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What medicine is used to treat lupus ?

What medicine is used to treat lupus ?

Many: There are many therapies for lupus. First of all it depends on what ype of lupus one has and how bad it is. Some patients need no treatment. We still use medications that have been around for years which include drugs like advil, (ibuprofen) Prednisone and drugs called dmards such as Plaquenil and methotrexate. There are a host of other medications also. Talk with your md. ...Read more

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What is lisinopril used to treat?

What is lisinopril used to treat?

High blood pressure: Lisinopril is a medication that is mainly used to treat high blood pressure (HBP) in adults and children, in whom it’s FDA-approved over 6 years of age (although it may sometimes be prescribed “off-label” to children who are younger). It is also prescribed to people who have heart failure or who have had a heart attack, even if they do not have HBP, to prevent future events. ...Read more

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I know that colcrys is used to treat pericarditis. Is plaquenil(another anti-malarial) also be used to treat pericarditis?

I know that colcrys is used to treat pericarditis. Is plaquenil(another anti-malarial) also be used to treat pericarditis?

It can: Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) is not the FIRST line of immunosuppressive medication used for pericarditis. The usual trio is colchicine, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and/or prednisone.But if any of these or combination is not helpful , Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) can be in your doctor's armamentarium to try. ...Read more

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What is used to treat hocm?

What is used to treat hocm?

Trt HOCM: Hocm treated w education, avoidance of high stress physical activity, meds. Meds to lower force of contraction in heart (like beta blockers, calcium blockers) and allow heart to optimally fill (slowing heart rate, avoiding dehydration) can help. ...Read more

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What technology is used to treat pericarditis?

What technology is used to treat pericarditis?

Usually drugs: Anti-inflammatory medications are the first line treatment - Ibuprofen and others, Colchicine and steroids may be needed. Rarely fluid may need to be drained with a pericardiocentesis. Surgery is rarely needed - a pericardial window or pericardiectomy if the heart is constricted by scarring. ...Read more

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What is prednisone used to cure?

What is prednisone used to cure?

Many things: Prednisone is corticosteroid which treats many different problems such as allergic disorders, skin conditions, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, lupus, psoriasis, or breathing disorders. Prednisone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. ...Read more

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What does of prednisone is used to treat pleurisy?

What does of prednisone is used to treat pleurisy?

Each doctor: Each doctor may do this a little differently. See your doctor and let them dose it for you, since they know you and your exam results. ...Read more

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What is the drug used to treat amoebiasis?

What is the drug used to treat amoebiasis?

Several: Metranidazole, Tinidazole, Nitroimidazole and some luminal (phenobarbital) agents (paromomycin or diloxanide). ...Read more

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What is interferon used to treat?

What is interferon used to treat?

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 used to treat Orthostatic Hypotension at its mildest condition? Is prednisone used to treat it commonly ?

What is used to treat Orthostatic Hypotension at its mildest condition? Is prednisone used to treat it commonly ?

Orthostatic Hypotension: The condition needs careful diagnosis and a mechanistic review of possible causes. Treatment depends on the cause and can include specialized medicines such as Northera .Prednisone would be a bad choice. ...Read more

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What is the drug used to treat meningitis?

What is the drug used to treat meningitis?

Varies: Meningitis can be caused by various germs:bacteria, fungi, viruses,etc. The drug or drugs used will vary with the cause. Physicians often use 2 or 3 drugs to start with until the germ is identified and the choice would vary by age and presenting signs. ...Read more

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What measure is used to treat pcod?

What measure is used to treat pcod?

Several things: The first step is usually lifestyle changes, a low carb diet, weight loss and excercise. Your doctor may also discuss diabetes drugs such as metformin or fertility drugs such as clomiphene. ...Read more

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What is neotigason used to treat?

What is neotigason used to treat?

Psoriasis: Neotigason (acitretin) is a retinoid medication used to treat serious psoriasis. ...Read more

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What is the medication zubsolv, and what conditions is it used to treat?

What is the medication zubsolv, and what conditions is it used to treat?

Zubsolv: ZUBSOLV (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual tablet is a schedule III prescription medicine used to treat adults who are addicted to opioid drugs (either prescription or illegal) as part of a complete treatment program that also includes counseling and behavioral therapy. It is similar to Suboxone and Bunavil. ...Read more

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What is serroquel used to treat?

What is serroquel used to treat?

Seroquel (quetiapine): Seroquel (quetiapine) xr is a once-daily tablet approved in adults for (1) add-on treatment to an antidepressant for patients with major depressive disorder (mdd) who did not have an adequate response to antidepressant therapy; (2) acute depressive episodes in bipolar disorder; (3) acute manic or mixed episodes in bipolar disorder alone or with lithium or divalproex; (4) long-term treatment of bipolar disorder. ...Read more