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Fexofenadine

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What are the possible side effects of fexofenadine (Allegra, Allegra ODT)? Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop taking fexofenadine and call your doctor if you have fever, chills, body aches, cough, or other flu symptoms. Less serious side effects may include: nausea, diarrhea, upset stomach; menstrual cramps; drowsiness, tired feeling; headache; or muscle or back… Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Allegra » Fexofenadine hydrochloride, the active ingredient of ALLEGRA tablets, ALLEGRA ODT and ALLEGRA oral suspension, is a histamine H1-receptor antagonist with the chemical name (±)-4-[1 nylmethyl)-1-piperidinyl]-butyl]- α, α-dimethylhydroxy-4-benzeneacetic acid hydrochloride. It has the following chemical structure The molecular weight is 538.13 and the empirical formula is C32H39NO4•HCl. Fexofenadine hydrochloride is a white to off-white crystalline powder. It is freely soluble in methanol and ethanol, slightly soluble in chloroform and water, and insoluble in hexane. Fexofenadine hydrochloride is a racemate and exists as a zwitterion in aqueous media at physiological pH. ALLEGRA is formulated as a tablet for oral administration. Each tablet contains 30, 60, or 180 mg fexofenadine hydrochloride (depending on the dosage strength)…

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PRINZIDE®

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Prinzide Drug Description PRINZIDE® (lisinopril-hydrochlorothiazide) Tablets USE IN PREGNANCY When used in pregnancy during the second and third trimesters, ACE inhibitors can cause injury and even death to the developing fetus. When pregnancy is detected, PRINZIDE should be discontinued as soon as possible. See WARNINGS, Pregnancy, Lisinopril, Fetal/Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality. DRUG DESCRIPTION What are the possible side effects of hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril (Prinzide, Zestoretic)? Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; severe stomach pain; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: high potassium (slow heart rate, weak pulse, muscle weakness, tingly feeling); low potassium (confusion, uneven heart rate, extreme thirst, increased urination, leg discomfort, muscle weakness or… Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Prinzide » PRINZIDE (Lisinopril-Hydrochlorothiazide) combines an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, lisinopril, and a diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide. Lisinopril, a synthetic peptide derivative, is an oral long-acting angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. It is chemically described as (S)-1-[N2-(1-carboxy-3-phenylpropyl)-L-lysyl]-L-proline dihydrate. Its empirical formula is C21H31N3O5•2H2O and its structural formula is: Lisinopril is a white to off-white, crystalline powder, with a molecular weight…

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NORCO®

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 7.5/325 & NORCO® 10/325 (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen tablet) DRUG DESCRIPTION NORCO® (hydrocodone bitartrate and acetaminophen) is supplied in tablet form for oral administration. Hydrocodone bitartrate is an opioid analgesic and antitussive and occurs as fine, white crystals or as a crystalline powder. It is affected by light. The chemical name is 4,5α-Epoxy-3-methoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6-one tartrate (1:1) hydrate (2:5). It has the following structural formula:   C18H21NO3•C4H6O6•2½H2O       M. W. = 494.49 Acetaminophen, 4´-Hydroxyacetanilide, a slightly bitter, white, odorless, crystalline powder, is a non-opiate, non-salicylate analgesic and antipyretic. It has the following structural formula:   C8H9NO2     M. W. = 151.16 NORCO®, for oral administration is available in the following strengths:   Hydrocodone Bitartrate Acetaminophen NORCO® 7.5/325 7.5 mg 325 mg NORCO® 10/325 10 mg 325 mg In addition, each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, pregelatinized starch, and stearic acid; the 7.5 mg/325 mg tablets include FD&C Yellow #6 Aluminum Lake, the 10 mg/325 mg tablets include D&C Yellow #10 Aluminum Lake. Meets USP Dissolution Test 1. Last reviewed on RxList: 9/27/2010 Norco Indications & Dosage   INDICATIONS NORCO® is indicated for the relief of moderate to moderately severe pain. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION Dosage should…

