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  1. MephobarbitalMephobarbital
    Mephobarbital Generic Name: Mephobarbital (me-foe-BAR-bih-tal)Brand Name: MebaralMephobarbital is used for:Treating anxiety, tension, and apprehension, and preventing seizures. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mephobarbital is a barbiturate. It works by depressing the central nervous system or brain. In low doses, it causes mild sedation. As...
  2. MephobarbitalMephobarbital
    MephobarbitalPronunciation: (meh-foe-BAR-bih-tahl)Class: Sedative and hypnotic, barbiturateTrade Names:Mebaral- Tablets 32 mg- Tablets 50 mg- Tablets 100 mgPharmacologyDepresses sensory cortex, decreases motor activity, alters cerebellar function, and produces drowsiness, sedation, and hypnosis.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionApproximately 50% of an oral dose is absorbed from...
  3. MephytonMephyton
    MephytonGeneric Name: phytonadione (fye toe na DYE own)Brand Names: Mephyton, Vitamin K1What is Mephyton (phytonadione)?Phytonadione is a man-made form of vitamin K. Phytonadione is important in the production of substances that cause the blood to clot.Phytonadione is used to treat vitamin K deficiency and to treat certain bleeding or blood clotting problems.Phytonadione may also ...
  4. MephytonMephyton
    MephytonGeneric Name: vitamin k (Oral route, Parenteral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MephytonAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleUses For MephytonVitamins are compounds that you must have for growth and health. They are needed in only small amounts and usually are available in the foods that you eat. Vitamin K is necessary for normal clotting of the blood....
  5. MephytonMephyton
    Mephyton Generic Name: Phytonadione (fye-toe-na-DYE-one)Brand Name: MephytonMephyton is used for:Treating bleeding problems caused by low vitamin K blood levels or decreased vitamin K activity (eg, caused by certain anticoagulants, antibiotics, salicylates, certain liver problems).Mephyton is a vitamin K. It works by helping the liver to produce blood clotting factors.Do NOT ...
  6. mepivacainemepivacaine
    mepivacaineGeneric Name: mepivacaine (me PIV a kane)Brand Names: Carbocaine, Carbocaine HCl, Polocaine, Polocaine-MPFWhat is mepivacaine?Mepivacaine is an anesthetic (numbing medicine) that blocks the nerve impulses that send pain signals to your brain.Mepivacaine is used as a local (in only one area) anesthetic for an epidural or spinal block. It is also used as an anesthetic for de...
  7. MepivacaineMepivacaine
    Mepivacaine Generic Name: Mepivacaine (me-PIV-a-kane)Brand Name: Examples include Carbocaine and PolocaineMepivacaine is used for:Causing numbness during surgical procedures, labor, or delivery. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mepivacaine is a local anesthetic. It works by preventing nerves from transmitting painful impulses to the brain, w...
  8. meprobamatemeprobamate
    meprobamateGeneric Name: meprobamate (meh pro BA mate)Brand names: Equanil, Miltown, MB-TABWhat is meprobamate?Meprobamate affects chemicals in your brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety.Meprobamate is used to relieve anxiety, nervousness, and tension associated with anxiety disorders.Meprobamate may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication ...
  9. MeprobamateMeprobamate
    MeprobamateBrand names: MiltownWhy is Meprobamate prescribed?Miltown is a tranquilizer used in the treatment of anxiety disorders and for short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety.Most important fact about MeprobamateMiltown can be habit-forming. You can develop tolerance and dependence, and you may experience withdrawal symptoms if you stop using Miltown...
  10. meprobamatemeprobamate
    meprobamate (Oral route)me-proe-BAM-ateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Mb-TabMiltownTrancotAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsule, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: AntianxietyChemical Class: CarbamateUses For meprobamateMeprobamate is used to relieve nervousness or tension. meprobamate should not be used for nervousness or tension caused by the stress of ev...
  11. MeprobamateMeprobamate
    Meprobamate Generic Name: Meprobamate (me-proe-BA-mate)Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.Meprobamate is used for:Treating short-term anxiety. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Meprobamate is an antianxiety agent. It works by affecting certain areas of the brain.Do NOT use Meprobamate if:you are allergic to any ingredient in...
  12. MeprobamateMeprobamate
    MeprobamatePronunciation: (meh-pro-BAM-ate)Class: Antianxiety agentTrade Names:Meprobamate- Tablets 200 mg- Tablets 400 mgApo-Meprobamate (Canada)PharmacologyProduces CNS depressant action at multiple sites, including thalamic and limbic systems.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionMeprobamate is well absorbed. T max is 1 to 3 h.DistributionMeprobamate protein binding i...
  13. meprobamate and aspirinmeprobamate and aspirin
    meprobamate and aspirin (Oral route)me-proe-BAM-ate, AS-pir-inCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.EquagesicMicraininAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Salicylate, Aspirin CombinationPharmacologic Class: NSAIDChemical Class: CarbamateUses For meprobamate and aspirinMeprobamate and aspirin combination is used to relieve pain, anxiety, and tension in ce...
  14. MepronMepron
    MepronGeneric Name: atovaquone (a TOE va kwone)Brand Names: MepronWhat is Mepron (atovaquone)?Atovaquone is a medication that interferes with the reproduction of protozoa (single-cell organisms) that can cause disease in the body.Atovaquone is used to treat or prevent pneumonia caused by a fungal infection called Pneumocystitis carinii (also called Pneumocystis jiroveci).Atovaquon...
  15. MepronMepron
    MepronGeneric Name: atovaquone (Oral route)a-TOE-va-kwoneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MepronAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSuspensionTherapeutic Class: AntiprotozoalChemical Class: UbiquinoneUses For MepronAtovaquone is used to treat and to prevent Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), a very serious kind of pneumonia. This particular kind of pneumonia occ...