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  1. EplerenoneEplerenone
    EplerenoneBrand names: InspraWhy is Eplerenone prescribed?Inspra is prescribed to improve survival in patients who have congestive heart failure and left ventricular systolic dysfunction following a heart attack. It is also used to treat high blood pressure. Inspra may be used alone or with other antihypertensive agents. Inspra lowers blood pressure by blocking the actions of t...
  2. eplerenoneeplerenone
    eplerenone (Oral route)e-PLER-en-oneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.InspraAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Cardiovascular AgentPharmacologic Class: Aldosterone Receptor AntagonistUses For eplerenoneEplerenone belongs to the general class of medicines called antihypertensives. It is used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pre...
  3. EplerenoneEplerenone
    Eplerenone Generic Name: Eplerenone (eh-PLER-en-one)Brand Name: InspraEplerenone is used for:Treating high blood pressure and/or improving survival rates in patients who have left ventricular systolic dysfunction and congestive heart failure following a heart attack. It is sometimes used with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor....
  4. EplerenoneEplerenone
    EplerenonePronunciation: (eh-PLER-en-ohn)Class: Selective aldosterone receptor antagonistsTrade Names:Inspra- Tablets 25 mg- Tablets 50 mgPharmacologyBinds to mineralocorticoid receptor, blocking the binding of aldosterone.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max is 1.5 h.DistributionApproximately 50% is protein bound (primarily to alpha 1-acid glycoprotein). The...
  5. epoetin alfa Injectionepoetin alfa Injection
    epoetin alfa (Injection route)e-POE-e-tin AL-faInjection routeSolutionWarnings: Increased mortality, serious cardiovascular and thromboembolic events, and increased risk of tumor progression or recurrenceRenal failure: Patients experienced greater risks for death and serious cardiovascular events when administered erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) to target higher versus lower hem...
  6. Epoetin AlfaEpoetin Alfa
    Epoetin Alfa Generic Name: Epoetin Alfa (e-POE-e-tin AL-fa)Brand Name: Examples include Epogen and ProcritClinical studies have shown Epoetin Alfa to increase the risk of serious side effects (eg, blood clots, stroke, heart attack, heart failure) and death in some cases. It has also been shown to shorten the overall survival and/or increase the risk of tumor growth or recurrence in patien...
  7. Epoetin Alfa (Erythropoietin; EPO)Epoetin Alfa (Erythropoietin; EPO)
    Epoetin Alfa( Erythropoietin ; EPO ) Pronunciation: (e-POE-e-tin AL-fa)Class: Recombinant human erythropoietinTrade Names:Epogen- Injection, solution 2,000 units/mL- Injection, solution 3,000 units/mL- Injection, solution 4,000 units/mL- Injection, solution 10,000 units/mL- Injection, solution 20,000 units/mL- Injection, solution 40,000&thinsp...
  8. epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycolepoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycol
    epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycolGeneric Name: epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycol (e POE e tin BAY ta meth OX ee pol ee ETH il een GLYE kol)Brand Names: MirceraWhat is epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycol?Epoetin beta-methoxy polyethylene glycol is a man-made form of a protein that is normally produced by the kidneys to help your body produce red blood cells. This prot...
  9. EpogenEpogen
    EpogenGeneric Name: epoetin alfa (Injection route)e-POE-e-tin AL-faInjection routeSolutionWarnings: Increased mortality, serious cardiovascular and thromboembolic events, and increased risk of tumor progression or recurrenceRenal failure: Patients experienced greater risks for death and serious cardiovascular events when administered erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) to target h...
  10. EpogenEpogen
    Epogen Generic Name: Epoetin Alfa (e-POE-e-tin AL-fa)Brand Name: Examples include Epogen and ProcritClinical studies have shown Epogen to increase the risk of serious side effects (eg, blood clots, stroke, heart attack, heart failure) and death in some cases. It has also been shown to shorten the overall survival and/or increase the risk of tumor growth or recurrence in patients with cert...
  11. epoprostenolepoprostenol
    epoprostenolGeneric Name: epoprostenol (EE poe PROST en ol)Brand Names: FlolanWhat is epoprostenol?Epoprostenol is a prostaglandin (a hormone-like substance that occurs naturally in the body). Prostaglandins help to control functions in the body such as blood pressure and muscle contractions.Epoprostenol is used to treat pulmonary hypertension.Epoprostenol may also be used for othe...
  12. epoprostenol Intravenousepoprostenol Intravenous
    epoprostenol (Intravenous route)e-poe-PROST-en-olCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.FlolanAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Peripheral VasodilatorPharmacologic Class: ProstaglandinUses For epoprostenolEpoprostenol belongs to a group of agents called prostaglandins. Prostaglandins occur naturally in the body and are involved in many biologi...
  13. EpoprostenolEpoprostenol
    Epoprostenol Generic Name: Epoprostenol (E-poe-PROST-en-ol)Brand Name: FlolanEpoprostenol is used for:Treating high blood pressure in the blood vessels associated with the lungs. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Epoprostenol is a prostaglandin. It works by relaxing the blood vessels and increasing blood to the lungs, which reduces the worklo...
  14. Epoprostenol SodiumEpoprostenol Sodium
    Epoprostenol SodiumPronunciation: (E-poe-PROST-en-ol SO-dee-um)Class: Peripheral vasodilatorTrade Names:Flolan- Powder for reconstitution 0.5 mg- Powder for reconstitution 1.5 mgPharmacologyDirect vasodilation of pulmonary and systemic arterial vascular beds; inhibition of platelet aggregation.PharmacokineticsMetabolismRapidly hydrolyzed at neutral pH in blo...
  15. EposinEposin
    EposinGeneric Name: etoposide (Oral route, Intravenous route)e-TOE-poe-sideIntravenous routeSolutionEtoposide should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. Severe myelosuppression with resulting infection or bleeding may occur .Severe myelosuppression with resulting infection or bleeding may occur with et...