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  1. FormoterolFormoterol
    Formoterol Generic Name: Formoterol (for-MOE-ter-ol)Brand Name: Foradil AerolizerLong-acting beta-agonists such as Formoterol have been rarely associated with an increased risk of asthma-related death. Formoterol should only be used by certain patients with severe asthma or by patients who cannot get adequate control of asthma symptoms by using other asthma controller medicines (eg, inha...
  2. Formoterol SolutionFormoterol Solution
    Formoterol SolutionGeneric Name: Formoterol (for-MOE-ter-ol)Brand Name: PerforomistLong-acting beta-agonists such as Formoterol Solution have been rarely associated with an increased risk of asthma-related death. Formoterol Solution should only be used by certain patients with severe asthma or by patients who cannot get adequate control of asthma symptoms by using other asthma controller m...
  3. Formoterol FumarateFormoterol Fumarate
    Formoterol FumaratePronunciation: (for-MOE-ter-ol fue-MAR-ate)Class: SympathomimeticTrade Names:Foradil Aerolizer- Inhalation powder in capsules 12 mcgTrade Names:Perforomist- Inhalation solution 20 mcg per 2 mLOxeze Turbuhaler (Canada)PharmacologyRelaxes bronchial smooth muscles.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionC max is 92 pg/mL and T max is 5 min.Formoterol inha...
  4. Formula B PlusFormula B Plus
    Formula B Plus Generic Name: Multivitamins with Minerals (MUL-ti-VYE-ta-mins/MIN-er-als)Brand Name: Examples include Centrum and Formula B PlusFormula B Plus is used for:Treating or preventing low levels of vitamins and minerals in the body. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Formula B Plus is a vitamin and mineral supplement. It works by prov...
  5. Formula E 400Formula E 400
    Formula E 400Generic Name: vitamin e (Oral route)VYE-ta-min ECommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Alpha-EAqua Gem-EAquasol ED-Alpha GemsE-400E-600E-GemsFormula E 400Gamma E-GemsGamma E PlusKey-ENatural Vitamin Blend E-400IUNutr-E-SolAvailable Dosage Forms:LiquidSolutionTabletCapsule, Liquid FilledTablet, ChewablePowder for SolutionCapsule...
  6. FortabsFortabs
    FortabsGeneric Name: butalbital and aspirin combination (Oral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.FiorinalFortabsLaniroifAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleUses For FortabsButalbital and aspirin combination is a pain reliever and relaxant. It is used to treat tension headaches. Butalbital belongs to the group of medicines called barbiturates. Barbiturates ac...
  7. FortametFortamet
    FortametGeneric Name: metformin (met FOR min)Brand Names: Fortamet, Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Glumetza, RiometWhat is Fortamet (metformin)?Metformin is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels.Metformin is for people with type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Metformin is sometimes used in combination with insulin or other medications, but it is not for tr...
  8. FortametFortamet
    FortametGeneric Name: metformin (Oral route)met-FOR-minOral routeTabletTablet, Extended ReleaseLactic acidosis is a rare, but serious, metabolic complication that can occur due to metformin accumulation during treatment with metformin hydrochloride; when it occurs, it is fatal in approximately 50% of cases. Lactic acidosis may also occur in association with a number of pathophysiologic c...
  9. FortazFortaz
    FortazGeneric Name: ceftazidime injection (sef TAY zi deem)Brand Names: Fortaz, TazicefWhat is Fortaz (ceftazidime injection)?Ceftazidime is in a group of drugs called cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotics. It works by fighting bacteria in your body.Ceftazidime injection is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections, including severe or life-threatening forms.Ceftazi...
  10. FortazFortaz
    FortazGeneric Name: ceftazidime (Injection route)sef-TAZ-i-deemCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.FortazTazicefIn CanadaCeptazAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntibioticPharmacologic Class: 3rd Generation CephalosporinUses For FortazCeftazidime injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the bo...
  11. FortazFortaz
    Fortaz Generic Name: Ceftazidime (sef-TAZ-i-deem)Brand Name: Examples include Fortaz and TazicefFortaz is used for:Treating bacterial infections.Fortaz is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.Do NOT use Fortaz if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Fortaz or to another cephalosporin (eg, cephalexin)you are taking chloramphenicolCont...
  12. ForteoForteo
    ForteoGeneric Name: teriparatide (Subcutaneous route)ter-i-PAR-a-tideSubcutaneous routeSolutionIn male and female rats, teriparatide caused an increase in the incidence of osteosarcoma (a malignant bone tumor) that was dependent on dose and treatment duration. The effect was observed at systemic exposures to teriparatide ranging from 3 times to 60 times the exposure in humans given a 20 ...
  13. ForteoForteo
    Forteo Generic Name: Teriparatide (TER-i-PAR-a-tide)Brand Name: ForteoForteo has been shown to increase the rate of bone tumors in lab animals. It is not known if there is a higher risk of bone tumors in humans. Forteo should not be used in patients who are at risk for bone tumors, including patients with Paget disease, children and young adults with open epiphyses, prior radiation invol...
  14. ForticalFortical
    ForticalGeneric Name: calcitonin nasal (kal si TOE nin)Brand Names: Fortical, Miacalcin NasalWhat is calcitonin nasal?Calcitonin is a man-made form of a hormone that occurs naturally in the thyroid gland.Calcitonin nasal is used to treat osteoporosis in women who have been in menopause for at least 5 years.Calcitonin nasal may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medi...
  15. Fortical NasalFortical Nasal
    ForticalGeneric Name: calcitonin (SALMON) (Nasal route)kal-si-TOE-nin (SA-man)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ForticalMiacalcinIn CanadaMiacalcin NsAvailable Dosage Forms:SprayTherapeutic Class: Calcium RegulatorPharmacologic Class: CalcitoninUses For ForticalCalcitonin is used to treat women with postmenopausal osteoporosis (bone loss). It is used to...