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  1. LaniroifLaniroif
    LaniroifGeneric Name: butalbital and aspirin combination (Oral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.FiorinalFortabsLaniroifAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleUses For LaniroifButalbital and aspirin combination is a pain reliever and relaxant. It is used to treat tension headaches. Butalbital belongs to the group of medicines called barbiturates. Barbiturates ...
  2. LanoxicapsLanoxicaps
    LanoxicapsGeneric Name: digoxin (Oral route)di-JOX-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DigitekLanoxicapsLanoxinLanoxin PediatricIn CanadaDigitaline NativelleAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsule, Liquid FilledSolutionElixirTherapeutic Class: Cardiovascular AgentPharmacologic Class: Cardiac GlycosideChemical Class: Digitalis GlycosideUses For ...
  3. LanoxinLanoxin
    LanoxinGeneric name: DigoxinBrand names: Digitek, LanoxinWhy is Lanoxin prescribed?Lanoxin is used in the treatment of congestive heart failure, certain types of irregular heartbeat, and other heart problems. It improves the strength and efficiency of your heart, which leads to better circulation of blood and reduction of the uncomfortable swelling that is common in people wi...
  4. LanoxinLanoxin
    LanoxinGeneric Name: digoxin (Oral route)di-JOX-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DigitekLanoxicapsLanoxinLanoxin PediatricIn CanadaDigitaline NativelleAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsule, Liquid FilledSolutionElixirTherapeutic Class: Cardiovascular AgentPharmacologic Class: Cardiac GlycosideChemical Class: Digitalis GlycosideUses For Lan...
  5. Lanoxin IntravenousLanoxin Intravenous
    LanoxinGeneric Name: digoxin (Intravenous route)di-JOX-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LanoxinLanoxin PediatricAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionInjectableTherapeutic Class: Cardiovascular AgentPharmacologic Class: Cardiac GlycosideChemical Class: Digitalis GlycosideUses For LanoxinDigoxin injection is used in combination with a diuretic ("water pill") a...
  6. LanoxinLanoxin
    Lanoxin Generic Name: Digoxin (di-JOX-in)Brand Name: LanoxinLanoxin is used for:Treating heart failure and slowing the heart rate in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation, a type of abnormal heart rhythm. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Lanoxin is a digitalis glycoside. It works by increasing the force of contraction of the heart and sl...
  7. Lanoxin CapsulesLanoxin Capsules
    Lanoxin CapsulesGeneric Name: Digoxin (di-JOX-in)Brand Name: Examples include Digitek and LanoxinLanoxin Capsules are used for:Treating heart failure and slowing the heart rate in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation, a type of abnormal heart rhythm. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Lanoxin Capsules are a digitalis glycoside. It works by ...
  8. Lanoxin ElixirLanoxin Elixir
    Lanoxin ElixirGeneric Name: Digoxin (di-JOX-in)Brand Name: LanoxinLanoxin Elixir is used for:Treating heart failure and slowing the heart rate in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation, a type of abnormal heart rhythm. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Lanoxin Elixir is a digitalis glycoside. It works by increasing the force of contraction o...
  9. Lanoxin PediatricLanoxin Pediatric
    Lanoxin PediatricGeneric Name: digoxin (Oral route)di-JOX-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DigitekLanoxicapsLanoxinLanoxin PediatricIn CanadaDigitaline NativelleAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsule, Liquid FilledSolutionElixirTherapeutic Class: Cardiovascular AgentPharmacologic Class: Cardiac GlycosideChemical Class: Digitalis GlycosideUs...
  10. Lanoxin Pediatric IntravenousLanoxin Pediatric Intravenous
    Lanoxin PediatricGeneric Name: digoxin (Intravenous route)di-JOX-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LanoxinLanoxin PediatricAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionInjectableTherapeutic Class: Cardiovascular AgentPharmacologic Class: Cardiac GlycosideChemical Class: Digitalis GlycosideUses For Lanoxin PediatricDigoxin injection is used in combination with a diure...
  11. lanreotidelanreotide
    lanreotideGeneric Name: lanreotide (lan REE oh tide)Brand Names: Somatuline DepotWhat is lanreotide?Lanreotide is a man-made protein that is similar to a hormone in the body called somatostatin. Lanreotide lowers many substances in the body such as insulin and glucagon (involved in regulating blood sugar), growth hormone, and chemicals that affect digestion.Lanreotide is used to as a...
  12. lanreotide Subcutaneouslanreotide Subcutaneous
    lanreotide (Subcutaneous route)lan-REE-oh-tideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Somatuline DepotAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Endocrine-Metabolic AgentPharmacologic Class: Somatostatin (class)Uses For lanreotideLanreotide is used for the long-term treatment of acromegaly (a growth hormone disorder) in patients who cannot be treated with surgery ...
  13. LanreotideLanreotide
    Lanreotide Generic Name: Lanreotide (lan-REE-oh-tide)Brand Name: Somatuline DepotLanreotide is used for:Treating certain patients with acromegaly. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Lanreotide is a somatostatin analog. It works by reducing the levels of certain hormones (eg, growth hormone, insulin-like growth factor-1) in the blood.Do NOT u...
  14. Lanreotide AcetateLanreotide Acetate
    Lanreotide AcetatePronunciation: (lan-REE-oh-tide AS-e-tate)Class: Somatostatin analogTrade Names:Somatuline Depot- Injection, solution, extended-release 60 mg- Injection, solution, extended-release 90 mg- Injection, solution, extended-release 120 mgPharmacologySimilar to the natural hormone somatostatin. Suppresses secretion of serotonin and gastroenteropancreatic peptides (...
  15. lansoprazolelansoprazole
    lansoprazoleGeneric Name: lansoprazole (lan SOE pra zol)Brand names: Prevacid, Prevacid SoluTab, Prevacid I.V., Prevacid OTCWhat is lansoprazole?Lansoprazole decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.Lansoprazole is used to treat and prevent stomach and intestinal ulcers, erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from stomach acid), and other conditions involving excess...