Drugs and Medications

Hyzaar

By on May 15th, 2017 in Drugs and Medications

What is Hyzaar? Hyzaar is a drug that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. Apart from that, Hyzaar can also be used in lowering the risk of stroke in people suffering from high blood pressure as well as an enlarged heart. It is important to note that lowering high blood pressure in […]

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What is Amox TR-K CLV?

By on May 15th, 2017 in Drugs and Medications

Amox TR-K CLV is a penicillin antibiotic. It is a combination medication consisting of Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium. Also referred to as Co-Amoxiclav, it is perhaps better known by the brand name Augmentin. As an antibiotic, Amoxicillin fights bacteria. However, certain bacteria can be resistant to some types of penicillin antibiotics. Clavulanate Potassium, a clavulanic […]

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Lidoderm Patch (Lidocaine)

By on May 14th, 2017 in Drugs and Medications

What is Lidoderm patch? Lidoderm is a topical treatment. It can be used alone or along with other medications to treat the issue of after-shingles (herpes zoster) pain. By nature, it is anaesthetic and it halts the pain stimulating nerve signals in the patient’s body to provide him relief from the pain. Physical composition of […]

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U15 Pill

By on April 6th, 2017 in Drugs and Medications

U15 pill (Acetaminophen/oxycodone hydrochloride 325 mg / 5 mg) Oxycodone mixed with Acetaminophen is a highly effective pain medication. It has a long history of being used incorrectly and abused. Crushing and snorting this oblong white pill can cause long lasting addiction which is very difficult to break. Oxycodone/Acetaminophen should only be used under direct […]

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ip466 pill (Ibuprofen 800 mg)

By on April 2nd, 2017 in Drugs and Medications

Ibuprofen is classified under various drug types. It is not a narcotic although it appears that it is often confused for Vicodin or Percocet by lay persons. The pill which is marked with IP466 is the highest dose of Ibuprofen 800mg. Although it is a potent nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, antipyretic and antirheumatic agent it is not […]

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