Drugs and Medication

Lexapro Medication and Drugs
Drugs and Medication

Lexapro (Escitalopram): Uses, Side-Effects, Dosage, Interaction and Precautions

Generic Name(s)— Escitalopram Oxalate Brand Names— Lexapro What Is Lexapro? Lexapro or Escitalopram is an antidepressant, used to treat depression and anxiety. Escitalopram belongs to a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It helps to affect chemicals in the brain that may be unbalanced in the individuals with depression or anxiety. It is taken by mouth. The medication can […]

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Atorvastatin or Lipitor Medication
Drugs and Medication

Lipitor (Atorvastatin): Uses, Side-Effects, Dosage and Interactions

Brand Names— Lipitor Generic Name— Atorvastatin Calcium What Is Lipitor (Atorvastatin)? Lipitor is a prescription medicine which is used to lower bad cholesterol i.e. low density lipoprotein or LDL and to increase good cholesterol i.e. high density lipoprotein or HDL. It can help to lower triglycerides and to prevent the symptoms of high cholesterol, also called hyperlipidemia, […]

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Estradiol Medication
Drugs and Medication

What is Estradiol? Estradiol Medication Uses, Side-Effects, Overdose, Interactions and Precautions

Formula— C18H24O2 CAS ID— 50-28-2 Molar Mass— 272.38 g/mol Classification— Estrogen Generic Name(s)— Estradiol Brand Name(s)— Estrace, Vivelle-Dot, Delestrogen, Climara, DepoEstradiol, Alora, Estrace Cream, Divigel, Elestrin, Estraderm Transdermal, estradiol topical, Estradot, Estrogel, Evamist, Estrasorb, Femtrace, Menostar, Minivelle, Vivelle What is Estradiol? Estradiol (E2), also known as oestradiol, is a major female sex hormone or estrogen hormone which plays an important […]

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Guaifenesin Medicine
Drugs and Medication

Guaifenesin: Uses, Dosage and Side-Effects

Generic Name(s)— Guaifenesin Brand Name(s)— Mucinex Other Name(s)— Glyceryl guaiacolate Drug Class— Expectorants What is Guaifenesin? Guaifenesin is an expectorant. In simple words, guaifenesin is a medication which is used to treat coughs and congestion caused by the common cold, bronchitis, and other breathing illnesses. It works by loosening and thinning congestion in your chest and throat, […]

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Paroxetine - Antidepressant Medication
Drugs and Medication

Paroxetine: Uses, Dosage and Side Effects

What is Paroxetine? Paroxetine is an antidepressant that belongs to the class of drugs, called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Paroxetine is sold under the brand names Seroxat, Paxil, Paxil CR and Pexeva. It was first approved in the United States in 1992 for medical use and initially sold by GlaxoSmithKline. It is currently available as a generic medication. How […]

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Contraceptive Pills
Drugs and Medication
Sexual Health

Emergency Contraceptive Pills: How To Take, Side-Effects, Birth Control Methods and Much More

WHAT IS A CONTRACEPTIVE PILL? An emergency contraceptive pill (also known as ECP, the pill, birth control pill or morning after pill), is a medication taken by a women to avoid unwanted pregnancy just after unprotected sex. It is important to note the word “emergency”. If you are sexually active or planning to be, then […]

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A Man with Depression
Drugs and Medication
Mental Health

Antidepressants: Working, Side-Effects, Uses and Effectiveness

WHAT ARE ANTIDEPRESSANTS? Antidepressants are the medications that can help to relieve symptoms of depression, anxiety disorders, social anxiety disorder, seasonal affective disorder, and dysthymia, or mild chronic depression, as well as other conditions. Taking an antidepressant may be a part of your treatment plan, if you’re being treated for depression. Antidepressants are used to […]

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