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 Nabumetone
Nabumetone is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug[1] (NSAID), the only 1-naphthaleneacetic acid derivative. Nabumetone has been developed by Beecham. It is available under numerous brand names, such as Relafen, Relifex, and Gambaran. Contents 1 Introduction 2 Uses 3 Side effects 4 Assay of Nabumetone[6] 5 References Introduction Nabumetone is a non acidic NSAID that is rapidly metabolized in the liver to a major active metabolite, 6-methoxy-2-naphthyl acetic acid. As found with...
 Nadroparin
Nadroparin is a form of low molecular weight heparin sold by GSK under the trade name Fraxiparine.[1] References ^ GSK PRODUCT MONOGRAPH; http://www.gsk.ca/english/docs-pdf/Fraxiparine_2011.pdf External links http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/drugdictionary.aspx?CdrID=483128 http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/drug-information/DR600971 Shafiq N, Malhotra S, Pandhi P, Sharma N, Bhalla A, Grover A (2006). "A randomized controlled clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy, safety, cost-effecti...
 Nafarelin
Nafarelin is a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist (GnRH agonist). By causing constant stimulation of the pituitary gland, it decreases pituitary secretion of the gonadotropins luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH). Nafarelin may be used in the treatment of estrogen-dependent conditions (such as endometriosis or uterine fibroids), to treat central precocious puberty, or to control ovarian stimulation in IVF. Nafarelin acetate is marketed by Searle (now part of Pfi...
 Nafcillin
Nafcillin sodium is a narrow-spectrum[1] beta-lactam antibiotic[2] of the penicillin class. As a beta-lactamase-resistant penicillin, it is used to treat infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria, in particular, species of staphylococci that are resistant to other penicillins. Nafcillin is considered therapeutically equivalent to oxacillin, although its safety profile is somewhat different.[3] Contents 1 Indications 2 Side-effects 3 Interactions 4 References Indications Nafcilli...
 Naftifine
Naftifine (brand name Naftin) is an allylamine antifungal drug for the topical treatment of tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis (fungal infections). Its precise mechanism of action is unknown, but may involve selectively blocking sterol biosynthesis via inhibition of the squalene 2,3-epoxidase enzyme.[1][2] The half-life is approximately 2–3 days.[2] The metabolites are excreted in the urine and feces.[3] References ^ Robertson Dirk B, Maibach Howard I, "Chapter 61. Dermato...
 Naftin Naftifine
Naftifine (brand name Naftin) is an allylamine antifungal drug for the topical treatment of tinea pedis, tinea cruris, and tinea corporis (fungal infections). Its precise mechanism of action is unknown, but may involve selectively blocking sterol biosynthesis via inhibition of the squalene 2,3-epoxidase enzyme.[1][2] The half-life is approximately 2–3 days.[2] The metabolites are excreted in the urine and feces.[3] References ^ Robertson Dirk B, Maibach Howard I, "Chapter 61. Dermato...
 Nalbuphine
Nalbuphine is a semi-synthetic opioid used commercially as an analgesic under a variety of trade names, including Nubain. Contents 1 History and control status 2 Clinical pharmacology 3 Medical uses 4 Overdose 5 Side effects 6 Marketing 7 Notes 8 References 9 External links History and control status In the search for opioid analgesics with less abuse potential than pure mu agonist opioids, a number of semi-synthetic opiates were developed. These substances are referred to as mixe...
 Naldecon Chlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Phenylpropanolamine + Phenyltoloxamine
Chlorphenamine (INN) or chlorpheniramine (USAN, former BAN), commonly marketed in the form of chlorpheniramine maleate (Chlorphen-12[1]), is a first-generation alkylamine antihistamine used in the prevention of the symptoms of allergic conditions such as rhinitis and urticaria. Its sedative effects are relatively weak compared to other first-generation antihistamines. Chlorphenamine is one of the most commonly used antihistamines in small-animal veterinary practice. Although not generally app...
 Naldecon Pediatric Chlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Phenylpropanolamine + Phenyltoloxamine
Chlorphenamine (INN) or chlorpheniramine (USAN, former BAN), commonly marketed in the form of chlorpheniramine maleate (Chlorphen-12[1]), is a first-generation alkylamine antihistamine used in the prevention of the symptoms of allergic conditions such as rhinitis and urticaria. Its sedative effects are relatively weak compared to other first-generation antihistamines. Chlorphenamine is one of the most commonly used antihistamines in small-animal veterinary practice. Although not generally app...
 Naldecon Senior DX Dextromethorphan + Guaifenesin
Guaifenesin INN /wafnsn/ or guaiphenesin (former BAN), also glyceryl guaiacolate,[2] is an expectorant drug sold over the counter and usually taken orally to assist the bringing up (expectoration) of phlegm from the airways in acute respiratory tract infections. Contents 1 History 2 Availability 3 Medical uses 3.1 Cough 3.2 Other uses 3.3 Mechanism of action 4 Side-effects 5 Veterinary use 6 See also 7 References 8 External links History Similar medicines derived from the guaia...
