Equasym Tablets contain methylphenidate hydrochloride which enhances the activity of certain underactive parts of the brain. Each tablet contains 5mg, 10mg or 20mg of methylphenidate hydrochloride. Methylphenidate is used to treat a behavioural disorder in children known as attention-deficit hyper-activity disorder (ADHD).
Zispin SolTab (Mirtazapine)
Zispin SolTab is one of a group of medicines called antidepressants. Zispin SolTab is used to treat depressive illness. If so, you must talk to your doctor as soon as you can before taking Zispin SolTab.
Deximune Capsules (Ciclosporin)
The name of your medicine is Deximune and it contains the active substance ciclosporin. It is one of a group of drugs known as immunosuppressive agents. These drugs are used to dampen down the body’s immune reactions.
Boots Ibuprofen Gel
This medicine can be used by adults and children of 14 years and over. However, some people should not use this medicine or should seek the advice of their pharmacist or doctor first.
The name of your medicine is Zimovane tablets or Zimovane LS tablets. Zimovane contains a medicine called zopiclone.
Anugesic HC Suppositories
Anugesic HC Suppositories are used to treat the severe pain and discomfort associated with internal haemorrhoids (piles), and pruritus ani (itching around the anus) in adults. Haemorrhoids can cause varying degrees of discomfort, itching and irritation, particularly after a bowel movement.
Dihydrocodeine Tablets (Dihydrocodeine Tartrate BP)
Dihydrocodeine tablets belong to a group of medicines called opioid analgesics. These are strong pain killers that are used for the relief of moderate to severe pain. MAOIs, such as phenelzine or isocarboxazid, are medicines used to treat depression.
Short-term treatment (up to 6 weeks) of long-term aggression in people with Alzheimer’s dementia, who harm themselves or others. Alternative (non-drug) treatments should have been used previously.
Dexcel Ibuprofen (Ibuprofen)
This medicine belongs to a group of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). NSAIDs provide relief by changing the body’s response to pain, swelling and high temperature. Dexcel Ibuprofen 200mg liquid capsules belong to a group of medicines which may impair fertility in women.
Proctosedyl Ointment (Cinchocaine Hydrochloride, Hydrocortisone)
The name of your medicine is Proctosedyl ointment. Proctosedyl ointment contains two different medicines called: cinchocaine hydrochloride and hydrocortisone. Cinchocaine hydrochloride belongs to a group of medicines called local anaesthetics.
Active Ingredient: Lidocaine Hydrochloride Ph. On first use or after storage, spray 3 times away from face into sink.
The Ibuprofen in the capsule is released slowly over 12 hours. It can be used to relieve headaches, rheumatic and muscular pain, backache, migraine, period pain, dental pain and neuralgia.
Epilim (Sodium Valproate)
The name of your medicine is Epilim 100mg Crushable Tablets. Epilim Crushable contains a medicine called sodium valproate. It belongs to a group of medicines called anti-convulsants or anti-epileptic agents.
Anusol HC Suppositories
Zinc oxide and Bismuth salts are mildly astringent and antiseptic. They soothe and protect raw areas. Balsam Peru is mildly antiseptic and has a protective action on sore areas and may help healing.
Fenbid Spansule Capsules (Ibuprofen)
Fenbid” Spansule” Capsules contain ibuprofen and belong to a group of medicines called non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s). These medicines reduce pain and inflammation, and bring down a high temperature. Fenbid” Spansule” Capsules are used for treatment of various conditions affecting the joints (such as rheumatoid arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis in children over 12 years of age, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis), muscles (e.g. low back pain, soft tissue injuries, such as sprains and strains) and areas of inflammation within tendons.
Antidepressant drugs are effective for treating moderate to severe depression associated with psychomotor and physiological changes such as loss of appetite and sleep disturbance; improvement in sleep is usually the first benefit of therapy. They are also effective for dysthymia (lower grade chronic depression). Antidepressant drugs are not generally effective in mild depression, and cognitive behavioural therapy should be considered initially; however, a trial of antidepressant therapy may be considered in cases refractory to psychological treatments or those associated with psychosocial or medical problems.
The name of this medicine is Erymax 250 mg gastro-resistant hard capsules. The active ingredient in them is erythromycin, which belongs to a group of medicines called antibiotics. Erymax is used to treat ear, nose, throat and chest infections.
Subutex Sublingual Tablets (Buprenorphine Hydrochloride)
Subutex Sublingual Tablets contain buprenorphine hydrochloride, which is a medicine called an ‘opioid analgesic’ (strong pain reliever). Subutex is used to help patients addicted to opiate (narcotic) drugs, such as morphine and heroin by acting as a substitute for these drugs.
This medicine is used for the relief of the inflammation, swelling, itching and soreness of piles (haemorrhoids) and to relieve itching of the anus (back passage). It is used short-term usually for 5 to 7 days. Long-term continuous treatment should be avoided because it increases the possibility of side effects.
Other ‘benzodiazepine’ medicines. You must not be given Rivotril if any of the above apply to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or nurse before having Rivotril.
Sublimaze (Fentanyl Citrate)
Sublimaze contains a medicine called fentanyl citrate. It belongs to a group of medicines called ‘opioid analgesics’. Sublimaze is a strong painkiller that works for a short period of time.
It is used together with your current medication to treat “difficult to control” epilepsy. It will initially be prescribed by a specialist.
DHC Continus (Dihydrocodeine tartrate)
These tablets have been prescribed for you to relieve severe pain over a period of 12 hours. They contain the active ingredient dihydrocodeine which belongs to a group of medicines called strong analgesics or ‘painkillers’. Your doctor will have told you if you have these conditions.
Extavia (Interferon beta- 1b)
Extavia is a type of medicine known as interferon used to treat multiple sclerosis. Interferons are proteins produced by the body that help it fight against attacks on the immune system such as viral infections. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a long-term condition that affects the central nervous system (CNS), particularly the functioning of the brain and spinal cord.
Risperdal belongs to a group of medicines called ‘anti-psychotics’. Short-term treatment (up to 6 weeks) of long-term aggression in people with Alzheimer’s dementia, who harm themselves or others.