Listing common medications

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Brand names: Tylenol
Analgesic antipyretic derivative of acetanilide. It has weak anti-inflammatory properties and is used as a common analgesic, but may cause liver, blood cell, and kidney damage.
Acetaminophen / Butalbital / Caffeine
Acetaminophen / Butalbital / Caffeine is rare, occurring 1 in 700 users.
Acetaminophen / Codeine
Brand names: Tylenol With Codeine, Acetaminophen With Codeine, and Acetaminophen #3
Co-codamol (BAN) is a compound analgesic consisting of a combination of codeine phosphate and paracetamol (acetaminophen). Co-codamol tablets are used for the relief of mild to moderate pain when paracetamol or ...
Brand names: Vicodin, Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen, and Lorcet
Hydrocodone/paracetamol (also known as hydrocodone/acetaminophen, hydrocodone/APAP or hydroco/APAP) is a combination of two analgesic drugs hydrocodone (an opioid drug) and paracetamol (acetaminophen) used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It is ...
Brand names: Percocet and Oxycodone/Acetaminophen
The combination oxycodone/paracetamol (North American trade name Percocet, generic endocet'and oxycocet in Canada') is a narcotic pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe acute (short-term) pain, marketed by Endo Pharmaceuticals. ...
Acetaminophen / Propoxyphene
Acetaminophen / Propoxyphene is very common, occurring 1 in 127 users.
Acetaminophen / Tramadol
Acetaminophen / Tramadol is rare, occurring 1 in 948 users.
Brand names: Zovirax
A GUANOSINE analog that acts as an antimetabolite. Viruses are especially susceptible. Used especially against herpes.
Brand names: Ventolin, Airomir, and Combivent
A short-acting beta-2 adrenergic agonist that is primarily used as a bronchodilator agent to treat ASTHMA. Albuterol is prepared as a racemic mixture of R(-) and S(+) stereoisomers. The stereospecific preparation of R(-) isomer of albuterol is referred to as levalbuterol.
Brand names: Combivent and Ipratropium/Albuterol
The combination preparation ipratropium bromide/salbutamol is a formulation containing ipratropium bromide and salbutamol sulfate (albuterol sulfate) used in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma (not an FDA ...
Brand names: (4-Amino-1-Hydroxybutylidene)Bisphosphonic Acid and Alendronic Acid
A nonhormonal medication for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis in women. This drug builds healthy bone, restoring some of the bone loss as a result of osteoporosis.
Brand names: Caplenal, Cosuric, and Rimapurinol
A XANTHINE OXIDASE inhibitor that decreases URIC ACID production. It also acts as an antimetabolite on some simpler organisms.
Alprazolam (Xanax)
Brand names: Xanax
A triazolobenzodiazepine compound with antianxiety and sedative-hypnotic actions, that is efficacious in the treatment of PANIC DISORDERS, with or without AGORAPHOBIA, and in generalized ANXIETY DISORDERS. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p238)
Aluminum Hydroxide / Magnesium Hydroxide
Aluminum Hydroxide / Magnesium Hydroxide is common, occurring 1 in 374 users.
Brand names: Cordarone X, Cordarone, and Pacerone
An antianginal and antiarrhythmic drug. It increases the duration of ventricular and atrial muscle action by inhibiting Na,K-activated myocardial adenosine triphosphatase. There is a resulting decrease in heart rate and in vascular resistance.
Brand names: Lentizol, Elavil, and Domical
Tricyclic antidepressant with anticholinergic and sedative properties. It appears to prevent the re-uptake of norepinephrine and serotonin at nerve terminals, thus potentiating the action of these neurotransmitters. Amitriptyline also appears to antagonize cholinergic and alpha-1 adrenergic responses to bioactive amines.
Brand names: Exforge Hct 10/160/12.5, Exforge Hct 10/320/25, and Exforge Hct 5/160/12.5
A long-acting dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. It is effective in the treatment of ANGINA PECTORIS and HYPERTENSION.
