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Aricept

Lea en español Aricept, the popular name for Donepezil, is a drug used in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Developed by Pfizer and Eisai, and approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996, Donepezil was the world’s largest selling Alzheimer’s drug in 2011. Though not a cure for or an inhibitor of […]

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, […]

Amiodarone

Lea en español Amiodarone, sold under the trade names Cordarone and Nexterone, is a prescription drug approved and used for the treatment of cardiac dysrhythmias, including atrial and ventricular conditions. It is frequently used in conjunction with other procedures, such as defibrillation, to respond to cardiac arrest. Amiodarone has been demonstrated to produce a wide […]

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 […]

Ambien

Lea en español If you’ve sought medical attention for insomnia over the two decades, there’s a good chance that you’ve been prescribed Zolpidem, originally marketed under the brand name Ambien. There are now a number of FDA-approved generic versions of the drug, typically prescribed for short-term (2-6 weeks) treatment of sleeping disorders. Zolpidem has been […]

Aciphex

Lea en español AcipHex is one of the trade names under which the drug Rabeprazole is sold. The product, developed and marketed by Eisai Company, has been approved for short term treatment of certain types of ulcers, as well as erosive or gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD). It has also been used to treat heartburn […]

Benicar

Lea en español If you have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you may have been prescribed Olmesartan medoxomil, sold under the trade name Benicar. Originally developed in 1995 and marketed by Unichem Laboratories, the product has been prescribed to be used alone or in conjunction with other drugs. At present, the U.S. Food and […]

Accutane

Lea en español Accutane (the trade name for Isotretinoin) is derived from a compound first used in the 1960s in Europe to treat skin cancer. Approved for use in the United States in 1982, the pharmaceutical product is now used almost exclusively to treat severe acne, but is also occasionally used to manage certain types […]

Seroquel

Lea en español Seroquel is an atypical anti-psychotic medication used to treat symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Manufactured by AstraZeneca, Seroquel (quetiapine fumarate) is an oral medication that works by affecting neurotransmitter receptors in the brain. The Food and Drug Administration approved Seroquel in 1997 as a psychotropic medication and then again in 2006 […]