Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Ella® Related: emergency hormonal contraception, Ella, ulipristal acetate, morning-after pill. What Medicine is used for: There are 2 types of emergency contraception; the pill method and the insertion of a device called the copper intrauterine device (IUD). A copper IUD can prevent pregnancy because its presence is toxic to sperms. A woman might use emergency contraception if she forgot to take her birth control pills, if the condom broke or slipped off during sexual intercourse, or if no birth control methods were used. Ella®( ulipristal acetate) , also known as “Morning-After Pill”, is one of the pill methods. It is a safe and effective way to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sexual intercourse.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Esmya® Related: esmya, ulipristal acetate, uterine fibroids. What Medicine is used for: Fibroids are the most common form of non-cancerous, benign (not harmful) growth in women of reproductive age that grow in the muscles of the uterus (womb). Most of them are very small and do not cause symptoms at all. However, when they become very large, they can cause heavy menstrual bleeding, pelvic pain and discomfort. The causes of uterine fibroids are not yet fully understood, however, they seem to be stimulated by the female hormones. Esmya® is used to treat moderate to severe symptoms of uterine fibroids by changing the activity of progesterone. A single course of Esmya® can be used in women who are about to have surgery for their fibroids. It can be used for more than one course only in women who should not have surgery.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Incruse Ellipta Related: Umeclidinium, Incruse Ellipta, COPD. What Medicine is used for: Umeclidinium inhaler is used for the long term treatment of people who have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD is a disease affecting the lungs which makes it harder for the person to breathe as the disease gets worse. Umeclidinium works by opening up the airways and makes it easier for air to move in and out of the lungs.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Vesicare®, Detrusitol®,Betmiga®, What Medicine is used for: They could be antimuscarinic agents (oxybutynin, solifenacin, and tolterodine), tricyclic antidepressants (imipramine) or β3 adrenergic receptor agonists (mirabegron). Antimuscarinic agents and β3 adrenergic receptor agonists relax muscles in the bladder, increasing the bladder's ability to hold urine. They also reduce bladder spasms, the urge to pass urine, and the frequency of involuntary urination (incontinence). Dosages are titrated according to the effectiveness of the medication and tolerance level of patients to the side effects.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Ursofalk® Related: gallstones, ursodeoxycholic acid. What Medicine is used for: This medication is used for the treatment of gallstones. It is also used for the treatment of some forms of liver disease.
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