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  • Sporidex is an antibiotic commonly used for urinary tract infections, respiratory tract infections, middle ear infections, sinus infections, and skin infections. Generally, it causes few side effects.

    Uses and Side Effects of Sporidex

    Uses and Side Effects of Sporidex

    by Dr Manura Nanayakkara5

  • BuSpar is a medication used to treat generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). It is generally taken twice a day and comes in a dividose tablet form. It has several interactions, one of which is grapefruit.

    Buspar Anti-Anxiety Medication

    Buspar Anti-Anxiety Medication

    by Melissa Flagg COA OSC4

  • For over a month, people across the US have been wondering what happened to the supply of atenolol, a drug commonly used to control blood pressure. Learn about the shortage and what options you have

    What Happened to Atenolol?

    What Happened to Atenolol?

    by Brandon Young0

  • What makes a drug unique? This article discusses the first four characteristics of a drug: molecular weight and size, stereoisomer, structure-activity relationship, and ionization constant.

    Characteristics of Drugs: Part 1

    Characteristics of Drugs: Part 1

    by Oyon B0

  • Vicodin, Lortab, and Norco are common prescription medications for pain. This article compares the ingredients and offers suggestions for deciding which might be appropriate in various circumstances.

    Vicodin vs. Lortab vs. Norco for Pain

    Vicodin vs. Lortab vs. Norco for Pain

    by Jason Poquette172

  • Candid mouth paint is an anti-fungal oral medication manufactured by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals of India. The active ingredient of Candid mouth paint is clotrimazole, which is used to treat oral thrush.

    Candid Mouth Paint Usage and Side Effects

    Candid Mouth Paint Usage and Side Effects

    by Dr Manura Nanayakkara16

  • Prescription muscle relaxers have a broad ranges of uses, both for acute and chronic illness. In this article, a pharmacist presents all of the currently available prescription muscle relaxers.

    Prescription Muscle Relaxers List

    Prescription Muscle Relaxers List

    by Jason Poquette336

  • Candid cream is a prescription anti-fungal skin preparation that contains 1% Clotrimazole. It is used to treat athlete's foot, jock itch, and body ringworm.

    Candid Cream: Uses and Side Effects

    Candid Cream: Uses and Side Effects

    by Dr Manura Nanayakkara6

  • What is naltrexone? As a pharmacist, I'm frequently asked about this medication, as well as many others.

    What Is Naltrexone?

    What Is Naltrexone?

    by Jason Poquette17

  • Serotonin syndrome is a serious and potentially dangerous condtions which may result from interactions between certain prescription drugs. In this article a pharmacist briefly explains the nature of serotonin syndrome, what causes it, and how to avoid serotonin syndrome.

    What Is Serotonin Syndrome? Causes and Treatment

    What Is Serotonin Syndrome? Causes and Treatment

    by Jason Poquette7

  • Millions of medicines are taken every year by human beings—but how many of us know how they actually work? Why they can be dangerous, and why is it important to take them as prescribed?

    How Do Medicines Work in the Body?

    How Do Medicines Work in the Body?

    by Helen Murphy Howell40

  • Endometriosis affects 10% or more of women worldwide. Many different medications are used to treat the symptoms and shrink the endometrial lesions, although there are no known cures.

    Endometriosis Medications

    Endometriosis Medications

    by Kymberly Fergusson3