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  1. tacrinetacrine
    tacrineGeneric Name: tacrine (TAK rin)Brand Names: CognexWhat is tacrine?Tacrine improves the function of nerve cells in the brain. It works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine (ah see til KO leen). People with dementia usually have lower levels of this chemical, which is important for the processes of memory, thinking, and reasoning.Tacrine is used to trea...
  2. tacrinetacrine
    tacrine (Oral route)tak-reenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CognexAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleTherapeutic Class: Central Nervous System AgentPharmacologic Class: Cholinesterase Inhibitor, Centrally ActingUses For tacrineTacrine is used to treat the symptoms of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. Tacrine will not cure Alzheimer's disease, and it will not stop ...
  3. TacrineTacrine
    Tacrine Generic Name: Tacrine (TAK-reen)Brand Name: CognexTacrine is used for:Treating mild to moderate dementia (eg, impairment of memory or judgement, abstract thinking, changes in personality) in patients with Alzheimer disease.Tacrine is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by increasing the amount of a certain substance (acetylcholine) in the brain. This may help reduce sy...
  4. Tacrine hydrochlorideTacrine hydrochloride
    Tacrine hydrochlorideBrand names: CognexWhy is Tacrine hydrochloride prescribed?Cognex is used for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. This progressive, degenerative disorder causes physical changes in the brain that disrupt the flow of information and affect memory, thinking, and behavior. As someone caring for a person with Alzheimer's, you should be aware ...
  5. Tacrine Hydrochloride (Tetrahydroaminoacridine; THA)Tacrine Hydrochloride (Tetrahydroaminoacridine; THA)
    Tacrine Hydrochloride( Tetrahydroaminoacridine ; THA ) Pronunciation: (TAK-reen HIGH-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: Cholinesterase inhibitorTrade Names:Cognex- Capsules 10 mg- Capsules 20 mg- Capsules 30 mg- Capsules 40 mgPharmacologyBelieved to inhibit (reversibly) cholinesterase in CNS, leading to increased concentrations of acetylcholine.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionTacrine is ...
  6. tacrolimustacrolimus
    tacrolimusGeneric Name: tacrolimus (oral) (ta KROE li mus)Brand Names: PrografWhat is tacrolimus?Tacrolimus lowers your body's immune system. The immune system helps your body fight infections. The immune system can also fight or "reject" a transplanted organ such as a liver or kidney. This is because the immune system treats the new organ as an invader.Tacrolimus is used together wi...
  7. tacrolimus Topicaltacrolimus Topical
    tacrolimus (Topical route)ta-KROE-li-musIntravenous routeSolutionIncreased susceptibility to infection and the possible development of lymphoma may result from immunosuppression. Only physicians experienced in immunosuppressive therapy and management of organ transplant patients should prescribe tacrolimus. Patients receiving the drug should be managed in facilities equipped and staffed with...
  8. tacrolimus Oral, Intravenoustacrolimus Oral, Intravenous
    tacrolimus (Oral route, Intravenous route)ta-KROE-li-musIntravenous routeSolutionIncreased susceptibility to infection and the possible development of lymphoma may result from immunosuppression. Only physicians experienced in immunosuppressive therapy and management of organ transplant patients should prescribe tacrolimus. Patients receiving the drug should be managed in facilities equipped ...
  9. Tacrolimus CapsulesTacrolimus Capsules
    Tacrolimus CapsulesGeneric Name: Tacrolimus (tak-ROE-li-mus)Brand Name: PrografTacrolimus Capsules decreases the action of the immune system. This may increase your risk of 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 growth...
  10. TacrolimusTacrolimus
    Tacrolimus Generic Name: Tacrolimus (ta-KROE-li-mus)Brand Name: PrografTacrolimus 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....
  11. Tacrolimus OintmentTacrolimus Ointment
    Tacrolimus OintmentGeneric Name: Tacrolimus (ta-KROE-li-mus)Brand Name: ProtopicThe long-term safety of Tacrolimus Ointment has not been determined. Because rare cases of cancer (eg, lymphoma, skin cancer) have been reported, continuous long-term use should be avoided and the application of Tacrolimus Ointment should be limited to the affected areas. Tacrolimus Ointment should not be used ...
  12. Tacrolimus OintmentTacrolimus Ointment
    Tacrolimus OintmentGeneric Name: Tacrolimus (ta-KROE-li-mus)Brand Name: ProtopicThe long-term safety of Tacrolimus Ointment has not been determined. Because rare cases of cancer (eg, lymphoma, skin cancer) have been reported, continuous long-term use should be avoided and the application of Tacrolimus Ointment should be limited to the affected areas. Tacrolimus Ointment should not be used ...
  13. TacrolimusTacrolimus
    TacrolimusPronunciation: (tak-ROE-li-mus)Class: Immunosuppressive, ImmunomodulatorTrade Names:Prograf- Capsules 0.5 mg- Capsules 1 mg- Capsules 5 mg- Injection, solution, concentrate 5 mg/mLTrade Names:Protopic- Ointment 0.03%- Ointment 0.1%Protopic (Canada)PharmacologySuppresses cell-mediated immune reactions and some humoral immunity, but exact mechanism is not ...
  14. tacrolimus topicaltacrolimus topical
    tacrolimus topicalGeneric Name: tacrolimus topical (ta KRA lih muss TOP ik al)Brand Names: ProtopicWhat is tacrolimus topical?Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant. It works by decreasing your body's immune system to help slow down the growth of atopic dermatitis (eczema) on your skin.Tacrolimus topical is used to treat severe atopic dermatitis when other medications have not worked wel...
  15. tadalafiltadalafil
    tadalafilGeneric Name: tadalafil (ta DAL a fil)Brand names: Cialis, AdcircaWhat is tadalafil?Tadalafil relaxes muscles and increases blood flow to particular areas of the body.Tadalafil is used to treat erectile dysfunction (impotence).Tadalafil may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most important information I should know abou...