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  1. lyme disease vaccine (recombinant ospa) Intramuscularlyme disease vaccine (recombinant ospa) Intramuscular
    lyme disease vaccine (RECOMBINANT OSPA) (Intramuscular route)lyme dis-EEZ vak-SEEN (re-KOM-bin-ant ospa)Available Dosage Forms:SuspensionTherapeutic Class: VaccineUses For lyme disease vaccine (recombinant ospa)Lyme disease vaccine is an active immunizing agent used to prevent infection by Lyme disease bacteria. It works by causing your body to produce its own protection (antibodie...
  2. Lymphocyte Immune GlobulinLymphocyte Immune Globulin
    Lymphocyte Immune Globulin Generic Name: Lymphocyte Immune Globulin, Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (Equine)Brand Name: AtgamLymphocyte Immune Globulin is used for:Treating rejection in kidney transplant patients. It is also used with other medicines to delay the onset of kidney transplant rejection. Lymphocyte Immune Globulin is also used to treat moderate to severe aplastic anemia i...
  3. Lymphocyte Immune GlobulinLymphocyte Immune Globulin
    Lymphocyte Immune GlobulinPronunciation: (lim-fo-site ih-MYOON GLAH-byoo-lin)Class: Immune globulinTrade Names:Atgam- Solution for injection 50 mg/mLPharmacologyAntilymphocytic effect is believed to reflect an alteration of the function of the T lymphocytes.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max is 5 days.EliminationMean t ½ is 5.7 days (2.7 to 8.7 days).Onset\...
  4. Lymphocyte Immune Globulin, Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (Equine)Lymphocyte Immune Globulin, Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (Equine)
    Lymphocyte Immune Globulin, Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (Equine) Generic Name: Lymphocyte Immune Globulin, Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (Equine)Brand Name: AtgamLymphocyte Immune Globulin, Anti-Thymocyte Globulin (Equine) is used for:Treating rejection in kidney transplant patients. It is also used with other medicines to delay the onset of kidney transplant rejection. Lymphocyte Immune ...
  5. LyphocinLyphocin
    LyphocinGeneric Name: vancomycin (VAN koe MYE sin)Brand Names: Lyphocin, Vancocin HCl, Vancocin HCl PulvulesWhat is Lyphocin (vancomycin)?Vancomycin is an antibiotic. It fights bacteria in the body.Vancomycin is used to treat infections of the intestines that cause colitis (inflammation of the large intestine).Vancomycin may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medic...
  6. LyricaLyrica
    LyricaGeneric name: PregabalinBrand names: LyricaWhy is Lyrica prescribed?Lyrica is used to treat nerve pain associated with diabetes and the after-effects of shingles (herpes zoster infection). It is also used together with other drugs to treat a form of epilepsy characterized by partial seizures.Most important fact about LyricaLyrica can cause dizziness, sleepiness,...
  7. LyricaLyrica
    LyricaGeneric Name: pregabalin (Oral route)pre-GA-ba-linCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LyricaAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleSolutionTherapeutic Class: Neuropathic Pain AgentChemical Class: Gamma Aminobutyric Acid (class)Uses For LyricaPregabalin is used with other medicines to help control certain types of seizures (convulsions) in the treatment of epilepsy...
  8. LyricaLyrica
    Lyrica Generic Name: Pregabalin (pre-GA-ba-lin)Brand Name: LyricaLyrica is used for:Treating fibromyalgia or nerve pain caused by certain conditions (eg, shingles, diabetic nerve problems). It is also used in combination with other medicines to treat certain types of seizures. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Lyrica is an anticonvulsant and ...
  9. lysinelysine
    lysineGeneric Name: lysine (LYE seen)Brand Names: What is lysine?Lysine is an essential amino acid. Essential means that it is not produced by the body and therefore it must be taken in either by diet or by taking supplements. Lysine is found in foods such as yogurt, fish, cheese, brewer's yeast, wheat germ, pork, and other meats.Lysine has been used to treat or prevent herpes infect...
  10. Lysiplex ElixirLysiplex Elixir
    Lysiplex ElixirGeneric Name: Vitamins with Lipotropics (VYE-ta-mins/lye-po-TROE-piks)Brand Name: Examples include Geravine and LysiplexLysiplex Elixir is used for:Providing vitamins and certain other nutrients as a supplement to the diet. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Lysiplex Elixir is a combination of vitamins and lipotropic factors. It w...
  11. LysodrenLysodren
    LysodrenGeneric Name: mitotane (MYE toe tane)Brand Names: LysodrenWhat is Lysodren (mitotane)?Mitotane is a cancer medication. That interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Mitotane is used to treat cancer of the adrenal gland (adrenal cortical carcinoma).Mitotane may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guid...
  12. LysodrenLysodren
    LysodrenGeneric Name: mitotane (Oral route)MYE-toe-taneOral routeTabletMitotane should be administered under the supervision of a qualified physician experienced in the uses of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. Mitotane should be temporarily discontinued immediately following shock or severe trauma since adrenal suppression is its prime action. Exogenous steroids should be administered in ...
  13. LysodrenLysodren
    Lysodren Generic Name: Mitotane (MYE-toe-tane)Brand Name: LysodrenLysodren may reduce the amount of natural steroid in the body. This may decrease your ability to recover from physical stress such as illness, injury, or surgery. Tell your doctor or dentist that you take Lysodren before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery. Tell your doctor right away if you ...
  14. LystedaLysteda
    LystedaGeneric Name: tranexamic acid (Oral route)tran-ex-AM-ik AS-idCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LystedaAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSyrupTherapeutic Class: HemostaticUses For LystedaTranexamic acid is used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding in women. This medicine may be used by teenage females, but is not recommended before the start of menstruation.Trane...
  15. LystedaLysteda
    Lysteda Generic Name: Tranexamic Acid (TRAN-ex-AM-ik AS-id)Brand Name: LystedaLysteda is used for:Treating heavy menstrual bleeding.Lysteda is an antifibrinolytic agent. It works by blocking the breakdown of blood clots.Do NOT use Lysteda if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Lysteda you have blood clots (eg, in the leg, lung, eye, brain), have a history of blood cl...