RX Drugs

  1. Abilify
    • Antipsychotic
    • Treats: schizophrenia, bipolar, depression
  2. Accutane
    • Vitamin A
    • Treats: severe nodular acne
  3. Actiq
    • Narcotic pain medicine
    • Treats: "breakthrough" cancer pain
  4. Actonel
    • Slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may prevent bone fractures
    • Treats: osteoporosis & Paget's disease of bone
  5. Adderall
    • Central nervous system stimulant
    • Treats: narcolepsy and ADHD
  6. Adipex-P
    • Appetite suppressant
    • Treats: obesity (high BP, high cholesterol, diabetes)
  7. Advair
    Treats: asthma attacks, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  8. Allegra
    • Antihistamine
    • Treats: Seasonal allergies (hay fever), skin itching, hives
  9. Alli
    • Blocks fat
    • Treats: obesity
  10. Ambein
    • Sedative (hypnotic)
    • Treats: insomnia
  11. Amitiza
    • increases fluid secretion in intestines
    • Treats: constipation, irritable bowel syndrome
  12. Aricept
    Treats: mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's
  13. Avandia
    Treats: Type 2 diabetes medicine
  14. Avodart
    • Improves urinary flow
    • Treats: benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) (enlarged prostate)
  15. Boniva
    Treats: osteoporosis in women after menopause
  16. Byetta
    • Injectable diabetes medicine to control blood sugar
    • Treats: Type 2 diabetes
  17. Caduet
    Treats: High blood pressure (hypertension) or chest pain (angina)
  18. Celebrex
    Treats: pain or inflammation caused by arthritis or menstrual pain. Also hereditary polyps in the colon
  19. Celexa
    • Antidepressant
    • Treats: depression
  20. Chantix
    smoking cessation medicine
  21. Cialis
    Treats: erectile dysfunction (impotence)
  22. Ciprofloxacin
    Treats: bacterial infections
  23. Claritin
    • Antihistamine
    • Treats: seasonal allergies
  24. Clomid
    Stimulates ovulation for treating female infertility
  25. Coumadin
    • Anticoagulant (blood thinner)
    • Prevents heart attacks, strokes, and blood clots
  26. Crestor
    Used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides (types of fat in the blood)
  27. Cyclobenzaprine
    • Muscle relaxant
    • Treats: skeletal muscle conditions like pain or injury
  28. Cymbalta
    • Antidepressant
    • Treat: major depression disorder and general anxiety
  29. Dilaudid
    • Opioid (similar to morphine)
    • Treats: moderate to sever pain
  30. Diovan
    Treats: high blood pressure (hypertension) or heart failure
  31. Effexor
    • Antidepressant
    • Treats: depression, anxiety, and panic disorder
  32. Enbrel
    Treats: rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and prevents joint damage
  33. Ephedrine
    • Decongestant
    • Relieve congestion due to colds, flu, hay fever, and allergies. Temporary relief of shortness of breath, chest tightness, and wheezing.
  34. Femara
    Treats: breast cancer in postmenopausal women
  35. Flomax
    Used to improve urination in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)
  36. Fosamax
    Treat: osteoporosis caused by menopause or by taking steroids
  37. Gabapentin
    • Anticonvulsant
    • Treats: seizures caused by epilepsy
  38. Gardasil
    Used to prevent genital warts and cervical/vaginal/anal/ cancers caused by human papillomavirus (HPV)
  39. Geodon
    • Antipsychotic
    • Treats: schizophrenia, bipolar disorder
  40. Hoodia
    • Cactus-like succulent plant
    • Natural appetite suppressant
  41. Humira
    Treats: rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, plaque psoriasis. Crohn's disease
  42. Hydrocodone
    Treats: moderate to severe pain
  43. Keppra
    • Anti-epileptic
    • Treats: tonic-clonic seizures and myoclonic seizures
  44. Lamictal
    • Anti-epileptic
    • Treats: seizures
  45. Lasix
    • Loop diuretic (water pill)
    • Treats: fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, liver disease, or kidney disorder. Also treats high blood pressure (hypertension)
  46. Levaquin
    Treats: bacterial infections of skin, sinuses, kidneys, bladder, or prostate.
  47. Levitra
    Treats: erectile dysfunction (impotence)
  48. Lexapro
    • Antidepressant
    • Treats: anxiety and depression
  49. Lipitor
    Treat: high cholesterol and lower the risk of stroke and heart attack.
  50. Lisinopril
    Treats: high blood pressure (hypertension)
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