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Bellergal's Anti Ulcer Agent
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
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.
Shampoo: No. It is to clean the hair. ...Read more
Why loperamide(Imodium) is prescripted for traveler's diarrhea while this disease might be infectious which might complicate it by anti motility drug?
We don't: you are right--we don't use anti motility drugs for infectious diarhoea.it should be allowed to run its course.if needed we use peptobismol--a bismuth salt for binding. ...Read more
50mg oncexday doxycycline anti bacterial? I have perioral dermatitis for 2 years but don't want to kill gut bacteria. Is it only anti inflammatory?
Not really: Aspirin at low doses has the ability to decrease the stickiness of your platelets and is often used to reduce chances of a stroke or heart attack. Aspirin does have anti-inflammatory properties, but its association with liver damage/failure and brain damage in kids (reye syndrome) led to rare use under the age of 16. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which topical steroid would you consider best for treating dishydrotic eczema , and wich pharmaceutical form (ie cream vs ointment)?
ProtaNDiM?: I find nothing on Protamin, but Protandim is a supplement that is being sold as such, in a MLM scheme. There's a lot at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Protandim, https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/brief-update-protandim/ and http://tonyc.com/protandim/ that would make me hesitate before buying. The ingredients are fine, but the science is lacking, and marketing tactics suspect. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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