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  1. Pentobarbital SodiumPentobarbital Sodium
    Pentobarbital SodiumPronunciation: (pen-toe-BAR-bih-tahl SO-dee-uhm)Class: Barbiturate, short-acting, Sedative and hypnoticTrade Names:Nembutal Sodium- Injection 50 mg/mLPharmacologyDepresses sensory cortex, decreases motor activity, alters cerebellar function, and produces drowsiness, sedation and hypnosis.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionAbsorbed in varying degrees. T max is 15 ...
  2. PentopakPentopak
    PentopakGeneric Name: pentoxifylline (Oral route)pen-tox-IF-i-linCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PentopakPentoxilTrentalAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: HemorheologicChemical Class: MethylxanthineUses For PentopakPentoxifylline improves the flow of blood through blood vessels. It is used to reduce leg pain caused by poor b...
  3. PentosanPentosan
    Pentosan Generic Name: Pentosan (PEN-toe-san)Brand Name: ElmironPentosan is used for:Relieving bladder pain or discomfort caused by bladder inflammation.Pentosan is an interstitial cystitis agent. The exact way it works is not known, but it is thought to protect the bladder wall while it heals.Do NOT use Pentosan if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Pentosan Cont...
  4. pentosan polysulfate sodiumpentosan polysulfate sodium
    pentosan polysulfate sodiumGeneric Name: pentosan polysulfate sodium (PEN toe san POL ee SUL fate SOE dee um)Brand Names: ElmironWhat is pentosan polysulfate sodium?Pentosan polysulfate sodium works like an anticoagulant (blood thinner) that prevents the formation of blood clots. However, it is used to treat bladder pain and discomfort caused by cystitis (bladder inflammation or irrita...
  5. pentosan polysulfate sodiumpentosan polysulfate sodium
    pentosan polysulfate sodium (Oral route)PEN-toe-san pol-ee-SUL-fate SOE-dee-umCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ElmironAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleTherapeutic Class: Cystitis AgentUses For pentosan polysulfate sodiumPentosan is used to relieve the symptoms of the bladder condition called interstitial cystitis.pentosan polysulfate sodium is available only with you...
  6. Pentosan Polysulfate SodiumPentosan Polysulfate Sodium
    Pentosan Polysulfate SodiumPronunciation: (PEN-toe-san)Class: Interstitial cystitis agentTrade Names:Elmiron- Capsules 100 mgPharmacologyUnknown. Adheres to and may protect the mucosal membrane of the bladder.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionAbsorption is approximately 3% of dose.DistributionDistributed to the uroepithelium of the GU tract with lesser amounts in liver, spleen,...
  7. pentostatinpentostatin
    pentostatinGeneric Name: pentostatin (PEN toe stah tin)Brand Names: NipentWhat is pentostatin?Pentostatin is a cancer (antineoplastic) medication. Pentostatin interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Pentostatin is used to treat a specific type of blood cancer (hairy cell leukemia).Pentostatin may also be used for purposes other than ...
  8. pentostatin Intravenouspentostatin Intravenous
    pentostatin (Intravenous route)pen-toe-STAT-inIntravenous routePowder for SolutionPentostatin should be administered under the supervision of a physician qualified and experienced in the use of cancer chemotherapeutic agents. The use of higher doses than those specified is not recommended. Dose-limiting severe renal, liver, pulmonary, and central nervous system (CNS) toxicities occurred in P...
  9. PentostatinPentostatin
    Pentostatin Generic Name: Pentostatin (PEN-toe-sta-tin)Brand Name: NipentThe use of doses higher than specified by the manufacturer of Pentostatin is not recommended. Severe kidney, liver, lung, and central nervous system problems (toxicities) have occurred in some studies when using higher than recommended doses. Pentostatin is not recommended for use with fludarabine. The use of pentos...
  10. PentostatinPentostatin
    PentostatinPronunciation: (PEN-toe-STAT-in)Class: Purine antimetaboliteTrade Names:Nipent- Powder for injection 10 mg/vialPharmacologyPentostatin is a potent transition state inhibitor of the enzyme adenosine deaminase (ADA) that leads to cytotoxicity because of elevated intracellular levels of dATP that can block DNA synthesis through inhibition of ribonucleotide reductase. Pent...
  11. PentothalPentothal
    PentothalGeneric Name: thiopental (THYE oh PEN tal)Brand Names: PentothalWhat is Pentothal (thiopental)?Thiopental is in a group of drugs called barbiturates (bar-BIT-chur-ates). Thiopental slows the activity of your brain and nervous system.Thiopental is used to help you relax before you receive general anesthesia with an inhaled medication.Thiopental may be used for other purpos...
  12. PentothalPentothal
    Pentothal Generic Name: Thiopental (thye-oh-PEN-tol)Brand Name: PentothalPentothal is used for:Causing drowsiness or sleep before surgery or certain medical procedures. It is also used to stop seizures. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Pentothal is a barbiturate. It works by depressing the central nervous system, causing mild sedation or sle...
  13. pentoxifyllinepentoxifylline
    pentoxifyllineGeneric Name: pentoxifylline (pen tox I fi leen)Brand Names: Pentoxil, TrentalWhat is pentoxifylline?Pentoxifylline changes the shape of red blood cells in your blood. This makes it easier for these blood cells to fit into small arteries (blood vessels).Pentoxifylline is used to improve blood flow. Improved blood flow helps to reduce leg cramps and other symptoms of vas...
  14. PentoxifyllinePentoxifylline
    PentoxifyllineBrand names: TrentalWhy is Pentoxifylline prescribed?Trental is a medication that reduces the viscosity or "stickiness" of your blood, allowing it to flow more freely. It helps relieve the painful leg cramps caused by "intermittent claudication," a condition that results when hardening of the arteries reduces the leg muscles' blood supply.Some doctors also presc...
  15. pentoxifyllinepentoxifylline
    pentoxifylline (Oral route)pen-tox-IF-i-linCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PentopakPentoxilTrentalAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: HemorheologicChemical Class: MethylxanthineUses For pentoxifyllinePentoxifylline improves the flow of blood through blood vessels. It is used to reduce leg pain caused by poor blood circulation. Pe...