Pharmacology Drugs Flashcards

Nexium
Generic Name: esomeprazol
Classification: proton pump inhibitor
Uses: treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions involving excessive stomach acid.
Side Effects: dizziness, confusion;fast or uneven heart rate;jerking muscle movements;
ADULT DOSE:20 mg or 40 mg esomeprazole given once daily by intravenous injection

Lipitor
Generic Name: ATORVASTATIN
Classification: HMG-COA REDUCTASE INHIBITOR
Uses:reduces levels of “bad” cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, while increasing levels of “good” cholesterol
Side Effects:unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness; confusion, memory problems;fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine; swelling, weight gain, urinating less than usual or not at all; increased thirst, increased urination, hunger, dry mouth, fruity breath odor, drowsiness, dry skin, blurred vision, weight loss; or nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
Adult Dose:10 or 20 mg once daily

PLAVIX
Generic Name: CLOPIDOGREL
Classification: ANTIPLATELET
Uses: keeps the platelets in your blood from coagulating
Side Effects: nosebleed or other bleeding that will not stop;bloody or tarry stools, blood in your urine;coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling; sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body; sudden headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance; pale skin, weakness, fever, or jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes); or easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin.
Adult Dose:75 mg once daily orally

ADVAIR DISKUS
Generic Name: FLUTICASONE AND SALMETEROL
Classification: CORTICOSTEROID / B2 AGONIST (LONG ACTING)
Uses: to control and prevent symptoms caused by asthma or ongoing lung disease
Side Effects: Hoarseness, throat irritation, headache, or stomach upset
Adult Dose: 250/50 mcg twice daily

OXYCONTIN
Generic Name: OXYCODONE
Classification: OPIOID ANALGESIC
Uses:opioid pain reliever similar to morphine
Side Effects:shallow breathing, slow heartbeat;seizure (convulsions);cold, clammy skin;confusion;severe weakness or dizziness; or feeling like you might pass out.
Adult Dose:

ABILIFY
Generic Name: ARIPIPRAZOLE
Classification: ANTIPSYCHOTIC (ATYPICAL)
Uses:antipsychotic medication
Side Effects:sudden numbness or weakness, headache, confusion, or problems with vision, speech, or balance;
Adult Dose:is 10 mg/day or 15 mg/day

SEROQUEL
Generic Name: QUETIAPINE
Classification: ANTIPSYCHOTIC (ATYPICAL)
Uses:antipsychotic medicine.
Side Effects:increased thirst and urination, excessive hunger, fruity breath odor, weakness, nausea and vomiting; or fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips.
Adult Dose:

CRESTOR
Generic Name: ROSUVASTATIN
Classification: HMG-COA REDUCTASE INHIBITOR
Uses:reduces levels of “bad” cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood, while increasing levels of “good” cholesterol
Side Effects:headache, depressed mood;mild muscle pain;joint pain;sleep problems (insomnia), nightmares.
Adult Dose:5 to 40 mg orally once daily

CYMBALTA
Generic Name: DULOXETINE
Classification: SNRI
Uses:It affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression.
Side Effects:dry mouth;drowsiness;tired feeling;mild nausea or loss of appetite; or constipation.
Adult Dose:

ACTOS
Generic Name: PIOGLITAZONE
Classification: THIAZOLIDINEDIONE(TZD)
Uses: anti-diabetic drug
Side Effects: Sore throat, muscle pain, weight gain, or tooth problems
Adult Dose: 15 mg or 30 mg once daily.

