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Ibuprofen: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions
Drugs and Medication

Ibuprofen: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

    GENERIC NAME— IbuprofenBRAND NAME(S)— Advil, Junior Strength Advil What is Ibuprofen? Ibuprofen is a medicine belongs to class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Advil (Ibuprofen) is used to reduce fever, treat pain and inflammation. Advil Side Effects: Some of the common side effects of ibuprofen may include — Upset stomach Nausea Vomiting Headaches Diarrhea Constipation […]

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    Adderall: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions
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    Adderall: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions

      GENERIC NAME(S): Dextroamphetamine, Amphetamine DRUG CLASS: Stimulants What is Adderall? Amphetamine and dextroamphetamine, belongs to a group of drugs called stimulants, are central nervous system stimulants that are believed to affect chemicals present in the brain and nerves that help to contribute to hyperactivity and impulse control. It can help to boost focus on an […]

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      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
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        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 Lightheadedness […]

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          Metoprolol: Side Effects, Uses, Interaction and Precautions
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          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
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            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
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              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
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                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
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                  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
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                    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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