Xeloda is a chemotherapy agent that treats cancer. It is the brand name of the generic drug Capecitabine and it is available for prescription use only.

How it works

The active ingredient capecitabine in Xeloda is also known as cytotoxic antimetabolite. This substance is converted into 5-fluorouracil inside cancer cells through the activity of enzymes. Tumors are caused when

Tamoxifen is a generic medication which primarily treats breast cancer in women. It is known as a nonsterodial anti-estrogen drug. It is available for oral administration.

How it works

Estrogen is a hormone in females and it plays a key role in the formation and growth of breast cancer cells. Estrogen receptors are found in breast cancer cells. Tamoxifen works by

Serophene is a non-steroidal ovulation stimulator that treats infertility in women. It is the brand name of the generic drug clomiphene. Serophene is available for oral administration.

How it works

The active ingredient clomiphene citrate in Serophene interacts with tissues such as the hypothalamus, pituitary, endometrium and cervix that contain estrogen receptors. It works by resisting estrogen receptors that

Prometrium is a neurosteroid and acts similar to the naturally occurring hormone in the female reproductive system called Progesterone. It is therefore used as a hormone replacement therapy and is available in varying strengths.

How it works

The hormone Progesterone is produced by ovaries in the corpus luteum. It has a number of functions in your body. It is

Levothroid is the brand name of the generic medication levothyroxine. It is used to treat hormone imbalances in the thyroid gland. It is as a hormone replacement therapy.

How it works

Thyroxin and tri-iodothyronine which are hormones produced by the thyroid gland are important for the maintenance of energy and metabolism in your body. The condition in which these hormones are

Lady Era is a non-prescription drug that has been designed for women who suffer from sexual dissatisfaction. This medication contains the active ingredient Sildenafil Citrate and is available in the strength of 100 mg.

How it works

The active ingredient Sildenafil citrate works by inhibiting the enzyme phosphodiesterase type 5 to increase the circulation of blood in the pelvic area. When

Ginette 35 is a contraceptive pill that has anti-androgenic properties. Each pill contains a combination of the active ingredients Ethinyl estradiol and Cyproterone Acetate.

How it works

Ethinyl estradiol is man-made estrogen and Cyproterone Acetate is an anti-androgen. Androgens are known as male hormones but they are also produced in a woman’s body. Androgens are responsible for several hormonal changes in

Fosamax belongs to the group of bisphosphonate drugs. It contains the active ingredient alendronate sodium that prevents the deterioration of bones.

How it works

Osteoblasts and osteoclasts are cells that reshape bones in the body. Osteoclasts break down old bones and osteoblasts form new bones. Calcium which is stored in the bone is constantly used up by these cells. The level

Fertomid contains the active ingredient Clomiphene citrate. This drug is known as a selective estrogen receptor modulator and it treats infertility in women.

How it works

Clomiphene citrate acts on estrogen receptors in the hypothalamus located in the pituitary gland. The hypothalamus connect the nervous system with the endocrine system through the pituitary gland. It is responsible for maintaining correct levels

Evista is a brand name of a generic drug called Raloxifene. It is identified as a selective estrogen receptor modulator. Evista contains the active ingredient raloxifene hydrochloride.

How it works

Estrogen is a female sex hormone that affects many functions in the body. Estrogen has an influence on bone, breast and uterine tissues. When a woman reaches the menopause stage, estrogen