week 4 medication list Essay

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31. Lamisil

Drug use: Used to treat infections caused by fungus that affect the fingernails or toenails. Lamisil oral granules are used to treat a fungal infection of scalp hair follicles in children who are at least 4 years old.
Trade Name: Terbinex, Lamisil.
Generic Name: terbinafine.
Classifications: Allylamine Antifungal.
Forms in which the drug is available: Tablets.
Routes of Administration: Oral.
Manufacturer: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
Most common side effects: Headache, diarrhea, rash, upset stomach, abnormal liver function tests, itching, change in taste, nausea, stomach-area (abdomen) pain, gas.
Possible interactions (five): Arava, Juxtapid, Kynamro, Genox and eliglustat.
Special instructions: Store Lamisil Tablets below 77°F (25°C). Keep Lamisil Tablets in a tightly closed container and keep out of the light.

32. Micanol

• Drug use: Used for the treatment of long-term psoriasis. Anthralin is a man-made version of a natural substance found in goa powder, which is from the araroba tree. It works by slowing down the growth of skin cells.
• Trade Name: Micanol, Anthra-Derm, Drithocreme.
• Generic Name: anthralin topical.
• Classifications: topical antipsoriatics.
• Forms in which the drug is available: Ointment, paste, cream
• Routes of Administration: Topic.
• Manufacturer: GP Pharma Ltd.
• Most common side effects: Redness or other skin irritation of treated or uninvolved skin not present before use of this medicine
• Possible interactions (five): There are no known drug interactions for Micanol.
• Special instructions: Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Discard unused medication after expiration date on the container.
33. Sporanox
Drug use: Used to treat infections caused by fungus, which can invade any part of the body including the lungs, mouth or throat, toenails, or fingernails.
Trade Name: Sporanox, Onmel.
Generic Name: Itraconazole.
Classifications: Azole Antifungal.
Forms in which the drug is available: Oral solution.
Routes of Administration: Oral.
Manufacturer: Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Most common side effects: Convulsions, decreased urine, dry mouth, fever, increased thirst, irregular heartbeat, loss of appetite, mood changes, muscle pain or cramps, nauseas or vomiting, numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips, shortness of breath, unusual tiredness or weakness.
Possible interactions (five): atorvastatin, alprazolam, aliskiren, afenitor and Abstral.
Special instructions: Store bottle at or below 25°C (77°F). Do not freeze.

34. Humira

Drug use: Used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and plaque psoriasis. It is also used to treat Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis in adults, after other drugs have been tried without successful treatment of symptoms.
Trade Name: Humira, Humira Pen, Humira Pen Crohn's Disease Starter Package.
Generic Name: adalimumab.
Classifications: Antirheumatics TNF alfa inhibitors.
Forms in which the drug is available: Injection
Routes of Administration: Subcutaneous.
Manufacturer: AbbVie Inc.
Most common side effects: Abdominal or stomach fullness, body aches or pain, cough or hoarseness, ear congestion, gas with abdominal or stomach pain, lightheadedness, loss of voice, lower back or side pain, muscle aches or pain, nasal congestion, pain or tenderness around the eyes or cheekbones, rapid and sometimes shallow breathing, shivering, sunken eyes, thirst, trouble sleeping, warmth on the slin, wrinkled skin.
Possible interactions (five): bexarotene, Camptosar, clozapine, carboplatin and Cort-K.
Special instructions: Store Humira in a refrigerator at 36ºF to 46ºF (2ºC to 8ºC) in the original container until it is used. Protect from light.

35. Diflucan

Drug use: Used to treat infections caused by fungus, which can invade any part of the body including the mouth, throat, esophagus, lungs,