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ipilimumab (01-12-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: ipilimumab Trade Name: Yervoy How is this drug used? Yervoy is used for the treatment of metastatic melanoma or melanoma that cannot be surgically removed, and for an additional indication of adjuvant treatment... Continue Reading

Intervertebral discs (12-22-2015)

The cylinder-like structure composed of a gel center (nucleus pulposus) and a fibrous outer covering (annulus fibrosus) that acts as a shock absorber and a universal joint in the spine  Read More →

Interarticular lamina (10-6-2015)

Interarticular means between two joints or articulating surfaces. A lamina is a thin, flat layer or membrane, specifically the flattened region of either side of the arch of a vertebra  Read More →

Ischial gluteal bursa (10-6-2015)

lies beneath the gluteus maximus muscle and the inferior aspect of the ischium  Read More →

Zydelig (07-20-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Idelalisib Trade Name: Zydelig® For which conditions is this drug approved? Zydelig is approved to treat patients with three types of blood cancers: chronic lymphocytic leukemia that has returned (relapsed), relapsed... Continue Reading

Idelalisib (07-20-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Idelalisib Trade Name: Zydelig® For which conditions is this drug approved? Zydelig is approved to treat patients with three types of blood cancers: chronic lymphocytic leukemia that has returned (relapsed), relapsed... Continue Reading

Inlyta® (05-18-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: axitinib Trade Name: Inlyta® For which conditions is this drug approved? Inlyta is approved for the treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (kidney cancer) when prior treatment hasn’t worked. What is the... Continue Reading

Ibrance® (04-24-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: palbociclib Trade Name: Ibrance® For which conditions is this drug approved? Ibrance is approved in combination with the medicine Femara® (letrozole) for the treatment of postmenopausal women with advanced breast... Continue Reading

Inguinal hernia (10-29-2014)

Abnormal bulge or protrusion that can be seen and felt in the groin area (area between the abdomen and thigh). An inguinal hernia develops when a portion of an internal organ, such as the intestine, along with fluid, bulges through a weakened area in... Continue Reading

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) (10-29-2014)

Diseases which cause inflammation of the bowel. IBD includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  Read More →

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