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  1. GlucophageGlucophage
    GlucophageGeneric name: Metformin hydrochlorideBrand names: GlucophageWhy is Glucophage prescribed?Glucophage is an oral antidiabetic medication used to treat type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Diabetes develops when the body proves unable to burn sugar and the unused sugar builds up in the bloodstream. Glucophage lowers the amount of sugar in your blood by decreasing s...
  2. GlucophageGlucophage
    GlucophageGeneric 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...
  3. GlucophageGlucophage
    Glucophage Generic Name: Metformin (met-FOR-min)Brand Name: GlucophageGlucophage 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 liver problems, kidney problems, or heart failure. The risk may also be greater ...
  4. Glucophage XRGlucophage XR
    Glucophage XRGeneric 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 pathophysiolo...
  5. Glucophage XR Extended-Release TabletsGlucophage XR Extended-Release Tablets
    Glucophage XR Extended-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Metformin (met-FOR-min)Brand Name: Examples include Fortomet and Glucophage XRGlucophage XR 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 yo...
  6. glucosamineglucosamine
    glucosamineGeneric Name: glucosamine (glue KOE sah meen)Brand Names: What is glucosamine?The use of glucosamine in cultural and traditional settings may differ from concepts accepted by current Western medicine. When considering the use of herbal/health supplements, consultation with a primary health care professional is advisable. Additionally, consultation with a practitioner trained...
  7. GlucosamineGlucosamine
    Glucosamine Generic Name: Glucosamine (Not applicable.)Brand Name: Generics only. No brands available.Glucosamine is used for:Pain and to improve movement in patients with osteoarthritis, to promote healthy joint and connective tissue, and to aid in wound healing. It may also have other uses. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use.Gluc...
  8. GlucosamineGlucosamine
    Glucosamine Generic Name: Glucosamine (Not applicable.)Brand Name: Generics only. No brands available.Glucosamine is used for:Pain and to improve movement in patients with osteoarthritis, to promote healthy joint and connective tissue, and to aid in wound healing. It may also have other uses. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use.Gluc...
  9. Glucosamine/Chondroitin/PrimorineGlucosamine/Chondroitin/Primorine
    Glucosamine/Chondroitin/Primorine Generic Name: Glucosamine/Chondroitin/Primorine (Not applicable)Brand Name: RelamineGlucosamine/Chondroitin/Primorine is used for:A dietary supplement in certain patients with osteoarthritis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Glucosamine/Chondroitin/Primorine is a combination product that contains natural...
  10. Glucose Chewable TabletsGlucose Chewable Tablets
    Glucose Chewable TabletsGeneric Name: Glucose (GLOO-kose)Brand Name: BD GlucoseGlucose Chewable Tablets are used for:Treating reactions caused by low blood glucose (sugar).Glucose Chewable Tablets are a monosaccharide (simple sugar). It works by quickly raising the glucose level in the blood.Do NOT use Glucose Chewable Tablets if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Glucos...
  11. Glucose GelGlucose Gel
    Glucose GelGeneric Name: Glucose (GLOO-kose)Brand Name: Insta-GlucoseGlucose Gel is used for:Treating reactions caused by low blood glucose (sugar).Glucose Gel is a monosaccharide (simple sugar). It works by quickly raising the glucose level in the blood.Do NOT use Glucose Gel if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Glucose GelContact your doctor or health care provide...
  12. GlucotrolGlucotrol
    GlucotrolGeneric name: GlipizideBrand names: Glucotrol XL, GlucotrolWhy is Glucotrol prescribed?Glucotrol is an oral antidiabetic medication used to treat type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. In diabetics either the body does not make enough insulin or the insulin that is produced no longer works properly.There are actually two forms of diabetes: type 1 insulin-dependen...
  13. GlucotrolGlucotrol
    GlucotrolGeneric Name: glipizide (Oral route)GLIP-i-zideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.GlucotrolGlucotrol XLAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Extended ReleaseTabletTherapeutic Class: HypoglycemicChemical Class: 2nd Generation SulfonylureaUses For GlucotrolGlipizide is used to treat high blood sugar levels caused by a type of diabetes mellitus (sugar diabete...
  14. GlucotrolGlucotrol
    Glucotrol Generic Name: Glipizide (GLIP-i-zide)Brand Name: GlucotrolGlucotrol is used for:Treating type 2 diabetes in patients who cannot control blood sugar levels by diet and exercise alone. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines.Glucotrol is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic medicine. It works by causing the pancreas to r...
  15. Glucotrol XLGlucotrol XL
    Glucotrol XLGeneric name: GlipizideBrand names: Glucotrol XL, GlucotrolWhy is Glucotrol XL prescribed?Glucotrol is an oral antidiabetic medication used to treat type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. In diabetics either the body does not make enough insulin or the insulin that is produced no longer works properly.There are actually two forms of diabetes: type 1 insulin-de...