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paroxetine (Brisdelle)

paroxetine (Brisdelle)

What is paroxetine (Brisdelle)? What is paroxetine used for? Brisdelle (paroxetine) is a prescription medicine used to treat moderate to severe hot flashes associated with menopause. Brisdelle is a non-hormonal treatment for this condition. Paroxetine, the medicine in Brisdelle, is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI). Brisdelle contains a low dose of paroxetine that is […]

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amikacin sulfate

amikacin sulfate

What is amikacin injection, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Amikacin is a man-made aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is similar to tobramycin and gentamicin. Amikacin binds to components of bacteria that produce important bacterial proteins, blocking protein synthesis which eventually leads to stopping further bacterial growth. Amikacin is used to treat infections caused by […]

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Pot Poisonings Among Kids, Teens Double After Medical Marijuana Law Passed

Pot Poisonings Among Kids, Teens Double After Medical Marijuana Law Passed

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Healthy Kids News FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Pot-related poisoning calls involving kids and teens more than doubled in Massachusetts after the state legalized medical marijuana, a new study reports. Calls related to cannabis exposure increased 140% in the years after Massachusetts voted to legalize medical pot in […]

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Plague Concerns Close Parts of Wildlife Refuge Near Denver

Plague Concerns Close Parts of Wildlife Refuge Near Denver

MONDAY, Aug. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Some areas of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge near Denver remain closed due to plague-infected prairie dogs. Latest Infectious Disease News Other wildlife and nature areas near Denver has also been closed as officials try to halt the spread of the disease, which can be transferred […]

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For Heart Patients, CPAP Treatment May Ease Depression: Study

For Heart Patients, CPAP Treatment May Ease Depression: Study

Latest Heart News FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) treatment of obstructive sleep apnea can ease depression in people with heart disease, according to a groundbreaking new study. “Patients who have had a stroke or heart attack are prone to suffer from low mood and are two to three […]