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  1. FamotidineFamotidine
    FamotidinePronunciation: (fuh-moE-tih-deen)Class: Histamine H 2 antagonistTrade Names:Famotidine- Injection 10 mg/mL- Injection, pre-mixed 20 mg/50 mL in 0.9% NaClTrade Names:Pepcid- Tablets 20 mg- Tablets 40 mg- Powder for Oral Suspension 40 mg/5 mL when reconstitutedTrade Names:Pepcid AC- Tablets, chewable 10 mg- Tablets 10 mg- Gelcaps 10 mgTrade Names:Pepcid ...
  2. famotidine, calcium, and magnesiumfamotidine, calcium, and magnesium
    famotidine, calcium, and magnesiumGeneric Name: famotidine, calcium, and magnesium (fam OH ti deen, KAL see um, mag NEE see um)Brand Names: Dual Action Complete, Pepcid CompleteWhat is famotidine, calcium, and magnesium?Famotidine is in a group of drugs called histamine-2 blockers. Famotidine works by decreasing the amount of acid the stomach produces.Calcium and magnesium are natura...
  3. Famotidine/Calcium Carbonate/Magnesium HydroxideFamotidine/Calcium Carbonate/Magnesium Hydroxide
    Famotidine/Calcium Carbonate/Magnesium Hydroxide Generic Name: Famotidine/Calcium Carbonate/Magnesium Hydroxide (fa-MOE-tih-deen/KAL-see-um KAR-boh-nate/mag-NEE-zee-um hye-DROX-ide)Brand Name: Pepcid CompleteFamotidine/Calcium Carbonate/Magnesium Hydroxide is used for:Treating heartburn associated with acid indigestion and sour stomach.Famotidine/Calcium Carbonate/Magnesium ...
  4. FamvirFamvir
    FamvirGeneric 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 genital...
  5. FamvirFamvir
    FamvirGeneric name: FamciclovirBrand names: FamvirWhy is Famvir 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 shing...
  6. FamvirFamvir
    FamvirGeneric Name: 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 FamvirFamciclovir 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 s...
  7. FamvirFamvir
    Famvir Generic Name: Famciclovir (fam-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: FamvirFamvir 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. Famvir is also used to treat recurring cold sores and to treat or suppress recurring genital herpes. It may also be used for other conditions as deter...
  8. FanaptFanapt
    FanaptGeneric Name: iloperidone (EYE loe PER i done)Brand Names: FanaptWhat is iloperidone?Iloperidone is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the effects of chemicals in the brain.Iloperidone is used to treat schizophrenia.Iloperidone may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about il...
  9. FanaptFanapt
    FanaptGeneric Name: iloperidone (Oral route)Oral routeTabletIncreased Mortality in Elderly Patients with Dementia-Related Psychosis: Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death. Analysis of seventeen placebo-controlled trials (modal duration 10 weeks), largely in patients taking atypical antipsychotic drugs, revealed a r...
  10. FanaptFanapt
    Fanapt Generic Name: Iloperidone (EYE-loe-PER-i-done)Brand Name: FanaptFanapt is an antipsychotic. It may increase the risk of death when used to treat mental problems caused by dementia in elderly patients. Most of the deaths were linked to heart problems or infection. Fanapt is not approved to treat mental problems caused by dementia.Fanapt is used for:Treating schizophr...
  11. Fanapt Titration PackFanapt Titration Pack
    Fanapt Titration PackGeneric Name: iloperidone (Oral route)Oral routeTabletIncreased Mortality in Elderly Patients with Dementia-Related Psychosis: Elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death. Analysis of seventeen placebo-controlled trials (modal duration 10 weeks), largely in patients taking atypical antipsychotic drug...
  12. FansidarFansidar
    FansidarGeneric Name: pyrimethamine and sulfadoxine (PIR i METH a meen and SUL fa DOX een)Brand Names: FansidarWhat is Fansidar (pyrimethamine and sulfadoxine)?Pyrimethamine is an antiparasitic drug. It prevents the growth and reproduction of parasites.Sulfadoxine is a sulfa drug that fights bacteria in the body.The combination of pyrimethamine and sulfadoxine is used to treat mal...
  13. FansidarFansidar
    FansidarGeneric Name: pyrimethamine and sulfadoxine (Oral route)pir-i-METH-a-meen, sul-fa-DOX-eenOral routeTabletFatalities associated with the administration of pyrimethamine/sulfadoxine have occurred due to severe reactions, including Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Pyrimethamine/sulfadoxine prophylaxis must be discontinued at the first appearance of skin rash, i...
  14. FansidarFansidar
    Fansidar Generic Name: Pyrimethamine/Sulfadoxine (peer-i-METH-a-meen/sul-fa-DOX-een)Brand Name: FansidarSevere and sometimes fatal reactions, including Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis, have been associated with the use of Fansidar . Contact your doctor immediately if you develop signs of infection (eg, fever, chills, sore throat), unusual tiredness or weakness, unus...
  15. FarbitalFarbital
    Farbital Generic Name: Aspirin/Butalbital/Caffeine (AS-pir-in/byoo-TAL-bi-tal/kaf-EEN)Brand Name: Examples include Farbital and FiorinalChildren and teenagers should not use aspirin, aspirin-containing, or aspiring-related medicines for flu symptoms or chickenpox without first consulting a doctor. A rare but serious illness known as Reye syndrome may occur.Farbital is used for...