Zinc oxide relieves the discomfort of skin irritations and act as a sunscreen. The chemical is safe, although there are some concerns about its nanoparticle form.
In this article, I will discuss my experience with Accutane, including how to combat side effects and tips on Accutane-friendly makeup and products.
Corticosteroids reduce inflammation and also suppress the immune system in autoimmune diseases and organ transplants. They are useful drugs but have side effects.
This article investigates how drug metabolism is affected by alcohol in an active, weight-proportionate woman versus a sedentary, overweight man using current, scientific references.
Some antibacterials e.g. tetracyclines can chelate with calcium present in the milk and other dairy products to form insoluble complexes that are poorly absorbed and have reduced antibacterial effects. This article includes a list of medicines that interact with milk and how to avoid this.
Follow tricyclic antidepressants as they enter your body. Get a better understanding of the pharmacological effects as well as their sides effects.
Taking Mirapex for restless leg syndrome (RLS) can result in a destructive compulsion to gamble. This is the story of a loved one who unfortunately developed this addiction.
The Madagascar periwinkle contains vinblastine and vincristine, which are used in cancer chemotherapy. Velvet beans contain L-dopa, a chemical used to treat Parkinson's disease.
Before you get a tetanus vaccination, find out what it is, who should be vaccinated, what is in a tetanus shot, the side effects, and whether you can prevent tetanus without getting vaccinated.
Candiderma cream is a topical skin preparation used to treat mixed fungal, bacterial, and inflammatory skin conditions.
Salbutamol (also known as albuterol and Ventolin) is used in rescue inhalers for asthma. Research suggests that it may reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease.
Have you ever taken medication prescribed by your physician, but it doesn't seem to work? If so, you might be taken the medicine the wrong way. There is more to taking medicine than just swallowing a pill.
Methylene blue is a dye used to stain biological tissues. It's used as a medication as well. It has some important health benefits, but its use is also associated with some risks.
Cannabis. Weed. Herb, pot, loud. A plant known to be useful both as medicine and for recreational enjoyment. But how might it be hurting you?
Quinine is a bitter chemical from the cinchona tree. It’s a good treatment for malaria but can produce side effects. Treating leg cramps with quinine is risky.