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Pronunciation: tye-ZAN-i-deen
Generic Name: Tizanidine
Brand Name: Zanaflex

Tizanidine is used for:

Treating muscle spasms. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Tizanidine is a skeletal muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerves that stimulate muscles to contract.

Do NOT use Tizanidine if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Tizanidine
  • you are taking ciprofloxacin or fluvoxamine

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

Before using Tizanidine:

Some medical conditions may interact with Tizanidine. 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 liver or kidney problems or prostate problems

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Tizanidine. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:

  • Acyclovir, antiarrhythmics (eg, amiodarone, mexiletine, propafenone), cimetidine, famoti
Pronunciation: tes-TOS-ter-one
Generic Name: Testosterone
Brand Name: Axiron

Children who have been exposed to Testosterone Solution have developed symptoms such as enlarged genitals; increased pubic hair, erections, or sex drive; aggressive behavior; and increased bone age. Contact the child's doctor right away if any of these symptoms occur. Children should avoid contact with unwashed or unclothed application sites in men who use Testosterone Solution.

Closely follow the recommended instructions for use of Testosterone Solution.


Testosterone Solution is used for:

Replacing testosterone in adult men when the body does not make any testosterone or not enough testosterone (hypogonadism). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Testosterone Solution is an androgen hormone. It works by replacing or supplementing the testosterone that is naturally made in the body.

Do NOT use Testosterone Solution if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Testosterone Solution
  • you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
  • you have known or suspected breast or prostate cancer

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

Before using Testosterone Solution:

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

Generic Name: diphenhydramine, hydrocodone, and phenylephrine (dye fen HYE dra meen, hye droe KOE dohn, feh nill EH frin)
Brand Names: Endal HD, Tussinate

What is Tussinate (diphenhydramine, hydrocodone, and phenylephrine)?

Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine. It blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in the body and reduces congestion.

Hydrocodone is a narcotic. It is a pain reliever and a cough suppressant.

Phenylephrine is a decongestant. It works by constricting (shrinking) blood vessels (veins and arteries) in the body. Constriction of blood vessels in the sinuses and nose decreases congestion.

Diphenhydramine, hydrocodone, and phenylephrine is used to treat cough and nasal congestion associated with upper respiratory tract infections and allergies.

Diphenhydramine, hydrocodone, and phenylephrine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about Tussinate (diphenhydramine, hydrocodone, and phenylephrine)?

Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Diphenhydramine, hydrocodone, and phenylephrine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience dizziness or drowsiness, avoid these activities. Use alcohol cautiously. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while taking diphenhydramine, hydrocodone, and phenylephrine.

Diphenhydramine, hydrocodone, and phenylephrine may increase the effects of other drugs that cause drowsiness, including antidepressants, alcohol, antihistamines, sedatives (used to treat insomnia), pain relievers, anxiety medicines, seizure medicines, and muscle relaxants. Tell your doctor about all medicines that you are taking, and do not take any other medicine without first talking to your doctor.

Hydrocodone is habit formi

Generic Name: abacavir, lamivudine, and zidovudine (Oral route)

a-BAK-a-vir SUL-fate, la-MIV-ue-deen, zye-DOE-vue-deen

Oral route(Tablet)

Fatal hypersensitivity reactions have been reported with abacavir sulfate; discontinue if hypersensitivity reaction suspected; never restart an abacavir sulfate-containing product as potentially fatal reactions may recur within hours. Patients with HLA-B*5701 allele are at high risk for hypersensitivity to abacavir sulfate; screening for allele is recommended prior to initiating or reinitiation of therapy. Neutropenia, severe anemia, and symptomatic myopathy has been associated with zidovudine use, particularly in patients with advanced HIV disease. Lactic acidosis and severe hepatomegaly with steatosis, including fatal cases, have been reported with nucleoside analogues alone or in combination with other antiretrovirals. Severe acute exacerbations of hepatitis B have been reported in patients co-infected with HBV and HIV who have discontinued lamivudine; monitor hepatic function upon discontinuation of therapy .

