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5 Celebrities With Mental Illnesses
5 Celebs With Mental Illness. Medical Treatments.
5 Celebs With Bipolar Disorder
5 Celebs With Bipolar Disorder. Medical Treatments.
The Truth About Mixing Aspirin and Ibuprofen
Aspirin is used by many people at risk to help prevent heart attacks and stroke. Ibuprofen is commonly used for pain relief, especially for people with arthritis. Ibuprofen may interfere with the heart protection properties of aspirin.
Are You at Risk for Catching Zika Virus?
Zika virus causes aches and pains in 1 of 5 people it infects. However, infected pregnant women may be at risk for having babies with microcephaly.
Viral Showdown: Zika Virus vs. Mumps Virus
Although Zika Virus sounds exotic, its effects are somewhat similar to a virus that we know all too well: mumps. Read here for a comparison between the two.
The Truth About Gender Reassignment
Depending on the individual, gender dysphoria can be treated with cross-gender living, hormones and surgery.
Should You Use a Nasal Spray?
Nasal sprays are used to deliver medications into your nostrils. Nasal sprays are often used to treat allergies and colds. Nasal sprays are available by prescription and over the counter.
What Are the Potential Side Effects of Taking...
Some side effects may be severe, while others may be mild and of little concern. Learn about the most common drug side effects, what to ask your healthcare provider, and where to find specific information about your drugs.
Type 2 Diabetes: Oral Medications to Treat...
There are seven types of oral diabetes medications to treat type 2 diabetes. Because of the large number of medications available to treat type 2 diabetes, you may be confused about which medication is best for you.
Can LASIK Eye Surgery Really Harm Your Eyes?
Most people are happy after LASIK, an eye surgery done to improve vision. However, LASIK can have consequences, including vision loss and discomfort.
The Difference Between 4-Times-a-Day (QID) and...
Physicians use abbreviations that tell pharmacists which medication to give you and instructions on administration. QID and Q6H mean different things.
Can You Alcohol Wine if You Are Taking Lipitor?
in some people, Lipitor can cause liver damage, which can be made worse by drinking alcohol. Let your physician know about alcohol consumption.
Osteoporosis Medications
Osteoporosis, a disease that thins and weakens the bones, can be treated with diet and medications, including bisphosphonates.
What Are the Different Types of Oral Medications?
The most common way people take medications is orally (by mouth). Oral medications can be swallowed, chewed or placed under the tongue to dissolve.
7 Celebrities With Serious Medical Conditions
7 Stars With Medical Conditions. Medical Treatments.
Pain Relief During Pregnancy -- Which...
Pregnancy and discomfort often go hand in hand. But when discomfort progresses to pain, safe painkiller options exist -- but as with everything else during pregnancy, diligence is necessary.
What Medications Are Used to Treat an Enlarged...
BPH medications - There are two types of medications used to treat an enlarged prostate (a condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH), alpha blockers and 5-alpha reductase inhibitors.
Is Brand Name Levothyroxine Better Than the...
What are the differences between Synthroid and levothyroxine, both of which are used as hypothyroid treatments? Learn more about these drugs.
What Are the Potential Side Effects of Blood...
There are several classes of medications used to treat high blood pressure and depending on the type, have varying side effects.
Can You Take Lipitor or Zocor With Grapefruit...
Statins such as Lipitor, Zocor, and Mevacor can interact with grapefruit juice. If you drink grapefruit juice while taking these statins, too much of the drug may enter your blood stream, which could result in serious side effects.
Taking Painkillers While Breastfeeding: What's...
Taking painkillers while breastfeeding can be worrisome: here, a guide to what's safe and what's not.
Can Your Medication Cause Erectile Dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction can be caused by many medications and drugs of abuse. Common medications used to treat depression and hypertension can cause erectile dysfunction. Up to 25% of erectile dysfunction in the U.S. is caused by medications.
Which Medications Interact With Grapefruit Juice?
Americans drink more than 164 million gallons of grapefruit juice every year. However, more than 50 prescription and OTC drugs interact with grapefruit juice with the risk of serious side effects. Find out about why grapefruit juice causes this problems and things to do to prevent dangerous side effects.
Should You Use Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids?
