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  1. raloxifeneraloxifene
    raloxifeneGeneric Name: raloxifene (oral) (ra LOX i feen)Brand Names: EvistaWhat is raloxifene?Raloxifene affects the cycle of bone formation and breakdown in the body, and reduces loss of bone tissue.Raloxifene is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Raloxifene is also used to reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women who have osteop...
  2. raloxifeneraloxifene
    raloxifene (Oral route)ral-OX-i-feenOral routeTabletIncreased risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism have been reported with raloxifene hydrochloride. Women with active or past history of venous thromboembolism should not take raloxifene hydrochloride.Increased risk of death due to stroke occurred in a trial in postmenopausal women with documented coronary heart disease or at ...
  3. RaloxifeneRaloxifene
    Raloxifene Generic Name: Raloxifene (ral-OX-i-feen)Brand Name: EvistaRaloxifene may increase the risk of serious blood clots. Do not take Raloxifene if you have a history of serious blood clots (eg, in the lung, leg, or eye).Raloxifene may increase the risk of death from stroke in patients who have coronary heart disease or who are at risk for certain serious heart problems. If you ha...
  4. Raloxifene hydrochlorideRaloxifene hydrochloride
    Raloxifene hydrochlorideBrand names: EvistaWhy is Raloxifene hydrochloride prescribed?Evista is prescribed to treat and prevent osteoporosis, the brittle-bone disease that strikes some women after menopause. A variety of factors promote osteoporosis. The more factors that apply to you, the greater your chances of developing the disease. These factors include:Caucasian or As...
  5. Raloxifene HydrochlorideRaloxifene Hydrochloride
    Raloxifene HydrochloridePronunciation: (ral-OX-i-FEEN HYE-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: Selective estrogen receptor modulatorTrade Names:Evista- Tablets 60 mgPharmacologyActions mediated largely through binding to estrogen receptors, which results in activation of certain estrogenic pathways and blockade of others. Appears to act as an estrogen agonist in bone. Decreases bone resorption a...
  6. raltegravirraltegravir
    raltegravirGeneric Name: raltegravir (ral TEG ra veer)Brand Names: IsentressWhat is raltegravir?Raltegravir is an antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cells from multiplying in your body.Raltegravir is used to treat HIV, which causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Raltegravir is not a cure for HIV or AIDS.Raltegravir may also be used for...
  7. raltegravirraltegravir
    raltegravir (Oral route)ral-TEG-ra-virCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.IsentressAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Antiretroviral AgentUses For raltegravirRaltegravir is used together with other medicines to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. HIV is the virus that causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). raltegravir is usually...
  8. RaltegravirRaltegravir
    Raltegravir Generic Name: Raltegravir (ral-TEG-ra-vir)Brand Name: IsentressRaltegravir is used for:Treating certain patients who have HIV infection. It is used along with other HIV medicines.Raltegravir is an HIV-1 integrase strand transfer inhibitor. It works by blocking HIV-1 integrase, an enzyme needed for the HIV virus to replicate.Do NOT use Raltegravir if:you are a...
  9. RaltegravirRaltegravir
    Raltegravir PotassiumPronunciation: (ral-TEG-ra-vir poe-TAS-ee-um)Class: Antiretroviral, Integrase inhibitorTrade Names:Isentress- Tablets 400 mgPharmacologyRaltegravir is an HIV-1 antiviral agent that blocks the enzyme HIV-1 integrase that is needed for viral replication.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max is approximately 3 h postdose. AUC and C max increase dose proportional...
  10. Raltegravir PotassiumRaltegravir Potassium
    Raltegravir PotassiumPronunciation: (ral-TEG-ra-vir poe-TAS-ee-um)Class: Antiretroviral, Integrase inhibitorTrade Names:Isentress- Tablets 400 mgPharmacologyRaltegravir is an HIV-1 antiviral agent that blocks the enzyme HIV-1 integrase that is needed for viral replication.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max is approximately 3 h postdose. AUC and C max increase dose proportional...
  11. raltitrexed Intravenousraltitrexed Intravenous
    raltitrexed (Intravenous route)ral-ti-TREX-edAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Antineoplastic AgentPharmacologic Class: AntimetaboliteUses For raltitrexedRaltitrexed belongs to a group of medicines known as antimetabolites. It is used to treat cancer of the colon and rectum. It may also be used to treat other kinds of cancer, as determined by your docto...
  12. RamelteonRamelteon
    RamelteonBrand names: RozeremWhy is Ramelteon prescribed?Rozerem is prescribed for treatment of insomnia characterized by difficulty in falling asleep. (Other types of insomnia include awakening in the middle of the night or awakening too early in the morning.) Rozerem acts by activating some of the same pathways in the brain that are activated by melatonin, a chemical produced...
  13. ramelteonramelteon
    ramelteon (Oral route)ra-MEL-tee-onCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.RozeremAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Nonbarbiturate HypnoticPharmacologic Class: Melatonin Receptor AgonistUses For ramelteonRamelteon belongs to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) depressants (medicines that slow down the nervous system). Ramelteon is use...
  14. RamelteonRamelteon
    Ramelteon Generic Name: Ramelteon (ra-MEL-tee-on)Brand Name: RozeremRamelteon is used for:Treating insomnia (trouble falling asleep). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Ramelteon in a melatonin agonist. It works by acting on the melatonin receptors in the brain, which helps cause sleep.Do NOT use Ramelteon if:you are allergic to any ing...
  15. RamelteonRamelteon
    RamelteonPronunciation: (ram-EL-tee-on)Class: Melatonin receptor agonistTrade Names:Rozerem- Tablets 8 mgPharmacologyMelatonin receptor agonist with high affinity for melatonin MT 1 and MT 2 receptors and selectivity over the MT 3 receptor. Activation of MT 1 and MT 2 receptors is believed to contribute to ramelteon's sleep-promoting properties.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionRap...