Codeine Side Effects

July 27, 2012

Codeine is an opiate (narcotic opioid alkaloid) drug, used like most opiates for its analgesic effect. Codeine is prescribed for the treatment of mild and moderate pain, to relieve cough in case [...]

Effects And Side Effects of Statins

July 26, 2012

Effects of Statins Statins are a class of drugs with direct action upon the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase, which is strictly related with the production of cholesterol in the liver. The main effect of [...]

What Are The Beta Blockers And Which Are The Main Beta Blockers Side Effects

July 24, 2012

What Are Beta Blockers The beta blockers are a class of drugs which have as main effect the blockage of epinephrine (also known as adrenaline) and norepinephrine (also known as noradrenaline). [...]

The Main Venlafaxine Side Effects

July 24, 2012

What Is Venlafaxine Venlafaxine is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) drug, an anti-depressive drug. Its action is similar to fluoxetine or sertraline. Venlafaxine is focused to [...]

Zopiclone Side Effects

July 23, 2012

Zopiclone is non-benzodiazepine drug, with tranquilizing effect. It’s a controlled drug in most of the countries. In the United Kingdom, zopiclone is commercialized under the name of [...]

Dangerous Side Effects That Require Immediate Medical Attention

July 23, 2012

Most drugs have their share of side effects. These can be of mild nature, which can be easily endured, alleviated or eliminated through various remedies. Of course, most of the drugs come with [...]

Which Are The Aspartame Side Effects

July 22, 2012

Aspartame is a methyl ester, an artificial, non-saccharide sweetener, used as a substitute for sugar in various foods and drinks. Its Euro code is E951. This artificial sweetener was discovered [...]

Radiotherapy Side Effects

July 22, 2012

What Is Radiotherapy Radiotherapy or radiation therapy (XRT or DXT) is the use of ionizing radiation, for the treatment of cancer and tumors. Radiotherapy mechanism of action is the damaging of [...]

What Is Methotrexate And Which Are The Methotrexate Side Effects

July 22, 2012

Methotrexate is a drug with antifolate and antimetabolite effect. It’s recommended for the treatment of various autoimmune diseases like, Crohn’s disease, psoriatic arthritis, [...]

The Main Diazepam Side Effects

July 21, 2012

What Is Diazepam Diazepam, also known as Valium, is a benzodiazepine drug, with anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, hypnotic, sedative, and muscle relaxant effect. It’s used for the treatment and [...]