Amaryl® (glimepiride) and Amaryl M® (glimepiride + metformin) are oral blood glucose-lowering drugs of the sulfonylurea class, administered once a day to treat type 2 diabetes in combination with diet and lifestyle modification.
Daonil® (gilbenclamide) is an oral blood glucose-lowering drug belonging to the sulfonylurea class. Daonil® is used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes and is used in conjunction with proper diet and exercise to decrease blood sugar levels.
Neodipar® (Metformin) is an oral blood glucose-lowering drug that helps control blood sugar levels. It is used for the management of type 2 diabetes. At times, Neodipar® is used in combination with insulin or other medications for better efficient blood glucose control.
Toujeo® (Insulin Glargine U300) is the next-generation insulin glargine which works like the human body's natural insulin and is designed to provide steady control over 24 hours. Toujeo® provides stable glycemic control over 24 hours and provides dosing flexibility with less risk of hypoglycemia.
Lantus® (insulin glargine) works by lowering levels of glucose (blood sugar) in the blood. Insulin glargine is a long-acting form of insulin that is slightly different from other forms of insulin that are not man-made.
SoloSTAR® is an insulin delivery device / disposable pen, for Lantus® (insulin Glargine) and Toujeo® (insulin Glargine U300). It enables patients to inject up to 80 IUs of insulin, in one shot- if advised by the physician. It is designed to meet the everyday needs of people with diabetes, making insulin injection almost painless as slight pressure suffices to inject the right dose (30% less force than similar devices).
Apidra® (Insulin Glulisine) is a rapid-acting insulin analog indicated to improve blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes or adults and children with type 1 diabetes.
The primary activity of insulin Glulisine, is regulation of glucose metabolism. Apidra® is available in a pre-filled SoloStar pen. Each pen contains 3 ml solution, equivalent to 300 Units.
Jevtana® (Cabazitaxel) is an anti-cancer medicine used with the steroid medicine prednisone. Jevtana® is used to treat men with prostate cancer that is resistant to medical or surgical treatments that lower testosterone and has worsened after treatment with other medicines, including docetaxel.
Taxotere® (Docetaxel) is an anti-cancer medicine used to treat certain people with breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, ovarian cancer, head and neck cancer, stomach cancer and prostate cancer.
Eloxatin® (Oxaliplatin) is an anti-cancer medicine that is used with other anti-cancer medicines called 5-fluorouracil and folinic acid to treat adults with: stage III colon cancer after surgery to remove the tumor and advanced/metastatic colon or rectal cancer (colorectal cancer).
Fludara (Fludarabine Phosphate) is an anti-cancer medicine that interferes with the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body. Fludara® is used to treat adults with B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) after other medicines have been tried without successful response to treatment.
Renvela® (Sevelamer carbonate) is known as a phosphate binder which helps control phosphorus levels in the body of patients of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Sevelamer has the largest body of peer-reviewed evidence among all phosphate binders, demonstrating its clinical benefits in hyperphosphatemic patients.
Thymogloubine® (Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (rabbit)) is used for prevention and treatment of graft rejection in solid organ transplantation, graft-versus-host disease following haematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and treatment of aplastic anemia. Thymoglobuline works by suppressing the body's immune system.
Xatral® (Alfuzosin) is used for symptomatic treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia which is a condition where the prostate gland enlarges but is not cancerous (i.e. it is benign). Enlarged prostate occurs primarily in older men and can cause problems in passing urine.
No-Spa® (Drotaverine HCI) is used as an antispasmodic in the management of biliary-tract, urinary-tract, and gastrointestinal spasm. No-Spa® is indicated in the management of irritable bowel syndrome, renal colic, biliary colic, and the management of severe pain during menstruation.
Muscoril® (Thiochochicoside) is a muscle relaxant drug with anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. It is used as an adjuvant therapy for treating muscular spasms, rheumatologic, orthopedic, and traumatologic disorders.
Stemetil® (Prochlorperazine maleate) is used to treat nausea, vomiting and dizziness due to various causes, including migraine (severe headache).
