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  1. AcipHexAcipHex
    AcipHexGeneric name: Rabeprazole sodiumBrand names: AcipHexWhy is AcipHex prescribed?AcipHex blocks acid production in the stomach. It is prescribed for the short-term (4 to 8 weeks) treatment of sores and inflammation in the upper digestive canal (esophagus). This condition, known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), is caused by the backflow of stomach acid into the e...
  2. AciphexAciphex
    AciphexGeneric Name: rabeprazole (Oral route)ra-BEP-ra-zoleCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AciphexAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Enteric CoatedTherapeutic Class: AntiulcerPharmacologic Class: Proton Pump InhibitorUses For AciphexRabeprazole is used to treat certain conditions in which there is too much acid in the stomach. It is used to treat duodenal ulcers ...
  3. AciphexAciphex
    Aciphex Generic Name: Rabeprazole (ra-BEP-ra-zole)Brand Name: AciphexAciphex is used for:Treating heartburn or irritation of the esophagus caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It may be used for short-term treatment of ulcers of the small intestine. It may be used with certain antibiotics to treat ulcers of the small intestine and to help prevent them from coming back...
  4. acitretinacitretin
    acitretinGeneric Name: acitretin (A si TRE tin)Brand names: Soriatane, Soriatane CKWhat is acitretin?Acitretin is a retinoid, which is a form of vitamin A.Acitretin is used to treat severe psoriasis in adults. It is usually given after other psoriasis medicines have been tried without successful treatment of symptoms.Acitretin is not a cure for psoriasis, and you may relapse after ...
  5. AcitretinAcitretin
    AcitretinBrand names: SoriataneWhy is Acitretin prescribed?Soriatane is prescribed for several types of severe psoriasis, a chronic skin condition that causes inflamed red patches with silvery scales. In more severe cases, the skin thickens with painful patches that fill with pus and crust over, sometimes on large portions of the body. Psoriasis can appear anywhere, but most co...
  6. acitretinacitretin
    acitretin (Oral route)a-si-TRE-tinOral routeCapsuleContraindications and Warnings:Acitretin must not be used by females who are pregnant, or who intend to become pregnant during therapy or at any time for at least 3 years following discontinuation of therapy. Acitretin also must not be used by females who may not use reliable contraception while undergoing treatment and for at least 3 ...
  7. AcitretinAcitretin
    Acitretin Generic Name: Acitretin (A-si-TRE-tin)Brand Name: SoriataneAcitretin causes severe birth defects. Do not take Acitretin if you are pregnant or if you may become pregnant during therapy or at any time within 3 years after you stop taking Acitretin . Women who are able to become pregnant should use Acitretin only if they are unable to use other medicines to treat psoriasis or if...
  8. AcitretinAcitretin
    AcitretinPronunciation: (ASS-ih-TREH-tin)Class: Second generation retinoidTrade Names:Soriatane- Capsules 10 mg- Capsules 25 mgPharmacologyUnknown.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionAbsorption is linear and proportional with increasing doses; approximately 72% is absorbed following a 50 mg dose. C max (mean 416 ng/mL) is achieved in 2 to 5 h.DistributionPlasma protein binding ...
  9. Acitretin with MoisturizerAcitretin with Moisturizer
    Acitretin with Moisturizer Generic Name: Acitretin with Moisturizer (A-si-TRE-tin)Brand Name: Soriatane CKAcitretin with Moisturizer causes severe birth defects. Do not take Acitretin with Moisturizer if you are pregnant or if you may become pregnant during therapy or at any time within 3 years after you stop Acitretin with Moisturizer . Women who are able to become pregnant should use A...
  10. AclaroAclaro
    AclaroGeneric Name: hydroquinone topical (HYE droe KWIN one)Brand Names: Aclaro, Aclaro PD, Alera, Alphaquin HP, Alustra, Claripel, Eldopaque, Eldopaque Forte, Eldoquin, Eldoquin Forte, EpiQuin Micro, Esoterica, Esoterica with Sunscreen, Glyquin, Glyquin-XM, Hydroquinone and Sunscreen, Lustra, Lustra-AF, Lustra-Ultra, Melpaque HP, Melquin HP, Melquin-3, Nuquin HP, Solaquin, Solaquin Forte\...
  11. Aclaro PDAclaro PD
    Aclaro PDGeneric Name: hydroquinone topical (HYE droe KWIN one)Brand Names: Aclaro, Aclaro PD, Alera, Alphaquin HP, Alustra, Claripel, Eldopaque, Eldopaque Forte, Eldoquin, Eldoquin Forte, EpiQuin Micro, Esoterica, Esoterica with Sunscreen, Glyquin, Glyquin-XM, Hydroquinone and Sunscreen, Lustra, Lustra-AF, Lustra-Ultra, Melpaque HP, Melquin HP, Melquin-3, Nuquin HP, Solaquin, Solaquin Forte...
  12. AclovateAclovate
    AclovateGeneric Name: alclometasone topical (AL kloe MET a sone)Brand Names: AclovateWhat is Aclovate (alclometasone topical)?Alclometasone is a topical (for the skin) steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation, redness, and swelling.Alclometasone topical is used to treat the inflammation and itching caused by a number of skin conditions such as...
  13. AclovateAclovate
    AclovateGeneric name: Alclometasone dipropionateBrand names: AclovateWhy is Aclovate prescribed?Aclovate, a synthetic steroid medication of the cortisone family, is spread on the skin to relieve certain types of itchy rashes, including psoriasis.Most important fact about AclovateWhen you use Aclovate, you inevitably absorb some of the medication through your skin and ...
  14. Aclovate CreamAclovate Cream
    Aclovate CreamGeneric Name: Alclometasone (al-kloe-MEH-tah-zone)Brand Name: AclovateAclovate Cream is used for:Treating itching, redness, and swelling of many skin conditions.Aclovate Cream is a topical corticosteroid. It works by reducing inflammatory reactions and modifying immune reactions in the body.Do NOT use Aclovate Cream if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Acl...
  15. Acne TreatmentAcne Treatment
    Acne TreatmentGeneric Name: benzoyl peroxide topical (BEN zoyl per OX ide)Brand Names: Acne Treatment, Acne-Clear, Benzac AC, Benzac W, Benzagel-5, Benzashave 10, Benzashave 5, Benziq, Benziq LS, Benziq Wash, Brevoxyl, Brevoxyl Acne Wash Kit, Brevoxyl-4 Creamy Wash Complete Pack, Brevoxyl-8 Creamy Wash Complete Pack, Breze, Clearplex, Clearskin, Clinac BPO, Desquam-E, Desquam-X 10, Desquam-X 5...