Ferrous Fumarate and Folic acid

Indication: Iron and Folic acid deficiency.
Dosage & Administration: 1 capsule three to four times daily. In pregnancy 1 capsule daily.
Contraindication & Precaution: Pernicious anaemia.
Side Effect: Gastric distress, abdominal cramps, diarrhoea, allergic reaction.
Drug Interaction: Antacid, Tetracyclines, Penicillamine and Zinc, anticonvulsant drug, Norfloxacin, Ciprofloxacin

and Ofloxacin.
Use in pregnancy and Lactation: There is no contraindication in pregnancy and lactation.
Preparation: (200

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Femotidine

Indication: Duodenal ulcer, Gastric ulcer, Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and zollinger-Ellison syndrome,

Gastritis.
Dosage & Administration: 20 mg twice daily or 40 mg at night Maintenance therapy as Famotack(R) 20 one tablet at

night.
Contraindication & Precaution: Hypersensitivity
Side Effect: Headache, xizziness, constipation and dearrhoea, nausea and/or vomiting, abdominal discomfort or

distention, anorexia, fatigue, rash.
Use in Pregnancy & Lactation: Should be prescribed only if clearly needed. It is best avoided by nursing mothers.
Preparation: 20 mg and 40 mg Tablet.

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Ciclesonide

Indication: Treatment to control persistent asthma in adults (12 years and older).
Dosage and Administration: Starting dose is 160 micrograms once daily which is usually also the maxiumum dose. Dose

reduction to 80 micrograms once daily may be an effective maintenance dose for some patients.
Contraindication: Hypersensitivity to Ciclesonide or any of the excipients.
Side Effect: In the majority of cases, mild and did not require discontinuation of treatment with Cirlesonide.

Systemic effects of inhaled corticosteroids may occur, particularly at high doses prescribed for prolonged periods.
Preparation: 80 Inhaler: 80 mcg of Ciclesonide/puff, 120 puff, 160 Inhaler: 160 mcg of Ciclesonide/puff, 120 puffs.

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Clobetasone Butyrate

Indication: Eczema, dermatitis & otitis externa.
Dosage and Administration: Up to 4 times daily.
Contraindication and Precaution: Skin lesions caused by infection with viruses (e.g. herpes simplex, chiken pox),

fungi (e.g. candidiasis, tinea) or bacteria (e.g. impetigo), hypersensitivity to the preparations. If applied to the

eyelids, care is needed to ensure that the preparation does not enter the eye as glaucoma might result.
Side Effect: Hypersensitivity, transient adrenal suppression, local atopic changes could pigmentation

hypertruchosis, Excerbation of symptoms may occur.
Use in Pregnancy and Lactation: There is inadequate evidence of safety in human pregnancy & lactation.
Preparation: 0.5% Cream and 0.05% Ointment.

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Vitamin C + Vitamin E + Zinc + Copper + Lutein

Indication: Age-related Eye Disease.
Dosage and Administration: One Eyevi(R) capsule, one or two times daily or as directied by the physician.
Contraindication and Precaution: Hyperoxaluria, anticoagulants, estrogens, vitamin-K.
Side Effect: Diarrhea, abdominal pain and other gastrointestinal disturbances; fatigue and weakness.
Preparation: (60 mg + 30 mg + 15 mg + 2 mg + 6 mg)/Capsule.

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?-Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E)

Indication: Vitamin E deficiency.
Dosage & Administration: 1-2 tablets daily.
Contraindication & Precaution: No absolute contraindication.
Side Effect: Fatigue, diarrhea or myopathy.
Drug Interaction: Vitamin A, K & Warfarin.
Use in Pregnancy and Lactation: Vitamin E is safe in pregnancy and lactation, when used as recommended doses. Higher

doses are not established.
Preparation: 200 mg Chewable Tablet.

