Tecfidera a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Multiple Sclerosis – Overview

Tecfidera, the brand name form of dimethyl fumarate, is a prescription medication used to treat multiple sclerosis. Tecfidera belongs to a group of drugs called fumaric acid esters. The exact way it works to treat multiple sclerosis is unknown. This medication comes as capsules to be taken twice daily, with or without food. Common side effects of Tecfidera […]

Managing Medication

Hello my name’s Mary, I’m here to talk to John about medications today John, I’ve just come to talk about how important it is to take medications as prescribed by the doctor sometimes that can be a little bit difficult because there’s lots of different medications I’ve an example here of a Webster pack that can be made […]

Jordan Peterson’s opinion on Antidepressants

So, the question is, how do you differentiate the utility of behavioural/psychotherapeutic treatments for conditions like depression Versus medical treatments? Okay, so the first thing I would say is, um, don’t underestimate the utility of medical interventions. Depression is a catastrophy. It carries with it a very high suicide rate. And it also levels people out, and it’s […]

My Health Matters – Medication side-effects

Medications are prescribed for you to relieve conditions, to relieve symptoms of a condition, or to prevent illness. Side effects can be an unfortunate by-product of taking medications; anything from headaches, nausea, constipation, diarrhea, fatigue. However, most side effects do resolve fairly quickly. The body will adjust to the medication. Never discontinue your medication just because you are […]

Avandaryl Medication Uses and Side Effects

Avandaryl is a prescription medication used in combination with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes. It is a combination product that contains two medications: rosiglitazone, a thiazolidinedione, and glimepiride, a sulfonylurea. This medication comes in tablet form and is usually taken once a day, with your first meal. Common side […]

Overview of Lovaza a Prescription Medication Used to Lower Triglycerides in the Blood

Lovaza, the brand name form of omega-3-acid ethyl esters, is a prescription medication used to lower very high triglycerides (fats) in the blood. It is made from fish oils that work by lowering liver production of triglycerides.This medication comes in capsule form and is usually taken once or twice daily, with or without food. Common side effects of […]

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