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  1. Acutrim Late DayAcutrim Late Day
    Acutrim Late DayGeneric Name: phenylpropanolamine (fen ill proe pa NOLE a meen)Brand Names: Acutrim 16 Hour, Acutrim II, Maximum Strength, Acutrim Late Day, Control, Dexatrim, Empro, Mega-Trim, Phenyldrine, Propagest, Propan, Rhindecon, Westrim, Westrim LAWhat is Acutrim Late Day (phenylpropanolamine)?Phenylpropanolamine is a decongestant. It works by constricting (shrinking) blood ve...
  2. AcuvailAcuvail
    AcuvailGeneric Name: ketorolac ophthalmic (KEE toe ROLE ak)Brand Names: Acular, Acular LS, Acular PF, AcuvailWhat is ketorolac ophthalmic?Ketorolac is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Ketorolac works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.Ketorolac ophthalmic (for the eye) is used to relieve eye itching caused by sea...
  3. AcuvailAcuvail
    AcuvailGeneric Name: ketorolac (Ophthalmic route)kee-toe-ROLE-akOral routeTabletWarningKetorolac tromethamine, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), is indicated for the short-term (up to 5 days in adults), management of moderately severe acute pain that requires analgesia at the opioid level and only as continuation treatment following IV or IM dosing of ketorolac trometh...
  4. Acuvail DropsAcuvail Drops
    Acuvail DropsGeneric Name: Ketorolac Tromethamine (KEE-toe-ROLE-ak troe-METH-a-meen)Brand Name: AcuvailAcuvail Drops are used for:Treating eye pain and swelling following cataract surgery. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Acuvail Drops are a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking certain substances (prostaglandins) i...
  5. AcyclovirAcyclovir
    AcyclovirBrand names: ZoviraxWhy is Acyclovir prescribed?Zovirax liquid, capsules, and tablets are used in the treatment of certain infections with herpes viruses. These include genital herpes, shingles, and chickenpox. This drug may not be appropriate for everyone, and its use should be thoroughly discussed with your doctor. Zovirax ointment is used to treat initial episodes o...
  6. acyclovir Topicalacyclovir Topical
    acyclovir (Topical route)ay-SYE-kloe-virCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ZoviraxIn CanadaAcyclovirAvailable Dosage Forms:CreamOintmentTherapeutic Class: AntiviralPharmacologic Class: Viral DNA Polymerase InhibitorChemical Class: Guanosine Nucleoside AnalogUses For acyclovirAcyclovir belongs to the family of medicines called antivirals. Antivirals are u...
  7. acyclovir Oral, Intravenousacyclovir Oral, Intravenous
    acyclovir (Oral route, Intravenous route)ay-SYE-kloe-virCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ZoviraxIn CanadaAcyclovirAvailable Dosage Forms:SuspensionTabletCapsuleSolutionPowder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntiviralPharmacologic Class: Viral DNA Polymerase InhibitorChemical Class: Guanosine Nucleoside AnalogUses For acyclovirAcyclovir belongs to ...
  8. Acyclovir OintmentAcyclovir Ointment
    Acyclovir OintmentGeneric Name: Acyclovir (ay-SYE-kloe-veer)Brand Name: ZoviraxAcyclovir Ointment is used for:Treating the symptoms of the first episode of genital herpes and limited non-life-threatening herpes simplex viral infections of the skin, lips, and genitals in patients with weakened immune systems.Acyclovir Ointment is a purine nucleoside analogue. It works by stopping ...
  9. AcyclovirAcyclovir
    Acyclovir Generic Name: Acyclovir (ay-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: ZoviraxAcyclovir is used for:Treating herpes and shingles infections.Acyclovir is an antiviral. It works by stopping viral replication. However, Acyclovir does not eliminate the virus, is not a cure, and does not prevent transmission to others.Do NOT use Acyclovir if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Acy...
  10. Acyclovir SuspensionAcyclovir Suspension
    Acyclovir SuspensionGeneric Name: Acyclovir (ay-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: ZoviraxAcyclovir Suspension is used for:Treating shingles or chickenpox, or treating or suppressing genital herpes. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Acyclovir Suspension is an antiviral. It works by preventing the herpes virus from reproducing. Acyclovir does not eliminat...
  11. Acyclovir CapsulesAcyclovir Capsules
    Acyclovir CapsulesGeneric Name: Acyclovir (ay-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: ZoviraxAcyclovir Capsules are used for:Treating chickenpox (varicella) or shingles (herpes zoster) and treating or suppressing genital herpes infections. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Acyclovir Capsules are an antiviral. It works by stopping viral replication. However, A...
  12. Acyclovir CreamAcyclovir Cream
    Acyclovir CreamGeneric Name: Acyclovir (ay-SYE-kloe-veer)Brand Name: ZoviraxAcyclovir Cream is used for:Treating cold sores on the face or lips that are caused by the herpes virus. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Acyclovir Cream is an antiviral. It works by stopping viral replication. However, Acyclovir Cream does not eliminate the herpes vir...
  13. AcyclovirAcyclovir
    AcyclovirPronunciation: (A-SIKE-low-vihr)Class: Antiherpes virus agent, AntiviralTrade Names:Acyclovir- Injection 50 mg/mL (as sodium)- Powder for injection 500 mg/vial (as sodium)- Powder for injection 1,000 mg/vial (as sodium)Trade Names:Zovirax- Tablets 400 mg- Tablets 800 mg- Capsules 200 mg- Suspension 200 mg per 5 mL- Ointment 5%- Cream 5%Apo-Acyclovir (Canada...
  14. acyclovir topicalacyclovir topical
    acyclovir topicalGeneric Name: acyclovir topical (a SY klo veer)Brand Names: Zovirax TopicalWhat is acyclovir topical?Acyclovir is an antiviral drug. It slows the growth and spread of the herpes virus so that the body can fight off the infection. Acyclovir will not cure herpes, but it can lessen the symptoms of the infection.Acyclovir topical is used to treat cold sores and genital h...
  15. AczoneAczone
    AczoneGeneric Name: dapsone topical (dap zone top ick all)Brand Names: AczoneWhat is dapsone topical?Dapsone topical is an antiinfective medication.Dapsone topical is a medicine used to help treat acne.Dapsone topical may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about dapsone topical?Contact ...