USP Drugs: Text Format

USP Drugs:
Text Format: R

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.


r-HuEPO, R-Tannamine, R-Tannamine Pediatric, R-Tannate, R-Tannate Pediatric, R & C, R & C II Spray, R & C Shampoo, R.O. Dexasone, RA, rabeprazole, Rabies vaccine, Radanil, Radiogardase-CS, Radiostol Forte, Rafton, raloxifene, ramipril, Ramses Contraceptive Foam, Ramses Crystal Clear Gel, Ramses Extra, Ramses Extra-15, Ramses Extra Ribbed, Ramses Extra Strength, Ramses Non-Lubricated, Ramses Ribbed, Ramses Safe Play, Ramses Sensitol, Ramses Thin Lub, Ramses Thin Spermicidal Lub, Ramses Ultra, Ramses Ultra-15, Ramses Ultra Thin, Ramses Ultra Thin Ribbed with Spermicide, Ramses Ultra Thin with Spermicide, Ramses with Spermicidal Lubricant, ranitidine, ranitidine bismuth citrate, Rapamune, Rapi-Ject, RapidVue, Rapolyte, Raudixin, Rauval, Rauverid, rauwolfia serpentina, Rauzide, Ravocaine, Raxar, Ray Block, RCF, Reabilan, Reabilan HN, Reactine, Reclomide, Recofen D, Recofen Plus, Recombinant, recombinant OspA, Recombinate, Recombivax HB, Recombivax HB Dialysis Formulation, Recort Plus, Rectocort, Rectogel, Rectogel-HC, Rectosol-HC, Rectovalone, red yeast rice, Rederm, Redutemp, Reese's Pinworm Medicine, Regitine, Reglan, Regonol, Regranex, Regroton, Regulace, Regular U-500 (Concentrated) Humulin R, Regulax SS, Regulex, Regulex-D, Reguloid Natural, Reguloid Natural Sugar Free, Reguloid Orange, Reguloid Orange Sugar Free, Rehydralyte, Relafen, Relaxadon, Relaxazone, Relefact TRH, Relenza, Relief Eye Drops for Red Eyes, Relisorm, Remeron, Remicade, Remifentanil, Remular, Remular-S, Renagel, Renedil, Renese, Renese-R, Renova, Rentamine, Rentamine Pediatric, Rep-Pred 40, Rep-Pred 80, repaglinide, Repan, Replete, Replete with Fiber, Repronex, Requip, Resaid, Resaid S.R., Rescaps-D S.R., Rescon, Rescon-DM, Rescon-ED, Rescon-GG, Rescon Jr., Rescon Liquid, Rescriptor, Rescudose, Reserfia, reserpine, reserpine-chlorothiazide, reserpine-chlorthalidone, reserpine-hydrochlorothiazide, Resol, Resource, Resource Plus, Respa-1st, Respa-DM, Respa-GF, Respahist, Respaire-120 SR, Respaire-60 SR, Respalor, Respbid, RespiGam, Respirol, Restoril, Resyl, Retin-A, Retin-A Micro, Retin A Micro Gel, Retinoic Acid, Retinol, Retisol-A, Retrovir, Rev-Eyes, ReVia, Revitalose-C 1000, Rexigen Forte, Rezamid, Rezamid Acne Treatment, Rezamid Lotion, Rezine, Rezulin, Rh-IG, Rh Immune Globulin, Rhd Immune Globulin, Rhdnase, Rheaban, Rheumatrex, Rheumatrex Dose Pack, Rhinalar, Rhinall, Rhinall-10 Children's Flavored Nose Drops, Rhinatate, Rhinatate Pediatric, Rhindecon, Rhinocaps, Rhinocort, Rhinocort Aqua, Rhinocort Turbuhaler, Rhinolar-EX, Rhinosyn, Rhinosyn-DM, Rhinosyn-DMX Expectorant, Rhinosyn-PD, Rhinosyn-X, Rhinosyn DM, Rhinosyn DMX, Rhinosyn DMX Expectorant, Rho-Loperamide, Rho(d) immune human globulin, Rhodis, Rhodis-EC, RhoGAM, Rhotrimine, Rhulicort, Ri-Tussin, Ri-Tussin