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Daypro

Lea en español Daypro, also known as Dayrun and Duraprox, is one of the brand names for Oxaprozinum, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) typically prescribed for inflammation, swelling and stiffness, as well as pain related to arthritis. The drug was developed by Wyeth-Ayerst, patented in 1971 and Daypro came on the U.S. market in 1993. […]

Arava

Lea en español Arava, the trade name for Leflunomide, is a prescription drug manufactured and marketed by Sanofi Aventi for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis. First approved for use in the United States in 1998, Arava has been tied to a wide range of side effects. Among the most common adverse health […]

Aranesp

Lea en español Aranesp is the trade name for Darbepoetin alfa, a synthetic version of erythropoietin, which stimulates the production of red blood cells. Aranesp has been used since its approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2001 to treat patients with anemia, as well as chronic renal failure. It has been […]

Aredia

Lea en español Aredia, the market name for Pamidronic acid or Pamidronate disodium, is a prescription drug manufactured and sold by Novartis. Aredia has been approved for treatment to minimize bone loss, and in the treatment of osteoporosis. It can also be used to reduce the risk of bone loss in people who are taking […]

Aptivus

Lea en español Aptivus is the brand name for Tipranavir, or Tipranavir Disodium, manufactured and marketed by Boehringer-Ingelheim, and used in conjunction with other medications to treat HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus. The drug was first approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2005. Tipranavir has been tied to a number of […]

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, […]

Anzemet

Lea en español Anzemet, the trade name for the prescription drug Dolasetron, is a pharmaceutical product commonly used to treat nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing chemotherapy. It has also been used to address post-operative and post-radiation nausea, but has not been found to be effective for such conditions caused by motion sickness. The adverse […]

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 […]

Alli

Lea en español Alli is the over-the-counter version of Orlistat (chemical name tetrahydrolipstatin), a drug marketed by GlaxoSmithKline in the United States for the treatment of obesity. It is designed to prevent the absorption of fat in a human diet, thereby decreasing calorie intake. It has also been shown to reduce blood pressure and suspend […]

Alendronate

Lea en español Alendronate sodium or Alendronic acid are the chemical names for the product Fosomax, marketed by Merck for the treatment of osteoporosis and other bone conditions. Fosomax can be sold alone or in combination with a vitamin D supplement. Merck’s patent on the drug expired in 2008, so Alendronate can now be purchased […]

Aldara

Lea en español Imiquimod, sold under the brand name Aldara, has been marketed by 3M since it was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1997. The product, first discovered during research to fight the herpes virus, has been prescribed primarily for the treatment of genital warts, certain types of skin cancer […]

Actonel

Lea en español Actonel is one of the product names for Risedronic acid, a pharmaceutical product used to strengthen bones and treat osteoporosis. Manufactured and marketed by Warner Chilcott, Sanofi-Aventis ( a marketing partner of Proctor and Gamble) and Takeda, it is also known as Atelvia or Benet. A form of the drug is also […]

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 […]

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 […]