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  1. PrepidilPrepidil
    PrepidilGeneric Name: dinoprostone topical (DYE no PROS tone TOP ik al)Brand Names: Cervidil, Prepidil, Prostin E2What is Prepidil (dinoprostone topical)?Dinoprostone is a prostaglandin, a hormone-like substance that is naturally produced by tissues in the body.Dinoprostone topical is used in a pregnant woman to relax the muscles of the cervix (opening of the uterus) in preparation ...
  2. PrepidilPrepidil
    PrepidilGeneric Name: dinoprostone (Vaginal route)dye-noe-PROST-oneVaginal routeSuppositoryDinoprostone, as with other potent oxytocic agents, should be used only with strict adherence to recommended dosages. Dinoprostone should be used by medically trained personnel in a hospital which can provide immediate intensive care and acute surgical facilities .Dinoprostone should be used only...
  3. Prepidil GelPrepidil Gel
    Prepidil GelGeneric Name: Dinoprostone (DIE-no-PROSTE-ohn)Brand Name: PrepidilPrepidil Gel is used for:Inducing labor in pregnant women at term or near term.Prepidil Gel is a prostaglandin. It works by causing softening and dilation of the cervix.Do NOT use Prepidil Gel if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Prepidil Gelyou are in the first or second trimester of pregna...
  4. PrepulsidPrepulsid
    PrepulsidGeneric Name: cisapride (Oral route)SIS-a-prideCommonly used brand name(s):In CanadaNovo-CisapridePrepulsidAvailable Dosage Forms:SuspensionTabletTherapeutic Class: Stimulant, GastrointestinalUses For PrepulsidCisapride is a medicine that increases the movements or contractions of the stomach and intestines. It is used to treat symptoms such as heartburn ...
  5. PreSunPreSun
    PreSun Generic Name: Sunscreen (SUN-screen)Brand Name: Examples include Coppertone and PreSunPreSun is used for:Preventing sunburn and protecting against skin damage from ultraviolet (UV) light.PreSun is a sunscreen. It works by blocking the sun's UV rays.Do NOT use PreSun if:you are allergic to any ingredient in PreSun Contact your doctor or health care provider rig...
  6. Pretz-DPretz-D
    Pretz-DGeneric Name: phenylephrine (Nasal route)fen-il-EF-rinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Neo-SynephrineNostrilPretz-DRhinallTur-Bi-CalVicks SinexAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionGel/JellySprayTherapeutic Class: DecongestantPharmacologic Class: SympathomimeticChemical Class: AlkylarylamineUses For Pretz-DPhenylephrine is used for the temporar...
  7. PrevacidPrevacid
    PrevacidGeneric name: LansoprazoleBrand names: PrevacidWhy is Prevacid prescribed?Prevacid blocks the production of stomach acid. It is prescribed for the short-term treatment (4 to 8 weeks) of the following:Stomach ulcerDuodenal ulcer (near the exit from the stomach)Erosive esophagitis (inflammation of the esophagus)Heartburn and other symptoms of gastroesophageal re...
  8. PrevacidPrevacid
    PrevacidGeneric Name: lansoprazole (Oral route)lan-SOE-pra-zoleCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PrevacidPrevacid SoluTabAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet Disintegrating, Delayed ReleaseCapsule, Delayed ReleasePacketPharmacologic Class: Proton Pump InhibitorUses For PrevacidLansoprazole is used to treat certain conditions in which there is too much acid in the ...
  9. Prevacid Delayed-Release CapsulesPrevacid Delayed-Release Capsules
    Prevacid Delayed-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Lansoprazole (lan-SOE-pra-zole)Brand Name: PrevacidPrevacid Delayed-Release Capsules are used for:Preventing or treating certain types of ulcers. It is also used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) (eg, heartburn) and irritation of the esophagus. It is also used to treat conditions that cause your body to make t...
  10. Prevacid Powder PacketPrevacid Powder Packet
    Prevacid Powder PacketGeneric Name: Lansoprazole (lan-SOE-pra-zole)Brand Name: PrevacidPrevacid Powder Packet is used for:Preventing or treating certain types of ulcers. It is also used to treat symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) (eg, heartburn) and irritation of the esophagus. It is also used to treat conditions that cause your body to make too much stomach acid (e...
  11. Prevacid I.V.Prevacid I.V.
    Prevacid I.V. Generic Name: Lansoprazole (lan-SOE-pra-zole)Brand Name: Prevacid I.V.Prevacid I.V. is used for:Short-term treatment of irritation of the esophagus when medicine cannot be taken by mouth. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Prevacid I.V. is a proton pump inhibitor. It works by decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach....
  12. Prevacid NapraPACPrevacid NapraPAC
    Prevacid NapraPACGeneric name: Lansoprazole and NaproxenBrand names: Prevacid NapraPACWhy is Prevacid NapraPAC prescribed?Prevacid NapraPAC is prescribed to relieve arthritis symptoms in people who also have a history of stomach ulcers. It's used to treat pain caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis (spinal arthritis).Prevacid NapraPAC is ...
  13. Prevacid NapraPACPrevacid NapraPAC
    Prevacid NapraPACGeneric Name: lansoprazole and naproxen (Oral route)lan-SOE-pra-zole, na-PROX-enOral routeKitCARDIOVASCULAR RISKNSAIDs may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, myocardial infarction, and stroke, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use. Patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors for cardiovascular disea...
  14. Prevacid NapraPAC Delayed-Release CapsulesPrevacid NapraPAC Delayed-Release Capsules
    Prevacid NapraPAC Delayed-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Lansoprazole (lan-SOE-pra-zole and na-PROX-en)Brand Name: Prevacid NapraPACPrevacid NapraPAC Delayed-Release Capsules contains a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It may cause an increased risk of serious and sometimes fatal heart and blood vessel problems (eg, heart attack, stroke). The risk may be greater if you already h...
  15. PREVACID NapraPAC 375PREVACID NapraPAC 375
    PREVACID NapraPAC 375Generic Name: lansoprazole and naproxen (lan SOE pra zole and na PROX en)Brand Names: PREVACID NapraPAC 500What is PREVACID NapraPAC 375 (lansoprazole and naproxen)?Naproxen is in a group of drugs called NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause inflammation, pain, and fever.Lansoprazole is in a group o...