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DIOVAN HCT or HCTZ

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generic: valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide
classification: antihypertensive, combination drug

dosage form: TABS 160mg, 320mg

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LEVAQUIN

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generic: levofloxacin
classification: antibiotic (fluoroquinolone)

dosage form: tablets and liquid suspension (reconstituted)

extra info: usually prescribed to people over the age of 55

3
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FLOMAX

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generic: tamsulosin
classification: enlarged prostate

dosage form: CAPS, 0.4mg

extra info: usually taken by men

4
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ACTOS

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generic: pioglitazone
classification: oral anti diabetic

dosage form: TABS, 15mg, 30mg, and 45mg (come in stock bottles of 30)

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XANAX

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generic: alprazolam
classification: anti anxiety, benzodiazepine

dosage form: TABS 0.25mg, 0.5mg, 1mg, and 2mg

extra info: it is a C-IV
some street names are “bars” “xannies” “benzos”

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ZETIA

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generic: ezetimibe
classification: antihyperlipidemic

dosage form: TABS (comes in a stock bottle of 30)

extra info:

7
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PROZAC

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generic: fluoxetine
classification: antidepressant

dosage form: TABS, CAPS, & LIQUID SOLUTION (needs to be refrigerated) 10mg, 20mg, and 40mg

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TRICOR

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generic: fenofibrate
classification: antihyperlipidemic

dosage form: TABS

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ULTRAM, ULTRAM ER

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generic: tramadol
classification: analgesic

dosage form: TABS 50mg

extra info: it is schedule 5 (C-V) but in a pharmacy it is treated as a schedule 4 (C-IV)

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TENORMIN

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generic: atenolol
classification: antihypertensive

dosage form: TABS 25mg, 50mg, 100mg, and 200mg (most common strengths)