How To Treat Herpes Simplex?

Herpes Simplex Virus Herpes simplex is a virus. It is commonly known as herpes. Herpes causes two common diseases that are both contagious and painful. Herpes infections can appear in different parts of the body especially around the mouth and genitals.
The infection on the mouth is known as fever blisters or cold sores. Herpes simplex virus 1 can cause this type of infection. Herpes simplex virus 2 on the other hand is responsible for the infection in the genitals.
What causes herpes simplex?Herpes simplex virus is contagious. The virus can spread quickly during an outbreak. You can get infected from touching a herpes sore. Once infected, you will have to carry the virus for the rest of your life.
Who gets herpes simplex? Anyone can get herpes simplex virus. The risk is based on the exposure to the virus. HSV-1 is transmitted through oral secretion or sores on the skin.
You can get HSV-1 when you:
Use eating utensil, shaver, toothbrush of infected personSharing lip balmKis…

Migraine: Causes, Triggers, Risk Factors and Treatment

Migraine Everyone gets headaches. Headache can occur once in a while. Sometimes, it can happen almost every day. But a migraine is worse than a regular headache.  The pain is throbbing. It is usually on one side of the head. The pain is disabling. Migraine attacks last from hours to days if untreated. It usually occurs one to four times a month.

A migraine attack varies from person to person. During a migraine, you may experience:
Pain on one side or both sides of your headVomitingNauseaThrobbing painLightheadednessFaintingSensitivity to touch, sound, light and smells Taking a medicine can lessen the pain and can prevent migraines. Talk to your doctor for the right medicines in treating migraines.
What are the causes of migraines? The narrowing of some blood vessels in the brain causes migraine. When blood vessels narrow, blood and oxygen level that flows into the brain decreases. At the same time other blood vessels expand and become inflamed causing a throbbing pain.
Migraine Tr…

Carisoprodol (Soma)

Carisoprodol is a generic drug marketed under brand name soma. It is an oral muscle relaxant. It gives a short term relief from muscle pain and skeletal condition in adult. It is a white color tablet with a bitter taste.


It modulates the activities of neuro-transmitter in spinal cord and in brain. It blocks pain sensation between nerves and brain. It includes physio therapy to relieve pain. It reduces discomfort caused by stains, sprain and other muscle injuries. It focuses on the nerves that control the muscle. This drug influences the whole CNS. Due to this reason older people can use soma. It can treat other disease which aren’t listed as well.
It is available in the form of oral tablet in two strengths
250 mg350 mg Take three times a day and at bed time. It is a short term course for two or three weeks. Adequate evidence of for long term use aren’t explained. Doctor’s prescribed it at a gap of 6 hours. But the medication can change from one patient…

What is Cefixime?

Cefixime Generic of Suprax Suprax is a cephalosporin antibiotic and it is bactericidal in action. Suprax inhibits the bacterial cell wall synthesis thereby killing bacteria and also preventing any further growth. Side effects of Cefixime/ Generic Suprax The common side effects reported with Suprax during clinical trials are diarrhea, loose stools, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, nausea, vomiting, pseudomembranous colitis, skin rashes, urticaria, drug fever, pruritus, angioedema, facial edema, headaches, dizziness, seizures transient thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, neutropenia, eosinophilia, hyperbilirubinemia, genital pruritus, vaginitis, candidiasis and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Guidelines before using Cefixime/ Generic Suprax Cefixime potentiates the anticoagulant effect of warfarin and other oral coumarin anticoagulants and increases prothrombin time. The concomitant administration of carbamazepine and Cefixime is not indicated. Cefixime is a broad spectrum antibiotic and it can cause d…

What is Tetracycline?

Tetracycline Generic of Sumycin Tetracycline is bactericidal in action. Tetracycline inhibits protein synthesis by binding to 30S ribosome. This mechanism of action eventually kills the bacteria and also prevents it from multiplying. Side effects of Tetracycline / Generic Sumycin The common side effects reported with Tetracycline are anorexia, epigastric distress, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, inflammatory lesions in the anogenital region, erythematous rashes, hypersensitivity reactions, anemia, dizziness and head ache. Guidelines before using Tetracycline / Generic Sumycin It is not recommended to give Sumycin along with antacids containing calcium, magnesium or iron and diary products as it can interfere with the absorption of drug. Tetracycline should be administered with good quantity of water to avoid ulceration and esophageal irritation. It is advised to take Sumycin 2 hours before food. Tetracycline should not be used along with penicillin as it interferes with the bactericidal a…

What is Roxithromycin?

Roxithromycin Generic of Rulide
Roxithromycinacts by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis. Roxithromycin combines with 50S ribosome subunits and interferes with the translocation process. Rulide inhibits the movement of new peptide to peptidyl site and thus ribosome fails to move along the messenger RNA. Thus peptide chain formation gets terminated and protein synthesis is suppressed. This mechanism of action prevents the further multiplication of bacterial cells.

Side effects of Roxithromycin / Generic Rulide The common side effects reported with Roxithromycin are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, epigastric pain, flatulence, head ache, dizziness, malaise, moniliasis or candidiasis, urticaria, rash, pruritis, angioedema and increase in serum transaminase levels. The increase in serum transaminase levels is seen especially in elderly patients. Guidelines before using Roxithromycin / Generic Rulide The Roxithromycin treatment can cause hepatic dysfunction. It is recommended that the total d…

What is Cefdinir?

Cefdinir Generic of OmniceCefdiniris a cephalosporin antibiotic and it is bactericidal in action. Omnicef inhibits the bacterial cell wall synthesis. Omnicef binds to different proteins and it weakens cell walls of bacteria and results in the rupturing of cell wall. Without a cell wall, the bacteria are destroyed and also cannot multiply, thereby effectively curing the infection. Side effects of Cefdinir/ Generic Omnicef or Cefzon The common side effects reported with Cefdinir during clinical trials are diarrhea, nausea, head ache, abdominal pain, rash, dyspepsia, flatulence, vomiting, anorexia, constipation, dizziness, dry mouth, asthenia, insomnia, somnolence and pruritis. The side effects reported during post marketing are shock, facial and laryngeal edema, serum sickness like reaction, conjunctivitis, toxic epidermal necrolysis, leucopenia, peptic ulcer, hypertension, loss of consciousness and myocardial infarction. Guidelines before using Cefdinir/ Generic Omnicef or Cefzon Cefdi…