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  1. RefludanRefludan
    Refludan Generic Name: Lepirudin (le-PEER-u-din)Brand Name: RefludanRefludan is used for:Thinning the blood and preventing blood clots in patients with low blood platelets caused by heparin. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Refludan is a thrombin inhibitor. It works by blocking the activity of thrombin, which helps to prevent the formation o...
  2. Refresh Redness Relief DropsRefresh Redness Relief Drops
    Refresh Redness Relief DropsGeneric Name: Phenylephrine/Polyvinyl Alcohol (FEN-il-EF-rin/POL-ee-VYE-nil AL-ka-hol)Brand Name: Refresh Redness ReliefRefresh Redness Relief Drops are used for:Relieving eye redness and dryness due to minor eye irritation and preventing the eye from becoming more irritated. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Refresh...
  3. regadenosonregadenoson
    regadenosonGeneric Name: regadenoson (re ga DEN oh son)Brand Names: LexiscanWhat is regadenoson?Regadenoson is a stress agent that works by increasing blood flow in the arteries of the heart.Regadenoson is given in preparation for a radiologic (x-ray) examination of blood flow through the heart to test for coronary artery disease.Regadenoson may also be used for other purposes not ...
  4. regadenosonregadenoson
    regadenosonBrand names: LexiscanWhat is regadenoson?Lexiscan is an injectable drug used to induce stress for heart imaging in patients unable to undergo an exercise stress test.What is the most important information I should know about regadenoson?Lexiscan may cause fatal cardiac arrest, life-threatening arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat), myocardial infarction (heart mu...
  5. regadenoson Intravenousregadenoson Intravenous
    regadenoson (Intravenous route)re-ga-DEN-oh-sonCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LexiscanAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: Diagnostic Agent, Cardiac FunctionPharmacologic Class: Adenosine A2a Receptor AgonistUses For regadenosonRegadenoson is used as a pharmacologic stress agent for radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) in patients unable ...
  6. RegadenosonRegadenoson
    RegadenosonPronunciation: (RE-ga-DEN-oh-son)Class: Diagnostic aidTrade Names:Lexiscan- Injection, solution 0.4 mg per 5 mLPharmacologyActivates the A 2A adenosine receptor, producing coronary vasodilation and increasing coronary blood flow.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max is 1 to 4 min after injection.EliminationTerminal half-life is approximately 2 h. 57% of the dose is...
  7. Regenecare GelRegenecare Gel
    Regenecare GelGeneric Name: Collagen/Lidocaine (KOL-uh-juhn/LYE-doe-kane/AL-oh)Brand Name: RegenecareRegenecare Gel is used for:Relieving pain and discomfort in the management of pressure ulcers, shallow wounds and scrapes, or mild to moderate burns. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Regenecare Gel is an anesthetic. It works by preventing nerve...
  8. RegitineRegitine
    RegitineGeneric Name: phentolamine (Injection route)fen-TOL-a-meenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.OraVerseRegitineAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionInjectablePowder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntihypertensivePharmacologic Class: Alpha-Adrenergic BlockerUses For RegitinePhentolamine given by injection causes blood vessels to expand, thereby increasing b...
  9. ReglanReglan
    ReglanGeneric name: Metoclopramide hydrochlorideBrand names: ReglanWhy is Reglan prescribed?Reglan increases the contractions of the stomach and small intestine, helping the passage of food. It is given to treat the symptoms of diabetic gastroparesis, a condition in which the stomach does not contract. These symptoms include vomiting, nausea, heartburn, feeling of indigestion...
  10. ReglanReglan
    ReglanGeneric Name: metoclopramide (Oral route)met-oh-KLOE-pra-mideOral routeTabletTablet, DisintegratingTardive DyskinesiaTreatment with metoclopramide can cause tardive dyskinesia, a serious movement disorder that is often irreversible. The risk of developing tardive dyskinesia increases with duration of treatment and total cumulative dose.Metoclopramide therapy should be disco...
  11. Reglan IntravenousReglan Intravenous
    ReglanGeneric Name: metoclopramide (Intravenous route)met-oh-KLOE-pra-mideOral routeTabletTablet, DisintegratingTardive DyskinesiaTreatment with metoclopramide can cause tardive dyskinesia, a serious movement disorder that is often irreversible. The risk of developing tardive dyskinesia increases with duration of treatment and total cumulative dose.Metoclopramide therapy should b...
  12. Reglan SolutionReglan Solution
    Reglan SolutionGeneric Name: Metoclopramide (MET-oh-KLOE-pra-mide)Brand Name: ReglanReglan Solution may cause a serious movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia, which may be permanent. The risk may be increased in patients who use high doses or who take Reglan Solution for a long period of time. The risk may also be increased in the elderly, women, and diabetic patients. Tell your doct...
  13. ReglanReglan
    Reglan Generic Name: Metoclopramide (MET-oh-KLOE-pra-mide)Brand Name: ReglanReglan may cause a serious movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia, which may be permanent. The risk may be increased in patients who use high doses or who take Reglan for a long period of time. The risk may also be increased in the elderly, women, and diabetic patients. Tell your doctor right away if you dev...
  14. RegonolRegonol
    Regonol Generic Name: Pyridostigmine (peer-id-oh-STIG-meen)Brand Name: Examples include Mestinon and RegonolRegonol is used for:Treating myasthenia gravis. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Regonol is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by improving nerve impulses in muscles so that the muscles are better able to work.Do NOT use Regonol i...
  15. RegranexRegranex
    RegranexGeneric Name: becaplermin topical (be KAP ler min TOP ik al)Brand Names: RegranexWhat is Regranex (becaplermin topical)?Becaplermin contains a human growth factor that helps your body heal. It works by promoting the growth of cells that aid in wound healing.Becaplermin topical (for the skin) is used to treat diabetic foot ulcers.Becaplermin topical may also be used for oth...