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Montelukast oral tablet: Side effects, dosage, uses, and more

Montelukast oral tablet is a generic prescription drug. It’s approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to: • reduce symptoms of allergic rhinitis in people who can’t use other treatments or have tried other treatments that didn’t work well enough See the “Montelukast oral tablet uses” section below for details about how this drug is used. Montelukast belongs to a class of drugs called leukotriene receptor antagonists. Another term for this drug class is leukotriene modifiers. (A drug cl

Montelukast oral tablet: Side effects, dosage, uses, and more

Montelukast oral tablet is a generic prescription drug. It’s approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to: • reduce symptoms of allergic rhinitis in people who can’t use other treatments or have tried other treatments that didn’t work well enough See the “Montelukast oral tablet uses” section below for details about how this drug is used. Montelukast belongs to a class of drugs called leukotriene receptor antagonists. Another term for this drug class is leukotriene modifiers. (A drug cl

Xulane: Side effects, how to use, uses, and more

Xulane (norelgestromin/ethinyl estradiol) is a generic prescription birth control patch. It’s approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent pregnancy in females* who can become pregnant. It’s used in females with a body mass index (BMI)† of under 30. Note: Xulane has a limitation of use. To learn more, see the “Xulane for birth control” section below. * Sex and gender exist on spectrums. Use of the term “female” in this article refers to sex assigned at birth. † BMI is used to

Keytruda side effects: What they are and how to manage them

Keytruda (pembrolizumab) is a prescription brand-name medication. It’s approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat many types of cancer in adults and certain children. It may be used to treat lung cancer, melanoma, and bladder cancer, as well as other types of cancer. Here are some fast facts on Keytruda treatment: Like other drugs, Keytruda can cause side effects. Read on to learn about potential common, mild, and serious side effects. For a general overview of Keytruda, includi

Imvexxy: Side effects, alternatives, dosage, uses, and more

As with all medications, the cost of Imvexxy can vary. To find current prices for Imvexxy in your area, check out GoodRx.com. The cost you find on GoodRx.com is what you may pay without insurance. The actual price you’ll pay depends on your insurance plan, your location, and the pharmacy you use. Keep in mind that you may be able to get a 90-day supply of Imvexxy. If approved by your insurance company, getting a 90-day supply of the drug could reduce your number of trips to the pharmacy and help

Humalog and dosage: Strengths, forms, when to use, and more

Humalog (insulin lispro) is a prescription brand-name medication. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved it to help manage blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. This includes type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Humalog is given as an injection, and there are two types of the drug: • Humalog contains a type of insulin called insulin lispro, which is a rapid-acting insulin analog. An insulin analog is an artificial version of the insulin that’s naturally made by your body. • Humalog Mix

Trulicity and dosage: Strengths, form, when to use, and more

Trulicity (dulaglutide) is a prescription brand-name medication. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved it for the following uses in adults with type 2 diabetes: • to reduce the risk of certain cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) problems such as heart attack and stroke* Trulicity contains the active drug dulaglutide. It belongs to a drug class called glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists. (A drug class is a group of medications that work in a similar way.) Trulicity comes as a liqui

Xadago: Side effects, cost, dosage, uses, and more

Xadago can cause mild or serious side effects. The following lists contain some of the key side effects that may occur while taking Xadago. These lists do not include all possible side effects. For more information about the possible side effects of Xadago, talk with your doctor or pharmacist. They can give you tips on how to deal with any side effects that may be concerning or bothersome. Note: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tracks side effects of drugs it has approved. If you would l

Xpovio: Side effects, cost, mechanism of action, uses, and more

Xpovio can cause mild or serious side effects. The following lists contain some of the key side effects that may occur while taking Xpovio. These lists do not include all possible side effects. For more information about the possible side effects of Xpovio, talk with your doctor or pharmacist. They can give you tips on dealing with any side effects that may be concerning or bothersome. Note: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tracks the side effects of drugs it has approved. If you would l

Nayzilam: Cost, dosage, alternatives, administration, and more

Nayzilam can cause mild or serious side effects. The following lists contain some of the key side effects that may occur while taking Nayzilam. These lists do not include all possible side effects. For more information about the possible side effects of Nayzilam, talk with your doctor or pharmacist. They can give you tips on how to deal with any side effects that may be concerning or bothersome. Note: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tracks side effects of drugs it has approved. If you w

Tibsovo: Side effects, cost, dosage, how it works, and more

Tibsovo can cause mild or serious side effects. The following lists contain some of the key side effects that may occur while taking Tibsovo. These lists do not include all possible side effects. For more information about the possible side effects of Tibsovo, talk with your doctor or pharmacist. They can give you tips on how to deal with any side effects that may be concerning or bothersome. Note: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tracks side effects of drugs it has approved. If you woul

Vumerity: Alternatives, side effects, dosage, uses, and more

Vumerity is a brand-name prescription medication. It’s FDA-approved for use in adults with certain forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), including: • Clinically isolated syndrome (CIS). CIS is an episode of MS-like symptoms that lasts longer than 24 hours. People with CIS don’t necessarily have MS, but it’s often the first sign of MS. • Relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS). RRMS is the most common type of MS. With RRMS, your disease typically relapses (gets worse) and then goes into remission (a period whe

Nubeqa: Side effects, cost, use for prostate cancer, dosage, and more

Nubeqa can cause mild or serious side effects. The following lists contain some of the key side effects that may occur while taking Nubeqa. These lists don’t include all possible side effects. For more information about the possible side effects of Nubeqa, talk with your doctor or pharmacist. They can give you tips on how to deal with any side effects that may be bothersome. Note: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tracks side effects of drugs it has approved. If you would like to notify t

Praluent: Side effects, cost, dosing, alternatives and more

• Decrease the risk of heart attack, stroke, and unstable angina that requires a hospital stay. (“Unstable angina” is a type of chest pain.) For this purpose, Praluent is used in adults who already have heart disease. • Decrease low-density lipoprotein (LDL), which is also known as “bad” cholesterol, in adults with primary hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol). This includes adults with an inherited condition called heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia. To learn more about Praluent’s uses, se

Azilect: Side effects, generic, cost, uses, dosage, and more

Azilect can cause mild or serious side effects. The following lists contain some of the key side effects that may occur while taking Azilect. These lists do not include all possible side effects. For more information about the possible side effects of Azilect, talk with your doctor or pharmacist. They can give you tips on how to deal with any side effects that may be concerning or bothersome. Note: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) tracks the side effects of drugs it has approved. If you
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