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Avastin

Lea en español Avastin, the product name for Bevacizumab, was first approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2004 as a treatment for certain types of cancers. Specifically, Avastin has been used during chemotherapy to slow the growth of new blood vessels. Its initial use was in the treatment of colon cancer, […]

Avelox

Lea en español Avelox is the trade name for Moxifloxacin, an anti-bacterial pharmaceutical product marketed by Bayer, available intravenously or through eye drops to treat eye infections such pink eye. The drug was approved for use in the United States in 1999, with permitted uses including chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, skin infections and intra-abdominal infections. Serious […]

Avonex

Lea en español Avonex is one of the brand names under which Interferon beta-1a has been marketed. Other product names include Rebif, CinnoVex and Actovex. Interferon beta-1a is developed from mammalian cells and used to treat multiple sclerosis. The product is presently available only in injectable forms, and has been associated with skin reactions at […]

Avandia

Lea en español Avandia (the trade name for Rosiglitazone, marketed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)), is a drug approved in 1999 for treatment of type 2 diabetes. The product was used extensively until 2007, when a report in the New England Journal of Medicine linked it with studies showing an increased risk of heart attack. The patent […]