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sulindac
Dosage Form: tablet
Clinoril®
TABLETS
(SULINDAC)

Cardiovascular Risk

  • NSAIDs may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, myocardial infarction, and stroke, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use. Patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors for cardiovascular disease may be at greater risk. (See WARNINGS.)
  • Clinoril is contraindicated for the treatment of peri-operative pain in the setting of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery (see WARNINGS).

Gastrointestinal Risk

  • NSAIDs cause an increased risk of serious gastrointestinal adverse events including bleeding, ulceration, and perforation of the stomach or intestines, which can be fatal. These events can occur at any time during use and without warning symptoms. Elderly patients are at greater risk for serious gastrointestinal events. (See WARNINGS.)

DESCRIPTION

Sulindac is a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory indene derivative designated chemically as (Z)-5-fluoro-2-methyl-1-[[p -(methylsulfinyl)phenyl]methylene]-1H -indene-3-acetic acid. It is not a salicylate, pyrazolone or propionic acid derivative. Its empirical formula is C20H17FO3S, with a molecular weight of 356.42. Sulindac, a yellow crystalline compound, is a weak organic acid practically insoluble in water below pH 4.5, but very soluble as the sodium salt or in buffers of pH 6 or higher.

Clinoril1 (Sulindac) is available in 200 mg tablets for oral administration. Each tabl

klor-dye-az-e-POX-ide hye-droe-KLOR-ide

Commonly used brand name(s)

In the U.S.

  • Librium

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Capsule
  • Tablet

Therapeutic Class: Antianxiety

Pharmacologic Class: Chlordiazepoxide

Uses For chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride

Chlordiazepoxide is used to relieve symptoms of anxiety, including nervousness or anxiety that happens before a surgery. It may also be used to treat symptoms of alcohol withdrawal.

Chlordiazepoxide 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.

chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Before Using chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride

In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride, the following should be considered:

Allergies

Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride or any other medicines. Also tell your health care professional if you have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.

Pediatric

Appropriate studies have not been performed on the relationship of age to the effects of chlordiazepoxide in children below 6 years of age. Safety and efficacy have not been established.

Geriatric

Pronunciation: KAL-ah-mine
Generic Name: Calamine
Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.

Calamine Lotion is used for:

Soothing and protecting the skin following minor skin irritations (itching, pain, and discomfort) including poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac.

Calamine Lotion is a skin protectant. It works by soothing and protecting the skin.

Do NOT use Calamine Lotion if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Calamine Lotion

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Calamine Lotion:

Some medical conditions may interact with Calamine Lotion. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Calamine Lotion. However, no specific interactions with Calamine Lotion are known at this time.

This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Calamine Lotion may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

How to use Calamine Lotion:

Use Calamine Lotion as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

Pronunciation: brome-fen-IR-a-meen/dex-troe-meth-OR-fan/sue-do-eh-FED-rin
Generic Name: Brompheniramine/Dextromethorphan/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Examples include Bromfed DM and Carbodex DM

Cardec DM Elixir is used for:

Relieving symptoms of sinus congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and cough due to colds, upper respiratory infections, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Cardec DM Elixir is a decongestant, antihistamine, and cough suppressant combination. It works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages. The antihistamine works by blocking the action of histamine, which helps reduce symptoms such as watery eyes and sneezing while the cough suppressant works in the brain to help decrease the cough reflex to reduce a dry cough.

