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Cialis as a Treatment for Pulmonary Hypertension

Cialis, a drug marketed to treat erectile dysfunction and benign prostatic hyperplasia in men, is also effective in treating pulmonary hypertension. A number of studies have investigated the uses for phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitors beyond the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Pulmonary hypertension is an ideal disease candidate for such studies as the smooth muscle cells of…

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Why Is It Important To Consult Your Doctor Before Taking Advair Diskus?

Advair Diskus is a prescription asthma inhaler that can provide relief during allergy season as well as the rest of the year. If you have wheezing and shortness of breath, your doctor may prescribe this inhaler for you. It may also be given to you if you have COPD or another lung disease. How Advair Diskus…

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How Effexor XR (Venlafaxine) is associated with QT Interval Prolongation

For individuals who are dealing with depression, it can be difficult to truly see life for what it is worth. There are all sorts of different problems that can come up and cause an individual to simply not be able to perform in their daily routine. Depression becomes crippling, and forces a person to focus…

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Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: The Benefits of Nexium

Though many people do not realize it, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common digestive ailments in the modern era. In the United States alone, it is reported that up to 60 percent of the population is going to have to deal with GERD in the next year. Even more astounding is…

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How Propecia Causes Hair Growth in Male Pattern Baldness?

According to the American Hair Loss Association, male pattern baldness (MPB) accounts for more than 90 percent of hair loss in men. Also known as androgenetic alopecia, MPB affects about two-thirds of American men by the age of 35. By age 50, about 85 percent of men experience significant thinning hair due to MPB. In…

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Why Retin-A-Micro is a Preferred Treatment Choice For Acne and Blackheads

Acne can cause serious blemishes that may stick around for a lifetime if they are left untreated. There are many over-the-counter cleansers that claim to fight acne, but the reality is that the condition is much deeper than the dirt and clogged pores that show on the surface. Hormonal changes and genetic factors can play…

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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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