Generic Tegretol (Zeptol Tablets) is used for treating certain types of epileptic seizures and treats severe pain of the jaw or cheek caused by a facial nerve problem (trigeminal neuralgia).
The active ingredient present in Generic Tegretol is Carbamazepine.
Carbamazepine is available as Biston, Calepsin, Carbatrol, Epitol, Equetro, Finlepsin, Sirtal, Stazepine, Telesmin, Tegretol, EPITAB XR, Teril, Timonil, Trimonil, Epimaz, Carbama/Carbamaze, Amizepin, Carzine, Mazetol, Tegrital, Tegrita, Zeptol, Karbapin, Hermolepsin, Degranol, and Tegretal.
The recommended adult Oral dosage of Generic Tegretol (Zeptol Tablets) for adults is given below:
Adults and children over 12 years of age:
Initial: 200 mg twice a day.Increase at weekly intervals by adding up to 200 mg/day using a twice a day regimen until the optimal response is obtained. Dosage generally should not exceed 1000 mg daily in children 12-15 years of age, and 1200 mg daily in patients above 15 years of age.
Maintenance: Adjust dosage to the minimum effective level, usually 800-1200 mg daily.
Initial: On the first day, 100 mg twice a day for a total daily dose of 200 mg. This daily dose may be increased by up to 200 mg/day using increments of 100 mg every 12 hours, only as needed to achieve freedom from pain. Do not exceed 1200 mg daily.
Maintenance: Control of pain can be maintained in most patients with 400-800 mg daily. However, some patients may be maintained on as little as 200 mg daily, while others may require as much as 1200 mg daily.
The side effects reported in patients treated with Generic Tegretol are dizziness, drowsiness, unsteadiness, headache, ataxia, fatigue, diplopia, leukopenia, oedema, fluid retention, weight increase, hyponatraemia and blood osmolarity decreased, nausea, vomiting , and allergic skin reactions (dermatitis allergic, urticaria)
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Diane-35 is a progestogen-oestrogen combination for the treatment of signs of androgenisation in the woman. At the same time, it is a reliable contraceptive for women who suffer primarily from these signs or in whom acne and similar conditions occur. Diane-35 pills are also used to treat dysphoric disorder (PMDD) and moderate acne in women above the age of 14 years, if at the same time contraception is a desired effect.
The active pharmaceutical ingredients in Diane-35 pills are 2mg cyproterone acetate and 0.035mg ethinyl estradiol. Diane-35 is manufactured by Bayer Schering Pharma in Germany.
One tablet is to be taken daily. The tablets must be taken at about the same time every day, with some liquid as needed. Tablet taking should be continuous. One tablet of Diane-35 is to be taken daily for 21 consecutive days. Withdrawal bleeding should usually occur on day 2 to 3 after the last tablet is taken. Each subsequent pack is started after a 7 day tablet free interval.
The common side effects reported in patients treated with Diane-35 are nausea, abdominal pain, weight increased, headache,depressed mood, mood altered, breast pain, breast tenderness.
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Generic Bystolic Tablets (Nebistar Tablets) is used for the treatment of hypertension, to lower blood pressure. Lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular events, primarily strokes and myocardial infarctions.
The active ingredient present in Generic Bystolic is Nebivolol Hydrochloride. Nebivolol HCl lowers blood pressure (BP) by reducing peripheral vascular resistance, and significantly increases stroke volume with preservation of cardiac output.
Generic Bystolic is contraindicated in patients with severe bradycardia, heart block greater than first degree, cardiogenic shock, decompensated cardiac failure, sick sinus syndrome (unless a permanent pacemaker is in place), severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh > B) and in patients who are hypersensitive to any component of the product. Nebivolol Hydrochloride is available as Bystolic, nebilong, Hypoloc, Lobivon, Nebilet, Nebilox, Nobiten, and Temerit.
The recommended starting adult Oral dosage of Generic Bystolic for most patients, is 5 mg once daily, with or without food, as monotherapy or in combination with other agents. For patients requiring further reduction in blood pressure, the dose can be increased at 2-week intervals up to 40 mg. A more frequent dosing regimen is unlikely to be beneficial.
The side effects reported in patients treated with Generic Bystolic Tablets (Nebivolol HCl) are headache(0.4%), nausea (0.2%) and bradycardia (0.2%)
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Crestor is a synthetic lipid-lowering agent used in combination with exercise, diet, and weight-loss to treat high cholesterol and related conditions. Crestor tablets are also indicated for risk reduction of MI, stroke, and arterial revascularization procedures in patients without clinically evident CHD, but with multiple risk factors.
The active ingredient present in Crestor Tablets is Rosuvastatin calcium.
The recommended adult Oral dosage of Crestor Tablets (Rosuvastatin calcium) is 5 to 40 mg orally once daily. Crestor can be taken as a single dose at any time of day, with or without food. The recommended starting dose of Crestor is 5-10 mg once daily. Asian patients are advised to start the therapy with 5 mg daily.
The common side effects reported in patients treated with Crestor Tablets (Rosuvastatin calcium) are constipation, heartburn, dizziness, difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, depression, joint pain, cough, memory loss or forgetfulness and confusion. Stop taking Crestor Tablets and contact the prescribing doctor immediately if any of the following rare but serious side effects occur:
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