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5 Facts You Should Know About Painkillers
14 Apr. 2015

woman taking painkillersAt one point or another in life almost everyone resorts to taking painkillers. There are hundreds of different painkiller options on the market, which differ in the way they work and how long their influence lasts. Before taking any painkillers, a good idea is to consult with your doctor in order to get specific drugs for your problem.  Moreover, don’t ever use expired medication and follow the rules of safe drug disposal.

1.    Not all painkillers are the same

While sometimes it feels like you are ready to take anything just to relieve the pain, you should remember that not all pain relief medications are the same. Depending on the active ingredients, painkillers are subdivided into two categories – opioid and non-opiod. Read more…

Finasteride for men’s problems
16 Sep. 2014

FinasterideEvery year, we are introduced to hundreds of new drugs. Some of them cure our ails, some relieve our discomfort, and some are purely preventative. However, one thing that unites them is a purpose.

When it comes to Finasteride, its purpose is treating some “men’s problems”, specifically male pattern baldness and benign prostatic hyperplasia. While the name finasteride is mostly unknown to the populace, you might just know it by a different name. This is because finasteride comes under several names like Proscar and Propecia, based on which condition is being treated and which company produces the drug. Read more…

Known substitutes of Levitra pills
27 Jun. 2014

LevitraLevitra is one of the best-known drugs of our time, primarily due to its simple mechanism of action and the great frequency of the condition it treats.

The active ingredient of this drug is known as Vardenafil and is used to treat erectile dysfunction, which is basically an inability to achieve erection during sexual acts. While Levitra has won over millions, there are still many who remain unhappy with it, causing them to look for alternatives. This can happen due to concerns regarding price, side effects, allergy, and long-term health effects. Some of the most viable options tackling such concerns will be outlined below.

The first option available to consumers is the enhanced version of the drug. Read more…

Viagra and its Alternatives
6 Jun. 2014

ViagraSince the development of Sildenafil Citrate by the close of the 20th century, it has been the first-line treatment for ED and Viagra popularity has skyrocketed over the decade. These pills have brought excitement and passion back into people’s sex lives and for good reason – Viagra is efficacious for many people. Despite possible side effects it may spur, it has helped millions of people across the globe. The worldwide Viagra sales account to $2.05 billion. Its primary competitors on the market are Levitra and Cialis – less expensive, though the same efficacious. All the three drugs work in similar way – increase nitric oxide naturally produced in the body, which relaxes and widens vessels, helping to get and keep an erection. Read more…

Are there any alternatives to Cialis?
24 May. 2014

cialisCialis is one of the most well-known erectile dysfunction medications currently on the market. It is used by millions. However, it is wrong to believe that it’s the only medicine of its kind. In fact, there are quite a few different options available that have the exact same effect. These are especially advantageous for those individuals for whom Cialis is not an option or for those who want to try something different. Just a few of these options include Levitra, Viagra, generic Cialis, herbal medicine, etc.

First of all, there is more than just one type of Cialis. Men suffering from erectile dysfunction can also try Cialis Professional, Cialis-Super active, Cialis Daily, Cialis black, Cialis Soft, Cialis Jelly, and so on. Read more…

What is a Generic Drug?
5 May. 2014

generic-drugsThere are so many drugs currently on the market that it is becoming practically impossible to choose between them. One thing that everyone needs to understand is that there are currently two types of drugs on the market: branded drugs and generic drugs. The branded drugs are the original drugs, developed, produced, and marketed by well-known manufacturers. The generic drugs, on the other hand, are copies of the brand drug. They are bioequivalent: they have the same effects, dosage, strength, intended use, side effects, and route of administration as the brand drug. A generic drug is chemically identical and works just like the original drug does, but its cost is much lower, making it the more preferable alternative for many patients. Read more…

Is It Safe To Mix Antibiotics?
1 May. 2014

antibiotic mixToday there are more than 100 different kinds of antibiotics, which are mainly divided into 2 major groups according to their mode of action – broad-spectrum and narrow-spectrum antibiotics. Broad spectrum antibiotics are active against a large group of bacteria, whereas narrow-spectrum antibiotics are active just against some certain types of bacteria.

Scientists have counted that wide use of antibiotics has increased the duration of human life on average by 20 years. But unfortunately development of new antibiotics has brought to the fact that they began to oust traditional medicines on a massive scale and are used not only for serious diseases treatment but in everyday practice as well. People start to use antibiotics for no reason when they feel sick, have headache, cough or sneeze. Read more…

Antibiotics – Pros and Cons
26 Dec. 2013

Antibiotics

Many people believe that antibiotics are quite dangerous so one should avoid taking them. Here we should say that, indeed, side effects and some complications may occur, but at the same time in most critical and difficult situations, when the patient is in grave condition and the disease develops quickly, sometimes it’s only antibiotics that can stop the spreading of infection.

These are the drugs that can suppress the activity of bacteria, but body cells retain their viability and continue functioning. Antibiotics are divided into those of a broad spectrum of action (acting against both Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, such as Doxycycline, Amoxil, Flagyl or Zithromax) and those of a narrow spectrum (Vancomycin, Bactocill or Nafcillin), but that doesn’t mean that the first are ‘stronger’ and at the same time ‘more dreadful’ than the latter.

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Antibiotics in our life
15 Dec. 2013

antiobiotic
Nowadays there are many points of view concerning antibiotics – when to take antibiotics, are they dangerous for our health or not – and quite often they can be mutually exclusive. Some people think that antibiotics are very harmful, they suppress our immunity, causedysbiosis; therefore, one should avoid taking antibiotics by all means and let the body cope with the illness. Others consider antibiotics a cure-all remedy that should be taken every time you fall ill and have even a slightest fever. So let’s speak about antibiotics in detail and try to strike a compromise.

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Dapoxetine and Combination Drugs
9 Dec. 2013

dapoxetine-coupleDapoxetine is one of the most often used drugs today for treatment of premature ejaculation (PE) in men. This medicine was first developed as an antidepressant, as it belongs to the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) family of drugs. These chemicals regulate the amount and action of serotonin, a special substance naturally occurring in the human central nervous system and considered to be responsible for mood and feeling of happiness, among other things. It has also been found out that modulation of serotonin at brain synapses can be used to treat PE. There have been many other SSRI antidepressants that have been proposed as suitable medication for the condition. However, dapoxetine boasts one major advantage over the other substances from its family – after the desirable effect has been achieved, the drug is rapidly metabolized and its products are fully eliminated from the body within several days.

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