Disease

Riociguat (Adempas) Drugs and Medication

Riociguat (Adempas) : Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

GENERIC NAME— Riociguat BRAND NAME(s)— Adempas DRUG CLASS— Soluble Guanylate Cyclase Stimulators What Is Riociguat? Riociguat is a medication used to treat two types of pulmonary hypertension (PH) — chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Riociguat belongs to a group of drugs called sGC stimulators. How To Use Follow all the directions mentioned on the prescription label. Use […]

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Praluent (Alirocumab) Injection

Praluent (Alirocumab) : Side Effects, Uses, Dosage, Interaction and Precautions

GENERIC NAME— Alirocumab DRUG CLASS— PCSK9 Inhibitors BRAND NAME(s)— Praluent Pen, Praluent Syringe What Is Praluent? Praluent (alirocumab) is a human monoclonal antibody. It helps liver to reduce low—density lipoprotein (LDL or “bad” cholesterol) in your blood. Praluent is used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack and certain types of chest pain conditions in adults with heart […]

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dexamethasone injection

Dexamethasone : Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

GENERIC NAME(s): Dexamethasone COMMON BRAND(s): Decadron, Baycadron, TaperDex, Dexamethasone Intensol, DexPak, ZoDex, Zonacort, Zema-Pak What Is Dexamethasone? Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid medication used to treat conditions such as arthritis, allergic reactions, certain skin and eye conditions, breathing problems, certain bowel disorders, blood/hormone/immune system disorders or certain cancers. Dexamethasone can be taken by mouth, intravenously or as an injection into a muscle. [Trusted […]

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Rilpivirine Drugs and Medication

Rilpivirine : Side Effects, Uses, Dosage, Interactions and Precautions

BRAND NAME(s)— Edurant CHEMICAL FORMULA— C22-H18-N6 MOLECULAR WEIGHT— 366 DRUG CLASS— Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NNRTIs) ANATOMICAL THERAPEUTIC CHEMICAL CLASSIFICATION (ATC)— J05AG05 GENERIC NAME— Rilpivirine, R 278474, TMC-278, UNII-FI96A8X663, Rilpivirine Hydrochloride, TMC278 hydrochloride, UNII-212WAX8KDD [Trusted Source 1] FOREIGN NAME(s)— Rilpivirinum (Latin), Rilpivirine (French), Rilpivirina (Spanish), Rilpivirin (German) [Trusted Source 1] What Is Rilpivirine? Rilpivirine is a medication […]

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Dolutegravir Drugs and Medication

Dolutegravir : Dosage, Uses, Interaction and Side Effects

GENERIC NAME— Dolutegravir BRAND NAME(s)— Tivicay OTHER NAME(s)— GSK572, S-349572 What Is Dolutegravir? Dolutegravir (DTG) is an antiretroviral medication used together with other medication to treat HIV/AIDS. Dolutegravir is not a fully cure for HIV/AIDS. It is taken by mouth. Tivicay is approved for children of age at least 12 years and older weighing at least 40 kilograms. Dolutegravir was approved […]

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Juluca Medication and Drugs

Juluca (Dolutegravir, Rilpivirine) : Side Effects, Dosage, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

GENERIC NAME— Dolutegravir, Rilpivirine DRUG CLASS— HIV, Integrase Inhibitors; HIV, NNRTIs BRAND NAME(s)— Juluca What Is Juluca? Dolutegravir / Rilpivirine is medication used to treat HIV/AIDS. It helps to reduce the amount of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the body so that the immune system can function better. Dolutegravir is an integrase inhibitor whereas Rilpivirine is a non—nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). Both […]

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Omeprazole 20 mg Capsules

Omeprazole : Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

GENERIC NAME— Omeprazole DRUG CLASS— Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) BRAND NAME— Losec, Prilosec, Zegerid What Is Omeprazole? Omeprazole is a medication used to reduce the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is used to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other symptoms caused by excess stomach acid. Omeprazole is a proton—pump inhibitor (PPI) and […]

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Anastrozole Drug and Medication

Anastrozole : Side Effects, Dosage, Interaction and Precautions

BRAND NAME— Arimidex GENERIC NAME— Anastrozole OTHER NAME(s)— Anastrazole, Anastrozol, ICI-D1033, ZD-1033 What Is Anastrozole? Anastrozole is a medication used to treat breast cancer in women after menopause. The medication reduces the levels of estrogen hormone in postmenopausal women, which may slow the growth of certain types of breast cancers. It is taken by mouth. It was patented in 1987 and […]

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Buspirone Medication and Drugs

Buspirone : Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

FORMULA— C21H31N5O2 GENERIC NAME— Buspirone BRAND NAME(s)— Buspar, Buspar Dividose, Vanspar What Is Buspirone? Buspirone is a medication used to treat anxiety disorders, particularly generalized anxiety disorder. It is believed that the medication affects chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in individuals with anxiety. It is taken by mouth, and it may take up to four weeks for […]

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Methadone Injection and Syringe

Methadone : Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

Generic Name— MethadoneBrand Names— Dolophine, Diskets, Methadose, Methadose Sugar-Free What Is Methadone? Methadone is an opioid used for opioid maintenance therapy in opioid dependence and for chronic pain management. Methadone belongs to a class of drugs known as opioid analgesics. Detoxification using this medication can be accomplished in less than a month, or it may be done gradually over as long as six months. It helps to prevent withdrawal […]

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