Abilify (aripiprazole) Pronunciation: Ar-i-pip-ra-zole Classification: antipsychotic IFU: schizophrenia Action: It works by changing the action of chemicals in the brain. Dosage: 10mg, 30mg, 15mg, 5mg Route: orally Adverse Reaction: Dizziness, drowsiness, dyskinesia Interactions: dementia, hyperglycemia/diabetes, weight gain, liver disease, parkinsonism, seizure disorders AcipHex (RABEprazole) Pronunciation: ra·bep·ra·zole Classification: PPI (Proton-Pump Inhibitor) IFU: GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease aka Acid Reflux) Route: Oral Dosage: 20 mg ; 5 mg ; 10 mg Action: Decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Adverse Reaction: Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste, change in taste, & cough or hoarseness Interactions: atazanavir, clopidogrel, dasatinib, & erlotinib Actos(Pioglitazone) Pronunciation: Pi-o-glit-a-zone Classification: Thiazolidinedione IFU: Type 2 diabetes mellitus Route: Oral Dosage: 15 mg to 45 mg Action: Is used along with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood high sugarin patients with type 2 diabetes. Adverse Reaction: Chest pain, Decreased urine output, dilated neck veins, extreme fatigue, irregular breathing, irregular heartbeat, and shortness of breath. Interactions: Arava, aubagio, gatifloxacin, gemfibrozil, juxtapid, and kynamro, Actoplus met(pioglitazone/metformin) Pronunciation:pye-ph-gli-ta-zone/met-for-min Classification: Biguanide/thiazolidinedione IFU: Type 2 diabetes mellitus Route: Orally Dosage:45 mg/2000 mg Action: To improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Adverse Reaction:Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, stomach upset, diarrhea, etc. Interactions: Angiografin, arava, aubagio, cardiogrfin, cholografin meglumine, cholografin meglumine, etc.
Adderall XR (dextroamphetamine/amphetamine) Pronunciation: AD-DeR-All Classification: CNS Stimulant IFU: ADHD Action: It works by changing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain. Dosage: Capsule,Tablet 40mg, 60mg, 75 kg, 30 mg, 75 kg Route: By mouth Adverse Reaction: headache, insomnia, weight loss, anorexia, nausea Interactions: Cardiovascular, glaucoma, agitation, hypertension, Liver disease, seizures Advair Diskus Pronunciation: Ad-v-air Disk-us Classification: Bronchodilator IFU: To prevent asthma attacks Route:orally throuh an inhaler Dosage:250mcg/50mcg Action: prevents asthma attacks Adverse reaction:Headache dizziness nausea vomiting.... Interactions:Selected immunosuppressants/talimogene laherparepvec Aggrenox (aspirin/dipyridamole) Pronunciation: AS pi rin / dye peer ID a mole Classification: antiplatelet IFU: Thrombotic Stroke Prevention Action: reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation. Dipyridamole keeps platelets in your blood from sticking together to form clots. Aggrenox is used to reduce the risk of stroke in people who have had blood clots or a "mini-stroke" Route: P.O. Dosage: cap 25mg/200mg Adverse Reaction: abdominal or stomach pain, vomiting, acid or sour stomach, belching,diarhea, difficulty with moving Interactions: corticosteroids, mifepristone, ginkgo biloba, other drugs that can cause bleeding/bruising including antiplatelet drugs Alphagan P(Brimonidine tartrate) Pronunciation:Alpha-Gan P Classification:Alpha-agonist IFU:Glaucoma Route:Drops Dosage: 1 ml, 10 ml Action: Treats facial redness caused by rosacea in its topical form. Adverse Reaction: Skin irritation, itching, hives, swelling in face, etc Interactions:albuterol, aspirin, lumigan, metformin, nexium, omeprazole, etc.