A

Amjevita™ (10-5-2016)

Class: Biosimilar Generic Name: adalimumab-atto Trade Name: Amjevita For which conditions is this drug indicated? Amjevita is indicated for use in several types of arthritis: rheumatoid (RA), juvenile idiopathic (JIA), psoriatic (PsA), and ankylosing... Continue Reading

atezolizumab (06-8-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: atezolizumab Trade Name: Tecentriq® How is this drug used? Tecentriq is approved for patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose disease progressed during or following therapy with a platinum... Continue Reading

Alecensa® (01-14-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: alectinib Trade Name: Alecensa® For which conditions is this drug approved? Alecensa is approved to treat patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has a mutation in the anaplastic lymphoma kinase... Continue Reading

alectinib (01-14-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: alectinib Trade Name: Alecensa® For which conditions is this drug approved? Alecensa is approved to treat patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) that has a mutation in the anaplastic lymphoma kinase... Continue Reading

abatacept (01-12-2016)

Class: Immunotherapy Generic Name: abatacept Trade Name: Orencia® For which conditions is this drug approved? Orencia is approved for use in adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA). This includes patients who have tried other medicines... Continue Reading

Autologous Transplant (12-22-2015)

Means tissue taken from a patient and returned to the same patient. A transplant that uses stem cells taken previously from the patient (rather than stem cells from a donor is called an autologous stem cell transplant).  Read More →

Allogenic Transplant (12-22-2015)

An allogeneic stem cell transplant is a procedure in which a person receives blood-forming stem cells (cells from which all blood cells develop) from a genetically similar but not identical donor. This may also be called an allogeneic stem cell transplant.  Read More →

Adalimumab (12-16-2015)

Class: Disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) Generic Name: Adalimumab Trade Name: Humira® For which conditions is this drug approved? Humira is approved to treat adults with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA), alone or with methotrexate... Continue Reading

Arthritis (10-6-2015)

Inflammation of a joint  Read More →

??-receptors (10-6-2015)

Somewhat smaller fibers than ?-receptors that, like them, are mechanoreceptors and transmit proprioception and vibration  Read More →

« Previous PageNext Page »