Miscellaneous


Sildenafil (02-27-2013)

Class: Other Generic Name: Sildenafil Trade Names: Viagra® How is this drug used? Viagra is used to treat erectile dysfunction in men. Erectile dysfunction (ED) involves difficulty getting or keeping an erection. What is the mechanism of action? When... Continue Reading

Cardura® (02-15-2013)

Class: Other Generic Name: doxazosin Trade Names: Cardura®, Cardura® XL (extended release tablets) How is this drug used? Cardura is used to treat the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and is also used to treat high blood pressure.... Continue Reading

Doxazosin (02-15-2013)

Class: Other Generic Name: doxazosin Trade Names: Cardura®, Cardura® XL (extended release tablets) How is this drug used? Cardura is used to treat the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and is also used to treat high blood pressure.... Continue Reading

Terazosin (02-15-2013)

Class: Other Generic Name: Terazosin Trade Names: Hytrin® How is this drug used? Hytrin is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and high blood pressure. It is a type of drug known as an alpha-blocker. What is the mechanism of action? In the... Continue Reading

Hytrin® (02-15-2013)

Class: Other Generic Name: Terazosin Trade Names: Hytrin® How is this drug used? Hytrin is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and high blood pressure. It is a type of drug known as an alpha-blocker. What is the mechanism of action? In the... Continue Reading

sunitinib malate (10-21-2010)

Class: Targeted therapy Generic Name: Sunitinib malate (soo-NI-too-nib MA-late) Trade Name: Sutent® For what conditions is this drug used? Sunitinib malate is FDA approved for the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) after cancer progression,... Continue Reading

Sutent® (10-19-2010)

Class: Targeted therapy Generic Name: Sunitinib malate (soo-NI-too-nib MA-late) Trade Name: Sutent® For what conditions is this drug used? Sunitinib malate is FDA approved for the treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) after cancer progression... Continue Reading

porfimer sodium (10-19-2010)

Class: Photosensitizer Generic Name: Porfimer (PORE-fi-mer), porfimer sodium Trade Name: Photofrin® How is this drug used? Porfimer is FDA approved for the treatment of patients with esophageal cancer or non-small cell lung cancer that is obstructing... Continue Reading

Porfimer (10-19-2010)

Class: Photosensitizer Generic Name: Porfimer (PORE-fi-mer), porfimer sodium Trade Name: Photofrin® How is this drug used? Porfimer is FDA approved for the treatment of patients with esophageal cancer or non-small cell lung cancer that is obstructing... Continue Reading

Photofrin® (10-19-2010)

Class: Photosensitizer Generic Name: Porfimer (PORE-fi-mer), porfimer sodium Trade Name: Photofrin® How is this drug used? Porfimer is FDA approved for the treatment of patients with esophageal cancer or non-small cell lung cancer that is obstructing... Continue Reading

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