CELECOXIB (Celebrex): What is used for?

What is Celecoxib? Celecoxib is an active ingredient used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, arthrosis and ankylosing spondylitis. The brand name of Celecoxib in the United States is Celebrex. Celecoxib Mechanism of Action (MOA) Selective inhibitor of cyclooxygenase-2 within the dose interval used in clinical practice (200-400 mg/day) and administered orally. Therapeutic indications, uses … Read more

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CIMETIDINE (Tagamet): What is used for?

What is Cimetidine? Cimetidine is an active ingredient used for the treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcer, symptomatic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux, GERD, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, prevention of Mendelson’s syndrome. The product ingredient is Cimetidine hydrochloride (hcl). The brand names of Cimetidine in the United States are: Tagamet, Tagamet HB, Leader Heartburn Relief, Equaline Acid Reducer. Cimetidine Mechanism of Action … Read more

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CEFTRIAXONE (Rocephin): What is used for?

What is Ceftriaxone? Ceftriaxone is an active ingredient used for the treatment of bacterial meningitis, peritonitis, osteoarticular infections, complicated skin and soft tissue infections, stages II and III of Lyme disease and in the treatment of patients with bacteremia. The product ingredient of Ceftriaxone  is Ceftriaxone sodium. The brand name of Ceftriaxone in the United States … Read more

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CLOPIDOGREL (Plavix): What is used for?

What is Clopidogrel? Clopidogrel is an active ingredient used for the prevention of atherothrombotic and thromboembolic events (acute myocardial infarction, cerebral infarction, etc.). The product ingredients are: Clopidogrel besilate, Clopidogrel bisulfate and Clopidogrel hydrochloride (hcl). The brand name of Clopidogrel in United States is Plavix. Clopidogrel Mechanism of Action (MOA) A drug that inhibits platelet … Read more

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CLARITHROMYCIN (Biaxin): What is used for?

What is Clarithromycin? Clarithromycin is an active ingredient used for the treatment of pharyngitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis, chronic bronchitis, bacterial pneumonia, mild to moderate skin and soft tissue infection, folliculitis, cellulitis, erysipelas, localized or disseminated infection by M. avium or M. intracellulare, localized infection by M. chelonae, M. fortuitum and M. kansaii. The product ingredient is … Read more

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CLINDAMYCIN (Cleocin): What is used for?

What is Clindamycin? Clindamycin is an active ingredient used for the treatment of serious infections: pneumonia, osteomyelitis, dental infections, skin infections, acute sinusitis, lung abscess…). The product ingredients of Clindamycin are: Clindamycin hydrochloride (hcl), Clindamycin palmitate hydrochloride and Clindamycin phosphate. The brand names of Clindamycin in the United States are: Cleocin, Cleocin Phosphate, Cleocin Pediatric, … Read more

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CARBAMAZEPINE (Tegretol): What is used for?

What is Carbamazepine? Carbamazepine is an active ingredient used for the treatment of epileptic seizures, neuralgia, alcohol withdrawal syndrome and prophylaxis of manic-depressive illness. The brand names of Carbamazepine in the United States are: Carbamazepine, Carbamazepine, Carbamazepine, Carbamazepine, Carbamazepine, Carbamazepine, Carbamazepine: Tegretol, Epitol, Tegretol XR and Carbatrol. Carbamazepine Mechanism of Action (MOA) It reduces glutamate … Read more

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COLCHICINE (COLCRYS): What is used for?

What is Colchicine? Colchicine is an active ingredient used for the treatment of gout and periodic illness or family Mediterranean fever. The brand names of Colchicine in the United States are: Colcrys, Mitigare, Gloperba. Colchicine Mechanism of Action (MOA) It reduces the inflammatory response following the deposition of urate crystals in the joints, as it … Read more

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CEFDINIR (Omnicef): What is used for?

What is Cefdinir? Cefdinir is a drug used for the treatment of otitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, skin infections, pneumonia. The product ingredient is Cefdinir monohydrate. The brand name of Cefdinir in the United States is Omnicef. Cefdinir Mechanism of Action (MOA) Inhibits the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. Therapeutic indications, uses and benefits of Cefdinir … Read more

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CEPHALEXIN (Keflex): What used for?

What is Cephalexin? Cephalexin (Cefalexina) is a drug used to treat infections of the respiratory tract, skin, urethra, ear, teeth, etc. The product ingredients are Cephalexin hydrochloride (hcl), Cefalexin monohydrate, Cefalexin sodium. The brand names of Cephalexin are: Keflex, Zartan, Keftab and Daxbia. Mechanism of action (MOA) of Cephalexin Semi-synthetic antibiotic of the cephalosporin family … Read more

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