Medication Search

Learn about many of the available medications in our database.

Online Medication Search

Use the online database below to learn more about a specific medication. For more information, please speak with a pharmacist at your local PharmaChoice pharmacy. We have many locations throughout Canada.

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  • Mar-Metformin

    Metformin belongs to the class of medications called oral hypoglycemics, which are medications that lower blood sugar. It is used to control blood glucose (blood sugar) for

    Mar-Methimazole

    Methimazole belongs to the class of medications called antithyroid medications. It is used to treat hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland). It prevents the thyroid gland

    Mar-Midodrine

    Midodrine belongs to the class of medications known as vasopressors. It is used to relieve symptoms of low blood pressure (such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting) for

    Mar-Modafinil

    Modafinil belongs to the group of medicines known as central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. It prevents sleepiness by stimulating certain parts of the brain.

    Mar-Montelukast

    Montelukast belongs to a group of medications known as leukotriene receptor antagonists. It is used to prevent and manage asthma symptoms and to relieve

    Mar-Moxifloxacin

    Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic that belongs to the group of medications known as quinolones. It is used to treat infections caused by certain bacteria. Moxifloxacin tablets

    Mar-Olanzapine ODT

    Olanzapine belongs to group of medications known as antipsychotic/antimanic agents. Olanzapine is used to treat schizophrenia and related mental disorders, as well as bipolar disorder. Schizophrenia can cause

    Mar-Ondansetron

    Ondansetron belongs to the class of medications called 5-HT3 receptor antagonists. This medication is used to prevent nausea and vomiting associated with certain types of cancer chemotherapy

    Mar-Pantoprazole

    Pantoprazole belongs to the family of medications called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Proton pump inhibitors are used to treat conditions such as stomach ulcers, intestinal ulcers, and

    Mar-Paroxetine

    Paroxetine belongs to the class of medications called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social

    Mar-Perindopril

    Perindopril belongs to the class of medications called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It is used to treat high blood pressure. It helps to

    Mar-Pregabalin

    Pregabalin belongs to the class of medication known as analgesics. It is used to relieve neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (pain from damaged nerves due to diabetes) and postherpetic

    Mar-Quetiapine

    Quetiapine belongs to a class of medications known as antipsychotics. It is used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia, manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder,

    Mar-Ramipril

    Ramipril belongs to the class of medications called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It is used to treat high blood pressure, alone or in combination with thiazide diuretics (water pills). It

    Mar-Risperidone

    Risperidone belongs to the group of medications known as antipsychotic agents. These medications are used to treat mental and emotional disorders such as schizophrenia

    Mar-Rizatriptan

    Rizatriptan belongs to a class of medications known as 5-hydroxytryptamine agonists (also called triptans). It is used to treat migraine headaches with or without aura (warning signs that occur prior

    Mar-Rizatriptan ODT

    Rizatriptan belongs to a class of medications known as 5-hydroxytryptamine agonists (also called triptans). It is used to treat migraine headaches with or without aura (warning signs that occur prior

    Mar-Rosuvastatin

    Rosuvastatin belongs to the group of medications known as HMG CoA reductase inhibitors ("statins"). It is used, along with a healthy diet and exercise program,

    Mar-Sertraline

    Sertraline belongs to a class of medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used to treat depression, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive

    Mar-Simvastatin

    Simvastatin belongs to the group of medications known as HMG CoA reductase inhibitors ("statins"). It is used in addition to diet and exercise to lower cholesterol levels.

