    amoxicillin (Amoxil)
  29. Action: inhibits cell wall synthesis; bactericidal
    amoxicillin (Amoxil)
  30. Use: bacterial infections
    amoxicillin (Amoxil)

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