Selumetinib – Shrinks Tumors, Provides Clinical Benefit NF1

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Selumetinib/Findings from a phase 2 clinical trial show that the drug selumetinib improves outcomes for children with the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). In the trial, selumetinib shrank the inoperable tumors that develop with NF1 called plexiform neurofibromas, and Read More ….>

What Are The Most Common Side Effects of Antibiotics

What Are The Most Common Side Effects of Antibiotics

What Are The Most Common Side Effects of Antibiotics/Antibiotics¬†also called an¬†antibacterial type of¬†antimicrobial¬†drug¬†used in the¬†treatment¬†and¬†prevention¬†of¬†bacterial infections.¬†They¬†may either kill¬†or¬†inhibit the growth¬†of¬†bacteria. A limited number of antibiotics also possess¬†antiprotozoal¬†activity. Antibiotics are not effective against¬†viruses¬†such as the¬†common cold¬†or¬†influenza; drugs which inhibit viruses are Read More ….>

Nitazoxanide, Indications, Dosage, Side Effects, Interactions, Pregnancy

Nitazoxanide

Nitazoxanide¬†is a synthetic¬†benzamide¬†with antiprotozoal activity.¬†Nitazoxanide¬†exerts its antiprotozoal activity by interfering with the¬†pyruvate ferredoxin/flavodoxin oxidoreductase dependent electron transfer reaction, which is essential to anaerobic energy metabolism. PFOR enzyme reduces¬†nitazoxanide, thereby impairing the energy metabolism. However, interference with the PFOR enzyme-dependent electron Read More ….>

Metronidazole, Indications, Dosage, Side Effects, Interactions

Metronidazole

Metronidazole¬†is a synthetic¬†nitroimidazole¬†derivative with antiprotozoal and antibacterial activities. Although its mechanism of action is not fully elucidated, un-ionized¬†metronidazole¬†is readily taken up by obligate anaerobic organisms and is subsequently reduced by low-redox potential electron-transport proteins to an active, intermediate product. Reduced¬†metronidazole¬†causes Read More ….>

Medication/Drugs; Disease Conditions, Treatment,

Medication/Drugs

Medication/Drugs¬†is any substance (other than¬†food¬†that provides nutritional support) that, when¬†inhaled,¬†injected,¬†smoked,¬†consumed,¬†absorbed¬†via a¬†patch¬†on the skin, or¬†dissolved under the tongue causes a temporary physiological (and often psychological) change in the body. In¬†pharmacology, a drug is a chemical substance of known structure, other than Read More ….>

Antidiabetes Drugs; Indications, Side Effects, Drug Interactions

Antidiabetes drugs

Antidiabetes drugs is used in diabetes¬†treat¬†diabetes mellitus¬†by lowering¬†glucose¬†levels in the blood. With the exceptions of insulin,¬†exenatide,¬†liraglutide¬†and¬†pramlintide, all are administered orally and are thus also called¬†oral hypoglycemic agentsor¬†oral antihyperglycemic agents. There are different classes of anti-diabetic drugs, and their selection depends Read More ….>