Medications

  • Enantiopure Medications: Are Chiral Drugs More Effective?

    Is that new—and more expensive—version of your medication really more effective? What's different about it?
    By Robyn Broyles May 24, 2011 

  • Clinical Trials: What Are They, Where Are They, And Are They Right For You?

    Sometimes the best, or only viable, treatment available is offered as part of a clinical trial program. Indeed, participation in a clinical trial sometimes can be life-saving. This article addresses the questions "what are clinical trials", "where...
    By bjlbyron May 24, 2011 

  • Triamterene HCTZ Medication Information

    Triamterene HCTZ is a medication used to lower high blood pressure and reduce fluid retention. This medication should be used with caution because it can interact with other medications and, is known to produce many side effects.
    By AlyssaAst May 9, 2011 


  • Amlodipine Besylate (Norvasc) Information

    Amlodipine besylate (Norvasc) is a medication commonly prescribed to relieve the symptoms of angina. This condition causes pain in the chest. This medication can cause side effects and does have warnings associated with its use. It's important...
    By AlyssaAst May 8, 2011 

  • Iloperidone Medication

    Iloperidone is a medication that recently gained FDA approval for the treatment of certain adult conditions such as schizophrenia. Find out about potential side effects and cautions of using this medication
    By mslate April 5, 2011 

  • Fluocinonide Information

    Fluocinonide is a topical steroid that is found in the prescription medications Louocinonide-E, Lidex, Lidex-E, Vanos, Licon, Dermacin and Fluex. It reduces chemicals redness, inflammation and swelling or the tissue or skin.
    By Victoria Trix April 5, 2011 


  • Conivaptan Oral Information

    Conivaptan oral is a medication that is also known as Vaprisol, which is responsible for inhibiting antidiuretic hormones. This drug is marketed by the company Astellas Pharma Inc.
    By Victoria Trix April 5, 2011 

  • Betamethasone Dipropionate Information

    Betamethasone dipropionate is also known as diprosone or diprolene and is a topical glucocorticoid used as an anti-inflammatory drug to help suppress the immune responses.
    By Victoria Trix April 5, 2011 

  • Niaspan Side Effects

    Niaspan side effects are typically rare and mild. However, major side effects can occur and certain groups may be at higher risk.
    By angiem1981 April 5, 2011 

  • Patient Information on Galantamine Hydrobromide

    This article focuses on providing all of the important patient information on Galantamine Hydrobromide.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen April 2, 2011 
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