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Current List of medications #1193
07/18/07 09:13 PM
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Alphabetic order of multiple meds:

Accupril (quinapril HCI)
Accuretic (quinapril HCI/hydrochlorothiazide)
Advicor (extended-release niacin/lovastatin) - cholesterol
Altabax (retapamulin) - tx impetigo due to Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes
Aldactazide (spironolactone and hydrochloralhiazide)
Aldactone (spironolactone)
Ansaid (flurbiprofen)
Antivert (meclizine HCI)
Amicar (Aminocaproic acid) - (is NOT Omacor) given IV and for bleeding disorder w/surg. probs
Amitiza (lubiprostone) - chronic idiopathic constipation
Apidra (insulin glulisine [rDNA origin]) - dm 1 - fast acting insulin
Apokyn (apomorphine hydrochloride) - Parkinson’s related
Aptivus (tipranavir) - HIV-1 infections
Aricept (donepezil hydrochloride)
Aromasin (exemestane tablets)
Arthrotec (diclofenac sodium and misoprostol)
Avandaryl (rosiglitazone maleate/glimepiride) -combo of Avandia & Amaryl - DM 2
Avastin (bevacizumab) - metastatic colon CA
AzaSite (azithromycin) - bacterial conjunctivitis
Azulfidine (sulfasalazine, enteric coated)
Baraclude (entecavir) - chronic hepatitis B infections
BiDil (isosorbide dinitrate/hydralazine hydrochloride) - heart failure in black patients
Boniva (ibandronate) - osteoporosis prevention
Brovana (arformoterol tartrate) - COPD
Byetta (exenatide) - adjunctive treatment of Type 2 DM
Caduet (amlodipine/atorvastatin) -HTN & stable angina
Campral (acamprosate calcium) - ETOH tx/cessation
Chantix (varenicline) - nicotine addiction
Ciloxan Ophthalmic Ointment (Ciprofloxacin HCl Ophthalmic Ointment)
Citalopram (Citalopram Hydrobromide -aka Celexa) - depression, etc.
Colestid (Colestipol) - lipid lowering
Cymbalta (duloxetine) - bipolar
Dacogen (decitabine) - Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Desonate (desonide) - atopic dermatitis
Duetact - combined pioglitazone (Actos) & glimepiride (Amaryl)
Elaprase (idursulfase) - mucopolysaccharidosis II (Hunter Syndrome)
Eraxis (anidulafungin) - Candida fungal infections
Erbitux (cetuximab) - metastatic colon CA
EstroGel (estradiol gel 0.06%) - vasomotor instability
Exforge ((amlodipine besylate/valsartan) - htn
Extina (ketoconazole) - seborrheic dermatitis
Fosrenol, lanthanum carbonate - hyperphosphatemia d/t kidney dysfunction
Gardasil (quadrivalent human papillomavirus (types 6, 11, 16, 18) recombinant vaccine) - HPV vac
Gemfibrozil - generic for Lopid
Glumetza - DM 2
Increlex (mecasermin) - endocrine something or other
Januvia (sitagliptin phosphate) - dm type 2
Kadian (morphine sulfate XR)- chronic pain
Ketek (telithromycin) - abx
Lopid (gemfibrozil) (less common aka Gemcor) - lipids /low HDL and/or triglycerides/mixed
Lotrel (Amlodipine Besylate and Benazepril HCl) - htn
Lucentis (ranibizumab)- neovascular “wet” age related macular degeneration
Lunesta (eszopiclone) - insomnia
Lutera (Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol Tablets USP) - OCP/BCP
Lybrel (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol) = no more periods!!!
Lyrica (pregabalin) - DM neuropathy & postherpetic neuralgia
