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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

Lumbar Spine (12-22-2015) Portion of the back between the chest and pelvis consisting or 5 vertebrae ... Continue Reading

Lyrica® (11-5-2015)

Class: Anti-seizure drug-nerve pain (also called anti-convulsant) Generic Name: Pregabalin Trade Name: Lyrica® For which conditions is this drug approved? Lyrica is approved for the treatment of adult patients with the following conditions: Fibromyalgia... Continue Reading

Lordosis (10-6-2015) The forward curve located in the low back and neck ... Continue Reading

Litigation neurosis (10-6-2015)

Pain and related symptomatology that is intensified by the legal process. This includes the potential perpetuation and intensification of pain syndromes and disability, either consciously or otherwise, as a consequence of the psychosomatic stress of a... Continue Reading

Lasègue sign or test (10-6-2015)

With the patient supine with knees flexed and feet on the table, the affected leg is straightened and raised to see if this produces sciatic nerve irritation. A crossed Lasègue test is performed on the opposite leg to see if raising of the straight leg... Continue Reading

Lonsurf® (09-29-2015)

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Trifluridine and Tipiracil Trade Name: Lonsurf® For which conditions is this drug approved? Lonsurf is approved for the treatment of adult patients with colon or rectal cancer that has spread to other parts of the body... Continue Reading

Lenvima® (05-28-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Lenvatinib Trade Name: Lenvima® For which conditions is this drug approved? Lenvima is approved to treat people with a type of thyroid cancer called differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) when the disease can no... Continue Reading

Lenvatinib (05-28-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Lenvatinib Trade Name: Lenvima® For which conditions is this drug approved? Lenvima is approved to treat people with a type of thyroid cancer called differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) when the disease can no... Continue Reading

Lynparza™ (05-26-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Olaparib Trade Name: Lynparza For which conditions is this drug approved? Lynparza is used treat women with advanced ovarian cancer who have: a) received previous treatment with three or more prior chemotherapy... Continue Reading

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