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  1. gadofosveset trisodiumgadofosveset trisodium
    gadofosveset trisodiumGeneric Name: gadofosveset trisodium (GAD oh FOS ve set trye SOE dee um)Brand Names: VasovistWhat is gadofosveset trisodium?Gadofosveset trisodium is a contrast agent. Gadofosveset trisodium produces magnetic effects. It is used in combination with magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) to allow blood vessels, organs, and other non-bony tissues to be seen more clear...
  2. gadopentetate dimegluminegadopentetate dimeglumine
    gadopentetate dimeglumineGeneric Name: gadopentetate dimeglumine (gad oh PEN te tate dye MEG loo meen)Brand names: Magnevist, Multihance(obsolete)What is gadopentetate dimeglumine?Gadopentetate dimeglumine is a contrast agent. Gadopentetate dimeglumine produces magnetic effects. It is used in combination with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to allow blood vessels, organs, and other no...
  3. Gadopentetate DimeglumineGadopentetate Dimeglumine
    Gadopentetate Dimeglumine Generic Name: Gadopentetate Dimeglumine (GAD-oh-PEN-te-tate dye-MEG-loo-meen)Brand Name: MagnevistGadopentetate Dimeglumine increases the risk of a possibly severe and sometimes fatal condition called nephrogenic systemic fibrosis in certain patients with kidney problems. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis results in thickening or hardening (fibrosis) of tissues in th...
  4. gadoxetategadoxetate
    gadoxetateGeneric Name: gadoxetate (gad OX e tate)Brand Names: EovistWhat is gadoxetate?Gadoxetate is a contrast agent. Gadoxetate produces magnetic effects. It is used in combination with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to allow blood vessels, organs, and other non-bony tissues to be seen more clearly on the MRI.Gadoxetate is used to help diagnose certain disorders of the liver.G...
  5. gadoxetate Intravenousgadoxetate Intravenous
    gadoxetate (Intravenous route)gad-OX-e-tateIntravenous routeSolutionNephrogenic Systemic FibrosisGadolinium-based contrast agents increase the risk for nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) in patients with:acute or chronic severe renal insufficiency (glomerular filtration rate less than 30 mL/min/1.73 m(2)), oracute renal insufficiency of any severity due to the hepato-renal syndr...
  6. galantaminegalantamine
    galantamineGeneric Name: galantamine (ga LAN ta meen)Brand names: Razadyne, Razadyne ER, ReminylWhat is galantamine?Galantamine improves the function of nerve cells in the brain. It works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical called acetylcholine (ah see til KO leen). People with dementia usually have lower levels of this chemical, which is important for the processes of memory, th...
  7. GalantamineGalantamine
    GalantamineBrand names: ReminylWhy is Galantamine prescribed?Reminyl can delay or even reverse mental decline in some patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. It is thought to work by boosting levels of the chemical messenger acetylcholine in the brain. (In Alzheimer's disease, the cells that produce acetylcholine slowly deteriorate.)Reminyl is a temporar...
  8. galantaminegalantamine
    galantamine (Oral route)ga-LAN-ta-meenCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.RazadyneRazadyne ERRazadyne IRAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletCapsule, Extended ReleaseSolutionTherapeutic Class: Central Nervous System AgentPharmacologic Class: Cholinesterase Inhibitor, Centrally/Peripherally ActingUses For galantamineGalantamine is used to treat the symptoms of mild to...
  9. Galantamine SolutionGalantamine Solution
    Galantamine SolutionGeneric Name: Galantamine (gal-AN-ta-meen)Brand Name: RazadyneGalantamine Solution is used for:Treating mild to moderate dementia (eg, impairment of memory or judgement, abstract thinking, changes in personality) in patients with Alzheimer disease.Galantamine Solution is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by increasing the amount of a certain substance (acet...
  10. GalantamineGalantamine
    Galantamine Generic Name: Galantamine (gal-AN-ta-meen)Brand Name: RazadyneGalantamine is used for:Treating mild to moderate dementia (eg, impairment of memory or judgement, abstract thinking, changes in personality) in patients with Alzheimer disease.Galantamine is a cholinesterase inhibitor. It works by increasing the amount of a certain substance (acetylcholine) in the brain,...
  11. Galantamine Extended-Release CapsulesGalantamine Extended-Release Capsules
    Galantamine Extended-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Galantamine (gal-AN-ta-meen)Brand Name: Razadyne ERGalantamine Extended-Release Capsules are used for:Treating mild to moderate dementia (eg, impairment of memory or judgement, abstract thinking, changes in personality) in patients with Alzheimer disease.Galantamine Extended-Release Capsules are a cholinesterase inhibitor. It wor...
  12. Galantamine HydrobromideGalantamine Hydrobromide
    Galantamine HydrobromidePronunciation: (gah-LAN-tah-meen HIGH-droe-BRO-mide)Class: Cholinesterase inhibitorTrade Names:Razadyne- Tablets 4 mg (as base)- Tablets 8 mg (as base)- Tablets 12 mg (as base)- Oral Solution 4 mg/mLTrade Names:Razadyne ER- Capsules, extended-release 8 mg (as base)- Capsules, extended-release 16 mg (as base)- Capsules, extended-release 24 mg (as ba...
  13. GalliumGallium
    Gallium Generic Name: Gallium (GAL-ee-uhm)Brand Name: GaniteUsing Gallium with other medicines that may harm the kidneys (eg, aminoglycosides [eg, gentamicin], amphotericin B) may increase your risk of developing severe kidney problems. Make sure you notify your health care provider of any other medicines that you are taking before using this one.Gallium is used for:Treatin...
  14. gallium nitrategallium nitrate
    gallium nitrateGeneric Name: gallium nitrate (GAL ee um NYE trate)Brand Names: GaniteWhat is gallium nitrate?Gallium nitrate is a form of nitrate salt.Gallium nitrate is used to lower blood levels of calcium when they have become dangerously high in cancer patients.Gallium nitrate may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.What is the most impo...
  15. gallium nitrate Intravenousgallium nitrate Intravenous
    gallium nitrate (Intravenous route)GAL-ee-um NYE-trateIntravenous routeSolutionConcurrent use of gallium nitrate with other potentially nephrotoxic drugs (eg, aminoglycosides, amphotericin B) may increase the risk for developing severe renal insufficiency in patients with cancer-related hypercalcemia. If use of a potentially nephrotoxic drug is indicated during gallium nitrate therapy, galli...