Author: Jennifer Bowles

Depression Makes Your Diabetes Worse

In most cases, depression precedes the development of diabetes. Researchers from Washington University and the University of Oregon presented these findings from multiple studies regarding depression and Type II diabetes. Although the link between depression and diabetes is…

Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs): Conclusion

The British Columbia Drug Usage Review program has focused on the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and other target medications for a number of years. The program promotes rational prescribing for all age groups, with special emphasis…

Management of Heartburn and GERD

Heartburn is a common complaint reported frequently by individuals in the general population. It has been estimated that 40% of the population report at least one episode of heartburn per month, and up to 20% report heartburn several…

Botulinum Toxins

Toxinas botulfnicas. ATC — M03AX01. ATC Vet — QM03AX01. Description. Botulinum toxins A and B are neurotoxins produced by Clostridium botulinum. They are proteins comprising a heavy chain thought to be responsible for binding to the target cells…

Alizapride Hydrochloride

Drug Nomenclature INN: Alizapride Hydrochloride [rINNM (en)] INN: Hidrocloruro de alizaprida [rINNM (es)] INN: Alizapride, Chlorhydrate d’ [rINNM (fr)] INN: Alizapridi Hydrochloridum [rINNM (la)] INN: Ализаприда Гидрохлорид [rINNM (ru)] Chemical name: N-(1-Allyl-2-pyrrolidinylmethyl)-6-methoxy-1H-benzotriazole-5-carboxamide hydrochloride Molecular formula: C16H21N5O2,HCl =351.8 CAS:…

Feldene IM Intramuscular Injection (Piroxicam)

Feldene™ IM Intramuscular Injection 20mg/ml Piroxicam 1.What Feldene IM is and what it is used for Feldene IM is one of a group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). This means it will help to relieve pain…

Mebeverine Hydrochloride

Drug Approvals (BANM, US Adopted Name, rINNM) International Nonproprietary Names (INNs) in main languages (French, Latin, Spanish): Synonyms: CSAG-144; Mebeverina, hidrocloruro de BAN: Mebeverine Hydrochloride [BANM] USAN: Mebeverine Hydrochloride INN: Mebeverine Hydrochloride [rINNM (en)] INN: Hidrocloruro de mebeverina…

Opioid overdose

An 18-year-old man is brought into the emergency department after being found on the street unresponsive. He is lethargic and does not answer questions. He has been given 1 ampule of Dextrose intravenously without result. On examination, his…

Hemochromatosis

Hemochromatosis refers to a group of disorders in which excessive iron absorption, either alone or in combination with parenteral iron loading, leads to a progressive increase in total body iron stores. Iron is deposited in the parenchymal cells…

Diagnosis of Alcoholic Liver Disease

Clinical presentation Alcoholic hepatitis is an acute or chronic illness associated with severe chronic alcoholism, involving extensive hepatocellular necrosis, inflammation, and scarring. It is extremely variable in clinical presentation and may be superimposed on other forms of alcoholic…