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  1. UnithroidUnithroid
    UnithroidGeneric name: LevothyroxineBrand names: Synthroid, Levothroid, Levoxyl, UnithroidWhy is Unithroid prescribed?Unithroid, a synthetic thyroid hormone may be given in any of the following cases:If your own thyroid gland is not making enough hormone;If you have an enlarged thyroid (a goiter) or are at risk for developing a goiter;If you have certain cancers of ...
  2. UnithroidUnithroid
    UnithroidGeneric Name: levothyroxine (Oral route)lee-voe-thye-ROX-eenIntramuscular routePowder for SolutionDrugs with thyroid hormone activity, alone or together with other therapeutic agents, have been used for the treatment of obesity. In euthyroid patients, doses within the range of daily hormonal requirements are ineffective for weight reduction. Larger doses may produce serious or e...
  3. UnivascUnivasc
    UnivascGeneric Name: moexipril (moe EX i pril)Brand Names: UnivascWhat is Univasc (moexipril)?Moexipril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme.Moexipril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).Moexipril may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I s...
  4. UnivascUnivasc
    UnivascGeneric name: Moexipril HydrochlorideBrand names: UnivascWhy is Univasc prescribed?Univasc is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It is effective when used alone or with thiazide diuretics that help rid the body of excess water. Univasc belongs to a family of drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It works by preventing the transformatio...
  5. UnivascUnivasc
    UnivascGeneric Name: moexipril (Oral route)moe-EX-i-prilOral routeTabletWhen used in pregnancy during the second and third trimesters, ACE inhibitors can cause injury and even death to the developing fetus. When pregnancy is detected, moexipril hydrochloride should be discontinued as soon as possible .ACE inhibitors can cause injury or death to the developing fetus when used during the...
  6. UnivascUnivasc
    Univasc Generic Name: Moexipril (moe-EX-ah-prill)Brand Name: UnivascUnivasc can cause injury and possibly death to a developing fetus when used after the third month of pregnancy (during the last 6 months of pregnancy). Contact your doctor at once if you suspect that you are pregnant.Univasc is used for:Treating high blood pressure. It may be used alone or with other medici...
  7. unoprostone Ophthalmicunoprostone Ophthalmic
    unoprostone (Ophthalmic route)oo-noe-PROE-stoneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ResculaAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntiglaucomaPharmacologic Class: ProstaglandinUses For unoprostoneUnoprostone is used to treat increased pressure in the eye caused by open-angle glaucoma. It is also used to treat a condition called ocular hypertension (hyperten...
  8. unoprostone ophthalmicunoprostone ophthalmic
    unoprostone ophthalmicGeneric Name: unoprostone ophthalmic (uh no PROSS tone)Brand Names: ResculaWhat is unoprostone ophthalmic?Unoprostone ophthalmic reduces pressure in the eye by increasing the amount of fluid that drains from the eye.Unoprostone ophthalmic is used to treat certain types of glaucoma and other causes of high pressure inside the eye.Unoprostone ophthalmic may also...
  9. UPCal D PowderUPCal D Powder
    UPCal D PowderGeneric Name: Calcium Citrate with Vitamin D (KAL-see-um SIT-rate/VYE-ta-min D)Brand Name: UPCal DUPCal D Powder is used for:Treating or preventing calcium deficiency. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.UPCal D Powder is a dietary supplement. It works by providing extra calcium to the body.Do NOT use UPCal D Powder if:you are...
  10. UracilUracil
    Uracil Generic Name: Doxycycline (DOX-i-SYE-kleen)Brand Name: UracilUracil is used for:Treating inflammatory lesions caused by rosacea.Uracil is a tetracycline. Tetracyclines are often used to treat infections; however, Uracil will not treat infection. It works by reducing skin inflammation caused by rosacea.Do NOT use Uracil if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Ura...
  11. Uramaxin FoamUramaxin Foam
    Uramaxin FoamGeneric Name: Urea in Ammonium Lactate (ue-REE-a/a-MOE-nee-um LAK-tate)Brand Name: Examples include Ultralytic 2 and UramaxinUramaxin Foam is used for:Treating dry, rough, scaly skin caused by certain conditions (eg, dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema, cracked skin, calluses). It may also be used for certain other skin or nail conditions as determined by your doctor.Urama...
  12. UrasalUrasal
    UrasalGeneric Name: methenamine (Oral route)meth-EN-a-meenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.HiprexMandelamineUrexIn CanadaUrasalAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSuspensionTablet, Enteric CoatedTherapeutic Class: AntisepticUses For UrasalMethenamine belongs to the family of medicines called anti-infectives. It is used to help prevent and treat infectio...
  13. urea Intravenousurea Intravenous
    urea (Intravenous route)ure-EE-aAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Uterine StimulantPharmacologic Class: Diuretic, OsmoticUses For ureaIntra-amniotic urea is given by injection into the uterus to cause abortion. It is to be administered only by or under the immediate care of your doctor.Before Using ureaIn deciding to use a medicine, the risks of tak...
  14. Urea SolutionUrea Solution
    Urea SolutionGeneric Name: Urea (you-REE-ah)Brand Name: Keralac NailstikUrea Solution is used for:Promoting the healing of certain conditions of the fingernails and toenails (eg, hyperkeratotic conditions). It may also be used to treat certain other skin conditions (eg, corns; calluses; rough, dry skin) as determined by your doctor.Urea Solution is a debriding agent. It works by ...
  15. Urea CreamUrea Cream
    Urea CreamGeneric Name: Urea (you-REE-ah)Brand Name: Examples include Carmol 40 and KeralacUrea Cream is used for:Promoting the healing of certain skin conditions (eg, hyperkeratotic conditions). It may also be used for certain other skin conditions (eg, corns; calluses; rough, dry skin) as determined by your doctor.Urea Cream is a debriding agent. It works by helping the breakdo...