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  • Lactulose
    on Dec 9, 2016
    Lactulose3.3g/5ml SyrupDrug Category: Stimulant Laxative / Osmotically acting laxatives.Brand Name: DuphalacPharmaceutical Form and CompositionLactulose is an oral solution. It is a clear, viscous liquid, colorless to brownish yellow. Lactulose oral...
  • Clopidogrel
    on Dec 27, 2014
    Clopidogrel75mg Tablet300mg TabletDRUG CATEGORY:Anti-Thrombotic AgentPHARMACOLOGY:Clopidogrel is an inhibitor of ADP-induced platelet aggregation acting direct inhibition of adenosine diphosphate (ADP) binding to its receptor and of the subsequent AD...
  • Atorvastatin
    on Dec 23, 2014
    Atorvastatin10mg Tablet20mg Tablet40mg Tablet80mg TabletDRUG CATEGORY:Dyslipidemic AgentMECHANISM OF ACTION:Atorvastatin is a selective, competitive inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase, the rate-limiting enzyme that converts 3-hydroxy-3methyl-glutaryl-coe...
  • Dicyclomine / Dicycloverine
    on Dec 22, 2014
    Dicyclomine / Dicycloverine10mg Tablet10mg/5ml SyrupDRUG CATEGORY:Anticholinergic Drug/ Antispasmodic DrugBRAND NAME:BentylPHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:Dicycloverine in hydrochloride as its salt, is tertiary amine with antimuscarinic effects similar to but...
  • Erythromycin
    on Dec 21, 2014
    Erythromycin 100mg/ml Suspension Oral Drops125mg/5ml Suspension200mg/5ml Suspension250mg/5ml Suspension250mg Tablet500mg TabletDRUG CATEGORY:Macrolide Antibacterial DrugMECHANISM OF ACTION:Erythromycin and other macrolides bind reversibly to the 50s...
  • Tramadol
    on Dec 20, 2014
    Tramadol50mg Tablet100mg Tablet50mg/ml i.v. Injection100mg/2ml i.v. InjectionDRUG CATEGORY:Opioid AnalgesicBRAND NAME:TramalPHARMACOLOGY:Tramadol is a centrally acting analgesic with binding to specific opioid receptors. It is a nonselective, pure ag...
  • Omeprazole
    on Dec 19, 2014
    Omeprazole20mg Capsule40mg CapsuleDRUG CATEGORY:Proton Pump InhibitorBRAND NAME: PrilosecPHARMACOLOGY:Omeprazole is a substituted benzimidazole which suppresses gastric acid secretion. Omeprazole is activated at an acidic pH to a sulphenamide derivat...
  • Allopurinol
    on Dec 14, 2014
    Allopurinol100mg Tablet300mg TabletDRUG CATEGORY:Antigout DrugBRAND NAME:ZyloprimPHARMACOLOGY:Allopurinol is used in gout and hyperuricemia to inhibit the enzyme xanthine oxidase, thus preventing the oxidation of hypoxanthine to xanthine and xanthine...
  • Acetaminophen / Paracetamol
    on Dec 12, 2014
    Acetaminophen / Paracetamol325mg Tablet500mg Tablet100mg/ml Suspension or Syrup120mg/ml Suspension or Syrup125mg/ml Suspension250mg/ml Suspension or SyrupDRUG CATEGORY:Analgesic and Antipyretic DrugBRAND NAMES:Tylenol; Tempra; Panadol; BiogesicPHARMA...
  • Aspirin
    on Dec 11, 2014
    Aspirin80mg Tablet100mg Tablet300mg Tablet500mg TabletDRUG CATEGORY:Analgesic; Anti-inflammatory agent; Anticoagulant agentPHARMACOLOGY:General Pharmacology:The action o aspirin is vastly due to its capacity to inhibit prostaglandin biosynthesis. It...
  • LORATADINE
    on Dec 9, 2014
    LORATADINE10mg Tablet5mg/5ml SyrupBRANDNAME:Claritin; Loraday; AllertaDRUG CATEGORY:Antihistamine ( H1-receptor antagonist)INDICATION:Loratadine is prescribed for relief signs and symptoms of chronic urticaria and other allergic dermatologic disorder...
  • Acarbose
    on Dec 8, 2014
    ACARBOSE50mg Tablet100mg TabletBRAND NAMES:Glucobay; Precose  DRUG CATEGORY:  Antidiabetic (Type II)PHARMACODYNAMICS:Acarbose works against diabetes in a way different from all other antidiabetes medicines. It interferes with enzymes in the...
  • Bupivacaine Hydrochloride
    on Aug 4, 2013
    Bupivacaine Hydrochloride5mg/ml Solution for Spinal InjectionDrug Category: Local AnestheticBrand Name: Sensorcaine 0.5% HeavyClinical ParticularsTherapeutic Indications:Spinal anesthesia for surgery, e.g. urological surgery and surgery on the lower...
  • MEFENAMIC ACID
    on Aug 2, 2013
    MEFENAMIC ACID500mg Capsule250mg Capsule50mg/5ml SuspensionDRUG CATEGORY: Analgesic/Antipyretic, Non Steroidal Anti-inflammatoryBRAND NAME: Ponstan®DESCRIPTION:Mefenamic acid is N-(2,3,-xylyl)-anthranilic acid. It is an orally active analgesic agent...
  • Etoricoxib
    on Jul 27, 2013
    Etoricoxib30mg Tablet60mg Tablet90mg Tablet120mg TabletDrug Category: COX-2 Specific InhibitorBrand Name:Arcoxia/Arcoxia AcProduct Description:Etoricoxib is a member of a class arthritis/analgesia medications called, coxibs. Etoricoxib is a highly se...
  • Ketorolac Trometamol
    on Jul 4, 2013
    Ketorolac Trometamol30mg/ml Solution for Injection (IM/IV)Drug Category: Non-Opioid AnalgesicMode of Actions:Ketorolac Trometamol is a non-narcotic analgesic. It inhibits synthesis of prostaglandins and is considered a peripherally acting analgesic s...
  • Hydralazine
    on Jun 29, 2013
    Hydralazine 20mg/mlSolution for Injection (IM/IV)Drug Category: Direct VasodilatorDescription:A clear colorless solution to pale yellow solution in USP.Pharmacokinetics:Hydralazine given orally is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract but...
  • Pantoprazole Sodium
    on Jun 4, 2013
    Pantoprazole Sodium40mg for Injection IVDrug Category: Proton Pump InhibitorPharmacological Action:Mechanism of action:Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) that suppresses the final step in gastric acid production by covalently binding to th...
  • Tranexamic Acid
    on Jun 3, 2013
    Tranexamic Acid 100mg/ml Injection (I.V.)Drug Category: Antifibrinolytic agentChemical Name and Molecular Formula:Trans-4-(Aminomethyl) cyclohexanecarboxylic acid. C8H15NO2Pharmacology:Tranexamic acid is an antifibrinolytic drug, which inhibits break...
  • Glimepiride
    on Jun 2, 2013
    Glimepiride1mg Tablet2mg Tablet3mg TabletDrug Category: Oral Hypoglycemic (Sulfonylurea group)Description:Glimepiride is an oral blood-glucose-lowering drug of the sulfonylurea class. Chemically, Glimepiride is identified as 1-[{p[2-(3-ethyl-4-methyl...
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