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  1. fludrocortisonefludrocortisone
    fludrocortisone (Oral route)floo-droe-KOR-ti-soneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Florinef AcetateAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Endocrine-Metabolic AgentPharmacologic Class: Adrenal MineralocorticoidUses For fludrocortisoneFludrocortisone is a corticosteroid (cortisone-like medicine). It belongs to the family of medicines called steroids. Your bo...
  2. FludrocortisoneFludrocortisone
    Fludrocortisone Generic Name: Fludrocortisone (FLOO-droe-KOR-ti-sone)Brand Name: FlorinefFludrocortisone is used for:Treating adrenocortical insufficiency in Addison disease and for treating salt-losing adrenogenital syndrome.Fludrocortisone is a corticosteroid. It works by causing the kidneys to retain sodium and acting as a replacement for cortisone when the body does not pro...
  3. Fludrocortisone AcetateFludrocortisone Acetate
    Fludrocortisone AcetatePronunciation: (flew-droe-CORE-tih-sone ASS-uh-TATE)Class: MineralocorticoidTrade Names:Florinef Acetate- Tablets 0.1 mgFlorinef (Canada)PharmacologyExerts salt-retaining (mineralocorticoid) activity by acting on renal distal tubules to enhance reabsorption of sodium and increasing urinary excretion of potassium, hydrogen, and magnesium ions.Pharmacokin...
  4. FluLaval injectableFluLaval injectable
    FluLavalGeneric Name: influenza virus vaccine (injectable) (in floo ENZ a VYE rus VAK seen)Brand Names: Afluria, Fluarix, FluLaval, Fluvirin, Fluvirin Preservative-Free, Fluzone, Fluzone Preservative-Free, Fluzone Preservative-Free PediatricWhat is influenza virus injectable vaccine?Influenza virus (commonly known as "the flu") is a serious disease caused by a virus. Influenza virus ca...
  5. FlulavalFlulaval
    FlulavalGeneric Name: influenza virus vaccine (Intramuscular route)in-floo-EN-za VYE-rus VAX-een (sub-VEER-ee-on)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AfluriaFluarixFlulavalFluvirinFluzoneFluzone High-DoseFluzone PediatricAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionSuspensionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For FlulavalInfluenza virus vaccine is used to prevent infectio...
  6. FluLavalFluLaval
    FluLaval Generic Name: Influenza Virus Vaccine (IN-floo-EN-za)Brand Name: Examples include Afluria and FluzoneFluLaval is used for:Protecting against certain strains of influenza (flu).FluLaval is a vaccine. It works by stimulating the body to produce antibodies against certain types of the flu virus, which helps your body to fight the infection.Do NOT use FluLaval if:yo...
  7. FluLavalFluLaval
    FluLaval Generic Name: Influenza Virus Vaccine (IN-floo-EN-za)Brand Name: Examples include Afluria and FluzoneFluLaval is used for:Protecting against certain strains of influenza (flu).FluLaval is a vaccine. It works by stimulating the body to produce antibodies against certain types of the flu virus, which helps your body to fight the infection.Do NOT use FluLaval if:yo...
  8. FlumadineFlumadine
    FlumadineGeneric Name: rimantadine (ri MAN ta deen)Brand Names: FlumadineWhat is Flumadine (rimantadine)?Rimantadine is an antiviral medication. It blocks the actions of viruses in your body.Rimantadine is used to treat and prevent influenza A (a viral infection) in adults. It is also used to prevent influenza A in children.There may be some flu seasons during which rimantadine is...
  9. FlumadineFlumadine
    FlumadineGeneric Name: rimantadine (Oral route)ri-MAN-ta-deenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.FlumadineAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSyrupTherapeutic Class: AntiviralChemical Class: AdamantaneUses For FlumadineRimantadine is an antiviral. It is used to prevent or treat certain influenza (flu) infections (type A). It may be given alone or along with flu shots....
  10. Flumadine SyrupFlumadine Syrup
    Flumadine SyrupGeneric Name: Rimantadine (ri-MAN-ta-deen)Brand Name: FlumadineFlumadine Syrup is used for:Preventing and treating certain types of flu in adults. It is also used to prevent certain types of flu in children. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Flumadine Syrup is an antiviral agent. How Flumadine Syrup works is not known. It may blo...
  11. FlumadineFlumadine
    Flumadine Generic Name: Rimantadine (ri-MAN-ta-deen)Brand Name: FlumadineFlumadine is used for:Preventing and treating certain types of flu in adults. It is also used to prevent certain types of flu in children. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Flumadine is an antiviral agent. Exactly how Flumadine works is not known. It may block reproduct...
  12. flumazenilflumazenil
    flumazenilGeneric Name: flumazenil (floo MAZ e nil)Brand Names: RomaziconWhat is flumazenil?Flumazenil reverses the effects of certain types of sedatives from the benzodiazepine (ben-zo-dye-AYZ-e-peen) group of drugs. This includes Valium, Xanax, Tranxene, Librium, ProSom, Dalmane, Ativan, Restoril, Halcion, and others.Flumazenil is used to reverse the sedative effects of a benzodiaz...
  13. FlumazenilFlumazenil
    Flumazenil Generic Name: Flumazenil (FLOO-may-ze-nil)Brand Name: RomaziconFlumazenil may cause seizures, especially in patients who have been on benzodiazepines (eg, diazepam) for a long time or if a patient has taken too much of a benzodiazepine (overdose).Flumazenil is used for:Reversing drowsiness, sedation, and other effects caused by benzodiazepines.Flumazenil is a ...
  14. FlumazenilFlumazenil
    FlumazenilPronunciation: (flew-MAZ-ah-nil)Class: AntidoteTrade Names:Romazicon- Injection 0.1 mg/mLAnexate (Canada)PharmacologyAntagonizes actions of benzodiazepines on CNS by blocking receptors.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionMean C max is 24 ng/mL (range, 11 to 43 ng/mL); mean AUC was 15 ng•h/mL (range, 10 to 22 ng•h/mL).DistributionInitial distribution t...
  15. FluMist nasalFluMist nasal
    FluMistGeneric Name: influenza virus vaccine (nasal) (in floo ENZ a VYE rus VAK seen)Brand Names: FluMistWhat is influenza virus nasal vaccine?Influenza virus (commonly known as "the flu") is a serious disease caused by a virus. Influenza virus can spread from one person to another through small droplets of saliva that are expelled into the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes...