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Guide to Medications

pill boxMedications can cure a person, help a person maintain their health, or help a person maintain mood. The exact function of a drug depends on its class. If you are looking for information on a specific medication or information on medications in general, Bright Hub's guide can help. Find information on asthma medications, antidepressions, NSAIDs and even the latest promising cancer drugs.

This guide to medication also includes history of common over-the-counter pain relievers such as Aspirin, Acetominophen and Ibuprofen. Read on to find what things like opiate agonists and SSRIs do in the human body.

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A Survey of Available ADHD Medications for Children

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