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  1. SorafenibSorafenib
    Sorafenib Generic Name: Sorafenib (soe-RAF-e-nib)Brand Name: NexavarSorafenib is used for:Treating advanced kidney cancer. It is also used to treat certain patients with liver cancer. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Sorafenib is a multikinase inhibitor. It works by decreasing tumor growth and replication.Do NOT use Sorafenib if:you a...
  2. SorafenibSorafenib
    SorafenibPronunciation: (soe-RAF-e-nib)Class: Multikinase inhibitorTrade Names:Nexavar- Tablets 200 mgPharmacologyDecreases tumor cell proliferation in vitro.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionBioavailability is 38% to 49%. T max is 3 h. Steady state plasma levels occur within 7 days. Administration with high-fat meals reduced sorafenib bioavailability 29%.DistributionIn vitro p...
  3. Sorbitol SolutionSorbitol Solution
    Sorbitol SolutionGeneric Name: Sorbitol (SOR-bi-tole)Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.Sorbitol Solution is used for:Treating occasional constipation. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Sorbitol Solution is a hyperosmotic laxative. It works by retaining fluid in the colon, which helps to increase muscle movement in the intestines.D...
  4. Sorbitol Irrigation SolutionSorbitol Irrigation Solution
    Sorbitol Irrigation SolutionGeneric Name: Sorbitol (SOR-bi-tole)Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.Sorbitol Irrigation Solution is used for:Preventing infection during prostate surgery or other urinary tract surgeries. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Sorbitol Irrigation Solution is a hexitol irrigant. It works by flushing debris ou...
  5. SorbitrateSorbitrate
    SorbitrateGeneric name: Isosorbide dinitrateBrand names: Sorbitrate, IsordilWhy is Sorbitrate prescribed?Isordil is prescribed to relieve or prevent angina pectoris (suffocating chest pain). Angina pectoris occurs when the arteries and veins become constricted and sufficient oxygen does not reach the heart. Isordil dilates the blood vessels by relaxing the muscles in their wa...
  6. SoriataneSoriatane
    SoriataneGeneric Name: acitretin (A si TRE tin)Brand Names: SoriataneWhat is Soriatane (acitretin)?Acitretin is a retinoid, which is a form of vitamin A.Acitretin is used to treat severe psoriasis in adults. It is usually given after other psoriasis medicines have been tried without successful treatment of symptoms.Acitretin is not a cure for psoriasis, and you may relapse after y...
  7. SoriataneSoriatane
    SoriataneGeneric name: AcitretinBrand names: SoriataneWhy is Soriatane prescribed?Soriatane is prescribed for several types of severe psoriasis, a chronic skin condition that causes inflamed red patches with silvery scales. In more severe cases, the skin thickens with painful patches that fill with pus and crust over, sometimes on large portions of the body. Psoriasis can app...
  8. SoriataneSoriatane
    SoriataneGeneric Name: acitretin (Oral route)a-si-TRE-tinOral routeCapsuleContraindications and Warnings:Acitretin must not be used by females who are pregnant, or who intend to become pregnant during therapy or at any time for at least 3 years following discontinuation of therapy. Acitretin also must not be used by females who may not use reliable contraception while undergoing tr...
  9. SoriataneSoriatane
    Soriatane Generic Name: Acitretin (A-si-TRE-tin)Brand Name: SoriataneSoriatane causes severe birth defects. Do not take Soriatane if you are pregnant or if you may become pregnant during therapy or at any time within 3 years after you stop taking Soriatane . Women who are able to become pregnant should use Soriatane only if they are unable to use other medicines to treat psoriasis or if...
  10. Soriatane CKSoriatane CK
    Soriatane CK Generic Name: Acitretin with Moisturizer (A-si-TRE-tin)Brand Name: Soriatane CKSoriatane CK causes severe birth defects. Do not take Soriatane CK if you are pregnant or if you may become pregnant during therapy or at any time within 3 years after you stop Soriatane CK . Women who are able to become pregnant should use Soriatane CK only if they are unable to use other medici...
  11. SorineSorine
    SorineGeneric Name: sotalol (SOE ta lol)Brand Names: Betapace, SorineWhat is Sorine (sotalol)?Sotalol is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins).Sotalol is used to help keep the heart beating normally in people with certain heart rhythm disorders of the ventricles (the lower chambers of the hear...
  12. SorineSorine
    SorineGeneric Name: sotalol (Oral route)SOE-ta-lolOral routeTabletTo minimize the risk of induced arrhythmia, patients initiated or re-initiated on sotalol should be placed for a minimum of three days (on their maintenance dose) in a facility that can provide cardiac resuscitation and continuous electrocardiographic monitoring. Creatinine clearance should be calculated prior to dosing....
  13. sotalolsotalol
    sotalolGeneric Name: sotalol (SOE ta lol)Brand Names: Betapace, SorineWhat is sotalol?Sotalol is in a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Beta-blockers affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins).Sotalol is used to help keep the heart beating normally in people with certain heart rhythm disorders of the ventricles (the lower chambers of the heart that al...
  14. sotalolsotalol
    sotalol (Oral route)SOE-ta-lolOral routeTabletTo minimize the risk of induced arrhythmia, patients initiated or re-initiated on sotalol should be placed for a minimum of three days (on their maintenance dose) in a facility that can provide cardiac resuscitation and continuous electrocardiographic monitoring. Creatinine clearance should be calculated prior to dosing.Sotalol hydrochloride ...
  15. SotalolSotalol
    Sotalol Generic Name: Sotalol (SOE-ta-lol)Brand Name: BetapaceBecause Sotalol may sometimes cause an abnormal or irregular heartbeat, patients who begin taking Sotalol should be observed in a hospital or similar setting in which heart and kidney function monitoring may be performed for at least 3 days after starting Sotalol . Close monitoring of your heart or kidney function may also be ...