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  1. Ethosuximide SolutionEthosuximide Solution
    Ethosuximide SolutionGeneric Name: Ethosuximide (ETH-oh-SUX-i-mide)Brand Name: ZarontinEthosuximide Solution is used for:Controlling absence epilepsy (previously known as petit mal seizures). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ethosuximide Solution is an anticonvulsant. It acts in the brain to reduce the number of absence seizures.Do NOT use E...
  2. EthosuximideEthosuximide
    EthosuximidePronunciation: (ETH-oh-SUX-ih-mide)Class: SuccinimideTrade Names:Zarontin- Capsules 250 mg- Syrup 250 mg/5 mLPharmacologyElevates seizure threshold and suppresses paroxysmal spike and wave activity associated with lapses of consciousness common in absence (petit mal) seizures.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max is 3 to 7 h.MetabolismExtensively m...
  3. ethotoinethotoin
    ethotoinGeneric Name: ethotoin (ETH oh toyn)Brand Names: PeganoneWhat is ethotoin?Ethotoin is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant.Ethotoin is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat seizures in adults and children.Ethotoin may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I s...
  4. EthotoinEthotoin
    EthotoinBrand names: PeganoneWhy is Ethotoin prescribed?Peganone is an antiepileptic drug prescribed to control tonic-clonic seizures (also known as grand mal seizures), a type of seizure in which the individual experiences a sudden loss of consciousness immediately followed by generalized convulsions. It is also used to treat complex partial seizures (also called psychomotor o...
  5. ethotoinethotoin
    ethotoin (Oral route)ETH-oh-toinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PeganoneAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AnticonvulsantChemical Class: Hydantoin (class)Uses For ethotoinEthotoin is used to control seizures (e.g., tonic-clonic [grand mal] and complex partial seizures) in the treatment of epilepsy. ethotoin is an anticonvulsant that works in the brai...
  6. EthotoinEthotoin
    Ethotoin Generic Name: Ethotoin (ETH-oh-toin)Brand Name: PeganoneEthotoin is used for:Treating certain types of seizures. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ethotoin is a hydantoin anticonvulsant. It works by reducing the spread of seizure activity in the brain.Do NOT use Ethotoin if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Ethotoin you ...
  7. EthotoinEthotoin
    EthotoinPronunciation: (ETH-oh-toin)Class: HydantoinTrade Names:Peganone- Tablets 250 mgPharmacologyMay act at motor cortex to inhibit spread of seizure activity. Possibly works by promoting sodium efflux from neurons, thereby stabilizing threshold against hyperexcitability. Also, decreases posttetanic potentiation at synapse.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionFairly rapidly absorbe...
  8. Ethynodiol/Ethinyl EstradiolEthynodiol/Ethinyl Estradiol
    Ethynodiol/Ethinyl Estradiol Generic Name: Ethynodiol/Ethinyl Estradiol (e-thye-noe-DYE-ole/ETH-in-il ess-trah-DYE-ole)Brand Name: Examples include Demulen and ZoviaCigarette smoking while taking Ethynodiol/Ethinyl Estradiol increases the risk of serious heart problems. The risk increases with age (older than 35 years) and with heavy smoking (15 or more cigarettes per day). Patients who...
  9. EthyolEthyol
    EthyolGeneric Name: amifostine (Intravenous route)a-mi-FOS-teenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.EthyolAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Cytoprotective AgentUses For EthyolAmifostine is used to help prevent or lessen some of the side effects on the kidneys and salivary glands that are caused by cisplatin (a cancer medicine) or radiation...
  10. EthyolEthyol
    Ethyol Generic Name: Amifostine (A-mi-FOS-teen)Brand Name: EthyolEthyol is used for:Reducing kidney damage due to cisplatin chemotherapy in patients with ovarian cancer. It is also used to reduce moderate to severe dry mouth associated with radiation treatment after surgery for head and neck cancer. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ethyol is...
  11. etidronateetidronate
    etidronateGeneric Name: etidronate (e ti DROE nate)Brand names: Didronel, Didronel I.V.What is etidronate?Etidronate is in a group of medicines called bisphosphonates (bis FOS fo nayts). It alters the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body.Etidronate is used to treat Paget's disease, and to treat conditions of irregular bone growth due to hip fracture or spinal cord injury...
  12. etidronate Oral, Intravenousetidronate Oral, Intravenous
    etidronate (Oral route)e-ti-DROE-nateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.DidronelAvailable Dosage Forms:KitTabletTherapeutic Class: Calcium RegulatorChemical Class: BisphosphonateUses For etidronateEtidronate is used to treat Paget's disease of the bone. It may also be used to treat or prevent a certain type of bone problem (heterotopic ossification) after hip repl...
  13. EtidronateEtidronate
    Etidronate Generic Name: Etidronate (e-ti-DROE-nate)Brand Name: DidronelEtidronate is used for:Treating adults with Paget disease, and preventing and treating abnormal bone growth following hip replacement surgery or spinal cord injury. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Etidronate is a bisphosphonate. It works by slowing the resorption of bon...
  14. Etidronate disodiumEtidronate disodium
    Etidronate disodiumBrand names: DidronelWhy is Etidronate disodium prescribed?Didronel tablets are prescribed for the treatment of Paget's bone disease, which causes pain, bone fractures, and problems in the circulatory and nervous systems. Didronel can decrease pain, increase your ability to move, and slow the progression of the disease.Didronel is also prescribed follow...
  15. Etidronate DisodiumEtidronate Disodium
    Etidronate DisodiumPronunciation: (eh-TIH-DROE-nate die-SO-dee-uhm)Class: BisphosphonateTrade Names:Didronel- Tablets 200 mg- Tablets 400 mgCO Etidronate (Canada)Gen-Etidronate (Canada)PharmacologyInhibits normal and abnormal bone resorption; reduces bone formation.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionApproximately 3% is absorbed.DistributionApproximately 50% of the absorbed...