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Ergocalciferol

Ergocalciferol

Ergocalciferol is a form of Vitamin D, which is synthetic oral calcium regulator. It is a white, colorless crystal which is soluble in organic solvents and in vegetable oils but is insoluble in water. Air and light affects the metabolism of ergocalciferol more...

Brand name(s): Vitamin D,
Sibutramine

Sibutramine

Sibutramine hydrochloride monohydrate, or just Sibutramine, is a generic name for a drug which goes under the brand names of Sibutramine or Reductil. It is prescribed for the treatment of obesity. It aids in both weight loss and the maintenance of weigh more...

Brand name(s): Meridia, Obestat, Reductil,
Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine

Mirtazapine is the generic form of Remeron and Remeron SolTab. These medications are commonly used to treat excessive sleeping, loss of appetite, a sense of worthlessness and hopelessness, insomnia, fatigue, thoughts of self harm, and thoughts of suicide more...

Brand name(s): Remeron, Mianserin,
Alfacalcidol

Alfacalcidol

Alfacalcidol is basically Vitamin D. It is used in both adults and children to treat Vitamin D deficiency that leads to serious bone defects like osteomalacia and rickets. Vitamin D deficiency is sometimes caused by a person’s lifestyle. The D vitamin is more...

Brand name(s): Alsiodol,
Calcitriol

Calcitriol

Calcitriol, or dihydroxycholecalciferol, is an active synthetic form of Vitamin D that enables the body to absorb greater amounts of calcium and phosphate from the kidneys and gastrointestinal tract. It aids the body in making the most of the calcium comi more...

Brand name(s): Rocaltrol, Calcijex,
Calcium

Calcium

Calcium, or calcium acetate, is a necessary mineral that the body requires in order to perform numerous basic functions. Many patients take calcium to help build up their bone density or to maintain bone density, depending on their age, while others take more...

Brand name(s): Brown Acetate, Calac, Calcium Diacetate, Electrovite, Gray Acetate, Hyperlyte, Lime Acetate, Lime Pyrolignite, PhosLo, Procalamine,
Folic Acid

Folic acid

If most medicines are prohibited to be used by pregnant women, Folic Acid is different. It is prescribed not just for pregnant women but even for those who are on the planning stage. It is also used by other people of different age groups and sexual prefe more...

Furosemide

Furosemide

Furosemide is a water pill marketed by Sanofi-Aventis under the brand name Lasix. It is mostly used to treat fluid retention caused by absorption of excessive amounts of salt. Furosemide works by coursing through the salt to pass onto the urine instead of more...

Brand name(s): Frumil, Lasix, Furorese, Furosemid,
Magnesium

Magnesium

Magnesium is not considered a medication, but a supplement for a naturally occurring mineral found in nature as well as the human body. When the body does not produce enough of the mineral, however, it becomes prudent to supplement a patient’s diet with more...

Spironolactone

Spironolactone

Spironolactone is a diuretic drug that is used mainly to treat and control fluid retention. But it is also prescribed to treat other conditions. Spironolactone can regulate Aldosterone, the hormone produced by the adrenal glands. Because of that, Spironolactone can be used more...

Brand name(s): Aldactone, Lasilactone,