Indications A-Z

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Indications starting with 'R'

Indication Treatments
Radiation-induced nausea and vomiting
Granisetron : Nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Granisetron : Nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy – only adults (18 years old or older)
Granisetron : Prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy – only adults (18 years old or older)
Ondansetron : Radiotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (RINV) – only minors (0 - 18 years old)
Ondansetron : Radiotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (RINV) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Radioactive isotope accident
Potassium iodide : Prevention of uptake of radioactive iodine in the thyroid after nuclear accidents – only minors (0 - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Radiographic imaging procedure
Metoclopramide : Radiographic imaging procedure – only adults (18 years old or older)
Radionuclide imaging of myocardium using technetium (99m-Tc) sestamibi with cardiac stress test
Regadenoson : Radionuclide imaging of myocardium using technetium (99m-Tc) sestamibi with cardiac stress test – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Raised calcium phosphate product
Lanthanum : Hyperphosphataemia in chronic renal failure patients – only adults (18 years old or older)
Raised intracranial pressure
Mannitol : Raised intracranial pressure, cerebral oedema – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Raised intraocular pressure
Aceclidine : Increased intraocular pressure, glaucoma – only adults (18 years old or older)
Brinzolamide : Elevated intraocular pressure, ocular hypertension, open-angle glaucoma – only adults (18 years old or older)
Mannitol : Elevated intraocular pressure – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Netarsudil : Elevated intraocular pressure, open-angle glaucoma, ocular hypertension – only adults (18 years old or older)
Timolol : Elevated intra-ocular pressure, chronic open-angle glaucoma – only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Travoprost : Elevated intraocular pressure, ocular hypertension, open-angle glaucoma – only infants (40 days - 1 year old) , children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Rapid sequence induction
Rocuronium : Facilitation of tracheal intubation during rapid sequence induction, adjunct in the intensive care unit (ICU) – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Rat bite fever
Benzylpenicillin : Rat bite fever – only newborns (0 - 40 days old)
Benzylpenicillin : Rat bite fever – only infants (40 days - 1 year old) , children (1 year - 12 years old)
Benzylpenicillin : Rat bite fever – only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Raynaud's disease
Naftidrofuryl : Peripheral vascular disorders – only adults (18 years old or older)
Raynaud's phenomenon
Iloprost : Severe Raynaud's Phenomenon – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Re-entrant atrial tachycardia
Propafenone : Ventricular arrhythmias, paroxysmal supraventricular tachyarrhythmias – only adults (18 years old or older)
Re-entrant atrioventricular node tachycardia
Flecainide : Supraventricular arrhythmia, re-entrant atrioventricular node tachycardia, Wolff-Parkinson-White pattern – only elderly (65 years old or older)
Flecainide : Supraventricular arrhythmia, re-entrant atrioventricular node tachycardia, Wolff-Parkinson-White pattern – only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 - 65 years old)
Reactivation of hepatitis B viral hepatitis
Human hepatitis B immunoglobulin : Hepatitis B virus re-infection after liver transplantation for hepatitis B induced liver failure – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Reactive depression (situational)
Levosulpiride : Endogenous and reactive depression – only adults (18 years old or older)
Reactive hypoglycemia
Glucagon : Severe hypoglycaemic reactions – only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Reactive oxygen species 1 positive non-small cell lung cancer
Crizotinib : ROS1-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Recurrent allergic croup
Prednisolone : Spasmodic croup – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Recurrent major depressive episodes
Sertraline : Major depressive episodes – only adults (18 years old or older)
Venlafaxine : Recurrence of major depressive episodes – only adults (18 years old or older)
Reflux esophagitis
Esomeprazole : Erosive reflux esophagitis – only children (1 year - 12 years old)
Esomeprazole : Erosive reflux esophagitis – only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Famotidine : Gastroesophageal reflux disease with esophagitis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Lansoprazole : Reflux oesophagitis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Omeprazole : Reflux oesophagitis – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Omeprazole : Reflux oesophagitis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Pantoprazole : Reflux oesophagitis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Ranitidine : Gastroesophageal reflux disease with esophagitis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Sucralfate : Duodenal ulcer, chronic gastritis, peptic esophagitis – only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Refraction assessment
Atropine : Refraction – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Atropine : Refraction – only adults (18 years old or older)
Refractory angina
Glyceryl trinitrate : Refractory unstable angina pectoris – only adults (18 years old or older)
Refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia
Thiotepa : Refractory cytopenia – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Refractory cytopenia with multilineage dysplasia and ringed sideroblasts
Luspatercept : Anaemia due to myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Reinfection tuberculosis
Ethambutol : Reinfection tuberculosis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis
Alemtuzumab : Relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Cladribine : Relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Diroximel fumarate : Relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Fingolimod : Relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 - 65 years old)
Glatiramer : Relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Interferon beta-1a : Relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Methylprednisolone : Acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Methylprednisolone : Acute exacerbations of multiple sclerosis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Natalizumab : Relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Ozanimod : Relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Peginterferon beta-1a : Relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Ponesimod : Relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Teriflunomide : Relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Ublituximab : Relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Renal cell carcinoma
Cabozantinib : Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Ipilimumab : Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Nivolumab : Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Pazopanib : Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Sorafenib : Renal cell carcinoma – only adults (18 years old or older)
Sunitinib : Metastatic renal cell carcinoma (MRCC) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Temsirolimus : Renal cell carcinoma – only adults (18 years old or older)
Tivozanib : Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Renal dialysis
Epoprostenol : Renal Dialysis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Sucroferric oxyhydroxide : Chronic kidney disease on dialysis – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 - 65 years old)
