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 ….>