Saturday, November 6, 2010

Piroxicam 20 mg

What should you know about Piroxicam 20 mg capsules?

Piroxicam is one of NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). It is used to reduce swelling and as a pain reliever, often for treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Piroxicam 20 mg is usually available as 20mg capsules produced and distributed by a number of pharmaceutical companies, including Mylan Pharmaceuticals. Piroxicam 20 mg capsules are generic analog for brand-named Feldene 20 mg capsules manufactured by Pfizer. Mylan's Piroxicam 20 mg is available as Mylan 2020 capsules.

Piroxicam 20 mg capsules are taken orally, usually one capsule daily. The 20 mg dose can be divided into two 10 mg doses, each to be taken in the morning and evening.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Piroxicam (Feldene)

One more non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) produced and marketed by Mylan Pharmaceuticals - Piroxicam, otherwise generally known as brand-named Feldene. Needless saying that Mylan manufactures a generic version of the medicine. Feldene is said to be an effective remedy to treat swelling and inflammation. As a result, it can reduce pain. Swelling is often caused by osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, so, Feldene is widely used for treatment these conditions, or relieving painful and unpleasant sensations provoked by them.

Mylan Pharmaceuticals distributes Feldene in green capsules, 10mg (Mylan 1010) or 20mg (Mylan 2020) in strength.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Temazepam - Generic Restoril

Unlike Diazepam, we can hardly call Temazepam a common sleeping pill, but the drug is definitely used to improve night sleep, as Temazepam noticeably decreases the number of nightly awakenings. Mylan Pharmaceuticals manufactures its generic version of Temazepam in capsules, e.g. available under indexes Mylan 4010 (15 mg capsule) and Mylan 5050 (30 mg capsule). Temazepam belongs to the family of benzodiazepines, with the highest risk of drug intoxication. The medicine is listed as a Schedule IV drug in the US, and is only available by prescription. Besides Mylan's generic formulation, it can be available under the brand name Restoril.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Mylan's Naproxen

Brand-named Naprosyn is known as generic Naproxen. Other numerous brand names of the medication include: Aleve, Anaprox, EC-Naprosyn, Midol Extended Relief, Naprelan and Naprosyn E. The medicine belongs to the class of NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), i.e., it is a pain killer and fever reducer. Mylan Pharmaceuticals manufactures Naproxen pills in a number of strengths, such as 250 mg (Mylan 377), 375 mg (Mylan 555) and 500 mg (Mylan 451).

Monday, May 3, 2010

Propranolol Hydrochloride

Propranolol HCl belongs to a special class of medications known as beta-blockers. Beta-blockers block a hormone in the body that can raise blood pressure and heart rate. Used mainly for treatment of cardiovascular disease, it is one of the most widely spread medications that help to relieve heart ache and high blood pressure. But Propranolol features a general sedative effect on the nerve system, and can be used even as an anti-anxiety drug. There is a brand name formulation of Propranolol called Inderal. However, Mylan Pharmaceuticals manufactures a generic version of the medication in form of pills and XR capsules.


Thursday, March 4, 2010

Mylan's Alprazolam - Mylan A Pill Series

What do we know about Alprazolam? First of all, it is widely distributed under the brand name Xanax. Second, it is an extremely popular anti-anxiety medicine. Third, it belongs to the family of benzodiazepines which includes such drugs as Clonazepam (Klonopin), Diazepam (Valium), Lorazepam (Ativan), Temazepam (Restoril), etc. And forth, generic version of Alprazolam is manufactured and distributed by Mylan Pharmaceuticals. Alprazolam pills are usually available as bars. Mylan's Alprazolam is different. The pills are round, and all of them are indexed with an "A" letter, alone as in case with 0.25mg pill, or combined with a number. Mylan A1 is 1mg Alprazolam, Mylan A3 is 0.5mg Alprazolam, and Mylan A4 is the strongest - it is 2mg Alprazolam. There is no need to remind you that all Mylan's products are of the highest quality, approved by the FDA. And Mylan A pills are no exception.