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  1. enoxaparin Subcutaneous, Injectionenoxaparin Subcutaneous, Injection
    enoxaparin (Subcutaneous route, Injection route)ee-nox-a-PAR-inInjection routeSolutionSpinal/Epidural HematomasEpidural or spinal hematomas may occur in patients who are anticoagulated with low molecular weight heparins (LMWH) or heparinoids and are receiving neuraxial anesthesia or undergoing spinal puncture. These hematomas may result in long-term or permanent paralysis. Consider the...
  2. EnoxaparinEnoxaparin
    Enoxaparin Generic Name: Enoxaparin (ee-nox-AP-a-rin)Brand Name: LovenoxEnoxaparin should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of low blood platelets due to the use of heparin. Talk with your doctor about the bleeding risks associated with Enoxaparin .Tell your doctor you are using Enoxaparin before undergoing any procedure involving a spinal puncture or spinal anest...
  3. Enoxaparin SodiumEnoxaparin Sodium
    Enoxaparin SodiumPronunciation: (ee-nox-AP-a-rin SO-dee-um)Class: Low molecular weight heparin (LMWH)Trade Names:Lovenox- Injection 30 mg per 0.3 mL- Injection 40 mg per 0.4 mL- Injection 60 mg per 0.6 mL- Injection 80 mg per 0.8 mL- Injection 100 mg/mL- Injection 120 mg per 0.8 mL- Injection 150 mg/mL- Injection 300 mg per 3 mLLovenox HP (Canada)Pharmacology...
  4. EnpresseEnpresse
    EnpresseGeneric Name: ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel (ETH in ill ess tra DYE ol and LEE vo nor JESS trel)Brand Names: Alesse, Aviane, Enpresse, Lessina, Levlen, Levlite, Levora, Lutera, Lybrel, Nordette, Portia, Sronyx, Tri-Levlen, Triphasil-21, Triphasil-28, Trivora-28What is Enpresse (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel)?Ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel contains a combina...
  5. entacaponeentacapone
    entacapone Generic Name: entacapone (en TAK a pone) Brand Names: Comtan What is entacapone? When used with carbidopa and levodopa (Atamet, Parcopa, Sinemet), entacapone increases levels of levodopa in the body. Entacapone is used together with carbidopa and levodopa to treat "wearing-off" symptoms of Parkinson's disease, such as stiffness, tremors, muscle spasms, and poor muscle control. Entacap...
  6. EntacaponeEntacapone
    EntacaponeBrand names: ComtanWhy is Entacapone prescribed?Comtan is used for Parkinson's disease. It is prescribed when doses of the combination drug levodopa/carbidopa (Sinemet) begin to wear off too soon. By extending the effect of each dose of Sinemet, it frees the patient from the stiffness and tremors of Parkinson's for a longer period of time.Comtan works by inhibiting ...
  7. entacaponeentacapone
    entacapone (Oral route)en-TAK-a-poneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ComtanAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntiparkinsonianPharmacologic Class: Catechol-O-Methyltransferase InhibitorUses For entacaponeEntacapone is used in combination with levodopa/carbidopa to treat Parkinson's disease, sometimes referred to as shaking palsy. Some patients experie...
  8. EntacaponeEntacapone
    Entacapone Generic Name: Entacapone (en-TAK-a-pone)Brand Name: ComtanEntacapone is used for:Treating Parkinson disease when used with levodopa/carbidopa.Entacapone is a catechol-o-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitor. It works by increasing the levels of levodopa/carbidopa in the brain, enhancing its effectiveness.Do NOT use Entacapone if:you are allergic to any ingredient...
  9. EntacaponeEntacapone
    EntacaponePronunciation: (en-TAK-a-pone)Class: Antiparkinson agentTrade Names:Comtan- Tablets 200 mgPharmacologyThe exact mechanism of action is unknown. Inhibits catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT), thus blocking the degradation of catechols, including dopamine and levodopa. This may lead to more sustained levels of dopamine and consequently a more prolonged antiparkinson effect...
  10. entecavirentecavir
    entecavirGeneric Name: entecavir (en TEK a vir)Brand Names: BaracludeWhat is entecavir?Entecavir is an antiviral medication. Entecavir prevents certain virus cells from multiplying in your bodyEntecavir is used to treat chronic hepatitis B.Entecavir may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know about e...
  11. EntecavirEntecavir
    EntecavirBrand names: BaracludeWhy is Entecavir prescribed?Baraclude is a prescription medicine used for chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) in adults who also have active liver damage. Baraclude will not cure HBV. This drug may lower the amount of HBV in the body and its ability to multiply and infect new liver cells. Baraclude may improve the condition of your live...
  12. entecavirentecavir
    entecavir (Oral route)en-TEK-a-virOral routeTabletSolutionSevere Acute Exacerbations of Hepatitis B, Patients Co-infected with HIV and HBV, and Lactic Acidosis and HepatomegalySevere acute exacerbations of hepatitis B have been reported in patients who have discontinued anti-hepatitis B therapy, including entecavir. Hepatic function should be monitored closely with both clinical and la...
  13. Entecavir SolutionEntecavir Solution
    Entecavir SolutionGeneric Name: Entecavir (en-TEK-a-vir)Brand Name: BaracludeEntecavir Solution may increase the risk of severe and sometimes fatal lactic acidosis (buildup of lactic acid in the blood) or liver problems when used alone or with other medicines. Contact your doctor right away if you experience muscle pain, fast or irregular heartbeat, stomach pain, trouble breathing, unusual...
  14. EntecavirEntecavir
    Entecavir Generic Name: Entecavir (en-TEK-a-vir)Brand Name: BaracludeEntecavir may increase the risk of severe and sometimes fatal lactic acidosis (buildup of lactic acid in the blood) or liver problems when used alone or with other medicines. Contact your doctor right away if you experience muscle pain, fast or irregular heartbeat, stomach pain, trouble breathing, unusually cold feeling ...
  15. EntecavirEntecavir
    EntecavirPronunciation: (en-TEK-a-vir)Class: Antiviral AgentTrade Names:Baraclude- Tablets 0.5 mg- Tablets 1 mg- Solution, oral 0.05 mg/mLPharmacologyInhibits hepatitis B virus (HBV) polymerase (reverse transcriptase) by competing with the natural substrate deoxyguanosine triphosphate.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionBioavailability of tablet is 100% relative to oral solution....