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  1. FarestonFareston
    FarestonGeneric Name: toremifene (tor EH mih feen)Brand Names: FarestonWhat is Fareston (toremifene)?Toremifene blocks estrogen from reaching cancer cells. Certain types of breast cancer require estrogen to grow.Toremifene is used to slow the growth of metastatic breast cancer (cancer that has spread from the original tumor). Unlike chemotherapy, toremifene does not actually destroy...
  2. FarestonFareston
    FarestonGeneric Name: toremifene (Oral route)tore-EM-i-feenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.FarestonAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntiestrogenUses For FarestonToremifene is a medicine that blocks the effects of the estrogen hormone in the body. It is used to treat breast cancer in women.The exact way that toremifene works against cancer is no...
  3. FarestonFareston
    Fareston Generic Name: Toremifene (TORE-em-i-feen)Brand Name: FarestonFareston is used for:Treating breast cancer in women past menopause with estrogen-dependent tumors or unknown tumors. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Fareston is an antiestrogen. It works by blocking the effects of estrogen on certain body tissues, including breast tissue...
  4. FaslodexFaslodex
    FaslodexGeneric Name: fulvestrant (ful VES trant)Brand Names: FaslodexWhat is fulvestrant?Fulvestrant is an anti-estrogen medication. It works by blocking the actions of estrogen in the body. Certain types of breast cancer use estrogen to grow and multiply in the body.Fulvestrant is used to treat some hormone-related breast cancer. Fulvestrant is also used in postmenopausal women who...
  5. FaslodexFaslodex
    FaslodexGeneric Name: fulvestrant (Intramuscular route)ful-VES-trantCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.FaslodexAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntiestrogenUses For FaslodexFulvestrant is a medicine that is used to treat breast cancer.Many breast cancer tumors grow in response to estrogen. This medicine blocks the effects of the estrogen hormone...
  6. FaslodexFaslodex
    Faslodex Generic Name: Fulvestrant (fool-VES-trant)Brand Name: FaslodexFaslodex is used for:Treating certain types of advanced breast cancer in women after menopause who have not responded well to other medicines (eg, antiestrogen drugs) or therapy. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Faslodex is an estrogen receptor antagonist. It works by blo...
  7. FasprinFasprin
    FasprinGeneric Name: aspirin (oral) (AS pir in)Brand Names: Arthritis Pain, Aspergum Cherry, Aspergum Orginal, Aspir 81, Aspir-Low, Aspirin Lite Coat, Aspirin Litecoat, Aspirin Low Dose, Aspirin Low Strength, Bayer Aspirin, Bayer Aspirin Regimen, Bayer Aspirin Sugar Free, Bayer Aspirin with Calcium, Bayer Childrens Aspirin, Bayer Low Strength, Bayer Plus, Buffered Aspirin, Bufferin, Bufferin A...
  8. fat emulsion Intravenous, Injectionfat emulsion Intravenous, Injection
    fat emulsion (Intravenous route, Injection route)fat e-MULL-shunIntravenous routeEmulsionDeaths in preterm infants after infusion of intravenous fat emulsion have been reported in the medical literature. Autopsy findings included intravascular fat accumulation in the lungs. Treatment of premature and low birth weight infants with intravenous fat emulsion must be based upon careful benefit-ri...
  9. fat supplementfat supplement
    fat supplementGeneric Name: fat supplement (oral) (FAT SUP le ment)Brand names: Microlipid, MCT Oil (obsolete)What is fat supplement?Fat supplement is a medical food derived from fatty acids and safflower oil, a polyunsaturated fat source.Fat supplement is for dietary use in people whose bodies cannot digest certain foods properly. This includes people who are gluten or lactose intol...
  10. Father John's MedicineFather John's Medicine
    Father John's MedicineGeneric Name: dextromethorphan (Oral route)dex-troe-meth-OR-fanCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Babee Cof SyrupBenylin Pediatric FormulaChildren's Pedia CareCreomulsionCreo-TerpinDelsymDexaloneElixSure Cough Children'sFather John's MedicineMiltussNycoffPediacarePediacare Long-Acting CoughRobafen CoughRobitussinSilphen DMSimp...
  11. FazaCloFazaClo
    FazaCloGeneric Name: clozapine (KLOE za peen)Brand Names: Clozaril, FazaCloWhat is clozapine?Clozapine is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain.Clozapine is used to treat severe schizophrenia symptoms in people who have not responded to other medications. Clozapine is also used to help reduce the risk of suicidal behavior in people wi...
  12. FazaCloFazaClo
    FazaCloGeneric Name: clozapine (Oral route)KLOE-za-peenOral routeTabletTablet, DisintegratingAgranulocytosisBecause of a significant risk of agranulocytosis, a potentially life-threatening adverse event, clozapine should be reserved for use in (1) the treatment of severely ill patients with schizophrenia who fail to show an acceptable response to adequate courses of standard antips...
  13. FazaClo Orally Disintegrating TabletsFazaClo Orally Disintegrating Tablets
    FazaClo Orally Disintegrating TabletsGeneric Name: Clozapine (KLOE-za-peen)Brand Name: FazaCloFazaClo Orally Disintegrating Tablets may cause serious blood disorders, heart problems, low blood pressure (with or without fainting), breathing problems, and seizures. Blood tests will be required before and during treatment with FazaClo Orally Disintegrating Tablets. You will not be able to hav...
  14. Fe Caps Controlled-Release CapsulesFe Caps Controlled-Release Capsules
    Fe Caps Controlled-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Ferrous Sulfate (FER-us SULL-fate)Brand Name: Examples include Fe Caps and Slow FeAccidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children younger than 6 years of age. Keep this product out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.\...
  15. FE-40FE-40
    FE-40 Generic Name: Ferrous Gluconate (FER-us GLOO-koe-nate)Brand Name: Examples include FE-40 and FergonAccidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children younger than 6 years of age. Keep this product out of the reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.FE-40 is used fo...