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  1. pregabalinpregabalin
    pregabalin (Oral route)pre-GA-ba-linCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LyricaAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleSolutionTherapeutic Class: Neuropathic Pain AgentChemical Class: Gamma Aminobutyric Acid (class)Uses For pregabalinPregabalin is used with other medicines to help control certain types of seizures (convulsions) in the treatment of epilepsy. It is used for par...
  2. PregabalinPregabalin
    Pregabalin Generic Name: Pregabalin (pre-GA-ba-lin)Brand Name: LyricaPregabalin is used for:Treating fibromyalgia or nerve pain caused by certain conditions (eg, shingles, diabetic nerve problems). It is also used in combination with other medicines to treat certain types of seizures. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Pregabalin is an anticon...
  3. PregabalinPregabalin
    PregabalinPronunciation: (pre-GA-ba-lin)Class: AnticonvulsantTrade Names:Lyrica- Capsules 25 mg- Capsules 50 mg- Capsules 75 mg- Capsules 100 mg- Capsules 150 mg- Capsules 200 mg- Capsules 225 mg- Capsules 300 mgPharmacologyMechanism of pregabalin's antinociceptive and antiseizure effects is unknown. Effects may be related to high affinity binding to alpha 2 -delta ...
  4. Pregnyl injectablePregnyl injectable
    PregnylGeneric Name: human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) (injectable) (HUE man KORE ee ON ik goe NAD oh TRO pin)Brand Names: Novarel, Ovidrel, PregnylWhat is HCG?Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) is a hormone that supports the normal development of an egg in a woman's ovary, and stimulates the release of the egg during ovulation.HCG is used to cause ovulation and to treat infertility...
  5. PregnylPregnyl
    PregnylGeneric Name: chorionic gonadotropin (Subcutaneous route, Intramuscular route, Injection route)kor-ee-ON-ok goe-nad-oh-TROE-pinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ChorexNovarelOvidrelPregnylProfasiIn CanadaChorionic GonadotropinAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionSolutionTherapeutic Class: Endocrine-Metabolic AgentPharmacologic Class: Gon...
  6. PregnylPregnyl
    Pregnyl Generic Name: Chorionic Gonadotropin (kor-ee-ON-ik goe-NAD-oh-troe-pin)Brand Name: Examples include Pregnyl and Profasi HPPregnyl is used for:Treating fertility problems in certain women who have not gone through menopause. Treating certain testicular development problems and stimulating the development of secondary sexual characteristics in certain patients. It is also us...
  7. Prelieve PMSPrelieve PMS
    Prelieve PMS Generic Name: Chaste Tree (Not applicable.)Brand Name: Examples include Prelieve PMS and Vitex ExtractPrelieve PMS is used for:Irregularities of the menstrual cycle, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and breast pain. It may also have other uses. Check with your pharmacist for details regarding the particular brand you use.Prelieve PMS is an herbal product. It is thought...
  8. PrelonePrelone
    PreloneGeneric Name: prednisolone (pred NIS oh lone)Brand Names: Bubbli-Pred, Flo-Pred, Hydeltrasol, Key-Pred SP, Millipred, Orapred, Orapred ODT, Pediapred, Pred-Ject-50, Predacort 50, Predalone 50, Predate-50, Veripred 20What is Prelone (prednisolone)?Prednisolone is in a class of drugs called steroids. Prednisolone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammat...
  9. Prelone SyrupPrelone Syrup
    Prelone SyrupGeneric Name: Prednisolone (pred-NISS-oh-lone)Brand Name: PrelonePrelone Syrup is used for:Treating allergies, arthritis, breathing problems (eg, asthma), certain blood disorders, collagen diseases (eg, lupus), certain eye diseases (eg, keratitis), cancer (eg, leukemia), endocrine problems (eg, adrenocortical insufficiency), intestinal problems (eg, ulcerative colitis)...
  10. Prelu-2Prelu-2
    Prelu-2Generic Name: phendimetrazine (fen di MEH tra zeen)Brand Names: Adipost, Anorex-SR, Appecon, Bontril PDM, Bontril Slow Release, Melfiat, Obezine, Phendiet, Plegine, Prelu-2, StatobexWhat is Prelu-2 (phendimetrazine)?Phendimetrazine is a sympathomimetic amine, which is similar to an amphetamine. It is also known as an "anorectic" or "anorexigenic" drug. Phendimetrazine stimulate...
  11. Prelu-2 TR Sustained-Release CapsulesPrelu-2 TR Sustained-Release Capsules
    Prelu-2 TR Sustained-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Phendimetrazine (fen-dye-MEH-trah-zeen)Brand Name: Examples include Bontril SR and Prelu-2 TRPrelu-2 TR Sustained-Release Capsules are used for:The short-term management of obesity combined with a diet and exercise program.Prelu-2 TR Sustained-Release Capsules are an anorectic. Exactly how Prelu-2 TR Sustained-Release Capsules wo...
  12. Premarin vaginalPremarin vaginal
    PremarinGeneric Name: conjugated estrogens (vaginal) (KON joo gay ted ES troe jenz)Brand Names: Premarin Vaginal, Synthetic Conjugated Estrogens, AWhat are vaginal conjugated estrogens?Estrogen is a female sex hormone produced by the ovaries. Estrogen is necessary for many processes in the body.Vaginal conjugated estrogens are a mixture of estrogen hormones used to treat the vaginal ...
  13. PremarinPremarin
    PremarinGeneric name: Conjugated estrogensBrand names: Prempro, Premphase, Cenestin, PremarinWhy is Premarin prescribed?Premarin is an estrogen replacement drug. The tablets are used to reduce moderate to severe symptoms of menopause, including feelings of warmth in the face, neck, and chest, and the sudden intense episodes of heat and sweating known as "hot flashes." Cenesti...
  14. Premarin VaginalPremarin Vaginal
    PremarinGeneric Name: estrogen (Vaginal route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.EstraceEstringFemringOrtho DienestrolPremarinVagifemIn CanadaNeo-EstroneOestrilinAvailable Dosage Forms:CreamTabletInsert, Extended ReleaseSuppositoryUses For PremarinEstrogens are hormones produced by the body. Among other things, estrogens help develop and mainta...
  15. Premarin Oral, Parenteral, Topical application, TransdermalPremarin Oral, Parenteral, Topical application, Transdermal
    PremarinGeneric Name: estrogen (Oral route, Parenteral route, Topical application route, Transdermal route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AloraCenestinClimaraDivigelElestrinEmcytEnjuviaEsclimEstinylEstroGelEvamistGynodiolMenestMenostarOgen .625Ogen 1.25Ogen 2.5PremarinVivelleVivelle-DotIn CanadaEstradermEstradot TransdermalEstrado...