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Brand Name: Lipitor
Generic Name: Atorvastatin
Therapeutic Category: Statins (HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors
Typical Use: treat high cholesterol; lower risk of stroke, heart attack, & other heart complications
Brand Name: Nexium
Generic Name: Esomeprazole
Therapeutic Category: Proton pump inhibitors
Typical Use: treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease & other conditions involving excessive stomach acid (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome)
Brand Name: Plavix
Generic Name: clopidogrel
Therapeutic Category: Platelet aggregation inhibitors
Typical Use: prevent blood clots after a recent heart attack or stroke and in people with certain disorders of the heart or blood vessels.
Brand Name: Advair Diskus
Generic Name:Fluticasone; Salmeterol
Therapeutic Category: Bronchodilator combinations
Typical Use: prevent asthma attacks
Brand Name: Seroguel
Generic Name: Quetiapine
Therapeutic Category: Atypical antipsychotics
Typical Use: treat schizophrenia (13 yrs +), bipolar disorder (10 yrs +)
Brand Name: Abilify
Generic Name: Aripiprazole
Therapeutic Category: Atypical Antipsychotics
Typical Use: treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
Brand Name: Singulair
Generic Name: Montelukast
Therapeutic Category: Leukotriene modifiers
Typical Use: prevent asthma attacks
Brand Name: OxyContin
Generic Name: Oxycodone
Therapeutic Category: Narcotic Analgesics
Typical Use: treat moderate to severe pain
Brand Name: Actos
Generic Name: Pioglitazone (oral)
Therapeutic Category: Thiazolidinediones
Typical Use; used in combination with insulin to treat type 2 diabetes
Brand Name: Prevacid
Generic Name: Lansoprazole
Therapeutic Category: Proton Pump inhibitors
Typical Use; treat and prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers, erosive esophagitis, other conditions involving excessive stomach acid (Zollinger-Ellison syndrome)
Brand Name: Cymbalta
Generic Name: Duloxetine
Therapeutic Category: Antidepressant; Serotonin-nonrepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)
Typical Use: treat major depressive disorder; general anxiety disorder; fibromyalgia; chronic muscle/joint pain
Brand Name: Effexor XR
Generic Name: Venlafaxine
Therapeutic Category: antidepressant; Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)
Typical Use: treat depression, generalized or social anxiety disorder, panic disorder
Brand Name: Lexapro
Generic Name: Escitalopram
Therapeutic Category: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
Typical Use: treat anxiety and major depressive disorder
Brand Name: Crestor
Generic Name: Rosuvastatin
Therapeutic Category: Statins (HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors)
Typical Use: lower cholesterol and risk of stroke/heart attack
Brand Name: Zyprexa
Generic Name: Olanzapine
Therapeutic Category:
Typical Use: treat symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
Brand Name: Valtrex
Generic Name: Valacyclovir
Therapeutic Category: Purine Nucleosides
Typical Use: treat infections caused by herpes virus (genital herpes, cold sores, shingles, chicken pox)
Brand Name: Flomax
Generic Name: Tamsulosin
Therapeutic Category: Antiadrenergic agents, peripherally acting
Typical Use: improve urination in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate)
Brand Name: Lantus
Generic Name: Insulin glargine
Therapeutic Category: Insulin
Typical Use: treat type 1 (insulin-dependent) or type 2 (non insulin-dependent) diabetes
Brand Name: Lyrica
Generic Name: Pregabalin
Therapeutic Category: Gamma-aminobutyric acid analogs
Typical Use: control seizures and treat fibromyalgia
Brand Name: Celebrex
Generic Name: Celecoxib
Therapeutic Category: Cox-2 inhibitors
Typical Use: treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, menstrual pain, etc.
