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  1. Paremyd OphthalmicParemyd Ophthalmic
    ParemydGeneric Name: hydroxyamphetamine and tropicamide (Ophthalmic route)hye-drox-ee-am-FET-a-meen hye-droe-BROE-mide, troe-PIK-a-mideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ParemydAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Mydriatic-CycloplegicPharmacologic Class: AntimuscarinicChemical Class: HydroxyamphetamineUses For ParemydHydroxyamphetamine and Tropicam...
  2. Paremyd OphthalmicParemyd Ophthalmic
    ParemydGeneric Name: hydroxyamphetamine and tropicamide (Ophthalmic route)hye-drox-ee-am-FET-a-meen hye-droe-BROE-mide, troe-PIK-a-mideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ParemydAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Mydriatic-CycloplegicPharmacologic Class: AntimuscarinicChemical Class: HydroxyamphetamineUses For ParemydHydroxyamphetamine and Tropicam...
  3. ParemydParemyd
    Paremyd Generic Name: Hydroxyamphetamine/Tropicamide (hye-drox-ee-am-FE-ta-meen/troe-PIK-a-mide)Brand Name: ParemydParemyd is used for:Dilating the pupil and paralyzing certain muscles in the eye for diagnostic tests. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Paremyd is a sympathomimetic and anticholinergic combination eye drop. It works by relaxing ...
  4. ParepectolinParepectolin
    ParepectolinGeneric Name: attapulgite (Oral route)at-a-PUL-giteCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DiarrestDi-Gon IIDonnagelKaopectateKaopekIn CanadaParepectolinAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletLiquidTablet, ChewableSuspensionTherapeutic Class: AdsorbentUses For ParepectolinAttapulgite is taken by mouth to treat diarrhea. Attapulgite is a clay-lik...
  5. ParepectolinParepectolin
    ParepectolinGeneric Name: attapulgite (Oral route)at-a-PUL-giteCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DiarrestDi-Gon IIDonnagelKaopectateKaopekIn CanadaParepectolinAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletLiquidTablet, ChewableSuspensionTherapeutic Class: AdsorbentUses For ParepectolinAttapulgite is taken by mouth to treat diarrhea. Attapulgite is a clay-lik...
  6. paricalcitolparicalcitol
    paricalcitolGeneric Name: paricalcitol (PAR i KAL si tol)Brand Names: ZemplarWhat is paricalcitol?Paricalcitol is a man-made form of vitamin D. Vitamin D is important for the absorption of calcium from the stomach and for the functioning of calcium in the body.Paricalcitol is used to treat hyperparathyroidism (overactive parathyroid gland) in people with chronic kidney failure.Pari...
  7. ParicalcitolParicalcitol
    ParicalcitolBrand names: ZemplarWhy is Paricalcitol prescribed?Zemplar is used for the prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) Stage 3 and 4. Zemplar is an active form of vitamin D that comes in a capsule. Your doctor has prescribed Zemplar to replace the active vitamin D that your kidneys can no longer make. Zempla...
  8. paricalcitolparicalcitol
    paricalcitol (Oral route)par-i-KAL-si-tolCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ZemplarAvailable Dosage Forms:Capsule, Liquid FilledTherapeutic Class: Antithyroid AgentPharmacologic Class: Vitamin D (class)Uses For paricalcitolParicalcitol is used to treat and prevent hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis. Hyperparathyroidism is...
  9. ParicalcitolParicalcitol
    Paricalcitol Generic Name: Paricalcitol (par-ee-CAL-ih-tahl)Brand Name: ZemplarParicalcitol is used for:Preventing and treating high levels of parathyroid hormone in the blood due to long-term kidney disease.Paricalcitol is a vitamin D compound. It works by blocking the formation and release of parathyroid hormone (PTH).Do NOT use Paricalcitol if:you are allergic to any ...
  10. Paricalcitol CapsulesParicalcitol Capsules
    Paricalcitol CapsulesGeneric Name: Paricalcitol (par-ee-CAL-ih-tahl)Brand Name: ZemplarParicalcitol Capsules are used for:Preventing and treating high levels of parathyroid hormone in the blood due to long-term kidney disease.Paricalcitol Capsules are a vitamin D compound. It works by blocking the formation and release of parathyroid hormone (PTH).Do NOT use Paricalcitol Capsul...
  11. ParicalcitolParicalcitol
    ParicalcitolPronunciation: (pah-ri-KAL-si-tole)Class: VitaminTrade Names:Zemplar- capsules 1 mcg- capsules 2 mcg- capsules 4 mcg- injection 2 mcg/mL- injection 5 mcg/mLPharmacologySynthetic analog of calcitriol, the metabolically active form of vitamin D. Binds to vitamin D receptor, which results in selective activation of vitamin D responsive pathways; reduces parathyro...
  12. ParlodelParlodel
    ParlodelGeneric Name: bromocriptine (BROE moe KRIP teen)Brand Names: ParlodelWhat is Parlodel (bromocriptine)?Bromocriptine is in a group of drugs called dopamine receptor agonists. It has some of the same effects as a chemical called dopamine, which occurs naturally in your body. Low levels of dopamine in the brain are associated with Parkinson's disease.Bromocriptine also reduces ...
  13. ParlodelParlodel
    ParlodelGeneric name: Bromocriptine mesylateBrand names: ParlodelWhy is Parlodel prescribed?Parlodel inhibits the secretion of the hormone prolactin from the pituitary gland. It also mimics the action of dopamine, a chemical lacking in the brain of someone with Parkinson's disease. It is used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including:Infertility in som...
  14. ParlodelParlodel
    ParlodelGeneric Name: bromocriptine (Oral route)broe-moe-KRIP-teenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ParlodelAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleTherapeutic Class: AntiparkinsonianPharmacologic Class: Dopamine AgonistUses For ParlodelBromocriptine belongs to the group of medicines known as ergot alkaloids. Bromocriptine blocks release of a hormone called prola...
  15. ParlodelParlodel
    Parlodel Generic Name: Bromocriptine (broe-moe-KRIP-teen)Brand Name: ParlodelParlodel is used for:Treating Parkinson disease, certain conditions caused by too much prolactin in the blood (eg, excessive or abnormal breast milk production), certain menstrual problems, or abnormally large growth of certain body parts (acromegaly). It may also be used for other conditions as determine...