Macugen (pegaptanib) - “wet” macular degeneration
Myozyme (alglucosidase alfa) - Pompe disease (glycogen storage disease type II) - peds
Naglazyme (galsulfase) - (musculoskeletal drug - mucopolysaccharidosis VI (Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome)
Nabumetone - a.k.a. Relafen - NSAID
Namenda (memantine) - moderate to severe Alzheimer’s
Neupro (rotigotine) - Parkinson’s
Noxafil (posaconazole) - tx fungal infections
Omacor (omega-3-acid ethyl esters) - triglyceride reduction
Orencia (abatacept) - R.A.
Prezista (darunavir) - treatment-resistant HIV infections
Ranexa (ranolazine) - chronic angina
Razadyne (galantamine Hbr) -formerly labeled Reminyl until 2005 - for mild Alzheimers
Reclast (zoledronic acid) - Paget's disease
Relafen (nabumetone) - NSAID
Restasis (cyclosporine ophthalmic emulsion) 0.05% - tx “dry eyes”/^ tear production
Revlimid (lenalidomide) - myelodysplastic syndromes
Rifampin (rifampicin) - abx, aka Rifadin, Rimactane
Rocaltrol - generic of (calcitriol) - synthetic vit D.
Rotateq (rotavirus vaccine)
Sanctura (trospium chloride) - overactive bladder/urge incont.
Sensipar (cinacalcet) - 2ndry hyperparathyroidism & hypercalcemia in parathyroid CA pts
Soliris (eculizumab) - tx paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
Soriatane (acitretin) - psoriasis
Spiriva HandiHaler (tiotropium bromide) - COPD/ bronchio, etc
Supprelin LA (histrelin acetate); central precocious puberty
Symlin (pramlintide) - DM type 1 & 2
Tekturna (aliskiren) - HTN
Teveten HCT (eprosartan mesylate/hydrochlorothiaz ide) - htn
Triglide (fenofibrate) - lipid lowering
Tindamax, tinidazole - tx microbial infections, including trichomoniasis, giardiasis, and amebiasis
TriCor (fenofibrate) tablets - elev. cholesterol, triglycerides, etc
Tracleer (bosentan) - Pulmonary arterial hypertension
TYSABRI (natalizumab) - *released 11/04 - DC’d 2/05 ...for relapsing MS
Tyzeka (telbivudine) - tx Hep B virus
Uroxatral (alfuzosin HCl extended-release tablets) - BPH
Valcyte (valganciclovir HCl tablets) - transplant recipients, immunosuppressant, CMV, HIV, etc.
Vaprisol (conivaptan) - nephrology / uvolemic hyponatremia
Veramyst (fluticasone furoate) - seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis (ok for Ped. use)
Verdeso (desonide) - atopic dermatitis
Veregen (kunecatechins) - external genital and perianal warts
Vesicare (solifenacin succinate) - overactive bladder
Vfend® (voriconazole) - fungal infections
Vidaza (azacitidine)- myelomonocytic leukemias & myelodysplastic syndromes
Vigamox (moxifloxacin HCl ophthalmic solution) 0.5% as base /
a 4th-generation fluoroquinolone antibacterial
Vyvanse (Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate); ADHD
WelChol (colesevelam hydrochloride) - lipids tx
Xalatan® (latanoprost ophthalmic solution) - ocular htn / tx “high eye pressure”
Xifaxan (rifaximin) - Travelers' diarrhea caused by noninvasive strains of Escherichia coli / IBS
Xopenex HFA (levalbuterol tartrate) - inhaler / asthma
Xyzal (levocetirizine dihydrochloride) - seasonal/perennial allergic rhinitis & urticaria
Zostavax - live virus vaccine for tx herpes zoster
Zyvox - abx tx of MRSA infections


