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Plaquenil (06-8-2017)

Generic Name: hydroxychloroquine Trade Name: Plaquenil® How is this drug used? Plaquenil is used to for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), some symptoms of lupus, childhood arthritis (JIA), and other autoimmune diseases. It is also used for... Continue Reading

Praxbind® (05-17-2016)

Class: Biologic Therapy Generic Name: idarucizumab Trade Name: Praxbind For which conditions is this drug approved? Praxbind® is indicated for patients specifically treated with Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate mesylate), an anti-clotting agent, when... Continue Reading

Portrazza® (01-19-2016)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Necitumumab Trade Name: Portrazza® For which conditions is this drug approved? Portrazza is approved for use in combination with the chemotherapy drugs Gemzar® (gemcitabine) and Platinol® cisplatin for first-line... Continue Reading

Pegloticase (12-16-2015)

  Class: Antihyperuricemic (antigout) agent Generic Name: Pegloticase Trade Name: Krystexxa® For which conditions is this drug approved? Krystexxa is approved for use in adults to help reduce the signs and symptoms of gout that are not controlled... Continue Reading

Pregabalin (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

PMMA (10-6-2015)

Polymethyl methacrylate, a bone-cementing substance administered percutaneously into the vertebral body in the treatment of compression fractures  Read More →

Piriformis syndrome (10-6-2015)

Sciatic pain caused by compression of the sciatic nerve or a branch of the sciatic nerve by the piriformis muscle, owing to post-traumatic scarring, congenital malformation or focal referred piriformis muscle spasm  Read More →

Proteomics (08-21-2015)

The study of the structure and function of proteins, including the way they work and interact with each other inside cells.  Read More →

Progression free survival (08-21-2015)

The length of time during and after the treatment of a disease, such as cancer, that a patient lives with the disease but it does not get worse. In a clinical trial, measuring the progression-free survival is one way to see how well a new treatment works.... Continue Reading

Purixan™ (07-29-2015)

Class: Chemotherapy Generic Name: Mercaptopurine Trade Name: Purixan For which conditions is this drug approved? Purixan is approved for the treatment of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) as part of a combination maintenance therapy regimen. What... Continue Reading

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