Dosage: tablets 5,g, 10mg, 20mg, 40mg Action: lowers high cholesterol and triglycerides, slow atherosclerosis Adverse Reaction: body aches, congestion, cough, dry or sore throat, headache, hoarseness Interactions: increased side effects with anticoagulants, Cymbalta (Duloxetine) Pronunciation: Du-LOX-e-teen Classification: SNRI (Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor) IFU: Depression Route: Oral Dosage: 20mg twice a day, or 30mg twice daily Action: Selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor antidepressant that positively affects communication between nerve cells in the central nervous system. Adverse Reaction: Abdominal or Stomach Pain, Area Rash, Blindness, Blurred Vision, Chills, Cold Sweats, Confusion Interactions: Ambien, Flexeril, Gabapentin, Neurontin, Tramadol, Trazodone Deltasone (predniSONE) Pronunciation: pred·ni·sone Classification: Corticosteroid IFU: X Route: oral solution, oral syrup, oral tablet, oral tablet delayed release Dosage: 2.5 mg ; 5 mg ; 20 mg ; 10 mg ; 50 mg ; 1 mg ; 5 mg/mL ; 5 mg/5 mL ; 2 mg Action: Prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. It also suppresses the immune system. Adverse Reaction: Aggression, agitation, & blurred vision Interactions: adalimumab, bcg, & cinoxacin Depakote ER (divalproex sodium) Pronunciation: (dye val PRO ex) Classification: Neurologic IFU: Seizure, Bipolar, Migraine Route: oral Dosage: 750 mg in divided doses daily Action: affects chemicals in the body that are a cause of seizures Adverse Reaction: abdominal pain, tremor, weight loss, skin rash, fever Interactions: alcohol, depression, liver disease, Desyrel (trazodone) Pronunciation: Classification: Antidepressant IFU: Depression & Insomnia Action: It may help to improve your mood, appetite, and energy level as well as decrease anxiety, and insomnia related to depression. Dosage: Tablet 50mg, 400mg, 600mg Route: Oral
Adverse Reaction: Headache, muscle ache, nausea, vomiting, stomachache, constipation, dry mouth and eyes. Interactions: Mania,seizures, suicidality, hyponatremia, hypotension, renal/liver disease. Detrol LA (tolterodine) Pronunciation: (tol-TER-oh-deen) Classification: Urinary Antispasmodic IFU: Incontinence Route: oral Dosage: 2 mg, 4 mg, Action: blocks a chemical that causes contractions of the bladder Adverse Reaction: abnormal vision, bloody urine, pain, headache Interactions: alcohol, Myestenia Gravis, Cns Diabeta, micronase(Glyburide) Pronunciation: Gli-bur-id Classification: Sulfonylurea IFU: Type 2 diabetes mellitus Route: Orally Dosage: 2.5 to 5 mg, 1.25 to 20 mg/day, 1.5 to 3 mg, 0.75 to 12mg/day, and 6 mg. Action: Increases insulin binding and sensitivity at receptor sites, stimulating insulin released from beta cells in pancreas and reducing blood glucose level. Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, drowsiness, headache, and weakness. Interactions: Androgens, chloramphenicol, clofibrate, guanethidine, etc. Differin Pronunciation:Diff-rin Classification:hyperkeratosis IFU:Used as gel to be applied to problem areas Route: Topical gel Dosage:.3% Action:treats acne vulgaris Adverse reaction: Irritation stinging tingling Interactions:Eczema Diflucan (Fluconazole) Pronunciation: floo KOE na zole Classification: Antifungal IFU: Fungal Infection Action: a highly selective inhibitor of fungal cytochrome P450 dependent enzyme lanosterol 14- α-demethylase. This enzyme functions to convert lanosterol to ergosterol. Dosage: The recommended dosage is 150 mg as a single oral dose. Route: Oral and intravenous Adverse Reaction: Pain, rash, severe blistering Interactions: Aspirin, benadryl, ibuprofen, and metformin.