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  1. SyntocinonSyntocinon
    SyntocinonGeneric Name: oxytocin (ox e TOW sin)Brand Names: Pitocin, SyntocinonWhat is Syntocinon (oxytocin)?Oxytocin is a natural hormone that causes the uterus to contract.Oxytocin is used to induce labor, strengthen labor contractions during childbirth, control bleeding after childbirth, or to induce an abortion.Oxytocin may also be used for purposes other than those listed in ...
  2. SynviscSynvisc
    SynviscGeneric Name: hylan G-F 20 (HI lan G F 20)Brand Names: SynviscWhat is hylan G-F 20?Hylan G-F 20 is similar to synovial fluid, a substance that occurs naturally in the joints. Synovial fluid acts as a lubricant and shock absorber.Hylan G-F 20 is injected into the knee joints for the treatment of pain in individuals with osteoarthritis.Hylan G-F 20 may also be used for purpose...
  3. SynviscSynvisc
    SynviscGeneric Name: hylan polymers a and b (Injection route)HYE-lan POL-a-mers A and BCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SynviscSynvisc Hylan G-FSynvisc OneAvailable Dosage Forms:InjectableSolutionTherapeutic Class: Cartilaginous Defect Repair AgentUses For SynviscHyaluronate sodium derivative is similar to a substance that occurs naturally in joints that hel...
  4. Synvisc SolutionSynvisc Solution
    Synvisc SolutionGeneric Name: Hylan (HIGH-lan)Brand Name: SynviscSynvisc Solution is used for:Treating pain associated with osteoarthritis of the knee.Synvisc Solution is a visco supplement. It works by replacing the viscous or "thick" fluid naturally found in joints. The viscous fluid is needed to coat and protect the cartilage and joint of the knee, which lessens the pain of os...
  5. Synvisc Hylan G-FSynvisc Hylan G-F
    Synvisc Hylan G-FGeneric Name: hylan polymers a and b (Injection route)HYE-lan POL-a-mers A and BCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SynviscSynvisc Hylan G-FSynvisc OneAvailable Dosage Forms:InjectableSolutionTherapeutic Class: Cartilaginous Defect Repair AgentUses For Synvisc Hylan G-FHyaluronate sodium derivative is similar to a substance that occurs naturall...
  6. Synvisc OneSynvisc One
    Synvisc OneGeneric Name: hylan polymers a and b (Injection route)HYE-lan POL-a-mers A and BCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SynviscSynvisc Hylan G-FSynvisc OneAvailable Dosage Forms:InjectableSolutionTherapeutic Class: Cartilaginous Defect Repair AgentUses For Synvisc OneHyaluronate sodium derivative is similar to a substance that occurs naturally in joints ...
  7. SyprineSyprine
    SyprineGeneric Name: trientine (TRYE en teen)Brand Names: SyprineWhat is Syprine (trientine)?Trientine is a chelating (KEE-late-ing) agent. A chelating agent is capable of removing a heavy metal, such as lead, mercury, or copper, from the blood.Trientine is used to treat Wilson's disease in people who cannot take penicillamine (Cuprimine, Depen).Wilson's disease is a genetic metab...
  8. SyprineSyprine
    SyprineGeneric Name: trientine (Oral route)TRYE-en-teenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SyprineAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleTherapeutic Class: Heavy Metal ChelatorUses For SyprineTrientine is used to treat Wilson's disease, a disease in which there is too much copper in the body.This medicine combines with excess copper in the body and may prevent your body f...
  9. SyprineSyprine
    Syprine Generic Name: Trientine (TRY-en-teen)Brand Name: SyprineSyprine is used for:Treating Wilson disease in patients for whom other treatments are ineffective or not appropriate.Syprine is a chelating compound. It works by binding to copper to help remove it from the body.Do NOT use Syprine if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Syprine Contact your doctor or he...
  10. SyrexSyrex
    SyrexGeneric Name: sodium chloride (Injection route)SOE-dee-um KLOR-ideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Sterile Saline Diluent Tip-Lok SyringeSyrexAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Parenteral Electrolyte, SodiumUses For SyrexSodium chloride as a 20% solution is given by injection into the uterus to cause abortion. It is to be administered only by...