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  1. Urso ForteUrso Forte
    Urso ForteGeneric 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 ForteUrsodiol is used in the treatment of gallstone disease. It is taken by mouth to dissolve the gallstones.U...
  2. ursodiolursodiol
    ursodiolGeneric Name: ursodiol ( ur so DY all)Brand names: Actigall, Urso, Urso Forte, Urso DSWhat is 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 cirrh...
  3. UrsodiolUrsodiol
    UrsodiolBrand names: Urso 250, ActigallWhy is Ursodiol 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.Actigall is also used to pre...
  4. ursodiolursodiol
    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 ursodiolUrsodiol is used in the treatment of gallstone disease. It is taken by mouth to dissolve the gallstones.Ursodiol is used in patients wi...
  5. UrsodiolUrsodiol
    Ursodiol Generic Name: Ursodiol (ERR-so-DIE-ole)Brand Name: Examples include Actigall and UrsoUrsodiol is used for:Treating and preventing gallstones. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ursodiol is a bile acid naturally found in the body. It works by dissolving the cholesterol that makes gallstones and inhibiting production of cholesterol in t...
  6. UrsodiolUrsodiol
    UrsodiolPronunciation: (ERR-so-DIE-ole)Class: Gallstone solubilizing agentTrade Names:Actigall- Capsules 300 mgTrade Names:URSO 250- Tablets 250 mgTrade Names:URSO Forte- Tablets 500 mgPMS-Ursodiol C (Canada)URSO DS (Canada)PharmacologySuppresses hepatic synthesis and cholesterol secretion and inhibits intestinal absorption of cholesterol.PharmacokineticsAbsor...
  7. UseptUsept
    Usept Generic Name: Belladonna Alkaloids/Methenamine/Methylene Blue/Phenyl Salicylate (bell-a-DON-a/meth-EN-a-meen/METH-i-leen/FEN-ill sa-LI-si-late)Brand Name: Examples include Urised and UseptUsept is used for:Treating painful and irritating symptoms of the urinary tract due to urinary tract infections or diagnostic procedures.Usept is a urinary antiseptic, analgesic, and ant...
  8. ustekinumabustekinumab
    ustekinumabGeneric Name: ustekinumab (YOO sti KIN ue mab)Brand Names: StelaraWhat is ustekinumab?Ustekinumab is an immunosuppressant that reduces the effects of a substance in the body that can cause inflammation.Ustekinumab is used to treat plaque psoriasis (raised, silvery flaking of the skin) in adults.Ustekinumab may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication...
  9. ustekinumab Subcutaneousustekinumab Subcutaneous
    ustekinumab (Subcutaneous route)us-te-KIN-ue-mabCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.StelaraAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionPharmacologic Class: Monoclonal AntibodyUses For ustekinumabUstekinumab is used to treat moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis in patients who may benefit from receiving phototherapy (ultraviolet light treatment) or other treatments.ustekinumab is a...
  10. UstekinumabUstekinumab
    Ustekinumab Generic Name: Ustekinumab (US-te-KIN-ue-mab)Brand Name: StelaraUstekinumab is used for:Treating certain patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ustekinumab is a monoclonal antibody. It works by blocking certain substances in the body that affect inflammation and the body's immune system...
  11. UstekinumabUstekinumab
    UstekinumabPronunciation: US-te-KIN-ue-mabClass: ImmunomodulatorTrade Names:Stelara- Injection, solution 45 mg per 0.5 mL- Injection, solution 90 mg/mLPharmacologyHuman immunoglobulin G1 (IgG1) kappa monoclonal antibody that binds with high affinity and specificity to the p40 protein subunit used by both the interleukin (IL)–12 and IL-23 cytokines.PharmacokineticsAbso...
  12. UtaUta
    Uta Generic Name: Hyoscyamine/Methenamine/Methylene Blue/Phenyl Salicylate/Sodium Phosphate (hye-oh-SYE-a-meen/meth-EN-a-meen/METH-i-leen/FEN-ill sa-LI-si-late/SOE-dee-um FOS-fate)Brand Name: Examples include Uta and Uretron D/SUta is used for:Treating painful and irritating symptoms of the urinary tract due to urinary tract infections or diagnostic procedures.Uta is a urinary ...
  13. UTI ReliefUTI Relief
    UTI ReliefGeneric Name: phenazopyridine (Oral route)fen-ay-zoe-PIR-i-deenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Azo-GesicAzo-SepticAzo-StandardBaridiumPhenazo 95ProdiumPyridiatePyridiumRE-AzoUrinary Pain ReliefUristatUTI ReliefAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletKitTherapeutic Class: AnalgesicUses For UTI ReliefPhenazopyridine is used to relieve the p...
  14. Utira Delayed-Release TabletsUtira Delayed-Release Tablets
    Utira Delayed-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Hyoscyamine/Methenamine/Methylene Blue/Phenyl Salicylate/Sodium Biphosphate (hye-oh-SYE-a-meen/meth-EN-a-meen/METH-i-leen/FEN-ill sa-LI-si-late/SOE-dee-um bye-FOS-fate)Brand Name: Urimax and UtiraUtira Delayed-Release Tablets are used for:Treating painful and irritating symptoms of the urinary tract due to urinary tract infections or diagn...
  15. UvadexUvadex
    UvadexGeneric Name: methoxsalen (Injection route)meth-OX-a-lenOral routeCapsuleMethoxsalen with UV radiation should be used only by physicians who have special competence in diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis and who have special training and experience in photochemotherapy. The use of psoralen and ultraviolet radiation therapy should be under constant supervision of such a physician. ...