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  1. HespanHespan
    Hespan Generic Name: Hetastarch in Sodium Chloride (HET-uh-starch)Brand Name: HespanHespan is used for:Increasing plasma volume during shock caused by bleeding, burns, surgery, or other trauma. It is not a substitute for blood or plasma. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Hespan is a synthetic plasma expander. It works by producing expansion o...
  2. hetastarchhetastarch
    hetastarchGeneric Name: hetastarch (HET a starch)Brand Names: Hespan, HextendWhat is 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 is nee...
  3. Hetastarch (Hydroxyethyl Starch; HES)Hetastarch (Hydroxyethyl Starch; HES)
    Hetastarch( Hydroxyethyl Starch ; HES ) Pronunciation: (HET-uh-starch)Class: Plasma expanderTrade Names:Hespan- Injection 6 g per 100 mL in sodium chloride 0.9%Trade Names:Voluven- Injection 6 g per 100 mL in sodium chloride 0.9%PharmacologyProduces expansion of plasma volume. Does not have oxygen-carrying capacity or contain plasma protein, so it is not blood or plasma sub...
  4. Hetastarch in Sodium ChlorideHetastarch in Sodium Chloride
    Hetastarch in Sodium Chloride Generic Name: Hetastarch in Sodium Chloride (HET-uh-starch)Brand Name: HespanHetastarch in Sodium Chloride is used for:Increasing plasma volume during shock caused by bleeding, burns, surgery, or other trauma. It is not a substitute for blood or plasma. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Hetastarch in Sodium Chlori...
  5. hexachlorophene Topical applicationhexachlorophene Topical application
    hexachlorophene (Topical application route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PhisohexAvailable Dosage Forms:LiquidPowder for SuspensionFoamTherapeutic Class: Antibacterial Cleansing AgentUses For hexachloropheneHexachlorophene is a topical antibacterial cleanser. It is used to clean the skin before surgery to prevent the spread of infection. It works like a deterge...
  6. HexachloropheneHexachlorophene
    Hexachlorophene Generic Name: Hexachlorophene (hex-a-KLOR-oh-feen)Brand Name: pHisoHexHexachlorophene is used for:Cleansing skin and preventing the spread of infection. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Hexachlorophene is a topical antibacterial cleanser. It works like a detergent to cleanse skin and prevents the growth of certain bacteria....
  7. Hexafed Controlled-Release TabletsHexafed Controlled-Release Tablets
    Hexafed Controlled-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Dexchlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine (dex-klor-fen-IR-a-meen/soo-doe-e-FED-rin)Brand Name: HexafedHexafed Controlled-Release Tablets are used for:Relieving congestion, sneezing, runny nose, nasal or throat itching, and itchy or watery eyes caused by colds, hay fever, or other allergic conditions. It may also be used for other condition...
  8. HexafluHexaflu
    Hexaflu Generic Name: Acetaminophen/Dexchlorpheniramine/Pseudoephedrine (ah-seet-ah-MIN-oh-fen/dex-klor-fen-IR-a-meen/soo-doe-e-FED-rin)Brand Name: HexafluHexaflu is used for:Relieving symptoms of colds, hay fever, and allergies such as headache, sinus pain, nasal and sinus congestion, sneezing, watery eyes, runny nose, fever, and itching of the nose or throat. It may also be used...
  9. HexalenHexalen
    HexalenGeneric Name: altretamine (all TREH tah mean)Brand Names: HexalenWhat is Hexalen (altretamine)?Altretamine is a cancer (antineoplastic) medication. Altretamine interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Altretamine is used to treat cancer of the ovaries.Altretamine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this me...
  10. HexalenHexalen
    HexalenGeneric Name: altretamine (Oral route)al-TRET-a-meenOral routeCapsuleAltretamine should only be given under the supervision of a physician experienced in the use of antineoplastic agents.Peripheral blood counts should be monitored at least monthly, prior to the initiation of each course of altretamine, and as clinically indicated.Because of the possibility altretamine-related ...
  11. HexalenHexalen
    Hexalen Generic Name: Altretamine (al-TRET-a-meen)Brand Name: HexalenBecause altretamine can cause blood problems (eg, bone marrow suppression, thrombocytopenia), blood tests must be done before starting Hexalen and at least once a month thereafter. Hexalen can also cause nervous system problems; therefore, nervous system tests must be done during treatment with this drug. Notify your do...
  12. HextendHextend
    HextendGeneric Name: hetastarch (HET a starch)Brand Names: Hespan, HextendWhat is Hextend (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. Plasm...
  13. Hi-Vegi-LipHi-Vegi-Lip
    Hi-Vegi-LipGeneric Name: pancreatin (PAN kree a tin)Brand Names: Hi-Vegi-Lip, Pancreatin 4XWhat is Hi-Vegi-Lip (pancreatin)?Pancreatin is a combination of digestive enzymes (proteins). These enzymes are normally produced by the pancreas and are important in the digestion of fats, proteins, and sugars.Pancreatin is used to replace digestive enzymes when the pancreas does not produce ...
  14. HiberixHiberix
    HiberixGeneric Name: haemophilus b conjugate (PRP-T) vaccine (hem OFF il us B KON ju gate)Brand Names: ActHIB, HiberixWhat is haemophilus B conjugate (PRP-T) vaccine?Haemophilus B is a type of influenza (flu) caused by bacteria.Haemophilus B bacteria can infect the lungs or throat, and can also spread to the blood, bones, joints, brain, or spinal cord. It can cause breathing problems...
  15. HiberixHiberix
    HiberixGeneric Name: haemophilus b conjugate vaccine (Intramuscular route)hum-OFF-i-lus B KON-joo-gate vak-seenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ActHIBHiberixHibtiterPedvaxhibAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionPowder for SolutionPowder for SuspensionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For HiberixHaemophilus b conjugate vaccine is an active immunizing agent used to...