DM, riboflavin, Rice Syrup Solids, Ricobid, Ricobid Pediatric, Rid, Rid-A-Pain, Ridactate, Ridafed, Ridaura, Ridramin, rifabutin, Rifadin, Rifadin IV, Rifamate, Rifampicin, rifampin, rifampin-isoniazid, Rifater, RIG, rIL-11, Rilutek, Rimactane, rimantadine, rimexolone, Rimso-50, Rinade B.I.D., Riopan, Riopan Extra Strength, Riopan Plus, Riopan Plus Double Strength, Riopan Plus Extra Strength, Riphenidate, risedronate, Risperdal, risperidone, Ritalin, Ritalin SR, Ritifed, ritonavir, Rituxan, rivastigmine, Rivotril, rizatriptan, RMS, RMS Uniserts, Ro7-1051, Robafen, Robafen AC Cough, Robafen CF, Robafen DAC, Robafen DM, Robalog, Robaxin, Robaxin-750, Robaxisal, Robichem, Robichem DM, Robichem PE, Robidex, Robidone, Robidrine, Robigesic, Robimycin, Robinul, Robinul Forte, Robitet, Robitussin, Robitussin AC, Robitussin CF, Robitussin Cold, Robitussin Cold and Cough Liqui-Gels, Robitussin Cold Cough, Robitussin Cough & Cold, Robitussin Cough & Cold Liqui-Fills, Robitussin Cough Calmers, Robitussin DAC, Robitussin DM, Robitussin Honey Cough, Robitussin Honey Flu Nighttime, Robitussin Honey Flu Non-Drowsy, Robitussin Maximum Strength, Robitussin Maximum Strength Cough, Robitussin Maximum Strength Cough and Cold, Robitussin Maximum Strength Cough Suppressant, Robitussin Night-Time Cold Formula, Robitussin Night Cold, Robitussin Night Relief, Robitussin PE, Robitussin Pediatric, Robitussin Pediatric Cough & Cold, Robitussin Pediatric Cough Suppressant, Robitussin Pediatric Night Relief, Robitussin Severe Congestion, Robitussin Severe Congestion Liqui-Gels, Robitussin w/ codeine, Rocaltrol, Rocephin, Rochagan, Rodex, Rofact, rofecoxib, Roferon-A, Rogaine, Rogaine Extra Strength, Rogaine Extra Strength For Men, Rogaine For Men, Rogaine For Women, Rogitine, Rohist, Rolaids, Rolaids Calcium Rich, Rolaids Extra Strength, Rolaids Sodium Free, Rolatuss, Rolatuss Expectorant, Rolatuss Plain, Rolatuss SR, Rolatuss w/hydrocodone, Romycin, Rondamine, Rondamine DM Drops, Rondamine DM, Rondec, Rondec DM, Rondec DM Drops, Rondec TR, Rondec Chewable, Rondec Drops, Roniacol, Ronoxidil, ropinirole, Ropivacaine, rose hips, rosiglitazone, Roubac, Rounox, Rovamycine, Rowasa, Roxadimate, Roxanol, Roxanol-T, Roxanol UD, Roxicet, Roxicet 5, Roxicet 5/500, Roxicodone, Roxicodone Intensol, Roxilox, Roxiprin, Roychlor-10%, Roymicin, Royvac, RSV-IGIV, rt-PA, Ru-Tab, Ru-Tuss, Ru-Tuss DE, Ru-Tuss Expectorant, Ru-Tuss with Hydrocodone Liquid, Ru-Vert-M, Ru Tuss DE, Rubesol-1000, Rubex, Rubramin PC, Rufen, Rulox, Rulox No. 1, Rulox No. 2, Rulox Plus, Rum-K, Rylosol, Rymed, Rymed-TR, Rymed-TR Caplets, Rymed Liquid, Ryna, Ryna-C Liquid, Ryna-CX Liquid, Ryna Liquid, Rynacrom, Rynatan, Rynatan-S Pediatric, Rynatan Pediatric, Rynatuss, Rynatuss Pediatric, Rythmodan, Rythmodan-LA, Rythmol,


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