This medication is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also known as "statin”, prescribed for hyperlipidemia.
This medication is a cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infection.
This medication is a cephalosporin antibiotic, prescribed for certain bacterial infections such as gonorrhea, pelvic inflammatory disease, middle ear infection, meningitis (inflammation of the covering of the brain), and infections of the lungs, ears, skin, urinary tract, blood, bones and joints and typhoid.
This medication is an anticonvulsant, prescribed for bipolar disorder, epilepsy and to prevent migraine headache.
This medication is an antidopaminergic agent, used in treating nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal problems and Parkinson’s disease.
This medication is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes.
This medication is a proton pump inhibitor, prescribed for gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), erosive esophagitis (inflammation of esophagus), and Zollinger-Ellison (gastric acid hyper secretion) syndrome. It blocks the enzyme in the stomach that produces acid.
Pitofenone is an antispasmodic (spasmolytic) drug that is used to relieve pain and spasms of smooth muscles. It works by suppressing the muscle spasms and then relaxing the muscles of the stomach, intestine or urinary bladder.
Pitofenone is also used for the treatment of back pain
, sprains, and strains.
Pitofenone is used in combination along with fenpiverinium bromide, and metamizole sodium. The drug is currently sold in Eastern Europe and India under various trade names.
The combined preparation possesses strong analgesic, spasmolytic, cholinolytic and anti-inflammatory effects on the smooth muscles predominantly of the gastrointestinal and urogenital tract. Indications are strong pain in gastric or intestinal colic, kidney and gallstones
, and for painful menstruation.
Pitofenone hydrochloride present in the combination exerts papaverin-like spasmolytic effect on the vascular and extra-vascular smooth muscles of the stomach, intestines, urinary tract, biliary tract, and uterus.
As of 2005, any combined preparation containing a spasmolytic drug like pitofenone and metamizole must include a boxed warning that the use of the drug is not recommended in children and adolescents under the age of 18 years. Also, it can be used only for short-term treatment of severe pains caused by smooth muscles’ spasm where other therapy shows ineffectiveness.
This medication is a semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotic, prescribed for respiratory tract, urinary and soft tissue infections.
This medication is a decongestant, used to relieve nasal and sinus congestion due to colds, allergies, and hay fever.
Ophthalmic- Relieving redness in eyes.