Common Uses: This product is a combination "controller" medicine for long-term treatment of asthma and chronic lung diseases (such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis, or COPD). It works to open the airways of the lungs in two ways (decreasing bronchiolar swelling and causing muscle relaxation).
Common Uses: Abilify (aripiprazole) is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain.
Common Uses: Atacand is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is sometimes given together with other blood pressure medications. Atacand is also used to treat kidney problems caused by type 2 diabetes.
Common Uses: Lipitor (atorvastatin) is in a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or "statins." Atorvastatin reduces levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or LDL) and triglycerides in the blood, while increasing levels of "good" cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL).
Common Uses: Bactroban is used to treat infections of the skin such as impetigo.
Common Uses: Biaxin (clarithromycin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It fights bacteria in your body. Biaxin is used to treat many different types of bacterial infections affecting the skin and respiratory system. It is also used together with other medicines to treat stomach ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori.
Common Uses: Preventing and treating minor skin irritations (eg, caused by cuts, scrapes, minor burns, perspiration, itching, wound drainage). Calmoseptine ointment is an analgesic,antiseptic , antipruritic, and skin protectant combination. It works by temporarily relieving itching and pain. It also decreases moisture in the affected area.
Common Uses: Celebrex is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain.
Common Uses: Plavix (clopidogrel) keeps the platelets in your blood from coagulating (clotting) to prevent unwanted blood clots that can occur with certain heart or blood vessel conditions.
Common Uses: Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and a fever reducer. Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Acetaminophen and chlorpheniramine is a combination medicine used to treat headache, runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and pain or fever caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu.
Common Uses: Rosuvastatin is used along with a proper diet to help lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL) in the blood. It belongs to a group of drugs known as "statins."
Common Uses: Domperidone is a medicine that increases the movements or contractions of the stomach and bowel. Domperidone is also used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by other drugs used to treat Parkinson`s Disease. Domperidone is to be given only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.
Common Uses: Aricept improves the function of nerve cells in the brain. It works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine (ah see til KO leen). People with dementia usually have lower levels of this chemical, which is important for the processes of memory, thinking, and reasoning.
Common Uses: Effient (prasugrel) keeps the platelets in your blood from coagulating (clotting) to prevent unwanted blood clots that can occur with certain heart or blood vessel conditions. Effient is used to prevent blood clots in people with acute coronary syndrome who are undergoing a procedure after a recent heart attack or stroke, and in people with certain disorders of the heart or blood vessels.
Common Uses: Estrogel is a clear, colorless gel medicine that contains an estrogen hormone called estradiol. Estrogens are female sex hormones made by a woman's ovaries that regulates many processes in the body.
Common Uses: Zetia reduces the amount of cholesterol or other sterols that your body absorbs from your diet
Common Uses: TriCor helps reduce cholesterol and triglycerides (fatty acids) in the blood. High levels of these types of fat in the blood are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis (clogged arteries).
Common Uses: Flomax (tamsulosin) belongs to a group of drugs called alpha-adrenergic blockers. Flomax relaxes the muscles in the prostate and bladder neck, making it easier to urinate.
Common Uses: Humalog is used to treat type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes in adults. Insulin lispro is a fast-acting form of insulin. It is usually given together with another long-acting insulin. It works by lowering levels of glucose in the blood.
Common Uses: Combivent contains a combination of albuterol and ipratropium. Albuterol and ipratropium are bronchodilators that relax muscles in the airways and increase air flow to the lungs.
Common Uses: Lantus (insulin glargine) is a man-made form of a natural hormone. It is a long-acting insulin that is slightly different from other forms of insulin that are not man-made and it works by lowering levels of glucose in the blood.
Common Uses: Levemir is used to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. Levemir is also used to treat type 1 diabetes in adults and children who are at least 2 years old.
Common Uses: Methylprednisolone is used to treat many different inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, ulcerative colitis, allergic disorders, gland (endocrine) disorders, and conditions that affect the skin, eyes, lungs, stomach, nervous system, or blood cells.
Common Uses: Nexium is used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other conditions involving excessive stomach acid such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Nexium is also used to promote healing of erosive esophagitis (damage to your esophagus caused by stomach acid).
Common Uses: Norvasc is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or chest pain (angina) and other conditions caused by coronary artery disease. This medication is for use in adults and children who are at least 6 years old.
Common Uses: NovoLog contains insulin aspart. Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin aspart is a fast-acting form of insulin.
Common Uses: Omnaris is used to treat nasal symptoms (congestion, sneezing, runny nose) caused by seasonal allergies in adults and children as young as 6 years old. Omnaris is also used to treat nasal symptoms caused by year-round allergies in adults and children who are at least 12 years old.
Common Uses: Protonix is in a group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
Common Uses: Actos (pioglitazone) is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels.
Common Uses: Premarin is a mixture of estrogen hormones used to treat symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, and vaginal dryness, burning, and irritation. Other uses include prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, and replacement of estrogen in women with ovarian failure or other conditions that cause a lack of natural estrogen in the body. Premarin is sometimes used as part of cancer treatment in women and men.
Common Uses: Beclomethasone inhalation is used to prevent asthma attacks. This medication will not treat an asthma attack that has already begun.
Common Uses: Collagenase is an enzyme that breaks down collagen in damaged tissues within the skin and helps the body generate new healthy tissue. Collagen is a type of protein that connects and supports fibers in body tissues such as skin, tendons, muscles, and bone. Collagenase topical (for the skin) is applied to severe burns or skin ulcers to help remove dead skin tissue and aid in wound healing.
Common Uses: Viagra relaxes muscles and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body.
Common Uses: Synthroid is a replacement for a hormone that is normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism. Synthroid is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own.
Common Uses: Cialis (tadalafil) relaxes muscles and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body.
Common Uses: Methimazole is used to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). It is also used before thyroid surgery or radioactive iodine treatment.
Common Uses: Treating underactive thyroid. It is also used for treating or preventing certain goiters and as an aid in diagnosing certain thyroid conditions.
Common Uses: Spiriva is an anticholinergic agent. It works by enlarging the airways to allow easier breathing. It comes as a capsule containing dry powder, which is inhaled through the mouth using the HandiHaler device.
Common Uses: Estradiol is a form of estrogen, a female sex hormone that regulates many processes in the body.
Common Uses: Ventolin HFA is used to treat or prevent bronchospasm in people with reversible obstructive airway disease. Albuterol inhalation is also used to prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm.
Common Uses: Voltaren Topical Gel is used to treat joint pain in the hands, wrists, elbows, knees, ankles, or feet caused by osteoarthritis. This medication may not be effective in treating arthritis pain elsewhere in the body.
Common Uses: This medicine is an antidepressant used for treating depression and seasonal affective disorder (SAD).
Common Uses: Xifaxan is used to treat travelers` diarrhea caused by E. coli in adults and children who are at least 12 years old. Most people get this infection by eating food or drinking fluids that have been contaminated with the bacteria. Xifaxan is also used to lower the risk of worsened brain function, or hepatic encephalopathy, in adults with liver failure. Brain function can be affected when the liver stops working and cannot remove toxic substances from the body.
Common Uses: Metolazone is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. Metolazone treats fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, or a kidney disorder such as nephrotic syndrome. This medication is also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).