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Procrit

Injection used used to treat anemia

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Micronase

Anti-diabetic used to treat type 2 diabetes.

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Heparin

Anticoagulant used to prevent blood clots from forming.

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Pyridium

Antibiotic used to treat and relieve UTI.

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Glucotrol

Anti diabetic used to treat type 2 diabetes.

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Septra

Combination of 2 antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections.

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Bactrim DS

Antibiotic used to treat different types of infections cause by bacteria.

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Acyclovir

Antiviral used to decrease pain and speed the healing of sores or blisters.

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Coumadin

Anticoagulant used to treat blood clots.

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Macrobid

Antibacterial used to treat UTI bacteria in urine.

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Antitussive

Medicine used to suppress cough.

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Lipitor

Cholesterol lowering agent

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Hydrocodone/APAP

Pain reliever

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Norvasc

Calcium channel blocker used to treat hypertension.

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Lisinopril

Ace inhibitor used to treat hypertension.

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Fosomax

Used to treat osteoporoses.

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Protonix

Used to treat ulcers

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Vytorin

Cholesterol lowering agent

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Levaquin

Antibiotic used to treat different types of bacteria.

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Metformin

Anti diabetic used to treat type 2 diabetes.

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Diovan

Used to treat hypertension.

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Actos

Used to treat type 2 diabetes.

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Flomax

Used to treat BPH (Benign Prostatic Hypertophy).

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Actonel

Used to treat osteoporoses

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Atenolol

Anti hypertensive used to treat hypertension.

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Zovirax

Anti viral used to treat herpes.

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Valium

Anti anxiety used to treat anxiety attacks.

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Prozac

SSRI used to treat panic disorders and OCD.

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Xanax

Suppression used to treat anxiety/panic disorders.

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Naprosyn

NSAID used to treat dysmenorrhea mild to moderate pain and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Benadryl

Antihistamine used to treat upper respiratory allergies.

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Zithromax (z-pac)

Macrolide used to treat mild to moderate susceptible infections (COPD, acute bacterial sinusitis).

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Wellbutrin

Anti depressant used to treat depression and smoking suppression.

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Imitrex

Vasoconstrictor used to treat acute migraines.

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Effexor

SNRI used to treat depression.

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Abilify

Rx anti psychotic used to treat manic or mixed episodes in bipolar.

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Neurotin

Anti convulsion used to treat partial seizures.

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Retin-A

Retinoid cream used to treat acne vulgaris.

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Analgesic

Medicine used to relieve pain

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Antihistamine

Reduces inhibits production of histamine.

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Anticoagulant

Substance that prevents blood from clotting.

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Diuretic

Forces the body to eliminate retained water.

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Emetic

Induces vomiting.

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Steroid

Increases the production of new cells.

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ACE inhibitor

Used to treat hypertension and congestant heart failure.

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NSAID

Non-antiflammatory drug that reduces pain.

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Antitussive

Cough suppressant

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Expectorant

Promotes elimination of mucus.

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Antipyretic

Fever reducer.

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Yasmin

Contraceptive to prevent pregnancy.

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Flexeril

Muscle relaxant

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Soma

Muscle relaxant.

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Synthroid

Used to treat hypothyroidism.

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Premarin

Mixture of estrogen used to treat symptoms of menopause.

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Viagra

Used to treat erectile dysfunction.

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Estraderm Patches

Used to treat conditions due to menopause.

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Diflucan

Used to treat infections caused by fungus.

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Ortho Tri-cyclen

Contains a combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation.

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Doxycycline

Antibiotic used to treat bacteria in the body.

60

Loestirn-Fe

Used as contraceptive to prevent pregnancy.

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Levitra

Used to increase in blood flow to the penis during sexual stimulation.

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Lo/Ovral

Birth control.

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Expectorant

Promotes elimination of mucus.

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Channel Blocker

Used to treat heart problem and mitro-valave-prolapse.

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Tagament

Used to treat heartburn

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Prevacid

Used to treat ulcers

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Lomotil

Used to treat diarrhea

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Allegra

Used to treat allergy symptoms

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Lasix

Diuretic

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K-Dur

Potassium Chloride

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Nexium

Used to treat GERD

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Lipid

Used to treat elevated cholesterol

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Glyburide

Medication used to treat type 2 diabetes

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Novolin

Insulin injection used to treat type 2 diabetes

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Zantac

Used to treat ulcers, GERD, GI upset

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Compazine

Used to treat nausea and vomiting

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Meridia

Used to treat obesity

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Claratin

Antihistamine used to relieve allergy