Posts tagged "drug"
Drug Study Digoxin (Lanoxin)

Drug Study Digoxin (Lanoxin)

With cardiac disease being the number one cause of death worldwide, many people are using drugs like Digoxin (lanoxin) to improve the pumping ability of their hearts. Generic Name: Digoxin Brand Name: Lanoxin Classification: Cardiac glycoside Uses: Treatment of congestive heart failure Control of rapid ventricular contractions in clients with atrial fibrillation/flutter Slow the heart...
Enoxaparin Drug Study

Enoxaparin Drug Study

Generic Name: Enoxaparin Brand Name: Lovanox Classification: Anticoagulant, low molecular weight Heparin Uses: Acute and extended prophylaxis of deep-vein thrombosis With warfarin for in-patient treatment of DVT With aspirin to prevent ischemic complications of unstable angina and non-Q-wave myocardial infarction Actions: Half-life:  4.5 hr. after SC use Potentiates the actions of an endogenous inhibitor of...
Amoxicillin Drug Study

Amoxicillin Drug Study

  Antibiotics are commonly used by lay people to treat conditions and infections without consultation with doctors. One very common broad-spectrum antibiotic that is cheap and almost all people know is Amoxicillin. Generic Name: Amoxicillin Brand Name: Amoxil, Polymox Classification: Non-narcotic analgesic, Antipyretic,Antibiotic Uses: Ear, nose, and throat infections due to Streptococcus species. GU Infections...
Clindamycin Drug Study

Clindamycin Drug Study

There is one drug that some lay people mix with astringents to come up with a “mixture” of a solution to be applied topically. This drug is Clindamycin. Is it the proper way of using the drug to treat pimples? Generic Name: Clindamycin hydrochloride Brand Name: Dalacin-C, Cleocin Classification: Antibiotic, lincosamide Uses: Treatment of serious...
Paracetamol (Biogesic) Drug Study

Paracetamol (Biogesic) Drug Study

  Generic Name: Paracetamol, Acetaminophen Brand Name: Biogesic, Panadol, Tylenol Classification: Non-narcotic analgesic, Antipyretic Uses: Control of pain due to headache, earache, dysmenorrhea, arthralgia, myalgia, musculoskeletal pain, arthritis, immunizations, teething, tonsillectomy O reduce fever in viral and bacterial infections As a substitute for aspirin in upper GI disease, bleeding disorders clients in anticoagulant therapy and...
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