Drugs Information Online
Drugs and diseases reference index

Drugs and diseases reference index
Search
EN

Drugs A-Z list

Drugs A-Z List - «F»:

  1. FelbamateFelbamate
    FelbamatePronunciation: (FELL-buh-MATE)Class: AnticonvulsantTrade Names:Felbatol- Tablets 400 mg- Tablets 600 mg- Suspension 600 mg/5 mLPharmacologyMay reduce seizure spread in generalized tonic-clonic or partial seizures and may increase seizure threshold in absence seizures.PharmacokineticsDistributionVd is about 756 mL/kg and the drug is 22% to 25% bound to plasma pr...
  2. FelbatolFelbatol
    FelbatolGeneric Name: felbamate (fel BAM ate)Brand Names: FelbatolWhat is Felbatol (felbamate)?Felbamate is an anti-epileptic medication, also called an anticonvulsant.Felbamate is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat seizures in adults with epilepsy. Felbamate is also used to treat children with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, a severe form of childhood epilepsy th...
  3. FelbatolFelbatol
    FelbatolGeneric name: FelbamateBrand names: FelbatolWhy is Felbatol prescribed?Felbatol, a relatively new epilepsy medication, is used alone or with other drugs to treat partial seizures with or without generalization (seizures in which consciousness may be retained or lost). It is also used with other medications to treat seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syn...
  4. FelbatolFelbatol
    FelbatolGeneric Name: felbamate (Oral route)fel-BAM-ateOral routeTabletSuspensionThe use of felbamate is associated with a marked increase in the incidence of aplastic anemia. Accordingly, felbamate should only be used in patients whose epilepsy is so severe that the risk of aplastic anemia is deemed acceptable in light of the benefits conferred by its use. Ordinarily, a patient should n...
  5. Felbatol SuspensionFelbatol Suspension
    Felbatol SuspensionGeneric Name: Felbamate (FEL-ba-mate)Brand Name: FelbatolBecause severe, even fatal, blood disorders (aplastic anemia, pancytopenia) and liver problems have occurred with the use of Felbatol Suspension, it should be used only in people with severe epilepsy and only after careful consideration. Aplastic anemia may occur even after the drug has been stopped. Felbatol Suspe...
  6. FelbatolFelbatol
    Felbatol Generic Name: Felbamate (FEL-ba-mate)Brand Name: FelbatolBecause severe, even fatal, blood disorders (aplastic anemia, pancytopenia) and liver problems have occurred with the use of Felbatol , it should be used only in people with severe epilepsy and only after careful consideration. Aplastic anemia may occur even after the drug has been stopped. Felbatol is not recommended for u...
  7. FeldeneFeldene
    FeldeneGeneric Name: piroxicam (peer OX i kam)Brand Names: FeldeneWhat is Feldene (piroxicam)?Piroxicam is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Piroxicam works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.Piroxicam is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis.Piroxicam may also be used for other purposes not li...
  8. FeldeneFeldene
    FeldeneGeneric name: PiroxicamBrand names: FeldeneWhy is Feldene prescribed?Feldene, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, is used to relieve the inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain associated with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (the most common form of arthritis). It is prescribed both for sudden flare-ups and for long-term treatment.Most import...
  9. FeldeneFeldene
    FeldeneGeneric Name: piroxicam (Oral route)pir-OX-i-kamOral routeCapsuleCARDIOVASCULAR RISKNSAIDs may cause an increased risk of serious cardiovascular thrombotic events, myocardial infarction, and stroke, which can be fatal. This risk may increase with duration of use. Patients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors for cardiovascular disease may be at greater riskP...
  10. FeldeneFeldene
    Feldene Generic Name: Piroxicam (pir-OX-i-kam)Brand Name: FeldeneFeldene is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It may cause an increased risk of serious and sometimes fatal heart and blood vessel problems (eg, heart attack, stroke). The risk may be greater if you already have heart problems or if you take Feldene for a long time. Do not use Feldene right before or after bypa...
  11. felodipinefelodipine
    felodipineGeneric Name: felodipine (fe LOE di peen)Brand Names: PlendilWhat is felodipine?Felodipine is in a class of drugs called calcium channel blockers. Felodipine relaxes (widens) your blood vessels (veins and arteries), which makes it easier for the heart to pump and reduces its workload.Felodipine is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).Felodipine may also be use...
  12. FelodipineFelodipine
    FelodipineBrand names: PlendilWhy is Felodipine prescribed?Plendil is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is effective alone or in combination with other high blood pressure medications. A type of medication called a calcium channel blocker, Plendil eases the workload of the heart by slowing down its muscle contractions and the passage of nerve impulses thro...
  13. felodipinefelodipine
    felodipine (Oral route)fe-LOE-di-peenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.PlendilAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Extended ReleaseTherapeutic Class: Cardiovascular AgentPharmacologic Class: Calcium Channel BlockerChemical Class: DihydropyridineUses For felodipineFelodipine is used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). High...
  14. FelodipineFelodipine
    Felodipine Generic Name: Felodipine (feh-LOW-dih-peen)Brand Name: PlendilFelodipine is used for:Treating high blood pressure, alone or with other medications. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor, which may not be listed in the professional package insert.Felodipine is a calcium channel blocker. It works by blocking the normal action of cal...
  15. FelodipineFelodipine
    FelodipinePronunciation: (feh-LOW-dih-peen)Class: Calcium channel blocking agentTrade Names:Plendil- Tablets, extended release 2.5 mg- Tablets, extended release 5 mg- Tablets, extended release 10 mgRenedil (Canada)PharmacologyInhibits movement of calcium ions across cell membrane in systemic and coronary vascular smooth muscle, altering contractile process.Pharmacokinetic...