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Famciclovir is used to treat viral infections such as genital herpes (a sexually transmitted infection) and herpes zoster (shingles). It is also useful in preventing genital herpes and in preventing viral infections occurring in those with a lowered immune system.
Fampyra is a medicine used to improve walking in adults (18 years and over) with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) related walking disability. In multiple sclerosis, inflammation destroys the protective sheath around the nerves leading to muscle weakness, muscle stiffness and difficulty walking.
Fampyra contains the active substance fampridine which belongs to a group of medicines called potassium channel blockers. They work by stopping potassium leaving the nerve cells which have been damaged by MS. This medicine is thought to work by letting signals pass down the nerve more normally, which allows you to walk better.
Famvir is used to treat viral infections such as genital herpes (a sexually transmitted infection) and herpes zoster (shingles). It is also useful in preventing genital herpes and in preventing viral infections occurring in those with a lowered immune system.
Fastum Gel contains the active ingredient ketoprofen, which is a type of medicine called a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs are used to relieve pain and inflammation.
Faverin belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRI). Faverin contains a substance called Faverin. This is an antidepressant. It is used to treat depression (major depressive episode). Faverin can also treat people who have obsessive compulsive disorder-OCD
Feldene (Piroxicam) is used to relieve some symptoms caused by rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis (arthrosis, degenerative joint disease) and ankylosing spondylitis (rheumatism of the spine) such as swelling, stiffness and joint pain.
Femara (Letrozole) is a drug used to treat breast cancer in post-menopausal women. It is a type of hormone treatment known as an aromatase inhibitor.
Fematab tablets contain the active ingredient estradiol valerate, which is a naturally occuring form of the main female sex hormone, oestrogen.
Femodene tablets are a type of hormonal contraception commonly known as 'the pill' or combined oral contraceptive pill. Femodene tablets contain two active ingredients, ethinylestradiol and gestodene. These are synthetic versions of the naturally occurring female sex hormones, oestrogen and progesterone. Ethinylestradiol is a synthetic version of oestrogen and gestodene is a 'third generation' synthetic form of progesterone.
Femoston is a hormone replacement therapy (HRT) preparation. It consists of two types of tablets; one containing the active ingredient estradiol, and the other containing two active ingredients, estradiol and dydrogesterone. These are forms of the main female sex hormones, oestrogen and progesterone. Estradiol is a naturally occuring form of oestrogen and dydrogesterone is a synthetic form of progesterone.
Femoston-conti tablets contain two active ingredients, estradiol and dydrogesterone. These are forms of the main female sex hormones, oestrogen and progesterone. Estradiol is a naturally occuring form of oestrogen and dydrogesterone is a synthetic form of progesterone.
For centuries, fennel fruits have been used as herbal medicines in Europe and China. Fennel tea is often used to treat infants with digestive disorders. It has a mild flavor and seems to be well-tolerated. An emulsion of....
Fenofibrate is used to reduce the level of cholesterol and fats in your blood when a low-fat diet and other non-medicinal treatments, such as weight reduction or exercise, have failed. Lipantil Micro can often increase the amount of a “good” type of cholesterol, called HDL.
Ferrograd tablets contain the active ingredient ferrous sulphate, which is a form of iron.
Feverfew is often taken by mouth for migraine headache prevention. Laboratory studies show that feverfew may reduce inflammation and prevent blood vessel constriction (squeezing) that may lead to headaches. Most of the available.....
- Proscar prevents the conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. DHT is involved in the development of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Firmagon (Degarelix) is prescribed to treat advanced prostate cancer.
Flagyl is used for infections caused by anaerobic bacteria or micro-organisms called protozoa. It works by killing the bacteria or protozoa.
Flixonase aqueous nasal spray contains the active ingredient fluticasone propionate, which is a type of medicine known as a corticosteroid (or steroid). Corticosteroids are hormones produced naturally by the adrenal glands that have many important functions, including control of inflammatory responses.
Flixotide evohaler, accuhaler and nebules all contain the active ingredient fluticasone propionate, which is a type of medicine known as a corticosteroid.