Pregnancy and breastfeeding risk categories: Medicines B

Pregnancy and breastfeeding risk categories: Medicines B From bacitracin to butorphanol, learn more about the safety of the most common medications during pregnancy and lactation with the following general overview of medications that start with the letter B. Pregnancy risk categories A. Controlled studies show no risk Adequate, well-controlled studies in pregnant women have shown…

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Can Ulcerative Colitis Be Cured?

Can Ulcerative Colitis Be Cured? When I first saw the Crohns Colitis Foundation of America pleading that removal of a person’s colon be a cure for ulcerative colitis, I found it absurd, but it didn’t really bother me too much. When I see the proponents using the phrase “Crohns disease and IBD” instead of “Crohns…

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Lupus signs, symptoms and concurrent conditions

Lupus signs, symptoms and concurrent conditions Lupus affects everyone differently, but certain signs and symptoms are common. A sign is medical evidence that your doctor finds during a physical examination, such as a specific rash; a symptom is a subjective indication of a disease, such as joint stiffness or headaches. In addition, other conditions, such…

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What you should know about Delsym cough syrup

What you should know about Delsym cough syrup How the formulation differs from other cough medicine Delsym is a brand of cough syrup made with a time-release formulation of a drug called dextromethorphan. Dextromethorphan is included in many brand name medications for cough, cold and flu, including Robitussin, Dimetapp and Theraflu. It is used to…

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