Amlodipine / Benazepril
Amlodipine / Benazepril is common, occurring 1 in 476 users.
Brand names: Wymox, Amoxil, and Trimox
A broad-spectrum semisynthetic antibiotic similar to AMPICILLIN except that its resistance to gastric acid permits higher serum levels with oral administration.
Brand names: Amoxicillin-Clavulanic Acid, Amoxicillin-Clavulanate Potassium, and Augmentin
A fixed-ratio combination of amoxicillin trihydrate (see AMOXICILLIN), an aminopenicillin, and potassium clavulanate (see CLAVULANIC ACID), a beta-lactamase inhibitor, used to treat a broad-spectrum of bacterial infections, especially resistant strains.
Brand names: Adderall, Dextroamphetamine-Amphetamine, and Adderall Xr
An amphetamine salts combo, also known as amphetamine salts, is a pharmaceutical drug consisting of mixed salts and enantiomers of amphetamine. Adderall, a medication commonly used in the treatment of attention ...
Aripiprazole (Abilify)
Brand names: Abilify
Aripiprazole is a partial dopamine agonist of the second generation class of atypical antipsychotics with additional antidepressant properties that is primarily used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major ...
Ascorbic Acid
Brand names: Cecon and Cenolate
A six carbon compound related to glucose. It is found naturally in citrus fruits and many vegetables. Ascorbic acid is an essential nutrient in human diets, and necessary to maintain connective tissue and bone. Its biologically active form, vitamin C, functions as a reducing agent and coenzyme in several metabolic pathways. Vitamin C is considered an antioxidant.
Brand names: Aspergum, Empirin, and Ecotrin
The prototypical analgesic used in the treatment of mild to moderate pain. It has anti-inflammatory and antipyretic properties and acts as an inhibitor of cyclooxygenase which results in the inhibition of the biosynthesis of prostaglandins. Aspirin also inhibits platelet aggregation and is used in the prevention of arterial and venous thrombosis. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p5)
Brand names: Antipressan, Atenix, and Atenixco
A cardioselective beta-1 adrenergic blocker possessing properties and potency similar to PROPRANOLOL, but without a negative inotropic effect.
Brand names: Caduet 10/10, Caduet 10/20, and Caduet 10/40
Atorvastatin (INN) , marketed by Pfizer as a calcium salt under the trade name Lipitor, is a member of the drug class known as statins, used for lowering blood cholesterol. It ...
Atropine / Diphenoxylate
Atropine / Diphenoxylate is rare, occurring 1 in 866 users.
Atropine / Hyoscyamine / Phenobarbital / Scopolamine
Atropine / Hyoscyamine / Phenobarbital / Scopolamine is rare, occurring 1 in 816 users.
Azelastine Nasal
Azelastine Nasal is rare, occurring 1 in 979 users.
Brand names: Zithromax and Azasite
A semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotic structurally related to ERYTHROMYCIN. It has been used in the treatment of Mycobacterium avium intracellulare infections, toxoplasmosis, and cryptosporidiosis.
Bacitracin (Septa)
Brand names: Polysporin, Cortisporin Ointment, and Mycitracin Plus Pain Reliever
A complex of cyclic peptide antibiotics produced by the Tracy-I strain of Bacillus subtilis. The commercial preparation is a mixture of at least nine bacitracins with bacitracin A as the major constituent. It is used topically to treat open infections such as infected eczema and infected dermal ulcers. (From Goodman and Gilman, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed, p1140)
Brand names: Lioresal, Kemstro, and Gablofen
A GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID derivative that is a specific agonist of GABA-B RECEPTORS. It is used in the treatment of MUSCLE SPASTICITY, especially that due to SPINAL CORD INJURIES. Its therapeutic effects result from actions at spinal and supraspinal sites, generally the reduction of excitatory transmission.
