CARVEDILOL (Coreg): What is used for?

What is Carvedilol? Carvedilol is a drug used for the treatment of high blood pressure, ischemic heart disease and chronic heart failure. The product ingredient is Carvedilol phosphate. The brand names of Carvedilol in the United States are: Coreg, Coreg CR. Mechanism of action (MOA) of Carvedilol ß-vasodilator blocker (selective blocking of alpha-1 adrenoreceptors) non-selective … Read more

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CEFUROXIME (Ceftin, Zinacef): What is used for?

What is Cefuroxime? Cefuroxime is a drug used for the treatment of tonsillitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, otitis, bronchitis, cystitis, pyelonephritis and Lyme disease. The product ingredients are: Cefuroxime axetil, Cefuroxime sodium. The brand names of Cefuroxime in the United States are: Ceftin, Zinacef and Kefurox. Cefuroxime Mechanism of Action (MOA) Bactericide. Inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis … Read more

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CETIRIZINE (Zyrtec): What is used for?

What is Cetirizine? Cetirizine is a drug used to treat rhinitis and urticaria. The product ingredient is Cetirizine hydrochloride (hcl). The brand names of Cetirizine in the United States are: Zyrtec, Aller-Tec, Equate Allergy Relief, All Day Allergy. Mechanism of action (MOA) Selective H1 antagonist. Inhibits the initial phase of the allergic reaction, and reduces the … Read more

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CYCLOBENZAPRINE (Flexeril): What is used for?

What is Cyclobenzaprine? Cyclobenzaprine is a drug used to treat muscle spams. The product ingredient is Cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride (hcl). The brand names of Cyclobenzaprine in the United States are: Flexeril, Fexmid, Amrix. Mechanism of Action (MOA) Muscle relaxant, structurally and pharmacologically related to tricyclic antidepressants. Relieves muscle spasms through a central effect, mainly in the brainstem … Read more

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CIPROFLOXACIN (Cipro): What is used for?

What is Ciprofloxacin? Ciprofloxacin (Ciprofloxacino) is a drug used to treat various infections: prostatitis, gastrointestinal, urethritis, cystitis, pyelonephritis. The product ingredient is Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride (hcl). The brand name of Ciprofloxacin in the United States is Cipro. Mechanism of action (MOA) of Ciprofloxacin As an antibacterial agent belonging to the group of fluoroquinolones, the bactericidal action of ciprofloxacin … Read more

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CLONIDINE (Catapres): What is used for?

What is Clonidine? Clonidine (Clonidina) is a drug used to treat high blood pressure. The product ingredient is Clonidine hydrochloride (hcl). The brand name of Clonidine in the United States is Catapres and Kapvay. Mechanism of action (MOA) of Clonidine It acts on the CNS, resulting in a reduction in sympathetic efferences and a decrease in peripheral … Read more

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