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Dr. Patel's Drugs

Drugs used in the clinic

What is AcipHex? blocks the production of stomach acid. Aciphex is used for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and ulcers;
What is Dexilant? used in adults to treat heartburn related to gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), to heal acid-related damage to the lining of the esophagus (called erosive esophagitis or EE), and to stop erosive esophagitis from coming back.
What is Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) colitis? n infection of the colon caused by C. difficile that occurs primarily among individuals who have been using antibiotics. It is the most common infection acquired by patients while they are in the hospital.
What is Metoprolol? a group of drugs called beta-blockers and affect the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins). Metoprolol is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension (high blood pressure). It is also used to treat or prevent heart attack
What is Apriso? Mesalamine affects a substance in the body that causes inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea. Used to treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis, and proctosigmoiditis. Mesalamine is also used to prevent the symptoms of ulcerative colitis from recurring.
What is Pantoprazole? Decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Used to treat erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from stomach acid), and other conditions involving excess stomach acid. not for immediate relief of heartburn symptoms.
What is Estropipate? form of estrogen, treat symptoms of menopause, deficiency in ovary function, and to prevent osteoporosis. Estropipate tablets and vaginal cream are used for degeneration of the vagina associated with menopause.
What is Plavix (Clopidogrel)? Clopidogrel keeps the platelets in your blood from coagulating (clotting) to prevent unwanted blood clots that can occur with certain heart or blood vessel conditions. Clopidogrel is used to prevent blood clots after a recent heart attack or stroke, an
What is Allopurinol? reduces the production of uric acid in your body. Uric acid buildup can lead to gout or kidney stones. Allopurinol is used to treat gout or kidney stones, and to decrease levels of uric acid in people who are receiving cancer treatment.
What is Actonel (Risedronate)? Risedronate slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may prevent bone fractures. Risedronate is used to treat or prevent osteoporosis in men and women.
What is Alendronate? slows bone loss while increasing bone mass, which may prevent bone fractures. used to treat or prevent osteoporosis that is caused by menopause or by taking steroids. men who have osteoporosis, and to treat Paget's disease of bone in men and women
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