Drugs and Medication

Sleeping Disorder (Insomnia)

Melatonin: Uses, Side Effects, Interaction and Melatonin Rich Foods

What is Melatonin? Melatonin is primarily used as a medicine to treat sleeping disorders such as insomnia and circadian rhythm disturbances. Melatonin is known as a hormone produced naturally in the body. It helps the body to maintain its sleep cycle, commonly known as the biological clock. On average, humans work for about 16 hours […]

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Tramadol Oral: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Overdose

Tramadol Oral: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Overdose

What is Tramadol? Tramadol is an opioid pain reliever used to treat moderate to severe pain in adults. It is sold under the brand names — Ultram, Ultram ER and ConZip. It is available as a generic medicine. Tramadol Side Effects : Common tramadol side effects may include [Trusted Source 1] — Dizziness Drowsiness Headaches Constipation Nausea Itching Vomiting […]

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Metoprolol: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

Metoprolol: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

Metoprolol is a selective β1 receptor blocker medication used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), chest pain (angina) due to low blood flow to the heart and conditions that involves an abnormally fast heart rate. Metoprolol is sold under the brand names — Lopressor, Kapspargo Sprinkle and Toprol XL. This medicine was made in 1969, patented in 1970, and approved for […]

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Fluoxetine: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

Fluoxetine: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

What is Fluoxetine? Fluoxetine is an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder, panic disorder, obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), bulimia nervosa and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Fluoxetine is also used to treat premature ejaculation. It is taken by mouth. Fluoxetine belongs to a group of drugs called Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs). Fluoxetine is sold under the brand names — Prozac, Selfemra, Sarafem and Rapiflux. […]

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Amoxicillin: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

Amoxicillin: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

What is Amoxicillin? Amoxicillin is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections including skin infections, strep throat, middle ear infection, pneumonia, and urinary tract infections (UTIs). It is taken by mouth. Amoxicillin was first discovered in 1958 and came into the medical use in 1972. It is available as a generic medicine. It comes under the brand names — Amoxil, Trimox and Moxatag. […]

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Bupropion: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

Bupropion: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

GENERIC NAME— Bupropion BRAND NAME(s)— Zyban, Wellbutrin SR, Wellbutrin XL, Aplenzin, Forfivo XL, Budeprion XL What is Bupropion? Bupropion is an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorder and seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Bupropion is also used as an aid for smoking cessation. It helps to reduce the severity of nicotine cravings and withdrawal symptoms. The effectiveness of this medicine is comparable […]

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Nexium (Esomeprazole) : Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

Nexium (Esomeprazole) : Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

GENERIC NAME(s)— Esomeprazole Magnesium BRAND NAME(s)— Nexium DRUG CLASS— Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) What is Nexium? Nexium (Esomeprazole) is a medication which reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, Zollinger–Ellison syndrome and peptic ulcer disease. It is taken by mouth or injection into a vein. The medicine was patented […]

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Duloxetine: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

Duloxetine: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

GENERIC NAME— Duloxetine DRUG CLASS— Selective Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors (SSNRIs) BRAND NAME(s)—Cymbalta, Irenka What is Duloxetine? Duloxetine is an antidepressant medication used to treat generalized anxiety disorder, fibromyalgia and major depressive disorder. Duloxetine is also used to treat nerve pain caused by diabetes, chronic muscle or joint pain. It is taken by mouth. Duloxetine was approved […]

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Fludac: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

Fludac: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

What is Fludac? Fludac is an antidepressant medication used to treat disorders such as depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and panic disorder. It belongs to a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Fludac is widely prescribed medication to treat depression and other mental health conditions. It is taken by mouth. How to Use : […]

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Colace (Docusate Sodium) Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

Colace (Docusate) : Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

GENERIC NAME(s)— Docusate Sodium BRAND NAME(s)— Colace What is Colace? Colace (Docusate) is a stool softener which makes bowel movements softer and easier to pass. It is used to treat occasional constipation. Colace helps to reduce pain caused by hard stools. It is taken by mouth. Recommended Dosage The recommended dose of Colace is divided according […]

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