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  1. ElestatElestat
    ElestatGeneric Name: epinastine ophthalmic (EP i NAS teen off THAL mik)Brand Names: ElestatWhat is epinastine ophthalmic?Epinastine is an anti-allergic medication. It inhibits processes in the body that cause allergic symptoms after exposure to an allergen.Epinastine ophthalmic is used to prevent itching of the eyes associated with allergies.Epinastine ophthalmic may also be used f...
  2. ElestatElestat
    ElestatGeneric name: Epinastine hydrochlorideBrand names: ElestatWhy is Elestat prescribed?Elestat is an antihistamine prescribed to relieve the itchy eyes caused by an allergic trigger such as pollen or animal dander. It starts to work within 3 to 5 minutes of placing the drops in the eye, and its effects usually last for 8 hours.Most important fact about ElestatDo n...
  3. ElestatElestat
    ElestatGeneric Name: epinastine (Ophthalmic route)ep-i-NAS-teenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ElestatAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Ophthalmologic AgentPharmacologic Class: Antihistamine, Less-SedatingUses For ElestatEpinastine ophthalmic (eye) solution is used to treat itching of the eye caused by a condition known as allergic conjunctivi...
  4. ElestatElestat
    Elestat Generic Name: Epinastine (ep-IN-as-teen)Brand Name: ElestatElestat is used for:Preventing itching of the eyes caused by allergies.Elestat is an antihistamine. It works by blocking the release of histamine, which reduces the symptoms of an allergic reaction.Do NOT use Elestat if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Elestat you are taking efavirenzContact yo...
  5. ElestrinElestrin
    ElestrinGeneric Name: estrogen (Oral route, Parenteral route, Topical application route, Transdermal route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AloraCenestinClimaraDivigelElestrinEmcytEnjuviaEsclimEstinylEstroGelEvamistGynodiolMenestMenostarOgen .625Ogen 1.25Ogen 2.5PremarinVivelleVivelle-DotIn CanadaEstradermEstradot TransdermalEstrado...
  6. Elestrin GelElestrin Gel
    Elestrin GelGeneric Name: Estradiol (ES-tra-DYE-ol)Brand Name: ElestrinElestrin Gel should not be used to prevent heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, or dementia. Estrogens have been shown to increase the risk of heart disease (including heart attack), stroke, dementia, serious blood clots (eg, in the lungs or legs), cancer of the uterus, and breast cancer in some women. Tell your docto...
  7. eletriptaneletriptan
    eletriptanGeneric Name: eletriptan (EL e TRIP tan)Brand Names: RelpaxWhat is eletriptan?Eletriptan is a headache medicine. It is believed to work by narrowing the blood vessels around the brain. Eletriptan also reduces substances in the body that can trigger headache pain, nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and other migraine symptoms.Eletriptan is used to treat migraine headach...
  8. eletriptaneletriptan
    eletriptan (Oral route)el-e-TRIP-tanCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.RelpaxAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntimigrainePharmacologic Class: Serotonin Receptor Agonist, 5-HT1Uses For eletriptanEletriptan is used to treat severe migraine headaches. Many people find that their headaches go away completely after they take eletriptan. Other people find ...
  9. EletriptanEletriptan
    Eletriptan Generic Name: Eletriptan (el-ee-TRIP-tan)Brand Name: RelpaxEletriptan is used for:Treating acute migraine headaches. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Eletriptan is a 5-HT1 agonist. It works by narrowing the blood vessels in the brain and thereby reducing pressure and pain in the brain. A migraine headache is thought to be caused b...
  10. Eletriptan hydrobromideEletriptan hydrobromide
    Eletriptan hydrobromideBrand names: RelpaxWhy is Eletriptan hydrobromide prescribed?Relpax is used to treat migraine headaches with or without the presence of auras (visual disturbances that precede an attack, such as halos or flickering lights). It shortens the duration of the headache but will not prevent attacks.Most important fact about Eletriptan hydrobromideRelpax...
  11. Eletriptan HydrobromideEletriptan Hydrobromide
    Eletriptan HydrobromidePronunciation: (ell-eh-TRIP-tan HIGH-droe-BROE-mide)Class: Serotonin 5-HT 1 receptor agonistTrade Names:Relpax- Tablets 24.2 mg- Tablets 48.5 mgPharmacologySelective agonist for vascular serotonin (5-HT 1 ) receptor subtype, causing vasoconstriction of cranial arteries.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionEletriptan is well absorbed, reaching a peak plasma lev...
  12. ElidelElidel
    ElidelGeneric name: PimecrolimusBrand names: ElidelWhy is Elidel prescribed?Elidel is a non-steroidal cream that relieves mild to moderate symptoms of eczema, a skin condition marked by itchy red patches that often crust, scale, and ooze. Elidel is approved for use in adults and children over 2 years old; it can be used for short-term treatment or on-and-off treatment over lo...
  13. Elidel TopicalElidel Topical
    ElidelGeneric Name: pimecrolimus (Topical route)pim-e-KROE-li-musTopical routeCreamLong-term safety of topical calcineurin inhibitors has not been established. Although a causal relationship has not been established, rare cases of malignancy (eg, skin and lymphoma) have been reported in patients treated with topical calcineurin inhibitors, including pimecrolimus cream. Therefore:Contin...
  14. ElidelElidel
    Elidel Generic Name: Pimecrolimus (PIM-e-KROE-li-mus)Brand Name: ElidelThe long-term safety of Elidel has not been determined. Because rare cases of cancer (eg, lymphoma, skin cancer) have been reported, continuous long-term use should be avoided and the application of Elidel should be limited to the affected areas. Elidel should not be used in children younger than 2 years old....
  15. EligardEligard
    EligardGeneric Name: leuprolide (LOO proe lide)Brand Names: Eligard, Lupron, Lupron Depot, Lupron Depot-Gyn, Lupron Depot-PedWhat is leuprolide?Leuprolide is a man-made form of a hormone that regulates many processes in the body. Leuprolide overstimulates the body's own production of certain hormones, which causes that production to shut down temporarily. Leuprolide reduces the amount ...