Brand Name: Levaquin
Generic Name: Levofloxacin
Therapeutic Category: Quinolones
Typical Use: treat bacterial infections of the skin, sinuses, kidneys, bladder, or prostate; treat bacterial infections that cause bronchitis or pneumonia; treat people exposed to anthrax
Brand Name: Aricept
Generic Name: Donepezil (oral)
Therapeutic Category: Cholinesterase inhibitors
Typical Use: treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease
Brand Name: Spiriva
Generic Name: Tiotropium inhalation
Therapeutic Category: Anticholinergic bronchodilators
Typical Use: prevent bronchospasm (narrowing of the airways in the lungs) in people with bronchitis, emphysema, or COPD
Brand Name: Diovan
Generic Name: Valsartan
Therapeutic Category: Angiotensin II inhibitors
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or heart failure; reduce the risk of death after a heart attack
Brand Name: Diovan HCT
Generic Name: Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide
Therapeutic Category: Antihypertensive combinations
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure
Brand Name: Tricor
Generic Name: Fenofibrate
Therapeutic Category: Fibric acid derivatives
Typical Use: treat high cholesterol and high triglyceride levels
Brand Name: Concerta
Generic Name: Methylphenidate (oral)
Therapeutic Category: CNS stimulants
Typical Use: treat attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Brand Name: Januvia
Generic Name: Sitagliptin
Therapeutic Category: Dipeptidyl peptidase 4 inhibitors
Typical Use: controls blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes
Brand Name: Vytorin
Generic Name: Ezetimibe and simvastatin
Therapeutic Category: antihyperlipidemic combinations
Typical Use: treat high cholesterol (10 yrs +)
Brand Name: Adderall XR
Generic Name: amphetamine/dextroamphetamine
Therapeutic Category: CNS stimulants
Typical Use: treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Brand Name: Lovenox
Generic Name: Enoxaparin
Therapeutic Category: Heparins
Typical Use: treat or prevent a type of blood clot called deep vein thrombosis (DVT) which can lead to blood clots in the lungs
Brand Name: Atripla
Generic Name: Efavirenz, emtricitabine, and tenofovir
Therapeutic Category: Antiviral combinations
Typical Use: treats HIV, which causes AIDS (not a cure for HIV or AIDS)
Brand Name: Zetia
Generic Name: Ezetimibe
Therapeutic Category: Cholesterol absorption inhibitors
Typical Use: treat high cholesterol (when used with a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet)
Brand Name: Aciphex
Generic Name: Rabeprazole
Therapeutic Category: Proton pump inhibitors
Typical Use: treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease
Brand Name: Ambien CR
Generic Name: Zolpidem
Therapeutic Category: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
Typical Use: treating insomnia
Brand Name: Viagra
Generic Name: Sildenafil (oral)
Therapeutic Category: impotence agents
Typical Use: treat erectile dysfunction (impotence) in men
Brand Name: Topamax
Generic Name: Topiramate
Therapeutic Category: carbonic anhydrase inhibitor anticonvulants
Typical Use: treat seizures; prevent migraines
Brand Name: Lidoderm
Generic Name: lidocaine topical
Therapeutic Category: Topical anesthetics
Typical Use: local anesthetic; relieve post-shingles pain
Brand Name: ProAir HFA
Generic Name: Albuterol
Therapeutic Category: Adrenergic bronchodilators
Typical Use: treat or prevent breathing problems in patients who have asthma or certain other airway diseases
Brand Name: NovoLog
Generic Name: Insulin aspart
Therapeutic Category: Insulin
Typical Use: treat type 1 diabetes when used with a long-acting insulin
Brand Name: Suboxone
Generic Name: buprenorphine and naloxone
Therapeutic Category: narcotic analgesic combinations
Typical Use: treat opiate addiction
Brand Name: Nasonex
Generic Name: mometasone nasal
Therapeutic Category: nasal steroids
Typical Use: treat and prevent nasal symptoms such as congestion, sneezing, and runny nose caused by seasonal or year-round allergies; treat growths in the nose
Brand Name: Provigil
