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  1. PolaraminePolaramine
    PolaramineGeneric Name: dexchlorpheniramine (dex klor fen IR a meen)Brand Names: PolaramineWhat is Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine)?Dexchlorpheniramine is an antihistamine. It blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in your body.Dexchlorpheniramine is used to treat sneezing; runny nose; itching, watery eyes; hives; rashes; itching; and other symptoms of alle...
  2. polio vaccinepolio vaccine
    polio vaccineGeneric Name: polio vaccine (IPV) (POE lee oh)Brand Names: IpolWhat is polio vaccine?Polio affects the central nervous system and spinal cord. It can cause muscle weakness and paralysis. Polio is a life-threatening condition because it can paralyze the muscles that help you breathe.The polio vaccine is used to help prevent these diseases in children.This vaccine works ...
  3. poliovirus vaccine Oral, Parenteralpoliovirus vaccine Oral, Parenteral
    poliovirus vaccine, inactivated (Injection route)POE-lee-oh VYE-rus vak-SEEN, in-AK-ti-vatedCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.IpolAvailable Dosage Forms:InjectableSuspensionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For poliovirus vaccinePoliovirus vaccine is an active immunizing agent used to prevent poliomyelitis (polio). It works by causing your body to produce its own prot...
  4. Poliovirus VaccinePoliovirus Vaccine
    Poliovirus Vaccine Generic Name: Poliovirus Vaccine (poe-LEE-oh-VYE-russ)Brand Name: IpolPoliovirus Vaccine is used for:Preventing polio.Poliovirus Vaccine is a vaccine. It works by stimulating the body to create antibodies, which provides protection against the polio virus.Do NOT use Poliovirus Vaccine if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Poliovirus Vaccine , includ...
  5. poliovirus vaccine, inactivated Injectionpoliovirus vaccine, inactivated Injection
    poliovirus vaccine, inactivated (Injection route)POE-lee-oh VYE-rus vak-SEEN, in-AK-ti-vatedCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.IpolAvailable Dosage Forms:InjectableSuspensionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For poliovirus vaccine, inactivatedPoliovirus vaccine is an active immunizing agent used to prevent poliomyelitis (polio). It works by causing your body to produce...
  6. Poliovirus Vaccine, Inactivated (IPV)Poliovirus Vaccine, Inactivated (IPV)
    Poliovirus Vaccine, Inactivated( IPV ) Pronunciation: (POE-lee-oh-VYE-russ vaccine)Class: Vaccine, viralTrade Names:IPOL- Injection Suspension of 3 types of poliovirus (Types 1, 2, and 3) grown in monkey kidney cell culturesPharmacologyInduces protective antipoliovirus antibodies, reducing pharyngeal excretion of poliovirus types 1, 2, and 3.Indications and UsageRoutine use i...
  7. poliovirus vaccine, livepoliovirus vaccine, live
    poliovirus vaccine, live (Oral route)POE-lee-oh VYE-rus vak-SEEN, lyveCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.OrimuneAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For poliovirus vaccine, livePoliovirus vaccine live oral (OPV) is an active immunizing agent used to prevent poliomyelitis (polio). It works by causing your body to produce its own protection (ant...
  8. Poliovirus Vaccine, Live, Oral, Trivalent (OPV)Poliovirus Vaccine, Live, Oral, Trivalent (OPV)
    Poliovirus Vaccine, Live, Oral, Trivalent( OPV ) Pronunciation: (POE-lee-oh-VYE-russ vaccine)Class: Vaccine, live virusTrade Names:Orimune- Suspension, oral Mixture of 3 viruses (Types 1, 2, and 3) propagated in monkey kidney tissue culturePharmacologyInduces protective antibodies, reducing intestinal and pharyngeal excretion of poliovirus. OPV administration simulates nat...
  9. PolocainePolocaine
    PolocaineGeneric Name: mepivacaine (me PIV a kane)Brand Names: Carbocaine, Carbocaine HCl, Polocaine, Polocaine-MPFWhat is Polocaine (mepivacaine)?Mepivacaine is an anesthetic (numbing medicine) that blocks the nerve impulses that send pain signals to your brain.Mepivacaine is used as a local (in only one area) anesthetic for an epidural or spinal block. It is also used as an anesth...
  10. PolocainePolocaine
    Polocaine Generic Name: Mepivacaine (me-PIV-a-kane)Brand Name: Examples include Carbocaine and PolocainePolocaine is used for:Causing numbness during surgical procedures, labor, or delivery. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Polocaine is a local anesthetic. It works by preventing nerves from transmitting painful impulses to the brain, which c...
  11. Polocaine-MPFPolocaine-MPF
    Polocaine-MPFGeneric Name: mepivacaine (me PIV a kane)Brand Names: Carbocaine, Carbocaine HCl, Polocaine, Polocaine-MPFWhat is Polocaine-MPF (mepivacaine)?Mepivacaine is an anesthetic (numbing medicine) that blocks the nerve impulses that send pain signals to your brain.Mepivacaine is used as a local (in only one area) anesthetic for an epidural or spinal block. It is also used as a...
  12. Poly DMPoly DM
    Poly DMGeneric Name: brompheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylpropanolamine (brome fen IR a meen/dex troe meth OR fan/fen ill proe pa NOLE a meen)Brand Names: Delhistine DM, Dimetapp Cold and Cough Liquigel, Dimetapp DM, DM Cold and Cough, Histinex DM, Iohist DM, Liquihistine DM, Poly DM, Poly Histine DM, Prohistine DM, Trihist DMWhat is Poly DM (brompheniramine/dextromethorphan/phenylpro...
  13. Poly Hist DMPoly Hist DM
    Poly Hist DMGeneric Name: dextromethorphan, phenylephrine, and pyrilamine (dex troe meh THOR fan, feh nill EH frin, pie RIH la meen)Brand Names: Codal-DM Syrup, Codimal DM, Codituss DM, Poly Hist DMWhat is Poly Hist DM (dextromethorphan, phenylephrine, and pyrilamine)?Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. It affects the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex.Phenylephrine...
  14. Poly Hist FortePoly Hist Forte
    Poly Hist ForteGeneric Name: chlorpheniramine/ pyrilamine/ phenylephrine/ phenylpropanolamine (klor fen IR a meen/pie RILL a meen/fen ill EFF rin/fen ill proe pa NOLE a meen)Brand Names: Histalet Forte, Poly Hist Forte, Vanex ForteWhat is Poly Hist Forte (chlorpheniramine/ pyrilamine/ phenylephrine/ phenylpropanolamine)?Chlorpheniramine and pyrilamine are antihistamines. They block th...
  15. Poly Hist Forte Controlled-Release TabletsPoly Hist Forte Controlled-Release Tablets
    Poly Hist Forte Controlled-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Chlorpheniramine/Phenylephrine/Pyrilamine (klor-fen-IHR-ah-meen/fen-ill-EF-rin/peer-IL-a-meen)Brand Name: Examples include Poly Hist Forte and Ru-Hist FortePoly Hist Forte Controlled-Release Tablets are used for:Relieving symptoms of sinus congestion, pressure, runny nose, and sneezing due to colds, upper respiratory infection...