Miscellaneous Therapeutic Agents
- Miscellaneous Therapeutic Agents
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Drug Drug Description Goserelin A synthetic analog of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone used to treat breast cancer and prostate cancer by reducing secretion of gonadotropins from the pituitary. Abciximab A monoclonal anti-glycoprotein IIb/IIIa receptor antibody used to prevent thrombosis during percutaneous coronary intervention. Antithymocyte immunoglobulin (rabbit) A purified form of rabbit anti-thymocyte antibodies used for immunosuppression in patients receiving kidney transplants. Octreotide A peptide drug used to treat acromegaly as well as diarrhea associated with metastatic carcinoid tumors and vasoactive intestinal peptide secreting tumors. Gadodiamide A gadolinium-based contrast agent used for the visualization of lesions with vascularity during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans. Dexrazoxane A cytoprotective drug used to prevent and improve cardiomyopathy associated with doxorubicin treatment for metastatic breast cancer. Adenosine A medication used in myocardial perfusion scintigraphy and to treat supraventricular tachycardia. Pentosan polysulfate A sulfated pentosyl polysaccharide used to treat bladder pain and discomfort due to interstitial cystitis. Gadopentetic acid A gadolinium compound used as a contrast agent in MRIs. Ethanol For therapeutic neurolysis of nerves or ganglia for the relief of intractable chronic pain in such conditions as inoperable cancer and trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux), in patients for whom neurosurgical... Dimethyl sulfoxide A reversible mitogen-activated extracellular signal-regulated kinase-1 (MEK1) and MEK2 inhibitor used to treat certain types of melanoma, metastatic non-small cell lung cancer, and locally advanced or metastatic anaplastic thyroid cancer. Heparin An anticoagulant indicated for thromboprophylaxis and to treat thrombosis associated with a variety of conditions such as pulmonary embolism and atrial fibrillation. Betahistine An antivertigo agent used for the reduction of episodes of vertigo association with Ménière's disease. Buserelin A LHRH agonist used for the palliative treatment of hormone-dependent advanced carcinoma of the prostate gland in males and treatment of endometriosis in females. Quinagolide A dopamine D2 receptor agonist used for the treatment of hyperprolactinemia. Oxygen An essential element for human survival used in clinical conditions in which there is a lack of oxygen, such as, but not limited to, anoxia, hypoxia or dyspnea. Nitrogen A cryogenic agent used to treat various benign and malignant skin lesions. Helium A gas used for medical conditions where there is a need for increased oxygen intake, such as upper airway obstruction in asthma and COPD. Carbon dioxide A naturally-occurring gas used as a insufflation gas during minimally invasive surgeries to enlarge and stabilize body cavities to provide better visibility of the surgical area. Methylene blue An oxidation-reduction agent used for the treatment of pediatric and adult patients with acquired methemoglobinemia. Antilymphocyte immunoglobulin (horse) A primarily IgG immune globulin used to manage allograft rejection in renal transplant patients. Sodium fluoride An ingredient of various dental preparations used to support tooth mineralization and the prevention of dental caries. Dextrose, unspecified form A form of glucose used for caloric supply and the replenishment of fluid in total parenteral nutrition and other therapies as well as for the treatment of hypoglycemic episodes. Apis mellifera venom A venom protein produced by the Western honey bee used in allergy testing. Dolichovespula arenaria venom protein A venom protein produced by the common aerial yellowjacket wasp used in allergy testing. Dolichovespula maculata venom protein A venom protein produced by the bald-faced hornet used in allergy testing. Vespula vulgaris venom protein A venom protein produced by the common wasp used in allergy testing. Phenol An antiseptic and disinfectant used in a variety of settings.
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