Follow tricyclic antidepressants as they enter your body. Get a better understanding of the pharmacological effects as well as their sides 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.
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.
There are three classes of blood thinner medications that treat clots: anticoagulants, thrombolytics, and antiplatelets. Learn about the differences between these classes.
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.
Corticosteroids reduce inflammation and also suppress the immune system in autoimmune diseases and organ transplants. They can be useful drugs but have side effects.
Candida albicans is a yeast that lives in humans. It's generally harmless but may sometimes multiply dramatically. Nystatin is often an effective medicine for the infection.
Candiderma cream is a topical skin preparation used to treat mixed fungal, bacterial, and inflammatory skin conditions.
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?
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.
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.
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.
In this article, I will discuss my experience with Accutane, including how to combat side effects and tips on Accutane-friendly makeup and products.
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.
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.
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.