Top 200 Drugs Pharmacology Podcast – Drugs 11-15

Metformin is a medication used in the management of diabetes. It can cause significant diarrhea, B12 deficiency, and in rare cases, lactic acidosis.

Atorvastatin (Lipitor) is a statin medication used for cholesterol management. It lowers LDL and is associated with myopathy.

Omeprazole is a PPI used for GERD and has drug interactions with citalopram and clopidogrel.

Ciprofloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic used to treat gram-negative infections and UTIs. It carries numerous risks such as tendon rupture.

Ondansetron is an antiemetic medication used in the management of nausea and vomiting. I discuss the prescribing cascade in relation to this medication.

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