Depression

Depression is a disease of our time, so the disorder is called on a domestic level. Every day the number of recorded cases is increasing, according to statistics, it affects about 20% of the population of countries with a good standard of living. The disease is serious, at the appearance of the first signs it…

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Methemoglobinemia

During metabolic transformations in the blood of healthy people very small amounts of dishemoglobins are formed: carboxyhemoglobin, sulfhemoglobin, methemoglobin (0.1-1%). At the same time, erythrocytes contain a number of factors that maintain the fraction of methemoglobin at a level not exceeding 1.0-1.5% of total Hb. In particular, the enzyme methemoglobin reductase is involved in the…

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The way of administration of Prometazine

The drug of phenothiazine series, has high antihistamine activity and pronounced effect on CNS. It has sedative, hypnotic, antiemetic, antipsychotic and hypothermic effects. It prevents and calms hiccups. Promethazine prevents but does not eliminate histamine-mediated effects (including urticaria and pruritus). Anticholinergic action causes a drying effect on the mucous membranes of the nasal and oral…

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Umeclidinium

Why is this medication prescribed? Umeclidinium oral inhalation is used in adults to control wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness caused by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD; a group of diseases that affect the lungs and airways, that includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema). Umeclidinium inhalation is in a class of medications called anticholinergics.…

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Use of Prednisolone

A parenteral injection. Acute allergic reactions; bronchial asthma and asthmatic status; prophylaxis or treatment of thyrotoxic reaction and thyrotoxic crisis; shock, incl. resistant to other therapies; myocardial infarction; acute adrenal insufficiency; cirrhosis of the liver, acute hepatitis, acute hepatic renal insufficiency; poisoning with cauterizing fluids (in order to reduce inflammatory phenomena and prevent scar contractions).…

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IBEROGAST

Iberogast has a spasmolytic effect on the spasmed parts of the intestinal wall: both the whole STW 5 complex and some of its individual components (extracts of peppermint leaves, chamomile flowers, licorice root) weaken the acetylcholine and histamine-induced spasm of the smooth muscles of guinea pigs’ iliac. At the same time, Iberian extract bitterly stimulates…

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What are “Normal” Blood Sugar Levels?

What are Normal Blood Sugar Levels? The following numbers refer to average blood sugar (glucose) levels in venous plasma, as measured in a lab.  Portable home glucose meters measure sugar in capillary whole blood.  Many, but not all, meters in 2010 are calibrated to compare directly to venous plasma levels. Fasting blood sugar after a…

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FBS

FBS What tests can I use to check my blood sugar level? There are 2 blood tests that can help you manage your diabetes. One of these tests is called an A1C test. This test reflects your blood sugar (or blood glucose) control over the past 2-3 months. Testing your A1C level every 3 months is the…

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Health Tips

Allergies are on the rise nationwide. This is a worrisome epidemic and one that is already having an impact on the quality of life of millions of Americans. If you or a family member believes that you are suffering from this potentially debilitating condition, finding a Dallas allergy doctor who can help diagnose and treat…

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How to Remove Lice Once and For All

Head lice are an annoying nuisance that can affect people of all ages and lifestyles. Contrary to popular belief, lice are not an indication of filth because anyone and everyone is susceptible to them. Although they do not pose any serious health risks, they are an annoying bug that can cause severe scalp itching. Over…

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