Commonly used brand name(s)

In the U.S.

  • Trizivir

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Tablet

Therapeutic Class: Antiretroviral Agent

Pharmacologic Class: Abacavir

Uses For Trizivir

Abacavir, lamivudine, and zidovudine combination is used alone or together with other medicines to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. HIV is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).

Abacavir, lamivudine, and zidovudine combination will not cure or prevent HIV infection or the symptoms of AIDS. This medicine helps keep HIV from reproducing, and appears to slow down the destruction of the immune system. This may help delay the development of serious health problems usually related to AIDS or HIV infection.

thee-OF-i-lin

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Solution

Therapeutic Class: Bronchodilator

Chemical Class: Methylxanthine

Uses For theophylline

Theophylline injection is used together with other medicines to treat the acute symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases in a hospital setting.

Theophylline belongs to a group of medicines known as bronchodilators. Bronchodilators are medicines that relax the muscles in the bronchial tubes (air passages) of the lungs. They relieve cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, and troubled breathing by increasing the flow of air through the bronchial tubes.

theophylline is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Before Using theophylline

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 theophylline, the following should be considered:

Allergies

Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to theophylline 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 performed to date have not demonstrated pediatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of theophylline injection in children. However, children younger than 1 year of age are more likely to have serious side effects, which may require caution and an adjustment in the dose for patients receiv

Generic Name: acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine (a SEET a MIN oh fen, KLOR fen EER a meen, DEX troe meth OR fan, SOO doe ee FED rin)
Brand Names: Alka-Seltzer Plus Cough and Cold Liquigel, Children's Tylenol Flu, Comtrex Cold and Flu Maximum Strength Liquid, Comtrex Cold and Flu Maximum Strength Tablet, Robitussin Flu, Robitussin Honey Flu Nighttime, Theraflu (pseudoephedrine) Cold & Cough, Theraflu Flu & Cough, Theraflu Night Cough and Cold and Flu, Theraflu Nightime Maximum Strength, Theraflu Severe Cold & Congestion, Triaminic Cold and Fever, Triaminic Flu, Cough & Fever, Vicks 44 Cold, Flu and Cough, Vicks Formula 44M

What is Theraflu Nightime Maximum Strength (acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine)?

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer.

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

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. It affects the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex.

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

The combination of acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine is used to treat headache, fever, body aches, runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and sinus congestion caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu.

Dextromethorphan will not treat a cough that is caused by smoking.

Acetaminophen, chlorpheniramine, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about this medication?

Do not take more of this medicatio

Generic Name: chloroxylenol, hydrocortisone, and pramoxine (otic) (KLOR oh ZYE nol, HYE droe KOR ti sone, pra MOX een)
Brand Names: Aero Otic HC, Cortamox, Cortane-B, Cortane-B Aqueous, Cortane-B Otic, Cortic-ND, Cyotic, Exotic-HC, Hydro Ear, IvDerm, Otirx, Oto-End, Otomar HC, Tri-Otic, Zolene HC, Zoto-HC Drops

What is Tri-Otic (chloroxylenol, hydrocortisone, and pramoxine (otic))?

Chloroxylenol is an antibiotic that fights bacteria.

Pramoxine is a topical anesthetic. It works by interfering with pain signals sent from the nerves to the brain.

Hydrocortisone is a steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.

The combination of chloroxylenol, hydrocortisone, and pramoxine otic (for the ear) are used to treat pain, and swelling caused by ear infections.

Chloroxylenol, hydrocortisone, and pramoxine otic may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about Tri-Otic (chloroxylenol, hydrocortisone, and pramoxine (otic))?

Do not use this medication if you have a ruptured (torn) ear drum, or the medication could leak into the inner ear. A ruptured ear drum usually causes moderate to severe ear pain, with or without a decrease in hearing. Call your doctor if you think you have a ruptured ear drum. Your doctor will use a special scope to see any tear in your ear drum.

