“The greatest disease in the West today is not TB or leprosy; it is being unwanted, unloved, and uncared for. We can cure physical diseases with medicine, but the only cure for loneliness, despair, and hopelessness is love. There are… Continue Reading
“It is easy to get a thousand prescriptions, but hard to get one single remedy.” Anonymous
Carbidopa with levodopa: In order to prevent conversion of a levodopa into dopamine in the peripheral tissues by Dopa decarboxylase,Levodopa is usually given along with a dopa decarboxylase inhibitor i-e,carbidopa. hence, in this combination most of levodopa remains unchanged and… Continue Reading
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Aminoglycosdes when used in combination with Furosemide-a loop diuretic cause ear and kidney damage. Risk of ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity increases when aminoglycoside are used in combination with vancomycin,ethacrynic acid or Amphotericin B.
Macrolides, cyclosporine,ketoconazo;e,certain protease inhibitors,nefazodone and fibrates inhibit the metabolism of lovastatin while on the other hand,griseofulvin,phenytoin,barbiturates,rifampicin and thiazildinedions increase the metabolism of lovastatin. Verapamil and amiodarone when used along lovastatin increase the risk of myopathy.
The clearence of ligocaine is reduced and plasma concentration of lignocaine rises by 30% and leads to lignocaine toxicity when administered by propranolol.
ACE inhibitors and Spironolactone: ACE inhibitors cause retention of Potassium in body due to inhibition of aldosterone formation and thus should be used carefully with spironolactone-a potassium sparing diuretic otherwise cause hyperkalemia and result in toxicity and complete heart block.
A multivitamin is a preparation intended to contribute as a dietary supplement – with vitamins, dietary minerals, and other nutritional elements. Such preparations are available in the form of tablets, capsules, pastilles, powders, liquids, or injectable formulations. Other than injectable… Continue Reading
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