Do NOT use Cardec DM Elixir if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Cardec DM Elixir
  • you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems
  • you are unable to urinate or are having an asthma attack
  • you take sodium oxybate (GHB) or if you have taken furazolidone or a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (eg, phenelzine) within the last 14 days

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Cardec DM Elixir:

Some medical conditions may interact with Cardec DM Elixir. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-fe

Generic Name: calcium and vitamin D combination (KAL see um and VYE ta min D)
Brand Names: Calcarb with D, Calcet, Calcio Del Mar, Calcitrate with D, Calcium 600+D, Caltrate 600 with D, Caltrate 600 with D Plus Soy, Caltrate Colon Health, Citracal + D, Citracal 250 mg + D, Citracal Creamy Bites, Citracal Maximum + D, Citracal Petites, Citrus Calcium with Vitamin D, Dical-D, Os-Cal 250 with D, Os-Cal 500 + D, Os-Cal with D, Oysco 500 with D, Oysco D, Oyst-Cal-D, Oyster Shell Calcium with Vitamin D, Oyster-D, Oystercal-D, Posture-D H/P, Risacal-D

What is Caltro with Vitamin D (calcium and vitamin D combination)?

Calcium is a mineral that is found naturally in foods. Calcium is necessary for many normal functions of your body, especially bone formation and maintenance.

Vitamin D is important for the absorption of calcium from the stomach and for the functioning of calcium in the body.

Calcium and vitamin D combination is used to prevent or to treat a calcium deficiency.

Calcium and vitamin D combination may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about Caltro with Vitamin D (calcium and vitamin D combination)?

Before you take calcium and vitamin D combination, tell your doctor if you have kidney disease, past or present kidney stones, heart disease, circulation problems, a parathyroid disorder, or if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.

Avoid taking any other vitamin or mineral supplements that contain calcium or vitamin D without first talking to your doctor.

Before taking calcium and vitamin D combination, tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Generic Name: benztropine (Injection route)

BENZ-troe-peen

Commonly used brand name(s)

In the U.S.

  • Cogentin

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Solution

Therapeutic Class: Antiparkinsonian

Pharmacologic Class: Anticholinergic

Uses For Cogentin

Benztropine injection is used with other medicines to treat Parkinson's disease. By improving muscle control and reducing stiffness, this medicine allows more normal movements of the body as the disease symptoms are reduced. It is also used to control severe reactions to certain medicines that are used to treat nervous, mental, and emotional conditions (e.g., phenothiazine medicine such as prochlorperazine, Compazine®, Mellaril®, Phenergan®, Thorazine®, Trilafon®).

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Before Using Cogentin

In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For this medicine, the following should be considered:

Allergies

Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to this medicine or any other medicines. Also tell your health care professional if you have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.

Pediatric

Because of benztropine's toxicity, it should be used with caution in children 3 years of age or older. It is not recommended for use in children below 3 years of age.

Geriatric

Pronunciation: KAR-ba-MAZ-e-peen
Generic Name: Carbamazepine
Brand Name: Tegretol

Carbamazepine Suspension may rarely cause severe blood problems (eg, aplastic anemia, agranulocytosis). Contact your doctor right away if you develop fever, chills, or sore throat; rash; ulcers or sores in the mouth; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness; or swollen lymph nodes. Lab tests, including complete blood cell counts, will be performed before and during treatment with Carbamazepine Suspension. These tests will be used to check for side effects.

Carbamazepine Suspension may rarely cause serious and sometimes fatal skin reactions. Contact your doctor at once if you develop red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever. The risk of this reaction may be greater in Asian patients. Asian patients may need to have a blood test before they start Carbamazepine Suspension to determine whether they have a greater risk of developing a severe skin reaction.


Carbamazepine Suspension is used for:

Treating certain types of seizures. It is also used to treat severe pain of the jaw or cheek caused by a facial nerve problem (trigeminal neuralgia). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Carbamazepine Suspension is an anticonvulsant. It works to control seizures by blocking certain nerve impulses in the brain. It works to treat trigeminal neuralgia by altering nerve impulses in certain facial nerves, which relieves pain.

Do NOT use Carbamazepine Suspension if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Carbamazepine Suspension
  • you are allergic to tricyclic antidepressants (eg, amitriptyline), cyclobenzaprine, or similar medicines
  • you have a histo
Pronunciation: hye-droe-KOR-ti-sone/yoor-EE-ah
Generic Name: Hydrocortisone/Urea
Brand Name: Examples include Carmol HC and U-cort

Carmol HC is used for:

Treating inflammation and itching due to certain skin conditions. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Carmol HC is a topical adrenocortical steroid. It works by reducing skin inflammation (redness, swelling, itching, and irritation) in a way that is not clearly understood.