Brand names: Lotensin Hct 10/12.5, Lotensin Hct 20/12.5, and Lotensin Hct 20/25
Benazepril, brand name Lotensin (Novartis), is a medication used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, and chronic renal failure. Upon cleavage of its ester group by the liver, ...
Brand names: Tessalon
Benzonatate is a non-narcotic oral cough suppressant, or antitussive, with effects that last from 6 to 8 hours. Its formal name is 2,5,8,11,14,17,20,23,26-nonaoxaoctacosan-28-yl para-butylaminobenzoate. Since it is not an opioid, benzonatate ...
Brand names: Cogentin
A centrally active muscarinic antagonist that has been used in the symptomatic treatment of PARKINSON DISEASE. Benztropine also inhibits the uptake of dopamine.
Betamethasone Topical Product
Brand names: Alphatrex Topical Product, Del-Beta Topical Product, and Beta-Val Topical Product
Betamethasone Topical Product is rare, occurring 1 in 748 users.
Bisacodyl (The Magic Bullet)
Brand names: Dulcolax, Bisa-Plex, and Bisac-Evac
A diphenylmethane stimulant laxative used for the treatment of constipation and for bowel evacuation. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p871)
Brimonidine Ophthalmic
Brimonidine Ophthalmic is rare, occurring 1 in 983 users.
Brand names: Pulmicort, Rhinocort, and Preferid
A glucocorticoid used in the management of ASTHMA, the treatment of various skin disorders, and allergic RHINITIS.
Budesonide Nasal Product
Brand names: Rhinocort Aqua Nasal Product and Rhinocort Nasal Product
Budesonide Nasal Product is rare, occurring 1 in 931 users.
Brand names: Sensorcaine, Marcain Heavy, and Sure-Amp Bupivacaine
A widely used local anesthetic agent.
Bupropion (Wellbutrin)
Brand names: Wellbutrin and Zyban
A unicyclic, aminoketone antidepressant. The mechanism of its therapeutic actions is not well understood, but it does appear to block dopamine uptake. The hydrochloride is available as an aid to smoking cessation treatment.
Buspirone (Buspar)
Brand names: Buspar and Vanspar
An anxiolytic agent and a serotonin receptor agonist belonging to the azaspirodecanedione class of compounds. Its structure is unrelated to those of the benzodiazepines, but it has an efficacy comparable to DIAZEPAM.
Calcium Carbonate
Brand names: Tempo Brand Of Antacid, Prenatal Rx 1, and Lactocal
Carbonic acid calcium salt (CaCO3). An odorless, tasteless powder or crystal that occurs in nature. It is used therapeutically as a phosphate buffer in hemodialysis patients and as a calcium supplement.
Brand names: Tegretol and Epitol
An anticonvulsant used to control grand mal and psychomotor or focal seizures. Its mode of action is not fully understood, but some of its actions resemble those of PHENYTOIN; although there is little chemical resemblance between the two compounds, their three-dimensional structure is similar.
Carbidopa / Levodopa
Carbidopa / Levodopa is rare, occurring 1 in 704 users.
Carisoprodol (Soma)
Brand names: Soma
A centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant whose mechanism of action is not completely understood but may be related to its sedative actions. It is used as an adjunct in the symptomatic treatment of musculoskeletal conditions associated with painful muscle spasm. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1202)
Brand names: Coreg
Carvedilol is a nonselective beta blocker/alpha-1 blocker indicated in the treatment of mild to severe congestive heart failure (CHF). It is marketed under various trade names including Carvil (Zydus Cadila), Coreg ...
Brand names: Kefzol and Ancef
A semisynthetic cephalosporin analog with broad-spectrum antibiotic action due to inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis. It attains high serum levels and is excreted quickly via the urine.
Brand names: Omnicef and Omnicef Omni-Pac
Cefdinir is a third generation oral cephalosporin antibiotic. It was discovered by Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. "Fujisawa" (now Astellas) and introduced in 1991 under the brand name Cefzon. Warner-Lambert licensed this ...
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