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  Z-Plus Topical
Some commonly used brand names are: In the U.S.— Denorex Advanced Formula DermaZinc Baby DermaZinc Cream DermaZinc Scalp DermaZinc Shampoo DermaZinc Soap DermaZinc Spray DHS Zinc Head & Shoulders Dandruff Shampoo (Fine or Oily Hair) Head & Shoulders Dandruff Shampoo (Normal Hair)

  Zaclir
Generic Name: benzoyl peroxide topical (BEN zoe ill per OX ide) Brand Names: Acne Treatment, Acne-10, Acne-Clear, Ben-Aqua, Benoxyl 10, Benoxyl 5, Benzac, Benzac AC, Benzac W, Benzagel Wash, Benzagel-10, Benzagel-5, Benzashave 10, Benzashave 5, Benziq, Benziq LS, Benziq Wash, Brevoxyl, Br

  Zaditen
Some commonly used brand names are: In Canada— Apo-Ketotifen Novo-Ketotifen Zaditen * Not commercially available in the U.S. Category Asthma prophylactic, systemic Antiallergic, systemic Description Ketotifen (kee-toe-TYE-fen) is a type of asthma medication which, when taken ever

  Zaditor Solution
Generic Name: Ketotifen Ophthalmic Solution (KEY-toe-TIE-fen) Brand Name: ZaditorZaditor Solution is used for:Temporary prevention of itching of the eye due to allergies. Zaditor Solution is an antihistamine and mast cell stabilizer. It works by blocking the release of chemicals from cells invol

  Zaditor
Some commonly used brand names are: In the U.S.— Zaditor † Not commercially available in Canada. Category Antihistamine, H1 - receptor, ophthalmic mast cell stabilizer, ophthalmic antiallergic, ophthalmic Description Ketotifen (kee-toe-TYE-fen)ophthalmic (eye) solution is

  Zaditor
Generic Name: ketotifen ophthalmic (kee toe TYE fen off THAL mik) Brand Names: Zaditor What is Zaditor (ketotifen ophthalmic)? Ketotifen is an antihistamine that inhibits the body's release of a chemical called histamine. Histamine can produce allergy symptoms such as sneezing, runny n

  Zaditor
Generic name: Ketotifen fumarate Brand names: Zaditor Why is Zaditor prescribed? Zaditor combats the release of chemicals that trigger allergic reactions. Available in eyedrop form, it works within minutes to relieve the itchy eyes brought on by allergies. Most important fact about Zaditor Zad

  Zaditor
Generic Name: ketotifen fumarate Dosage Form: Ophthalmic solution, 0.025% Zaditor™ Ketotifen Fumarate Ophthalmic Solution, 0.025% Zaditor Description Zaditor™ is a sterile ophthalmic solution containing ketotifen for topical administration to the eyes. Ketotifen fumarate is a

  Zafirlukast
Generic Name: Zafirlukast (za-FIR-loo-kast) Brand Name: AccolateZafirlukast is used for:Prevention and long-term treatment of asthma in patients 5 years of age and older. It should not be used to treat acute asthma attacks. The medicine may be used for other conditions as determined by your doc

  Zafirlukast
Some commonly used brand names are: In the U.S.— Accolate † Not commercially available in Canada. Category Antiasthmatic, leukotriene receptor antagonist Description Zafirlukast (za-FIR-loo-kast) is used by patients with mild-to-moderate asthma to decrease the symptoms of

  zafirlukast
Generic Name: zafirlukast (za FIR loo cast) Brand Names: Accolate What is zafirlukast? Zafirlukast is a leukotriene (loo-koe-try-een) inhibitor. Leukotrienes are substances in the body that are associated with the inflammation and constriction of airway muscles and the accumulation of fl

  Zafirlukast
Generic name: Zafirlukast Brand names: Accolate Why is Zafirlukast prescribed? Accolate helps prevent asthma attacks. It is prescribed for long-term treatment. Most important fact about Zafirlukast Accolate will not stop an asthma attack once it starts. You will still need to use an airway-ope

  Zafirlukast
Pronouncation: (zah-fur-LOO-cast) Class: Leukotriene receptor antagonist Trade Names: Accolate - Tablets 10 mg - Tablets 20 mg Mechanism of Action Pharmacology Inhibits 3 leukotriene receptor types. Leukotrienes have been associated with the longer, inflammatory component of asthma. Pharmacokinetic

  Zagam
Some commonly used brand names are: In the U.S.— Zagam *† Not commercially available in the U.S. and Canada. Category Antibacterial, systemic Description Sparfloxacin (spar-FLOX-a-sin) belongs to the class of medicines known as antibiotics. It is used to treat bronchitis a

  Zagam
Generic Name: sparfloxacin (spar FLOX a sin) Brand Names: Zagam, Zagam Respipac What is Zagam (sparfloxacin)? Sparfloxacin has been withdrawn from the U.S. market. Sparfloxacin is an antibiotic in a class of drugs called fluoroquinolones. It fights bacteria in the body. Sparfloxacin is

