USP Drugs: Text Format

USP Drugs:
Text Format: K

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.


K-10, K-8, K-Dur, K-Effervescent, K-Electrolyte, K-G Elixir, K-Ide, K-Lease, K-Long, K-Lor, K-Lyte, K-Lyte CI, K-Lyte D.S., K-Lyte/Cl, K-Lyte/Cl 50, K-Lyte/Cl Powder, K-Med 900, K-Norm, K-P, K-Pek, K-Phos M.F., K-Phos Neutral, K-Phos No. 2, K-Phos Original, K-Sol, K-Tab, K-Vescent, K-Y Plus, K bicarbonate, K citrate, K+, K+ Care, K+ Care ET, K+ CareET, K+ Potassium, Kabikinase, Kabolin, Kadian, Kaletra, Kalium Durules, Kalmex, kanamycin, Kantrex, Kao-Paverin, Kao-Spen, Kao Lectrolyte, Kaochlor, Kaochlor-10, Kaochlor-20, Kaochlor 10%, Kaochlor S-F, Kaochlor S-F 10%, Kaolin, Kaon, Kaon-CI, Kaon-Cl, Kaon-Cl-10, Kaon-Cl 20%, Kaon-Cl 20% Liquid, Kaopectate, Kaopectate Advanced Formula, Kaopectate Caplet, Kaopectate II, Kaopectate Maximum Strength, Kaopek, Kapectolin, Karacil, Karidium, Kasof, Kato, kava, KayCiel, Kaylixir, KCl, KCl-20, KCL 5%, Keep Alert, Keflex, Keflin, Keftab, Kefurox, Kefzol, Kellogg's Castor Oil, Kemadrin, Ken-Jec, Kenac, Kenacort, Kenacort Diacetate, Kenaject-40, Kenalog, Kenalog-10, Kenalog-40, Kenalog-H, Kenalog in Orabase, Kendral-Ipratropium, Kenonel, Keppra, Keralyt, Keratex Gel, Kerlone, Kestrone-5, Ketalar, Ketamine, Ketazolam, Keto-diastix, ketoconazole, ketoconazole topical, Ketone, ketoprofen, ketorolac, ketorolac ophthalmic, KetoStix, ketotifen ophthalmic, Key-Pred, Key-Pred 25, Key-Pred 50, Key-Pred SP, Key-PredSP, KG-Hist D, KG Hist DM, KI, Kiddy Koff, Kidrolase, KIE 138, Kildane, Kimono, Kimono Microthins, Kimono Microthins Plus, Kimono Plus, Kimono Sensation, Kimono Sensation Plus, Kindercal, Kinesed, Kinevac, KitaLa Tos, Klavikordal, Klean-Prep, Klerist-D, Kling-Tite Naturalamb, Kling-Tite Naturalamb with Spermicide Lubricant, Klonopin, Klor-Con, Klor-Con 8, Klor-Con Powder, Klor-Con/25, Klor-Con/25 Powder, Klor-Con/EF, Klor-Con10, Klor-Con8, Klorvess, Klorvess 10% Liquid, Klorvess Effervescent, Klorvess Effervescent Granules, Klotrix, Koate-HP, Koffex, Koffex DM, Koffex DM+Expectorant, Koffex Expectorant, Kogenate, Kolephrin, Kolephrin Caplets, Kolephrin GG, Kolephrin GG/DM, Kolephrin/DM, Kolyum, Konakion, Kondremul, Kondremul Plain, Konsyl, Konsyl-D, Konsyl-Orange, Konsyl-Orange Sugar Free, Konyne, Kophane, Kophane Cough, Kophane Cough and Cold Formula, Koromex Cream, Koromex Crystal Clear Gel, Koromex Foam, Koromex Jelly, KPAB, Kronofed-A, Kronofed-A Jr., Kronofed-A Jr. Kronocaps, Kronofed-A Kronocaps, Ku-Zyme, Ku-Zyme HP, Ku-ZymeHP, Kudrox Double Strength, Kutrase, Kwelcof Liquid, Kwell, Kwellada, Kwellada-P Creme Rinse, Kwellada-P Lotion, Kytril,


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