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  1. milnacipranmilnacipran
    milnacipran (Oral route)mil-NA-si-pranOral routeTabletSuicidality and Antidepressant DrugsMilnacipran hydrochloride is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI), similar to some drugs used for the treatment of depression and other psychiatric disorders. Antidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in chi...
  2. MilnacipranMilnacipran
    Milnacipran Generic Name: Milnacipran (mil-NA-si-pran)Brand Name: SavellaMilnacipran is similar to certain antidepressant medicines. Antidepressants 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 be...
  3. Milnacipran HydrochlorideMilnacipran Hydrochloride
    Milnacipran HydrochloridePronunciation: (mil-NA-si-pran HYE-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: Neuronal norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake inhibitorTrade Names:Savella- Tablets 12.5 mg- Tablets 25 mg- Tablets 50 mg- Tablets 100 mgPharmacologyExact mechanism of action is unknown.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionAbsolute bioavailability is approximately 85% to 90%. T max is approximately...
  4. milrinonemilrinone
    milrinoneGeneric Name: milrinone (MIL ri none)Brand names: Primacor, Primacor I.V.What is milrinone?Milrinone is a vasodilator that works by relaxing the muscles in your blood vessels to help them dilate (widen). This lowers blood pressure and allows blood to flow more easily through your veins and arteries.Milrinone is used as a short-term treatment for treat life-threatening heart ...
  5. MilrinoneMilrinone
    Milrinone Generic Name: Milrinone (MILL-ri-none)Brand Name: PrimacorMilrinone is used for:Treating congestive heart failure.Milrinone is an inotrope and vasodilator. It works by increasing the force with which the heart pumps blood through the body and widens blood vessels, which allows blood to flow through the body more easily.Do NOT use Milrinone if:you are allergic t...
  6. Milrinone LactateMilrinone Lactate
    Milrinone LactatePronunciation: (MILL-rih-nohn LAK-tate)Class: Inotropic agentTrade Names:Primacor- Injection, premixed 200 mcg/mL in dextrose 5% injectionApo-Milrinone Injectable (Canada)PharmacologyHas direct arterial vasodilator activity and positive inotropic effect; increases myocardial contractility.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionSteady state is reached after approximate...
  7. MiltownMiltown
    MiltownGeneric Name: meprobamate (meh pro BA mate)Brand Names: Equanil, MiltownWhat is Miltown (meprobamate)?Meprobamate affects chemicals in your brain that may become unbalanced and cause anxiety.Meprobamate is used to relieve anxiety, nervousness, and tension associated with anxiety disorders.Meprobamate may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication g...
  8. MiltownMiltown
    MiltownGeneric name: MeprobamateBrand names: MiltownWhy is Miltown prescribed?Miltown is a tranquilizer used in the treatment of anxiety disorders and for short-term relief of the symptoms of anxiety.Most important fact about MiltownMiltown can be habit-forming. You can develop tolerance and dependence, and you may experience withdrawal symptoms if you sto...
  9. MiltownMiltown
    MiltownGeneric Name: meprobamate (Oral route)me-proe-BAM-ateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Mb-TabMiltownTrancotAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsule, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: AntianxietyChemical Class: CarbamateUses For MiltownMeprobamate is used to relieve nervousness or tension. This medicine should not be used for nervousness or tension cau...
  10. MiltussMiltuss
    MiltussGeneric Name: dextromethorphan (Oral route)dex-troe-meth-OR-fanCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Babee Cof SyrupBenylin Pediatric FormulaChildren's Pedia CareCreomulsionCreo-TerpinDelsymDexaloneElixSure Cough Children'sFather John's MedicineMiltussNycoffPediacarePediacare Long-Acting CoughRobafen CoughRobitussinSilphen DMSimply CoughSt. J...
  11. Mineral Oil EmulsionMineral Oil Emulsion
    Mineral Oil EmulsionGeneric Name: Mineral Oil (MIHN-er-uhl OYL)Brand Name: Examples include Kondremul and Liqui-DossMineral Oil Emulsion is used for:Relieving occasional constipation and bowel irregularity.Mineral Oil Emulsion is a lubricant laxative that works by slowing the absorption of water from the bowel, which softens the stool.Do NOT use Mineral Oil Emulsion if:you ...
  12. Mineral Oil LiquidMineral Oil Liquid
    Mineral Oil LiquidGeneric Name: Mineral Oil (MIHN-er-uhl OYL)Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.Mineral Oil Liquid is used for:Relieving occasional constipation and bowel irregularity.Mineral Oil Liquid is a lubricant laxative that works by slowing the absorption of water from the bowel, which softens the stool.Do NOT use Mineral Oil Liquid if:you are allergic to...
  13. Mineral Oil EnemaMineral Oil Enema
    Mineral Oil EnemaGeneric Name: Mineral Oil (MIN-uh-ral)Brand Name: FleetMineral Oil Enema is used for:Relieving occasional constipation or fecal impaction (severe constipation). It may also be used to cleanse and remove residue from the bowel in certain situations (eg, after using a barium enema).Mineral Oil Enema is a lubricant laxative that works by slowing the absorption of wa...
  14. Mineral Oil/Hydrophilic Petrolatum OintmentMineral Oil/Hydrophilic Petrolatum Ointment
    Mineral Oil/Hydrophilic Petrolatum OintmentGeneric Name: Mineral Oil/Hydrophilic Petrolatum (MIN-ah-rel oil/high-DROE-fil-ik pe-troe-LAY-tum)Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.Mineral Oil/Hydrophilic Petrolatum Ointment is used for:Softening and moisturizing dry, cracked, or irritated skin.Mineral Oil/Hydrophilic Petrolatum Ointment is an emollient. It works by softe...
  15. Minidyne SolutionMinidyne Solution
    Minidyne SolutionGeneric Name: Povidone/Iodine (POE-vi-done/EYE-oh-dine)Brand Name: Examples include Minidyne and PolydineMinidyne Solution is used for:Treating minor wounds and infections, as well as killing bacteria.Minidyne Solution is an antiseptic combination. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.Do NOT use Minidyne Solution if:you are allergic to any ingredient in M...