Generic Name: modafinil
Therapeutic Category: CNS stimulants
Typical Use: treat excessive sleepiness caused by sleep apnea, narcolepsy, or shift work sleep disorder
Brand Name: Geodon Oral
Generic Name: ziprasidone
Therapeutic Category: Atypical antipsychotics
Typical Use: treat schizophrenia and manic symptoms of bipolar disorder
Brand Name: Truvada
Generic Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir
Therapeutic Category: Antiviral combinations
Typical Use: treat HIV, which causes AIDS (not a cure for HIV or AIDS)
Brand Name: Lunesta
Generic Name: eszopiclone
Therapeutic Category: miscellaneous anxiolytics, sedatives and hypnotics
Typical Use: treat insomnia
Brand Name: Humalog
Generic Name: insulin lispro
Therapeutic Category: insulin
Typical Use: treat type 1 diabetes; used with oral medications to treat type 2 diabetes
Brand Name: Niaspan
Generic Name: niacin (nicotinic acid)
Therapeutic Category: miscellaneous antihyperlipidemic agents, vitamins
Typical Use: lowers cholesterol levels, reducing the risk for a second heart attack, slows or treats hardening of the arteries, lowers very high serum triglyceride levels
Brand Name: Detrol LA
Generic Name: tolterodine
Therapeutic Category: urinary antispasmodics
Typical Use: treat overactive bladder with symptoms of urinary frequency, urgency, and leakage.
Brand Name: Yaz
Generic Name: drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol
Therapeutic Category: contraceptives
Typical Use: contraception to prevent pregnancy
Brand Name: Cozaar
Generic Name: losartan
Therapeutic Category:Angiotensin II inhibitors
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure (hypertension); lower risk of stroke in people with heart disease
Brand Name: Namenda
Generic Name: Memantine
Therapeutic Category: Miscellaneous central nervous system agents
Typical Use: treat moderate to severe dementia of the Alzheimer's type.
Brand Name: Vyvanse
Generic Name: Lisdexamfetamine
Therapeutic Category: CNS stimulants
Typical Use: treat ADHD (6 yrs +)
Brand Name: Tamiflu
Generic Name: Oseltamivir
Therapeutic Category: Neuraminidase inhibitors
Typical Use: treat flu symptoms in patients who have had the flu for less than 2 days
Brand Name: Cialis
Generic Name: Tadalafil
Therapeutic Category: Impotence agents
Typical Use: treat erectile dysfunction
Brand Name: Arimidex
Generic Name: Anastrozole
Therapeutic Category: Aromatase inhibitors, hormones/antineoplastics
Typical Use: treat breastcancer in postmenopausal women
Brand Name: Enbrel
Generic Name: Etanercept
Therapeutic Category: Antirheumatics
Typical Use: treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis
Brand Name: Flovent HFA
Generic Name: Fluticasone HFA
Therapeutic Category: Inhaled corticosteroids
Typical Use: preventing or reducing the frequency and seriousness of asthma attacks
Brand Name: Lantus SoloStar
Generic Name: Insulin Glargine
Therapeutic Category: Insulin
Typical Use: treating diabetes mellitus
Brand Name: Combivent
Generic Name: Albuterol and Ipratropium
Therapeutic Category: Bronchodilator combinations
Typical Use: prevent bronchospasm in people of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Brand Name: Pulmicort Respules
Generic Name: Budesonide
Therapeutic Category: Inhaled corticosteroids
Typical Use: long-term treatment of asthma and prevention of asthma (1-8 yrs age)
Brand Name: Byetta
Generic Name: Exenatide
Therapeutic Category: Incretin mimetics
Typical Use: treat type 2 diabetes
Brand Name: Benicar HCT
Generic Name: Hydrochlorothiazide/Olmesartan
Therapeutic Category: Antihypertensive combinations
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure
Brand Name: AndroGel
Generic Name: testosterone topical
Therapeutic Category: Androgens and anabolic steroids
Typical Use: treat conditions in men that result from a lack of natural testosterone.
Brand Name: Prograf
Generic Name: Tacrolimus (oral)
Therapeutic Category: Immunosuppressive agents
Typical Use: used with other medicines to prevent your body from rejecting a heart, liver, or kidney transplant.
