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  1. WestcortWestcort
    WestcortGeneric Name: hydrocortisone topical (hye droe KOR ti sone)Brand Names: Ala-Cort, Ala-Scalp HP, Aquanil HC, Beta HC, Caldecort, Cortaid, Cortaid Intensive Therapy, Cortaid Maximum Strength, Cortaid with Aloe, Cortalo with Aloe, Corticaine, Cortizone for Kids, Cortizone-10, Cortizone-10 Intensive Healing Formula, Cortizone-10 Plus, Cortizone-5, Dermarest Dricort, Dermarest Eczema Medica...
  2. Westcort Topical applicationWestcort Topical application
    WestcortGeneric Name: hydrocortisone valerate (Topical application route)hye-droe-KOR-ti-sone VAL-er-ateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.WestcortIn CanadaHydrovalTarocortAvailable Dosage Forms:OintmentCreamTherapeutic Class: Corticosteroid, IntermediatePharmacologic Class: HydrocortisoneUses For WestcortHydrocortisone valerate topical is used to help...
  3. Westcort Topical applicationWestcort Topical application
    WestcortGeneric Name: hydrocortisone valerate (Topical application route)hye-droe-KOR-ti-sone VAL-er-ateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.WestcortIn CanadaHydrovalTarocortAvailable Dosage Forms:OintmentCreamTherapeutic Class: Corticosteroid, IntermediatePharmacologic Class: HydrocortisoneUses For WestcortHydrocortisone valerate topical is used to help...
  4. Westcort CreamWestcort Cream
    Westcort CreamGeneric Name: Hydrocortisone (HYE-droe-KOR-ti-sone)Brand Name: Examples include Locoid and WestcortWestcort Cream is used for:Reducing itching, redness, and swelling associated with many skin conditions.Westcort Cream is a topical corticosteroid. It works by reducing skin inflammation (redness, swelling, itching, and irritation).Do NOT use Westcort Cream if:yo...
  5. WesthroidWesthroid
    WesthroidGeneric Name: thyroid (desiccated) (THYE roid (DES i kay ted))Brand Names: Armour Thyroid, Nature-Throid, WesthroidWhat is desiccated thyroid?Desiccated (dried) thyroid is a combination of hormones that are normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism. Desiccated thyroid is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone o...
  6. WesthroidWesthroid
    WesthroidGeneric Name: thyroid (Oral route)THYE-roidOral routeTabletDrugs 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 even life-threatening manifestations of ...
  7. WestrimWestrim
    WestrimGeneric Name: phenylpropanolamine (fen ill proe pa NOLE a meen)Brand Names: Acutrim 16 Hour, Acutrim II, Maximum Strength, Acutrim Late Day, Control, Dexatrim, Empro, Mega-Trim, Phenyldrine, Propagest, Propan, Rhindecon, Westrim, Westrim LAWhat is Westrim (phenylpropanolamine)?Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant. It works by constricting (shrinking) blood vessels (veins and a...
  8. Westrim LAWestrim LA
    Westrim LAGeneric Name: phenylpropanolamine (fen ill proe pa NOLE a meen)Brand Names: Acutrim 16 Hour, Acutrim II, Maximum Strength, Acutrim Late Day, Control, Dexatrim, Empro, Mega-Trim, Phenyldrine, Propagest, Propan, Rhindecon, Westrim, Westrim LAWhat is Westrim LA (phenylpropanolamine)?Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant. It works by constricting (shrinking) blood vessels (veins...
  9. Whitfields Ointment topicalWhitfields Ointment topical
    Whitfields OintmentGeneric Name: benzoic acid and salicylic acid (topical) (ben ZO ic acid, SAL ih SIL ik acid)Brand Names: Bensal HP, Whitfields OintmentWhat is benzoic acid and salicylic acid?Benzoic acid helps prevent infection caused by bacteria. Salicylic acid helps the body shed rough or dead skin cells.Benzoic acid and salicylic acid treats skin irritation and inflammation cau...
  10. WigraineWigraine
    WigraineGeneric Name: caffeine and ergotamine (oral/rectal) (KAF een and er GOT a meen)Brand Names: Cafergot, MigergotWhat is caffeine and ergotamine?Caffeine is a stimulant that causes narrowing of blood vessels (vasoconstriction).Ergotamine is in a group of drugs called ergot alkaloids (ER-got AL-ka-loids). It works by narrowing the blood vessels around the brain. Ergotamine also a...
  11. WilateWilate
    WilateGeneric Name: antihemophilic factor viii and von willebrand factor complex (Intravenous route)an-tee-hee-moe-FIL-ik FAK-tor ATE HYOO-man, Von WILL-a-brand FAK-tor KOM-plex (HYOO-man)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AlphanateHumate-PWilateAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Antihemophilic AgentUses For WilateAntihemophilic Factor ...
  12. WilateWilate
    Wilate Generic Name: Antihemophilic Factor/von Willebrand Factor (AN-tee-HEE-moe-FIL-ik FAK-tor/von WILL-a-brand FAK-tor)Brand Name: WilateWilate is used for:Treating bleeding episodes in certain patients with von Willebrand disease.Wilate is a human clotting factor complex prepared from pooled human plasma. It works by increasing the amount of clotting factor VIII and von Will...
  13. wild yamwild yam
    wild yamGeneric Name: wild yam (WHY uld YAM)Brand Names: What is wild yam?The use of wild yam in cultural and traditional settings may differ from concepts accepted by current Western medicine. When considering the use of herbal supplements, consultation with a primary health care professional is advisable. Additionally, consultation with a practitioner trained in the uses of herbal/he...
  14. Wild YamWild Yam
    Wild Yam Generic Name: Wild Yam (Not applicable.)Brand Name: Generics only. No brands available.Wild Yam is used for:Rheumatoid arthritis, menstrual cramps and discomfort, stomach cramps, and pain from gallstones. It may also have other uses. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use.Wild Yam is an herbal product. It is thought to work b...
  15. WinRho SDFWinRho SDF
    WinRho SDFGeneric Name: RHo (D) immune globulin (ROE D im MYOON GLOB yoo lin)Brand Names: HyperRHO S/D Full Dose, HyperRHO S/D Mini Dose, MicRhoGAM, MicRhoGAM Ultra-Filtered Plus, RhoGAM, RhoGAM Ultra-Filtered Plus, Rhophylac, WinRho SDFWhat is Rho(D) IG?Rho(D) immune globulin (Rho(D) IG) is a sterilized solution made from human blood. Rh is a substance that most people have in their b...