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amoxicillin/potassium clavulanate

Augmentin

beta lactam antibiotic
complete full course of therapy
shake well and store in fridge (suspension)
short expiration date
avoid mixing with food or beverage
symptoms should improve within 2-3 days
N/D is common

2

cefdinir

Omnicef

third generation cephalosporin
complete full course of therapy
shake well and store in fridge (suspension)
short expiration date
avoid mixing with food or beverage
symptoms should improve within 2-3 days
Diarrhea is common
separate administration of antacids, iron, vitamins
may resume normal activities after 24 hours

3

tolterodine

Detrol

Antimuscarinic
avoid activies that require mental alterness
may cause blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness,
take with 8hrs of water
heat prostration can occur
decline in cognitive function in elderly
may cause xerostomia

4

penicillin

Veetids

Natural penicillin antibiotic
complete full course of therapy
shake well and store in fridge (suspension)
short expiration date
avoid mixing with food or beverage
symptoms should improve within 2-3 days
N/D, skin rash is common
may resume normal activities after 24 hours

5

dutasteride

Avodart

5 alpha reductase inhibitor
may take up to 6 months for symptoms to improve
swallow capsule whole
do not donate blood for 6 months after stopping drug
pregnant people should avoid this medication
may be combined with alpha blocker for BPH
take baseline PSA before starting therapy

6

finasteride

Proscar

5 alpha reductase inhibitor
for hair loss need to take for 3 months or longer
for enlarged prostate take for 6 months or longer
pregnant people should avoid this medication
not effective for treatment of prostate cancer
draw baseline PSA before starting therapy
may cause impotence, reduced libido

7

cefuroxime

Ceftin

second generation cephalosporin
complete full course of therapy
note short expiration date
shake well, keep in fridge (suspension)
avoid mixing with food and beverages
symptoms should improve in 2-3 days
may cause diarrhea
may resume normal activities after 24 hours
tablets and suspension are not interchangable

8

cephalexin

Keflex

first generation cephalosporin
complete full course of therapy
note short expiration date
shake well, keep in fridge (suspension)
avoid mixing with food and beverages
symptoms should improve in 2-3 days
may resume normal activities after 24 hours

9

amoxicillin

Amoxil

beta lactam antibiotic
complete full course of therapy
note short expiration date
shake well, keep in fridge (suspension)
avoid mixing with food and beverages
symptoms should improve in 2-3 days
may cause N/D
may resume normal activities after 24 hours

10

Augmentin

amoxicillin/potassium clavulanate

beta lactam antibiotic
complete full course of therapy
shake well and store in fridge (suspension)
short expiration date
avoid mixing with food or beverage
symptoms should improve within 2-3 days
N/D is common

11

Omnicef

Cefdinir

third generation cephalosporin
complete full course of therapy
shake well and store in fridge (suspension)
short expiration date
avoid mixing with food or beverage
symptoms should improve within 2-3 days
Diarrhea is common
separate administration of antacids, iron, vitamins
may resume normal activities after 24 hours

12

Detrol

tolterodine

Antimuscarinic
avoid activies that require mental alterness
may cause blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness,
take with 8hrs of water
heat prostration can occur
decline in cognitive function in elderly
may cause xerostomia

13

Veetids

penicillin

Natural penicillin antibiotic
complete full course of therapy
shake well and store in fridge (suspension)
short expiration date
avoid mixing with food or beverage
symptoms should improve within 2-3 days
N/D, skin rash is common
may resume normal activities after 24 hours

14

Avodart

dutasteride

5 alpha reductase inhibitor
may take up to 6 months for symptoms to improve
swallow capsule whole
do not donate blood for 6 months after stopping drug
pregnant people should avoid this medication
may be combined with alpha blocker for BPH
take baseline PSA before starting therapy

15

Proscar

finasteride

5 alpha reductase inhibitor
for hair loss need to take for 3 months or longer
for enlarged prostate take for 6 months or longer
pregnant people should avoid this medication
not effective for treatment of prostate cancer
draw baseline PSA before starting therapy
may cause impotence, reduced libido

16

Ceftin

cefuroxime

second generation cephalosporin
complete full course of therapy
note short expiration date
shake well, keep in fridge (suspension)
avoid mixing with food and beverages
symptoms should improve in 2-3 days
may cause diarrhea
may resume normal activities after 24 hours
tablets and suspension are not interchangable

17

Keflex

cephalexin

first generation cephalosporin
complete full course of therapy
note short expiration date
shake well, keep in fridge (suspension)
avoid mixing with food and beverages
symptoms should improve in 2-3 days
may resume normal activities after 24 hours

18

Amoxil

amoxicillin

beta lactam antibiotic
complete full course of therapy
note short expiration date
shake well, keep in fridge (suspension)
avoid mixing with food and beverages
symptoms should improve in 2-3 days
may cause N/D
may resume normal activities after 24 hours