Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

Editor/Author Vallerand, April Hazard, Sanoski, Cynthia A. and Deglin, Judith Hopfer
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

ISBN: 978-0-8036-6945-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2019
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Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Sixteenth Edition delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan--well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs.

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Table of Contents

  • HOW TO USE DAVIS'S DRUG GUIDE FOR NURSES
  • EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE AND PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS: Implications for Nurses
  • Evidence-Based Practice and Its Importance in Pharmacology
  • PHARMACOGENOMICS
  • MEDICATION ERRORS: Improving Practices and Patient Safety
  • DETECTING AND MANAGING ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS
  • OVERVIEW OF RISK EVALUATION AND MITIGATION SYSTEMS (REMS)
  • SPECIAL DOSING CONSIDERATIONS
  • The Pediatric Patient
  • The Older Adult Patient
  • The Patient of Reproductive Age
  • Renal Impairment
  • Hepatic Impairment
  • Heart Failure
  • Body Size
  • Drug Interactions
  • THE CYTOCHROME P450 SYSTEM
  • EDUCATING PATIENTS ABOUT SAFE MEDICATION USE
  • CLASSIFICATIONS
  • Anti-Alzheimer's agents
  • Antianemics
  • Antianginals
  • Antianxiety agents
  • Antiarrhythmics
  • Antiasthmatics
  • Anticholinergics
  • Anticoagulants
  • Anticonvulsants
  • Antidepressants
  • Antidiabetics
  • Antidiarrheals
  • Antiemetics
  • Antifungals
  • Antihistamines
  • Antihypertensives
  • Anti-infectives
  • Antineoplastics
  • Antiparkinson agents
  • Antiplatelet agents
  • Antipsychotics
  • Antipyretics
  • Antiretrovirals
  • Antirheumatics
  • Antituberculars
  • Antiulcer agents
  • Antivirals
  • Beta blockers
  • Bone resorption inhibitors
  • Bronchodilators
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Central nervous system stimulants
  • Corticosteroids
  • Diuretics
  • Hormones
  • Immunosuppressants
  • Laxatives
  • Lipid lowering agents
  • Minerals/electrolytes/pH modifiers
  • Natural/Herbal Products
  • Nonopioid analgesics
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents
  • Opioid analgesics
  • Sedative/hypnotics
  • Skeletal muscle relaxants
  • Thrombolytics
  • Vaccines/immunizing agents
  • Vascular headache suppressants
  • Vitamins
  • Weight control agents
  • DRUG MONOGRAPHS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY GENERIC NAME
  • abacavir (ah-back-ah-veer)
  • abacavir/dolutegravir/ lamivudine (ah-back-ah-veer/doe-loo-teg-ra-vir/la-mi-vyoo-deen)
  • abemaciclib (a-bem-a-sye-klib)
  • abiraterone (a-bi-ra-te-rone)
  • acetaminophen (oral, rectal) (a-seet-a-min-oh-fen)
  • acetylcysteine (a-se-teel-sis-teen)
  • aclidinium (a-kli-din-ee-um)
  • acyclovir (ay-sye-kloe-veer)
  • adalimumab (a-da-li-mu-mab) Amjevita, Humira
  • adenosine (a-den-oh-seen)
  • ado-trastuzumab (ado tras-too-zoo-mab)
  • afatinib (a-fa-ti-nib)
  • albuterol (al-byoo-ter-ole)
  • alectinib (al-ekti-nib)
  • alendronate (a-len-drone-ate) Binosto, Fosamax
  • alfuzosin (al-fyoo-zo-sin)
  • alirocumab (a-li-roe-kyoo-mab) Praluent
  • allopurinol (al-oh-pure-i-nole) Aloprim, Lopurin, Zyloprim
  • almotriptan (al-moe-trip-tan)
  • alogliptin (al-oh-glip-tin)
  • ALPRAZolam (al-pray-zoe-lam)
  • aluminum hydroxide
  • amifostine (a-mi-fos-teen)
  • aminocaproic acid (a-mee-noe-ka-pro-ik a-sid)
  • AMINOGLYCOSIDES
  • amiodarone (am-ee-oh-da-rone)
  • amitriptyline (a-mee-trip-ti-leen)
  • amLODIPine (am-loe-di-peen)
  • amoxicillin (a-mox-i-sill-in)
  • amoxicillin/clavulanate (a-mox-i-sill-in/klav-yoo-lan-ate)
  • amphetamine mixtures (am-fet-a-meen)
  • ADHD