Sleep aids are available over the counter (OTC) for the temporary relief of mild sleeping problems. Buying and using OTC sleep aids can be challenging.
Do Antioxidant Supplements Actually Work?
Many healthy people buy vitamin and antioxidant supplements with the hope of preventing heart disease and cancer. But do these supplements actually work?
Clipping Those Gnarly Skin Tags
Other than being unsightly, skin tags are harmless and can easily be removed by a physician. However, they often accompany type 2 diabetes.
Guide to Over-the-Counter Laxatives
Many over-the-counter laxatives exist. Despite easy accessibility, laxatives should be used short term, prudently and under the supervision of a physician.
New Treatments for the Deadly Idiopathic...
The FDA approved Esbriet and Ofev for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
How Can You Find a Trustworthy Online Pharmacy?
Online pharmacies can be legitimate businesses. Some online pharmacies are fraudulent or disreputable and may sell you medications illegally. An online pharmacy may not follow proper procedures for filling your prescription and may not protect your personal information.
Be Aware of Those Black Box Warnings on Your...
Black box warnings, also known as black label warnings or boxed warnings, are named for the black border surrounding the text of the warning that appears on the package insert and label that describe the medication. Black box warnings are the most serious medication warnings required by the FDA.
A Look at Klebsiella Pneumoniae
The bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae is a leading cause of urinary tract infection, blood infection and pneumonia in hospitalized patients.
Definition and Examples of Different Drug Classes
Learn the meaning of the medication term drug classes as well as specific classes of drugs, including antibiotics, NSAIDs and antidepressants.
Are Animal Medications Safe for Humans to Take?
Some people who work with animals, such as farmers, rodeo employees, horse trainers, and veterinary staff, take medications meant for their animals.
Osteoporosis Treatment: Is It Safe to Take...
Fosamax is frequently used to treat or prevent osteoporosis. Doctors are not sure how long someone should take Fosamax. Fosamax has side effects and in a few people may cause osteonecrosis of the jaw.
Medications for Type 2 Diabetes
Along with diet, exercise, and weight control, people with type 2 diabetes may need to take oral medications and insulin. People with type 2 diabetes also are at high risk of heart disease, especially if they have high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Get access to resources about medications for type 2 diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. When you have type 2 diabetes, your body either doesn't make enough insulin or can't use its own insulin as well as it should. Type 2 diabetes can cause serious health complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations.
Side Effects
Side effects are unwanted reactions to the use of medications. Depending on the medication, some typical side effects include muscle pain, nausea, dizziness, and sexual dysfunction.
How to Decide Which Over-The-Counter (OTC) Foot...
Five over-the-counter (OTC) food fungus medications have a good record for clearing up athlete's foot.
Do Antioxidants Prevent Cataracts?
An evidence-based look at the effect of antioxidants on prevention of cataracts
Pain-Relief Patches Can Offer Significant Relief
All about pain-relief patches: safe? how to use? how to dispose of?
Should I Take an Antibiotic for My Respiratory...
Bacterial illnesses respond to antibiotics; viral illnesses don't. Here's how to tell the difference.
Deadly Kissing Bugs Found in the United States
Chagas disease is potentially deadly and spread by kissing bugs which have been recently found in the southern United States.
Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes: What You Need to...
Insulin may be used to treat type 2 diabetes that is not well controlled on oral medications. Insulin can be injected using a needle and syringe, an insulin jet injector, or an insulin pump.
Can Zoloft Cause Erectile Dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction can be caused by many medications and drugs of abuse. Common medications used to treat depression and hypertension can cause erectile dysfunction. Up to 25% of erectile dysfunction in the U.S. is caused by medications.
7 Celebrities Who Battled Cancer
7 Celebs Who Battled Cancer. Medical Treatments.
Toenail Fungus Getting You Down?
Onychomycosis or toenail fungus is hard to treat, and treatment can take months. Oral medications work best with terbinafine or Lamisil preferred.
Erectile Dysfunction
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to get or maintain an erection. Learn about what causes impotence and how it's diagnosed and treated.
Generic Medications to Treat ADHD
Stimulant medications that are used to treat ADHD come in brand-name and generic preparations. Switching to generic medication can save you lots of money.
