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Pharmaceuticals Guide is a simple and to the point website listing some basic information about the Top 20 Prescription Drugs that are currently on the consumer market according to market resources.

Please note that this website is by no means a comprehensive source for Prescription Drug information and your primary physician or pharmacist should be contacted regarding any questions you have about the use of these prescriptions.

Top 20 Prescription Drugs

Lipitor (Atorvastatin) is a cholesterol-lowering medication that blocks the production of cholesterol in the body.

Nexium (Esomeprazole) decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.

Advair Diskus (a combination of Fluticasone and Salmeterol) is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation and a bronchodilator which works by relaxing muscles in the airways to improve breathing.

Prevacid (Lansoprazole) decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.

Plavix (Clopidogrel) keeps the platelets in your blood from clotting to prevent unwanted blood clots that can occur with certain heart or blood vessel conditions.

Singulair (Montelukast) is used to prevent asthma attacks in adults and children as young as 12 months old.

Seroquel (Quetiapine) is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Effexor XR (Venlafaxine) is used to treat major depressive disorder, anxiety, and panic disorder.

Lexapro (Escitalopram) is used to treat anxiety and major depressive disorder.

Actos (Pioglitazone) is for people with type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes.

Protonix (Pantoprazole) is used to treat erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from stomach acid), and other conditions involving excess stomach acid such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Vytorin (Ezetimibe, Simvastatin) is a cholesterol-lowering medication.

Topamax (Topiramate) is used alone or in combination with other medications to prevent seizures in adults and children who are at least 2 years old.

Risperdal (Risperidone) is used to treat schizophrenia and symptoms of bipolar disorder (manic depression).

Abilify (Aripiprazole) is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is used to treat major depressive disorder and general anxiety disorder.

Lamictal (Lamotrigine) is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant.

Zyprexa (Olanzapine) is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Levaquin (Levofloxacin) is used to treat bacterial infections that cause bronchitis, pneumonia, chlamydia, gonorrhea, skin infections, urinary tract infections, and infections of the prostate.

Celebrex (Celecoxib) is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and menstrual pain.