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AFREZZA [Insulin Recombinant Human]
RX
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12 units/inh (inhalation powder)
4 units/inh (inhalation powder)
8 units/inh (inhalation powder)
MannkindApr 17, 2015
  • Administration of a composition comprising insulin complexed with a diketopiperazine..
  • Administration of a composition comprising insulin complexed with microparticles of a diketopiperazine..
  • Administration of fdkp microparticles comprising insulin..
  • Method of aerosolizing/deagglomerating an insulin dry powder for use in treating diabetes mellitus via oral inhalation using an inhaler with a cartridge containing the insulin dry powder..
  • Method of controlling glycemia in diabetics by administering an initial dose of insulin-fdkp with a meal; determining blood glucose level 1-2 hrs after and administering a supplemental dose of insulin-fdkp if postprandial glucose level is >140 mg/dl.
  • Method of delivering to a patient with diabetes mellitus in a single inhalation, greater than 75% of a dry powder dose comprising insulin and fumaryl diketopiperazine using a high resistance to flow dry powder inhaler..
  • Pulmonary administration of a compisition comprising insulin bound to a diketopiperazine..
  • Pulmonary administration of a composition comprising insulin bound to a complexing agent..
  • Pulmonary administration of an insulin composition comprising fdkp at the beginning of a meal to a patient also being treated with a long-acting insulin..
  • Treatment of a patient having diabetes mellitus with a prandial rapid acting insulin..
  • Treatment of diabetes mellitus with an inhaled insulin to improve glycemic control using a dry powder inhalation system comprising an inhaler, a cartridge and a dry powder medicament comprising insulin in a single inhalation.
  • Treatment of patient having diabetes mellitus via oral inhalation of fdkp microparticles comprising insulin.
  • Use of an inhaler to administer dry powder medicament.
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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DEPO-PROVERA [Medroxyprogesterone AcetateC24H34O4]
RX
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150mg/ml (injection injectable)
400mg/ml (injection injectable)
Pharmacia And UpjohnOct 29, 1992
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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DEPO-SUBQ PROVERA 104 [Medroxyprogesterone AcetateC24H34O4]
RX
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104mg/0.65ml (subcutaneous injectable)
Pharmacia And UpjohnDec 17, 2004
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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EXONDYS 51 [Eteplirsen]
RX
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100mg/2ml (50mg/ml) (iv (infusion) solution)
500mg/10ml (50mg/ml) (iv (infusion) solution)
Sarepta Theraps IncSep 19, 2016
  • (i)treatment of duchenne muscular dystrophy; (ii)restoring/increasing functional dystrophin protein; or (iii) inducing skipping; each of (i)-(iii) in patients having a confirmed mutation of the dmd gene that is amenable to exon 51 skipping.
  • Restoring an mrna reading frame to induce dystrophin protein production in patients having a mutation of the dmd gene that is amenable to exon 51 skipping.
  • Treatment of duchenne muscular dystrophy in patients having a mutation of the dmd gene that is amenable to exon 51 skipping.
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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LINDANE [LindaneC6H6Cl6]
RX
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1% (topical shampoo)
Olta PharmsApproved Prior To Jan 1, 1982
WockhardtAug 16, 1984
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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MEDROXYPROGESTERONE ACETATE [Medroxyprogesterone AcetateC24H34O4]
RX
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10mg (oral tablet)
150mg/ml (injection injectable)
2.5mg (oral tablet)
BarrAug 9, 1996
Teva Pharms UsaJul 28, 2004
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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MEMANTINE HYDROCHLORIDE [Memantine HydrochlorideC12H21NClH]
RX
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10mg (oral tablet)
14mg (oral capsule, extended release)
21mg (oral capsule, extended release)
28mg (oral capsule, extended release)
2mg/ml (oral solution)
5mg (oral tablet)
7mg (oral capsule, extended release)
Ajanta Pharma LtdNov 30, 2015
Alembic Pharms LtdOct 13, 2015
Amneal PharmsApr 10, 2015
Aurobindo Pharma LtdOct 13, 2015
Dr Reddys Labs LtdApr 14, 2010
Jubilant GenericsOct 13, 2015
Lupin LtdApr 10, 2015
Macleods Pharms LtdOct 13, 2015
Mylan Pharms IncJan 30, 2015
Puracap Pharm LlcNov 17, 2015
Silarx Pharms IncNov 10, 2016
Strides PharmaMay 23, 2017
Sun Pharma GlobalMay 5, 2010
Teva PharmsOct 25, 2011
Torrent Pharms LtdOct 13, 2015
Unichem Labs LtdOct 13, 2015
Upsher-smith LabsJul 31, 2015
Wockhardt LtdSep 4, 2015
Zydus Pharms Usa IncJul 10, 2017
Anchen PharmsJun 9, 2017
Apotex IncNov 22, 2016
Bio-pharm IncDec 7, 2015
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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NAMENDA [Memantine HydrochlorideC12H21NClH]
RX
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10mg (oral tablet)
2mg/ml (oral solution)
5mg (oral tablet)
Forest Labs LlcOct 16, 2003
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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NAMENDA XR [Memantine HydrochlorideC12H21NClH]
RX
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14mg (oral capsule, extended release)
21mg (oral capsule, extended release)
28mg (oral capsule, extended release)
7mg (oral capsule, extended release)
Forest Labs LlcJun 21, 2010
  • Treatment of moderate to severe dementia of the alzheimer's type.
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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PROVERA [Medroxyprogesterone AcetateC24H34O4]
RX
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10mg (oral tablet)
2.5mg (oral tablet)
Pharmacia And UpjohnApproved Prior To Jan 1, 1982
efficacy
0.0  (0)
side effects
0.0  (0)
danger
0.0  (0)

