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How Does Combivent Inhaler Combat COPD?

COPD, otherwise known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, affects more than 14 million people throughout the United States. It is often a combination of emphysema and chronic bronchitis. It is developed through smoking as well as extended exposure to such environmental elements as sulfur dioxide, dust and fumes. Combivent Respimat is an inhaler that provides a…

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Does Celecoxib (Celebrex) Treat Ankylosing Spondylitis?

Celecoxib, commonly referred to on the market as Celebrex, is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is designed to reduce the hormones flowing through the body to help reduce inflammation and pain within the body. Doctors will often prescribe Celecoxib to a patient who is suffering from pain or inflammation as a result of such diagnoses…

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How Ezetimibe (Zetia) May Be Beneficial in Lowering Bad Cholesterol

Ezetimibe, marketed under the name Zetia, is an effective drug to help with lowering bad cholesterol or LDL. Statins are commonly prescribed by doctors to help achieve a better cholesterol number but it is not always enough. Zetia will often be prescribed alongside of a statin to help achieve the best cholesterol number. There are many…

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How to Prevent Asthma Attacks

More than 300 million people all over the world suffer from asthma. Asthma is a frustrating and sometimes life threatening condition that can cause symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, anxiety, chest tightness and more. Before a medical provider gives a patient instructions on how to prevent an asthma attack, he or she…

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How Does Cetirizine Treat Hives

The Causes of Hives Hives, also known as urticaria, cause individuals to have a severe skin rash with a stinging or burning sensation. Most cases of urticaria are caused by an allergic reaction to poison ivy, foods or medications. Additional causes of hives include: Long-Term Exercise Chemicals in Water Sunlight Cold Temperatures Parasitical Infection Pressure on Skin Patients can experience symptoms such as…

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How Olmesartan Can Control Your Blood Pressure Readings

Your high blood pressure could be the symptom of a health problem or could have no particular cause. Unfortunately, regardless of the reason behind it, high blood pressure causes extreme pressure on the walls of your arteries, which leads to damaged blood vessels and organs. Olmesartan could help you control your blood pressure and reduce…

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How Does Metoprolol Succinate Treat Ischemic Heart Disease?

High blood pressure, which leads to a whole host of related issues, is highly prevalent in the modern world, with reports indicating that it impacts about 67 million Americans, or one third of the population. If not addressed, it can lead to heart attacks, strokes, heart disease and similar ailments. It is worth noting that…

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How Maine is Leading the Charge on Affordable Medications for Americans

Maine once again is at the forefront in regards to affordable medication for Americans. In June of last year Maine passed a law allowing Mainers to order from licensed pharmacies in Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia. The good news for PlanetDrugsDirect customers in Maine is that we offer prescriptions from Canada,…

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How Atorvastatin Calcium can Lower the LDL Cholesterol in Your Body

Atorvastatin calcium is marketed under the trade name Lipitor and is doctor prescribed in 10, 20, 40 or 80 milligrams. Drug dosage is dependent on therapeutic response. In addition to atorvastatin calcium, it contains inactive ingredients, such as calcium carbonate, magnesium stearate and lactose. It is often prescribed to lower LDL cholesterol in combination with…

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Efficacy of Fluticasone Propionate Against Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis is an inflammation of the nasal airways due to allergens, such as dust, animal dander and pollen. Overall, those with allergic rhinitis have a sensitized immune system. The allergen produces the antibody immunoglobulin E and typically causes symptoms like rashes, flu, watery eyes, itching and sneezing. Fluticasone propionate nasal spray is an intranasal…

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