Cancer Dictionary

Arava® (06-9-2017)

Class: Immunotherapy Generic Name: leflunomide Trade Name: Arava® How is this drug used? Arava is approved for adults with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA). What is the mechanism of action? Arava is an immunomodulatory drug (DMARD) that works by... Continue Reading

leflunomide (06-9-2017)

Class: Immunotherapy Generic Name: leflunomide Trade Name: Arava® How is this drug used? Arava is approved for adults with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA). What is the mechanism of action? Arava is an immunomodulatory drug (DMARD) that works by... Continue Reading

Imuran® (06-9-2017)

Class: Biologic Therapy Generic Name: azathioprine Trade Name: Imuran®, Azasan® How is this drug used? Azathioprine is approved as a supplementary for the prevention of renal transplantation failure, and for adults with active rheumatoid arthritis... Continue Reading

Azasan® (06-9-2017)

Class: Biologic Therapy Generic Name: azathioprine Trade Name: Imuran®, Azasan® How is this drug used? Azathioprine is approved as a supplementary for the prevention of renal transplantation failure, and for adults with active rheumatoid arthritis... Continue Reading

azathioprine (06-9-2017)

Class: Biologic Therapy Generic Name: azathioprine Trade Name: Imuran®, Azasan® How is this drug used? Azathioprine is approved as a supplementary for the prevention of renal transplantation failure, and for adults with active rheumatoid arthritis... Continue Reading

Azulfidine EN-tabs® (06-9-2017)

Class: Anti-inflammatory Generic Name: sulfasalazine Trade Name: Azulfidine®, Azulfidine EN-tabs® For which conditions is this drug approved? Azulfidine is approved to treat or prolong the remission of ulcerative colitis (UC). It is also used for... Continue Reading

Azulfidine® (06-9-2017)

Class: Anti-inflammatory Generic Name: sulfasalazine Trade Name: Azulfidine®, Azulfidine EN-tabs® For which conditions is this drug approved? Azulfidine is approved to treat or prolong the remission of ulcerative colitis (UC). It is also used for... Continue Reading

sulfasalazine (06-9-2017)

Class: Anti-inflammatory Generic Name: sulfasalazine Trade Name: Azulfidine®, Azulfidine EN-tabs® For which conditions is this drug approved? Azulfidine is approved to treat or prolong the remission of ulcerative colitis (UC). It is also used for... Continue Reading

Alunbrig™ (06-9-2017)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: brigatinib (bri-GA-ti-nib) Trade Name: Alunbrig For which conditions is this drug approved? Brigatinib is used for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with a certain type of abnormal anaplastic lymphoma... Continue Reading

brigatinib (06-9-2017)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: brigatinib (bri-GA-ti-nib) Trade Name: Alunbrig For which conditions is this drug approved? Brigatinib is used for patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with a certain type of abnormal anaplastic lymphoma... Continue Reading

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