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  1. AvaproAvapro
    AvaproGeneric Name: irbesartan ( ir be SAR tan)Brand Names: AvaproWhat is irbesartan?Irbesartan is in a group of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. Irbesartan keeps blood vessels from narrowing, which lowers blood pressure and improves blood flow.Irbesartan is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is sometimes given together with other blood pressure med...
  2. AvaproAvapro
    AvaproGeneric name: IrbesartanBrand names: AvaproWhy is Avapro prescribed?Avapro is used to treat high blood pressure. A member of the new family of drugs called angiotensin II receptor antagonists, it works by preventing the hormone angiotensin II from narrowing the blood vessels, an action that tends to raise blood pressure. Avapro may be prescribed alone or with other bloo...
  3. AvaproAvapro
    AvaproGeneric Name: irbesartan (Oral route)ir-be-SAR-tanOral routeTabletWhen used in pregnancy during the second and third trimesters, drugs that act directly on the renin-angiotensin system can cause injury and even death to the developing fetus. When pregnancy is detected, irbesartan should be discontinued as soon as possible .Drugs that act directly on the renin-angiotensin system c...
  4. AvaproAvapro
    Avapro Generic Name: Irbesartan (IR-be-SAR-tan)Brand Name: AvaproAvapro can cause injury and possibly death to a developing fetus when used after the third month of pregnancy. Talk with your doctor at once if you suspect that you are pregnant.Avapro is used for:Treating high blood pressure alone or with other medicines. It is also used in certain patients to treat kidney pr...
  5. AvarAvar
    AvarGeneric name: Sulfacetamide sodium and sulfurBrand names: AvarWhy is Avar prescribed?Avar is a gel used to treat the inflammation and skin eruptions associated with acne and rosacea. Avar Green is a tinted version of the gel that helps tone down redness. Avar can also be used to treat the dry, scaly skin known as seborrheic dermatitis.Avar is intended for use ...
  6. Avar CreamAvar Cream
    Avar CreamGeneric Name: Sulfacetamide/Sulfur (sul-fa-SEE-ta-mide/SULL-fer)Brand Name: Examples include Avar and Plexion SCTAvar Cream is used for:Treating acne, rosacea, and seborrhea. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Avar Cream is a sulfonamide antibiotic and keratolytic. It works by killing bacteria and shedding the top layer of skin to help...
  7. AvastinAvastin
    AvastinGeneric Name: bevacizumab (bev a CIZ oo mab)Brand Names: AvastinWhat is bevacizumab?Bevacizumab is a cancer medicine that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Bevacizumab is used to treat a certain type of brain tumor as well as cancers of the kidney, colon, rectum, lung, or breast. It is usually given as part of a combinatio...
  8. AvastinAvastin
    AvastinGeneric Name: bevacizumab (Intravenous route)be-va-SIZ-yoo-mabIntravenous routeSolutionGastrointestinal PerforationsThe incidence of gastrointestinal perforation, some fatal, in bevacizumab-treated patients ranges from 0.3 to 2.4%. Discontinue bevacizumab in patients with gastrointestinal perforation.Surgery and Wound Healing ComplicationsThe incidence of wound hea...
  9. Avastin SolutionAvastin Solution
    Avastin SolutionGeneric Name: Bevacizumab (BEV-a-SIZ-oo-mab)Brand Name: AvastinAvastin Solution may cause severe stomach or bowel problems (eg, abscess, fistula, perforation). These effects are not common, but are serious and sometimes may be fatal. Contact your doctor immediately if you develop unusual stomach pain along with constipation, fever, nausea, or vomiting.Avastin Solution may...
  10. AVCAVC
    AVCGeneric Name: sulfanilamide vaginal (sul fa NILL a mide)Brand Names: AVCWhat is AVC (sulfanilamide vaginal)?Sulfanilamide is an antibacterial medication. It fights bacteria in your body.Sulfanilamide vaginal is used to treat vaginal candida (yeast) infections.Sulfanilamide vaginal may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most ...
  11. AVCAVC
    AVC Generic Name: Sulfanilamide (sul-fa-NILL-a-mide)Brand Name: AVCAVC is used for:Treating certain vaginal infections.AVC is a sulfonamide antibiotic. It works by blocking the growth of certain bacteria.Do NOT use AVC if:you are allergic to any ingredient in AVC or to sulfonamides (eg, sulfamethoxazole)you have urinary blockage or anemia caused by decreased levels of...
  12. Aveeno Anti-ItchAveeno Anti-Itch
    Aveeno Anti-Itch Generic Name: Calamine/Pramoxine (KAL-a-mine/pra-MOX-een)Brand Name: Aveeno Anti-ItchAveeno Anti-Itch is used for:Temporary relief of pain and itching caused by minor skin irritations (eg, poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac, insect bites, chickenpox).Aveeno Anti-Itch is a skin protectant and topical pain reliever combination. It works by soothing and protecti...
  13. Aveeno Moisturizing Lotion CreamAveeno Moisturizing Lotion Cream
    Aveeno Moisturizing Lotion CreamGeneric Name: Dimethicone (dye-METH-i-kone)Brand Name: Examples include Aveeno Moisturizing Lotion and Johnson's Baby CreamAveeno Moisturizing Lotion Cream is used for:Treating or preventing dry, itchy skin or minor skin irritations.This product is an emollient. It works by moisturizing the skin.Do NOT use Aveeno Moisturizing Lotion Cream if:...
  14. AveloxAvelox
    AveloxGeneric name: Moxifloxacin hydrochlorideBrand names: AveloxWhy is Avelox prescribed?Avelox, an antibiotic, is prescribed to treat sinus and lung infections. It kills bacteria that can cause sinusitis, pneumonia, and secondary infections in chronic bronchitis. It also fights skin infections caused by staph or strep.Avelox is a member of the quinolone family of antibiot...
  15. AveloxAvelox
    AveloxGeneric Name: moxifloxacin (Oral route)mox-i-FLOX-a-sinOral routeTabletFluoroquinolones, including moxifloxacin hydrochloride, are associated with an increased risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture in all ages. This risk is further increased in older patients usually over 60 years of age, in patients taking corticosteroid drugs, and in patients with kidney, heart or lung transplant...