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  1. succimersuccimer
    succimerGeneric Name: succimer (SUCK sih mer)Brand Names: ChemetWhat is succimer?Succimer is a chelating (binding) agent. Succimer binds to lead in the blood and allows it to be passed out in the urine.Succimer is used in the treatment of lead poisoning.Succimer may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.What is the most important information I should know about s...
  2. succimersuccimer
    succimer (Oral route)SUX-i-merCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ChemetAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleTherapeutic Class: Heavy Metal ChelatorUses For succimerSuccimer is used in the treatment of acute lead poisoning to remove excess lead from the body, especially in small children.Succimer combines with lead in the blood stream. The combination of lead and succimer i...
  3. SuccimerSuccimer
    Succimer Generic Name: Succimer (SUX-ih-mer)Brand Name: ChemetSuccimer is used for:Treating lead poisoning.Succimer is a lead chelator. It works by trapping lead in the body and removing it in the urine.Do NOT use Succimer if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Succimer Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.Before u...
  4. SuccimerSuccimer
    SuccimerPronunciation: (SUX-ih-mer)Class: Chelating agentTrade Names:Chemet- Capsules 100 mgPharmacologyForms water soluble chelate with lead, increasing the urinary excretion.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionRapid but variable absorption with peak levels in 1 to 2 h.EliminationApproximately 49% of the dose excreted (39% feces, 9% urine, 1% as carbon dioxide via the lungs). El...
  5. SuccinylcholineSuccinylcholine
    Succinylcholine Generic Name: Succinylcholine (suk-sin-il-KOE-leen)Brand Name: Anectine and QuelicinSuccinylcholine has been associated with rapid muscle breakdown resulting in life-threatening heart rhythms, cardiac arrest, and death in children. Male children younger than 8 years of age seem to be at a higher risk, but cases have also been reported in adolescents. Because it is hard to ...
  6. SucraidSucraid
    SucraidGeneric Name: sacrosidase (sak ROE si dase)Brand Names: SucraidWhat is Sucraid (sacrosidase)?Sacrosidase is a yeast-based enzyme that replaces an enzyme called sucrase which is normally produced in the body. Sucrase helps the body breakdown and process certain sugars during digestion.In people who lack the sucrase enzyme, sugar can pass into the intestines where it can intera...
  7. SucraidSucraid
    SucraidGeneric Name: sacrosidase (Oral route)sak-ROE-si-daseCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SucraidAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Gastrointestinal AgentUses For SucraidSacrosidase is used to replace the sucrase enzyme in your body. This enzyme helps digest and absorb sucrose (sugar). It is used in certain conditions (e.g., congenital sucrase-...
  8. SucraidSucraid
    Sucraid Generic Name: Sacrosidase (sack-row-SIH-days)Brand Name: SucraidSucraid is used for:Treating congenital sucrase-isomaltase deficiency (CSID), a condition in which the body does not produce sucrase.Sucraid is an enzyme replacement therapy. It works by replacing sucrase that is normally produced by the intestines, which helps to digest sucrose to decrease gas production, ...
  9. sucralfatesucralfate
    sucralfateGeneric Name: sucralfate (oral) (soo KRAL fate)Brand Names: CarafateWhat is sucralfate?Sucralfate is an anti-ulcer medication.Sucralfate is not greatly absorbed into the body through the digestive tract. It works mainly in the lining of the stomach by adhering to ulcer sites and protecting them from acids, enzymes, and bile salts.Sucralfate is used to treat an active duod...
  10. SucralfateSucralfate
    SucralfateBrand names: CarafateWhy is Sucralfate prescribed?Carafate Tablets and Suspension are used for the short-term treatment (up to 8 weeks) of an active duodenal ulcer; Carafate Tablets are also used for longer-term therapy at a reduced dosage after a duodenal ulcer has healed.Carafate helps ulcers heal by forming a protective coating over them.Some doctors also presc...
  11. sucralfatesucralfate
    sucralfate (Oral route)soo-KRAL-fateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CarafateIn CanadaSulcrate Suspension PlusAvailable Dosage Forms:SuspensionTabletTherapeutic Class: Antiulcer, ProtectantUses For sucralfateSucralfate is used to treat and prevent duodenal ulcers. sucralfate may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Sucralfate wo...
  12. Sucralfate SuspensionSucralfate Suspension
    Sucralfate SuspensionGeneric Name: Sucralfate (soo-KRAL-fate)Brand Name: CarafateSucralfate Suspension is used for:Treating and preventing ulcers. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Sucralfate Suspension is a gastric protective. It works by forming a protective layer on the ulcer to serve as a barrier against acid, bile salts, and enzymes in the...
  13. SucralfateSucralfate
    Sucralfate Generic Name: Sucralfate (soo-KRAL-fate)Brand Name: CarafateSucralfate is used for:Treating and preventing ulcers. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Sucralfate is a gastric protective. It works by forming a protective layer on the ulcer to serve as a barrier against acid, bile salts, and enzymes in the stomach.Do NOT use Sucralfa...
  14. SucralfateSucralfate
    SucralfatePronunciation: (sue-KRAL-fate)Class: GI agentTrade Names:Carafate- Tablets 1 g- Suspension 1 g/10 mLApo-Sucralfate (Canada)Nu-Sucralfate (Canada)Sulcrate (Canada)Sulcrate Suspension Plus (Canada)PharmacologyAdheres to ulcer in acidic gastric juice, forming protective layer that serves as barrier against acid, bile salts, and enzymes present in stomach and duod...
  15. Sucrets 4-Hour Cough Drops LozengesSucrets 4-Hour Cough Drops Lozenges
    Sucrets 4-Hour Cough Drops LozengesGeneric Name: Dextromethorphan (DEX-troe-meth-OR-fan)Brand Name: Examples include Hold and Sucrets 4-Hour Cough DropsSucrets 4-Hour Cough Drops Lozenges are used for:Temporarily relieving cough due to the common cold, upper respiratory tract infections, sinus inflammation, sore throat, or bronchitis.Sucrets 4-Hour Cough Drops Lozenges are a coug...