Hormones

drug related to hormones


Acarbose (Precose and Glucobay) Side Effects, Dosage, Interaction Information

Dec 12, 2010 No Comments

What is Acarbose (Precose and Glucobay)? Acarbose is a type of alpha-glucoside inhibitor. Acarbose belongs to category of alpha-glucoside inhibitor drugs. It is a pseudotetrasaccharide which inhibits alpha glucosidases. It has a direct effect on postprandial peaks without producing hyperinsulinemia, it delays carbohydrate digestion and glucose absorption thereby reducing postpran dial peaks. Acarbose an oral medicine used [...]

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Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate (Ala-Cort and Solu-Cortef) Side Effects, Indications, Interactions, Dosage Information

Dec 12, 2010 No Comments

What is Hydrocortisone Sodium Succinate (Ala-Cort and Solu-Cortef)? Hydrocortisone sodium succinate is a type of salt or ester of naturally-occurring glucocorticoid. Hydrocortisone sodium succinate belongs to category of hydrocortisone drugs. It actrapidly but has short duration of action. In addition to primary glucocorticoid, it has significant mineralocorticoid activity also Hydrocort. Sod. Succ. Inj supplements the [...]

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Triamcinolone (Adcortyl and Aristocort) Side Effects, Indications, Interactions, Dose Prescribing Information

Dec 12, 2010 No Comments

What is Triamcinolone (Adcortyl and Aristocort)? It is slightly more potent than prednisolone but highly selective ucocorticoid. It has virtually no sodium retaining effect, but has the disadvantage that muscle wasting may occasionally be severe and anorexia, mental depression may be more common at high doses. Indication/Contraindication for use of Triamcinolone (Adcortyl and Aristocort) Peptic [...]

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Deflazacort (Clotrimazole and Deflazacort) Side Effects, Dosage, Interaction Information

Dec 11, 2010 No Comments

What is Deflazacort (Clotrimazole and Deflazacort)? It is a glucocorticold. Its anti inflammatory and immuno suppressive effects are used in treating a variety of disease and are comparable to other anti inflammtory steroids. Deflazacort is a glucocorticoid used as an anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant. It is sold in the United Kingdom by Shire under the trade name [...]

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Anabolic (Winstrol and Dianabol) Side Effects, Indications, Interactions, Dosage Information

Dec 11, 2010 No Comments

What is Anabolic Steroids (Winstrol and Dianabol)? ANABOLIC STEROIDS These are synthetic androgens with higher anabolic and lower androgenic activity. Anabolic effects are similar to that of testosterone. Anabolic steroids were developed with the idea of avoiding virilizing side effects of androgens while retaining the anabolic effects. They tend to increase retention of nitrogen, calcium, [...]

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Dt56A (Flaxseed) Dosage and Indications

Dec 11, 2010 No Comments

Indication for use of Dt56A Flaxseed (Flaxseed)? It is advocated for managing postmenopausal symptoms and its complications. Femarelle (DT56a) is as a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) for the treatment of menopause and bone health. DT56a is a standardized compound derived from soybean. This drug is commonly sold as Brand Name Flaxseed. Dosage of Dt56A. [...]

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Centchroman (Ormeloxifene) Side Effects, Indications, Interactions, Dose Prescribing Information

Dec 11, 2010 2 Comments

What is Centchroman (Ormeloxifene)? It is a nonsteroidal oral contraceptive pill that is recommended for all women of reproductive age group who want to space their children. It is safer and free from side effects like vomiting, nausea, dizziness, weight gain, thrombotic episode. Ormeloxifene is a SERM, or selective estrogen receptor modulator. In some parts of the [...]

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Desmopressin (Vasopressin Analogue) Indications, Side Effects, Dosage

Dec 11, 2010 No Comments

What is Desmopressin (Vasopressin Analogue)? It is a analogue of vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone, ADH). Desmopressin (trade names: DDAVP, Stimate, Minirin) is a synthetic replacement for vasopressin, the hormone that reduces urine production. It may be taken nasally, intravenously, or as a pill. Doctors prescribe Desmopressin most frequently for treatment of diabetes insipidus or bedwetting. This [...]

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Somatostatin (Growth hormone-inhibiting hormone) Side Effects, Dosage, Interaction Information

Dec 11, 2010 No Comments

What is Somatostatin (Growth hormone-inhibiting hormone)? It is a synthetic cyclic tetradecapeptide having the structure of the hypothalamic hormone that inhibits the release of growth hormone. It is also known as growth hormone-inhibiting hormone (GHIH). Somatostatin (also known as growth hormone-inhibiting hormone (GHIH) or somatotropin release-inhibiting factor (SRIF)) is a peptide hormone that regulates the [...]

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Vasopressin (Pitressin) Side Effects, Indications, Interactions, Dosage Information

Dec 10, 2010 No Comments

What is Vasopressin (Pitressin)? Vasopressin is a type of vasopressin and derivatives. Vasopressin belongs to category of hypothalamic/pituitary hormone drugs. It is a synthetic polypeptide hormone, 8 L lysinevasopressin, having antidiuretic activity with no effects on electrolytes reabsorption, and has also activities of blood vessel contraction and blood clotting stimulation. Arginine vasopressin (AVP), also known [...]

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