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What does Fosamax treat?
a bisphosphonate used to prevent and treat osteoporosis
What is the generic name for Fosamax?
Alendronate
What is the brand name for Alendronate?
Fosamax
What is Naprosyn used to treat?
is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve pain and swelling (inflammation). It is also used to treat headaches, muscle aches, backaches, tendonitis, bursitis, dental pain, menstrual cramps, arthritis, or gout. Naproxen may be used to reduce fever, or relieve minor aches and pain due to the common cold or flu
How does an NSAID work?
This medicine works by blocking the enzyme in your body that makes prostaglandins. Decreasing prostaglandins helps to reduce pain, swelling, and fever.
What is the generic name for Naprosyn?
Naproxen
What is the brand name for Naproxen?
Naprosyn
What does Evista treat?
is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) used to treat and prevent osteoporosis in women after menopause
What is the generic name for Evista?
Raloxifene
What is the brand name for Raloxifene?
Evista
What is a SERM?
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator
What is Celebrex used to treat?
is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine(NSAID) used to treat pain, including pain and inflammation associated with certain types of arthritis (such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or ankylosing spondylitis) or menstrual periods in women
What is the generic name for Celebrex?
Celecoxib
What is the brand name for Celecoxib?
Celebrex
What does Actonel treat?
is a bisphosphonate used to prevent and treat osteoporosis that occurs after menopause
What is the generic name for Actonel?
Risedronate
What is the brand name for Risedronate?
Actonel
What is Mobic used to treat?
is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve the symptoms of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
What is the generic name for Mobic?
Meloxicam
What is the brand name for Meloxicam?
Mobic
What does Diclofenac treat?
is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to treat mild to moderate pain, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis
What is Nabumetone used to treat?
is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) used to relieve the symptoms of arthritis
What does Methotrexate treat?
is an antimetabolite used control severe psoriasis or rheumatoid arthritis. Methotrexate is also used to treat certain types of cancer. This medicine works by interfering with cell growth and by suppressing the immune system
What is gout?
an inflammatory condition in which an excess of uric acid and urate crystals accumulate in the synovial fluids of the joints
What type of drug contains the stem -curium in the word?
neuromuscular blocking agents