Top 200 Drugs

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Listing of the top 200 medications. Sort by brand, generic and indication. Study and learn them for the certification exam.

Generic NameBrand NameDrug ClassIndication
Albuterol SulfateProair, Preventil HFA, Ventolin HFABronchodilator, antiasthmaticAsthma, Bronchospasms
AlprazolamXanax, Xanax XRAntianxiety - benzodiazepineAnxiety, Panic disorders
Amlodipine BesylateNorvascAntihypertensive - Calcium Channel BlockerHypertension, Angina
AtorvastatinLipitorAntihyperlipidemic - HMG-CoA Reducaste Inhibitor (Statin)High Cholesterol
CarvedilolCoreg, Coreg CRAntihypertensive - beta blockerHigh Blood Pressure (hypertension)
CitalopramCelexaAntidepressant - SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake InhibitorDepression
ClonazepamKlonopinAntiepileptic - benzodiazepineSeizures
ClopidogrelPlavixPlatelet inhibitorPrevent blood clots, Blood thinner
CyclobenzaprineFlexeril, Amrix, FexmidMuscle RelaxerMuscle Spasms
DuloxetineCymbaltaAntidepressant, Selective Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (SNRI)Depression, Fibromyalgia
FLuoxetineProzac, SarafemAntidepressant - Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI)Depression
Fluticasone PropionateFlonase, VeramystAntiallergy-steroidAllergies, Rhinitis
Fluticasone Propionate with Salmeterol XinafoateAdvairAntiasthmaticAsthma, COPD
FurosemideLasixDiureticEdema, Hypertension
GabapentinNeurontinAntiepilepticSeizures, Nerve pain, Restless leg syndrome
Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)HydroDiuril, EsidrixDiuretic - thiazideEdema, Hypertension
Hydrocodone with AcetaminophenVicodin, Norco, Lorcet, LortabOpioid analgesicModerate to moderately severe pain
Insulin GlargineLantusAntidiabeticType I diabetes
LisinoprilPrinivil, ZestrilAntihypertensive: ACE inhibitorHigh Blood Pressure (hypertension)
MontelukastSingulairAntiasthmatic, Leukotriene InhibitorAsthma, Bronchospasms, Seasonal allergies
LevothyroxineLevoxyl, Synthroid, Unithroid, LevothroidThyroid hormoneHypothyroidism
LovastatinMevacorAntihyperlipidemic - HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor (Statin)High Cholesterol
Metformin HydrochlorideGlucophage, Glucophage XRAntidiabeticLower blood sugar in type II diabetes
Metoprolol TartrateLopressorAntihypertensive - beta blockerHigh blood pressure, Angina
Metoprolol SuccinateToprol XLAntihypertensive - beta blockerHigh blood pressure, Angina
OmeprazolePrilosecAntiulcer agent - Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Ulcers, Acid reflux
Potassium ChlorideK-Dur, Klor-Con, Micro-KPotassium supplementPrevention and treatment of Potassium deficiency)
Promethazine with CodeinePhenergan with codeineAntitussiveCough
Quetiapine FumerateSeroquelAntipsychoticSchizophrenia, Bipolar disorder
RanitidineZantacAntiulcer - H2receptor blockerGastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Ulcers
SertralineZoloftAntidepressant - SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor)Depression
SimvastatinZocorAntihyperlipidemic, HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor (Statin)High Cholesterol
TramadolUltram, Ryzolt, Ultram ERAnalgesicModerate to moderately severe pain
TrazodoneDesyrelAntidepressantDepression
WarfarinCoumadin, JantovenAnticoagulantPrevent blood clots, blood thinner
ZolpidemAmvbien, Ambien CRSedative, hypnoticInsomnia
BupropionWellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL, ZybanAntidepressantDepression, Zyban for smoking cessation
AmitriptylineElavilTricyclic antidepressant (TCA)Depression
LorazepamAtivanAntianxiety - benzodiazepineAnxiety
MeloxicamMobicNSAID (Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug)Arthritis
Oxycodone with AcetaminophenPercocet, Roxicet, Endocet, Tylox, Xolox, PrimalevOpioid analgesicModerate to moderately severe pain
