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March 1, 2020
Role of Antipsychotic Medication In Weight Gain

Role of Antipsychotic Medication In Weight Gain

Do Antipsychotic Medication Cause Weight Gain? Prevalence of weight gain is a common in psychotic patients. Individuals with schizophrenia have more intra-abdominal fat. Therefore, these patients […]
March 1, 2020
What You Need to Know About Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotics – What You Need to Know About Antibiotic Resistance

Resistance of Antibiotics INTRODUCTION Due to an increase in the number of microorganisms that shows resistance to antimicrobial agents, control of various infectious diseases is becoming […]
March 1, 2020
Pharmacology of Antihistamines

Pharmacology of Antihistamines

Introduction of Antihistamines Antihistamine was discovered more than a century ago by Anne Marie Staub and Daniel Bovet. Antihistaminic drugs were made by doing primarily modifications […]
February 21, 2020
Mechanism Of Action Of First Generation (Sedating) Antihistamines

Mechanism Of Action Of First Generation (Sedating) Antihistamines

Classification of First Generation Antihistamines First generation antihistamines include the following drugs Chlorpheniramine Cyclizine Diphenhydramine Dimenhydrinate Doxylamine Hydroxyzine Meclizine Promethazine Doxepine Histamine Histamine is an important […]
February 20, 2020
Difference Between Beta Lactam Antibiotics And Macrolides

Difference Between Beta Lactam Antibiotics And Macrolides

Beta Lactam Antibiotics And Macrolides Explained The term antibiotic was derived from the word “antibiosis” which actually means “against life”. Antibiotics were thought to be organic […]
February 20, 2020
Antihypertensive Drugs the Facts

Antihypertensive Drugs – Lowdown – Pharmacology

Antihypertensive Drugs Introduction Hypertension sustained systolic blood pressure of greater than 140mm Hg or a sustained diastolic blood pressure which is greater than 90 mm Hg  […]
February 20, 2020
Anabolic Steriods the Facts

Anabolic Steriods – Lowdown – Pharmacology

ANABOLIC STEROIDS Androgens are steroids that have masculinizing effects or anabolic effects associated with proteins building in muscle and bones of both males as well females. […]