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  1. FluvastatinFluvastatin
    Fluvastatin Generic Name: Fluvastatin (FLOO-va-STAT-in)Brand Name: LescolFluvastatin is used for:Lowering high cholesterol and triglycerides in certain patients. It also increases high-density lipoprotein (HDL, "good") cholesterol levels. It is used along with an appropriate diet. It is used in certain patients to slow blood vessel blockage and to reduce the need for medical proce...
  2. FluvastatinFluvastatin
    FluvastatinPronunciation: (FLOO-va-STAT-in)Class: Antihyperlipidemic, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitorTrade Names:Lescol- Capsules 20 mg- Capsules 40 mgTrade Names:Lescol XL- Tablets, extended-release 80 mgPharmacologyIncreases rate at which body removes cholesterol from blood and reduces production of cholesterol in body by inhibiting enzyme that catalyzes early rate-limiting...
  3. Fluvastatin sodiumFluvastatin sodium
    Fluvastatin sodiumBrand names: LescolWhy is Fluvastatin sodium prescribed?Lescol reduces "bad" LDL cholesterol—and increases "good" HDL cholesterol—in the blood, and can lower your chances of developing clogged arteries and heart disease. It is also prescribed to slow the accumulation of plaque in the arteries of people who already have coronary heart disease, and m...
  4. Fluvirin injectableFluvirin injectable
    FluvirinGeneric Name: influenza virus vaccine (injectable) (in floo ENZ a VYE rus VAK seen)Brand Names: Afluria, Fluarix, FluLaval, Fluvirin, Fluvirin Preservative-Free, Fluzone, Fluzone Preservative-Free, Fluzone Preservative-Free PediatricWhat is influenza virus injectable vaccine?Influenza virus (commonly known as "the flu") is a serious disease caused by a virus. Influenza virus ca...
  5. FluvirinFluvirin
    FluvirinGeneric Name: influenza virus vaccine (Intramuscular route)in-floo-EN-za VYE-rus VAX-een (sub-VEER-ee-on)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AfluriaFluarixFlulavalFluvirinFluzoneFluzone High-DoseFluzone PediatricAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionSuspensionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For FluvirinInfluenza virus vaccine is used to prevent infectio...
  6. FluvirinFluvirin
    Fluvirin Generic Name: Influenza Virus Vaccine (IN-floo-EN-za)Brand Name: FluvirinFluvirin is used for:Protecting against certain strains of influenza (flu).Fluvirin is a vaccine. It works by stimulating the body to produce antibodies against certain types of the flu virus, which helps your body to fight the infection.Do NOT use Fluvirin if:you are allergic to any ingred...
  7. Fluvirin Preservative-Free injectableFluvirin Preservative-Free injectable
    Fluvirin Preservative-FreeGeneric Name: influenza virus vaccine (injectable) (in floo ENZ a VYE rus VAK seen)Brand Names: Afluria, Fluarix, FluLaval, Fluvirin, Fluvirin Preservative-Free, Fluzone, Fluzone Preservative-Free, Fluzone Preservative-Free PediatricWhat is influenza virus injectable vaccine?Influenza virus (commonly known as "the flu") is a serious disease caused by a virus. ...
  8. fluvoxaminefluvoxamine
    fluvoxamineGeneric Name: fluvoxamine (floo VOX a meen)Brand Names: Luvox, Luvox CRWhat is fluvoxamine?Fluvoxamine is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Fluvoxamine affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause obsessive-compulsive symptoms.Fluvoxamine is used to treat social anxiety disorder (social phob...
  9. fluvoxaminefluvoxamine
    fluvoxamine (Oral route)floo-VOX-a-meenOral routeCapsule, Extended ReleaseTabletSuicidality and Antidepressant DrugsAntidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies of major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders. Anyone considering the use of fluvox...
  10. FluvoxamineFluvoxamine
    Fluvoxamine Generic Name: Fluvoxamine (floo-VOX-a-meen)Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.Antidepressants may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or actions in children, teenagers, and young adults. However, depression and certain other mental problems may also increase the risk of suicide. Talk with the patient's doctor to be sure that the benefits of using Fluvoxamine outw...
  11. Fluvoxamine Extended-Release CapsulesFluvoxamine Extended-Release Capsules
    Fluvoxamine Extended-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Fluvoxamine (floo-VOX-a-meen)Brand Name: Luvox CRAntidepressants may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or actions in children, teenagers, and young adults. However, depression and certain other mental problems may also increase the risk of suicide. Talk with the patient's doctor to be sure that the benefits of using Fluvoxamine Extend...
  12. Fluvoxamine maleateFluvoxamine maleate
    Fluvoxamine maleateBrand names: Fluvoxamine maleateWhy is Fluvoxamine maleate prescribed?Fluvoxamine is prescribed for obsessive-compulsive disorder. An obsession is marked by continual, unwanted thoughts that prevent proper functioning in everyday living. Compulsive behavior is typified by ritualistic actions such as repetitious washing, repeating certain phrases, completing s...
  13. Fluvoxamine MaleateFluvoxamine Maleate
    Fluvoxamine MaleatePronunciation: (floo-VOX-a-meen MAL-ee-ate)Class: SSRITrade Names:Luvox- Tablets 25 mg- Tablets 50 mg- Tablets 100 mg- Capsules, extended-release 100 mg- Capsules, extended-release 150 mgApo-Fluvoxamine (Canada)CO Fluvoxamine (Canada)Luvox (Canada)PMS-Fluvoxamine (Canada)ratio-Fluvoxamine (Canada)Sandoz Fluvoxamine (Canada)PharmacologyInhibi...
  14. Fluzone injectableFluzone injectable
    FluzoneGeneric Name: influenza virus vaccine (injectable) (in floo ENZ a VYE rus VAK seen)Brand Names: Afluria, Fluarix, FluLaval, Fluvirin, Fluvirin Preservative-Free, Fluzone, Fluzone Preservative-Free, Fluzone Preservative-Free PediatricWhat is influenza virus injectable vaccine?Influenza virus (commonly known as "the flu") is a serious disease caused by a virus. Influenza virus can...
  15. FluzoneFluzone
    FluzoneGeneric Name: influenza virus vaccine (Intramuscular route)in-floo-EN-za VYE-rus VAX-een (sub-VEER-ee-on)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AfluriaFluarixFlulavalFluvirinFluzoneFluzone High-DoseFluzone PediatricAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionSuspensionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For FluzoneInfluenza virus vaccine is used to prevent infection ...