DiltiazemCardizem, TaztiaAntihypertensive - Calcium channel blockerHypertension, Angina
AtenololTenorminAntihypertensive - beta blockerHigh Blood Pressure (hypertension)
EscitalopramLexaproAntidepressant - Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI)High Blood Pressure (hypertension)
Oxycodone HydrochlorideOxycontin, RoxicodoneOpioid analgesicModerate to moderately severe pain
TopiramateTopamaxAntiepileptic, anticonvulsantSeizures, Prophylaxis of migraines
Ipratropium Bromide with Albuterol SulfateCombivent, DuonebAntiasthmatic - combination bronchodialatorCOPD
Tiotropium BromideSpirivaAntiasthmaticCOPD, Bronichitis and Emphysema
PrednisoneDeltasoneAnti-inflammatory (corticosteroid)Inflammatory conditions
Venlafaxine HydrochlorideEffexorAntidepressant - SNRIDepression
Clonidine HydrochlorideCatapresAntihypertensiveHypertension
AripiprazoleAbilifyAntipsychoticSchizophrenia, Bipolar disorder
Lisinopril with HydrochlorothiazidePrinizide, ZestoreticAntihypertensive - ACE inhibitor and diureticHypertension
Morphine sulfateMS Contin, Kadian, Avinza, Oramorph SR, MSIROpioid analgesicFor managing moderate to severe pain
FenofibrateTricorAntihyperlipidemicHigh Cholesterol
RosuvastatinCrestorAntihyperlipidemic (Statin)High Cholesterol
Azithromucin DihydrateZityhromax, Z-Pak, Z-maxAntibiotic - macrolideLower and upper respiratory tract infection, Bacterial sinusitis, Acute otitis media
PravastatinPravacholAntihyperlipidemic (Statin)High Cholesterol
NaproxenNaprosyn, EC-Naprosyn, AleveNSAID (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)Mild to moderate pain, arthritis pain
TamsulosinFlomaxAlpha blocker for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)Enlarged prostate
DivalproexDepakote, Depakote ER, Depakote SprinklesAntiepilepticSeizures, bipolar disorder, prophylaxis from migraines
DonepezilAriceptAntipsychoticAlzheimer's (dementia)
IbuprofenAdvil, MotrinNSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)Mild pain, inflammation
PregabalinLyricaAnticonvulsantEpilepsy, Seizures, neuropathic pain, fibromyalgia
LamotrigineLamictalAntiepileptic-anticonvulsantEpilepsy, seizures
Alendronate SodiumFosamaxOsteoporosisTreatment of osteoporosis.
Isosorbide MononitrateImdurAntianginalProphylaxis of angina.
SpironolactoneAldactoneDiureticEdema and hypertension.
Losartan potassiumCozaarAngiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB)Hypertension
GlipizideGlucotrolAntidiabeticType II diabetes
RisperidoneRisperdalAntipsychoticSchizophrenia, Bipolar disorder, Irritability associated with autism
CarisoprodolSomaMuscle RelaxerMusculoskeletal conditions
DiazepamValiumBenzodiazepineAnxiety disorders
AllopurinolZyloprimGoutGout, Kidney stones
MirtazepineRemeronTetracyclicDepression
Oxybutynin ChlorideDitropan, Ditropan XL, UrotrolUrinary AntispasmodicOveractive bladder
Pioglitazone HydrochlorideActosAntidiabeticType II diabetes
Memantine HydrochlorideNamendaAlzheimer's DementiaDementia
Metoclopramide HydrochlorideReglanAntiemeticNausea, Vomiting
BaclofenLioresalMuscle RelaxerMuscle Spasms
Folic AcidFolateVitaminAnemia
Amoxicillin TrihydrateAmoxil, TrimoxAntibiotic (Penicillin)Bacterial Infection
Amphetamine and Dextroamphetamine SaltsAdderallCNS StimulantADHD
Buspirone HydrochlorideBusparAntianxietyAnxiety
GlyburideDiabeta, MicronaseAntidiabeticType II diabetes
Promethazine HClPhenerganAntihistamineSeasonal Allergies, Nausea, and Vomiting
LevetiracetamKeppraAntiepileptic, AnticonvulsantSeizures
Sulfamethoxazole with TrimethoprimBactrim, Septra, SMZ-TMP DSAntibacterialUrinary Tract Infections
Pantoprazole SodiumProtonixProton Pump InhibitorGastroesophageal Reflux Disease
DigoxinDigitek, Lanoxin, LanoxicapsCardiac GlycosideHeart Failure, Tachycardia
LidocaineLidodermAnalgesicPain
Tolterodine TartrateDetrol, Detrol LAUrinary AntispasmodicOveractive Bladder
