Top 50 Prescribed Drugs in the US

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Top 51 Prescribed drugs in the US. Term: Brand name Definition: Generic name and classification

Hydrocodone w/APAP

Hydocodone w/APAP
Classification: Analgesic and antitussive

Lipitor

Atorvastatin calcium
Classification: Lipid-lowering agent

Prinivil

Lisinopril
Classification: Long acting anfiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor

Tenormin

Atenolol
Classification: Beta-blocker: antihypertensive and treatment of myocardial infarction

Synthroid

Levothyroxine
Classification: Thyroid replacement hormone

Amoxidillin

Amoxicillin
Classification: Antibiotic

Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide
Classification: Diuretic and antihypertensive

Zithromax

Azithromycin
Classification: Antibiotic

Furosemide

Furosemide
Classification: Diuretic

Norvasc

Amlodipine
Classification: Cacium channel blocker; antihypertensive; used for treatment of myocardial infarction

Toprol-XL

Metoprolol
Classification: Beta blocker, extended release

Xanax

Alprazolam
Classification: Anxiety and hypnotic

Albuterol Aerosol

Albuterol
Classification: Bronchodilator

Prilosec

Omeprazole
Classification: Inhibits gastric acid secretion

Zoloft

Sertraline
Classification: Antidepressant

Zocor

Simvastatin
Classification: Lip lowering agent

Glucophage

Metformin HCI
Classification: Oral hypoglycemic

Motrin

Ibuprofen
Classification: Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agent

Dyazide

Triamterene/HCTZ
Classification: Diuretic and hypertensive

Ambien

Zolpidem tartrate
Classification: Hypnotic; sleep agent

Keflex

Cephalexin
Classification: Antibiotic

Nexium

Esomeprazole
Classification: Antacid; inhigits gastric acid secretion

Prevacid

Lansoprazole
Classification: Inhibits gastric acid secretion

Lexapro

Escitalopram
Classification: Antidepressant

Prednisone

Prednisone
Classification: Steriod, antiinflammatory

Zyrtec

Cetirizine
Classification: Seasonal allergic rhinitis

Singulair

Montelukast sodium
Classification: Antiinflammatory

Celebrex

Celecoxib
Classification: Antiarthritic

Prozac

Fluoxetine HCI
Classification: Antidepressant

Fosamax

Alendronate
Classification: Osteoporosis

Metoprolol

Metoprolol tartrate
Classification: Beta blocker, antihypertesive, antianginal

Premarin

Conjugated estrogens
Classification: Estrogen: hormone replacement therapy

Levoxyl

Levothyroxine
Classification: Thyroid hormone replacement

Ativan

Lorazapam
Classification: Antianxiety

Allegra

Fexofenadine
Classification: Antihistamine

Plavix

Clopidogrel bisulfate
Classification: Antiplatelet agent

Effexor XR

Venlafaxine hydrochloride
Classification: Extended release antidepressant

Micro-K Extencaps

Potassium chloride
Classification: Extended release antidepressant

Protonix

Pantoprazole
Classification: Inhibits gastric acid secretion

Propoxyohene N/APAP

Propoxyphene N/APAP
Classification: Analgesic

Advair Diskus

Salmeterol xinafoate
Classification: Steroidal inhalant with brochodilator

Coumadin

Warfarin Sodium
Classification: Anticoagulant

Tylenol w/Codeine

Acetaminiphen w/codeine
Classification: Analgesic, antipyretic

Klonopin

Clonazepam
Classification: Anticonvulsant

Neurontin

Gabapentin
Classification: Partial seizure disorders

Flonase

Fluticasone propionate
Classification: Corticosteroid inhalant; allergic rhinitis, asthma

Elavil

Amitriptyline HCI
Classification: Antidepressant

Zantac

Ranitidine HCI
Classification: Antiulcer agent

Desyrel

Trazodone HCI
Classification: Antidepressant

Naproxen

Naproxen
Classification: Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agent

Augmentin

Amoxicillin and clavulanate
Classification: Antibiotic

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