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BL cream is a Chinese 7g topical drug indicated for fungal infections as ring worm, athletes foot etc. Surprisingly some consumers also use it for acne, for pimples and as an underarm whitening cream?
Published by Phoenix Montoya 80 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +25 votes | 100 comments
A comparison between the herbal medicine Ascof and the synthetic cough cure Solmux – two popular cough remedy the Philippines. Is Ascof better than Solmux?
Published by Phoenix Montoya 85 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +24 votes | 29 comments
Compared to capsules and tablets, OTC pain relievers in topical (ointment, creams, gel, liniment) forms are safer. Swelling, utricaria or skin allergy can be a possibility but with topical types, there are lesser risks for stomach pains and no liver damage. In the Philippines, along with Efficascent Oil and Omega Pain Killer, Aldrtz Pau liniment is also one popular topical pain reliever. This is a product review about Aldrtz Pau- its facts, other uses and safety. Read on.
Published by Phoenix Montoya 69 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +30 votes | 22 comments
Simvastatin is known as a cholesterol-lowering drug. In the Philippines, it is the widely used anti-cholinesterase and the most recommended by most doctors. Here are facts about simvastatin – its uses, side-effects and safety.
Published by Phoenix Montoya 76 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +24 votes | 19 comments
These are five medicine known for other usual indications but can also be used for motion sickness prevention.
Published by Phoenix Montoya 89 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +22 votes | 18 comments
Topical antibiotic drops and ointment formulations are the usual known cures for an acute type of conjunctivitis commonly known as sore eyes, the pink eye or pinkeye. Corticosteroids like the dexamethasone tablet have been known as treatment for allergy symptoms as tearing and eye redness. But, can a dexamethasone tablet be a good choice for sore eyes?
Published by Phoenix Montoya 75 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +32 votes | 16 comments
One advantage of a capsule dosage form is its fast relief. But, in the case of ibuprofen Medicol, can a capsule form of this medicine be advisable for use? These are facts about Medicol as a softgel capsule - its efficacy and safety. Read on.
Published by Phoenix Montoya 78 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +28 votes | 16 comments
These are facts about some drug expiration schemes.
Published by Phoenix Montoya 83 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +23 votes | 16 comments
Lyrica is a FDA-approved prescription medicine used to help relieve pain arising from fibromyalgia. It is also used in treating partial seizures and pain caused by damaged nerves. Relief fibromyalgia pains with Lyrica since numerous studies have shown Lyrica to provide significant relief for some patients as compared to those who didnÂ’t take Lyrica.
Published by chy99 88 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +17 votes | 16 comments
Common misconceptions regarding drug uses.
Published by Phoenix Montoya 90 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +25 votes | 16 comments
Tuseran Forte is one of the best cold and cough remedy recognized in the Philippines. Classified as an OTC or Over-The –Counter medication, Tuseran Forte seemed safe to use. However, as Tuseran Forte contains efficient constituents, these chemical contents may not also be good for some people. Read on.
Published by Phoenix Montoya 69 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +29 votes | 15 comments
There are different dosage forms available in the market. Being aware of them especially the over-the-counter medicines are vital in choosing the form that will be best in treating diseases or other health problems.
Published by lencilicious 76 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +10 votes | 15 comments
Active constituents are usually blamed for untoward reactions however diluents as lactose, drug colorants as the tartrazine or FD and C yellow no. 5 can cause side effects too. These are facts about the common pharmaceutical additives or excipients and their undesirable side effects. Read on.
Published by Phoenix Montoya 78 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +34 votes | 15 comments
Ringworm or dermatophyte infection is a disease caused by different types of fungi usually from the trichophyton, epidermophyton and microsporum genera. As a fungal infection, it is generally treated with antifungal medications such as ketoconazole, miconazole, tolnaftate etc. Salicylic acid is also a known cure for ringworm. While salicylic acid is a lot cheaper than other antifungal agents, it is normally an OTC medicine which does not require a prescription. But, how does salicylic acid work...
Published by Phoenix Montoya 65 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +23 votes | 14 comments
Diphenhydramine is an antihistamine drug. It is commonly indicated for skin allergies, hay fever, in coughs associated with allergies and rarely, as an anti-emetic. Surprisingly, diphenhydramine is also used as an aid for de-worming medications. Read on.
Published by Phoenix Montoya 79 months ago in Drugs & Pharmaceuticals | +18 votes | 14 comments
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