Author: Jennifer Bowles

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…

Introduction to Psychosexual Medicine

Introduction to Psychosexual Medicine.For doctors, nurses, students, and other health professionals R L Skrine (ed) Montana Press, Carlisle 1989, 211 pages If a woman patient innocently remarked, ‘I would not have your job for anything’, just as her…

Case: agents for lower GI disorders

A 22-year-old man presents for the evaluation of abdominal pain and diarrhea. He states that for approximately a month he has had progressively worsening cramping pains. He has had watery diarrhea and, from time to time, has noted…

Estradiol

Drug Approvals (British Approved Name, rINN) Synonyms: Ösztradiol; Beta-oestradiol; Dihydrofolliculin; Dihydrotheelin; Dihydroxyoestrin; Estradiol; Estradioli; Estradiolis; Estradiolum; NSC-20293 (alpha-estradiol); NSC-9895; Oestradiol BAN: Estradiol INN: Estradiol [rINN (en)] INN: Estradiol [rINN (es)] INN: Estradiol [rINN (fr)] INN: Estradiolum [rINN (la)]…