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Abilify is used to relieve the symptoms of schizophrenia, mania (high mood swings), and other similar mental health problems.

Accolate contains a medicine called zafirlukast. This belongs to a group of medicines called leukotriene antagonists. Accolate is used to control the symptoms of your asthma, and prevent your asthma from getting worse.

Accupro (Quinapril) can be used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure.

Accuretic belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, and can be used to treat high blood pressure.

Substitution therapy for the treatment of essential hypertension and/or stable coronary artery disease in patients already controlled with perindopril and amlodipine given concurrently at the same dose level.

Actonel (Risedronate) 30mg is used in the treatment of Paget’s disease of the bone (osteitis deformans).

Actonel is used in the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis.

Actonel Combi is used in the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women who also need daily calcium supplementation as assessed by their doctor.

Actonel (Risedronate) is used in the treatment of osteoporosis, • in postmenopausal women, even if osteoporosis is severe. • in men.

The treatment of osteoporosis, even if severe, in postmenopausal women who also need daily calcium and vitamin D3 supplementation as assessed by their doctor. It reduces the risk of spinal and hip fractures.

Actos (Pioglitazone) is an anti-diabetic medicine used to treat type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetes mellitus. Actos tablets helps control the level of sugar in your blood when you have type 2 diabetes by helping your body make better use of the insulin it produces.

Actrapid is human insulin to treat diabetes. Actrapid is a fast-acting insulin. This means that it will start to lower your blood sugar about half an hour after you take it, and the effect will last for approximately 8 hours. Actrapid is often given in combination with longer-acting insulin products

It has been prescribed by your doctor to treat your high blood pressure or to reduce the frequency of your anginal attacks.

Adenuric tablets contain the active ingredient febuxostat, which is a type of medicine called a xanthine oxidase inhibitor. Febuxostat is used to treat gout.

Adizem SR (Diltiazem) is used to treat hypertension and angina.

Adizem XL (Diltiazem) is used to treat hypertension and angina.

Ibuprofen helps to reduce inflammation and to reduce pain. Ibuprofen can take a few weeks to help improve inflammation but can start to relieve pain after the first few doses.

INDICATIONS FOR USE AND CAUTIONS

This product is intended to be used by patients who are under the care or treatment of a physician or licensed healthcare professional. The device is intended to be used by these patients to administer aerosolized medication from most pressurized Metered Dose Inhalers. The intended environments for use include the home, hospitals and clinics.

 

Affex (Fluoxetine) is used to treat the following conditions: Adults: • Major depressive episodes • Obsessive-compulsive disorder • Bulimia nervosa: Affex is used alongside psychotherapy for the reduction of binge-eating and purging

Airomir inhaler contains the active ingredient salbutamol, which is a type of medicine known as a short-acting beta 2 agonist. Salbutamol is also available without a brand name, ie as the generic medicine.

Akineton is an antiparkinsonian agent of the anticholinergic type. It may also be used to reduce the shakiness and restlessness that can be caused by some tranquilizers or antipsychotic medications.

Aldactide is a diuretic medicine (“water tablet”) used for the treatment of congestive heart failure or high blood pressure (hypertension).

Aldactone is used to treat congestive heart failure and high blood pressure.

Allopurinol belongs to a class of medicines called anti-gout medicines. It is used to prevent gout, kidney stones, or hyperuricaemia during cancer treatment

Early study of aloe lotion suggests effectiveness for treating seborrheic dermatitis when applied to the skin. Further study is needed in this area before a strong.....

Alopur (Allopurinol) belongs to a class of medicines called anti-gout medicines. It is used to prevent gout, kidney stones, or hyperuricaemia during cancer treatment

Many studies have shown that ALA may improve blood sugar levels among patients with type 2 diabetes. Higher-quality studies are needed to provide more.....

Alprazolam tablets are only used to treat severe anxiety and severe anxiety associated with depression.

Amaryl (Glimepride) is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus, when diet, physical exercise and weight reduction alone are not adequate.

Amitriptyline belongs to a group of medicines called tricyclic antidepressant drugs. Amitriptyline is used:

  • to treat the symptoms of depression.
  • for the relief of bed-wetting at night by children.

Amlid (Amlodipine) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or a certain type of chest pain called angina, a rare form of which is Prinzmetal’s or variant angina.