Do NOT use Carmol HC if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Carmol HC

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Carmol HC:

Some medical conditions may interact with Carmol HC. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have any kind of skin infection, cuts, scrapes, or lessened blood flow to your skin
  • if you have had a recent vaccination; have measles, tuberculosis, chickenpox, or shingles; or have had a positive tuberculosis test
  • if you have asthma
  • if you are taking prednisone or similar medicines

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Carmol HC. Because little, if any, of Carmol HC is absorbed into the blood


Cromolyn Sodium Inhalation Solution, USP
For Oral Inhalation Use Only - Not for Injection

Cromolyn Sodium Inhalation Solution Description

The active ingredient of Cromolyn Sodium Inhalation Solution, USP is cromolyn sodium, USP. It is an inhaled anti-inflammatory agent for the preventive management of asthma. Cromolyn sodium is chemically designated as disodium 5,5'- [(2-hydroxytrimethylene)dioxy] bis [4-oxo-4H-1-benzopyran-2-carboxylate]. The molecular formula is C23H14Na2O11; the molecular weight is 512.34. Cromolyn sodium is a water-soluble, odorless, white, hydrated crystalline powder. It is tasteless at first, but leaves a slightly bitter aftertaste. Cromolyn sodium is clear, colorless to pale yellow, sterile and has a target pH of 5.5.

The structural formula is:

Each 2 mL vial for oral inhalation use only contains 20 mg cromolyn sodium, USP in water for injection, USP.

Cromolyn Sodium Inhalation Solution - Clinical Pharmacology

In vitro and in vivo animal studies have shown that cromolyn sodium inhibits sensitized mast cell degranulation which occurs after exposure to specific antigens. Cromolyn sodium acts by inhibiting the release of mediators from mast cells. Studies show that cromolyn sodium indirectly blocks calcium ions from entering the mast cell, thereby preventing mediator release.

Cromolyn sodium inhibits both the immediate and non-immediate bronchoconstr

Generic Name: carbinoxamine and pseudoephedrine (kar bi NOX a meen and soo doe e FED rin)
Brand Names: Andec, Cordron-D NR, Rondamine

What is Cordron-D NR (carbinoxamine and pseudoephedrine)?

Carbinoxamine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose.

Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels in the nasal passages. Dilated blood vessels can cause nasal congestion (stuffy nose).

The combination of carbinoxamine and pseudoephedrine is used to treat sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, itchy or watery eyes, hives, skin rash, itching, and other symptoms of allergies and the common cold.

Carbinoxamine and pseudoephedrine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about Cordron-D NR (carbinoxamine and pseudoephedrine)?

Always ask a doctor before giving a cold or allergy medicine to a child, even if the medicine label provides dosing instructions for children. Death can occur from the misuse of cough and cold medicines in very young children. Do not use carbinoxamine and pseudoephedrine if you have used an MAO inhibitor such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), rasagiline (Azilect), selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam), or tranylcypromine (Parnate) within the past 14 days. Serious, life-threatening side effects can occur if you take carbinoxamine and pseudoephedrine before the MAO inhibitor has cleared from your body. Carbinoxamine and pseudoephedrine can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert. Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of this medication.

Call your doctor if you have a fe

Pronunciation: KLIN-da-MYE-sin
Generic Name: Clindamycin
Brand Name: Examples include Cleocin T and Clindamax

Clindamycin Gel is used for:

Treating severe acne. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Clindamycin Gel is a topical lincomycin antibiotic. It works by killing sensitive bacteria that cause acne and reducing the amount of free fatty acids that irritate the skin surface.

