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Top 50 Prescribed Drugs in the US

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