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  1. DaptomycinDaptomycin
    Daptomycin Generic Name: Daptomycin (DAP-toe-MYE-sin)Brand Name: CubicinDaptomycin is used for:Treating serious infections caused by certain bacteria. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Daptomycin is an antibiotic. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.Do NOT use Daptomycin if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Daptomycin Contac...
  2. DaptomycinDaptomycin
    DaptomycinPronunciation: (DAP-toe-MYE-sin)Class: LipopeptideTrade Names:Cubicin- Powder for injection, lyophilized 500 mgPharmacologyBinds to bacterial membranes and causes a rapid depolarization of membrane potential, which inhibits protein, DNA, and RNA synthesis, resulting in bacterial cell death.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionAt a dose of 4 mg/kg, steady-state concentrations...
  3. DaranideDaranide
    DaranideGeneric Name: dichlorphenamide (dye klor FEN a mide)Brand Names: DaranideWhat is Daranide (dichlorphenamide)?Dichlorphenamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. Carbonic anhydrase is a protein in your body. Dichlorphenamide reduces the activity of this protein.Dichlorphenamide is used to treat glaucoma. By inhibiting the actions of carbonic anhydrase, dichlorphenamide reduce...
  4. DaraprimDaraprim
    DaraprimGeneric Name: pyrimethamine (PIR i METH a meen)Brand Names: DaraprimWhat is Daraprim (pyrimethamine)?Pyrimethamine is an antiparasitic drug. It prevents the growth and reproduction of parasites.Pyrimethamine is used to treat and prevent malaria. Pyrimethamine is also used in the treatment of toxoplasmosis.Pyrimethamine may also be used for purposes other than those listed ...
  5. DaraprimDaraprim
    DaraprimGeneric Name: pyrimethamine (Oral route)pir-i-METH-a-meenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DaraprimAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntimalarialPharmacologic Class: Folic Acid AntagonistUses For DaraprimPyrimethamine is an antiprotozoal medicine. Antiprotozoals work by killing protozoa (tiny, one-celled animals) or preventing their growth...
  6. DaraprimDaraprim
    Daraprim Generic Name: Pyrimethamine (peer-i-METH-a-meen)Brand Name: DaraprimDaraprim is used for:Treating or preventing malaria and treating toxoplasmosis when used with other medicines (eg, folinic acid).Daraprim is an antiparasitic. It works by killing the parasites or preventing their growth.Do NOT use Daraprim if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Daraprim you ...
  7. darbepoetin alfadarbepoetin alfa
    darbepoetin alfaGeneric Name: darbepoetin alfa (DAR be POE e tin AL fa)Brand Names: Aranesp, Aranesp Albumin Free, Aranesp SureClickWhat is darbepoetin alfa?Darbepoetin alfa is a man-made form of a protein that helps your body produce red blood cells. The amount of this protein in your body may be reduced when you have kidney failure or use certain medications. When fewer red blood cel...
  8. darbepoetin alfa Injectiondarbepoetin alfa Injection
    darbepoetin alfa (Injection route)dar-be-POE-e-tin AL-faInjection routeSolutionWarnings: Increased mortality, serious cardiovascular and thromboembolic events, and increased risk of tumor progression or recurrenceRenal failure: Patients experienced greater risks for death and serious cardiovascular events when administered erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) to target higher versus ...
  9. Darbepoetin AlfaDarbepoetin Alfa
    Darbepoetin AlfaPronunciation: (DAR-be-POE-e-tin AL-fa)Class: Erythropoiesis-stimulating agentTrade Names:Aranesp- (as polysorbate or albumin solution) Injection 25 mcg per 0.42 mL- Injection 25 mcg/mL- Injection 40 mcg per 0.4 mL- Injection 40 mcg/mL- Injection 60 mcg per 0.3 mL- Injection 60 mcg/mL- Injection 100 mcg per 0.5 mL- Injection 100 mcg/mL- Injection 150 mcg p...
  10. Darbepoetin Alfa (Albumin)Darbepoetin Alfa (Albumin)
    Darbepoetin Alfa (Albumin) Generic Name: Darbepoetin Alfa (Albumin) (dar-be-POE-e-tin AL-fa al-BUE-min)Brand Name: AranespClinical studies have shown Darbepoetin Alfa (Albumin) to increase the risk of serious side effects (eg, blood clots, stroke, heart attack, heart failure) and death in some cases. It has also been shown to increase the risk of tumor growth in patients with advanced can...
  11. Darbepoetin Alfa (Polysorbate 80)Darbepoetin Alfa (Polysorbate 80)
    Darbepoetin Alfa (Polysorbate 80) Generic Name: Darbepoetin Alfa (Polysorbate 80) (dar-be-POE-e-tin AL-fa (POL-ee-SOR-bate))Brand Name: AranespClinical studies have shown Darbepoetin Alfa (Polysorbate 80) to increase the risk of serious side effects (eg, blood clots, stroke, heart attack, heart failure) and death in some cases. It has also been shown to shorten overall survival and/or inc...
  12. darifenacindarifenacin
    darifenacinGeneric Name: darifenacin (dar e FEN a sin)Brand Names: EnablexWhat is darifenacin?Darifenacin reduces muscle spasms of the bladder and urinary tract.Darifenacin is used to treat symptoms of overactive bladder, such as frequent or urgent urination, and incontinence (urine leakage).Darifenacin may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What ...
  13. DarifenacinDarifenacin
    DarifenacinBrand names: EnablexWhy is Darifenacin prescribed?Enablex is a prescription medicine for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB) in adults. Symptoms of OAB are having a strong need to go to the bathroom right away (urgency), leaking or wetting accidents (urinary incontinence), having to go to the bathroom too often (urinary frequency). This drug gives OAB symptom r...
  14. darifenacindarifenacin
    darifenacin (Oral route)dar-i-FEN-a-sinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.EnablexAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: Urinary AntispasmodicPharmacologic Class: AntimuscarinicUses For darifenacinDarifenacin is used to treat bladder problems such as frequent need to urinate or loss of control of urinary function.darifenacin is available ...
  15. Darifenacin Extended-Release TabletsDarifenacin Extended-Release Tablets
    Darifenacin Extended-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Darifenacin (DAR-i-FEN-a-sin)Brand Name: EnablexDarifenacin Extended-Release Tablets are used for:Treating overactive bladder in adults who frequently experience symptoms such as an urgent need to urinate, a need to urinate often, or leakage of urine.Darifenacin Extended-Release Tablets are a muscarinic receptor antagonist. It wor...