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  1. Fortical ParenteralFortical Parenteral
    ForticalGeneric Name: calcitonin (Parenteral route)kal-si-TOE-ninUses For ForticalCalcitonin is used to treat Paget's disease of bone. It also may be used to prevent continuing bone loss in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis and to treat hypercalcemia (too much calcium in the blood). This medicine may be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.This medicine is a...
  2. Fortical SprayFortical Spray
    Fortical SprayGeneric Name: Calcitonin-Salmon (KAL-si-TOE-nin SA-mon)Brand Name: Examples include Fortical and MiacalcinFortical Spray is used for:Treating osteoporosis (fragile or brittle bones) in certain women who have been past menopause for more than 5 years. It should be used along with adequate calcium and vitamin D intake. It may also be used for other conditions as determi...
  3. Fortical SprayFortical Spray
    Fortical SprayGeneric Name: Calcitonin-Salmon (KAL-si-TOE-nin SA-mon)Brand Name: Examples include Fortical and MiacalcinFortical Spray is used for:Treating osteoporosis (fragile or brittle bones) in certain women who have been past menopause for more than 5 years. It should be used along with adequate calcium and vitamin D intake. It may also be used for other conditions as determi...
  4. Fortical Nasal SprayFortical Nasal Spray
    Fortical Nasal SprayGeneric name: Calcitonin-salmonBrand names: Fortical Nasal SprayWhy is Fortical Nasal Spray prescribed?Fortical Nasal Spray works like the hormone calcitonin, which reduces the rate of calcium loss from bones. Fortical Nasal Spray is indicated to treat bone weakening (osteoporosis) in women going through menopause for more than 5 years. Fortical Nasal Spra...
  5. Fortomet Extended-Release TabletsFortomet Extended-Release Tablets
    Fortomet Extended-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Metformin (met-FOR-min)Brand Name: Examples include Fortomet and Glucophage XRFortomet Extended-Release Tablets may rarely cause a serious and sometimes fatal condition called lactic acidosis. Most of these cases have occurred in diabetic patients who also have certain kidney problems. The risk of lactic acidosis may be greater if you have liv...
  6. FortovaseFortovase
    FortovaseGeneric name: SaquinavirBrand names: Invirase, FortovaseWhy is Fortovase prescribed?Fortovase is used in the treatment of advanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. HIV causes the immune system to break down so that it can no longer fight off other infections. This leads to the fatal disease known as acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).Fortovase ...
  7. FortovaseFortovase
    Fortovase Generic Name: Saquinavir (sa-KWIN-a-veer)Brand Name: FortovaseFortovase cannot be interchanged with saquinavir mesylate ( Invirase) capsules.Fortovase is used for:Treating HIV infection. Fortovase should be used with other antiretroviral agents.Fortovase is a protease inhibitor. It works by blocking the growth of an enzyme (HIV protease) that the HIV virus nee...
  8. FosamaxFosamax
    FosamaxGeneric name: Alendronate sodiumBrand names: FosamaxWhy is Fosamax prescribed?Fosamax is prescribed for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, the brittle bone disease, in postmenopausal women. It is also used to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis, and is prescribed for both men and women who have developed a form of osteoporosis sometimes caused by ste...
  9. FosamaxFosamax
    FosamaxGeneric Name: alendronate (Oral route)a-LEN-droe-nateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.FosamaxAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSolutionTherapeutic Class: Calcium RegulatorChemical Class: BisphosphonateUses For FosamaxAlendronate is used to prevent or treat osteoporosis (thinning of the bone) in women after menopause and to treat osteoporosis in men. It may...
  10. Fosamax SolutionFosamax Solution
    Fosamax SolutionGeneric Name: Alendronate (a-LEN-droe-nate)Brand Name: FosamaxFosamax Solution is used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Fosamax Solution is a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Fosamax Solution if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Fosa...
  11. FosamaxFosamax
    Fosamax Generic Name: Alendronate (a-LEN-droe-nate)Brand Name: FosamaxFosamax is used for:Treating Paget disease. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Fosamax is a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Fosamax if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Fosamax you have certain esophagus problems (eg, narrowing, blockage...
  12. FosamaxFosamax
    Fosamax Generic Name: Alendronate (a-LEN-droe-nate)Brand Name: FosamaxFosamax is used for:Treating Paget disease. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Fosamax is a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Fosamax if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Fosamax you have certain esophagus problems (eg, narrowing, blockage...
  13. FosamaxFosamax
    Fosamax Generic Name: Alendronate (a-LEN-droe-nate)Brand Name: FosamaxFosamax is used for:Treating Paget disease. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Fosamax is a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Fosamax if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Fosamax you have certain esophagus problems (eg, narrowing, blockage...
  14. Fosamax Plus DFosamax Plus D
    Fosamax Plus DGeneric Name: alendronate and cholecalciferol (a LEN dro nayt and KOL e cal SIF er ol)Brand Names: Fosamax Plus DWhat is alendronate and cholecalciferol?Alendronate is in the group of medicines called bisphosphonates (bis FOS fo nayts). It alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. Alendronate slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may preven...
  15. Fosamax Plus DFosamax Plus D
    Fosamax Plus D Generic Name: Alendronate/Cholecalciferol (a-LEN-droe-nate/KOE-le-kal-SIF-er-ol)Brand Name: Fosamax Plus DFosamax Plus D is used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Fosamax Plus D is a bisphosphonate and vitamin D combination. The bisphosphonate works by slowing bone l...