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  1. BorageBorage
    Borage Generic Name: Borage (Not applicable.)Brand Name: Generics only. No brands available.Borage is used for:Treating joint pain and inflammation of arthritis and skin inflammation conditions (atopic dermatitis). It has also been used for symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). It may also have other uses. Check with your pharmacist for more details regarding the particular bra...
  2. boric acid ophthalmicboric acid ophthalmic
    boric acidGeneric Name: boric acid (ophthalmic) (BOR ik AS id off THAL mik)Brand Names: Collyrium FreshWhat is boric acid ophthalmic?Boric acid has mild antibiotic properties against fungal or bacterial infection.Boric acid ophthalmic (for the eyes) is used as an eye wash to cleanse or irrigate the eyes. Boric acid provides soothing relief from eye irritation, and helps remove pollut...
  3. Borofair SolutionBorofair Solution
    Borofair SolutionGeneric Name: Acetic Acid/Aluminum Acetate (a-SEE-tik ASS-is/ah-LOO-min-uhm ah-SEH-tate)Brand Name: BorofairBorofair Solution is used for:Treating mild ear infections.Borofair Solution is an antibacterial. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.Do NOT use Borofair Solution if:you are allergic to any ingredient in Borofair Solutionyou have a perforated or ...
  4. bortezomibbortezomib
    bortezomibGeneric Name: bortezomib (bor TEZ oh mib)Brand Names: VelcadeWhat is bortezomib?Bortezomib interferes with the growth of some cancer cells and keeps them from spreading in your body.Bortezomib is used to treat multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma.Bortezomib is sometimes given after other cancer medications have been tried without successful treatment.Bortezomib may...
  5. bortezomib Intravenousbortezomib Intravenous
    bortezomib (Intravenous route)bor-TEZ-oh-mibCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.VelcadeAvailable Dosage Forms:Powder for SolutionTherapeutic Class: Antineoplastic AgentPharmacologic Class: Proteasome InhibitorUses For bortezomibBortezomib belongs to the general group of medicines known as antineoplastics or cancer medicines. It is used to treat multiple myeloma in pa...
  6. BortezomibBortezomib
    Bortezomib Generic Name: Bortezomib (bor-TEZ-oh-mib)Brand Name: VelcadeBortezomib is used for:Treating certain types of cancer (eg, mantle cell lymphoma, multiple myeloma). It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Bortezomib is an antineoplastic (cancer chemotherapy) medicine. It works by blocking certain proteins within the cancer cell, causing the...
  7. BortezomibBortezomib
    BortezomibPronunciation: (bor-TEZ-oh-mib)Class: Proteasome inhibitorTrade Names:Velcade- Injection, lyophilized powder for solution 3.5 mgPharmacologyInhibits 26S proteasome, which disrupts normal homeostatic mechanisms and leads to cell death.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionC max is 89 to 120 ng/mL following IV administration of 1.3 mg/m 2 .Distribution83% bound to plasma pr...
  8. bosentanbosentan
    bosentanGeneric Name: bosentan (boe SEN tan)Brand Names: TracleerWhat is Bosentan?Bosentan prevents thickening of the blood vessels, especially those in the lungs and heart. Bosentan also lowers blood pressure in your lungs, helping your heart pump blood more efficiently.Bosentan is used to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). It improves your ability to exercise and prevents...
  9. bosentanbosentan
    bosentan (Oral route)boe-SEN-tanOral routeTabletUse of bosentan requires attention to two significant concerns: potential for serious liver injury and potential damage to a fetus.Potential liver injuryBosentan causes at least 3-fold (upper limit of normal; ULN) elevation of liver aminotransferases (ALT and AST) in about 11% of patients, accompanied by elevated bilirubin in a small nu...
  10. BosentanBosentan
    Bosentan Generic Name: Bosentan (boe-SEN-tan)Brand Name: TracleerBosentan may cause serious liver problems. Liver function tests should be done before and during treatment with Bosentan to monitor for side effects. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments. You should usually not take Bosentan if you have abnormal liver function tests. Contact your doctor immediately if you experi...
  11. BosentanBosentan
    BosentanPronunciation: (boe-SEN-tan)Class: Endothelin receptor antagonistTrade Names:Tracleer- Tablets 62.5 mg- Tablets 125 mgPharmacologyAntagonizes endothelin (ET) receptor by binding to ET A and ET B receptors in the endothelium and vascular smooth muscle.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionT max is 3 to 5 h. Absolute bioavailability is approximately 50%. Steady state is reached...
  12. BotoxBotox
    BotoxGeneric Name: onabotulinumtoxina (Intramuscular route)on-a-BOT-yoo-li-num-TOX-in-AIntramuscular routePowder for SolutionDistant Spread of Toxin EffectPostmarketing reports indicate that the effects of onabotulinumtoxinA and all botulinum toxin products may spread from the area of injection to produce symptoms consistent with botulinum toxin effects. These may include asthenia,...
  13. BotoxBotox
    Botox Generic Name: onabotulinumtoxinA (BOT-ue-li-num)Brand Name: BotoxBotox may spread from the injection site to other areas of the body causing symptoms of a serious condition called botulism. These symptoms may occur hours to weeks after you receive Botox . Symptoms may include loss of strength; muscle weakness; double or blurred vision; drooping eyelids; hoarseness; loss of voice; lo...
  14. Botox CosmeticBotox Cosmetic
    Botox CosmeticGeneric Name: onabotulinumtoxina (Intramuscular route)on-a-BOT-yoo-li-num-TOX-in-AIntramuscular routePowder for SolutionDistant Spread of Toxin EffectPostmarketing reports indicate that the effects of onabotulinumtoxinA and all botulinum toxin products may spread from the area of injection to produce symptoms consistent with botulinum toxin effects. These may include ...
  15. Botox CosmeticBotox Cosmetic
    Botox Cosmetic Generic Name: Botulinum Toxin Type A (BOT-ue-li-num)Brand Name: Botox CosmeticBotox Cosmetic may spread from the injection site to other areas of the body causing symptoms of a serious condition called botulism. These symptoms may occur hours to weeks after you receive Botox Cosmetic . Symptoms may include loss of strength; muscle weakness; double or blurred vision; droopin...