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  1. MesnaMesna
    MesnaPronunciation: (MESS-nah)Class: Cytoprotective agentTrade Names:Mesnex- Tablets 400 mg- Injection 100 mg/mLUromitexan (Canada)PharmacologyMesna is used to reduce the incidence of ifosfamide-induced hemorrhagic cystitis. Mesna disulfide is reduced to the free thiol compound, mesna, which reacts chemically with the urotoxic ifosfamide metabolites, resulting in their detoxi...
  2. MesnexMesnex
    MesnexGeneric Name: mesna (MEZ nah)Brand Names: MesnexWhat is Mesnex (mesna)?Mesna is detoxifying agent. It reduces the harmful effects of certain metabolites (breakdown products) of the cancer chemotherapy medicine ifosfamide (Ifex).Mesna is used to prevent bleeding in the bladder (hemorrhagic cystitis) during chemotherapy with ifosfamide (Ifex).Mesna may also be used for purpose...
  3. MesnexMesnex
    MesnexGeneric Name: mesna (Intravenous route)MES-naCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MesnexAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Hemorrhagic Cystitis InhibitorUses For MesnexMesna is used to reduce the harmful effects of some cancer medicines on the bladder.Mesna is to be given only by or under the immediate supervision of your doctor.Before Using...
  4. MesnexMesnex
    Mesnex Generic Name: Mesna (MES-na)Brand Name: MesnexMesnex is used for:Preventing or reducing the harmful effects of chemotherapy on the bladder.Mesnex is an uroprotectant. It works by protecting the bladder wall from the harmful effects of chemotherapy.Do NOT use Mesnex if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Mesnex or other thiol compoundsContact your doctor or ...
  5. Mesnex TabletsMesnex Tablets
    MesnexGeneric Name: Mesna (MES-na)Brand Name: MesnexMesnex are used for:Preventing or reducing the harmful effects of chemotherapy on the bladder.Mesnex are an uroprotectant. It works by protecting the bladder wall from the harmful effects of chemotherapy.Do NOT use Mesnex if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Mesnex or other thiol compoundsContact your doctor or hea...
  6. MesnexMesnex
    Mesnex Generic Name: Mesna (MES-na)Brand Name: MesnexMesnex is used for:Preventing or reducing the harmful effects of chemotherapy on the bladder.Mesnex is an uroprotectant. It works by protecting the bladder wall from the harmful effects of chemotherapy.Do NOT use Mesnex if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Mesnex or other thiol compoundsContact your doctor or ...
  7. mesoridazinemesoridazine
    mesoridazineGeneric Name: mesoridazine (meh zoe RIH da zeen)Brand Names: SerentilWhat is mesoridazine?Mesoridazine is in a class of drugs called phenothiazines. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in your brain.Mesoridazine is used to treat schizophrenia.Mesoridazine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most importan...
  8. Mesoridazine besylateMesoridazine besylate
    Mesoridazine besylateBrand names: SerentilWhy is Mesoridazine besylate prescribed?Serentil is prescribed to treat schizophrenia, the crippling psychological disorder that causes its victims to lose touch with reality, often triggering hallucinations, delusions, and disorganized thought. Because of its dangerous side effects, Mesoridazine besylate is recommended only after at le...
  9. MestinonMestinon
    MestinonGeneric Name: pyridostigmine (py rid o STIG meen)Brand Names: Mestinon, Mestinon TimespanWhat is Mestinon (pyridostigmine)?Pyridostigmine affects chemicals in the body that are involved in the communciation between nerve impulses and muscle movement.Pyridostigmine is used to treat the symptoms of myasthenia gravis. It is also used in military personnel who have been exposed ...
  10. Mestinon Controlled-Release TabletsMestinon Controlled-Release Tablets
    Mestinon Controlled-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Pyridostigmine (peer-id-oh-STIG-meen)Brand Name: MestinonMestinon Controlled-Release Tablets are used for:Treating myasthenia gravis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mestinon Controlled-Release Tablets are a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by improving nerve impulses in muscles so that the m...
  11. MestinonMestinon
    Mestinon Generic Name: Pyridostigmine (peer-id-oh-STIG-meen)Brand Name: Examples include Mestinon and RegonolMestinon is used for:Treating myasthenia gravis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mestinon is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by improving nerve impulses in muscles so that the muscles are better able to work.Do NOT use Mestino...
  12. Mestinon SyrupMestinon Syrup
    Mestinon SyrupGeneric Name: Pyridostigmine (peer-id-oh-STIG-meen)Brand Name: MestinonMestinon Syrup is used for:Treating myasthenia gravis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mestinon Syrup is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by improving nerve impulses in muscles so that the muscles are better able to work.Do NOT use Mestinon Syrup if:\...
  13. Mestinon TabletsMestinon Tablets
    MestinonGeneric Name: Pyridostigmine (peer-id-oh-STIG-meen)Brand Name: MestinonMestinon are used for:Treating myasthenia gravis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mestinon are a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by improving nerve impulses in muscles so that the muscles are better able to work.Do NOT use Mestinon if:you are allergic to a...
  14. Mestinon TimespanMestinon Timespan
    Mestinon TimespanGeneric Name: pyridostigmine (py rid o STIG meen)Brand Names: Mestinon, Mestinon TimespanWhat is Mestinon Timespan (pyridostigmine)?Pyridostigmine affects chemicals in the body that are involved in the communciation between nerve impulses and muscle movement.Pyridostigmine is used to treat the symptoms of myasthenia gravis. It is also used in military personnel who ...
  15. mestranol and norethindronemestranol and norethindrone
    mestranol and norethindroneGeneric Name: mestranol and norethindrone (MESS tra nol and nor eth IN drone)Brand names: Necon 1/50, Norinyl 1+50, Ortho-Novum 1/50, Norinyl 1/50, Genora 1/50, Norethin 1/50 M, Nelova 1/50 MWhat is mestranol and norethindrone?Mestranol and norethindrone contains a combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). Th...