Pharma company: prometheus laboratories
List of prometheus laboratories products:
- Entocort EC - This medication is used to treat certain bowel conditions (such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis ). While budesonide does not cure these conditions, it may decrease symptoms such as pain and diarrhea . Budesonide is an anti-inflammatory drug (corticosteroid hormone). It works by decreasing the body's natural defense response (immune response).
- Helidac - This product contains 3 medications : tetracycline , metronidazole , and bismuth subsalicylate. It is used with an acid blocker (e.g., H2 blockers such as ranitidine , proton pump inhibitors such as omeprazole ) to treat stomach /intestinal ulcers caused by the bacteria H. pylori and to prevent the ulcers from returning. Tetracycline and metronidazole are antibiotics used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections . They work by stopping the growth of bacteria. Bismuth...
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- Imuran - Azathioprine belongs to the group of medications known as immunosuppressive agents. It is used to prevent the rejection of kidney transplants and to treat severe rheumatoid arthritis that is not responding to conventional treatment. Azathioprine prevents rejection of kidney transplant and reduces the inflammation and pain in rheumatoid arthritis by suppressing the body's natural defense, or immune system.
- Lotronex - This medication is used to treat severe cases of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in women who have diarrhea as a major symptom. Alosetron is not effective in men with IBS. This medication is not recommended for use in children because of the serious side effects that have been seen in adults.
- Mercaptopurine - SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION Rx only CAUTION Mercaptopurine is a potent drug. It should not be used unless a diagnosis of acute lymphatic leukemia has been adequately established and the responsible physician is experienced with the risks of mercaptopurine and knowledgeable in assessing response to chemotherapy. ...
- Ridaura - This medication is used as part of a complete treatment program including non-drug therapies (e.g., rest, physical therapy) to treat active rheumatoid arthritis . It is used to treat patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis who have not responded to or cannot take other medications. Auranofin is a gold compound. Auranofin is not a true pain reliever (e.g., like aspirin ) but it is thought to decrease pain that occurs with arthritis by decreasing inflammation. It is known as a...
- Trandate - Labetalol belongs to a class of medications called beta-blockers. It is used to treat high blood pressure. It helps to decrease blood pressure by reducing the workload on the heart and by opening the blood vessels. Labetalol may be used alone, but is often used in combination with additional high blood pressure medications called diuretics (water pills). The injectable form of labetalol is used for emergency treatment of severe high blood pressure. Your doctor may have suggested this...
- Zyloprim - Pharmacological action Allopurinol Laboratories is a medication that violates the synthesis of uric acid. This drug is a structural analog of hypoxanthine. It inhibits the enzyme xanthine oxidase, which is involved in the conversion of hypoxanthine to xanthine and xanthine to uric acid. This is due to decrease in the concentration of uric acid and its salts in body fluids and urine, which helps dissolve existing uric acid deposits and prevents their formation in tissues and kidney....
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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology