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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