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Medications to treat gout

Facts about Gout Gout is a type of arthritis that causing inflammation, usually a?ects one joint at a time, often the joint in the big toe, which occurred suddenly. It is caused by deposition crystals of uric acid in the joints. The crystals irritate the tissues in the joints to …

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Medicines for treatment of arthritis

Introduction Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints, causing the patient to feel pain on the joints, and making them less flexible or having difficulties to move. There are many types of arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, septic arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and others. The …

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Laxatives for constipation

Introduction Laxatives are medicines that increase the frequency and ease of passing stool. Laxatives are available as: Tablets or capsules Sachets of powder Suppositories There are several type of laxatives and each one has a different effect on the digestive system. Most of laxatives are available as over-the-counter (OTC) for …

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Anticholesterol

Introduction Anticholesterol is a group of medicine used to reduce high cholesterol levels in the blood. Cholesterol is produced by the liver from fats in our diet. Cholesterol doesn’t dissolve in the blood instead, it bonds to carriers called lipoproteins which transport it between cells. Certain amount of cholesterol is …

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Antikolesterol

Pengenalan Antikolesterol adalah ubat yang digunakan untuk menurunkan paras kolesterol yang tinggi dalam darah. Organ hati menghasilkan kolesterol daripada lemak yang terdapat dalam diet kita. Kolesterol tidak larut dalam darah, sebaliknya ia bercantum dengan pembawa yang dinamakan lipoprotein yang bertanggungjawab mengangkutnya antara sel. Kolesterol dalam kuantiti tertentu diperlukan oleh badan …

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Steroid

Introduction Steroids are found in animals, fungi, plants and elsewhere and many steroids are necessary to life at all levels. They are natural hormones produced by human body to helps in regulating body function. While steroid medicines are man-made but are similar to these natural hormones.They are usually controlled medicines …

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Natberry

What is Natberry? Natberry is an extract of bilberry standardized to 25% of its anthocyonide content. A single Natberry tablet contains 120mg of bilberry extract. What is Natberry used for? While Natberry is used to reduce dim vision and relief tired eyes, its bilberry constituent have a long history of …

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Antiepileptik (Sawan)

Pengenalan Epilepsi merupakan sejenis penyakit yang disebabkan oleh perubahan cas elektrik yang tidak terkawal secara tiba- tiba pada bahagian otak dan mengganggu fungsi sistem saraf yang normal. Ini menyebabkan penghidapnya mengalami sawan berulang kali atau tidak sedarkan diri dan tidak dapat mengawal pergerakan badan secara tiba-tiba. Kebiasaannya, epilepsi di rawat …

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Radioiodine

Drug facts The drug radioiodine is the radioactive form of the element iodine. There are a number of radioactive isotopes of iodine such as Iodine-131, Iodine-123, Iodine-124 and Iodine-125, however Iodine-131 is most widely used in hospitals. The active ingredient of radioiodine is sodium iodide. It has been used in …

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