Items Tagged ‘T’

July 31, 2013

Trametinib

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Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: trametinib Trade Name: Mekinist ® How is this drug used? Mekinist is used for the treatment of melanoma that has metastasized or cannot surgically removed and that tests positive for certain mutations (V600E or V600K) in the BRAF gene. What is the mechanism of action? BRAF gene mutations are common […]

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July 16, 2013

Tafinlar ®

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Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: dabrafenib Trade Name: Tafinlar ® How is this drug used? Tafinlar is used for the treatment of melanoma that has metastasized or cannot surgically removed and that tests positive for a specific mutation (V600E) in the BRAF gene. What is the mechanism of action? Approximately half of all late-stage melanomas […]

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July 16, 2013

Tafinlar ®

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Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: dabrafenib Trade Name: Tafinlar ® How is this drug used? Tafinlar is used for the treatment of melanoma that has metastasized or cannot surgically removed and that tests positive for a specific mutation (V600E) in the BRAF gene. What is the mechanism of action? Approximately half of all late-stage melanomas […]

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March 18, 2013

Toviaz®

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Class: Other Generic Name: Fesoterodine Trade Names: Toviaz® How is this drug used? Toviaz is used to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of a strong need to urinate right away; leaking accidents due to a strong, immediate need to urinate; or a need to urinate often. What is the mechanism of action? Toviaz acts by […]

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March 18, 2013

Tolterodine

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Class: Other Generic Name: Tolterodine Trade Names: Detrol®, Detrol LA® How is this drug used? Detrol is used to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of a strong need to urinate right away; leaking accidents due to a strong, immediate need to urinate; or a need to urinate often. What is the mechanism of action? Detrol […]

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March 18, 2013

Trospium chloride

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Class: Other Generic Name: Trospium chloride Trade Names: Sanctura®, Sanctura XR® How is this drug used? Sanctura is used to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of a strong need to urinate right away; leaking accidents due to a strong, immediate need to urinate; or a need to urinate often. What is the mechanism of action? […]

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March 18, 2013

Toviaz®

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Class: Other Generic Name: Fesoterodine Trade Names: Toviaz® How is this drug used? Toviaz is used to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of a strong need to urinate right away; leaking accidents due to a strong, immediate need to urinate; or a need to urinate often. What is the mechanism of action? Toviaz acts by […]

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March 18, 2013

Tolterodine

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Class: Other Generic Name: Tolterodine Trade Names: Detrol®, Detrol LA® How is this drug used? Detrol is used to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of a strong need to urinate right away; leaking accidents due to a strong, immediate need to urinate; or a need to urinate often. What is the mechanism of action? Detrol […]

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March 18, 2013

Trospium chloride

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Class: Other Generic Name: Trospium chloride Trade Names: Sanctura®, Sanctura XR® How is this drug used? Sanctura is used to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of a strong need to urinate right away; leaking accidents due to a strong, immediate need to urinate; or a need to urinate often. What is the mechanism of action? […]

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February 27, 2013

Tamsulosin

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Class: Other Generic Name: Tamsulosin Trade Names: Flomax® How is this drug used? Flomax is used to treat the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Flomax is a type of drug known as an alpha-blocker. What is the mechanism of action? In the treatment of BPH, Flomax relaxes a type of muscle in […]

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February 27, 2013

Tadalafil

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Class: Other Generic Name: Tadalafil Trade Names: Cialis® How is this drug used? Cialis is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) and/or the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). What is the mechanism of action? Cialis treats (but does not cure) ED by increasing blood flow to the penis; this helps a man […]

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February 27, 2013

Tamsulosin

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Class: Other Generic Name: Tamsulosin Trade Names: Flomax® How is this drug used? Flomax is used to treat the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Flomax is a type of drug known as an alpha-blocker. What is the mechanism of action? In the treatment of BPH, Flomax relaxes a type of muscle in […]

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February 27, 2013

Tadalafil

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Class: Other Generic Name: Tadalafil Trade Names: Cialis® How is this drug used? Cialis is used to treat erectile dysfunction (ED) and/or the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). What is the mechanism of action? Cialis treats (but does not cure) ED by increasing blood flow to the penis; this helps a man […]

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February 15, 2013

Terazosin

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Class: Other Generic Name: Terazosin Trade Names: Hytrin® How is this drug used? Hytrin is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and high blood pressure. It is a type of drug known as an alpha-blocker. What is the mechanism of action? In the treatment of BPH, Hytrin relaxes a type of muscle in the […]

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February 15, 2013

Terazosin

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Class: Other Generic Name: Terazosin Trade Names: Hytrin® How is this drug used? Hytrin is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and high blood pressure. It is a type of drug known as an alpha-blocker. What is the mechanism of action? In the treatment of BPH, Hytrin relaxes a type of muscle in the […]

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Tags: Drug Dictionary, Miscellaneous, Other, T