MIRAPEX tablets contain pramipexole, a nonergot dopamine agonist. The chemical name of pramipexole dihydrochloride is ()-2-amino-4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-6-(propylamino)benzothiazole dihydrochloride monohydrate. Its empirical formula is C H N S • 2HCl • HO, and its molecular weight is 302.27. The structural formula is:… Continue Reading

Midodrine HCl

Midodrine hydrochloride is a vasopressor/antihypotensive agent. Midodrine hydrochloride is an odorless, white, crystalline powder, soluble in water and sparingly soluble in methanol having a pKa of 7.8 (0.3% aqueous solution), a pH of 3.5 to 5.5 (5% aqueous solution) and… Continue Reading


Phytonadione is a vitamin which is a clear, yellow to amber, viscous, and nearly odorless liquid. It is insoluble in water, soluble in chloroform and slightly soluble in ethanol. It has a molecular weight of 450.70. Phytonadione is 2-methyl-3-phytyl-1, 4-naphthoquinone.… Continue Reading

Morphine Sulfate Extended Release

Warning: Morphine sulfate extended-release tablets contain morphine sulfate, an opioid agonist and a Schedule II controlled substance, with an abuse liability similar to other opioid analgesics.                                                      … Continue Reading


Nitroglycerin is a 1,2,3-propanetriol trinitrate, an organic nitrate whose structural formula is and whose molecular weight is 227.09. The organic nitrates are vasodilators, active on both arteries and veins. The MINITRAN™ (nitroglycerin) Transdermal Delivery System is a unit designed to… Continue Reading


Chemically, morphine sulfate is 7,8-didehydro-4,5α-epoxy-17-methylmorphinan-3,6α-diol sulfate (2:1) (salt) pentahydrate and has the following structural formula: MS CONTIN (morphine sulfate controlled-release) Tablets are opiate analgesics supplied in 15, 30, 60, 100 and 200 mg tablet strengths. The tablet strengths describe the… Continue Reading


Metaxalone tablets are available as an 800 mg tablet. Chemically, metaxalone is 5-[(3,5-dimethylphenoxy)methyl]-2-oxazolidinone. The empirical formula is CH1NO, which corresponds to a molecular weight of 221.25. The structural formula is: Metaxalone is a white to almost white, odorless crystalline powder… Continue Reading

mycophenolate mofetil

Mycophenolate mofetil is the 2-morpholinoethyl ester of mycophenolic acid (MPA), an immunosuppressive agent; inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase (IMPDH) inhibitor. The chemical name for mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) is 2-morpholinoethyl (E)-6-(1,3-dihydro-4-hydroxy-6-methoxy-7-methyl-3-oxo-5-isobenzofuranyl)-4-methyl-4-hexenoate. It has an empirical formula of CHNO, a molecular weight of 433.50,… Continue Reading


Each gram of mupirocin ointment USP, 2% contains 20 mg mupirocin in a bland water miscible ointment base (polyethylene glycol ointment, N.F.) consisting of polyethylene glycol 400 and polyethylene glycol 3350. Mupirocin is a naturally occurring antibiotic. The chemical name… Continue Reading

Methadone Hydrochloride

Methadone Hydrochloride Tablets USP for oral administration, each contain 5 mg or 10 mg of methadone hydrochloride. Methadone hydrochloride is a white, crystalline material that is water-soluble. Methadone hydrochloride is chemically described as 6-(dimethylamino)-4,4-diphenyl-3-heptanone hydrochloride. Methadone hydrochloride has a melting… Continue Reading