Helping ease cancer’s worst symptoms

Helping ease cancer’s worst symptoms

Imagine having cancer and relentless symptoms affecting your quality of life I’m Jenny Martin Chair of Clinical Pharmacology School of Medicine and Public Health The University of Newcastle my passion is driven by an innate desire to do something around human suffering and I realised …

Overview of Lovaza a Prescription Medication Used to Lower Triglycerides in the Blood

Overview of Lovaza a Prescription Medication Used to Lower Triglycerides in the Blood

Lovaza, the brand name form of omega-3-acid ethyl esters, is a prescription medication used to lower very high triglycerides (fats) in the blood. It is made from fish oils that work by lowering liver production of triglycerides.This medication comes in capsule form and is usually …

Meloxicam To Relieve Symptoms of Arthritis – Overview

Meloxicam To Relieve Symptoms of Arthritis – Overview

Meloxicam is a prescription medication used to relieve symptoms of arthritis. Meloxicam belongs to a group of medications called NSAIDs, which help reduce inflammation and pain. This medication comes in tablet and oral suspension forms and is taken once a day, with or without food. …

Some things aren’t meant to be long term.

Some things aren’t meant to be long term.

One-third of people in Newfoundland and Labrador take prescription heartburn medication. For most people, heartburn medication is not recommended for more than three months. Make an appointment with your pharmacist, nurse practitioner, or doctor to find out if stopping your stomach medication is right for …

Cephalexin belongs to the Cephalosporin Antibiotics Drug Group – Overview

Cephalexin is a prescription medication used to treat bacterial infections. Cephalexin belongs to a group of drugs called cephalosporin antibiotics, which kill the bacteria that lead to infections. This medication comes in tablet, capsule, and oral suspension forms. Cephalexin is taken up to 4 times …

Trizivir Treats HIV Infections – Overview

Trizivir Treats HIV Infections – Overview

Trizivir is a prescription medication used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is a combination product that contains 3 medications: abacavir, lamivudine, and zidovudine. All 3 belong to a class of medications called NRTIs. This medication comes in tablet form and is taken …

Abacavir, Lamivudine and Zidovudine, part of the NRTI Class, Treat HIV – Overview

Abacavir, Lamivudine and Zidovudine, part of the NRTI Class, Treat HIV – Overview

Abacavir, lamivudine, and zidovudine is a prescription medication used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. It is a combination product that contains three medications: abacavir, lamivudine, and zidovudine. All 3 belong to a class of medications called NRTIs. This medication comes in tablet form …

Overview of Lipitor, the brand-name form of Atorvastatin

Lipitor, the brand-name form of atorvastatin, is a prescription medication used to treat high cholesterol levels and to prevent heart disease. Lipitor belongs to a group of drugs called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, also known as statins. Statins help to lower cholesterol levels in the body. …

Ethambutol Treats Tuberculosis – Overview

Ethambutol Treats Tuberculosis – Overview

Ethambutol is a prescription medication used to treat tuberculosis (TB). Ethambutol belongs to a group of drugs called antimycobacterial antibiotics. This medication comes in tablet form. It is taken once a day with or without food. Common side effects of ethambutol include loss of appetite, …

Cubicin To Treat Skin Infections and Blood Infections – Overview

Cubicin is a prescription medication used to treat serious skin and blood infections caused by bacteria. Cubicin belongs to a group of drugs called lipopeptide antibiotics, which work by binding to bacteria and killing them. This medication comes in an injectable form to be given …