LEXAPRO
Generic Name: ESCITALOPRAM
Classification: SSRI
Uses:antidepressant
Side Effects:drowsiness, dizziness;sleep problems (insomnia);mild nausea, gas, heartburn, upset stomach, constipation;weight changes;decreased sex drive, impotence, or difficulty having an orgasm; or dry mouth, yawning, ringing in your ears.
Adult Dose: 10 mg to 20 mg daily

ZYPREXA
Generic Name: OLANZAPINE
Classification: ANTIPSYCHOTIC (ATYPICAL), ANTIMANIC
Uses:atypical antipsychotic medication
Side Effects:weight gain (more likely in teenagers), increased appetite;headache, dizziness, drowsiness, feeling tired or restless;memory problems;stomach pain, constipation, loss of bladder control;
Adult Dose:10-15 mg/once a day

SPIRIVA
Generic Name: TIOTROPIUM
Classification: ANTICHOLINERGIC
Uses:It works by enlarging the airways to allow easier breathing
Side Effects:wheezing, chest pain or tightness, trouble breathing,eye pain or redness, seeing halos around lights
Adult Dose: 18 mcg inhaled once daily.

LANTUS
Generic Name: INSULIN GLARGINE (rDNA ORIGIN)
Classification: INSULIN (LONG ACTING)
Uses:lowers levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood
Side Effects:itching skin rash over the entire body, wheezing, trouble breathing, fast heart rate, sweating, or feeling like you might pass out.
Adult Dose: 10 U of Lantus at bedtime

ARICEPT
Generic Name: DONEPEZIL
Classification: ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE INHIBITOR
Uses:improves the function of nerve cells in the brain
Side Effects:seizure (black-out or convulsions);painful or difficult urination;bloody vomit
Adult Dose: 5 mg once daily, taken at bedtime

LYRICA
Generic Name: PREGABALIN
Classification: ANALGESIC, ANTICONVULSANT
Uses:slows down impulses in the brain that cause seizures
Side Effects:mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping
Adult Dose:150 to 300 mg/day

DIOVAN
Generic Name: VALSARTAN
Classification: ARB
Uses:keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow
Side Effects: muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness especially if you also have fever, nausea or vomiting, and dark colored urine.
Adult Dose: 80 mg to 320 mg daily, administered once-a-day

EFFEXOR XR
Generic Name: VENLAFAXINE ER
Classification: SNRI
Uses: antidepressant
Side Effects: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping, more depressed
Adult Dose: 75 mg a day

CONCERTA
Generic Name: METHYLPHENIDATE
Classification: CNS STIMULANT
Uses: It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control
Side Effects: aggression, restlessness, hallucinations, unusual behavior, or motor tics
Adult Dose:18 or 36 mg once daily

LEVAQUIN
Generic Name: LEVOFLOXACIN
Classification: FLUOROQUINOLONE ANTIBIOTIC
Uses: fights bacteria in the body
Side Effects: nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
Adult Dose:250 mg, 500 mg, or 750 mg administered orally every 24 hours

CELEBREX
Generic Name: CELECOXIB
Classification: NSAID (COX-2 SELECTIVE)
Uses:reduces hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Side Effects: chest pain, weakness, shortness of breath, slurred speech, problems with vision or balance;nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
Adult Dose: 200mg daily

DIOVAN HCT
Generic Name: VALSARTAN AND HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE
Classification: ARB / THIAZIDE DIURETIC
Uses: It relaxes and widens your blood vessels, allowing blood to flow more easily
Side Effects: headache, dizziness, flu symptoms, tiredness, stomach pain
Adult Dose: 80-320 mg

JANUVIA
Generic Name: SITAGLIPTIN
Classification: DIPEPTIDYL PEPTIDASE IV INHIBITOR (DPP-IV)
Uses: oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar
Side Effects: pancreatitis; severe skin reaction
Adult Dose:100 mg once daily

SUBOXONE
Generic Name: BUPRENORPHINE AND NALOXONE
Classification: OPIOID ANALGESIC / OPIOID ANALGESIC(PARTIAL AGONIST/ANTAGONIST)
Uses:Suboxone is used to treat narcotic (opiate) addiction
Side Effects:an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat, swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
Adult Dose: 4mg to 24mg daily

NOVOLOG
Generic Name: INSULIN ASPART (rDNA ORIGIN)
Classification: INSULIN (RAPID ACTING)
Uses:used to treat type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes in adults and children who are at least 2 years old. It is usually given together with a long-acting insulin.
Side Effects:swelling in your hands or feet; or low potassium (confusion, uneven heart rate, extreme thirst, increased urination, leg discomfort, muscle weakness or limp feeling).
Adult Dose:70/30 dosage immediately before the start of a meal(5-10mins

