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  1. GladaseGladase
    GladaseGeneric Name: papain-urea topical (PA pane yoo REE ah)Brand Names: Accuzyme, AllanEnzyme, Ethezyme 650, Ethezyme 830, Gladase, Kovia, Pap-UreaWhat is Gladase (papain-urea topical)?Papain is a substance from the papaya fruit. Papain breaks down certain proteins.Urea also breaks down protein.Papain-urea topical is used to break down dead skin or tissues in wounds such as bed ...
  2. glatiramer injectionglatiramer injection
    glatiramerGeneric Name: glatiramer (injection) (gla TIR a mer)Brand Names: CopaxoneWhat is glatiramer?Glatiramer is a combination of four amino acids (proteins) that affect the immune system.Glatiramer is used to treat multiple sclerosis (MS) and to prevent relapse of MS.This medication will not cure MS, but it can make relapses occur less often.Glatiramer may also be used for ot...
  3. glatiramer Subcutaneousglatiramer Subcutaneous
    glatiramer (Subcutaneous route)gla-TIR-a-mer AS-e-tateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CopaxoneAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionPowder for SolutionKitTherapeutic Class: Central Nervous System AgentUses For glatiramerGlatiramer injection is used to reduce the frequency of relapses (flare-ups) in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RMMS). glatirame...
  4. GlatiramerGlatiramer
    Glatiramer Generic Name: Glatiramer (gla-TIR-a-mer)Brand Name: CopaxoneGlatiramer is used for:Reducing the frequency of relapses with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.Glatiramer is a polypeptide mixture. How Glatiramer works is not fully understood. However, it is thought to act by changing immune processes responsible for the effects of multiple sclerosis.Do NOT use G...
  5. Glatiramer AcetateGlatiramer Acetate
    Glatiramer AcetatePronunciation: (gla-TIR-a-mer AS-e-tate)Class: ImmunosuppressiveTrade Names:Copaxone- Injection, solution 20 mg/mLPharmacologyUnknown. May modify the immune processes that are thought to be responsible for multiple sclerosis (MS).PharmacokineticsSpecial PopulationsRenal Function ImpairmentPharmacokinetics have not been determined.Indications and Usage\...
  6. GlauconGlaucon
    GlauconGeneric Name: epinephrine (Ophthalmic route)ep-i-NEF-rinCommonly used brand name(s):In CanadaEpifrinGlauconAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionUses For GlauconOphthalmic epinephrine is used to treat certain types of glaucoma. It may also be used in eye surgery.This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.Before Using GlauconAllergiesTell y...
  7. GlauctabsGlauctabs
    GlauctabsGeneric Name: methazolamide (meth a ZOLE a mide)Brand Names: Glauctabs, MZM, NeptazaneWhat is Glauctabs (methazolamide)?Methazolamide is a carbonic anhydrase inhibitor. Carbonic anhydrase is a protein in the body. Methazolamide reduces the activity of this protein.Methazolamide is used to treat glaucoma. By inhibiting the actions of carbonic anhydrase, methazolamide reduces...
  8. GleevecGleevec
    GleevecGeneric Name: imatinib (Oral route)i-ma-TIN-ibCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.GleevecAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsuleTherapeutic Class: Antineoplastic AgentPharmacologic Class: Tyrosine Kinase InhibitorUses For GleevecImatinib is a new type of medication that prevents and stops the growth of cancer cells. It helps your body fight against a type o...
  9. GleevecGleevec
    Gleevec Generic Name: Imatinib (i-MA-tin-ib)Brand Name: GleevecGleevec is used for:Treating certain types of leukemia (eg, chronic myeloid leukemia, Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia [CML]), bone marrow diseases, certain types of skin cancer, and certain intestinal tumors (eg, gastrointestinal stromal tumors [GIST]). It may also be used to prevent cancer fr...
  10. GliadelGliadel
    GliadelGeneric Name: carmustine (kar MUS teen)Brand Names: BiCNU, GliadelWhat is Gliadel (carmustine)?Carmustine is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their spread in the body.Carmustine is used to treat brain tumors, Hodgkin's disease, multiple myeloma, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.Carmustine is sometimes given with other cancer medication...
  11. GliadelGliadel
    GliadelGeneric Name: carmustine (Implantation route)kar-MUS-teenIntravenous routePowder for SolutionCarmustine for injection should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents.Bone marrow suppression, notably thrombocytopenia and leukopenia, which may contribute to bleeding and overwhelming infections in an alr...
  12. Gliadel Implant WaferGliadel Implant Wafer
    Gliadel Implant WaferGeneric Name: Carmustine (kar-MUS-teen/poh-LIF-eh-pro-sin)Brand Name: GliadelGliadel Implant Wafer is used for:Treating certain types of brain cancer along with surgery and radiation therapy.Gliadel Implant Wafer is an antineoplastic. It works by interfering with the growth of cancer cells.Do NOT use Gliadel Implant Wafer if:you are allergic to any ingr...
  13. glimepirideglimepiride
    glimepirideGeneric Name: glimepiride (glye MEP ir ide)Brand Names: AmarylWhat is glimepiride?Glimepiride is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medication helps your body respond better to insulin produced by your pancreas.Glimepiride is used together with diet and exercise to treat type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetes. Insulin or other diabetes m...
  14. GlimepirideGlimepiride
    GlimepirideBrand names: AmarylWhy is Glimepiride prescribed?Amaryl is an oral medication used to treat type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes when diet and exercise alone fail to control abnormally high levels of blood sugar. Like other diabetes drugs classified as sulfonylureas, Amaryl lowers blood sugar by stimulating the pancreas to produce more insulin. Amaryl is often pre...
  15. glimepirideglimepiride
    glimepiride (Oral route)glye-MEP-ir-ideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AmarylAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: HypoglycemicChemical Class: 2nd Generation SulfonylureaUses For glimepirideGlimepiride is used to treat high blood sugar levels caused by a type of diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes) called type 2 diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, your body doe...