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How to Use Serrapeptase

The health supplement industry has grown significantly in the last decade and continues to draw much interest from those seeking better daily living. Serrapeptase is a health supplement that is produced in the lab, but is a naturally occurring substance in nature. It is a proteolytic enzyme, which i...More...

What Are the Benefits of Taking a B12 Liquid Supplement?

Vitamin B12 can be taken as a pill, injection or liquid. People who lack intrinsic factor protein cannot absorb vitamin B12 through the digestive tract and require vitamin B12 in the form of injection, liquid or a tablet that dissolves in the mouth....More...

Alternative Sources of Calcium

Calcium is an essential mineral for bone, muscle and neurological health.corail / 3 image by Claudio Calcagno from Fotolia.comDairy products, such as milk, yogurt and cheese, are naturally calcium-rich with a composition that allows maximum calcium absorption in the digestive system. Many......More...

Pegylated Interferon-A Plus Ribavirin

A combination of standard interferon-alpha-2b and ribavirin is currently recommended as the treatment of choice for patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection considered to be at greatest risk of disease progression....More...

Magnesium Glycerophosphate Side Effects

Magnesium glycerophosphate is a dietary supplement taken by those with low levels of the mineral magnesium. Healthy levels of this mineral help proper digestion and are essential for good nutrition, strong bones and nerve function. Daily doses of less than 350 mg of magnesium are......More...

Lyrica CV Side Effects

Lyrica CV is an oral medication prescribed for several different disorders including Neuropathic pain, Postherpetic neuralgia, patients with partial onset seizures, Renal Impairment and for the management of Fibromyalgia. Lyrica is a prescription drug and as with any prescription drug,......More...

Side Effects of Precare Premier

Precare Premier is a combination of different types of vitamins found in a variety of food and vegetable sources taken to provide necessary nutrients during pregnancy. Taking these vitamins before childbirth ensures that the child has all of the necessary nutrients to have a safe and productive birt...More...

Bipolar Cure

Bipolar disorder, a mental disease defined by extreme ups and downs in mood, can be controlled but not cured. The ups, referred to as manic episodes, result in reduced inhibitions, agitation and risky behavior such as excessive gambling and risky driving. The downs, or depressive episodes, can be re...More...

Darvon Overdose Treatment

Darvon is the brand name of the prescription narcotic pain relief medication propoxyphene hydrochloride. When taken in excessive amounts, Darvon poses a risk for an overdose, which requires prompt treatment....More...

Reimported Drugs

Learn the meaning of the medication term reimported drugs from your About.com Guide to Drugs....More...

Can You Take Lexapro With St. John's Wort?

The herb St. John's Wort (Hypericom perforatum) has long been touted as a natural cure for depression. It is even prescribed for people diagnosed with depression in Germany. However, this herb should never be taken along with any type of antidepressant, including Lexapro or Cipralex (the brand names...More...

How to Identify a Vitamin F Deficiency

Vitamin F is definitely not one of the more famous of the vitamin world. In fact, the FDA does not even have a recommended daily dose of this vitamin, nor do most dietary supplements mention Vitamin F by name. However, a Vitamin F deficiency can cause serious skin problems, eye and vision complicati...More...

Over the Counter Medication for Gout

Gout is a painful condition caused by the buildup of uric acid in the joints and commonly affects the big toe. The pain and inflammation of gout can usually be treated with over-the-counter medications and with several alternative medicines with natural anti-inflammatory properties....More...

Potassium Permanganate Experiments

Always be cautious with your chemicals.chemistry image by david hughes from Fotolia.comPotassium permanganate is a strong oxidizing agent. The standard industrial use of this compound is in water treatment for color removal, taste and odor control, and removal of iron and manganese.......More...

September 2004

New FDA approvals include the SSNRI Cymbalta (duloxetine), and new indications include Topamax, Alimta, Taxotere, Geodon, Geodon, Adderall XR, Vioxx, and Humira....More...

What Is the Difference Between Vitamin D2 & D3?

When you talk about Vitamin D, you are actually talking about several different chemicals at the same time. Vitamin D2 and D3 are the two main forms of Vitamin D added to supplements and used to fortify foods. Despite the fact that they are both Vitamin D, they are quite different....More...

Side Effects of Imdur

Imdur is the brand name of the medication isosorbide mononitrate, a nitrate drug prescribed to prevent angina pectoris, which causes severe chest pain. Distributed by Schering-Plough Corporation, Imdur has few side effects....More...