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  1. Epirubicin HydrochlorideEpirubicin Hydrochloride
    Epirubicin HydrochloridePronunciation: (EH-pih-ROO-bih-sin HIGH-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: AnthracyclineTrade Names:Ellence- Solution for injection 2 mg/mLPharmorubicin PFS (Canada)PharmacologyEpirubicin is a cell cycle phase, nonspecific anthracycline. It forms a complex with DNA by intercalation of its planar rings between nucleotide base pairs, with consequent inhibition of...
  2. EpitolEpitol
    EpitolGeneric name: CarbamazepineBrand names: Epitol, Tegretol-XR, Tegretol, CarbatrolWhy is Epitol prescribed?Tegretol is used in the treatment of seizure disorders, including certain types of epilepsy. It is also prescribed for trigeminal neuralgia (severe pain in the jaws) and pain in the tongue and throat.In addition, some doctors use Tegretol to treat alcohol withd...
  3. EpitolEpitol
    EpitolGeneric Name: carbamazepine (Oral route)kar-ba-MAZ-e-peenOral routeTabletTablet, ChewableSuspensionTablet, Extended ReleaseCapsule, Extended ReleaseSerious Dermatologic Reactions and HLA-B*1502 AlleleSerious and sometimes fatal dermatologic reactions, including toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) and Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS), have been reported during treatment with carbam...
  4. EpitolEpitol
    Epitol Generic Name: Carbamazepine (KAR-ba-MAZ-e-peen)Brand Name: Examples include Epitol and TegretolEpitol may rarely cause severe blood problems (eg, aplastic anemia, agranulocytosis). Contact your doctor right away if you develop fever, chills, or sore throat; rash; ulcers or sores in the mouth; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness; or swollen lymph nodes. Lab tests, includ...
  5. EpivirEpivir
    EpivirGeneric Name: lamivudine (la MIV yoo deen)Brand Names: Epivir, Epivir HBVWhat is lamivudine?Lamivudine is an antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cells from multiplying in your body.The Epivir brand of lamivudine is used to treat HIV, which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Lamivudine is not a cure for HIV or AIDS. The Epivir...
  6. EpivirEpivir
    EpivirGeneric name: LamivudineBrand names: EpivirWhy is Epivir prescribed?Epivir is one of the drugs used to fight infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the deadly cause of AIDS. Doctors turn to Epivir as the infection gets worse. The drug is taken along with zidovudine, another HIV medication.HIV does its damage by slowly destroying the immune system, even...
  7. EpivirEpivir
    EpivirGeneric Name: lamivudine (Oral route)la-MIV-ue-deenOral routeTabletSolutionLactic acidosis and severe hepatomegaly with steatosis, including fatal cases, have been reported with the use of nucleoside analogues alone or in combination, including lamivudine and other antiretrovirals . Suspend treatment if clinical or laboratory findings suggestive of lactic acidosis or pronounced hep...
  8. Epivir SolutionEpivir Solution
    Epivir SolutionGeneric Name: Lamivudine (la-MIV-ue-deen)Brand Name: EpivirEpivir Solution may cause severe and sometimes fatal liver problems or high blood acid levels (lactic acidosis). Contact your doctor right away if you develop yellowing of the skin or eyes; dark urine; pale stools; stomach pain; nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; persistent loss of appetite; fast or difficult breathing; slo...
  9. EpivirEpivir
    Epivir Generic Name: Lamivudine (la-MIV-ue-deen)Brand Name: EpivirEpivir may cause severe and sometimes fatal liver problems or high blood acid levels (lactic acidosis). Contact your doctor right away if you develop yellowing of the skin or eyes; dark urine; pale stools; stomach pain; nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; persistent loss of appetite; fast or difficult breathing; slow or irregular h...
  10. Epivir A/FEpivir A/F
    Epivir A/FGeneric Name: lamivudine (Oral route)la-MIV-ue-deenOral routeTabletSolutionLactic acidosis and severe hepatomegaly with steatosis, including fatal cases, have been reported with the use of nucleoside analogues alone or in combination, including lamivudine and other antiretrovirals . Suspend treatment if clinical or laboratory findings suggestive of lactic acidosis or pronounced...
  11. Epivir HBVEpivir HBV
    Epivir HBVGeneric Name: lamivudine (la MIV yoo deen)Brand Names: Epivir, Epivir HBVWhat is Epivir HBV (lamivudine)?Lamivudine is an antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cells from multiplying in your body.The Epivir brand of lamivudine is used to treat HIV, which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Lamivudine is not a cure for HIV o...
  12. Epivir HBVEpivir HBV
    Epivir HBVGeneric Name: lamivudine (Oral route)la-MIV-ue-deenOral routeTabletSolutionLactic acidosis and severe hepatomegaly with steatosis, including fatal cases, have been reported with the use of nucleoside analogues alone or in combination, including lamivudine and other antiretrovirals . Suspend treatment if clinical or laboratory findings suggestive of lactic acidosis or pronounced...
  13. Epivir-HBV SolutionEpivir-HBV Solution
    Epivir-HBV SolutionGeneric Name: Lamivudine (la-MIH-vyoo-deen)Brand Name: Epivir-HBVHigh levels of lactic acid in the blood and severe, life-threatening liver problems have been reported with the use of Epivir-HBV Solution alone or with other medicines. HIV counseling and testing should be offered to all patients before treatment for hepatitis B virus is started with Epivir-HBV Solution an...
  14. Epivir-HBVEpivir-HBV
    Epivir-HBV Generic Name: Lamivudine (la-MIH-vyoo-deen)Brand Name: Epivir-HBVHigh levels of lactic acid in the blood and severe, life-threatening liver problems have been reported with the use of Epivir-HBV alone or with other medicines. HIV counseling and testing should be offered to all patients before treatment for hepatitis B virus is started with Epivir-HBV and periodically during tr...
  15. eplerenoneeplerenone
    eplerenoneGeneric Name: eplerenone (ep LER e none)Brand Names: InspraWhat is eplerenone?Eplerenone blocks the actions of the hormone aldosterone in the body. Aldosterone is important for the regulation of blood pressure.Eplerenone is used to treat congestive heart failure after a heart attack. Eplerenone is also used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension).Eplerenone may also b...