Know the Difference Between Dose and Dosage?
A drug dose is the specific amount or weight of a medication. A dosage attaches time to a dosage. Read here for definitions and examples.
Quick Guide to Warfarin Dosing
A quick guide to warfarin dosing, and how diet, medication and other factors affect anticoagulation status
Proper Disposal of Prescription Drugs
Proper disposal of drugs is important for the environment. Learn how to properly dispose of your drugs.
How Drugs Work in Your Body
There are more than 8,000 medications available by prescription or over the counter. Medications work in your body in a variety of ways. How drugs work depends on a number of factors. Learn more in this overview of how drugs work.
How to Reduce Your Risk of Drug Interactions
Drug interactions occur when one drug interferes with another drug that you are taking or when your medications interact with what you eat or drink. Drug interactions can make your medications less effective or they can cause dangerous side effects.
Drug Interactions
Learn the meaning of the medication term Drug Interactions, from your About.com Guide to Drugs.
Which Antidepressant Is the Right One for You?
There are more than 20 Antidepressants approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. All of these medications have unique side effects.
Osteoporosis in Men: What You Need to Know
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes the skeleton to weaken and the bones to break. Osteoporosis poses a threat to more than 2 million men in the United States. Depending on the cause, osteoporosis in men may be treated differently than osteoporosis in women.
Hypothyrodism: Can Synthroid Cause Hair Loss?
Synthroid may be associated with hair loss if your thyroid disease is not being well controlled. It is not the Synthroid per se, it’s that you may not be getting enough of the Synthroid or you may be getting too much.
The Burning in Your Thigh
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A New Way to Treat an Overactive Bladder
Mirabegron (Myrbetriq) looks to provide tolerable treatment for overactive bladder.
What to Look for in a Calcium Supplement
Calcium supplements may be important for you if you do not get enough calcium in your diet. Calcium supplements help prevent osteoporosis.
Can I Use Vaginal Progesterone During IVF?
Progesterone is an essential part of fertility treatment. Progesterone prepares the lining of the uterus for implantation of a fertilized egg.
Can Norvasc make my ankles swell?
Norvasc is a calcium-channel blocker, a drug used to treat high blood pressure. Like any drug, Norvasc has side effects. Is ankle swelling a Norvasc side effect? Find out in this Q&A on ankle swelling and Norvasc side effects.
OMG, the Cure for Cancer?!
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Xanax and Klonopin: What Are the Adverse Effects?
Xanax and Klonopin belong to a class of medications known as benzodiazepines. Xanax and Klonopin are used to treat anxiety and panic disorder.
Drug Formulary
Learn the meaning of the medication term drug formulary from your About.com Guide to Drugs.
5 Medical Treatments That Were Total Fails
Failure touches all fields of science including medicine. Learn more about these 5 medical treatments that benefited nobody and did a lot of harm.
Over-the-Counter Heartburn Medications - What...
Many heartburn medications are available over the counter (OTC). A guide to help decide which of the main types of OTC medications for heartburn is best for your needs.
Prescription Drug
Learn the meaning of the medication term prescription drug from your About.com Guide to Drugs.
How to Find Drug Information Using This Guide
Drugs A to Z has detailed information on several thousand prescription and over-the-counter medications. This guide provides info on adverse effects.
Is There a Generic Substitute for Lipitor?
Lipitor, used to treat high cholesterol, has a generic called atorvastatin. Lipitor is a statin, a class of drugs used to treat high cholesterol.
How Can You Safely Withdraw From Vicodin?
Vicodin can be addicting if used for a long period of time. Vicodin can cause a number of unpleasant withdrawal symptoms if stopped abruptly.
Is a Generic Version of Flomax Available?
Flomax belongs to a class of medications known as alpha blockers. Is there a generic version of Flomax? Learn the answer here.
Treatment for Rib Fractures
Rib fractures can be difficult to diagnose, and there's no specific treatment for them.
Oral Medications to Treat Erectile Dysfunction
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to get or maintain an erection. Erectile dysfunction is most often treated with oral drugs. Viagra, Cialis and Levitra are oral drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction.
How Your Age Affects the Side Effects of Your...
