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Trying to Avoid a Second Stroke? Blood Pressure Control Is Key

Trying to Avoid a Second Stroke? Blood Pressure Control Is Key

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Heart News MONDAY, July 29, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you’ve already had one stroke, your risk for another is much higher. But new research found that well-controlled blood pressure can reduce that risk by about 20%. The study authors suggested maintaining a blood pressure of 130/80 mm Hg or […]

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polyethylene glycol 3350 (Miralax, Glycolax)

polyethylene glycol 3350 (Miralax, Glycolax)

What is polyethylene glycol? What is polyethylene glycol used for? Polyethylene glycol is an osmotic laxative. Polyethylene glycol works by retaining water in the stool, resulting in softer stools and more frequent bowel movements. Polyethylene glycol does not affect glucose and electrolytes in the body. What brand names are available for polyethylene glycol (peg) 3350-oral? […]

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norfloxacin (Noroxin)

norfloxacin (Noroxin)

What is norfloxacin? What is norfloxacin used for? Norfloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. Other fluoroquinolones include ciprofloxacin (Cipro), levofloxacin (Levaquin), and ofloxacin (Floxin). Norfloxacin works by blocking DNA gyrase enzyme, which is responsible for production and repair of bacterial DNA. Blocking of DNA gyrase leads to bacteria death and prevents worsening of infection. Norfloxacin treats […]

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Oxycodone vs. Tramadol for Pain

Oxycodone vs. Tramadol for Pain

Oxycodone vs. tramadol: What’s the difference? Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic narcotic (opiate) pain medication. It is synthesized from thebaine, a part of the poppy plant. Tramadol is a schedule IV, man-made (synthetic) pain reliever (analgesic). It is not a narcotic medication, and it is not a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAIDs). Oxycodone is classified as a […]

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Are laxatives safe for weight loss?

Are laxatives safe for weight loss?

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What to know about a loose vagina

What to know about a loose vagina

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Is it possible to get pregnant from anal sex?

Is it possible to get pregnant from anal sex?

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