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fungal nail infection

Fungal nail infection

What is a fungal nail infection? A fungal nail infection which is also referred to as onychomycosis is the most common disease of the nail. Fungal nail infection can vary in severity from mild...

serotonin

Serotonin syndrome (serotonin toxicity)

Serotonin syndrome also known as serotonin toxicity, occurs when there is too much serotonin in your body. Serotonin syndrome though not common, but potentially serious, set of side effects that may occur when people...

personal health record

Personal Health Record

The National Health Council recommends you to keep a personal health record and take it with you to your doctor. It’s one thing to document your medical information… It’s another to know when and...

Medicine 2.0 Blog Carnival

Medicine is an ever-changing field and this is one sector which depends heavily on information access. But, unfortunately, suffers from Information Access Syndrome. We cannot access information about the health of a patient at...

buccal administration

Buccal administration of medicines

Buccal administration of medication is one of the two ways that medicines can be administered through the oral cavity (mouth). The other one being the sublingual administration. This is different from oral administration of...

Fluoxetine

Fluoxetine (Prozac)

Fluoxetine is an antidepressant that is used to treat depression. It belongs to a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).It can sometimes be used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder and bulimia....

Tramadol

Tramadol

Tramadol is a strong painkiller that is used to relieve moderate to severe pain. It belongs to a class of medicines called opioid. A class of medicines is a group of medications that work...

Losartan

Losartan

Losartan is a medicine that is commonly used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also used to protect your kidneys if you have diabetes or kidney disease. Your doctor may...

on metformin for PCOS

On metformin for PCOS

Have you been put on metformin for PCOS? Metformin is a medication known for its use in the treatment of diabetes mellitus type, but a good number of women are being put on metformin...