Venlafaxine; Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Interactions

Venlafaxine is a synthetic phenethylamine bicyclic derivative with antidepressant activity. Venlafaxine and its active metabolite, O-desmethylvenlafaxine (ODV), are potent inhibitors of neuronal serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake and weak dopamine reuptake inhibitors. This agent may reduce hormone-related vasomotor symptoms. (NCI04) Venlafaxine is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor widely used as an antidepressant. Venlafaxine therapy can be associated with transient asymptomatic Read More …

Podophyllin; Uses, Dosage, Site Effects, Interactions

Podophyllin

Podophyllin is a resin extracted from the root of the plant Podophyllum sp. Berberidaceae (Mandrake), which contains numerous compounds, among which podophyllotoxin. Podophyllin is the principal active component. Podophyllin arrests mitosis in metaphase. Caustic extract from the roots of Podophyllum peltatum and P. emodi. Podophyllum resin Read More …

Norfloxacin; Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Interactions, Pregnan

Norfloxacin

Norfloxacin is a synthetic, broad-spectrum fluoroquinolone with antibacterial activity. Norfloxacin inhibits the activity of DNA gyrase, thereby blocking bacterial DNA replication. Norfloxacin concentrates in the renal tubules and bladder and is bactericidal against a wide range of aerobic gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. Norfloxacin is a synthetic fluoroquinolone Read More …

Fleroxacin; Indications/Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Interactions

Fleroxacin is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial fluoroquinolone. It strongly inhibits the DNA-supercoiling activity of DNA gyrase. Fleroxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic that is 4-oxo-1,4-dihydroquinoline which is substituted at positions 1, 3, 6, 7 and 8 by 2-fluoroethyl, carboxy, fluoro, 4-methyl piperazine-1-yl and fluoro groups, respectively. It is active against many Gram-positive Read More …