Pronunciation: PRAV a STAT in Classification: HMG - CoA reductase inhibitor IFU: hyperlipidemia Route: P.O. Dosage: tab 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80 mg Action: reduce bad levels of cholesterol Adverse Reaction: difficulty with moving, muscle or bone pain, muscle stiffness, pain in the joints, pain, stomach pain Interactions: drugs containing lovastatin increase the risk of serious muscle and liver problems. Premarin (conjugated estrogens) Pronunciation: ess-troe-jenz con-joo-gae-ted Classification: Estrogen IFU: Vasomotor Symptoms Route: Oral or topical Dosage: 0.45mg Action: Premarin tablets contain conjugated estrogens, a mixture of estrogens obtained from natural sources. Estrogen is a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. Estrogen is necessary for many processes in the body. Adverse Reaction: Backache, breast pain, belching, confusion Interactions: Tramadol, trazodone, aspirin Prevacid (lansoprazole) Pronunciation: lan·so·praz·ole Classification: PPI (Proton-Pump Inhibitor) IFU: GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease aka Acid Reflux) Route: oral capsule delayed release, oral packet, oral powder for suspension, oral tablet disintegrating delayed release Dosage: 15 mg ; 30 mg ; 3 mg/mL Action: decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Adverse Reaction: Diarrhea & skin rash or itching Interactions: atazanavir, citalopram, dasatinib & erlotinib PriLOSEC (omeprazole) Pronunciation: omep·ra·zole Classification: PPI (Proton-Pump Inhibitor) IFU: GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease aka Acid Reflux) Route: oral capsule delayed release, oral packet, oral powder for suspension, oral tablet delayed release
Dosage: 20 mg ; 10 mg ; 40 mg ; 2.5 mg ; 2 mg/mL Action: decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Adverse Reaction: Drowsiness fast, racing, or uneven heartbeat, mood or mental changes Interactions: atazanavir, cilostazol, & pazopanib Prinivil (Lisinopril) Pronunciation: lyse IN oh pril Classification: ACE Inhibitor IFU: Hypertension Action: Zestril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults and children who are at least 6 years old. Dosage: 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg Route: Oral Adverse Reaction: headache, nausea, vomiting. Interactions: Norvasc, xanax, coreg Proair (albuterol) Pronunciation: al-byoo-ter-ole Classification: Beta-2 Agonist IFU: Bronchospasm/ Asthma Route: inhalant Dosage: Albuterol Sulfate 108mg Action:Albuterol is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs. Adverse Reaction: shakiness in the legs, arms, hands or feet Interactions: aspirin, nexium, omeprazole Prometrium (progesterone) Pronunciation: proe-jess-te-rone Classification: Progestin IFU: Amenorrhea Route: Oral Dosage: cap 100mg, 200mg Action: Prometrium is a progestogen hormone. It works by changing the lining of the uterus. Adverse Reaction: Chills, fever, chest pain, problems with urination Interactions: estradiol, gabapentin, metformin, prednisone Propecia (finasteride) Pronunciation: fi-nas-tuh-rahyd Classification: 5-Alpha Reductase Inhibitor
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is one of the most common mental disorder characterized by persistent and tenacious low mood that interferes with the person’s ability to work, eat, sleep and normal activities. MDD is also referred as clinical depression, major depression, and unipolar depression or as recurrent depression. The common symptoms associated with this disorder include insomnia, loss of interest, recurrent thoughts of death, feelings of worthlessness and reduced ability to think. Increasing number of patients suffering from MDD has grabbed the attention of MDD drugs manufacturer to invest into MDD treatment market.