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1
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BENICAR

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generic: olmesartan
classification: antihypertensive

dosage form: TABS 30mg
comes in a stock bottle of 30

2
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CATAPRES

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generic: clodine
classification: antihypertensive

dosage form: TABS 0.1mg and 0.3mg

3
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MOBIC

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generic: meloxicam
classification: nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) this is for pain

dosage form: TABS 7.5mg, 15mg

4
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CIPRO and CILOXAN OPHTHALMIC

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generic: ciprofloxacin
classification: antibiotic

dosage form: cipro is TABS, CAPS, and LIQUID suspension that requires reconstitution
ciloxan ophthalmic is EYEDROPS

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VASOTEC

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generic: enalapril
classification: antihypertensive (ACE inhibitor)

6
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DEPAKOTE and DEPAKOTE ER

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generic: divalproex
classification: anticonvulsant and mood swings

dosage form: TABS, CAPS, LIQUID suspension (can settle) 250mg, 500mg

7
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FLOVITE

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generic: folic acid
classification: vitamin B

dosage form: TABS this is available RX or OTC

8
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CONCERTA METADATE CD and RITALIN LA

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generic: methylphenidate
classification: CNS stimulant and ADD/ADHD

dosage form: CAPS maybe TABS, 30mg is most common

extra info: C-ll drug

9
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EVISTA

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generic: raloxifene

classification: a woman going through menopause, helps hot flashes
- this is a hormone drug
- also helps w/ osteoporosis (makes bones stronger)

dosage form: TABS 30mg, 60mg

10
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PRAVACHOL

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generic: pravastatin
classification: antihyperlipidemic

dosage form: TABS 10mg, 20mg, 40mg

11
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ZESTORETIC

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generic: lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide
classification: antihypertensive (combination ACE inhibitor and thiazide diuretic)

12
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COMBIVENT and DUONEB

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generic:
- combivent/none

  • DuoNeb/ipratropium bromide and albuterol
    classification: anti asthmatic

dosage form:

  • combivent is an inhaler
  • DuoNeb comes in a plastic vial that holds the liquid medication that is later turned into a mist

extra info: 3 milliliters (CC) per vial

13
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PROTONIX

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generic: pantoprazole
classification: PPI (proton pump inhibitor)

dosage form: TABS 20mg, 40mg

14
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SPRIVA HANDIHALER

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generic: none 🚫
classification: COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)

dosage form: comes w/ CAPS, they are inserted into the handihaler to be broken. The mist is then inhaled

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NUVARING

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generic: none 🚫
classification: contraceptive (birth control)

dosage form: a plastic ring

extra info:

  • good for one month (28 days)
  • needs to be refrigerated