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  1. DesferalDesferal
    Desferal Generic Name: Deferoxamine (de-fer-OX-a-meen)Brand Name: DesferalDesferal is used for:Treating acute iron poisoning and chronic iron overload caused by anemias that require frequent blood transfusions.Desferal is an iron-chelating agent. It works by binding to excess iron in the blood so that it can be removed by the kidneys and bowels.Do NOT use Desferal if:you...
  2. desflurane Inhalation, oral/nebulizationdesflurane Inhalation, oral/nebulization
    desflurane (Inhalation route)des-FLOO-raneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SupraneAvailable Dosage Forms:LiquidTherapeutic Class: Volatile LiquidChemical Class: HaloalkaneUses For desfluraneDesflurane belongs to the group of medicines known as general anesthetics. Desflurane is used to cause general anesthesia (loss of consciousness) before and during surgery. It ...
  3. desipraminedesipramine
    desipramineGeneric Name: desipramine (des IP ra meen)Brand Names: NorpraminWhat is desipramine?Desipramine is a tricyclic antidepressant. Desipramine affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced.Desipramine is used to treat symptoms of depression.Desipramine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information...
  4. desipraminedesipramine
    desipramine (Oral route)des-IP-ra-meenOral routeTabletSuicidality and Antidepressant DrugsAntidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies of major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders. Anyone considering the use of desipramine hydrochloride or any o...
  5. DesipramineDesipramine
    Desipramine Generic Name: Desipramine (des-IP-ra-meen)Brand Name: NorpraminAntidepressants may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or actions in children, teenagers, and young adults. However, depression and certain other mental problems may also increase the risk of suicide. Talk with the patient's doctor to be sure that the benefits of using Desipramine outweigh the risks.Family an...
  6. Desipramine hydrochlorideDesipramine hydrochloride
    Desipramine hydrochlorideBrand names: NorpraminWhy is Desipramine hydrochloride prescribed?Norpramin is used in the treatment of depression. It is one of a family of drugs called tricyclic antidepressants. Drugs in this class are thought to work by affecting the levels of the brain's natural chemical messengers (called neurotransmitters), and adjusting the brain's response to t...
  7. Desipramine HydrochlorideDesipramine Hydrochloride
    Desipramine HydrochloridePronunciation: (des-IP-ra-meen HYE-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: Tricyclic compoundTrade Names:Norpramin- Tablets 10 mg- Tablets 25 mg- Tablets 50 mg- Tablets 75 mg- Tablets 100 mg- Tablets 150 mgApo-Desipramine (Canada)PMS-Desipramine (Canada)ratio-Desipramine (Canada)PharmacologyInhibits reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin in CNS.Ph...
  8. desirudindesirudin
    desirudinGeneric Name: desirudin (deh sih rue din)Brand Names: IprivaskWhat is desirudin?Desirudin is an anticoagulant (blood thinner). Desirudin prevents the formation of blood clots.Desirudin is used to prevent deep vein thrombosis (a type of blood clot), which may lead to pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the lung), in patients undergoing hip replacement surgery.Desirudin may al...
  9. DesirudinDesirudin
    DesirudinPronunciation: (deh-SIHR-uh-din)Class: Thrombin inhibitorTrade Names:Iprivask- Powder for injection, lyophilized 15 mgPharmacologyBinds to thrombin, blocking the thrombogenic activity of thrombin, thereby prolonging the clotting time of human plasma. Activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) is a measure of the anticoagulant activity of desirudin.PharmacokineticsA...
  10. Desitin topicalDesitin topical
    DesitinGeneric Name: zinc oxide (topical) (ZINK OX ide)Brand Names: ARC, Balmex, Boudreaux Butt Paste, Caldesene, Calmol-4 Suppository, Critic Aid, Delazinc, Desitin, Desitin Creamy, Desitin Creamy Diaper Rash Ointment, Diaper Rash Ointment, Diaper Relief, Flanders Buttocks Ointment, Medi-Paste, PeriGuard, Pinxav, RVPaque, Seniortopix Healix, Sportz Block Dark, Sportz Block Light, Sportz Block...
  11. Desitin CreamDesitin Cream
    Desitin CreamGeneric Name: Zinc Oxide (zingk OCKS-ide)Brand Name: Examples include Desitin and DiapareneDesitin Cream is used for:Preventing and treating diaper rash. It can also be used to treat minor skin irritations (eg, cuts, burns, and scrapes, poison ivy).It works by providing a skin barrier to prevent and help heal skin irritation.Do NOT use Desitin Cream if:you are ...
  12. Desitin Creamy topicalDesitin Creamy topical
    Desitin CreamyGeneric Name: zinc oxide (topical) (ZINK OX ide)Brand Names: ARC, Balmex, Boudreaux Butt Paste, Caldesene, Calmol-4 Suppository, Critic Aid, Delazinc, Desitin, Desitin Creamy, Desitin Creamy Diaper Rash Ointment, Diaper Rash Ointment, Diaper Relief, Flanders Buttocks Ointment, Medi-Paste, PeriGuard, Pinxav, RVPaque, Seniortopix Healix, Sportz Block Dark, Sportz Block Light, Sport...
  13. Desitin Creamy Diaper Rash Ointment topicalDesitin Creamy Diaper Rash Ointment topical
    Desitin Creamy Diaper Rash OintmentGeneric Name: zinc oxide (topical) (ZINK OX ide)Brand Names: ARC, Balmex, Boudreaux Butt Paste, Caldesene, Calmol-4 Suppository, Critic Aid, Delazinc, Desitin, Desitin Creamy, Desitin Creamy Diaper Rash Ointment, Diaper Rash Ointment, Diaper Relief, Flanders Buttocks Ointment, Medi-Paste, PeriGuard, Pinxav, RVPaque, Seniortopix Healix, Sportz Block Dark, Spor...
  14. desloratadinedesloratadine
    desloratadineGeneric Name: desloratadine (DES lor A ta deen)Brand names: Clarinex, Clarinex Reditabs, Neoclarityn, AeriusWhat is desloratadine?Desloratadine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose.Desloratadine is used to treat the symptoms of allergies, such as sneez...
  15. DesloratadineDesloratadine
    DesloratadineBrand names: ClarinexWhy is Desloratadine prescribed?Clarinex is an antihistamine used to relieve the symptoms of hay fever (seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis).Most important fact about DesloratadineIf you have liver or kidney disease, your doctor should cut your starting dose in half.How should you take Desloratadine?Clarinex can be taken wi...