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Antihistamin

Pendahuluan Antihistamin adalah sejenis ubat yang digunakan untuk merawat alahan/alergi. Ia bertindak menyekat tindakan histamin, sejenis protein yang digunakan oleh sistem imun untuk membantu melindungi sel-sel badan daripada jangkitan. Sistem imun adalah pertahanan semula jadi badan terhadap penyakit dan jangkitan. Jika sistem imun mengesan objek asing yang berbahaya seperti bakteria …

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Antihistamine

Introduction Antihistamine is a medicine used to treat allergy. It acts by blocking the effects of histamine, a protein used by the body immune system to protect body cells from infection. The immune system is our natural body protection against diseases and infections. If our immune system detects foreign dangerous …

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Drug Allergy

Introduction “Do you have any drug allergies?” You may be asked this question when you see a doctor or pharmacist. It is important to inform them regarding any drug allergies that you have. This is due to the severe reactions that can occur, caused by the drug. Drug allergy can …

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Medicines for Hypertension

Hypertension is a major risk factor for cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and renal disease. According to Health Fact 20091, heart diseases & disease of pulmonary circulation causes 16.09% of deaths and cerebrovascular diseases cause 8.43% of deaths in the hospitals of Ministry of Health (MOH). Besides, diseases of the circulatory system cause 6.91% of hospitalization in the hospitals of MOH. Hypertension can be a silent killer if you do not aware of how your blood pressure level is. Early detection of hypertension can help in prevent the complication caused by long term hypertensive condition in our body.

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Warfarin

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Apa Itu Warfarin? Warfarin adalah ubat yang digunakan untuk mencegah atau mengurangkan pembekuan darah. Ia juga lebih dikenali sebagai ubat cair darah. Terdapat beberapa jenama produk warfarin dalam pasaran iaitu:- Mengapa Warfarin Diperlukan? Warfarin digunakan oleh pesakit yang mempunyai masalah atau risiko berlakunya pembekuan darah tidak normal, seperti: Atrial Fibrillation …

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Warfarin

What Is Warfarin? Warfarin is a medicine used to prevent or reduce the formation of blood clots. It is also known as a blood thinner. Some products available in the market are:- Why is Warfarin Needed? Warfarin is used in patients who have problems or risks of abnormal blood clotting …

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Antasid

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Apa itu antasid? Antasid secara umumnya merupakan kumpulan ubat-ubatan yang mengurangkan kerengsaan perut akibat gastrik atau pedih ulu hati. Bagaimana antasid bertindak? Antasid bertindak dengan mengurangkan tahap keasidan dalam perut. Ia akan berinteraksi dengan cecair perut yang mengandungi asid hidroklorik (satu cecair yang dirembes oleh perut untuk mencerna makanan). Antasid …

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Antacid

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What is antacid? Antacids are medicines used in reducing stomach disturbance caused by gastritis or heartburn. How antacid works? Antacid works by reducing the acidity in the stomach. It will interact with stomach fluids containing hydrochloric acid (a liquid which is secreated by stomach for food digestion thus will increase …

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Glyceryl Trinitrate Tablet

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What is Sublingual Glyceryl Trinitrate? Glyceryl Trinitrate tablet (GTN) is a medicine that is put under the tongue to relieve chest pain (angina) caused by lack of oxygen supply to the heart muscles. How it acts? It dilates blood vessels to improve blood supply to the heart. Allow the medicine …

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