Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Duphalac, Lactus Related: Lactulose, Lactus, constipation, Duphalac. What Medicine is used for: This medication is used to treat constipation. It encourages bowel movement by drawing water into the bowel. This helps to soften the stools and increase bowel movement.This medicine may take up to 48 hours to work. It is also used in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy, a condition associated with liver disease.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Epivir What Medicine is used for: Lamivudine is an antiretroviral agent that blocks construction of virus. It is used to decrease the amount of viruses (viral load) to as low as possible, for as long as possible.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Lamictal Related: Lamotrigine, Lamictal, seizures, fits, mood stabiliser, bipolar disorder. What Medicine is used for: Lamotrigine is used to control seizures (commonly known as fits) and as a mood stabiliser to reduce mood swings in bipolar disorder. It may also be used for other conditions related to the nervous system.
Related: Lansoprazole, dexlansoprazole, heartburn, indigestion, gastric reflux, dexilant , prevacid. What Medicine is used for: Lansoprazole and Dexlansoprazole are used to treat various conditions of the gastrointestinal (stomach and intestines) tract including: Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease is a condition where the acid from the stomach goes back up the food tube and throat, causing pain and a burning sensation known as heartburnTreating and preventing ulcers of the gastrointestinal tract
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Tykerb® What Medicine is used for: Lapatinib is an oral targeted medication used to treat advanced breast cancer. It is normally given together with another oral medication, either Capecitabine or Letrozole.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Xalatan Related: Latanoprost, xalatan, prostaglandin analogues, glaucoma, eye pressure. What Medicine is used for: Latanoprost belongs to a class of medications called prostaglandin analogues, which is used to treat glaucoma. Glaucoma is a condition where the nerve in the eye is damaged, and is usually associated with increased eye pressure. Untreated glaucoma can affect your eyesight and cause blindness. Latanoprost helps to lower the pressure in your eye by increasing drainage of fluid in the eye.
What Medicine is used for: Leflunomide blocks the formation of deoxyribonucleic acid (also known as DNA), which is important for developing cells, such as those in the immune system. However, it is not completely clear how this medication works in rheumatoid arthritis. It is one of the disease-modifying-anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) which can modify the progress of clinical disease by reducing permanent damage to joints caused by continuing inflammation. It is often a second-line drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis if initial drugs are not helping substantially. It may be combined with other DMARDs or biologic agents to control the disease.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Lenvima® Related: lenvatinib,Lenvima, VEG Inhibitor, Vascular Endothelia Growth Fcator Inhibitor, Heptocellular Carcinoma, Liver, Cancer, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Kidney Cancer,Thyroid Cancer. What Medicine is used for: Lenvatinib is used to treat thyroid, liver and kidney cancers that have spread to other parts of the body.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Femara® What Medicine is used for: Letrozole is a medicine that is used to treat breast cancer in menopausal women. It works by reducing the production of a hormone, estrogen that is present in the body.
Brand/Proprietary Drug Name: Lucrin®, Eligard® What Medicine is used for: Leuprolide is a medicine that is used in the treatment of breast or prostate cancer. It works by
reducing the level of hormones estrogen or testosterone respectively.