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What are the top 200 drugs in pharmacy?

What are the top 200 drugs in pharmacy?

Top 200 Drugs

  • Zestril.
  • Ziac.
  • Zithromax.
  • Zithromax Z-PAK.
  • Zocor.
  • Zoloft.
  • Zyprexa.
  • Zyrtec.

What are the top 200 drugs of 2019?

Appendix C: The Top 200 Drugs of 2019

Rank Drug Name Total Prescriptions (2016)
1 Levothyroxine 114,344,324
2 Lisinopril 110,611,324
3 Atorvastatin 96,942,508
4 Metformin Hydrochloride 81,305,415

How do pharmacologists memorize drugs?

To speed up the memorization process, use flashcards and bring them everywhere with you and read them over and over again. Mention the drug name, drug type, dosage, indications, contraindications, the mechanism of action and why it is given for.

How do you remember the brand names of drugs?

7 Ways to Remember Drug Info More Easily

  1. Make crossword puzzles out of the names, indications, indications, side effects, and other special drug features.
  2. You can tweak the crossword technique to help distinguish lookalike/sound-alike drugs.
  3. Make up an acronym for the drugs.
  4. Make up a jingle or rhyme.

How can I memorize drugs?

Try these memorization tricks and continue to be your patients reliable resource for all their medication needs.

  1. Memorize no more than one per day.
  2. Repeat what you memorized.
  3. Memorize new drugs in order of class.
  4. Memorize new drugs with acronyms.
  5. Memorize new drugs with picture association.

How are drugs named and classified?

Pharmaceutical names are assigned according to a scheme in which specific syllables in the drug name (called stems) convey information about the chemical structure, action, or indication of the drug.