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 …

Tricyclic Antidepressants; Types, Uses, Side Effects, Drug Interactions

Tricyclic antidepressants

Tricyclic antidepressants with anticholinergic and sedative properties. Amitriptyline appears to prevent the re-uptake of norepinephrine and serotonin at nerve terminals, thus potentiating the action of these neurotransmitters. Amitriptyline also appears to antagonize cholinergic and alpha-1 adrenergic responses to bioactive amines. Read More …