Author: Jennifer Bowles

Immunostimulatory Therapies

Overview The subject if immune surveillance as a defense against cancer has been debated since the 1950s. Knowledge of the genetic basis of cancer and immune processes has expanded significantly since that time and allowed researchers to manipulate…

Strefen Honey & Lemon (Flurbiprofen)

Strefen Honey & Lemon Flurbiprofen 8.75mg WHAT DOES STREFEN HONEY & LEMON CONTAIN? Each lozenge contains the active ingredient Flurbiprofen 8.75 mg. Each lozenge also contains Sucrose, Glucose Syrup, Honey, Macrogol 300, Lemon Flavour, Potassium Hydroxide, Levomenthol. Each…

Sustiva – Drug for HIV Treatment

Brand Name: Sustiva Active Ingredient: efavirenz Indication: For use in combination treatment of HIV infection (AIDS) Company Name: DuPont Pharmaceuticals Availability: FDA granted accelerated approval in September 1998; FDA granted traditional (full) approval based on long-term efficacy in…

Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate

Drug Nomenclature Synonyms: A complex of ranitidine and bismuth citrate; GR-122311X; Ranitidina y bismuto, citrato de; Ranitidine Bismutrex BAN: Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate USAN: Ranitidine Bismuth Citrate Chemical name: N-[2-({5-[(Dimethylamino)methyl]furfuryl}thio)-ethyl]-N´-methyl-2-nitro-1,1-ethenediamine, compound with bismuth(3+) citrate (1:1) Molecular formula: C13H22N4O3S,C6H5BiO7 =712.5…

AndroGel for Low Testosterone

Brand Name: AndroGel Active Ingredient: testosterone Indication: Topical testosterone replacement for men with low testosterone Company Name: Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Availability: Approved by FDA February 28, 2000 Introduction An estimated 4 to 5 million men experience the effects…

Drug therapy of Peptic Ulker Disease

Agents that control acid Antacids neutralize gastric acid within the lumen of the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum. They have been used for many years and are effective in relieving peptic symptoms. Composition. The magnesium-containing antacids are more potent…

Nabilone

Drug Approvals (British Approved Name, US Adopted Name, rINN) Synonyms: Compound 109514; Lilly-109514; Nabilon; Nabilona; Nabiloni; Nabilonum BAN: Nabilone USAN: Nabilone INN: Nabilone [rINN (en)] INN: Nabilona [rINN (es)] INN: Nabilone [rINN (fr)] INN: Nabilonum [rINN (la)] INN:…

Docetaxel

Docetaxel 20mg/ml Concentrate for Solution for Infusion Take special care with Docetaxel Before each treatment with Docetaxel, you will have blood tests to check that you have enough blood cells and sufficient liver function to receive Docetaxel. In…

Rabeprazole Sodium

(British Approved Name Modified, US Adopted Name, rINNM) Drug Nomenclature INNs in main languages (French, Latin, Russian, and Spanish): Synonyms: E-3810; LY-307640; Rabeprazol sódico; Sodium Pariprazole BAN: Rabeprazole Sodium [BANM] USAN: Rabeprazole Sodium INN: Rabeprazole Sodium [rINNM (en)]…

Scientists Discover New Aspects of Antidepressants

Antidepressants, such as Paxil, Prozac, and Zoloft, are referred to as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) because researchers think they work by keeping more of the brain chemical serotonin active. But scientists at the University of California San…