Before using chloroxylenol, hydrocortisone, and pramoxine, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, or if you have any type of illness or infection (other than an ear infection).

Chloroxylenol, hydrocortisone, and pramoxine otic is for use only in your ear. Avoid getting this medication in your mouth or eyes. If it does get into any of these areas, rinse with water. Ear infections may sometimes cause dizziness o

Class: Allylamines
VA Class: AM700
Chemical Name: (E)-N-(6,6-dimethyl-2-hepten-4-ynyl)-N-methyl-1-naphthalenemethanamine hydrochloride
Molecular Formula: C21H25N
CAS Number: 78628-80-5
Brands: Lamisil

Introduction

Antifungal; synthetic allylamine structurally and pharmacologically related to naftifine.1 2 3 10 11 25

Uses for Terbinafine Hydrochloride

Onychomycosis

Treatment of dermatophyte infections of the toenail or fingernail (onychomycosis, tinea unguium) caused by susceptible fungi.1 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 65

Has been effective in treatment of nail infections caused by most strains of Trichophyton rubrum and T. mentagrophytes.1 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34

Generic Name: testosterone injection (tes TOS ter one)
Brand Names: Andro LA 200, Delatestryl, Depandro 100, Depo-Testosterone, Testosterone Cypionate, Testosterone Enanthate

What is testosterone injection?

Testosterone is a naturally occurring sex hormone that is produced in a man's testicles. Small amounts of testosterone are also produced in a woman's ovaries and adrenal system.

Testosterone injection is used in men and boys to treat conditions caused by a lack of this hormone, such as delayed puberty, impotence, or other hormonal imbalances. Testosterone injection is also used in women to treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.

Testosterone injection may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about testosterone injection?

This medication can cause birth defects in an unborn baby if it is used by a woman during pregnancy. Do not receive testosterone injection if you are pregnant. Use an effective form of birth control, and tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment. Do not receive this medication if you have prostate cancer, male breast cancer, if you are pregnant, or if you have ever had an allergic reaction to a hormone treatment.

Before receiving testosterone injection, tell your doctor if you have benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), a bleeding or blood clotting disorder, high cholesterol, any type of cancer, liver or kidney disease, or heart disease, coronary artery disease, or a history of heart attack.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before recei

Generic Name: prenatal multivitamins (PRE nay tal VYE ta mins)
Brand Names: Advance Care Plus, Bright Beginnings, Cavan Folate, Cavan One, Cavan-Heme OB, Cenogen Ultra, CitraNatal Rx, Co Natal FA, Complete Natal DHA, Complete-RF, CompleteNate, Concept OB, Docosavit, Dualvit OB, Duet, Edge OB, Elite OB 400, Femecal OB, Folbecal, Folcaps Care One, Folivan-OB, Foltabs, Gesticare, Icar Prenatal, Icare Prenatal Rx, Inatal Advance, Infanate DHA, Kolnatal DHA, Lactocal-F, Marnatal-F, Maternity, Maxinate, Mission Prenatal, Multi-Nate 30, Multinatal Plus, Nata 29 Prenatal, Natachew, Natafort, Natelle, Neevo, Nestabs, Nexa Select with DHA, Novanatal, NovaStart, O-Cal Prenatal, OB Complete, OB Natal One, Ob-20, Obtrex DHA, OptiNate, Paire OB Plus DHA, PNV Select, PNV-Total, PR Natal 400, Pre-H-Cal, Precare, PreferaOB, Premesis Rx, PrenaCare, PrenaFirst, PrenaPlus, Prenatabs OBN, Prenatabs Rx, Prenatal 1 Plus 1, Prenatal Elite, Prenatal Multivitamins, Prenatal Plus, Prenatal S, Prenatal-U, Prenate Advanced Formula, Prenate DHA, Prenate Elite, Prenavite FC, PreNexa, PreQue 10, Previte Rx, PrimaCare, Pruet DHA, RE OB Plus DHA, Renate, RightStep, Rovin-NV, Se-Care, Se-Natal One, Se-Plete DHA, Se-Tan DHA, Select-OB, Seton ET, Strongstart, Stuart Prenatal with Beta Carotene, Tandem OB, Taron-BC, Tri Rx, TriAdvance, TriCare, Trimesis Rx, Trinate, Triveen-PRx RNF, UltimateCare Advance, Ultra-Natal, Vemavite PRX 2, VeNatal FA, Verotin-BY, Verotin-GR, Vinacal OR, Vinatal Forte, Vinate Advanced (New Formula), Vinate AZ, Vinate Care, Vinate Good Start, Vinate II (New Formula), Vinate III, Vinate One, Vitafol-OB, VitaNatal OB plus DHA, Vitaphil, Vitaphil Aide, Vitaphil Plus DHA, Vitaspire, Viva DHA, Vol-Nate, Vol-Plus, Vol-Tab Rx, Vynatal F.A., Zatean-CH, Zatean-PN