  • amphotericin B deoxycholate (am-foe-ter-i-sin)
  • amphotericin B lipid complex
  • amphotericin B liposome
  • ampicillin (am-pi-sil-in)
  • ampicillin/sulbactam (am-pi-sil-in/sul-bak-tam)
  • anastrozole (a-nass-troe-zole)
  • ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME (ACE) INHIBITORS
  • ANGIOTENSIN II RECEPTOR ANTAGONISTS
  • anidulafungin (a-ni-du-la-fun-gin)
  • ANTIFUNGALS (TOPICAL)
  • ketoconazole (kee-toe-koe-na-zole)
  • ANTIFUNGALS (VAGINAL)
  • apixaban (a-pix-a-ban) Eliquis
  • aprepitant (oral) (a-prep-i-tant)
  • argatroban (ar-gat-tro-ban)
  • ARIPiprazole (a-ri-pip-ra-zole) Ability, Ability Maintena, Aristada
  • asenapine (a-sen-a-peen)
  • asparaginase Erwinia chrysanthemi (a-spare-a-ji-nase)
  • aspirin (as-pir-in) acetylsalicylic acid, Acuprin, ASA, Asaphen, Aspergum, Aspir-Low, Aspirtab, Bayer Aspirin, Bayer Timed-Release Arthritic Pain Formula, Easprin, Ecotrin, 8-Hour Bayer Timed-Release, Empirin, Entrophen, Halfprin, Healthprin, Lowprin, Norwich Aspirin, Novasen, Rivasa, Sloprin, St. Joseph Adult Chewable Aspirin, Therapy Bayer, ZORprin
  • atazanavir (a-ta-zan-a-veer) Reyataz
  • atenolol (a-ten-oh-lole)
  • atezolizumab (a-te-zoe-liz-ue-mab)
  • atomoxetine (a-to-mox-e-teen)
  • atovaquone (a-toe-va-kwone)
  • atropine† (at-ro-peen)
  • avanafil (av-an-a-fil)
  • azaTHIOprine (ay-za-thye-oh-preen)
  • azithromycin (aye-zith-roe-mye-sin)
  • aztreonam (az-tree-oh-nam)
  • baclofen (bak-loe-fen)
  • basiliximab (ba-sil-ix-i-mab) Simulect
  • becaplermin (be-kap-lerm-in)
  • belatacept (be-lat-a-sept) Nulojix
  • belimumab (be-li-moo-mab) Benlysta
  • benztropine (benz-troe-peen)
  • betrixaban (be-trix-a-ban)
  • bevacizumab (be-va-siz-uh-mab)
  • bezlotoxumab (bez-loe-tox-ue-mab)
  • bicalutamide (bye-ka-loot-a-mide)
  • bisacodyl (bis-a-koe-dill) Bisac-Evac, Bisacolax, Biscolax, Carter's Little Pills, Codulax, Correctol, Dacodyl, Doxidan, Dulcolax, ExLax Ultra, Femilax, Fleet Laxative, Soflax-Ex
  • bisoprolol (bis-oh-proe-lol)
  • bivalirudin (bi-val-i-roo-din)
  • bleomycin (blee-oh-mye-sin)
  • bortezomib (bor-tez-o-mib)
  • brentuximab (bren-tux-i-mab)
  • brexpiprazole (brex-pip-ra-zole)
  • brigatinib (bri-ga-ti-nib)
  • brivaracetam (briv-a-ra-se-tam)
  • brodalumab (broe-dal-ue-mab)
  • bumetanide (byoo-met-a-nide)
  • buprenorphine (byoo-pre-nor-feen)
  • buPROPion (byoo-proe-pee-on) Aplenzin, Forfivo XL, Wellbutrin, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL, Zyban
  • bupropion/naltrexone (byoo-proe-pee-on nal-trex-one)
  • busPIRone (byoo-spye-rone)
  • busulfan (byoo-sul-fan)
  • cabazitaxel (ka-ba-zi-tax-el)
  • cabergoline (ka-ber-goe-leen)
  • CALCITONIN
  • CALCIUM SALTS
  • canagliflozin (kan-a-gli-floe-zin)
  • cangrelor (kan-grel-or)
  • capecitabine (ka-pe-site-a-been)
  • capsaicin (kap-say-sin) Capzasin-HP, Capzasin-P, DiabetAid Pain and Tingling Relief, Qutenza, Salonpas Hot, Zostrix Diabetic Foot Pain, Zostrix, Zostrix-HP
  • carBAMazepine (kar-ba-maz-e-peen)
  • carbidopa/levodopa (kar-bi-doe-pa/lee-voe-doe-pa)
  • CARBOplatin (kar-boe-pla-tin)
  • cariprazine (kar-ip-ra-zeen)
  • carisoprodol (kar-i-sop-roe-dole)
  • carvedilol (kar-ve-di-lole) Coreg, Coreg CR
  • caspofungin (kas-po-fun-gin) Cancidas
  • cefepime (seff-e-peem)
  • ceftaroline (sef-tar-oh-leen)
  • ceftazidime/avibactam (sef-tay-zi-deem/tay-zoe-bak-tam)
  • ceftolozane/tazobactam (sef-tol-o-zane/taz-oh-bak-tam)
  • celecoxib (sel-e-kox-ib)
  • CEPHALOSPORINS – FIRST GENERATION
  • CEPHALOSPORINS – SECOND GENERATION
  • CEPHALOSPORINS – THIRD GENERATION
  • ceritinib (se-ri-ti-nib) Zykadia
  • certolizumab (ser-toe-liz-u-mab)
  • cetirizine (se-ti-ra-zeen)
  • cetuximab (se-tux-i-mab)
  • cilostazol (sil-os-tah-zol)
  • cinacalcet (sin-a-kal-set) Sensipar
  • CISplatin (sis-pla-tin)
  • citalopram (si-tal-oh-pram) CeleXA
  • clarithromycin (kla-rith-roe-mye-sin)
