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  1. LovastatinLovastatin
    LovastatinPronunciation: (LOW-vuh-STAT-in)Class: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitorTrade Names:Altoprev- Tablets, extended-release 10 mg- Tablets, extended-release 20 mg- Tablets, extended-release 40 mg- Tablets, extended-release 60 mgTrade Names:Mevacor- Tablets 10 mg- Tablets 20 mg- Tablets 40 mgApo-Lovastatin (Canada)CO Lovastatin (Canada)Gen-Lovastatin (Canada)Nu-Lov...
  2. lovastatin and niacinlovastatin and niacin
    lovastatin and niacinGeneric Name: lovastatin and niacin (LOE va sta tin and NYE a sin)Brand Names: AdvicorWhat is lovastatin and niacin?Lovastatin is a cholesterol-lowering medication that blocks the production of cholesterol (a type of fat) in the body.Niacin, also called nicotinic acid, is a B vitamin (vitamin B3). It occurs naturally in plants and animals, and is also added to ma...
  3. lovastatin and niacinlovastatin and niacin
    lovastatin and niacin (Oral route)NYE-a-sin, loe-va-STAT-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AdvicorAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTablet, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: AntihyperlipidemicPharmacologic Class: Vitamin BChemical Class: Nicotinic Acid (class)Uses For lovastatin and niacinNiacin extended-release and Lovastatin combination medicine is used to help...
  4. Lovastatin, NiacinLovastatin, Niacin
    Lovastatin, NiacinBrand names: AdvicorWhy is Lovastatin, Niacin prescribed?Advicor is a cholesterol-lowering drug. Excess cholesterol in the bloodstream can lead to hardening of the arteries and heart disease. Advicor lowers total cholesterol and LDL ("bad") cholesterol, while raising the amount of HDL ("good") cholesterol.Advicor is a combination of two cholesterol-fighting ...
  5. LovazaLovaza
    LovazaGeneric Name: omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (oh MAY ga 3 POL ee un SAT yoo ray ted FAT ee AS ids)Brand Names: Animi-3, EPA Fish Oil, Fish Oil, Icar Prenatal Essential Omega-3, Lovaza, Marine Lipid Concentrate, MaxEPA, MaxiTears Dry Eye Formula, MaxiVision Omega-3 Formula, Mi-Omega, Mi-Omega NF, Omacor, Omega-500, Proepa, Sea-Omega, Sea-Omega 30, Sea-Omega 70, TheraTears Nutrition...
  6. LovazaLovaza
    LovazaGeneric Name: omega-3-acid ethyl esters (Oral route)oh-MAY-ga-3-AS-id ETH-il ES-tersCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LovazaOmacorAvailable Dosage Forms:Capsule, Liquid FilledTherapeutic Class: AntihyperlipidemicUses For LovazaOmega-3-acid ethyl esters are used to lower very high triglyceride (fat-like substance) levels in the blood. This medicine may help ...
  7. LovazaLovaza
    Lovaza Generic Name: Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters (oh-MAY-ga 3 AS-id ETH-il ES-ters)Brand Name: LovazaLovaza is used for:Treating patients who have very high triglyceride levels. It is used in addition to a low-fat diet.Lovaza is a lipid-regulating agent. Exactly how it works is not known. It may decrease the production of triglycerides in the liver.Do NOT use Lovaza if:you...
  8. LovenoxLovenox
    LovenoxGeneric Name: enoxaparin (Subcutaneous route, Injection route)ee-nox-a-PAR-inInjection routeSolutionSpinal/Epidural HematomasEpidural or spinal hematomas may occur in patients who are anticoagulated with low molecular weight heparins (LMWH) or heparinoids and are receiving neuraxial anesthesia or undergoing spinal puncture. These hematomas may result in long-term or permanen...
  9. LovenoxLovenox
    Lovenox Generic Name: Enoxaparin (ee-nox-AP-a-rin)Brand Name: LovenoxLovenox should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of low blood platelets due to the use of heparin. Talk with your doctor about the bleeding risks associated with Lovenox .Tell your doctor you are using Lovenox before undergoing any procedure involving a spinal puncture or spinal anesthesia. An ep...
  10. Low-OgestrelLow-Ogestrel
    Low-OgestrelGeneric Name: ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel (ETH in il ess tra DYE ol and nor JESS trel)Brand Names: Cryselle 28, Lo/Ovral-28, Low-Ogestrel, Ogestrel-28What is Low-Ogestrel (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel)?Ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel contains a combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also causes...
  11. Low-Ogestrel-28Low-Ogestrel-28
    Low-Ogestrel-28Generic Name: ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel (ETH in il ess tra DYE ol and nor JESS trel)Brand Names: Cryselle 28, Lo/Ovral-28, Low-Ogestrel, Ogestrel-28What is Low-Ogestrel-28 (ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel)?Ethinyl estradiol and norgestrel contains a combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also ...
  12. loxapineloxapine
    loxapineGeneric Name: loxapine (LOX a peen)Brand names: Loxitane, Loxitane C, Loxitane IMWhat is loxapine?Loxapine is an antipsychotic medication. It affects the actions of chemicals in your brain.Loxapine is used to treat schizophrenia.Loxapine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about loxap...
  13. loxapineloxapine
    loxapine (Oral route)LOX-a-peenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LoxitaneAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleSolutionTherapeutic Class: AntipsychoticChemical Class: DibenzoxazepineUses For loxapineLoxapine is used to treat a mental condition called schizophrenia.loxapine is available only with your doctor's prescription.Before Using loxapineIn deciding to...
  14. LoxapineLoxapine
    Loxapine Generic Name: Loxapine (LOX-a-peen)Brand Name: LoxitaneLoxapine is used for:Treating schizophrenia. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Loxapine is a tricyclic antipsychotic. Exactly how Loxapine works is unknown.Do NOT use Loxapine if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Loxapine or to other similar medicinesyou have sever...
  15. LoxapineLoxapine
    LoxapinePronunciation: (LOX-ah-peen)Class: Dibenzapine derivativeTrade Names:Loxitane- Capsule 5 mg- Capsule 10 mg- Capsule 25 mg- Capsule 50 mgApo-Loxapine (Canada)Loxapac IM (Canada)PMS-Loxapine (Canada)PharmacologyUnknown. Changes level of excitability of subcortical inhibitory areas in some animals.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max is 1 h.DistributionWidel...