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  1. pegvisomant Subcutaneouspegvisomant Subcutaneous
    pegvisomant (Subcutaneous route)peg-VI-soe-mantCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.SomavertAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Endocrine-Metabolic AgentPharmacologic Class: Growth Hormone Receptor AntagonistUses For pegvisomantPegvisomant is used to treat a condition called acromegaly, which is caused by too much growth hormone in the body, i...
  2. PegvisomantPegvisomant
    Pegvisomant Generic Name: Pegvisomant (peg-VI-soe-mant)Brand Name: SomavertPegvisomant is used for:Treating acromegaly in patients who have not responded to surgery, radiation therapy, or other medical procedures, or who are not candidates for those treatments.Pegvisomant is a growth hormone receptor antagonist. It works by blocking the site of action for growth hormone, which ...
  3. PegvisomantPegvisomant
    PegvisomantPronunciation: (peg-VIE-so-mant)Class: PegvisomantTrade Names:Somavert- Injection 10 mg- Injection 15 mg- Injection 20 mgPharmacologySelectively binds to growth hormone receptors on cell surfaces, where it blocks the binding of endogenous growth hormone, interfering with growth hormone transduction.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionFollowing subcutaneous administrati...
  4. pemetrexedpemetrexed
    pemetrexedGeneric Name: pemetrexed (pem e TREX ed)Brand Names: AlimtaWhat is pemetrexed?Pemetrexed is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Pemetrexed is used to treat mesothelioma, a form of lung cancer associated with exposure to asbestos. Pemetrexed is also used to treat non-small cell lung cancer that has...
  5. pemetrexed Intravenouspemetrexed Intravenous
    pemetrexed (Intravenous route)pem-e-TREX-edCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AlimtaAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Antineoplastic AgentUses For pemetrexedPemetrexed treats lung cancer and belongs to the group of medicines called antineoplastics. It is used together with cisplatin (a cancer medicine) to treat a type of cancer called malign...
  6. PemetrexedPemetrexed
    Pemetrexed Generic Name: Pemetrexed (PEM-e-TREX-ed)Brand Name: AlimtaPemetrexed is used for:Treating malignant pleural mesothelioma and certain types of non-small cell lung cancer in certain patients. It may be used alone or in combination with cisplatin (another anticancer medicine).Pemetrexed is an antifolate antineoplastic agent. It works by decreasing tumor cell growth.Do...
  7. PemetrexedPemetrexed
    Pemetrexed DisodiumPronunciation: (pem-e-TREX-ed dye-SOE-dee-um)Class: Folic acid antagonistTrade Names:Alimta- Injection, lyophilized powder for solution 100 mg- Injection, lyophilized powder for solution 500 mgPharmacologyDisrupts folate-dependent metabolic processes that are essential for cell replication.PharmacokineticsDistributionVd is about 16.1 L. Protein binding ...
  8. Pemetrexed DisodiumPemetrexed Disodium
    Pemetrexed DisodiumPronunciation: (pem-e-TREX-ed dye-SOE-dee-um)Class: Folic acid antagonistTrade Names:Alimta- Injection, lyophilized powder for solution 100 mg- Injection, lyophilized powder for solution 500 mgPharmacologyDisrupts folate-dependent metabolic processes that are essential for cell replication.PharmacokineticsDistributionVd is about 16.1 L. Protein binding ...
  9. PemirolastPemirolast
    PemirolastBrand names: AlamastWhy is Pemirolast prescribed?Alamast is taken to prevent the itchy eyes caused by allergies such as hay fever.Most important fact about PemirolastAlamast does not provide immediate relief. It may take a few days or as much as 4 weeks for the medication to start working.How should you take Pemirolast?Use Alamast solution only in the ...
  10. pemirolast Ophthalmicpemirolast Ophthalmic
    pemirolast (Ophthalmic route)pem-IR-oh-lastCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AlamastAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Ophthalmologic AgentPharmacologic Class: Mast Cell StabilizerUses For pemirolastPemirolastis used to treat the itching in your eyes that happens with allergies.Pemirolast works by preventing certain types of inflammatory cells from...
  11. PemirolastPemirolast
    Pemirolast Generic Name: Pemirolast (pem-EER-oh-last)Brand Name: AlamastPemirolast is used for:Preventing itching of the eye due to allergies.Pemirolast is a mast cell stabilizer. It works by preventing the release of chemicals in the eye that cause allergy symptoms.Do NOT use Pemirolast if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Pemirolast Contact your doctor or healt...
  12. pemirolast ophthalmicpemirolast ophthalmic
    pemirolast ophthalmicGeneric Name: pemirolast ophthalmic (pem IR oh last off THAL mik)Brand Names: AlamastWhat is pemirolast ophthalmic?Pemirolast is an anti-allergic medication. It inhibits processes in the body that cause allergic symptoms after exposure to an allergen.Pemirolast ophthalmic is used to treat ocular (eye) symptoms of allergic conditions, such as itching.Pemirolast ...
  13. pemolinepemoline
    pemolineGeneric Name: pemoline (PEH moe leen)Brand Names: CylertWhat is pemoline?Pemoline was withdrawn from the U.S. market in 2005.Pemoline stimulates the central nervous system (brain and nerves). The exact way that pemoline work is unknown.Pemoline is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).Pemoline may also be used for purposes other than those listed i...
  14. pemolinepemoline
    pemoline (Oral route)PEM-oh-leenOral routeTabletTablet, ChewableBecause of its association with life-threatening hepatic failure, pemoline should not ordinarily be considered as first line drug therapy for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Because pemoline provides an observable symptomatic benefit, patients who fail to show substantial clinical benefit within 3 weeks of compl...
  15. penbutololpenbutolol
    penbutololGeneric Name: penbutolol (pen byoo TOH lol)Brand Names: LevatolWhat is penbutolol?Penbutolol is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins).Penbutolol is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).Penbutolol may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication gu...