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  1. RitalinRitalin
    Ritalin Generic Name: Methylphenidate (METH-il-FEN-i-date)Brand Name: Examples include Methylin and RitalinUse Ritalin with caution if you have a history of emotional problems, or alcohol or substance abuse. Abuse of Ritalin may cause it to not work as well. Abuse may also lead to addiction and severe mental changes. Do not suddenly stop using Ritalin . Depression and other mental proble...
  2. Ritalin LARitalin LA
    Ritalin LAGeneric Name: methylphenidate (Oral route)meth-il-FEN-i-dateTransdermal routePatch, Extended ReleaseMethylphenidate patch should be given cautiously to patients with a history of drug dependence or alcoholism. Chronic abusive use can lead to marked tolerance and psychological dependence with varying degrees of abnormal behavior. Frank psychotic episodes can occur, especially wi...
  3. Ritalin LA Extended-Release CapsulesRitalin LA Extended-Release Capsules
    Ritalin LA Extended-Release CapsulesGeneric Name: Methylphenidate (meth-il-FEN-i-date)Brand Name: Ritalin LAUse Ritalin LA Extended-Release Capsules with caution if you have a history of emotional problems, or alcohol or substance abuse. Abuse of Ritalin LA Extended-Release Capsules may cause it to not work as well. Abuse may also lead to addiction and severe mental changes. Do not suddenl...
  4. Ritalin SR Controlled-Release TabletsRitalin SR Controlled-Release Tablets
    Ritalin SR Controlled-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Methylphenidate (METH-il-FEN-i-date)Brand Name: Examples include Methylin ER and Ritalin SRUse Ritalin SR Controlled-Release Tablets with caution if you have a history of emotional problems, or alcohol or substance abuse. Abuse of Ritalin SR Controlled-Release Tablets may cause it to not work as well. Abuse may also lead to addiction and s...
  5. Ritalin-SRRitalin-SR
    Ritalin-SRGeneric Name: methylphenidate (Oral route)meth-il-FEN-i-dateTransdermal routePatch, Extended ReleaseMethylphenidate patch should be given cautiously to patients with a history of drug dependence or alcoholism. Chronic abusive use can lead to marked tolerance and psychological dependence with varying degrees of abnormal behavior. Frank psychotic episodes can occur, especially wi...
  6. ritodrine Oral, Intravenousritodrine Oral, Intravenous
    ritodrine (Oral route, Intravenous route)RIT-oh-dreenAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionTabletTherapeutic Class: Uterine RelaxantPharmacologic Class: Beta-2 Adrenergic AgonistUses For ritodrineRitodrine is used to stop premature labor. ritodrine was available only with your doctor's prescription.Ritodrine is no longer available in the United States.Before Using ritodrineIn de...
  7. ritonavirritonavir
    ritonavirGeneric Name: ritonavir (rit OH na vir)Brand names: Norvir, Norvir Soft GelatinWhat is ritonavir?Ritonavir is an antiviral medication in a group of HIV medicines called protease (PRO-tee-ayz) inhibitors. Ritonavir prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cells from multiplying in your body.Ritonavir is used to treat HIV, which causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AI...
  8. RitonavirRitonavir
    RitonavirBrand names: NorvirWhy is Ritonavir prescribed?Norvir is prescribed to slow the progress of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection. HIV causes the immune system to break down so that it can no longer respond effectively to infection, leading to the fatal disease known as acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Without treatment, HIV takes over certain human c...
  9. ritonavirritonavir
    ritonavir (Oral route)rit-OH-na-virOral routeCapsule, Liquid FilledSolutionCoadministration of ritonavir with sedative hypnotics, antiarrhythmics, or ergot alkaloid preparations may result in potentially serious and/or life-threatening adverse events due to possible effects of ritonavir on the hepatic metabolism of certain drugs .Coadministration of ritonavir with sedative hypnotics, antia...
  10. RitonavirRitonavir
    Ritonavir Generic Name: Ritonavir (rit-OH-na-vir)Brand Name: NorvirUse of ritonavir with certain nonsedating antihistamines (eg, astemizole, terfenadine), sedatives and tranquilizers (eg, midazolam, triazolam), heart medicines (antiarrhythmics such as bepridil, flecainide, propafenone, quinidine), or ergot-containing medicines may cause severe, even fatal, side effects. Tell your doctor if...
  11. Ritonavir SolutionRitonavir Solution
    Ritonavir SolutionGeneric Name: Ritonavir (rit-OH-na-vir)Brand Name: NorvirUse of ritonavir with certain nonsedating antihistamines (eg, astemizole, terfenadine), sedatives and tranquilizers (eg, midazolam, triazolam), heart medicines (antiarrhythmics such as bepridil, flecainide, propafenone, quinidine), or ergot-containing medicines may cause severe, even fatal, side effects. Tell your d...
  12. RitonavirRitonavir
    RitonavirPronunciation: (rit-OH-na-vir)Class: Protease inhibitorTrade Names:Norvir- Capsules, soft gelatin 100 mg- Solution, oral 80 mg/mLNorvir SEC (Canada)PharmacologyInhibits HIV protease, rendering the enzyme incapable of processing the gag-pol polyprotein precursor, which leads to production of noninfectious immature HIV particles.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max af...
  13. RituxanRituxan
    RituxanGeneric Name: rituximab (ri TUX i mab)Brand Names: RituxanWhat is rituximab?Rituximab is a cancer medication that interferes with the growth of cancer cells and slows their growth and spread in the body.Rituximab is used in combination with other cancer medicines to treat non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Rituximab is also used in combination with another drug called methotrexate to tre...
  14. RituxanRituxan
    RituxanGeneric Name: rituximab (Intravenous route)ri-TUX-i-mabIntravenous routeSolutionInfusion Reactions:Rituximab administration can result in serious, including fatal infusion reactions. Deaths within 24 hours of rituximab infusion have occurred. Approximately 80% of fatal infusion reactions occurred in association with the first infusion. Carefully monitor patients during infus...
  15. RituxanRituxan
    Rituxan Generic Name: Rituximab (ri-TUX-i-mab)Brand Name: RituxanSevere and sometimes fatal infusion reactions may occur with Rituxan . Tell your doctor right away if you develop blurred vision, cough, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, hives, itching, swelling, trouble breathing, or wheezing, while you receive or after you receive Rituxan .Severe and sometimes fatal kidney problems and sk...