Side effects from medications increase as we age. In older adults, changes in the body can affect the way medications are absorbed and utilized.
Treatment for Ascites Due to Cirrhosis
Ascites or build-up of fluid in the abdominal cavity usually occurs in people with liver cirrhosis. Treatment of ascites includes diuretics, salt restriction and paracentesis.
Estrogen Cream for Vaginal Dryness
Estrogen creams, rings and suppositories help with vaginal dryness and other symptoms of genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM).
"Unfreezing" Frozen Shoulder
Frozen shoulder is painful and limits range of motion in the shoulder joint. Treatments include pain management, steroid injections and surgery.
10 Causes of Bloody Stool
10 Causes of Bloody Stool. Medical Treatments.
Osteoporosis is a disease that thins and weakens the bones to the point that they become fragile and break easily. People with osteoporosis most often break bones in the hip, spine, and wrist. Osteoporosis can be diagnosed with a bone density test. Osteoporosis can be treated with diet, exercise and medications.
How Do I Read My Physician's Prescription?
Reading a prescription immediately after your physician writes it will help you better understand treatment and help curb medication error.
Are You Interested in Learning More About...
Learn the meaning of the medication term antihistamine. Additionally, a look at some examples of antihistamines such as Claritin, Benadryl and Zantac.
Learn the meaning of the medication term antibiotics, from your About.com Guide to Drugs.
Signs You Need a Prescription Foot Fungus...
If athlete's foot persists, recurs or is accompanied by swelling, pus or fever, see a doctor about prescription medication.
Can You Take Ibuprofen (Motrin) and Acetaminoph...
A look at whether it's a good idea to combine acetaminophen (Tylenol) and ibuprofen (Motrin).
Valium: Is It Safe to Take the Generic Version...
The brand name version of Valium is expensive and often not covered by insurance. Diazepam is much less expensive and is as effective as the brand name.
Diabetes Medications to Prevent and Treat Heart...
People with type 2 diabetes often have high blood pressure and high cholesterol. The combination of these conditions significantly increases the risk for heart attack and stroke. People with type 2 diabetes may need to take medication to treat high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Does Plavix Interact with Grapefruit Juice
Plavix interacts with some medications and supplements. Plavix does not interact with grapefruit juice. Plavix is safe to take with grapefruit.
Online Drugstores - Are they Safe?
Online pharmacies can provide you with an easy way to buy medications at a more affordable price. Online drugstores are convenient if you live in a rural area, do not drive, or if you are disabled, frail, or homebound. Online drugstores let you compare drug prices and shop for bargains.
New Leukemia Drug Imbruvica
New leukemia drug, Imbruvica, works by a novel and super-specific mechanism
Over-The-Counter (OTC) Sleep Medications Can...
Several over-the-counter sleep medications containing diphenhydramine and doxylamine are available to help your insomnia.
6 Mosquito-Borne Diseases (Zika Virus and 5 More)
Different types of mosquitoes spread different types of illness. Here we look at 6 examples of mosquito-borne disease, including the Zika virus.
Should Calcium Supplements Be Taken Once or...
Calcium supplements may be important for you if you do not get enough calcium in your diet. Calcium supplements help replace calcium lost from body and help prevent osteoporosis.
Safe Disposal of Medications
Tips for safely disposing of medications that are expired or you are no longer using.
Lisinopril Causes Cough
Lisinopril and other ACE inhibitors are used to treat high blood pressure. Although usually well tolerated, in some, these drugs cause adverse effects.
Generic Drugs
Generic drugs by law must use the same active ingredients as brand name drugs and must meet the same quality and safety standards.
Should I Take Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids...
Although it is preferable to make behavioral changes to improve the odds of a good night's sleep -- such as taking a hot bath or sipping warm milk before bedtime -- taking an occassional over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aid during pregnancy is not out of the question.
6 Viruses That Can Lead to Cancer
A Minority of Infections Become Cancerous
15 Questions to Ask Your Doctor about Your...
Ask your doctor about your medications. Your medications can only help if you take them as prescribed. If you are actively involved in your healtcare, you will understand why you need to take a medication and how to use your medication properly.
The Once-a-day, Wonder-pill Harvoni Was...
Harvoni is remarkably effective at treating hepatitis C.
