Drugs and Medications


Lucentis is administered to someone who suffers from wet macular degeneration, which is a medical eye condition that causes a person to lose his vision due to choroidal neovascularisation or abnormal growth of blood vessels in the choriocapillaris that directly results in a leakage of protein and blood underneath the macula or the center of […]

Oral acne medication

There are literally thousands of oral acne medications available in the marketplace. Unfortunately, though, this can lead to extreme confusion and you may also be very frustrated as you have no idea which specific medication you should be taking. Your first port of call should always be to contact your dermatologist and undergo a skin […]

Dermovate cream

Dermovate cream is a steroid medicine that is used for treating various skin disorders such as eczema and psoriasis. The cream contains a fair amount of clobetasol propionate, which is also known as topical corticosteroid. It is used to treat skin condition symptoms such as swelling and itchiness. A prescription is required to use dermovate […]

HCG drops

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) is best known as a chemical that is naturally produced by pregnant women. An embryo will typically require access to their mother’s fat stores in order to develop and grow. HCG will allow the embryo to draw on these stores of fat whenever needed. However we are now aware that if […]

How does Viagra work?

Viagra is potentially the best known drug of all time. There are literally billions of spam e-mails sent on a daily basis to advertise Viagra. In actual fact this has become such a problem that Pfizer, the manufacturer and maker of Viagra, have tried to address this situation by educating people in the fake forms […]


Bodybuilders have intense workouts that involve little cardio. Instead, they focus their efforts on what will win them the most attention, awards, money and fame—their muscles. By lifting weights at intense levels and eating diets high in protein, these athletes are able to create amazingly buff and toned bodies worthy of strongest man competitions, Mr. […]

DMSO cream

DMSO stands for Dimethyl Sulfoxide. It is an odorless, colorless liquid, usually used as an industrial solvent. It is a byproduct of wood pulp that is created when paper is made from trees. DMSO is often used as a medical remedy in lotions, cream and ointments. It is usually used to provide pain relief, but […]

Phentermine side effects

Phentermine is a prescription medication that is typically prescribed on a short-term basis for weight loss. Some name brands of the medication are no longer on the market. The one that is still currently available for prescription is Adipex-P. Generic versions of Phentermine are also available with a prescription and the drug is currently produced […]

OTC diuretics

Diuretics get their name from the way they promote diuresis in the body. Diuresis is essentially the expulsion of fluids from the body through urination. Commonly, diuretics are known as water pills, and these names can be used interchangeably. They can be bought over-the-counter or prescribed by a doctor, depending on the exact need. Most […]

HGH injections

HGH or human growth hormone injections have seen a lot of hype and have been market claiming to cure or help a lot of different problems in the last few years. They have been marketed as an anti-aging product for example. Some people have called this product the fountain of youth. Proponents of the product […]

Zinc lozenges

Zinc lozenges are very popular with a lot of people who have learned how much they can help reduce, prevent and even cure the common cold. The lozenges are very effective if used as soon as you feel you are coming down with a cold or sore throat. People who have speaking engagements and who […]

Drugs for cancer treatment

There are many prescription drugs used for cancer treatment. Many of these drugs are used not only for treating the actual disease, but to help relieve the symptoms of cancer such as pain and many of the side effects of the disease such as nausea that is very common with this illness. Most of the […]

Testosterone booster

Men who want to boost their athletic performance and those who want to increase their sex drive have found that taking a testosterone booster helps. Taking a testosterone booster can increase the level of testosterone in the bloodstream. Having an increased level of testosterone in the bloodstream can improve memory, give you more energy, improve […]

Estrogen blockers

In today’s modern world human beings are being exposed to more and more estrogens in their daily lives. People are being exposed to higher amounts of estrogen than their body naturally makes and we are getting pseudo estrogens from various outside sources. We get estrogen various ways like in contraceptive pills or when certain plastics […]

MSM cream

MSM (methylsulphonylmethane) is a natural substance that is found in various raw foods and supplies. It is an organic form of sulfur. Many people take MSM supplements for arthritis and joint pain. You can get it in capsule form, tablet form and in creams and lotions. MSM cream easily penetrates the skin all the way […]

