Ranitidine

Ranitidine Overview Ranitidine is an H2 receptor antagonist. It’s a competitive, reversible inhibitor of the action of histamine at the histamine H2-receptors, including receptors on the gastric cells. Ranitidine does not lower serum Ca++ in hypercalcemic states. Also, it is not an anticholinergic agent. Uses Short-term treatment of active duodenal ulcer. Most patients heal within … Read moreRanitidine

RABEPRAZOLE

RABEPRAZOLE Overview & Uses Rabeprazole is a drug used to reduce the amount of acid secreted in the stomach. Indication (uses) Used for short term (4-8 weeks) for healing and symptomatic relief of erosive or ulcerative Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Indicated for the maintenance of Healing of Erosive or Ulcerative Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Indicated … Read moreRABEPRAZOLE

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE

SULFAMETHOXAZOLE Overview and uses Sulfamethoxazole is an intermediate-acting (8-12 hr) antibiotic of the sulfonamide family of drugs. Indication (uses) Used for the treatment of infections like: Nocardiosis Trachoma Chancroid Inclusion conjunctivitis As a secondary treatment in urinary tract infections Toxoplasmosis encephalitis Acute otitis media Meningococcal meningitis Rheumatic fever Lymphogranuloma venerum Pharmacological classification Sulfonamide antibacterial Brand … Read moreSULFAMETHOXAZOLE

PANTOPRAZOLE

PANTOPRAZOLE Overview & uses Pantoprazole is a drug used to reduce the amount of acid secreted in stomach. Indication (uses) For short term treatment of erosive esophagitis associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). For the treatment of Pathological Hypersecretory Conditions including Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. For the maintenance of the healing of Erosive esophagitis. Pharmacological classification Proton … Read morePANTOPRAZOLE

SULFADIAZINE

SULFADIAZINE Overview and uses Sulfadiazine is a short-acting (4-8 hr) antibiotic of the sulfonamide family of drugs. Indication (uses) Used for the treatment of infections like: Nocardiosis Trachoma Chancroid Inclusion conjunctivitis As a secondary treatment in urinary tract infections Toxoplasmosis encephalitis Acute otitis media Meningococcal meningitis Rheumatic fever Lymphogranuloma venerum Pharmacological classification Sulfonamide antibacterial Brand … Read moreSULFADIAZINE

ZIDOVUDINE

ZIDOVUDINE Overview and uses Zidovudine is a medicine used for HIV treatment. It is the first medicine developed in 1987 for HIV treatment. It is available only as a prescription medicine. Zidovudine is prescribed by a doctor in combination with other medicines for HIV treatment. This is done to increase the therapeutic efficacy of the … Read moreZIDOVUDINE

NEVIRAPINE

NEVIRAPINE Overview and uses Nevirapine is a medicine used for HIV treatment. It is available only as a prescription medicine. Nevirapine is prescribed by a doctor in combination with other medicines for HIV treatment. This is done to increase the therapeutic efficacy of the medicines used in the treatment of HIV. Also, combination therapy reduces … Read moreNEVIRAPINE

MELPHALAN

MELPHALAN Overview and uses Melphalan is an alkylating agent used for the treatment of cancer. Indication (uses) Tablets For the palliative treatment of multiple myeloma. For the palliation of non-resectable epithelial carcinoma of the ovary. Injection (vial for reconstitution) Melphalan injection is used as a high dose conditioning treatment prior to hematopoietic progenitor (stem) cell … Read moreMELPHALAN

MECHLORETHAMINE

MECHLORETHAMINE Overview and uses Mechlorethamine is a very slow acting alkylating agent used for the treatment of cancer. Indication (uses) For the palliative treatment of: Hodgkin’s disease (stage III and stage IV) Lymphosarcoma Chronic myelocytic leukemia Chronic lymphocytic leukemia Polycythemia vera Mycosis fungoides Bronchogenic carcinoma Metastatic carcinoma in effusion (intrapleural, intraperitoneal and intrapericardial use) Stage … Read moreMECHLORETHAMINE