What Does it Mean When Your Medication Is...
Learn what extended-release or long-acting medication means. We also look at Effexor XR and Toprol XL, examples of extended-release medications.
Which OTC Allergy Medication is Right for You?
Over the counter (OTC) allergy medications primarily consist of antihistamines and decongestants. Information is provided on correct dosage and how these medications work.
What Does the Active Ingredient in a Medication...
Learn the meaning of the medication term active ingredient and consider some examples. Active ingredients make medications physiologically active.
Treatment for Pilonidal Cyst
Pilonidal cysts often require surgery for cure
I Have Diabetes. Why Does My Doctor Want Me to...
People with type 2 diabetes often have high blood pressure. The combination of these conditions significantly increases the risk for heart attack and stroke. People with type 2 diabetes may need to take medication such as an ACE inhibitor to treat high blood pressure.
Adverse Reaction
Adverse reactions are undesirable side effects due to the action of a medication.
Are Vaporizers the Safest Way to Smoke Weed?
Limited research suggests that vaporizers may be the safest way to smoke pot.
Is It Safe to Take Phenytoin, the Generic...
Dilantin is commonly used to treat epilepsy. Many health plans require that people with epilepsy use phenytoin, the generic version of Dilantin. Some people with epilepsy report problems with generic seizure medications.
Are Flies Dirty?
Flies carry bacteria which cause bloody diarrhea
OTC Pain Medications -- Pain Medications...
Whether your pain is caused by arthritis, menstrual cramps, backache or one cocktail too many, there's an over-the-counter (OTC) pain medication for what ails you. Because the variety of painkillers in the drugstore is enough to give anyone a headache, use this guide to help you decide which is best for your needs.
What Are the Side Effects of Over-the-Counter...
Sleep aids are available over the counter (OTC) for the temporary relief of mild sleeping problems. Buying and using OTC sleep aids can be challenging. Learn about the side effects of OTC sleep aids and precautions to take when using them.
One of the Most Common Bacterial Infections You...
Urinary tract infections that are symptomatic need antibiotic treatment.
Diabetes Medications: 20 Questions to Ask Your...
If you have type 2 diabetes, you may need to take oral medications, either a single drug or a combination of drugs. If your type 2 diabetes is not well controlled on oral medications, you may need to take injections of insulin. Ask your doctor about your diabetes medications so that you can better manage your condition.
Over-the-Counter Drugs (OTC)
Over the counter (OTC) drugs can be purchased without a prescription.
Prescription Pain Medications
For some types of pain, when over-the-counter pain medication isn't enough, your doctor may decide to write a prescription for a stronger form of pain relief. Remember to talk with your doctor about all other medication you're taking; include any supplements because they may interact with prescription painkillers.
Tricyclic Antidepressants
Learn the meaning of the medication term tricyclic antidepressants from your About.com Guide to Drugs.
Draining an Abscess
Here's how a physician drains an abscess or boil in an ambulatory or emergency room setting.
Mixing Meth With Alcohol
The effect of methamphetamine mixed with alcohol is distinctly dangerous
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
The FDA is responsible for assuring the safety, efficacy and security of drugs, biological products, medical devices, the nation’s food supply, cosmetics and products that emit radiation.
When Do You Need Prescription Medication for...
Severe or prolonged colds and cough symptoms may require prescription medication.
How Often Should You Get a Pap Smear?
New guidelines issued in 2012 recommend Pap smears in healthy women every 3 years.
Seniors and Drug Safety: Medications That...
Some common prescription and over-the-counter drugs may become dangerous for people 65 and over.
The 5 Deadliest Cancers
The Biggest-Killing Cancers out There
Can Generic Drugs Cause Side Effects?
Generic drugs use the same active ingredients as the brand-name version of the drug. Generic drugs must meet the same quality and safety standards as the brand-name version. The FDA requires that a generic drug be the same as a brand name drug in dosage, safety, strength, application, serving and the health conditions that it treats.
New IBD Drug Entyvio Is Not for the Faint of...
Entyvio is a promising new drug for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. However, physicians are on the lookout for PML, a deadly adverse effect.
