50 Most Prescribed Medications

Top 50 Most Prescribed Medications in the USA, Look to the following Medications with their Generic Name and Classifications.

50 Most Prescribed
Medications
Name
Generic Name
Classification
Hydrocodone ( Pain)
Hydocodone w/APAP
Analgesic and antitussive
Lipitor ( High Cholestrol)
Atorvastatin calcium
Lipid-lowering agent
Prinivil ( Hypertension)
Lisinopril
Long acting
anfiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
Tenormin ( Hypertension)
Atenolol
Beta-blocker: antihypertensive
and treatment of myocardial infarction
Synthroid ( Hypothridism
Levothyroxine
Thyroid replacement hormone
Amoxidillin ( Bacterial Infection)
Amoxicillin
Antibiotic
Hydrochlorothiazide ( Edema)
Hydrochlorothiazide
Diuretic and antihypertensive
Zithromax ( Bacterial Infection)
Zithromax Azithromycin
Antibiotic
Furosemide
Furosemide
Diuretic
Norvasc
Amlodipine
Cacium channel blocker;
antihypertensive; used for treatment of myocardial infarction
Toprol-XL
Metoprolol
Beta blocker, extended release
Xanax
Alprazolam
Anxiety and hypnotic
Albuterol Aerosol
Albuterol
Bronchodilator
Prilosec
Omeprazole
Inhibits gastric acid
secretion
Zoloft
Sertraline
Antidepressant
Zocor
Simvastatin
Lip lowering agent
Glucophage
Metformin HCI
Oral hypoglycemic
Motrin
Ibuprofen
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory
agent
Dyazide
Triamterene/HCTZ
Diuretic and hypertensive
Ambien
Zolpidem tartrate
Hypnotic; sleep agent
Keflex
Cephalexin
Antibiotic
Nexium
Esomeprazole
Antacid; inhigits gastric acid
secretion
Prevacid
Lansoprazole
Inhibits gastric acid
secretion
Lexapro
Escitalopram
Antidepressant
Prednisone
Prednisone
Steriod, antiinflammatory
Zyrtec
Cetirizine
Seasonal allergic rhinitis
Singulair
Montelukast sodium
Antiinflammatory
Celebrex
Celecoxib
Antiarthritic

 

28 Prozac:         Fluoxetine HCI Classification: Antidepressant

29 Fosamax:      Alendronate Classification: Osteoporosis

30 Metoprolol :  Metoprolol tartrate Classification: Beta blocker, antihypertesive, antianginal

31 Premarin:    Conjugated estrogens Classification: Estrogen: hormone replacement therapy

32 Levoxyl:       Levothyroxine  Classification: Thyroid hormone replacement

33 Ativan:         Lorazapam Classification: Antianxiety

34 Allegra:  Fexofenadine Classification: Antihistamine

35 Plavix:   Clopidogrel bisulfate Classification: Antiplatelet agent

36 Effexor XR Venlafaxine hydrochloride Classification: Extended release antidepressant

37 Micro-K Extencaps:  Potassium chloride Classification: Extended release antidepressant

38 Protonix:  Pantoprazole Classification: Inhibits gastric acid secretion

39 Propoxyohene N/APAP:  Propoxyphene N/APAP Classification: Analgesic

40 Advair Diskus:  Salmeterol xinafoate Classification: Steroidal inhalant with brochodilator

41 Coumadin:  Warfarin Sodium Classification: Anticoagulant

42 Tylenol w/Codeine:  Acetaminiphen w/codeine Classification: Analgesic, antipyretic

43 Klonopin:  Clonazepam Classification: Anticonvulsant

44 Neurontin:  Gabapentin Classification: Partial seizure disorders

45 Flonase:  Fluticasone propionate Classification: Corticosteroid inhalant; allergic rhinitis, asthma

46 Elavil:  Amitriptyline HCI Classification: Antidepressant

47 Zantac:  Ranitidine HCI Classification: Antiulcer agent

48 Desyrel:  Trazodone HCI Classification: Antidepressant

49 Naproxen:  Naproxen Classification: Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory agent

50 Augmentin:  Amoxicillin and clavulanate Classification: Antibiotic

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