Dicloxacillin is a narrow-spectrum β-lactam antibiotic of the penicillin class.It is used to treat infections caused by susceptible (non-resistant) Gram-positive bacteria. It is active against beta-lactamase-producing organisms such as Staphylococcus aureus, which would otherwise be resistant to mostpenicillins. Dicloxacillin is available under a variety of trade names including Diclocil (BMS).
Ezetimibe reduces the amount of cholesterol absorbed by the body.
Ezetimibe is used to treat high cholesterol.
Ezetimibe is sometimes given with other cholesterol-lowering medications.
Erythropoietin (also known as ) is a growth factor that stimulates the production of red blood cells. Most of the cells in the blood are red blood cells, whose main function is to carry oxygen throughout the body.
Erythropoietin is used to treat anemia resulting from kidney failure or cancer treatment. It is considered to be an alternative to blood transfusions.
There are several different types of erythropoietins. Procrit® and Epogen® are two brands of epoetin alfa. Aranesp® (darbepoetin alfa) is another type of erythropoietin. The major difference between Procrit/Epogen and Aranesp is that Aranesp is given less often than Procrit. Otherwise, all three agents work equally well in the treatment of anemia.
Cyclobenzaprine is a prescription drug. It’s available as an oral tablet and oral extended-release capsule (a drug that’s released more slowly into your body over time).
Cyclobenzaprine is available as a generic drug. Generic drugs usually cost less. In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name version.
Cyclobenzaprine may be used as part of a combination therapy. This means you may need to take it with other medications.
Citalopram is used to treat depression. It may improve your energy level and feelings of well-being. Citalopram is known as a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). This medication works by helping to restore the balance of a certain natural substance (serotonin) in the brain.
Calcipotriol is used to treat plaque psoriasis - this is the most common type of psoriasis. It is a condition where red scaly patches develop on your skin, called plaques. The most common areas affected are over your elbows and knees, the scalp, and the lower part of your back. The patches may vary in size from time to time and can be itchy. Treatment for psoriasis aims to clear the plaques as much as possible.
Arava (leflunomide) affects the immune system and reduces swelling and inflammation in the body.
Arava is used to treat the symptoms of rehumatoid arthritis.
Arava also helps reduce joint damage and improves physical functioning.
"Cancer" is the term we give to a large group of diseases that vary in type and location but have one thing in common: abnormal cells growing out of control.
Under normal circumstances the number and growth of all our cells is a highly controlled mechanism. But when the control signals in one of these cells goes wrong, and its life cycle becomes disturbed, it divides and divides. It continues multiplying uncontrollably, and the result of this accumulation of abnormal cells is a mass of cells called a "tumor". A tumor can be either benign or malignant.
Zytiga (abiraterone) works by reducing androgen production in the body. Androgens are male hormones that can promote tumor growth in the prostate gland.
Zytiga is used together with prednisone to treat prostrate cancer that has spread to other parts of the body.
Zytiga is used in men whose prostate cancer cannot be treated with surgery or other medicines.