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  1. EraxisEraxis
    Eraxis Generic Name: Anidulafungin (ay-NID-ue-la-FUN-jin)Brand Name: EraxisEraxis is used for:Treating certain types of fungal infections.Eraxis is an echinocandin antifungal. It works by killing sensitive fungi.Do NOT use Eraxis if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Eraxis or to other echinocandin antifungals (eg, caspofungin)Contact your doctor or health care p...
  2. ErbituxErbitux
    ErbituxGeneric Name: cetuximab (se TUX i mab)Brand Names: ErbituxWhat is cetuximab?Cetuximab is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Cetuximab is used to treat cancers of the colon and rectum. It is also used to treat head and neck cancer.Cetuximab may also be used for other purposes not listed in this med...
  3. ErbituxErbitux
    ErbituxGeneric Name: cetuximab (Intravenous route)se-TUX-i-mabIntravenous routeSolutionSerious Infusion Reactions and Cardiopulmonary ArrestInfusion Reactions: Serious infusion reactions occurred with the administration of cetuximab in approximately 3% of patients in clinical trials, with fatal outcome reported in less than 1 in 1000. Immediately interrupt and permanently discontin...
  4. ErbituxErbitux
    Erbitux Generic Name: Cetuximab (se-TUX-i-mab)Brand Name: ErbituxSerious and sometimes fatal reactions have occurred in patients receiving Erbitux . Many of the reactions have occurred during the first dose. If you develop symptoms such as sudden trouble breathing; hoarseness; wheezing; hives; itching; fever; chills; severe dizziness; fainting; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue;...
  5. ErcafErcaf
    ErcafGeneric Name: caffeine and ergotamine (oral/rectal) (KAF een and er GOT a meen)Brand Names: Cafergot, MigergotWhat is caffeine and ergotamine?Caffeine is a stimulant that causes narrowing of blood vessels (vasoconstriction).Ergotamine is in a group of drugs called ergot alkaloids (ER-got AL-ka-loids). It works by narrowing the blood vessels around the brain. Ergotamine also affe...
  6. ErexErex
    ErexGeneric Name: yohimbine (yo HIM bean)Brand Names: Erex, Testomar, Yocon, Yohimar, Yohimbe, YohimexWhat is Erex (yohimbine)?Yohimbine increases the amount of blood that is allowed to flow into the penis and prevents blood from flowing out of the penis. It can cause an erection.Yohimbine is used to treat and diagnose some types of impotence.Yohimbine may also be used for purpose...
  7. ErgamisolErgamisol
    ErgamisolGeneric Name: levamisole (leave AH mih sole)Brand Names: ErgamisolWhat is Ergamisol (levamisole)?Levamisole is a cancer (antineoplastic) medication. Levamisole interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Levamisole is used in the treatment of colon cancer.Levamisole may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this ...
  8. ergocalciferolergocalciferol
    ergocalciferolGeneric Name: ergocalciferol (vitamin D2) (ER goe kal SIF e role)Brand names: Calciferol, Drisdol, Vitamin D, CalcidolWhat is ergocalciferol?Ergocalciferol is vitamin D2. Vitamin D is important for the absorption of calcium from the stomach and for the functioning of calcium in the body.Ergocalciferol is used to treat hypoparathyroidism (decreased functioning of the par...
  9. ErgocalciferolErgocalciferol
    Ergocalciferol Generic Name: Ergocalciferol (er-goe-kal-SIF-e-role)Brand Name: DrisdolErgocalciferol is used for:Treating low parathyroid hormone levels, rickets (a vitamin D deficiency condition), and low phosphate levels in the body. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ergocalciferol is a form of vitamin D. It works by promoting proper absorp...
  10. Ergocalciferol SolutionErgocalciferol Solution
    Ergocalciferol SolutionGeneric Name: Ergocalciferol (er-goe-kal-SIF-e-role)Brand Name: Examples include Calciferol and DrisdolErgocalciferol Solution is used for:Treating or preventing low vitamin D levels. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ergocalciferol Solution is a vitamin. It works by increasing vitamin D levels in the body.Do NOT use Er...
  11. ergoloid mesylatesergoloid mesylates
    ergoloid mesylatesGeneric Name: ergoloid mesylates (ER goe loid MES i lates)Brand names: Hydergine, Hydergine LCWhat is ergoloid mesylates?Ergoloid mesylates is used to improve cognitive (mental) and self-care functioning in people with symptoms of dementia related to aging or presumed to be related to conditions such as Alzheimer's disease.Before taking this medication, tell your do...
  12. Ergoloid mesylatesErgoloid mesylates
    Ergoloid mesylatesBrand names: HydergineWhy is Ergoloid mesylates prescribed?Hydergine helps relieve symptoms of declining mental capacity, thought to be related to aging or dementia, seen in some people over age 60. The symptoms include reduced understanding and motivation, and a decline in self-care and interpersonal skills.Most important fact about Ergoloid m...
  13. ergoloid mesylates Oral, Sublingualergoloid mesylates Oral, Sublingual
    ergoloid mesylates (Oral route, Sublingual route)ER-goe-loid MES-i-latesCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.HydergineAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsule, Liquid FilledSolutionTherapeutic Class: AntimigraineChemical Class: Ergot AlkaloidUses For ergoloid mesylatesErgoloid mesylates belongs to the group of medicines known as ergot alkaloids. It is used to treat so...
  14. Ergoloid MesylatesErgoloid Mesylates
    Ergoloid Mesylates Generic Name: Ergoloid Mesylates (ER-goe-loid MES-i-lates)Brand Name: HydergineErgoloid Mesylates is used for:Treating symptoms of declined mental capacity (memory, mood, and behavior problems) in certain patients older than 60 years of age. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ergoloid Mesylates is an ergot alkaloid. Exactly ...
  15. Ergoloid MesylatesErgoloid Mesylates
    Ergoloid Mesylates Generic Name: Ergoloid Mesylates (ER-goe-loid MES-i-lates)Brand Name: HydergineErgoloid Mesylates is used for:Treating symptoms of declined mental capacity (memory, mood, and behavior problems) in certain patients older than 60 years of age. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ergoloid Mesylates is an ergot alkaloid. Exactly ...