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What are the active ingredients in phenabid?

DrGoogle: Google "phenabid, ingredients"then click on the very first choice and you will learn that the ingredients are "PHENYLEPHRINE HCL/CHLORPHENIRAMINE MALEATE."
They are supposed to dry you up and decongest you if you have a cold. Do they work? Sometimes. Give it a try, but stick to the recommended doses. One is an upper, the other a downer and, depending on your particular physiology, you may feel weird. ...Read more

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What are the active ingredients in Flamar Mx?

What are the active ingredients in Flamar Mx?

Pain and spasm: Flamar MX contains
chlorzoxazone, a muscle relaxer, and Paracetamol (= Tylenol) and is available by prescription only. ...Read more

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What are the active ingredients in prolia?

What are the active ingredients in prolia?

Only one: Hi. The only active ingredient in Prolia is denosumab, a monoclonal antibody that binds a signaling molecule, RANK Ligand (RANKL), that bone forming cells (osteoblasts) secrete that activates bone resorbing cells (osteoclasts). RANKL activates the osteoclasts to break down bone. Denosumab interrupts that, and preserves bone mass and architecture. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the active ingredients in novacaine?

I was wondering what are the active ingredients in novacaine?

Novacaine: Novacaine has not been used for years. Other more common local anesthetics are: lidocaine, mepivicaine, prilocaine, articaine and bupivacaine. ...Read more

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What is the active ingredient in Airborne?

What is the active ingredient in Airborne?

Airborne product may: Contain Vitamin's A, C, E, B2, Magnesium, Zinc, selenium, Managnese, Lonicera, Forsythia, Schizonepeta, ginger, Chinese Vitex, Isatis, Echinacea
glutamine & lysine. This company has been sued for false advertising /claims that it's prodcts can prevent
the flu, common cold and other infections. ...Read more

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What is the active ingredient in backlophen?

What is the active ingredient in backlophen?

Baclofen: 4-amino-3- (4-chlorophenyl) butanoic acid.

For more information refer to http://www. Rxlist. Com/baclofen-drug. Htm.
Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of non-active ingredients?

Excipients: Generally added to ease the production process or to add flavor, improve texture or to act as preservatives. ...Read more

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Which ingredient is the active chemical in an epi-pen?

Which ingredient is the active chemical in an epi-pen?

Epinephrine: Epipen contains synthetic epinephrine. It is used for anaphylaxis. It will cause vasonconstriction, increased heart rate and efficiency. It has both Alpha and beta agonist activity and with such will increase blood pressure and decrease edema in an emergecy situation. Epipen comes in two doses of 0.15mg for children and 0.3mg for adults. ...Read more

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What are zicam's active ingredients?

What are zicam's active ingredients?

Zinc: The only biologically active ingredients present in Zicam cold remedy are slightly diluted zinc acetate (2x = 1/100 dilution) and zinc gluconate (1x = 1/10 dilution). ...Read more

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What are the active ingredients in infliximab?

What are the active ingredients in infliximab?

Large Molecule: Very large molecule with multiple complex protein wha ving primary, secondary, tertiary and quantenary configurations. There are a variety of internal structures and in the case of inflixiamb is an antibody against Tumor Necosis Alpha - TNF either cell bound or circulating. This interrupts with the function of TNF and causes the immunologic control of the illness invovled. ...Read more

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What is the active ingredient in Pennsaid?

What is the active ingredient in Pennsaid?

2% diclofenac!: Very good for bony joints. Blood levels are minimal so much less risk for systemic side effects! ...Read more

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What is the active ingredients of aloe extract?

What is the active ingredients of aloe extract?

Aloe vera: Aloe Vera contains magnesium lactate (prevents histamine formation), saponins (antiseptic), plant sterols (anti-inflammatory) & carboxy-peptidase (anti-inflammatory). (http://www. Aloe-vera-and-handy-herbs. Com/natural-ingredients. Html) ...Read more

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What is the active ingredient in most mouthwashes?

What is the active ingredient in most mouthwashes?

Ingredients Vary: Since there are numerous mouthwashes on the market, it would be best to read the label on the specific one you might be questioning. For more info that can be fit into 400 characters, see below link:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Mouthwash ...Read more

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I'm trying generic aderrall 30mg help cost. Took name brand for 7yrs. Why does it not work as well if the same active ingredients are there? Thank u.

I'm trying generic aderrall 30mg help cost. Took name brand for 7yrs. Why does it not work as well if the same active ingredients are there? Thank u.

Formulation: Unfortunately equivalent does not always equal effectiveness. Bioavailability may not be equal. You may require the brand name. Talk to your dr about options. ...Read more

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Is the active ingredient of xenical?

Is the active ingredient of xenical?

