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How Does Plavix Prevent a Heart Attack?

Plavix is a prescription medication that can help prevent heart attacks and death in patients who have had a previous heart attack, a stroke, unstable angina or peripheral artery disease (PAD). The drug was approved by the FDA in 1997 and is also sold in its generic form, which is called clopidogrel bisulfate. Understanding the Cause…

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What Are Exacerbations?

An exacerbation is most commonly associated with COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A flare-up or worsening of conditions is referred to as an exacerbation and can be as a result of an infection, though the cause is not always known. There are various symptoms to let a person know that they are having exacerbations. This…

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Precautions for Heart Patients While Taking Viagra

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a common problem that impacts approximately 10 to 30 million men in the United States. The drug called Viagra is often prescribed by doctors as a treatment for males who suffer with ED. The medication contains sildenafil citrate, which has proven to be an effective treatment for healthy men with the…

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Limitations of Cialis for Treating Prostate Cancer

Can Cialis Treat ED In Men With Prostate Cancer? Men who are living with prostate cancer may experience erectile dysfunction (ED). Medications that are used to treat ED have had significant success in men who do not have any other health problems, but treating ED in men with prostate cancer poses unique challenges. What Is Cialis? Cialis is…

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What is Acute Bronchitis

Bronchitis is a medical condition that affects the bronchial tubes. These tubes are passageways that bring air to the lungs. With acute bronchitis, the lining of the tubes is inflamed. Acute bronchitis is a common disease, and often starts with a cold. Acute bronchitis often improves in several days without medical attention. Symptoms The most common symptom…

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How Can Crestor Treat Metabolic Syndrome?

Metabolic syndrome describes having three or more risk factors for a heart attack, diabetes and stroke. Although recognized as a distinct medical condition less than 20 years ago, the syndrome pervades countries all over the world. The American Heart Association suggests that 47 million Americans, or one in six people, have the syndrome. Running higher…

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How Does Levitra Treat Various Ejaculation Disorders

Four major ejaculation disorders occur in men: premature, retrograde, retarded and ejaculation failure. Causes include anatomic disorders or injuries, psychological problems, neurological conditions and the pharmacological effects of medications. Levitra or generic vardenafil, although designed to treat erectile dysfunction, offers the promise of giving patients better control of their ejaculations. How Levitra Works Levitra works fast to…

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Causes of Vaginal Dryness

Vaginal dryness occurs when the production of estrogen is reduced, typically during menopause. As women age, the levels of estrogen drop until the body is no longer able to manufacture it in sufficient amounts. During that time, a typical female experiences gradual increase in vaginal dryness. The symptom may be caused by a variety of reasons,…

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Why Planet Drugs Direct Doesn’t Advertise

In this current age of Internet advertising, Planet Drugs Direct is an interesting case study. Growing by leaps and bounds since its start in 2001, this online pharmacy makes it simple to purchase prescription drugs over the Internet. Even though the company rarely advertises, over 400,000 customers both new and old continue to flock to…

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How Does Cymbalta Work

A number of new medications are currently on the market to help combat depression. Cymbalta, generic name duloxetine, is one of the drugs that has been found to be successful in treating depression and conditions such as diabetic neuropathy, anxiety, fibromyalgia and pain associated with cancer. Cymbalta’s mechanism of action works directly on the body’s…

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