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  1. AveloxAvelox
    Avelox Generic Name: Moxifloxacin (MOX-i-FLOX-a-sin)Brand Name: AveloxAvelox is associated with an increased risk of tendon problems. These include pain, swelling, inflammation, and possible breakage of tendons. The risk of tendon problems is greater in patients who are over 60 years old, take corticosteroids (eg, prednisone), or have received kidney, heart, or lung transplants. The Achil...
  2. Avelox TabletsAvelox Tablets
    AveloxGeneric Name: Moxifloxacin (MOX-i-FLOX-a-sin)Brand Name: AveloxAvelox are associated with an increased risk of tendon problems. These include pain, swelling, inflammation, and possible breakage of tendons. The risk of tendon problems is greater in patients who are over 60 years old, take corticosteroids (eg, prednisone), or have received kidney, heart, or lung transplants. The Achill...
  3. Avelox I.V.Avelox I.V.
    Avelox I.V.Generic Name: moxifloxacin (Intravenous route)mox-i-FLOX-a-sinOral routeTabletFluoroquinolones, including moxifloxacin hydrochloride, are associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in all ages. This risk is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lun...
  4. AventylAventyl
    AventylGeneric name: Nortriptyline hydrochlorideBrand names: Aventyl, PamelorWhy is Aventyl prescribed?Pamelor is prescribed for the relief of symptoms of depression. It is one of the drugs known as tricyclic antidepressants.Some doctors also prescribe Pamelor to treat chronic hives, premenstrual depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children, and bedwetti...
  5. AventylAventyl
    AventylGeneric Name: nortriptyline (Oral route)nor-TRIP-ti-leenOral routeCapsuleSolutionSuicidality and Antidepressant DrugsAntidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies of major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders. Anyone considering the use...
  6. AventylAventyl
    Aventyl Generic Name: Nortriptyline (nor-TRIP-ti-leen)Brand Name: Examples include Aventyl and PamelorAntidepressants may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or actions in children, teenagers, and young adults. However, depression and certain other mental problems may also increase the risk of suicide. Talk with the patient's doctor to be sure that the benefits of using Aventyl outweig...
  7. AvianeAviane
    AvianeGeneric Name: ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel (ETH in ill ess tra DYE ol and LEE vo nor JESS trel)Brand Names: Alesse, Aviane, Enpresse, Lessina, Levlen, Levlite, Levora, Lutera, Lybrel, Nordette, Portia, Sronyx, Tri-Levlen, Triphasil-21, Triphasil-28, Trivora-28What is ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel?Ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel contains a combination of female...
  8. AvidoxyAvidoxy
    AvidoxyGeneric Name: doxycycline (DOX i SYE kleen)Brand Names: Adoxa, Alodox, Avidoxy, Doryx, Monodox, Oracea, Oraxyl, Periostat, Vibra-Tabs, Vibramycin, Vibramycin Calcium, Vibramycin MonohydrateWhat is Avidoxy (doxycycline)?Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. It fights bacteria in the body.Doxycycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections, such as urinary trac...
  9. Avidoxy DKAvidoxy DK
    Avidoxy DK Generic Name: Doxycycline Tablets/Salicylic Acid Wash/Sunscreen (DOX-i-SYE-kleen/SAL-i-SIL-ik AS-id)Brand Name: Avidoxy DKAvidoxy DK is used for:Treating acne. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Avidoxy DK is a kit containing a tetracycline antibiotic, a topical salicylate, and a sunscreen. The tablets work by slowing the growth of ...
  10. AvinzaAvinza
    AvinzaGeneric Name: morphine (MOR feen)Brand Names: Avinza, Kadian, Morphine IR, MS Contin, MSIR, Oramorph SR, RoxanolWhat is morphine?Morphine is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain relievers.Morphine is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Short-acting morphine is taken as needed for pain. Extended-release morphine is for use when around-the-clock pain relief is needed.Mor...
  11. Avinza Extended-Release CapsulesAvinza Extended-Release Capsules
    Avinza Extended-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Morphine (MORE-feen)Brand Name: AvinzaAvinza Extended-Release Capsules are an extended-release form of morphine that is normally taken only once a day. It should only be used for moderate to severe pain that requires continuous, around-the-clock treatment over a long period of time. Swallow Avinza Extended-Release Capsules whole. If you have tr...
  12. AvitaAvita
    AvitaGeneric Name: tretinoin topical (TRET in oin)Brand Names: Altinac, Atralin, Avita, Renova, Retin A Micro Gel, Retin-A, Tretin-XWhat is Avita (tretinoin topical)?Tretinoin is a topical (applied to the skin) form of vitamin A that helps the skin renew itself.The Retin-A and Avita brands of tretinoin are used to treat acne. The Renova brand of tretinoin is used to reduce the appea...
  13. AvitaAvita
    AvitaGeneric name: TretinoinBrand names: Avita, Retin-A and RenovaWhy is Avita prescribed?Retin-A and Renova contain the skin medication tretinoin. Retin-A is used in the treatment of acne. Renova is prescribed to reduce fine wrinkles, discoloration, and roughness on facial skin (as part of a comprehensive program of skin care and sun avoidance).Retin-A is available in liqu...
  14. Avita TopicalAvita Topical
    AvitaGeneric Name: tretinoin (Topical route)TRET-i-noinOral routeCapsule, Liquid FilledExperienced Physician and InstitutionPatients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) are at high risk in general and can have severe adverse reactions to tretinoin. tretinoin should therefore be administered only to patients with APL under the strict supervision of a physician who is experienced...
  15. Avita CreamAvita Cream
    Avita CreamGeneric Name: Tretinoin (TREH-tih-noyn)Brand Name: Avita and Retin-AAvita Cream is used for:Treating acne. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Avita Cream is a vitamin A derivative. How it exerts its beneficial effects against acne is not fully known. Tretinoin appears to increase skin-cell turnover and to reduce the tendency for skin ...