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Fri, 16 Aug 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Doxycycline is an antibiotic that treats serious bacterial infections. We provide a drug overview, including its uses, how to take it, dosages, side effects, and warnings.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Xospata (gilteritinib) is a brand-name prescription medication. It’s used to treat a specific form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in adults whose cancer relapsed (returned) or didn’t respond to other treatments. Xospata comes as an oral tablet that you take daily. Learn about side effects, dosage, cost, and more.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Nuedexta is a brand-name prescription drug that’s used to treat pseudobulbar affect in adults. It comes as capsules that are taken by mouth. Nuedexta contains two drugs: dextromethorphan and quinidine. Learn about costs, uses, dosage, and more.
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Nucala (mepolizumab) is a prescription medication that’s used to treat severe eosinophilic asthma and eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA). It comes as a prefilled autoinjector pen, a prefilled syringe, and an injection given by your healthcare provider. Learn about side effects, dosage, and more.
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Viagra lasts for up to 4 hours. The average time of onset is 60 minutes. The effects vary for each individual. Learn more about how long Viagra lasts here.
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide are two common ingredients in acne medications. Learn about the benefits and side effects of each here.
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Paxil is an antidepressant medication. This article provides an overview of Paxil, including its uses, side effects, and warnings.
Tue, 06 Aug 2019 21:00:00 GMT
Celexa (citalopram) is an antidepressant medication that doctors prescribe for major depressive disorder. We look at its uses, side effects, and warnings.
Thu, 01 Aug 2019 06:00:00 GMT
Blood clots can form in many different parts of the body. The clot’s location and severity will determine the treatment. Learn more about blood clot treatment in this article.
Thu, 01 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Strattera and Vyvanse are ADHD medications. This article discusses their effects, risks, how to take them, and how to choose between the two.
Sat, 27 Jul 2019 02:00:00 GMT
The amount of time that hydrocodone remains in the body depends on the characteristics of a person's body, the method of detection, and the dosage, among other factors. Learn more here. We also describe possible side effects.
Fri, 26 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT
Pantoprazole is a drug that can help treat conditions such as acid reflux and peptic ulcers. We look at pantoprazole’s uses, dosage, and side effects, and what to know before taking it.
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 20:00:00 GMT
Medications can relieve the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, slow disease progression, and reduce or prevent joint damage. We explore the current treatments and medication advances here.
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 06:00:00 GMT
Omeprazole is a common drug that some people take to treat heartburn, or acid reflux. This article looks at its uses, dosage, and side effects, as well as what to know before taking the medication.
Wed, 24 Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Statins are a type of medication that doctors prescribe to lower levels of 'bad' cholesterol and reduce the risks of heart attack and stroke. Learn how and why people stop taking statins here.
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Elavil is a discontinued brand of the generic drug amitriptyline. Doctors may prescribe amitriptyline to treat depression and other conditions. Learn about the side effects here.
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 02:00:00 GMT
Naproxen and ibuprofen are anti-inflammatory, pain relieving drugs. This article looks at their similarities and differences, including their uses, side effects, and drug interactions.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Ativan and Xanax are benzodiazepine drugs that help treat anxiety and panic disorders. This article compares the two, including their uses, benefits, risks, and how to take them.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMT
What is the practice of microdosing psychedelic drugs? Does it have any real benefits? Do studies support its therapeutic use? New research investigates.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 06:00:00 GMT
Concerta and Vyvanse are two stimulant medications that can help treat ADHD. In this article, learn about how they work, as well as their possible side effects.
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 04:00:00 GMT
People who have difficulty falling or staying asleep may wish to try using sleep aids. Various over-the-counter, prescription, and natural sleep aids are available. Lifestyle techniques to improve sleep hygiene may also help. Learn more about sleep aids here.
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 20:00:00 GMT
Methylphenidate is a stimulant drug that doctors prescribe to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Learn about how it works, its side effects, and typical dosages here.
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 02:00:00 GMT
Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant that can help with symptoms of depression and other disorders. This article provides an overview, including its uses, dosages, side effects, and warnings.
Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Azithromycin is an antibiotic drug. It can help treat a range of bacterial infections that affect the lungs, sinuses, skin, and other parts of the body. Learn about its uses, risks, side effects, and how to use it here.
Thu, 11 Jul 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Minocycline is an antibiotic that can reduce inflammation. Minocycline can relieve the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but newer treatments are more common options. Learn about minocycline and other treatments for RA here.


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