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  1. hepatitis b immune globulin Intramuscularhepatitis b immune globulin Intramuscular
    hepatitis b immune globulin (Intramuscular route)hep-a-TYE-tis B im-MYOON GLOB-yoo-linCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Bayhep BHepaGam BHyperHEP BNabi-HBNabi-HB NovaPlusAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For hepatitis b immune globulinHepatitis B Immune Globulin (Human) is used to prevent hepatitis B.Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (...
  2. Hepatitis B Immune GlobulinHepatitis B Immune Globulin
    Hepatitis B Immune Globulin Generic Name: Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (hep-ah-TY-tiss B ih-MYOON GLAH-bu-lin)Brand Name: Examples include BayHep B and Nabi-HBHepatitis B Immune Globulin is used for:Preventing hepatitis B infection after exposure to the virus.Hepatitis B Immune Globulin is an immunizing agent. It works by temporarily increasing the antibody concentration, which ...
  3. Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (HBIG)Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (HBIG)
    Hepatitis B Immune Globulin( HBIG ) Pronunciation: (hep-ah-TYE-tiss B ih-MYOON GLAH-bu-lin)Class: Immune globulinTrade Names:HepaGam B- Injection > 312 units/mLTrade Names:HyperHEP B S/D- Injection 220 units/mLTrade Names:Nabi-HB- Injection > 312 units/mLHYPERHEP B S/D (Canada)PharmacologyDirectly neutralizes hepatitis B virus (HBV).PharmacokineticsAbsorpt...
  4. hepatitis B vaccinehepatitis B vaccine
    hepatitis B vaccineGeneric Name: hepatitis B vaccine (HEP a TYE tis)Brand names: Engerix-B, Engerix-B Pediatric, Recombivax HB Adult, Recombivax HB Dialysis Formulation, Recombivax HB Pediatric/Adolescent, Recombivax HBWhat is hepatitis B vaccine?Hepatitis B is a disease of the liver that is spread through blood or bodily fluids, sexual contact or sharing IV drug needles with an infect...
  5. Hepatitis B VaccineHepatitis B Vaccine
    Hepatitis B VaccinePronunciation: (hep-ah-TYE-tiss)Class: Vaccine, viralTrade Names:Engerix-B- Injection (adult formulation) 20 mcg/mL hepatitis B surface antigen- Injection (pediatric/adolescent formulation) 10 mcg per 0.5 mL hepatitis B surface antigenTrade Names:Recombivax HB- Injection (adult formulation) 10 mcg/mL hepatitis B surface antigen- Injection (pediatric/ad...
  6. Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant)Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant)
    Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant) Generic Name: Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant) (hep-ah-TY-tiss)Brand Name: Engerix-B and Recombivax HBHepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant) is used for:Preventing hepatitis B infection.Hepatitis B Vaccine (Recombinant) is a vaccine. It works by stimulating the body to produce antibodies against hepatitis B infection.Do NOT use Hepatitis B Vaccin...
  7. hepatitis b vaccine recombinant Intramuscularhepatitis b vaccine recombinant Intramuscular
    hepatitis b vaccine recombinant (Intramuscular route)hep-ah-TY-tiss B vak-seen re-KOM-bin-antCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Engerix-BEngerix-B PediatricRecombivax HBRecombivax HB Pediatric/AdolescentAvailable Dosage Forms:SuspensionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For hepatitis b vaccine recombinantHepatitis B vaccine recombinant is used to prevent infection b...
  8. HepseraHepsera
    HepseraGeneric Name: adefovir (a DEF o veer)Brand Names: HepseraWhat is Hepsera (adefovir)?Adefovir is an antiviral medication. It works by preventing viral cells from multiplying in the body and infecting new liver cells.Adefovir is used to treat chronic hepatitis B in adults. This medicine will not cure hepatitis.Adefovir may also be used for other purposes not listed in this me...
  9. HepseraHepsera
    Hepsera Generic Name: Adefovir (a-DEF-oh-vir)Brand Name: HepseraSome patients have developed severe and sometimes fatal worsening of hepatitis after they stop taking Hepsera . If you stop taking Hepsera , your doctor will need to perform liver function tests and check you closely for signs of worsening liver problems for at least several months. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointme...
  10. HeptovirHeptovir
    HeptovirGeneric 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 h...
  11. HerceptinHerceptin
    HerceptinGeneric Name: trastuzumab (Intravenous route)tras-too-zoo-mabIntravenous routePowder for SolutionCardiomyopathyTrastuzumab can result in sub-clinical and clinical cardiac failure manifesting as congestive heart failure (CHF) and decreased left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF). The incidence and severity of left ventricular cardiac dysfunction was highest in patients wh...
  12. HerceptinHerceptin
    Herceptin Generic Name: Trastuzumab (traz-TOO-ze-mab)Brand Name: HerceptinUse of Herceptin may lead to serious heart problems, including heart failure. The risk may be greater in patients who use anthracyclines (eg, doxorubicin) with Herceptin . Contact your doctor right away if you develop chest pain, irregular heartbeat, persistent cough, sudden unexplained weight gain, or swelling of t...
  13. HerplexHerplex
    HerplexGeneric Name: idoxuridine ophthalmic (eye dox YOOR i deen)Brand Names: HerplexWhat is Herplex (idoxuridine ophthalmic)?Idoxuridine ophthalmic is an antiviral medication. It prevents the replication (reproduction) of the herpes simplex virus. Thus, it reduces the amount of active virus in your system.Idoxuridine ophthalmic is used to treat eye infections caused by the herpes v...
  14. HerplexHerplex
    HerplexGeneric Name: idoxuridine (Ophthalmic route)eye-dox-URE-i-deenCommonly used brand name(s):In CanadaHerplexAvailable Dosage Forms:OintmentSolutionTherapeutic Class: AntiviralChemical Class: Thymidine Nucleoside AnalogUses For HerplexIdoxuridine belongs to the family of medicines called antivirals. Idoxuridine is used to treat virus infections of the eye.Id...
  15. HespanHespan
    HespanGeneric Name: hetastarch (HET a starch)Brand Names: Hespan, HextendWhat is Hespan (hetastarch)?Hetastarch (hydroxyethyl) is a plasma volume expander derived from natural sources of starch. It works by restoring blood plasma lost through severe bleeding.Severe blood loss can decrease oxygen levels, which can lead to organ failure, brain damage, coma, and possibly death. Plasma ...