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M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
Pallavi has completed her masters in Pharmacy from Vels University, Chennai. She has worked as a Scientific Content Writer and also as a Scientific Analyst. Her hobbies include exploring new drugs and inventions in the Pharma and medical fields. She is a certified singer and dancer, who also enjoys traveling.
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Revaprazan generic Revaprazan is prescribed for the treatment of duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer and gastritis. Revaprazan is classified a reversible acid pump antagonist (APA or a potassium-competitive acid blocker) since it acts in a mechanism different from irreversible proton pump inhibitors, such as omeprazole. Revaprazan is not dependent upon secretion status of a proton pump or acid activation of a drug in a stomach. Revaprazan has long-lasting acid-suppressive effects. Revaprazan is approved for use only in Korea and India. .
Rebamipide generic Rebamipide is prescribed for the treatment of peptic ulcers, gastroduodenal ulcers, and gastric disorders. It is indicated during bleeding, erosion, redness, and edema (all signs of gastric mucosal lesions) that occur in acute gastritis and acute exacerbation of chronic gastritis. Rebamipide is an amino acid derivative that works by enhancing the mucosal defense system and scavenging free radicals in the body. Rebamipide is also an effective and safe drug in the treatment of recurrent oral ulcers in Behcet’s disease.
Phthalylsulfathiazole generic Phthalylsulfathiazole is a broad spectrum antimicrobial used to treat different types of infections including intestinal infections like bacillary dysentery. Phthalylsulfathiazole is indicated in the treatment of dysentery, colitis, gastrointestinal infection and intestinal surgery. Phthalylsulfathiazole belongs to the group of drugs called sulfonamides. The drug does not get absorbed into the bloodstream from the gut.
Prothionamide generic Prothionamide is prescribed to treat multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) and given as part of a treatment regime, usually involving 5 medicines. It is also used to treat tuberculous meningitis in adults and children. Prothionamide is a thioamide, structurally similar to ethionamide and clinically interchangeable with it.
Prenoxdiazine generic Prenoxdiazine is a peripherally acting cough suppressant used to treat non-productive or dry cough. It works in the respiratory tract and reduces the tussal impulses. It is used to treat dry cough that occurs in acute respiratory viral infection, bronchitis, pharyngitis and asthma.