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  1. Levocarnitine SolutionLevocarnitine Solution
    Levocarnitine SolutionGeneric Name: Levocarnitine (lee-voe-KAR-ni-teen)Brand Name: CarnitorLevocarnitine Solution is used for:Treating carnitine deficiency in patients with kidney problems who are on dialysis and patients with metabolism problems that may cause low levels of levocarnitine in the body. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Levocarni...
  2. LevocarnitineLevocarnitine
    Levocarnitine Generic Name: Levocarnitine (lee-voe-KAR-ni-teen)Brand Name: CarnitorLevocarnitine is used for:Treating low levels of levocarnitine in the body and treating patients with metabolism problems that may cause low levels of levocarnitine. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Levocarnitine is an amino acid derivative. It works by replac...
  3. levocetirizinelevocetirizine
    levocetirizineGeneric Name: levocetirizine (LEE voe se TIR a zeen)Brand names: Xyzal, LEVRIX, XYZALLWhat is levocetirizine?Levocetirizine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose.Levocetirizine is used to treat symptoms of year-round (perennial) allergies in adults and...
  4. levocetirizinelevocetirizine
    levocetirizine (Oral route)lee-voe-se-TIR-a-zeenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.XyzalAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTabletTherapeutic Class: Respiratory AgentPharmacologic Class: Antihistamine, Less-SedatingChemical Class: Piperazine (class)Uses For levocetirizineLevocetirizine is an antihistamine used to relieve the symptoms of hay fever and hives of the ski...
  5. LevocetirizineLevocetirizine
    Levocetirizine Generic Name: Levocetirizine (LEE-voe-se-TIR-i-zeen)Brand Name: XyzalLevocetirizine is used for:Treating allergy symptoms and chronic hives. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Levocetirizine is an antihistamine. It works by blocking a substance in the body called histamine. This helps to decrease allergy symptoms and hives.Do ...
  6. Levocetirizine SolutionLevocetirizine Solution
    Levocetirizine SolutionGeneric Name: Levocetirizine (LEE-voe-se-TIR-i-zeen)Brand Name: XyzalLevocetirizine Solution is used for:Treating allergy symptoms and chronic hives. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Levocetirizine Solution is an antihistamine. It works by blocking a substance in the body called histamine. This helps to decrease allergy ...
  7. Levocetirizine DihydrochlorideLevocetirizine Dihydrochloride
    Levocetirizine DihydrochloridePronunciation: (LEE-voe-se-TIR-i-zeen dye-HYE-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: AntihistamineTrade Names:Xyzal- Tablets 5 mg- Solution, oral 0.5 mg/mLPharmacologyInhibition of H 1 receptors.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionRapidly and extensively absorbed. T max is 0.9 h. C max is 270 and 308 ng/mL after single and repeated once-daily dosing, respectively. Stead...
  8. levodopalevodopa
    levodopaGeneric Name: levodopa (lee voe DOE pa)Brand names: Larodopa, DoparWhat is levodopa?Levodopa is a medication used to treat Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is associated with low levels of a chemical called dopamine (doe PA meen) in the brain. Levodopa is turned into dopamine in the body and therefore increases levels of this chemical.Levodopa is used to treat the sti...
  9. levodopalevodopa
    levodopa (Oral route)lee-voe-DOE-paAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleTabletTherapeutic Class: AntiparkinsonianPharmacologic Class: Dopamine PrecursorUses For levodopaLevodopa is used alone or in combination with carbidopa to treat Parkinson's disease, sometimes referred to as shaking palsy. Some patients require the combination of medicine, while others benefit from levodopa alone....
  10. LevodopaLevodopa
    LevodopaPronunciation: (LEE-voe-DOE-puh)Class: Antiparkinson agentTrade Names:Dopar- Capsules 100 mg- Capsules 250 mg- Capsules 500 mgPharmacologyCrosses the blood-brain barrier and is converted to dopamine in basal ganglia and periphery.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionAbsorbed from the small bowel. T max is 0.5 to 2 h and may be delayed in presence of food. Rate of absorptio...
  11. Levodopa/CarbidopaLevodopa/Carbidopa
    Levodopa / CarbidopaPronunciation: (LEE-voe-DOE-puh/CAR-bih-doe-puh)Class: Antiparkinson agentTrade Names:Parcopa- Tablets, orally disintegrating 10 mg carbidopa and 100 mg levodopa- Tablets, orally disintegrating 25 mg carbidopa and 100 mg levodopa- Tablets, orally disintegrating 25 mg carbidopa and 250 mg levodopaTrade Names:Sinemet 10/100- Tablets 10 mg carbidopa and ...
  12. LevofloxacinLevofloxacin
    LevofloxacinBrand names: LevaquinWhy is Levofloxacin prescribed?Levaquin cures a variety of bacterial infections, including several types of sinus infection and pneumonia. It is also prescribed for flare-ups of chronic bronchitis, acute kidney infections, certain urinary or chronic prostate infections, and skin infections. Levaquin is a member of the quinolone family of antibio...
  13. levofloxacin Ophthalmiclevofloxacin Ophthalmic
    levofloxacin (Ophthalmic route)lee-voe-FLOX-a-sinOral routeTabletSolutionFluoroquinolones, including levofloxacin, are associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in all ages. This risk is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants .Fluoroquinolones,...
  14. levofloxacinlevofloxacin
    levofloxacin (Oral route)lee-voe-FLOX-a-sinOral routeTabletSolutionFluoroquinolones, including levofloxacin, are associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in all ages. This risk is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants .Fluoroquinolones, inclu...
  15. levofloxacin Intravenouslevofloxacin Intravenous
    levofloxacin (Intravenous route)lee-voe-FLOX-a-sinOral routeTabletSolutionFluoroquinolones, including levofloxacin, are associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in all ages. This risk is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplants .Fluoroquinolones...