  • clindamycin (klin-da-mye-sin)
  • clonazePAM (kloe-na-ze-pam)
  • cloNIDine (klon-i-deen)
  • Clopidogrel (kloh-pid-oh-grel)
  • clotrimazole
  • cobimetinib (koe-bi-me-ti-nib)
  • codeine (koe-deen)
  • colchicine (kol-chi-seen)
  • colesevelam (koe-le-sev-e-lam)
  • conivaptan (con-i-vap-tan) Vaprisol
  • CONTRACEPTIVES, HORMONAL MONOPHASIC ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES
  • BIPHASIC ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES
  • TRIPHASIC ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES
  • EXTENDED-CYCLE ORAL CONTRACEPTIVE
  • PROGESTIN-ONLY ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES
  • CONTRACEPTIVE IMPLANT
  • EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVE
  • INJECTABLE CONTRACEPTIVE
  • INTRAUTERINE CONTRACEPTIVE
  • VAGINAL RING CONTRACEPTIVE
  • TRANSDERMAL CONTRACEPTIVE
  • CORTICOSTEROIDS (INHALATION)
  • CORTICOSTEROIDS (NASAL)
  • CORTICOSTEROIDS (SYSTEMIC)
  • CORTICOSTEROIDS (TOPICAL/ LOCAL)
  • crizotinib (kriz-oh-ti-nib)
  • cyclobenzaprine (sye-kloe-ben-za-preen)
  • cyclophosphamide (sye-kloe-fos-fa-mide)
  • cycloSPORINE† (sye-kloe-spor-een)
  • cytarabine (sye-tare-a-been) cytosine arabinoside, Cytosar, Cytesar-U
  • dabigatran (da-bi-gat-ran)
  • dabrafenib (da-braf-e-nib)
  • dacarbazine (da-kar-ba-zeen)
  • daclatasvir (da-kla-tass-veer)
  • dalbavancin (dal-ba-van-sin)
  • dalfampridine (dal-fam-pri-deen)
  • dantrolene (dan-troe-leen)
  • DAPTOmycin (dap-to-mye-sin)
  • darbepoetin (dar-be-poh-e-tin)
  • darifenacin (dar-i-fen-a-sin)
  • darunavir (da-ru-na-veer) Prezista
  • DAUNOrubicin hydrochloride (daw-noe-roo-bi-sin hye-dro- klor-ide)
  • deferoxamine (de-fer-ox-a-meen)
  • degarelix (deg-a-rel-ix)
  • denosumab (de-no-su-mab)
  • desipramine (dess-ip-ra-meen)
  • desmopressin (des-moe-press-in)
  • desvenlafaxine (des-ven-la-fax-een)
  • dexlansoprazole (dex-lan-soe-pra-zole)
  • dexmedetomidine (dex-me-de-to-mi-deen)
  • dexrazoxane (dex-ra-zox-ane) Totect, Zinecard
  • dextromethorphan (dex-troe-meth-or-fan)
  • diazePAM (dye-az-e-pam) Diastat, Valium
  • DICLOFENAC† (dye-kloe-fen-ak)
  • digoxin (di-jox-in)
  • dilTIAZem (dil-tye-a-zem)
  • dimethyl fumarate (dye-meth-il fue-ma-rate)
  • dinoprostone (dye-noe-prost-one)
  • dinutuximab (di-noo-tux-i-mab)
  • diphenhydrAMINE (oral, parenteral) (dye-fen-hye-dra-meen)
  • DIURETICS (POTASSIUMSPARING)
  • DIURETICS (THIAZIDE)
  • DOBUTamine (doe-byoo-ta-meen)
  • DOCEtaxel (doe-se-tax-el)
  • DOCUSATE (dok-yoo-sate)
  • dofetilide (doe-fet-il-ide) Tikosyn
  • dolasetron (dol-a-se-tron)
  • dolutegravir (doe-loo-teg-ra-vir)
  • donepezil (doe-nep-i-zill)
  • DOPamine (dope-a-meen)
  • doxazosin (dox-ay-zoe-sin)
  • DOXOrubicin (dox-oh-roo-bi-sin)
  • DOXOrubicin, liposomal (dox-oh-roo-bi-sin lye-poe-sohmal)
  • doxylamine/pyridoxine (dox-il-a-meen peer-ih-dox-een)
  • dronedarone (droe-ned-a-rone)
  • dulaglutide (doo-la-gloo-tide)
  • DULoxetine (do-lox-e-teen) Cymbalta
  • dutasteride (doo-tas-te-ride)
  • edaravone (e-dar-a-vone)
  • edoxaban (e-dox-a-ban)
  • efavirenz (e-fav-e-renz)
  • elbasvir/grazoprevir (elb-as-vir/graz-oh-pre-vir)
  • elvitegravir/cobicistat/
  • elvitegravir/cobicistat/emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide (el-vi-teg-ra-vir/koe-bik-i-stat/emtrye-sye-ta-been/ten-of-oh-virala-fen-a-mide)
  • empagliflozin (em-pag-gli-floe-zin)
  • emtricitabine (em-tri-si-ti-been)
  • emtricitabine/rilpivirine/ tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (em-tri-sye-ti-been/ril-pi-vir-een/te-noe-fo-veer)
  • enasidinib (en-a-sid-a-nib)
  • entacapone (en-tak-a-pone) Comtan
  • entecavir (en-tek-aveer)
  • enzalutamide (en-za-loo-ta-mide)
  • EPINEPHrine (ep-i-nef-rin) Adrenaclick, Adrenalin, Allerject, Anapen, Anapen Junior, AsthmaNefrin, Auvi-Q, EpiPen, S-2 (racepinephrine), Twin Ject
