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  1. MalaroneMalarone
    MalaroneGeneric Name: atovaquone and chloroguanide (Oral route)a-TOE-va-kwone, proe-GWAHN-il hye-droe-KLOR-ideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MalaroneMalarone PediatricAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Ubiquinone/Biguanide CombinationPharmacologic Class: ProguanilChemical Class: UbiquinoneUses For MalaroneAntiprotozoals are medicines that are ...
  2. MalaroneMalarone
    Malarone Generic Name: Atovaquone/Proguanil (a-TOE-va-kwone/proe-GWAHN-il)Brand Name: MalaroneMalarone is used for:Preventing or treating malaria.Malarone is an antiprotozoal and antimalarial. It works by interfering with the development of malaria parasites.Do NOT use Malarone if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Malarone you have severe kidney problems and are us...
  3. Malarone PediatricMalarone Pediatric
    Malarone PediatricGeneric Name: atovaquone and proguanil (a TOE va kwone and pro GWAHN il)Brand Names: Malarone, Malarone PediatricWhat is Malarone Pediatric (atovaquone and proguanil)?Atovaquone and proguanil are medications to treat malaria, a disease caused by parasites. These medicines work by interfering with the growth of parasites in the red blood cells of the human body.Para...
  4. Malarone PediatricMalarone Pediatric
    Malarone PediatricGeneric Name: atovaquone and chloroguanide (Oral route)a-TOE-va-kwone, proe-GWAHN-il hye-droe-KLOR-ideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MalaroneMalarone PediatricAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Ubiquinone/Biguanide CombinationPharmacologic Class: ProguanilChemical Class: UbiquinoneUses For Malarone PediatricAntiprotozoals are...
  5. malathion topicalmalathion topical
    malathionGeneric Name: malathion (topical) (ma la THIGH on)Brand Names: OvideWhat is malathion?Malathion is a pediculicide. It affects the nervous system of parasites (lice).Malathion is used to treat head lice.Malathion may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about malathion?Do not take...
  6. malathion Topicalmalathion Topical
    malathion (Topical route)mal-a-THYE-onCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.OvideAvailable Dosage Forms:LotionTherapeutic Class: PediculicideChemical Class: OrganophosphateUses For malathionMalathion belongs to the group of medicines known as pediculicides (medicines that kill lice).Malathion is applied to the hair and scalp to treat head lice infections. It acts by ...
  7. MalathionMalathion
    Malathion Generic Name: Malathion (mal-a-THYE-on)Brand Name: OvideMalathion is used for:Treating head lice.Malathion is a pediculicide. How it kills lice is not fully understood. It may attack the nervous system of the adult lice or interfere with the development of the eggs produced by the lice.Do NOT use Malathion if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Malathion yo...
  8. MalathionMalathion
    MalathionPronunciation: (mal-ah-THIGH-ahn)Class: PediculicideTrade Names:Ovide- Lotion 0.5%PharmacologyInhibits cholinesterase activity.Indications and UsageTreatment of head lice ( Pediculus humanus capitis ) and their ova of the scalp hair.ContraindicationsNeonates and infants; hypersensitivity to any component of the product.Dosage and AdministrationAdults and Chil...
  9. MaldemarMaldemar
    Maldemar Generic Name: Scopolamine (sko-PAHL-a-meen)Brand Name: Examples include Scopace and MaldemarMaldemar is used for:Treating certain types of muscle problems (eg, some Parkinson-like conditions, certain muscle spasm problems) and certain stomach or intestinal problems (eg, irritable colon syndrome), and for preventing nausea and vomiting associated with motion sickness. It m...
  10. MandelamineMandelamine
    MandelamineGeneric Name: methenamine (meh THEH na meen)Brand Names: Hiprex, Mandelamine, UrexWhat is Mandelamine (methenamine)?Methenamine is a urinary antiinfective medicine. Methenamine fights bacteria in the urine and bladder.Methenamine may be used to treat and prevent urinary tract infections.Methenamine may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.What is the...
  11. MandelamineMandelamine
    MandelamineGeneric Name: methenamine (Oral route)meth-EN-a-meenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.HiprexMandelamineUrexIn CanadaUrasalAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSuspensionTablet, Enteric CoatedTherapeutic Class: AntisepticUses For MandelamineMethenamine belongs to the family of medicines called anti-infectives. It is used to help prevent and trea...
  12. MandelamineMandelamine
    Mandelamine Generic Name: Methenamine (meth-EN-ah-meen)Brand Name: Examples include Hiprex and MandelamineMandelamine is used for:Preventing urinary tract infections.Mandelamine is a urinary antiseptic. It works by concentrating in the urine as formaldehyde, which kills bacteria in the urine.Do NOT use Mandelamine if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Mandelamine yo...
  13. MandelayMandelay
    MandelayGeneric Name: benzocaine (Topical application route)BEN-zoe-kaneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AnacaineChiggerexMandelayMediconeOutgroSolarcaineIn CanadaBaby Orajel Nighttime FormulaDermoplast Maximum StrengthTopicaineAvailable Dosage Forms:OintmentSprayLiquidGel/JellyCreamWaxTherapeutic Class: Anesthetic, LocalChemical Cl...
  14. mangafodipir Intravenousmangafodipir Intravenous
    mangafodipir (Intravenous route)man-ga-FOE-di-pirCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.TeslascanAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Diagnostic Agent, Radiopharmaceutical ImagingUses For mangafodipirMangafodipir is an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) contrast agent (also known as paramagnetic agents). MRI agents are used to help provide a clear picture durin...
  15. manganese supplement Oral, Parenteralmanganese supplement Oral, Parenteral
    manganese supplement (Oral route, Parenteral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MangiminAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleUses For manganese supplementManganese supplements are used to prevent or treat manganese deficiency.The body needs manganese for normal growth and health. For patients who are unable to get enough manganese in their regular diet or who hav...