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Ecansya – Capecitabine uses, dose and side effects

Ecansya belongs to a group of medicines called "cytostatics", which prevent the growth of cancer cells. Ecansya contains capecitabine, which is not in itself a cytostatic drug. Only after the body has absorbed capecitabine is it converted into an active anti-cancer drug (preferably in tumor tissue).

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Ecalta – Anidulafungin uses, dose and side effects

ECALTA contains the active substance anidulafungin and is prescribed to adult and pediatric patients aged 1 month to under 18 years for the treatment of a type of fungal infection in the blood or other internal organs called invasive candidiasis. Infection is caused by fungal cells (yeasts) called Candida.

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Ebixa – Memantine Hydrochloride uses, dose and side effects

Ebixa contains the active substance memantine hydrochloride and belongs to a group of medicines known as anti-dementia medicines. Memory loss in Alzheimer's disease is due to a disturbance of message signals in the brain. The brain contains so-called NMDA receptors (N-methyl-D-aspartate) that are involved in the transmission of nerve signals that are important for learning and memory. Ebixa belongs to a group of medicines called NMDA receptor antagonists. Ebixa acts on these NMDA receptors by improving the transmission of nerve signals and memory.

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Ebastin Orifarm – Ebastine uses, dose and side effects

Ebastin Orifarm is an antihistamine, which counteracts the effect of histamine. Histamine is a substance in the body's tissues that are triggered when you are exposed to allergenic substances and which, among other things, triggers runny nose, nasal congestion, and sneezing as well as eye problems such as red, watery and itchy eyes. Insensitive individuals, histamine can also cause troublesome itching and skin rashes after mosquito bites.

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Ebastin ABECE – Ebastine uses, dose and side effects

Ebastin Abece is an antihistamine, which counteracts the effect of histamine. Histamine is a substance in the body's tissues that are triggered when you are exposed to allergenic substances and which, among other things, triggers runny nose, nasal congestion, and sneezing as well as eye problems such as red, watery and itchy eyes. Insensitive individuals, histamine can also cause troublesome itching and skin rashes after mosquito bites.