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  1. MeridiaMeridia
    Meridia Generic Name: Sibutramine (si-BUE-tra-meen)Brand Name: MeridiaMeridia is used for:Treating obesity. It should be used with a reduced calorie diet.Meridia is a diet aid. It appears to work by regulating chemicals in the appetite center in the brain to cause a temporary reduction in hunger or craving for food.Do NOT use Meridia if:you are allergic to any ingredient...
  2. meropenemmeropenem
    meropenemGeneric Name: meropenem (mer oh PEH nem)Brand names: Merrem, Merrem NovaplusWhat is meropenem?Meropenem is an antibiotic. It fights bacteria in the body.Meropenem is used in the treatment of infections of the abdomen, such as appendicitis and peritonitis, bacterial meningitis (infection of the lining of the brain), and skin infections.Meropenem may also be used for purpose...
  3. meropenem Intravenousmeropenem Intravenous
    meropenem (Intravenous route)mer-oh-PEN-emCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Merrem IVAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntibioticPharmacologic Class: Beta-LactamChemical Class: CarbapenemUses For meropenemMeropenem injection is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. meropene...
  4. MeropenemMeropenem
    Meropenem Generic Name: Meropenem (MER-oh-PEN-em)Brand Name: MerremMeropenem is used for:Treating infections caused by certain bacteria.Meropenem is a carbapenem antibiotic. It kills bacteria by blocking the growth of the bacteria's cell wall.Do NOT use Meropenem if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Meropenem or to another beta-lactam antibiotic (eg, imipenem)you ...
  5. MeropenemMeropenem
    MeropenemPronunciation: (MER-oh-PEN-em)Class: Carbapenem antibioticTrade Names:Merrem I.V.- Injection, powder for solution 500 mg- Injection, powder for solution 1 gPharmacologyInhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max is approximately 1 h after start of infusion. Mean C max for a 30-min infusion is 23 mcg/mL (500 mg) and 49 mcg/mL (1 g). Mean...
  6. MerremMerrem
    MerremGeneric Name: meropenem (mer oh PEH nem)Brand Names: MerremWhat is meropenem?Meropenem is an antibiotic. It fights bacteria in the body.Meropenem is used in the treatment of infections of the abdomen, such as appendicitis and peritonitis, bacterial meningitis (infection of the lining of the brain), and skin infections.Meropenem may also be used for purposes other than those l...
  7. MerremMerrem
    Merrem Generic Name: Meropenem (MER-oh-PEN-em)Brand Name: MerremMerrem is used for:Treating infections caused by certain bacteria.Merrem is a carbapenem antibiotic. It kills bacteria by blocking the growth of the bacteria's cell wall.Do NOT use Merrem if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Merrem or to another beta-lactam antibiotic (eg, imipenem)you are taking prob...
  8. Merrem IVMerrem IV
    Merrem IVGeneric Name: meropenem (Intravenous route)mer-oh-PEN-emCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Merrem IVAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntibioticPharmacologic Class: Beta-LactamChemical Class: CarbapenemUses For Merrem IVMeropenem injection is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It works by killing bacteria or preven...
  9. Meruvax IIMeruvax II
    Meruvax IIGeneric Name: rubella virus vaccine (roo BEL a VYE rus vax EEN)Brand Names: Meruvax IIWhat is Meruvax II (rubella virus vaccine)?Rubella is a serious disease caused by a virus. It is spread from person to person through the air.Rubella virus (also called German Measles) causes skin rash, fever, swollen glands, and joint pain. Becoming infected with rubella during pregnancy...
  10. Meruvax IIMeruvax II
    Meruvax IIGeneric Name: rubella virus vaccine, live (Subcutaneous route)roo-BELL-a VYE-rus vak-SEEN, lyveCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Meruvax IIAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionInjectableTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For Meruvax IIRubella virus vaccine live is an active immunizing agent used to prevent infection by the rubella virus. It works by ca...
  11. Meruvax IIMeruvax II
    Meruvax II Generic Name: Rubella Virus Vaccine (roo-BELL-a)Brand Name: Meruvax IIMeruvax II is used for:Preventing rubella (German measles).Meruvax II is a vaccine. It works by stimulating the body to produce antibodies to rubella.Do NOT use Meruvax II if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Meruvax II you have a weakened immune system (eg, advanced HIV, AIDS, decreas...
  12. mesalaminemesalamine
    mesalamineGeneric Name: mesalamine (oral) (me SAL a meen)Brand Names: Apriso, Asacol, Asacol HD, Lialda, PentasaWhat is mesalamine oral?Mesalamine affects a substance in the body that causes inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea.Mesalamine is used to treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis, and proctosigmoiditis. Mesalamine is also used to prevent the symptoms of ulcerative colitis f...
  13. mesalamine rectalmesalamine rectal
    mesalamineGeneric Name: mesalamine (rectal) (me SAL a meen)Brand Names: Canasa, Canasa Pac, RowasaWhat is mesalamine rectal?Mesalamine affects a substance in the body that causes inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea.Mesalamine rectal is used to treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis, and proctosigmoiditis. Mesalamine is also used to prevent the symptoms of ulcerative colitis from r...
  14. MesalamineMesalamine
    MesalamineWhy is Mesalamine prescribed?Mesalamine products are used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the large intestine and rectum). The enema is also prescribed for inflammation of the lower colon and rectum, and the suppositories are also used to treat inflammation of the rectum.Most important fact about MesalamineMesalamine has been known ...
  15. mesalaminemesalamine
    mesalamine (Oral route)me-SAL-a-meenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AprisoAsacolAsacol HDLialdaPentasaIn CanadaAsacol 800Available Dosage Forms:Tablet, Delayed ReleaseTablet, Enteric CoatedCapsule, Extended ReleaseTabletTherapeutic Class: Anti-InflammatoryChemical Class: Salicylate, Non-AspirinUses For mesalamineMesalamine is used to treat a...