Medication Information

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Below is a list of the most commonly prescribed medications. Please choose from the list below to learn more about their uses, contraindications, side effects and interactions.

DISCLAIMER: This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. You should always consult your healthcare professional before taking any drug or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.

Penicillin

GENERIC NAME: PENICILLIN (pen-i-SILL-in) G This medicine is a penicillin antibiotic used to treat or prevent bacterial infections. BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE: Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. DO NOT TAKE THIS MEDICINE if you are […]

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Amoxicillin

GENERIC NAME: AMOXICILLIN (a-mox-i-SILL-in) and CLAVULANATE (klav-yoo-LAN-ate) COMMON USES: This medicine is a penicillin antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. CAUTIONS: DO NOT TAKE THIS MEDICINE IF YOU HAVE HAD A SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTION to a penicillin antibiotic (such as amoxicillin, ampicillin) or a cephalosporin antibiotic (such as Ceclor, Keflex, Ceftin, Duricef). A severe reaction […]

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Chlorhexidine

GENERIC NAME: CHLORHEXIDINE (klor-HEX-i-deen) COMMON USES: This medicine is an antimicrobial oral rinse used to treat redness and swelling of the gums. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE: INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. […]

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Clindamycin

GENERIC NAME: CLINDAMYCIN (klin-da-MYE-sin) COMMON USES: This medicine is a lincomycin antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE: WARNING: This medicine should be used only for serious infections because infrequently there are severe, rarely fatal, intestinal problems (pseudomembranous colitis) that can occur. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details. Notify your […]

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Erythromycin

GENERIC NAME: ERYTHROMYCIN (eh-rith-roe-MYE-sin) COMMON USES: This medicine is a macrolide antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. It may also be used to prevent bacterial infections in patients with rheumatic heart disease. BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE: Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and […]

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Ibuprofen

GENERIC NAME: IBUPROFEN (eye-byoo-PROE-fen) COMMON USES: This medicine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat minor aches and pains associated with the common cold, headache, muscle aches, backache, and arthritis. It may also be used to reduce fever. BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE: Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM […]

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Metronidazole

GENERIC NAME: METRONIDAZOLE (me-troe-NI-da-zole) COMMON USES: This medicine is an anti-infective used to treat infections. BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE: Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. ADDITIONAL MONITORING OF YOUR DOSE OR CONDITION may be needed if […]

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Nystatin

GENERIC NAME: NYSTATIN (nye-STAT-in) COMMON USES: This medicine is an antifungal used to treat infections of the mouth. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE: INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. Inform your doctor and […]

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Toradol

GENERIC NAME: KETOROLAC (kee-TOE-role-ak) COMMON USES: This medicine is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used for short term pain relief. BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE: WARNING: Do not use oral and/or injectable ketorolac for mild or chronic pain nor should their combined use go longer than 5 days. Use only the amount prescribed. Do not use […]

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Tylenol 3

GENERIC NAME: ACETAMINOPHEN (a-seat-a-MIN-oh-fen), CAFFEINE (kaf-EEN), and CODEINE (KOE-deen) COMMON USES: This medicine is an analgesic combination used to relieve pain. BEFORE USING THIS MEDICINE: Some medicines or medical conditions may interact with this medicine. INFORM YOUR DOCTOR OR PHARMACIST of all prescription and over-the-counter medicine that you are taking. DO NOT TAKE THIS MEDICINE […]

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