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  1. Alcortin GelAlcortin Gel
    Alcortin GelGeneric Name: Aloe/Hydrocortisone/Iodoquinol (AL-oh/hye-droe-KOR-ti-sone/eye-oh-doe-KWIN-ole)Brand Name: AlcortinAlcortin Gel is used for:Reducing itching, redness, and swelling associated with many skin conditions.Alcortin Gel is a topical corticosteroid. It works by depressing the formation, release, and activity of different cells and chemicals that cause swelling,...
  2. Alcortin gelAlcortin gel
    Alcortin gelGeneric name: Hydrocortisone, IodoquinolBrand names: Alcortin gelWhy is Alcortin gel prescribed?Alcortin is used to treat skin infections. It is an antifungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory gel. Alcortin is effective against fungi, yeast, bacteria, and the inflammation that often accompanies these infections.Most important fact about Alcortin gelAlco...
  3. AldactazideAldactazide
    AldactazideGeneric Name: hydrochlorothiazide and spironolactone (HYE dro KLOR oh THY a zide and spir ON oh LAK tone)Brand Names: AldactazideWhat is Aldactazide (hydrochlorothiazide and spironolactone)?Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention.Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing...
  4. AldactazideAldactazide
    AldactazideGeneric name: Spironolactone, HydrochlorothiazideBrand names: AldactazideWhy is Aldactazide prescribed?Aldactazide is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and other conditions that require the elimination of excess fluid from the body. These conditions include congestive heart failure, cirrhosis of the liver, and kidney disease. Aldactazide combines two diu...
  5. AldactazideAldactazide
    AldactazideGeneric Name: spironolactone and hydrochlorothiazide (Oral route)spir-on-oh-LAK-tone, hye-droe-klor-oh-THYE-a-zideOral routeTabletSpironolactone has been shown to be a tumorigen in chronic toxicity studies in rats. Spironolactone/hydrochlorothiazide should be used only in those conditions specified as indications for use. Unnecessary use of this drug should be avoided .Fixed-d...
  6. AldactazideAldactazide
    Aldactazide Generic Name: Hydrochlorothiazide/Spironolactone (HYE-droe-KLOR-oh-THYE-a-zide/spir-ON-oh-LAK-tone)Brand Name: AldactazideAldactazide can increase potassium levels in your body. This is more likely to occur in elderly patients, patients who are severely ill, patients with heart failure, or patients with kidney problems and diabetes. If not treated, high potassium levels can be...
  7. AldactoneAldactone
    AldactoneGeneric Name: spironolactone (spir ON oh LAK tone)Brand Names: AldactoneWhat is spironolactone?Spironolactone is a potassium-sparing diuretic (water pill) that prevents your body from absorbing too much salt and keeps your potassium levels from getting too low.Spironolactone is used to diagnose or treat a condition in which you have too much aldosterone in your body. Aldoste...
  8. AldactoneAldactone
    AldactoneGeneric name: SpironolactoneBrand names: AldactoneWhy is Aldactone prescribed?Aldactone flushes excess salt and water from the body and controls high blood pressure. It is used in the diagnosis and treatment of hyperaldosteronism, a condition in which the adrenal gland secretes too much aldosterone (a hormone that regulates the body's salt and potassium levels). It i...
  9. AldactoneAldactone
    AldactoneGeneric Name: spironolactone (Oral route)spir-on-oh-LAK-toneOral routeTabletSpironolactone has been shown to be a tumorigen in chronic toxicity studies in rats.Spironolactone should be used only in those conditions specified as indications for use.Unnecessary use of this drug should be avoided .Spironolactone has been shown to be a tumorigen in chronic toxicity studies...
  10. AldactoneAldactone
    Aldactone Generic Name: Spironolactone (spir-ON-oh-LAK-tone)Brand Name: AldactoneAldactone has been shown to cause tumors in laboratory animals. Aldactone should only be used for the conditions for which it is indicated. Avoid unnecessary use of Aldactone .Aldactone is used for:Treating swelling and fluid retention in patients with congestive heart failure, liver cirrhosis...
  11. AldaraAldara
    AldaraGeneric Name: imiquimod topical (i MI kwi mod)Brand Names: AldaraWhat is imiquimod topical?Imiquimod is an immune response modifier. Imiquimod topical is used to treat actinic keratosis (a condition caused by too much sun exposure) on the face and scalp.Imiquimod topical is also used to treat a minor form of skin cancer called superficial basal cell carcinoma, when surgery woul...
  12. Aldara TopicalAldara Topical
    AldaraGeneric Name: imiquimod (Topical route)im-I-kwi-modCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AldaraAvailable Dosage Forms:CreamKitTherapeutic Class: Immune ModulatorUses For AldaraImiquimod is used to treat external warts around the genital and rectal areas called condyloma acuminatum. It is not used on warts inside the vagina, penis, or rectum. Imiquimod is also...
  13. AldaraAldara
    Aldara Generic Name: Imiquimod (im-I-kwi-mod)Brand Name: AldaraAldara is used for:Treating certain types of skin growths (actinic keratoses) or skin cancer (superficial basal cell carcinoma [sBCC]). It may also be used to treat external genital and perianal warts. It also may be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Aldara is an immune response modifier. Exactl...
  14. aldesleukinaldesleukin
    aldesleukinGeneric Name: aldesleukin (AL des LOO kin)Brand Names: ProleukinWhat is aldesleukin?Aldesleukin is a cancer medication that interferes with tumor growth.Aldesleukin is used to treat kidney cancer or skin cancer than has spread to other parts of the body.Aldesleukin may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What is the most important inform...
  15. aldesleukin Intravenousaldesleukin Intravenous
    aldesleukin (Intravenous route)al-des-LOO-kinIntravenous routePowder for SolutionTherapy with aldesleukin for injection should be restricted to patients with normal cardiac and pulmonary functions as defined by thallium stress testing and formal pulmonary function testing. Extreme caution should be used in patients with a normal thallium stress test and a normal pulmonary function test who h...