 Nalfon Fenoprofen
Fenoprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Fenoprofen calcium is used for symptomatic relief for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and mild to moderate pain. Fenoprofen is marketed in the USA as Nalfon. Contents 1 Pharmacology 2 Contraindications 3 Drug interactions 4 Laboratory test interactions 5 Brand names 6 References Pharmacology Decreases inflammation, pain, and fever, probably through inhibition of cyclooxygenase activity and prostaglandin synthesis. Contr...
 Nalmefene
Nalmefene (trade name Selincro), originally known as nalmetrene, is an opioid receptor antagonist developed in the early 1970s,[1] used primarily in the management of alcohol dependence. It has also been investigated for the treatment of other addictions such as pathological gambling and addiction to shopping.[medical citation needed] Contents 1 Structure and mechanism of action 2 Treatment of opiod overdose 3 Treatment of alcohol dependence 4 Metabolism 5 Side effects 6 Properties 7 A...
 Naloxone
Naloxone is a pure opioid antagonist[1] developed by Sankyo in the 1960s.[2][3] Unlike other opioid receptor antagonists it has no concomitant agonist properties. Naloxone is a drug used to counter the effects of opioid overdose, such as heroin or morphine specifically the life-threatening depression of the central nervous system, respiratory system, and hypotension secondary to opiate overdose. Naloxone is also experimentally used in the treatment for congenital insensitivity to pain with an...
 Nalphen Pediatric Chlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Phenylpropanolamine + Phenyltoloxamine
Chlorphenamine (INN) or chlorpheniramine (USAN, former BAN), commonly marketed in the form of chlorpheniramine maleate (Chlorphen-12[1]), is a first-generation alkylamine antihistamine used in the prevention of the symptoms of allergic conditions such as rhinitis and urticaria. Its sedative effects are relatively weak compared to other first-generation antihistamines. Chlorphenamine is one of the most commonly used antihistamines in small-animal veterinary practice. Although not generally app...
 Nalspan Chlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Phenylpropanolamine + Phenyltoloxamine
Chlorphenamine (INN) or chlorpheniramine (USAN, former BAN), commonly marketed in the form of chlorpheniramine maleate (Chlorphen-12[1]), is a first-generation alkylamine antihistamine used in the prevention of the symptoms of allergic conditions such as rhinitis and urticaria. Its sedative effects are relatively weak compared to other first-generation antihistamines. Chlorphenamine is one of the most commonly used antihistamines in small-animal veterinary practice. Although not generally app...
 Nalspan Pediatric Chlorpheniramine + Phenylephrine + Phenylpropanolamine + Phenyltoloxamine
Chlorphenamine (INN) or chlorpheniramine (USAN, former BAN), commonly marketed in the form of chlorpheniramine maleate (Chlorphen-12[1]), is a first-generation alkylamine antihistamine used in the prevention of the symptoms of allergic conditions such as rhinitis and urticaria. Its sedative effects are relatively weak compared to other first-generation antihistamines. Chlorphenamine is one of the most commonly used antihistamines in small-animal veterinary practice. Although not generally app...
 Nalspan SR Phenylephrine
Phenylephrine is a selective α1-adrenergic receptor agonist used primarily as a decongestant, as an agent to dilate the pupil, and to increase blood pressure. Phenylephrine is marketed as an alternative for the decongestant pseudoephedrine, though clinical studies suggest that phenylephrine is less effective than pseudoephedrine and not more effective than placebo.[1][2] Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Decongestant 1.2 Hemorrhoids 1.3 Mydriatic 1.4 Vasopressor 1.5 Detumescent 2 Sid...
 Naltrexone
Naltrexone is an opioid receptor antagonist used primarily in the management of alcohol dependence and opioid dependence. It is marketed in generic form as its hydrochloride salt, naltrexone hydrochloride, and marketed under the trade names Revia and Depade. In some countries including the United States, a once-monthly extended-release injectable formulation is marketed under the trade name Vivitrol. Also in the United States, Methylnaltrexone Bromide, a closely related drug, is marketed as R...
 Namenda Memantine
Memantine is the first in a novel class of Alzheimer's disease medications acting on the glutamatergic system by blocking NMDA receptors. It was first synthesized by Eli Lilly and Company in 1968. Memantine is marketed under the brands Axura and Akatinol by Merz, Namenda by Forest, Ebixa and Abixa by Lundbeck and Memox by Unipharm. Memantine has been shown to have a modest effect in moderate-to-severe Alzheimer's disease[1] and in dementia with Lewy bodies.[2][3] Despite years of research, th...
 Namenda Xr Memantine Hydrochloride
Memantine is the first in a novel class of Alzheimer's disease medications acting on the glutamatergic system by blocking NMDA receptors. It was first synthesized by Eli Lilly and Company in 1968. Memantine is marketed under the brands Axura and Akatinol by Merz, Namenda by Forest, Ebixa and Abixa by Lundbeck and Memox by Unipharm. Memantine has been shown to have a modest effect in moderate-to-severe Alzheimer's disease[1] and in dementia with Lewy bodies.[2][3] Despite years of research, th...

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