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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]