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  1. Readi-CatReadi-Cat
    Readi-CatGeneric Name: barium sulfate (Oral route, Rectal route)BAR-ee-um SUL-fateCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.Bar-TestE-Z-DiskReadi-CatIn CanadaAcbBaro-CatBarosperse EnemaColobar-100Epi-CEpi-StatEsobarEsopho-Cat Esophageal CreamE-Z-CatE-Z-HdE-Z-JugE-Z-PaqueAvailable Dosage Forms:KitSuspensionPowder for SuspensionEnemaPasteT...
  2. Readi-Cat 2 oral and rectalReadi-Cat 2 oral and rectal
    Readi-Cat 2Generic Name: barium sulfate (oral and rectal) (BER ee um SUL fate)Brand Names: Anatrast, Baricon, Baro-Cat, Barosperse, CheeTah, CheeTah Butterscotch, CheeTah Chocolaty-Fudge, CheeTah Orange, CheeTah Raspberry, E-Z AC, E-Z Dose Kit with Polibar Plus, E-Z-Cat, E-Z-HD, E-Z-Paque, Eneset 2, Entero-H, Entrobar, Esopho-Cat, Liqui-Coat HD, Liquid Polibar, Medebar Plus, Medebar Super 250,...
  3. RebetolRebetol
    RebetolGeneric Name: ribavirin (oral) (rye ba VYE rin)Brand Names: Copegus, Rebetol, RibaPak, Ribasphere, RibaTabWhat is ribavirin?Ribavirin is an antiviral medication.Ribavirin must be used together with an interferon alfa product (such as Peg-Intron or Intron A) to treat chronic hepatitis C.Ribavirin may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.What i...
  4. RebetolRebetol
    RebetolGeneric name: RibavirinBrand names: RebetolWhy is Rebetol prescribed?In combination with the interferon drugs Intron A or PEG-Intron, Rebetol is prescribed to treat chronic hepatitis C. Rebetol is always used with one of the other drugs. By itself, it is ineffective against hepatitis C.Most important fact about RebetolExtreme care should be taken to avoid...
  5. RebetolRebetol
    RebetolGeneric Name: ribavirin (Oral route)rye-ba-VYE-rinInhalation, oral/nebulization routePowder for SolutionINHALATIONUse of aerosolized ribavirin in patients requiring mechanical ventilator assistance should be undertaken only by physicians and support staff familiar with the specific ventilator being used and this mode of administration of the drug. Strict attention must be pa...
  6. RebetolRebetol
    Rebetol Generic Name: Ribavirin (RYE-ba-VIR-in)Brand Name: Examples include Rebetol and RibasphereRebetol may cause serious birth defects and/or fetal death when used during pregnancy. It should not be used by women who are pregnant or by men whose female partners are pregnant. Women of childbearing potential who either take Rebetol or are sexual partners of men who take Rebetol must:...
  7. Rebetol SolutionRebetol Solution
    Rebetol SolutionGeneric Name: Ribavirin (rye-ba-VYE-rin)Brand Name: RebetolRebetol Solution may cause serious birth defects and/or fetal death when used during pregnancy. It should not be used by women who are pregnant or by men whose female partners are pregnant. Women of childbearing potential who either take Rebetol Solution or are sexual partners of men who take Rebetol Solution must:\...
  8. RebetronRebetron
    RebetronGeneric Name: interferon alfa-2b and ribavirin (in ter FEAR on AL fa 2b and RYE ba VYE rin)Brand Names: RebetronWhat is Rebetron (interferon alfa-2b and ribavirin)?Interferon alfa-2b is made from human proteins that help the body fight viral infections.Ribavirin is an antiviral medication.Interferon alfa-2b and ribavirin are packaged together as a capsule and injection kit...
  9. RebifRebif
    RebifGeneric Name: interferon beta-1a (in ter FEAR on BAY ta)Brand Names: Avonex, Avonex Prefilled Syringe, RebifWhat is interferon beta-1a?Interferon beta-1a is made from human proteins. Interferons help the body fight viral infections.Interferon beta-1a is used to treat relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS). This medication will not cure MS, it will only decrease the frequency of relap...
  10. RebifRebif
    RebifGeneric Name: interferon beta-1a (Intramuscular route, Subcutaneous route, Injection route)in-ter-FEER-on BAY-ta-1aCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AvonexRebifAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionKitTherapeutic Class: Immunological AgentPharmacologic Class: Interferon, Beta (class)Uses For RebifInterferon beta-1a is used to treat the relapsing forms of multip...
  11. RebifRebif
    Rebif Generic Name: Interferon Beta-1a (in-ter-FEER-on BAY-tah)Brand Name: RebifRebif is used for:Treating relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) to reduce the number of flare-ups and slow down the development of physical disability associated with MS.Rebif is a protein identical to one found in the body. How Rebif works is not fully understood. It is thought to interfere ...
  12. Recal D Chewable WafersRecal D Chewable Wafers
    Recal D Chewable WafersGeneric Name: Calcium Carbonate/Vitamin D/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12/Folic Acid (KAL-see-um KAR-bo-nate/VYE-ta-min D/VYE-ta-min B/FOE-lik AS-id)Brand Name: Examples include CalciFolic-D and Recal DKeep Recal D Chewable Wafers out of the reach of children.Recal D Chewable Wafers are used for:Treating or preventing calcium deficiency, bone weakness, and osteo...
  13. ReclastReclast
    ReclastGeneric Name: zoledronic acid (Intravenous route)zoe-le-DRON-ik AS-idCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ReclastZometaAvailable Dosage Forms:SolutionPowder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Calcium RegulatorChemical Class: BisphosphonateUses For ReclastZoledronic acid is used to treat hypercalcemia (high levels of calcium in the blood) that may occur in pat...
  14. ReclastReclast
    Reclast Generic Name: Zoledronic Acid (ZOE-le-DRON-ik AS-id)Brand Name: ReclastReclast is used for:Treating osteoporosis (weak bones) in women who are past menopause. It is used to help build bone in men with osteoporosis and to reduce the risk of bone fractures due to osteoporosis in certain patients. It is used to treat and prevent osteoporosis in certain patients treated with c...
  15. ReclipsenReclipsen
    ReclipsenGeneric Name: ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel (EH thih nill ess tra DYE ole and des oh JESS trel)Brand Names: Apri, Cesia, Cyclessa, Desogen, Kariva, Mircette, Ortho-Cept, Reclipsen, Solia, VelivetWhat is Reclipsen (ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel)?Ethinyl estradiol and desogestrel contains a combination of female hormones that prevent ovulation (the release of an egg fro...