Percocet is a strong pain reliever available by prescription only. Percocet’s primary ingredients are acetaminophen and oxycodone hydrochloride.
Permethrin is a common synthetic chemical that is used as an insect repellant or insecticide. It is sometimes sold under the brand name Elimite.
Plavix (Clopidogrel) is an antiplatelet medication, available in both 75 mg and 300 mg tablets, used to treat patients who are in danger of a stroke or heart attack from blood clots.
Pravachol is the brand name of the generic drug Pravastatin and is in a group of drugs known as HMG CoA reductase inhibitors or ‘statins’.
Prednisone belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids; these medications reduce inflammation throughout the body.
Pristiq (Desvenlafaxine) belongs to a class of medications known as Selective Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors—or SNRIs.
Progesterone is a naturally occurring female hormone that decreases as women age—especially after menopause and is prescribed to treat a wide range of conditions.
Propecia is a brand name version of the medication finasteride, used treat male pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia). It works by preventing the conversion of the hormone testosterone to dihydrotestosterone in the body.
Propranolol is a drug classified as a beta blocker; a popular brand name version of this drug is Inderal. This drug works by allowing blood to flow more easily through the veins and arteries and slowing the heart rate by blocking the action of natural chemicals.
Prozac (Fluoxetine) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), which functions increasing serotonin levels in the brain to improve mental stability.
Ramipril, also known by the brand name Altace, is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. This medication is available by prescription only.
Reclast (zoledronic acid) is a biphosphonate drug which treats osteoporosis by binding to bone cells and slowing down their rate of deterioration.
Reglan is a brand name of the generic medication metoclopmaride. It is used in adults for between 4 and 12 weeks to relieve heart burn symptoms.
The brand name of the generic drug infliximab, Remicade is an artificial monoclonal antibody that reduces inflammation caused by certain autoimmune disorders.
Restasis is the brand name version of the generic medication cyclosporine; this medication is an immunosuppressive agent used to treat eye inflammation and the chronic dry eye condition that commonly occurs as a result of inflammation.
An atypical antipsychotic, Risperdal alters the chemical levels within the brain to treat certain psychiatric disorders. Risperdal is one common trade name of the generic drug Risperidone.
Methylphenidate, better known by the brand name Ritalin, is a mild stimulant that increases the neurotransmitter levels in the central nervous system.
Savella is a prescription drug that is in a class of medications known as selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, or SNRIs.
Seasonique is a contraceptive prescription drug that consists of two female hormones, ethinyl estradiol (estrogen) and levonorgestrel (progesterone).
Seroquel is brand name for the generic drug Quetiapine and is a second generation antipsychotic medication.
Brand Names: Zocor and Simvacor. Simvastatin is a statin drug which is used to help control cholesterol levels in the body.
Singulair is the brand name for the generic drug Montelukast and it is a leukotriene modifier. Leukotrienes are chemicals which occur in the body in response to irritants such as allergens.
Soma - generic name, Carisoprodol - is a prescription medication that is given to patients after muscle sprains and strains to treat the pain associated with these injuries.
The prescription medicine Spiriva is a brand of the generic drug Tiotropium and belongs to a group of medications referred to as antimuscarinics or anticholinergics.
Spironolactone is a generic medication used to remove the build-up of excess fluids from the body caused by certain medical conditions.
Strattera (Atomoxetine) is a prescription medication that is given to patients who suffer from ADHD. Strattera is not as habit forming as other medications developed for the treatment of ADHD.
Available by prescription only, Symbicort is a metered-dose aerosol inhaler containing the medications budesonide and formoterol.
The brand name of the generic antiviral drug oseltamivir, Tamiflu has been used worldwide since 1999 but didn’t see widespread use until the H1N1 pandemic of 2009.
Also known by the brand names Soltamox and Nolvadex, Tamoxifen can be classified as both an estrogen receptor antagonist as well as an agonist, making it an effective treatment to stop the growth of certain types of breast cancer cells.
Tegretol (Carbamazepine) is a medication that is prescribed to patients in order for them to manage certain types of seizures, Trigeminal neuralgia, epilepsy and is sometimes prescribed to treat the symptoms of bipolar disorder.
The brand name of the generic drug topiramate, Topamax is an anticonvulsant or antiepilepsy medication. It works within the brain to decrease abnormal levels of excitement that may cause seizures and other conditions.
Toviaz is the brand name for the antimuscarinic drug, fesoterodine. Developed by Schwarz Pharma AG, Toviaz was approved by the FDA for the treatment of overactive bladder syndrome.
Tramadol is a non-narcotic pain medication that is designed to work like a narcotic by blocking pain signals in the brain.
Trazodone is an antidepressant (also known by its brand names Desreyl, Oleptro, and Deprax, among others) that effectively manipulates serotonin chemicals in the brain.
Valium (diazepam) is a benzodiazepine in the same category as medications including xanax, librium, ativan and klonopin. These drugs are all central nervous system depressants (CNS depressants).
Valtrex is the brand name for the generic drug valcyclovir and is a prescription medication which helps control infections related to the herpes virus.
Vancomycin is a generic medication that is commonly referred to as its brand name, Vancocin. It is a glycopeptide antibiotic, and it is typically only used once treatment with other antibiotics has failed.
Verapamil is a type of medication called a calcium channel blocker. It works by slowing the rate of calcium entering the heart and relaxing muscles, allowing for better blood flow and stopping the heart from working as hard.
The prescription medication Vesicare is the brand name of the generic drug Solifenacin and is used to treat certain bladder problems.
Viagra is a popular brand version of the generic medication sildenafil, this medication works by increasing the levels of nitrous oxide in the body which causes the blood vessels in the penis to open and relax thus leading to increased blood flow to this area.
Vicodin is composed of the primary ingredients acetaminophen and hydrocodone bitartrate and is most commonly used to treat short-term pain associated with an injury or surgical procedure.
Victoza is the brand name for the generic drug Liraglutide used as part of a complete treatment and prevention plan for patients with type 2 diabetes.
Viibryd is a brand name version of the medication vilazodone, which is an antidepressant. Viibryd is a member of the class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRI’s.
Vyvanse is used primarily to treat the symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder—or ADHD—in children, teens and adults who are over the age of six
Warfarin is a generic anticoagulant that is also found under the brand name Coumadin. It is used to reduce the formation of blood clots by blocking the development of specific clotting elements
Welchol is a brand name version of the generic medication colesevelam and is used for reducing high cholesterol levels; it may also be used to treat type 2 diabetes.
A common brand name of the generic drug bupropion, Wellbutrin is a mild psychostimulant that works within the brain to improve chemical and hormonal imbalances.
Winstrol (stanozolol) is a manufactured steroid which is similar in composition to testosterone (a natural steroid).
Xanax is the brand name for the drug alprazolam, which falls into the drug category of benzodiazephines and is primarily used to treat anxiety disorders, panic attacks and even depression.
Xeloda is a name brand version of the generic medication capecitabine; this medication interferes with cancer cell growth and slows the spread of these cells through the body.