VIAGRA
Generic Name: SILDENAFIL
Classification: PHOSPHODIESTERASE-5 ENZYME INHIBITOR
Uses: relaxes muscles and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body.
Side Effects: pain, numbness, or tingling in body; penis erection that is painful or lasts 4 hours or longer
Adult Dose: 50 mg taken, as needed, approximately 1 hour before sexual activity

ATRIPLA
Generic Name: EMTRICITABINE, TENOFOVIR AND EFAVIRENZ
Classification: ANTIRETROVIRAL (NUCLEOSIDE, NON-NUCLEOSIDE AND NUCLEOTIDE) REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITOR
Uses: treats HIV
Side Effects: Blistering, peeling, red skin rash
Adult Dose: 600 mg/200 mg/300 mg, taken once a day

TRICOR
Generic Name: FENOFIBRATE
Classification: FIBRATE
Uses: helps reduce cholesterol and triglycerides (fatty acids) in the blood
Side Effects:severe stomach pain;nausea, vomiting;unusual weakness; or fever.
Adult Dose: 145 mg daily

PROVIGIL
Generic Name: MODAFINIL
Classification: CNS STIMULANT
Uses: Improves daytime wakefulness in people with uncontrollable sleepiness caused by narcolepsy or sleep apnea
Side Effects:Numbness, tingling, or burning pain in your hands, arms, legs, or feet; Seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
Adult Dose: 200 mg given once a day

ZETIA
Generic Name: EZETIMIBE
Classification: 2-AZETIDINONE DERIVATIVE
Uses:reduces the amount of cholesterol or other sterols that your body absorbs from your diet.
Side Effects: unusual muscle weakness, tenderness, or pain;
chest pain; pancreatitis
Adult Dose:10 mg once daily.

GEODON
Generic Name: ZIPRASIDONE
Classification: ANTIPSYCHOTIC (ATYPICAL)
Uses: used to treat schizophrenia and the manic symptoms of bipolar disorder
Side Effects:dizziness, feeling light-headed, fainting, fast or pounding heartbeat
Adult Dose: 20 mg twice daily with food

VYTORIN
Generic Name: EZETIMIBE AND SIMVASTATIN
Classification: 2-AZETIDINONE DERIVATIVE / HMG-COA REDUCTASE INHIBITOR
Uses: treat high cholesterol in adults and children who are at least 10 years old.
Side Effects: severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate;
Adult Dose:is 10 mg/day to 40 mg/day

AMBIEN CR
Generic Name: ZOLPIDEM
Classification: SEDATIVE-HYPNOTIC
Uses: hypnotic
Side Effects: chest pain, fast or irregular heartbeat, feeling short of breath;trouble breathing or swallowing; or feeling like you might pass out.
Adult Dose: 10 mg, taken immediately before bedtime

LUNESTA
Generic Name: ESZOPICLONE
Classification: SEDATIVE-HYPNOTIC
Uses: hypnotic
Side Effects: aggression, agitation, changes in behavior;
thoughts of hurting yourself; or hallucinations
Adult Dose: 2 or 3mg immediately before bedtime

LIDODERM
Generic Name: LIDOCAINE
Classification: LOCAL ANESTHETIC
Uses: local anesthetic
Side Effects: uneven heartbeats;drowsiness, confusion;tremors, seizure (convulsions); or blurred vision.
Adult Dose: 30 to 40 mL in 3 to 4 portions and allow to act for 10 to 12 minutes before procedure.

