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  1. Activated Charcoal and Activated Charcoal/Sorbitol SuspensionActivated Charcoal and Activated Charcoal/Sorbitol Suspension
    Activated Charcoal and Activated Charcoal/Sorbitol SuspensionGeneric Name: Activated Charcoal and Activated Charcoal/Sorbitol (CHAR-kole and CHAR-kole/SOR-bi-tole)Brand Name: Actidose-Aqua and Actidose-SorbitolActivated Charcoal and Activated Charcoal/Sorbitol Suspension is used for:Treating poisoning or overdose in certain circumstances.Activated Charcoal and Activated Charcoa...
  2. Activated Charcoal and Sorbitol SuspensionActivated Charcoal and Sorbitol Suspension
    Activated Charcoal and Sorbitol SuspensionGeneric Name: Activated Charcoal and Sorbitol (CHAR-kole/SOR-bi-tole)Brand Name: Actidose with SorbitolActivated Charcoal and Sorbitol Suspension is used for:Treating poisoning or overdose in certain circumstances.Activated Charcoal and Sorbitol Suspension is an adsorbent and laxative combination. Activated charcoal works by binding with ...
  3. ActivellaActivella
    ActivellaGeneric Name: estradiol and norethindrone ( ess tra DYE ole and nor ETH in drone )Brand Names: ActivellaWhat are Activella (estradiol and norethindrone)?Estradiol is a form of estrogen. Estrogen is a female sex hormone that is involved in the development and maintenance of the female reproductive system.Norethindrone is a form of progesterone. Progesterone is a female hormo...
  4. ActivellaActivella
    ActivellaGeneric name: Estradiol/norethindrone acetateBrand names: Prefest, Activella and femhrt, ActivellaWhy is Activella prescribed?Activella is prescribed for hormone replacement therapy. It contains estrogen and progestin hormones. Activella is used after menopause to reduce hot flashes and help prevent thinning bones (osteoporosis). It is also used to treat postmenopaus...
  5. ActivellaActivella
    ActivellaGeneric Name: conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone (Oral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ActivellaAngeliqCyclessaEstinylLoestrin 1/20Loestrin 1.5/30MircetteNeconOrtho-NovumPrefestPremphasePremproTri-LevlenTriphasilAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTablet, ChewableUses For ActivellaConjugated estrogens and medroxyprogester...
  6. ActivellaActivella
    ActivellaGeneric Name: conjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesterone (Oral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ActivellaAngeliqCyclessaEstinylLoestrin 1/20Loestrin 1.5/30MircetteNeconOrtho-NovumPrefestPremphasePremproTri-LevlenTriphasilAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTablet, ChewableUses For ActivellaConjugated estrogens and medroxyprogester...
  7. ActivellaActivella
    Activella Generic Name: Estradiol/Norethindrone (ES-tra-DYE-ol/nor-ETH-in-drone)Brand Name: ActivellaActivella should not be used to prevent heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, or dementia. Estrogens, with or without progestins, have been shown to increase the risk of heart disease (including heart attack), stroke, dementia, serious blood clots (eg, in the lungs or legs), cancer of the...
  8. Activella and femhrtActivella and femhrt
    Activella and femhrtGeneric name: Estradiol/norethindrone acetateBrand names: Prefest, Activella and femhrt, ActivellaWhy is Activella and femhrt prescribed?Activella is prescribed for hormone replacement therapy. It contains estrogen and progestin hormones. Activella is used after menopause to reduce hot flashes and help prevent thinning bones (osteoporosis). It is also used...
  9. ACTOplus metACTOplus met
    plus met ACTOplus metGeneric name: Pioglitazone hydrochloride, Metformin hydrochlorideBrand names: ACTOplus metWhy is ACTOplus metplus met prescribed?ACTOplus met is used to treat type 2 diabetes. It contains two medications, pioglitazone and metformin, that work together to help keep blood sugar levels under control. Type 2 diabetes usually stems from the body's inability to...
  10. ActonelActonel
    ActonelGeneric Name: risedronate (rih SED ro nayt)Brand Names: ActonelWhat is risedronate?Risedronate is in a group of medicines called bisphosphonates (bis FOS fo nayts). It alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body. Risedronate slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may prevent bone fractures.Risedronate is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in men ...
  11. ActonelActonel
    ActonelGeneric name: RisedronateBrand names: ActonelWhy is Actonel prescribed?Actonel helps to slow the loss of calcium from bones. It belongs to a family of drugs known as bisphosphonates. It is prescribed for postmenopausal women, both to prevent osteoporosis and to strengthen the bones once the disease has begun. Actonel is also used to prevent or treat osteoporosis result...
  12. ActonelActonel
    ActonelGeneric Name: risedronate (Oral route)ris-e-DROE-nateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ActonelAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Calcium RegulatorChemical Class: BisphosphonateUses For ActonelRisedronate is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis (thinning of the bone) in women after menopause. This medicine may also be used to increase bone ...
  13. ActonelActonel
    Actonel Generic Name: Risedronate (RIS-e-DROE-nate)Brand Name: ActonelActonel is used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis (weak bones) in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Actonel is a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Actonel if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Actonel you are unabl...
  14. ActonelActonel
    Actonel Generic Name: Risedronate (RIS-e-DROE-nate)Brand Name: ActonelActonel is used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis (weak bones) in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Actonel is a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Actonel if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Actonel you are unabl...
  15. ActonelActonel
    Actonel Generic Name: Risedronate (RIS-e-DROE-nate)Brand Name: ActonelActonel is used for:Treating and preventing osteoporosis (weak bones) in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Actonel is a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing bone loss.Do NOT use Actonel if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Actonel you are unabl...