Treating Erectile Dysfunction Part 3

Pharmacologic Agents Pharmacologic treatment using vasoactive agents is now coming to the forefront as one of the most effective means of treating impotence. These agents, directly administered into the corpora cavernosum, mimic the vascular phenomenon of erection, eliciting…

Irinotecan Hydrochloride (Irinotecan Hydrochloride Trihydrate)

Irinotecan Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml concentrate for solution for infusion Irinotecan hydrochloride trihydrate 1. WHAT IRINOTECAN HYDROCHLORIDE IS AND WHAT IT IS USED Irinotecan Hydrochloride belongs to a group of medicines called cytostatics (anti-cancer medicines). Irinotecan Hydrochloride is used…

Diagnosis of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Clinical presentation The prevalence of heartburn, the most common clinical manifestation of Gastroesophageal reflux, is difficult to determine. Most people consider this sensation normal and do not seek medical attention. It is estimated that at least one third…

Hormonal Contraceptives: Adverse Effects, P5

Anticonceptivos hormonales; Contraceptifs Hormonaux; Hormonale Kontrazeptiva Effects on the musculoskeletal system. BONE DENSITY. Combined oral contraceptives are generally considered not to have a detrimental effect on bone mineral density but study results have been inconsistent and any clinical…

Boots Dual Action Diarrhoea Relief (Loperamide)

Boots Dual Action Diarrhoea Relief What this medicine is for This pack contains capsules and sachets. The capsules contain Loperamide which belongs to a group of medicines called anti-diarrhoeals. This acts to relieve the symptoms of sudden, short…

Pancreatitis

Definition Acute pancreatitis is an inflammatory disorder of the pancreas characterized by severe pain in the upper abdomen and increased serum concentrations of pancreatic lipase and amylase. Most patients with mild Acute pancreatitis recover completely, but severe Acute…

Case: agents for lower GI disorders. Class

The agents used for acute treatment of diarrhea of mild-to-moderate severity (Table: Antidiarrheal agents) may also be used for control of chronic diarrhea resulting from IBD and IBS (Table: Drugs used to treat bowel disorders). When constipation is…

Therapeutics/Abdominal Abscesses and Gastrointestinal Fistula

Case A 60-year-old male presents with a 2-day history of crampy left lower abdominal pain. The day of presentation he has a fever to 102°F. He has no change in his bowel habits and currently has two to…

ALENDRONATE

ALENDRONATE (A LEN droe nate) Other Names for this Medication (Brand Names) Adronat, Alendros, Arendal, Apo-Alendronate, Fosamax, Novo-Alendronate, Onclast Appearance Oral Tablets: White round uncoated (5mg), White oval wax polished (10mg), White oval uncoated (35mg), White triangular uncoated…

Luteinising Hormone

Synonyms: Human Interstitial-cell-stimulating Hormone; ICSH; LH; Lutropin; Lutropina CAS: 9002-67-9; 39341-83-8 (human) Lutropin Alfa Drug Approvals (British Approved Name, US Adopted Name, rINN) BAN: Lutropin Alfa USAN: Lutropin Alfa INN: Lutropin Alfa [rINN (en)] INN: Lutropina alfa [rINN…