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Lexapro

Generic: escitalopram
Classification: SSRI
Use: anxiety, depression

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Prevacid

Generic: lansoprazole
Classification: Proton-Pump inhibitor
Use: GERD, duodenal and gastric ulcers; heartburn

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Celexa

Generic: citalopram
Classification: SSRI
Use: depression

4

Singulair

Generic: Montelukast
Classification: Respiratory/Anti-inflammatory agent
Use: treats and prevents symptoms of asthma

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Allegra

Generic: Fexofinadine
Classification: antihistamine
Use: allergic rhinitis; seasonal allergies

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Flonase

Generic: Fluticasone
Classification: Cortisteroid
Use: Seasonal Allergic and non-allergic Rhinitis

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Flexeril

Generic: cyclobenzaprine
Classification: muscle relaxant
use: muscle spasm

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Naprosyn

Generic: naproxen
Classification: NSAID
Use: moderate pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis

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Wellbutrin SR

Generic: Buproprion HCL
Classification: antidepressant
Use: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, nicotine withdrawal

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Protonix

Generic: Pantoprazole
Classification: Proton-Pump inhibitor
Use: GERD and esophagitis; heartburn

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Viagra

Generic: sildenafil citrate
Classification: Phosphodiesterase inhibitor
Use: impotency, erectile dysfunction

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Celebrex

Generic: celecoxib
Classification: NSAID, COX II Inhibitor
Use: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis

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Flomax

Generic: tamsulosin
Classification: Alpha Blocker
Use: benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

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Tenormin

Generic: Atenolol
Classification: Beta-Blocker
Use: treats hyertension

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Evista

Generic: Raloxifene
Classification: Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM)
Use: Treats and Prevents osteoporosis in women

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Nexium

Generic: esomeprazole
Classification: Proton-pump inhibitor
Use: treats GERD, duodenal ulcer, and esophagitis heartburn

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Elavil

Generic: amitriptylin
Classification: Tricyclic Antidepressant
Use: anxiety, depression

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Diovan

Generic: valsartan
Classification: angiotension II Receptor antagonist
Use: heart failure, hypertension

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Neurontin

Generic: gabapentin
Classification: anticonvulsant
Use: treats partial seizures

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Lotensin

Generic: benazepril
Classification: ACE Inhibitor
Use: hypertension

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Glucotrol XL

Generic: glipizide
Classification: Oral antidiabetic
Use: treats high levels of blood glucose

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Effexor XR

Generic: venlafaxine
Classification: antidepressant
Use: anxiety, depression, headaches

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Desyrel

Generic: trazadone
Classification: Antidepressant
Use: anxiety, depression

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Deltasone

Generic: prednisone
Classification: Corticosteroid
Use: dermatitis, arthritis, asthma

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Cozaar

Generic: losartan
Classification: angiotension II receptor antagonist
Use: heart failure, hypertension

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Accupril

Generic: quinapril
Classification: ACE Inhibitor
Use: congestive heart failure, hypertension

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Levaquin

Generic: levofloxacin
Classification: fluoroquinolone antibiotic
Use: Treats bacterial, lung, sinus, skin and urinary tract infections

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Klonopin

Generic: clonazepam
Classification: Benzodiazepine
Use: treats seizures and panic disorders; anxiety

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Lipitor

Generic: atorvastatin
Classification: antilipemic agent (lipid/ cholesterol lowering agent)
Use: Treats hypercholesterolemia

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Diflucan

Generic: Fluconazole
Classification: Antifungal agent
Use: treats a broad spectrum of fungal infections