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  1. Dantrolene SodiumDantrolene Sodium
    Dantrolene SodiumPronunciation: (dan-troe-LEEN SO-dee-uhm)Class: Skeletal muscle relaxantTrade Names:Dantrium- Capsules 25 mg- Capsules 50 mg- Capsules 100 mgTrade Names:Dantrium Intravenous- Powder for Injection 20 mg/vial (approximately 0.32 mg/mL after reconstitution)PharmacologyAffects contraction of muscle at site beyond myoneural junction and directly on muscle it...
  2. dapiprazole Ophthalmicdapiprazole Ophthalmic
    dapiprazole (Ophthalmic route)da-PIP-ra-zoleCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Rev-EyesAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Ophthalmologic AgentPharmacologic Class: Alpha-Adrenergic BlockerUses For dapiprazoleDapiprazole is used in the eye to reduce the size of the pupil after certain kinds of eye examinations.Some eye examinations are best...
  3. DapiprazoleDapiprazole
    Dapiprazole Generic Name: Dapiprazole (da-PI-pray-zole)Brand Name: Rev-EyesDapiprazole is used for:Decreasing the size of the pupil after certain eye examinations or surgery.Dapiprazole is an antimydriatic. It works by blocking the smooth muscle contraction of the iris, which helps to decrease the size of the pupil.Do NOT use Dapiprazole if:you are allergic to any ingred...
  4. dapsonedapsone
    dapsoneGeneric Name: dapsone (DAP sone)Brand Names: What is dapsone?Dapsone is an antiinfective medication.Dapsone is used in the treatment of dermatitis herpetiformis (a skin condition) and leprosy (Hansen's disease).Dapsone may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about dapsone?In rare ...
  5. dapsonedapsone
    dapsone (Oral route)DAP-soneAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: LeprostaticChemical Class: SulfoneUses For dapsoneDapsone , a sulfone, belongs to the family of medicines called anti-infectives.Dapsone is used to treat leprosy (Hansen's disease) and to help control dermatitis herpetiformis, a skin problem. When it is used to treat leprosy, dapsone may be given with o...
  6. dapsone Topicaldapsone Topical
    dapsone (Topical route)DAP-soneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AczoneAvailable Dosage Forms:Gel/JellyChemical Class: SulfoneUses For dapsoneDapsone belongs to the family of medicines called antibiotics. Topical dapsone preparations are used on the skin to help control acne. They may be used alone or with one or more other medicines that are applied to the skin or t...
  7. DapsoneDapsone
    Dapsone Generic Name: Dapsone (DAP-sone)Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.Dapsone is used for:Treating leprosy. It may be used in combination with other medications. It is also used to treat dermatitis herpetiformis (extremely itchy groups of skin lesions, usually occurring on the elbows, knees, and scalp). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your...
  8. Dapsone GelDapsone Gel
    Dapsone GelGeneric Name: Dapsone (DAP-sone)Brand Name: AczoneDapsone Gel is used for:Treating acne.Dapsone Gel is a sulfone antibiotic. Exactly how Dapsone Gel works to treat acne is not known.Do NOT use Dapsone Gel if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Dapsone Gelyou are taking an antimalarial medicine (eg, chloroquine) or oral dapsoneContact your doctor or health...
  9. DapsoneDapsone
    DapsonePronunciation: (DAP-sone)Class: Leprostatic; anti-infectiveTrade Names:Aczone- Gel 5%Trade Names:Dapsone- Tablets 25 mg- Tablets 100 mgPharmacologyMechanism of action is unknown; however, dapsone is bactericidal and bacteriostatic against Mycobacterium leprae .PharmacokineticsAbsorptionOralRapidly and nearly completely absorbed from the GI tract, reaching p...
  10. dapsone topicaldapsone topical
    dapsone topicalGeneric Name: dapsone topical (dap zone top ick all)Brand Names: AczoneWhat is dapsone topical?Dapsone topical is an antiinfective medication.Dapsone topical is a medicine used to help treat acne.Dapsone topical may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about dapsone topical?\...
  11. DaptacelDaptacel
    DaptacelGeneric Name: diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis (DTaP) vaccines (DIF thee ree ah, TET ah nus, per TUH sis)Brand Names: Acel-Imune, Certiva, Daptacel, Infanrix, TripediaWhat are diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis vaccines?Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis are serious diseases caused by bacteria.Diphtheria causes a thick coating in the nose, throat, and airway. It can lead to...
  12. DaptacelDaptacel
    DaptacelGeneric Name: diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine (Intramuscular route)dif-THEER-ee-a TOX-oyd, ad-SORBD, per-TUS-iss vak-seen, a-SELL-yoo-lar, TET-n-us TOX-oydCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DaptacelInfanrixTripediaAvailable Dosage Forms:SuspensionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For DaptacelDiphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis ...
  13. Daptacel (DTaP)Daptacel (DTaP)
    Daptacel (DTaP)Generic Name: diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis vaccine (DTaP) (dif THEER ee uh, TET a nus, ay SEL yoo ler per TUS iss)Brand Names: Daptacel (DTaP), Infanrix (DTaP), Infanrix (DTaP) Preservative Free, Tripedia (DTaP)What is diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis vaccine?Diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis are serious diseases caused by bacteria.Diphtheria cause...
  14. daptomycindaptomycin
    daptomycinGeneric Name: daptomycin (DAP to my sin)Brand Names: CubicinWhat is daptomycin?Daptomycin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body.Daptomycin is used to treat bacterial infections of the skin and underlying tissues.Daptomycin may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about daptom...
  15. daptomycin Intravenousdaptomycin Intravenous
    daptomycin (Intravenous route)dap-toe-MYE-sinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CubicinAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntibioticUses For daptomycinDaptomycin belongs to the family of medicines called antibiotics. Antibiotics are medicines used in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria. They work by killing bacteria or preventing t...