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Ibuprofen

Indication: Rheumatoid arthritis including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis,

frozen shoulder (capsulitis), bursitis, tendinitis, tenosynovitis and low back pain, sprains and strains,

dysmenorrhoea, dental and post-operative pain and in the relief of migraine headache.
Dosage and administration: One tablet 12 hourly with plenty of fluid, up to 3 tablets per day.
Contraindication & Precaution: Active peptic ulceration, asthma, rhinitis or urticaria, Caution is required in

patients with renal, cardiac or hepatic impirment.
Side Effect: Dyspepsia, gastrointestinal intolerance & bleeding and skin rashes of various types. Less frequently,

thrombocytopenia has occurred.
Use in Pregnancy and Lactation: Use of Esrufen(R) SR during pregnancy should, if possible, be avoided.
Drug Interaction: Anticoagulants and thiazide diuretics.
Preparation: 600 mg SR Tablet.

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Drotaverine HCI

Indication: Spastic conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, irritable bowel syndrome. Biliary colics and spastic

conditions of biliary tract: Cholecystolithiasis, cholecystitis, cholangitis. Renal colics and spastic conditions of

the urogenital tract: Nephrolithiasis, pyelitis, cystitis. Spastic conditions of the uterus: Dysmenorrhea, imminent

abortion, uterine tetanus.
Dosage & Administration: Espa(R) tablet: Adults: 1 to 2 tablets, 3 times daily. Children (over 6 years): ½ to 1

tablets, 1-2 times daily. Espa(R) Injection: Adults: 1 to 2 ampoules, intramuscularly or subcutaneously, 1-3 times

daily. For the management of acute stone colics: 1 or 2 ampoules by slow intravenous injection.
Contraindication & Precaution: Caution should be taken for patients suffering from liver and kidney disease.
Side Effect: Rarely nausea, vomiting and hypotension.
Drug Interaction: Levodopa.
Preparation: 40 mg Tablet and 40 mg/2 ml Injection.

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Isosorbide Dinitrate

Indication: Treatment and prevention of anginal attacks, as adjunctive in congestive heart failure.
Dosage & Administration: 5-10 mg sublingually or orally.
Contraindication & Precaution: Hypersensitivity, marked anemia or head trauma or cerebral hemorrhage. It should be

used with caution to patient with glaucoma.
Side Effect: Headache, dizziness and weakness, nausea, vomiting and pallor may occur. Dermatitis may occasionally

occur.
Use in Pregnancy and Lactation: Only if clearly needed.
Preparation: 10 mg Tablet.

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Isosorbide Mononitrate LA(Long Acting)

Indication: Long-term treatment of blood-flow disorders of the coronary vessels (coronary heart disease), Long-term

treatment and prophylaxis of angina pectoris, Treatment of severe myocardial insufficiency (choronic heart failure)

in combination with cardiac glycosedes, diuretics, ACE inhibitors, arterial vasodilators.
Dosage & Administration: One capsule once daily.
Contraindication & Precaution: Acute myocarkial infarction with low filling pressure, acute circulatory failure,

shock, vascular collapse, or very low blood pressure, known sensitivity to nitrates, marked anaemia, head trauma,

cerebral haemorrhage, severe hypotension or hypovolaemia.
Side Effect: Headache may occur at the start of treatment, but this usually disappears after a few days. Symptoms of

circulatory collapse may arise after the first dose in patients with labile circulation. Symptoms of postural

hypotension and syncope may result in some patients. Infrequently nausea, vomiting, flushing and allergic rashes can

occur.
Drug Interaction: Beta-blockers, calcium antagonists, vasodilators, alcohol, ACE inhibitors, sildenafil,

neuroleptics and tricyclic antidepressants.
Use in Pregnancy and Lactation: There is inadequate evidence of safety of the drug in human pregnancy but nitrates

have been used widely in the treatment of angina for many years without apparent ill consequence; animal studies

having shown no hazard. Nevertheless it is not advisable to use this drug during pregnancy and lactation.
Preparation: 50 mg LA (Long Acting) Capsule.

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