Triamterene with HydrochlorothiazideDiazide, MaxzideDiureticEdema, Hypertension
Paroxetine HydrochloridePaxil, Paxil CR, PexevaAntidepressantDepression
Hydroxyzine HydrochlorideAtaraxAntihistaminePruritus, Anxiety
Dicyclomine HydrochlorideBentylGI AntispasmodicIrritable Bowel Syndrome
GlimepirideAmaryAntidiabeticType II Diabetes
CelecoxibCelebrexNSAIDOsteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Insulin AspartNovologAntidiabeticType I Diabetes
EstrogensPremarin, Cenestin, EnjuviaEstrogen HormoneMenopause, Prostate Cancer, Female Hypogonadism
Hydroxyzine PamoateVistarilAntihistamineAnxiety, Sedative, Atopic Dermatitis
Tizanidine HydrochlorideZanaflexMuscle RelaxerMuscle Spasticity
Methylphenidate HydrochlorideRitalin, Metadate ER, ConcertaStimulantADHD, Narcolepsy
Ciprofloxacin HydrochlorideCipro, Cipro XRAntibiotic (fluoroquinolone)Bacterial Infection
LansoprazolePrevacidAntiulcer Agent (Proton Pump Inhibitor)GERD, Ulcers
EzetimibeZetiaAntihyperlipidemicHigh Cholesterol
Propranolol HydrochlorideInderal, Inderal LA, InnoPran XLAntihypertensive (Beta Blocker)Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Budesonide and Formoterol Fumarate DihydrateSymbicortAntiasthmaticAsthma, COPD
FentanylDuragesicOpioid AnalgesicChronic Pain
NystatinNystop, MycostatinAntifungalFungal Infection, Thrush
Doxycycline HyclateVibramycinAntibiotic (Tetracycline)Bacterial Infections
Insulin LisproHumalogAntidiabeticType I Diabetes or Type II not properly controlled
Carbidopa with LevodopaSinemetAntiparkinsonParkinson's
ValsartanDiovanAntihypertensiveHypertension
FamotidinePepcidAntiulcerGERD, Ulcers
Sitaliptin PhosphateJanuviaAntidiabeticType II Diabetes
EszopicloneLunestaSedativeInsomnia
TemazepamRestorilSedativeInsomnia
Veraoamil HydrochlorideCalan, Isoptin, VerelenAntihypertensiveHypertension, Angina
Chlorpheniramine with HydrocodoneTussionexAntitussiveCough
Enalapril MaleateVasotecAntihypertensive (ACE Inhibitor)High Blood Pressure
Solifenacin SuccinateVesicareUrinary AntispasmodicOveractive Bladder
EstradiolVivelle-DotHormone ReplacementMenopause
Pramipexole DihydrochlorideMirapexAntiparkinsonParkinson's
CarbamazepineTegretol, Carbatrol, Epitol, Equetro, Tegretol XRAnticonvulsantSeizures, Nerve Pain
Phenytoin SodiumDilantin, PhenytekAntiepilepticSeizures
Levalbuterol HydrochlorideXopenexAntiasthmatic, BrochodialatorAsthma, COPD
Cephalexin MonohydrateKeflexAntibiotic (Cephalosporin)Bacterial Infections
DesvenlafaxinePristiqAntidepressantDepression
Mometasone Furoate MonohydrateNasonexAntiallergy (Steroid)Nasal Allergy SYmptoms
Ziprasidone HydrochlorideGeodonAntipsychoticSchizophrenia
NiacinNiacin, Niacin SR, Niacor, Niaspan, Slo-NiacinAntihyperlipidemicHigh Cholesterol
FluconazoleDiflucanAntifungalFungal Infections
GemfibrozilLopidAntihyperlipidemicHigh Cholesterol
Lithium CarbonateEskalith, Lithobid, LithonateAntipsychoticBipolar Disorder
Triamcinolone AcetonideKenalog, Cinolar, Trianex, TridermCorticosteroidTo relieve inflammatory symptoms
Doxazosin MesylateCardura, Cardura XLAntihypertensive, Prostate Anti-InflammatoryHigh Blood Pressure, BPH
Fluticasone PropionateFlovent, Flovent Diskus, Flovent HFAAntiasthmatic (Steroid)Asthma Attacks
Olmesartan MedoxomilBenicarAntihypertensiveHypertension
Butalbital, Acetaminophen, and CaffeineFioricetAnalgesicHeadache
Amoxicillin with Clavulanate PotassiumAugmentin, Augmentin ES-600, Augmentin XRAntibiotic (Penicillin)Bacterial Infections
Acetaminophen with Codeine PhosphateTylenol with CodeineOpioid AnalgesicMild to moderate Pain
Insulin DetemirLevemirAntidiabeticType I Diabetes
Valsartan with HydrochlorothiazideDiovan-HCTAntihypertensive and DiureticHypertension
OxcarbazepineTrileptalAntiepilepticSeizures
Ondansetron HydrochlorideZofran, Zofran ODTAntiemeticNausea and Vomiting
Ezetimibe with SimvastatinVytorinAntihyperlipidemicHigh Cholesterol
