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Prescription stimulants are drugs that improve states of alertness and wakefulness. They stimulate both the central nervous system and sympathetic nervous system and often produce euphoric feelings. They help patients suffering from ADD or ADHD and are also used to treat narcolepsy and other sleep disorders. The most used stimulants are Adderall, Adderall XR, Ritalin and Concerta; there are also some new drugs called eugeroics. Adrafinil and Modafinil, marketed as Provigil and Olmifon belong to this class.
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by whooh
2017-10-05 17:54
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An analgesic or painkiller is any member of the group of drugs used to achieve analgesia, relief from pain. Anti-Inflammatories reduce inflammation and its symptoms. Pain killing & Anti-Inflammatories drugs include Acetaminophen, Aspirin, Buprenorphine, Ibuprofen, Naproxen Sodium, Fioricet, Fentanyl, Hydrocodone, Hydromorphone, Methadone, Morphine, Opium, Tramadol, Oxycodone etc.
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by Rebecca
2017-08-28 17:38
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Antibiotics are a type of antimicrobial used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infection. They include Cephalosporin, Amphotericin B, Ciproflaxin, Gentamicin, Penicillin, Neomycin, Polymyxin B, Erythromycin, Streptomycin, Tetracycline, Vancomycin, Rifamycin, etc.
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by Toliman
2017-08-15 16:57
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Anticonvulsants also known as antiepileptic drugs prevent epileptic seizures. Anticonvulsants include Barbiturates: Barbexaclone, Methylphenobarbital, Metharbital, Primidone, Phenobarbital, Hydantoins: Ethotoin, Fosphenytoin, Phenytoin, Mephenytoin, Oxazolidinediones: Ethadione, Trimethadione, Paramethadione, Succinimides: Ethosuximide, Phensuximide, Mesuximide, Benzodiazepines: Clobazam, Clorazepate, Clonazepam, Diazepam, Lorazepam, Temazepam, Midazolam, Nitrazepam, Carboxamides: Carbamazepine, Rufinamide, Oxcarbazepine, Fatty acid derivatives: Valnoctamide, Valpromide, Carboxylic acids: Valproic acid (Valproate semisodium & Sodium valproate), etc.
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by coloredproblem
2017-06-29 18:56
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Antidepressants are drugs used for the treatment of major depressive disorder and other conditions, including dysthymia, obsessive compulsive disorder, chronic pain, eating disorders, neuropathic pain, dysmenorrhoea, snoring, migraine, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dependence, addiction, and sleep disorders. They include Zoloft, Prozac, Celexa, Lexapro, Paxil, Pexeva, Luvox, Oleptro, Cymbalta, Effexor XR, Anafranil, Wellbutrin etc.
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by Rociefoldn
2017-06-09 09:10
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Antihypertensives are a class of drugs that are used to treat hypertension. Antihypertensives include diuretics, beta-blockers, calcium channel blocker, ACE (angiotensin- converting enzyme) inhibitors, centrally acting antihypertensives and sympatholytics.
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by Sarah Sharp
2017-07-25 18:29
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Antineoplastics or anticancer drugs inhibit the development of malignant cells. They include Alkylating Agents, Antimetabolites, Antibiotics and Antimitotic agents. Cytotoxics can be also used as Antineoplastics.
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by Claidecon
2017-05-01 21:46
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Antipsychotics treat symptoms of severe psychiatric disorders, in particular in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder,. They are divided into typical (Phenothiazines and Butyrophenones), atypical (Clozapine, Olanzapine, Zyprexa, Risperidone, etc) and Dopamine partial agonists (Aripiprazole).
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by ReXxX
2017-10-30 20:25
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Antivirals are used for treating viral infections including influenza. Antivirals include Anti-herpesvirus agents (Aciclovir, Docosanol, Cidofovir, Famciclovir), Anti-influenza agents (Amantadine, Peramivir, Rimantadine, Oseltamivir, Zanamivir), Antiretroviral drugs prevent the growth of the HIV virus and others, they include (Tenofovir, Lamivudine, Emtricitabine, Efavirenz).