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WARNING: Consult a licensed physician in the appropriate field for medical treatment and drug prescription. Do not self medicate.


WARNING: All medicines, drugs, plants, chemicals or medicial precedures below are for historical reference only. Many of these treatments are now known to be harmful and possibly fatal. Do not consume any plant, chemical, drug or otherwise without first consulting a licensed physician that practices medine in the appropriate field.

Felter's Materia Medica on Amen

ACTÆA ALBA.
   The rhizome and rootlets of Actaea alba, Bigelow (Nat. Ord. Ranunculaceae). A perennial of the United States east of the Mississippi, abounding in... / ...he female reproductive organs, with atony and nervous impairment—such as the debility conducing to amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea and menorrhagia, and the irritability of weakness of the sexual system prov... / ...arising from derangement of the reproductive organs. Like cimicifuga it is useful in atonic indigestion of the nervous dyspepsia type. 1

ALOEALOE
   The dried juice of the leaves of several species of Aloe: (1) Aloe Perryi, Baker; (2) Aloe vera, Linné; (3) Aloe ferox, Miller. (Nat. Ord.... / ... action of the chalybeate. Aloes and iron are both very useful in delicate women who are subject to amenorrhoea or menorrhagia, with pelvic and intestinal torpor, poor appetite, and a weak circulation...1

AMYLUM
   The fecula or starch of the seed of Zea Mays, Linné (Nat. Ord. Gramineae). (Formula: C6 H10 05). Common Name: Corn... / ...lower bowel and a medium for rectal medication. The glycerite alone (or as a vehicle for other medicaments) is a bland and non-irritating application to relieve the heat of eczema, erythema, excoriati... / ...for the administration of medicines. 1

ASARUM CANDENSE
   The rhizome and rootlets of Asarum canadense, Linné (Nat. Ord. Aristolochiaceae). A native perennial of the United States found in rich soils in... / ...py.—A very pleasant stimulating carminative, diaphoretic and emmenagogue, of considerable value in amenorrhea from recent colds, in atonic dysmenorrhea, and in flatulent colic. A warm infusion is a v... / ...chronic coughs of debility to aid expectoration. It is contraindicated by gastro-intestinal inflammation. 1

BERBERIS (Mahonia) AQUIFOLIUM
   The root of Berberis aquifolium, Pursh (Nat.... / ...d. Berberidaceae). Western United States from Colorado to the Pacific coast; cultivated also for ornament among shrubbery. Common Names: Oregon Grape, Mountain Grape. Principal Constituents.—Berberin...1

CANNABIS
   The dried flowering tops of the female plant of Cannabis sativa, Linné, or the variety indica, Lamarck (Nat. Ord. Cannabinaceae). Asia, East... / ...mulated by morphine. The sensations that follow the effects of cannabis vary greatly with the temperament and the peculiarities of the patient, and with his environment. Almost invariably they are ple... / ...of the urino-genital tract and relieves pain. For the first condition it is invaluable in more or less painful conditions in which opium see1