Do NOT use Clindamycin Gel if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Clindamycin Gel or to lincomycin
  • you have Crohn disease, antibiotic-associated colitis, or ulcerative colitis

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Clindamycin Gel:

Some medical conditions may interact with Clindamycin Gel. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have a gastrointestinal (bowel) disease or diarrhea

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Clindamycin Gel. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especial

Generic Name: methylcellulose (METH il SEL yoo los)
Brand Names: Citrucel, Citrucel Clear Mix, Citrucel Food Pack, Citrucel Lax, Citrucel SF

What is Citrucel Lax (methylcellulose)?

Methylcellulose is a bulk-forming laxative. Methylcellulose absorbs liquid in the intestines and makes a bulky, softer stool which is easier to pass.

Methylcellulose helps relieve constipation and to maintain regularity.

Methylcellulose may also have uses other than those listed in this product guide.

What is the most important information I should know about Citrucel Lax (methylcellulose)?

Do not use methylcellulose without first talking to your doctor if you have stomach (abdominal) pain, nausea, vomiting, or difficulty swallowing. Taking methylcellulose without enough liquid may cause it to swell in the throat and cause choking. If you experience chest pain, vomiting, difficulty swallowing, or difficulty breathing after taking methylcellulose, seek immediate medical attention.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Citrucel Lax (methylcellulose)?

Do not take methylcellulose without first talking to your doctor if you have
  • stomach (abdominal) pain, nausea, or vomiting;

  • difficulty swallowing; or

  • intestinal obstruction or fecal impaction.

You may not be able to take methylcellulose or you may require special monitoring while taking methylcellulose if you have any of the conditions listed above.

Each level scoop of sugar-free methylcellulose powder contains 52 mg of phenylalanine. Individuals with phenylketonuria may need to monitor their intake of this additive.

Talk to your doctor before taking methylcellulose if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.

How should I take Citrucel Lax (methylcellulose)?

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Generic Name: neomycin, polymyxin B, and hydrocortisone ophthalmic (NEE oh MYE sin, POL ee MIX in, HYE droe KOR ti sone off THAL mik)
Brand Names:

What is neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic?

Neomycin and polymyxin B are antibiotics. They are used to treat bacterial infections.

Hydrocortisone is a steroid. It is used to treat the swelling associated with bacterial infections of the eye.

Neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.

Neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic?

Contact your doctor if your symptoms begin to get worse or if you do not see any improvement in your condition after a few days.

Do not touch the dropper to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in your eye.

Apply light pressure to the inside corner of your eye (near your nose) after each drop to prevent the fluid from draining down your tear duct.

Who should not use neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic?

Do not use neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic if you have a viral or fungal infection in your eye. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria only. It is not known whether neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic will harm an unborn baby. Do not use this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant. It is not known whether neomycin, polymyxin B and hydrocortisone ophthalmic passes into breast milk. Do not use this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I

Pronunciation: KLOR-fen-IR-a-meen/METH-skoe-POL-a-meen
Generic Name: Chlorpheniramine/Methscopolamine
Brand Name: Examples include AlleRx DF and RespiVent DF

Chlorpheniramine/Methscopolamine is used for:

Relieving sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes due to colds, flu, or hay fever. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Chlorpheniramine/Methscopolamine is an antihistamine and anticholinergic combination. It works by blocking a substance in the body that causes sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes. It also dries the nose and chest.

Do NOT use Chlorpheniramine/Methscopolamine if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Chlorpheniramine/Methscopolamine
  • you are taking sodium oxybate (GHB), a monamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (eg, phenelzine), or phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (eg, sildenafil)
  • you have severe heart blood vessel disease, severe high blood pressure, narrow-angle glaucoma, severe bleeding, severe irritation or other serious problems with the esophagus (eg, esophageal achalasia), peptic ulcer, a blockage of the stomach or bowel, bowel motility problems, severe bowel inflammation (eg, ulcerative colitis), or muscle problems (eg, myasthenia gravis)
  • you are unable to urinate or you are having an asthma attack

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Chlorpheniramine/Methscopolamine:

Some medical conditions may interact with Chlorpheniramine/Methscopolamine. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

Generic Name: ciprofloxacin and hydrocortisone otic (sih pro FLOCK sah sin and hye droe CORE tih sone OH tic)
Brand Names: Cipro HC

What is Cipro HC (ciprofloxacin and hydrocortisone otic)?

Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. Ciprofloxacin fights bacteria in the body.

Hydrocortisone is a steroid. It is used with ciprofloxacin to reduce inflammation caused by an infection.

Together, ciprofloxacin and hydrocortisone are used to treat ear infections.

Ciprofloxacin and hydrocortisone otic may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about Cipro HC (ciprofloxacin and hydrocortisone otic)?

Do not use this medication in the eyes or take it by mouth. Ciprofloxacin and hydrocortisone otic is intended for use in the ears only. Do not touch the dropper opening to any surface, including the ears or hands. The dropper opening is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause another infection in the ear.

Notify your doctor if the condition does not improve or appears to worsen.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using Cipro HC (ciprofloxacin and hydrocortisone otic)?

Do not use ciprofloxacin and hydrocortisone otic if the ear drum (tympanic membrane) has ruptured (broken). It may be dangerous for medicine to get into the inner ear. A ruptured ear drum usually causes a considerable amount of pain. A decrease in hearing may also occur. Call your doctor if you suspect a ruptured ear drum. Your doctor will know if the ear drum is ruptured by looking into the ear with a special device (otoscope). Do not use ciprofloxacin and hydrocortisone otic without first talking to your doctor if you have had a previous allergic reaction to it or to another similar oral or topical medicatio
Pronunciation: nye-KAR-di-peen
Generic Name: Nicardipine
Brand Name: Cardene SR

Cardene SR Sustained-Release Capsules are used for:

Treating high blood pressure. It may be used alone or in combination with other high blood pressure medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Cardene SR Sustained-Release Capsules are a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, which helps to lower blood pressure.

Do NOT use Cardene SR Sustained-Release Capsules if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Cardene SR Sustained-Release Capsules
  • you are breast-feeding
  • you have advanced narrowing of your aorta (stenosis)

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Before using Cardene SR Sustained-Release Capsules:

Some medical conditions may interact with Cardene SR Sustained-Release Capsules. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

  • if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
  • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
  • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
  • if you have angina (chest pain), congestive heart failure (CHF) or other heart problems, adrenal glad problems (eg, pheochromocytoma), liver or kidney problems, low blood pressure, or lung congestion associated with heart attack, or have had a stroke

Generic Name: codeine (KOE deen)
Brand Names:

What is codeine?

Codeine is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain medicines.

Codeine is used to treat mild to moderately severe pain.

Codeine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about codeine?

Codeine may be habit-forming and should be used only by the person it was prescribed for. Never share codeine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it. Do not drink alcohol. Dangerous side effects or death can occur when alcohol is combined with a narcotic pain medicine. Check your food and medicine labels to be sure these products do not contain alcohol.

Never take codeine in larger amounts, or for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label. Tell your doctor if the medicine seems to stop working as well in relieving your pain.

Codeine may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert. Do not stop using codeine suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Ask your doctor how to avoid withdrawal symptoms when you stop using codeine.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking codeine?

Do not use this medication if you have ever had an allergic reaction to a narcotic medicine (examples include codeine, methadone, morphine, OxyContin, Darvocet, Percocet, Vicodin, Lortab, and many others). You should also not take codeine if you are

Generic Name: pseudoephedrine (Oral route)

soo-doe-e-FED-rin

Commonly used brand name(s)

In the U.S.

