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  1. SapropterinSapropterin
    Sapropterin Generic Name: Sapropterin (SAP-roe-TER-in)Brand Name: KuvanSapropterin is used for:Reducing blood phenylalanine levels in certain patients with phenylketonuria. It is used along with a diet that is low in phenylalanine.Sapropterin is a form of BH4. It helps to activate phenylalanine hydroxylase (PAH), the enzyme that breaks down phenylalanine in the body.Do NOT us...
  2. Sapropterin DihydrochlorideSapropterin Dihydrochloride
    Sapropterin DihydrochloridePronunciation: (SAP-roe-TER-in dye-HYE-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: PhenylketonuricTrade Names:Kuvan- Tablets 100 mgPharmacologySapropterin is a synthetic form of tetrahydrobiopterin (BH4). Treatment with BH4 activates the residual phenylalanine hydroxylase enzyme, improves the normal oxidative metabolism of phenylalanine, and decreases phenylalanine levels in ...
  3. saquinavirsaquinavir
    saquinavirGeneric Name: saquinavir (sa KWIN a veer)Brand names: Invirase, FortovaseWhat is saquinavir?Saquinavir is an antiviral medication. It is in a group of drugs called protease (PRO-tee-ayz) inhibitors. Saquinavir prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cells from multiplying in your body.Saquinavir is used to treat HIV, which causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS...
  4. SaquinavirSaquinavir
    SaquinavirBrand names: Invirase, FortovaseWhy is Saquinavir prescribed?Fortovase is used in the treatment of advanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. HIV causes the immune system to break down so that it can no longer fight off other infections. This leads to the fatal disease known as acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS).Fortovase belongs to a class of HI...
  5. saquinavirsaquinavir
    saquinavir (Oral route)sa-KWIN-a-virCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.InviraseAvailable Dosage Forms:Capsule, Liquid FilledTabletCapsuleTherapeutic Class: Antiretroviral AgentPharmacologic Class: Protease InhibitorUses For saquinavirSaquinavir is used, usually in combination with other HIV medicines including ritonavir (e.g., Norvir), in the treatment of the in...
  6. SaquinavirSaquinavir
    Saquinavir Generic Name: Saquinavir (sa-KWIN-a-veer)Brand Name: FortovaseSaquinavir cannot be interchanged with saquinavir mesylate ( Invirase) capsules.Saquinavir is used for:Treating HIV infection. Saquinavir should be used with other antiretroviral agents.Saquinavir is a protease inhibitor. It works by blocking the growth of an enzyme (HIV protease) that the HIV viru...
  7. Saquinavir MesylateSaquinavir Mesylate
    Saquinavir Mesylate Generic Name: Saquinavir Mesylate (sa-KWIN-a-veer MEH-sih-late)Brand Name: InviraseSaquinavir Mesylate (saquinavir mesylate) cannot be interchanged with saquinavir ( Fortovase) soft gelatin capsules. Saquinavir Mesylate may only be used if it is combined with ritonavir.Saquinavir Mesylate is used for:Treating HIV infection. Only take Saquinavir Mesylate...
  8. Saquinavir MesylateSaquinavir Mesylate
    Saquinavir MesylatePronunciation: (sa-KWIN-a-vir MES-i-late)Class: Protease inhibitorTrade Names:Invirase- Capsules 200 mg (as mesylate)- Tablets 500 mg (as mesylate)Fortovase Roche (Canada)PharmacologyInhibits HIV protease, the enzyme required to form functional proteins in HIV-infected cells.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionBioavailability averaged 4%.DistributionSaquina...
  9. SarafemSarafem
    SarafemGeneric Name: fluoxetine (floo OX e teen)Brand Names: Prozac, Prozac Weekly, Rapiflux, Sarafem, SelfemraWhat is Sarafem (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 symptoms...
  10. SarafemSarafem
    SarafemGeneric name: Fluoxetine hydrochlorideBrand names: Sarafem, Prozac Weekly, ProzacWhy is Sarafem prescribed?Prozac is prescribed for the treatment of depression—that is, a continuing depression that interferes with daily functioning. The symptoms of major depression often include changes in appetite, sleep habits, and mind/body coordination; decreased sex drive; i...
  11. SarafemSarafem
    SarafemGeneric 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 c...
  12. SarafemSarafem
    Sarafem Generic Name: Fluoxetine (floo-OX-e-teen)Brand Name: SarafemAntidepressants may increase the risk of suicidal thoughts or actions in children, teenagers, and young adults. However, depression and certain other mental problems may also increase the risk of suicide. Talk with the patient's doctor to be sure that the benefits of using Sarafem outweigh the risks.Family and caregiver...
  13. sargramostimsargramostim
    sargramostimGeneric Name: sargramostim (sar grah MOSS tim)Brand Names: LeukineWhat is sargramostim?Sargramostim is a protein that stimulates the production of white blood cells. Sargramostim is similar a substance in the body called granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor (GM-CSF).Sargramostim is used to increase white blood cells and decrease the risk of infection in condit...
  14. sargramostim Intravenoussargramostim Intravenous
    sargramostim (Intravenous route)sar-GRA-moe-stimCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LeukineAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionSolutionTherapeutic Class: HematopoieticPharmacologic Class: Colony Stimulating FactorUses For sargramostimSargramostim is a synthetic (man-made) version of a substance that is naturally produced in your body called a colony stimulati...
  15. SargramostimSargramostim
    Sargramostim Generic Name: Sargramostim (sar-GRA-moe-stim)Brand Name: LeukineSargramostim is used for:Reducing severe, life-threatening, or fatal infections after chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). It is also used to help increase the success of autologous bone marrow transplant and to help increase survival in patients who have bone marrow transplant failure. It m...