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  1. DisopyramideDisopyramide
    Disopyramide Generic Name: Disopyramide (dye-soe-PEER-a-mide)Brand Name: NorpaceDisopyramide sometimes produces new irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias). Therefore, it should be used in carefully selected patients. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.Disopyramide is used for:Correcting or preventing various types of life-threatening irregular heartbeats and...
  2. Disopyramide Sustained-Release CapsulesDisopyramide Sustained-Release Capsules
    Disopyramide Sustained-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Disopyramide (dye-soe-PEER-a-mide)Brand Name: Norpace CRDisopyramide Sustained-Release Capsules sometimes produces new irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias). Therefore, it should be used in carefully selected patients. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information.Disopyramide Sustained-Release Capsules are used for:C...
  3. Disopyramide phosphateDisopyramide phosphate
    Disopyramide phosphateBrand names: Norpace CR, NorpaceWhy is Disopyramide phosphate prescribed?Norpace is used to treat severe irregular heartbeat. It relaxes an overactive heart and improves the efficiency of the heart's pumping action.Most important fact about Disopyramide phosphateDo not stop taking Norpace without first consulting your doctor. Stopping suddenly can ...
  4. Disopyramide PhosphateDisopyramide Phosphate
    Disopyramide PhosphatePronunciation: (DIE-so-PIR-uh-mide)Class: Antiarrhythmic agentTrade Names:Norpace- Capsules 100 mg- Capsules 250 mg as phosphateTrade Names:Norpace CR- Capsules, extended-release 100 mg- Capsules, extended-release 150 mg as phosphateRythmodan (Canada)Rythmodan-LA (Canada)PharmacologyDecreases rate of diastolic depolarizations rate; decreases up...
  5. Disotate EDTADisotate EDTA
    DisotateGeneric Name: edetate disodium (EDTA) (E de tate dye SOE dee um)Brand Names: Disotate, EndrateWhat is edetate disodium?Edetate disodium (EDTA) is a chelating (KEE-late-ing) agent. A chelating agent is capable of removing a heavy metal, such as lead or mercury, from the blood.EDTA is used to lower blood levels of calcium when they have become dangerously high. EDTA is also use...
  6. DisperMoxDisperMox
    DisperMox Generic Name: Amoxicillin (a-MOX-i-SIL-in)Brand Name: DisperMoxDisperMox is used for:Treating infections caused by certain bacteria. It is also used with other medicines to treat Helicobacter pylori infection and ulcers of the small intestines.DisperMox is a penicillin antibiotic. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.Do NOT use DisperMox if:you are allergic t...
  7. disulfiramdisulfiram
    disulfiramGeneric Name: disulfiram (die sul FER am)Brand Names: AntabuseWhat is disulfiram?Disulfiram interferes with the metabolism of alcohol resulting in unpleasant effects when alcohol is consumed.Disulfiram is used to treat chronic alcoholism.Disulfiram may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I sho...
  8. disulfiramdisulfiram
    disulfiram (Oral route)dye-SUL-fi-ramOral routeTabletDisulfiram should never be administered to a patient when he is in a state of alcohol intoxication, or without his full knowledge. The physician should instruct relatives accordingly .Disulfiram should never be administered to a patient when he is in a state of alcohol intoxication, or without his full knowledge. The physician should ins...
  9. DisulfiramDisulfiram
    Disulfiram Generic Name: Disulfiram (dye-SUL-fi-ram)Brand Name: AntabuseDisulfiram must not be given to patients under the influence of alcohol or without their permission.Disulfiram is used for:Treating alcoholism.Disulfiram is an alcohol-abuse deterrent. It works by blocking the breakdown of alcohol, causing unpleasant side effects (eg, vomiting, upset stomach) when ev...
  10. DisulfiramDisulfiram
    DisulfiramPronunciation: (die-SULL-fih-ram)Class: Antialcoholic agentTrade Names:Antabuse- Tablets 250 mgPharmacologyProduces intolerance to alcohol by blocking oxidation of acetaldehyde by enzyme aldehyde dehydrogenase, resulting in high blood levels of acetaldehyde and unpleasant physical symptoms.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionSlowly absorbed from the GI tract.MetabolismU...
  11. DitropanDitropan
    DitropanGeneric name: Oxybutynin chlorideBrand names: Ditropan XL, DitropanWhy is Ditropan prescribed?Ditropan and Ditropan XL, the extended-release form of the drug, treat symptoms of overactive bladder, including frequent urination, urgency (increased need to urinate), and urge incontinence (inability to control urination). The drug works by blocking the nerve impulses that...
  12. DitropanDitropan
    DitropanGeneric Name: oxybutynin (Oral route)ox-i-BUE-ti-ninCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DitropanDitropan XLAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Extended ReleaseTabletSyrupTherapeutic Class: Urinary AntispasmodicPharmacologic Class: AntimuscarinicUses For DitropanOxybutynin belongs to the group of medicines called antispasmodics. It helps decrease muscle s...
  13. DitropanDitropan
    Ditropan Generic Name: Oxybutynin (OX-i-BUE-ti-nin)Brand Name: DitropanDitropan is used for:Relieving symptoms of bladder problems (urinary urgency, frequency, or leakage; loss of bladder control; and painful urination) in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ditropan is an anticholinergic. It works by relaxing muscles in the b...
  14. Ditropan SyrupDitropan Syrup
    Ditropan SyrupGeneric Name: Oxybutynin (OX-i-BUE-ti-nin)Brand Name: DitropanDitropan Syrup is used for:Relieving symptoms of bladder problems (urinary urgency, frequency, or leakage; loss of bladder control; and painful urination) in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ditropan Syrup is an anticholinergic. It works by relaxing m...
  15. Ditropan XLDitropan XL
    Ditropan XLGeneric name: Oxybutynin chlorideBrand names: Ditropan XL, DitropanWhy is Ditropan XL prescribed?Ditropan and Ditropan XL, the extended-release form of the drug, treat symptoms of overactive bladder, including frequent urination, urgency (increased need to urinate), and urge incontinence (inability to control urination). The drug works by blocking the nerve impulse...