Brand Name: Hyzaar
Generic Name: Hydrochlorothiazide, losartan
Therapeutic Category: Antihypertensive combinations
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
Brand Name: Benicar
Generic Name: Olmesartan
Therapeutic Category: Angiotensin II inhibitors
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
Brand Name: Premarin tabs
Generic Name: conjugated estrogens (oral)
Therapeutic Category: Estrogens
Typical Use: treat symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, and vaginal dryness, burning, and irritation.
Brand Name: Gleevec
Generic Name: Imatinib
Therapeutic Category: BCR-ABL tyrosine kinase inhibitors
Typical Use: treat a type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (CML); treat certain tumors of the stomach and digestive system
Brand Name: Reyataz
Generic Name: Atazanavir
Therapeutic Category: Protease inhibitors
Typical Use: treat HIV, which causes AIDS (cure for HIV or AIDS)
Brand Name: Boniva
Generic Name: Ibandronate sodium
Therapeutic Category: Bisphosphonates
Typical Use: treats postmenopausal osteoporosis
Brand Name: Strattera
Generic Name: Atomoxetine
Therapeutic Category: CNS stimulants
Typical Use: treat ADHD
Brand Name: Lamictal
Generic Name: Lamotrigine
Therapeutic Category: Triazine anticonvulsants
Typical Use: treats seizures (2 yrs +)
Brand Name: Synthroid
Generic Name: Levothyroxine
Therapeutic Category: Thyroid drugs
Typical Use: treats hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone), treat or prevent goiter (enlarged thyroid gland)
Brand Name: Asacol
Generic Name: Mesalamine
Therapeutic Category: 5-aminosalicylates
Typical Use: treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis, and proctosigmoiditis
Brand Name: Symbicort
Generic Name: budesonide and formoterol inhalation
Therapeutic Category: Bronchodilator combinations
Typical Use: prevent bronchospasm in people with asthma or COPD
Brand Name: Humira Pen
Generic Name: Adalimumab
Therapeutic Category: Antirheumatics, monoclonal antibodies
Typical Use: treat rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and plaque psoriasis; treat Crohn's disease
Brand Name: Solodyn
Generic Name: Minocycline
Therapeutic Category: Tetracyclines
Typical Use: treatment of pimples and red bumps that happen with moderate to sever acne (12 yrs +)
Brand Name: Enbrel Sureclick
Generic Name: Etanercept
Therapeutic Category: Antirheumatics
Typical Use: treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis
Brand Name: Chantix
Generic Name: Varenicline
Therapeutic Category: Smoking cessation agents
Typical Use: smoking cessation medicine or treatment
Brand Name: Skelaxin
Generic Name: Metaxalone
Therapeutic Category: Skeletal muscle relaxants
Typical Use: treat discomfort associated with acute skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury
Brand Name: CellCept
Generic Name: Mycophenolate Mofetil
Therapeutic Category: Immunosuppressive agents
Typical Use: prevent your body from rejecting a kidney, liver, or heart transplant
Brand Name: Evista
Generic Name: Raloxifene (oral)
Therapeutic Category: Hormones/antineoplastics, selective estrogen receptor modulators
Typical Use: treat or prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women
Brand Name: Protonix
Generic Name: Pantoprazole
Therapeutic Category: Proton pump inhibitors
Typical Use: treat erosive esophagitis
Brand Name: Xalatan
Generic Name: Latanoprost Ophthalmic
Therapeutic Category: Ophthalmic Glaucoma Agents
Typical Use: treat certain types of glaucoma and other causes of high blood pressure inside the eye.
