ACETAMINOPHEN (Paracetamol, Tylenol): What is used for?

What is Acetaminophen?  Acetaminophen is an active ingredient used for treatment of fever, pain of mild or moderate intensity. The brand names of Acetaminophen in United States are: Tylenol, Paracetamol, Panadol, Mapap. Acetaminophen Mechanism of Action (MOA) Analgesic and antipyretic. Inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins in the CNS and blocks the generation of the painful impulse at the … Read more

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AMOXICILLIN (Amoxil): What is used for?

What is Amoxicillin? Amoxicillin is a drug used for the treatment of various bacterial infections: tonsillitis, otitis, bronchitis, cystitis, endocarditis, meningitis, Lyme disease or Lyme borreliosis. The product ingredients are: Amoxicillin sodium, Amoxycillin trihydrate. The brand names of Amoxicillin in the United States are: Amoxil, Moxatag. Amoxicillin Mechanism of Action (MOA) Bactericide. Inhibits the action of … Read more

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ADALIMUMAB (Humira): What is used for?

What is Adalimumab? Adalimumab is an active ingredient used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, psoriasis, suppurative hydrodenitis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, uveitis, axial spondylitis.  The brand names of Adalimumab in the United States are: Humira, Hyrimoz, Amjevita and Cyltezo. Adalimumab Mechanism of Action (MOA) It binds specifically … Read more

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ACAMPROSATE (Campral): What is used for?

What is Acamprosate? Acamprosate is a drug used for the treatment of alcohol withdrawal. The product ingredient is Acamprosate calcium. The brand name of Acamprosate in the United States is Campral. Mechanism of Action (MOA) Neurotransmitter stimulant inhibitor of GABA transmission, antagonist of excitatory amino acids, particularly glutamate. Therapeutic indications, uses and benefits of Acamprosate Maintenance … Read more

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ARIPIPRAZOLE (Abilify): What is used for?

What is Aripiprazole? Aripiprazole is an active ingredient used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, autism and depression. The brand names of Aripiprazole in the United States are: Abilify, Abilify Maintena, Aristada and Abilify MyCite. Mechanism of action (MOA) Aripiprazole Antipsychotic. Partial dopamine D2 receptor agonist and serotonin 5-HT1a and serotonin 5-HT2a receptor antagonist. … Read more

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ALLOPURINOL (Zyloprim): What is used for?

What is allopurinol? Allopurinol (Alopurinol) is a drug used to treat acute uric acid and gout. The product ingredient is allopurinol sodium. The brand names of allopurinol in the United States are: Zyloprim, Lopurin, Aloprim. Mechanism of action (MOA) of Allopurinol Decreases the level of uric acid in plasma and urine by inhibition of xantinoxidasa, an enzyme … Read more