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  1. medroxyprogesteronemedroxyprogesterone
    medroxyprogesteroneGeneric Name: medroxyprogesterone (oral) (me DROX ee proe JES ter one)Brand Names: ProveraWhat is medroxyprogesterone?Medroxyprogesterone is a progestin (a form of progesterone), a female hormone that helps regulate ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary) and menstrual periods.Medroxyprogesterone is used to treat conditions such as absent or irregular menst...
  2. medroxyprogesterone injectablemedroxyprogesterone injectable
    medroxyprogesteroneGeneric Name: medroxyprogesterone (injectable) (me DROX ee proe JES ter one)Brand Names: Depo-Provera, Depo-Provera Contraceptive, Depo-SubQ Provera 104What is medroxyprogesterone?Medroxyprogesterone is a form of progesterone, a female hormone that prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also causes changes in your cervical mucus and...
  3. Medroxyprogesterone Injectable Suspension (subcutaneous)Medroxyprogesterone Injectable Suspension (subcutaneous)
    Medroxyprogesterone Injectable Suspension (subcutaneous)Generic Name: Medroxyprogesterone (meh-DROX-ee-pro-JESS-tuh-rone)Brand Name: depo-subQ provera 104Medroxyprogesterone Injectable Suspension (subcutaneous) may decrease the amount of calcium in your bones. The longer you use Medroxyprogesterone Injectable Suspension (subcutaneous), the more calcium you are likely to lose. The calcium m...
  4. Medroxyprogesterone Injectable SuspensionMedroxyprogesterone Injectable Suspension
    Medroxyprogesterone Injectable SuspensionGeneric Name: Medroxyprogesterone (meh-DROX-ee-pro-JESS-tuh-rone)Brand Name: Depo-ProveraMedroxyprogesterone Injectable Suspension is used for:Treating certain types of endometrial cancer or kidney cancer that cannot be treated with surgery. It may also be used along with other medicines.Medroxyprogesterone Injectable Suspension is a proge...
  5. MedroxyprogesteroneMedroxyprogesterone
    Medroxyprogesterone Generic Name: Medroxyprogesterone (meh-DROX-ee-pro-JESS-tuh-rone)Brand Name: ProveraMedroxyprogesterone is used for:Treating certain menstrual problems or uterine problems (eg, abnormal bleeding, endometrial hyperplasia). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Medroxyprogesterone is a progestin hormone. It works by altering the...
  6. Medroxyprogesterone Injectable SuspensionMedroxyprogesterone Injectable Suspension
    Medroxyprogesterone Injectable SuspensionGeneric Name: Medroxyprogesterone (meh-DROX-ee-pro-JESS-tuh-rone)Brand Name: Depo-ProveraMedroxyprogesterone Injectable Suspension is used for:Treating certain types of endometrial cancer or kidney cancer that cannot be treated with surgery. It may also be used along with other medicines.Medroxyprogesterone Injectable Suspension is a proge...
  7. Medroxyprogesterone acetateMedroxyprogesterone acetate
    Medroxyprogesterone acetateBrand names: ProveraWhy is Medroxyprogesterone acetate prescribed?Provera is derived from the female hormone progesterone. You may be given Provera if your menstrual periods have stopped or a female hormone imbalance is causing your uterus to bleed abnormally. Provera is also prescribed to prevent abnormal growth of the uterine lining in women taking ...
  8. Medroxyprogesterone AcetateMedroxyprogesterone Acetate
    Medroxyprogesterone AcetatePronunciation: (meh-DROX-ee-pro-JESS-tuh-rone ASS-uh-TATE)Class: Progestin, Contraceptive hormoneTrade Names:Amen- Tablets 10 mgTrade Names:Curretab- Tablets 10 mgTrade Names:Cycrin- Tablets 2.5 mg- Tablets 5 mg- Tablets 10 mgTrade Names:Depo-Provera- Injection 150 mg/mL- Injection 400 mg/mLTrade Names:Provera- Tablets 2.5 m...
  9. medrysone ophthalmicmedrysone ophthalmic
    medrysone ophthalmicGeneric Name: medrysone ophthalmic (ME dri sone)Brand Names: HMSWhat is medrysone ophthalmic?Medrysone is in a class of drugs called corticosteroids. It inhibits processes in the body that cause inflammation. Therefore, the swelling and pain of inflammatory conditions is decreased.Medrysone ophthalmic is used to treat eye inflammation caused by infections, injury,...
  10. mefenamic acidmefenamic acid
    mefenamic acidGeneric Name: mefenamic acid (me fe NAM ik)Brand Names: PonstelWhat is mefenamic acid?Mefenamic acid is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Mefenamic acid works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.Mefenamic acid is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis. It is also used to treat menstrua...
  11. Mefenamic acidMefenamic acid
    Mefenamic acidBrand names: PonstelWhy is Mefenamic acid prescribed?Ponstel, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, is used for the relief of moderate pain (when treatment will not last for more than 7 days) and for the treatment of menstrual pain.Most important fact about Mefenamic acidYou should have frequent checkups with your doctor if you take Ponstel regularly. Ulc...
  12. mefenamic acidmefenamic acid
    mefenamic acid (Oral route)mef-e-NAM-ik AS-idOral routeCapsuleCARDIOVASCULAR RISKNSAIDs may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, myocardial infarction, and stroke, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use. Patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors for cardiovascular disease may be at greater riskMefenamic acid ...
  13. Mefenamic AcidMefenamic Acid
    Mefenamic Acid Generic Name: Mefenamic Acid (me-fe-NAM-ik)Brand Name: PonstelMefenamic Acid is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It may cause an increased risk of serious and sometimes fatal heart and blood vessel problems (eg, heart attack, stroke). The risk may be greater if you already have heart problems or if you take Mefenamic Acid for a long time. Do not use Mefenamic...
  14. Mefenamic AcidMefenamic Acid
    Mefenamic AcidPronunciation: (MEH-fen-AM-ik acid)Class: NSAIDTrade Names:Ponstel- Capsules 250 mgApo-Mefenamic (Canada)PharmacologyDecreases inflammation, pain, and fever, probably through inhibition of cyclooxygenase activity and prostaglandin synthesis.Indications and UsageRelief of moderate pain lasting less than 1 wk; treatment of primary dysmenorrhea.Unlabeled Uses...
  15. mefloquinemefloquine
    mefloquineGeneric Name: mefloquine (MEF loe kwin)Brand Names: LariamWhat is mefloquine?Mefloquine is a medication to treat malaria, a disease caused by parasites. This medicine works by interfering with the growth of parasites in the red blood cells of the human body.Parasites that cause malaria typically enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas such ...