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  1. mefloquinemefloquine
    mefloquine (Oral route)ME-floe-kwinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LariamAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntimalarialUses For mefloquineMefloquine is used to treat malaria. It is also used to prevent malaria infection in areas or regions where it is known that other medicines (e.g., chloroquine) may not work.Mefloquine belongs to a group of medici...
  2. MefloquineMefloquine
    Mefloquine Generic Name: Mefloquine (ME-floe-kwin)Brand Name: LariamMefloquine is used for:Treating or preventing malaria.Mefloquine is an antimalarial agent. Exactly how it works to kill sensitive malaria parasites is not known.Do NOT use Mefloquine if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Mefloquine or to a similar medicine (eg, quinine, quinidine)you do not already...
  3. Mefloquine HydrochlorideMefloquine Hydrochloride
    Mefloquine HydrochloridePronunciation: (MEH-flow-kwin)Class: Antimalarial preparationTrade Names:Mefloquine HCl- Tablets 250 mgTrade Names:Lariam- Tablets 250 mgApo-Mefloquine (Canada)PharmacologyAntimalarial agent that acts as a blood schizonticide. Mechanism of action is unknown.PharmacokineticsDistributionMefloquine Vd is approximately 20 L/kg and the protein bin...
  4. MefoxinMefoxin
    MefoxinGeneric Name: cefoxitin (sef OX i tin)Brand Names: MefoxinWhat is cefoxitin injection?Cefoxitin is in a group of drugs called cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotics. It works by fighting bacteria in your body.Cefoxitin is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections, including severe or life-threatening forms.Cefoxitin may also be used for purposes other than thos...
  5. MefoxinMefoxin
    MefoxinGeneric Name: cefoxitin (Intravenous route)sef-OX-i-tinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MefoxinAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionSolutionTherapeutic Class: AntibioticPharmacologic Class: 2nd Generation CephalosporinUses For MefoxinCefoxitin injection is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. This medicine is al...
  6. MefoxinMefoxin
    Mefoxin Generic Name: Cefoxitin (sef-OX-i-tin)Brand Name: MefoxinMefoxin is used for:Treating bacterial infections or preventing bacterial infections before, during, or after certain surgeries.Mefoxin is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.Do NOT use Mefoxin if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Mefoxin or to any other cephalosporin ant...
  7. Mega-CMega-C
    Mega-CGeneric Name: ascorbic acid (Oral route)as-KORE-bik AS-idCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AscocidC-500CeconCemill 1000Cemill 500Cevi-BidC-Time w/Rose HipsMega-COne-Gram CProtexinSunkist Vitamin CIn CanadaCe-Vi-SolRevitalose-C-1000Revitonus C-1000 Yellow AmpuleVitamin C PowderAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletPowderPowder for Solution...
  8. Mega-TrimMega-Trim
    Mega-TrimGeneric 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 Mega-Trim (phenylpropanolamine)?Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant. It works by constricting (shrinking) blood vessels (veins a...
  9. MegaceMegace
    MegaceGeneric Name: megestrol (meh JESS trol)Brand Names: MegaceWhat is Megace (megestrol)?Megestrol is a man-made chemical similar to the female hormone progesterone.Megestrol is used to treat loss of appetite and weight loss because of disease. Megestrol is also used in the treatment of advanced breast cancer and endometrial cancer.Megestrol may also be used for purposes other t...
  10. MegaceMegace
    MegaceGeneric Name: progestin (Oral route, Parenteral route, Vaginal route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AygestinCamilaCrinoneErrinFirst-Progesterone VGSJolivetteMegaceMegace ESNext ChoiceOvrettePlan BProchievePrometriumIn CanadaAlti-MpaMegace OsAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSuspensionCapsule, Liquid FilledGel/JellyCreamKitU...
  11. Megace SuspensionMegace Suspension
    Megace SuspensionGeneric Name: Megestrol (me-JES-trol)Brand Name: MegaceMegace Suspension is used for:Treating loss of appetite and weight loss in certain patients. It is also used to treat unexplained, significant weight loss in patients who have AIDS. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Megace Suspension is a progesterone hormone. Exactly how i...
  12. Megace ESMegace ES
    Megace ESWhy is Megace ES prescribed?Megace ES is used to stimulate the appetite in people who are experiencing unexplained or unintended weight loss. Specifically, it's prescribed for the treatment of anorexia (loss of appetite) and cachexia (severe malnutrition). It is also used to treat unexplained, significant weight loss in people with AIDS.Most important fact about Me...
  13. Megace ESMegace ES
    Megace ESGeneric Name: progestin (Oral route, Parenteral route, Vaginal route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AygestinCamilaCrinoneErrinFirst-Progesterone VGSJolivetteMegaceMegace ESNext ChoiceOvrettePlan BProchievePrometriumIn CanadaAlti-MpaMegace OsAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSuspensionCapsule, Liquid FilledGel/JellyCreamKit...
  14. Megace ES SuspensionMegace ES Suspension
    Megace ES SuspensionGeneric Name: Megestrol (me-JES-trol)Brand Name: Megace ESMegace ES Suspension is used for:Treating loss of appetite and weight loss in certain patients. It is also used to treat unexplained, significant weight loss in patients who have AIDS. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Megace ES Suspension is a progesterone hormone. E...
  15. Megace OsMegace Os
    Megace OsGeneric Name: progestin (Oral route, Parenteral route, Vaginal route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AygestinCamilaCrinoneErrinFirst-Progesterone VGSJolivetteMegaceMegace ESNext ChoiceOvrettePlan BProchievePrometriumIn CanadaAlti-MpaMegace OsAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSuspensionCapsule, Liquid FilledGel/JellyCreamKit...