Losartan Potassium with HydrochlorothiazideHyzaarAntihypertensive and DiureticHypertension
RamiprilAltaceAntihypertensive (ACE Inhibitor)High Blood Pressure
Darifenacin HydrobromideEnablexUrinary AntispasmodicOveractive Bladder
Benazepril HydrochlorideLotensinAntihypertensive (ACE Inhibitor)High Blood Pressure
Sumatriptan SuccinateImitrexAntimigraneousMigraines
Methadone HydrochlorideDolophineOpioid AnalgesicDetoxification or temporary maintenance of narcotic addiction
MetaxaloneSkelaxinMuscle RelaxerMusculoskeletal Conditions
BenzonatateTessalon PerlesAntitussiveCough
BumetanideBumexDiureticEdema, Hypertension
Diclofenac SodiumVoltaren, Voltaren-XRNSAIDOsteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Methotrexate SodiumRheumatrex, TrexallAntimetaboliteSevere rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis, Specific types of cancer
OlanzapineZyprexaAntipsychoticSchizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder
NitrofurantoinMacrobid, MacrodantinAntibacterialUTIs
Benztropine MesylateCogentinAntiparkinsonParkinson's
Dipyridamole and AspirinAggrenoxAntiplateletReduce risk of stroke and blood clots
Amlodipine Besylate with Benzepril HydrochlorideLotrelAntihypertensive (Calcium Channel Blocker and ACE Inhibitor)Hypertension
NifedipineProcardia, Nifedical XLAntihypertensiveHypertension, Angina
Omega-3 Acid Ethyl EstersLovazaAntihyperlipidemicHigh Cholesterol
MethocarbamolRobaxinMuscle RelaxerMusculoskeletal Conditions
AcyclovirZoviraxAntiviralGenital herpes, Shingles
FinasterideProscar, PropeciaAnti-Inflammatory (Prostate)BPH
SucralfateCarafateAntiulcerGERD, Ulcers
MupirocinBactrobanAntibacterialImpetigo, MRSA, Bacterial skin infections
Diclofenac SodiumVoltaren Gel, Pennsaid, SolarazeNSAIDOsteoarthritis
Olopatadine HydrochloridePatanol, PatadayOphthalmic AntiallergyConjunctivitis
Hydroxychloroquine SulfatePlaquenilAntimalarialMalaria
ProchlorperazineCompazineAntipsychoticSchizophrenia
ThyroidArmour ThyroidThyroid HormoneHypothyroidism
Nebivolol HydrochlorideBystolicAntihypertensive (Beta Blocker)Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Raloxifene HydrochlorideEvistaOsteoporosisOsteoporosis in postmenopausal women
Valacyclovir HydrochlorideValtrexAntiviralGenital herpes, Shingles, Cold Sores
AmiodaroneCordarone, PaceroneAntiarrhythmicVentricular fibrillation, Tachycardia
Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride with Atropine SulfateLomotilAntidiarrhealDiarrhea
Nortriptyline HydrochloridePamelorAntidepressant (Tricyclic)Depression
Terazosin HydrochlorideHytrinAntihypertensive, Prostate Anti-inflammatoryHigh Blood Pressure, BPH
Quinapril HydrochlorideAccuprilAntihypertensive (ACE Inhibitor)High Blood Pressure
Clindamycin HydrochlorideCleocinAntibioticRespiratory Tract Infections (For penicillin allergic patients)
MethylprednisoloneMedrol, Medrol DosepakAnti-inflammatory (Corticosteroid)Inflammatory conditions
LevofloxacinLevaquinAntibiotic (fluoroquinolone)Bacterial Infections (UTIs, Pneumonia)
Theophylline AnhydrousTheo-Dur, Theo-24, ElixophyllinBronchodilatorAsthma, Chronic Bronchitis
Guanfacine HydrochlorideIntuniv, TenexAntihypertensive, ADHDHypertension, ADHD
Doxepin HydrochlorideSinequanAntidepressant (Tricyclic)Depression
Phentermine HydrochlorideAdipex-P, IonaminWeight ManagementWeight Reduction
Varenicline TartrateChantixSmoking CessationCessation of smoking
Azelastine HydrochlorideAstelinAntihistamineSeasonal rhinitis, Allergy symptoms
ZonisamideZonegranAnticonvylsantSeizures
MetolazoneZaroxolynDiureticEdema, Hypertension
TravoprostTravatan, Travatan ZGlaucomaRedice omtrapci;ar [ressire om g;aicp,a
TelmisartanMicardisAntihypertensive (ARB)Hypertension
Tramadol Hydrochloride with AcetaminophenUltracetAnalgesicAcute pain
Clotrimazole with Betamethasone DipropionateLotrisoneAntifungalAthlete's foot, Jock itch, Ringworm