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  1. PitressinPitressin
    PitressinGeneric Name: vasopressin (Injection route)vay-soe-PRES-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PitressinAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Endocrine-Metabolic AgentPharmacologic Class: Vasopressin (class)Uses For PitressinVasopressin is a hormone that is produced by your body. It is necessary to maintain good health. If you do not have enou...
  2. Pitrex TopicalPitrex Topical
    PitrexGeneric Name: tolnaftate (Topical route)tol-NAF-tateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Absorbine Jr. AntifungalAftateBlis-To-SolDermasept AntifungalFungi-GuardPodactinQ-NaftateTinactinTinadermTingIn CanadaAthlete's Foot GelDr. Scholl's Athlete's FootPitrexScholl's Athlete's Foot SprayScholl Tritin Antifungal PowderScholl Tritin Antifungal...
  3. PlacidylPlacidyl
    PlacidylGeneric Name: ethchlorvynol (Oral route)eth-KLOR-vi-nolCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PlacidylAvailable Dosage Forms:Capsule, Liquid FilledTherapeutic Class: Nonbarbiturate HypnoticUses For PlacidylEthchlorvynol is used to treat insomnia (trouble in sleeping). However, it has generally been replaced by other medicines for the treatment of insomnia. If ...
  4. Plan BPlan B
    Plan BGeneric Name: levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive (LEE voe nor jes trel)Brand Names: Next Choice, Plan B, Plan B One-StepWhat is levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive?Levonorgestrel is a female hormone that prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reac...
  5. Plan BPlan B
    Plan BGeneric name: LevonorgestrelBrand names: Plan BWhy is Plan B prescribed?Plan B is intended as "morning after" birth control to prevent pregnancy after known or suspected contraceptive failure (for instance, a broken condom) or unprotected sex. Plan B treatment must begin within 72 hours after having sex.Plan B contains only one hormone, a progestin. It may prevent a p...
  6. Plan B Oral, Parenteral, VaginalPlan B Oral, Parenteral, Vaginal
    Plan BGeneric Name: progestin (Oral route, Parenteral route, Vaginal route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AygestinCamilaCrinoneErrinFirst-Progesterone VGSJolivetteMegaceMegace ESNext ChoiceOvrettePlan BProchievePrometriumIn CanadaAlti-MpaMegace OsAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSuspensionCapsule, Liquid FilledGel/JellyCreamKitU...
  7. Plan B Oral, Implantation, ParenteralPlan B Oral, Implantation, Parenteral
    Plan BGeneric Name: progestin contraceptives (Oral route, Parenteral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AygestinCamilaErrinJolivetteNext ChoiceNora-BENor-QDOrtho MicronorOvrettePlan BPlan B One-StepProveraAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletUses For Plan BProgestins are hormones.The low-dose progestins for contraception are used to prevent pregnan...
  8. Plan BPlan B
    Plan B Generic Name: Levonorgestrel (LEE-voe-nor-JES-trel)Brand Name: Plan BPlan B is used for:Preventing pregnancy after unprotected sexual intercourse or suspected birth control failure.Plan B is a progestin. Exactly how it works is not known. It may prevent pregnancy by inhibiting ovulation, altering transport of sperm or eggs to prevent fertilization, or altering the lining...
  9. Plan B One-StepPlan B One-Step
    Plan B One-StepGeneric Name: levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive (LEE voe nor jes trel)Brand Names: Next Choice, Plan B, Plan B One-StepWhat is levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive?Levonorgestrel is a female hormone that prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sper...
  10. Plan B One-StepPlan B One-Step
    Plan B One-StepGeneric Name: progestin contraceptives (Oral route, Parenteral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AygestinCamilaErrinJolivetteNext ChoiceNora-BENor-QDOrtho MicronorOvrettePlan BPlan B One-StepProveraAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletUses For Plan B One-StepProgestins are hormones.The low-dose progestins for contraception are used ...
  11. Plan B One-StepPlan B One-Step
    Plan B One-Step Generic Name: Levonorgestrel (LEE-voe-nor-JES-trel)Brand Name: Plan B One-StepPlan B One-Step is used for:Preventing pregnancy after unprotected sexual intercourse or suspected birth control failure.Plan B One-Step is a progestin. Exactly how it works is not known. It may prevent pregnancy by inhibiting ovulation, altering transport of sperm or eggs to prevent f...
  12. PlaquenilPlaquenil
    PlaquenilGeneric name: Hydroxychloroquine sulfateBrand names: PlaquenilWhy is Plaquenil prescribed?Plaquenil is prescribed for the prevention and treatment of certain forms of malaria.Plaquenil is also used to treat the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis such as swelling, inflammation, stiffness, and joint pain. It is also prescribed for lupus erythematosus, a chronic inflamm...
  13. PlaquenilPlaquenil
    PlaquenilGeneric Name: hydroxychloroquine (Oral route)hye-drox-ee-KLOR-oh-kwinOral routeTabletPhysicians should completely familiarize themselves with the complete contents of this leaflet before prescribing hydroxychloroquine .Physicians should completely familiarize themselves with the contents of the leaflet before prescribing hydroxychloroquine .Commonly used brand name(s):In...
  14. PlaquenilPlaquenil
    Plaquenil Generic Name: Hydroxychloroquine (hye-DROX-ee-KLOR-oh-kwin)Brand Name: PlaquenilPlaquenil is used for:Treating and suppressing certain types of malaria. It is also used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Plaquenil is an aminoquinoline. It is thought to work by killing sensitive m...
  15. Plaquenil SulfatePlaquenil Sulfate
    Plaquenil SulfateGeneric Name: hydroxychloroquine (hye drox ee KLOR oh kwin)Brand Names: Plaquenil SulfateWhat is Plaquenil Sulfate (hydroxychloroquine)?Hydroxychloroquine is used to treat or prevent malaria, a disease caused by parasites. Parasites that cause malaria typically enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such as Africa, South America, and...