Oncology Meds:

Alimta (pemetrexed for injection) - malignant pleural mesothelioma
Arranon (nelarabine) - T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Avastin (bevacizumab) - colon ca
Clolar (clofarabine) - acute lymphoblastic leukemia in peds
Erbitux (cetuximab) - colon ca
Gleevec (Imatinib Mesylate) - Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST).
Nexavar (sorafenib) - renal ca
Sensipar (cinacalcet) - parathyroid carcinoma
Sprycel (dasatinib) - imatinib-resistant chronic myeloid leukemia
Sutent (sunitinib) - kidney & GI tumors
Tarceva (erlotinib, OSI 774) - metastatic non-small cell lung ca
Torisel (temsirolimus) - renal carcinoma
Tykerb (lapatinib) - breast ca
Vectibix (panitumumab) - colon

ABX & ANTIVIRALS:

Doxycycline - (in tetracycline antibiotics group). Brand names= Monodox®, Periostat®, Vibramycin®, Vibra-Tabs®, Doryx®, Vibrox®, Adoxa®, Doxyhexal® and Atridox® (topical doxycycline hyclate for Periodontitis)
Efavirenz, Emtricitabine, and Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
Epivir (Lamivudine)
EryTab (erythromycin delayed-release tablets)
Grisovin (griseofulvin) Fulvicin, Grifulvin V, Gris-Peg, Grisactin) - skin infections, ala dermatophytosis
Rifampin (rifampicin) - abx, aka Rifadin, Rimactane
Sustiva (Efavirenz)
Tindamax, tinidazole - tx microbial infections, including trichomoniasis, giardiasis, and amebiasis
Xifaxan (rifaximin)
Zyvox - abx tx of MRSA infections
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wow, the list sure grows month by month. Hope everyone finds these helpful smile


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Re: Current List of medications #1194
07/18/07 09:28 PM
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Since half of dad's employees cannot spell, here's another list (for them & me for self reminders when stuck, etc., etc. etc... ) Of course if any are wrong, please reply and let me know so I can fix it.

A
acetaminophen: ace-tam-in-o-phen (tylenol)
Agoraphobia - anxiety disorder which primarily consists of the fear of experiencing a difficult or embarrassing situation
Altoprev (brand name for Lovastatin) - other brand names are Advicor® & Mevacor®
agglutinin - “cold agglutinins” (RKB / lab test)
amitiza - new med for DM
ARB - Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (BP meds)
ASCUS - “Atypical Squamous Cells of Undetermined Significance”(term is used in the Bethesda System for reporting Pap smear findings)
Asmanex Twisthaler (asthma maintenance therapy - not rescue) - S
Azmacort - (Triamcinolone Acetonide (inhalation aerosol)) .. with a Z

B
Barrett's esophagus - (no E at the end of Barrett) - develops from chronic GERD
BenzaClin - topical cream for tx of acne
BNP - B-natruretic Peptide (lab test) - is elevated in CHF
bullae - 1. bleb; a vesicle, or an elevation of the cuticle,containing a transparent watery fluid. 2. (Anat.) The ovoid prominence below the opening of the ear in the skulls of many animals; as, the tympanic or auditory bulla.
bullous - Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is a chronic blistering of the skin

C
Chantix - (generic is “varenicline” - med for smoking cessation)
chalazion - aka “stye”
Cheilosis - “dry cracked lips”
Cheilitis - lip area (types= Cheilitis glandularis; Angular cheilitis;
Ciloxan (eyes)
circumvallate papillae - normal anatomy of the tongue
Citalopram (Citalopram Hydrobromide - Celexa)
Clinoril (NSAID)
CMV = cytomegalovirus(below)
Colchicine - for gouty arthritis
colporrhaphy - A&P (anterior/posterior) - surgical repair of defect in vaginal wall
Coricidin HBP - otc cold/cough medication
cytomegalovirus - (si-to-MEG-a-lo-vi-rus), aka CMV / congenital infection


D
desmoglein-1 antibody -
DTaP - (immunization)
Dulcolax - Bisacodyl (generic) otc pooping med

E
E.Coli - “Escherichia” Coli
EGBUS - External Genitalia, Bartholin's glands, Urethra & Skene's glands.
Elavil (Elavil is Brand name for Amitriptyline)
epiphysis - the end of a long bone
ESWL - extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
Exubera (inhaled insulin)

F
fasciculation - “muscle twitches”
tensor fascia lata “fasha-lattae” - is on lateral side of thigh. (and/or fasciae latae)
fluorescein stain (eye stuff)
fluoride - (u comes before the o) flu-o-ride

G
Gardasil - immunization / [Quadrivalent Human Papillomavirus (Types 6,11,16,18) Recombinant Vaccine]
Garlique (otc herb / correct spelling)
Gilbert’s Syndrome: “gill- bares” or “zheel-BAYRZ” Mild liver disorder(causes elevated bilirubin)
Glumetza - DM 2 /metformin HCl
Griseofulvin - Fulvicin (Griseofulvin Microsize) - po skin med
Guillain-Barré Syndrome - disorder when body's immune system attacks part of the peripheral nervous system.

H
hCG - human chorionic gonadotropin (urine pregnancy test)
hematemesis - vomiting up blood
hemoptysis - coughing up blood
HPV - Human papillomavirus
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins)

I
IgE - type of allergen specific testing
Imodium AD: otc anti diarrheal - only 2 m’s not 3!
ITP - Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) (abbv. /platelet disorder)
Type of IUD = Mirena and ParaGard

J
Januvia - dm 2

K
Keppra - Levetiracetam (epilepsy)
Keratoacanthoma -(“KA” Low grade/common skin tumor)
ketoconazole - aka Nizoral (treats fungal infections)

L
Labetalol - generic for NORMODYNE, TRANDATE (BP/hypertension)
Levemir - insulin detemir (long acting insulin)
Lecithin - vitamin or herbal type supplement
Loratadine - generic in otc Alavert, Claritin
Lou Gehrig's disease - aka (ALS)-Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (fatal progressive, neuromuscular disease)


Lyrica - (for “nerve pain”)
“Lye....” - words sounding like “lye” also try LEIO....