LANTUS SOLOSTAR
Generic Name: INSULIN GLARGINE (rDNA ORIGIN)
Classification: INSULIN (LONG ACTING)
Uses: It works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood
Side Effects: headache, hunger, weakness, sweating, tremors, irritability, trouble concentrating, rapid breathing, fast heartbeat, fainting, or seizure.
Adult Dose: depends on insulin needs

VYVANSE
Generic Name: LISDEXAMFETAMINE
Classification: CNS STIMULANT
Uses: affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control
Side Effects: fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeats
Adult Dose: 10 to 70 mg/day

ACIPHEX
Generic Name: RABEPRAZOLE
Classification: PPI
Uses: decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach
Side Effects: dizziness, confusion;fast or uneven heart rate;jerking muscle movements;feeling jittery;
Adult Dose: 20 mg once a day

NASONEX
Generic Name: MOMETASONE
Classification: CORTICOSTEROID
Uses: treat and prevent nasal symptoms
Side Effects: severe or ongoing nose bleed;
sores in the nose that won’t heal
Adult Dose: four sprays total a day

LOVENOX
Generic Name: ENOXAPARIN
Classification: LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT HEPARIN
Uses: helps prevent the formation of blood clots
Side Effects: unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), bleeding from wounds or needle injections, any bleeding that will not stop;easy bruising, purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin;pale skin, feeling light-headed or short of breath, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating;
Adult Dose:40 mg once a day

ADDERALL XR
Generic Name: DEXTROAMPHETAMINE AND AMPHETAMINE
Classification: CNS STIMULANT
Uses: hyperactivity and impulse control
Side Effects: pain or burning when you urinate;
talking more than usual, feelings of extreme happiness or sadness;
Adult Dose: 20 mg once daily

PROAIR HFA
Generic Name: ALBUTEROL
Classification: B2 AGONIST
Uses: relaxes muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs
Side Effects: new bronchospasm or worsening of your asthma symptoms;pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest;
Adult Dose: Follow the directions on your prescription label

TRUVADA
Generic Name: TENOFOVIR AND EMTRICITABINE
Classification: ANTIRETROVIRAL (NUCLEOSIDE AND NUCLEOTIDE) REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITOR
Uses: used to treat HIV
Side Effects: swelling in your neck or throat (enlarged thyroid), feeling short of breath;weakness or prickly feeling in your fingers or toes, joint pain;problems with balance or eye movement, trouble speaking or swallowing;
Adult Dose: one tablet (containing 200 mg of emtricitabine and 300 mg of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate) once daily

NIASPAN
Generic Name: NIACIN
Classification: ANTILIPEMIC (WATER SOLUBLE B-COMPLEX VITAMIN)
Uses: reducing LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and triglycerides and increasing HDL (“good”) cholesterol
Side Effects: feeling short of breath;swelling;jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes)
Adult Dose: 500 mg at bedtime

HUMALOG
Generic Name: INSULIN LISPRO (rDNA ORIGIN)
Classification: INSULIN (RAPID ACTING)
Uses: treat type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes
Side Effects: hypokalemia (low potassium levels in the blood)
Adult Dose: should be given within 15 minutes before a meal or immediately after a meal

CIALIS
Generic Name: TADALAFIL
Classification: PHOSPHODIESTERASE-5 ENZYME INHIBITOR
Uses: treat erectile dysfunction
Side Effects: changes in vision or sudden vision loss;
ringing in your ears, or sudden hearing loss;chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, general ill feeling;
Adult Dose: 5 to 20 mg, taken prior to anticipated sexual activity.

NAMENDA
Generic Name: MEMANTINE
Classification: N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST
Uses: treat moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer’s type
Side Effects: confusion, hallucinations;sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;lack of coordination;fainting or seizure (convulsions);
Adult Dose: 20 mg/day

SYMBICORT
Generic Name: BUDESONIDE AND FORMOTEROL
Classification: CORTICOSTEROID / B2 AGONIST (LONG ACTING)
Uses: prevent bronchospasm
Side Effects: worsening asthma symptoms;
chest pain, fast or pounding heartbeats, tremors, nervousness;
Adult Dose: 2 inhalations twice daily (morning and evening, approximately 12 hours apart).

