Tissue plasminogen activator (abbreviated tPA or PLAT) is a protein involved in the breakdown of blood clots. Specifically, it is a serine protease..
Ambroxol is a clinically proven systemically active mucolytic agent. When administered orally onset of action occurs after about 30 minutes. The breakdown of..
Amifostine is a cytoprotective adjuvant used in cancer chemotherapy involving DNA-binding chemotherapeutic agents. Also commonly known as WR-1065 in its active form. It..
Amikacin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic used to treat different types of bacterial infections. Amikacin works by binding to the bacterial 30S subunit, causing..
Atorvastatin competitively inhibits HMG-CoA reductase, the enzyme that catalyses the conversion of HMG-CoA to mevalonate which is an early rate-limiting step in cholesterol..
A nondepolarizing neuromuscular relaxant of intermediate duration of action; used as an adjunct to general anesthesia; a curarelike agent...
Atropine is a tropane alkaloid extracted from deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna), jimsonweed (Datura stramonium), mandrake (Mandragora officinarum) and other plants of the family..
Ridaura, a gold preparation, is given to help treat rheumatoid arthritis. Ridaura is taken by mouth, unlike other gold compounds, which are given..
Azatadine is an antihistamine. Azatadine blocks the effects of the naturally occurring chemical histamine in the body.
Azatadine is used to treat..
Azathioprine is a drug that suppresses the immune system.
Azathioprine is used in organ transplantation and autoimmune disease. Some of the autoimmune diseases are..
Azelastine is an antihistamine and mast cell stabilizer available as a nasal spray (Astelin or Astepro) for hay fever and as eye drops..
Azithromycin is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics.
Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics, and is derived from erythromycin;..
Aztreonam (trade name Azactam) is a synthetic monocyclic beta-lactam antibiotic (a monobactam) originally isolated from Chromobacterium violaceum. It was approved by the U.S...
Aminobutyric acid, also called as gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is classified as fatty acid derivates. Generally GABA is prescribed as an anti-epileptic drug. GABA is helpful..
Aceclofenac is a phenylacetic acid derivative that inhibits synthesis of the inflammatory cytokines interleukin-1b and tumour necrosis factor, and inhibits prostaglandin E2 production...
Ascorbic acid, a chemical name of vitamin C, is prescribed for the treatment of Vitamin C deficiency. Vitamin C is a naturally-occurring biochemical..
Atorvastatin (Lipitor, Pfizer), is a member of the drug class known as statins, used for lowering blood cholesterol. It also stabilizes plaque and..
Co-amoxiclav is the British Approved Name for the combination antibiotic containing amoxicillin trihydrate, a β-lactam antibiotic, with potassium clavulanate, a β-lactamase inhibitor. This..
Amoxicillin abbreviated AMOX, is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, β-lactam antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections caused by susceptible microorganisms. It is usually the drug..
Amoxicillin is bactericidal against non β-lactamase producing gm+ve organisms and selected gm-ve pathogens. Cloxacillin is a β-lactamase resistant penicillin active against gm+ve organisms..