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List of medicines starting with letter H


HyQvia – Human normal immunoglobulin uses, dose and side effects

HyQvia contains two solutions for infusion (drip) under the skin ( subcutaneous or sc infusion ). It is supplied as a pack containing a vial of human normal immunoglobulin 10% (the active substance) and a vial of recombinant human hyaluronidase (a substance that helps human normal immunoglobulin 10% to enter the bloodstream).


Takeda Hydrocortisone – Hydrocortisone uses, dose and side effects

Hydrocortisone Takeda contains hydrocortisone produced synthetically. Hydrocortisone is a hormone that occurs naturally in the body, it is normally formed in the adrenal cortex. Some diseases cause an insufficient production of hydrocortisone in the adrenal cortex. It can i.a. cause symptoms in the form of salt disorders, fatigue, gastrointestinal problems, and low blood pressure. Changes in skin pigmentation may also occur. Hydrocortisone Takeda is given to patients whose adrenal cortex for some reason does not produce enough hydrocortisone.


Hydrocortisone Orion – Hydrocortisone uses, dose and side effects

Hydrocortisone Orion contains a medicine called hydrocortisone. Hydrocortisone belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. The full name is Corticosteroids. Corticosteroids occur naturally in the body and help maintain health and well-being. Adding extra corticosteroids (such as hydrocortisone ) to the body is an effective way to treat various diseases that involve inflammation in the body. Hydrocortisone suppresses inflammation that might otherwise aggravate your condition. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the full benefit of it.


Hyalgan – Sodium hyaluronate uses, dose and side effects

Hyalgan contains sodium hyaluronate, which is a body-specific substance that is found in the body's joints, among other things. In the case of joint wear and tear ( osteoarthritis ), the levels of sodium hyaluronate in the synovial fluid fall. By injecting the substance directly into the joint, the body is stimulated to produce more sodium hyaluronate.


Humulin Regular – Cartridge uses, dose and side effects

Humulin Regular contains the active substance insulin human, which is used to treat diabetes. You get diabetes if your pancreas does not produce enough insulin, which controls the level of glucose in the blood (blood sugar). Humulin Regular is used to control the level of glucose in the blood for a long time. Humulin Regular is fast-acting insulin. Your doctor may prescribe both Humulin Regular and long-acting insulin at the same time. Each type of insulin has its user information. Do not change your insulin unless your doctor tells you to. Be very careful if you change insulin. The different