Top 100 Drugs by total prescription

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Top 100 Drugs

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BRAND GENERIC FUNCTION
Vicodin® APAP +
Hydrocodone
Pain Relief
(DEA Sch 3)
Prinivil® Lisinopril ACE inhibitor
Zocor® Simvastatin Statin
Synthroid® Levothyroxine Hormone
Replacement
Amoxil® Amoxicillin Antibiotic
(Penicillin)
Zithromax® Azithromycin Macrolide
Antibiotic
Microzide® Hydro-
chlorothiazide

(HCTZ)
Thiazide Diuretic
Norvasc® Amlodipine Calcium Channel
Blocker
Xanax® Alprazolam Benzodiazepine
(DEA Sch 4)
Glucophage® Metformin Antidiabetic
Lipitor® Atorvastatin Statin
Prilosec® Omeprazole Proton Pump
Inhibitor
Augmentin® Amoxicillin +
Clavulanate
Penicillin
Antibiotic
Tenormin® Atenolol Beta Blocker
(B1)
Lasix® Furosemide Diuretic
Lopressor® metoprolol Beta Receptor
Blocker (B1)
Zoloft® Sertraline S.S.R.I.
Ambien® Zolpidem Sleep Aid
(DEA Sch 4)
Percocet® Oxycodone
+ APAP
Pain Relief
(DEA Sch 2)
Nexium® Esomeprazole Proton Pump
Inhibitor
Plavix® Clopidogrel Platelet
Aggregation
Inhibitor
Singulair® Montelukast Leukotriene
Inhibitor
Sterapred® Prednisone Corticosteroid
Lexapro® Escitalopram S.S.R.I
Advil® Ibuprofen N.S.A.I.D
Celexa® Citalopram Anti-Depressant
(S.S.R.I.)
ProAir® Albuterol B2 Receptor
Agonist(Lungs)
Prozac® Fluoxetine S.S.R.I.
Neurontin® Gabapentin Anti-Convulsant
Coumadin® Warfarin Blood Thinner
Ultram® Tramadol Pain Relief
(Non-Narcotic)
Klonopin® Clonazepam Benzodiazepine
(DEA Sch 4)
Ativan® Lorazepam Benzodiazepine
(DEA Sch 4)
Keflex® Cephalexin Antibiotic
(Cephalosporin)
Flexeril® Cyclobenzaprine Muscle Relaxant
Septra® Sulfamethoxazole
+ Trimethoprim
Antibiotic
Combination
Cipro® Ciprofloxacin Quinolone
Antibiotic
Flonase® Fluticasone Inhaled Steroid
Dyrenium® Triamterene Diuretic
Pravachol® Pravastatin Cholesterol
/ Statin
Crestor® Rosuvastatin Statin
Advair® Fluticasone +
Salmeterol
Bronchodilator +
Steroid
Desyrel® Trazodone Anti-Depressant
Darvocet® Propoxyphene
+ APAP
Pain Relief
(DEA Sch 4)
Fosamax® alendronate Bone
Resorption
Inhibitor
Allegra® Fexofenadine Antihistamine
(H1)
Mevacor® Lovastatin Cholesterol /
Statin
Coreg® Carvedilol Beta Receptor
Blocker
Paxil® Paroxetine S.S.R.I.
Mobic® Meloxicam N.S.A.I.D.

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BRAND GENERIC FUNCTION
Valium® Diazepam Benzodiazepine
(DEA Sch 4)
Diovan® Valsartan Angiotensin II
Receptor Blocker
(A2RB)
Cymbalta® Duloxetine Anti-Depressant
Effexor® Venlafaxine Anti-Depressant
Zantac® Ranitidine Histamine
Blocker (H2)
Diflucan® Fluconazole Anti-Fungal
Aleve® Naproxen N.S.A.I.D
Vibramycin® Doxycycline Antibiotic
(Tetracycline)
Klor-Con® Potassium
Chloride
Electrolyte
Elavil® Amitriptyline Anti-Depressant
Prevacid® Lansoprazole Proton Pump
Inhibitor
Actos® Pioglitazone Anti-Diabetic
Medrol® Methyl-
prednisolone
Steroid
Anti-
Inflammatory
Zyloprim® Allopurinol Xanthine
Oxidase Inhibitor
Tylenol 3® Codeine + APAP Pain Relief
(DEA Sch 3)
Vasotec® Enalapril ACE Inhibitor
Soma® Carisoprodol Muscle Relaxant
(DEA Sch 4)
Flomax® Tamsulosin Prostate
Receptor Agonist
Vytorin® Ezetimibe +
Simvastatin
Cholesterol
Seroquel® Quetiapine Anti-psychotic
Levaquin® Levofloxacin Antibiotic
(Quinolone)
Tricor® Fenofibrate Cholesterol
Catapres® Clonidine Alpha Receptor
Agonist
Phenergan® Promethazine Anti-Nausea
/ Anti-emetic
Yaz® Ethinyl
estradiol
+ Drospirenone
Birth Control
Viagra® Sildenafil Erectile
Dysfunction
Celebrex® Celecoxib N.S.A.I.D.
COX-2 inhibitor
Proventil® Albuterol Beta Agonist
(B2)(Lungs)
Oxycontin® Oxycodone Pain Relief
(DEA Sch 2)
Lantus® Insulin
Glargine
Insulin
Nasonex® Mometasone Corticosteroid
Lyrica® Pregabalin Anti-convulsant
/ Neurologic
(DEA Sch 5)
Amaryl® Glimepiride Antidiabetic
Restoril® Temazepam Sleep Aid
(DEA Sch 4)
Folvite® Folic Acid Mineral Supp.
Premarin® Conjugated
Estrogen
Estrogen
Replacement
Zetia® Ezetimibe Colesterol
Aldactone® Spironolactone Diuretic
Lanoxin® Digoxin Inotrope
Imdur® Isosorbide
Mononitrate
Nitrate
Vasodilator
Omnicef® Cefdinir Anti-biotic
(Cephalosporin)
Altace® Ramipril ACE Inhibitor
Nasacort® Triamcinolone Inhaled Steroid
Ventolin® Albuterol Bronchodilator
Cozaar® Losartan A2RB
Concerta® Methylphenidate ADHD
(DEA Sch 2)
DiaBeta® Glyburide Anti-Diabetic
Valtrex® Valacyclovir Anti-Viral
Tamiflu® Oseltamivir Anti-Viral (Flu)
Pen-VK® Penicillin vk Antibiotic



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