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Otezla

Apremilast, sold under the brand name Otezla among others, is a medication for the treatment of certain types of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. It may also be useful for other immune system related inflammatory diseases. The drug acts as a se ...

Phadiatope test

Skin allergy testing or skin prick test is a method for medical diagnosis of allergies that attempts to provoke a small, controlled, allergic response.

Novrad

Levopropoxyphene is an antitussive. It is an optical isomer of dextropropoxyphene. The racemic mixture is called propoxyphene. Only the dextro-isomer has an analgesic effect; the levo-isomer appears to exert only an antitussive effect. It was for ...

Otovent

The Eustachian tube, also known as the auditory tube or pharyngotympanic tube, is a tube that links the nasopharynx to the middle ear. It is a part of the middle ear. In adult humans the Eustachian tube is approximately 35 mm long and 3 mm in dia ...

Omniscan

Gadodiamide is a gadolinium-based MRI contrast agent, used in MR imaging procedures to assist in the visualization of blood vessels. It is commonly marketed under the trade name Omniscan.

Omnopon

Papaveretum is a preparation containing a mixture of hydrochloride salts of opium alkaloids. Since 1993, papaveretum has been defined in the British Pharmacopoeia as a mixture of 253 parts morphine hydrochloride, 23 parts papaverine hydrochloride ...

Ozex

Tosufloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. It has a controversial safety profile in relation to other fluoroquinolones. It is associated with severe thrombocytopenia and nephritis, and hepatotoxicity. It is sold in Japan under the brand name Ozex.

Pagitane

Cycrimine is a central anticholinergic drug designed to reduce the levels of acetylcholine in the treatment of Parkinsons disease. Its mechanism of action is to bind to the muscarinic acetylcholine receptor M1.

Prandin

Repaglinide is an antidiabetic drug in the class of medications known as meglitinides, and was invented in 1983. Repaglinide is an oral medication used in addition to diet and exercise for blood sugar control in type 2 diabetes mellitus. The mech ...

Paladin (chemical)

Dimethyl disulfide is an organic chemical compound with the molecular formula CH 3 SSCH 3 which is the simplest disulfide. It is a flammable liquid with an unpleasant, garlic-like odor.

Pre-Pen

Benzylpenicilloyl polylysine is used as a skin test before the administration of penicillin. It is used to detect the immunoglobulin E antibodies. The chemical structure consists of the benzylpenicilloyl group attached to a polymer of L -lysine.

PFLX

Genitourinary tract infections. Uncomplicated gonococcal urethritis in males. Bacterial infections in the gastrointestinal system. Gonorrhoea. however this indication is no longer effective due to bacterial resistance. Pefloxacin has been increas ...

Xgeva

Denosumab is a human monoclonal antibody for the treatment of osteoporosis, treatment-induced bone loss, metastases to bone, and giant cell tumor of bone. Denosumab is contraindicated in people with low blood calcium levels. The most common side ...

Unimens

Estradiol benzoate butyrate/algestone acetophenide, also known as estradiol benzoate butyrate/dihydroxyprogesterone acetophenide and sold under the brand names Redimen, Soluna, and Unijab, is a form of combined injectable birth control which is u ...

Qivitan

Cefquinome is a fourth-generation cephalosporin with pharmacological and antibacterial properties valuable in the treatment of coliform mastitis and other infections. It is only used in veterinary applications.

Refludan

Lepirudin is an anticoagulant that functions as a direct thrombin inhibitor. Brand name: Refludan, Generic: Lepirudin rDNA for injection. Lepirudin is a recombinant hirudin derived from yeast cells. It is almost identical to hirudin extracted fro ...

Retaane

Anecortave is a novel angiogenesis inhibitor used in the treatment of the exudative form of age-related macular degeneration. Although similar in chemical structure to the corticosteroid hydrocortisone acetate, it possesses no glucocorticoid acti ...

Roniacol

Nicotinyl alcohol is a niacin derivative used as a hypolipidemic agent and as a vasodilator. It causes flushing and may decrease blood pressure. It appears as a crystal that dissolves in water and alcohol with ease, also soluble in ether; melting ...

Prosynap

Lubeluzole is a drug which acts as an indirect NMDA antagonist. It inhibits the release of glutamate, inhibits nitric oxide synthesis, and blocks calcium and sodium gated ion channels. It has neuroprotective effects particularly in hypoxic condit ...

Retavase

Reteplase, trade names Retavase among others, is a thrombolytic drug, used to treat heart attacks by breaking up the clots that cause them. Reteplase is a recombinant non-glycosylated form of human tissue plasminogen activator, which has been mod ...

Tyrosine Power

Tyrosine or 4-hydroxyphenylalanine is one of the 20 standard amino acids that are used by cells to synthesize proteins. It is a non-essential amino acid with a polar side group. The word "tyrosine" is from the Greek tyros, meaning cheese, as it w ...

Pro-Air

Procaterol is an intermediate-acting β 2 adrenoreceptor agonist used for the treatment of asthma. It has never been filed for FDA evaluation in the United States, where it is not marketed. The drug is readily oxidized in the presence of moisture ...

Riastap

Fibrinogen is a glycoprotein complex that circulates in the blood of vertebrates. During tissue and vascular injury, it is converted enzymatically by thrombin to fibrin and then to a fibrin-based blood clot. Fibrin clots function primarily to occ ...

Regulton

Amezinium metilsulfate is a sympathomimetic drug used for the treatment of low blood pressure. It has multiple mechanisms, including stimulation of alpha and beta-1 receptors and inhibition of noradrenaline and tyramine uptake.

ReoPro

Abciximab or Abcixifiban, a glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antagonist manufactured by Janssen Biologics BV and distributed by Eli Lilly under the trade name ReoPro, is a platelet aggregation inhibitor mainly used during and after coronary artery ...