An enzyme: Orlistat is a lipase inhibitor. This enzyme (lipase) prevents the fat that you eat from being broken down into an absorbable form. So the fat never gets into your system and passes in your stool. ...Read more

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What are the active ingredients in cough syrup?

What are the active ingredients in cough syrup?

Cough meds: Greetings. The active ingredients in cough medication is usually guifenessin which is a mucus thinning agent and dextramethorathan which is a cough suppressant. Check with your pharmacist for confirmation. ...Read more

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What is the active ingredient in antacids?

What is the active ingredient in antacids?

Antacids: There are many antacids on the market. Most of them use some combination of the following ingredients: calcium carbonate, Aluminum hydroxide, magnesium hydroxide. There are others too. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are common antacids and their active ingredients?

What are common antacids and their active ingredients?

Antacids: Some of the most common antacids are Mylanta, which is a combination of Aluminum hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide, Tums, which is calcium carbonate, milk of magnesia, which is magnesium hydroxide, and Maalox, which is calcium carbonate. There are also acid reducing medicines if regular antacids do not work. ...Read more

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How is the active ingredient of a vaccine?

How is the active ingredient of a vaccine?

Different with each: The active ingredient of any vaccine is the part of the infecting agent, either weakened and live and whole, or a part of the organism after it has been heat- killed, that stimulates your body to make antibodies that protect against a recurring infection with that organism. This preparation is different for each vaccine, based on the type... ...Read more

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What is the active ingredient of tysabri (natalizumab)?

I'm puzzled: The "active ingredient" in Tysabri is Tysabri. The generic name is natalizumab. This isn't Alka-Seltzer we're dealing with; it's a highly purified intravenous drug. Do I misunderstand your question? ...Read more

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What drugs or active ingredients are used in diet pills?

What drugs or active ingredients are used in diet pills?

Diet pills: There are very many and you can read about then on the web.

That said, diet and exercise is much better than diet pills.
The internet is full of information about diet - take a look at "NuVal"com", and a visit to an exercise trainer would be of great help. ...Read more

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What's the active ingredient in bantron ("indian tobacco")?

What's the active ingredient in bantron ("indian tobacco")?

Lobelia plant: There is an alkaloid derived from this plant that is called lobeline, which has been used as a smoking cessation product for many years, but with pretty modest results. It is widely used in Europe and Russia, but there is evidence that both nicotine replacement therapy and the 2 main prescription medications (bupropion and varenicline) work better. Haven't had anybody using it recently. ...Read more

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Why are prescription medications more expensive than generics if they have the same active ingredients?

Why are prescription medications more expensive than generics if they have the same active ingredients?

Brand names?: One reason is that sometimes the company that makes the brand name did the research on the product ingredients themselves (which is very, very expensive). By the time the generic comes along the FDA would have already approved the ingredient. ...Read more

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I have just been prescribed Saxenda and am wondering if it's okay to take with Victoza (liraglutide). They seem to have the same active ingredient.?

I have just been prescribed Saxenda and am wondering if it's okay to take with Victoza (liraglutide). They seem to have the same active ingredient.?

Talk to your doctor: You are right, they are the same drug. You should not need both so don't start the Saxenda until you talk to your doctor. If you need a higher dose your doctor could just go up on the dose of Victoza (liraglutide). ...Read more

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I take sleeping tablets daily. Somedays more than one, as I am still wide awake. One night I took 3, each one had a different active ingredient. Help?

I take sleeping tablets daily. Somedays more than one, as I am still wide awake. One night I took 3, each one had a different active ingredient. Help?

You are an Addict: I do not mean that in any derogatory way. I appreciate that you are aware that you have a problem...Perhaps an obsession for sleep. In most places in the country you can find drug and alcohol programs. Many hospitals will have a detox unit to help with the first few days of coming off so many chemicals.

But, you will survive. You can also find a way back to sanity and to retrain your brain. ...Read more

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What is the active ingredient in common antacids?

What is the active ingredient in common antacids?

Antacid pros & cons: Many antacids work by neutralizing acid in your stomach. Some contain simethicone that helps break up gas bubbles in your stomach. One floats on top of acid so it "coats" as the acid is refluxed. In any case, antacids must be taken multiple times a day to keep acid neutralized, and benefits are short-lived. Magnesium-containing ones can promote diarrhea; calcium-containing ones can increase acid! ...Read more

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Please help! What is the active ingredient in latisse (bimatoprost) that makes lashes longer and darker?

Please help! What is the active ingredient in latisse (bimatoprost) that makes lashes longer and darker?

Latisse (bimatoprost): Bimatoprost is a prostaglandin analog/prodrug used topically as eye drops. The lash growth is a side effect discovered when the drug was used to treat glaucoma. There can be unwanted side effects including darkening of the iris color and dark circles around the eyes. ...Read more

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