Drugs Information Online
Drugs and diseases reference index

Drugs and diseases reference index
Search
EN

Drugs A-Z list

Drugs A-Z List - «A»:

  1. AygestinAygestin
    AygestinGeneric name: Norethindrone acetateBrand names: AygestinWhy is Aygestin prescribed?Aygestin contains a type of hormone known as progesterone. It is used to restore menstruation in women who have stopped having menstrual cycles (also called amenorrhea). Aygestin can also help treat endometriosis, a condition where the endometrium (the lining of the uterus) doesn't shed...
  2. Aygestin Oral, Parenteral, VaginalAygestin Oral, Parenteral, Vaginal
    AygestinGeneric Name: progestin (Oral route, Parenteral route, Vaginal route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AygestinCamilaCrinoneErrinFirst-Progesterone VGSJolivetteMegaceMegace ESNext ChoiceOvrettePlan BProchievePrometriumIn CanadaAlti-MpaMegace OsAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSuspensionCapsule, Liquid FilledGel/JellyCreamKit\...
  3. Aygestin Oral, Implantation, ParenteralAygestin Oral, Implantation, Parenteral
    AygestinGeneric Name: progestin contraceptives (Oral route, Parenteral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AygestinCamilaErrinJolivetteNext ChoiceNora-BENor-QDOrtho MicronorOvrettePlan BPlan B One-StepProveraAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletUses For AygestinProgestins are hormones.The low-dose progestins for contraception are used to prevent pre...
  4. AygestinAygestin
    Aygestin Generic Name: Norethindrone (nor-ETH-in-drone)Brand Name: AygestinAygestin is used for:Treating certain menstrual problems or uterine problems (eg, abnormal bleeding, endometriosis). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Aygestin is a progestin hormone. It works by altering the lining of the uterus.Do NOT use Aygestin if:you are a...
  5. Ayr Saline SolutionAyr Saline Solution
    Ayr Saline SolutionGeneric Name: Saline (SAY-leen)Brand Name: Ayr SalineAyr Saline Solution is used for:Treating dry or irritated nasal passages caused by colds, allergies, low humidity, or overuse of decongestant nose spray.Ayr Saline Solution is a salt solution. It works by rinsing and moisturizing the nostrils.Do NOT use Ayr Saline Solution if:you are allergic to any ing...
  6. azacitidineazacitidine
    azacitidineGeneric Name: azacitidine (ay za SYE ti deen)Brand Names: VidazaWhat is azacitidine?Azacitidine is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Azacitidine is used to treat certain types of bone marrow cancers and blood cell disorders.Azacitidine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this me...
  7. azacitidine Subcutaneousazacitidine Subcutaneous
    azacitidine (Subcutaneous route)ay-za-SYE-ti-deenAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SuspensionTherapeutic Class: Antineoplastic AgentUses For azacitidineAzacitidine belongs to the group of medicines known as antimetabolites. It is used to treat some kinds of cancer.Azacitidine interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed. Since the growth of normal bo...
  8. AzacitidineAzacitidine
    Azacitidine Generic Name: Azacitidine (ay-za-SYE-ti-deen)Brand Name: VidazaAzacitidine is used for:Treating certain cancers of the blood, including chronic myelomonocytic leukemia. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Azacitidine is an antineoplastic. It works by causing the death of abnormal, rapidly dividing cells in the bone marrow.Do NOT u...
  9. AzacitidineAzacitidine
    AzacitidinePronunciation: (ay-za-SYE-ti-deen)Class: DNA demethylation agentTrade Names:Vidaza- Injection, lyophilized powder 100 mgPharmacologyBelieved to cause hypomethylation of DNA and direct cytotoxicity on abnormal hematopoietic cells in bone marrow.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionRapidly absorbed after subcutaneous administration; C max is 750 ng/mL in 0.5 h. Subcutaneous b...
  10. AzactamAzactam
    AzactamGeneric Name: aztreonam (AZ tree oh nam)Brand Names: AzactamWhat is Azactam (aztreonam)?Aztreonam is an antibiotic that fights severe or life-threatening infection caused by bacteria.Aztreonam is used to treat severe infections of the urinary tract, lower respiratory tract, skin, stomach, female reproductive organs, and other body systems.Aztreonam may also be used for purp...
  11. AzactamAzactam
    AzactamGeneric Name: aztreonam (Intravenous route, Injection route)az-TREE-oh-namCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AzactamAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionSolutionTherapeutic Class: AntibioticChemical Class: MonobactamUses For AzactamAztreonam is an antibiotic that is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. It works by killing bacteria or preven...
  12. AzactamAzactam
    Azactam Generic Name: Aztreonam (az-TREE-oh-nam)Brand Name: AzactamAzactam is used for:Preventing and treating serious infections caused by certain bacteria.Azactam is a monobactam antibiotic. It works by killing sensitive bacteria that cause infection.Do NOT use Azactam if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Azactam Contact your doctor or health care provider righ...
  13. AzasanAzasan
    AzasanGeneric Name: azathioprine (ay za THYE oh preen)Brand Names: Azasan, ImuranWhat is Azasan (azathioprine)?Azathioprine lowers your body's immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplanted organ such as a liver or kidney. This is because the immune system treats the new organ as an invader.Azathioprine ...
  14. AzasanAzasan
    AzasanGeneric Name: azathioprine (Oral route, Intravenous route)ay-za-THYE-oh-preenOral routeTabletChronic immunosuppression with this purine antimetabolite increases risk of neoplasia in humans. Physicians using this drug should be very familiar with this risk as well as with the mutagenic potential to both men and women and with possible hematologic toxicities .Chronic immunosuppress...
  15. AzasanAzasan
    Azasan Generic Name: Azathioprine (ay-za-THYE-oh-preen)Brand Name: Examples include Azasan and ImuranLong-term use of Azasan increases the risk of developing tumors. Azasan may also cause blood disorders. Contact your doctor at once if you develop unusual growths, easy bruising or bleeding, or signs of infection (eg, fever, chills, persistent sore throat).Azasan is used for:...