NALTREXONE (Revia, Vivitrol): What is used for?

What is Naltrexone? Naltrexone is an active ingredient used for treatment of alcoholism and dehabituation to opiates. The product ingredient is Naltrexone hydrochloride (hcl). The brand names of Naltrexone in United States are: Vivitrol, Revia, Depade. Naltrexone Mechanism of Action (MOA) An opioid antagonist that acts by specific competition with the receptors located in the CNS and … Read more

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NABUMETONE (Relafen): What is used for?

What is Nabumetone? Nabumetone is an active ingredient used for the treatment of watery rheumatoid arthritis, acute osteoarthritis and acute periarticular pain. The brand names of Nabumetone in United States are: Relafen, Relafen DS. Nabumetone Mechanism of Action (MOA) Inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins (via cyclooxygenase-2 inhibition) in synovial tissue and fluid and in other inflammatory … Read more

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NAPROXEN (Aleve): What is used for?

What is Naproxen? Naproxen is an active ingredient used for the treatment of mild pain to moderate, fever, inflammation and stiffness. The product ingredient is Naproxen Sodium. The brand names of Naproxen in the United States are: Aleve, Naprosyn, Anaprox, Naproxen Sodium DS. Mechanism of action (MOA) of Naproxen Inhibits prostaglandin synthetase. Therapeutic Indications, Uses and Benefits … Read more

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NIFEDIPINE (Procardia): What is used for?

What is Nifedipine? Nifedipine is an active ingredient used for the treatment of angina, Raynaud’s syndrome and high blood pressure (HBP). The brand names of Nifedipine in the United States are: Procardia, Adalat, Procardia XL, Nifedical XL. Nifedipine Mechanism of Action (MOA) Inhibits the flow of Ca ions to the myocardial and smooth muscle tissue … Read more

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NITROFURANTOIN (Macrobid): What is used for?

What is Nitrofurantoin? Nitrofurantoin (Nitrofurantoina) is a drug used to treat urinary tract infections. The product ingredients are: Nitrofurantoin monohydrate, Nitrofurantoin sodium. The brand names of Nitrofurantoin are: Macrobid, Macrodantin, Furadantin. Mechanism of action (MOA) of Nitrofurantoin Bactericide. It interferes with the enzymatic processes of cellular respiration, glucidic metabolism and bacterial wall synthesis. Therapeutic Indications, Uses … Read more