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  1. IrbesartanIrbesartan
    IrbesartanPronunciation: (ihr-beh-SAHR-tan)Class: Angiotensin II receptor antagonistTrade Names:Avapro- Tablets 75 mg- Tablets 150 mg- Tablets 300 mgPharmacologyAntagonizes the effect of angiotensin II (vasoconstriction and aldosterone secretion) by blocking the angiotensin II (AT1 receptor) in vascular smooth muscle and the adrenal gland, producing decreased BP.Pharmacokin...
  2. Irbesartan, HydrochlorothiazideIrbesartan, Hydrochlorothiazide
    Irbesartan, HydrochlorothiazideBrand names: AvalideWhy is Irbesartan, Hydrochlorothiazide prescribed?Avalide is a combination medication used to treat high blood pressure. One component, irbesartan, belongs to a class of blood pressure medications that prevents the hormone angiotensin II from constricting the blood vessels, thereby allowing blood to flow more freely and keeping...
  3. Irbesartan/HydrochlorothiazideIrbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide
    Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide Generic Name: Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide (IR-be-SAR-tan/HYE-droe-KLOR-oh-THYE-a-zide)Brand Name: AvalideIrbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide can cause injury or even death to a developing fetus when used after the third month of pregnancy. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect that you are pregnant.Irbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide is used...
  4. Irbesartan/HydrochlorothiazideIrbesartan/Hydrochlorothiazide
    Irbesartan / HydrochlorothiazidePronunciation: (IR-be-SAR-tan/HYE-droe-KLOR-oh-THYE-a-zide)Class: Antihypertensive combinationTrade Names:Avalide- Tablets irbesartan 150 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg- Tablets irbesartan 300 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg- Tablets irbesartan 300 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 25 mgIndications and UsageTreatment of hypertension.Contraind...
  5. IrconIrcon
    IrconGeneric Name: ferrous fumarate (FER us FUE ma rate)Brand Names: Feostat, Ferrets, Hemocyte, Ircon, Nephro-FerWhat is Ircon (ferrous fumarate)?Ferrous fumarate is a type of iron. You normally get iron from the foods you eat. In your body, iron becomes a part of your hemoglobin (HEEM o glo bin) and myoglobin (MY o glo bin). Hemoglobin carries oxygen through your blood to tissues an...
  6. IrconIrcon
    Ircon Generic Name: Iron (EYE-urn)Brand Name: Examples include FeoSol and IrconIrcon is used for:Supplementing iron in the diet and treating or preventing anemia (low red blood cell levels) due to low iron levels. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ircon is a mineral. It works by helping the body to make hemoglobin, which is found in red blood...
  7. Ircon-FAIrcon-FA
    Ircon-FAGeneric Name: ferrous fumarate and folic acid (FER us FUE ma rate and FOE lik AS id)Brand Names: Ed Cyte F, Ferrocite F, Hematinic with Folic Acid, Hemocyte-F, Ircon-FAWhat is Ircon-FA (ferrous fumarate and folic acid)?Ferrous fumarate is a type of iron. You normally get iron from the foods you eat. In your body, iron becomes a part of your hemoglobin (HEEM o glo bin) and myog...
  8. IressaIressa
    IressaGeneric Name: gefitinib (Oral route)ge-FI-ti-nibCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.IressaAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Antineoplastic AgentPharmacologic Class: Tyrosine Kinase InhibitorUses For IressaGefitinib belongs to the group of medicines called antineoplastics. It is used to treat non-small cell lung cancer after the failure of othe...
  9. IressaIressa
    Iressa Generic Name: Gefitinib (geh-FIT-in-ib)Brand Name: IressaIressa is used for:Treating non-small cell lung cancer after other cancer chemotherapy treatments have not been successful. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Iressa is a cancer chemotherapy agent. It works by blocking a certain protein (an enzyme called tyrosine kinase). This hel...
  10. irinotecanirinotecan
    irinotecanGeneric Name: irinotecan (EYE ri noe TEE kan)Brand Names: CamptosarWhat is irinotecan?Irinotecan is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Irinotecan is used to treat cancers of the colon and rectum. It is usually given with other cancer medicines in a combination chemotherapy.Irinotecan may also b...
  11. irinotecan Intravenousirinotecan Intravenous
    irinotecan (Intravenous route)ir-in-oh-TEE-kanIntravenous routeSolutionIrinotecan hydrochloride should be administered only under the supervision of a physician who is experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. Appropriate management of complications is possible only when adequate diagnostic and treatment facilities are readily available. Irinotecan hydrochloride can induce bo...
  12. IrinotecanIrinotecan
    Irinotecan Generic Name: Irinotecan (eye-ri-noe-TEE-kan)Brand Name: CamptosarIrinotecan can cause severe diarrhea, both early in treatment and 24 hours or more after receiving this drug. The early form of diarrhea may be accompanied by runny nose, increased salivation, tearing eyes, sweating, stomach cramps, or flushing. Using atropine can help with these side effects. The late-onset form...
  13. IrinotecanIrinotecan
    IrinotecanPronunciation: (eye-rih-no-TEE-can)Class: DNA topoisomerase inhibitorTrade Names:Camptosar- Injection 20 mg/mL, containing sorbitol 45 mgPharmacologyIrinotecan is a derivative of camptothecin. Camptothecins interact specifically with the enzyme topoisomerase I, which relieves torsional strain in DNA by inducing reversible single-strand breaks.PharmacokineticsAbsorpt...
  14. Iro-PlexIro-Plex
    Iro-Plex Generic Name: Iron Polysaccharide/Vitamins/Folic Acid/Intrinsic Factor/Senna (EYE-urn PAHL-ee-SAA-kah-ride/VYE-ta-mins/FOE-lik AS-id/in-TRIN-sik FAK-tor/SEN-a)Brand Name: Iro-PlexAccidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children younger than 6 years old. Keep this and all medicines out of reach of children. In case of accidental inge...
  15. IrofolIrofol
    IrofolGeneric Name: multivitamin with iron (MUL tee VYE ta mins with i ron)Brand Names:What is Irofol (multivitamin with iron)?Multivitamin are a combination of many different vitamins that are normally found in foods and other natural sources.Iron is normally found in foods like red meat. In the body, iron becomes a part of your hemoglobin (HEEM o glo bin) and myoglobin (MY o glo b...