Isordil

Generic Name: isosorbide dinitrate Brand name(s): Dilatrate-SR, Isordil Titradose Isosorbide dinitrate is used to treat or prevent the symptoms of angina (chest pain). It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels in certain areas of your body, which decreases the work your heart has to do. This medicine will not cure your angina, but it […]

Imitrex

Generic Name: sumatriptan Imitrex StatdoseImitrex is used for the treatment of migraines with or without aura. An aura is a strange feeling or visual disturbance that warns you of an attack. It is not used to prevent migraines. Imitrex may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Important InformationYou should not […]

Halcion

Generic Name:  triazolam Brand Names: HalcionMedically Halcion is a benzodiazepine. Benzodiazepines belong to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) depressants, which are medicines that slow down the nervous system. Halcion is used to treat insomnia. This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you […]

Glucophage

Generic Name:  metformin Brand Names: Fortamet, Glumetza, Riomet Metformin is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. Metformin is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Metformin does not help patients who have insulin-dependent or type 1 diabetes because they cannot […]

Cytotec

Generic Name: misoprostol Cytotec is a prostaglandin. Prostaglandins are hormones that are involved in inflammation and pain. Cytotec is used to decrease the risk of stomach ulcers in certain patients who take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Cytotec is also used to treat postpartum bleeding or failure of the uterus to contract after childbirth. Cytotec may […]

Abacavir sulfate

Generic Name: abacavir sulfate Brand Names: Ziagen Abacavir sulfate is used to treat HIV, the virus that can cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Abacavir sulfate is not a cure for HIV or AIDS. Abacavir sulfate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. Important Information You should not use abacavir sulfate […]

Carbatrol

Generic Name: Carbamazepine Brand Names: Carbatrol, Equetro, Tegretol, Tegretol XR Carbatrol (carbamazepine) is a prescription drug used to treat seizures and nerve pain. It’s available as an immediate-release and extended-release tablet. The extended-release form is only for people with epilepsy who take carbamazepine twice a day. Carbatrol can interact with other medications, herbs, or vitamins […]

Calan

Calan is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure and certain types of chest pain (angina). Calan belongs to a class of drugs called calcium channel blockers. Calcium channel blockers work by relaxing the muscles of the heart and blood vessels. This action lowers the heart rate and blood pressure. Calan is available […]

Bumex

Generic Name: Bumetanide Bumex is a medication used to treat edema or fluid retention. It is also used to treat high blood pressure. Bumex belongs to a class of drugs called diuretics. It works by causing your body to get rid of extra water and salt. Bumex is available in generic form. Generic drugs usually […]

Biaxin

Generic name: Clarithromycin Biaxin is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of infections. It belongs to a class of drugs known as macrolide antibiotics. Biaxin works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. Biaxin is available in tablet and suspension form. It should be taken with food. Take Biaxin exactly as prescribed […]