281 Drugs - Generic / Brand names

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Lynda's 20 drugs. Generic & Brand names with drug class and *high alert* notice when applicable.

Amoxil (multiple brand names)

amoxicillin

(a-mox-i-SILL-in)

antibiotic

Cardizem (multiple brand names)

diltiazem

(dil-TYE-a-zem)

calcium channel blocker (anti-anginal, anti-arrhythmic class IV, anti-hypertensive)

Colace (multiple brand names)

docusate

(DOK-yoo-sate)

laxative (stool softener)

Coumadin

warfarin

(WAR-fah-rin)

anticoagulant (HIGH ALERT)

Glucophage (multiple brand names)

metformin

(met-FOR-min)

antidiabetic (biguanide)

Hep-Lock

heparin

(HEP-ah-rin)

anticoagulant (antithrombotic) (HIGH ALERT)

K-Dur (multiple brand names)

potassium chloride

mineral electrolyte replacement

Lanoxin

digoxin

(di-JOX-in)

anti-arrhythmic (inotropic) (HIGH ALERT)

Lantus

insulin glargine

(glar-JEEN)

antidiabetic (long-acting insulin) (HIGH ALERT)

Novolin R, Humulin R

Insulin, Regular Human

antidiabetic (short-acting insulin)

Lasix

furosemide

(fur-OH-seh-mide)

diuretic (loop-diuretic)

Lotensin

benazepril

(ben-AYE-ze-pril)

antihypertensive (ACE inhibitor)

Nitro-Patch (many brand names, particularly based on route)

nitroglycerin transdermal patch

(nye-tro-GLIH-ser-in)

antianginal (nitrates)

Nitrostat (many brand names, particularly based on route)

Nitroglycerin

(nye-tro-GLIH-ser-in)

antianginal (nitrates)

Phenergan

promethazine hydrochloride

(proe-METH-a-zeen)

antiemetics, antihistamine, sedative/hypnotics (HIGH ALERT)

Restoril

temazapam

(tem-AZ-a-pam)

benzodiazepine (sedative/hypnotic)

Robitussin (multiple brand names)

dextromethorphan

(dex-troe-meth-OR-fan)

antitussive

Synthroid (multiple brand names)

levothyroxine sodium

(lee-voe-thye-ROX-een)

thyroid hormone replacement

Theragran

n/a

multivitamin

Tylenol with codeine (aka Tylenol #3 or Tylenol #4)

acetaminophen/codeine phosphate

analgesic

(codeine is HIGH ALERT)

amoxicillin

(a-mox-i-SILL-in)

Amoxil (multiple brand names)

antibiotic

diltiazem

(dil-TYE-a-zem)

Cardizem (multiple brand names)

calcium channel blocker (anti-anginal, anti-arrhythmic class IV, anti-hypertensive)

docusate

(DOK-yoo-sate)

Colace (multiple brand names)

laxative (stool softener)

warfarin

(WAR-fah-rin)

Coumadin

anticoagulant (HIGH ALERT)

metformin

(met-FOR-min)

Glucophage (multiple brand names)

antidiabetic (biguanide)

Heparin

(HEP-ah-rin)

Hep-Lock

anticoagulant (antithrombotic) (HIGH ALERT)

potassium chloride

K-Dur (multiple brand names)

mineral electrolyte replacement

digoxin

(di-JOX-in)

Lanoxin

anti-arrhythmic (inotropic) (HIGH ALERT)

insulin glargine

(insulin glar-JEEN)

Lantus

antidiabetic (long-acting insulin) (HIGH ALERT)

Insulin, Regular Human

Novolin R, Humulin R

antidiabetic (short-acting insulin)

furosemide

(fur-OH-seh-mide)

Lasix

diuretic (loop-diuretic)

benazapril

(ben-AYE-ze-pril)

Lotensin

antihypertensive (ACE inhibitor)

nitroglycerin transdermal patch

(nye-tro-GLIH-ser-in)

Nitro-Patch (many brand names, particularly based on route)

antianginal (nitrates)

nitroglycerin

(nye-tro-GLIH-ser-in)

Nitrostat (many brand names, particularly based on route)

antianginal (nitrates)

promethazine hydrochloride

(proe-METH-a-zeen)

Phenergan

antiemetics, antihistamine, sedative/hypnotics (HIGH ALERT)

temazapam

(tem-AZ-a-pam)

Restoril

benzodiazepine (sedative/hypnotic)

dextromethorphan

(dex-troe-meth-OR-fan)

Robitussin (multiple brand names)

antitussive

levothyroxine sodium

(lee-voe-thye-ROX-een)

Synthroid (multiple brand names)

thyroid hormone replacement

Theragran

n/a

multivitamin

Tylenol with codeine (aka Tylenol #3 or Tylenol #4)

acetaminophen/codeine phosphate

analgesic (codeine is HIGH ALERT)

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