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  1. Opium DeodorizedOpium Deodorized
    Opium DeodorizedGeneric Name: opium preparation (OH pee um)Brand Names: Opium Deodorized, ParegoricWhat is Opium Deodorized (opium preparation)?Opium is a narcotic derived from the seed pod of a poppy plant. It works by increasing smooth muscle tone and decreasing fluid secretions in the intestines. This slows the movement of bowel matter through the intestines.Opium preparation (so...
  2. opium preparationopium preparation
    opium preparationGeneric Name: opium preparation (OH pee um)Brand Names: Opium Deodorized, ParegoricWhat is opium preparation?Opium is a narcotic derived from the seed pod of a poppy plant. It works by increasing smooth muscle tone and decreasing fluid secretions in the intestines. This slows the movement of bowel matter through the intestines.Opium preparation (sometimes called "opi...
  3. opium preparationopium preparation
    opium preparation (Oral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In CanadaPantoponAvailable Dosage Forms:LiquidTinctureUses For opium preparationOpium preparations are used along with other measures to treat severe diarrhea. These medicines belong to the group of medicines called narcotics. If too much of a narcotic is taken, it may become habit-forming, causing mental or physical...
  4. Opium TinctureOpium Tincture
    Opium TincturePronunciation: (OH-pee-uhm/par-eh-GORE-ik)Class: Opioid analgesicTrade Names:Opium Tincture, Deodorized- Liquid 10 mg anhydrous morphine equiv./mLTrade Names:Paregoric- Liquid 2 mg anhydrous morphine equiv./5 mLPharmacologyEnhances tone in long segments of longitudinal muscle and inhibits propulsive contraction of both circular and longitudinal muscles.Pharm...
  5. Opium Tincture/ParegoricOpium Tincture/Paregoric
    Opium TincturePronunciation: (OH-pee-uhm/par-eh-GORE-ik)Class: Opioid analgesicTrade Names:Opium Tincture, Deodorized- Liquid 10 mg anhydrous morphine equiv./mLTrade Names:Paregoric- Liquid 2 mg anhydrous morphine equiv./5 mLPharmacologyEnhances tone in long segments of longitudinal muscle and inhibits propulsive contraction of both circular and longitudinal muscles.Pharm...
  6. oprelvekin injectableoprelvekin injectable
    oprelvekinGeneric Name: oprelvekin (injectable) (oh PERL ve kin)Brand Names: NeumegaWhat is oprelvekin?Oprelvekin is a protein that stimulates production of platelets in the blood. Platelets are important for proper clotting of the blood and for wound healing.Oprelvekin is used to prevent platelets from becoming dangerously low in certain people receiving chemotherapy that can result...
  7. oprelvekin Subcutaneousoprelvekin Subcutaneous
    oprelvekin (Subcutaneous route)oh-PREL-ve-kinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.NeumegaAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: HematopoieticPharmacologic Class: InterleukinUses For oprelvekinOprelvekin is a synthetic (man-made) version of a substance called interleukin-11. Naturally occurring interleukin-11 is produced by bone marrow cells in th...
  8. OprelvekinOprelvekin
    Oprelvekin Generic Name: Oprelvekin (oh-PREL-ve-kin)Brand Name: NeumegaOprelvekin may cause allergic reactions, including severe allergic reactions. Do not use any more of Oprelvekin and seek immediate medical help if you develop symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as rash; hives; itching; trouble breathing; tightness in your chest; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue....
  9. OprelvekinOprelvekin
    OprelvekinPronunciation: (oh-PREL-ve-kin)Class: InterleukinTrade Names:Neumega- Powder for injection 5 mgPharmacologyInterleukin–11 (IL-11) is a thrombopoietic growth factor that directly stimulates the proliferation of hematopoietic stem cells and megakaryocyte progenitor cells and induces megakaryocyte maturation, resulting in increased platelet production.Pharmacokinet...
  10. Optase topicalOptase topical
    OptaseGeneric Name: balsam Peru, castor oil, and trypsin (topical) (BAL sum pe ROO, KAS tur oyl, TRIP sin)Brand Names: Allanderm-T, Granul-Derm, Granulderm, Granulex, Optase, Revina NLT, TBC, Trypsin, Vasolex, XenadermWhat is balsam Peru, castor oil, and trypsin?Balsam Peru increases blood flow to a wound area, and also helps fight bacteria.Castor oil prevents skin cells from breakin...
  11. Opti-ClearOpti-Clear
    Opti-ClearGeneric Name: tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic (TE tra hye DROZ oh leen)Brand Names: Altazine, Geneye Extra, Geneyes, Opti-Clear, Optigene 3, Redness Relief, Visine, Vision ClearWhat is Opti-Clear (tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic)?Tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic narrows the blood vessels (veins and arteries) in your eyes.Tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic is used to relieve redness, burning, ...
  12. Opticaine DropsOpticaine Drops
    Opticaine DropsGeneric Name: Tetracaine (TET-ra-kane)Brand Name: Examples include Altacaine and OpticaineOpticaine Drops are used for:Numbing the eye during certain procedures.Opticaine Drops are an anesthetic. It works by blocking nerve impulses, which results in loss of feeling.Do NOT use Opticaine Drops if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Opticaine DropsContact ...
  13. Opticrom ophthalmicOpticrom ophthalmic
    OpticromGeneric Name: cromolyn sodium (ophthalmic) (KROE moe lin off THAL mik)Brand Names: Crolom, OpticromWhat is Opticrom (cromolyn sodium (ophthalmic))?Cromolyn sodium is an anti-inflammatory medication. It works by preventing the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation.Cromolyn sodium ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used to treat allergy symptoms that affect the e...
  14. Optigene 3Optigene 3
    Optigene 3Generic Name: tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic (TE tra hye DROZ oh leen)Brand Names: Altazine, Geneye Extra, Geneyes, Opti-Clear, Optigene 3, Redness Relief, Visine, Vision ClearWhat is Optigene 3 (tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic)?Tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic narrows the blood vessels (veins and arteries) in your eyes.Tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic is used to relieve redness, burning, ...
  15. OptimineOptimine
    OptimineGeneric Name: azatadine (a ZAT a deen)Brand Names: OptimineWhat is Optimine (azatadine)?Azatadine is an antihistamine. Azatadine blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in your body.Azatadine is used to treat sneezing; runny nose; itching, watery eyes; hives; rashes; itching; and other symptoms of allergies and the common cold.Azatadine may also be...