Erlotinib Hydrochloride

Drug Nomenclature Synonyms: CP-358774-01; NSC-718781; OSI-774 USAN: Erlotinib Hydrochloride INN: Erlotinib Hydrochloride [rINNM (en)] INN: Hidrocloruro de erlotinib [rINNM (es)] INN: Erlotinib, Chlorhydrate d’ [rINNM (fr)] INN: Erlotinibi Hydrochloridum [rINNM (la)] INN: Ерльотиниба Гидрохлорид [rINNM (ru)] Chemical name:…

Drospirenone

Drug Approvals (British Approved Name, US Adopted Name, rINN) INNs in other languages (French, Latin, and Spanish): Dihydrospinenone; Drospinenon; Drospirenona; Drospirenone; Drospirenoni; Drospirenonum; SH-470; ZK-30595. (6R,7R,8R,9S,10R,13S,14S,15S,16S,17S)-1,3′,4′,6,6a,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,15a,16-Hexadecahydro-10,13-dimethylspiro-[17H-dicyclopropa[6,7:15,16]cyclopenta[α]phenanthrene-17,2′(5′H)-furan]-3,5′(2H)-dione. C24H30O3 = 366.5. CAS — 67392-87-4. Pharmacopoeias. In US. The United States…

Psychotropic Drugs in Children: Methylphenidate (Ritalin)

Table 2 Prescribing Information for Methylphenidate (Ritalin ®) Optimum Dosage 0.6 mg/kg Usual maximum 60 mg/day Drug Interactions Diphenylhydantoin Phenobarbital Primidone Tricyclic antidepressants Monoamine oxidase inhibitors Diazepam Anticholinergics Minor Short-Term Transient Side-Effects Anorexia (over 20 mg/day) Weight loss…

IntronA (Interferon alfa-2b)

IntronA 10 million IU/ml solution for injection or infusion Interferon alfa-2b 1. WHAT INTRONA IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR IntronA (interferon alfa-2b) modifies the response of the body’s immune system to help fight infections and severe…

Follicle-stimulating Hormone

Folitropina FSH. ATC Vet — QG03GA90. Follitropin Alfa Drug Approvals (British Approved Name, rINN) Folitropin Alfa; Folitropina alfa; Follitropine Alfa; Follitropinum Alfa. Фоллитропин Альфа Follitropin Beta Drug Approvals (British Approved Name, rINN) Folitropin Beta; Folitropina beta; Follitropine Bêta;…

Doxorubicin

(British Approved Name, US Adopted Name, rINN) Drug Nomenclature International Nonproprietary Names (INNs) in main languages (French, Latin, Russian, and Spanish): Synonyms: 14-Hydroxydaunomycin; 3-Hydroxyacetyldaunorubicin; Adriamycin; Doksorubisiini; Doxorubicin; Doxorubicina; Doxorubicinum; FI-106 BAN: Doxorubicin USAN: Doxorubicin INN: Doxorubicin [rINN (en)]…

Comtan: A Drug in the Parkinson’s Disease Arsenal

Brand Name: Comtan Active Ingredient: entacapone Indication: Treatment of Parkinson’s disease in patients taking levodopa Company Name: Novartis Availability: Approved in October 1999 Introduction Levodopa has remained the standard treatment for patients with Parkinson’s disease. However, one of…

Asacol MR (Mesalazine)

Asacol 800mg MR Tablets (Mesalazine) 1. WHAT ASACOL 800MG MR TABLETS ARE AND WHAT THEY ARE USED FOR Asacol 800mg MR Tablets contain the active substance mesalazine (also known as 5-aminosalicylic acid) which is an anti-inflammatory drug used…

Cyprostat (Cyproterone Acetate)

Cyprostat 100 mg tablet (Cyproterone Acetate) 1. What Cyprostat 100 mg is and what it is used for What is Cyprostat 100 mg? Cyprostat l00 mg is a medicine containing cyproterone acetate. It is an anti-androgen therapy. It…

Counseling on Colesevelam (Welchol) Part 1

What does the pharmacist need to know to counsel patients about colesevelam? Development Epidemiological studies have established that elevated levels of total cholesterol (total-C), LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C), and apolipo-protein B (Apo B), as well as decreased levels of HDL-cholesterol…