Top 10 Drugs

The most commonly dispensed prescription drugs.



1. Lipitor (Atorvastatin calcium)—used to help lower “bad” cholesterol and raise “good” cholesterol

2. Singulair (Montelukast sodium)—used to treat or prevent asthma and/or allergies

3. Lexapro (Escitalopram)—an antidepressant

4. Nexium (Esomeprazole)—used to treat stomach and esophagus problems caused by excess stomach acid

5. Synthroid (Levothyroxine)—used to treat hypothyroidism

6. Plavix oral (Clopidogrel bisulfate)—used to treat heart attack, for myocardial infarction prevention, and other symptoms/conditions

7. Toprol XL (Metoprolol)—a beta-blocker used to treat chest pain, heart failure, and high blood pressure

8. Prevacid (Lansoprazole)—a proton pump inhibitor used to treat acid-related stomach and esophagus problems

9. Vytorin—used to help lower “bad” cholesterol while raising “good” cholesterol

10. Advair Diskus—used to prevent or decrease wheezing and trouble breathing

Source: RxList: The Internet Drug Index www.rxlist.com

 

 

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