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  1. MiraLax Powder for Oral SolutionMiraLax Powder for Oral Solution
    MiraLax Powder for Oral SolutionGeneric Name: Polyethylene Glycol-3350 (pol-ee-ETH-il-een GLIE-col)Brand Name: Examples include GlycoLax and MiraLaxMiraLax Powder for Oral Solution is used for:Treating occasional constipation.MiraLax Powder for Oral Solution is a laxative. It works by softening the stool and increasing the frequency of bowel movements by retaining water in the st...
  2. Miranel AF LiquidMiranel AF Liquid
    Miranel AF LiquidGeneric Name: Miconazole (mye-KON-a-zole)Brand Name: Miranel AFMiranel AF Liquid is used for:Treating athlete's foot or ringworm and relieving the itching, scaling, burning, and discomfort due to those conditions. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Miranel AF Liquid is an antifungal. It works by killing sensitive fungi.Do NOT ...
  3. MirapexMirapex
    MirapexGeneric name: Pramipexole dihydrochlorideBrand names: MirapexWhy is Mirapex prescribed?Although it is not a cure, Mirapex eases the symptoms of Parkinson's disease—a progressive disorder marked by muscle rigidity, weakness, shaking, tremor, and eventually difficulty with walking and talking. Parkinson's disease results from a shortage of the chemical messenger do...
  4. MirapexMirapex
    MirapexGeneric Name: pramipexole (Oral route)pram-i-PEX-oleCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MirapexAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntiparkinsonianPharmacologic Class: Dopamine AgonistUses For MirapexPramipexole is used to treat Parkinson's disease. It may be used alone, or in combination with levodopa or other medicines to treat this disease.\...
  5. MirapexMirapex
    Mirapex Generic Name: Pramipexole (PRAM-i-PEX-ole)Brand Name: MirapexMirapex is used for:Treating the signs and symptoms of Parkinson disease. It is also used to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Mirapex is a dopamine agonist. It is thought that the shaking (tremors) of Parkinson disease is caused by reduce...
  6. Miraphen PE Controlled-Release TabletsMiraphen PE Controlled-Release Tablets
    Miraphen PE Controlled-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Guaifenesin/Phenylephrine (gwye-FEN-e-sin/fen-il-EF-rin)Brand Name: Examples include Lusonex and Miraphen PEMiraphen PE Controlled-Release Tablets are used for:Relieving symptoms of congestion, cough, and throat and airway irritation due to colds, flu, or hay fever. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your do...
  7. MirceraMircera
    MirceraGeneric Name: epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycol (e POE e tin BAY ta meth OX ee pol ee ETH il een GLYE kol)Brand Names: MirceraWhat is epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycol?Epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycol is a man-made form of a protein that is normally produced by the kidneys to help your body produce red blood cells. This protein in your body may be reduced w...
  8. MircetteMircette
    MircetteGeneric Name: ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel (EH thih nill ess tra DYE ole and des oh JESS trel)Brand Names: Apri, Cesia, Cyclessa, Desogen, Kariva, Mircette, Ortho-Cept, Reclipsen, Solia, VelivetWhat is ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel?Ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel contains a combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). T...
  9. MircetteMircette
    MircetteGeneric 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 MircetteConjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesteron...
  10. MircetteMircette
    MircetteGeneric 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 MircetteConjugated estrogens and medroxyprogesteron...
  11. MirenaMirena
    MirenaGeneric Name: levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LEE voe nor JES trel)Brand Names: MirenaWhat is levonorgestrel intrauterine system?Levonorgestrel is a female hormone. This hormone can cause changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it harder for sperm to reach the uterus and harder for a fertilized egg to attach to the uterus.Levonorgestrel intrauterine system...
  12. MirenaMirena
    MirenaGeneric Name: levonorgestrel (Intrauterine route)lee-voe-nor-JES-trelCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MirenaAvailable Dosage Forms:Insert, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: Contraceptive, LocalPharmacologic Class: ProgestinUses For MirenaLevonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system is a device that contains the female hormone, levonorgestrel. It is plac...
  13. Mirena IUDMirena IUD
    Mirena IUDGeneric Name: Levonorgestrel (LEE-voe-nor-JES-trel)Brand Name: MirenaMirena IUD is used for:Preventing pregnancy for up to 5 years in certain women. It is also used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding.Mirena IUD is a progestin intrauterine device (IUD). It works by preventing ovulation. It also alters the lining of the uterus to prevent implantation should fertilization o...
  14. mirtazapinemirtazapine
    mirtazapineGeneric Name: mirtazapine (mir TAH zah peen)Brand Names: Remeron, Remeron SolTabWhat is mirtazapine?Mirtazapine is an antidepressant. Mirtazapine affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression.Mirtazapine is used to treat major depressive disorder.Mirtazapine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide....
  15. MirtazapineMirtazapine
    MirtazapineBrand names: Remeron SolTab, RemeronWhy is Mirtazapine prescribed?Remeron is prescribed for the treatment of major depression—that is, a continuous depressed mood that interferes with everyday life. The symptoms of major depression often include changes in appetite and weight, difficulty sleeping, loss of interest in pleasurable activities, constant fidgeting o...