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  1. repagliniderepaglinide
    repaglinide (Oral route)re-PAG-li-nideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PrandinAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: HypoglycemicChemical Class: MeglitinideUses For repaglinideRepaglinide is used to treat type 2 diabetes. When you have type 2 diabetes, insulin is still being produced by your pancreas. Sometimes the amount of insulin you produce may not be...
  2. RepaglinideRepaglinide
    Repaglinide Generic Name: Repaglinide (re-PAG-li-nide)Brand Name: PrandinRepaglinide is used for:Treating type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes in patients who cannot control blood sugar levels by diet and exercise alone. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines.Repaglinide is a meglitinide antidiabetic. It works to lo...
  3. RepaglinideRepaglinide
    RepaglinidePronunciation: (rehPAGlihnide)Class: Antidiabetic agentTrade Names:Prandin- Tablets 0.5 mg- Tablets 1 mg- Tablets 2 mgGlucoNorm (Canada)PharmacologyDecreases blood glucose by stimulating insulin release from the pancreas.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionRapidly and completely absorbed from GI tract. T ...
  4. repaglinide and metforminrepaglinide and metformin
    repaglinide and metformin (Oral route)re-PAG-li-nide, met-FOR-min hye-droe-KLOR-ideOral routeTabletLactic AcidosisLactic acidosis is a rare but serious complication that can occur due to metformin accumulation. The risk increases with conditions such as sepsis, dehydration, excess alcohol intake, hepatic impairment, renal impairment, and acute congestive heart failure.The onset of la...
  5. Repaglinide/MetforminRepaglinide/Metformin
    Repaglinide/Metformin Generic Name: Repaglinide/Metformin (re-PAG-li-nide/met-FOR-min)Brand Name: PrandiMetRepaglinide/Metformin may rarely cause a serious and sometimes fatal condition called lactic acidosis. Most of these cases have occurred in diabetic patients who also have certain kidney problems. The risk of lactic acidosis may be greater if you have liver problems, kidney problem...
  6. Repaglinide/Metformin HydrochlorideRepaglinide/Metformin Hydrochloride
    Repaglinide / Metformin HydrochloridePronunciation: (reh-PAG-li-nide/met-FORE-min HYE-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: Antidiabetic combinationTrade Names:PrandiMet- Tablets repaglinide 1 mg/metformin 500 mg- Tablets repaglinide 2 mg/metformin 500 mgIndications and UsageAdjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adult patients with type 2 diabetes who are already treated w...
  7. RepanRepan
    RepanGeneric Name: acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine (a SEET a MIN oh fen, bue TAL bi tal, and KAF een)Brand Names: Alagesic, Anolor 300, Dolgic LQ, Dolgic Plus, Esgic, Esgic-Plus, Fioricet, Geone, Margesic, Medigesic, Repan, ZebutalWhat is Repan (acetaminophen, butalbital, and caffeine)?Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer.Butalbital is in a group of drugs calle...
  8. Repliva 21/7Repliva 21/7
    Repliva 21/7 Generic Name: Iron/Succinic Acid/Vitamin C/Folic Acid/Vitamin B12 (EYE-urn/sux-IN-ic AS-id/VYE-ta-min C/FOE-lik AS-id/VYE-ta-min B 12)Brand Name: Examples include Chromagen Forte and Repliva 21/7Accidental overdose of products that contain iron is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children younger than 6 years old. Keep this and all medicines out of the reach of children...
  9. ReprexainReprexain
    ReprexainGeneric Name: hydrocodone and ibuprofen (hye dro KOE done and eye byoo PRO fen)Brand Names: Ibudone, Reprexain, VicoprofenWhat is Reprexain (hydrocodone and ibuprofen)?Hydrocodone is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers.Ibuprofen is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflamm...
  10. ReprexainReprexain
    ReprexainGeneric Name: hydrocodone and ibuprofen (Oral route)hye-droe-KOE-done bye-TAR-trate, eye-bue-PROE-fenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.IbudoneReprexainVicoprofenAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Opioid/NSAID CombinationPharmacologic Class: NSAIDChemical Class: HydrocodoneUses For ReprexainHydrocodone and ibuprofen combination is used ...
  11. ReprexainReprexain
    Reprexain Generic Name: Hydrocodone/Ibuprofen (hye-droe-KOE-done/eye-bue-PROE-fen)Brand Name: Examples include Reprexain and VicoprofenReprexain is used for:Short-term treatment of pain.Reprexain is an opioid analgesic and NSAID combination. Exactly how it works is not known. Ibuprofen may block certain substances in the body that cause inflammation. Hydrocodone may affect opia...
  12. Repronex injectableRepronex injectable
    RepronexGeneric Name: menotropins (injectable) (MEN oh troe pins)Brand Names: Menopur, RepronexWhat are menotropins?Menotropins are an equal mixture of the naturally occurring follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH). FSH and LH are important for the development of follicles (eggs) produced by the ovaries and for the development of sperm.Menotropins are used to...
  13. RepronexRepronex
    RepronexGeneric Name: follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone (Intramuscular route, Subcutaneous route)LOO-ten-eye-zing HOR-mone, FOL-i-kul STIM-yoo-lay-ting HOR-moneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MenopurPergonalRepronexAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Endocrine-Metabolic AgentPharmacologic Class: Human Luteinizing Horm...
  14. RepronexRepronex
    Repronex Generic Name: Menotropins (MEN-oh-troh-pinz)Brand Name: RepronexRepronex is used for:Treating infertility in women. Repronex is generally used as part of an Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) program. It may also be used to treat certain conditions as determined by your doctor.Repronex is combination of hormones. It works by stimulating the ovaries to produce eggs...
  15. RequipRequip
    RequipGeneric name: Ropinirole hydrochlorideBrand names: RequipWhy is Requip prescribed?Requip helps relieve the signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Caused by a deficit of dopamine (one of the brain's chief chemical messengers), this disorder is marked by progressive muscle stiffness, tremor, and fatigue. Requip is also used to relieve symptoms of restless legs syndrom...