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  1. Adrenalin InjectionAdrenalin Injection
    AdrenalinGeneric Name: epinephrine (Injection route)ep-i-NEF-rinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AdrenalinAdrenalin ChlorideEpipenEpipen JrTwinjectAvailable Dosage Forms:InjectableSolutionTherapeutic Class: Anaphylaxis AgentPharmacologic Class: AdrenergicChemical Class: AlkylarylamineUses For AdrenalinEpinephrine injection is used for emergency tre...
  2. Adrenalin ChlorideAdrenalin Chloride
    Adrenalin ChlorideGeneric Name: epinephrine (Injection route)ep-i-NEF-rinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AdrenalinAdrenalin ChlorideEpipenEpipen JrTwinjectAvailable Dosage Forms:InjectableSolutionTherapeutic Class: Anaphylaxis AgentPharmacologic Class: AdrenergicChemical Class: AlkylarylamineUses For Adrenalin ChlorideEpinephrine injection is used...
  3. AdreViewAdreView
    AdreViewGeneric Name: iobenguane I-123 (EYE oh BEN gwayne)Brand Names: AdreViewWhat is iobenguane I-123?Iobenguane I-123 is in a group of drugs called diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals.(RAY dee oh far ma SOO tik als). Iobenguane I-123 is a radioactive agent that alows images of specific organs in the body to be detected by a gamma camera.Iobenguane I-123 is used to detect certain kinds...
  4. AdreViewAdreView
    AdreViewGeneric Name: iobenguane i 123 (Intravenous route)eye-oh-BEN-gwane I 123Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AdreViewAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Diagnostic Agent, Radiopharmaceutical ImagingUses For AdreViewIobenguane I 123 is a radiopharmaceutical. Radiopharmaceuticals are radioactive agents, which may be used to find and treat certain d...
  5. AdriamycinAdriamycin
    AdriamycinGeneric Name: doxorubicin (DOX oh ROO bi sin)Brand Names: AdriamycinWhat is Adriamycin (doxorubicin)?Doxorubicin is a cancer (antineoplastic) medication. Doxorubicin interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Doxorubicin is used to treat many types of cancer.Doxorubicin may also be used for purposes other than those listed in...
  6. AdriamycinAdriamycin
    AdriamycinGeneric Name: doxorubicin (Intravenous route)dox-oh-ROO-bi-sinIntravenous routeSolutionPowder for SolutionSevere local tissue necrosis will occur if there is extravasation during administration. Doxorubicin must not be given by the intramuscular or subcutaneous route.Myocardial toxicity manifested in its most severe form by potentially fatal congestive heart failure may occur...
  7. AdriamycinAdriamycin
    Adriamycin Generic Name: Doxorubicin (dox-oh-ROO-bi-sin)Brand Name: AdriamycinAdriamycin is for intravenous (IV) use only. If Adriamycin accidentally leaks into surrounding tissue, the skin or muscle may be severely damaged. Notify your doctor immediately if redness, pain, or swelling at or around the injection site occur. Adriamycin may cause heart problems (eg, heart failure) or bone ...
  8. Adrucil injectionAdrucil injection
    AdrucilGeneric Name: fluorouracil (injection) (FLOOR oh URE a sil)Brand Names: AdrucilWhat is fluorouracil?Fluorouracil is a cancer medication. Fluorouracil interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Fluorouracil is used to treat cancer of the colon, rectum, breast, stomach, or pancreas.Fluorouracil treats only the symptoms of cancer bu...
  9. AdrucilAdrucil
    AdrucilGeneric Name: fluorouracil (Intravenous route, Injection route)flure-oh-URE-a-silIntravenous routeSolutionIt is recommended that fluorouracil be given only by or under the supervision of a qualified physician who is experienced in cancer chemotherapy and who is well versed in the use of potent antimetabolites. Because of the possibility of severe toxic reactions, it is recommended...
  10. AdrucilAdrucil
    Adrucil Generic Name: Fluorouracil (FLURE-oh-UE-ra-sil)Brand Name: AdrucilAdrucil should only be given by a health care provider in a medical setting. You will need to be in a health care facility the first time you take it due to the possibility of a severe reaction.Adrucil is used for:Treating symptoms of colon, rectum, breast, stomach, and pancreas cancer.Adrucil is a...
  11. AdvairAdvair
    AdvairGeneric Name: fluticasone and salmeterol (Inhalation route)floo-TIK-a-sone PROE-pee-oh-nate, sal-ME-ter-ol zye-NAF-oh-ateInhalation, oral/nebulization routeDiskLong-acting beta 2-adrenergic agonists, such as salmeterol, one of the active ingredients in the fluticasone propionate/salmeterol inhalation powder, may increase the risk of asthma-related death. Therefore, when treating pati...
  12. Advair Diskus inhalationAdvair Diskus inhalation
    Advair DiskusGeneric Name: fluticasone and salmeterol (inhalation) (floo TIK a sone, sal ME te rol)Brand Names: Advair Diskus, Advair HFAWhat is Advair Diskus (fluticasone and salmeterol (inhalation))?Fluticasone is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Salmeterol is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing muscles in the airways to improv...
  13. Advair DiskusAdvair Diskus
    Advair DiskusGeneric name: Fluticasone propionate, SalmeterolBrand names: Advair DiskusWhy is Advair Diskus prescribed?Advair Diskus is used to control asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) associated with chronic bronchitis. It is an oral inhaler that contains two types of medication. One is fluticasone propionate, a steroid that reduces inflammation in the...
  14. Advair DiskusAdvair Diskus
    Advair DiskusGeneric Name: fluticasone and salmeterol (Inhalation route)floo-TIK-a-sone PROE-pee-oh-nate, sal-ME-ter-ol zye-NAF-oh-ateInhalation, oral/nebulization routeDiskLong-acting beta 2-adrenergic agonists, such as salmeterol, one of the active ingredients in the fluticasone propionate/salmeterol inhalation powder, may increase the risk of asthma-related death. Therefore, when treati...
  15. Advair Diskus PowderAdvair Diskus Powder
    Advair Diskus PowderGeneric Name: Fluticasone/Salmeterol (floo-TIK-a-sone/sal-ME-ter-ol)Brand Name: Advair DiskusLong-acting beta-agonists such as salmeterol, an ingredient in Advair Diskus Powder, have been rarely associated with an increased risk of asthma-related death. Advair Diskus Powder should only be used by certain patients with severe asthma or by patients who cannot get adequate...