What are Trimesis Rx (prenatal multivitamins)?

There are many brands and forms of prenatal vitamin available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet.

Pronunciation: klor-fen-IHR-ah-meen/sue-do-eh-FED-rin
Generic Name: Chlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine
Brand Name: Examples include Triaminic Cold/Allergy and Triaminic Runny Nose/Congestion

Triaminic Cold/Allergy Chewable Tablets are used for:

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

Triaminic Cold/Allergy Chewable Tablets are an antihistamine and decongestant combination. The antihistamine works by blocking the action of histamine, which helps reduce symptoms such as watery eyes and sneezing. The decongestant promotes sinus and nasal drainage, relieving congestion and pressure.

Do NOT use Triaminic Cold/Allergy Chewable Tablets if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Triaminic Cold/Allergy Chewable Tablets
  • you have severe high blood pressure, severe heart blood vessel disease, rapid heartbeat, or severe heart problems
  • 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 Triaminic Cold/Allergy Chewable Tablets:

Some medical conditions may interact with Triaminic Cold/Allergy Chewable Tablets. 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 pre

Generic Name: trandolapril and verapamil (tran DOL a pril and ver AP a mil)
Brand Names: Tarka

What is trandolapril and verapamil?

Trandolapril is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme.

Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing the muscles of your heart and blood vessels.

The combination of trandolapril and verapamil is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).

Trandolapril and verapamil may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about trandolapril and verapamil?

Do not use trandolapril and verapamil if you are pregnant. It could harm the unborn baby. Stop using this medication and tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant. You should not use this medicine if you have certain serious heart problems, or if you are allergic to trandolapril (Mavik) or similar medicines such as benazepril (Lotensin), captopril (Capoten), fosinopril (Monopril), enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), moexipril (Univasc), perindopril (Aceon), quinapril (Accupril), or ramipril (Altace).

There are many other drugs that can interact with trandolapril and verapamil. Tell your doctor about all medications you use.

Keep using this medicine as directed, even if you feel well. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. You may need to use blood pressure medication for the rest of your life.

Tell your doctor if you have a prolonged illness that causes diarrhea or vomiting.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking trandolapril and verapamil?

You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to trandolapril (Mavik) or verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan), or if you have:
  • certain serious heart conditions, especially "sick sinus syndro

Pronunciation: KAL-see-um/si-METH-i-kone
Generic Name: Calcium/Simethicone
Brand Name: Titralac Plus

Titralac Plus Suspension is used for:

Treating acid indigestion, heartburn, gas, and sour stomach. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Titralac Plus Suspension is an antacid and antiflatulent. It works by neutralizing acid in the stomach. It also helps to break up gas bubbles in the stomach, allowing it to be passed through the system more comfortably.

