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281 Drugs - Generic / Brand names

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