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Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00:00 GMT
Metoprolol is a beta-blocker that doctors often prescribe to treat cardiovascular issues, such as high blood pressure and angina. Different types of metoprolol have different uses. Learn more about how this drug works, when a doctor may prescribe it, and what the potential side effects can be here.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 23:00:00 GMT
Lysine is an essential amino acid that people need to obtain from their diet. In this article, we discuss the function, benefits, and risks of lysine and lysine supplements.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:00:00 GMT
Kava kava is an herbal remedy that people use to relieve anxiety and promote sleep. However, there are concerns about its safety, as research suggests that it can cause serious liver damage. In this article, we will discuss the safety, uses, possible benefits, and best dosage of kava kava.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMT
HIV medication involves the use of antiretroviral drugs, which suppress viral activity in the body. Learn more about the types and side effects of these drugs here.
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:00:00 GMT
Glutathione is an antioxidant that helps make proteins in the body and may have a variety of other health benefits. Learn more about the effects of glutathione here.
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 20:00:00 GMT
Valium and Xanax are both benzodiazepines. As sedatives, they have some uses in treating anxiety, but the two can cause slightly different side effects and interactions, and both can result in dependency and withdrawal. Learn more about the differences between Valium and Xanax here.
Tue, 27 Nov 2018 19:00:00 GMT
Melatonin supplements are a popular treatment for children with sleeping problems. Although some research suggests that melatonin may be safe and effective for children, there are no clear guidelines on a suitable dosage. Learn more here.
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 19:00:00 GMT
The best sleeping pill will depend on a person’s sleep patterns and needs. People with insomnia and those with jet lag, for instance, may benefit from different medications. Learn about the types, effectiveness, and safety of several sleeping pills here.
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Taking a Z pack for a cold will have no effect. This is because a Z pack is a type of antibiotic that works for bacterial infections, not viral infections such as the cold. There are also some safety concerns about taking a Z pack for viral infections, so doing so should only occur under the supervision of a doctor.
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant medication that doctors often prescribe to prevent seizures in people with epilepsy. It is generally safe but can cause some side effects, including trembling and hoarseness. Here, learn more about the common, long-term, and rare side effects of gabapentin and when to see a doctor.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 22:00:00 GMT
People with asthma often experience flare-ups of symptoms. For severe asthma attacks that do not respond to standard treatments, a doctor may administer intravenous magnesium sulfate. Learn more here.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 21:00:00 GMT
Alpha-lipoic acid is a natural compound with antioxidant properties and other potential health benefits. In this article, learn about its uses and side effects.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 12:00:00 GMT
Blood pressure medications help prevent many serious complications, such as stroke and heart disease. Learn about the types and possible side effects in this article.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:00:00 GMT
There are four major types of anxiety medication as well as other drugs that a doctor may prescribe off-label. Learn about how they work and the possible side effects here.
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Emergen-C is a dietary supplement that claims to support the immune system. Some people take it to treat colds. We look at whether Emergen-C works or not.
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 19:00:00 GMT
Methylprednisolone and prednisone are medications that can treat certain health conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, by reducing inflammation in the body. Learn about the differences between these corticosteroids here.
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Fertility issues are common, and there are many ways to treat them. In this article, learn about fertility drugs for women and the possible side effects.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Anticholinergic drugs can help treat a variety of conditions, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bladder conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. In this article, learn about the different types of anticholinergic drugs and their possible side effects.
Mon, 29 Oct 2018 19:00:00 GMT
Doctors sometimes prescribe methotrexate for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), but it can lead to folic acid deficiencies. Learn more about managing this and other side effects.
Fri, 26 Oct 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Opioids are often crucial pain relievers, but they can have adverse effects, including constipation. Find out more about opioid-induced constipation here.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:00:00 GMT
Doctors usually prescribe bronchodilators for COPD but may recommend steroids for severe symptoms. In this article, learn about the types of steroid medications available, as well as how they work, whether they are effective, and if there are any risks or side effects.
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Cromolyn sodium is a widely available medication for preventing and treating nasal allergies, such as hay fever and pet or dust allergies. It comes as a nasal solution and works by preventing the release of histamines in the nose. Learn more here.
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 16:00:00 GMT
Clonazepam and Xanax both belong to a class of drugs called benzodiazepines. As a result, they are quite similar, but doctors may prescribe them for different reasons. Learn more about the differences in their uses, effects, and dosages here.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 18:00:00 GMT
Diarrhea is common in Crohn’s disease and can come on suddenly, greatly interfering with a person’s daily life. Here, we look at the different anti-diarrheal medications that may help people with Crohn’s who experience diarrhea.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 08:00:00 GMT
A case study examines the damage that Viagra can potentially do to the retina. In doses above recommended levels, the blue pill might make you see red.


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