Norethisterone

Drug Nomenclature Synonyms: Ethinylnortestosterone; NSC-9564; Norethindrone; Norethisteron; Norethisteronum; Noretisteron; Noretisterona; Noretisteronas; Noretisterone; Noretisteroni; Noretiszteron; Norpregneninolone BAN: Norethisterone INN: Norethisterone [pINN (en)] INN: Noretisterona [pINN (es)] INN: Noréthistérone [pINN (fr)] INN: Norethisteronum [pINN (la)] INN: Норэтистерон [pINN (ru)] Chemical…

Cisapride, Omeprazole and H2 Blocker

Question: I had a drug information question about the following combinations used in peptic ulcer disease: Cisapride and H2 Blocker, Omeprazole and H2 Blocker. I did a medline search and could not find any substantiation for the use…

Bleomycin Sulfate

(US Adopted Name, rINNM) Drug Nomenclature INNs in main languages (French, Latin, Russian, and Spanish): Synonyms: Bleomicin-szulfát; Bleomicina, sulfato de; Bleomicino sulfatas; Bleomycin Sulphate; Bleomycin-sulfát; Bleomycini Sulfas; Bleomycinsulfat; Bleomysiinisulfaatti BAN: Bleomycin Sulphate [BANM] USAN: Bleomycin Sulfate INN: Bleomycin…

Exemestane

(British Approved Name, US Adopted Name, rINN) Drug Nomenclature International Nonproprietary Names (INNs) in main languages (French, Latin, Russian, and Spanish): Synonyms: Eksemestaani; Exemestan; Exemestano; Exemestanum; FCE-24304 BAN: Exemestane USAN: Exemestane INN: Exemestane [rINN (en)] INN: Exemestano [rINN…

Zomig: Once-a-day Pill Could Make You Migraine Free

Synthesizing the results of three previous studies, researchers from the Headache Care Center in Springfield, Missouri, concluded that one 2.5 mg dose of zolmitriptan (Zomig) may provide long-term relief from migraines. The findings, which were presented at the…

Lipantil Micro (Fenofibrate)

Lipantil Micro 67 mg capsules (Fenofibrate) 1. WHAT LIPANTIL MICRO IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR Lipantil Micro 67 belongs to a group of medicines known as fibrates. These alter the levels of lipids or fats in…

Management of Gastrointestinal Cancer, Book

Management of Gastrointestinal Cancer Eds P McCulloch, A Kingsnorth, 404pp, ISBN 0-7279-1071-X, London: BMJ Publishing, 1996 I enjoyed reading and referring to this book, but it does have shortcomings. Perhaps the great length of the preface indicates a…

Hemorrhoids and Other Anorectal Disorders

Nearly everyone has experienced anorectal discomfort. Our low-fiber diet, which results in small, hard stools; our lifestyle, which restricts the opportunities for defecation; and our erect posture, which promotes engorgement of the hemorrhoidal plexus, all combine to make…

Maxitrol (Dexamethasone, Neomycin sulphate, Polymyxin B sulphate)

Maxitrol eye drops, suspension Dexamethasone, Neomycin sulphate, Polymyxin B sulphate WHAT MAXITROL  IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR MAXITROL contains a steroid, dexamethasone and two antibiotics, neomycin sulphate and polymyxin B sulphate. It is used for the…

Prognostic Factors

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia is heterogeneous in both molecular pathology and clinical course, and many questions regarding the most appropriate management of this disease remain unanswered. Researchers continue to investigate both biological and clinical parameters in an attempt to…