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GENERIC NAMEBRAND NAMECLASSFORMULATIONS AVAILABLECOMMON SEPRECAUTIONCOUNSELING POINTS
HydrocortisoneCortaid, Westcort, Pandel, LipocreamCorticosteroidenternal:cream, lotion, and ointment (westcort-hydrocortisone valerate)(Pandel-hydrocortisone probutate)(Locoid-hydrocortisone butyrate); rectal:suppository, foam, suspensionif given systemically:hyperglycemia; fluid retention, HTN, CNS changes (euphoria, mood swings, depression), osteoporosis, infection, weight gain
Loteprednol (Ophthalmic)Alrex, LotemaxCorticosteroidophthalmic:solution, gel, ointment
MethylprednisoloneDepo-Medrol, Medrol, Solu-MedrolCorticosteroidoral tablet,Injectionhyperglycemia, fluid retention, HTn, CNS (euphoria, mood swings, depression), osteoporosis, infection, weight gainLong term:suppression of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. TaperTake in AM to prevent insomnia.Take with food to prevent GI upset. If DM,SMBG. Monitor for s/s of hyperglycemia
PrednisonePrednisone Intensol, RayosCorticosteroidoral:tablet (immediate and extended release), solutionhyperglycemia, fluid retention, HTn, CNS (euphoria, mood swings, depression), osteoporosis, infection, weight gainLong term:suppression of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. TaperTake in AM to prevent insomnia.Take with food to prevent GI upset. If DM,SMBG. Monitor for s/s of hyperglycemia
TriamcinoloneKenalog, Oralone, Nasacort Allergy 24hr, Nasacort AQ, TriesenceCorticosteroidnasal spray (nasacort); ophthalmic suspension (Triesence); external cream, ointmnet, lotion, aerosol solution (kenalog); mouth/throat paste (Oralone); injection systemic:hyperglycemia, fluid retention, HTn, CNS (euphoria, mood swings, depression), osteoporosis, infection, weight gain
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GENERIC NAMEBRAND NAMECLASSFORMULATIONS AVAILABLECOMMON SEPRECAUTIONCOUNSELING POINTS
Brimonidine (Ophthalmic)Alphagan PAlpha-2 AgonistOPHTHALMIC SOLUTION
Timolol/Brimonidine CombiganNonselective Beta Blocker/Alpha-2 AgonistOPHTHALMIC SOLUTION
FinasteridePropecia, Proscar5-Alpha-Reductase InhibitorORAL TABnfemale must avoid touching product
TamsulosinFlomaxAlpha-1-BlockerORAL CAPSULEorthostatic hypotension (less than others due to selectivity), HA, dizziness, ejaculation issues
Timolol (Ophthalmic)Ophthalmic:Timoptic, Timoptic-XE, Timoptic GFSNonselective beta-blocker
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GENERIC NAMEBRAND NAMECLASSFORMULATIONS AVAILABLECOMMON SEPRECAUTIONCOUNSELING POINTS
Conjugated estrogensPremarinEstrogen Replacementoral tablet; Injectionnincreased risk of MI, stroke, DVT, PE
Conjugated estrogens/medroxyproge steronePrempro, PremphaseEstrogen/Progesterone replacementoral tabletnincreased risk of MI, stroke, DVT, PE
EstradiolEstrace, Climara, Estraderm, Estring, VagifemEstrogen Replacementoral tablet; Vaginal cream, ring, tablet; transdermal; injectionn/aincreased risk of MI, stroke, DVT, PE
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GENERIC NAMEBRAND NAMECLASSFORMULATIONS AVAILABLECOMMON SEPRECAUTIONCOUNSELING POINTS
RaloxifeneEvistaSelective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM)oral tablethot flashes, arthralgia, muscle cramps, edemainc risk of thromboembolism and stroke
TamoxifenSoltamoxSelective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM)oral tablet, solution
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GENERIC NAMEBRAND NAMECLASSFORMULATIONS AVAILABLECOMMON SEPRECAUTIONCOUNSELING POINTS
