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  1. ZemairaZemaira
    Zemaira Generic Name: Alpha1-Proteinase Inhibitor (Human) (al-fah PRO-teen-ase in-HIB-i-ter)Brand Name: ZemairaZemaira is used for:Treating emphysema caused by alpha1-proteinase (A1-P) deficiency (also known as alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency).Zemaira is an A1-P inhibitor. It works by blocking an enzyme in the lungs that breaks down lung tissue and sometimes causes emphysema.Do...
  2. ZemplarZemplar
    ZemplarGeneric name: ParicalcitolBrand names: ZemplarWhy is Zemplar prescribed?Zemplar is used for the prevention and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) Stage 3 and 4. Zemplar is an active form of vitamin D that comes in a capsule. Your doctor has prescribed Zemplar to replace the active vitamin D that your kidneys can no l...
  3. Zemplar Oral, ParenteralZemplar Oral, Parenteral
    ZemplarGeneric Name: vitamin d and related compounds (Oral route, Parenteral route)Commonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CalciferolDelta D3DHTDHT IntensolDrisdolHectorolRocaltrolVitamin DZemplarIn CanadaD-Vi-SolRadiostol ForteAvailable Dosage Forms:Capsule, Liquid FilledCapsuleSolutionTabletOilLiquidUses For ZemplarVitamins are compounds...
  4. ZemplarZemplar
    ZemplarGeneric Name: paricalcitol (Oral route)par-i-KAL-si-tolCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ZemplarAvailable Dosage Forms:Capsule, Liquid FilledTherapeutic Class: Antithyroid AgentPharmacologic Class: Vitamin D (class)Uses For ZemplarParicalcitol is used to treat and prevent hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease who are on dialysis. Hy...
  5. ZemplarZemplar
    Zemplar Generic Name: Paricalcitol (par-ee-CAL-ih-tahl)Brand Name: ZemplarZemplar is used for:Preventing and treating high levels of parathyroid hormone in the blood due to long-term kidney disease.Zemplar is a vitamin D compound. It works by blocking the formation and release of parathyroid hormone (PTH).Do NOT use Zemplar if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Zempla...
  6. Zemplar CapsulesZemplar Capsules
    Zemplar CapsulesGeneric Name: Paricalcitol (par-ee-CAL-ih-tahl)Brand Name: ZemplarZemplar Capsules are used for:Preventing and treating high levels of parathyroid hormone in the blood due to long-term kidney disease.Zemplar Capsules are a vitamin D compound. It works by blocking the formation and release of parathyroid hormone (PTH).Do NOT use Zemplar Capsules if:you are al...
  7. ZemuronZemuron
    ZemuronGeneric Name: rocuronium (ROE kure OH nee um)Brand Names: ZemuronWhat is Zemuron (rocuronium)?Rocuronium is used to relax the muscles. It works by blocking the signals between your nerves and your muscles.Rocuronium is given before general anesthesia in preparing you for surgery. Rocuronium helps keep your body still during surgery. It also relaxes your throat so a breathing ...
  8. ZemuronZemuron
    Zemuron Generic Name: Rocuronium (roe-kyoor-OH-nee-um)Brand Name: ZemuronZemuron is used for:Relaxing muscles during surgery and mechanical breathing.Zemuron is a nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocker. It works by blocking nerve impulses to the muscles, resulting in temporary muscle paralysis.Do NOT use Zemuron if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Zemuron Contact...
  9. ZenapaxZenapax
    ZenapaxGeneric Name: daclizumab (dah KLIH zyoo mab)Brand Names: ZenapaxWhat is Zenapax (daclizumab)?Daclizumab is an immunosuppressant. Immunosuppressants decrease the actions of the body's immune system.Daclizumab is used to prevent the body from rejecting a transplanted kidney. Daclizumab is usually used as part of a treatment regimen including other medications.Daclizumab may a...
  10. ZenapaxZenapax
    ZenapaxGeneric Name: daclizumab (Intravenous route)dak-LIZ-oo-mabIntravenous routeSolutionOnly physicians experienced in immunosuppressive therapy and management of organ transplant patients should prescribe daclizumab. The physician responsible for daclizumab administration should have complete information requisite for the follow-up of the patient. Daclizumab should only be administere...
  11. ZenapaxZenapax
    Zenapax Generic Name: Daclizumab (da-KLYE-zue-mab)Brand Name: ZenapaxZenapax should only be given in a medical setting.Zenapax is used for:Preventing organ rejection in kidney transplant patients in combination with other medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Zenapax is a monoclonal antibody and immunosuppressive agent. It works...
  12. ZenchentZenchent
    ZenchentGeneric Name: ethinyl estradiol and norethindrone (ETH in il ess tra DYE ole and nor ETH in drone)Brand Names: Aranelle, Balziva, Brevicon, Estrostep Fe, Femcon FE, Junel 1.5/30, Junel Fe 1.5/30, Junel Fe 1/20, Leena, Loestrin 21 1.5/30, Loestrin 24 Fe, Loestrin Fe 1/20, Microgestin 1.5/30, Microgestin FE 1.5/30, Modicon, Necon 0.5/35, Necon 1/35, Necon 7/7/7, Nortrel 0.5/35, Nortrel 7...
  13. ZenpepZenpep
    ZenpepGeneric Name: pancrelipase (oral) (pan kre LYE pace)Brand Names: Cotazym, Creon, Dygase, Ku-Zyme, Ku-Zyme HP, Kutrase, Lapase, Palcaps 10, Pancrease MT 10, Pancrease MT 16, Pancrease MT 20, Pancrease MT 4, Pancrecarb MS-16, Pancrecarb MS-4, Pancrecarb MS-8, Panocaps, Panocaps MT 16, Ultrase, Ultrase MT 12, Ultrase MT 18, Ultrase MT 20, Viokase, Viokase 16, ZenpepWhat is pancrelipas...
  14. ZenpepZenpep
    ZenpepGeneric Name: pancrelipase (Oral route)AM-i-lase, LYE-pase, PROE-tee-aseCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.CreonPalcapsPancrelipasePangestyme ECPanocapsUltracapsUltrase MTZenpepIn CanadaViokaseAvailable Dosage Forms:Capsule, Delayed ReleaseCapsuleTabletTablet, ChewablePowderTherapeutic Class: DigestantPharmacologic Class: EnzymeUs...
  15. ZenpepZenpep
    Zenpep Generic Name: Pancrelipase (PAN-kree-LYE-pase)Brand Name: Examples include Creon and ZenpepZenpep is used for:Improving food digestion in patients who cannot digest food properly because they have a pancreas problem (exocrine pancreatic insufficiency) caused by cystic fibrosis or certain other conditions.Zenpep is a digestive enzyme combination. It works by helping the b...