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Scientists discover multitude of drug side effects, interactions using

12/11/2014
02:12 | Author: David Perry

Medicine side effects and interactions
Scientists discover multitude of drug side effects, interactions using

A week ago, you started a new prescription medication for acne. Today, you feel dizzy and short of breath and have difficulty concentrating.

Stanford’s departments of bioengineering, genetics and medicine also supported the research. The Bioengineering Department is jointly operated by the School of Medicine and the School of Engineering.

If they are on an antidepressant, you know they are more likely to be female, explained Tatonetti. If they’re also taking a statin, you know they may have a high-fat diet, he added. If they’ve been prescribed medication for an enlarged prostate, you know they are male. “By matching up as many of these variables as possible, we’re also controlling for gender, age, diet and many other things that may not be directly included in the FDA database,” he said.

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Coversyl - Uses, Side Effects, Interactions - Drugs - MedBroadcast

10/10/2014
12:36 | Author: Emma Coleman

Zopiclone and zolpidem
Coversyl - Uses, Side Effects, Interactions - Drugs - MedBroadcast

Perindopril belongs to the class of medications called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It is used to treat high blood pressure. It helps to control.

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Herbal Remedies Adverse Effects and Drug Interactions - American

8/9/2014
02:04 | Author: Lauren Ross

Medicine side effects and interactions
Herbal Remedies Adverse Effects and Drug Interactions - American

Physicians must be alert for adverse effects and drug interactions associated with herbal TABLE 1 Side Effects of Select Herbal Products.

Hypertension, insomnia, arrhythmia, nervousness, tremor, headache, seizure, cerebrovascular event, myocardial infarction, kidney stones Kava.

Herbal products are not tested with the scientific rigor required of conventional drugs, and they are not subject to the approval process of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Herbal products therefore cannot be marketed for the diagnosis, treatment, cure or prevention of disease. Nonetheless, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 allows these products to be labeled with statements explaining their purported effect on the structure or function of the human body (e.g., alleviation of fatigue) or their role in promoting general well-being (e.g., enhancement of mood or mentation).

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Herbal medicines toxic side effects and drug interactions

6/8/2014
04:08 | Author: Emma Coleman

Medicine side effects and interactions
Herbal medicines toxic side effects and drug interactions

The poster child for drug-herb interactions is St. John's Wort – because it has a twofold effect. The compounds in it that are responsible for its.

Herbal medicines are often promoted as “natural” (and therefore gentle). People tend to think of a relaxing cup of chamomile tea made from ingredients hand-picked by benevolent beaming grannies in an Arcadian setting. But while the implication is that “natural” is good, the majority of the most toxic compounds we know of are natural.

Botulinum toxin is 100% natural and the most deadly substance known on this planet. Yet suitably diluted Botulinum toxin is used to relieve intractable muscle spasms (as well as make the skin less wrinkly by paralysing muscles with Botox).

After all, the main reason that there so many chemicals in plants that we can use as medicines is that they are used as defences.

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Rogaine (for Men) - Uses, Side effects, Interactions, Warnings

4/7/2014
06:00 | Author: David Perry

Medicine side effects and interactions
Rogaine (for Men) - Uses, Side effects, Interactions, Warnings

When applied topically, minoxidil belongs to a group of medicines known as hair regrowth treatments. When applied to the scalp with certain baldness patterns.

Rogaine (for Men) is available as:

Minoxidil topical solution should not be used by: anyone sensitive or allergic to minoxidil or ingredients of the solution anyone who is under 18 years of age, including children and babies anyone whose baldness is not due to hereditary factors (e.g., you have no family history of hair loss) anyone whose hair loss is sudden or patchy anyone whose hair loss is in the front of the scalp or have a receding hairline (this medication is used for hair loss that resembles the picture on the side of the product carton) anyone who uses other medicines on their scalp pregnant or nursing women women whose hair loss is associated with childbirth This medication should not be used if the skin of the scalp is shaved, broken, inflamed, irritated, infected, or severely sunburned.

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