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  1. CampralCampral
    CampralGeneric name: Acamprosate calciumBrand names: CampralWhy is Campral prescribed?Campral is prescribed to treat alcohol dependence. It helps people who have already stopped drinking alcohol keep from starting again.You must be alcohol-free before taking Campral for it to work. You must also be prepared to follow a complete alcohol treatment plan that includes mental an...
  2. CampralCampral
    CampralGeneric Name: acamprosate (Oral route)a-KAM-proe-sateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CampralAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Enteric CoatedTherapeutic Class: Ethanol DependencyUses For CampralAcamprosate is used to help overcome your drinking problem. It is not a cure for alcoholism, but rather will help you maintain abstinence.This medicine is available...
  3. CampralCampral
    Campral Generic Name: Acamprosate (a-kam-PROE-sate)Brand Name: CampralCampral is used for:Treating alcohol addiction by helping certain patients to avoid alcohol. Campral is used in combination with a treatment program that includes social support.Campral is an anti-alcohol agent. It is thought to work by restoring the balance of certain chemicals in the brain of patients who ...
  4. CamptosarCamptosar
    CamptosarGeneric Name: irinotecan (EYE ri noe TEE kan)Brand Names: CamptosarWhat is irinotecan?Irinotecan is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Irinotecan is used to treat cancers of the colon and rectum. It is usually given with other cancer medicines in a combination chemotherapy.Irinotecan may also be...
  5. CamptosarCamptosar
    CamptosarGeneric Name: irinotecan (Intravenous route)ir-in-oh-TEE-kanIntravenous routeSolutionIrinotecan hydrochloride should be administered only under the supervision of a physician who is experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. Appropriate management of complications is possible only when adequate diagnostic and treatment facilities are readily available. Irinotecan ...
  6. CamptosarCamptosar
    Camptosar Generic Name: Irinotecan (eye-ri-noe-TEE-kan)Brand Name: CamptosarCamptosar can cause severe diarrhea, both early in treatment and 24 hours or more after receiving this drug. The early form of diarrhea may be accompanied by runny nose, increased salivation, tearing eyes, sweating, stomach cramps, or flushing. Using atropine can help with these side effects. The late-onset form o...
  7. canakinumabcanakinumab
    canakinumabGeneric Name: canakinumab (KAN a KIN ue mab)Brand Names: IlarisWhat is canakinumab?Canakinumab reduces the effects of a substance in the body that can cause inflammation.Canakinumab is used to treat rare genetic conditions such as Familial Cold Autoinflammatory Syndrome (FCAS) and Muckle-Wells Syndrome (MWS) in adults and children who are at least 4 years old.Canakinumab...
  8. canakinumab Subcutaneouscanakinumab Subcutaneous
    canakinumab (Subcutaneous route)kan-a-KIN-ue-mabCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.IlarisAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionPharmacologic Class: Monoclonal AntibodyUses For canakinumabCanakinumab injection is used to treat a condition called cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes (CAPS). This also includes familial cold auto-inflammatory syndrome (FCAS) and Mu...
  9. CanakinumabCanakinumab
    Canakinumab Generic Name: Canakinumab (KAN-a-KIN-ue-mab)Brand Name: IlarisCanakinumab is used for:Treating certain auto-inflammatory diseases known as cryopyrin-associated periodic syndrome (CAPS), including familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome (FCAS) and Muckle-Wells syndrome (MWS). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Canakinumab is an inte...
  10. CanakinumabCanakinumab
    CanakinumabPronunciation: KAN-a-KIN-ue-mabClass: ImmunomodulatorTrade Names:Ilaris- Injection, lyophilized powder for solution 180 mg (150 mg/mL after reconstitution)PharmacologyNeutralizes the biologic activity of interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta) by binding to IL-1beta and blocking its interaction with IL-1 receptors.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionBioavailability is 70%; C max is 1...
  11. Canasa rectalCanasa rectal
    CanasaGeneric Name: mesalamine (rectal) (me SAL a meen)Brand Names: Canasa, Canasa Pac, RowasaWhat is Canasa (mesalamine (rectal))?Mesalamine affects a substance in the body that causes inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea.Mesalamine rectal is used to treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis, and proctosigmoiditis. Mesalamine is also used to prevent the symptoms of ulcerative coliti...
  12. CanasaCanasa
    CanasaGeneric name: MesalamineBrand names: Rowasa, Asacol, Canasa, PentasaWhy is Canasa prescribed?Rowasa Suspension Enema, Pentasa, and Asacol are used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the large intestine and rectum). Rowasa Suspension Enema is also prescribed for inflammation of the lower colon, and inflammation of the rectum.Rowasa Suppos...
  13. Canasa RectalCanasa Rectal
    CanasaGeneric Name: mesalamine (Rectal route)me-SAL-a-meenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CanasaRowasasfRowasaIn CanadaMesasalPentasaSalofalkAvailable Dosage Forms:SuppositoryEnemaTherapeutic Class: Gastrointestinal AgentChemical Class: Salicylate, Non-AspirinUses For CanasaMesalamine is used to treat inflammatory bowel disease, such as ulce...
  14. Canasa Oral, RectalCanasa Oral, Rectal
    CanasaGeneric Name: salicylate (Oral route, Rectal route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AmigesicAsacolAzulfidineAzulfidine EntabsBayerCanasaColazalDipentumDoan's Extra StrengthDoan's RegularDolobidEcotrinKaopectatePepto BismolSalflexTricosalTrilisateIn CanadaAlti-SulfasalazineArthropanAsacol 800Bismuth Extra StrengthBismuth Original...
  15. Canasa SuppositoriesCanasa Suppositories
    Canasa SuppositoriesGeneric Name: Mesalamine (me-SAL-a-meen)Brand Name: CanasaCanasa Suppositories are used for:Treating various forms of mild to moderate inflammation of the colon.Canasa Suppositories are a 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA). It works by preventing the production of substances that cause the inflammation of the colon.Do NOT use Canasa Suppositories if:you are a...