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  1. Lanthanum CarbonateLanthanum Carbonate
    Lanthanum CarbonatePronunciation: (LAN-tha-num KAR-bo-nate)Class: Phosphate binderTrade Names:Fosrenol- Tablets, chewable 500 mg- Tablets, chewable 750 mg- Tablets, chewable 1,000 mgPharmacologyInhibits GI absorption of phosphate by forming highly insoluble lanthanum phosphate complex with dietary phosphate released from food during digestion.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionV...
  2. LantusLantus
    LantusGeneric Name: insulin glargine, recombinant (Subcutaneous route)IN-su-lin GLAR-jeen, ree-KOM-bi-nantCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LantusAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTherapeutic Class: AntidiabeticPharmacologic Class: Insulin, Long ActingUses For LantusInsulin glargine is a type of insulin. Insulin is one of many hormones that help the body turn the fo...
  3. Lantus Cartridge SystemsLantus Cartridge Systems
    Lantus Cartridge SystemsGeneric Name: Insulin Glargine (IN-su-lin GLAR-jeen)Brand Name: Examples include Lantus and Lantus SolostarLantus Cartridge Systems are used for:Treating diabetes mellitus.Lantus Cartridge Systems are a long-acting form of the hormone insulin. It works by helping your body to use sugar properly. This lowers the amount of glucose in the blood, which helps t...
  4. Lantus Cartridge SystemsLantus Cartridge Systems
    Lantus Cartridge SystemsGeneric Name: Insulin Glargine (IN-su-lin GLAR-jeen)Brand Name: Examples include Lantus and Lantus SolostarLantus Cartridge Systems are used for:Treating diabetes mellitus.Lantus Cartridge Systems are a long-acting form of the hormone insulin. It works by helping your body to use sugar properly. This lowers the amount of glucose in the blood, which helps t...
  5. Lantus VialsLantus Vials
    Lantus VialsGeneric Name: Insulin Glargine (IN-su-lin GLAR-jeen)Brand Name: LantusLantus Vials are used for:Treating diabetes mellitus.Lantus Vials are a long-acting form of the hormone insulin. It works by helping your body to use sugar properly. This lowers the amount of glucose in the blood, which helps to treat diabetes.Do NOT use Lantus Vials if:you are allergic to any...
  6. Lantus Solostar Cartridge SystemsLantus Solostar Cartridge Systems
    Lantus Solostar Cartridge SystemsGeneric Name: Insulin Glargine (IN-su-lin GLAR-jeen)Brand Name: Examples include Lantus and Lantus SolostarLantus Solostar Cartridge Systems are used for:Treating diabetes mellitus.Lantus Solostar Cartridge Systems are a long-acting form of the hormone insulin. It works by helping your body to use sugar properly. This lowers the amount of glucose ...
  7. Lantus Solostar PensLantus Solostar Pens
    Lantus Solostar PensGeneric Name: Insulin Glargine (IN-su-lin GLAR-jeen)Brand Name: Lantus SolostarLantus Solostar Pens are used for:Treating diabetes mellitus.Lantus Solostar Pens are a long-acting form of the hormone insulin. It works by helping your body to use sugar properly. This lowers the amount of glucose in the blood, which helps to treat diabetes.Do NOT use Lantus Sol...
  8. LapaseLapase
    LapaseGeneric Name: pancrelipase (oral) (pan kre LYE pace)Brand Names: Cotazym, Creon, Dygase, Ku-Zyme, Ku-Zyme HP, Kutrase, Lapase, Palcaps 10, Pancrease MT 10, Pancrease MT 16, Pancrease MT 20, Pancrease MT 4, Pancrecarb MS-16, Pancrecarb MS-4, Pancrecarb MS-8, Panocaps, Panocaps MT 16, Ultrase, Ultrase MT 12, Ultrase MT 18, Ultrase MT 20, Viokase, Viokase 16, ZenpepWhat is pancrelipas...
  9. LapaseLapase
    Lapase Generic Name: Amylase/Lipase/Protease (a-mah-LASE/LYE-pase/PRO-tee-ase)Brand Name: Examples include Dygase and LapaseLapase is used for:Relieving symptoms of indigestion (eg, feeling of fullness, gas, bloating) that occur after meals.Lapase is a digestive enzyme combination. It works by helping the body to digest protein, starch, and fat.Do NOT use Lapase if:you a...
  10. lapatiniblapatinib
    lapatinibGeneric Name: lapatinib (la PA tin ib)Brand Names: TykerbWhat is lapatinib?Lapatinib is a cancer medication.Lapatinib is used together with another medicine called capecitabine (Xeloda) to treat a certain type of advanced breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.Lapatinib is usually given after other cancer medications have been tried without successful tre...
  11. lapatiniblapatinib
    lapatinib (Oral route)la-PA-ti-nibOral routeTabletHepatotoxicity has been observed in clinical trials and postmarketing experience. The hepatotoxicity may be severe and deaths have been reported. Causality of the deaths is uncertain .Hepatotoxicity has been observed in clinical trials and postmarketing experience. The hepatotoxicity may be severe and deaths have been reported. Causality of...
  12. LapatinibLapatinib
    Lapatinib Generic Name: Lapatinib (la-PA-ti-nib)Brand Name: TykerbSevere and sometimes fatal liver problems may occur with the use of Lapatinib . These problems may develop within days or several months after you start using it. Tell your doctor if you have a history of liver problems. Your doctor may need to check your liver function before you start Lapatinib and while you are taking it...
  13. LapatinibLapatinib
    LapatinibPronunciation: (la-PA-ti-nib)Class: Tyrosine kinase inhibitorTrade Names:Tykerb- Tablets 250 mgPharmacologyInhibits both epidermal growth factor receptor and human epidermal growth receptor 2–driven tumor cell growth in vitro and in animal models.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionOral absorption is incomplete and variable. C max occurs approximately 4 h after adminis...
  14. LariamLariam
    LariamGeneric Name: mefloquine (MEF loe kwin)Brand Names: LariamWhat is Lariam (mefloquine)?Mefloquine is a medication to treat malaria, a disease caused by parasites. This medicine works by interfering with the growth of parasites in the red blood cells of the human body.Parasites that cause malaria typically enter the body through the bite of a mosquito. Malaria is common in areas...
  15. LariamLariam
    LariamGeneric Name: mefloquine (Oral route)ME-floe-kwinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.LariamAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntimalarialUses For LariamMefloquine is used to treat malaria. It is also used to prevent malaria infection in areas or regions where it is known that other medicines (e.g., chloroquine) may not work.Mefloquine belongs ...