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by NoOome
2017-10-27 19:37
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Bronchodilator drugs, or bronchodilators, make breathing easier by relaxing the muscles in the lungs and widening the airways. The most common bronchodilators are Ventolin, Primatene (epinephrine), Flixotide, Serevent, Accu-Hale, Albuterol.
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by Shearer
2017-09-27 16:55
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Corticosteroids are a class of steroid hormones, produced in the adrenal cortex, as well as the synthetic analogues of these hormones. Corticosteroids are used primarily as anti-inflammatories but could be also used for treating some malignancies or natural hormone deficiency. Corticosteroids include: Betamethasone (Celestone), Budesonide (Entocort EC), Cortisone (Cortone), Dexamethasone (Decadron), Hydrocortisone (Cortef), Prednisolone (Prelone), Triamcinolone (Kenacort, Kenalog) and Prednisone (Deltasone).
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by Alyssa Harney
2017-10-06 21:20
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Drugs used in diabetes treat diabetes mellitus by lowering glucose levels in the blood. They include insulin, exenatide, liraglutide and pramlintide, all are administered orally and are thus also called oral hypoglycemic agents or oral antihyperglycemic agents. There are different classes of anti-diabetic drugs, and their selection depends on the nature of the diabetes, age and situation of the person, as well as other factors.
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by notonlyme
2017-07-21 18:55
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Erectile dysfunction (ED), also known as impotence, is the inability to get and maintain an erection. There are now at least three effective erectile dysfunction drugs: Viagra, Cialis and Levitra. Discuss them here.
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by BehneRadiat
2017-08-01 16:35
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There are three medications that have evidence to support their use in male pattern hair loss: finasteride, dutasteride and minoxidil.
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by SamualSims
2017-08-04 16:33
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A heart attack is the death of heart muscle from the sudden blockage by a blood clot in a coronary artery that supplies blood to the heart. There are different drugs to treat heart disease, they include Statins (Cerivastatin, atorvastatin, simvastatin, rosuvastatin, lovastatin, pravastatin, and fluvastatin). Anticoagulants (Heparin, Warfarin, Certoparin, Dalteparin, Bivalirudin, Enoxaparin etc.), Thrombolytics (anistreplase, t-PA, reteplase, tenecteplase, streptokinase and urokinase).
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by Suffes
2017-07-20 16:41
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Human Growth Hormone (HGH), also known as somatotropin, is a peptide hormone that stimulates growth, cell reproduction and cell regeneration.
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by Nestand
2017-06-14 23:21
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Muscle Relaxants are drugs that relieve muscle spasm. Central acting muscle relaxants are Benzodiazepines and Methocarbamol. Smooth muscle relaxant is Dicyclomine. There are several other skeletal muscle relaxants: Carisoprodol, Chlorzoxazone, Cyclobenzaprine, Baclofen, Dantrolene, Metaxalone, Orphenadrine, Pancuronium, Soma and Tizanidine.
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by RoseDee
2017-09-01 16:54
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A forum to discuss about trying to conceive, pregnancy, baby and parenting.
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by Silva
2017-10-12 15:24
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Anti-anxiety drugs depress the central nervous system and suppress anxiety. They include: Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines (e.g. Valium and Xanax), Carisoprodol, Glutethimide, Ketamine, Opioids.
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by prettyme
2017-09-06 21:19
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Weight loss drugs can act in a variety of ways - such as suppressing appetite, inhibiting fat absorption or increasing the metabolism. Some of them are: Orlistat, Belviq, Contrave, Saxenda, Phentermine, Qsymia, etc.
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by Mia C
2017-09-18 16:39
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Discuss any woman conditions and health problem(s) here, breasts, menopause etc.
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by Yousbabtle888
2017-02-05 18:52
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Use this forum if the drug or health issue you wish to discuss does not fit any of the other forums.
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by SummerMosquito
2017-07-21 16:38
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Herbalism has a long tradition of use outside conventional medicine. Learn and share with it here.
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by whoorang
2017-08-02 18:40
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