Do NOT use Titralac Plus Suspension if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Titralac Plus Suspension
  • you are also taking citrate salts (found in some calcium supplements, antacids, and laxatives)
  • you have a history of high blood calcium levels

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

Before using Titralac Plus Suspension:

Some medical conditions may interact with Titralac Plus Suspension. 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 Alzheimer disease, sarcoidosis, kidney problems, kidney stones, appendicitis, diarrhea, high levels of calcium in the urine, a stomach or intestinal blockage, low parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels, or an

Generic Name: testolactone (test O lack tone)
Brand Names: Teslac

What is testolactone?

Testolactone blocks the production of the hormone estrogen. Certain types of breast cancer require estrogen to grow.

Testolactone is used to treat some types of breast cancer.

Testolactone may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.

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

Testolactone should not be used for the treatment of men with breast cancer or in patients with a history of allergic reactions to the drug.

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

Testolactone should not be used for the treatment of men with breast cancer or in patients with a history of allergic reactions to the drug.

Testolactone is in the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether testolactone will be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment. Testolactone passes into breast milk in small amounts and may affect a nursing baby. Do not take testolactone without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How should I take testolactone?

Take testolactone exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

Take each dose with a full glass (8 ounces) of water.

It is important to take testolactone regularly to get the most benefit.

Your doctor may want you to have breast exams (or to perform self breast exams), mammograms, blood tests, or other medical evaluations during treatment with testolactone to monitor progress and side effects.

Store testolactone at room temperature

Class: Urinary Anti-infectives
VA Class: AM900
CAS Number: 738-70-5
Brands: Primsol, Proloprim

Introduction

Antibacterial; folate-antagonist anti-infective.b Commercially available alone or in fixed combination with sulfamethoxazole.b For information on the fixed combination, see Co-trimoxazole (Systemic).

Uses for Trimethoprim

Acute Otitis Media (AOM)

Treatment of AOM caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae.124

Consider use of an alternative anti-infective if Moraxella catarrhalis is suspected; this organism is resistant to trimethoprim.124

Do not use for AOM in adults or in children <6 months of age.124

Do not use for prophylaxis of AOM or for prolonged periods in any age group.124

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs)

Treatment of initial episodes of acute, uncomplicated UTIs caused by susceptible Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter, or coagulase-negative Staphylococcus (including S. saprophyticus).106 124

Has been used for treatment of chronic and recurrent UTIs, but is less effective than other anti-infectives (e.g., co-trimoxazole) for these infections.b

Pneumocystis jiroveci (Pneumocystis carinii) Pneumonia

Used in c

Pronunciation: TOLE-ka-pone
Generic Name: Tolcapone
Brand Name: Tasmar

Severe and possibly fatal liver problems may occur in patients who take Tasmar. Tasmar should only be used in certain patients who cannot take or have not responded to other treatments. Patients who do not show an improvement in their symptoms after taking Tasmar for at least 3 weeks should stop taking it due to possible risk of liver injury. Patients who have liver disease or have had 2 abnormal liver function tests should not start taking Tasmar. Liver function tests will be performed before and during treatment to monitor side effects. However, these tests may not decrease the risk of developing serious liver problems. Make sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments. Contact your doctor at once if you develop dark urine, loss of appetite, pale stools, right-sided stomach pain, severe or persistent nausea or tiredness, sluggishness, or yellowing of the skin or eyes. Patients who develop liver problems while taking Tasmar should not take Tasmar again.

Patients who have a history of severe uncontrolled muscle movement (eg, jerking, twitching) should use Tasmar with extreme caution.


Tasmar is used for:

Treating Parkinson disease. It is used along with levodopa/carbidopa. It is only used in patients who cannot take or have not responded to other medications.

Tasmar is a catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitor. It works by prolonging the anti-Parkinson effect action of levodopa.