  • epiRUBicin (ep-i-roo-bi-sin)
  • eplerenone (e-ple-re-none)
  • epoetin (e-poe-e-tin)
  • eptifibatide (ep-ti-fib-a-tide) Integrilin
  • ergocalciferol
  • ertapenem (er-ta-pen-em)
  • ERYTHROMYCIN† (eh-rith-roe-mye-sin)
  • escitalopram (ess-sit-al-o-pram)
  • esmolol (es-moe-lol)
  • esomeprazole (es-oh-mep-ra-zole)
  • ESTRADIOL (es-tra-dye-ole) Estrace
  • estrogens, conjugated (equine) (ess-troe-jenz con-joo-gae-ted)
  • eszopiclone (es-zop-i-klone)
  • etanercept (e-tan-er-sept)
  • ethambutol (e-tham-byoo-tole)
  • etodolac (ee-toe-doe-lak)
  • everolimus (e-ver-oh-li-mus)
  • evolocumab (e-vo-lo-kyoo-mab)
  • exemestane (ex-e-mes-tane)
  • exenatide (ex-en-a-tide)
  • ezetimibe (e-zet-i-mibe)
  • famciclovir (fam-sye-kloe-veer)
  • febuxostat (fe-bux-o-stat)
  • felodipine (fe-loe-di-peen)
  • fenofibrate (fen-o-fi-brate)
  • fenofibric acid (feen-oh-fye-brik as-id)
  • fentaNYL (parenteral) (fen-ta-nil)
  • fentaNYL (transdermal) (fen-ta-nil)
  • FENTANYL (transmucosal) (fen-ta-nil)
  • ferric citrate (fe-rik si-trate)
  • fesoterodine (fee-soe-ter-o-deen)
  • fexofenadine (fex-oh-fen-a-deen)
  • fidaxomicin (fi-dax-oh-mye-sin)
  • filgrastim (fil-gra-stim)
  • finasteride (fi-nas-teer-ide)
  • fingolimod (fin-go-li-mod)
  • flibanserin (fliban-ser-in)
  • fluconazole (floo-kon-a-zole)
  • fludrocortisone (floo-droe-kor-ti-sone)
  • flumazenil (flu-maz-e-nil)
  • FLUOROQUINOLONES (floor-oh-kwin-oh-lones)
  • fluorouracil (flure-oh-yoor-a-sill)
  • FLUoxetine (floo-ox-uh-teen)
  • fluvoxaMINE (floo-voks-a-meen)
  • fondaparinux (fon-da-par-i-nux)
  • formoterol (for-mo-te-role)
  • foscarnet (foss-kar-net)
  • fosphenytoin (foss-fen-i-toyn)
  • frovatriptan (froe-va-trip-tan)
  • furosemide (fur-oh-se-mide)
  • gabapentin (ga-ba-pen-tin)
  • galantamine (ga-lant-a-meen)
  • ganciclovir (gan-sye-kloe-vir)
  • gefitinib (je-fit-in-ib) Iressa
  • gemcitabine (jem-site-a-been)
  • gemfibrozil (gem-fye-broe-zil)
  • glecaprevir/pibrentasvir (glek-a-pre-vir/pi-brent-as-vir)
  • glucagon (gloo-ka-gon)
  • glycopyrrolate (glye-koe-pye-roe-late)
  • golimumab (go-li-mu-mab)
  • goserelin (goe-se-rel-lin)
  • granisetron (gra-nees-e-tron)
  • guaiFENesin (gwye-fen-e-sin)
  • guanFACINE (gwahn-fa-seen)
  • haloperidol (ha-loe-per-i-dole)
  • heparin (hep-a-rin)
  • HEPARINS (LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT)
  • HISTAMINE H2 ANTAGONISTS
  • HMG-CoA REDUCTASE INHIBITORS (statins)
  • HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS VACCINE (hyoo-man pa-pil-lo-ma)
  • hydrALAZINE (hye-dral-a-zeen)
  • hydralazine/isosorbide dinitrate (hye-dral-a-zeen eye-so-sor-bide di-ni-trate)
  • HYDROcodone (hye-droe-koe-done)
  • HYDROcodone/acetaminophen
  • HYDROcodone/ibuprofen
  • HYDROmorphone (hye-droe-mor-fone)
  • hydroxychloroquine (hye-drox-ee-klor-oh-kwin)
  • hydroxyprogesterone caproate (hye-drox-ee-pro-jess-te-rone kap-roe-ate)
  • ibandronate (i-ban-dro-nate)
  • ibuprofen
  • ibuprofen (injection)
  • idaruCIZUmab (eye-da-roo-siz-ue-mab)
  • ifosfamide (eye-foss-fam-ide)
  • iloperidone (eye-loe-per-i-done)
  • imatinib (i-mat-i-nib)
  • imipenem/cilastatin (i-me-pen-em/sye-la-stat-in)
  • imipramine (im-ip-ra-meen)
  • indacaterol (in-da-kat-e-role)
  • indomethacin (in-doe-meth-a-sin)
  • inFLIXimab (in-flix-i-mab)
  • insulin degludec (in-soo-lin deg-lu-dek)
  • INSULIN (mixtures) (in-su-lin)
  • NPH insulin (isophane insulin suspension)
  • insulin, regular (injection, concentrated) (in-su-lin)
  • INSULINS (long-acting) (in-su-lin)
  • INSULINS (rapid acting) (in-su-lin)
  • INTERFERONS, BETA (in-ter-feer-on)
  • ipilimumab (i-pil-li-moo-mab) Yervoy
  • ipratropium (i-pra-troe-pee-um)
  • irinotecan (eye-ri-noe-tee-kan)
  • IRON SUPPLEMENTS
  • isavuconazonium (eye-sa-vue-kon-a-zoe-nee-um)
  • isoniazid (eye-soe-nye-a-zid)
  • ISOSORBIDE
  • ISOtretinoin (eye-soe-tret-i-noyn)
  • ivabradine (eye-vab-ra-deen) Corlanor, Lancora
  • ivacaftor/lumacaftor (eye-va-kaf-tor/loo-ma-kaf-tor)
  • ixabepilone (icks-a-bep-i-lone)
  • ixazomib (ix-az-oh-mib)
  • ixekizumab (ix-ee-kiz-ue-mab) Taltz
  • ketoprofen (kee-toe-proe-fen)
  • ketorolac† (kee-toe-role-ak)
  • labetalol (la-bet-a-lole)
  • lacosamide (la-kose-a-mide)
  • lactulose (lak-tyoo-lose)
  • lamiVUDine (la-mi-vyoo-deen)
  • lamoTRIgine (la-moe-tri-jeen) LaMICtal, LaMICtal CD, LaMICtal ODT, LaMICtal XR
  • lansoprazole (lan-soe-pra-zole) Prevacid, Prevacid 24 Hr, Prevacid SoluTab
  • lanthanum carbonate (lan-than-um)
  • lapatinib (la-pat-i-nib)
  • ledipasvir/sofosbuvir (led-i-pas-vir/soe-fos-bue-vir)
  • leflunomide (le-flu-noe-mide)
  • lenalidomide (le-na-lid-o-mide)
  • lenvatinib (len-va-ti-nib)
  • letrozole (let-roe-zole)
  • leucovorin calcium (loo-koe-vor-in)
  • leuprolide (loo-proe-lide)
  • levalbuterol (leev-al-byoo-ter-ole)
  • levETIRAcetam (le-ve-teer-a-se-tam)
  • levomilnacipran (lee-voe-mil-na-si-pran)
  • levothyroxine (lee-voe-thye-rox-een)
  • LIDOCAINE
  • lidocaine/prilocaine (lye-doe-kane/pri-loe-kane)
  • linagliptin (lin-a-glip-tin)
  • lindane (lin-dane)
  • linezolid (li-nez-o-lid)
  • liraglutide (lir-a-gloo-tide)
  • lithium (lith-ee-um)
  • lixisenatide (lix-i-sen-a-tide)
  • loperamide (loe-per-a-mide)
  • lopinavir/ritonavir (loe-pin-a-veer/ri-toe-na-veer)
  • loratadine (lor-a-ta-deen) Alavert Allergy 24 Hour, Alavert Children's Allergy, Claritin, Claritin 24- Hour Allergy, Claritin Children's Allergy, Claritin Liqui–Gels 24-Hour Allergy, Claritin Reditabs 24 Hour Allergy, Loradamed, Tavist ND Allergy
  • LORazepam (lor-az-e-pam)
  • lorcaserin (lor-ca-ser-in)
  • lurasidone (loo-ras-i-done)
  • MAGNESIUM AND ALUMINUM SALTS
  • (mag-al-drate)
  • MAGNESIUM SALTS (ORAL)
  • magnesium sulfate (IV, parenteral) (9.9% Mg; 8.1 mEq Mg/g) (mag-nee-zhum sul-fate)
  • mannitol (man-i-tol)
  • meclizine (mek-li-zeen) Antivert, Bonine, Dramamine Less Drowsy Formula
  • medroxyPROGESTERone† (me-drox-ee-proe-jess-te-rone)
  • megestrol (me-jess-trole)
  • meloxicam (me-lox-i-kam)
  • melphalan (mel-fa-lan)
  • memantine (me-man-teen)
  • meperidine (me-per-i-deen)
  • meropenem (mer-oh-pen-nem)
  • meropenem/vaborbactam
  • mesalamine (me-sal-a-meen)
  • mesna (mes-na)
  • metaxalone (me-tax -a-lone) Skelaxin
  • metFORMIN (met-for-min) Fortamet, Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Glumetza, Glycon, Riomet
  • methadone (meth-a-done)
  • methIMAzole (meth-im-a-zole) Tapazole
  • methocarbamol (meth-oh-kar-ba-mole)
  • methotrexate (meth-o-trex-ate)
  • methyldopa (meth-ill-doe-pa)
  • methylergonovine (meth-ill-er-goe-noe-veen)
  • methylnaltrexone (me-thil-nal-trex-one)
  • methylphenidate (oral) (meth-ill-fen-i-date)
  • metoclopramide (met-oh-kloe-pra-mide)
  • metOLazone (me-tole-a-zone)
  • metoprolol (me-toe-proe-lole)
  • metroNIDAZOLE (me-troe-ni-da-zole)
  • micafungin (my-ka-fun-gin) Mycamine
  • miconazole
  • midostaurin (mye-doe-staw-rin)
  • miFEPRIStone (mi-fe-priss-tone)
  • milnacipran (mil-na-sip-ran)
  • milrinone (mill-ri-none) Primacor
  • mirabegron (mye-ra-beg-ron)
  • mirtazapine (meer-taz-a-peen) Remeron, Remeron RD, Remeron SolTab
  • miSOPROStol (mye-soe-prost-ole)
  • mitoMYcin (mye-toe-mye-sin)
  • mitoXANTRONE (mye-toe-zan-trone)
  • modafinil (mo-daf-i-nil)
  • montelukast (mon-te-loo-kast)
  • morphine (mor-feen)
  • mupirocin (myoo-peer-oh-sin)
  • mycophenolate mofetil (mye-koe-fee-noe-late moe-fe-til) CellCept
  • nadolol (nay-doe-lole)
  • nafarelin (na-fare-e-lin)
  • nalbuphine (nal-byoo-feen)
  • naldemedine (nal-dem-e-deen)
  • naloxegol (nal-ox-ee-gol) Movantik
  • naloxone (nal-ox-one) Evzio, Narcan
  • naproxen (na-prox-en)
  • naratriptan (nar-a-trip-tan)
  • nebivolol (ne-bi-vi-lole) Bystolic
