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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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  • Sabril

    Vigabatrin belongs to the class of medications calledanticonvulsants. It is used to manage and treat seizures, often in combination with other antiseizure medications when

    Saizen

    Somatropin belongs to a class of medications known as growth stimulants. Somatropin is a synthetic version of growth hormone. Growth hormone is made naturally

    Salagen

    Pilocarpine belongs to the class of medications called cholinomimetic agents. It is used to treat symptoms of dry mouth that occur when radiation therapy

    Salazopyrin

    Sulfasalazine belongs to the class of medications called anti-inflammatories. It is used to treat inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis, proctitis or distal ulcerative colitis, and

    Salofalk

    5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA or mesalamine) belongs to the group of medications known as anti-inflammatories. It is used to treat mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis and mild-to-moderate

    Samsca

    Tolvaptan belongs to the class of medications called vasopressin receptor antagonists. It is used to correct low blood levels of sodium, an electrolyte that

    Sandimmune IV

    Cyclosporine belongs to the groups of medications known as immunosuppressant agents. It is used to prevent the rejection of organ transplants and bone marrow

    Sandomigran

    Pizotifen is used to prevent migraine headaches. It is not used to treat headaches once they have started. It is not known exactly how

    Sandomigran DS

    Pizotifen is used to prevent migraine headaches. It is not used to treat headaches once they have started. It is not known exactly how

    Sandostatin

    Octreotide is a man-made (synthetic) version of a naturally occurring hormone known as somatostatin. Octreotide is used to treat severe diarrhea, flushing, and other

    Sandostatin LAR

    Octreotide is a man-made (synthetic) version of a naturally occurring hormone known as somatostatin. Octreotide is used to treat severe diarrhea, flushing, and other

    Sandoz Acebutolol

    Acebutolol belongs to the class of medications called beta-blockers. It is used to treat mild-to-moderate high blood pressure and angina (chest pain). It is

    Sandoz Alendronate

    Alendronate belongs to a family of medications known as bisphosphonates. It is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis for postmenopausal women. It is also

    Sandoz Alendronate/Cholecalciferol

    This is a combination medication that contains alendronate and cholecalciferol. It is used to treat osteoporosis for postmenopausal women and for men. Alendronate belongs

    Sandoz Alfuzosin

    Alfuzosin belongs to a group of medications known as alpha-1 receptor antagonists. It is used to treat the symptoms of enlarged prostate (benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH). Alfuzosin can

    Sandoz Almotriptan

    Almotriptan belongs to the class of medications known as 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor agonists. Almotriptan is used to treat migraine headaches, with or without aura (warning

    Sandoz Amiodarone

    Amiodarone belongs to the family of medications known as antiarrhythmics. It is used to treat certain types of abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias). It works

    Sandoz Amlodipine

    Amlodipine belongs to the family of medications known as calcium channel blockers. Amlodipine is used to treat high blood pressure and angina (chest pain).

    Sandoz Amoxi-Clav

    This combination product containing amoxicillin and clavulanic acid belongs to the group of medications known as antibiotics. It is used to treat infections caused

    Sandoz Anagrelide

    Anagrelide belongs to the family of medications called platelet-reducing agents. This medication is used to manage a condition called thrombocythemia, where your body produces

    Sandoz 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

    Sandoz Anuzinc HC

    This combination product containing 2 ingredients belongs to a group of medications known as corticosteroids. It is used to treat hemorrhoids. It may also

    Sandoz Anuzinc HC Plus

    This combination product contains 3 medications: pramoxine, hydrocortisone, and zinc sulfate. Pramoxine is a topical anesthetic, which makes the affected areas numb. Hydrocortisone is

    Sandoz Atenolol

    Atenolol belongs to a class of medications called beta-blockers. It is used to lower high blood pressure and to prevent the symptoms of angina

    Sandoz Atomoxetine

    Atomoxetine belongs to a family of medications known as selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors. It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It

    Sandoz Atorvastatin

    Atorvastatin belongs to the group of medications known as HMG CoA reductase inhibitors ("statins") or lipid metabolism regulators. It is used to treat people who have high cholesterol levels,

    Sandoz Azithromycin

    Azithromycin belongs to the family of medications known as macrolide antibiotics. It is used to treat certain types of infections that are caused by

    Sandoz Betaxolol

    Betaxolol belongs to the family of medications known as beta adrenergic blocking agents or "beta-blockers." It is used as an eye drop to lower

    Sandoz Bicalutamide

    Bicalutamide belongs to a group of medications known as nonsteroidal antiandrogens. Nonsteroidal antiandrogens such as bicalutamide block the effect of the male hormone testosterone

    Sandoz Bisoprolol

    Bisoprolol belongs to the class of medications called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers reduce the workload of the heart and help it to beat more regularly by blocking

    Sandoz Brimonidine

    Brimonidine belongs to the family of medications known as alpha-2-adrenergic receptor agonists. It is available in eye-drop form and is used to reduce the

    Sandoz Bupropion SR

    Bupropion belongs to the family of medications known as antidepressants. It is used to treat depression. It works by affecting the balance of chemicals

    Sandoz Calcitonin NS

    October 4, 2013 Calcitonin salmon nasal spray is no longer being manufactured for sale in Canada. This article is being kept available for reference

    Sandoz Candesartan

    Candesartan belongs to a family of medications known as angiotensin II receptor blockers. It is used to lower high blood pressure in adults and

    Sandoz Candesartan Plus

    This combination product contains 2 medications: candesartan and hydrochlorothiazide. Candesartan belongs to a family of medications known as angiotensin II receptor blockers. Hydrochlorothiazide belongs

    Sandoz Capecitabine

    Capecitabine belongs to the group of cancer-fighting medications known as antineoplastics, and specifically to the group of antineoplastics known as antimetabolites. Capecitabine fights cancer by killing cancer cells

    Sandoz Carbamazepine

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

    Sandoz Cefprozil

    Cefprozil is an antibiotic that belongs to the family of medications known as cephalosporins. It is used to treat certain types of infections caused

    Sandoz Celecoxib

    Celecoxib belongs to the group of medications called selective COX-2 inhibitors, which is a kind of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs work by reducing

    Sandoz Ciprofloxacin

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

    Sandoz Citalopram

    Citalopram belongs to a group of medications called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It is used to treat depression. SSRIs improve depression by increasing the amount of serotonin (a

    Sandoz Clarithromycin

    Clarithromycin belongs to the group of medications called macrolide antibiotics. It is used to treat infections caused by certain bacteria. It works by killing or stopping the growth

    Sandoz Clonazepam

    Clonazepam belongs to the class of medications called benzodiazepines. In general, benzodiazepines are used as a sedative or to decrease seizures or anxiety. Clonazepam

    Sandoz Clopidogrel

    Clopidogrel belongs to the class of medications called platelet aggregation inhibitors or antiplatelets. Clopidogrel is used to help prevent heart attacks, strokes, and other

    Sandoz Cortimyxin Otic Solution

    This is a combination medication containing 3 active ingredients: hydrocortisone, neomycin, and polymyxin B. Neomycin and polymyxin B belong to the class of medications

    Sandoz Cyclosporine

    Cyclosporine belongs to the groups of medications known as immunosuppressant agents. It is used to prevent the rejection of organ transplants and bone marrow

    Sandoz Deferasirox

    Deferasirox belongs to the class of medications known as iron chelators. It is used to treat the iron overload that occurs when anemia is

    Sandoz Dexamethasone

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

    Sandoz Diclofenac

    Diclofenac belongs to the class of medications known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs). It is used to reduce pain, swelling, and inflammation. The diclofenac sodium

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