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  1. CytarabineCytarabine
    Cytarabine Generic Name: Cytarabine (SYE-tare-uh-bene)Brand Name: DepoCytCytarabine will be given in a setting where you can be closely monitored by your doctor because it may cause a side effect called chemical arachnoiditis. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, headache, and fever. This can be fatal if left untreated. Your doctor will usually give you another medicine called dexamethasone...
  2. CytarabineCytarabine
    Cytarabine Generic Name: Cytarabine (SYE-tare-uh-bene)Brand Name: DepoCytCytarabine will be given in a setting where you can be closely monitored by your doctor because it may cause a side effect called chemical arachnoiditis. Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, headache, and fever. This can be fatal if left untreated. Your doctor will usually give you another medicine called dexamethasone...
  3. CytarabineCytarabine
    CytarabinePronunciation: (SITE-ah-rah-been)Class: Pyrimidine analogTrade Names:Cytosar-U- Sterile powder for reconstitution 100 mg, 500 mg, 1 g, 2 g vialsCytosar (Canada)PharmacologyCytarabine exhibits cell-phase specificity, primarily killing cells undergoing DNA synthesis (S-phase) and under certain conditions, blocking the progression of cells from the G 1 -phase to the S-ph...
  4. cytarabine liposomalcytarabine liposomal
    cytarabine liposomalGeneric Name: cytarabine liposomal (sye TAR a been lye poe SOE mal)Brand Names: DepoCytWhat is cytarabine liposomal?Cytarabine liposomal is a cancer medication. Cytarabine liposomal interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Cytarabine liposomal is used to treat lymphoma associated with meningitis.Cytarabine liposoma...
  5. Cytarabine LiposomalCytarabine Liposomal
    Cytarabine LiposomalPronunciation: (SITE-ah-rah-been)Class: Pyrimidine analogTrade Names:DepoCyt- Suspension equivalent to 10 mg/mL cytarabinePharmacologyCytarabine exhibits cell-phase specificity, primarily killing cells undergoing DNA synthesis (S-phase) and under certain conditions, blocking the progression of cells from the G 1 phase to the S-phase.PharmacokineticsAbsorpt...
  6. cytarabine liposome Intrathecalcytarabine liposome Intrathecal
    cytarabine liposome (Intrathecal route)sye-TARE-a-been LYE-poh-someIntrathecal routeSuspensionCytarabine liposome injection should be administered only under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of intrathecal cancer chemotherapeutic agents. Appropriate management of complications is possible only when adequate diagnostic and treatment facilities are readily availa...
  7. Cytogam injectableCytogam injectable
    CytogamGeneric Name: cytomegalovirus immune globulin (CMV IG) (injectable) (sye toe MEH gah loe vye rus ih MUNE GLAW byoo lin)Brand Names: CytogamWhat is CMV IG?Cytomegalovirus immune globulin (CMV IG) is a sterilized solution obtained from pooled human blood. It contains the immunoglobulins (or antibodies) to protect against infection from cytomegalovirus. Antibodies are substances in...
  8. CytoGamCytoGam
    CytoGam Generic Name: Cytomegalovirus Immune Globulin (sye-toe-MEG-a-loe-vye-rus)Brand Name: CytoGamCytoGam is used for:Reducing the risk of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease associated with kidney, lung, liver, pancreas, and heart transplants. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.CytoGam is an intravenous immune globulin (IGIV) enriched in antibodi...
  9. Cytomegalovirus Immune GlobulinCytomegalovirus Immune Globulin
    Cytomegalovirus Immune Globulin Generic Name: Cytomegalovirus Immune Globulin (sye-toe-MEG-a-loe-vye-rus)Brand Name: CytoGamCytomegalovirus Immune Globulin is used for:Reducing the risk of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease associated with kidney, lung, liver, pancreas, and heart transplants. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Cytomegalovirus Immune...
  10. cytomegalovirus immune globulin (CMV IG) injectablecytomegalovirus immune globulin (CMV IG) injectable
    cytomegalovirus immune globulin (CMV IG)Generic Name: cytomegalovirus immune globulin (CMV IG) (injectable) (sye toe MEH gah loe vye rus ih MUNE GLAW byoo lin)Brand Names: CytogamWhat is CMV IG?Cytomegalovirus immune globulin (CMV IG) is a sterilized solution obtained from pooled human blood. It contains the immunoglobulins (or antibodies) to protect against infection from cytomegalovi...
  11. CytomelCytomel
    CytomelGeneric Name: liothyronine (LYE oh THYE roe neen)Brand Names: CytomelWhat is Cytomel (liothyronine)?Liothyronine is a man-made form of a hormone that is normally produced by your thyroid gland to regulate the body's energy and metabolism. Liothyronine is given when the thyroid does not produce enough of this hormone on its own.Liothyronine treats hypothyroidism (low thyroid h...
  12. CytomelCytomel
    CytomelGeneric Name: liothyronine (Oral route)lye-oh-THYE-roe-neenIntravenous routeSolutionDrugs with thyroid hormone activity, alone or together with other therapeutic agents, have been used for the treatment of obesity. In euthyroid patients, doses within the range of daily hormonal requirements are ineffective for weight reduction. Larger doses may produce serious or even life-threate...
  13. CytomelCytomel
    Cytomel Generic Name: Liothyronine (lye-oh-THYE-roh-neen)Brand Name: CytomelCytomel , used alone or with other medicines, should not be used to treat obesity or for weight loss. Large doses may cause serious or life-threatening situations, particularly when used with other medicines that reduce the appetite.Cytomel is used for:Treating low thyroid function. It is also used t...
  14. Cytosar-UCytosar-U
    Cytosar-UGeneric Name: cytarabine (sye TAR a been)Brand Names: Cytosar-U, Tarabine PFSWhat is Cytosar-U (cytarabine)?Cytarabine is a cancer medication. Cytarabine interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Cytarabine is used to treat certain types of leukemia (blood cancers). Cytarabine is also used to treat leukemia associated with meni...
  15. CytotecCytotec
    CytotecGeneric Name: misoprostol (mye so PRAH stole)Brand Names: CytotecWhat is Cytotec (misoprostol)?Misoprostol reduces stomach acid and replaces protective substances in the stomach that are inhibited by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and aspirin.Misoprostol is used to prevent the formation of ulcers in the stomach during treatment with aspirin or an NSAID such as ...