Items Tagged ‘Supportive’

May 12th, 2016

Defitelio®

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: Defibrotide sodium Trade Name: Defitelio® For which conditions is this drug approved? Defitelio is used to treat severe hepatic veno-occlusive disease (VOD) in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT.) Hepatic VOD is a rare, but life-threatening complication that can occur following chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant as treatment for cancer. Hepatic VOD […]

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May 12th, 2016

Defibrotide sodium

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: Defibrotide sodium Trade Name: Defitelio® For which conditions is this drug approved? Defitelio is used to treat severe hepatic veno-occlusive disease (VOD) in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT.) Hepatic VOD is a rare, but life-threatening complication that can occur following chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant as treatment for cancer. Hepatic VOD […]

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April 19th, 2016

eltrombopag

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: eltrombopag Trade Name: Promacta® How is this drug used? Promacta is used to treat thrombocytopenia (low platelet counts) in adult patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) who have had an insufficient response to other treatments. It is also used to treat thrombocytopenia in patients with chronic hepatitis C to allow for […]

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August 12th, 2015

Reclast®

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: Zoledronic acid Trade Name: Reclast® For which conditions is this drug approved? Reclast is FDA approved for the treatment and prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis, to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis, and to treat and prevent glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be at increased rick for […]

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Tags: Drug Dictionary, R, RA, Supportive


August 12th, 2015

Zoledronic acid

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: Zoledronic acid Trade Name: Reclast® For which conditions is this drug approved? Reclast is FDA approved for the treatment and prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis, to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis, and to treat and prevent glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis. People with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be at increased rick for […]

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April 23rd, 2014

Injectafer®

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: ferric carboxymaltose (FER-ik kar-box-ee-MAWL-tose) injection Trade Name: Injectafer® For which conditions is this drug approved? Injectafer is indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in adult patients: Who have intolerance to oral iron or have had unsatisfactory response to oral iron Who have non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease What […]

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April 23rd, 2014

Ferric Carboxymaltose

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: ferric carboxymaltose (FER-ik kar-box-ee-MAWL-tose) injection Trade Name: Injectafer® For which conditions is this drug approved? Injectafer is indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in adult patients: Who have intolerance to oral iron or have had unsatisfactory response to oral iron Who have non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease What […]

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April 23rd, 2014

Injectafer®

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: ferric carboxymaltose (FER-ik kar-box-ee-MAWL-tose) injection Trade Name: Injectafer® For which conditions is this drug approved? Injectafer is indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in adult patients: Who have intolerance to oral iron or have had unsatisfactory response to oral iron Who have non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease What […]

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April 23rd, 2014

Ferric Carboxymaltose

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: ferric carboxymaltose (FER-ik kar-box-ee-MAWL-tose) injection Trade Name: Injectafer® For which conditions is this drug approved? Injectafer is indicated for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in adult patients: Who have intolerance to oral iron or have had unsatisfactory response to oral iron Who have non-dialysis dependent chronic kidney disease What […]

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October 4th, 2012

Denosumab (Xgeva)

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: Denosumab Trade Name: Xgeva® How is this drug used? Xgeva is FDA approved for the prevention of skeletal-related events (such as fractures) in patients with bone metastases from solid (not blood-related) cancers. Xgeva is not approved for use in patients with multiple myeloma. What is the mechanism of action? Xgeva […]

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October 4th, 2012

Denosumab (Xgeva)

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: Denosumab Trade Name: Xgeva® How is this drug used? Xgeva is FDA approved for the prevention of skeletal-related events (such as fractures) in patients with bone metastases from solid (not blood-related) cancers. Xgeva is not approved for use in patients with multiple myeloma. What is the mechanism of action? Xgeva […]

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October 2nd, 2012

Denosumab (Prolia)

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: Denosumab Trade Name: Prolia® How is this drug used? Prolia is used to treat men or postmenopausal women with osteoporosis and a high risk of fracture. Prolia is also used to increase bone mass in women with breast cancer that is being treated with an aromatase inhibitor, and men with […]

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October 2nd, 2012

Prolia®

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: Denosumab Trade Name: Prolia® How is this drug used? Prolia is used to treat men or postmenopausal women with osteoporosis and a high risk of fracture. Prolia is also used to increase bone mass in women with breast cancer that is being treated with an aromatase inhibitor, and men with […]

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October 2nd, 2012

Denosumab (Prolia)

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: Denosumab Trade Name: Prolia® How is this drug used? Prolia is used to treat men or postmenopausal women with osteoporosis and a high risk of fracture. Prolia is also used to increase bone mass in women with breast cancer that is being treated with an aromatase inhibitor, and men with […]

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October 2nd, 2012

Prolia®

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Class: Supportive Care Generic Name: Denosumab Trade Name: Prolia® How is this drug used? Prolia is used to treat men or postmenopausal women with osteoporosis and a high risk of fracture. Prolia is also used to increase bone mass in women with breast cancer that is being treated with an aromatase inhibitor, and men with […]

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