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Medications

ADHD

Generic / BrandClassification
methylphenidate / Concerta ®ADHD
atomxetine / Strattera ®ADHD
Adderall SR / Adderall SR ® ADHD
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Anti-anxiety-sedative or hypnotic

Generic / BrandClassification
alprazolam / Xanax ®Antianxiety-sedative-hypnotic Benzodiazepine
clonazepam / Klonopin® Rivotril®Antianxiety Benzodiazepine
lorazepam / Ativan®Antianxiety-sedative-hypnotic Benzodiazepine
diazepam / Valium®Antianxiety & for seizures Benzodiazepine
oxazepam / Serax®Antianxiety-sedative-hypnotic Benzodiazepine
temazepam / Restoril®Antianxiety-sedative-hypnotic Benzodiazepine
duloxetine / Cymbalta®Antidepressant and antianxiety SSNRI
zolpidem / Ambien®Sedative-Hypnotic Sleeping aid
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Antibiotics

Generic / BrandClassification
amoxicillin / Amoxil®Antibiotic Penicillin
amoxicillin / Augmentin®Antibiotic Penicillin & clavulanate
cephalexin / Keflex®Antibiotic
sulfamethoxazole / Septra®Antibiotic
trimethoprim / Septra®Antibiotic
ciprofloxacin / Cipro®Antibiotic
doxycycline / Vibramycin®Antibiotic
levofloxacin / Levaquin®Antibiotic
cefdinir / Omnicef®Antibiotic
penicillin / Pen-VK®Antibiotic
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Anti-convulsive-anti-epileptic

Generic / BrandClassification
gabapentin / Neurontin®Anticonvulsant
clonazepam / Klonopin®Rivotril®Anticonvulsant
lorazepam / Ativan®Anticonvulsant
diazepam / Valium®Anticonvulsant
divalproex sodium/ Epival®Anticonvulsant
pregabalin / Lyrica®Anticonvulsant
phenytoin / Dilantin®Anticonvulsant
carbamazepine / Tegretol®Anticonvulsant
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Antidepressants

Generic / BrandClassification
sertraline / Zoloft®Antidepressant SSRI
escitalopram / Lexapro®Antidepressant SSRI
citalopram / Celexa®Antidepressant SSRI
fluoxetine / Prozac®Antidepressant SSRI
venlafaxine / Effexor®Antidepressant SSRI
paroxetine / Paxil®Antidepressant SSRI
trazodone / Desyrel®Antidepressant
duloxetine / Cymbalta®Antidepressant and antianxiety SSNRI
amitriptyline / Elavil®AntidepressantTCA, nasty to OD on, cardiac arrythmias
nortriptymine / Aventyl®Antidepressant TCA, nasty to OD on, cardiac arrythmias
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Anti-diabetics

Generic / BrandClassification
metformin / Glucophage®Antidiabetic-oral
pioglitazone / Actos®Antidiabetic-oral
glimepiride / Amaryl®Antidiabetic-oral
sitagliptin / Januvia®Antidiabetic-oral
glyburide / DiaBeta®Antidiabetic-oral
insulin / Novolin®Antidiabetic-injectable
insulin / Lantus®Antidiabetic-injectable
insulin / Humulin®Antidiabetic-injectable
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Steroid-antiinflammatory

Generic / BrandClassification
prednisone / Sterapred®Anti-inflammant Steroid
methyl-prednisolone / Medrol®Anti-inflammant Steroid
mometasone / Nasonex®Anti-inflammant steroid, Nasal spray for allergies
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Anti-nausea

Generic / BrandClassification
promethazine / Phenergan®Antinauseant (anti-emetic)
dimenhydrinate / Gravol ®Antinauseant
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Erectile Disfunction-PDE-5

Generic / BrandClassification
sildenafil / Viagra® or Revatio® Erectile dysfunction-PDE-5 Also used for pulmonary artery hypertension
tadalafil / Cialis ®Erectile dysfunction-PDE-5
Vardenafil / Levitra ® or Staxyn ®Erectile dysfunction-PDE-5
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Respiratory disease

Generic / BrandClassification
albuterol(US), also known as salbutamol (Can) / Ventolin®Respiratory-Bronchodilator Reliever - rapid beta-agonist
terbutaline / Bricanyl®Respiratory-Bronchodilator Reliever - rapid beta-agonist
formoterol / Foradil®or Oxeze®Respiratory-Bronchodilator Reliever - long acting betaagonist
salmeterol / Serevent®Respiratory-Bronchodilator Reliever - long acting betaagonist
ipratropium bromide + salbutamol / Atrovent®Respiratory-Bronchodilator Reliever-anticholinergic and betaagonist
triamcinolone / Nasacort®Respiratory-corticosteroid Controller-nasal spray for allergies
budesonide / Pulmicort ®Respiratory-corticosteroid Controller
fluticasone / Flonase®or Flovent®Respiratory-corticosteroid Controller
budesonide + formoterol / SymbicortRespiratory-corticosteroid Controller steriod with LABA
fluticasone + salmeterol / Advair®Respiratory-corticosteroid Controller steriod with LABA
montelukast / Singulair®Respiratory-Bronchodilator Asthma Leukotrine Inhibitor
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Anti-coagulant

Generic / BrandClassification
dabigatran / Pradaxa ®Anti-coagulant effects cannot be reversed yet
rivaroxaban / Xarelto ®Anti-coagulant effects cannot be reversed yet
apixaban / Eliquis ®Anti-coagulant effects cannot be reversed yet
warfarin / Coumadin ®Anti-coagulant effects can be reversed with vit. K
heparin / Heparin ®Anti-coagulant effects can be reversed
enoxaparin / Lovenox ®Anti-coagulant effects can be reversed
ASA / Aspirin ®Platelet Agg Inhibitor
clopidogrel / Plavix®Platelet Agg Inhibitor L-Platelet aggregate inhibitor
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Cardiac or Anti-hypertensive