Renal function impairment with growth failure
Somatropin : Growth disturbance associated with chronic renal insufficiency – only minors (0 - 18 years old)
Renal osteodystrophy
Calcitriol : Renal osteodystrophy – only adults (18 years old or older)
Renal transplant rejection
Tacrolimus : Prophylaxis of transplant rejection in renal allograft recipients – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Tacrolimus : Prophylaxis of transplant rejection in renal allograft recipients – only adults (18 years old or older)
Respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis
Nirsevimab : Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) lower respiratory tract disease – only newborns (0 - 40 days old) , infants (40 days - 1 year old)
RSV glycoprotein F antigen : Lower respiratory tract disease (LRTD) caused by respiratory syncytial virus – only adults (18 years old or older)
Respiratory syncytial virus bronchitis
Nirsevimab : Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) lower respiratory tract disease – only newborns (0 - 40 days old) , infants (40 days - 1 year old)
RSV glycoprotein F antigen : Lower respiratory tract disease (LRTD) caused by respiratory syncytial virus – only adults (18 years old or older)
Respiratory syncytial virus laryngotracheobronchitis
Nirsevimab : Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) lower respiratory tract disease – only newborns (0 - 40 days old) , infants (40 days - 1 year old)
RSV glycoprotein F antigen : Lower respiratory tract disease (LRTD) caused by respiratory syncytial virus – only adults (18 years old or older)
Respiratory tract infection
Sultamicillin : Infections caused by susceptible microorganisms – only children (1 year - 12 years old)
Sultamicillin : Infections caused by susceptible microorganisms – only adults (18 years old or older)
Restless legs
Pramipexole : Moderate to severe idiopathic Restless Legs Syndrome – only adults (18 years old or older)
Rotigotine : Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Retinal vasculitis
Prednisolone : Retinal vasculitis – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Retinoblastoma
22-Oxovincaleukoblastine : Retinoblastoma – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Retinopathy of prematurity
Ranibizumab : Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) – only newborns (0 - 40 days old) , infants (40 days - 1 year old)
Reversal of neuromuscular blockade
Neostigmine : Antagonist to non-depolarizing neuromuscular blockade – only minors (0 - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Sugammadex : Reversal of neuromuscular blockade induced by rocuronium or vecuronium – only adults (18 years old or older)
Sugammadex : Routine reversal of rocuronium induced blockade – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Reversal of opiate activity
Naloxone : Complete or partial reversal of central nervous system caused by opioids – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Naloxone : Reversal of respiratory and other CNS depression in the neonate whose mothers have received opioids – only newborns (0 - 40 days old)
Reversal of sedation
Flumazenil : Reversal of sedation – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Flumazenil : Reversal of sedation – only adults (18 years old or older)
Rheumatic fever
Acetylsalicylic acid : Rheumatic fever – only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Acetylsalicylic acid : Rheumatic fever, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis (adults) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Rheumatoid arthritis
Abatacept : Active rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Aceclofenac : Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Acemetacin : Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, inflammation – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Acetylsalicylic acid : Rheumatic fever, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis (adults) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Adalimumab : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Anakinra : Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Azathioprine : Auto-immune disorders – only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Baricitinib : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Celecoxib : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Certolizumab pegol : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Chloroquine : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Ciclosporin : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Dexamethasone : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Etanercept : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Etofenamate : Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, tendinitis, folliculitis, periarthritis
Etoricoxib : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Filgotinib : Rheumatoid arthritis – only elderly (65 years old or older)
Filgotinib : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Flurbiprofen : Rheumatoid disease, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, musculoskeletal disorders, periarthritis, frozen shoulder, bursitis – only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Golimumab : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Hydroxychloroquine : Rheumatoid arthritis, discoid and systemic lupus erythematosus, sunlight damaged skin – only adults (18 years old or older)
Indometacin : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Infliximab : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Ketoprofen : Arthritis, musculoskeletal syndromes, dysmenorrhea – only adults (18 years old or older)
Leflunomide : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Lornoxicam : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Mefenamic acid : Rheumatoid arthritis – only infants (40 days - 1 year old) , children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Meloxicam : Rheumatoid arthritis – only elderly (65 years old or older)
Meloxicam : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Methotrexate : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Methylprednisolone : Rheumatoid arthritis – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Nabumetone : Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Naproxen : Rheumatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Oxaprozin : Rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Piroxicam : Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Prednisolone : Rheumatoid arthritis – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old)
Prednisolone : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Rituximab : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Sarilumab : Moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) – only adults (18 years old or older)
Tofacitinib : Rheumatoid arthritis – only adults (18 years old or older)
Triamcinolone : Rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, osteoarthritis, post-traumatic arthritis, synovitis, tendinitis, bursitis – only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Rhinitis
Ketotifen : Allergic conditions – only children (1 year - 12 years old) , adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)
Rhytide of forehead
Botulinum toxin type A : Forehead lines seen at maximum eyebrow elevation – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Rhytide of glabellar skin
Botulinum toxin type A : Glabellar lines seen at maximum frown – only adults (18 years old or older)
RMSF - Rocky Mountain spotted fever
Doxycycline : Rocky Mountain spotted fever – only adults (18 years old or older)
Rosacea
Ivermectin : Rosacea – only adults (18 - 65 years old)
Tetracycline : Severe rosacea – only adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) , adults (18 years old or older)

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