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  1. GlysetGlyset
    GlysetGeneric Name: miglitol (MIG lih tall)Brand Names: GlysetWhat is Glyset (miglitol)?Miglitol delays the digestion of carbohydrates (forms of sugar) in your body. This decreases the amount of sugar that passes into your blood after a meal and prevents periods of hyperglycemia (high blood sugar).Miglitol is used to treat non-insulin-dependent (Type II) diabetes mellitus.Miglitol...
  2. GlysetGlyset
    GlysetGeneric Name: miglitol (Oral route)MIG-li-tolCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.GlysetAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntidiabeticPharmacologic Class: Alpha-Glucosidase InhibitorUses For GlysetMiglitol is used to treat high blood sugar levels that are caused by type 2 diabetes. Normally, after you eat, your pancreas releases insulin to help...
  3. GlysetGlyset
    Glyset Generic Name: Miglitol (MIG-li-tol)Brand Name: GlysetGlyset is used for:Treating type 2 diabetes in adults whose diabetes cannot be managed with diet alone. Glyset may be used alone, in combination with other oral diabetes medicines, or with insulin.Acarbose is a glucosidase inhibitor. It works by slowing down the enzyme that turns carbohydrates into glucose. This decrea...
  4. GNP Capsaicin LotionGNP Capsaicin Lotion
    GNP Capsaicin LotionGeneric Name: Capsaicin (kap-SAY-sin)Brand Name: Examples include Castiva Warming and GNP CapsaicinGNP Capsaicin Lotion is used for:Temporary relief of muscle and joint pain associated with arthritis, simple backaches, sprains, strains, and bruises. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.GNP Capsaicin Lotion is a topical analgesi...
  5. GNP Pediatric Electrolyte StripsGNP Pediatric Electrolyte Strips
    GNP Pediatric Electrolyte StripsGeneric Name: Electrolyte (e-LEK-tro-lite)Brand Name: GNP Pediatric ElectrolyteGNP Pediatric Electrolyte Strips are used for:Treating or preventing electrolyte loss caused by vomiting or diarrhea. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.GNP Pediatric Electrolyte Strips are an electrolyte combination. It works by replac...
  6. Gold Bond Anti-Itch topicalGold Bond Anti-Itch topical
    Gold Bond Anti-ItchGeneric Name: pramoxine (topical) (pra MOX een)Brand Names: Blistex Pro Relief, Caladryl Clear, Fleet Pain Relief Pad, Gold Bond Anti-Itch, Itch-X, PrameGel, Prax, Proctofoam, TronolaneWhat is Gold Bond Anti-Itch (pramoxine (topical))?Pramoxine is a topical (applied to the skin) anesthetic. It works by interfering with pain signals sent from the nerves to the brain....
  7. gold compound Oral, Parenteralgold compound Oral, Parenteral
    gold compound (Oral route, Parenteral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.RidauraAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleUses For gold compoundThe gold compounds are used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. They may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.In addition to the helpful effects of gold compound in treating your medical problem, it has...
  8. gold sodium thiomalategold sodium thiomalate
    gold sodium thiomalateGeneric Name: gold sodium thiomalate (gold SOE dee um thye OH ma late)Brand names: Myochrysine, AurolateWhat is gold sodium thiomalate?Gold sodium thiomalate is a form of gold. Gold suppresses the inflammatory process.Gold sodium thiomalate is used as an injection to treat adult and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.Gold sodium thiomalate may also be used for purp...
  9. Gold Sodium ThiomalateGold Sodium Thiomalate
    Gold Sodium Thiomalate Generic Name: Gold Sodium Thiomalate (gold SO-dee-um thye-oh-MAH-late)Brand Name: MyochrysineGold Sodium Thiomalate has a risk of toxic reactions associated with its use ranging from severe to fatal. It is important to know the symptoms, which may include the following: blood in the urine, easy bruising or bleeding, itching, hives, rash, mouth sores, or persistent d...
  10. Gold Sodium ThiomalateGold Sodium Thiomalate
    Gold Sodium ThiomalatePronunciation: (gold SO-dee-uhm thigh-oh-MAL-ate)Class: Gold compoundTrade Names:Aurolate- Injection 50 mg/mLPharmacologyMechanism unknown; suppresses symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and may slow progression of this disease.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionMean C ss is 1 to 5 mcg/mL. T max is 2 to 6 h.DistributionProtein binding is 95% to 99%.El...
  11. goldensealgoldenseal
    goldensealGeneric Name: goldenseal (GOAL den seal)Brand Names: What is goldenseal?The use of goldenseal in cultural and traditional settings may differ from concepts accepted by current Western medicine. When considering the use of herbal supplements, consultation with a primary health care professional is advisable. Additionally, consultation with a practitioner trained in the uses of...
  12. GoldensealGoldenseal
    Goldenseal Generic Name: Goldenseal (Not applicable.)Brand Name: Generics only. No brands available.Goldenseal is used for:Infections, inflammation, diarrhea, indigestion, cold and flu symptoms, menstrual disorders, gallbladder inflammation, and cirrhosis. It may have other uses as well. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use.Goldensea...
  13. golimumabgolimumab
    golimumabGeneric Name: golimumab (goe LIM ue mab)Brand Names: Simponi, Simponi SmartJectWhat is golimumab?Golimumab is a tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blocker. It works by reducing the effects of a substance in the body that can cause inflammation.Golimumab is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis. Golimumab is sometimes used with another m...
  14. golimumab Subcutaneousgolimumab Subcutaneous
    golimumab (Subcutaneous route)goe-LIM-ue-mabSubcutaneous routeSolutionSerious Infections:Patients treated with golimumab are at increased risk for developing serious infections that may lead to hospitalization or death. Most patients who developed these infections were taking concomitant immunosuppressants such as methotrexate or corticosteroids.Golimumab should be discontinued if a pa...
  15. GolimumabGolimumab
    Golimumab Generic Name: Golimumab (goe-LIM-ue-mab)Brand Name: SimponiSerious and sometimes fatal infections, including tuberculosis (TB), fungal infection, and other types of infection, have occurred in patients using Golimumab .Patients should receive a TB skin test before using Golimumab . Patients who test positive for TB should begin treatment for TB before starting Golimumab . All p...