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  1. Zaditor DropsZaditor Drops
    Zaditor DropsGeneric Name: Ketotifen (KEY-toe-TIE-fen)Brand Name: ZaditorZaditor Drops are used for:Temporary prevention of itching of the eye due to allergies.Zaditor Drops are an antihistamine and mast cell stabilizer. It works by blocking the release of chemicals from cells involved in allergic reactions.Do NOT use Zaditor Drops if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Z...
  2. zafirlukastzafirlukast
    zafirlukastGeneric Name: zafirlukast (za FIR loo cast)Brand Names: AccolateWhat is zafirlukast?Zafirlukast is a leukotriene (loo-koe-TRY-een) inhibitor. Leukotrienes are chemicals your body releases when you breathe in an allergen (such as pollen). These chemicals cause swelling in your lungs and tightening of the muscles around your airways, which can result in asthma symptoms.Zafir...
  3. ZafirlukastZafirlukast
    ZafirlukastBrand names: AccolateWhy is Zafirlukast prescribed?Accolate helps prevent asthma attacks. It is prescribed for long-term treatment.Most important fact about ZafirlukastAccolate will not stop an asthma attack once it starts. You will still need to use an airway-opening medication when an attack occurs.How should you take Zafirlukast?Accolate should be ...
  4. zafirlukastzafirlukast
    zafirlukast (Oral route)za-fir-LOO-kastCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AccolateAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Anti-InflammatoryPharmacologic Class: Leukotriene Pathway InhibitorUses For zafirlukastZafirlukast is used by patients with mild-to-moderate asthma to decrease the symptoms of asthma and the number of acute asthma attacks. However, zafirl...
  5. ZafirlukastZafirlukast
    Zafirlukast Generic Name: Zafirlukast (ZA-fir-LOO-kast)Brand Name: AccolateZafirlukast is used for:Prevention and long-term treatment of asthma in patients 5 years old and older. It should not be used to treat acute asthma attacks. The medicine may be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Zafirlukast is a leukotriene receptor antagonist. It works by blocking th...
  6. ZafirlukastZafirlukast
    ZafirlukastPronunciation: (zah-fur-LOO-cast)Class: Leukotriene receptor antagonistTrade Names:Accolate- Tablets 10 mg- Tablets 20 mgPharmacologyInhibits 3 leukotriene receptor types. Leukotrienes have been associated with the longer, inflammatory component of asthma.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionRapidly absorbed. T max is 3 h. Bioavailability is unknown. Administration with f...
  7. ZagamZagam
    ZagamGeneric Name: sparfloxacin (spar FLOX a sin)Brand Names: Zagam, Zagam RespipacWhat is Zagam (sparfloxacin)?Sparfloxacin has been withdrawn from the U.S. market.Sparfloxacin is an antibiotic in a class of drugs called fluoroquinolones. It fights bacteria in the body.Sparfloxacin is used to treat various types of bacterial infections.Sparfloxacin may also be used for purposes...
  8. ZagamZagam
    ZagamGeneric Name: sparfloxacin (Oral route)spar-FLOX-a-sinCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ZagamAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntibioticChemical Class: FluoroquinoloneUses For ZagamSparfloxacin belongs to the class of medicines known as antibiotics. It is used to treat bronchitis and pneumonia caused by bacterial infections.Sparfloxacin wo...
  9. Zagam RespipacZagam Respipac
    Zagam RespipacGeneric Name: sparfloxacin (spar FLOX a sin)Brand Names: Zagam, Zagam RespipacWhat is Zagam Respipac (sparfloxacin)?Sparfloxacin has been withdrawn from the U.S. market.Sparfloxacin is an antibiotic in a class of drugs called fluoroquinolones. It fights bacteria in the body.Sparfloxacin is used to treat various types of bacterial infections.Sparfloxacin may also be...
  10. zalcitabinezalcitabine
    zalcitabineGeneric Name: zalcitabine (zal SITE ta been)Brand Names: HividWhat is zalcitabine?Zalcitabine is an antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cells from multiplying in your body.Zalcitabine is used to treat HIV, which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Zalcitabine is not a cure for HIV or AIDS.Zalcitabine may also be used fo...
  11. ZalcitabineZalcitabine
    ZalcitabineBrand names: HividWhy is Zalcitabine prescribed?Hivid is one of the drugs used against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)--the deadly cause of AIDS. HIV does its damage by slowly undermining the immune system, finally leaving the body without any defense against infection. Hivid staves off collapse of the immune system by interfering with the virus's ab...
  12. zalcitabinezalcitabine
    zalcitabine (Oral route)zal-SYE-ta-beenOral routeTabletThe use of zalcitabine has been associated with significant clinical adverse reactions, some of which are potentially fatal. Zalcitabine can cause severe peripheral neuropathy and because of this should be used with extreme caution in patients with preexisting neuropathy. Zalcitabine may also rarely cause pancreatitis and patients who de...
  13. ZalcitabineZalcitabine
    Zalcitabine Generic Name: Zalcitabine (zal-SITE-ah-been)Brand Name: HividZalcitabine may infrequently cause severe side effects, which could be fatal. Zalcitabine can cause severe nerve problems (peripheral neuropathy), and should be used with extreme caution in those who already suffer from this disorder. It may rarely cause swelling of the pancreas (pancreatitis). Tell your doctor imme...
  14. Zalcitabine (Dideoxycytidine; ddC)Zalcitabine (Dideoxycytidine; ddC)
    Zalcitabine( Dideoxycytidine ; ddC ) Pronunciation: (zal-SITE-uh-BEAN)Class: Nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitorTrade Names:Hivid- Tablets 0.375 mg- Tablets 0.75 mgPharmacologyInhibits replication of DNA in HIV.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionOral bioavailability is about 80%. Absorption rate of a 1.5 mg oral dose was reduced with food. C max is 25.2 ng/mL. T max is 0.8 ...
  15. zaleplonzaleplon
    zaleplonGeneric Name: zaleplon (ZAH le plon)Brand Names: SonataWhat is zaleplon?Zaleplon is a sedative, also called a hypnotic. It affects chemicals in your brain that may become unbalanced and cause sleep problems (insomnia).Zaleplon is used to treat insomnia. This medication causes relaxation to help you fall asleep and stay asleep.Zaleplon may also be used for purposes other tha...