Zovirax in the form of a cream for external use is prescribed for the treatment of infections of the skin and mucous membranes caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 and 2, including herpes lips. Eye ointment is used for keratitis caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 and 2. Zovirax inside and in the form of a solution for infusion is used in the presence of herpes zoster and chicken pox;
Zantac - ranitidin - the drug is intended for the treatment of duodenal ulcers, benign gastric ulcer, postoperative ulcer, reflux esophagitis, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, epigastric or chest pain. The administration of ranitidine is indicated in cases where a decrease in gastric secretion and a decrease in the production of hydrochloric acid is desirable, for the prevention of gastrointestinal bleeding, for the prevention of recurrence of bleeding in patients with bleeding ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, before general anesthesia in patients with a presumed risk of aspiration of acidic stomach contents (Mendelssohn syndrome), especially in women during childbirth delivery clashes.
Zithromax - antibiotic of a wide spectrum of action. Antibiotic-azalide, a representative of a new subgroup of macrolide antibiotics. In the focus of inflammation it has a bactericidal effect. For the active ingredient of Zithromax, Azithromycin, all the gram-positive cocci (except those bacteria which are resistant to erythromycin) are susceptible.
Zocor is indicated to reduce mortality due to coronary artery disease. It is prescribed for the reduction of risk of serious vascular and coronary complications: non-fatal myocardial infarction, coronary death, stroke; revascularization operations. Designed to reduce the risk of the need for coronary blood flow restoration; rot reduce the risk of the need for surgical intervention to restore peripheral blood flow and other types of non-coronary revascularization; to reduce the risk of hospitalization in connection with attacks of angina pectoris; to decrease in the elevated level of total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides. apolipoprotein B; for increasing HDL cholesterol in patients with primary hypercholesterolemia, including heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.
Zyloprim is a tablet the effect of which appears due to the mechanism of action of its basic component called Allopurinol. This medicine is prescribed as a treatment of hyperuricemia, primary and secondary gout, urolithiasis with the formation of urinary calculi, hemoblastoma, cytostatic and radiation therapy of tumors, psoriasis, traumatic toxicosis. It is used as a corticosteroid therapy for the prevention of urinary acid nephropathy, malignant neoplasms and congenital disorders of purine metabolism in children.
Zenegra is a generic Sildenafil-containing medicine intended for use in urology – for the most part in the treatment of erectile dysfunctions of different origin. The drug provides regulation of the enzymic activity of the specific phosphodiesterase and releases nitric oxide that provides the muscle-relaxing effect. The active ingredient also maintains a certain level of blood pressure in the penis, providing a proper erectile response. The usual effect lasts no less than 4 hours; however, some patients report 18 and more hours of increased sexual arousal.
Zudena is another representative of the PDE5 inhibitors ubiquitously used in contemporary urology. It is commonly used for the therapy and prevention of erectile dysfunction. The pills contain udenafil – a reverse inhibitor of the phosphodiesterase-5, which is responsible for filling the penis with blood. This active ingredient has a range of recently introduced advantages the most notable of which are more rapid absorption (30-60 minutes) and increased half-life (starting from 10 to 12 hours, which leads to a 24-hour period of activity). The medicine may be prescribed not only for symptomatic but also for a long-term treatment.
Zyvox is a synthetic medicine with the increased antibacterial effectiveness. It is mostly used in the treatment of pulmonary and skin diseases caused by a wide range of Gram-positive species. In current medicinal practice, Zyvox often plays a role of the drug of last resort, since it is intended for use in people suffering from multidrug-resistant infections. The extremely high efficiency of this medicine makes it a popular choice in the treatment of severe bacterial infections and simultaneously limits its use against low-hazard infections in order to avoid propagation of resistant microorganisms.
Zyprexa is an antipsychotic drug used mainly to treat severe mental conditions, most notably schizophrenia. This oral medication normalizes the balance of chemical compounds in the brain, especially when used in combination with other antipsychotics. The active ingredient, which is a ligand for serotonin and dopamine receptors, provides also a selective impact on the functioning of the limbic system. The target group of the drug is not limited to the cases with extra severity – the pills may be prescribed for people with moderate mood or nervous conditions as well.