  • neratinib (ne-ra-ti-nib)
  • netupitant/palonosetron (ne-too-pi-tant/pa-lone-o-se-tron)
  • niacin (nye-a-sin)
  • niCARdipine (nye-kar-di-peen)
  • NICOTINE (nik-o-teen)
  • NIFEdipine (nye-fed-i-peen) Adalat CC, Adalat XL, Afeditab CR, Procardia, Procardia XL
  • nilotinib (ni-lo-ti-nib)
  • niMODipine (nye-moe-di-peen)
  • niraparib (nye-rap-a-rib)
  • nitrofurantoin (nye-troe-fyoor-an-toyn)
  • NITROGLYCERIN (nye-tro-gli-ser-in)
  • nitroprusside (nye-troe-pruss-ide)
  • nivolumab (nye-vol-ue-mab)
  • norepinephrine (nor-ep-i-nef-rin)
  • nortriptyline (nor-trip-ti-leen)
  • nystatin (nye-stat-in) Mycostatin, Nadostine, Nilstat, PMS-Nystatin
  • ocrelizumab (ok-re-liz-ue-mab) Ocrevus
  • octreotide (ok-tree-oh-tide)
  • OLANZapine (oh-lan-za-peen) ZyPREXA, ZyPREXA Intramuscular, ZyPREXA Relprevv, ZyPREXA Zydis
  • olaparib (oh-lap-a-rib)
  • olodaterol (oh-loh-dat-er-ole)
  • olsalazine (ole-sal-a-zeen)
  • ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir (om-bit-as-vir/par-i-ta-pre-vir/ri-toe-na-vir)
  • ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ ritonavir/dasabuvir (om-bit-as-vir/par-i-ta-pre-vir/ri-toe-na-vir/da-sa-bue-vir)
  • omega-3-acid ethyl esters (ohme-ga three as-id eth-il esters)
  • omeprazole (o-mep-ra-zole) Losec, Olex, PriLOSEC, PriLOSEC OTC
  • ondansetron (on-dan-se-tron)
  • oritavancin (oh-rit-a-van-sin) Orbactiv
  • oseltamivir (o-sel-tam-i-vir)
  • osimertinib (oh-si-mer-ti-nib)
  • ospemifene (ospem-i-feen)
  • oxaliplatin (ox-a-li-pla-tin)
  • oxazepam (ox-az-e-pam) Novoxapam, Oxpam, Serax
  • OXcarbazepine (ox-kar-baz-e-peen)
  • OXYBUTYNIN (ox-i-byoo-ti-nin)
  • oxyCODONE (ox-i-koe-done) Oxaydo, OxyCONTIN, Oxy IR, OxyNEO, Roxicodone, Roxybond, Troxyca ER, Xtampza ER, Supeudol
  • oxytocin (ox-i-toe-sin)
  • PACLitaxel (pak-li-tax-el)
  • PACLitaxel protein-bound particles (albumin-bound)
  • palbociclib (pal-bo-si-klib)
  • palifermin (pa-liff-er-min)
  • paliperidone (pa-li-per-i-done)
  • palonosetron (pa-lone-o-se-tron)
  • pamidronate (pa-mid-roe-nate)
  • pancrelipase (pan-kre-li-pase) Cotazym, Creon, Pancrease MT, Pancreaze, Pertyze, Ultresa, Viokace, Zenpep
  • pancuronium (pan-cure-oh-nee-yum)
  • panitumumab (pan-i-tu-mu-mab)
  • pantoprazole (pan-toe-pra-zole)
  • PARoxetine hydrochloride (par-ox-e-teen)
  • patiromer (pa-tir-oh-mer) Veltassa
  • PAZOPanib (pah-zoe-puh-nib)
  • pegaspargase (peg-ass-par-jase)
  • pegfilgrastim (peg-fil-gra-stim)
  • peginterferon beta-1a (peg-in-ter-feer-on bay-ta)
  • pegloticase (peg-loe-ti-kase)
  • pembrolizumab (pem-broe-li-zoo-mab)
  • PEMEtrexed (pe-me-trex-ed)
  • PENICILLINS (pen-l-sill-ins)
  • PENICILLINS, PENICILLINASE RESISTANT
  • pentamidine (pen-tam-i-deen)
  • pentosan (pen-toe-san)
  • perampanel (per-am-pa-nel)
  • permethrin (per-meth-rin)
  • pertuzumab (per-tue-zue-mab)
  • phenazopyridine (fen-az-oh-peer-i-deen)
  • PHENobarbital (fee-noe-bar-bi-tal)
  • phentermine/topiramate (fen-ter-meen/toe-pyre-a-mate)
  • phenylephrine (fen-il-eff-rin)
  • henytoin (fen-i-toyn)
  • phosphate/biphosphate (foss-fate/bye-foss -fate)
  • phytonadione (fye-toe-na-dye-one)
  • pilocarpine (oral)† (pye-loe-kar-peen)
  • pimavanserin (pim-a-van-ser-in)
  • pimecrolimus (pi-me-cro-li-mus)
  • pioglitazone (pi-o-glit-a-zone)
  • piperacillin/tazobactam (pi-per-a-sill-in/tay-zoe-bak-tam)
  • plecanatide (ple-kan-a-tide)
  • polyethylene glycol (po-lee-eth-e-leen glye-kole)
  • posaconazole (po-sa-kon-a-zole)
  • potassium and sodium phosphates (po-tas-e-um/soe-dee-um fossfates)
  • POTASSIUM SUPPLEMENTS (poe-tass-ee-um)
  • pramipexole (pra-mi-pex-ole)
  • prasugrel (pra-soo-grel)
  • prazosin (pra-zoe-sin)
  • pregabalin (pre-gab-a-lin)
  • prochlorperazine (proe-klor-pair-a-zeen)
  • progesterone (proe-jess-te-rone)
  • promethazine (proe-meth-a-zeen)
  • propofol (proe-poe-fol)
