Vitamin B17; Deficiency Symptoms, Food Source, Health Benefit

Vitamin B17

Vitamin B17 is a naturally occurring chemical compound, famous for falsely being promoted as a cancer cure. It is found in many plants, but most notably in the seeds (kernels) of apricot, bitter almonds, apple, peach, and plum.Amygdalin is classified as a cyanogenic glycoside because each amygdalin molecule Read More …

Hypopituitarism; Defination, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complication, Preventions

Hypopituitarism

Hypopituitarism is the decreased (hypo) secretion of one or more of the eight hormones normally produced by the pituitary gland at the base of the brain. If there is decreased secretion of one specific pituitary hormone, the condition is known as selective hypopituitarism. If there is decreased secretion Read More …

Cefetamet; Mechanism, Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Interaction, Pregnancy

Cefetamet

Cefetamet is a semisynthetic, beta-lactamase-stable, third-generation cephalosporin with antibacterial activity. Cefetamet binds to and inactivates penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs) located on the inner membrane of the bacterial cell wall. PBPs are enzymes involved in the terminal stages of assembling the bacterial cell wall and in Read More …

Infliximab; Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Drug Interactions

Infliximab

Infliximab is a chimeric monoclonal antibody biologic drug that works against tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) and is used to treat autoimmune diseases. It is an antibody administered intravenously that is used for treating several chronic inflammatory diseases. Infliximab works by blocking the effects of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF Read More …

Multiple Sclerosis; Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disorder of the central nervous system marked by weakness, numbness, a loss of muscle coordination, and problems with vision, speech, and bladder control. Multiple sclerosis is thought to be an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system destroys myelin. It is a demyelinating disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal Read More …

Ipratropium; Indications/Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Drug Interaction ,Pregnancy

Ipratropium

Ipratropium is a synthetic derivative of the alkaloid atropine with anticholinergic properties. Ipratropium antagonizes the actions of acetylcholine at parasympathetic postganglionic effector cell junctions. When inhaled, ipratropium binds competitively to cholinergic receptors in the bronchial smooth muscle thereby blocking the bronchoconstrictor actions of the acetylcholine (Ach) mediated vagal impulses. Inhibition Read More …