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.
Alphabetical list of medicines staring with letter c
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.
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.
Cystadane contains betaine anhydrous which is intended to be an adjunctive treatment of homocystinuria, a hereditary (genetic) disease in which the amino acid methionine cannot be completely broken down by the body.
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.
Cynaramine is a traditional herbal medicine used for temporary indigestion such as decreased appetite, bloating, and flatulence.
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.
Cyclocapron is a bleeding inhibitor. It contains tranexamic acid, which prevents the effect of the enzyme that dissolves clotted blood ( clot ). This leads to less blood loss and a faster healing process.
Cyclo-f is a bleeding inhibitor. It contains tranexamic acid, which prevents the effect of the enzyme that dissolves clotted blood ( clot ). This leads to less blood loss and a faster healing process.
Cyclopentolate Bausch & Lomb dilates the pupil of one in your eye and affects the sphincter of the eye's radiating body to relax. The sphincter controls the coupling of the lens of the eye and thereby the accommodation of the eye (distance setting). A relaxation of the sphincter, therefore, means that accommodation is disconnected.
Cyanokit contains the active substance hydroxocobalamin. Cyanokit is an antidote for the treatment of known or suspected cyanide poisoning in all age groups.
Vitamin C is important for the formation of cartilage, bone tissue, and teeth. Vitamin C is also important for wound healing, increases the absorption of iron from the diet, and protects the cells by capturing free radicals.
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).
Cubical is an herbal medicine used for mild urination problems caused by benign prostate enlargement, e.g. nocturnal urination. Used after a doctor has determined that there is no serious illness.