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  1. CytotecCytotec
    CytotecGeneric name: MisoprostolBrand names: CytotecWhy is Cytotec prescribed?Cytotec, a synthetic prostaglandin (hormone-like substance), reduces the production of stomach acid and protects the stomach lining. People who take nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may be given Cytotec tablets to help prevent stomach ulcers.Aspirin and other NSAIDs such as ibuprofen,...
  2. CytotecCytotec
    CytotecGeneric Name: misoprostol (Oral route)mye-soe-PROST-olOral routeTabletMisoprostol administration to women who are pregnant can cause abortion, premature birth, or birth defects. Uterine rupture has been reported when misoprostol was administered in pregnant women to induce labor or to induce abortion beyond the eight week of pregnancy. Misoprostol should not be taken by pregnant w...
  3. CytotecCytotec
    Cytotec Generic Name: Misoprostol (MYE-soe-PROST-ol)Brand Name: CytotecDo not take Cytotec to reduce the risk of stomach ulcers caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) if you are pregnant. Cytotec may cause abortion, premature birth, or birth defects if taken during pregnancy. Life-threatening problems such as uterine rupture (tear) have occurred in pregnant women who hav...
  4. Cytovene oral and injectableCytovene oral and injectable
    CytoveneGeneric Name: ganciclovir (oral and injectable) (gan SYE kloe veer)Brand Names: CytoveneWhat is ganciclovir?Ganciclovir is an antiviral drug. It slows the growth and spread of the cytomegalovirus.Ganciclovir is used to treat and prevent infections caused by cytomegalovirus. This infection usually occurs in patients who have suppressed immune systems such as patients with AIDS...
  5. CytoveneCytovene
    CytoveneGeneric Name: ganciclovir (Oral route, Intravenous route)gan-SYE-kloe-virOral routeCapsuleThe clinical toxicity of ganciclovir includes granulocytopenia, anemia, and thrombocytopenia. In animal studies ganciclovir was carcinogenic, teratogenic and caused aspermatogenesis.Ganciclovir is indicated only for prevention of CMV disease in patients with advanced HIV infection at risk ...
  6. Cytovene CapsulesCytovene Capsules
    Cytovene CapsulesGeneric Name: Ganciclovir (gan-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: CytoveneCytovene Capsules may cause low white blood cell and platelet levels and anemia. In studies done on animals, it caused cancer, low sperm production, and birth defects. Cytovene Capsules are used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) eye infection in patients with a weakened immune system. It is also used to prevent C...
  7. CytoveneCytovene
    Cytovene Generic Name: Ganciclovir (gan-SYE-kloe-vir)Brand Name: CytoveneCytovene may cause low white blood cell levels, low platelet levels, and anemia. In animal studies, it caused cancer, low sperm production, and birth defects. Cytovene is used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV) eye infection in patients with a weakened immune system. It is also used to prevent CMV infection in certain t...
  8. Cytovene IVCytovene IV
    Cytovene IVGeneric Name: ganciclovir (Oral route, Intravenous route)gan-SYE-kloe-virOral routeCapsuleThe clinical toxicity of ganciclovir includes granulocytopenia, anemia, and thrombocytopenia. In animal studies ganciclovir was carcinogenic, teratogenic and caused aspermatogenesis.Ganciclovir is indicated only for prevention of CMV disease in patients with advanced HIV infection at ri...
  9. Cytoxan oral/injectionCytoxan oral/injection
    CytoxanGeneric Name: cyclophosphamide (oral/injection) (sye kloe FOSS fah mide)Brand Names: Cytoxan, Cytoxan Lyophilized, NeosarWhat is cyclophosphamide?Cyclophosphamide is a cancer (chemotherapeutic) medication. Cyclophosphamide interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Cyclophosphamide is used to treat several types of cancer. Cyclopho...
  10. CytoxanCytoxan
    CytoxanGeneric name: CyclophosphamideBrand names: CytoxanWhy is Cytoxan prescribed?Cytoxan, an anticancer drug, works by interfering with the growth of malignant cells. It may be used alone but is often given with other anticancer medications.Cytoxan is used in the treatment of the following types of cancer:Breast cancerLeukemias (cancers affecting the white blood cel...
  11. CytoxanCytoxan
    CytoxanGeneric Name: cyclophosphamide (Oral route, Intravenous route)sye-kloe-FOS-fa-mideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CytoxanCytoxan LyophilizedAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTabletTherapeutic Class: Antineoplastic AgentPharmacologic Class: Alkylating AgentChemical Class: Nitrogen MustardUses For CytoxanCyclophosphamide belongs to the grou...
  12. CytoxanCytoxan
    Cytoxan Generic Name: Cyclophosphamide (SYE-kloe-FOS-fa-mide)Brand Name: Examples include Cytoxan and NeosarCytoxan is used for:Treating certain types of the following cancers: lymphoma, multiple myeloma, leukemia, mycosis fungoides, neuroblastoma, ovarian cancer, eye cancer, and breast cancer. It is usually used in combination with other medicines. It may also be used to treat ce...
  13. Cytoxan TabletsCytoxan Tablets
    CytoxanGeneric Name: Cyclophosphamide (SYE-kloe-FOS-fa-mide)Brand Name: CytoxanCytoxan are used for:Treating certain types of the following cancers: lymphoma, multiple myeloma, leukemia, mycosis fungoides, neuroblastoma, ovarian cancer, eye cancer, and breast cancer. It is usually used in combination with other medicines. It may also be used to treat certain kidney problems (nephro...
  14. Cytoxan Lyophilized oral/injectionCytoxan Lyophilized oral/injection
    Cytoxan LyophilizedGeneric Name: cyclophosphamide (oral/injection) (sye kloe FOSS fah mide)Brand Names: Cytoxan, Cytoxan Lyophilized, NeosarWhat is cyclophosphamide?Cyclophosphamide is a cancer (chemotherapeutic) medication. Cyclophosphamide interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Cyclophosphamide is used to treat several types of canc...
  15. Cytoxan LyophilizedCytoxan Lyophilized
    Cytoxan LyophilizedGeneric Name: cyclophosphamide (Oral route, Intravenous route)sye-kloe-FOS-fa-mideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CytoxanCytoxan LyophilizedAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTabletTherapeutic Class: Antineoplastic AgentPharmacologic Class: Alkylating AgentChemical Class: Nitrogen MustardUses For Cytoxan LyophilizedCyclophospha...