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Doctor insights on: Bellergal's Anti Ulcer Agent

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Is diphenhydramine a type of anti inflamatory drug?

Is diphenhydramine a type of anti inflamatory drug?

Not really: Diphenhydramine blocks histamine effects and as such blocks inflammation but not in the same sense as asa, advil, aleve (naproxen) or steroids which have multiple anti inflammatory effects for arthritis, injury, etc. ...Read more

Ulceration (Definition)

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


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Is the Sulfur Soap anti aging or its gonna makes you loo older?

Is the Sulfur Soap anti aging or its gonna makes you loo older?

It's just soap: The only thing soap does (whatever kind) is help get rid of dirt and oils. If you want skin anti-aging, best bet is to protect from sun, don't smoke, eat healthy foods, and get plenty of rest and hydration. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Lotrimin (clotrimazole): Clotrimazole is call Clotrimazole in the U.S. And is sold over-the-counter without needing a prescription. A brand name is lotrimin (clotrimazole). ...Read more

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Why loperamide(Imodium) is prescripted for traveler's diarrhea while this disease might be infectious which might complicate it by anti motility drug?

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

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What is the most effective antihistamine antihistamine with anti emetic properties?

What is the most effective antihistamine antihistamine with anti emetic properties?

Usually not: Antihistamine has minimal effect on vomiting although Phenergan (promethazine) may provide mild benefits. Zofran will likely be more effective. You need to find out what may be causing your vomiting first. ...Read more

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Is anti inflammatory cream systemic?

Is anti inflammatory cream systemic?

Topical NSAID: Topical preparations have mostly local effect but there is a small amount of medication absorbed and spread systemically. ...Read more

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Is flexitol a top anti fungal medicine?

Is flexitol a top anti fungal medicine?

No: Over the counter antifungals include micatin, lotrimin, lamisil, (terbinafine) undeaclynic acid.There is also antifungal in shampoo - Nizoral shampoo amd for tinea versicolor- selsun blue. ...Read more

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Is baby aspirin used for anti inflammatory?

Is baby aspirin used for 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 more

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Is the topical agent for acne called zineryt effective?

Is the topical agent for acne called zineryt effective?

Zineryt: Zineryt contains zinc and Erythromycin which are both out dated medications. There is a lot of resistance to Erythromycin because it is an older drug. I prefer epiduo or ziana. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose?

What is the treatment for non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose?

See a Doctor !: Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid (asa) is quite powerful . Overdose affects you blood clotting. It can also affect your blood pH (acidity) which is extremely dangerous. Nsaids are in the same general description ...Read more

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Which topical steroid would you consider best for treating dishydrotic eczema , and wich pharmaceutical form (ie cream vs ointment)?

Which topical steroid would you consider best for treating dishydrotic eczema , and wich pharmaceutical form (ie cream vs ointment)?

Eczema: I like to use mometasone sparingly once daily (cream for less severe and ointment for more severe), but this is opinion only. Many are effective. Decreased bathing, careful selection of soaps and moisturizers are more important in treatment.I hope this helps. ...Read more

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A product sold as "protamin" is sold as an anti aging supplement. Any comment on this?

A product sold as "protamin" is sold as an anti aging supplement. Any comment on this?

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 more

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Is there an over-the-counter anti fungal shampoo?

Is there an over-the-counter anti fungal shampoo?

Yes: Ketoconazole shampoo is over the counter. It comes in two strengths (1% or 2%) and can be used to treat dandruff (mild seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp). ...Read more

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What is the usual antifungal agent used against aspergillus niger?

What is the usual antifungal agent used against aspergillus niger?

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

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Tiaprof. Acid , mefenamic acid, diclofenac, meloxicam, peroxicam, celecoxib, which of this nsaids is safest for peptic ulcer and wich safest for child?

Tiaprof. Acid , mefenamic acid, diclofenac, meloxicam, peroxicam, celecoxib, which of this nsaids is safest for peptic ulcer and wich safest for child?

Celecoxib: Clearly the safest for the gut, does not interfere with aspirins heart effects and adds no additional likelyhood of bleeding! dr.Davis is right about Ibuprofen for kids! ...Read more

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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more


Bellergal S (Definition)

Bellergal-S is an anti-ulcer agent which is a ...Read more