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  1. Sandostatin LAR Depot injectableSandostatin LAR Depot injectable
    Sandostatin LAR DepotGeneric Name: octreotide (injectable) (ok TREE oh tide)Brand Names: Sandostatin, Sandostatin LAR DepotWhat is octreotide?Octreotide is a man-made protein that is similar to a hormone in the body called somatostatin. Octreotide lowers many substances in the body such as insulin and glucagon (involved in regulating blood sugar), growth hormone, and chemicals that aff...
  2. Sandostatin LAR DepotSandostatin LAR Depot
    Sandostatin LAR DepotGeneric Name: octreotide (Injection route, Intramuscular route)ok-TREE-oh-tideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SandostatinSandostatin LAR DepotAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SuspensionPowder for SolutionSolutionTherapeutic Class: Endocrine-Metabolic AgentPharmacologic Class: Somatostatin (class)Uses For Sandostatin LAR DepotOctreo...
  3. Sandostatin LAR Depot KitSandostatin LAR Depot Kit
    Sandostatin LAR Depot KitGeneric Name: Octreotide (ok-TREE-oh-tide)Brand Name: Sandostatin LAR DepotSandostatin LAR Depot Kit is used for:Treatment of severe diarrhea caused by certain types of cancer. It is also used to treat acromegaly in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Sandostatin LAR Depot Kit is a somatostatic agent. It...
  4. Sani-Supp rectalSani-Supp rectal
    Sani-SuppGeneric Name: glycerin (rectal) (GLISS er in)Brand Names: Colace Glycerin Suppositories, Fleet Babylax, Fleet Glycerin Suppositories Adult, Fleet Glycerin Suppositories Pediatric, Glycerin Suppositories Maximum Strength, Pedia-Lax Liquid, Sani-SuppWhat is Sani-Supp (glycerin (rectal))?Glycerin rectal is used as a laxative. It works by causing the intestines to hold more water...
  5. Sani-Supp SuppositoriesSani-Supp Suppositories
    Sani-Supp SuppositoriesGeneric Name: Glycerin (GLIS-er-in)Brand Name: Examples include Colace Pediatric and Sani-SuppSani-Supp Suppositories are used for:Relieving occasional constipation. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Sani-Supp Suppositories are a hyperosmotic laxative. It works by irritating the lining of the intestine and increasing the ...
  6. SanorexSanorex
    SanorexGeneric Name: mazindol (MA zin doll)Brand Names: Mazanor, SanorexWhat is Sanorex (mazindol)?Mazindol is a sympathomimetic amine, which is similar to an amphetamine. It is also known as an "anorectic" or an "anorexigenic" drug. Mazindol stimulates the central nervous system (nerves and brain), which increases your heart rate and blood pressure and decreases your appetite.Mazin...
  7. Sans-Acne TopicalSans-Acne Topical
    Sans-AcneGeneric Name: erythromycin (Topical route)e-rith-roe-MYE-sinOral routeSuspensionHepatic dysfunction with or without jaundice has occurred, chiefly in adults, in association with erythromycin estolate administration. It may be accompanied by malaise, nausea, vomiting, abdominal colic, and fever. In some instances, severe abdominal pain may stimulate an abdominal surgical emergenc...
  8. SansertSansert
    SansertGeneric Name: methysergide (meth i SER jide)Brand Names: SansertWhat is Sansert (methysergide)?The exact way that methysergide works is unknown. It is believed to be involved in narrowing the veins and arteries that supply blood to your head.Methysergide is used to prevent vascular headaches (e.g., migraines) and to reduce their severity.Methysergide may also be used for pu...
  9. SansertSansert
    SansertGeneric Name: methysergide (Oral route)meth-i-SER-jideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SansertAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntimigraineChemical Class: Ergot AlkaloidUses For SansertMethysergide belongs to the group of medicines known as ergot alkaloids. It is used to prevent migraine headaches and some kinds of throbbing headaches. It...
  10. Santyl OintmentSantyl Ointment
    Santyl OintmentGeneric Name: Collagenase (COL-a-geh-nase)Brand Name: SantylSantyl Ointment is used for:Removing dead skin from wounds and burned areas.Santyl Ointment is an enzymatic debriding ointment. It works by breaking down dead skin.Do NOT use Santyl Ointment if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Santyl OintmentContact your doctor or health care provider right ...
  11. SaphrisSaphris
    SaphrisGeneric Name: asenapine (a SEN a peen)Brand Names: SaphrisWhat is asenapine?Asenapine is an antipsychotic medication. It works by changing the actions of chemicals in the brain.Asenapine is used to treat the symptoms of psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (manic depression) in adults.Asenapine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this...
  12. SaphrisSaphris
    SaphrisGeneric Name: asenapine (Sublingual route)a-SEN-a-peenSublingual routeTabletIncreased Mortality in Elderly Patients with Dementia-Related PsychosisElderly patients with dementia-related psychosis treated with antipsychotic drugs are at an increased risk of death. Analyses of 17 placebo-controlled trials (modal duration of 10 weeks), largely in patients taking atypical antips...
  13. SaphrisSaphris
    Saphris Generic Name: Asenapine (a-SEN-a-peen)Brand Name: SaphrisSaphris is an antipsychotic. It may increase the risk of death when used to treat mental problems caused by dementia in elderly patients. Most of the deaths were linked to heart problems or infection. Saphris is not approved to treat mental problems caused by dementia. Discuss any questions or concerns with your doctor....
  14. sapropterinsapropterin
    sapropterinGeneric Name: sapropterin (SAP roe TER in)Brand Names: KuvanWhat is sapropterin?Sapropterin is a synthetic form of a natural salt that contributes to the function of a certain enzyme in the body. In people with a condition called phenylketonuria (PKU), this enzyme is lacking or missing in the body. Without the enzyme, phenylalanine levels can become elevated and cause a vari...
  15. sapropterinsapropterin
    sapropterin (Oral route)sap-roe-TER-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.KuvanAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, DisintegratingUses For sapropterinSapropterin is used to lower phenylalanine levels in the blood of patients with phenylketonuria (PKU). High levels of phenylalanine (an amino acid) in the blood can cause severe brain damage, including severe mental retardation, ...