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Lovenox (enoxaparin)

Lovenox (enoxaparin)

What brand names are available for enoxaparin? Lovenox Is enoxaparin available as a generic drug? GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes Do I need a prescription for enoxaparin? Yes What are the uses for enoxaparin? What are the side effects of enoxaparin? Common side effect associated with Lovenox are: Other possible side effects include: Abnormal liver tests in […]

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Blood In Semen

Blood In Semen

Blood in semen facts Blood in the semen is known as hematospermia. Prostate biopsy is the most common cause of blood in the semen. Blood in the semen can be caused by tumors, infections, anatomical abnormalities, stones, or inflammation in many sites throughout the genitourinary system. Usually blood in the semen is benign and resolves […]

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estrogens conjugated (Premarin)

estrogens conjugated (Premarin)

What are the side effects of estrogens conjugated? Common side effects of conjugated estrogens are: Other side important effects include: vaginal spotting, loss of periods or excessively prolonged periods, breast pain, breast enlargement and an increase or decrease in sexual drive. Effects of estrogen on the skin include rash, and melasma (tan or brown patches) […]

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Lexapro vs. Effexor

Lexapro vs. Effexor

What are the side effects of Lexapro and Effexor? Lexapro WARNING Some patients experience withdrawal reactions upon stopping SSRI therapy. Symptoms may include In order to avoid these symptoms, the dose of SSRI can be slowly reduced instead of abruptly stopped. Antidepressants increased the risk of suicidal thinking and behavior (suicidality) in short-term studies in […]

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Coumadin vs. Plavix (Differences and Similarities)

Coumadin vs. Plavix (Differences and Similarities)

What are the drug interactions for Coumadin vs. Plavix? Coumadin drug interactions Many drugs, both prescription and nonprescription (OTC), can affect the anticoagulant action of warfarin or increase the risk of bleeding. Patients on warfarin should regularly consult their doctor before instituting any medications on their own. It also is advisable for patients on warfarin […]

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Health Tip: Understanding Blood Clots

Health Tip: Understanding Blood Clots

(HealthDay News) — Blood clotting is the body’s way of preventing excessive bleeding when a blood vessel is injured. Typically, the body will dissolve the clot after the injury has healed,the American Society of Hematology says. Latest Heart News But occasionally, a clot forms despite no obvious injury to a vessel, or the clot doesn’t […]

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Could You Have Silent Gallstones?

Could You Have Silent Gallstones?

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Digestion News FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — As many as 20 million Americans have gallstones. Most don’t have any symptoms, but not all will escape a gallstone attack. The gallbladder is a small organ in the upper right abdomen. It’s a reservoir for bile, the fluid made by […]

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The Lowdown on Low-Fat Milk (It’s All Good)

The Lowdown on Low-Fat Milk (It’s All Good)

By Len CanterHealthDay Reporter Latest Diet & Weight Management News FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Calcium is best known as a building block of strong bones, and studies show that getting it from the source — milk — is more effective than supplements. Nutritionists also are learning that it has another important role […]