Drugs – Medical Products

Antidiarrhoeals

Antidiarrhoeals are used as adjuncts in the symptomatic treatment of diarrhoea (see below), although the main aim in the management of acute diarrhoea is the correction of fluid and electrolyte depletion with rehydration therapy this is especially important…

Mucosal protectants

Cytoprotective drugs (mucosal protectants) play a role in the management of peptic ulcer disease (below). They may be divided into: • Chelates or complexes, which coat the gastric mucosa preferentially at sites of ulceration by forming an adherent…

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…

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:…

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)]…

Propantheline Bromide

(British Approved Name, rINN) Drug Nomenclature International Nonproprietary Names (INNs) in main languages (French, Latin, Russian, and Spanish): Synonyms: Bromuro de propantelina; Propanteliinibromidi; Propantelin-bromid; Propantelina, bromuro de; Propantelinbromid; Propantelino bromidas; Propanthelini Bromidum; Propanthelinii Bromidum; Propanthelinium-bromid BAN: Propantheline Bromide…

Antispasmodics

Antispasmodics are drugs used for their relaxant action on smooth muscle, either direct or through an antimuscarinic action on the parasympathetic innervation. They play a role in the management of gastrointestinal spasm and irritable bowel syndrome (below) as…