Telfast® Telfast D®
Telfast®(Fexofenadine) is an effective and potent antihistaminic agent, devoid of sedative effects and with a prolonged duration of action allowing administration once every 12 or 24 hours. It is indicated for the treatment of hay fever and chronic idiopathic urticaria. The Telfast-D® (Fexofenadine + Pseudoephedrine) formulation combines this antihistaminic with a prolonged-release decongestion agent.
One of the oldest and most trusted antihistamines, Avil® (Pheniramine maleate) is used to treat allergic conditions such as hay fever or urticaria.
Nasacort® (Ttriamcinolone acetonide) allergy nasal spray is a once-a-day treatment for hay fever. Nasacort® prevents the body from releasing the chemicals that cause the symptoms of hay fever (sneezing, itching and a runny or blocked nose) and controls symptoms.
Phenergan® (Promethazine) is one of the most established antihistamines in the local market. It is useful in perennial and seasonal allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis, urticaria and pruritis. Phenergan® also prevents motion sickness, and treats nausea and vomiting after surgery and is effective in the relief of apprehension and inducing light sleep from which a patient can easily be aroused.
Tixylix® contains Promethazine hydrochloride and Pholcodine in a pleasant blackcurrant flavor. Tixylix® is indicated for the symptomatic relief of dry cough and as an adjuvant in the treatment of upper respiratory tract infections in children. It is also useful for the relief of irritating night cough and spasm of whooping cough in children.
Stilnox® (Zolpidem) is a hypnotic which is indicated in the short-term treatment of insomnia. It rapidly induces sleep that is qualitatively close to natural sleep and devoid of certain side effects that are characteristic of the benzodiazepine class as a whole. Its action lasts for a minimum of six hours, and it is generally well tolerated, allowing the patient to awake with a reduced risk of impaired attention, decreased alertness or memory lapses throughout the day.
Haemaccel® (Polygeline) is an emergency care / life-saving product. It is a plasma substitute for volume replacement used to correct or avert circulatory insufficiency due to plasma / blood volume deficiency, resulting from bleeding or from a shift in plasma volume between the circulatory compartments. It is a ready-for-use solution for intravenous infusion and can also be used as a carrier solution for various medicines. Haemaccel® is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) on its list of ‘Essential Medicines 2017’.
Plavix® (Clopidogrel) is used to prevent blood clots after a recent heart attack or stroke, and in people with certain disorders of the heart or blood vessels. It prevents blood clots (thrombi) from forming in hardened blood vessels (arteries), a process known as atherothrombosis, which can lead to atherothrombotic events (such as stroke, heart attack, or cardiovascular death).
CoPlavix® (Clopidogrel and Acetylsalicylic acid) is used to prevent blood clots from forming in hardened blood vessels (a process known as atherothrombosis) which can lead to events such as stroke, heart attack or cardiovascular death.
Aprovel® (irbesartan) is indicated for the treatment of hypertension and renal disease in type 2 diabetes. It acts by blocking the effect of angiotensin II, the hormone responsible for constriction of blood vessels, thereby permitting the normalization of arterial blood pressure.
CoAprovel® (Irbesartan + Hydrochlorothiazide) is indicated for treatment of hypertension. It may be used either alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents. CoAprovel® may also be used as initial therapy in patients who are likely to need multiple drugs to achieve their blood pressure goals.
Cordarone® (Amiodarone hydrochloride) is an antiarrhythmic. It is used for the treatment of severe heart rhythm disorders, not responding to other therapy or when other treatments cannot be used. Cordarone® works by helping the heart to regain a normal rhythm.
Clexane® (Enoxaparin sodium) is the most widely studied and used low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) in the world & is approved for more clinical indications than any other LMWH. Clexane® is an anti-coagulant used to inhibit the formation of clots in veins and arteries, thereby preventing possible acute or chronic complications associated with deep vein or arterial thrombosis.
Tritace® contains the active ingredient Ramipril, which is an ACE inhibitor. It is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It may also be used as treatment following a heart attack (myocardial infarction) complicated with heart failure or to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke.
CoTritace® is a combination product with two active ingredients: Ramipril and Hydrochlorothiazide. It is used to lower blood pressure in essential hypertension when treatment with a combination product is needed.
Winstor® (Atorvastatin) is a member of the drug class known as statins, used for lowering cholesterol. This drug is indicated for prevention of cardiovascular disease (heart attack or stroke), to lower cholesterol and other harmful types of cholesterol in the body and to slow the progression of heart disease.
