Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Cometriq, Cabometyx Related: Cabozantinib, Cabometyx, Cometriq, Renal cell carcinoma, Kidney cancer, Liver cancer, Hepatocellular carcinoma, Thyroid cancer, Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Inhibitor, VEGF Inhibitor. What Medicine is used for: Cabozantinib is used to treat kidney, liver and thyroid cancers that have spread to other parts of the body. Cabozantinib comes in two brands: Cabometyx® and Cometriq®. Do not switch between brands as they are not interchangeable.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Daivonex, Daivobet What Medicine is used for: Your doctor has prescribed one of the following medications for you:Calcipotriol (Daivonex®)Calcipotriol with betamethasone diproprionate steroid (Daivobet®) Topical vitamin D derivatives can be used to treat psoriasis, an inflammatory condition of the skin with increased turnover of skin cells, creating red, scaly patches of skin. The medication works by slowing down cell growth in the skin. The addition of steroids in the medication helps to reduce the signs of inflammation (such as redness, swelling) at the same time. This medication may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Related: calcium, osteoporosis, calcium carbonate, calcium acetate, calcichew, phosphate binder, chronic kidney disease, CKD, calcium phosphate,calcium citrate, calcium lactate, calcium gluconate. What Medicine is used for: Calcium is a type of mineral naturally found in some foods that helps the body make strong bones and teeth. It is usually available in combination with Vitamin D, which helps with calcium absorption. Calcium and Vitamin D aid in osteoporosis and fracture prevention. Calcium may also be used as a dietary supplement in individuals who are unable to obtain sufficient calcium in their regular diet, or in those who have an increased calcium needs, such as pregnant women, nursing mothers, children, and adolescents. In chronic kidney disease (CKD), calcium salts are used to bind and reduce phosphate absorption from food. This in turn lowers phosphate levels in the body, thereby preventing the progression of bone disorder and other complications in CKD.
What Medicine is used for: Calcium is a mineral that helps build strong bones and teeth. Maintaining an adequate intake of calcium is important to promote good bone health and prevent osteoporosis and fractures. Vitamin D helps to improve the absorption of calcium in the body.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Invokana Related: Canaglifozin, Dapagliflozin, Empagliflozin, Invokana, Forxiga, Jardiance. What Medicine is used for: It is used to control diabetes. It reduces blood sugar by removing excess sugar from the body through the urine.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Atacand, Atacand Plus, Blopress, Candesartan Sandoz What Medicine is used for: Angiotensin II is a substance that causes the blood vessels to become narrower and this causes an increase in blood pressure. Candesartan lowers blood pressure by blocking the effects of a substance called Angiotensin II at the blood vessel walls. This medication can also be used for patients who have protein in their urine and other heart conditions.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Xeloda Related: Capecitabine, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, gastric cancer. What Medicine is used for: Capecitabine is used to treat certain cancers such as breast cancer, colorectal cancer and gastric cancer.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Capoten Related: captopril. What Medicine is used for: Captopril lowers blood pressure by reducing the production of a substance called Angiotensin II which causes the blood vessels to narrow. When the blood vessels open up, your blood pressure will be lowered. This medication can also be used for patients who have protein in their urine and other heart conditions.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Tegretol Related: Carbamazepine, Tegretol, seizures, fits, mood stabiliser, bipolar disorder, trigeminal neuralgia, epilepsy. What Medicine is used for: Carbamazepine is used to control seizures (commonly known as fits). It can also be used as a mood stabiliser to help reduce mood swings in bipolar disorder. It is also used in other medical conditions such as trigeminal neuralgia, where a patient experiences nerve pain at the face area.
What Medicine is used for: Carboplatin is an intravenous chemotherapy used alone or in combination with other agents for the treatment of certain types of cancer.
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