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  1. EfudexEfudex
    EfudexGeneric Name: fluorouracil topical (flore oh YER a sill)Brand Names: Carac, Efudex, FluoroplexWhat is Efudex (fluorouracil topical)?Fluorouracil interferes with the growth of skin cells. Fluorouracil works by causing the death of cells which are growing fastest, such as abnormal skin cells.Fluorouracil topical is used to treat scaly overgrowths of skin (actinic or solar kerato...
  2. EfudexEfudex
    EfudexGeneric name: FluorouracilBrand names: Carac, EfudexWhy is Efudex prescribed?Efudex and Carac are prescribed for the treatment of actinic or solar keratoses (small red horny growths or flesh-colored wartlike growths caused by overexposure to ultraviolet radiation or the sun). Such growths may develop into skin cancer. When conventional methods are impractical—as w...
  3. Efudex TopicalEfudex Topical
    EfudexGeneric Name: fluorouracil (Topical route)flure-oh-URE-a-silIntravenous routeSolutionIt is recommended that fluorouracil be given only by or under the supervision of a qualified physician who is experienced in cancer chemotherapy and who is well versed in the use of potent antimetabolites. Because of the possibility of severe toxic reactions, it is recommended that patients be hosp...
  4. Efudex CreamEfudex Cream
    Efudex CreamGeneric Name: Fluorouracil (FLURE-oh-UE-ra-sil)Brand Name: EfudexEfudex Cream is used for:Treating multiple actinic or solar keratoses (skin growths caused by exposure to sunlight). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Efudex Cream is an antineoplastic. It works by blocking the growth of certain cells. This causes cell death.Do NOT u...
  5. Efudex CreamEfudex Cream
    Efudex CreamGeneric Name: Fluorouracil (FLURE-oh-UE-ra-sil)Brand Name: EfudexEfudex Cream is used for:Treating multiple actinic or solar keratoses (skin growths caused by exposure to sunlight). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Efudex Cream is an antineoplastic. It works by blocking the growth of certain cells. This causes cell death.Do NOT u...
  6. ElapraseElaprase
    ElapraseGeneric Name: idursulfase (EYE dur SUL fase)Brand Names: ElapraseWhat is idursulfase?Idursulfase is used to treat some of the symptoms of a genetic condition called Hunter's syndrome. Hunter syndrome is also called mucopolysaccharidosis (MYOO-koe-pol-ee-SAK-a-rye-DOE-sis).Hunter syndrome is a metabolic disorder in which the body lacks the enzyme needed to break down certain s...
  7. ElapraseElaprase
    ElapraseGeneric Name: idursulfase (Intravenous route)eye-dur-SUL-faseIntravenous routeSolutionRisk of anaphylaxisLife-threatening anaphylactic reactions have been observed in some patients during idursulfase infusions. Therefore, appropriate medical support should be readily available when idursulfase is administered. Biphasic anaphylactic reactions have also been observed after id...
  8. ElapraseElaprase
    Elaprase Generic Name: Idursulfase (EYE-dur-SUL-fase)Brand Name: ElapraseElaprase may sometimes cause severe and possibly fatal allergic reactions. Tell your doctor at once if you develop trouble breathing; tightness in the chest; severe dizziness; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; hoarseness; or seizures. You should receive Elaprase only under medical supervision in a facili...
  9. ElavilElavil
    ElavilGeneric name: Amitriptyline hydrochlorideBrand names: ElavilWhy is Elavil prescribed?Elavil is prescribed for the relief of symptoms of mental depression. It is a member of the group of drugs called tricyclic antidepressants. Some doctors also prescribe Elavil to treat bulimia (an eating disorder), to control chronic pain, to prevent migraine headaches, and to treat a p...
  10. ElavilElavil
    ElavilGeneric Name: amitriptyline (Oral route)am-i-TRIP-ti-leenOral routeTabletAntidepressants increased the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in short-term studies in children and adolescents with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders. Anyone considering the use of amitriptyline hydrochloride tablets or any other antidepressant in a child or ...
  11. ElavilElavil
    Elavil Generic Name: Amitriptyline (am-ee-TRIP-tih-leen)Brand Name: ElavilAntidepressants 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 Elavil outweigh the risks.Family and care...
  12. EldeprylEldepryl
    EldeprylGeneric Name: selegiline (oral) (se LE ji leen)Brand Names: Eldepryl, ZelaparWhat is selegiline?Selegiline prevents the breakdown of a chemical in your brain called dopamine (DO pa meen). Low levels of this chemical are associated with Parkinson's disease.Selegiline is used together with other medicines to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease.Selegiline may also be used fo...
  13. EldeprylEldepryl
    EldeprylGeneric name: Selegiline hydrochlorideBrand names: EldeprylWhy is Eldepryl prescribed?Eldepryl is prescribed along with levodopa/carbidopa for people with Parkinson's disease. It is used when levodopa/carbidopa no longer seems to be working well. Eldepryl has no effect when taken by itself; it works only in combination with levodopa or levodopa/carbidopa.Parkinson's...
  14. EldeprylEldepryl
    EldeprylGeneric Name: selegiline (Oral route)se-LE-ji-leenTransdermal routePatch, Extended ReleaseSuicidality 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 considerin...
  15. EldeprylEldepryl
    Eldepryl Generic Name: Selegiline (se-LE-ji-leen)Brand Name: EldeprylEldepryl is used for:Treating Parkinson disease in patients who are taking levodopa/carbidopa.Eldepryl is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It works by prolonging the anti-Parkinson activity of levodopa, which may help to slow the progression of Parkinson disease. Eldepryl has no anti-Parkinson effects of...