sulfasalazine (06-9-2017)

Class: Anti-inflammatory Generic Name: sulfasalazine Trade Name: Azulfidine®, Azulfidine EN-tabs® For which conditions is this drug approved? Azulfidine is approved to treat or prolong the remission of ulcerative colitis (UC). It is also used for... Continue Reading

Spinal canal (12-22-2015)

refers to the semicircular space formed by the back of a vertebral body and the spinal arch that protects the spinal cord  Read More →

Spinal arch (12-22-2015)

refers to the posterior portion of the spinal canal.  The spinal canal protects the spinal cord that runs through its center  Read More →

Sciatica (12-22-2015)

a pain that follows the sciatic nerve down the leg to the calf or foot  Read More →

Stem cell mobilization and collection (12-22-2015)

Stem cell mobilization means receiving medicine that causes stem cells to leave the tissues they normally occupy and to circulate in the bloodstream. Typically it takes a few days after receiving the medicine for the stem cells to mobilize. Then the stem... Continue Reading

Sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (SOS) (12-22-2015)

SOS, also called veno-occlusive disease (VOD), is a complication of transplants. In SOS, your liver cannot remove waste products from your body as well as it should. This is most likely to occur during the first month after a transplant.  Read More →

Simponi® (12-21-2015)

Class: Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha inhibitor Generic Name: Golimumab Trade Name: Simponi® For which conditions is this drug approved? Simponi is approved for use with the medicine methotrexate to treat adults with moderately to severely active... Continue Reading

Sonidegib (11-4-2015)

Class: Biological Therapy Generic Name: Odomzo® Trade Name: Sonidegib For which conditions is this drug approved? Odomzo is approved for the treatment of adults with a type of skin cancer called basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Specifically, Odomzo is used... Continue Reading

Substance P (10-6-2015)

Member of a group of peptide neurotransmitters highly concentrated in the dorsal horn where the dorsal horn nociceptors are stimulated by pain. P stands for pain, and in addition to transmission of painful stimuli it may, along with other chemical mediators,... Continue Reading

Spondylosis (10-6-2015)

A degenerative disease of the disks and facet joints of the spine  Read More →

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