  Zagam Respipac
Generic Name: sparfloxacin (spar FLOX a sin) Brand Names: Zagam, Zagam Respipac What is Zagam Respipac (sparfloxacin)? Sparfloxacin has been withdrawn from the U.S. market. Sparfloxacin is an antibiotic in a class of drugs called fluoroquinolones. It fights bacteria in the body. Sparflo

  Zalcitabine
Generic Name: Zalcitabine (zal-SITE-ah-been) Brand Name: HividZalcitabine may infrequently cause severe side effects, which could be fatal. Zalcitabine can cause severe nerve problems (peripheral neuropathy), and should be used with extreme caution in those who already suffer from this disorde

  Zalcitabine
Some commonly used brand names are: In the U.S.— HIVID In Canada— HIVID Another commonly used name is ddC . Category Antiviral, systemic Description Zalcitabine (zal-SITE-a-been) (also known as ddC) is used in the treatment of the infection caused by the human immunodefic

  zalcitabine
Generic Name: zalcitabine (zal SITE ta been) Brand Names: Hivid What is zalcitabine? Zalcitabine is an antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cells from multiplying in your body. Zalcitabine is used to treat HIV, which causes the acquired immunodeficiency s

  Zalcitabine
Generic name: Zalcitabine Brand names: Hivid Why is Zalcitabine prescribed? Hivid is one of the drugs used against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)--the deadly cause of AIDS. HIV does its damage by slowly undermining the immune system, finally leaving the body without any defense against i

  Zalcitabine (Dideoxycytidine; ddC)
( Dideoxycytidine ; ddC ) Pronouncation: (zal-SITE-uh-BEAN) Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor Trade Names: Hivid - Tablets 0.375 mg - Tablets 0.75 mg Mechanism of Action Pharmacology Inhibits replication of DNA in HIV. Pharmacokinetics Absorption Oral bioavailability is about 80%. A

  Zaleplon
Generic Name: Zaleplon (zah-LEH-plon) Brand Name: SonataZaleplon is used for:Short-term treatment of insomnia. Zaleplon is a hypnotic agent. It works by depressing the central nervous system (brain), causing drowsiness to aid in falling asleep. Do NOT use Zaleplon if: you are allergic to any

  Zaleplon
Some commonly used brand names are: In the U.S.— Sonata † Not commercially available in Canada. Category Sedative-hypnotic Description Zaleplon (ZAL-e-plon) belongs to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) depressants (medicines that make you drowsy or

  zaleplon
Generic Name: zaleplon (ZAH le plon) Brand Names: Sonata What is zaleplon? Zaleplon is a sedative, also called a hypnotic. It affects chemicals in your brain that may become unbalanced and cause sleep problems (insomnia). Zaleplon is used to treat insomnia. This medication causes relaxa

  Zaleplon
Generic name: Zaleplon Brand names: Sonata Why is Zaleplon prescribed? Sonata is prescribed for people who have trouble falling asleep at bedtime. Because it has a short duration of action, it doesn't help those who suffer from frequent awakenings during the night or those who wake too early in

  Zaleplon
Pronouncation: (ZAL-eh-plahn) Class: Sedative and hypnotic Trade Names: Sonata - Capsules 5 mg - Capsules 10 mg Sotacor (Canada) Mechanism of Action Pharmacology Interacts with the gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor complex. Pharmacokinetics Absorption Rapid absorption. T max is about 1 hr. Ab

  Zanaflex
Generic Name: Tizanidine (tie-ZAN-ih-deen) Brand Name: ZanaflexZanaflex is used for:Treating muscle spasms. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Zanaflex is a skeletal muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerves that stimulate muscles to contract. Do NOT

  Zanaflex
Some commonly used brand names are: In the U.S.— Zanaflex † Not commercially available in Canada. Category Antispastic Description Tizanidine (tye-ZAN-i-dine) is used to help relax certain muscles in your body. It relieves the spasms, cramping, and tightness of muscles cau

  Zanaflex
Generic Name: tizanidine (tye ZAN i deen) Brand Names: Zanaflex What is tizanidine? Tizanidine is a short-acting muscle relaxer. It works by blocking nerve impulses (pain sensations) that are sent to your brain. Tizanidine is used to treat spasticity by temporarily relaxing muscle tone.

  Zanaflex
Generic name: Tizanidine Brand names: Zanaflex Why is Zanaflex prescribed? Zanaflex relaxes the tense, rigid muscles caused by spasticity. It is prescribed for people with multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injuries, and other disorders that produce protracted muscles spasms. The effect of the drug



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Iron Sucrose Iron Sucrose
Pronouncation: (I-ern SUE-krose) Class: Iron product Trade Names: Venofer - Injection 20 mg/mL Mechanism of Action Pharmacology Replenishes Hgb and depleted iron stores. Pharmacokinetics Distribution The apparent Vd is 10 L and the Vd ss is 7.9 L. Metabolism Dissociated into iron and sucrose by the more...

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