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  1. Dipyridamole TabletsDipyridamole Tablets
    DipyridamoleGeneric Name: Dipyridamole (dye-peer-ID-a-mole)Brand Name: PersantineDipyridamole are used for:Preventing blood clots after heart valve surgery. It is used in combination with anticoagulants (eg, warfarin). It also may be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Dipyridamole are a platelet inhibitor. How it works is not fully understood. It is thought to...
  2. DipyridamoleDipyridamole
    Dipyridamole Generic Name: Dipyridamole (dye-peer-ID-a-mole)Brand Name: Generics only. No brands available.Dipyridamole is used for:Evaluating coronary artery disease in patients who cannot exercise adequately before thallium imaging (cardiac blood flow scan).Dipyridamole is a coronary vasodilator. It works by increasing blood flow to the heart, which mimics an exercise test. I...
  3. DipyridamoleDipyridamole
    DipyridamolePronunciation: (DIE-pih-RID-uh-mole)Class: Antiplatelet agent, In vivo diagnostic agentTrade Names:Persantine- Tablets 25 mg- Tablets 50 mg- Tablets 75 mgTrade Names:Dipyridamole- Injection 5 mg/mLApo-Dipyridamole-FC (Canada)PharmacologyLengthens abnormally shortened platelet survival time in a dose-dependent manner by inhibiting platelet aggregation in re...
  4. Dipyridamole/AspirinDipyridamole/Aspirin
    Dipyridamole / AspirinPronunciation: (dye-peer-ID-a-mole/ASS-pihr-in)Class: Antiplatelet combination agentTrade Names:Aggrenox- Capsules 200 mg dipyridamole, extended-release/25 mg aspirinPharmacologyAntithrombotic action resulting from additive antiplatelet effects.Indications and UsageReduce the risk of stroke in patients who have had transient ischemia of the brain or comp...
  5. DiquinolDiquinol
    DiquinolGeneric Name: iodoquinol (eye oh DOE quih nol)Brand Names: Diquinol, YodoxinWhat is Diquinol (iodoquinol)?Iodoquinol is an amebicidal drug. The exact way that iodoquinol works is not known.Iodoquinol is used to treat intestinal infections caused by amoebae.Iodoquinol may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most important...
  6. DiquinolDiquinol
    DiquinolGeneric Name: iodoquinol (Oral route)eye-oh-doe-KWIN-olCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DiquinolYodoxinAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Amebicide, IntestinalChemical Class: Halogenated HydroxyquinolineUses For DiquinolIodoquinol belongs to the group of medicines called antiprotozoals. These medicines are used to treat infections caused...
  7. dirithromycindirithromycin
    dirithromycinGeneric Name: dirithromycin (dir ith roe MYE sin)Brand names: Dynabac, Dynabac D5-PakWhat is dirithromycin?Dirithromycin is in a class of drugs called macrolide antibiotics. Dirithromycin fights bacteria in your body.Dirithromycin is used to treat many different types of bacterial infections, such as bronchitis, pneumonia, tonsillitis, and skin infections.Dirithromycin...
  8. DirithromycinDirithromycin
    DirithromycinBrand names: DynabacWhy is Dirithromycin prescribed?Dynabac cures certain mild-to-moderate skin infections and respiratory infections such as strep throat, tonsillitis, pneumonia, and flare-ups of chronic bronchitis. Dynabac is part of the same family of drugs as the commonly prescribed antibiotic erythromycin.Most important fact about DirithromycinLike all...
  9. dirithromycindirithromycin
    dirithromycin (Oral route)dye-rith-roe-MYE-sinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DynabacDynabac D5-PakAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Enteric CoatedTherapeutic Class: AntibioticChemical Class: MacrolideUses For dirithromycinDirithromycin is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growt...
  10. DirithromycinDirithromycin
    DirithromycinPronunciation: (die-RITH-row-MY-sin)Class: MacrolideTrade Names:Dynabac- Tablets, enteric coated 250 mgPharmacologyInterferes with microbial protein synthesis.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionRapidly absorbed and converted by nonenzymatic hydrolysis to erythromycylamine (active). For erythromycylamine, the C max is approximately 0.3 to 0.4 mcg/mL. T max approximately ...
  11. DisalcidDisalcid
    DisalcidGeneric Name: salsalate (SAL sa late)Brand Names: Disalcid, SalsitabWhat is Disalcid (salsalate)?Salsalate is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). This medicine works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation.Salsalate is used to reduce pain, swelling, and joint stiffness cau...
  12. DisalcidDisalcid
    DisalcidGeneric name: SalsalateBrand names: DisalcidWhy is Disalcid prescribed?Disalcid, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, is used to relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis (the most common form of arthritis), and other rheumatic disorders (conditions that involve pain and inflammation in joints and the tissues around them).Most impo...
  13. DisketsDiskets
    DisketsGeneric Name: methadone (METH a done)Brand Names: Diskets, Dolophine, MethadoseWhat is Diskets (methadone)?Methadone is a narcotic pain reliever, similar to morphine. Methadone also reduces withdrawal symptoms in people addicted to heroin or other narcotic drugs without causing the "high" associated with the drug addiction.Methadone is used as a pain reliever and as part of d...
  14. disopyramidedisopyramide
    disopyramideGeneric Name: disopyramide (DYE soe PIR a mide)Brand Names: Norpace, Norpace CRWhat is disopyramide?Disopyramide affects the way that your heart beats.Disopyramide is used to treat seriously irregular heartbeat patterns.Disopyramide may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about...
  15. disopyramidedisopyramide
    disopyramide (Oral route)dye-soe-PIR-a-mideOral routeCapsuleCapsule, Extended ReleaseIn the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's Cardiac Arrhythmia Suppression Trial (CAST), a long-term, multi-center, randomized, double-blind study in patients with asymptomatic non-life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias who had had a myocardial infarction more than 6 days but less than 2 years previo...