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  1. FactrelFactrel
    FactrelGeneric Name: gonadorelin (Intravenous route, Injection route)goe-nad-oh-REL-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.FactrelAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionKitTherapeutic Class: Endocrine-Metabolic AgentPharmacologic Class: Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone AgonistUses For FactrelGonadorelin is a medicine that is the same as gonadotropin-releasing h...
  2. FactrelFactrel
    Factrel Generic Name: Gonadorelin (goe-nad-oh-RELL-in)Brand Name: FactrelFactrel is used for:Evaluating how well the hypothalamus and pituitary glands are working. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Factrel is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone. It works by causing the pituitary gland to release other hormones (luteinizing hormone and follicle-s...
  3. famciclovirfamciclovir
    famciclovirGeneric Name: famciclovir (fam SYE klo veer)Brand Names: FamvirWhat is famciclovir?Famciclovir is an antiviral drug. It slows the growth and spread of the herpes virus so that the body can fight off the infection. Famciclovir will not cure herpes, but it can lessen the symptoms of the infections.Famciclovir is used to treat infections caused by herpes viruses, including ge...
  4. FamciclovirFamciclovir
    FamciclovirBrand names: FamvirWhy is Famciclovir prescribed?Famvir tablets are used to treat herpes zoster, commonly referred to as "shingles," in adults. Shingles is a painful rash with raised, red pimples on the trunk of the body, usually the back. Because it is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox, only people who have had chickenpox can get shingles. When prescri...
  5. famciclovirfamciclovir
    famciclovir (Oral route)fam-SYE-kloe-virCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.FamvirAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntiviralChemical Class: Guanosine Nucleoside AnalogUses For famciclovirFamciclovir is used to treat the symptoms of herpes zoster (also known as shingles), a herpes virus infection of the skin. It is used to treat and suppress herpes labi...
  6. FamciclovirFamciclovir
    Famciclovir Generic Name: Famciclovir (fam-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: FamvirFamciclovir is used for:Treating herpes zoster infection (shingles). It is also used to treat recurring herpes skin infections in patients who also have HIV infection. Famciclovir is also used to treat recurring cold sores and to treat or suppress recurring genital herpes. It may also be used for other cond...
  7. FamciclovirFamciclovir
    FamciclovirPronunciation: (fam-SYE-kloe-vir)Class: Antiherpes virus agentTrade Names:Famvir- Tablets 125 mg- Tablets 250 mg- Tablets 500 mgApo-Famciclovir (Canada)PMS-Famciclovir (Canada)Sandoz Famciclovir (Canada)PharmacologyConverts to penciclovir, which inhibits viral DNA replication by interfering with viral DNA polymerase.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionBioavailabi...
  8. FamotidineFamotidine
    FamotidineBrand names: Pepcid AC, PepcidWhy is Famotidine prescribed?Pepcid is prescribed for the short-term treatment of active duodenal ulcer (in the upper intestine) for 4 to 8 weeks and for active, benign gastric ulcer (in the stomach) for 6 to 8 weeks. It is prescribed for maintenance therapy, at reduced dosage, after a duodenal ulcer has healed. It is also used for short-...
  9. famotidinefamotidine
    famotidine (Oral route)fam-OH-ti-deenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Heartburn ReliefPepcidPepcid ACAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SuspensionTabletTablet, ChewableTablet, DisintegratingTherapeutic Class: AntiulcerPharmacologic Class: Histamine H2 AntagonistUses For famotidineFamotidine is used to treat stomach ulcers (gastric and duodenal), erosive e...
  10. FamotidineFamotidine
    Famotidine Generic Name: Famotidine (fa-MOE-tih-deen)Brand Name: PepcidFamotidine is used for:Treating and preventing ulcers. It is also used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), conditions that cause increased acid secretion, and esophagitis. It also may be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Famotidine is an H2 (histamine) blocker. It reduces st...
  11. Famotidine Chewable TabletsFamotidine Chewable Tablets
    Famotidine Chewable TabletsGeneric Name: Famotidine (fa-MOE-tih-deen)Brand Name: Pepcid AC Chewable TabletsFamotidine Chewable Tablets are used for:Treating heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach. It is also used for preventing heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach brought on by eating or drinking certain foods and beverages.Famotidine C...
  12. Famotidine SolutionFamotidine Solution
    Famotidine SolutionGeneric Name: Famotidine (fa-MOE-tih-deen)Brand Name: PepcidFamotidine Solution is used for:Treating and preventing ulcers of the stomach and upper small intestine; conditions that cause increased acid secretion (eg, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome); gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD, or the bubbling of stomach contents into the food pipe, which causes heartburn);...
  13. Famotidine SuspensionFamotidine Suspension
    Famotidine SuspensionGeneric Name: Famotidine (fa-MOE-tih-deen)Brand Name: Pepcid Oral SuspensionFamotidine Suspension is used for:Treating and preventing ulcers of the stomach and upper small intestine; conditions that cause increased acid secretion (eg, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome); gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD, or the bubbling of stomach contents into the food pipe, whic...
  14. FamotidineFamotidine
    Famotidine Generic Name: Famotidine (fa-MOE-tih-deen)Brand Name: PepcidFamotidine is used for:Treating and preventing ulcers. It is also used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), conditions that cause increased acid secretion, and esophagitis. It also may be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Famotidine is an H2 (histamine) blocker. It reduces st...
  15. FamotidineFamotidine
    Famotidine Generic Name: Famotidine (fa-MOE-tih-deen)Brand Name: PepcidFamotidine is used for:Treating and preventing ulcers. It is also used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), conditions that cause increased acid secretion, and esophagitis. It also may be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Famotidine is an H2 (histamine) blocker. It reduces st...