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  1. methazolamidemethazolamide
    methazolamideGeneric Name: methazolamide (meth a ZOLE a mide)Brand Names: Glauctabs, MZM, NeptazaneWhat is methazolamide?Methazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. Carbonic anhydrase is a protein in the body. Methazolamide reduces the activity of this protein.Methazolamide is used to treat glaucoma. By inhibiting the actions of carbonic anhydrase, methazolamide reduces the amou...
  2. MethazolamideMethazolamide
    MethazolamideBrand names: NeptazaneWhy is Methazolamide prescribed?Neptazane, anhydrase is used to treat the eye condition called chronic open-angle glaucoma. This type of glaucoma is caused by a gradual blockage of the outflow of fluid in the front compartment of the eye over a period of years, causing a slow rise in pressure. It rarely occurs before the age of 40. N...
  3. MethazolamideMethazolamide
    Methazolamide Generic Name: Methazolamide (meth-a-ZOLE-a-mide)Brand Name: Generics only. No brands available.Methazolamide is used for:Treating certain types of glaucoma. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Methazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. It reduces fluid pressure in the eyeball by decreasing fluid formation in the eyeball.Do...
  4. MethazolamideMethazolamide
    MethazolamidePronunciation: (meth-ah-ZOLE-ah-mide)Class: Carbonic anhydrase inhibitorTrade Names:Methazolamide- Tablets 25 mg- Tablets 50 mgApo-Methazolamide (Canada)PharmacologyInhibits carbonic anhydrase enzyme, reducing rate of aqueous humor secretion and, thus, lowering IOP.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionWell absorbed from the GI tract, reaching peak plasma levels in 1 t...
  5. methenaminemethenamine
    methenamineGeneric Name: methenamine (meh THEH na meen)Brand Names: Hiprex, Mandelamine, UrexWhat is methenamine?Methenamine is a urinary antiinfective medicine. Methenamine fights bacteria in the urine and bladder.Methenamine may be used to treat and prevent urinary tract infections.Methenamine may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.What is the most important...
  6. methenaminemethenamine
    methenamine (Oral route)meth-EN-a-meenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.HiprexMandelamineUrexIn CanadaUrasalAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSuspensionTablet, Enteric CoatedTherapeutic Class: AntisepticUses For methenamineMethenamine belongs to the family of medicines called anti-infectives. It is used to help prevent and treat infections of the urinary t...
  7. MethenamineMethenamine
    Methenamine Generic Name: Methenamine (meth-EN-ah-meen)Brand Name: Examples include Hiprex and MandelamineMethenamine is used for:Preventing urinary tract infections.Methenamine is a urinary antiseptic. It works by concentrating in the urine as formaldehyde, which kills bacteria in the urine.Do NOT use Methenamine if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Methenamine yo...
  8. Methenamine and Methenamine SaltsMethenamine and Methenamine Salts
    Methenamine and Methenamine SaltsPronunciation: (meh-THEN-uh-meen and meh-THEN-uh-meen salts)Class: Anti-infective agent Methenamine HippurateTrade Names:Hiprex- Tablets 1 gTrade Names:Urex- Tablets 1 gDehydral (Canada)PharmacologyIn acidic urine, methenamine is hydrolyzed to ammonia and formaldehyde, which is bactericidal to certain bacteria in urine. Acid salts (methena...
  9. Methenamine, Methylene blue, Phenyl salicylate, Benzoic acid, Atropine sulfate, HyoscyamineMethenamine, Methylene blue, Phenyl salicylate, Benzoic acid, Atropine sulfate, Hyoscyamine
    Methenamine, Methylene blue, Phenyl salicylate, Benzoic acid, Atropine sulfate, HyoscyamineBrand names: UrisedWhy is Methenamine, Methylene blue, Phenyl salicylate, Benzoic acid, Atropine sulfate, Hyoscyamine prescribed?Urised relieves lower urinary tract discomfort caused by inflammation or diagnostic procedures. It is used to treat urinary tract infections including cystitis ...
  10. Methenamine/Sodium BiphosphateMethenamine/Sodium Biphosphate
    Methenamine/Sodium Biphosphate Generic Name: Methenamine/Sodium Biphosphate (meth-EN-ah-meen/so-DEE-um bye-FOS-fate)Brand Name: Uroqid-Acid No. 2Methenamine/Sodium Biphosphate is used for:Preventing and treating urinary tract infections.Methenamine/Sodium Biphosphate is a urinary antiseptic and urinary acidifier combination. It works by concentrating in the urine as formaldeh...
  11. MethergineMethergine
    MethergineGeneric Name: methylergonovine (meth il er GON o veen)Brand Names: MethergineWhat is Methergine (methylergonovine)?Methylergonovine is in a group of drugs called ergot alkaloids. It affects the smooth muscle of a woman's uterus, improving the muscle tone as well as the strength and timing of uterine contractions.Methylergonovine is used just after a baby is born, to help d...
  12. MethergineMethergine
    MethergineGeneric name: Methylergonovine maleateBrand names: MethergineWhy is Methergine prescribed?Methergine, a blood-vessel constrictor, is given to prevent or control excessive bleeding following childbirth. It works by causing the uterine muscles to contract, thereby reducing the mother's blood loss.Methergine comes in tablet and injectable forms.Most important f...
  13. MethergineMethergine
    Methergine Generic Name: Methylergonovine (meth-ill-er-goe-NOE-veen)Brand Name: MethergineMethergine is used for:Preventing and treating bleeding after delivery of a baby. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Methergine is a uterine stimulant. It works by increasing uterine contractions, which helps reduce blood loss after the baby is delivered....
  14. methimazolemethimazole
    methimazoleGeneric Name: methimazole (me THIM a zole)Brand Names: Northyx, TapazoleWhat is methimazole?Methimazole prevents the thyroid gland from producing too much thyroid hormone.Methimazole is used to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). It is also used before thyroid surgery or radioactive iodine treatment.Methimazole may also be used for other purposes not listed in th...
  15. methimazolemethimazole
    methimazole (Oral route)meth-IM-a-zoleCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.TapazoleAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Antithyroid AgentChemical Class: ThionamideUses For methimazoleMethimazole is used to treat hyperthyroidism, a condition where the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone. It is also used before thyroid surgery or radioactive iodin...