FLOVENT HFA
Generic Name: FLUTICASONE
Classification: CORTICOSTEROID
Uses: prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation
Side Effects: weakness, tired feeling, nausea, vomiting, feeling like you might pass out;skin rash, bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness;blurred vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights;
signs of infection such as fever, chills, sore throat, ear pain, flu symptoms;
Adult Dose: 88-220 mcg twice daily

SEROQUEL XR
Generic Name: QUETIAPINE
Classification: ANTIPSYCHOTIC (ATYPICAL)
Uses: antipsychotic
Side Effects: mood or behavior changes, anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping
Adult Dose: 300 mg/day

COMBIVENT
Generic Name: ALBUTEROL AND IPRATROPIUM
Classification: B2 AGONIST / ANTICHOLINERGIC
Uses: inhaled medication to prevent bronchospasm
Side Effects: wheezing, choking, or other breathing problems (especially after starting a new canister of this medicine);chest pain, pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest;
Adult Dose: inhalations should not exceed 12 in 24 hours

LOVAZA
Generic Name: OMEGA-3-ACID ETHYL ESTERS
Classification: ANTILIPEMIC
Uses: Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids are used together with diet and exercise to help lower triglyceride levels in the blood
Side Effects:fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; chest pain; or uneven heartbeats.
Adult Dose: 4 grams per day

SOLODYN
Generic Name: MINOCYCLINE
Classification: TETRACYCLINE ANTIBIOTIC
Uses: treat pimples and red bumps
Side Effects: stomach cramps, diarrhea that is watery or bloody;flu symptoms, sores in your mouth and throat;
Adult Dose: depends on patients weight

DETROL LA
Generic Name: tolterodine
Classification:
Uses: reduces spasms of the bladder muscles
Side Effects: confusion, hallucinations; urinating less than usual or not at all; or painful or difficult urination.
Adult Dose: 4 mg daily

ANDROGEL
Generic Name: TESTOSTERONE
Classification: ANDROGEN
Uses: works by replacing or supplementing the testosterone that is naturally made in the body.
Side Effects:burn-like blistering of the skin where the transdermal patch is worn;frequent, prolonged, or bothersome erections
Adult Dose: completely depress the pump one time (actuation) for every 1.25 g (AndroGel Pump) of product required

BENICAR
Generic Name: OLMESARTAN
Classification: ARB
Uses: a water pill that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt
Side Effects: breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, leading to kidney failure.
Adult Dose: 20 mg once daily

LEVEMIR
Generic Name: INSULIN DETEMIR (rDNA ORIGIN)
Classification: INSULIN (INTERMIDIATE-LONG ACTING)
Uses: long-acting form of insulin
Side Effects: itching, swelling, or redness where you inject insulin detemir (the active ingredient contained in Levemir); swelling in your hands or feet; or low potassium
Adult Dose: once- or twice-daily subcutaneous administration.

ENBREL
Generic Name: ETANERCEPT
Classification: ANTI-RHEUMATIC AND TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR (TNF) INHIBITOR
Uses: decreases a certain protein produced by the immune system
Side Effects: symptoms of lymphoma
Adult Dose: 50 mg weekly

VALTREX
Generic Name: VALACYCLOVIR
Classification: ANTIVIRAL
Uses: antiviral drug
Side Effects: a serious side effect that can harm red blood cells
Adult Dose: 2 grams twice daily

BENICAR HCT
Generic Name: OLMESARTAN AND HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE
Classification: ARB / THIAZIDE DIURETIC
Uses: (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt
Side Effects: eye pain, vision problems;feeling like you might pass out;
Adult Dose: 20 mg once daily

GLEEVEC
Generic Name: IMATINIB
Classification: TYROSINE KINASE INHIBITOR
Uses: Treats certain types of leukemia
Side Effects: Rapid weight gain or swelling in your face, hands, ankles, or feet
Adult Dose: 400 mg/day

HUMIRA PEN
Generic Name: ADALIMUMAB
Classification: ANTI-RHEUMATIC AND TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR (TNF) INHIBITOR
Uses: used to reduce pain and swelling due to certain types of arthritis
Side Effects: Redness, itching, pain, or swelling at the injection site may occur
Adult Dose: 40 mg

