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  1. MetyraponeMetyrapone
    Metyrapone Generic Name: Metyrapone (me-TEER-a-pone)Brand Name: MetopironeMetyrapone is used for:Testing pituitary function.Metyrapone is a diagnostic aid. It works by blocking the body's natural production of cortisol and corticosterone. This causes the pituitary gland to increase production of corticotropin (ACTH), which causes an increase in the body's production of certain ...
  2. metyrosinemetyrosine
    metyrosineGeneric Name: metyrosine (me TYE roe seen)Brand Names: DemserWhat is metyrosine?Metyrosine is used to treat pheochromocytoma (tumor of the adrenal gland).Metyrosine is given before surgery to control pheochromocytoma, and is also given when surgery is not possible.Metyrosine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What is the most importa...
  3. metyrosinemetyrosine
    metyrosine (Oral route)me-TYE-roe-seenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DemserAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleTherapeutic Class: AntihypertensivePharmacologic Class: Tyrosine Hydroxylase InhibitorUses For metyrosineMetyrosine belongs to the general class of medicines called antihypertensives. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) caused by a disease ...
  4. MetyrosineMetyrosine
    Metyrosine Generic Name: Metyrosine (meh-TYE-row-seen)Brand Name: DemserMetyrosine is used for:Decreasing the amount of certain chemicals (catecholamines) in the body caused by a type of adrenal gland tumor (pheochromocytoma). It may be used either as a pretreatment before surgery or for the long-term treatment of symptoms associated with this disorder.Metyrosine is a catechola...
  5. MevacorMevacor
    MevacorGeneric Name: lovastatin (LOE va sta tin)Brand Names: Altoprev, MevacorWhat is Mevacor (lovastatin)?Lovastatin is a cholesterol-lowering medication that blocks the production of cholesterol (a type of fat) in the body.Lovastatin reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and total cholesterol in the blood. Lowering your cholesterol can help prevent heart disease and ha...
  6. MevacorMevacor
    MevacorGeneric name: LovastatinBrand names: MevacorWhy is Mevacor prescribed?Mevacor is used, along with diet, to lower cholesterol levels in people with primary hypercholesterolemia (too much cholesterol in the bloodstream). High cholesterol levels foster the buildup of artery-clogging plaque, which can be especially dangerous when it collects in the vessels serving the musc...
  7. MevacorMevacor
    MevacorGeneric Name: lovastatin (Oral route)loe-va-STAT-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AltoprevMevacorAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTablet, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: AntihyperlipidemicPharmacologic Class: HMG-COA Reductase InhibitorUses For MevacorLovastatin is used together with a proper diet to treat high cholesterol levels in the blood. Usin...
  8. MevacorMevacor
    Mevacor Generic Name: Lovastatin (LOE-va-STAT-in)Brand Name: MevacorMevacor is used for:Lowering high cholesterol in certain patients. It is used along with an appropriate diet. It is used in certain patients to reduce the risk of heart attack and chest pain caused by angina. It is also used to slow blood vessel blockage and to reduce the need for medical procedures to open blocke...
  9. MexarMexar
    MexarGeneric Name: sulfacetamide sodium topical (SO dee um SUL fa SEET a myde TOP i kal)Brand Names: Klaron, Mexar, Ovace, Ovace Plus, RE 10, Seb-Prev, SebizonWhat is Mexar (sulfacetamide sodium topical)?Sulfacetamide sodium is an antibacterial medication that interferes with the growth of bacteria on the skin.Sulfacetamide sodium topical (for the skin) is used to treat acne, dandru...
  10. Mexar WashMexar Wash
    Mexar WashGeneric Name: Sulfacetamide (sul-fa-SEE-ta-mide)Brand Name: Examples include Mexar and OvaceMexar Wash is used for:Treating certain skin conditions (eg, seborrheic dermatitis), dandruff, and certain bacterial infections of the skin. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mexar Wash is a sulfonamide antibiotic. It works by killing bacteria....
  11. mexiletinemexiletine
    mexiletineGeneric Name: mexiletine (mex IL e teen)Brand Names: MexitilWhat is mexiletine?Mexiletine affects the way that your heart beats.Mexiletine is used to treat seriously irregular heartbeats.Mexiletine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about mexiletine?Do not skip doses, chan...
  12. mexiletinemexiletine
    mexiletine (Oral route)mex-IL-e-teenOral routeCapsuleMortality: In the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST), a long-term, multicentered, randomized, double-blind study in patients with asymptomatic non-life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias who had a myocardial infarction more than six days but less than two years previously, an excessive m...
  13. MexiletineMexiletine
    Mexiletine Generic Name: Mexiletine (mex-IL-e-teen)Brand Name: MexitilBecause Mexiletine may cause an irregular heartbeat in some patients, it should only be used to treat life-threatening irregular heartbeat.Mexiletine is used for:Treating certain types of life-threatening irregular heartbeat.Mexiletine is an antiarrhythmic. It works by stabilizing the heart rhythm, whi...
  14. Mexiletine hydrochlorideMexiletine hydrochloride
    Mexiletine hydrochlorideBrand names: MexitilWhy is Mexiletine hydrochloride prescribed?Mexitil is used to treat severe irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). Irregular heart rhythms are generally divided into two main types: heartbeats that are faster than normal (tachycardia) and heartbeats that are slower than normal (bradycardia). Arrhythmias are often caused by drugs or disease ...
  15. Mexiletine HydrochlorideMexiletine Hydrochloride
    Mexiletine HydrochloridePronunciation: (MEX-ih-leh-teen HIGH-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: Antiarrhythmic agentTrade Names:Mexitil- Capsules 150 mg- Capsules 200 mg- Capsules 250 mgNovo-Mexiletine (Canada)PharmacologyReduces rate of rise of action potential; decreases effective refractory period in Purkinje fibers; has local anesthetic actions.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionMexilet...