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  1. ZestrilZestril
    ZestrilGeneric Name: lisinopril (Oral route)lye-SIN-oh-prilOral routeTabletWhen used in pregnancy during the second and third trimesters, ACE inhibitors can cause injury and even death to the developing fetus. When pregnancy is detected, lisinopril should be discontinued as soon as possible .ACE inhibitors can cause injury or death to the developing fetus when used during the second an...
  2. ZestrilZestril
    Zestril Generic Name: Lisinopril (lye-SIN-oh-pril)Brand Name: Examples include Prinivil and ZestrilZestril may cause injury or death to the fetus if taken after the third month of pregnancy. If you think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor right away.Zestril is used for:Treating high blood pressure alone or with other medicines. It is used along with other medicines to...
  3. Zetacet EmulsionZetacet Emulsion
    Zetacet EmulsionGeneric Name: Sulfacetamide/Sulfur (sul-fa-SEE-ta-mide/SULL-fer)Brand Name: Examples include Plexion TS and ZetacetZetacet Emulsion is used for:Treating acne, rosacea, and seborrhea. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Zetacet Emulsion is a sulfonamide antibiotic and keratolytic. It works by killing bacteria and shedding the top l...
  4. Zetacet WashZetacet Wash
    Zetacet WashGeneric Name: sodium sulfacetamide-sulfur topical (SO dee um sull fah SEH tah mide-SULL fer TAH pih kal)Brand Names: Novacet, Plexion, Plexion SCT, Plexion TS, Rosanil Cleanser, Rosula, Rosula Cleanser, Sulfacet-R, Zetacet WashWhat is Zetacet Wash (sodium sulfacetamide-sulfur topical)?Sodium sulfacetamide is an antibacterial agent. Sodium sulfacetamide interferes with the ...
  5. ZetarZetar
    ZetarGeneric Name: coal tar topical (KOL TAR TOP ik al)Brand Names: Balnetar, Betatar Gel, Coal Tar, Cutar, Denorex, Denorex Dry Scalp, Denorex Extra Strength, Denorex Medicated Shampoo and Conditioner, DHS Tar Shampoo, Doak Tar, Doak Tar Oil, Elta Tar, Fototar, G-TAR, Ionil T, Ionil T Plus, MG 217 Psoriasis, MG217 Medicated Tar, Neutrogena T/Derm, Neutrogena T/Gel, Neutrogena T/Gel Extra Stre...
  6. ZetiaZetia
    ZetiaGeneric name: EzetimibeBrand names: ZetiaWhy is Zetia prescribed?Zetia is a new kind of cholesterol-lowering drug. The older cholesterol-lowering drugs called "statins" reduce cholesterol by interfering with its production in the body. Zetia acts by diminishing the absorption of dietary cholesterol through the intestines.Zetia may be taken alone or with a statin drug. ...
  7. ZetiaZetia
    ZetiaGeneric Name: ezetimibe (Oral route)ez-ET-i-mideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ZetiaAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: AntihyperlipidemicPharmacologic Class: Cholesterol Absorption InhibitorUses For ZetiaEzetimibe is used to lower cholesterol and triglyceride (fat-like substances) levels in the blood. Using this medicine may help prevent me...
  8. ZetiaZetia
    Zetia Generic Name: Ezetimibe (e-ZET-i-mibe)Brand Name: ZetiaZetia is used for:Treating high blood cholesterol along with a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet. It may be used alone or with other medicines. It is also used to treat high blood sitosterol and campesterol along with diet therapy.Zetia is an antihyperlipidemic agent. It works by reducing the amount of cholesterol or othe...
  9. ZettsZetts
    ZettsGeneric Name: benzocaine (Oral route, Oromucosal route)BEN-zoe-kaneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.AnbesolBabee TeethingBenzodentBenz-O-StheticBi-Zets/Benzo-TrochesDentemp'sDent-O-Kain/20DetaneGumsolHADHurricaineHurricane Spray KitKank-A Soft BrushLarynexMiradyne-3MycinetteOrabase-BOracaineOra filmOrajelOraMagic PlusOrasolRed Cr...
  10. Zevalin In-111Zevalin In-111
    Zevalin In-111Generic Name: ibritumomab (Intravenous route)eye-bri-TOOM-oh-mab tye-UX-e-tanIntravenous routeSolutionSerious Infusion ReactionsDeaths have occurred within 24 hours of rituximab infusion, an essential component of the ibritumomab tiuxetan therapeutic regimen. These fatalities were associated with hypoxia, pulmonary infiltrates, acute respiratory distress syndrome, myoca...
  11. Zevalin Y-90Zevalin Y-90
    Zevalin Y-90Generic Name: ibritumomab (Intravenous route)eye-bri-TOOM-oh-mab tye-UX-e-tanIntravenous routeSolutionSerious Infusion ReactionsDeaths have occurred within 24 hours of rituximab infusion, an essential component of the ibritumomab tiuxetan therapeutic regimen. These fatalities were associated with hypoxia, pulmonary infiltrates, acute respiratory distress syndrome, myocard...
  12. ZiacZiac
    ZiacGeneric name: Bisoprolol fumarate, HydrochlorothiazideBrand names: ZiacWhy is Ziac prescribed?Ziac is used to treat high blood pressure. It combines a beta-blocker (bisoprolol) with a thiazide diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide). Beta-blockers decrease the force and rate of heart contractions, thus lowering blood pressure. Diuretics help your body produce and eliminate more ur...
  13. ZiacZiac
    ZiacGeneric Name: bisoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide (Oral route)bis-oh-PROE-lol FUE-ma-rate, hye-droe-klor-oh-THYE-a-zideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.ZiacAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Beta-Adrenergic Blocker, Cardioselective/Thiazide CombinationPharmacologic Class: BisoprololChemical Class: ThiazideUses For ZiacBisoprolol and hydrochloro...
  14. ZiacZiac
    Ziac Generic Name: Bisoprolol/Hydrochlorothiazide (BIS-oh-PROE-lol/HYE-droe-KLOR-THYE-a-zide)Brand Name: ZiacZiac is used for:Treating high blood pressure.Ziac is a beta-blocker and diuretic combination. It works by slowing down the heartbeat, helping the heart beat more regularly, and reducing the amount of work the heart has to do. It also increases the elimination of excess ...
  15. ZiagenZiagen
    ZiagenGeneric Name: abacavir (a BAK a veer)Brand Names: ZiagenWhat is Ziagen (abacavir)?Abacavir is an antiviral medication that prevents human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cells from multiplying in your body.Abacavir is used to treat HIV, which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Abacavir is not a cure for HIV or AIDS.Abacavir may also be used for other purposes...