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Why Is Esomeprazole (Nexium) Important in Managing Duodenal Ulcers?

A duodenal ulcer can result in four to eight weeks of treatment and that is mainly because the infection is caused by a bacterium, commonly H. pylori. Acid suppressing medication can be used to heal the ulcer and antibiotics can help to clear up the bacterial infection at the same time. While the bacterial infection is…

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What Medical Conditions Can Omeprazole Treat?

Omeprazole is a medication used in treatment of acid-related diseases such as reflux or dyspepsia. It is also recommended for healing and prevention of stomach ulcers and other gastro-esophageal conditions. The medication comes in various dosages, and it may be combined with other prescriptions in the form of injections, capsules and tablets. Certain amounts of acid…

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What is Fibromyalgia?

To date the etiology of fibromyalgia is unknown. This disease manifests itself in a wide variety of symptoms, including sleep disturbances, tingling in limbs, headaches, cognitive problems, fatigue and widespread pain. Those with fibromyalgia may also experience irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), fibromyalgia affects about 5.0…

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What Do You Need to Know Before Using Seretide Diskus Inhaler

Seretide Diskus Inhaler is a device recommended for treatment of obstructive airway illnesses such as asthma or emphysema. The appliance can be used by people above the age of 4 with specific dosage adjustments for each patient. The control of symptoms is achieved by regular use and diligent application administered by the affected individual. This…

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What Is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative Colitis is a type of a bowel disease in which the lining of the colon and rectum exhibits signs of persistent inflammation. The inner soft tissue develops minute pores constantly discharging mucous and pus resulting in frequent bowel movements and abdominal pain. The systemic functions of the organs are compromised causing discomfort and irritation.…

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What Causes Chronic Bronchitis?

More than 9 million Americans suffer from chronic bronchitis every year, according to the American Lung Association. Someone who has chronic bronchitis can also develop emphysema and together, this can be known as COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. What is bronchitis? Bronchitis is defined as an inflammation of the bronchial tubes or the lining of the…

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Understanding Your Medication – How Salbutamol CFC Free Inhaler (Ventolin) Works

Ventolin is a prescription medication that is often used to prevent spasms in the bronchial tubes or to treat spasms that are already present. It can be used by people who are as young as four years of age. This drug is also used by people who experience exercise induced spasms in the bronchial tubes.…

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How Sildenafil Citrate (Viagra) Treats Sexual Impotence in Diabetes Patients

Sexual impotence is just one of the many symptoms that a person can experience with diabetes. According to the National Institutes of Health, approximately 10 percent of men with type 1 diabetes have erectile dysfunction as a common complication. A study was done with 188 patients to see if sildenafil citrate, the drug that is marketed…

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How Free Trade in European Medication Helps You Save Money

How can free trade on a continent on the other side of the ocean save you money? The only trade rule in medication you’ve experienced is one that sets outrageously high prices and prevents reasonably priced medications from entering the market. Importers across Europe, however, employ a parallel trade business model, which allows the movement…

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What Are The Risks Of Uncontrolled Blood Pressure

Uncontrolled blood pressure has a lot of risks. High blood pressure or hypertension has been known as the silent killer because there are no symptoms associated with it in the majority of cases. The only way for a person to know whether they have high blood pressure is to have their blood pressure tested periodically…

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