Amlist (Amlodipine) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or a certain type of chest pain called angina, a rare form of which is Prinzmetal’s or variant angina.

Amlode (Amlodipine) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or a certain type of chest pain called angina, a rare form of which is Prinzmetal’s or variant angina.

Amlodipine is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or a certain type of chest pain called angina, a rare form of which is Prinzmetal’s or variant angina.

Amlotan (Amlodipine) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or a certain type of chest pain called angina, a rare form of which is Prinzmetal’s or variant angina.

Amoclav is a penicillin antibiotic that contains two medicines - amoxicillin trihydrate and potassium clavulanate. They work together to kill certain types of bacteria and are used to treat certain types of bacterial infections. Amoclav is usually used for up to14 days initially, and then your doctor will review the need for you to have further treatment with Amoclav. If your symptoms continue or become worse you should contact your doctor.

Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic. It fights bacteria in your body. Amoxicillin is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as ear infections, bladder infections, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and E. coli or salmonella infection.

Amoxil is a penicillin antibiotic. It fights bacteria in your body. Amoxil is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as ear infections, bladder infections, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and E. coli or salmonella infection.

Anafranil (Clomipramine) is used to treat depression, obsessions and phobias (irrational fears). It is also used to treat muscular weakness (cataplexy) associated with repeat attacks of extreme sleepiness (narcolepsy) in adults.

Anapen, EpiPen and EpiPen Jr auto-injectors both contain the active ingredient adrenaline, which is a hormone produced naturally by the body.

Angeliq tablets contain two active ingredients, estradiol and drospirenone. These are forms of the main female sex hormones, oestrogen and progesterone. Estradiol is a naturally occuring form of oestrogen and drospirenone is a synthetic form of progesterone.

Antabuse tablets contain the active ingredient disulfiram, which is a type of medicine called an aldehyde dehydrogenase inhibitor. It is prescribed to recovering alcoholics to help them abstain from drinking alcohol. If someone taking this medicine drinks alcohol, it quickly causes a severe, unpleasant and potentially dangerous reaction and knowledge of this fact can help to stop people from drinking.

Antacids are a type of medication that can control the acid levels in your stomach. They are available over the counter from pharmacies and are commonly used to treat the symptoms of heartburn and indigestion.

An anxiolytic is a drug used for the treatment of symptoms of anxiety. Anxiolytics have been shown to be useful in the treatment of anxiety disorders.

Bacteria are tiny organisms that can sometimes cause illness to humans and animals.

An antidepressant is a psychiatric medication used to alleviate mood disorders, such as major depression and dysthymia and anxiety disorders such as social anxiety disorder.

There are several different antifungal preparations that are used to treat various fungal infections.They come as creams, shampoos, pessaries, medicines to take by mouth, and injections.

Antihistamines are a type of medicine often used to treat a number of allergic health conditions.

Antiviral drugs are a class of medication used specifically for treating viral infections. Like antibiotics for bacteria, specific antivirals are used for specific viruses.

Anxicalm is used for: Anxiety and problems sleeping (insomnia). Muscle spasms (cramps) such as those caused by cerebral spasticity. Epilepsy (fits). Making you relaxed before an operation (premedication)

Apidra SoloStar pre-filled pens and Apidra penfill cartridges, contain the active ingredient insulin glulisine. They are used to treat diabetes.

Aprovel (Irbesartan) is used:

  • to treat high blood pressure (essential hypertension)
  • to protect the kidney in patients with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and evidence of impaired kidney function

Aqueous cream is used for the relief of the symptoms of dry skin conditions.

Arava (Leflunomide) is used to treat adult patients with active rheumatoid arthritis or with active psoriatic arthritis.

Arcoxia tablets contain the active ingredient etoricoxib, which is a type of medicine known as a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).

Aricept is a drug prescribed to treat mild stage Alzheimer’s disease.

Arimidex (anastrozole) is a drug used to treat breast cancer in post-menopausal women. If you have primary breast cancer you will take Arimidex for five years. If you have been changed from Tamoxifen to Arimidex you will continue to take Arimidex for the remainder of your five years of treatment.