Lasix® / Lasoride®
Lasix (Furosemide)/ Lasoride (Furosemide + Amiloride HCl) is a diuretic that improves the elimination of water and salts (electrolytes) in the urine. It is used to treat hypertension and fluid retention due to diseases of the heart, liver or kidneys.
Introduced in 1979, Flagyl® (Metronidazole) is an established brand of Sanofi which has won the trust of millions of physicians over the years across Pakistan. It is indicated in the prophylaxis and treatment of infections in which anaerobic bacteria have been identified or are suspected to be the cause. It is also effective for the treatment of parasitic infections caused by trichomonas vaginalis or entamoeba histolytica known to cause diarrheal disease.
Tarivid® (Ofloxacin) is a Fluroquinolone antibiotic prescribed to adults in bacterial infections due to ofloxacin-susceptible micro-organisms including Pyelonephritis, Prostatitis, Epididymitis, Orchitis, and Pelvic inflammatory disease. Ofloxacin may be used as an alternative to other usual anti-infectives in Uncomplicated cystitis and urethral infections, Complicated skin and soft-tissue infections, Bone and joint infections, Acute sinusitis, Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, community acquired pneumonia and in prevention of infections due to ofloxacin susceptible pathogens.
Claforan® (Cefotaxime) is a third-generation cephalosporin injectable antibiotic for the treatment of a wide range of infections including those of the respiratory tract, skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, and meningitis due to susceptible pathogens in both adults and children. It is also indicated for surgical prophylaxis (i.e. prevention of surgical infections).
Aventriax® (Ceftriaxone) is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. Like other third-generation cephalosporins, it has broad spectrum activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. This drug is indicated for the treatment of lower respiratory tract infections, acute bacterial otitis media, skin infections, bone and joint infections, intra-abdominal and urinary tract infections, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), uncomplicated gonorrhea, bacterial septicemia, and meningitis. Ceftriaxone injection is also given before certain types of surgery to prevent infections that may develop after the operation.
Orelox® (Cefpodoxime Proxetil) is an antibiotic for treatment of bacterial infections. It is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that kills a wide variety of bacteria that cause commonly-occurring infections of the upper and lower airways, skin and soft tissue. It may also be used to treat urinary tract infections.
Tavanic® (Levofloxacin) is used to treat bacterial infections. Levofloxacin works by killing the bacteria that are causing an infection. As levofloxacin is effective against a large number of bacteria ,it is indicated for the treatment of infections due to levofloxacin-susceptible micro-organisms which includes: Hospital-acquired pneumonia, complicated urinary tract infections and pyelonephritis, Prostatitis and Anthrax Inhalation (post exposure prophylaxis and curative treatment). Levofloxacin may be used as an alternative to other usual anti-infective in Acute sinusitis, Acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, Uncomplicated cystitis, Community-acquired pneumonia, Complicated skin and soft tissue infections.
Targocid® (Teicoplanin) injection is an antibiotic. It is used to kill bacteria responsible for infections which can occur in your blood (sepsis), bones or joints. This antibiotic is generally used when the bacteria causing the infection are not satisfactorily eliminated by other antibiotics or when patients may be allergic to other antibiotics.
Secnidazole forte is a synthetic derivative of the group of Nitroimidazoles. It is indicated in Intestinal amoebiasis, hepatic amoebiasis, Giardiasis, urethritis and vaginitis due to Trichomonas vaginalis.
Enterogermina® (Bacillus clausii) is an oral suspension probiotic offered in single dose. It restores the balance of bacteria in the gut in case of an intestinal disorder. Enterogermina® can be used for management of diarrhea in children and adults.
Frisium® (Clobazam) belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines and is effective against all seizure types. It is used mainly as an add-on (adjunctive) medication for primary generalized and partial seizure disorders but it also can be effective when used alone.
Selsun Blue® contains Selenium sulfide and is used to treat dandruff and a certain scalp infection (Seborrheic dermatitis). It reduces itching, flaking, irritation, and redness of the scalp. Selsun Blue® shampoo targets the source to control dandruff, and leaves hair clean and healthy looking.
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