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  1. AdcircaAdcirca
    AdcircaGeneric Name: tadalafil (Oral route)ta-DAL-a-filCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AdcircaCialisAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Erectile Dysfunction AgentPharmacologic Class: Phosphodiesterase Type 5 InhibitorUses For AdcircaTadalafil is a medicine used to treat erectile dysfunction in men. Erectile dysfunction is a condition where the p...
  2. AdcircaAdcirca
    Adcirca Generic Name: Tadalafil (ta-DAL-a-fil)Brand Name: AdcircaAdcirca is used for:Treating high blood pressure in the lungs (pulmonary arterial hypertension [PAH]. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Adcirca is a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor. It works by relaxing and dilating the vessels in the lungs. This lowers the blood press...
  3. AddaprinAddaprin
    AddaprinGeneric Name: ibuprofen (Oral route)eye-bue-PROE-fenOral routeTabletSuspensionCapsule, Liquid FilledTablet, ChewableCARDIOVASCULAR RISKNSAIDs may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, myocardial infarction, and stroke, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use. Patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors for card...
  4. AdderallAdderall
    AdderallGeneric name: AmphetaminesBrand names: AdderallWhy is Adderall prescribed?Adderall is prescribed in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the condition in which a child exhibits a short attention span and becomes easily distracted, overly emotional, excessively active, and highly impulsive. It should be used as part of a broader treatment p...
  5. AdderallAdderall
    AdderallGeneric Name: amphetamine and dextroamphetamine (Oral route)Oral routeTabletCapsule, Extended ReleaseAmphetamines have a high potential for abuse. Administration of amphetamines for prolonged periods of time may lead to drug dependence and must be avoided. Particular attention should be paid to the possibility of subjects obtaining amphetamines for non-therapeutic use or distribution...
  6. AdderallAdderall
    Adderall Generic Name: Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine (am-FET-uh-meen/dex-troe-am-FET-uh-meen)Brand Name: AdderallAdderall has a high potential for abuse and may be habit forming if used for a long period of time. Use Adderall only as prescribed and do not share it with others. Abuse of Adderall may cause serious heart problems, blood vessel problems, or sudden death.Adderall...
  7. Adderall XRAdderall XR
    Adderall XRGeneric Name: amphetamine and dextroamphetamine (Oral route)Oral routeTabletCapsule, Extended ReleaseAmphetamines have a high potential for abuse. Administration of amphetamines for prolonged periods of time may lead to drug dependence and must be avoided. Particular attention should be paid to the possibility of subjects obtaining amphetamines for non-therapeutic use or distribut...
  8. Adderall XR Extended-Release CapsulesAdderall XR Extended-Release Capsules
    Adderall XR Extended-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Amphetamine/Dextroamphetamine (am-FET-a-meen/dex-troe-am-FET-a-meen)Brand Name: Adderall XRAdderall XR Extended-Release Capsules has a high potential for abuse and may be habit forming if used for a long period of time. Use Adderall XR Extended-Release Capsules only as prescribed and do not share it with others. Abuse of Adderall XR Extend...
  9. adefoviradefovir
    adefovirGeneric Name: adefovir (a DEF o veer)Brand Names: HepseraWhat is adefovir?Adefovir is an antiviral medication. It works by preventing viral cells from multiplying in the body and infecting new liver cells.Adefovir is used to treat chronic hepatitis B in adults. This medicine will not cure hepatitis.Adefovir may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication g...
  10. adefoviradefovir
    adefovir (Oral route)a-DEF-oh-virPharmacologic Class: Nucleotide Reverse Transcriptase InhibitorUses For adefovirAdefovir is used to treat chronic (long-term) hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in patients who are at least 12 years of age. Adefovir is not a cure for the hepatitis B virus, but it may lower the amount of hepatitis B virus in your body. It may also lower the ability of the vir...
  11. AdefovirAdefovir
    Adefovir Generic Name: Adefovir (a-DEF-oh-vir)Brand Name: HepseraSome patients have developed severe and sometimes fatal worsening of hepatitis after they stop taking Adefovir . If you stop taking Adefovir , your doctor will need to perform liver function tests and check you closely for signs of worsening liver problems for at least several months. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appoin...
  12. Adefovir DipivoxilAdefovir Dipivoxil
    Adefovir DipivoxilPronunciation: (a-DEF-oh-vir dye-piv-OX-il)Class: Antiviral agentTrade Names:Hepsera- Tablets 10 mgPharmacologyInhibits hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA polymerase (reverse transcriptase) by competing with the natural substrate deoxyadenosine triphosphate and by causing DNA chain termination after its incorporation into viral DNA.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionBioav...
  13. AdenocardAdenocard
    Adenocard Generic Name: Adenosine (a-DEN-oh-seen)Brand Name: AdenocardAdenocard is used for:Treating supraventricular tachycardia, a rhythm disturbance of the heart. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Adenocard is an antiarrhythmic. It works by slowing the electrical conduction in the heart, slowing heart rate, or normalizing heart rhythm.Do...
  14. AdenosineAdenosine
    Adenosine Generic Name: Adenosine (a-DEN-oh-seen)Brand Name: AdenocardAdenosine is used for:Treating supraventricular tachycardia, a rhythm disturbance of the heart. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Adenosine is an antiarrhythmic. It works by slowing the electrical conduction in the heart, slowing heart rate, or normalizing heart rhythm.Do...
  15. AdenosineAdenosine
    AdenosinePronunciation: (ah-DEN-oh-seen)Class: Antiarrhythmic agent, In vivo diagnostic aidTrade Names:Adenocard- Injection 3 mg/mLTrade Names:Adenoscan- Injection 3 mg/mLPharmacologySlows conduction through atrioventricular (AV) node; can interrupt reentry pathways through AV node and restore normal sinus rhythm.PharmacokineticsDistributionRapidly cleared from circul...