USP Drugs: Text Format

USP Drugs:
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To add these medical pharmaceutical spellings to your spell checker:

First, a word about the spelling of generic, non-prescription, prescription, and OTC (over-the-counter) pharmaceuticals. As a general rule, the chemical name of a drug, usually called the "generic name," is not capitalized, while the proper or trade name is. There are some exceptions however, such as when drug companies take a generic drug name and preface it with certain letters. A good example of this spelling protocol is "Apo-Furosemide," which is the brand, trade, or proper name of the generic drug "furosemide" made by Apotex Inc. Because the generic name becomes part of a proper name, it should be capitalized. Secondly, when adding prescription and nonprescription drug and product names to your speller program, be careful what you add. Nowadays many companies spell the actual drug or product just a little bit different than the actual generic name. If you add a slightly altered drug word, such as "Oxybutyn" (the brand, trade, or proper name) for "oxybutynin" (the generic name), your speller will accept the proper name when you may have actually intended to type the generic version. You will also come across similar decisions when adding products whose proper names may have manufactured words such as "Sunfilter" in "Bain de Soleil All Day Sunfilter."

With your word-processing program or a text editor open, use your mouse to select all the words below in one group. Then, while the words are still selected, copy the words by keying <CTRL>+<C>. This copies the selected text to your computer's "clipboard." Go to a new page in your word-processing program or text editor and key <CTRL><V>. This "pastes" the words onto the page from your computer's "clipboard." Now run your spell-checking feature as you normally would and just add any words your spell checker program does not recognize, keeping in mind the cautions outlined above. The drug and product words and word-groups listed below are separated by a comma.


I-Chlor ophthalmic Solution, I-Homatrine, I-Methasone, I-Naphline, I-Neocort, I-Pentolate, I-Phrine, I-Picamide, I-Pred, I-Sulfacet, I-Tropine, I.D.A., I.V. Persantine, Ibifon 600 Caplets, Ibren, Ibu, Ibu-200, Ibu-4, Ibu-6, Ibu-8, Ibu-Tab, Ibuprin, ibuprofen, Ibuprohm, Ibuprohm Caplets, Idamycin, Idarac, Ide-cet, Idenal, Idenal w/ codeine, idoxuridine ophthalmic, IFEX, IGIV, IL-2, Iletin, Iletin I, Iletin II, Iletin II NPH Pork, Iletin II Regular Pork, Iletin Lente, Iletin NPH, Iletin Regular, Ilopan Choline, Ilosone, Ilotycin, Ilotycin Gluceptate, Ilozyme, Imagent GI, Imdur, imipramine, imipramine pamoate, Imitrex, Imitrex Nasal, Imitrex Statdose, ImmuCyst, Immun-Aid, Immunine VH, Imodium, Imodium A-D, Imodium A-D Caplets, Imogam, Imotil, Imovax, Imovax I.D., Impact, Impact with Fiber, Impril, Improved Sino-Tuss, Imuran, Inapsine, indapamide, Inderal, Inderal L.A., Inderide, Inderide-40/25, Inderide-80/25, Inderide L.A., indinavir, Indocid, Indocid SR, Indocin, Indocin SR, indometacin, indomethacin, Infalyte, Infanrix, InFeD, Infergen, Inflamase Forte, Inflamase Mild, Infumorph, INH, Inhibace, Injection, Innerclean, Innohep, Inspire Nasal Spray, Inspire Nasal Spray M-D Pump, Insta-Char, Insta-Char Aqueous, Insta-Char in an Aqueous Base, Insta-Char in an Aqueous Base with Cherry Flavor, Insta-Char Pediatric in an Aqueous Base with Cherry Flavor, Insta-Char Pediatric with Cherry Flavor in a Sorbitol Base, Insta-Char with Cherry Flavor in a Sorbitol Base, Insta-Char with Sorbitol, Instacort, Instantine, insulin, Insulin-Toronto, insulin analog, insulin aspart, insulin glargine, Insulin Human, insulin isophane, insulin isophane-insulin regular, insulin Lente, Insulin Lente Pork, insulin lispro, insulin lispro-insulin lispro protamine, insulin lispro-insulin protamine, insulin lispro-NPH insulin, insulin lispro protamine-insulin lispro, insulin NPH, Insulin Pork Mix, insulin protamine, Insulin Purified NPH Pork, Insulin Purified Regular Pork, insulin regular, insulin regular-insulin isophane, insulin Ultra-Lente, insulin zinc, insulin zinc extended, Intal, Intal Inhaler, Intal Syncroner, Intercon 0.5/35, Intercon 1/35, Intercon 1/50, interferon alfa-2a, interferon alfa-2b, interferon alfa-2b-ribavirin, interferon alfa-n1, interferon alfa-n3, interferon alfacon-1, interferon beta-1a, interferon beta-1b, interferon gamma-1b recombinant, interleukin , intracavernosal, Intralipid, Introlan, Introlite, Intron A, Intron A HSA-Free, Inversine, Invirase, Iobenguane, Iobid DM, iocetamic acid, Iodal HD, Iodinated Glycerol, iodine, Iodo Plain, iodochlor, Iodopen, iodoquinol, Iodrol NR, Iofed, Iofed PD, Iofen-NF, Iofen DM NF, Iohist-D, Iohist DM, Ionamin, Ionamin-15, Ionamin-30, Ionax Astringent Skin Cleanser Topical Solution, Ionil Plus Shampoo, Ionil Shampoo, Ionil T Plus, Iopanoic Acid, Iophen-C Liquid, Iophen DM, Iophen DM NR, Iophen NR, Iopidine, Iosal II, Iotex PSE, Iotussin HC, Ipecac, Ipecac oral, Ipodate, Ipol, ipratropium, ipratropium-albuterol, ipratropiumnasal, Ipsatol Cough Formula for Children, Ipsatol Cough Formula for Children and Adults, IPV, irbesartan, Ircon, iron blue, Iron D Extran, iron polysaccharide, iron sorbitol, ISDN, Ismelin, Ismelin-Esidrix, ISMO, Iso-Acetazone, Iso-Bid, Isobutal, Isobutyl, Isocaine, Isocaine 2%, Isocaine 3%, Isocal, Isocal HN, Isocarboxazid, Isocet, Isocom, isoetharine, isoetretin, Isoflurane, Isoflurophate, Isoject Permapen, Isolan, Isolin, Isollyl, Isollyl w/ codeine, isometheptene, Isomil, Isomil SF, Isonate, isoniazid, isoniazid-rifampin, isoniazid / pyrazinamide / rifampin, Isopap, Isophane Insulin, Isophen-DF, isoproterenol, Isoptin, Isoptin I.V., Isoptin SR, Isopto Alkaline, Isopto Atropine, Isopto Carbachol, Isopto Carpine, Isopto Cetamide, Isopto Cetapred, Isopto Eserine, Isopto Frin, Isopto Homatropine, Isopto Hyoscine, Isopto Plain, Isopto Tears, IsoptoFrin, Isorbid, Isordil, Isordil Tembids, Isordil Titradose, isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, Isosource, Isosource HN, Isosource VHN, Isotamine, Isotein HN, Isotrate, isotretinoin, isoxsuprine, Isuprel, Isuprel Glossets, Isuprel HCl, Isuprel Mistometer, itraconazole, Iveegam, IVIG, Ivocort,


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