Author: Deepak Sharma

Mycophenolate (Myfortic) is used with other medications to help prevent the body from rejecting kidney transplants. Mycophenolate is in a class of medications called immunosuppressive agents. It works by weakening... Read More

Azathioprine is used to prevent rejection of a transplanted kidney. It belongs to the group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. Azathioprine will lower the body's natural immunity in patients... Read More

Sirolimus is used together with other medicines to prevent the body from rejecting a transplanted kidney. It belongs to a group of medicines known as immunosuppressive agents. When a patient receives... Read More

Tacrolimus is used along with other medications to prevent rejection (attack of a transplanted organ by the immune system of a person receiving the organ) in people who have received... Read More

Acamprosate, sold under the brand name Campral, is a medication used along with counselling to treat alcohol use disorder. Acamprosate is thought to stabilize chemical signaling in the brain that... Read More

Disulfiram is an alcohol antagonist drug. Disulfiram is used along with counseling and support to treat alcoholism. Disulfiram works by blocking the processing of alcohol in the body. This causes... Read More

Naltrexone is used to help narcotic dependents who have stopped taking narcotics to stay drug-free. It is also used to help alcoholics stay alcohol-free. The medicine is not a cure... Read More

Pyrazinamide is a medication used to treat tuberculosis. For active tuberculosis it is often used together with rifampin, isoniazid, and either streptomycin or ethambutol. It is not generally recommended for... Read More

Isoniazid is used to treat tuberculosis (TB) or prevent its return (reactivation). It may be given alone, or in combination with other medicines, to treat TB or to prevent its... Read More

The combination of fluticasone and salmeterol (Advair Diskus) is also used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD;... Read More