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Generic Name
  Brand: Brand Name
Category
Type: Type
Manufacturer Notes
 
Acetylcysteine
  Brand: Acetylcysteine Solution
Mucokinetic Agents
Type: Mucolytic agents
Roxane Disrupt mucoproteins that cause high viscosity
Acetylcysteine
  Brand: Mucosil
Mucokinetic Agents
Type: Mucolytic agents
Dey Disrupt mucoproteins that cause high viscosity
Albuterol
  Brand: Proventil
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Schering short-acting beta-2 agonist
Albuterol
  Brand: Ventolin
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Glaxo Wellcome short-acting beta-2 agonist
Albuterol
  Brand: Serevent
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Glaxo Wellcome long-acting beta-2 agonist
Albuterol Sulfate
  Brand: Albuterol Sulfate Inhalation Solution
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Dey
Albuterol Sulfate
  Brand: Airet
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Medeva
Albuterol Sulfate
  Brand: Proventil
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Schering
Albuterol Sulfate
  Brand: Ventolin
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Glaxo Wellcome
Almitrine Respiratory Stimulants
Type: Peripheral mechanism
Aminophylline Bronchodilators
Type: Methylxanthines
Roxane
Atracurium Besylate
  Brand: Tracrium
Paralytic Agents
Type: Intermediate
Glaxo Wellcome Maximum duration: 35-45 minutes
Atracurium Besylate
  Brand: Atracurium Besylate
Paralytic Agents
Type: Intermediate
Baxter Maximum duration: 35-45 minutes
Benzonatate
  Brand: Tessalon Perles
Antitussive Agents
Type: Centrally acting
Forest Non-narcotic
Codeine Antitussive Agents
Type: Centrally acting
Narcotic
Cortisone Corticosterioids
Type: Short acting
short acting (plasma half-life < 2 hours)
Cromolyn Sodium
  Brand: Intal
Mast Cell Stabilizers Rhone-Poulenc Rorer
Cromolyn Sodium
  Brand: Cromolyn Sodium Inhalation Solution, USP
Mast Cell Stabilizers Dey
Demulcents Antitussive Agents
Type: Peripherally acting
Dexamethasone
  Brand: Decadron
Corticosterioids
Type: Long acting
Merck long acting (> 3 hours)
Dextromethorphan Antitussive Agents
Type: Centrally acting
Non-narcotic
Diazepam
  Brand: Valium Injectable
Adjunct Agents
Type: Benzodiazepines
Roche Labs
Diazepam
  Brand: Diazepam Injection
Adjunct Agents
Type: Benzodiazepines
Elkins-Sinn
Diazepam
  Brand: Diazepam Injection, USP
Adjunct Agents
Type: Benzodiazepines
Baxter
Doxacurium
  Brand: Nuromax
Paralytic Agents
Type: Long acting
Glaxo Wellcome Maximum duration: 120-165 minutes
Doxapram
  Brand: Dopram
Respiratory Stimulants
Type: Central/Peripheral mechanism
Robins
Epinephrine Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
AstraZeneca
Epinephrine Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Dey
Epinephrine Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Elkins-Sinn
Epinephrine Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Wyeth-Ayerst
Expectorants Antitussive Agents
Type: Peripherally acting
Fentanyl
  Brand: Fentanyl Citrate and Droperidol
Adjunct Agents
Type: Narcotics
AstraZeneca
Fentanyl
  Brand: Fentanyl Citrate (Preservative-Free)
Adjunct Agents
Type: Narcotics
Elkins-Sinn
Fentanyl
  Brand: Fentanyl Citrate, USP
Adjunct Agents
Type: Narcotics
Baxter
Gallamine Paralytic Agents
Type: Long acting
Maximum duration: 120-165 minutes
Guaifenesin Mucokinetic Agents
Hydrocodone Antitussive Agents
Type: Centrally acting
Narcotic
Hydrocortisone Corticosterioids
Type: Short acting
short acting (plasma half-life < 2 hours)
Ipratropium bromide
  Brand: Atrovent
Bronchodilators
Type: Anticholinergics
Boehringer Ingelheim
Isoetharine
  Brand: Isoetharine
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Roxane
