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Abelcet Amphotericin Based Agent
We are travellers and obtained this medication ( local pharmacy) for diarhoea which contains diloxanide furoate / metronidazole. Is it suitable?
Differin, (adapalene) but...: Different people have different results, no pun intended. Today, no one needs to have acne. I start people with topical clindamycin; i required 25 years on systemic tetracycline with good results. A dermatologist can write for a retinoic acid derivative that's very powerful even for the toughest cases. Good luck. ...Read more
Several choices: Three classes of antifungal agents are available for the treatment of invasive aspergillosis: polyenes, azoles, and echinocandins. Historically, Amphotericin B was the major antifungal drug used in patients. Currently, the drug of choice for invasive aspergillosis is voriconazole, which can be replaced with lipid formulations of Amphotericin B in intolerant patients. ...Read more
Several companies: There are several manufacturers of Cisplatin in the United States and abroad. ...Read more
No one best: There is no one best drug but a physician will try to select one by balancing adequate seizure control, ease of use, other medical problems, with minimal risk of causing additional liver problems. Keppra (levetiracetam) (levetriacetam) is a potential choice with low risk of liver injury but there is no one best choice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the low cost biosimilar drugs as effective as original biologics to treat autoimmune diseases?
Not even close: There are no low cost biosimilar drugs that have any value. All biologics are still under patent protection so no generics are available. ...Read more
Ciclopirox BP(1%w/v), Zinc Pyrithione (ZPTO) (1%w/v) , aloe vera vs Cetrimide IP(5%w/v),Isopropyl alcohol IP(10%w/v). which shampoo is better 'n' why?
They are in the same: Class but not interchangeable. Vcr is used in many pediatric diseases in combination. It causes constipation in that age group. It used to be used in brca (cmf-vp) and many adult lymphoma. Vbl is used in hd, testis cancer as part of curative regimens. It is also used as a single agent in lung and breast for symptom relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on accutane. I use baby liquid soap 2 times/wk which has ingredients (in 100ml):lactic acid=1g, lactoserum atomisat=0.93g. The ph=3.5. Is it safe?
Pl inform the brand names of clotrimazole ip which is anti fungal and anti bacterial powder used a freshner. Is itavailable over-the-counter in usa.
Many disorders.: Pregabalin is an anticonvulsant and neuropathic pain medication prescribed for partial seizures, management of postherpetic neuralgia (nerve pain caused by the shingles varicella zoster virus), or management of fibromyalgia (a condition where one has muscle and connective tissue pains). As a medication, it hopefully will improve symptoms if one has such conditions. ...Read more
What exactly the name, dose, regimen of topical corticosteroid and antihistamine that is used in lichen planus treatment? Patient aged 6 years
See a doctor. : Most cases of lichen planus are relatively mild. Affected individuals who do not have symptoms do not need treatment. If the itch or appearance of the rash are unpleasant, topical corticosteroid creams may be applied. In some cases for localized, itchy, thick lesions, injections of corticosteroids may be given. You need to see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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