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  1. MebaralMebaral
    MebaralGeneric Name: barbiturate (Oral route, Parenteral route, Rectal route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Butisol SodiumMebaralMysolineSeconalIn CanadaNova RectalAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleEnemaElixirTabletSuppositorySuspensionSolutionUses For MebaralBarbiturates belong to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) depr...
  2. MebaralMebaral
    Mebaral Generic Name: Mephobarbital (me-foe-BAR-bih-tal)Brand Name: MebaralMebaral is used for:Treating anxiety, tension, and apprehension, and preventing seizures. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mebaral is a barbiturate. It works by depressing the central nervous system or brain. In low doses, it causes mild sedation. As the dose increase...
  3. mebendazolemebendazole
    mebendazoleGeneric Name: mebendazole (me BEN da zole)Brand Names: VermoxWhat is mebendazole?Mebendazole is an "antihelmintic," or anti-worm, medication. It prevents worms from growing or multiplying in your body.Mebendazole is used to treat infections caused by worms such as whipworm, pinworm, roundworm, and hookworm. It is also used to treat infections caused by more than one of the...
  4. mebendazolemebendazole
    mebendazole (Oral route)me-BEN-da-zoleCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.VermoxAvailable Dosage Forms:SuspensionTablet, ChewableTherapeutic Class: AnthelminticChemical Class: BenzimidazoleUses For mebendazoleMebendazole belongs to the family of medicines called anthelmintics. Anthelmintics are medicines used in the treatment of worm infections.Mebendazole is use...
  5. MebendazoleMebendazole
    Mebendazole Generic Name: Mebendazole (me-BEN-da-zole)Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.Mebendazole is used for:Treating certain worm infections (eg, pinworm, roundworm, whipworm, hookworm).Mebendazole is an anthelmintic agent. It works by killing sensitive worms and causing them to be expelled from the body.Do NOT use Mebendazole if:you are allergic to any i...
  6. MebendazoleMebendazole
    MebendazolePronunciation: (meh-BEND-uh-zole)Class: BenzimidazoleTrade Names:Vermox- Tablets, chewable 100 mgPharmacologyKills parasitic worms by blocking glucose uptake, thus depleting stored glycogen. Without glycogen, parasite cannot reproduce or survive.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionMebendazole is poorly absorbed (approximately 5% to 10%). T max is 0.5 to 7 h and C ma...
  7. mecamylaminemecamylamine
    mecamylamineGeneric Name: mecamylamine (meck a MILL a meen)Brand Names: InversineWhat is mecamylamine?Mecamylamine is used to treat moderate to severe hypertension (high blood pressure). Because of its many side effects, mecamylamine is not commonly used.Mecamylamine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most important informatio...
  8. mecamylaminemecamylamine
    mecamylamine (Oral route)me-ka-MIL-a-meenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.InversineAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntihypertensivePharmacologic Class: Ganglionic Blocker, Long ActingUses For mecamylamineMecamylamine belongs to the general class of medicines called antihypertensives. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).High blo...
  9. MecamylamineMecamylamine
    Mecamylamine Generic Name: Mecamylamine (mek-ah-MIL-a-meen)Brand Name: InversineMecamylamine is used for:Treating severe high blood pressure. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mecamylamine is an antihypertensive agent. It works by relaxing and dilating (widening) blood vessels. Blood flows more freely and at a lower pressure through dilated b...
  10. Mecamylamine HydrochlorideMecamylamine Hydrochloride
    Mecamylamine HydrochloridePronunciation: (mek-ah-MILL-oh-meen HIGH-dore-KLOR-ide)Class: AntiadrenergicTrade Names:Inversine- Tablets 2.5 mgPharmacologyPotent ganglionic blocking agent.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionMecamylamine is almost completely absorbed.DistributionMecamylamine crosses the placenta and blood-brain barrier.EliminationSlowly excreted in urine unchanged...
  11. mecaserminmecasermin
    mecaserminGeneric Name: mecasermin (ME ka SER min)Brand Names: IncrelexWhat is mecasermin?Mecasermin is a man-made form of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1), a substance that is normally produced in the body. IGF-1 is important for the growth of bones and muscles.Mecasermin is used to treat growth failure in children whose bodies do not make enough IGF-1.Mecasermin may also be u...
  12. mecasermin Subcutaneousmecasermin Subcutaneous
    mecasermin (Subcutaneous route)me-ka-SER-minCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.IncrelexIplexAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Endocrine-Metabolic AgentUses For mecaserminMecasermin is a synthetic (man-made) version of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) hormone. IGF-1 is produced in the liver and plays an important role in childhood growth. Mecaserm...
  13. MecaserminMecasermin
    Mecasermin Generic Name: Mecasermin (mec-A-sir-men)Brand Name: IncrelexMecasermin is used for:Long-term treatment of growth failure in children with severe primary IGF-1 deficiency (primary IGFD) or with growth hormone (GH) gene deletion who have developed neutralizing antibodies to GH.Mecasermin is a hormone. It works by producing effects that are identical to the body's natur...
  14. MecaserminMecasermin
    MecaserminPronunciation: (mek-a-SER-min)Class: Insulin-like growth factorTrade Names:Increlex- Injection 10 mg/mLPharmacologyMimics actions of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1), which is the principal hormonal mediator of statural growth. Binds to and activates type 1 IGF-1 receptors that stimulate multiple processes leading to statural growth. Metabolic actions are in part di...
  15. mecasermin rinfabatemecasermin rinfabate
    mecasermin rinfabateGeneric Name: mecasermin rinfabate (meh KAZ er men RIN fa bayt)Brand Names: iPlexWhat is mecasermin rinfabate?Mecasermin rinfabate is a man-made form of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1), which is normally produced by the body. IGF-1 is important for the growth of bones and muscles.Mecasermin rinfabate is used to treat growth failure in children whose bodies do...