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  1. Finacea Plus TopicalFinacea Plus Topical
    Finacea PlusGeneric Name: azelaic acid (Topical route)ay-ze-LAY-ik AS-idCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AzelexFinaceaFinacea PlusAvailable Dosage Forms:Gel/JellyCreamTherapeutic Class: Antiacne AntibacterialUses For Finacea PlusAzelaic acid is used to treat mild to moderate acne. It works in part by stopping the growth of skin bacteria that can help cause a...
  2. Finacea Plus GelFinacea Plus Gel
    Finacea Plus GelGeneric Name: Azelaic Acid (ay-ze-LAY-ik AS-id)Brand Name: Finacea PlusFinacea Plus Gel is used for:Treating lesions due to mild to moderate rosacea.Finacea Plus Gel is a topical antibacterial. Exactly how Finacea Plus Gel works to treat rosacea is not known.Do NOT use Finacea Plus Gel if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Finacea Plus Gel, including prop...
  3. finasteridefinasteride
    finasterideGeneric Name: finasteride (fih NAH steh ride)Brand Names: Propecia, ProscarWhat is finasteride?Finasteride prevents the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. DHT is involved in the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).Finasteride is used to treat male pattern hair loss in men. It is also used to treat symptoms of benign prostatic...
  4. FinasterideFinasteride
    FinasterideBrand names: ProscarWhy is Finasteride prescribed?Proscar is prescribed to help shrink an enlarged prostate.The prostate, a chestnut-shaped gland present in males, produces a liquid that forms part of the semen. This gland completely encloses the upper part of the urethra, the tube through which urine flows out of the bladder. Many men over age 50 suffer from a ben...
  5. finasteridefinasteride
    finasteride (Oral route)fin-AS-ter-ideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PropeciaProscarAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Alopecia AgentPharmacologic Class: 5-Alpha Reductase InhibitorUses For finasterideNote: Women of childbearing potential should not use or handle crushed finasteride tablets. Finasteride can cause birth defects in male fetuses.Fi...
  6. FinasterideFinasteride
    Finasteride Generic Name: Finasteride (fin-AS-ter-ide)Brand Name: PropeciaFinasteride is used for:Treating certain types of male pattern hair loss (androgenic alopecia) in men.Finasteride is a steroid reductase inhibitor. It works by reducing the amount of the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. This may block certain types of hair loss in men.Do NOT use Finasterid...
  7. FinasterideFinasteride
    Finasteride Generic Name: Finasteride (fin-AS-ter-ide)Brand Name: PropeciaFinasteride is used for:Treating certain types of male pattern hair loss (androgenic alopecia) in men.Finasteride is a steroid reductase inhibitor. It works by reducing the amount of the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. This may block certain types of hair loss in men.Do NOT use Finasterid...
  8. FinasterideFinasteride
    FinasteridePronunciation: (fih-NASS-teer-IDE)Class: Androgen hormone inhibitorTrade Names:Propecia- Tablets 1 mgTrade Names:Proscar- Tablets 5 mgPharmacologyInhibits conversion of testosterone into 5-alpha-dihydrotestosterone, a potent androgen.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionMean bioavailability is 65% (range, 26% to 170%). C max at steady state is 4.9 to 13.7 ng/mL (mean,...
  9. FinevinFinevin
    FinevinGeneric Name: azelaic acid topical (ah zeh LAY ic AH sid)Brand Names: Azelex, Finacea, FinevinWhat is Finevin (azelaic acid topical)?Azelaic acid is a naturally occurring acid. It helps the skin to renew itself more quickly and therefore reduces pimple and blackhead formation. It also helps to kill the bacteria that cause acne and rosacea.Azelaic acid topical is used to treat...
  10. FinevinFinevin
    FinevinGeneric name: Azelaic acidBrand names: Finevin, AzelexWhy is Finevin prescribed?Azelex is a cream used to help clear up mild to moderate acne. The skin eruptions and inflammation of acne typically begin during puberty, when oily secretions undergo an increase.Most important fact about FinevinYou should keep using Azelex regularly, even if you see no immediate i...
  11. FioricetFioricet
    FioricetGeneric name: Butalbital, Acetaminophen, CaffeineBrand names: Esgic, Esgic-Plus, Anolor 300, FioricetWhy is Fioricet prescribed?Fioricet, a strong, non-narcotic pain reliever and relaxant, is prescribed for the relief of tension headache symptoms caused by muscle contractions in the head, neck, and shoulder area. It combines a sedative barbiturate (butalbital), a non-...
  12. FioricetFioricet
    FioricetGeneric Name: butalbital and acetaminophen combination (Oral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Anolor 300CephadynDolgic LQEsgicEsgic-PlusEzolFioricetGeoneMargesicMedigesicPhrenilinPhrenilin ForteAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleSolutionUses For FioricetButalbital and acetaminophen combination is a pain reliever and relaxant. I...
  13. Fioricet with CodeineFioricet with Codeine
    Fioricet with CodeineGeneric Name: acetaminophen, butalbital, caffeine, and codeine (a SEET a MIN o fen, bue TAL bi tal, KAF een, and KOE deen)Brand Names: Fioricet with Codeine, Phrenilin with Caffeine and CodeineWhat is Fioricet with Codeine (acetaminophen, butalbital, caffeine, and codeine)?Codeine is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers.Acetaminophen is a less pote...
  14. Fioricet with CodeineFioricet with Codeine
    Fioricet with CodeineGeneric Name: butalbital, acetaminophen, caffeine, and codeine (Oral route)bue-TAL-bi-tal, a-seet-a-MIN-oh-fen, KAF-een, KOE-deen FOS-fateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Fioricet with CodeinePhrenilin with Caffeine and CodeineAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleTherapeutic Class: Opioid/Barbiturate CombinationPharmacologic Class: BarbiturateChemi...
  15. Fioricet with CodeineFioricet with Codeine
    Fioricet with Codeine Generic Name: Acetaminophen/Butalbital/Caffeine/Codeine (a-SEET-a-MIN-oh-fen/bue-TAL-bi-tal/KAF-een/KOE-deen)Brand Name: Examples include Fioricet with Codeine and Phrenilin with Caffeine and CodeineFioricet with Codeine is used for:Relieving tension headaches. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Fioricet with Codeine is a...