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Medications To Lower Cholesterol Level

Medications To Lower Cholesterol Level 5.00/5 (100.00%) 5 votes *The drug prescribed will depend on the individual, the cholesterol level, other problems, and the doctor’s preferences. Nicotinic acid derivatives Nicotinic acid (niacin) has proven cholesterol-lowering effects when given in daily doses exceeding 1 gram. However, such doses cause flushing and rashes. Treatment with nicotinic acid Read more

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Symptoms, Types and Treatment Options for Warts

Symptoms, Types and Treatment Options for Warts 5.00/5 (100.00%) 8 votes Nowadays, many health issues are being caused because of viral infection. One such health issue caused due to virus is warts. Warts are small growths caused in the skin by viral infection. The virus is known to infect the surface layer of the skin Read more

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Pathophysiology of Circulatory Failure and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Pathophysiology of Circulatory Failure and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 5.00/5 (100.00%) 6 votes Pathophysiology of Circulatory Failure Circulatory failure, or the inability of the heart to provide sufficient cardiac output to sat­isfy tissue metabolic requirements, is the most important and most common cause of altered pharmacokinetics during cardiac emergencies. Circulatory failure may result from decreased myocardial contractility, Read more

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Anaesthetic Agents – Drugs Used in Anaesthesia

Anaesthetic Agents – Drugs Used in Anaesthesia 5.00/5 (100.00%) 4 votes General Anaesthetic Agents The mechanism by which anaesthetic drugs produce unconsciousness is still unknown. Meyer in 1899 and Overton in 1901 noted that within any group of drugs, anaesthetic potency correlates well with lipid solubility, and most modern theories agree that the site of Read more

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Synopsis of Important Principles – Drugs in Anaesthetic Practice

Synopsis of Important Principles – Drugs in Anaesthetic Practice 5.00/5 (100.00%) 3 votes Synopsis of Important Principles The main aim of anaesthesia is the prevention of pain during surgery and at other times. Anaesthesia involves a balanced approach, in which the individual patient’s psyche and pathophysiology are taken into account and drugs are used to Read more

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Cathartics, Enemas and Activated Charcoal

Rate this post Cathartics and Enemas Although the use of cathartics and enemas is traditional, these measures are most unlikely to reduce absorption since this usually occurs rap­idly in the upper small intestine. They can only add to the misery and discomfort of the patient Efficacy in removal of drug has never been es­tablished. In Read more

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Methods for Enhancement of Drug Elimination

Rate this post Haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, haemoperfusion, exchange transfusion and forced diuresis have all been used in attempts to increase the rate of removal of drugs and poisons. How­ever, the amount of active drug removed is often disappointingly small, and the indications for the use of such measures is very limited. Never­theless, poisoned patients are Read more

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Treating Diabetes Type2 with Miglitol ( Glyset, Acarbose, Precose )

Treating Diabetes Type2 with Miglitol ( Glyset, Acarbose, Precose ) 4.43/5 (88.57%) 7 votes Brand name Glyset, Miglitol is prescribed for treating Diabetes Type 2 . This is an Antidiabetic medication. Generic Ingredients are :- Acarbose, Precose. General Information of the drug Miglitol works differently from other oral antidiabetes drugs, which control blood sugar levels Read more

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder Treatment with Clorazepate ( Tranxene )

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Treatment with Clorazepate ( Tranxene ) 4.55/5 (90.91%) 11 votes A Benzodiazepine sedative class type of dug , Clorazepate is generic drug name for Gen-Xene, Tranxene, Tranxene-SD , Tranxene T-Tab. It is commonly prescribe for treating several conditions :- Anxiety, tension, symptoms of acute alcohol withdrawal, partial seizures, fatigue, agitation, irritable bowel syndrome, Read more

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Drug Overdosage and Poisoning – Synopsis of Important Principles

Drug Overdosage and Poisoning – Synopsis of Important Principles 5.00/5 (100.00%) 1 vote Synopsis of Important Principles 1. Specific antidotal therapy is available for very few poisons. The mainstay of treatment of severe poisoning is intensive supportive therapy and good nursing care. 2. The great majority of poisoned patients recover with intensive supportive therapy alone, Read more

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Treatments Usage and Effects of Dronabinol Drug (Or Marinol )

