Category: Medicine

NSAIDs

Top 5 dangers of NSAIDs

NSAIDs which stands for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are pain relievers that are commonly used around the world. They can effectively relieve pain especially pain associated with inflammation. However, NSAIDs have some risks associated with...

rhesus incompatibility

Rhesus incompatibility

What is Rhesus incompatibility? Rhesus incompatibility is a situation where a pregnant woman’s Rhesus blood group [blood “type”] is immunologically dissimilar with that of her baby, in such a way that her body generates...

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...

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...