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  1. dacarbazinedacarbazine
    dacarbazineGeneric Name: dacarbazine (da CARB ah zine )Brand names: Dtic-Dome, DTIC-DomeWhat is dacarbazine?Dacarbazine is a cancer (antineoplastic) medication. Dacarbazine interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Dacarbazine is used to treat skin cancer (malignant melanoma) and Hodgkin's Disease.Dacarbazine may also be used for purpo...
  2. dacarbazine Intravenous, Injectiondacarbazine Intravenous, Injection
    dacarbazine (Intravenous route, Injection route)da-KAR-ba-zeenIntravenous routePowder for SolutionIt is recommended that dacarbazine for injection be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents.Hemopoietic depression is the most common toxicity with dacarbazine for injection.Hepatic necrosis has been reported.Stud...
  3. DacarbazineDacarbazine
    Dacarbazine Generic Name: Dacarbazine (da-KAR-ba-zeen)Brand Name: DTIC-DomeDacarbazine can cause severe, even fatal, liver problems (hepatic necroses), or a decrease in the formation of new blood cells (hemopoietic depression). It has also caused cancer and birth defects in laboratory animals. Notify your doctor immediately if you develop symptoms of an infection (eg, persistent sore thro...
  4. DacarbazineDacarbazine
    DacarbazinePronunciation: (da-CAR-buh-zeen)Class: Alkylating agent, TriazineTrade Names:DTIC-Dome- Powder for injection 100 mg- Powder for injection 200 mgPharmacologyExact mechanism is unknown. Three mechanisms are hypothesized: 1) inhibition of DNA synthesis by acting as a purine analog; 2) action as an alkylating agent; and 3) interaction with sulfhydryl groups.Pharmacokin...
  5. Dacex-ADacex-A
    Dacex-AGeneric Name: carbinoxamine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine (car bih NOX a meen, dex tro meh THOR fan, and feh nill EFF rin)Brand Names: Dacex-A, DMax Syrup, X-Hist DM, XiraHistDMWhat is Dacex-A (carbinoxamine, dextromethorphan, and phenylephrine)?Carbinoxamine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sn...
  6. daclizumabdaclizumab
    daclizumabGeneric Name: daclizumab (dah KLIH zyoo mab)Brand Names: ZenapaxWhat is daclizumab?Daclizumab is an immunosuppressant. Immunosuppressants decrease the actions of the body's immune system.Daclizumab is used to prevent the body from rejecting a transplanted kidney. Daclizumab is usually used as part of a treatment regimen including other medications.Daclizumab may also be u...
  7. daclizumab Intravenousdaclizumab Intravenous
    daclizumab (Intravenous route)dak-LIZ-oo-mabIntravenous routeSolutionOnly physicians experienced in immunosuppressive therapy and management of organ transplant patients should prescribe daclizumab. The physician responsible for daclizumab administration should have complete information requisite for the follow-up of the patient. Daclizumab should only be administered by healthcare personnel...
  8. DaclizumabDaclizumab
    Daclizumab Generic Name: Daclizumab (da-KLYE-zue-mab)Brand Name: ZenapaxDaclizumab should only be given in a medical setting.Daclizumab is used for:Preventing organ rejection in kidney transplant patients in combination with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Daclizumab is a monoclonal antibody and immunosuppressive age...
  9. DaclizumabDaclizumab
    DaclizumabPronunciation: (da-KLIZ-uh-mab)Class: ImmunosuppressiveTrade Names:Zenapax- Injection 25 mg per 5 mLPharmacologyBinds with high-affinity to the Tac subunit of the high-affinity interleukin-2 (IL-2) complex and inhibits IL-2 binding, thereby impairing the response of the immune system to antigenic challenges.PharmacokineticsAt recommended doses, the Tac subunit of th...
  10. Dacogen injectionDacogen injection
    DacogenGeneric Name: decitabine (injection) (de SIT a been)Brand Names: DacogenWhat is decitabine?Decitabine is a cancer medicine. It helps prevent cancer cells from spreading in the body.Decitabine is used to treat myelodysplastic syndromes (certain types of blood or bone marrow cancer).Decitabine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.Wha...
  11. DacogenDacogen
    DacogenGeneric Name: decitabine (Intravenous route)dee-SYE-ta-beenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DacogenAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Antineoplastic AgentUses For DacogenDecitabine is used to treat myelodysplastic syndromes (diseases of the blood and bone marrow; MDS) and certain types of anemia. This medicine is an antineoplasti...
  12. DacogenDacogen
    Dacogen Generic Name: Decitabine (dee-SYE-ta-been)Brand Name: DacogenDacogen is used for:Treating myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) (eg, certain types of anemia or leukemia).Dacogen is a nucleoside analog. It works by blocking cell growth.Do NOT use Dacogen if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Dacogen Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of...
  13. dactinomycindactinomycin
    dactinomycinGeneric Name: dactinomycin (DAK tin oh MYE sin)Brand Names: CosmegenWhat is dactinomycin?Dactinomycin is a cancer (antineoplastic) medication. Dactinomycin interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Dactinomycin is used to treat Wilm's tumor, childhood rhabdomyosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, and testicular cancer. Dactinomycin is a...
  14. dactinomycin Intravenousdactinomycin Intravenous
    dactinomycin (Intravenous route)dak-tin-oh-MYE-sinIntravenous routePowder for SolutionDactinomycin for injection should be administered only under the supervision of a physician who is experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents.This drug is highly toxic and both powder and solution must be handled and administered with care. Inhalation of dust or vapors and contact with skin ...
  15. DactinomycinDactinomycin
    Dactinomycin Generic Name: Dactinomycin (DAK-tin-oh-MYE-sin)Brand Name: CosmegenDactinomycin is very toxic. Do not inhale the dust or vapors of Dactinomycin . Do not get Dactinomycin in your eyes, nose, mouth, or onto your skin. Do not come into contact with Dactinomycin if you are pregnant. Dactinomycin is given through a vein. If Dactinomycin leaks out of the vein (extravasation), s...