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  1. Mestranol/NorethindroneMestranol/Norethindrone
    Mestranol/Norethindrone Generic Name: Mestranol/Norethindrone (MES-tra-nole/nor-eth-IN-drone)Brand Name: Examples include Norinyl 1 + 50 and Ortho-Novum 1/50Cigarette smoking increases the risk of serious heart and blood vessel side effects from birth control pill use. This risk increases with age and with heavy smoking (15 or more cigarettes per day) and is quite significant in women ol...
  2. MetadateMetadate
    MetadateGeneric name: Methylphenidate hydrochlorideBrand names: Metadate, Methylin, Concerta, RitalinWhy is Metadate prescribed?Ritalin and other brands of methylphenidate are mild central nervous system stimulants used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children. With the exception of Ritalin LA, methylphenidate products are also used in adults t...
  3. Metadate CDMetadate CD
    Metadate CDGeneric Name: methylphenidate (Oral route)meth-il-FEN-i-dateTransdermal routePatch, Extended ReleaseMethylphenidate patch should be given cautiously to patients with a history of drug dependence or alcoholism. Chronic abusive use can lead to marked tolerance and psychological dependence with varying degrees of abnormal behavior. Frank psychotic episodes can occur, especially w...
  4. Metadate CD Controlled-Release CapsulesMetadate CD Controlled-Release Capsules
    Metadate CD Controlled-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Methylphenidate (meth-il-FEN-i-date)Brand Name: Metadate CDUse Metadate CD Controlled-Release Capsules with caution if you have a history of emotional problems, or alcohol or substance abuse. Abuse of Metadate CD Controlled-Release Capsules may cause it to not work as well. Abuse may also lead to addiction and severe mental changes. Do n...
  5. Metadate ERMetadate ER
    Metadate ERGeneric Name: methylphenidate (Oral route)meth-il-FEN-i-dateTransdermal routePatch, Extended ReleaseMethylphenidate patch should be given cautiously to patients with a history of drug dependence or alcoholism. Chronic abusive use can lead to marked tolerance and psychological dependence with varying degrees of abnormal behavior. Frank psychotic episodes can occur, especially w...
  6. Metaderm MildMetaderm Mild
    Metaderm MildGeneric Name: betamethasone (Topical application route)bay-ta-METH-a-sone VAL-er-ateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.BetamethacotBeta-ValLuxiqQualisoneValisoneIn CanadaBetacort Scalp LotionBetnovateBetnovate-1/2Celestoderm-VCelestoderm-V/2Ectosone Mild-LotionEctosone Regular-CreamEctosone Regular-LotionEctosone Scalp LotionMetaderm M...
  7. Metaderm RegularMetaderm Regular
    Metaderm RegularGeneric Name: betamethasone (Topical application route)bay-ta-METH-a-sone VAL-er-ateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.BetamethacotBeta-ValLuxiqQualisoneValisoneIn CanadaBetacort Scalp LotionBetnovateBetnovate-1/2Celestoderm-VCelestoderm-V/2Ectosone Mild-LotionEctosone Regular-CreamEctosone Regular-LotionEctosone Scalp LotionMetader...
  8. MetaglipMetaglip
    MetaglipGeneric Name: glipizide and metformin (GLIP ih zyd and met FOR min)Brand Names: MetaglipWhat is Metaglip (glipizide and metformin)?Glipizide and metformin is a combination of two oral diabetes medicines that help control blood sugar levels.Glipizide and metformin is for people with type 2 diabetes who do not use daily insulin injections. This medication is not for treating t...
  9. MetaglipMetaglip
    MetaglipGeneric name: Glipizide, Metformin hydrochlorideBrand names: MetaglipWhy is Metaglip prescribed?Metaglip is an oral medication used to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. It contains two drugs commonly used to lower blood sugar, glipizide and metformin. Metaglip replaces the need to take these two drugs separately. It is ...
  10. MetaglipMetaglip
    MetaglipGeneric Name: glipizide and metformin (Oral route)GLIP-i-zide, met-FOR-min hye-droe-KLOR-ideOral routeTabletLactic acidosis: Lactic acidosis is a rare, but serious, metabolic complication that can occur due to metformin accumulation during treatment with glipizide/metformin hydrochloride; when it occurs, it is fatal in approximately 50% of cases. Lactic acidosis may also occur in a...
  11. MetaglipMetaglip
    Metaglip Generic Name: Glipizide/Metformin (GLIP-i-zide/met-FOR-min)Brand Name: MetaglipThe metformin in this combination medicine may rarely cause a serious and sometimes fatal condition called lactic acidosis. Most of these cases have occurred in diabetic patients who also have certain kidney problems. The risk of lactic acidosis may be greater if you have liver problems, kidney problems...
  12. Metahistine DMetahistine D
    Metahistine DGeneric Name: pheniramine/ pyrilamine/ phenyltoloxamine/ phenylpropanolamine (fen IR a meen/pie RILL a meen/fen ill toe LOX a meen/fen ill proe pa NOLE a meen)Brand Names: Delhist D, Delhistine D, Histine-D, Iohist D, KG-Hist D, Liqui-Histine-D, Metahistine D, Multihist D, Multihistamine-D, Poly-D, Poly-Histine-D, Prohistine-D, Trihist-DWhat is Metahistine D (pheniramine/ p...
  13. MetamucilMetamucil
    MetamucilGeneric Name: psyllium (SIL ee um)Brand Names: Fiberall, Genfiber, Hydrocil, Konsyl, Konsyl Orange Sugar-free, Konsyl-D, Konsyl-Orange, Laxmar, Laxmar Orange, Laxmar Sugar Free, Metamucil, Metamucil Berry Burst Smooth Texture Sugar Free, Metamucil Orange Coarse Milled Original Texture, Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture, Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free, Metamucil Unflavored Co...
  14. Metamucil PowderMetamucil Powder
    Metamucil PowderGeneric Name: Psyllium (SILL-i-um)Brand Name: Examples include Konsyl and MetamucilMetamucil Powder is used for:Treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Metamucil Powder is a fiber laxative. It works by absorbing water and swelling in the intestines. This helps the stool form t...
  15. MetamucilMetamucil
    Metamucil Generic Name: Psyllium (SILL-i-um)Brand Name: MetamucilMetamucil is used for:Treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Metamucil is a fiber laxative. It works by absorbing water and swelling in the intestines. This helps the stool form the bulk necessary to be easily passed.Do NOT...