Brand Name: Actonel
Generic Name: Risedronate
Therapeutic Category: Bisphosphonates
Typical Use: treat or prevent osteoporosis in men and women
Brand Name: Copaxone
Generic Name: Glatiramer
Therapeutic Category: Miscellaneous Uncategorized Agents
Typical Use: prevent relapse of multiple sclerosis (MS)
Brand Name: Femara
Generic Name: Letrozole
Therapeutic Category: Aromatase inhibitors, Hormones/antineoplastics
Typical Use: treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women
Brand Name: Mirapex
Generic Name: Pramipexole
Therapeutic Category: Dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents
Typical Use: treat signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease and for the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome
Brand Name: Avodart
Generic Name: Dutasteride
Therapeutic Category: 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors
Typical Use: treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate
Brand Name: Avandia
Generic Name: Rosiglitazone (ora)
Therapeutic Category: Thiazolidinediones
Typical Use: controls blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes
Brand Name: Humira
Generic Name: Adalimumab
Therapeutic Category: Antirheumatics, monoclonal antibodies
Typical Use: treat rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and plaque psoriasis, Crohn's disease
Brand Name: NovoLog Mix 70/30
Generic Name: Insulin Aspart Protamine/Insulin Agent
Therapeutic Category: Insulin
Typical Use: treats diabetes mellitus
Brand Name: Avapro
Generic Name: Irbesartan
Therapeutic Category: Angiotensin II inhibitors
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
Brand Name: Restasis
Generic Name: Cyclosporine Ophthalmic
Therapeutic Category: Ophthalmic Anti-inflammatory agents
Typical Use: treat chronic dry eye that may be caused by inflammation.
Brand Name: Levemir
Generic Name: Insulin Detemir
Therapeutic Category: Insulin
Typical Use: treat diabetes in adults and children
Brand Name: Avelox
Generic Name: Moxifloxacin
Therapeutic Category: Quinolones
Typical Use: treat bacterial infections caused by certain bacteria
Brand Name: Vesicare
Generic Name: Solifenacin
Therapeutic Category: Urinary Antispasmodics
Typical Use: treat symptoms of overactive bladder and incontinence
Brand Name: Janumet
Generic Name: Metformin and Sitagliptin
Therapeutic Category: Antidiabetic combinations
Typical Use: lowers blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes
Brand Name: Sensipar
Generic Name: Cinacalcet
Therapeutic Category: Miscellaneous uncategorized agents
Typical Use: treat hyperparathyroidism in people who are on long-term dialysis for kidney disease
Brand Name: Aldara
Generic Name: Imiquimod Topical
Therapeutic Category: Topical anti-infectives
Typical Use: treats actinic keratosis (a condition caused by too much sun exposure) on the face and scalp; treat minor form of skin cancer (superficial basal cell carcinoma; treat genital warts (not a cure)
Brand Name: Xopenex
Generic Name: Levalbuterol
Therapeutic Category: adrenergic bronchodilators
Typical Use: treat reversible obstructive airway conditions (asthma, bronchitis, emphysema)
Brand Name: Seroquel XR
Generic Name: Quetiapine
Therapeutic Category: Atypical antipsychotics
Typical Use: treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, depression
Brand Name: Focalin XR
Generic Name: Dexmethylphenidate
Therapeutic Category: CNS stimulants
Typical Use: treating ADHD
Brand Name: RenaGel
Generic Name: Sevelamer
Therapeutic Category: Chelating agents
Typical Use: prevent hypocalcemia (low levels of calcium in the body) caused by elevated phosporus.
