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For what disease is the drug aderall?

For what disease is the drug aderall?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): This drug is a stimulant. It is prescribed for add/adhd at times, and it is sometimes used for the fatigue of ms (multiple sclerosis) or after traumatic brain injury if monitored closely. ...Read more

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Dr. Tri Huynh
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Omeprazole (Definition)

Omeprazole is the generic equivalent of prilosec, the first oral acid-reducer agent of the proton pump inhibitor ...Read more


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What is the drug virazole used for? (ribavirin-inhalation)

What is the drug virazole used for? (ribavirin-inhalation)

RSV: The inhaled form of Ribavirin is used to treat respiratory syncytial virus in infants and children with lower respiratory tract (lung) infection from this infection, particularly if immunocompromised (poor immune system from chemotherapy, hiv, bone marrow problem or other). ...Read more

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What is amoxil+clarithromycin+iansotrazole, use for and what is the dosage?

What is amoxil+clarithromycin+iansotrazole, use for and what is the dosage?

Prevacid (lansoprazole): This combination is called a prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin). Each "pack" contains 2 capsules of lansoprazole, 2 capsules of Clarithromycin and 4 capsules of amoxicillin. The dose is one pack divided into 2 daily doses for 2 weeks. It is used to treat h. Pylori induced gastroesophageal reflux disease. ...Read more

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What is the major use for the medication lorenzapan?

What is the major use for  the medication lorenzapan?

Lorazepam: I'm assuming you mean lorazepam. If I am correct Lorazepam (brand name ativan) is a tranquilizer / sedative medication in the benzodiazepine class which makes it useful for many situations. It can, however, be addicting and is considered a controlled substance by the dea. ...Read more

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For what the drug olmesartan medoxomil is used?

For what the drug olmesartan medoxomil is used?

Hypertension: Olmesartan is an angiotensin receptor blocker (arb). It lowers blood pressure. It is also used in heart failure, coronary artery disease and in the prevention of kidney damage. ...Read more

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What is the drug biaxin (clarithromycin) used to treat?

What is the drug biaxin (clarithromycin) used to treat?

Bacterial infections: Check out https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=451 & http://www.Drugs.Com/biaxin.Html for more info on this macrolide antibiotic. ...Read more

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What is the medical use for trifluoperazine hcl?

What is the medical use for trifluoperazine hcl?

Psychosis: Trifluoperazine is a conventional antipsychotic used to treat paranoia, grandiosity, or other delusions in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for lansoprazole overdose?

What is the treatment for lansoprazole overdose?

None: Nothing to worry about, however theoretically it may change the metabolism of other medications. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Prilosec overdose?

What is the treatment for Prilosec overdose?

Time.: Prilosec does not have life-threatening effects of 'over-dose'. Over time it will be washed out of your body. Check with your doctor for specific guidance. ...Read more

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What is the best drug for maleria?

What is the best drug for maleria?

Malaria Medications: This is impossible to answer. Malaria and the drugs to treat it vary depending on the area one is potentially going to be exposed at. The cdc travel website will give all of the malaria information needed for the various countries. You can get there with this: http://www.Cdc.Gov/travel. ...Read more

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What is the best drug for depression?

What  is the best drug  for depression?

Depression: No best drug since individuals vary in their response to medications. Through trial & error, the medicine that works best is the one with fewer side-effects , better tolerability, ease of use & not affect u adversely whenb taken along with other meds. ...Read more

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What is interferon used for in medicine?

What is interferon used for in medicine?

Interferon(s): Are used alone or in combination with other drugs to treat different diseases. Multiple sclerosis and hepatitis C are examples of such diseases ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for drug overdose?

What is the best treatment for drug overdose?

Depends...: It depends on what agent has been overdosed. Some patients will require observation but others will require ICU level care, perhaps even life support! some overdosages are more dangerous than others do all overdoses need to be evaluated by a doctor to determine the care that is necessary. ...Read more

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What is the drug orbivan used for and what are the possible side effects?

What is the drug orbivan used for and what are the possible side effects?

Orbivan: Orbivan combines acetominophen (tylenol), butalbital (a short to intermediate-acting barbiturate), and caffeine. It can be used intermittently for tension headaches, but can be sedating and habit-forming because of the butalbital. Because it contains 300 mg of acetominophen, it can build up and cause liver toxicity. It can cause dry mouth, dizziness & fatigue, but in some produces agitation. ...Read more

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Is percocet same as vicoden? What is the clasdification for these drugs? When a drug test is done

Is percocet same as vicoden?  What is the clasdification for these drugs? When a drug test is done

Yes and no.: Yes: both medications are classified as opioids, and both have Acetaminophen (tylenol) in them. No: but, Percocet contains oxycodone, and vicodin contains hydrocodone. So, both will show positive for opiates, but Percocet will show positive for oxycodone as well. A web site that lists active ingredients in medications is: www.Drugs.Com. ...Read more

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What is the best usage for acarbose tablets?

What is the best usage for acarbose tablets?

Take them before: you eat starch! It blocks the rapid conversion to sugar, which blunt the spike of insulin release. Must take before eating by at least one hour! ...Read more

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What is the use for lioresal (baclofen)?

What is the use for lioresal (baclofen)?

Lioresal (baclofen): is classified as a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant, it is commonly used in the management of paroxysmal neuralgias such as trigeminal neuralgia. Lioresal (baclofen) should never be discontinued suddenly after prolonged use because of the risk of developing anxiety, hallucinations and tachycardia. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Pess
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Losec (Definition)

Losec is a proton pump inhibitor which is a kind of ...Read more