July 2017

July 2, 2017

Chronic Bowel Disorders

Aminosalicylates: MESALAZINE: Indications: is an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat inflammation of the digestive tract ulcerative colitis and mild to moderate Crohn’s disease. Contraindications: severe hepatic […]
July 2, 2017


Antiemetics are a diverse group of drugs used to treat or prevent nausea and vomiting, including that associated with cancer therapy, anaesthesia and surgery, and motion […]
July 2, 2017

Vasodilator Antihypertensive Drugs

Hydralazine: Indications: moderate to severe hypertension (adjunct); heart failure (with long-acting nitrate), hypertensive crisis (including during pregnancy) Contraindications: Hypersensitivity to hydralazine; coronary artery disease; mitral valvular […]
July 2, 2017

Drugs For Hepatic Disorders

SILYMARIN: Indications: acute hepatitis, cirrhosis, fatty degeneration, prophylaxis and treatment of toxin drug induced liver disorders. Dose and Administration: 3-6 tablets daily on divided doses (210mg-420mg)
July 1, 2017

Drugs for Arrhythmias

Supraventricualr arrhythmias: ADENOSINE: Indications: Conversion to sinus rhythm of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT), including that associated with accessory bypass tracts (Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome). When clinically advisable, appropriate […]
July 1, 2017

Beta-adrenoceptor blocking drugs

Beta-adrenergic blocking drugs: A class of drugs, also called beta-blockers, that block beta-adrenergic substances such as adrenaline (epinephrine), a key agent in the "sympathetic" portion of the autonomic (involuntary) nervous system.
July 1, 2017

Drugs Affecting Intestinal Secretions

Pepsin, Lipase, Amylase & Protease: Indications: dyspepsia due to gastric, pancreatic, biliary and intestinal dysfunction. Contraindications: hypersensitivity to any ingredient. Dose and Administration: 2 tablets 3 […]
July 1, 2017


Before prescribing laxatives it is important to be sure that the patient is constipated and that the constipation is not secondary to an underlying undiagnosed complaint. […]
July 1, 2017


Diuretics promote the excretion of water and electrolytes by the kidneys. They are used in the treatment of heart failure or in hepatic, renal, or pulmonary disease when salt and water retention has resulted in oedema or ascites. Diuretics are also used, either alone, or in association with other agents, in the treatment of hypertension. The principal groups of diuretics are thiazides, 'Loop' or 'high - ceiling' diuretics، potassium sparing diuretics, osmotic diuretics, Mercurial diuretics and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.
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