CANTHARIS
   The dried beetles, Cantharis vesicatoria (Linné), De Geer. (Ord. Coleoptera.) Southern Europe. Dose, 1 grain. Common Name: Spanish Fly; Synonym:... / ...ravating the very conditions sought to be relieved by it. Cantharis promotes menstruation in atonic amenorrhoea with marked depression. It also increases the sexual appetite and has been used to stren... / ...lichen, and eczema; upon what grounds we are not advised.1

CAPSELLACAPSE
   The freshly dried plant Capsella Bursa-pastoris, Moench (Nat. Ord. Cruciferae). A common weed, native of Europe, but naturalized... / ...spepsia of an atonic type. Slightly stimulant it sometimes aids when simple measures are desired in amenorrhea. In chronic menorrhagia, with a too long or too frequent and almost colorless flow, it is... / ...or passive hemorrhage.1

CARTHAMUS
   The florets of Carthamus tinctorius, Linné (Nat. Ord. Compositae). Egypt and the Mediterranean countries, but cultivated in Europe and the United... / ...e. Action and Therapy.—Chiefly employed in domestic medicine in hot infusion as an emmenagogue for amenorrhea due to recent colds; and to determine the eruption in scarlet fever and measles. It is so...1

CATARIA
   The leaves and flowering tops of Nepeta Cataria (Nat. Ord. Labiatae). A common perennial of Europe, and naturalized in the United States. Common... / ...ief. It is especially valuable for the nervous irritability of dyspeptics, nervous headache, atonic amenorrhoea and dysmenorrhea, and wards off nervous or hysterical attacks. The warm infusion is an a... / ...effects of alcohol are needed, or when the freshly dried herb cannot be obtained, the specific medicine may be used in place of the infusion.1

CAULOPHYLLUM
   ...given fair results, though macrotys has supplanted it for most conditions. Metritis, endo-metritis, amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, ovaralgia, ovaritis, rheumatism of the uterus, menstrual cramps, uterine s......er cent solution of the emmenagogue principle of caulophyllum) has been successfully prescribed for amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, and chlorosis. The dose of leontin is 5 to 15 drops in syrup or sweetened ...1

COCAERYTH5
   The dried leaves of Erythroxylon Coca, Lamarck, and its varieties. (Nat. Ord. Erythroxylaceae.) South American Andes-Peru, Bolivia, and Chili.... / ...discomfort it is relieved by coca probably through the obtunding power of cocaine upon the nerve filaments of the stomach. As compared with cocaine this power is feeble, as is coca in all its effects,...1

COLOCYNTHIS
   The dried, peeled pulp of the fruit of Citrullus Colocynthis (Linné,) Schrader.... / ...lations; and sometimes to produce local pelvic effects and thereby stimulate menstruation in atonic amenorrhoea. It has been largely employed in ascites from all causes, but while actively cathartic, ......acteristic cutting pain prevails. It should be given also when colicky pain precedes or accompanies amenorrhoea.1

CRATAEGUSCRAN6
   The ripe fruit and bark of (1) Crataegus Oxyacantha, Linné, and (2) other species of Crataegus. (Nat. Ord. Rosaceae) 1. England and other parts... / ...ingents and tonics. Though a well-known wild shrub of thickets and commonly cultivated hedge and ornamental plant, the English hawthorn seems to have largely escaped the exact investigators of medicin... / ...trial; and as yet with no rational explanation of its reputed powers. The smaller doses are suggested as more likely to succeed than full doses.1

CROCUSCROCU
   The stigmas of Crocus sativa, Linné (Nat. Ord. Irideae). Asia Minor; much cultivated in Europe. Common Name: Saffron. Principal... / ...60 drops. Action and Therapy.—Reputed diaphoretic and emmenagogue, this agent was formerly used in amenorrhoea, dysmenorrhea, and suppression of the lochia. Five-drop doses of the tincture of crocus ... / ...(Carthamus tinctorius), which see under Carthamus. It may be used to color tinctures orange yellow, but it is too expensive for that purpose.1


WARNING: All medicines, drugs, plants, chemicals or medicial precedures below are for historical reference only. Many of these treatments are now known to be harmful and possibly fatal. Do not consume any plant, chemical, drug or otherwise without first consulting a licensed physician that practices medine in the appropriate field.

