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  1. Pravastatin sodiumPravastatin sodium
    Pravastatin sodiumBrand names: PravacholWhy is Pravastatin sodium prescribed?Pravachol is a cholesterol-lowering drug. Your doctor may prescribe it along with a cholesterol-lowering diet if your blood cholesterol level is dangerously high and you have not been able to lower it by diet alone.High cholesterol can lead to heart problems. By lowering your cholesterol, Pravachol i...
  2. Pravastatin SodiumPravastatin Sodium
    Pravastatin SodiumPronunciation: (PRUH-vuh-stuh-tin SO-dee-uhm)Class: HMG-CoA reductase inhibitorTrade Names:Pravachol- Tablets 10 mg- Tablets 20 mg- Tablets 40 mg- Tablets 80 mgApo-Pravastatin (Canada)CO Pravastatin (Canada)Gen-Pravastatin (Canada)Novo-Pravastatin (Canada)Nu-Pravastatin (Canada)PMS-Pravastatin (Canada)ratio-Pravastatin (Canada)Sandoz Pravastatin (C...
  3. Pravigard PacPravigard Pac
    Pravigard PacGeneric Name: aspirin and pravastatin (AS pir in and PRAV a STAT in)Brand Names: Pravigard PacWhat is aspirin and pravastatin?Pravastatin is a cholesterol-lowering medication that blocks the production of cholesterol (a type of fat) in the body.Pravastatin reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and total cholesterol in the blood. Lowering your cholesterol can ...
  4. Pravigard PACPravigard PAC
    Pravigard PACGeneric name: Pavastatin sodium with Buffered aspirinBrand names: Pravigard PACWhy is Pravigard PAC prescribed?Each Pravigard PAC contains a single dose of two medications—one tablet of aspirin and one tablet of the cholesterol-lowering drug Pravachol (pravastatin sodium). Both Pravachol and aspirin are prescribed for people with heart disease to help reduc...
  5. Prax topicalPrax topical
    PraxGeneric Name: pramoxine (topical) (pra MOX een)Brand Names: Blistex Pro Relief, Caladryl Clear, Fleet Pain Relief Pad, Gold Bond Anti-Itch, Itch-X, PrameGel, Prax, Proctofoam, TronolaneWhat is Prax (pramoxine (topical))?Pramoxine is a topical (applied to the skin) anesthetic. It works by interfering with pain signals sent from the nerves to the brain.Pramoxine topical is used to...
  6. Prax LotionPrax Lotion
    Prax LotionGeneric Name: Pramoxine (pra-MOX-een)Brand Name: PraxPrax Lotion is used for:Temporarily relieving pain and itching caused by minor skin irritations, minor cuts and burns, dry skin, sunburn, insect bites, scrapes, and rashes. It is also used as cleanser for the anal or genital area. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Prax Lotion is a ...
  7. Prax LotionPrax Lotion
    Prax LotionGeneric Name: Pramoxine (pra-MOX-een)Brand Name: PraxPrax Lotion is used for:Temporarily relieving pain and itching caused by minor skin irritations, minor cuts and burns, dry skin, sunburn, insect bites, scrapes, and rashes. It is also used as cleanser for the anal or genital area. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Prax Lotion is a ...
  8. praziquantelpraziquantel
    praziquantelGeneric Name: praziquantel (PRAZ i KWON tel)Brand Names: BiltricideWhat is praziquantel?Praziquantel is an anthelmintic (an-thel-MIN-tik) or anti-worm medication. It prevents newly hatched insect larvae (worms) from growing or multiplying in your body.Praziquantel is used to treat infections caused by Schistosoma worms, which enter the body through skin that has come into...
  9. praziquantelpraziquantel
    praziquantel (Oral route)praz-i-KWON-telCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.BiltricideAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AnthelminticUses For praziquantelPraziquantel belongs to the family of medicines called anthelmintics. Anthelmintics are used in the treatment of worm infections.Praziquantel is used to treat blood fluke infections. These are also know...
  10. PraziquantelPraziquantel
    Praziquantel Generic Name: Praziquantel (pray-zi-KWON-tel)Brand Name: BiltricidePraziquantel is used for:Treating certain worm infections (eg, schistosoma, liver flukes).Praziquantel is an anthelmintic agent. It works by killing sensitive worms.Do NOT use Praziquantel if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Praziquantel you have certain worm infections of the eye (ocu...
  11. PraziquantelPraziquantel
    PraziquantelPronunciation: (pray-zih-KWAHN-tuhl)Class: AntihelminthicTrade Names:Biltricide- Tablets 600 mgPharmacologyIncreases cell membrane permeability in susceptible worms, resulting in loss of intracellular calcium, massive contractions, and paralysis of their musculature. Phagocytes are thus able to attach to worms, causing their death.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionRapid...
  12. prazosinprazosin
    prazosinGeneric Name: prazosin (PRA zoe sin)Brand Names: MinipressWhat is prazosin?Prazosin is in a group of drugs called alpha-adrenergic blockers. Prazosin causes the blood vessels (veins and arteries) to relax and expand, improving blood flow. Prazosin also relaxes muscles in the prostate and bladder neck, making it easier to urinate.Prazosin is used to treat hypertension (high bl...
  13. prazosinprazosin
    prazosin (Oral route)PRAZ-oh-sinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MinipressAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleTherapeutic Class: Cardiovascular AgentPharmacologic Class: Alpha-1 Adrenergic BlockerUses For prazosinPrazosin is used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). High blood pressure adds to the workload of the he...
  14. PrazosinPrazosin
    Prazosin Generic Name: Prazosin (PRAZ-oh-sin)Brand Name: MinipressPrazosin is used for:Treating high blood pressure or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Prazosin is an alpha-blocker. It works by causing the blood vessels and the muscles around the urethra (the tube leading out of the bladder) to relax. This...
  15. PrazosinPrazosin
    PrazosinPronunciation: (PRAY-zoe-sin)Class: Alpha-1 adrenergic blockerTrade Names:Minipress- Capsules 1 mg- Capsules 2 mg- Capsules 5 mgApo-Prazo (Canada)PharmacologySelectively blocks postsynaptic alpha-1 adrenergic receptors, resulting in dilation of arterioles and veins.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max is approximately 3 h. Oral bioavailability is 48% to 68%.Distr...