A list of the most popular throat, ear, & skin Medicines. All of the most commonly prescribed medicines, drugs, and medications have been included. Prescription medication, as the name would imply, is medicine requiring a prescription from an authorized health practitioner such as a medical doctor, dentist, psychiatrist, or nurse practitioner. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) governs which drugs require a prescription. Over the counter drugs (OTC drugs) are considered much safer, with a reduced risk of adverse side effects. In contrast, prescription drugs are considered potent enough to require an expert's supervision. Interestingly enough, the same drug can be both over the counter, and prescription based depending upon the drug's dosage.
The medications named on this list are some of the better known drugs used to treat a variety of ailments. When it comes to your throat, ear and skin, you never be too safe. Bactroban, Ciprodex and Cortisporin are some of the more popularly prescribed pills on this list. There are a variety of pills and creams on here. Why? Because they are the drugs that are most likely to cure your ailment, and time again, have been proven to be the best in the field. But if you're allergic to any of the chemicals, be sure to consult with your doctor before use anything on this list. This list uses the drug's brand name where available, otherwise the generic name is provided.Source: http://www.bcbstx.com/pdf/druglist.pdf