Antineoplastic agents

Zocor Heart- Pro (Simvastatin)

Zocor Heart- Pro Simvastatin 1 What the medicine is for Zocor Heart-Pro is a medicine which is used to reduce the risk of a first heart attack in people who have a moderate risk of coronary heart disease…

Leustat injection (Cladribine)

Leustat injection Cladribine 1. What Leustat is and what it is used for Leustat contains a medicine called cladribine. This belongs to a group of medicines used to treat cancer (called ‘cytotoxic drugs’). Leustat is for: • An…

Irinotecan Hydrochloride (Irinotecan Hydrochloride Trihydrate)

Irinotecan Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml concentrate for solution for infusion Irinotecan hydrochloride trihydrate 1. WHAT IRINOTECAN HYDROCHLORIDE IS AND WHAT IT IS USED Irinotecan Hydrochloride belongs to a group of medicines called cytostatics (anti-cancer medicines). Irinotecan Hydrochloride is used…

Viscotears Liquid Gel (Carbomer Polyacrylic Acid)

Viscotears  Liquid Gel Carbomer (Polyacrylic Acid) 1. What Viscotears is and what it’s used for Viscotears contains the active ingredient, carbomer (polyacrylic acid). Viscotears is used to make your eyes more comfortable when they feel dry.  It is…

Heat-Shock Protein Inhibitors

Overview Heat-shock proteins (HSPs), also called stress proteins, are a group of proteins that are present in all cells. They are induced when a cell undergoes various types of environmental stresses such as heat, cold, and oxygen deprivation….

Taxotere (Docetaxel)

Taxotere 160 mg/8 ml concentrate for solution for infusion Docetaxel 1.   What Taxotere is and what it is used for The name of this medicine is Taxotere. Its common name is Docetaxel. Docetaxel is a substance derived from…

Modigraf (Tacrolimus)

Modigraf 0.2 mg, granules for oral suspension Modlgraf 1 mg, granules for oral suspension Tacrolimus 1. WHAT MODIGRAF IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR Modigraf is an immunosuppressant. Following your organ transplant (e.g. liver, kidney, heart), your…

Alemtuzumab

(British Approved Name, US Adopted Name, rINN) Drug Nomenclature Synonyms: Alemtutsumabi; Alemtuzumab; Alemtuzumabum; Campath-1; Campath-1H BAN: Alemtuzumab INN: Alemtuzumab [rINN (en)] INN: Alemtuzumab [rINN (es)] INN: Alemtuzumab [rINN (fr)] INN: Alemtuzumabum [rINN (la)] INN: Алемтузумаб [rINN (ru)] CAS:…

Dacarbazine

(British Approved Name, US Adopted Name, rINN) Drug Nomenclature International Nonproprietary Names (INNs) in main languages (French, Latin, Russian, and Spanish): Synonyms: DIC; DTIC; Dacarbazina; Dacarbazinum; Dakarbatsiini; Dakarbazin; Imidazole Carboxamide; NSC-45388; WR-139007 BAN: Dacarbazine USAN: Dacarbazine INN: Dacarbazine…

Chlormethine Hydrochloride

(British Approved Name Modified, rINNM) Drug Nomenclature INNs in main languages (French, Latin, Russian, and Spanish): Synonyms: Chlorethazine Hydrochloride; Clormetina, hidrocloruro de; HN2 (chlormethine); Mechlorethamine Hydrochloride; Mustine Hydrochloride; NSC-762; Nitrogen Mustard (chlormethine); WR-147650 BAN: Chlormethine Hydrochloride [BANM] INN:…