hydroxyurea

The brand name of hydroxyurea is droxia, mylocel and hydrea. The medicine is used in patients diagnosed with sickle cell anemia. It is given to reduce the number of painful crises caused by the said condition. It can also help in reducing the requirement to obtain blood transfusions. The drug can also be used to…

ninlaro

The generic name of the medicine Ninlaro is ixazomib. It is used for cancer patients. It works by interfering with the spread and growth of cancer cells within the body. The drug is specifically for bone marrow cancer or multiple myeloma. This is used in combination with chemotherapy drugs lenalidomide and dexamethasone. The combination treatment…

efudex

The drug efudex is used for precancerous skin issues treatment. The skin problem is called actinic keratosis. The generic name is fluorouracil. It is a medication that belongs to anti-metabolites. The drug works by impeding the abnormal cells growth which causes the skin ailment. Using Efudex The medication needs to be used as per the…

femara

Femara is a drug that is created to treat some types of breast cancer like hormone receptor-positive among women right after menopause. Letrozole, the generic name of Femara is used to prevent cancer to recur. The hormone estrogen can make breast cancer to grow faster than the usual. With letrozole in use, the level of…

sancuso-patch

The patch called sancuso is a medication used to prevent some side effects of chemotherapy drugs like vomiting and nausea. It works by blocking the serotonin, one of the body’s substances produced naturally which can cause vomiting. Ways of usage It is best to carefully read the instruction listed on the leaflet given by the…

tremfya

The generic name for Tremfya is guselkumab. It belongs to the classes of monoclonal antibodies, antipsoriatics, systemic and interleukin inhibitors. The solution is injection as well through prefilled syringe of 100mg/mL. The indication is made for a patient with moderate to severe chronic plaque-type of psoriasis. These patients are candidates to get phototherapy or systemic…

tymlos

The generic name of Tymlos is abaloparatide. The solution is for subcutaneous injection. It is given at 80mcg/40mcL. The medicine is made to treat postmenopausal women that also have osteoporosis with increased risk to develop a fracture. It is also recommended for those with an osteoporotic fracture history, several risk factors to have fractures or…

zepatier

The combination of grazoprevir and elbasvir made up the drug known as Zepatier. The two components are classified as antiviral medicines which can help in preventing HCV or hepatitis C to spread throughout the body. Zepatier is given by doctors to help treat adults with genotype 1 or 4 chronic hepatitis C. This can also…

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Mar. 19, 2013)— Cmdr. Jim Keck, Naval Hospital family physician, explains to patient Jessie Kemp some preventive techniques to prevent colon cancer Mar. 19.  March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to learn more about colorectal cancer and how it can be prevented or best treated.(U.S. Navy photo by Jacob Sippel/Released).

Tasigna has the generic name of nilotinib. It is another cancer drug that interferes with the spread and growth of cancer cells in the body. It is used to treat a blood cancer type known as Philadelphia chromosomes positive chronic myeloid leukemia. This is only prescribed when the other medications failed to deliver good results….

avastin

The generic name for the drug Avastin is bevacizumab. It is used for some types of cancer like colon, lungs, kidney, cervix, fallopian tube and rectum. It works by impeding the spread and growth of cancer cells in the body. This is also used to treat cancers of internal organs of the abdomen (membrane lining)….

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