SYNTHROID
Generic Name: LEVOTHYROXINE
Classification: THYROID HORMONE
Uses: treat an underactive thyroid
Side Effects: Hair loss may occur during the first few months of treatment
Adult Dose: depends on age and weight

XALATAN
Generic Name: LATANOPROST
Classification: ANTIGLAUCOMA / PROSTAGLANDIN F2A ANALOG
Uses: treat high pressure inside the eye due to glaucoma
Side Effects: may slowly (over months to years) cause brown discoloration of the iris
Adult Dose: one drop in the affected eye; If you use more than 1 eye drop of medicine, wait at least 5 minutes between each eye drop

PREMARIN
Generic Name: CONJUGATED ESTROGENS
Classification: ESTROGEN HORMONE DERIVATIVE
Uses: used by women to help reduce symptoms of menopause
Side Effects: Stomach upset, nausea/vomiting, bloating, breast tenderness, headache, or weight changes
Adult Dose: 0.3 mg once daily

STRATTERA
Generic Name: ATOMOXETINE
Classification: NRI
Uses: treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
Side Effects: Stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, constipation, fatigue, loss of appetite
Adult Dose: 40-80 mg daily

VENTOLIN HFA
Generic Name: ALBUTEROL
Classification: B2 AGONIST
Uses: prevent and treat wheezing and shortness of breath
Side Effects: Nervousness, shaking (tremor), headache, mouth/throat dryness or irritation,
Adult Dose: when needed

FLOMAX
Generic Name: TAMSULOSIN
Classification: A1 ANTAGONIST
Uses: used in men to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate
Side Effects: Dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, runny/stuffy nose, or ejaculation problems
Adult Dose: 0.4 mg once daily

LOESTRIN 24 FE
Generic Name: ETHINYL ESTRADIOL AND NORETHINDRONE
Classification: ESTROGEN AND PROGESTIN CONTRACEPTIVE
Uses: preventing the release of an egg (ovulation) during your menstrual cycle
Side Effects: bloating, breast tenderness, swelling of the ankles/feet (fluid retention), or weight change
Adult Dose: depends on age

PROTONIX
Generic Name: PANTOPRAZOLE
Classification: PPI
Uses: treat certain stomach and esophagus problems
Side Effects: Headache or diarrhea may occur
Adult Dose: 40 mg once a day

BONIVA
Generic Name: IBANDRONATE
Classification: BIPHOSPHONATE
Uses: treatment of:Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause, Post-Menopausal Osteoporosis Prevention
Side Effects: Pneumonia;Bronchitis;Urinary Tract Infection
Adult Dose: 150 mg, taken once a month in the morning

RESTASIS
Generic Name: CYCLOSPORINE
Classification: IMMUNOSUPPRESSANT
Uses: treat dry eyes due to a certain type of eye condition
Side Effects: Burning, stinging, redness, pain, or itching of the eye
Adult Dose: twice a day, about 12 hours apart

Janumet
Generic Name: Metformin
Classification: dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors
Uses: control high blood sugar
Side Effects: Nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, diarrhea, headache, weakness, or a metallic taste in the mouth
Adult Dose: 100 mg sitagliptin and 2000 mg metformin

Cialis
Generic Name: Tadalafil
Classification: phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor
Uses: treat male sexual function problems
Side Effects: Headache, stomach upset, back pain, muscle pain, stuffy nose, flushing, or dizziness
Adult Dose: 2.5 mg once daily

Pradaxa
Generic Name: dabigatran
Classification: direct thrombin inhibitor
Uses: prevent blood clots
Side Effects:easily bruised;weakness, feeling like you might pass out;
Adult Dose: 150 mg taken orally, twice daily

Prezista
Generic Name: darunavir
Classification: protease inhibitor
Uses: treat HIV
Side Effects: skin rash; new infection
Adult Dose: 80-100mg twice daily

Fentora
Generic Name: fentanyl
Classification: narcotic (opioid) pain medicine.
Uses: treat “breakthrough” cancer pain that is not controlled by other medicines.
Side Effects: confusion, extreme fear, unusual thoughts or behavior
Adult Dose: 100 mcg tablet

Orencia
Generic Name: abatacept
Classification: man-made protein that prevents your body’s immune system from attacking healthy tissues such as joints
Uses: treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis
Side Effects: warmth, pain, or redness of your skin
Adult Dose: Following the initial intravenous administration, an intravenous infusion should be given at 2 and 4 weeks after the first infusion and every 4 weeks thereafter.

