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List of medicines starting with letter i


Ivemend -Fosaprepitant uses, dose and side effects

IVEMEND contains the active substance fosaprepitant which is converted to aprepitant in your body and belongs to a group of medicines called "neurokinin 1 (NK 1 ) receptor antagonists". There is a special area in the brain that controls nausea and vomiting. IVEMEND works by blocking signals to that area, thus reducing nausea and vomiting. IVEMEND is used in adults, adolescents, and children 6 months and older in combination with other medicines to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy (cancer treatment) which may trigger severe or moderate nausea and vomiting.


Isosorbide mononitrate Mylan – Isosorbide mononitrate uses, dose and side

Isosorbide mononitrate Mylan contains isosorbide mononitrate and belongs to a group of medicines called nitrates. This type of medicine works by dilating the blood vessels around the heart and thus facilitates the blood supply to the heart and other parts of the body. Isosorbide mononitrate Mylan is a prolonged-release tablet that provides a slow release of the drug in the body.


Isoptin – Verapamil hydrochloride uses, dose and side effects

Isoptin lowers blood pressure by dilating certain blood vessels so that vascular resistance decreases. Isoptin also increases blood flow in the coronary arteries of the heart and thus counteracts angina ( angina pectoris ). Isoptin is used for high blood pressure and angina, and as a preventive treatment after the acute phase of a heart attack to reduce the risk of a new heart attack. Isoptin is also used in an irregular heartbeat.


Isoflurane Baxter – Isoflurane uses, dose and side effects

Isoflurane Baxter contains isoflurane. Isoflurane Baxter is a general anesthetic drug used in surgery. It is an anesthetic for inhalation (it is given in the form of steam that you inhale). By inhaling isoflurane, you sleep deeply and feel no pain. Isoflurane Baxter also maintains a deep, painless sleep (general anesthesia) so that you can undergo surgery.