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Prescriptions

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Prescriptions

  1. 1. PRESCRIPTIONS<br />HANNINGTON M MUWANGA<br />
  2. 2. Amoxil<br />Amoxil (amoxicillin) is a penicillin antibiotic. <br /> It fights bacteria in your body.<br />Amoxil is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as ear infections, bladder infections, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and E. coli or salmonella infection. Amoxil is also sometimes used together with another antibiotic called clarithromycin (Biaxin) to treat stomach ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori infection. This combination is sometimes used with a stomach acid reducer called lansoprazole (Prevacid).<br />Do not use Amoxil if you are allergic to amoxicillin or to any other penicillin antibiotic, such as ampicillin (Omnipen, Principen), dicloxacillin (Dycill, Dynapen), oxacillin (Bactocill), penicillin (Beepen-VK, Ledercillin VK, Pen-V.<br />
  3. 3. SUDAFED<br />GenericName: Pseudoephedrine <br />Brand Name:Sudafed<br />Pseudoephedrine is used for the temporary relief of stuffy nose and sinus pain/pressure caused by infection (such as the common cold, flu) or other breathing illnesses (such as hay fever, allergies, bronchitis). Pseudoephedrine is a decongestant. It works by narrowing the blood vessels to decrease swelling and congestion.<br />Take this medication by mouth with or without food, usually every 4-6 hours, as directed by the product package or by your doctor. Do not take more than 4 doses in a day. Dosage is based on your age, medical condition, and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or take this drug more often than directed. Do not take more of this medication than recommended for your age.<br />
  4. 4. MUCINEX<br />Generic Name: guaifenesin. Brand Name: Mucinex.<br />Mucinex is used to relieve the symptoms of cough and mucus in the chest due to colds, flu, or hay fever. Mucinex may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.<br />Mucinex is an expectorant. It works by thinning mucus (phlegm) in the lungs and making it less sticky and easier to cough up. This reduces chest congestion by making coughs more productive.<br />

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