Medication

Learn all about different medicines: their mechanism of action, healing and preventative abilities, as well as side effects. We'll help you understand this complex subject that often hits so close to home.

Xenical: An Anti-Obesity Drug
Xenical: An Anti-Obesity Drug

Xenical is an anti-obesity drug whose active substance is orlistat. This active principle exerts its effect by reducing the absorption of the fats you consume in meals by 30%. How…

Madopar: What Is It Used For?
Madopar: What Is It Used For?

Madopar is a medication that's used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. It's made up of two active ingredients, 200 milligrams of levodopa and 50 milligrams of benserazide. It comes…

Medicines Used for Intubation
Medicines Used for Intubation

Compromised airways and breathing is one of the leading causes of death and severe morbidity in adults and old people. Therefore, cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques, like intubation, are one of the most important…

Non-Acid Non-Opioid Analgesics
Non-Acid Non-Opioid Analgesics

Non-opioid analgesics include various kinds of substances with different action mechanisms. Besides the typical non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and COX-2…