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  1. KineretKineret
    Kineret Generic Name: Anakinra (an-ah-KIN-rah)Brand Name: KineretAnakinra may put your body at an increased risk for serious infections. This drug is not recommended if you have an infection or an infection-related illness (eg, pneumonia, tuberculosis). Tell your doctor if you have, or if you develop, any symptoms of an infection such as fever, persistent sore throat, productive cough (eg,...
  2. Kinetin CreamKinetin Cream
    Kinetin CreamGeneric Name: Kinetin (KIN-uh-tin)Brand Name: KineraseKinetin Cream is used for:Moisturizing skin, improving skin texture, reducing the appearance of freckles and brown spots, and reducing the look of fine lines and wrinkles caused by skin aging or sun damage. It may also be used to moisturize skin after certain procedures (eg, chemical peels, laser resurfacing) or to ...
  3. KinevacKinevac
    KinevacGeneric Name: sincalide (Intravenous route)SIN-ka-lideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.KinevacAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Diagnostic AgentUses For KinevacSincalide belongs to the group of medicines known as diagnostic aids. Diagnostic aids are used to help diagnose certain medical problems. Sincalide is given by injection ...
  4. KinlyticKinlytic
    KinlyticGeneric Name: urokinase (URE oh KYE nase)Brand Names: Abbokinase, KinlyticWhat is Kinlytic (urokinase)?Urokinase is a man-made product developed using a protein that occurs naturally in the kidneys. Urokinase is a thrombolytic agent that works by dissolving blood clots.Urokinase is used to treat blood clots in the lungs.Urokinase may also be used for other purposes not lis...
  5. KinlyticKinlytic
    KinlyticGeneric Name: urokinase (Intravenous route)ure-oh-KYE-naseCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AbbokinaseKinlyticAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: ThrombolyticPharmacologic Class: Tissue Plasminogen ActivatorUses For KinlyticUrokinase is used to dissolve blood clots that have formed in the lungs (pulmonary embolism) .This med...
  6. KinrixKinrix
    KinrixGeneric Name: diphtheria, pertussis acellular, tetanus, and polio (dif THEER ee a, per TUS is a SEL yoo lar, TET a nus, POE lee oh)Brand Names: KinrixWhat is diphtheria, pertussis acellular, tetanus, and polio vaccine?Diphtheria, pertussis acellular, tetanus, and polio are serious diseases caused by bacteria.Diphtheria causes a thick coating in the nose, throat, and airway. It ...
  7. KinrixKinrix
    KinrixGeneric Name: diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, polio vaccine (Intramuscular route)dif-THEER-ee-a TOX-oyd, ad-SORBD, TET-n-us TOX-oyd, per-TUS-iss vak-seen, a-SELL-yoo-lar, POE-lee-oh VYE-rus vak-SEEN, in-AK-ti-vatedCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.KinrixAvailable Dosage Forms:SuspensionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For KinrixDiphtheria, tetanus, an...
  8. KionexKionex
    KionexGeneric Name: sodium polystyrene sulfonate (SOE dee um pol ee STEER een SUL foe nate)Brand Names: Kayexalate, KionexWhat is Kionex (sodium polystyrene sulfonate)?Sodium polystyrene sulfonate affects the exchange of sodium and potassium in the body.Sodium polystyrene sulfonate is used to treat high levels of potassium in the blood, also called hyperkalemia.Sodium polystyrene ...
  9. KionexKionex
    KionexGeneric Name: sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Oral route)SOE-dee-um pol-ee-STYE-reen SUL-foe-nateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.KalexateKayexalateKionexIn CanadaPms-Sodium Polystyrene SulfonateAvailable Dosage Forms:SuspensionPowder for SuspensionTherapeutic Class: Exchange ResinUses For KionexSodium polystyrene sulfonate is used to treat high ...
  10. Kionex SuspensionKionex Suspension
    Kionex SuspensionGeneric Name: Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate (SOE-dee-um POL-ee-STYE-reen SUL-foe-nate)Brand Name: Examples include Kionex and SPSKionex Suspension is used for:Treating high potassium levels in the blood.Kionex Suspension is a potassium-removing resin. It works by drawing potassium into the large intestine and then removing it from the body.Do NOT use Kionex Susp...
  11. Kionex PowderKionex Powder
    Kionex PowderGeneric Name: Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate (SOE-dee-um POL-ee-STYE-reen SUL-foe-nate)Brand Name: Examples include Kayexalate and KionexKionex Powder is used for:Treating high potassium levels in the blood.Kionex Powder is a potassium-removing resin. It works by drawing potassium into the large intestine and then removing it from the body.Do NOT use Kionex Powder if...
  12. KlaronKlaron
    KlaronGeneric Name: sulfacetamide sodium topical (SO dee um SUL fa SEET a myde TOP i kal)Brand Names: Klaron, Mexar, Ovace, Ovace Plus, RE 10, Seb-Prev, SebizonWhat is Klaron (sulfacetamide sodium topical)?Sulfacetamide sodium is an antibacterial medication that interferes with the growth of bacteria on the skin.Sulfacetamide sodium topical (for the skin) is used to treat acne, dand...
  13. Klaron SuspensionKlaron Suspension
    Klaron SuspensionGeneric Name: Sulfacetamide (SUL-fa-SET-a-mide)Brand Name: KlaronKlaron Suspension is used for:Treating acne. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Klaron Suspension is a sulfonamide antibiotic. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.Do NOT use Klaron Suspension if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Klaron Suspension or to...
  14. KlonopinKlonopin
    KlonopinGeneric name: ClonazepamBrand names: KlonopinWhy is Klonopin prescribed?Klonopin is used alone or along with other medications to treat convulsive disorders such as epilepsy. It is also prescribed for panic disorder—unexpected attacks of overwhelming panic accompanied by fear of recurrence. Klonopin belongs to a class of drugs known as benzodiazepines.Most...
  15. KlonopinKlonopin
    KlonopinGeneric Name: clonazepam (Oral route)kloe-NAZ-e-pamCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.KlonopinKlonopin WafersAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, DisintegratingSolutionTabletTherapeutic Class: AntianxietyPharmacologic Class: Benzodiazepine, Short or Intermediate ActingUses For KlonopinClonazepam is used alone or together with other medicines to treat cer...