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  1. acamprosateacamprosate
    acamprosateGeneric Name: acamprosate (a KAM proe sate)Brand names: Campral, Campral ECWhat is acamprosate?Acamprosate affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced in a person who is addicted to alcohol. Acamprosate works by restoring this chemical balance in the brain in an alcohol-dependent person who has recently quit drinking.Acamprosate is used to help a person who h...
  2. acamprosateacamprosate
    acamprosate (Oral route)a-KAM-proe-sateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CampralAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Enteric CoatedTherapeutic Class: Ethanol DependencyUses For acamprosateAcamprosate is used to help overcome your drinking problem. It is not a cure for alcoholism, but rather will help you maintain abstinence.acamprosate is available only with your doctor'...
  3. AcamprosateAcamprosate
    Acamprosate Generic Name: Acamprosate (a-kam-PROE-sate)Brand Name: CampralAcamprosate is used for:Treating alcohol addiction by helping certain patients to avoid alcohol. Acamprosate is used in combination with a treatment program that includes social support.Acamprosate is an anti-alcohol agent. It is thought to work by restoring the balance of certain chemicals in the brain ...
  4. Acamprosate calciumAcamprosate calcium
    Acamprosate calciumBrand names: CampralWhy is Acamprosate calcium prescribed?Campral is prescribed to treat alcohol dependence. It helps people who have already stopped drinking alcohol keep from starting again.You must be alcohol-free before taking Campral for it to work. You must also be prepared to follow a complete alcohol treatment plan that includes mental and behaviora...
  5. Acamprosate CalciumAcamprosate Calcium
    Acamprosate CalciumPronunciation: (a-kam-PROE-sate KAL-see-uhm)Class: Antialcoholic agentTrade Names:Campral- Tablets, delayed-release 333 mg acamprosate calcium (equiv. to 300 mg acamprosate)PharmacologyChronic alcohol exposure may alter normal balance between neuronal and excitation and inhibition. In vitro and in vivo animal data suggest acamprosate interacts with glutamate an...
  6. Acanya GelAcanya Gel
    Acanya GelGeneric Name: Clindamycin/Benzoyl Peroxide (KLIN-da-MYE-sin/BEN-zoe-il per-OX-ide)Brand Name: AcanyaAcanya Gel is used for:Treating acne.Acanya Gel is an antibiotic and drying agent combination. It works by killing the bacteria associated with acne.Do NOT use Acanya Gel if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Acanya Gel or to lincomycinyou have a history of Cro...
  7. acarboseacarbose
    acarboseGeneric Name: acarbose (ah KAR bose)Brand Names: PrecoseWhat is acarbose?Acarbose slows the digestion of carbohydrates in the body, which helps control blood sugar levels.Acarbose is used to treat type 2 diabetes. Acarbose is sometimes used in combination with insulin or other diabetes medications you take by mouth.Acarbose may also be used for other purposes not listed in ...
  8. AcarboseAcarbose
    AcarboseBrand names: PrecoseWhy is Acarbose prescribed?Precose is an oral medication used to treat type 2 (noninsulin-dependent) diabetes when high blood sugar levels cannot be controlled by diet alone. Precose works by slowing the body's digestion of carbohydrates so that blood sugar levels won't surge upward after a meal. Precose may be taken alone or in combination with cert...
  9. acarboseacarbose
    acarbose (Oral route)AY-kar-boseCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PrecoseAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntidiabeticPharmacologic Class: Alpha-Glucosidase InhibitorUses For acarboseAcarbose is used to treat type 2 diabetes. Normally, your pancreas releases insulin into the blood stream after you eat. Insulin is used by all the cells in your body to...
  10. AcarboseAcarbose
    Acarbose Generic Name: Acarbose (AY-kar-bose)Brand Name: PrecoseAcarbose is used for:Treating type 2 diabetes. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines.Acarbose is a glucosidase inhibitor. It works by slowing down the enzyme that turns carbohydrates into glucose. This decreases blood sugar levels following a meal.Do NO...
  11. AcarboseAcarbose
    AcarbosePronunciation: (A-car-bose)Class: Alpha-glucosidase inhibitorTrade Names:Precose- Tablets 25 mg- Tablets 50 mg- Tablets 100 mgGlucobay (Canada)PharmacologyInhibits intestinal enzymes that digest carbohydrate, thereby reducing carbohydrate digestion after meals. This lowers postprandial glucose elevation in diabetics.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionLess than 2% is ab...
  12. AcbAcb
    AcbGeneric Name: barium sulfate (Oral route, Rectal route)BAR-ee-um SUL-fateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Bar-TestE-Z-DiskReadi-CatIn CanadaAcbBaro-CatBarosperse EnemaColobar-100Epi-CEpi-StatEsobarEsopho-Cat Esophageal CreamE-Z-CatE-Z-HdE-Z-JugE-Z-PaqueAvailable Dosage Forms:KitSuspensionPowder for SuspensionEnemaPasteTablet\...
  13. AccessPak for HIV PEP BasicAccessPak for HIV PEP Basic
    AccessPak for HIV PEP BasicGeneric Name: emtricitabine and tenofovir (em trye SYE ta been and ten OF oh vir)Brand Names: AccessPak for HIV PEP Basic, TruvadaWhat is AccessPak for HIV PEP Basic (emtricitabine and tenofovir)?Emtricitabine and tenofovir are antiviral drugs that work by preventing HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) cells from multiplying in the body.The combination of e...
  14. AccolateAccolate
    AccolateGeneric Name: zafirlukast (za FIR loo cast)Brand Names: AccolateWhat is Accolate (zafirlukast)?Zafirlukast is a leukotriene (loo-koe-TRY-een) inhibitor. Leukotrienes are chemicals your body releases when you breathe in an allergen (such as pollen). These chemicals cause swelling in your lungs and tightening of the muscles around your airways, which can result in asthma symptom...
  15. AccolateAccolate
    AccolateGeneric name: ZafirlukastBrand names: AccolateWhy is Accolate prescribed?Accolate helps prevent asthma attacks. It is prescribed for long-term treatment.Most important fact about AccolateAccolate will not stop an asthma attack once it starts. You will still need to use an airway-opening medication when an attack occurs.How should you take Accolate?Acco...