    Mar-Tadalafil

    Tadalafil belongs to a group of medications called phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors. It is used to treat erectile dysfunction (male impotence). It helps to

    Mar-Topiramate

    Topiramate belongs to a group of medications that are used to treat epilepsy. It works by affecting chemicals in the brain that are involved

    Mar-Tramadol

    Tramadol belongs to a group of medications called opioid analgesics. It is used to manage moderate to moderately severe pain for people who need several days or more

    Mar-Tramadol/Acet

    This combination product contains two medications: tramadol and acetaminophen. Tramadol belongs to a group of medications called opioid analgesics and acetaminophen belongs to a group of

    Mar-Trospium

    Trospium belongs to the family of medications known as antispasmodics. It is used to relieve symptoms associated with an overactive bladder, such as urinary

    Mar-Zolmitriptan

    Zolmitriptan belongs to a class of medications known as 5-hydroxytryptamine agonists (also called "triptans"). It is used to treat migraine headaches with or without

    Mar-Zopiclone

    Zopiclone belongs to the class of medications called sedative-hypnotics. It is used for the short-term and symptomatic relief of sleep disturbances. Zopiclone can help

    Marinol

    Dronabinol is no longer being manufactured for sale in Canada and is no longer available under any brand names. This article is being kept

    Marvelon

    Desogestrel – ethinyl estradiol is an estrogen and progestin combination pill used for the prevention of pregnancy. It works by preventing ovulation (the release

    Matulane

    Procarbazine belongs to the group of cancer-fighting medications known as antineoplastics. Procarbazine prevents the growth of cancer cells by interfering with their reproduction. Procarbazine is

    Mavenclad

    Cladribine belongs to the class of medications called selective immunosuppressants. This medication is used to treat adults with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) who

    Mavik

    Trandolapril belongs to the class of medications called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It is used to treat mild-to-moderate high blood pressure. It works by relaxing blood vessels, allowing the

    Maviret

    This medication is a combination of 2 medications: glecaprevir and pibrentasvir. These medications both belong to the class of medications called direct-acting antivirals. Together, these

    Maxalt

    Rizatriptan belongs to a class of medications known as 5-hydroxytryptamine agonists (also called triptans). It is used to treat migraine headaches with or without aura (warning signs that occur prior

    Maxalt RPD

    Rizatriptan belongs to a class of medications known as 5-hydroxytryptamine agonists (also called triptans). It is used to treat migraine headaches with or without aura (warning signs that occur prior

    Maxidex

    Dexamethasone belongs to the family of medications known as corticosteroids. Dexamethasone eye drops and ointment are used to treat a number of eye conditions

    Maxidol Liquid Gels

    Naproxen sodium belongs to a group of medications called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used to treat fever and pain caused by inflammation, including pain due to

    Maximum Strength Acid Reducer

    Ranitidine belongs to the class of medications called H2-antagonists. Ranitidine is used to reduce the amount of acid secreted by the stomach in order to reduce ulcer

    Maxitrol

    Neomycin and polymyxin B belongs to a group of medication known as antibiotics, which are used to treat the cause of an infection. Dexamethasone

    Mayzent

    Siponimod belongs to the class of medications called sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) receptor modulators. It is used to treat the secondary progressive form of multiple sclerosis (MS)

    Mazepine

    Carbamazepine is used to manage certain types of seizures, alone or in combination with other medications. It is also used to treat the nerve

    Med-Anastrozole

    Anastrozole belongs to the group of cancer-fighting medications known as antineoplastics, and specifically to the group of antineoplastics known as nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitors. It

    Med-Dorzolamide-Timolol

    This is a combination medication that contains two ingredients: dorzolamide and timolol. Dorzolamide is a member of the family of medications known as carbonic

    Med-Dutasteride

    Dutasteride belongs to a class of medications known as 5-alpha-reductase inhibitors. It is used to relieve symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men

    Med-Exemestane

    Exemestane belongs to the group of cancer-fighting medications known as antineoplastics. Exemestane is often used to treat breast cancers that depend on estrogen for

    Med-Latanoprost

    Latanoprost belongs to a class of medications called prostaglandin analogs. It works to reduce the pressure in the eye by allowing fluid in the

    Med-Letrozole

    Letrozole belongs to the group of cancer-fighting medications known as antineoplastics, and specifically to the type of antineoplastics known as nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor. Letrozole

    Med-Memantine

    Memantine belongs to the group of medications known as NMDA receptor antagonists. It is used alone or with other medications to treat people with

    Med-Rosuvastatin

    Rosuvastatin belongs to the group of medications known as HMG CoA reductase inhibitors ("statins"). It is used, along with a healthy diet and exercise program,

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