Aromasin (Exemestane) is a drug used to treat breast cancer in postmenopausal women (women who have gone through the menopause/change of life). Aromasin may be prescribed if your breast cancer comes back or progresses while you are taking tamoxifen.

Artelac eye drops contain the active ingredient hypromellose, which is a type of medicine known as an eye lubricant.

Arthrotec helps to relieve the pain and swelling of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, and may help to protect patients at risk of irritation or ulceration of the stomach or intestines.

Asacolon (Mesalazine) is an anti-inflammatory medicine used to treat ulcerative colitis and to prevent further episodes of Crohn’s disease.

Aspirin has a blood thinning action which has been shown to be useful following heart attack and in patients with unstable angina or ischaemic stroke. Nu-Seals 75 is used wherever prolonged dosage of aspirin is required. Nu-Seals 75 is unsuitable for the short-term relief of pain.

Atacand is used for treating high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure.

The name of your medicine is Atacand Plus. It is used for treating high blood pressure (hypertension). It contains two active ingredients: candesartan cilexetil and hydrochlorothiazide. These work together to lower your blood pressure.

Atecor (Atenolol) is used in the treatment of – hypertension, angina pectoris, cardiac dysrhythmias and Myocardial infarction: early intervention in the acute phase.

Atenetic (Atenolol/Chlorthalidone) tablets are used in the management of hypertension: This is a combination product (contains two drugs) which may be suitable for use when satisfactory control of blood pressure cannot be obtained with either drug is used alone.

Ativan (Lorazepam) is a medicine which is used to treat anxiety, excitement, mania and status epilepticus. Ativan is also used as a pre-operative medication.

In this article I will discuss the cholesterol lowering medicine - Atorvas. I will look at various issues such as why Atorvas is prescribed, how Atorvas works and what the common and not so common side effects are. Atorvas is the generic version of Lipitor.

In this article I will investigate the cholesterol lowering medicine - Atorvastatin. I will look at various issues such as why Atorvastatin is prescribed, how Atorvastatin works and what the common and not so common side effects are. Atorvastatin is the generic version of Lipitor.

Atrovent inhaler and Atrovent UDVs both contain the active ingredient ipratropium bromide, which is a type of medicine called an antimuscarinic bronchodilator. Ipratropium nebuliser solution is also available without a brand name, ie as the generic medicine. Ipratropium works by opening the airways to make it easier to breathe.

Atrovent inhaler and Atrovent UDVs both contain the active ingredient ipratropium bromide, which is a type of medicine called an antimuscarinic bronchodilator. Ipratropium nebuliser solution is also available without a brand name, ie as the generic medicine. Ipratropium works by opening the airways to make it easier to breathe.

Augmentin-Duo Suspension is a penicillin antibiotic that contains two medicines - amoxicillin trihydrate and potassium clavulanate. They work together to kill certain types of bacteria and are used to treat certain types of bacterial infections.

Augmentin-Duo is a medicine which is used in certain types of bacterial infections. Augmentin-Duo contains amoxicillin trihydrate/potassium clavulanate.

Augmentin Paediatric 125mg/31.25mg/5ml Suspension is a penicillin antibiotic that contains two medicines - amoxicillin trihydrate and potassium clavulanate. They work together to kill certain types of bacteria and are used to treat certain types of bacterial infections.

 

Avamys nasal spray contains the active ingredient fluticasone furoate, which is a type of medicine known as a corticosteroid (or steroid).

Avandia is used to treat type 2 diabetes. Avandia helps to reduce your blood sugar towards a normal level, by helping your body make better use of the insulin it produces. Avandia can be used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat diabetes (such as Glucophage or Amaryl).

Avastin is a medicine used to treat cancer in the bowel, lung, breast or kidney.

Moxifloxacin is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections (such as bronchitis, pneumonia and sinusitis). It is used to treat these infections in people who have not improved with other antibiotic treatment or in people who cannot be treated with other antibiotics.

Avonex (Interferon Beta) is used to treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Treatment with Avonex can help to prevent you from getting worse, although it will not cure MS. It can help to reduce the number of relapses that you have and slow down the disabling effects of MS.

Azilect is used for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. It can be used together with or without Levodopa (another medicine that is used to treat Parkinson’s disease).

Azithromycin (Zithromax) is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as respiratory infections, skin infections, ear infections, and sexually transmitted diseases.