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Carisoprodol (Soma)

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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.


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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.
DOSAGE:       
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…

What is Norfloxacin (Noroxin)?

Norfloxacin /  Noroxin Noroxin is a first generation fluoroquinolone class of antibiotic. Norfloxacin inhibits enzyme bacterial DNA gyrase and prevents super coiling and reseals the ends of DNA. Norfloxacin binds to A subunit of DNA gyrase. The prevention of multiplication of the bacterial helps in effectively treating the infection as well as prevents the infection from spreading. Side effects of Norfloxacin / Generic Noroxin The common side effects reported with Norfloxacin during clinical trials are, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping, anorexia, hyperhidrosis, asthenia, dyspepsia, flatulence, abdominal pain, back pain, dry mouth, fever, somnolence and rash. Some of the side effects voluntarily reported by patients using Noroxin are hypersensitivity reactions, epidermal necrolysis, pseudomembranous colitis, hepatits, jaundice, elevated liver function tests, peripheral neuropathy, tendon rupture, exacerbation of myasthenia gravis and stomatitis. Guidelines befo…

Generic Levofloxacin (Levaquin, Tavanic) - How + Where To BuY

How does Levofloxacin / Generic Levaquin work? Levaquin is a second-generation fluoroquinolone. Levofloxacin inhibits enzyme bacterial DNA gyrase and prevents supercoiling and reseals the ends of DNA. Levofloxacin binds to A subunit of DNA gyrase. Levofloxacin is also effective against the activity of topoisomerase IV in gram-positive bacteria. Side effects of Levaquin The common side effects reported with Levofloxacin are moniliasis, insomnia, headache, dizziness, dyspnea, nausea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, rash, pruritis, vaginitis, edema, injection site reaction, chest pain, QT interval prolongation, raised liver enzymes, tendon disorders and rupture. Guidelines before using Levofloxacin The dosage of Levofloxacin is to be adjusted in patients with renal impairment. It is not advised to administer Levofloxacin with antacids containing divalent cations. If antacids is to be administered it should be given 2 hours before or after administration of Levofloxaci…