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  1. imatinibimatinib
    imatinibGeneric Name: imatinib (oral) (im MA ta nib)Brand Names: GleevecWhat is imatinib?Imatinib interferes with the growth of some cancer cells.Imatinib is used to treat a type of blood cancer called Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). It is also used to treat certain tumors of the stomach and digestive system.Imatinib may also be used for other purpo...
  2. imatinibimatinib
    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 imatinibImatinib is a new type of medication that prevents and stops the growth of cancer cells. It helps your body fight against a type of cancer called Philadel...
  3. ImatinibImatinib
    Imatinib Generic Name: Imatinib (i-MA-tin-ib)Brand Name: GleevecImatinib 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 ...
  4. ImatinibImatinib
    ImatinibPronunciation: (i-MA-tin-ib)Class: Protein-tyrosine kinase inhibitorTrade Names:Gleevec- Tablets 100 mg- Tablets 400 mgPharmacologyImatinib inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis in Bcr-Abl–positive cell lines, as well as fresh leukemic cells from Philadelphia chromosome-positive (Ph+) chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). Imatinib inhibits tumor growth of Bcr-Abl...
  5. ImdurImdur
    ImdurGeneric name: Isosorbide mononitrateBrand names: Monoket, Ismo, ImdurWhy is Imdur prescribed?Imdur is prescribed to prevent angina pectoris (crushing chest pain that results when partially clogged arteries restrict the flow of needed oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle). This medication does not relieve angina attacks already underway.Most important fact about Im...
  6. ImdurImdur
    ImdurGeneric Name: isosorbide mononitrate (Oral route)eye-soe-SOR-bide mon-oh-NYE-trateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ImdurImdur ERIsmoMonoketAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Extended ReleaseTabletTherapeutic Class: AntianginalChemical Class: NitrateUses For ImdurIsosorbide mononitrate is used to prevent angina (chest pain) caused by coronary artery dise...
  7. Imdur Sustained-Release TabletsImdur Sustained-Release Tablets
    Imdur Sustained-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Isosorbide Mononitrate (EYE-soe-SOR-bide MON-oh-NYE-trate)Brand Name: ImdurImdur Sustained-Release Tablets are used for:Preventing angina (chest pain) caused by heart disease.Imdur Sustained-Release Tablets are a nitrate vasodilator. It works by widening the blood vessels in the body. This reduces the workload of the heart and helps to...
  8. Imdur ERImdur ER
    Imdur ERGeneric Name: isosorbide mononitrate (Oral route)eye-soe-SOR-bide mon-oh-NYE-trateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ImdurImdur ERIsmoMonoketAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Extended ReleaseTabletTherapeutic Class: AntianginalChemical Class: NitrateUses For Imdur ERIsosorbide mononitrate is used to prevent angina (chest pain) caused by coronary arter...
  9. imigluceraseimiglucerase
    imigluceraseGeneric Name: imiglucerase (im ih GLUE ker ase)Brand Names: CerezymeWhat is imiglucerase?Imiglucerase is a man-made form of the naturally-occurring protein beta-glucocerebrosidase. A deficiency of beta-glucocerebrosidase is called Gaucher disease.Imiglucerase is used for the treatment of Type 1 Gaucher disease that results in one or more of the following: anemia (low leve...
  10. imiglucerase Intravenousimiglucerase Intravenous
    imiglucerase (Intravenous route)im-i-GLOO-ser-aseCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CerezymeAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Gastrointestinal AgentPharmacologic Class: EnzymeUses For imigluceraseImiglucerase is used to treat Gaucher's disease caused by the lack of a certain enzyme, glucocerebrosidase, in the body. This enzyme is necessary...
  11. ImigluceraseImiglucerase
    Imiglucerase Generic Name: Imiglucerase (eye-mih-GLOO-ser-ace)Brand Name: CerezymeImiglucerase is used for:Treatment of type I Gaucher disease that has caused anemia (eg, low red blood cell count), thrombocytopenia (low platelet count), bone disease, or enlargement of the liver or spleen.Imiglucerase is an enzyme. It works by supplementing a deficiency of an enzyme that is foun...
  12. ImigluceraseImiglucerase
    ImiglucerasePronunciation: (ih-mih-GLUE-ser-ACE)Class: Enzyme replacementTrade Names:Cerezyme- Powder for injection, lyophilized 212 units- Powder for injection, lyophilized 424 unitsPharmacologyImiglucerase catalyzes the hydrolysis of glucocerebroside to glucose and ceramide.PharmacokineticsDistributionVd is 0.09 to 0.15 L/kg. Steady state achieved by 30 min during 1 h i...
  13. imipenem and cilastatinimipenem and cilastatin
    imipenem and cilastatinGeneric Name: imipenem and cilastatin (IM i PEN em and SYE la STAT in)Brand Names: Primaxin IM, Primaxin IVWhat is imipenem and cilastatin?Imipenem is an antibiotic that fights serious infections caused by bacteria.Cilastatin helps imipenem work more effectively by preventing the breakdown of the antibiotic in the kidneys.Imipenem and cilastatin is used to tr...
  14. imipenem and cilastatin Intravenous, Intramuscularimipenem and cilastatin Intravenous, Intramuscular
    imipenem and cilastatin (Intravenous route, Intramuscular route)im-i-PEN-em, sye-la-STAT-in SOE-dee-umCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Primaxin IMPrimaxin IVAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntibioticPharmacologic Class: Beta-LactamChemical Class: CarbapenemUses For imipenem and cilastatinImipenem and cilastatin combination is used ...
  15. Imipenem-CilastatinImipenem-Cilastatin
    Imipenem - CilastatinPronunciation: (ih-mih-PEN-em-SIGH-luh-STAT-in)Class: CarbapenemTrade Names:Primaxin IV- Powder for Injection 250 mg imipenem equivalent and 250 mg cilastatin equivalent. Contains 0.8 mEq sodium.- Powder for Injection 500 mg imipenem equivalent and 500 mg cilastatin equivalent. Contains 1.6 mEq sodium.Trade Names:Primaxin IM...