Acetylsalicylic acid – Aspirin
Aciclovir (Including Zovirax) – antiviral medicine
Acrivastine – antihistamine medicine
Adalimumab – a biological medicine used to reduce inflammation by acting on the immune system.
Alendronic acid -a bisphosphonate medicine. It helps bones stay as strong as possible
Allopurinol – used to lower levels of uric acid in the blood.
Alogliptin – used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Amitriptyline – antidepressant medicine
Amitriptyline – used to treat pain
Amlodipine – used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).
Amoxicillin – antibiotic
Apixaban – an anticoagulant, or blood thinner.
Aspirin low dose -for blood thinning. Aspirin is also known as Acetylsalicylic acid.
Aspirin – everyday painkiller for aches and pains.
Atenolol – beta blocker.
Atorvastatin – statin used to lower cholesterol
Azathioprine – immunosuppressant to control the body’s immune system.
Azithromycin – an antibiotic
Beclometasone inhalers (puffers) – used for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Beclometasone nasal spray – used to treat cold-like symptoms caused by allergic rhinitis.
Bendroflumethiazide – a diuretic used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and the build-up of fluid in your body (oedema).
Benzoyl peroxide is used to treat acne.
Betahistine – used to treat the symptoms of Ménière’s disease.
Bisacodyl is a laxative.
Bisoprolol – used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure.
Bumetanide – a diuretic used to treat heart failure and the build up of fluid in your body (oedema).
Buscopan – pain relief for stomach cramps, including those linked with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Candesartan -used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure.
Carbamazepine -used to treat epilepsy.
Carbocisteine – a mucolytic. Helps the patient cough up phlegm (also called mucus or sputum).
Cefalexin – an antibiotic.
Cetirizine – an antihistamine
Chloramphenicol an antibiotic.
Chlorphenamine – an antihistamine.
Cinnarizine – an antihistamine that stops the patient feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting).
Ciprofloxacin – a fluoroquinolones antibiotic. Used to treat serious infections, or infections when other antibiotics have failed.
Citalopram – an antidepressant known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Clarithromycin – an antibiotic
Clobetasol propionate -a medicine used on the skin to treat swelling, itching and irritation.
Clobetasone used on the skin to treat swelling, itching and irritation.
Clonazepam – part of the benzodiazepines group.Used to control seizures or fits due to epilepsy, involuntary muscle spasms, panic disorder and sometimes restless legs syndrome.
Clopidogrel – an antiplatelet medicine, or blood thinner.
Clotrimazole – an antifungal medicine.
Clotrimazole – an antifungal medicine
Co-amoxiclav – a combination antibiotic used for bacterial infections.
Co-careldopa – used to treat the main symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
Co-codamol – a mixture of 2 different painkillers – paracetamol and codeine.
Co-codaprin is a mixture of 2 different painkillers: aspirin and codeine.
Co-dydramol – a mixture of 2 different painkillers: paracetamol and dihydrocodeine.
Codeine – a painkiller.
Colchicine – a medicine for treating inflammation and pain.
Cyclizine is an anti-sickness medicine.
Dabigatran – an anticoagulant, or blood thinner.
Dapagliflozin – mainly used to treat type 2 diabetes. Sometimes used together with insulin to treat type 1 diabetes.
Diazepam – a benzodiazepines group medicine used o treat anxiety, muscle spasms and fits (seizures). Also used in hospital to reduce alcohol withdrawal symptoms, such as sweating or difficulty sleeping and as a ‘pre-med’.
Diclofenac is used to reduce inflammation and pain.
Digoxin is a cardiac glycoside medicine and used to control some heart problems.
Dihydrocodeine – a opiate painkiller.
Diltiazem – used to treat high blood pressure.
Diphenhydramine – an antihistamine.
Dipyridamole = an antiplatelet medicine, or blood thinner.
Docusate – a laxative used to treat constipation.
Domperidone – an anti-sickness.
Donepezil – a medicine that helps with some types of dementia.
Dosulepin is an antidepressant
Doxazosin – alpha-blockers. used in combination with other drugs to treat high blood pressure and to treat prostate problems in men.
Doxycycline – an antibiotic.
Duloxetine – an antidepressant.
Edoxaban – an anticoagulant – or blood thinner
Empagliflozin – used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Enalapril – used to reduce high blood pressure and to prevent or treat heart failure.
Erythromycin – an antibiotic.
Escitalopram – a type of antidepressant known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).
Esomeprazole reduces the amount of acid the stomach makes.
Ezetimibe – used to lower cholesterol.
Felodipine – used to treat high blood pressure.
Fentanyl – a strong opioid painkiller.
Ferrous fumarate – a medicine used to treat and prevent iron deficiency anaemia.
Ferrous sulfate (or sulphate) – used to treat and prevent iron deficiency anaemia.
Fexofenadine – an antihistamine
Flucloxacillin is an antibiotic.
Fluconazole – an antifungal medicine.
Fluoxetine – a type of antidepressant known as an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor).
Inhaled fluticasone – a medicine used for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Fluticasone nasal – a steroid nasal spray for cold-like symptoms caused by allergic rhinitis.
Fluticasone – a cream and ointment used to treat itching, swollen and irritated skin.
Folic acid – man-made version of the vitamin folate (also known as vitamin B9).
Furosemide – a type of medicine called a diuretic. Used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure and oedema.
Fusidic acid – an antibiotic.
Fybogel – a laxative taken to treat constipation.
Gabapentin – used to treat epilepsy.
Gaviscon – used to treat heart burn (acid reflux) and indigestion.
Gliclazide – a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Glimepiride – a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) – a type of medicine called a nitrate. Used to treat angina.
Heparinoid – reduces swelling and promotes healing.
Hydrocortisone – a corticosteroid or ‘steroid’.
Hydrocortisone buccal tablets – small pellets that stick gently to the inside of the mouth and release hydrocortisone as they dissolve.
Hydrocortisone – used for piles and itchy bottom.
Hydrocortisone injections – steroid injections – a corticosteroid. (not the same as anabolic steroids.)
Hydrocortisone rectal foam – applied directly into the back passage to treat ulcerative colitis and similar diseases of the bowel.
Hydrocortisone creams, ointments and lotions – contain corticosteroid or ‘steroid’. (Not the same as anabolic steroids.)
Hydrocortisone tablets – contain corticosteroid or ‘steroid’. (Not the same as anabolic steroids.)
Hydroxocobalamin – a manmade version of the vitamin B12. Used to treat and prevent vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia.
Hyoscine hydrobromide – to prevent travel sickness (motion sickness).
Ibuprofen and codeine (example Nurofen Plus) – painkiller.
Ibuprofen for adults (example Nurofen) – painkiller.
Ibuprofen for Children – painkiller.
Indapamide – a diuretic.
Irbesartan – used to treat high blood pressure.
Isotretinoin capsules – treatment for severe acne.
Isotretinoin gel (Isotrex) – discontinued by manufacturer.
Labetalol a beta blocker. Used to treat high blood pressure, including high blood pressure in pregnancy.
Lactulose – a laxative also taken to help severe liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy.)
Lamotrigine – used to treat epilepsy.
Lansoprazole reduces the amount of acid a stomach makes.
Latanoprost – treats high pressure inside the eye.
Lercanidipine – used to treat high blood pressure.
Levetiracetam – used to treat epilepsy.
Levothyroxine – used to treat an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism).
Lidocaine – a local anaesthetic
Linagliptin -used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Lisinopril is a medicine to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.
Loperamide is a medicine to treat diarrhoea.
Loratadine – an antihistamine.
Lorazepam (benzodiazepine) Used to treat anxiety and sleeping problems that are related to anxiety.
Losartan – used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure, and to protect the kidneys in both kidney disease and diabetes.
Low dose Aspirin. – Daily low-dose aspirin is a blood thinning medicine. (also known as acetylsalicylic acid.)
Lymecycline is an antibiotic. Used mainly acne.
Macrogol (or macrogols) – a laxative.
Mebendazole – used for treating worms.
Mebeverine hydrochloride -an antispasmodic used to treat muscle spasms.
Melatonin -a naturally occurring hormone in the body. It helps control sleep patterns.
Metformin – used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Methotrexate – used to treat inflammatory conditions.
Metoclopramide – an antiemetici – anti-sickness medicine.
Metoprolol – beta blocker.
Metronidazole – an antibiotic.
Mirtazapine – an antidepressant.
Montelukast – used to prevent the symptoms of asthma.
Morphine – a strong painkiller.
Naproxen – used to treat inflammatory conditions.
Nefopam – a painkiller.
Nicorandil – used to prevent and treat chest pain caused by angina.
Nifedipine – used to treat high blood pressure.
Nitrofurantoin – an antibiotic – used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs), including cystitis and kidney infections.
Olmesartan -used to treat high blood pressure.
Omeprazole – reduces the amount of acid in the stomach.
Oxycodone – an opiate painkiller.
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