Monthly Archives: September 2007

Clomiphene- Interactions occuring with Clomiphene

Type of Drug: Ovulation stimulant. How the Clomiphene Works: Clomiphene produces a “false signal” that estrogen levels are low. The body responds by increasing the secretion of hormones (eg, gonadotropins) from the pituitary gland. These hormones stimulate the ovaries, causing … Continue reading

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Working Procedure of Pergolide Mesylate – Uses and Benefits

Type of Drug: Antiparkinson agent. How the Drug Works: Parkinsonism is a neurological disease characterized by tremor, rigidity, and disorders of posture and equilibrium. It has multiple causes. The onset is slow and progressive with symptoms advancing over months to … Continue reading

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Imiglucerase Information Drug Interactions – Side Effects

Type of Drug:Enzyme replacement therapy. How the Imiglucerase Drug Works: An enzyme used long-term to break down glucocerebroside into glucose and ceramide. This prevents the accumulation of glucocerebroside in disease. Uses Imiglucerase: For long-term enzyme replacement therapy for type I … Continue reading

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Side Effects occurring with Vitamin B1 Drug Information

Type of Drug: Water-soluble vitamin. Vitamin not stored by the body. How the Drug Works: Thiamine (vitamin B 1 ) is important in carbohydrate (sugar and starch) metabolism, maintenance of normal growth, and transmission of nerve impulses. Uses: To treat … Continue reading

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Some Benefits on Usage of Dexmethylphenidate Drug

Type of Drug: Central nervous system stimulant. How the Drug Works: Dexmethylphenidate is thought to block reuptake of norepinephrine and dopamine in the brain, but the exact mechanism of action is not known. Uses: Dexmethylphenidate is indicated for the treatment … Continue reading

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Guidelines to be kept in mind while Using Hypnotics Information

Type of Drug: Nonbarbiturate sedative/hypnotics. Central nervous system depressant. Short-term sleep aid. How the Drug Works: Nonbarbiturate sedatives and hypnotics act on the central nervous system (brain), causing drowsiness to aid in falling asleep, They are less likely to cause … Continue reading

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Midodrine Drug Information – Precautions for Use

Type of Drug: Drugs used to elevate blood pressure. How the Midodrine Product Works: Midodrine causes blood vessels to constrict (become smaller), resulting in an increase in blood pressure Uses of The Midodrine: To treat symptoms of orthostatic hypotension (feeling … Continue reading

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