Acetaminophen Side Effects

Acetaminophen is a medicinal substance with a slight anti-inflammatory effect and strong analgesic and antipyretic effects. Acetaminophen belongs to the group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and is a non-narcotic painkiller. Acetaminophen acts by inhibiting the formation of prostaglandins in the … Continue reading

Acyclovir Side Effects

Acyclovir  (or Aciclovir) is an antiviral drug. Acyclovir  is primarily used for the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections (herpes simplex virus 1 and 2), as well as in the treatment of varicella zoster virus, Epstein-Barr virus and cytomegalovirus. Viruses … Continue reading

Adderall Drug Information

Adderall is a drug composed of amphetamine and dextroamphetamine used for the improvement of cognitive functions and attention. Read also: Adderall Side Effects Adderall uses Adderall is used: in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults; … Continue reading

Adderall Side Effects

Adderall is a drug composed of amphetamine. It is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and for the improvement of cognitive functions. Adderall is a mixture of four types of amphetamine salts. Initially, the drug with … Continue reading

Allopurinol Side Effects

Allopurinol is an antigout agent. Gout is a disease that occurs when uric acid builds up in various tissues of the body. Allopurinol reduces the amount of uric acid in the blood (reduces the degree of hyperuricemia) and prevents the … Continue reading

Alprazolam Side Effects

Alprazolam is a drug with antianxiety, hypnotic, sedative and anticonvulsant effects. It also relaxes the muscles. This drug reduces emotional stress, fear, anxiety and worry. It facilitates sleep, increases sleep duration and reduces the number of nighttime awakenings. The antianxiety … Continue reading

Amiodarone Side Effects

Amiodarone (сordarone) is a class III antiarrhythmic agent. It possesses anti-anginal effect and is prescribed for different types of arrhythmias (both ventricular and atrial). Amiodarone increases coronary blood flow, slows down heart rate, increases myocardial energy reserves (increase in the … Continue reading

Amitriptyline Side Effects

Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant. In low doses (each patient has its own “antidepressant” threshold of the drug action), the drug has a non-specific antianxiety, sedative and hypnotic effect. With increasing doses, the antidepressant effect dominates. With a further increase … Continue reading

Amlodipine Drug Information

Amlodipine is a drug used to fight high blood pressure and treat certain types of angina. It belongs to the pharmacological group of calcium channel blockers. Amlodipine can be used both as a sole active ingredient (Norvasc), and in combined … Continue reading

Amlodipine Side Effects

Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. It relaxes the arterial wall and makes it easier for blood to pass through blood vessels. The drug can be used to treat hypertension, coronary artery disease, angina pectoris (Prinzmetal’s angina and chronic stable angina … Continue reading

Amoxicillin Side Effects

Amoxicillin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic belonging to the group of semisynthetic penicillins. Indications Infectious diseases of the upper respiratory tract, bronchi and lungs (whooping cough, sore throat, pharyngitis, acute otitis media otitis media, bronchitis, lung abscess, pneumonia). Infectious diseases of … Continue reading

Aspartame Side Effects

Aspartame (E951) is a digestible low-calorie sweetener, and it is approximately 200 times sweeter than table sugar. It is the most common chemical sugar substitute. It has a pleasant (like sucrose) taste. Aspartame reduces the calorie content of food products. … Continue reading

Aspirin Side Effects

Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid) is a drug that has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic effects. It prevents blood clotting – formation of blood clots. Indications As an analgesic Aspirin is prescribed for mild and moderate inflammatory and non-inflammatory pain, especially during headache … Continue reading

Atenolol Side Effects

Atenolol is a cardioselective β1-adrenergic receptor antagonist that reduces systolic and diastolic blood pressure, and has antianginal and antiarrhythmic effect. By blocking β1-adrenergic receptors in low doses, Atenolol slows down heartbeat, depresses conduction and excitability, and reduces myocardial contractility. The … Continue reading

Ativan Side Effects

Ativan is antianxiety drug of benzodiazepines group. It has sedative, anticonvulsant and sleep action, cause miorelaxation. It can be prescribed in such cases: anxiety, neuroses, depression, panic disorder, manic state, acute alcoholic delirium, epilepsy (including status epilepticus), convulsion, climacteric disorders, … Continue reading

Atorvastatin Side Effects

Atorvastatin is a hypolipidemic (cholesterol lowering) drug of the class known as statins. It is a selective inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase. Atorvastatin can be prescribed for patients with coronary artery disease, diabetes mellitus, peripheral vascular disease, and a history of cerebrovascular … Continue reading

Avelox Side Effects

Avelox is the brand name of the drug whose active ingredient is moxifloxacin. This is a fluoroquinolone antibacterial agent. It has bactericidal activity (kills microbes). It is effective against many gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, atypical, acid-fast and anaerobic bacteria, including … Continue reading

Benadryl Side Effects

Benadryl is the brand name of an antiallergic drug based on diphenhydramine. The effects of Benadryl are due to its main active ingredient – diphenhydramine. This substance blocks one type of histamine receptors involved in the development of allergic reactions … Continue reading

Beta Blockers Drug Information

Beta blockers are a group of drugs that reversibly bind with beta-adrenergic receptors in cells and block them, preventing the effects of exposure to these receptors. This group of drugs is so well established in medicine that for more than 50 … Continue reading

Beta Blockers Side Effects

Beta blockers are drugs that selectively act on beta-adrenergic receptors and block them selectively (selective beta blockers), or all types of adrenergic receptors (nonselective beta blockers). Read also Beta Blockers Drug Information Blockade of beta-adrenergic receptors leads to the following effects: … Continue reading