• Insulin and Oral Antidiabetic, Sitagliptin
    Dosage form: Tablet
    Strength: 100mg, 50mg
    Indications/Special comments: Type 2 diabetes mellitus as monotherapy (if metformin inappropriate), or in combination with metformin or a sulfonylurea (if metformin inappropriate), or pioglitazone (when treatment with either metformin or a sulfonylurea or pioglitazone fails to achieve adequate glycaemic control), and also in combination with both metformin and a sulfonylurea (when dual therapy with these drugs fails to achieve adequate glycaemic control). Type 2 diabetes mellitus in combination with both metformin and pioglitazone when dual therapy with these drugs fails to achieve adequate glycaemic control, and may also be used in combination with insulin (with or without metformin) when a stable dose of insulin has not provided adequate
    Dosage Administration: Adult: 100mg once daily. Dose of concomitant sulfonylurea or insulin may need to be reduced. Renal impairment: Reduce dose to 50mg once daily if eGFR 30 – 50mL/minute/1.73m2. Reduce dose to 25mg once daily if eGFR less than 30mL/minute/1.73m2.
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  • Gastrointestinal System Agents, Sucralfate
    Dosage form: Tablet
    Strength: 1g
    Indications/Special comments: For treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers, chronic gastritis and reflux ooesphagitis.
    Dosage Administration: Adult: 1g 4 times daily, 1 hour before meals and at bedtime. In duodenal ulcer, 2g twice daily has also been shown to be effective. Maintenance: 1g twice daily, half an hour before morning and evening meals.
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  • Gastrointestinal System Agents, Sodium Phosphate (mono and dibasic)
    Dosage form: Tablet
    Strength: 1.5g
    Indications/Special comments: Used for cleansing of the colon as a preparation for colonoscopy in adults 18 years of age or older.
    Dosage Administration: The recommended dose of Monobasic Sodium Phosphate and Dibasic Sodium Phosphate Tablets for colon cleansing for adult patients is 32 tablets (48 grams of sodium phosphate) taken orally with a total of 2 quarts of clear liquids in the following manner: The evening before the colonoscopy procedure: Take 4 Monobasic Sodium Phosphate and Dibasic Sodium Phosphate Tablets with 8 ounces of clear liquids every 15 minutes for a total of 20 tablets. On the day of the colonoscopy procedure: Starting 3-5 hours before the procedure, take 4 Monobasic Sodium Phosphate and Dibasic Sodium Phosphate Tablets with 8 ounces of clear liquids every 15 minutes for a total of 12 tablets. Patients should be advised of the importance of taking the recommended fluid regimen. It is recommended that patients receiving Monobasic Sodium Phosphate and Dibasic Sodium Phosphate Tablets be advised to adequately hydrate before, during, and after the use of Monobasic Sodium Phosphate and Dibasic Sodium Phosphate Tablets.
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  • Gastrointestinal System Agents, Simethicone
    Dosage form: Oral Drops
    Strength: 40mg/0.6ml
    Indications/Special comments: Relief of pressure, bloating, fullness, and discomfort of gastrointestinal gas.
    Dosage Administration: Colic, wind pains: By mouth: Child 1 month – 1 year: 0.5 – 1mL, to be taken before feeds.
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  • Gastrointestinal System Agents, Sennosides + Ducosate sodium
    Dosage form: Tablet
    Strength: 8.6 + 50mg
    Indications/Special comments: treat constipation. It contains 2 medications: sennosides and docusate. Sennosides are known as stimulant laxatives. They work by keeping water in the intestines, which helps to cause movement of the intestines. Docusate is known as a stool softener. It helps increase the amount of water in the stool, making it softer and easier to pass.
    Dosage Administration: Usual Adult Dose for Constipation – Acute: 2 to 4 tablets orally daily in divided doses or as a single daily dose preferably in the evening. Usual Paediatric Dose for Constipation – Acute: 2 to 6 years: up to 1 tablet daily; 6 to 12 years: 1 to 2 tablets daily.
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  • Gastrointestinal System Agents, Senna
    Dosage form: Tablet
    Strength: 8.6mg
    Indications/Special comments: Constipation and bowel evacuation
    Dosage Administration: Adult: 15 - 30mg, as a single dose at bedtime. Child (over 6 years of age), one half of the adult dose, and those aged 2 to 6 are quarter the adult dose.Note: It is usually effective within 6 to 12 hours
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  • Drugs used for Impotence and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Sildenafil
    Dosage form: Tablet
    Strength: 25mg, 50mg, 100mg
    Indications/Special comments: Male erectile dysfunction
    Dosage Administration: Adult: Oral: Initially 50mg taken 1 hour before anticipated sexual activity. Titrate upwards to 100mg if effect is inadequate or downwards to 25mg if severe side-effects occur. The maximum dosing frequency is once per day and maximum dose is 100mg. Hepatic or renal impairment, the elderly and concomitant use with agents known to inhibit cytochrome P450: Initially 25mg.
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  • Drugs for Correcting Water Electrolyte and Acidbase Disturbances, Sterile Water for Irrigation
    Dosage form: IV infusion
    Strength: 1000ml
    Indications/Special comments: For use as an irrigating fluid or pharmaceutical aid. Sterile Water may also be used as an adjunct in the preparation of non-intravenously administered nutrient mixtures.
    Dosage Administration: Irrigation. Use as directed by physician.
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  • Drugs for Correcting Water Electrolyte and Acidbase Disturbances, Sterile Water for Injection
    Dosage form: Injection
    Strength: 100ml, 10ml
    Indications/Special comments: This parenteral preparation is indicated only for diluting or dissolving drugs for intravenous, intramuscular or subcutaneous injection, according to instructions of the manufacturer of the drug to be administered.
    Dosage Administration: The volume of the preparation to be used for diluting or dissolving any drug for injection is dependent on the vehicle concentration, dose and route of administration as recommended by the manufacturer.
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  • Drugs for Correcting Water Electrolyte and Acidbase Disturbances, Soya Bean Oil Emulsion
    Dosage form: Injection
    Strength: 10%, 20%
    Indications/Special comments: Indicated as a source of calories and essential fatty acids for patients requiring parental nutrition for extended periods of time usually more that 5 days and as a source of fatty acids for prevention of EFAD.
    Dosage Administration: Administer as a part of intravenous nutrition via peripheral line or central venous infusion. See product insert.
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