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  1. urokinase Intravenousurokinase Intravenous
    urokinase (Intravenous route)ure-oh-KYE-naseCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AbbokinaseKinlyticAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: ThrombolyticPharmacologic Class: Tissue Plasminogen ActivatorUses For urokinaseUrokinase is used to dissolve blood clots that have formed in the lungs (pulmonary embolism) .urokinase is available only with ...
  2. Urolene Blue oral and injectionUrolene Blue oral and injection
    Urolene BlueGeneric Name: methylene blue (oral and injection) (METH i leen BLOO)Brand Names: Urolene BlueWhat is methylene blue?Methemoglobin is a form of hemoglobin (HEEM o glo bin). Hemoglobin is a substance in blood that carries oxygen and distributes it to your tissues and organs. However, methemoglobin is not a type of hemoglobin that is useful in carrying oxygen.Methemoglobin n...
  3. Urolene BlueUrolene Blue
    Urolene BlueGeneric Name: methylene blue (Oral route, Intravenous route)METH-i-leen BLOOCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Urolene BlueAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionCapsuleTabletTherapeutic Class: Diagnostic Agent, Kidney FunctionUses For Urolene BlueMethylene blue is used to treat a condition called methemoglobinemia. This condition occurs when the blood canno...
  4. Uroqid-Acid No. 2Uroqid-Acid No. 2
    Uroqid-Acid No. 2 Generic Name: Methenamine/Sodium Biphosphate (meth-EN-ah-meen/so-DEE-um bye-FOS-fate)Brand Name: Uroqid-Acid No. 2Uroqid-Acid No. 2 is used for:Preventing and treating urinary tract infections.Uroqid-Acid No. 2 is a urinary antiseptic and urinary acidifier combination. It works by concentrating in the urine as formaldehyde, which kills bacteria in the urine....
  5. UrotrolUrotrol
    UrotrolGeneric Name: oxybutynin (oral) (OX i BUE ti nin)Brand Names: Ditropan, Ditropan XL, UrotrolWhat is oxybutynin?Oxybutynin reduces muscle spasms of the bladder and urinary tract.Oxybutynin is used to treat symptoms of overactive bladder, such as frequent or urgent urination, incontinence (urine leakage), and increased night-time urination.Oxybutynin may also be used for other...
  6. UroXatralUroXatral
    UroXatralGeneric name: Alfuzosin hydrochlorideBrand names: UroXatralWhy is UroXatral prescribed?Uroxatral is used to treat the symptoms of an enlarged prostate—a condition technically known as benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH. The walnut-sized prostate gland surrounds the urethra (the duct that drains the bladder). If the gland becomes enlarged, it can squeeze the ur...
  7. UroxatralUroxatral
    UroxatralGeneric Name: alfuzosin (Oral route)al-FUE-zoe-sinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.UroxatralAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy AgentPharmacologic Class: Alpha-1 Adrenergic BlockerUses For UroxatralAlfuzosin is used to treat benign enlargement of the prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or B...
  8. UroxatralUroxatral
    Uroxatral Generic Name: Alfuzosin (al-FUE-zoe-sin)Brand Name: UroxatralUroxatral is used for:Treating symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men with an enlarged prostate. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Uroxatral is an alpha-blocker. It works by blocking receptors in the lower urinary tract, causing smooth muscles in the bladder...
  9. UrsinusUrsinus
    UrsinusGeneric Name: aspirin and pseudoephedrine (ASP in and soo doe e FED rin)Brand Names: UrsinusWhat is Ursinus (aspirin and pseudoephedrine)?Aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation.Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dil...
  10. UrsoUrso
    UrsoGeneric Name: ursodiol ( ur so DY all)Brand Names: Actigall, Urso, Urso ForteWhat is Urso (ursodiol)?Ursodiol is a bile acid that decreases the amount of cholesterol produced by the liver and absorbed by the intestines. Ursodiol helps break down cholesterol that has formed into stones in the gallbladder. Ursodiol also increases bile flow in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis....
  11. UrsoUrso
    UrsoGeneric Name: ursodiol (Oral route)ur-soe-DYE-olCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ActigallUrsoUrso 250Urso ForteAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleTherapeutic Class: Gastrointestinal AgentPharmacologic Class: Bile AcidUses For UrsoUrsodiol is used in the treatment of gallstone disease. It is taken by mouth to dissolve the gallstones.Ursodiol is u...
  12. UrsoUrso
    Urso Generic Name: Ursodiol (ERR-so-DIE-ole)Brand Name: Examples include Actigall and UrsoUrso is used for:Treating and preventing gallstones. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Urso is a bile acid naturally found in the body. It works by dissolving the cholesterol that makes gallstones and inhibiting production of cholesterol in the liver and...
  13. Urso 250Urso 250
    Urso 250Generic name: UrsodiolBrand names: Urso 250, ActigallWhy is Urso 250 prescribed?Actigall is used to help dissolve certain kinds of gallstones. If you suffer from gallstones but do not want to undergo surgery to remove them, or if age, infirmity, or a poor reaction to anesthesia makes you a poor candidate for surgery, Actigall treatment may be a good alternative.Acti...
  14. Urso 250Urso 250
    Urso 250Generic Name: ursodiol (Oral route)ur-soe-DYE-olCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ActigallUrsoUrso 250Urso ForteAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleTherapeutic Class: Gastrointestinal AgentPharmacologic Class: Bile AcidUses For Urso 250Ursodiol is used in the treatment of gallstone disease. It is taken by mouth to dissolve the gallstones.Ursod...
  15. Urso ForteUrso Forte
    Urso ForteGeneric Name: ursodiol ( ur so DY all)Brand Names: Actigall, Urso, Urso ForteWhat is Urso Forte (ursodiol)?Ursodiol is a bile acid that decreases the amount of cholesterol produced by the liver and absorbed by the intestines. Ursodiol helps break down cholesterol that has formed into stones in the gallbladder. Ursodiol also increases bile flow in patients with primary biliar...