Physician's Materia Medica on Amen

BUCKBEANMENYA
   The leaves of MENYANTHES TRIFOLIATA, Lin. Bitter tonic. alterative, emmenagogue. anthelmintic; in large doses cathartic and emetic. Used in atonic dyspepsia, in chronic cutaneous diseases and in amenorrhea.2

LARD
   Either Lanolin or Lard may be used as an ointment base where absorption of the medicament is desired; petrolatum is much less readily absorbed, a fact to be borne in mind in selecting a vehicle for local medication.2

MANGANESE
   The compounds of MANGANEsE are often given in conjunction with those of iron as hematinic tonics. Some of them are reported to have a specific action as emmenagogues. a. Manganese Bromide. Dose. 0.06 to 0.30 Grm. (1 to 5 grs.). For formula see under Gold Bromide. b. Manganese Carbonate. Hematinic tonic, emmena gogue. Dose, 0.06 to 0.20 Grm. (1 to 3 grs.). c. Manganese Dioxide. Hematinic tonic, emmenagogue, alterative. Used in chlorosis, amenorrhea and in some forms of gastralgia. Dose, 0.06 to 02

MYRRHCOMMI2
   Gum-resin obtained from COMMIPHORA MYRRHA, (Nees) Engler. Stimulating tonic, expectorant, emmenagogue; frequently combined with Aloes and Iron in amenorrhea; topically applied in dilute solu tion to spongy gums, aphthous ulcerations of the mouth, etc.2

PETROLATUM
   Mineral hydrocarbons. either liquid (Petrolina Oil), semi-solid Yasclin, Cosmolin, Soft Petrolatum) or of wax-like consistence (Paraffin Wax, Hard Petrolatum, ordinarily known as Parafiin). All are emollient and are used as vehicles for medicaments to be applied locally by spray, liniment, ointment or cerate. The mineral hydrocarbons are not absorbed as animal and vegetable fats are, but they do not necessarily prevent the absorption of the medicament as sociated with them.2

RUERUTA5
   The leaves of RUTA GRAVEOLENS. Lin. Irritant, acting specifically on the uterine system; emmenagogue, antispasmodic. anthelmintic. Used in amenorrhea, not of congestive type; in hysteria; in hemorrhage following abortion. etc. Active constituent, the volatile oil which may be given in doses of 0.03 to 0.15 c. c. (1 to 5 drops).2

SAXIFRAGESAXIF
   The root of PIMPINELLA SAXIFRAGA. Lin. Aromatic, diaphoretic, diuretic, stomachic, emmenagogue Used in amenorrhea, dropsy, as a masticatory for toothache. etc.2

SENEGA
   The root of POLYGALA SENEGA, Lin. Stimulant expectorant, diuretic, emmenagogue; in large doses emetic and cathartic. A valuable remedy in typhoid pneumonia, in chronic bronchitis with profuse expectoration and in the secondarv stages of spasmodic croup; used also in amenorrhea.2

WATER PEPPER
   The flowering herb of POLYGONUM PUNCTATUM, Ell. Astring ent, detergent, diaphoretic, emmenagogue; locally counter-irritant. Its most important use is in amenorrhea.2

YARROW (Miiiefolium)ACHIL
   The flowering herb of ACHILLEA MILLEFOLIUM, Lin. Stimulant tonic, astringent, with aspecial action on the pelvic organs; useful in hemorrhoids, atonic amenorrhea and in atonic gastric disorders.2


WARNING: All medicines, drugs, plants, chemicals or medicial precedures below are for historical reference only. Many of these treatments are now known to be harmful and possibly fatal. Do not consume any plant, chemical, drug or otherwise without first consulting a licensed physician that practices medine in the appropriate field.

Physician's Therapeutics Memoranda on Amen

AMENORRHEA
   When due to anemia and debility, combinations of aloes with iron, In an otherwise healthy subject, apiol or the essential oil of penny. royal or of rue, savine or tansy; black cohosh; manganese dioxide (or potassium permanganate), taken for at least two weeks beiore the regular time for menstruation. When due to “cold,” the sitz bath and hot infusions of pennyroyal or similar herbs; quinine with aloes or rhubarb. Cotton-root bark, ergot and similar agents are to be used always with due cauti...2

PROSTATITIS
   General treatment for Inflammation, q. v. To relieve vesical tenesmus and pain, rectal suppositories of opium and henbane; Ze-an as diuretic, with which may be combined potassium citrate. In chronic cases, local treatment by steel sounds or application of suit able medicaments.2


References

1) Felter, Harvey Wickes, 1922, The Eclectic Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Cincinnati, Ohio.
2) Nelson, Baker & Co., 1904, Physician's Handy Book of Materia Medica and Therapeustics, Detroit, Michigan.