Do NOT use Tasmar if:

  • you are allergic to any ingredient in Tasmar
  • you have liver disease or have had 2 abnormal liver function tests
  • you had to stop taking Tasmar before because of liver problems

Generic Name: acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine (a SEET a MIN oh fen, DEX troe me THOR fan, SOO doe ee FED rin)
Brand Names: Alka-Seltzer Plus Flu Liquigels, Comtrex Non-Drowsy, DayQuil, Dayquil Liquicaps, Daytime Cold, Non-Drowsy Daytime, Robitussin Honey Flu Non-Drowsy, Theraflu (pseudoephedrine) Daytime Severe Cold, Theraflu Severe Cold & Congestion Non-Drowsy, Triaminic Cough & Sore Throat (pseudoephedrine), Triaminic Softchew Throat Pain and Cough, Triaminic Softchews Cough & Sore Throat (pseudoephedrine)

What is Triaminic Softchew Throat Pain and Cough (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine)?

Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer.

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. It affects the signals in the brain that trigger cough reflex.

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

The combination of acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine is used to treat headache, fever, body aches, cough, stuffy nose, and sinus congestion caused by allergies, the common cold, or the flu.

This medicine will not treat a cough that is caused by smoking, asthma, or emphysema.

Acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What is the most important information I should know about Triaminic Softchew Throat Pain and Cough (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine)?

Do not take more of this medication than is recommended. An overdose of acetaminophen can damage your liver or cause death. Do not take this medication without a doctor's advice if you have ever had alcoholic liver disease (cirrhosis) or if you drink more than 3 alcoholic beverages per day. Do not use this medicine if you have untrea

TORE-se-mide

Commonly used brand name(s)

In the U.S.

  • Demadex

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Solution

Therapeutic Class: Cardiovascular Agent

Pharmacologic Class: Diuretic, Loop

Uses For torsemide

Torsemide belongs to the group of medicines called loop diuretics. Torsemide is given to help reduce the amount of water in the body associated with congestive heart failure, liver disease (cirrhosis), or kidney disease. It works by acting on the kidneys to increase the flow of urine .

Torsemide is also used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). High blood pressure adds to the work load of the heart and arteries. If it continues for a long time, the heart and arteries may not function properly. This can damage the blood vessels of the brain, heart, and kidneys, resulting in a stroke, heart failure, or kidney failure. High blood pressure may also increase the risk of heart attacks. These problems may be less likely to occur if blood pressure is controlled .

torsemide is available only with your doctor's prescription .

Before Using torsemide

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 torsemide, the following should be considered:

Allergies

Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to torsemide 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-pres

Generic Name: trimethoprim (Oral route)

trye-METH-oh-prim

Commonly used brand name(s)

In the U.S.

  • Primsol
  • Proloprim
  • Trimpex

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Tablet
  • Solution

Therapeutic Class: Antibiotic

Pharmacologic Class: Folic Acid Antagonist

Uses For Trimpex

Trimethoprim is used to treat infections of the urinary tract. It may also be used for other problems as determined by your doctor. It will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

Trimethoprim is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although these uses are not included in product labeling, trimethoprim is used in certain patients for the following medical conditions:

  • Prevention of urinary tract infections
  • Treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP)

For patients taking this medicine for prevention of urinary tract infections:

  • Your doctor may have prescribed this medicine to prevent infections of the urinary tract. It is usually given once a day and may be given for a long time for this purpose. If you have any questions about this, check with your doctor.

Before Using Trimpex

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-pre

tye-ge-SYE-kleen

Commonly used brand name(s)

In the U.S.

  • Tygacil

Available Dosage Forms:

  • Powder for Solution

Therapeutic Class: Antibiotic

Chemical Class: Glycylcycline

Uses For tigecycline

Tigecycline is an antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body (e.g., infections on the skin, stomach, or lungs). It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, tigecycline will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

tigecycline is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Before Using tigecycline

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 tigecycline, the following should be considered:

Allergies

Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to tigecycline 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 tigecycline 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 tigecycline in the elderly.

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Category Explanation
All Trimesters D Studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy in a life threatening situation or a serious disease, ma