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Nitrostat®

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  (nitroglycerin) Tablets, USP DRUG DESCRIPTION What are the possible side effects of nitroglycerin (Nitrolingual, Nitrolingual Duo Pack, Nitroquick, Nitrostat)? Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: fast, slow, pounding, or uneven heart rate; blurred vision or dry mouth; nausea, vomiting, sweating, pale skin, feeling like you might pass out; or fever, sore throat, and… Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Nitrostat » Nitrostat is a stabilized sublingual compressed nitroglycerin tablet that contains 0.3 mg (1/200 grain), 0.4 mg (1/150 grain), or 0.6 mg (1/100 grain) nitroglycerin; as well as lactose monohydrate, NF; glyceryl monostearate, NF; pregelatinized starch, NF; calcium stearate, NF powder; and silicon dioxide, colloidal, NF. Nitroglycerin, an organic nitrate, is a vasodilating agent. The chemical name for nitroglycerin is 1, 2, 3 propanetriol trinitrate and the chemical structure is:   Molecular weight: 227.09 Last reviewed on RxList: 8/24/2009 Nitrostat Indications & Dosage   INDICATIONS Nitroglycerin is indicated for the acute relief of an attack or acute prophylaxis of angina pectoris due…

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LYRICA

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Lyrica Drug Description (pregabalin) Capsules LYRICA (pregabalin) Oral Solution DRUG DESCRIPTION What are the possible side effects of pregabalin (Lyrica)? Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, or if you feel agitated, hostile, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: … Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Lyrica » Pregabalin is described chemically as (S)-3-(aminomethyl)-5-methylhexanoic acid. The molecular formula is C8H17NO2 and the molecular weight is 159.23. The chemical structure of pregabalin is:   Pregabalin is a white to off-white, crystalline solid with a pKa1 of 4.2 and a pKa2 of 10.6. It is freely soluble in water and both basic and acidic aqueous solutions. The log of the partition coefficient (n-octanol/0.05M phosphate buffer) at pH 7.4 is – 1.35. LYRICA (pregabalin) Capsules are administered orally and are supplied as imprinted hard-shell capsules containing 25, 50, 75,…

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NEXIUM®

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NEXIUM (esomeprazole magnesium) Delayed-Release Capsules (esomeprazole magnesium) for Delayed-Release Oral Suspension DRUG DESCRIPTION What are the possible side effects of esomeprazole (Nexium)? Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Less serious side effects may include: headache; diarrhea; nausea, stomach pain, gas, constipation; or dry mouth. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at… Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Nexium » The active ingredient in NEXIUM® (esomeprazole magnesium) Delayed-Release Capsules and NEXIUM (esomeprazole magnesium) For Delayed-Release Oral Suspension is bis(5-methoxy-2- [(S)- [(4-methoxy-3,5-dimethyl-2-pyridinyl)methyl] sulfinyl] – lH-benzimidazole-1 -yl) magnesium trihydrate. Esomeprazole is the S-isomer of omeprazole, which is a mixture of the S- and R- isomers. (Initial U.S. approval of esomeprazole magnesium: 2001). Its molecular formula is (C17H18N3O3S)2Mg x 3 H2O with molecular weight of 767.2 as a trihydrate and 713.1 on an anhydrous basis. The structural formula is: Figure 1   The magnesium salt is a white to slightly colored crystalline powder. It contains 3 moles of…

