• Wednesday April 8,2020

active ingredients


5-fluorouracil

5-fluorouracil

5-fluorouracil is a cytostatic used in human medicine. The application is carried out as part of a holistic chemotherapy under medical supervision to treat so-called malignant ("malignant") tumors at various body sites. Due to the strong side effects, a strict pharmacy and prescription requirement exists within the European Union

abacavir

abacavir

Abacavir is a drug that inhibits the proliferation and release of viruses. Specifically, abacavir is used as an antiviral in HIV-infected patients. It is an element in a combination therapy. What is Abacavir? Abacavir is a drug that inhibits the proliferation and release of viruses. Specifically, abacavir is used as an antiviral in HIV-infected patients

abarelix

abarelix

The medicine Abarelix is ​​a cytostatic. It is used under the trade name Plenaxis® for the treatment of advanced or already metastatic hormone-dependent prostate cancer, where other therapies no longer help. Abarelix was approved in Germany in 2008. What is Abarelix? Abarelix is ​​being marketed under the trade name Plenaxis® for the treatment of advanced or already metastatic hormone-dependent prostate cancer, where other therapies are no longer helpful. Abarelix

abciximab

abciximab

The drug abciximab was developed by the US pharmaceutical company Centocor as an effective means to prevent blood clotting. The product, which is used exclusively in clinical treatment, is used for surgical procedures on the arteries of the heart and for the prevention of heart attacks. The most common side effects include bleeding, which can occur up to 36 hours after initiation of therapy

abiraterone

abiraterone

An abiraterone is an active ingredient that is mainly used in cancer therapy. By lowering the hormone level, it prevents the growth of previously undisplaced metastases in the human prostate. What is Abiraterone? By lowering the hormone level, abiraterone prevents the growth of previously undelivered metastases in the human prostate

acamprosate

acamprosate

Acamprosate is used as part of the medicines to support withdrawal therapy in alcoholics. It inhibits the irritability of the brain and thus the desire of the affected person. What is Acamprosate? Acamprosate is used as part of the medicines to support withdrawal therapy in alcoholics. Acamprosate is a white and powdery substance

acarbose

acarbose

Acarbose is an active ingredient for lowering blood sugar after meals. It is therefore one of the drugs that are used therapeutically in the context of the disease type 2 diabetes mellitus. What is acarbose? Acarbose is one of the medicines used therapeutically for diabetes mellitus type 2. Acarbose itself is a sugar and is obtained through the process of fermentation from the parent Actinoplanes utahensis

acetazolamide

acetazolamide

Acetazolamide has been used as an inhibitor of carbonic anhydrase for over 60 years. The drug has various applications and is used in today's medicine, especially in the context of a treatment of the green cat and various neurological diseases and as a preventive against altitude sickness. What is acetazolamide

Aceclofenac

Aceclofenac

Aceclofenac is used as part of various medications. It should have an analgesic and anti-inflammatory effect. It is thus mainly administered for rheumatic diseases and joint disorders. However, a permanent use is not recommended due to the side effects. What is Aceclofenac? Aceclofenac is mainly administered for rheumatic and joint disorders

acebutolol

acebutolol

Acebutolol is a beta-blocker. It is mainly used for diseases of the heart and blood vessels. The regulation of cardiac function and the lowering of blood pressure are considered to be the primary goals of the intake. What is acebutolol? The regulation of cardiac function and lowering of blood pressure are considered to be the primary goals of taking acebutolol

acepromazine

acepromazine

Acepromazine is a sedative and antipsychotic agent. It is prescribed exclusively in veterinary medicine. For behavioral problems, psychosis, severe itching and travel, acepromazine sedates excited dogs, cats, horses and other animals and makes them easier to guide. What is Acepromazine? Acepromazine is a sedative and antipsychotic agent

acetylcholine

acetylcholine

The messenger acetylcholine plays an important role within the human body because it is used in numerous processes in the central nervous system and in the autonomic nervous system. In the treatment of Alzheimer's patients, preparations are used which have an indirect influence on the active substance by inhibiting the enzyme responsible for its degradation

acetylcysteine

acetylcysteine

Acetalcysteine ​​is often a component of highly effective drugs in respiratory diseases for mucus solution and as an antidote for poisoning. Due to its diverse mechanisms of action, it is also used in other medical fields. What is acetylcysteine? Acetalcysteine ​​is often a component of highly effective drugs in respiratory diseases for mucus solution and as an antidote for poisoning. Acetyl

acyclovir

acyclovir

Acyclovir is used to treat viral infections, especially infections with herpesviruses. The active ingredient was patented in 1979. Since then, acyclovir has been used with great success. What is acyclovir? The drug aciclovir is one of the antivirals. It is mainly used in the therapy of herpes virus infections

acitretin

acitretin

Acitretin is used in the treatment of psoriasis and other diseases. Chemically, it belongs to the group of retinoids and is structurally related to vitamin A. What is Acitretin? Acitretin is used in the treatment of psoriasis and other diseases. Acitretin is a derivative of retinol, vitamin A. In addition to a variety of physical functions, vitamin A plays an important role in ensuring the health of the skin and mucous membranes

aclidinium bromide

aclidinium bromide

Aclidinium bromide belongs to the Anticholinerga. It is used to treat adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The drug is offered as a powder for inhalation. What is aclidinium bromide? Aclidinium bromide belongs to the Anticholinerga. It is used to treat adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

acriflavinium chloride

acriflavinium chloride

The product Acriflaviniumchlorid was developed by IG Farben during the 1920s. First, the drug was used for the treatment of wound infections in the mouth and throat. Due to the mode of action, however, it is to be feared that acriflavinium chloride could cause cancer. The active substance is therefore no longer used in human medicine, but in veterinary medicine in the treatment of ornamental fish

acylaminopenicillins

acylaminopenicillins

Acylaminopenicillins are broad-spectrum antibiotics, which act primarily against Gram-negative bacteria. Their individual active ingredients are used especially for combating so-called hospital germs such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa or enterococci. However, the acylaminopenicillins are not acid and beta lactose stable

acylaminopenicillins

acylaminopenicillins

Acylaminopenicillins are broad-spectrum antibiotics, which act primarily against Gram-negative bacteria. Their individual active ingredients are used especially for combating so-called hospital germs such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa or enterococci. However, the acylaminopenicillins are not acid and beta lactose stable

Actinomycin D

Actinomycin D

Actinomycin D is a cytotoxic antibiotic also known as dactinomycin. As a cytostatic agent that inhibits cell growth and cell division, Actinomycin D is used to treat cancers. It is available under the trade names Lyovac-Cosmegen® and Cosmegen®. What is actinomycin D? Because actinomycin D inhibits cell growth and cell division as a cytostatic agent, actinomycin D is used to treat cancers.