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Gynodiol

Pronunciation: ES-tra-DYE-ol
Generic Name: Estradiol
Brand Name: Examples include Estrace and Gynodiol
Gynodiol should not be used to prevent heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, or dementia. Estrogens have been shown to increase the risk of heart disease (including heart attack), stroke, dementia, serious blood clots (eg, in the lungs or legs), cancer of the uterus, and breast cancer in some women. Tell your doctor right away if you have unusual vaginal bleeding while you use Gynodiol. Talk with your doctor if you have questions about the benefits and risks of using Gynodiol.

Gynodiol should be used for the shortest possible time at the lowest effective dose to minimize the risk of these side effects. Talk with your doctor regularly about your need to use Gynodiol.

Gynodiol is used for:

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Treating conditions due to menopause (eg, hot flashes; vaginal itching, burning, or dryness), treating vulval or vaginal atrophy, and preventing osteoporosis (brittle bones). It is also used for estrogen replacement therapy after failure of the ovaries and to relieve the symptoms of breast cancer.


Category: G

 
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Gyne-Lotrimin Cream

Pronunciation: kloe-TRIM-a-zole
Generic Name: Clotrimazole
Brand Name: Examples include Gyne-Lotrimin and Mycelex-7
Gyne-Lotrimin Cream is used for:

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Treating vaginal yeast infections and relieving external itching and irritation caused by yeast infections.

Gyne-Lotrimin Cream is an antifungal agent. It works by weakening the cell membrane of the fungus, resulting in the death of the fungus.

Do NOT use Gyne-Lotrimin Cream if:

you are allergic to any ingredient in Gyne-Lotrimin Cream
you have never had a vaginal yeast infection diagnosed by a doctor
you have itching caused by a condition other than a yeast infection
you have stomach, shoulder, or lower back pain; fever; chills; nausea; foul-smelling vaginal discharge; or vomiting


Category: G

 
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Gyne-Lotrimin 3 Cream

Pronunciation: kloe-TRIM-a-zole
Generic Name: Clotrimazole
Brand Name: Gyne-Lotrimin 3
Gyne-Lotrimin 3 Cream is used for:

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Treating vaginal yeast infections and relieving external vulvar itching and irritation associated with yeast infection.

Gyne-Lotrimin 3 Cream is an antifungal agent. It works by weakening the cell membrane of the fungus, resulting in the death of the fungus.

Do NOT use Gyne-Lotrimin 3 Cream if:

you are allergic to any ingredient in Gyne-Lotrimin 3 Cream


Category: G

 
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Gynazole-1 Cream

Pronunciation: byoo-toe-KOE-na-zole
Generic Name: Butoconazole
Brand Name: Gynazole-1
Gynazole-1 Cream is used for:

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Treating vaginal yeast infections.

Gynazole-1 Cream is an antifungal agent. It works by weakening the cell wall of sensitive fungi, causing the cell contents to leak. This kills the fungi.

Do NOT use Gynazole-1 Cream if:

you are allergic to any ingredient in Gynazole-1 Cream


Category: G

 
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Guiatuss AC Liquid

Pronunciation: KOE-deen/gwye-FEN-e-sin
Generic Name: Codeine/Guaifenesin
Brand Name: Examples include Guiatuss AC and Tussi-Organidin NR
Guiatuss AC Liquid is used for:

Relieving cough and throat and airway irritation due to colds, flu, or hay fever. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Guiatuss AC Liquid is a cough suppressant and expectorant combination. The cough suppressant works in the brain to help decrease the cough reflex to reduce a dry cough. The expectorant works by loosening mucus and lung secretions in the chest and making coughs more productive.

Do NOT use Guiatuss AC Liquid if:

you are allergic to any ingredient in Guiatuss AC Liquid or any other codeine- or morphine-related medicine (eg, oxycodone)
you have severe high blood pressure, rapid heartbeat, or other severe heart problems (eg, heart blood vessel disease)


Category: G

 
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Guiadex DM

Pronunciation: DEX-troe-meth-OR-fan/poe-TASS-ee-um gywe-a-kole-SUL-foe-nate
Generic Name: Dextromethorphan/Potassium Guaiacolsulfonate
Brand Name: Examples include Guiadex DM and Prolex DM
Guiadex DM is used for:

Temporarily relieving cough due to minor throat and airway irritation associated with upper respiratory tract infections or inhaled irritants.

Guiadex DM is a combination of an expectorant and a cough suppressant. It works by loosening mucus and lung secretions in the chest and making coughs more productive.

Do NOT use Guiadex DM if:

you are allergic to any ingredient in Guiadex DM
you have taken a monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor (eg, selegiline) within the last 14 days
you are taking a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) (eg, fluoxetine)


Category: G

 
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Guarana

Pronunciation: Not applicable.
Generic Name: Guarana
Brand Name: Generics only. No brands available.
Guarana is used for:

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A caffeine-containing central nervous system stimulant. It has been used for weight reduction, diarrhea, and headaches. It may have other uses as well. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular brand you use.

Guarana is an herbal product. It works by providing energy and reducing appetite, which are effects related to the caffeine content of guarana.

Do NOT use Guarana if:


Category: G

 
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Guanfacine

Pronunciation: GWAHN-fa-seen
Generic Name: Guanfacine
Brand Name: Tenex
Guanfacine is used for:

Treating high blood pressure. It may be used alone or with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Guanfacine is an alpha agonist. It works by relaxing (dilating) blood vessels and decreasing heart rate, which lowers blood pressure.

Do NOT use Guanfacine if:

you are allergic to any ingredient in Guanfacine
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.


Category: G

 
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Guanabenz

Pronunciation: GWAHN-a-benz
Generic Name: Guanabenz
Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.
Guanabenz is used for:

Treating high blood pressure. It may be used alone or with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Guanabenz is an alpha agonist. It works by relaxing (dilating) blood vessels and decreasing heart rate, which lowers blood pressure.

Do NOT use Guanabenz if:

you are allergic to any ingredient in Guanabenz
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.


Category: G

 
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Guaituss Liquid

Pronunciation: gwye-FEN-eh-sin
Generic Name: Guaifenesin
Brand Name: Examples include Guaituss and Robitussin Maximum Strength
Guaituss Liquid is used for:

Relieving symptoms of an unproductive cough and mucus in the chest due to colds, flu, or hay fever. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Guaituss Liquid is an expectorant. It works by thinning mucus (phlegm) in the lungs and making it less sticky and easier to cough up. This reduces chest congestion by making coughs more productive.

Do NOT use Guaituss Liquid if:

you are allergic to any ingredient in Guaituss Liquid
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.


Category: G

 
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