November 13th, 2013 by Paul Jude
Zytiga (abiraterone) works in the body by preventing the actions of androgens (male hormones).
Zytiga is used together with prednisone to treat prostate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
Zytiga may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. (more…)
November 11th, 2013 by Paul Jude
Rezira is used for relieving congestion and cough due to colds, flu, or hay fever. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Rezira is a decongestant and cough suppressant combination. It works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages. This allows you to breathe more easily. The cough suppressant works in the brain to decrease the cough reflex to help decrease a dry cough. (more…)
November 7th, 2013 by Maggie Heart
Buprenex is used for treating moderate to severe pain.
Buprenex is a narcotic analgesic. It works by working in the brain and nervous system to decrease pain. (more…)
November 4th, 2013 by mary
Vivitrol (naltrexone) blocks the effects of narcotic medicines and alcohol.
Vivitrol is used to treat addiction to alcohol or narcotic drugs. It is also used to prevent narcotic addiction relapse. It is used along with a complete management program.
Vivitrol may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide. (more…)
November 1st, 2013 by Rita Jones
Kerlone is used for treating high blood pressure. It may be used alone or with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Kerlone is a beta-blocker. It works by slowing down the heart and decreasing the amount of blood it pumps out. This helps to decrease blood pressure, helps the heart pump more efficiently, and reduces the workload on the heart. (more…)
October 30th, 2013 by Rita Jones
Airacof is used for relieving symptoms of sinus congestion, runny nose, sneezing, and cough caused by colds, upper respiratory infections, and allergies. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Airacof solution is a decongestant, antihistamine, and cough suppressant combination. It works by constricting blood vessels and reducing swelling in the nasal passages. The antihistamine works by blocking the action of histamine, which helps reduce symptoms such as watery eyes and sneezing. The cough suppressant works in the brain to help decrease the cough reflex to reduce a dry cough. (more…)
October 29th, 2013 by Paul Jude
Carbaglu (carglumic acid) is a man-made form of an enzyme that occurs naturally in the liver. This enzyme is necessary for processing excess nitrogen produced when the body metabolizes proteins. Without this enzyme, nitrogen builds up in the form of ammonia and is not removed from the body. Ammonia is very toxic when it circulates in blood and tissues and can cause permanent brain damage, coma, or death.
Carbaglu is used to treat hyperammonemia (HYE-per-AM-moe-NEE-mee-a), a urea cycle disorder caused by lack of a certain liver enzyme. Carbaglu is usually given with other medications to treat this lifelong disorder. (more…)
October 24th, 2013 by Maggie Heart
Xigris is used for treating life-threatening bacterial blood infections in certain adults.
Xigris is similar to a natural protein produced by the body (activated protein C). In patients with severe, life-threatening bacterial infections, Xigris decreases inflammation and the formation of blood clots in blood vessels. It also increases the breakdown of blood clots. (more…)
October 22nd, 2013 by Helen Scholz
Yodoxin is used for treating certain infections of the intestine. It may also be used for certain conditions as determined by your doctor.
Yodoxin is an amebicide. It works by killing parasites (amoeba) in the intestine. (more…)
October 21st, 2013 by mary
Doryx is used for treating certain bacterial infections. It may be used in combination with other medicines to treat acne or certain amoeba infections. It may be used to prevent certain types of malaria in travelers who will be visiting malaria-infected areas for less than 4 months. It may also be used to prevent or slow the progression of anthrax after exposure.
Doryx delayed-release capsules is a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria. Slowing the bacteria’s growth allows the body’s immune system to destroy the bacteria. (more…)