VESIcare
Generic Name: solifenacin succinate
Classification: antispasmodics
Uses: reduces muscle spasms of the bladder and urinary tract
Side Effects: hot, dry skin and extreme thirst;
Adult Dose: 5 mg once daily

Dexilant
Generic Name: dexlansoprazole
Classification: proton pump inhibitor
Uses: works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach
Side Effects: severe stomach pain;
diarrhea that is watery or bloody;
Adult Dose: 30 mg and 60 mg once daily

Prevnar 13
Generic Name: pneumococcal 13-valent vaccine
Classification: vaccine
Uses: used to prevent infection caused by pneumococcal bacteria.
Side Effects: high fever (103 degrees or higher)
Adult Dose: Each 0.5 mL dose is to be injected intramuscularly

Prinivil
Generic Name: Lisinopril
Classification: ACE inhibitor
Uses: used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, and to improve survival after a heart attack
Side Effects: swelling, rapid weight gain
Adult Dose: 20 to 40 mg per day administered in a single daily dose

Zocor
Generic Name: Simvastatin
Classification: HMG CoA reductase inhibitors
Uses: lower cholesterol and triglycerides
Side Effects: unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness
Adult Dose: 5 to 40 mg/day

Synthroid
Generic Name: Levothyroxine
Classification: Hormone Replacement
Uses: treats hypothyroidism
Side Effects: sleep problems
Adult Dose: single daily dose, preferably one-half to one-hour before breakfast

Amoxil
Generic Name: Amoxicillin
Classification: Macrolide Antibiotic
Uses: used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria
Side Effects: white patches or sores inside your mouth or on your lips
Adult Dose: depends on the type of infection and how severe it is

Microzide
Generic Name: Hydro-chlorothiazide (HCTZ)
Classification: Thiazide Diuretic
Uses: Treating high blood pressure
Side Effects: eye pain, vision problems
Adult Dose: one 50 mg capsule given once daily

Norvasc
Generic Name: Amlodipine
Classification: Calcium Channel Blocker
Uses: treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or chest pain (angina) and other conditions caused by coronary artery disease
Side Effects: chest pain
Adult Dose: 5 mg orally once a day

Xanax
Generic Name: Alprazolam
Classification: Benzodiazepine (DEA Sch 4)
Uses: treat anxiety disorders, panic disorders, and anxiety caused by depression
Side Effects: depressed mood, thoughts of suicide or hurting yourself, unusual risk-taking behavior, decreased inhibitions, no fear of danger;
Adult Dose: 0.25 to 0.5 mg given three times daily

Glucophage
Generic Name: Metformin
Classification: Antidiabetic
Uses: oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels.
Side Effects: stomach pain, nausea with vomiting
Adult Dose: 2550 mg in adults

Prilosec
Generic Name: Omeprazole
Classification: Proton Pump Inhibitor
Uses: treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease
Side Effects: muscle cramps, muscle weakness or limp feeling;
Adult Dose: 20 mg once daily

Augmentin
Generic Name: Amoxicillin +Clavulanate
Classification: Penicillin Antibiotic
Uses: treat many different infections caused by bacteria
Side Effects: easy bruising or bleeding
Adult Dose: depends on the infection

Varivax
Generic Name: (chickenpox) virus vaccine
Classification: vaccine
Uses: Preventing varicella (chickenpox) infections in patients 12 months of age and older.
Side Effects: cough, tight feeling in your chest, breathing problems
Adult Dose: 0.5-mL dose administered subcutaneously

