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TOP 50 DRUGS

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LIPITORATORVASTATIN CALCIUMHIGH CHOLESTEROL - HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
PLAVIXCLOPIDOGREL BISULFATEBLOOD THINNER - Inhibits platelet aggregation
NEXIUMESOMEPRAZOLE MAG TRIHYDRATEANTACID - Proton Pump Inhibitor
SINGULAIRMONTELUKAST SODIUMASTHMA - Leukotriene receptor antagonist
LEXAPROESCITALOPRAM OXALATEANTIDEPRESSANT AND ANXIETY - Inhibits 5-HT uptake
SYNTHROIDLEVOTHYROXINE SODIUMTHYROID - Synthetic T4, gets converted to active T3
CRESTORROSUVASTATIN CALCIUMHIGH CHOLESTEROL - HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor
ADVAIR DISKUSFLUTICASONE/SALMETEROLASTHMA - Corticosteriod (anti-inflammatory) and LABA (dilates bronchial smooth muscle)
DIOVANVALSARTANHTN - Blocks Angiotension 2 binding to the AT-1 receptor
CYMBALTADULOXETINE HCLANTIDEPRESSANT AND ANXIETY - Selective serotonin and Norepi reuptake inhibitor
SEROQUELQUETIAPINE FUMARATEANTIPSYCHOTIC - unknown, antagonizes multiple neurotransmitter receptor sites
VENTOLIN HFAALBUTEROL SULFATEASTHMA - Beta 2 adrenergic receptor agonist, increases intracellular cAMP, lowers intracellular Ca, relaxes smooth muscle
DIOVAN HCTVALSARTAN/HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDEHTN - Blocks angiotensin 2 binding to the AT-1 receptor
ACTOSPIOGLITAZONE HCLDIABETES - Decreases insulin resistance in the periphery by up-regulating peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPAR)
LANTUSINSULIN GLARGINE,HUM.REC.ANLOGDIABETES - long acting insulin, promotes glucose uptake.
NASONEXMOMETASONE FUROATEALLERGIES - Corticosteroid
ARICEPTDONEPEZIL HCLALZHEIMER'S - inhibits acetycholinesterase increasing concentrations of acetycholine
LEVAQUINLEVOFLOXACINANTIBIOTIC - Flouroquinolone (inhibits DNA replication, transcription, repair and recombination)
CELEBREXCELECOXIBNSAID - Selective COX-2 inhibitor
LYRICAPREGABALINNERVE PAIN, FIBROMYALGIA AND SEIZURES - Binds to Ca channels in the CNS
VIAGRASILDENAFIL CITRATEED - Relaxes smooth muscle in the corpus cavernosum allowing blood to enter.
TRICORFENOFIBRATE NANOCRYSTALLIZEDHIGH CHOLESTEROL - Activates lipoprotein lipase to help eliminate triglycerides rich particles from the blood
ZETIAEZETIMIBEHIGH CHOLESTEROL - Inhibits absorption in the small intenstine
SPIRIVATIOTROPIUM BROMIDECOPD - long acting antimuscarinic, inhibits (M3) receptors in the bronchial smooth muscle resulting in dilation
ABILIFYARIPIPRAZOLEANTIPSYCHOTIC - unknown mechanism, binds to multiple receptors (5HT, dopamine, H1 and serotonin reuptake) in the CNS
ABILIFY DISCMELTARIPIPRAZOLEANTIPSYCHOTIC
VYTORINEZETIMIBE/SIMVASTATINHIGH CHOLESTEROL - Inhibits absorption in the small intestine/HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (rate limiting step in the synthesis of cholesterol)
EFFEXOR XRVENLAFAXINE HCLANTIDEPRESSANT AND ANXIETY - Potentiates serotonin and Norepi through inhibition of the re-uptake
LOESTRIN 24 FENORETH A-ET ESTRA/FE FUMARATEBIRTH CONTROL
NAMENDAMEMANTINE HCLALZHEIMER'S - NMDA receptor antagonist
PREMARINESTROGENS,CONJUGATEDREDUCE SX OF MENOPAUSE
BENICAROLMESARTAN MEDOXOMILHIGH BLOOD PRESSURE - Blocks AG II from binding to the AG-1 receptor
JANUVIASITAGLIPTIN PHOSPHATEDIABETES - Inhibits DPP-4 which leads to an increase in certain NZ's and a resultant increase in insulin
VYVANSELISDEXAMFETAMINE DIMESYLATEADHD - amphetamine, blocks the reuptake of Norepi and dopamine by the presynaptic neuron.
CIALISTADALAFILED - inhibits phosphodiesterase, increases cGMP causing a relaxation of smooth muscle and inflow of blood into the corpus cavernosum
XALATANLATANOPROSTGLAUCOMA - reduces intraocular pressure and outflow of the aqueous humor
FLOVENT HFAFLUTICASONE PROPIONATEASTHMA - corticosteroid which have an effect on mast cells, eosinophils, neutrophils, macrophages, lymphocytes
BENICAR HCTOLMESARTAN/HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDEHTN - Blocks angiotensin 2 binding to the AT-1 receptor
ACTONELRISEDRONATE SODIUMOSTEOPOROSIS - inhibits osteoclasts
NUVARINGETONOGESTREL/ETHINYL ESTRADIOLBIRTH CONTROL
SUBOXONEBUPRENORPHINE HCL/NALOXONE HCLPAIN
ZYPREXAOLANZAPINEANTIPSYCHOTIC - dopamine and 5HT antagonism
DETROL LATOLTERODINE TARTRATEOVERACTIVE BLADDER - competitive antagonist of acetylcholine at postganglionic muscarinic receptors
PROVENTIL HFAALBUTEROL SULFATEASTHMA
AMBIEN CRZOLPIDEM TARTRATEINSOMNIA - hypnotic agent with effects on GABA
ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN LONORGESTIMATE-ETHINYL ESTRADIOLBIRTH CONTROL
COMBIVENTIPRATROPIUM/ALBUTEROL SULFATEcombination of the anticholinergic bronchodilator, and the beta2-adrenergic bronchodilator.
LUNESTAESZOPICLONEINSOMNIA - hypnotic (unknown exact mechanism) effects GABA
LANTUS SOLOSTARINSULIN GLARGINE,HUM.REC.ANLOGDIABETES
BONIVAIBANDRONATE SODIUMOSTEOPOROSIS - inhibits osteoclasts
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