Metronidazole, popularly known as Flagyl is an antibiotic that is particularly effective at treating anaerobic infections (infections caused without the presence of air). It is one drug that readily comes to mind when diarrhoea comes calling. Although it may be taken with or without food, it should never be taken with alcohol. In fact, alcohol… Read More What You Should Know about METRONIDAZOLE (FLAGYL) AND ALCOHOL Interaction
Have you heard? Some people say you should avoid alcohol when on antibiotics. Do all antibiotics interact with alcohol? NO! But some do. You may like: Injectable Skin Lightening Products: What you should know Really, it may be better to skip the drink until you’ve finished your antibiotic and you’re feeling all better. Some antibiotics react badly… Read More ALCOHOL AND ANTIBIOTICS: FRIEND OR FOE?
Antibiotic resistance remains a trending issue and cannot be overemphasized. Of course, Amoxicillin contains just amoxicillin,whereas Augmentin contains amoxicillin too and more… However, there are few more things to note. You may like: The difference you should know: Diclofenac Potassium and Diclofenac Sodium If you’ve received a prescription for Augmentin (amoxicillin with clavulanate potassium), you may wonder why… Read More AMOXICILLIN OR AUGMENTIN: THE DIFFERENCE YOU SHOULD KNOW
It is relatively common for infants and children, pregnant or breast-feeding women, elderly, people with poor gastrointestinal absorption or bowel disease like Crohn’s disease, and those eating vegetarian diets to show signs of mild or chronic zinc deficiency. Certain drugs deplete your body of zinc, such as ACE inhibitors, thiazide diuretics, and acid-reducing drugs like… Read More Could you be deficient in Zinc?
Injectable products marketed to whiten or lighten skin complexion are making waves in the market especially the online market for those seeking to change their skin colour. They are marketed for injection into a vein or muscle or under the skin and contain ingredients that include glutathione, vitamin c, collagen and even human placenta. You may… Read More Injectable Skin Lightening Products: What you should know
Low dose aspirin therapy refers to the routine or daily use of aspirin low dose tablets which usually comes in 75mg or 81mg tablet strength. You may like: The difference you should know: Diclofenac Potassium and Diclofenac Sodium GOOD: Low dose Aspirin therapy can prevent a heart attack as it interferes with blood clotting action. A… Read More ASPIRIN FOR THE ELDERLY: GOOD (Heart protection) OR BAD (Bleeding risks)?