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.


FA-8, Fact Plus, Fact Plus One Step, factor VIII, Factrel, famciclovir, famotidine, Famvir, Fansidar, Fareston, Fastin, Father John's Medicine Plus, FBM, Fe-Tinic 150, Fe 50, Fedahist, Fedahist gyrocaps, Fedahist timecaps, Feen-a-Mint Pills, felbamate, Felbatol, Feldene, felodipine, felodipine-enalapril, Felombrine, Fem HRT 1, Fem HRT 1/5, Femara, Femcare, Femcet, FemiLax, Femiron, Femizol-M, Femizole-7, Femogex, Fempatch, Femstat, Femstat 3, Femstat prefill, Fendol, Fenesin, Fenesin DM, Fenex-L.A., Fenex-PSE, Fenex DM, Fenicol ophthalmic Ointment, fenofibrate, fenoprofen, Fenoterol, Fentanyl, Fentex, Feosol, Feosol caplet, Feostat, Feostat Drops, Fer-Gen-Sol, Fer-In-Sol, Fer-In-Sol Capsules, Fer-In-Sol Drops, Fer-In-Sol Syrup, Fer-Iron Drops, Feratab, Fergon, Fero-Grad, Fero-Gradumet, Fero-Gradumet Filmtab, Ferospace, Ferosul, Ferra-Cap, Ferra-TD, Ferra-TD Caps, Ferralet, Ferralet Slow Release, Ferralyn Lanacaps, Ferratab, Ferret, Ferretts, ferric (III), ferric ferrocyanide, Ferrimin, Ferro-Bob, Ferro-Time, Ferrospace, ferrous fumarate, ferrous gluconate, ferrous sulfate, Fertinex, Fertinic, Fertinorm HP, Fever, Feverall, Feverall Junior Strength, Feverall Sprinkle Caps, Feverall Sprinkle Caps Junior Strength, feverfew, fexofenadine, Fiber-Lax, Fiberall, Fibercon Caplets, Fiberlan, FiberNorm, Fibersource, Fibersource HN, Fibrepur, filgrastim, Finac, finasteride, Fiorgen, Fioricet, Fioricet w/ codeine, Fiorinal, Fiorinal-C 1/2, Fiorinal-C 1/4, Fiorinal No.3, Fiorinal w/ codeine, Fiorinal w/ codeine No.3, Fiormor, Fiorpap, Fiortal, Fiortal w/ codeine, First Response, First Response 1-Step, Fish Oil, FIV-ASA, Five-ASA, Fl Extra D.S., Flagyl, Flagyl 375, Flagyl ER, Flagyl I.V., Flagyl I.V. RTU, Flamazine, Flarex, Flatulex, Flatulex drops, Flavorcee, Flavored Alka-Seltzer Effervescent Pain Reliever, Flavored Alka-Seltzer Effervescent Pain Reliever and Antacid, flavoxate, flecainide, Fleet Babylax, Fleet Bisacodyl, Fleet enema, Fleet enema for Children, Fleet Enema Mineral Oil, Fleet Glycerin Laxative, Fleet Laxative, Fleet Mineral Oil, Fleet Pediatric Enema, Fleet Phospho-Soda, Fleet phospho Soda, Fleet Relief, Fleet Soflax Gelcaps, Fleet Soflax Overnight Gelcaps, Fletcher's Castoria, Flexeril, Flexoject, Flexon, Flint SSD, Floctafenine, Flolan, Flomax, Flonase, Florinef, Florinef acetate, Florone, Florone E, Floropryl, Flovent, Flovent Rotadisk, Floxin, Floxin I.V., Floxin Otic, Flozenges, Fluanxol, Fluanxol Depot, Fluclox, Flucloxacillin, fluconazole, flucytosine, Fludara, fludrocortisone, Fludroxycortide, Fluex, flumadine, flumetasone, Flumethasone, Flunarizine, flunisolide, flunisolide nasal, Fluocet, Fluocin, Fluocinolone, fluocinolone topical, Fluocinonide, fluocinonide topical, Fluoderm, Fluolar, Fluonid, Fluonide, Fluor-A-Day, Fluor-Op, Fluorabon, fluoride, fluoride topical, Fluoritab, Fluoritabs, Fluorodex, fluorometholone, fluorometholone-sodium sulfacetamide ophthalmic, fluorometholone ophthalmic, Fluoroplex, Fluorosol, Fluothane, fluoxetine, Fluoxymesterone, Flupenthixol, fluphenazine, fluphenazine decanoate, fluphenazine enanthate, fluphenazine hydrochloride, Flura, Flura-Drops, Flura-Loz, Flura-Tab, Flurandrenolide, flurandrenolide topical, flurazepam, flurbiprofen, flurbiprofen ophthalmic, Flurosyn, FluShield, flutamide, Flutex, fluticasone, fluticasone-salmeterol, fluticasone nasal, fluticasone topical, fluvastatin, Fluviral, Fluviral S, Fluviral S/F, Fluvirin, fluvoxamine, Fluzone, FML-S Liquifilm, FML Forte, FML Forte Liquifilm, FML Liquifilm, FML S.O.P., Foamicon, Foille, FoilleCort, Folex, Folex PFS, folic acid, folinic acid, follicle-stimulating hormone, Follistim, Folvite, Forane, Formula 405 Solar, Formulex, Fortabs, Fortaz, Fortel, Fortel Midstream, Fortel Midstream One Step, Fortel Plus, Fortovase, Fosamax, Foscavir, Fosfestrol, fosinopril, fosinopril-hydrochlorothiazide, Fosphenytoin, Fostex 10 Bar, Fostex 10 BPO Gel, Fostex 10 Cream, Fostex 10 Gel, Fostex 10 Wash, Fostex 5 Gel, Fostex Bar 10%, Fostex CM, Fostex Gel 10%, Fostex Medicated Cleansing Bar, Fostex Medicated Cleansing Cream (for face, Fostex Medicated Cleansing Liquid, Fostex Regular Strength Medicated Cleansing Bar, Fostex Regular Strength Medicated Cleansing Cream (for face, Fostex Regular Strength Medicated Cover-Up, Fostex Wash 10%, Fostril, Fostril Cream, Fostril Lotion, Fototar, Four-Way Nasal Spray, Fourex Natural Skins, Fourex Natural Skins Spermicidally Lubricated, Fourneau, Fowler's, Fragmin, Freezone, Frisium, Froben, Froben SR, FS Shampoo, FSH, FUDR, Fulvicin-U/F, Fulvicin P/G, Fulvicin U/F, Fumasorb, Fumerin, Fungatin, Fungi-Guard, Fungizone, Fungizone cream, Fungizone Intravenous, Fungizone lotion, Fungoid, Fungoid AF, Fungoid Kit, Fungoid solution, Furacin Cream, Furacin Soluble Dressing, Furacin Topical Solution, Furadantin, Furalan, Furamide, Furatoin, furazolidone, furosemide, Furoside, Furoxone, Furoxone Liquid,


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