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  1. PimecrolimusPimecrolimus
    Pimecrolimus Generic Name: Pimecrolimus (PIM-e-KROE-li-mus)Brand Name: ElidelThe long-term safety of Pimecrolimus has not been determined. Because rare cases of cancer (eg, lymphoma, skin cancer) have been reported, continuous long-term use should be avoided and the application of Pimecrolimus should be limited to the affected areas. Pimecrolimus should not be used in children younger t...
  2. PimecrolimusPimecrolimus
    PimecrolimusPronunciation: (PIM-e-KROE-li-mus)Class: ImmunomodulatorTrade Names:Elidel- Cream 1%PharmacologyMechanism in atopic dermatitis is not known; however, pimecrolimus inhibits T-cell activation by blocking the transcription of early cytokines.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionAfter topical application, blood levels are routinely at or below the limit of quantification.Dis...
  3. pimecrolimus topicalpimecrolimus topical
    pimecrolimus topicalGeneric Name: pimecrolimus topical (pih meh KRA lih muss TOP ik al)Brand Names: ElidelWhat is pimecrolimus topical?Pimecrolimus is an immunosuppressant. It works by decreasing your body's immune system to help slow down the growth of atopic dermatitis (eczema) on your skin.Pimecrolimus topical is used to treat severe atopic dermatitis when other medications have n...
  4. pimozidepimozide
    pimozideGeneric Name: pimozide (PIM oh zide)Brand Names: OrapWhat is pimozide?Pimozide is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain.Pimozide is used to suppress the motor and phonic tics associated with Tourette's disorder.Pimozide may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most importan...
  5. pimozidepimozide
    pimozide (Oral route)PIM-oh-zideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.OrapAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntipsychoticPharmacologic Class: Dopamine AntagonistChemical Class: DiphenylbutylpiperidineUses For pimozidePimozide is used to treat the symptoms of Tourette's syndrome. It is meant only for patients with severe symptoms who cannot take or have ...
  6. PimozidePimozide
    Pimozide Generic Name: Pimozide (PI-moe-zide)Brand Name: OrapPimozide is used for:Treating severe muscle tics and speech tics in patients with Tourette syndrome when other medicines have not worked.Pimozide is an antipsychotic agent. It works by blocking the action of dopamine, a naturally occurring chemical in the brain.Do NOT use Pimozide if:you are allergic to any ing...
  7. PimozidePimozide
    PimozidePronunciation: (Pih-moe-ZIDE)Class: Phenylbutylpiperadine derivativeTrade Names:Orap- Tablets 1 mg- Tablets 2 mgApo-Pimozide (Canada)PharmacologyBlockage of dopaminergic receptors on neurons in the CNS.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionMore than 50% of oral dose absorbed. T max is 6 to 8 h.MetabolismSignificant first-pass metabolism by N-dealkylation in the liver, c...
  8. Pin-XPin-X
    Pin-XGeneric Name: pyrantel (pie RAN tell)Brand Names: Antiminth, Ascarel, Pin-X, Pinworm Caplets, Pinworm MedicineWhat is Pin-X (pyrantel)?Pyrantel is an "antihelmintic," or anti-worm, medication. It prevents worms from growing or multiplying in your body.Pyrantel is used to treat infections caused by worms such as pinworm and roundworm.Pyrantel may also be used for purposes othe...
  9. Pin-XPin-X
    Pin-XGeneric Name: pyrantel (Oral route)pi-RAN-telCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AscarelPamixPinwormPin-XAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, ChewableSuspensionTabletTherapeutic Class: AnthelminticUses For Pin-XPyrantel belongs to the family of medicines called anthelmintics. Anthelmintics are used in the treatment of worm infections.Pyrantel is used to ...
  10. Pin-X SuspensionPin-X Suspension
    Pin-X SuspensionGeneric Name: Pyrantel Pamoate (pi-RAN-tel)Brand Name: Examples include Pin-X and Reese's Pinworm MedicinePin-X Suspension is used for:Treating certain worm infections (eg, pinworm, roundworm).Pin-X Suspension is an anthelmintic agent. It works by paralyzing the nervous system of intestinal parasites (worms). The parasite is then passed in the stool.Do NOT use P...
  11. Pin-X Chewable TabletsPin-X Chewable Tablets
    Pin-X Chewable TabletsGeneric Name: Pyrantel (pi-RAN-tel)Brand Name: Pin-XPin-X Chewable Tablets are used for:Treating pinworm infections.Pin-X Chewable Tablets are an anthelmintic agent. It works by paralyzing the nervous system of intestinal parasites (worms). The parasite is then passed in the stool.Do NOT use Pin-X Chewable Tablets if:you are allergic to any ingredient ...
  12. pindololpindolol
    pindololGeneric Name: pindolol (PIN doe lol)Brand Names: ViskenWhat is pindolol?Pindolol is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins).Pindolol is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).Pindolol may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What is the most im...
  13. PindololPindolol
    PindololBrand names: PindololWhy is Pindolol prescribed?Pindolol, a type of medication known as a beta-blocker, is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It is effective alone or combined with other high blood pressure medications, particularly with a thiazide-type diuretic. Beta-blockers decrease the force and rate of heart contractions.Most important fact about P...
  14. pindololpindolol
    pindolol (Oral route)PIN-doe-lolCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ViskenIn CanadaAlti-PindololAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Cardiovascular AgentPharmacologic Class: Beta-Adrenergic Blocker, NonselectiveUses For pindololPindolol is used alone or together with other medicines (such as hydrochlorothiazide) to treat high blood pressure (hypert...
  15. PindololPindolol
    Pindolol Generic Name: Pindolol (PIN-doe-lole)Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.Pindolol is used for:Treating high blood pressure. It may be used alone or with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Pindolol is a beta-adrenergic blocking agent. Exactly how Pindolol works is unknown.Do NOT use Pindolol if:you ar...