Abiraterone acetate, the active ingredient of ZYTIGA is the acetyl ester of abiraterone. Abiraterone is an inhibitor of CYP17 (17α-hydroxylase/C17,20-lyase). Each ZYTIGA tablet contains either 250 mg or 500 mg of abiraterone acetate. Abiraterone acetate is designated chemically as (3β)-17-(3-pyridinyl)… Continue Reading


ZTLIDO (lidocaine topical system) 1.8% is a single-layer, drug-in-adhesive topical delivery system comprised of an adhesive material containing 36 mg lidocaine, which is applied to a pliable nonwoven cloth backing and covered with a polyethylene terephthalate film release liner. The… Continue Reading


ZYPITAMAG (pitavastatin) is an inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase. It is a synthetic lipid-lowering agent for oral administration. The chemical name for pitavastatin is (3R,5S)-7-[2-Cyclopropyl-4-(4-fluorophenyl) quinoline-3-yl]3,5-dihydroxy-6(E)-heptanoic acid hemi magnesium. The structural formula is: The molecular formula for pitavastatin is CHMgFNO and… Continue Reading


ZIAC (bisoprolol fumarate and hydrochlorothiazide) is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It combines two antihypertensive agents in a once-daily dosage: a synthetic beta-selective (cardioselective) adrenoceptor blocking agent (bisoprolol fumarate) and a benzothiadiazine diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide). Bisoprolol fumarate is chemically described… Continue Reading


ZOMACTON (somatropin) for injection, is a recombinant human growth hormone. It is a polypeptide of recombinant DNA origin, has 191 amino acid residues and a molecular weight of about 22,124 daltons. It has an amino acid sequence identical to that… Continue Reading


ZOCOR (simvastatin) is a lipid-lowering agent that is derived synthetically from a fermentation product of . After oral ingestion, simvastatin, which is an inactive lactone, is hydrolyzed to the corresponding β-hydroxyacid form. This is an inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase.… Continue Reading


ZEPATIER is a fixed-dose combination tablet containing elbasvir and grazoprevir for oral administration. Elbasvir is an HCV NS5A inhibitor, and grazoprevir is an HCV NS3/4A protease inhibitor. Each tablet contains 50 mg elbasvir and 100 mg grazoprevir. The tablets include… Continue Reading