Category: P

Relvar Ellipta – Fluticasone furoate / Vilanterol uses, dose and side effects

Relvar Ellipta contains two active substances: fluticasone furoate and vilanterol. Relvar Ellipta is available in two different strengths: fluticasone furoate 92 micrograms / vilanterol 22 micrograms and fluticasone furoate 184 micrograms / vilanterol 22 micrograms.

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Quetiapine Hexal – Quetiapine uses, dose and side effects

Quetiapine Hexal contains a substance called quetiapine. Quetiapine belongs to a group of medicines called antipsychotics. Quetiapine Hexal can be used to treat a number of diseases, such as:

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Pyrvin – Pyrvinium embonate uses, dose and side effects

Pyrvin is a medicine against tapeworm. Pyrvin is effective against tapeworm as a single dose. The treatment is repeated after 2 weeks. This kills the worms that have developed from eggs after the first dose .

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Pyridoxine Meda – Pyridoxine hydrochloride uses, dose and side effects

Pyridoxine hydrochloride ( vitamin B 6 ) is important for the body’s egg white metabolism. The daily requirement is estimated at 2-4 mg.

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Pursennid Ex-Lax – Senna glycosides uses, dose and side effects

Pursennide Ex-Lax contains senna glycosides and belongs to a group of medicines that increase the movements of the colon.

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Puri-nethol | 6-mercaptopurine uses, dose and side effects

Puri-nethol contains the active substance 6-mercaptopurine. 6-mercaptopurine belongs to a group of medicines called cytotoxic drugs (also called cytostatics ) and works by reducing the number of new blood cells that your body produces.

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Purimmun – Mercaptopurine uses, dose and side effects

6-mercaptopurine belongs to a group of medicines called cytotoxic drugs (also called cytostatics ). Purimmun is used to treat a certain type of cancer in the blood ( acute promyelocytic leukemia ). It works by reducing the number of new blood cells your body forms.

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Puregon – Follitropin beta uses, dose and side effects

Puregon 300 IU / 0.36 ml solution for injection contains follitropin beta, a hormone called follicle-stimulating hormone ( FSH ).

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Pulmozyme – Alfa uses, dose and side effects

Pulmozyme contains the alpha active ingredient alpha. It is a manufactured version of a protein that is found in your body and is called DNase.

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Pulmicort Turbohaler – Budesonide uses, dose and side effects

Pulmicort Turbohaler dampens and prevents inflammation in the airways in asthma .

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Pulmicort – Budesonide uses, dose and side effects

Pulmicort belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids . They are used to reduce inflammation .

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Prucalopride Orifarm – Prucalopride uses, dose and side effects

Prucalopride Orifarm belongs to a group of medicines that increase intestinal motility ( gastrointestinal prokinetics). It acts on the muscle wall of the intestine and helps to restore normal intestinal function. Prucalopride Orifarm is used to treat chronic constipation in adults where laxatives do not work well enough.

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Provera – Medroxyprogesterone acetate uses, dose and side effects

Provera contains medroxyprogesterone acetate. Medroxyprogesterone acetate is a synthetic hormone similar to the naturally occurring hormone progesterone that is formed in the ovary during the second half of the normal menstrual cycle.

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Profaqomyl – Atovaquone / Proguanil hydrochloride uses, dose and side effects

Tryqomyl belongs to a group of medicines called malaria medicines. Each tablet contains two active substances, atovaquone and proguanil hydrochloride.

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Protopic – Tacrolimus monohydrate uses, dose and side effects

The active substance in Protopic, tacrolimus monohydrate, is an immunomodulatory agent.

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Protamine Sulfate LEO Pharma – Protamine sulphate uses, dose and side effects

The active ingredient is protamine sulphate which is used as an anti- heparin to counteract the effects of heparin and low molecular weight heparins and reduce the effect of these substances in the body.

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Prostivas – Alprostadil uses, dose and side effects

Prostivas is a medicine that contains the substance alprostadil . Prostivas are given to newborns who have a heart defect which makes it necessary to keep the blood vessel ductus arteriosus open until surgery can take place. Prostivase works by relaxing the muscles in the vessel wall in the ductus arteriosus and in this way the blood vessel is kept open.

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Prostinfenem – Carboprosttromethamine uses, dose and side effects

Prostin phenomena belong to a group of drugs called prostaglandins .

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Prosteride – Finasteride uses, dose and side effects

Prosteride is used to treat male pattern baldness (so-called androgenic alopecia ) in men aged 18-41 years. If you have any questions about male pattern baldness after reading this leaflet, talk to your doctor.

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ProQuad – Mumps, rubella and varicella (live) uses, dose and side effects

ProQuad is a vaccine containing measles, mumps, rubella and varicella viruses that have been weakened. When the vaccine is given to a person, the immune system (the body’s natural defense system) will produce antibodies against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella viruses. The antibodies help protect against diseases caused by these viruses .

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Propyless – Propylene glycol uses, dose and side effects

Propyless is an emollient emulsion that has water-binding properties and some antimicrobial effect against certain fungi and bacteria. Propyless is used to treat dry skin of various kinds.

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