Drugs Information Online
Drugs and diseases reference index

Drugs and diseases reference index
Search
EN

Drugs A-Z list

Drugs A-Z List - «S»:

  1. sitagliptinsitagliptin
    sitagliptin (Oral route)sit-a-GLIP-tinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.JanuviaAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntidiabeticPharmacologic Class: Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV InhibitorUses For sitagliptinSitagliptin is used alone or with other medicines, (e.g., metformin or pioglitazone), to treat high blood sugar levels that are caused by a type of diabet...
  2. SitagliptinSitagliptin
    Sitagliptin Generic Name: Sitagliptin (SYE-ta-GLIP-tin)Brand Name: JanuviaSitagliptin is used for:Treating type 2 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.Sitagliptin is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor. It works by increasin...
  3. Sitagliptin PhosphateSitagliptin Phosphate
    Sitagliptin PhosphatePronunciation: (SI-ta-GLIP-tin FOS-fate)Class: Antidiabetic agentTrade Names:Januvia- Tablets 25 mg- Tablets 50 mg- Tablets 100 mgPharmacologySitagliptin is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor that is believed to act in type 2 diabetes by slowing the inactivation of incretin hormones.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionSitagliptin is rapidly absorbed, with 100...
  4. Sitagliptin/MetforminSitagliptin/Metformin
    Sitagliptin/Metformin Generic Name: Sitagliptin/Metformin (SYE-ta-GLIP-tin/met-FOR-min)Brand Name: JanumetSitagliptin/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 problems...
  5. Sitagliptin/Metformin HydrochlorideSitagliptin/Metformin Hydrochloride
    Sitagliptin / Metformin HydrochloridePronunciation: (SYE-ta-GLIP-tin/met-FOR-min HYE-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: Antidiabetic combinationTrade Names:Janumet- Tablets sitagliptin 50 mg/metformin hydrochloride 500 mg- Tablets sitagliptin 50 mg/metformin hydrochloride 1,000 mgPharmacologySitagliptinSlows the inactivation of incretin hormones.MetforminDecreases hepatic glucose produ...
  6. Skeeter StikSkeeter Stik
    Skeeter StikGeneric Name: benzocaine topical (BENZ oh kane TOP ik al)Brand Names: Americaine, Americaine Anesthetic Lubricant, Americaine Hemorrhoidal, Anacaine, Anbesol Baby, Anbesol Cold Sore, Anbesol Gel, Anbesol Liquid, Anbesol Liquid Cool Mint, Anbesol Maximum Strength, Babee Teething Lotion, Benz-O-Sthetic, Benzo-O-Stetic, Boil Ease Pain Relieving, Cepacol Dual Relief Sore Throat Cherry,...
  7. SkelaxinSkelaxin
    SkelaxinGeneric name: MetaxaloneBrand names: SkelaxinWhy is Skelaxin prescribed?Along with rest and physical therapy, Skelaxin is prescribed for the relief of painful musculoskeletal conditions. Researchers aren't sure how the drug works, but suspect that its effectiveness stems from its sedative properties.Most important fact about SkelaxinSkelaxin should be avoided ...
  8. SkelaxinSkelaxin
    SkelaxinGeneric Name: metaxalone (Oral route)me-TAX-a-loneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SkelaxinAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Skeletal Muscle Relaxant, Centrally ActingUses For SkelaxinMetaxalone is used to relax certain muscles in your body and relieve the discomfort caused by acute (short-term), painful muscle or bone conditions. However, ...
  9. SkelaxinSkelaxin
    Skelaxin Generic Name: Metaxalone (me-TAX-a-lone)Brand Name: SkelaxinSkelaxin is used for:Treating discomfort associated with acute painful muscle conditions along with rest, physical therapy, or other measures.Skelaxin is a muscle relaxant. It works in the brain to help relax the muscles.Do NOT use Skelaxin if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Skelaxin you have a ...
  10. SkelidSkelid
    SkelidGeneric Name: tiludronate (til UD ro nayt)Brand Names: SkelidWhat is Skelid (tiludronate)?Tiludronate is in the group of medicines called bisphosphonates (bis FOS fo nayts). It alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. Tiludronate slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may prevent bone fractures.Tiludronate is used to treat Paget's disease of bon...
  11. SkelidSkelid
    SkelidGeneric Name: tiludronate (Oral route)tye-loo-DROE-nateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SkelidAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Calcium RegulatorChemical Class: BisphosphonateUses For SkelidTiludronate is used to treat Paget's disease of the bone.This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.Before Using SkelidIn dec...
  12. SkelidSkelid
    Skelid Generic Name: Tiludronate (tye-LOO-DROE-nate)Brand Name: SkelidSkelid is used for:Treating adults with Paget disease. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Skelid is a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing the resorption of bone and allowing new bone to be formed.Do NOT use Skelid if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Skelid you ...
  13. Skin Barrier EmulsionSkin Barrier Emulsion
    Skin Barrier EmulsionGeneric Name: Skin Barrier (SKIN BAR-ee-er)Brand Name: EpiCeramSkin Barrier Emulsion is used for:Treating dry skin and relieving the burning and itching associated with certain skin conditions. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Skin Barrier Emulsion is a steroid-free skin barrier. It works by moisturizing and protecting the...
  14. Skincure TopicalSkincure Topical
    SkincureGeneric Name: pyrithione (Topical route)pir-i-THYE-oneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.2 in 1 DandruffBeta MedDermaZincDHS ZincSkincureZinconZnpAvailable Dosage Forms:ShampooSprayCreamBarLotionSoapTherapeutic Class: Dermatological AgentChemical Class: PyrethrumsUses For SkincurePyrithione is used to help control the symptoms of da...
  15. SleepSleep
    SleepGeneric Name: diphenhydramine (DYE fen HYE dra meen)Brand Names: Aler-Tab, Allergy, Allermax, Altaryl, Benadryl Allergy, Benadryl DF, Benadryl Dye Free Allergy, Benadryl Ultratab, Children's Allergy, Diphen Cough, Diphenhist, Dytuss, PediaCare Children's Allergy, Q-Dryl, Q-Dryl A/F, Siladryl, Siladryl Allergy, Silphen Cough, Simply Sleep, Sleep-ettes, Sleep-ettes D, Sominex Maximum Streng...