Zanamivir is a prescription medication used to treat and prevent influenza ("flu") in adults and children. Zanamivir belongs to a group of drugs called neuraminidase inhibitors, which stop the growth and spread of the flu virus in the body.
This medication comes in powder form to be inhaled by mouth. In people with the flu, zanamivir is inhaled twice daily for 5 days. For prevention of the flu, it is inhaled once daily for 10 to 28 days.
Some of the common side effects of zanamivir include headache, diarrhea, and nausea.
Nuvigil is a prescription medication used to improve wakefulness in adults who are very sleepy due to one of the following diagnosed sleep disorders:
obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Nuvigil is used with other medical treatments for this sleep disorder. Nuvigil does not take the place of using your CPAP machine or other treatments that your doctor has prescribed for this condition. It is important that you continue to use these treatments as prescribed by your doctor.
Icatibant is a prescription medication used to treat attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE), an immune system disorder, in adults 18 years and older. Icatibant belongs to a group drugs called bradykinin B2 receptor antagonists. It works by blocking bradykinin, a substance which is believed to be responsible for the HAE symptoms of inflammation, swelling, and pain.
This medication comes as a pre-filled syringe to be injected under the skin in the abdominal area. Doses should be administered in intervals of at least 6 hours. No more than 3 doses should be taken in a 24 hour...
Eribulin is a prescription medication used to treat breast and soft tissue cancers. Eribulin belongs to a group of drugs called microtubule inhibitors, which stop the growth and spread of cancer cells.
This medication comes in an injectable form and is given into the vein (intravenously) by a healthcare provider on days 1 and 8 of a 21-day cycle.
Common side effects include weakness, tiredness, hair loss, and nausea.
Glatiramer is a prescription medication used to treat symptoms of Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS). Glatiramer belongs to a group of drugs called immunomodulators, which are thought to work by stopping the immune system from destroying the protective coating around nerve fibers.
This medication comes in an injectable form in a prefilled syringe and is injected just under the skin. Glatiramer can be injected once daily or three times a week.
Common side effects include redness, pain, or itching at the injection site.
Minocycline is a prescription antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as pneumonia, urinary tract infections, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and acne. Minocycline belongs to a group of drugs tetracycline antibiotics. It works by preventing the growth and spread of bacteria.
This medication comes as a capsule, tablet, or dental powder. It is usually taken one to four times a day. Refer to your healthcare provider's instructions for the specific minocycline product you are taking as some products are best when taken without food, at least one hour before or two hours after a...