Top 100 Drugs Of Choice For Different Diseases

Drugs Of Choice

Drugs Of Choice For Different Diseases are categorized on the basis of diseases .Following are the most important classes of drugs used as a first choice in the treatment of different diseases .

Drugs Of Choice List in infections

(1)Penicillin G
Streptococcus pneumoniae, S.Viridans,Hemolytic Streptococci group A,B,C,G,Staphylococcus (Non-Penicillinase producing)
Neisseria Meningitidis,Clostridium(ABC)Bacillus Cereus,Actinomyces.Treponema Pallidum, T.Pertene
Listeria,Enterococcus faecalis.
MRSA,Coagulase negative staphylococcus,Enterococcus faecium.
Bacillus anthracis,
Borelia burgdorferi, B.Recurrentis.
Chalmydia & Rickettsiae.
(6) Cotrimoxazole
(7) Azithromycin
Hemophilus ducreyi & Mycoplasma .
(8) Ceftriaxone
Burkholderia pseudomallei

Drugs Of Choice List in pregnancy (12)Choloroquine
Drug of choice for malaria in pregnancy
(13) Alpha-Methyldopa
DoC for hypertension in pregnancy
DOC for anticoagulation in pregnancy.
DOC for hypertensive crisis in pregnant women.
Analgesic DOC
DoC for epilepsy in pregnant women.
(18)Doxylamine & Pyridoxine
DoC for nausea in pregnancy.

Drugs Of Choice List for various types of seizures: (19)Valproate
Tonic seizures
Absence seizures
Grand mal (GTCS)
Clonic seizures
Atonic seizures
Myoclonic seizures
Partial seizures
Infantile spasm with tuberous sclerosis
Infantile spasm
(23)Lorazepam (IV)
Status epilepticus
Febrile seizures
(25)Magnesium Sulphate
Seizure in eclampsia

Drugs Of Choice List in poisoning  (26)Physostigmine
Atropine, Belladona  & Dhatura poisoning
Carbamate,Early mushroom poisoning,Organophosphate poisoning.
Benzodiazepine poisoning
Acetaminophen poisoning
Opoid poisoning
Chronic iron poisoning
Acute iron poisoning
Beta blockers poisoning
(34)Amyl nitrate
Cyanide poisoning

Drugs Of Choice List in bronchial asthma (35)Salbutamol
Acute attack of bronchial ashtma in normal patient and pregnant women.
Exercise & Aspirin-induced acute attack of bronchial asthma.
Acute attack of bronchial asthma during labour.
Acute attack of bronchial ashtma on beta-blockers therapy.
Prophylaxis of bronchial asthma ,exercise induced and aspirin-induced asthma.

Drugs Of Choice List In Antimicrobials Prophylaxis (38)Ampicillin
Group B streptococcus infection
Endocarditis and Otitis media
Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) Pertussis
(41)Benzathine penicillin
Rheumatic fever
(42)Procaine Penicillin
Gonorrhea and syphilis
Rickettsial infection and plague.
Surgical Prophylaxis
(46)Trimethoprim and sulphamethoxazole
Toxoplasmosis , Pneumocystis jerveci UTI
Hemophilus influenza type B.
Influenza Type A & B.

Anesthetic Drugs Of Choice List (49)Propofol
Day care
Congenital heart disease,ASD,VSD,PDA
Ischemic heart disease
Asthma and COPD
CHF, and congenital heart disease (Right to left shunt)
Electroconvulsion therapy
Cardiac surgery
For producing deliberate hypotension

Drugs Of Choice List in Endocrinological Disorders (56)Insulin
Type 1 DM
Diabetes Mellitus in pregnancy.
Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
Uncontrolled DM.
Type 2 DM
Diabetes mellitus in obesity
Erectile Dysfunction
Acute and chronic adrenal insufficiency.
Post prandial hyperglycemia.
Ectopic pregnancy
Post partum hemorrhage
Induction of labour
Andogenital alopecia.

Drugs of choice in fungal infections(66)Amphotericin B
Meningeal histoplasmosis
Endocarditis by candida
Sever or CNS blastomycosis
Induction i cryptococcal meningitis(For 2 weeks)
Candida albicans
Maintainance in cryptococcal meningitis
Non meningeal histoplasmosis
Para Coccidiodomycosis
Mild or non CNS blastomycosis
Penicillium mameffei
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.
Candida glabarata,and candida krusei .

Drugs of choice in gastrointestinal disorders(71)PPIs
Gastric ulcer ,Duodenal ulcer ,stress ulcer,NSAIDs-induced ulcer.
GERD,& Zolinger elison syndrome.
Migraine associated or drug or disease associated vomiting
Levodopa induced vomiting
Post operative or radiation induced vomiting
(75)5HT3 antagonist
Cisplatin induced early vomiting
Hepatic encephalopathy
(77)Methyl naltrexone
Opioid induced constipation
Diarhea in carcinoid syndrome

Drugs of choice in Hematological Disorders (79)Warfarin
DVT prophylaxis
Chronic atrial fibrillation in mitral stenosis, advanced kidney disease and mechanical prosthetic heart valves
Initiation of therapy in DVT.
(81)Vitamin K
Warfarin overdose
Heparin overdose

Drugs of Choice in Hypertension (83)Thiazide diuretics
Hypertension With BPH
(85)Beta Blockers
Hypertension with ischemic heart disease.(Angina)
(86)ACE inhibitors
Hypertension with chronic kidney diseases.
(87)Alpha methylDopa
Hypertension in pregnancy
Hypertensive emergencies with cheese reaction
Hypertensive emergencies in aortic dissection.
Hypertensive emergencies in pregnancy .

Drugs of choice in shock(91)Adrenaline
Anaphylactic shock
(92)Dopamine or nor adrenaline
Cardiogenic shock
Distributive shock
Secondary shock
Shock with oliguria
Shock due to adrenal insufficiency

Drugs of choice For viral diseases(97)Ribavirin
Viral hemorrhagic fever
Respiratory syncytial virus(in high-risk patient
Oseltamivir-resistant influenza
Seasonal influenza and avian influenza (bird flu)
Herpes simplex and varicella.
Acute herpes zoster.
Cytomegalovirus retinitis.

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