Medicines and their uses and side effects








Asthma Medications and Treatments - Cleveland Clinic

8/15/2014
03:29 | Author: Nicholas Clark

Medicines and their uses and side effects
Asthma Medications and Treatments - Cleveland Clinic

Take your time. Double-check the name and dosage of all medications before using them. of medication. Listed below are asthma medications and their uses:.

Purpose: Relief and control.

Forms: Mast cell stabilizers are only available in inhaled forms. Intal can also be used 30 minutes before exercise to prevent exercise-induced symptoms. They prevent asthma symptoms and need 3 to 4 weeks to begin working. Mast cell stabilizers need to be taken 2 to 4 times a day to control asthma long-term.

Purpose: Relief (short-acting forms) or control (long-acting forms) Short-acting forms beta2-agonists Drug names:

Asthma medications are the foundation of good asthma control.

Another medication is Combivent, a combination of albuterol (Proventil, Ventolin) and ipratropium bromide (Atrovent).

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Drug Side Effects - Medication Older Adults Should Use With - AARP

6/14/2014
05:18 | Author: Jeremy Rodriguez

Medicines and their uses and side effects
Drug Side Effects - Medication Older Adults Should Use With - AARP

You're also more sensitive to many common medications, including A person's age can impact the effectiveness and side effects of the.

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Phenytoin Epilepsy Foundation

4/13/2014
07:27 | Author: Steven Lewis

Medicines and their uses and side effects
Phenytoin Epilepsy Foundation

Sometimes the savings are large, but with other medicines the price differences are pretty small.. What are the most common side effects of Phenytoin?.

Faulty reflexes can be seen in a minority of this group. Some people who take phenytoin for several years may have damage to the nerves in their legs.

That's one of the reasons it’s used so much. The most common complaints (usually not too severe) are:. Most people who take phenytoin don't have too much trouble with side effects.

The doctor may be able to prescribe a different medicine if phenytoin is causing unpleasant side effects. Phenytoin (like other seizure medicines) should never be stopped without instructions from the doctor.

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TRUVADA (emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

2/12/2014
09:56 | Author: Chloe Allen

Medicines and their uses and side effects
TRUVADA (emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)

Antiviral medicines. I want info TRUVADA is a prescription medicine used in 2 different ways: to treat. What are the other possible side effects of TRUVADA?.

Do not take TRUVADA if you also take:

What are the other possible side effects of TRUVADA?

If your healthcare provider has prescribed TRUVADA to help reduce the risk of getting HIV-1 infection, you should also know:

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.FDA.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

TRUVADA can cause serious side effects:

Serious side effects of TRUVADA may also include:

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