  • propranolol (proe-pran-oh-lole)
  • propylthiouracil (proe-pill-thye-oh-yoor-a-sill)
  • protamine sulfate (proe-ta-meen)
  • pseudoephedrine (soo-doe-e-fed-rin)
  • pyrazinamide (peer-a-zin-a-mide)
  • pyridostigmine (peer-id-oh-stig-meen)
  • pyridoxine (peer-i-dox-een) Neuro-K-250 TD, Neuro-K-250 Vitamin B6, Neuro-K-50, Neuro-K-500, Pyri 500, vitamin B6
  • QUEtiapine (kwet-eye-a-peen) SEROquel, SEROquel XR
  • quinupristin/dalfopristin (kwin-oo-pris-tin/dal-foe-pris-tin)
  • RABEprazole (ra-bep-ra-zole)
  • raloxifene (ra-lox-i-feen)
  • raltegravir (ral-teg-ra-veer)
  • ramelteon (ra-mel-tee-on)
  • ramucirumab (ra-mue-sir-ue-mab)
  • ranolazine (ra-nole-a-zeen)
  • rasagiline (ra-za-ji-leen)
  • rasburicase (ras-byoor-i-case)
  • regorafenib (re-goe-raf-e-nib)
  • Rho(D) IMMUNE GLOBULIN (arr aych oh dee im-yoon glob – yoo-lin)
  • ribociclib (rye-boe-sye-klib)
  • rifabutin (riff-a-byoo-tin)
  • rifAMPin (rif-am-pin)
  • rifAXIMin (ri-fax-i-min)
  • rilpivirine (ril-pi-vir-een) Edurant
  • risedronate (riss-ed-roe-nate)
  • risperiDONE (riss-per-i-done)
  • ritonavir (ri-toe-na-veer)
  • riTUXimab (ri-tux-i-mab)
  • rivaroxaban (ri-va-rox-a-ban) Xarelto
  • rivastigmine (rye-va-stig-meen)
  • rizatriptan (riz-a-trip-tan)
  • rolapitant (rol-ap-i-tant)
  • rOPINIRole (roe-pin-i-role)
  • rucaparib (roo-kap-a-rib)
  • sacubitril/valsartan (sa-ku-bi-tril/val-sar-tan)
  • safinamide (sa-fin-a-mide)
  • salmeterol (sal-me-te-role) Serevent Diskhaler Disk, Serevent Diskus
  • sarilumab (sar-il-ue-mab) Kevzara
  • SAXagliptin (sax-a-glip-tin)
  • scopolamine (scoe-pol-a-meen)
  • selegiline (se-le-ji-leen)
  • selegiline transdermal (se-le-ji-leen)
  • sennosides (sen-oh-sides) Black-Draught, Ex-Lax, Ex-Lax Chocolated, Fletchers’ Castoria, Maximum Relief Ex-Lax, Sena-Gen, Senexon, Senokot, SenokotXTRA
  • sertraline (ser-tra-leen)
  • sevelamer (se-vel-a-mer) Renagel, Renvela
  • sildenafil (sil-den-a-fil)
  • silodosin (si-lo-do-sin)
  • simeprevir (sim-e-pre-vir)
  • sirolimus (sir-oh-li-mus)
  • SITagliptin (sit-a-glip-tin)
  • sodium bicarbonate (soe-dee-um bye-kar-boe-nate)
  • sodium citrate and citric acid (soe-dee-um sye-trate and sit-rik as-id)
  • sodium polystyrene sulfonate (soe-dee-um po-lee-stye-reen sulfon-ate)
  • sofosbuvir/velpatasvir (soe-fos-bue-vir/vel-pat-as-vir)
  • solifenacin (so-li-fen-a-sin)
  • sotalol (soe-ta-lole)
  • sucralfate (soo-kral-fate)
  • sulfaSALAzine (sul-fa-sal-a-zeen)
  • SULFONYLUREAS
  • glipiZIDE (glip-i-zide)
  • SUMAtriptan (soo-ma-trip-tan) Imitrex, imitrex DF, Imitrex STAT- dose, Onzetra Xsail, Sumavel DosePro, Zembrace SymTouch
  • SUNItinib (su-ni-ti-nib) Sutent
  • suvorexant (soo-voe-rex-ant) Belsomra
  • TACROLIMUS
  • tadalafil (ta-da-la-fil)
  • tamoxifen (ta-mox-i-fen)
  • tamsulosin (tam-soo-loe-sin)
  • tapentadol (ta-pen-ta-dol)
  • tedizolid (ted-eye-zoe-lid)
  • telavancin (tel-a-van-sin) Vibativ
  • temazepam (tem-az-a-pam) Restoril
  • tenofovir alafenamide (te-noe-fo-veeral-a-fen-a-mide)
  • terazosin (ter-ay-zoe-sin)
  • terbutaline (ter-byoo-ta-leen)
  • teriflunomide (ter-i-floo-noe-mide)
  • tesamorelin (tess-a-moe-rel-in)
  • TESTOSTERONE (tess-toss-te-rone)
  • TETRACYCLINES
  • thalidomide (tha-lid-oh-mide)
  • thiamine (thye-a-min)
  • THROMBOLYTIC AGENTS
  • tiaGABine (tye-a-ga-been)
  • ticagrelor (tye-ka-grel-or)
  • tigecycline (tye-gi-sye-kleen)
  • tiotropium (tye-o-trope-ee-yum)
  • tirofiban (tye-roe-fye-ban)
  • tocilizumab (toe-si-liz-oo-mab) Actemra
  • tofacitinib (toe-fa-sye-ti-nib)
  • tolcapone (tole-ka-pone)
  • tolterodine (tol-ter-oh-deen)
  • tolvaptan (tol-vap-tan)
  • topiramate (toe-peer-i-mate)
  • topotecan (toe-poe-tee-kan)
  • torsemide (tore-se-mide)
  • traMADol (tra-ma-dol) ConZip, Durela, Ralivia, Tridural, Ultram, Ultram ER, Zytram XL
  • trastuzumab (traz-too-zoo-mab)
  • traZODone (traz-oh-done)
