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ribociclib (06-9-2017)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: ribociclib Trade Name: Kisqali® For which conditions is this drug approved? Kisqali is used in combination with another medicine as the first hormonal-based therapy to treat post-menopausal women with hormone... Continue Reading

Rydapt® (06-9-2017)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: midostaurin Trade Name: Rydapt® For which conditions is this drug approved? Rydapt is approved for patients newly diagnosed with a certain type of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in combination with certain chemotherapy... Continue Reading

Rubraca® (06-9-2017)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: rucaparib (roo-kap-uh-rib) Trade Name: Rubraca® How is this drug used? Rubraca is approved for patients with ovarian cancer whose genes have certain BRCA mutations (inherited or acquired) and have been treated... Continue Reading

rucaparib (06-9-2017)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: rucaparib (roo-kap-uh-rib) Trade Name: Rubraca® How is this drug used? Rubraca is approved for patients with ovarian cancer whose genes have certain BRCA mutations (inherited or acquired) and have been treated... Continue Reading

Rasuvo® (01-13-2016)

Class: Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD) Generic Name: methotrexate Trade Name: Rasuvo®, Otrexup® For which conditions is this drug approved? Rasuvo is approved to treat adults with severe, active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and for children... Continue Reading

Reduced-intensity transplant (12-22-2015)

A type of hematopoietic stem cell transplant where the patient receives reduced-dose conditioning that is designed to weaken, but not destroy, their bone marrow and immune system so their body will accept the donor’s stem cells.   Read More →

Romberg test (10-6-2015)

Standard neurological test for balance dysfunction, particularly in patients with impaired sensation in the feet due to nerve compression or disease. The patient stands with their feet close together and closes their eyes. If the test is positive, the... Continue Reading

RICE (10-6-2015)

Rest, ice, corset (brace) and exercise  Read More →

Rheumatism (10-6-2015)

Any ache or pain in the musculoskeletal system. Arthritis is a special form of rheumatism  Read More →

Reactive arthritis (10-6-2015)

Inflammatory arthritis characterized by joint inflammation associated with spondylitis, urethritis, diarrhea, conjunctivitis and dermatitis  Read More →

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