Repatha

Evolocumab is a monoclonal antibody designed for the treatment of hyperlipidemia. Evolocumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody that inhibits proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 PCSK9. PCSK9 is a protein that targets LDL receptors for ...

Safe-Guard

Fenbendazole is a broad spectrum benzimidazole anthelmintic used against gastrointestinal parasites including: giardia, roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, the tapeworm genus Taenia, pinworms, aelurostrongylus, paragonimiasis, strongyles, and stron ...

Zioptan

Tafluprost is a prostaglandin analogue. It is used topically to control the progression of open-angle glaucoma and in the management of ocular hypertension, alone or in combination with other medication. It reduces intraocular pressure by increas ...

Pulzium

Tedisamil is an experimental class III antiarrhythmic agent currently being investigated for the treatment of atrial fibrillation. Tedisamil blocks multiple types of potassium channels in the heart resulting in slowed heart rate. While the effect ...

Rovamycine

Spiramycin is a macrolide antibiotic and antiparasitic. It is used to treat toxoplasmosis and various other infections of soft tissues. Although used in Europe, Canada and Mexico, spiramycin is still considered an experimental drug in the United ...

Tekturna

Aliskiren is the first in a class of drugs called direct renin inhibitors. It is used for essential hypertension. While used for high blood pressure, other better studied medications are typically recommended due to concerns of higher side effect ...

Puricase

Pegloticase is a medication for the treatment of severe, treatment-refractory, chronic gout. It is a third line treatment in those in whom other treatments are not tolerated. The drug is administered by infusion intravenously. It was developed by ...

Revanex

Revaprazan is a drug that reduces gastric acid secretion which is used for the treatment of gastritis. It acts as an acid pump antagonist. Revaprazan is approved for use in South Korea, but is not approved in Europe or the United States.

Relpax

Eletriptan is a second generation triptan medication intended for treatment of migraine headaches. It is used as an abortive medication, blocking a migraine attack which is already in progress. Eletriptan is marketed and manufactured by Pfizer In ...

Rozlytrek

Entrectinib, sold under the brand name Rozlytrek, is an anti-cancer medication used to treat ROS1-positive non-small cell lung cancer and NTRK fusion-positive solid tumors. It was approved in the United States on 15 August 2019. It is a selective ...

Rubraca

Rucaparib is a PARP inhibitor used as an anti-cancer agent. Rucaparib is a first-in-class pharmaceutical drug targeting the DNA repair enzyme poly-ADP ribose polymerase-1. It is approved in the United States and in Europe as third line treatment ...

Ranexa

Ranolazine, sold under the brand name Ranexa among others, is a medication used to treat heart related chest pain. Typically it is used together with other medications when those are insufficient. Benefits appear smaller in women than men. It is ...

Surlid

Roxithromycin is a semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat respiratory tract, urinary and soft tissue infections. Roxithromycin is derived from erythromycin, containing the same 14-membered lactone ring. However, an N-oxime side ...

SatRx

Gosogliptin is a drug for the treatment of type II diabetes. It is in the class of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors. It was discovered and developed through Phase 1 and Phase 2by Pfizer. The crystal structure of DPP-4 in complex with gosogliptin ...

Smyraf

Peficitinib is a pharmaceutical drug used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. It belongs to the class of drugs known as Janus kinase inhibitors. Peficitinib was approved for use in Japan in 2019.

Striverdi

Olodaterol is an ultra-long-acting β adrenoreceptor agonist used as an inhalation for treating patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim.

Somavert

Pegvisomant is a growth hormone receptor antagonist used in the treatment of acromegaly. It is primarily used if the pituitary gland tumor causing the acromegaly cannot be controlled with surgery or radiation, and the use of somatostatin analogue ...

Sylvant

Siltuximab is a chimeric monoclonal antibody. It binds to interleukin-6. Siltuximab has been investigated for the treatment of neoplastic diseases: metastatic renal cell cancer, prostate cancer, and Castlemans disease, among other types of cancer ...

Somelin

Haloxazolam, is a drug which is a benzodiazepine derivative. It has similar hypnotic properties as the benzodiazepine drugs triazolam, temazepam, and flunitrazepam and as such is indicated for the treatment insomnia. A study in cats comparing est ...

Zanaflex

Tizanidine, sold under the brand name Zanaflex among others, is a medication that is used to treat muscle spasticity due to spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis. Effectiveness appears similar to baclofen or diazepam. It is taken by mouth. Com ...

Suganon

Evogliptin is an antidiabetic drug in the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor or "gliptin" class of drugs. It was developed by the South Korean pharmaceutical company Dong-A ST and is approved for use in South Korea.

Suglat

Ipragliflozin is a pharmaceutical drug for treatment of type 2 diabetes. Ipragliflozin, jointly developed by Astellas Pharma and Kotobuki Pharmaceutical, was approved in Japan on January 17, 2014, and in Russia on May 22, 2019. Ipragliflozin is a ...

Serevent

Salmeterol is a long-acting β 2 adrenergic receptor agonist used in the maintenance and prevention of asthma symptoms and maintenance of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease symptoms. Symptoms of bronchospasm include shortness of breath, wheezin ...

Steglatro

Ertugliflozin is a drug for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. In the United States, it was approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use as a monotherapy and as a fixed dose combination with either sitagliptin or with metformin. In Europe, ...

Tasmar

Tolcapone is a drug used to treat Parkinsons disease. It is a selective, potent and reversible nitrocatechol-type inhibitor of the enzyme catechol- O -methyltransferase. It has demonstrated significant liver toxicity, which has led to suspension ...