Brand Name: Avalide
Generic Name: Hydrochlorothiazide, Irbesartan
Therapeutic Category: Antihypertensive combinations
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
Brand Name: Keppra
Generic Name: Levetiracetam
Therapeutic Category: Pyrrolidine anticonvulsants
Typical Use: anti-epileptic drug, treat partial onset seizures (4 yrs +), tonic-clonic seizures (6 yrs +), and myoclonic seizures (12 yrs +)
Brand Name: Actoplus Met
Generic Name: Metformin, Pioglitazone
Therapeutic Category: Antidiabetic combinations
Typical Use: treat type 2 diabetes
Brand Name: Caduet
Generic Name: Amiodipine, Atorvastatin
Therapeutic Category: Antihyperlipidemic and Antihypertensive combinations
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure or chest pain and lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other heart complications in people with type 2 diabetes/coronary heart diseas
Brand Name: Lotrel
Generic Name: Amiodipine, Benazepril
Therapeutic Category: Antihypertensive combinations
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
Brand Name: NuvaRing
Generic Name: Ethinyl estradiol and etonogestrel
Therapeutic Category: Contraceptives
Typical Use: prevent pregnancy
Brand Name: Norvir
Generic Name: Ritonavir
Therapeutic Category: Protease inhibitors
Typical Use: treat HIV, which causes AIDS (not a cure for HIV or AIDS)
Brand Name: Kaletra
Generic Name: Lopinavir, Ritonavir
Therapeutic Category: Protease inhibitors
Typical Use: treat HIV, which causes AIDS (not a cure for HIV or AIDS)
Brand Name: Ventolin HFA
Generic Name: Albuterol
Therapeutic Category: Adrenergic bronchodilators
Typical Use: treat or prevent breathing problems in patients with asthma
Brand Name: Isentress
Generic Name: Raltegravir
Therapeutic Category: Integrase strand transfer inhibitor
Typical Use: treat HIV, which causes AIDS (not a cure for HIV or AIDS)
Brand Name: Invega
Generic Name: Paliperidone
Therapeutic Category: Atypical antipsychotics
Typical Use: treat schizophrenia
Brand Name: Prevacid SoluTab
Generic Name: Lansoprazole
Therapeutic Category: Proton pump inhibitors
Typical Use: prevent or treat certain types of ulcers, GERD (ie heartburn), and irritation of the esophagus
Brand Name: Risperdal Consta
Generic Name: Risperidone
Therapeutic Category: Atypical antipsychotics
Typical Use: treat schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder (manic depression); used in autistic children to treat symptoms of irritability
Brand Name: Depakote ER
Generic Name: Divalproex
Therapeutic Category: Fatty acid derivative anticonvulsants
Typical Use: control certain types of seizures in the treatment of epilepsy; treat manic phase of bipolar disorder, prevent migraines
Brand Name: Avonex
Generic Name: Interferon beta-1a
Therapeutic Category: Interferons
Typical Use: treat patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis to slow the accumulation of physical disability
Brand Name: Doryx
Generic Name: Doxycycline Hyclate
Therapeutic Category: Miscellaneous Antimalarials, Tetracyclines
Typical Use: treat certain bacterial infections, treat acne, prevent certain types of malaria, prevent or slow the progression of anthrax after exposure.
Brand Name: Loestrin 24 Fe
Generic Name: Ethinyl estradiol, Norethindrone
Therapeutic Category: Contraceptives, sex hormone combinations
Typical Use: contraception to prevent pregnancy
Brand Name: Forteo
Generic Name: Teriparatide
Therapeutic Category: Parathyroid hormone and analogs
Typical Use: treat osteoporosis in men and women who have a high risk of bone fracture
Brand Name: Pristig
Generic Name: Desvenlafaxine
Therapeutic Category: Serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors
Typical Use: treat major depressive disorder
Brand Name: Epzicom
Generic Name: Abacavir, Lamivudine
Therapeutic Category: Antiviral combinations
Typical Use: treat HIV, which causes AIDS (not a cure for HIV or AIDS)
Brand Name: Tarceva
Generic Name: Erlotinib
Therapeutic Category: EGFR inhibitors
Typical Use: treat non-small cell lung cancer
Brand Name: Proventil HFA
Generic Name: Albuterol
Therapeutic Category: Adrenergic bronchodilators
Typical Use: treat or prevent breathing problems in patients with asthma, prevent breathing problems caused by exercise
Brand Name: Aggrenox