Zostavax
Generic Name: zoster vaccine live
Classification: vaccine
Uses: to prevent herpes zoster virus (shingles) in people age 50 and older.
Side Effects: fever, swollen glands, sore throat, flu symptoms
Adult Dose: single 0.65 mL dose subcutaneously in the deltoid region of the upper arm

Remicade
Generic Name: infliximab
Classification: inflammation reducer
Uses: reduces the effects of a substance in the body that can cause inflammation. used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, and ankylosing spondylitis
Side Effects: pain in your upper stomach that may spread to your shoulder;
Adult Dose: depends on what you need treated

Copaxone
Generic Name: glatiramer
Classification: amino acids
Uses: used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) and to prevent relapse of MS.
Side Effects: pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest; or severe pain where the injection is given
Adult Dose: 20 mg/day.

Neulasta
Generic Name: pegfilgrastim
Classification: colony stimulating factor
Uses: to prevent neutropenia, a lack of certain white blood cells caused by receiving chemotherapy.
Side Effects: bone pain
Adult Dose: single subcutaneous injection of 6 mg administered once per chemotherapy cycle in adults

Rituxan
Generic Name: rituximab
Classification: a cancer medication that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.
Uses: used to treat non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma or chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Side Effects: severe skin rash with blistering, itching, peeling, or pus
Adult Dose: depends on what is being treated

Spiriva
Generic Name: tiotropium
Classification: anticholinergic agent
Uses: used to prevent bronchospasm
Side Effects: wheezing, chest pain or tightness, trouble breathing
Adult Dose: two inhalations of the powder contents of one SPIRIVA capsule, once-daily

Avastin
Generic Name: bevacizumab
Classification: cancer medicine
Uses: a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.
Side Effects: any wound that will not heal; dry or flaky skin, hair loss;
Adult Dose: 5 mg/kg or 10 mg/kg every 2 weeks when used in combination with intravenous based chemotherapy.

Truvada
Generic Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate
Classification: HIV medicine
Uses: used to treat HIV
Side Effects: rapid heart rate, increased sweating, tremors, sleep problems (insomnia), feeling anxious or irritable;
Adult Dose: one tablet once daily

Epogen
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Uses: to treat anemia (a lack of red blood cells in the body) in patients with chronic kidney disease. Epogen is also used in HIV patients
Side Effects: pain, swelling, warmth, or redness in one or both legs
Adult Dose: depends on treatment

Herceptin
Generic Name: trastuzumab
Classification: cancer medication
Uses: treat certain types of breast cancer or stomach cancer
Side Effects: altered sense of taste;
Adult Dose: 2 mg/kg as an intravenous infusion over 30 minutes weekly during chemotherapy for the first 12 weeks

enoxaparin
Generic Name: enoxaparin
Classification: Preventing blood clots
Uses: Preventing blood clots
Side Effects: unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), bleeding from wounds or needle injections, any bleeding that will not stop
Adult Dose: depends

Lucentis
Generic Name: ranibizumab
Classification: a human antibody fragment
Uses: treat wet age-related macular degeneration. Lucentis is also used to treat swelling in the retina caused by diabetes or by a blockage in the blood vessels.
Side Effects: eye pain or redness, swelling around your eyes; sudden vision problems;discharge or bleeding from the eye;
Adult Dose: 0.5 mg (0.05 mL) is recommended to be administered by intravitreal injection once a month

Avonex
Generic Name: interferon beta-1a
Classification: protein called beta interferon
Uses: treat patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis
Side Effects: seizure (convulsions);
Adult Dose: 30 micrograms once a week

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Generic Name: Sulfamethoxazole + Trimethoprim
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Generic Name: Naproxen
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Generic Name: Potassium Chloride
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Generic Name: Pioglitazone
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Generic Name: Methyl-prednisolone
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Generic Name: Allopurinol
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Generic Name: Codeine + APAP
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Generic Name: Enalapril
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Generic Name: Carisoprodol
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Generic Name: alendronate
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Generic Name: Ezetimibe + Simvastatin
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Generic Name: Fenofibrate
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Generic Name: Promethazine
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Generic Name: Ethinyl estradiol + Drospirenone
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