  • 12 Hour Cold Maximum Strength
  • Biofed
  • Cenafed
  • Chlor-Trimeton Nasal Decongestant
  • Contac 12-Hour
  • Dimetapp Decongestant
  • Efidac 24 Pseudoephedrine
  • ElixSure Congestion Children's
  • Genaphed
  • Pediacare Decongestant Infants
  • Simply Stuffy
  • Sudafed

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Capsule, Extended Release
  • Tablet, Chewable
  • Tablet, Extended Release
  • Solution
  • Syrup
  • Liquid
  • Tablet
  • Capsule
  • Capsule, Liquid Filled
  • Suspension

Therapeutic Class: Decongestant

Pharmacologic Class: Alpha-Adrenergic Agonist

Uses For Contac 12-Hour

Pseudoephedrine is used to relieve nasal or sinus congestion caused by the common cold, sinusitis, and hay fever and other respiratory allergies. It is also used to relieve ear congestion caused by ear inflammation or infection.

Some of these preparations are available only with your doctor's prescription.

Do not give any over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold medicine to a baby or child under 4 years of age. Using these medicines in very young children might cause serious or possibly life-threatening side effects .

Before Using Contac 12-Hour

In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For this medicine, the following should be considered:

Allergies

Generic Name: acetaminophen (Oral route, Rectal route)

a-seet-a-MIN-oh-fen

Commonly used brand name(s)

In the U.S.

  • Actamin Maximum Strength
  • Altenol
  • Aminofen
  • Anacin Aspirin Free
  • Apra
  • Cetafen
  • Children's Nortemp
  • Comtrex Sore Throat Relief
  • Dolono
  • Feverall
  • Genapap
  • Tylenol

In Canada

  • Abenol
  • Acetaminophen
  • Actimol Children's
  • Actimol Infant
  • Atasol
  • Children's Acetaminophen
  • Children's Acetaminophen Bubble Gum Flavor
  • Children's Acetaminophen Cherry Flavor
  • Children's Acetaminophen Grape Flavor
  • Children's Acetaminophen Suspension Bubble Gum Flavor - Ages 2 To 11
  • Children's Acetaminophen Suspension Cherry Flavor
  • Children's Acetaminophen Suspension Grape Flavor - Ages 2 To 11

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Solution
  • Tablet, Disintegrating
  • Suppository
  • Powder
  • Syrup
  • Tablet
  • Tablet, Chewable
  • Capsule
  • Powder for Solution
  • Suspension
  • Elixir
  • Tablet, Extended Release
  • Capsule, Liquid Filled
  • Liquid
  • Tablet, Effervescent

Therapeutic Class: Analgesic

Uses For Children's Acetaminophen Suspension Bubble Gum Flavor - Ages 2 To 11

Acetaminophen is used to relieve minor aches and pain and reduce fever. Unlike aspirin, it does not relieve the redness, stiffness, or swelling caused by rheumatoid arthritis. However, it may relieve the pain caused by mild forms of arthritis.

This medicine is available

Generic Name: rubidium rb 82 (Intravenous route)

roo-BID-e-um KLOR-ide Rb 82

Commonly used brand name(s)

In the U.S.

  • Cardiogen-82 Generator

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Kit

Therapeutic Class: Diagnostic Agent, Radiopharmaceutical Imaging

Uses For Cardiogen-82 Generator

Rubidium Rb 82 injection is used in adults to help diagnose heart disease. It is used in a procedure called a positron emission tomography (PET) scan to help your doctor see an image of your heart. This medicine shows how much blood is getting to your heart muscle when you are resting or exercising (stressed). Rubidium Rb 82 belongs to the group of medicines called radiopharmaceuticals (radioactive agents).

This medicine will be used only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.

Before Using Cardiogen-82 Generator

In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For this medicine, the following should be considered:

Allergies

Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to this medicine or any other medicines. Also tell your health care professional if you have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.

Pediatric

Appropriate studies have not been performed on the relationship of age to the effects of rubidium Rb 82 injection in the pediatric population. Safety and efficacy have not been established.

Geriatric

Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of rubidium Rb 82 injection in the elderly. However, elderly patients are more likely