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Allopurinol

Zyloprim

Prevents increased levels of uric acid that causes kidney stones and gout. Can be used on cancer patients in chemotherapy.

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Atorvastatin

Lipitor

Lowers cholesterol and fats made by liver and raises good cholesterol.

3

Alprazolam

Xanax

Drug class: benzodiazepine

Treat anxiety and panic disorders

4

Atenolol

Tenormin

Drug class: beta blocker

Treats hypertension and chest pain (angina). Lowers heart rate and strain.

5

Ampicillin

Principen

Drug class: antibiotic

Treats bacterial infections

6

Acyclovir

Zovirax

Drug class: antiviral

Treats viral infections like chickenpox, herpes, cold sores, and shingles. Decreases length and severity of outbreaks.

7

Advair diskus

Advair

Controls and prevents asthma symptoms or lung disease by reducing swelling and irrigation of airways. Contains fluticasone (corticosteroid) and salmeterol (long acting beta agonists)

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Albuterol/salbutamol

Ventolin HFA
ProAir HFA
Proventil HFA

Drug class: bronchodilators

Treats wheezing and shortness of breath. Quick relief drug.

9

Amphetamine salts

Adderall

Treats adhd. A narcotic.

10

Acetominophen-codeine #2

Tylenol-codeine #3, #4
Vopac

Combination medication to relieve mild to moderate pain. Can reduce fever.

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Amlodipine bensylate

Norvasc

Drug class: calcium channel blockers

Treat high blood pressure and chest pain by relaxing blood vessels

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Amlodipine-benazepril

Lotrel

Treats high blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels. Made of amlodipine (calcium channel blocker) and benazepril (ace inhibitor)

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Acarbose

Precose

Control high blood sugar for type 2 diabetics by slowing breakdown of starch from food you eat so that blood sugar doesn't rise as much.

14

Acetazolamide

Dimox

Prevent and reduce symptoms of altitude sickness and reduce headache and nausea. Can also treat seizures.

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Acebutolol

Sectral

Drug class: beta blockers

Treats high blood pressure and irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). Lowers heart rate and pressure