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  1. MethimazoleMethimazole
    Methimazole Generic Name: Methimazole (meth-IM-a-zole)Brand Name: TapazoleMethimazole is used for:Treating an overactive thyroid gland and treating or preparing the overactive thyroid gland for surgery. It may also be used when your doctor has advised against the removal of the thyroid. It may also be for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Methimazole is an antithyro...
  2. MethimazoleMethimazole
    MethimazolePronunciation: (meth-IMM-uh-zole)Class: Antithyroid agentTrade Names:Tapazole- Tablets 5 mg- Tablets 10 mgPharmacologyInhibits synthesis of thyroid hormones.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionMethimazole bioavailability is 80% to 95%.DistributionA high amount of methimazole is excreted in breast milk, has high transplacental passage, and is 0% protein bound.Metabo...
  3. methioninemethionine
    methionine (Oral route)me-THYE-oh-neenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ME-500Available Dosage Forms:PowderTabletCapsuleLiquidTherapeutic Class: Amino Acid SupplementUses For methionineRacemethionine is used to make the urine more acidic. Making the urine more acidic helps to relieve skin irritation in incontinent (loss of bladder control) adults and diaper ras...
  4. MethionineMethionine
    Methionine Generic Name: Methionine (me-THYE-o-neen)Brand Name: Me-500Methionine is used for:Acidifying urine. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Methionine is an amino acid. It works by neutralizing the ammonia in urine.Do NOT use Methionine if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Methionine you have severe liver diseaseContact ...
  5. MethitestMethitest
    MethitestGeneric Name: methyltestosterone (METH il tes TOS te role)Brand Names: Android, Methitest, TestredWhat is Methitest (methyltestosterone)?Methyltestosterone is a man-made form of testosterone, a naturally occurring sex hormone that is produced in a man's testicles. Small amounts of testosterone are also produced in a woman's ovaries and adrenal system.Methyltestosterone is u...
  6. MethocarbamolMethocarbamol
    MethocarbamolBrand names: RobaxinWhy is Methocarbamol prescribed?Robaxin is prescribed, along with rest, physical therapy, and other measures, for the relief of pain due to severe muscular injuries, sprains, and strains.Most important fact about MethocarbamolRobaxin is not a substitute for the rest or physical therapy needed for proper healing.Although the drug may te...
  7. methocarbamol Injectionmethocarbamol Injection
    methocarbamol (Injection route)meth-oh-KAR-ba-molCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.RobaxinAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Skeletal Muscle Relaxant, Centrally ActingUses For methocarbamolMethocarbamol is used to relieve the discomfort caused by acute (short-term), painful muscle or bone conditions. However, methocarbamol does not take the place of re...
  8. methocarbamolmethocarbamol
    methocarbamol (Oral route)meth-oh-KAR-ba-molCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.RobaxinRobaxin-750Available Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Skeletal Muscle Relaxant, Centrally ActingUses For methocarbamolMethocarbamol is used to relieve the discomfort caused by acute (short-term), painful muscle or bone conditions. However, methocarbamol does not take the place...
  9. MethocarbamolMethocarbamol
    Methocarbamol Generic Name: Methocarbamol (meth-oh-KAR-ba-mole)Brand Name: RobaxinMethocarbamol is used for:Relieving muscle pain and discomfort caused by sprains and strains. It is used in combination with rest and physical therapy.Methocarbamol is a skeletal muscle relaxant. The precise way it works is unknown, but it is thought to depress the central nervous system. It has n...
  10. Methocarbamol TabletsMethocarbamol Tablets
    MethocarbamolGeneric Name: Methocarbamol (meth-oh-CAR-buh-mahl)Brand Name: RobaxinMethocarbamol are used for:Relieving muscle pain and discomfort caused by certain muscle conditions. It us used along with rest and physical therapyMethocarbamol are a skeletal muscle relaxant. The precise way it works is unknown, but it is thought to depress the central nervous system. It has no di...
  11. MethocarbamolMethocarbamol
    MethocarbamolPronunciation: (meth-oh-CAR-buh-mahl)Class: Skeletal muscle relaxant, centrally actingTrade Names:Robaxin- Tablets 500 mg- Injection 100 mg/mLTrade Names:Robaxin-750- Tablets 750 mgPharmacologyMay cause relaxation of skeletal muscle via general CNS depression. Does not directly relax tense skeletal muscles.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max is 2 h.Distri...
  12. methohexitalmethohexital
    methohexitalGeneric Name: methohexital (METH oh HEX i tal)Brand Names: Brevital SodiumWhat is methohexital?Methohexital is in a group of drugs called barbiturates (bar-BIT-chur-ates). Methohexital slows the activity of your brain and nervous system.Methohexital is used to make you fall asleep before a surgery or other medical procedure. It is usually given in combination with other t...
  13. MethohexitalMethohexital
    Methohexital Generic Name: Methohexital (meth-oh-HEX-ih-tahl)Brand Name: Brevital SodiumMethohexital should only be used in a hospital or clinical setting that provide for continuous monitoring of your breathing and heart functions.Methohexital is used for:Inducing anesthesia (lack of sensation or feeling) prior to surgical procedures in adults and children older than 1 mon...
  14. MethotrexateMethotrexate
    MethotrexateBrand names: Rheumatrex, Trexall, MethotrexateWhy is Methotrexate prescribed?Methotrexate is an anticancer drug used in the treatment of lymphoma (cancer of the lymph nodes) and certain forms of leukemia. It is also given to treat some forms of cancers of the uterus, breast, lung, head, neck, and ovary. Methotrexate is also given to treat rheumatoid arthritis when o...
  15. methotrexate Oral, Injectionmethotrexate Oral, Injection
    methotrexate (Oral route, Injection route)meth-oh-TREX-ateInjection routePowder for SolutionSolutionMethotrexate should be used only by physicians whose knowledge and experience include the use of antimetabolite therapy.Because of the possibility of serious toxic reactions (which can be fatal):Methotrexate should be used only in life-threatening neoplastic diseases, or in patients wi...