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Alphabetical list of medicines staring with letter c


Cytotec – Misoprostol uses, dose and side effects

Cytotec is used to heal ulcers in the stomach and for preventive purposes to prevent the appearance of ulcers in the stomach and duodenum in patients with an increased risk of ulcers when treated with drugs for inflammation and pain. Cytotec protects the gastric mucosa by increasing the production of mucus in the stomach and the excretion of bicarbonate in the duodenum. Cytotec also inhibits gastric juice secretion and reduces nocturnal gastric acid secretion.


Cytarabine Fresenius Kabi – Cytarabine uses, dose and side effects

Cytarabine Fresenius Kabi is used in adults and children. The active substance is cytarabine, which belongs to a group of medicines called cytostatics. These medicines are used to treat acute leukemias (cancer of the blood where you have too many white blood cells ). Cytarabine disrupts the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed.


Cystagon – Cysteamine Bitartrate uses, dose and side effects

Cystinosis is a metabolic disease called "nephropathic cystinosis" which is characterized by an abnormal accumulation of the amino acid cystine in various organs of the body such as the kidney, eye, muscles, pancreas, and brain. Cystine accumulation causes kidney damage and excessive secretion of glucose, proteins, and electrolytes. Different organs are affected at different ages.


Cyramza – Ramucirumab uses, dose and side effects

Cyramza is a cancer drug that contains the active substance ramucirumab which is a monoclonal antibody. It is a specialized protein that can recognize and attach to another protein in the blood vessels called "VEGF receptor 2". This receptor is needed for the development of new blood vessels. For cancer to grow, new blood vessels must be developed. By attaching to and blocking "VEGF receptor 2", this drug cuts off the blood supply to the cancer cells.


Cyklonova – Tranexamic Acid uses, dose and side effects

Tranexamic acid contained in Cyklonova may also be approved for the treatment of other conditions not mentioned in this product information. Ask your doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional if you have any further questions, and always follow their instructions.


Curosurf – Porcine Lunglipider and protein uses, dose and side

Curosurf contains the active substance porcine lung lipids and protein, which is a surfactant. Surfactant is a substance that is formed in the lungs and prevents them from collapsing. Some newborns, especially premature babies, do not have enough of this substance and this causes shortness of breath (RDS).