Generic and brand-name drugs C

Generic and brand-name drugs C: Composition, drug form and content, indications, contraindications, precautions, unwanted effects, dosage and administration, interactions, storage

Cequa Eye Drops: Ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents

Use Cequa eye drops exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets.

Celexa: Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors

Celexa (citalopram) is available only as film-coated oval tablets. The 20 mg and 40 mg tablets are scored in the tablet dosage form. Their strengths reflect their citalopram base equivalent content.

Celebrex: Cox-2 inhibitors

When Celebrex is used in patients with preexisting asthma (without known aspirin sensitivity), monitor patients for changes in the signs and symptoms of asthma.

Cefixime: Third generation cephalosporins

Cefixime for oral suspension is indicated in the treatment of adults and pediatric patients six months of age or older with pharyngitis and tonsillitis caused by susceptible isolates of Streptococcus pyogenes.

Cefdinir: Third generation cephalosporins

Plasma Cefdinir concentrations increase with dose, but the increases are less than dose-proportional from 300 mg (7 mg/kg) to 600 mg (14 mg/kg).

Carvedilol: Non-cardioselective beta blockers

Carvedilol is used to treat heart failure and hypertension (high blood pressure). It is also used after a heart attack that has caused your heart not to pump as well.

Carbidopa and Levodopa: Dopaminergic antiparkinsonism agents

Carbidopa and Levodopa extended-release tablets, USP are an extended-release combination of carbidopa and levodopa for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and syndrome.

Cardizem: Calcium channel blocking agents

The therapeutic benefits achieved with Cardizem are believed to be related to its ability to inhibit the influx of calcium ions during membrane depolarization of cardiac and vascular smooth muscle.

Carbamazepine: Dibenzazepine anticonvulsants

Carbamazepine may cause serious blood problems or a life-threatening skin rash or allergic reaction. Call your doctor if you have a fever, unusual weakness, bleeding, bruising.

Captopril: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

Captopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, kidney problems caused by diabetes, and to improve survival after a heart attack.

Caplyta: Atypical antipsychotics

Caplyta is not approved for use in older adults with dementia-related psychosis. Caplyta can increase the risk of death in elderly people who have lost touch with reality (psychosis) due to confusion and memory loss.

Calquence: BTK inhibitors

Calquence was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on an 'accelerated' basis. In clinical studies, patients responded to this medicine. However, further studies are needed.

Calcium carbonate: Antacids, Minerals and electrolytes

Ask a doctor before using calcium carbonate if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your dose needs may be different during pregnancy or while you are nursing.

Calcitriol: Vitamins D3

Calcitriol is also used to treat calcium deficiency in people with hypoparathyroidism (underactive parathyroid glands) caused by surgery, disease, or other conditions.  

Cabometyx: Multikinase inhibitors

Cabometyx may cause a perforation (a hole or tear) or a fistula (an abnormal passageway) within your stomach or intestines. This medicine can also increase your risk of serious bleeding.

Cystine B6: Medicine to treat hair loss

Cystine B6 treats all hair related problems: Hair loss, split hair, brittle hair…; in particular, alopecia areata, acute diffuse alopecia (after trauma, surgery, infection, postpartum, taking certain drugs), male hormone alopecia.

Chemistatin: Medicine to treat high blood cholesterol

Chemistatin reduces elevated LDL-cholesterol, total cholesterol and triglycerides and increases HDL-cholesterol. The drug also decreased ApoB, nonHDL-C, VLDL-C, VLDL-TG and increased ApoA-I.

Chlorpheniramine: H1-histamine receptor antagonist

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine with very little sedative effect. As with most antihistamines, chlorpheniramine also has an anticholinergic side effect, but this effect varies widely among individuals.

Choongwae Prepenem: An antibiotic to treat bacterial infections

Choongwae Prepenem treats complicated intra-abdominal infections. Severe pneumonia includes hospital-acquired pneumonia and ventilator-associated pneumonia. Infections during and after birth, complicated urinary tract, skin and soft tissue complications.

Chophytol: detoxifier and liver protector

This medicine is used to improve the elimination of toxins from the body and protect liver cells. For adult use only. Take 1-2 tablets with water before meals or when symptoms occur.