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Drugs for Treatment of Polymyositis

Are you searching for medications to treat 'Polymyositis'? Welcome to this page which serves as an archive for medications that are relevant to the treatment of Polymyositis. The page includes both the generic and brand names and can serve as an invaluable resource for healthcare professionals and individuals who wish to get an insight on different medication options.
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Polymyositis

Polymyositis refers to inflammation of the muscles which can render a person physically helpless. Polymyositis is also known as idiopathic inflammatory myopathy.

Brand Names and Generic Names of Drugs for Treatment of Polymyositis

Azathioprine



Azathioprine is an immunosuppressant, prescribed for prevention of rejection kidney transplantation.

Trade Names :
Zymurine | Azimune | Azathioprine | Azoran | Azoprine | Imuran | Transimune | Azoran (25 mg) | Zinothin (50 mg) | Immuzat (50 mg)
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Cyclophosphamide



Cyclophosphamide is an antineoplastic agent, prescribed for many types of cancers like lymphatic cancer, cancer of white blood cells and plasma cells, etc,.

Trade Names :
Oncophos | Cyphos | Cycrame | Oncomide | Ledoxan | Endoxan - Asta | Cycloxan | Cydoxan | Ledoxan | Endoxan - Asta
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Cyclosporine



Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressant, prescribed for prevention of organ rejection during transplantation.

Trade Names :
Arpimune Me | Imusporin (100 mg) | Graftin (100 mg) | Sandimmun Neoral (100 mg) | Imusporin | Graftin (25mg) | Sandimmun Neoral | Panimun Bioral( Sg) | Imusporin (50 mg) | Panimun Bioral (50 mg)
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Etanercept



Etanercept is a tumor-necrosis factor (TNF) blocker, prescribed for ankylosing spondylitis (type of joint pain that affects your back), juvenile arthritis (arthritis-related condition that develops in children), psoriasis, and rheumatoid (inflammation of the joints) and psoriatic arthritis.

Trade Names :
Enbrel | Enbrol | Enbrel (25mg/0.5mL) (25mg/0.5mL) | Enbrel (50mg/mL) | Enbrel (50mg/mL) (50mg/mL)
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Immune Globulin Intravenous



Immune Globulin Intravenous is a blood product administered intravenously, prescribed for primary immunodeficiency.

Trade Names :
Gama -Glob | Gamaglobin | Gamma IV | ZY -IVGG | ZY -IVGG (1000mg) | ZY -IVGG (2500mg) | Octagam | Octagem (1gm) | Octagam (1 gm) | Gamma IV 2.5g
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Methotrexate



Methotrexate is an antimetabolite, curative in choriocarcinoma (cancer of the tissue that normally would develop into placenta).

Trade Names :
Methotrexate |   Oncotrex | Caditrex | Alltrex | Trex | Throtex | Mtx 2.5mg | Zexate | Remtrex | Cytotrex
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Rituximab



Rituximab is a monoclol antibody, prescribed for certain types of cancer such as lymphomas, leukemia, transplant rejection and some autoimmune disorders.

Trade Names :
Reditux (100 mg) | Mabthera | Mathera (500 mg) | Reditux (500 mg)
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Tacrolimus



Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant, prescribed for preventing organ rejection during transplantation.

Trade Names :
Seegraf (0.5mg) | Crolim | Seegraf (1 mg) | Crolim (5 mg) | Vingraf (0.5 mg) | Tacrograf | Tacromus (0.5 mg) | Olmis Cap | Pangraf | Tacrograf 1
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