Generic Name: Aspirin, Dipyridamole
Therapeutic Category: Platelet aggregation inhibitors
Typical Use: reduce the risk of stroke in people who have had blood clots or a "mini-stroke"
Brand Name: Lumigan
Generic Name: Bimatoprost
Therapeutic Category: Ophthalmic Glaucoma Agents
Typical Use: treat certain types of glaucoma; improve fullness/length/color of eyelashes in people with (hyptrichosis - a lack of eyelash growth)
Brand Name: Coreg CR
Generic Name: Carvedilol
Therapeutic Category: Non-cardioselective beta blockers
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure or certain types of heart failure; use after heart attack to improve survival
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Brand Name: Welchol
Generic Name: Colesevelam
Therapeutic Category: Bile acid sequestrants
Typical Use: reduce high cholesterol levels
Brand Name: Levitra
Generic Name: Vardenafil
Therapeutic Category: Impotence agents
Typical Use: treat erectile dysfunction (impotence)
Brand Name: Kadian
Generic Name: Morphine sulfate extended-release capsules
Therapeutic Category: Narcotic analgesics
Typical Use: treat moderate to severe pain
Brand Name: Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo
Generic Name: Ethinyl estradiol, Norgestimate
Therapeutic Category: Contraceptives
Typical Use: contraception to prevent pregnancy; treat severe acne
Brand Name: Xeloda
Generic Name: Capecitabine
Therapeutic Category: Antimetabolites
Typical Use: treat breast cancer and colon or rectum cancer
Brand Name: Toprol XL
Generic Name: Metaprolol
Therapeutic Category: Cardioselective beta blockers
Typical Use: treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure); treat or prevent a heart attack
Brand Name: Maxalt
Generic Name: Rizatriptan
Therapeutic Category: Antimigraine agents
Typical Use: treat migraines
Brand Name: Nasacort AQ
Generic Name: Triamcinolone
Therapeutic Category: Nasal steroids
Typical Use: treat nasal allergy symptoms
Brand Name: Zyvox
Generic Name: Linezolid
Therapeutic Category: Miscellaneous antibiotics
Typical Use: treat different types of bacterial infections, such as pneumonia, skin infections, and infections resistant to other antibiotics
Brand Name: Opana ER
Generic Name: Oxymorphone
Therapeutic Category: Narcotic analgesics
Typical Use: treat pain in adults with constant moderate to severe pain expected to last an extended period of time.
Brand Name: Procrit
Generic Name: Epoetin Alfa
Therapeutic Category: Recombinant human erythropoietins
Typical Use: treat anemia
Brand Name: Tussionex
Generic Name: Chlorpheniramine, Hydrocodone
Therapeutic Category: Upper respiratory combinations
Typical Use: treat runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, and cough caused by the common cold or flu.
Brand Name: Wellbutrin XL
Generic Name: Bupropion
Therapeutic Category: Miscellaneous antidepressants
Typical Use: treat depression and seasonal affective disorder
Brand Name: Exforge
Generic Name: Amlodipine, Valsartan
Therapeutic Category: Antihypertensive combinations
Typical Use: treat high blood pressure
Brand Name: Differin
Generic Name: Adapalene Topical
Therapeutic Category: Topical acne agents
Typical Use: treat severe acne (12 yrs +)
Brand Name: Humalog Mix 75/25 Pen
Generic Name: Insulin lispro, Insulin lispro protamine
Therapeutic Category: Insulin
Typical Use: treat type 1 diabetes in adults
Brand Name: Combivir
Generic Name: Lamivudine, Zidovudine
Therapeutic Category: Antiviral combinations
Typical Use: treat HIV, which causes AIDS (not a cure for HIV or AIDS)
Brand Name: Vigamox
Generic Name: Moxifloxacin ophthalmic
Therapeutic Category: Ophthalmic anti-infectives
Typical Use: treat bacterial infections of the eyes.
Brand Name: Viread
Generic Name: Tenofovir
Therapeutic Category: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors
Typical Use: treat chronic hepatitis B, treat HIV, which causes AIDS (not a cure for HIV or AIDS)
Brand Name: Trilipix
Generic Name: Fenofibric Acid
Therapeutic Category: Fibric acid derivatives
Typical Use: treat high cholesterol and high triglyceride levels
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Brand Name: Temodar
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Brand Name: Pentasa
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