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  1. nitazoxanidenitazoxanide
    nitazoxanide (Oral route)nye-ta-ZOX-a-nideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AliniaAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletPowder for SuspensionTherapeutic Class: AntiprotozoalUses For nitazoxanideNitazoxanide belongs to a group of medicines called antiprotozoals. It is used to treat diarrhea that is caused by certain types of protozoa (tiny, one-celled animals).nitazoxanide...
  2. Nitazoxanide SuspensionNitazoxanide Suspension
    Nitazoxanide SuspensionGeneric Name: Nitazoxanide (nye-ta-ZOX-a-nide)Brand Name: AliniaNitazoxanide Suspension is used for:Treating certain parasitic infections of the intestine.Nitazoxanide Suspension is an antiparasitic agent. It works by interfering with the production of certain substances that are needed by the parasite to live.Do NOT use Nitazoxanide Suspension if:you...
  3. NitazoxanideNitazoxanide
    Nitazoxanide Generic Name: Nitazoxanide (nye-ta-ZOX-a-nide)Brand Name: AliniaNitazoxanide is used for:Treating certain parasitic infections of the intestine.Nitazoxanide is an antiparasitic agent. It works by interfering with the production of certain substances that are needed by the parasite to live.Do NOT use Nitazoxanide if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Nitaz...
  4. NitazoxanideNitazoxanide
    NitazoxanidePronunciation: (nye-ta-ZOX-a-nide)Class: AntiprotozoalTrade Names:Alinia- Tablets 500 mg- Suspension, oral 100 mg per 5 mLPharmacologyInterferes with pyruvate:ferredoxin oxidoreductase enzyme-dependent electron transfer reaction, which is essential to anaerobic energy metabolism.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionAfter ingestion, nitazoxanide is converted to the active...
  5. Nite-Time Cold/FluNite-Time Cold/Flu
    Nite-Time Cold/Flu Generic Name: Acetaminophen/Dextromethorphan/Doxylamine/Pseudoephedrine (a-seet-a-MIN-oh-fen/dex-troe-meth-OR-fan/dox-IL-a-meen/sue-do-eh-FED-rin)Brand Name: Examples include Nite-Time Cold/Flu and NyQuil Multi-SymptomNite-Time Cold/Flu is used for:Relieving symptoms of pain, sinus congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and cough due to colds, upper respiratory inf...
  6. nitisinonenitisinone
    nitisinoneGeneric Name: nitisinone (ni TIZ i none)Brand Names: OrfadinWhat is nitisinone?Nitisinone is used to treat a rare genetic condition called hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1). HT-1 is a metabolic disorder that occurs when the body does not produce enough of an enzyme that breaks down proteins from certain foods. This condition occurs most often in young babies. The symptoms ...
  7. nitisinonenitisinone
    nitisinone (Oral route)nye-TIS-i-noneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.OrfadinAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleTherapeutic Class: Gastrointestinal AgentUses For nitisinoneNitisinone is given along with a special diet to treat hereditary tyrosinemia, type 1. This disease is caused by too much tyrosine in the blood. It may cause damage to the liver, kidneys, eyes, skin, a...
  8. NitisinoneNitisinone
    Nitisinone Generic Name: Nitisinone (nye-TISS-ih-known)Brand Name: OrfadinNitisinone is used for:Treating hereditary tyrosinemia type 1 (HT-1), a genetic metabolism disorder. Nitisinone is used in combination with dietary restriction of tyrosine and phenylalanine.Nitisinone is a 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase inhibitor. It works by blocking the breakdown of tyrosine. This...
  9. NitisinoneNitisinone
    NitisinonePronunciation: (nit-IS-i-none)Class: Enzyme inhibitorTrade Names:Orfadin- Capsules 2 mg- Capsules 5 mg- Capsules 10 mgPharmacologyCompetitive inhibitor of 4-hydroxyphenyl-pyruvate dioxygenase, an enzyme in the tyrosine catabolic pathway. Prevents accumulation of tyrosine catabolic intermediates maleylacetoacetate and fumarylacetoacetate. In patients with hereditary ...
  10. Nitrek transdermalNitrek transdermal
    NitrekGeneric Name: nitroglycerin (transdermal) (NYE troe GLIS er in)Brand Names: Minitran, Nitrek, Nitro TD Patch-A, Nitro-DurWhat is Nitrek (nitroglycerin (transdermal))?Nitroglycerin is in a group of drugs called nitrates. Nitroglycerin dilates (widens) blood vessels, making it easier for blood to flow through them and easier for the heart to pump.Nitroglycerin transdermal is use...
  11. NitrekNitrek
    NitrekGeneric Name: nitroglycerin (Transdermal route)nye-troe-GLIS-er-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MinitranNitrekNitro-DurIn CanadaNitrodur 0.2Nitro-Dur 0.2Nitro-Dur 0.3Nitrodur 0.4Nitro-Dur 0.4Nitrodur 0.6Nitro-Dur 0.6Nitro-Dur 0.8Transderm-NitroTrinipatch 0.2Trinipatch 0.4Trinipatch 0.6Available Dosage Forms:OintmentPatch, Ext...
  12. nitric oxide inhalation gasnitric oxide inhalation gas
    nitric oxideGeneric Name: nitric oxide (inhalation gas) (NYE trik OX ide)Brand Names: INOmaxWhat is nitric oxide?Nitric oxide is a gas that is inhaled. It works by relaxing smooth muscle to widen (dilate) blood vessels, especially in the lungs.Nitric oxide is used together with a breathing machine (ventilator) to treat respiratory failure in premature babies.Nitric oxide may also b...
  13. Nitro TD Patch-A transdermalNitro TD Patch-A transdermal
    Nitro TD Patch-AGeneric Name: nitroglycerin (transdermal) (NYE troe GLIS er in)Brand Names: Minitran, Nitrek, Nitro TD Patch-A, Nitro-DurWhat is Nitro TD Patch-A (nitroglycerin (transdermal))?Nitroglycerin is in a group of drugs called nitrates. Nitroglycerin dilates (widens) blood vessels, making it easier for blood to flow through them and easier for the heart to pump.Nitroglyceri...
  14. Nitro-Bid topicalNitro-Bid topical
    Nitro-BidGeneric Name: nitroglycerin (topical) (NYE troe GLIS er in)Brand Names: Nitro-Bid, Nitrol Appli-KitWhat is Nitro-Bid (nitroglycerin (topical))?Nitroglycerin is in a group of drugs called nitrates. Nitroglycerin dilates (widens) blood vessels, making it easier for blood to flow through them and easier for the heart to pump.Nitroglycerin topical (for the skin) is used to prev...
  15. Nitro-BidNitro-Bid
    Nitro-BidBrand names: Nitro-Bid, Nitro-Dur, Nitrolingual Spray, Nitrostat Tablets, Transderm-Nitro, NitroglycerinWhy is Nitro-Bid prescribed?Nitroglycerin is prescribed to prevent and treat angina pectoris (suffocating chest pain). This condition occurs when the coronary arteries become constricted and are not able to carry sufficient oxygen to the heart muscle. Nitroglycerin i...