Archive for November, 2011

Humira

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Humira (adalimumab) is a prescription drug prescribed in individuals with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, a disease, when joints become inflamed. Usually, people with rheumatoid arthritis are given other medications before Humira is given, which is a drug for individuals who have not responded well enough to other medications. Humira is known as a TNF [...]

How Muscles Work in a Body

Friday, November 25th, 2011

This article will give you a brief explanation of how muscles work in a body. Our body consists of 639 muscles which give us the ability to give us strength and allow us to move which can be from running to smiling at the blink of an eye. A muscle may be attached to another [...]

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Having a healthy lifestyle means living a balanced life and finding joy in your intellectual, physical and spiritual well being. Many people developed a host of unhealthy habits that are useful for coping with the stresses of everyday life. It’s very important to leave bad habits behind. It takes a long time to get to [...]

Sore Throat

Friday, November 25th, 2011

A sore throat is an inflammation usually caused by a virus, bacterium, or allergen from outside the body, but in some cases may be the result of stomach acid that refluxes or flows backwards into the throat. The inflammation in sore throat occurs between the back of your tongue and your voice box. When viruses [...]

Claritin

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Claritin (generic name: loratadine), the most prescribed allergy medication is an allergy relief product that doesn’t make you drowsy and helps control the symptoms associated with allergies such as: sneezing, runny nose, and itchy, watery eyes. Claritin is available over-the-counter and there is no need for a prescription. This medication consists of the ingredient – [...]

Colace

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Colace (Docusate Sodium) is a stool softener promoting easy bowel movements without straining. It softens the stool by mixing water and fat. Colace is very helpful for people with high blood pressure or heart problems, who have had current rectal surgery, patients with hernias, and women who just had babies. This medication is for short-term [...]

Colbenemid

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Colbenemid (probenecid, colchicines) is used for the treatment of long-term gouty arthritis when complicated by frequent, recurrent severe attacks of gout. Therapy with Colbenemid should begin when acute gout attack has subsided. You should drink plenty of fluids to prevent blood in urine, and renal colic (sharp lower back pain produced by the passage of [...]

Famotidine

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Famotidine (also known as Pepsid) is prescribed for the short-term treatment of active duodenal ulcer in the upper intestine for 1-2 months and for active benign gastric ulcers in the stomach for 1.5-2 months. It is also used for short-term treatment of GERD, a condition in which the acid contents of the stomach flow back [...]

Pravachol

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Pravachol (Pravastatin sodium) is a cholesterol-lowering drug. This medication may be prescribed if your blood cholesterol is very high and if you have not been able to lower it by diet alone. Pravachol helps clear harmful low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol out of the blood and limits the body’s ability to form new LDL cholesterol. Remember [...]

Ginseng

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Ginseng is one of the most popular herbal products in the world. Extracts from Ginseng root have been used in Asia for more than two thousand years. It is also one of the most expensive remedies. It is possible because this slow-growing perennial has a shape that reminds some observers of the human form. It [...]

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