Topical pain relievers

A topical pain reliever is a product that is designed to bring pain relief to medical conditions such as sore muscles and arthritis. These pain relievers are also regularly referred to as analgesics and can be purchased over the counter. Many patients use topical pain relievers in addition to ibuprofen and other medications that help […]

Shelf life of prescription drugs

Although the majority of prescription drugs would indicate an expiration date, being able to determine the actual shelf life of prescription drugs is actually fairly difficult. You will, most likely, find that the majority of prescription drugs are still highly effective once the use by date has been passed. If you take into consideration the […]


Spironolactone (commonly branded as Novo-Spiroton and other names) is a diuretic product which is also used regularly for its antiandrogen properties. Spironolactone is one of many types of potassium-sparing diuretics which is used to effectively treat conditions such as a heart failure, liver disease, and Conn’s syndrome. Spironolactone is not an extremely effective diuretic as […]

Retinol cream

Retinol cream is a type of skin cream that is commonly used as a treatment product for acne and similar skin disorders. One of the main ingredients in retinol cream, Vitamin A, is a major reason why the cream is capable of treating serious skin conditions. As there are many strong ingredients in this skin […]

Does Rogaine Work?

Rogaine is a hair loss medication which is based around the ingredient Minoxidil. This particular ingredient has anywhere from two to five percent doses in the medication. Minoxidil was introduced as a drug to treat high blood pressure but studies showed positive results in treating hair loss as well. It was noted that the use […]

Synthroid side effects

Synthroid is a drug taken to treat problems with the thyroid gland. It is most commonly used to either treat hypothyroidism, a condition when the body is low in hormones produced by the thyroid gland that are supposed to regulate energy and metabolism, or it is used to treat or prevent goiter, an enlarged thyroid […]

Cortisone injections

Cortisone, or corticosteroid, injections are used to relieve inflammation and pain in specific areas of the body. Corticosteroids are a class of medications that are very potent anti-inflammatory agents; cortisone is the most commonly used corticosteroid (in this case, the two are used interchangeably). The most common place that cortisone injections are injected is into […]

Clomid side effects

Clomid is a prescription fertility drug also sold under the brand name Serophene. It is a very well-known drug and is currently the most commonly used by women seeking to become pregnant. Clomid is used to stimulate ovulation and has been proven to be effective approximately 80 percent of the time. Of course, as with […]

Guaifenesin side effects

Guaifenesin is a type of drug called an expectorant, meaning it loosens phlegm and increases the lubrication inside the lungs, allowing for a more productive cough and therefore, less chest congestion. The over-the-counter version of guaifenesin is Mucinex. Chest congestion can have different causes—allergies, sinus infection, the common cold—but guaifenesin can help in any case. […]

HCG side effects

HCG is a common term which actually stands for Human Chorionic Gonadotropin. HCG is a human hormone that becomes present when someone develops certain medical conditions such as cancer. In patients with many types of cancer, the hormone becomes a tumor marker. It is a glycoprotein hormone that is also produced when a woman becomes […]

Viagra, Levitra, Cialis – Which is best?

Everyone knows that Viagra is the most popular treatment for erectile dysfunction. The majority of individuals with this condition will resort to Viagra for relief. However, there are some other options now as well. Levitra and Cialis are two newer drugs which have received quite a bit of attention. With so much interest in all […]

Osteoporosis medications

Osteoporosis is a medical condition that causes weakness of the bones in the human body. The condition of health that an individual with osteoporosis is living in can vary from minor discomfort to severe inability to function properly. Some individuals with osteoporosis could cause damage to their bones simply from sneezing as they have become […]


Finasteride was first created as a drug treatment for BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia). BPH is basically an enlarged prostate gland which is relatively common in older men. The drug was tested for its effectiveness at treating BPH when some amazing side effects were noted. The major side effect which was ultimately very beneficial was stimulated […]

Lisinopril side effects

Lisinopril is a drug known as an ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitor; it is used to treat high blood pressure (known as hypertension in the medical world), congestive heart failure, and to improve survival from a heart attack (sometimes it is used in those who have recently had a heart attack). It is always important […]


Methotrexate is also known by brand names Trexall, Rheumatrex dose pack, Folex PFS and Methotrexate Sodium. The drug is used to treat specific types of cancer such as breast cancer, skin cancer, lung cancer and certain cancers found in the head and neck. It has also been successfully used to treat other conditions such as […]