A Look at Ulnar Neuropathy
Ulnar neuropathy causes decreased sensation and weakness of the ring and pinky fingers; it can be cause by either ulnar tunnel syndrome or cubital tunnel syndrome.
Complete Guide to Diuretics
Diuretics increase urine output and alter electrolyte levels by acting on the nephrons in the kidney. Here are several examples of diuretics.
Splitting Pills to Save Money on Medications
Some commonly used medications, such as statins for lowering cholesterol, antidepressants, and erectile dysfunction drugs can be split to save money. Always work with your healthcare and provider to make sure you are doing this correctly.
Counterfeit Drugs: How to Avoid Fake Drugs
Counterfeit drugs are medications that are produced using ingredients that may be inactive, incorrect or harmful. Counterfeit drugs can put you at risk for serious health problems.
Can Extended-Release Drugs Cause Side Effects?
Extended-release medications have a special coating or ingredients that control how fast the drug is released from the pill into your body. Extended-Release Drugs, or XR drugs for short -- like all medications -- can cause side effects.
5 Celebs With HIV/AIDS
Some celebs are living healthy with HIV, and others have died with AIDS.
When Do I Need Prescription-Strength Allergy...
You need prescription allergy medication when you have prolonged or severe allergy symptoms.
When Do You Need a Prescription Laxative?
Prolonged constipation, especially when accompanied by nausea or rectal bleeding, means you probably need a prescription laxative.
Can I Take Over-the-Counter Medications During...
A variety of over-the-counter (OTC) medications have been deemed safe during pregnancy, offering potential respite from bothersome symptoms such as nausea, heartburn and other aches and pains.
Here We Look at Inactive Ingredients in...
Learn the meaning of the medication term inactive ingredients. Inactive ingredients include colors, preservatives, flavors and binders.
Prostate Cancer Won't Stop Good Sex
Many people with prostate cancer can still have good sex with proper treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Jakafi Targets Faulty Mechanism in Polycythemia...
Jakafi was just approved to treat polycythemia vera. it's meant for people who can't take or don't benefit from hydroxyurea.
5 Celebrities Who Advertise Prescription...
Celebrities are paid to advertise plenty of things, including prescription medications. Here are 5 celebrities and the medications they advertise.
Herbal Remedies Can Interfere With Your...
Although herbal remedies might seem safe and natural, they are chemicals. And, as chemicals, they can interact with any prescription drug you might be taking. The interactions can sometimes have a deleterious effect.
Can Cryotherapy Kill?
Although probably safe when performed in brief and supervised bursts, we don't understand how or if whole-body-cryotherapy works.
Depression is a common but serious illness. Depression interferes with daily life, normal functioning, and causes pain for both the person with depression and those who care about him or her. Most people who experience depression need treatment to get better.
Tadalafil Helps Twice With Benign Prostatic...
Tadalafil (Cialis) not only helps with benign prostatic hyperplasia symptoms (BPH) but also associated erectile dysfunction.
Hemorrhoid Treatment
There are 2 types of hemorrhoids: internal and external. Although hemorrhoids usually go away on their own, surgery is an option.
Dandruff Treatment
Dandruff is a form of seborrheic dermatitis which has a heritable component. Treatments for dandruff include medicated shampoos, steroids, and, in severe cases, retinoic acid.
Definition of Pharmacy Benefit Manager and...
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Drug Facts Label: How to Read the Drug Facts...
A Drug Facts label is required on all over-the-counter (OTC) medications. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires all OTC medications have a drug label that provides basic information about ingredients, instructions for use, and important safety cautions and interactions.
New Alzheimer's Drug Aducanumab
Interim results from a Phase 1 clinical trial for Alzheimer's drug aducanumab suggest slowing of cognitive decline
Prior Authorization
Learn the meaning of the medication term prior authorization from your About.com Guide to Drugs.
Molluscum Contagiosum
Mollscum contagiosum is a common skin infection that commonly affects children. This infection can also be spread by sex among adults. There is no universal or specific treatment for molluscum contagiosum.
Nasal Sprays: How Do I Use a Nasal Spray?
Nasal sprays are used to deliver medications into your nostrils. Nasal sprays are often used to treat allergies and colds. Nasal sprays such as Fortical are also used to treat osteoporosis.

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