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  1. MepronMepron
    Mepron Generic Name: Atovaquone (a-TOE-va-kwone)Brand Name: MepronMepron is used for:Preventing and treating Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in patients who cannot take trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mepron is an antiprotozoal. How it works to stop the growth of the protozoa is not fully understood. It m...
  2. MeprozineMeprozine
    MeprozineGeneric Name: meperidine and promethazine (me PER i deen and pro METH a zeen)Brand Names: MeprozineWhat is Meprozine (meperidine and promethazine)?Meperidine is a narcotic pain reliever.Promethazine is an anti-nausea medication.The meperidine and promethazine combination is used to treat moderate to severe pain.Meperidine and promethazine may also be used for purposes o...
  3. MeprozineMeprozine
    Meprozine Generic Name: Meperidine/Promethazine (me-PER-i-deen/proe-METH-a-zeen)Brand Name: MeprozineMeprozine is used for:Treating moderate pain and causing drowsiness in patients who have just had surgery or delivered a baby, or who have pain associated with cancer. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Meprozine is a combination narcotic analg...
  4. Mequinol 2%, Tretinoin 0.01%Mequinol 2%, Tretinoin 0.01%
    Mequinol 2%, Tretinoin 0.01% Brand names: SolagéWhy is Mequinol 2%, Tretinoin 0.01% prescribed?Solagé (pronounced "so-la-JAY") is used for removing or lightening age spots, or dark spots that appear on the skin after chronic exposure to the sun. Solagé has only been tested in Caucasians. It is only to be used in combination with sun avoidance or use of pro...
  5. mequinol and tretinoin Topicalmequinol and tretinoin Topical
    mequinol and tretinoin (Topical route)ME-kwin-ol, TRET-i-noinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SolageAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Hypopigmentation AgentChemical Class: RetinoidUses For mequinol and tretinoinMequinol and Tretinoin is used to treat areas of the skin that have become darker after repeated exposure to the sun. These areas are calle...
  6. mequinol and tretinoin topicalmequinol and tretinoin topical
    mequinol and tretinoin topicalGeneric Name: mequinol and tretinoin topical (MEK win ol and TRET i noin)Brand Names: SolageWhat is mequinol and tretinoin topical?Mequinol affects chemicals in the skin that create pigmentation or darkening. Tretinoin is a topical form of vitamin A that helps the skin renew itself.Mequinol and tretinoin topical (applied to the skin) is used to treat age...
  7. Mequinol/TretinoinMequinol/Tretinoin
    Mequinol/Tretinoin Generic Name: Mequinol/Tretinoin (ME-kwi-nole/TREH-tih-noyn)Brand Name: SolageMequinol/Tretinoin is used for:Treating solar lentigines (darkened lesions on skin that has been exposed to sunlight over a long period of time). Mequinol/Tretinoin is used with a total skin care and sunlight avoidance program. It may also be used for other conditions as determined ...
  8. mercaptopurinemercaptopurine
    mercaptopurineGeneric Name: mercaptopurine (mer kap toe PYOOR een)Brand Names: PurinetholWhat is mercaptopurine?Mercaptopurine is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Mercaptopurine is used to treat acute lymphatic leukemia or acute myelogenous leukemia. Mercaptopurine is usually given together with other ca...
  9. mercaptopurinemercaptopurine
    mercaptopurine (Oral route)mer-kap-toe-PURE-eenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PurinetholAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Antineoplastic AgentPharmacologic Class: AntimetaboliteUses For mercaptopurineMercaptopurine belongs to the group of medicines known as antimetabolites. It is used to treat some kinds of cancer.Mercaptopurine interferes with t...
  10. MercaptopurineMercaptopurine
    Mercaptopurine Generic Name: Mercaptopurine (mer-KAP-toe-PURE-een)Brand Name: PurinetholMercaptopurine is used for:Treating acute lymphatic leukemia along with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mercaptopurine is an antimetabolite. It works by blocking the growth of certain cancer cells.Do NOT use Mercaptopurine if:you ...
  11. MercaptopurineMercaptopurine
    MercaptopurinePronunciation: (mer-cap-toe-PURE-een)Class: Purine analogTrade Names:Purinethol- Tablets 50 mgPharmacologyMercaptopurine competes with hypoxanthine and guanine for the enzyme hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase and is converted to thioinosinic acid (TIMP). This intracellular nucleotide inhibits several reactions involving inosinic acid (IMP). In addition,...
  12. MeribinMeribin
    MeribinGeneric Name: biotin (Oral route)BYE-oh-tinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AppearexMeribinNail-exAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleTherapeutic Class: Nutritive AgentPharmacologic Class: Vitamin BUses For MeribinBiotin supplements are used to prevent or treat biotin deficiency.Vitamins are compounds that you must have for growth and health. Th...
  13. MeridiaMeridia
    MeridiaGeneric Name: sibutramine (si BUE tra meen)Brand Names: MeridiaWhat is sibutramine?Sibutramine affects chemicals in the brain that affect weight maintenance.Sibutramine is used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity that may be related to diabetes, high cholesterol, or high blood pressure.Sibutramine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication...
  14. MeridiaMeridia
    MeridiaGeneric name: Sibutramine hydrochlorideBrand names: MeridiaWhy is Meridia prescribed?Meridia helps the seriously overweight shed pounds and keep them off. It is especially recommended for those who in addition to being overweight have other health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or high cholesterol. It is used in conjunction with a low-calorie diet.Me...
  15. MeridiaMeridia
    MeridiaGeneric Name: sibutramine (Oral route)si-BUE-tra-meenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MeridiaAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleTherapeutic Class: Appetite Suppressant, Centrally ActingPharmacologic Class: Serotonin/Norepinephrine Reuptake InhibitorUses For MeridiaSibutramine is used together with a reduced-calorie diet to help you lose weight and to help ke...