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Neurontin®

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 (gabapentin) Tablets (gabapentin) Oral Solution DRUG DESCRIPTION What are the possible side effects of gabapentin (Gabarone, Neurontin)? Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; fever; swollen glands; painful sores in or around your eyes or mouth; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have any new or worsening symptoms such as: mood or behavior changes, depression, anxiety, or if you feel agitated, hostile, restless, hyperactive (mentally or physically), or have thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself. Call… Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Neurontin » Neurontin® (gabapentin) Capsules, Neurontin (gabapentin) Tablets, and Neurontin (gabapentin) Oral Solution are supplied as imprinted hard shell capsules containing 100 mg, 300 mg, and 400 mg of gabapentin, elliptical film-coated tablets containing 600 mg and 800 mg of gabapentin or an oral solution containing 250 mg/5 mL of gabapentin. The inactive ingredients for the capsules are lactose, cornstarch, and talc. The 100 mg capsule shell contains gelatin and titanium dioxide. The 300 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, titanium dioxide, and yellow iron oxide. The 400 mg capsule shell contains gelatin, red iron oxide,…

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MS CONTIN®

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  (morphine sulfate) Controlled-Release Tablets 15 mg 30 mg 60 mg 100 mg* 200 mg* *100 mg and 200 mg are for use in opioid-tolerant patients only WARNING MS CONTIN contains morphine sulfate, an opioid agonist and a Schedule II controlled substance, with an abuse liability similar to other opioid analgesics. Morphine can be abused in a manner similar to other opioid agonists, legal or illicit. This should be considered when prescribing or dispensing MS CONTIN in situations where the physician or pharmacist is concerned about an increased risk of misuse, abuse, or diversion. MS CONTIN Tablets are a controlled-release oral formulation of morphine sulfate indicated for the management of moderate to severe pain when a continuous, around-theclock opioid analgesic is needed for an extended period of time. MS CONTIN Tablets are NOT intended for use as a prn analgesic. MS CONTIN 100 and 200 mg Tablets ARE FOR USE IN OPIOID-TOLERANT PATIENTS ONLY. These tablet strengths may cause fatal respiratory depression when administered to patients not previously exposed to opioids. MS CONTIN TABLETS ARE TO BE SWALLOWED WHOLE AND ARE NOT TO BE BROKEN, CHEWED, DISSOLVED, OR CRUSHED. TAKING BROKEN, CHEWED, DISSOLVED, OR CRUSHED MS CONTIN TABLETS LEADS TO…

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NAPROSYN®

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EC-NAPROSYN® (naproxen) Delayed-Release Tablets (naproxen) Tablets ANAPROX®/ANAPROX® DS (naproxen sodium) Tablets NAPROSYN® (naproxen) Suspension Cardiovascular Risk NS AIDs 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). Naproxen as NAPROSYN, EC-NAPROSYN, ANAPROX, ANAPROX DS or NAPROSYN Suspension 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). DRUG DESCRIPTION What are the possible side effects of naproxen? Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop taking naproxen and seek medical attention or call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:…

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LUNESTA

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(eszopiclone) Tablets 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg DRUG DESCRIPTION What are the possible side effects of eszopiclone (Lunesta)? Eszopiclone may cause a severe allergic reaction. Stop taking eszopiclone and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using eszopiclone and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: aggression, agitation, changes in behavior; thoughts of hurting yourself; or hallucinations (hearing or seeing… Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Lunesta » LUNESTA (Eszopiclone) is a non benzodiazepine hypnotic agent that is a pyrrolopyrazine derivative of the cyclopyrrolone class. The chemical name of eszopiclone is (+)-(5S)-6-(5-chloropyridin-2-yl)-7-oxo-6,7-dihydro- 5H-pyrrolo[3,4-b] pyrazin-5-yl 4-methylpiperazine-1-carboxylate. Its molecular weight is 388.81, and its empirical formula is C17H17CIN6O3. Eszopiclone has a single chiral center with an (S)-configuration. It has the following chemical structure:   Eszopiclone is a white to light-yellow crystalline solid. Eszopiclone is very slightly soluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol, and soluble in phosphate buffer (pH 3.2). Eszopiclone is formulated as film-coated tablets for oral administration. LUNESTA tablets contain 1 mg, 2 mg, or 3 mg eszopiclone and…

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