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Plavix and its Efficacy for Treating Stroke and Myocardial Infarction

Antiplatelet drugs like Plavix inhibit platelets’ ability to coagulate and form blood clots. They are frequently prescribed to treat individuals with a history of cardiovascular problems related to clotting and is especially well suited for prevention of myocardial infarction (heart attack), unstable angina, stroke, and cardiovascular death. Plavix is normally administered twice daily in the form…

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Benefits of Premarin Vaginal Cream

Premarin Vaginal Cream is a prescription medication that consists of conjugated estrogens in a topical cream base. It is primarily used to provide relief of vaginal symptoms such as skin irritation and painful intercourse in postmenopausal women. A typical dose contains 0.625 mg of conjugated estrogens applied directly to the skin in and around the…

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How Januvia Helps Control Blood Sugar Levels In Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when the levels of insulin in a person’s body are not normal. There are two types of diabetes – diabetes type 1 and diabetes type 2. Type 2 diabetes patients, (those that are not on insulin), can be controlled by the drug Januvia, but this drug cannot be used…

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Farxiga to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes

On January 8, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of Farxiga for treatment of type 2 diabetes. Currently, over 24 million people have type 2 diabetes and suffer from tremendous health complications as a result. These health complications include heart disease, kidney damage, blindness and nerve damage. Farxiga may be…

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Celebrex and hereditary polyps in the colon

Children as young as 10 years old can suffer from cancer-causing colon polyps. When patients are diagnosed with this disease, they will go through multiple surgeries. The surgeries are performed in order to get rid of the colon polyps. Doctors have stated that if medication can help reduce or eliminate the number of polyps formed,…

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Do’s and don’ts while taking Viagra

Viagra came on the scene recently to treat the symptoms of erectile dysfunction, or impotence. It’s been the subject of lots of advertising and has gone mainstream with many men finding it a great aid in maintaining healthy lifestyles. Men need a doctor’s prescription to obtain and use the drug that belongs to the school of…

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Benefits of Crestor in Treating Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a cardiovascular disease where the arteries become hardened and narrowed due to a buildup of plaque around the artery wall. As a result, blood flow is disrupted throughout the body and serious cardiovascular complications can develop, such as stroke or heart attack. According to the American Heart Association, one in every 2.9 deaths…

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Asthma: Is it Safe to Use Advair Diskus when Breastfeeding?

If your long-term asthma control device or medication isn’t effectively controlling your asthma symptoms, your doctor may prescribe Advair Diskus, a medication that contains fluticasone propionate and salmeterol xinafoate. Fluticasone propionate is a corticosteroid, and salmeterol xinafoate is a bronchodilator. As with any medication, it is crucial to be aware of the potential side effects…

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How to Save on Co-pay/Prescriptions by Using Canadian Pharmacies

If you are interested in saving money on your insurance co pay as well as prescription drugs, then ordering through Canadian online pharmacies is a good option. Prescription drugs that come from Canada are far less expensive than most drugs that come from other pharmacies around the world. Although your insurance company may have convinced you that…

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Viagra for menstrual cramps – Know the facts

The medical term for painful menstrual periods is primary dysmenorrhea (PD). According to the Human Reproduction Journal, over 30 percent of women suffer from PD, and PD is the cause of 600 million hours of lost work in the United States every year. Menstrual cramps are often felt in the lower abdomen or lower back…

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