Treatments Usage and Effects of Dronabinol Drug (Or Marinol ) 4.50/5 (90.00%) 4 votes Dronabinol is generic drug name for Marinol , an Antinauseant type of drug. It is prescribed for treating several conditios :- Nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy, appetite stimulation and weight-loss prevention in people with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). General Read more

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Gastric Aspiration and Lavage

Gastric Aspiration and Lavage 1.00/5 (20.00%) 1 vote Gastric Aspiration and Lavage Although unabsorbed drug in the stomach may be removed by gastric aspiration and lav­age its usefulness in practice has been seriously questioned (Proudfoot 1984). Most drugs and poisons seem to be absorbed rapidly and this technique is unlikely to be productive more than Read more

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Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor – Vasotec Enalapril

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor – Vasotec Enalapril 5.00/5 (100.00%) 3 votes An Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme inhibitor ( or ACE ) , Enalapril is commonly prescribe for treating several conditions :- Hypertension ( high blood pressure ), heart failure, diabetic kidney disease, and heart attack treatment ( when the function of the left ventricle has been affected), kidney Read more

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Treating Hypertension with Lexxel Generic Drug

Treating Hypertension with Lexxel Generic Drug 5.00/5 (100.00%) 1 vote Lexxel is generic drug prescribes for Hypertension. It is of Antihypertensive combination. Generic Drug Ingredients are Enalapril and Felodipine. General Information Lexxel contains 5 mg of felodipine, a calcium channel blocker, and 5 mg of enalapril, an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. The 2 drugs in Read more

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Mupirocin as Topical Antibiotic for Skin Infection

Mupirocin as Topical Antibiotic for Skin Infection 3.80/5 (76.00%) 5 votes Mupirocin is generic drug for Topical Antibiotic usage. Brand Drug prescription – Bactroban. This drug is prescribed for Impetigo (streptococcal skin infections), eczema, inflammation of the hair follicles, and minor bacterial skin infections. General Information of the drug Mupirocin nasal is used to prevent Read more

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Achieving Desired Treatment Effect with Cor­rect Drug Dosage via Rational therapeutics

Achieving Desired Treatment Effect with Cor­rect Drug Dosage via Rational therapeutics 5.00/5 (100.00%) 2 votes The idea that drug concentrations could be measured and used to guide therapeutic deci­sions was first applied to quinidine when it was used to convert the cardiac rhythm of patients with atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm (Sokolow & Ball 1956). Read more

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Collaboration Between Healthcare Provider and Clinical Labora­tory on Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Collaboration Between Healthcare Provider and Clinical Labora­tory on Therapeutic Drug Monitoring 5.00/5 (100.00%) 1 vote Therapeutic drug monitoring is based upon the collaboration between a health care provider (clinician, pharmacist, nurse) responsible for making quantitative and qualitative decisions about drug treatment and the clinical labora­tory providing analytical services for the measurement of drug concentrations. The Read more

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Using Entacapone in Parkinson’s Disease Treatment

Using Entacapone in Parkinson’s Disease Treatment 5.00/5 (100.00%) 6 votes Entacapone is an ‘Antiparkinsonian‘ generic drug for treating Parkinson Disease. Brand Drug prescription – Comtan. Parkinson’s disease Chronic (persistent) disorder of part of the brain, which affects the way the brain co-ordinates the movements of the muscles in various parts of the body. General Information Read more

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Fosfomycin – Urinary anti-infection drug

Fosfomycin – Urinary anti-infection drug 5.00/5 (100.00%) 2 votes Fosfomycin is generic drug for  treating Urinary Anti-Infection. Brand Drug prescription – Monurol. General Information Prescribed for treating Uncomplicated urinary infection, Fosfomycin kills a variety of bacteria ( by preventing bacteria from sticking to the wall of the urinary tract and by interfering with bacterial cell Read more

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Amiodarone – Treating Abnormal Heart Rhythms

Amiodarone – Treating Abnormal Heart Rhythms 5.00/5 (100.00%) 11 votes Amiodarone is generic drug name for Cordarone , Pacerone . It is prescribed for treating Abnormal Heart Rhythms. General Information Amiodarone works by decreasing the sensitivity of heart tissue to nervous impulses within the heart. It should be prescribed only in situations where the abnormal Read more

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Smartly Shopping for Incontinence Products Online

Rate this post Incontinence can understandably be a very sensitive issue for people living with it, but it is actually a very common and prevalent medical problem. Adults dealing with this type of challenge need to have products and supplies available that will keep them safe and comfortable. An increasing number of consumers are looking Read more