Medications & Drugs : Health & Medical
Phentermine is prescribed as an appetite suppressant in dosages, including 30 mg, and was originally developed and marketed as a replacement for amphetamines. Phentermine, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, is the most widely prescribed and most frequently encountered diet pill o
Women over 50 need sufficient vitamin E to stay healthy.old woman image by Alexander Raths from Fotolia.comVitamin E is a key component of a healthy diet. It is found naturally and produced synthetically. Natural sources of vitamin E include almonds, sunflower seeds/oil, hazelnuts,...
Opium from poppies is valued as an anestheticpoppy image by Art of an instant from Fotolia.comPlants have been used by humans for their medicinal values for thousands of years. Scientists have discovered plant-derived alkaloids beneficial for the use of general and local anesthetics. ...
The 2 medications were equivalent in terms of analgesic activity, but the high use of rescue analgesics indicates a need for a multimodal approach to pain management.
Hydroxycut is a thermogenic fat-burning weight loss supplement developed and marketed by MuscleTech. It is one of the best-selling weight-loss supplements on the market, but as with all diet pills there are very serious warnings, potential dangers and a long list of known side effects.
Learn about MMR vaccination recommendations for children, adults, students, and patients with HIV.
Every 45 minutes, someone dies in an alcohol-related car accident in the United States. While moderate alcohol use--two drinks per day for men and one drink per day for women--rarely causes problems, 32 percent of total vehicle crashes are caused by alcohol. Training people who work in the industry
Benazepril, which is more commonly known by the brand name Lotensin, is an antihypertensive medication that is used to reduce an individual's blood pressure. This medication, which is an ACE inhibitor (a specific type of blood pressure medication), prevents an enzyme in the body from making the bloo
The Stomach Needs Acid for DigestionThe stomach produces acids to begin the digestive process. Hydrochloric acid is the main component. In some people, the stomach produces too much acid. If this acid combines with a weakened valve between the stomach and the esophagus, the acid may spill...
In certain cases, contractors recommend sealing the underside of a deck. Moisture from the underlying soil and plants can migrate through the unsealed undersides of the deck's boards. The best time to seal the underside of a deck is before the deck is installed. The loose boards are easy to seal and
A potent painkiller, morphine is available in a wide variety of formulations such as injections and oral solutions, as well as prescription Morphine IR. This medication can provide highly effective pain relief, although there are some key points to understand about Morphine IR which are crucial to t
Are the new antiviral regimens for hepatitis C well tolerated?