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  1. Metaproterenol SolutionMetaproterenol Solution
    Metaproterenol SolutionGeneric Name: Metaproterenol (met-a-proe-TER-e-nol)Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.Metaproterenol Solution is used for:Treating or preventing symptoms of asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and other reversible breathing problems. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Metaproterenol Solution is a beta-adrenergic agon...
  2. Metaproterenol SyrupMetaproterenol Syrup
    Metaproterenol SyrupGeneric Name: Metaproterenol (met-a-proe-TER-e-nol)Brand Name: AlupentMetaproterenol Syrup is used for:Treating or preventing symptoms of asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and other reversible breathing problems. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Metaproterenol Syrup is a beta-adrenergic agonist bronchodilator. It works by rela...
  3. MetaproterenolMetaproterenol
    Metaproterenol Generic Name: Metaproterenol (met-a-proe-TER-e-nol)Brand Name: AlupentMetaproterenol is used for:Treating or preventing symptoms of asthma, emphysema, bronchitis, and other reversible breathing problems. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Metaproterenol is a beta-adrenergic agonist bronchodilator. It works by relaxing the smooth...
  4. Metaproterenol sulfateMetaproterenol sulfate
    Metaproterenol sulfateBrand names: AlupentWhy is Metaproterenol sulfate prescribed?Alupent is a bronchodilator prescribed for the prevention and relief of bronchial asthma and bronchial spasms (wheezing) associated with bronchitis and emphysema. Alupent Inhalation Solution is also used to treat acute asthmatic attacks in children 6 years of age and older.Most important fa...
  5. Metaproterenol SulfateMetaproterenol Sulfate
    Metaproterenol SulfatePronunciation: (MEH-tuh-pro-TEHR-uh-nahl SULL-fate)Class: SympathomimeticTrade Names:Metaproterenol Sulfate- Tablet 10 mg- Tablet 20 mg- Syrup 10 mg/5 mLPharmacologyRelaxes bronchial smooth muscle through beta-2 receptor stimulation.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionLess than 10% is absorbed intact.MetabolismMetabolized through sulfate conjugation in t...
  6. MetastronMetastron
    MetastronGeneric Name: strontium chloride sr 89 (Intravenous route, Injection route)STRON-shee-um KLOR-ide Sr 89Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MetastronAvailable Dosage Forms:InjectableSolutionTherapeutic Class: Radiopharmaceutical, AntineoplasticUses For MetastronStrontium chloride Sr 89 is a radiopharmaceutical. Radiopharmaceuticals are radioactive agents th...
  7. metaxalonemetaxalone
    metaxaloneGeneric Name: metaxalone (me TAX a lone)Brand Names: SkelaxinWhat is metaxalone?Metaxalone is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) in the brain.Metaxalone is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury.Metaxalone may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medicat...
  8. MetaxaloneMetaxalone
    MetaxaloneBrand names: SkelaxinWhy is Metaxalone prescribed?Along with rest and physical therapy, Skelaxin is prescribed for the relief of painful musculoskeletal conditions. Researchers aren't sure how the drug works, but suspect that its effectiveness stems from its sedative properties.Most important fact about MetaxaloneSkelaxin should be avoided by anyone with signi...
  9. metaxalonemetaxalone
    metaxalone (Oral route)me-TAX-a-loneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SkelaxinAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Skeletal Muscle Relaxant, Centrally ActingUses For metaxaloneMetaxalone is used to relax certain muscles in your body and relieve the discomfort caused by acute (short-term), painful muscle or bone conditions. However, metaxalone does not take...
  10. MetaxaloneMetaxalone
    Metaxalone Generic Name: Metaxalone (me-TAX-a-lone)Brand Name: SkelaxinMetaxalone is used for:Treating discomfort associated with acute painful muscle conditions along with rest, physical therapy, or other measures.Metaxalone is a muscle relaxant. It works in the brain to help relax the muscles.Do NOT use Metaxalone if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Metaxalone y...
  11. MetaxaloneMetaxalone
    MetaxalonePronunciation: (me-TAX-a-lone)Class: Skeletal muscle relaxantTrade Names:Skelaxin- Tablets 800 mgPharmacologyMechanism of action not established, but may be caused by general CNS depression. No direct action on the contractile mechanism of striated muscle, the motor endplate, or the nerve fiber. Does not directly relax tense skeletal muscles.PharmacokineticsUnder fa...
  12. Meted ShampooMeted Shampoo
    Meted ShampooGeneric Name: Salicylic Acid/Sulfur (sal-ih-SILL-ik AS-id/SULL-fer)Brand Name: Examples include Meted and SebulexMeted Shampoo is used for:Relieving itching, flaking, irritation, redness, and scaling due to dandruff. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Meted Shampoo is a topical salicylate. It works by causing the skin to swell, soft...
  13. metforminmetformin
    metformin (Oral route)met-FOR-minOral routeTabletTablet, Extended ReleaseLactic acidosis is a rare, but serious, metabolic complication that can occur due to metformin accumulation during treatment with metformin hydrochloride; when it occurs, it is fatal in approximately 50% of cases. Lactic acidosis may also occur in association with a number of pathophysiologic conditions, including diabe...
  14. Metformin Extended-Release TabletsMetformin Extended-Release Tablets
    Metformin Extended-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Metformin (met-FOR-min)Brand Name: Examples include Fortomet and Glucophage XRMetformin Extended-Release Tablets 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 l...
  15. MetforminMetformin
    Metformin Generic Name: Metformin (met-FOR-min)Brand Name: GlucophageMetformin 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, or heart failure. The risk may also be greater in...