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  1. RapamuneRapamune
    RapamuneGeneric Name: sirolimus (Oral route)sir-OH-li-musOral routeTabletSolutionImmunosuppression, use is not recommended in liver or lung transplant patientsIncreased susceptibility to infection and the possible development of lymphoma and other malignancies may result from immunosuppressionIncreased susceptibility to infection and the possible development of lymphoma may r...
  2. Rapamune SolutionRapamune Solution
    Rapamune SolutionGeneric Name: Sirolimus (sir-OH-li-mus)Brand Name: RapamuneRapamune Solution decreases the action of the immune system. This may increase your risk for infection. It may also increase your risk for developing certain types of cancer (eg, lymphoma). Tell your doctor right away if you notice signs of infection (eg, persistent sore throat, chills, fever) or unusual growths or...
  3. RapamuneRapamune
    Rapamune Generic Name: Sirolimus (sir-OH-li-mus)Brand Name: RapamuneRapamune decreases the action of the immune system. This may increase your risk for infection. It may also increase your risk for developing certain types of cancer (eg, lymphoma). Tell your doctor right away if you notice signs of infection (eg, persistent sore throat, chills, fever) or unusual growths or lumps.Rapamun...
  4. RapifluxRapiflux
    RapifluxGeneric Name: fluoxetine (floo OX e teen)Brand Names: Prozac, Prozac Weekly, Rapiflux, Sarafem, SelfemraWhat is Rapiflux (fluoxetine)?Fluoxetine is an antidepressant in a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Fluoxetine affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause depression, panic, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive sympto...
  5. RapifluxRapiflux
    RapifluxGeneric Name: fluoxetine (Oral route)floo-OX-e-teenOral routeCapsuleCapsule, Delayed ReleaseSolutionSuicidality and Antidepressant Drugs - Antidepressants increased the risk compared to placebo of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in children, adolescents, and young adults in short-term studies of major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders. Anyone ...
  6. RaptivaRaptiva
    RaptivaGeneric Name: efalizumab (EF a LIZ oo mab)Brand Names: RaptivaWhat is efalizumab?Efalizumab is a man-made form of a protein similar to human antibodies. Efalizumab is made to target and destroy only certain cells in the body. This may help to protect healthy cells from damage.Efalizumab is used to treat plaque psoriasis (raised, silvery flaking of the skin) in adults.Efalizu...
  7. RaptivaRaptiva
    RaptivaGeneric name: EfalizumabBrand names: RaptivaWhy is Raptiva prescribed?Psoriasis is a skin disease that is caused, in part, by an overactive immune system. Raptiva belongs to a class of drugs called immunosuppressives, which decrease the activity of the immune system. It is prescribed for patients with severe plaque psoriasis who can no longer control their disease with...
  8. RaptivaRaptiva
    RaptivaGeneric Name: efalizumab (Subcutaneous route)ef-a-LIZ-oo-mabSubcutaneous routePowder for SolutionRisk of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML):Efalizumab increases the risk for PML, a rapidly progressive viral infection of the central nervous system that has no known treatment and that leads to death or severe disability. The risk of PML may markedly increase with...
  9. RaptivaRaptiva
    Raptiva Generic Name: Efalizumab (EF-a-LIZ-oo-mab)Brand Name: RaptivaRaptiva may increase the risk for serious and sometimes fatal infections. These may include bacterial sepsis, viral meningitis, invasive fungal disease, and other opportunistic infections. A serious nervous system problem called progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) caused by JC virus infection has also occurr...
  10. rasagilinerasagiline
    rasagilineGeneric Name: rasagiline (ras AJ il een)Brand Names: AzilectWhat is rasagiline?Rasagiline is a monoamine oxidase-B (MAO-B) inhibitor. It works by increasing the levels of certain chemicals in the brain.Rasagiline is used to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Rasagiline is sometimes used with another drug called levodopa.Rasagiline may also be used for other purpos...
  11. RasagilineRasagiline
    RasagilineBrand names: AzilectWhy is Rasagiline prescribed?Azilect is indicated for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. It can be taken alone, or with levodopa/carbidopa later in the disease.Most important fact about RasagilineWhen taking Azilect you should avoid foods and beverages high in tyramine such as aged cheeses, air-dried meats, pickled herring, yeast extract...
  12. rasagilinerasagiline
    rasagiline (Oral route)ra-SA-ji-leenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AzilectAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntiparkinsonianPharmacologic Class: Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor, Type BUses For rasagilineRasagiline is used alone or with levodopa for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is a condition of the brain that becomes worse ...
  13. RasagilineRasagiline
    Rasagiline Generic Name: Rasagiline (ra-SA-ji-leen)Brand Name: AzilectRasagiline is used for:Treating symptoms of Parkinson disease. It may be used alone or with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Rasagiline is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). Exactly how it works is not known. It may help to increase a substance in the b...
  14. RasagilineRasagiline
    RasagilinePronunciation: (ra-SA-ji-leen)Class: Antiparkinson agentTrade Names:Azilect- Tablets 0.5 mg- Tablets 1 mgPharmacologyIrreversible MAOI suspected to increase extracellular levels of dopamine. Although rasagiline inhibits MAO type B, studies are inadequate to determine whether the drug is selective for MAO type B.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionRapidly absorbed, reachin...
  15. rasburicaserasburicase
    rasburicaseGeneric Name: rasburicase (ras BUR ih kase)Brand names: Elitek, Fasturtec, Fasturtec(obs)What is rasburicase?Rasburicase increases the rate at which uric acid is broken down in the body.Rasburicase is used to treat increased levels of uric acid caused by the breakdown of tumors during treatment for some types of cancer.Rasburicase may also be used for purposes other than...