Pharm

Question Answer
Nifedipine Calcium Channel BlockerTo control hypertension and angina pectoris; promotes vasodilation
Diltiazem Calcium Channel BlockerTo treat stable & variant angina pectoris, dysthymias, hypertension
Alteplase ThrombolyticTo dissolve clot following acute MI, pulmonary embolism, acute ischemic stroke
Asprin Antiplatelet, NSAID, anti-inflammatory
Metoprolol Adrenergic Beta 1 Blocker Control hypertension
Amiodarone AntidysrhythmicFor life-threatening ventricular dysthymias
Ibuprofen NSAIDDecrease inflammation, relieve pain
Alendronate Bisphosphonate Treat osteopenia & osteoporosis
Allopurinol Uric acid biosynthesis inhibitor Treat gout & hyperuricemia; prevent urate calculi
Calcitriol Vit D analogue Treat hypoparathyroidism & manage hypocalcemia in chronic renal failure
Clopidogrel bisulfate Antiplatelet To prevent recurrence of MI, stroke, & vascular death
Warfarin Anticoagulant To prevent blood clotting
Glipizide SulfonylureaControl hyperglycemia in type 2 DM
Metformin Biguanide To control hyperglycemia in type 2 DM
Exenatide Glucagon like peptide agonist Suppresses glucagon secretions; used to manage type 2 DM
Celecoxib NSAIDTreat osteoarthritis & rheumatoid arthritis
Digoxin Cardiac glycosideTo treat heart failure & atrial fibrillation
Nitroglycerin NitrateTo control angina pectoris
Lisinopril ACE inhibitor Treat hypertension & heart failure
Acebutolol HCl Beta blockerTo aid in treatment of angina pectoris & hypertension
Atenolol Adrenergic blockerTo treat hypertension
Valsartan Angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB)To treat hypertension
Rosuvastatin Statin antihyperlipidemicTo decrease cholesterol lvl & serum lipids
Enoxaparin sodium Anticoagulant (LMWH)For thromboembolism; prevent DVT/PE
Heparin sodium Anticoagulant To prevent blood clotting
Spironolactone Potassium sparing diureticIncrease urine output; treat fluid retention/ overload associated with heart failure
Furosemide Loop diuretic To treat fluid retention/ overload caused by heart failure
Hydrochlorothizide Thiazide diureticIncrease urine output; treat hypertension and edema from heart failure
Pyridostigmine CholinesteraseTo control and treat myasthenia gravis
Oprelvekin Thrombopoietic growth factor To prevent thrombocytopenia by increasing megakaryocytes and platelets
Fluoxetine Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)To treat depression with or without melancholy
Promethazine Antiemetic phenothiazineTo treat and prevent motion sickness, nausea and vomiting
Prednisone GlucocorticoidDecrease inflammation
Glucagon Hyperglycemic hormone Increases blood sugar
Carbidopa levodopa Antiparkinson dopamine replacement To treat parkinsonism, to relieve tremors & rigidity
Rivastigmine Acetylcholinesterase inhibitor Improves memory loss
Phenytoin HydantoinTo prevent tonic clonic & complex partial sz
Mannitol Osmotic diuretic For oliguria & increased ICP; to prevent acute renal failure, used in glaucoma for increaed IOP
Isoniazid AntitubercularTo treat TB; prophylactic measures
Rifampin Antitubercular Used as a combination drug for active TB
Tolterodine tartrate Antimuscarinin agent: anticholinergic Decreases urinary frequency and incontinence
Albuterol Beta 2 – adrenergic agonist To treat bronchospasms, asthma, bronchitis, COPD
Epinephrine Adrenergic agonist To treat anaphylaxis, allergic reaction, asthma, bronchospasms
Bethanechol chloride Cholinergic (parasympathomimetic)Treat urinary retention
Gentamicin AminoglycosideTreat pelvic inflammatory dz; gram negative
Azithromycin Antibacterial; macrolideTreat gram positive and gram negative
Doxycycline Antibacterial; tetracycline To treat gram positive and negative
Vancomycin GlycopeptideTreat c-diff
Sulfonamine Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazoleTreat UTI
Tamsulosin Adrenergic blockerTo treat benign prostate hyperplasia, hypertension
Sildenafil PhosphodiesteraseTreat sexual dysfunction in men, pulmonary hypertension in women

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