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1

What is the class for lovastatin

HMG - CoA reductase inhibitor

2

What is major use for lovastatin

Hypercholesterolemia

3

What is the brand name for valacyclovir

Valtrex

4

What is the class for valacyclovir

Anti-Viral

5

What is the major use for valacyclovir

Genital Herpes, shingles

6

What is the brand name for loratadine

Claritin

7

What is the class for loratadine

Antihistamine (H1)

8

What is the major use for loratadine

Allergic Rhinitis

9

What is the brand for ranitidine

Zantac

10

What is the class for rantidine

Histamine blocker (H2)

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What is the major use for ranitidine

GERD, Duodenal and Gasteric Ulcers

12

What is the brand name for lamotrigene

Lamictal

13

What is the class for lamotrigene

Anti-Convulsant/ Anti-Mania/ Bipolar

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what is the major use for lamotrigene

Bipolar Disorders, Seizures

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What is the black box warning for lamotrigene

Serious rashes requiring hospitalization may develop

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What is the brand name for topiramate

Topamax

17

What is the class for topiramate

Anti-Convulsant

18

What is the major use for topiramate

seizures

19

What is the brand name for quetiapine

seroquel

20

What is the class for quetiapine

antipsychotic

21

What is the major use for quetiapine

schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorders

22

What is the black box warning for quetiapine

may cause suicidal thoughts in children and young adults, Not for dementia related psychosis

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What is the brand name for levofloxacin

Levaquin

24

What is the class for levofloxacin

Quinolone Antibiotic

25

What is the major use for levofloxacin

Bacterial Infection

26

What is the black box warning for levofloxacin

May increase risk of tendonitis and tendon ruptures especially in the elderly

27

What are the brand names for alendronate

Fosamax

28

What is the class for alendronate

Bone resorption inhibitor

29

What is the major use for alendronate

Osteoporosis

30

What is the brand name for folic acid

folvite