  • triazolam (trye-az-oh-lam) Halcion
  • trifluridine/tipiracil (tri-floo-ri-deen/ti-peer-a-sil)
  • trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (trye-meth-oh-prim/sul-fa-meth-ox-a-zole)
  • umeclidinium (ue-mek-li-din-ee-um)
  • valACYclovir (val-ay-sye-kloe-veer)
  • valbenazine (val-ben-a-zeen)
  • valGANciclovir (val-gan-sye-kloe-veer)
  • VALPROATES
  • vancomycin (van-koe-mye-sin)
  • vandetanib (van-det-a-nib)
  • vardenafil (var-den-a-fil)
  • varenicline (ver-en-i-cline)
  • vasopressin (vay-soe-press-in)
  • vedolizumab (ve-doe-liz-yoo-mab)
  • vemurafenib (vem-u-raf-e-nib)
  • venetoclax (ven-et-oh-klax)
  • venlafaxine (ven-la-fax-een)
  • verapamil (ver-ap-a-mil)
  • vilazodone (vil-az-oh-done)
  • vinBLAStine (vin-blass-teen)
  • vinCRIStine (vin-kriss-teen)
  • vinorelbine (vine-oh-rel-been)
  • VITAMIN B12 PREPARATIONS
  • VITAMIN D COMPOUNDS
  • voriconazole (vor-i-kon-a-zole)
  • warfarin (war-fa-rin)
  • zaleplon (za-lep-lon)
  • zidovudine (zye-doe-vue-deen)
  • ziprasidone (zi-pra-si-done)
  • ziv-aflibercept (ziv a-flib-er-sept)
  • zoledronic acid (zoe-led-dron-ic as-id)
  • ZOLMitriptan (zole-mi-trip-tan)
  • zolpidem (zole-pi-dem)
  • *Food delays peaklevels and effects.
  • Drugs Approved in Canada
  • alfacalcidol (al-fa kal-si-dol)
  • bezafibrate (bezz-uh-fibe-rate) Bezalip SR
  • buserelin (bue-se-rel-in)
  • cannabidiol (ka-na-bi-dye-ole)
  • cilazapril (sye-lay-za-pril)
  • cloxacillin (klox-a-sill-in)
  • cyproterone (sy-proete-rone)
  • danaparoid (da-nap-a-roid)
  • domperidone (dom-per-i-done)
  • flupentixol (floo-pen-tiks-ol)
  • fusidic acid (fyoo-sid-ikas-id)
  • gliclazide (glik-la-zide)
  • methotrimeprazine (meth-oh-try-mep-ra-zeen)
  • moclobemide (moe-kloe-be-mide)
  • pinaverium (pin-ah-veer-ee-um)
  • prucalopride (proo-kal-o-pride)
  • trimebutine (try-meh-boo-teen)
  • zopiclone (zoe-pi-clone)
  • zuclopenthixol (zoo-kloe-pen-thix-ole)
  • Natural/Herbal Products
  • aloe (al-oh)
  • arnica (ar-ni-cuh)
  • bilberry (bill-beh-ree)
  • black cohosh (blak coe-hosh)
  • chondroitin (konn-droy-tinn)
  • dong quai (don kwi)
  • echinacea (Echinacea purpurea) (ek-i-nay-sha)
  • feverfew (fee-vurr-fyoo)
  • garlic (gar-lik)
  • ginger (Zingiber officinale) (jin-jer)
  • ginkgo (ging-ko)
  • ginseng (Panax ginseng) (jin-seng)
  • glucosamine (glew-kos-ah-meen)
  • grape seed extract (grayp seed ex-trakt)
  • green tea (green tee)
  • hawthorn (Crataegus Species) (haw-thorn)
  • kava-kava (Piper Methysticum) (ka-va ka-va)
  • milkthistle (milk this-ul)
  • SAMe (sam-ee)
  • saw palmetto (saw pal-met-toe)
  • St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) (saynt jonz wort)
  • valerian (vuh-lare-ee-en)
  • MEDICATION SAFETY TOOLS
  • PEDIATRIC INTRAVENOUS MEDICATION QUICK REFERENCE CHART
  • BEERS CRITERIA
  • DRUGS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED RISK OF FALLS IN THE ELDERLY
  • LIST OF CONFUSED DRUG NAMES
  • DO NOT CRUSH!
  • FDA-APPROVED LIST OF GENERIC DRUG NAMES WITH TALL MAN LETTERS
  • ISMP LIST OF ADDITIONAL DRUG NAMES WITH TALL MAN LETTERS
  • APPENDICES
  • Appendix A. Recent Drug Approvals
  • Appendix B. Combination Drugs
  • Appendix C. Ophthalmic Medications
  • Appendix D. Medication Administration Techniques
  • Appendix E. Administering Medications to Children
  • Appendix F. Formulas Helpful for Calculating Doses
  • Appendix G. Pediatric Dosage Calculations
  • Appendix H. Normal Values of Common Laboratory Tests
  • Appendix I. Controlled Substances Schedules
  • Appendix J. Equianalgesic Dosing Guidelines
  • Appendix K. Food Sources for Specific Nutrients
  • Appendix L. Insulins and Insulin Therapy
  • Appendix M. Canadian and U.S. Pharmaceutical Practices
  • Appendix N. Routine Pediatric and Adult Immunizations
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY