Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Pariet Related: Rabeprazole, Pariet, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, acid reflux, ulcer. What Medicine is used for: Rabeprazole is used to treat various conditions of the gastrointestinal (stomach and intestines) tract including: Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (a condition where the acid from the stomach goes back up the food tube and throat, causing pain and a burning sensation known as heartburn)Ulcers of the gastrointestinal tract (treatment and prevention)
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Evista® Related: raloxifene, evista, SERM, osteoporosis, selective estrogen receptor modulators. What Medicine is used for: When a woman reaches menopause, the levels of the female sex hormone, estrogen, decreases. The decrease in estrogen may also cause the bones to become thinner, weaker and easier to break, causing a condition called osteoporosis. Raloxifene belongs to a group of non-hormonal medicines called Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators (SERMs). Raloxifene is used for the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women by mimicking some of the helpful effects of estrogen after menopause.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Isentress What Medicine is used for: Raltegravir is an anti-retroviral agent that blocks the construction or replication of viruses. It is used to decrease the amount of viruses (viral load) in the body as low as possible, for as long as possible. When should I take the medicine? Raltegravir is usually taken two times a day, in combination with other anti-retroviral agents, to achieve a significant decrease in viral load.
What Medicine is used for: Ramipril lowers blood pressure by reducing the production of a substance called Angiotensin II which causes the blood vessels to narrow. When the blood vessels open up, your blood pressure will be lowered. This medication can also be used for patients who have protein in their urine and other heart conditions.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Cyramza® What Medicine is used for: Ramucirumab is an intravenous targeted medication used alone or in combination with other agents for the treatment of certain types of cancer.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Zantac Related: Ranitidine, Zantac, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, acid reflux, ulcer, dyspepsia. What Medicine is used for: Ranitidine works by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is used to treat various conditions of the gastrointestinal (stomach and intestines) tract including: Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (a condition where the acid from the stomach goes back up the food tube and throat, causing pain and a burning sensation known as heartburn)Ulcers of the gastrointestinal tract (treatment and prevention)
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Stivarga® What Medicine is used for: Regorafenib is a targeted medication used to treat certain advanced cancers e.g. colorectal, liver and gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST).
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Novonorm Related: Repaglinide, Novonorm. What Medicine is used for: Repaglinide is used to manage diabetes. It helps the pancreas to release more insulin to bring your blood sugar levels down.
Related: Respimat, Spiriva, Spiolto, Striverdi, tiotropium, olodaterol, COPD, asthma. What Medicine is used for: Respimat inhalers are inhaler devices that help deliver a specific amount of medication to your lungs. They are used to deliver medications that are for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).Both asthma and COPD affect the lungs which makes it harder for the person to breathe.Respimat inhalers deliver a very small dose of the medication each time, thus you usually do not feel or taste anything after a dose.Hence, it is important to use the Respimat inhaler correctly to get the full dosage and benefit from the medication.This allows the medication to have a higher chance of reaching the small airways, which increases the effectiveness of the medication and helps reduce any side effects.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Copegus What Medicine is used for: Ribavirin is an antiviral for the treatment of hepatitis C infection. It may also be used off label as treatment for certain community-acquired respiratory virus infections in immunocompromised patients.
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