Medicine - T

Tadalafil works by preventing the action of a chemical in the body called phosphodiesterase type-5. This helps relax the blood vessels and keep them dilated for longer.

Tambocor tablets and injection, and Tambocor XL capsules all contain the active ingredient flecainide, which is a type of medicine called an anti-arrhythmic.

Tamiflu is a prescription medicine used to treat the flu (influenza) in people 2 weeks of age and older who have had flu symptoms for no more than 2 days. Tamiflu can also reduce the chance of getting the flu in people 1 year and older. Tamiflu is not a substitute for an annual flu vaccination.

Tamox (Tamoxifen) is a drug commonly used as part of the treatment for some breast cancers. It belongs to a group of drugs known as hormone therapies and is also described as an anti-oestrogen drug. You will usually take Tamoxifen for five years although some people may be on it for longer

  • Tamoxifen is a drug commonly used as part of the treatment for some breast cancers. 
  • It belongs to a group of drugs known as hormone therapies and is also described as an anti-oestrogen drug. 
  • Tamsulosin is an alpha-blocker that relaxes the muscles in the prostate and bladder neck, making it easier to urinate.
  • Tamsulosin is used to improve urination in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate).

Tarceva is a medicine used to treat cancer in the lung and in the pancreas.

Targin tablets contain two active ingredients, oxycodone and naloxone. Oxycodone is a type of medicine called an opioid painkiller. Naloxone is a type of medicine called opioid antagonist.

Tarivid (Ofloxacin) is used to treat bacterial infections such as chest, genito-urinary and skin infections in adults. It works by killing the bacteria which cause the infection.

Tasmar (Tolcapone) is used together with other medications when all other alternative medications cannot stabilise your Parkinson’s disease.

Tavanic tablets contain the active ingredient levofloxacin, which is a type of medicine called a quinolone antibiotic. Antibiotics are used to treat infections caused by bacteria.

Tavegil tablets contain the active ingredient clemastine, which is a type of medicine called a sedating antihistamine. It works by preventing the actions of histamine.

Taxotere (Docetaxel) is used to treat locally advanced breast cancer (cancer that is widespread in the breast area) or secondary breast cancer (cancer that has spread to other parts of the body). It may also be used to treat primary breast cancer as part of a clinical trial.

Tears naturale eye drops contain two active ingredients, hypromellose and dextran, which are known as eye lubricants.

The active ingredient of Tegretol Oral Suspension is carbamazepine which is one of a group of medicines called anticonvulsants, used to treat epilepsy. Carbamazepine is also used to treat a painful condition of the face (trigeminal neuralgia) and also may be used to help prevent mood swings.

The active ingredient of Tegretol Retard is carbamazepine. Carbamazepine is one of a group of medicines called anticonvulsants. It is used to treat epilepsy. Carbamazepine is also used to treat a painful condition of the face (trigeminal neuralgia) and also may be used to help prevent mood swings.

The active ingredient of Tegretol is carbamazepine. Carbamazepine is one of a group of medicines called anticonvulsants. It is used to treat epilepsy. Carbamazepine is also used to treat a painful condition of the face (trigeminal neuralgia) and also may be used to help prevent mood swings.

Telfast 180mg tablets contain the active ingredient fexofenadine, which is an antihistamine medicine. Fexofenadine tablets are also available without a brand name, ie as the generic medicine.

Tenoretic (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.

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