Generic / BrandClassification
ramipril / Altace®Cardiac ACE inhibitor
lisinopril / Prinivil®Cardiac ACE inhibitor
enalapril / Vasotec®Cardiac ACE inhibitor
captopril / CaptotenCardiac ACE inhibitor
valsartan / Diovan®Cardiac-anti-hypertension ARB (angiotensin receptor blocker)
candesartan / Atacand ®Cardiac-anti-hypertension ARB
losartan / Cozaar ®Cardiac-anti-hypertension ARB
telmisartan / Micardis ®Cardiac-anti-hypertension ARB
bisoprolol / Zebeta ®Cardiac Beta blocker
metoprolol / Lopressor®Cardiac Beta blocker
atenolol / Tenormin®Cardiac Beta blocker
propranolol / Inderal®Cardiac Beta blocker
diltiazem / Cardizem®Cardiac CCB (Ca++ channel blocker)
nifedipine / Adalat XL®Cardiac CCB
amlodipine / Norvasc®Cardiac CCB
clonidine / Catapres®Cardiac alpha receptor blocker
digoxin / Lanoxin®Cardiac CHF
isosorbide / Mononitrate Imdur®Cardiac Vasodilator-anti-anginal
clonidine / Catapres®Cardiac-anti-hypertension
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Diuretic

Generic / BrandClassification
spironolactone / Aldactone®diuretic spares potassium loss
triamterene c/w HCTZ / Triazidediuretic spares potassium loss
triamterene / Dyrenium®diuretic diuretic N-Diuretic
furosemide / Lasix®diuretic powerful loop diuretic
hydrochlorothiazide "HCTZ" / Microzide®diuretic
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Cholesterol lowering

Generic / BrandClassification
atorvastatin / Lipitor®Cholesterol lowering
pravastatin / Pravachol®Cholesterol lowering
rosuvastatin / Crestor®Cholesterol lowering
simvastatin / Zocor®Cholesterol lowering
fenofibrate / Lipidil ®Cholesterol lowering
ezetimibe Zetia®Cholesterol lowering
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Gastro-intestinal drug

Generic / BrandClassification
domperidone / Motilium®GI drug helps to empty stomach, reducing reflux
pantaprazole / Pantoloc®GI drug Proton Pump Inhibitor
esomeprazole / Nexium®GI drug Proton Pump Inhibitor P-Gastro-intestinal drug
omeprazole / LosecGI drug Proton Pump Inhibitor
lansoprazole Prevacid®GI drug Proton Pump Inhibitor
famotidine / Pepcid®GI drug H2 receptor blocker
ranitidine / Zantac®GI drug H2 receptor blocker
cimetedine / TagemetGI drug H2 receptor blocker
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Antipsychotics

Generic / BrandClassification
clozapine / Clozaril®Antipsychotics (schizophrenia) Can be used for other things
olanzapine / Zyprexa®Antipsychotics (schizophrenia) Can be used for other things
loxapine / Loxapac®Antipsychotics (schizophrenia) Can be used for other things
quetiapine / Seroquel®Antipsychotics Can be used for other things
chlorpromazine / Largactil®Antipsychotics " Q-antipsychotics
flupenazine / Modecate®Antipsychotics "
haloperidol / Haldol®Antipsychotics "
ziprasidone / Zeldox®Antipsychotics "
risperidone / Risperdal®Antipsychotics "
aripiprazole / Abilify®Antipsychotics "
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Pain relief-narcotic or opioid like

Generic / BrandClassification
hydrocodone / Vicodin®Pain Relief Narcotic
oxycodone / Percocet®Pain Relief Narcotic
propoxyphene / Darvocet®Pain Relief Narcotic
acetaminophen-codeine-caffeine / Tylenol 3®Pain Relief Narcotic
oxycodone / Oxycontin®Pain Relief Narcotic
tramadol / Ultram® orTramacet®Pain Relief targets opiod receptors but Nonnarcotic
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Pain relief-anti-inflammatory - NSAID

Generic / BrandClassification
ibuprofen / Advil®Pain Relief-anti-inflammatory NSAID
naproxen / Aleve® or Naproxyn®Pain Relief-anti-inflammatory NSAID
celecoxib / Celebrex®Pain Relief-anti-inflammatory NSAID COX 2 inhibitor so easy on the stomach
ketorolac / Torodol®Pain Relief-anti-inflammatory NSAID
diclofenac / Arthrotec®Pain Relief-anti-inflammatory NSAID
ASA / Aspirin®Pain Relief-anti-inflammatory NSAID
ibuprofen / Motrin® / Advil®Pain Relief-anti-inflammatory NSAID
meloxicam / Mobicox®Pain Relief-anti-inflammatory NSAID
diclofenac / Voltaren®Pain Relief-anti-inflammatory NSAID
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Muscle relaxant

Generic / BrandClassification
cyclobenzaprine / Flexeril®Muscle relaxant T- Muscle relaxant
carisoprodol / Soma®Muscle relaxant
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Genito-urinary Rx

Generic / BrandClassification
Allopurinol / Zyloprim®GU drug Anti Kidney stones/anti-gout
tamsulosin / Flomax®GU drug Prostate relaxant
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Hormonal or mineral aid

Generic / BrandClassification
levothyroxine / Synthroid® or Eltroxin®Hormone replacement Thyroid
estrogen / Premarin®Hormone replacement Estrogen V-hormonal or mineral aid
folic acid / Folvite®Mineral supplement
alendronate /Fosamax®Prevents and treats osteoporosis
cholecalciferol / Fosavance ®Prevents and treats osteoporosis
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