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  1. nevirapinenevirapine
    nevirapine (Oral route)ne-VIR-a-peenOral routeTabletSuspensionHepatotoxicity:Severe, life-threatening, and in some cases fatal hepatotoxicity, particularly in the first 18 weeks, has been reported in patients treated with nevirapine. In some cases, patients presented with non-specific prodromal signs or symptoms of hepatitis and progressed to hepatic failure. These events are often ass...
  2. Nevirapine SuspensionNevirapine Suspension
    Nevirapine SuspensionGeneric Name: Nevirapine (ne-VIR-a-peen)Brand Name: ViramuneSevere and sometimes fatal liver problems have occurred in patients taking Nevirapine Suspension. This may occur in men and women, but the risk may be greater in women and in patients with a high CD4 count. Certain pregnant women and women with a CD4 count higher than 250 have the greatest risk. Liver function...
  3. NevirapineNevirapine
    Nevirapine Generic Name: Nevirapine (ne-VIR-a-peen)Brand Name: ViramuneSevere and sometimes fatal liver problems have occurred in patients taking Nevirapine . This may occur in men and women, but the risk may be greater in women and in patients with a high CD4 count. Certain pregnant women and women with a CD4 count higher than 250 have the greatest risk. Liver function tests and CD4 count...
  4. NevirapineNevirapine
    NevirapinePronunciation: (ne-VIR-a-peen)Class: Nonnucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitorTrade Names:Viramune- Tablets 200 mg- Solution, oral 50 mg/mL (as hemihydrate)PharmacologyNNRTI of HIV-1. Binds directly to reverse transcriptase and blocks the RNA-dependent and DNA-dependent DNA polymerase activities.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionNevirapine oral absorption is more th...
  5. NexavarNexavar
    NexavarGeneric Name: sorafenib (sor a FEN ib)Brand Names: NexavarWhat is sorafenib?Sorafenib is a cancer (chemotherapeutic) medication. Sorafenib interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Sorafenib is used to treat a type of kidney cancer called advanced renal cell carcinoma. It is also used to treat liver cancer.Sorafenib may also be ...
  6. NexavarNexavar
    NexavarGeneric Name: sorafenib (Oral route)soe-RAF-e-nibCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.NexavarAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Antineoplastic AgentUses For NexavarSorafenib is an anticancer medicine that is used to treat adults with kidney cancer (advanced renal cell carcinoma) and liver cancer that cannot be treated with surgery .This medicin...
  7. NexavarNexavar
    Nexavar Generic Name: Sorafenib (soe-RAF-e-nib)Brand Name: NexavarNexavar is used for:Treating advanced kidney cancer. It is also used to treat certain patients with liver cancer. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Nexavar is a multikinase inhibitor. It works by decreasing tumor growth and replication.Do NOT use Nexavar if:you are aller...
  8. NexiumNexium
    NexiumGeneric name: Esomeprazole magnesiumBrand names: NexiumWhy is Nexium prescribed?Nexium relieves heartburn and other symptoms caused by the backflow of stomach acid into the canal to the stomach (the esophagus)—a condition known as gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is also prescribed to heal the damage (erosive esophagitis) that reflux disease can cause.Prescri...
  9. NexiumNexium
    NexiumGeneric Name: esomeprazole (Oral route, Intravenous route)es-oh-MEP-ra-zoleCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.NexiumNexium I.V.Available Dosage Forms:PacketCapsule, Delayed ReleasePowder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Gastric Acid Secretion InhibitorPharmacologic Class: Proton Pump InhibitorUses For NexiumEsomeprazole is used to treat conditions in w...
  10. Nexium Delayed-Release CapsulesNexium Delayed-Release Capsules
    Nexium Delayed-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Esomeprazole (ES-oh-MEP-ra-zole)Brand Name: NexiumNexium Delayed-Release Capsules are used for:Treating heartburn or irritation of the esophagus caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It may be used to prevent stomach ulcers caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It may be used with certain antibiotics to tre...
  11. Nexium SuspensionNexium Suspension
    Nexium SuspensionGeneric Name: Esomeprazole (ES-oh-MEP-ra-zole)Brand Name: NexiumNexium Suspension is used for:Treating heartburn or irritation of the esophagus caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It may be used to prevent stomach ulcers caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It may be used with certain antibiotics to treat ulcers of the small intest...
  12. Nexium I.V.Nexium I.V.
    Nexium I.V.Generic Name: esomeprazole (Oral route, Intravenous route)es-oh-MEP-ra-zoleCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.NexiumNexium I.V.Available Dosage Forms:PacketCapsule, Delayed ReleasePowder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Gastric Acid Secretion InhibitorPharmacologic Class: Proton Pump InhibitorUses For Nexium I.V.Esomeprazole is used to treat condi...
  13. Nexium I.V.Nexium I.V.
    Nexium I.V. Generic Name: Esomeprazole (ES-oh-MEP-ra-zole)Brand Name: Nexium I.V.Nexium I.V. is used for:Treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in patients with a history of irritation and swelling of the esophagus when medicine cannot be taken by mouth. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Nexium I.V. is a proton pump inhibitor. It wor...
  14. Next ChoiceNext Choice
    Next ChoiceGeneric Name: levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive (LEE voe nor jes trel)Brand Names: Next Choice, Plan B, Plan B One-StepWhat is Next Choice (levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive)?Levonorgestrel is a female hormone that prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary). This medication also causes changes in your cervical mucus and uterine lining, making it hard...
  15. Next Choice Oral, Parenteral, VaginalNext Choice Oral, Parenteral, Vaginal
    Next ChoiceGeneric Name: progestin (Oral route, Parenteral route, Vaginal route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AygestinCamilaCrinoneErrinFirst-Progesterone VGSJolivetteMegaceMegace ESNext ChoiceOvrettePlan BProchievePrometriumIn CanadaAlti-MpaMegace OsAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletSuspensionCapsule, Liquid FilledGel/JellyCreamKit...