Isoproterenol Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Levalbuterol HCl
  Brand: Xopenex
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Sepracor
Lorazepam
  Brand: Ativan
Adjunct Agents
Type: Benzodiazepines
Wyeth-Ayerst
Lorazepam
  Brand: Ativan
Adjunct Agents
Type: Benzodiazepines
Baxter
Metaproterenol
  Brand: Alupent
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Boehringer Ingelheim
Metaproterenol
  Brand: Metaproterenol Sulfate Inhalation Solution
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Roxane
Metaproterenol
  Brand: Metaproterenol Sulfate Inhalation Solution, USP
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Dey
Methylprednisolone
  Brand: Solu-Medrol
Corticosterioids
Type: Intermediate acting
Pharmacia & Upjohn intermediate acting (1-4 hours)
Metocurine Paralytic Agents
Type: Long acting
Maximum duration: 120-165 minutes
Midazolam
  Brand: Versed
Adjunct Agents
Type: Benzodiazepines
Roche Labs
Mivacurium
  Brand: Mivacron
Paralytic Agents
Type: Short-term
Glaxo Wellcome Maximum duration: 15-30 minutes
Morphine Adjunct Agents
Type: Narcotics
Naloxone HCl Respiratory Stimulants
Type: Central mechanism
Oral expectorant Mucokinetic Agents
Type: Diluting/Hydrating
Modify character of secretion
Pancuronium Bromide
  Brand: Pancuronium Bromide
Paralytic Agents
Type: Long acting
Baxter Maximum duration: 120-165 minutes
Pancuronium Bromide
  Brand: Pancuronium Bromide
Paralytic Agents
Type: Long acting
Elkins-Sinn Maximum duration: 120-165 minutes
Pancuronium Bromide
  Brand: Pavulon
Paralytic Agents
Type: Long acting
Organon Maximum duration: 120-165 minutes
Paramethesone Corticosterioids
Type: Long acting
long acting (> 3 hours)
Pentobarbital Adjunct Agents
Type: Barbiturates
Intermediate acting
Phenobarbital Adjunct Agents
Type: Barbiturates
Long acting
Pipecuronium Bromide
  Brand: Arduan
Paralytic Agents
Type: Long acting
Organon Maximum duration: 120-165 minutes
Pirbuterol acetate
  Brand: Maxair
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
3M Pharmaceuticals
Prednisolone Corticosterioids
Type: Intermediate acting
intermediate acting (1-4 hours)
Prednisone Corticosterioids
Type: Intermediate acting
intermediate acting (1-4 hours)
Progesterone Respiratory Stimulants
Type: Central mechanism
Propylene glycol Mucokinetic Agents
Type: Diluting/Hydrating
Modify character of secretion
Protriptyline HCl
  Brand: Vivactil Tablets
Respiratory Stimulants
Type: Central mechanism
Merck
Pseudoephedrine Decongestants and Antihistmines
Saline solution Mucokinetic Agents
Type: Diluting/Hydrating
Modify character of secretion
Secobarbital Adjunct Agents
Type: Barbiturates
Short acting
Sodium Bicarbonate Mucokinetic Agents
Type: Wetting
Detergent to lower surface tension of respiratory tract
Succinylcholine Chloride
  Brand: Anectine
Paralytic Agents
Type: Short-term
Glaxo Wellcome Extremely short duration; Depolarizing
Succinylcholine Chloride
  Brand: Succinylcholine Chloride
Paralytic Agents
Type: Short-term
Organon Extremely short duration; Depolarizing
Terbutalene
  Brand: Brethine
Bronchodilators
Type: Sympathomimetics
Novartis
Theophylline Bronchodilators
Type: Methylxanthines
Theophylline Respiratory Stimulants
Type: Central/Peripheral mechanism
topical anesthetics Antitussive Agents
Type: Peripherally acting
Triamcinolone Corticosterioids
Type: Intermediate acting
intermediate acting (1-4 hours)
Trypsin
  Brand: Granulex
Mucokinetic Agents
Type: Proteolytic agents
Bertek Lyse proteins in purulent sputum
Tubocurarine Paralytic Agents
Type: Long acting
Maximum duration: 120-165 minutes
Vecuronium
  Brand: Norcuron
Paralytic Agents
Type: Intermediate
Organon Maximum duration: 35-45 minutes
 

 
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