Medications

  • What Are Antivenoms And What Is The World Health Organization Doing To Make Sure That They Are Available

    Hundreds of thousands of people either die or are severely incapacitated due to bites from poisonous snakes each year. Unfortunately, there is not enough antivenoms to go around. What are antivenoms? Find out here and find out what's being done...
    By bjlbyron August 23, 2010 

  • Gleevec as a Possible Cure for Neurofibromatosis

    Gleevec for neurofibromatosis is currently being studied and showing great promise. Read on to learn more about Gleevec, neurofibromatosis, and how Gleevec may help to effectively treat this disease.
    By R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen June 26, 2010 

  • Betamethasone for Lung Maturity

    Giving betamethasone for lung maturity can help prevent respiratory distress syndrome. Find information on this drug, including how it works, how much is given, and what side effects can occur.
    By Diana Cooper June 12, 2010 


  • The Complications of Discontinuing TPN Abruptly

    There is a debate regarding the complications of discontinuing TPN abruptly. Learn about TPN, discontinuation complications and the heart of the debate surrounding how to discontinue TPN.
    By DaniellaNicole April 30, 2010 

  • What are the Short and Long Term Side Effects of Zoloft?

    Zoloft is a prescription medication for mood disorders such as depression. It has some short and long term side effects that people should be aware of before they start using the drug. Read on for more information, and talk to your doctor about Zoloft...
    By Emma Lloyd April 29, 2010 

  • Be Watchful of the Side Effects of Viagra

    Did you know these little blue pills were initially meant to treat angina? Learn how this drug came about, what bad side effects of Viagra may occur, and what some researchers have to say to the question "is Viagra safe to use?"
    By Diana Cooper April 29, 2010 


  • Oral Prednisone Can Be A Miracle Drug, But its Not Without Side Effects

    Prednisone is a potent anti-inflammatory drug that treats many medical conditions. Become an informed patient and read on for information on the side effects of taking prednisone.
    By Tania Cowling April 29, 2010 

  • Long Term Side Effects of Chemotherapy - an Overview

    It is well-known that chemotherapy causes side effects such as hair loss and nausea in the short term. However, long term side effects of chemotherapy can be seen months or even years after treatment has finished. Some side effects resolve naturally,...
    By niknak April 23, 2010 

  • Hydroxycut Warnings: FDA Recall in Place

    The FDA issued a warning in May 2009 regarding consumer use of the weight loss product known as Hydroxycut. Not all Hydroxycut products were included in the recall, but those that were are suspected of causing serious liver damage in some people.
    By DaniellaNicole March 3, 2010 

  • Drugs that Cause Alopecia

    It helps to know the drugs that cause alopecia or hair loss especially when searching for a reason for hair loss.
    By nanjowe February 24, 2010 
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