SildenafilViagra, RevatioPhosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitororal tablethypotensioncontraindicated if taking nitratess/s hypotension
TadalafilCialisPhosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitororal tablethypotensioncontraindicated if taking nitratess/s hypotension
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GENERIC NAMEBRAND NAMECLASSFORMULATIONS AVAILABLECOMMON SEPRECAUTIONCOUNSELING POINTS
AllopurinolZyloprimAntihyperuricemic, Antigoutoral tablet; Injectiondrowsiness, rash (can be life-threatening), bone marrow suppression,renal func
ColchicineColcrys, MitigareAntigoutoral:capsule, tabletdiarrhea
FebuxostatUloricAntigout:Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitororal tablethepatic failureavoid in ischemic heart disease/HF
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GENERIC NAMEBRAND NAMECLASSFORMULATIONS AVAILABLECOMMON SEPRECAUTIONCOUNSELING POINTS
AlendronateBinosto, FosamaxBisphosphonate: oral:tablet, Effervescent Tablet, solutionesophagitis/esophageal erosion; osteonecrosis of jawadminister 1st thing in AM & >= 30 minutes before the 1st food;beverage (except plain water) or other medications of the day. Take with 6-8oz water. Stay up right (not to lie down) for at least 30 minutes & until after 1st food of the day (to reduce esophageal irritation)
CalcitriolRocaltrol, VecticalVitamin D analogoral:capsule, solution; Injection, external Ointmenthypercalcemia
Carbamide PeroxideDebrox, Gly-OxideTopical Anti-inflammatory, cerumenolyticSolution for mouth/throat (Gly-Oxide); Otic sol (Debrox)
CinacalcetSensiparCalcimimeticoral tablethypocalcemia
CyclobenzaprineFlexeril, Amrix, Active-cyclobenzaprin, EnovaRX, Tabradol, FexmidSkeletal Muscle relaxeroral: tablet; extended release capsule, suspension; external creamsedation, dizzinessn/ado not drink alcohol
ErythropoetinEpogen, procritErythropoiesis-Stimulating FactorINJECTIONhypertensionrisk of CV events (MI), thrombosis, HTN, seizures
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GENERIC NAMEBRAND NAMECLASSFORMULATIONS AVAILABLECOMMON SEPRECAUTIONCOUNSELING POINTS
DextromethorphanDelsymAntitussiveOral: capsule, liquid, Lozenges, strip
Iron SucroseVenoferIron SaltINJECTIONgeneral malaise, fatigue, myalgia/arthralgia
Levothyroxine SodiumLevothroid, Levoxyl, Synthroid, Unithroid, TirosintThyroid Hormoneoral tablet; Injectionfatigue, heat intolerance,fever,sweaing, hyperactivity, tremors, palpitationsn/atake on empty stomach, 4 hrs apart from Ca/Iron containing products, improvement in Sx may not occur for several wks
SevelamerRenvela/RenagelPhosphate binderoral tablet; Powder for oral suspensionn/v, diarrhea
SumatriptanImitrexAntimigraine:Serotonin 5-HT 1B, 1D Receptor Agonistoral tablet; Nasal Spray; Injection
VareniclineChantixSmoking Cessation Aid, Nicotine Receptor Partial AgonistORAL TABLETn/v, sleep disturbances (insomnia, abnormal dreams)serious neuropsychiatric events including suicidal ideation. inc risk of CV events. Inc seizure riskstop taking the med & seek immediate medical attention if you have suicidal thoughts or worsening in your mood, Prior to starting this med, tell your MD if you have ever been Dx with a mental health conditions
PropofolPropofolGeneral AnestheticINJECTION
Norethindrone/estradiolOrtho-Novum 7/7/7Oral ContraceptiveORAL TABnincreased risk of thromboembolism; do not use >=35 yo who smoke
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