M
melaleuca - (melaleuca quinquenervia) - herbal
Menactra (vaccination for meningitis and meningococcal disease)
Methylphenidate (RITALIN)
MGUS - monoclonal gammopathy of unknown significance
mm Hg - correct capitalization for “millimeters of mercury” (mm Hg)
Minoxidil - generic name for Rogaine
MRSA - Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus

N
Nabumetone (NSAID) a.k.a. Relafen
Nizoral shampoo
NGU - abbv. for “non-Gonococcal Urethritis”

P
pedicel - a small stalk like on flowers, skin tags, etc.
perennial - allergies/rhinitis
pes anserine bursa - knee
Peyronie’s (e, not a) - penile scarring leading to bend w/erection, ED
phimosis - (with an I, not Y) /inability to retract foreskin on uncircumcised male
pHisoHex
PDE5 inhibitors - (phosphodiesterase type 5) for ED ie. Viagra
poikiloderma of Civatte (skin condition) telangiectasia
Podofilox (OTC) (Condylox) for HPV/genital warts see also Podophyllin(Pododerm)
Psyllium - husk seed (used in GI disorders)


R
Raphe - (Latin for 'the bit in a fold or seam')
Razadyne (formerly Reminyl - for mild Alzheimers)
Rifampin - (antibiotic)

S
sialitis - (term meaning inflammation of a salivary gland or duct, ie. submandibular sialitis)
sphygmometer (correct spelling for BP cuff)
STIR image (MRI/view)
sulfonylurea - (systemic anti-diabetic agent)
sulfamethoxazole & trimethoprim - antibiotic
Symlin - non-insulin injectable for DM type 1

T
Terazosin - (BPH)
Tikosyn - med for arrhythmia
Tracleer (bosentan)
Tri-Sprintec - generic for Ortho Tri-Cyclen)
Trismus - “lock jaw” or inability to fully open mouth
“Tummy tuck” - word = “abdominoplasty”
TZD - Thiazolidinediones (class of meds for DM 2 / actos, byetta, etc)

W
Wenckebach phenomenon - Mobitz I heart block a.k.a. Type 1 Second degree heart block

X
Xifaxan (rifaximin) - abx for “travelers diarrhea”
“Xyloxin” - sounds like sometimes.. is Ciloxan/Ciprofloxacin Ophthalmic Ointment
Exubera (starts with an E, not an x)

.. More misc.
* words sounding like t-something - don’t forget about silent p’s (ptosis=drooping eyelids) (pterygium=conjunctival cone like growth)
* “Lye....” - words sounding like “lye” also try LEIO...


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Re: Current List of medications #1195
07/27/07 11:37 PM
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Latest editions for main list (first post in this thread) are:

Exelon (rivastigmine tartrate) - Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease / related dementia
Letairis (ambrisentan) - pulmonary htn
Nuvigil (armodafinil) - tx excessive sleepiness

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Re: Current List of medications #1196
08/01/07 08:18 PM
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Symbicort (budesonide/formoterol fumarate dihydrate) inhalation aerosol - combo of Oxis and Pulmicort - asthma

(drug reps just brought some by and it wasn't in my list)


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Re: Current List of medications #1197
08/01/07 11:08 PM
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Thank you for keeping us informed smile


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Re: Current List of medications #1198
08/04/07 11:45 PM
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^^ Very welcome!

To anyone checking in on this thread, I will continue updating. I will be enjoying time away from the computer until 8/11 and post any updates then.

Of course, anyone else who has any newer meds not listed above, please post a reply so I can add it to the master list.


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Re: Current List of medications #1199
08/20/07 02:22 PM
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Thank you for the great list.

Re: Current List of medications #1200
08/20/07 04:37 PM
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FYI - updates as of yesterday (3 of them) but I don't have my master list on the computer I am currently using. Will try and post the update either later today or tomorrow.


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