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  1. DocetaxelDocetaxel
    Docetaxel Generic Name: Docetaxel (DOE-se-TAX-el)Brand Name: TaxotereSevere and sometimes fatal side effects have occurred with the use of Docetaxel . The risk of these side effects is greater in patients who have abnormal liver function or who receive high doses of Docetaxel . The risk is also greater in certain lung cancer patients who have previously been treated with a platinum-based c...
  2. DocetaxelDocetaxel
    DocetaxelPronunciation: (DOE-se-TAX-el)Class: TaxoidTrade Names:Taxotere- Injection 20 mg per 0.5 mL- Injection 80 mg per 2 mLPharmacologyInhibits mitosis by disrupting microtubular network essential for mitotic and interphase cellular functions. Docetaxel binds to free tubulin and promotes assembly of tubulin into stable microtubules while simultaneously inhibiting their disas...
  3. docosanol Topicaldocosanol Topical
    docosanol (Topical route)doe-KOE-sa-nolCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AbrevaAvailable Dosage Forms:CreamTherapeutic Class: AntiviralUses For docosanolDocosanol belongs to the family of medicines called antivirals. Antivirals are used to treat infections caused by viruses. Usually they work for only one kind or group of virus infections.Topical docosanol is used ...
  4. DocosanolDocosanol
    Docosanol Generic Name: Docosanol (doe-KOE-san-ole)Brand Name: AbrevaDocosanol is used for:Treating cold sores or fever blisters on the face or lips and shortening the duration of symptoms (eg, tingling, pain, itching, burning).Do NOT use Docosanol if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Docosanol Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these a...
  5. docosanol topicaldocosanol topical
    docosanol topicalGeneric Name: docosanol topical (doe KOE sah knoll)Brand names: Abreva, Abreva PumpWhat is docosanol topical?Docosanol is an antiviral medication used to treat cold sore infections caused by the herpes simplex virus. Docosanol shortens the healing time and the length of time symptoms are present.Docosanol topical is used to treat cold sores on the face and lips.Doc...
  6. Docu SoftDocu Soft
    Docu SoftGeneric Name: docusate (DOK ue sate)Brand Names: Colace, Correctol Softgel Extra Gentle, Diocto, Doc-Q-Lace, Docu Soft, Docusoft S, DOK, DOS, DSS, Fleet Sof-Lax, Genasoft, Kasof, Sur-Q-LaxWhat is Docu Soft (docusate)?Docusate is a stool softener. It makes bowel movements softer and easier to pass.Docusate is used to treat constipation, and to reduce pain or rectal damage ca...
  7. DocucalDocucal
    DocucalGeneric Name: docusate (DOK ue sate)Brand Names: Colace, Correctol Softgel Extra Gentle, Diocto, Doc-Q-Lace, Docu Soft, Docusoft S, DOK, DOS, DSS, Fleet Sof-Lax, Genasoft, Kasof, Sur-Q-LaxWhat is Docucal (docusate)?Docusate is a stool softener. It makes bowel movements softer and easier to pass.Docusate is used to treat constipation, and to reduce pain or rectal damage caused...
  8. DoculaxDoculax
    DoculaxGeneric Name: docusate and senna (DOK yoo sate and SEN a)Brand Names: Doc-Q-Lax, Doculax, Dok Plus, Gentlax S, Peri-Colace, Senna Plus, Senna S, Sennalax-S, Senokot S, SenoSol-SSWhat is Doculax (docusate and senna)?Docusate is a stool softener. It makes bowel movements softer and easier to pass.Senna is a laxative. It stimulates muscle movement in the intestines.The combina...
  9. docusatedocusate
    docusateGeneric Name: docusate (DOK ue sate)Brand names: Colace, Correctol Softgel Extra Gentle, Diocto, Doc-Q-Lace, Docu Soft, Docusoft S, DOK, DOS, DSS, Fleet Sof-Lax, Genasoft, Kasof, Sur-Q-Lax, ...show all 45 brand names.Dialose, Surfak Stool Softener, DC-240, Sulfalax Calcium, Modane Soft, Regulax SS, Dioeze, Aqualax, Dioctocal, Dioctosoftez, Dioctyn, Dionex, Docu, Docucal, Calcium Stool ...
  10. DocusateDocusate
    DocusateBrand names: Surfak Liqui-Gels, Ex-Lax Stool Softener, ColaceWhy is Docusate prescribed?Colace, a stool softener, promotes easy bowel movements without straining. It softens the stool by mixing in fat and water.Colace is helpful for people who have had recent rectal surgery, people with heart problems, high blood pressure, hemorrhoids, or hernias, and women who have j...
  11. DocusateDocusate
    Docusate Generic Name: Docusate (DOK-yoo-sate)Brand Name: Examples include Colace and SurfakDocusate is used for:Relieving occasional constipation and preventing dry, hard stools. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Docusate is a stool softener. It works by helping fat and water into the stool mass to soften the stool.Do NOT use Docusate if:...
  12. Docusate LiquidDocusate Liquid
    Docusate LiquidGeneric Name: Docusate (DOK-yoo-sate)Brand Name: Examples include Colace and DioctoDocusate Liquid is used for:Relieving occasional constipation.Docusate Liquid is a stool softener. It works by helping fat and water into the stool mass to soften the stool.Do NOT use Docusate Liquid if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Docusate Liquidyou have undiagnosed...
  13. Docusate SyrupDocusate Syrup
    Docusate SyrupGeneric Name: Docusate (DOK-yoo-sate)Brand Name: Examples include Colace and DioctoDocusate Syrup is used for:Relieving occasional constipation.Docusate Syrup is a stool softener. It works by helping fat and water into the stool mass to soften the stool.Do NOT use Docusate Syrup if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Docusate Syrupyou have stomach pain, na...
  14. Docusate EnemaDocusate Enema
    Docusate EnemaGeneric Name: Docusate (DOK-yoo-sate)Brand Name: Examples include Colace Microenema and Enemeez MiniDocusate Enema is used for:Treating constipation. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Docusate Enema is a stool softener. It works by adding water into the stool mass to soften the stool.Do NOT use Docusate Enema if:you are alle...
  15. DocusateDocusate
    DocusatePronunciation: (DOCK-you-sate)Class: Fecal softener, Sulfactant Docusate Sodium (Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate; DSS)Trade Names:Colace- Capsules 50 mg- Capsules 100 mg- Liquid 150 mg/15 mL- Syrup 60 mg/15 mLTrade Names:Diocto- Liquid 150 mg/15 mL- Syrup 60 mg/15 mLTrade Names:Docu- Liquid 150 mg/15 mL- Syrup 20mg/5 mLTrade Names:D.O.S.- Capsules, soft-...