Month: May 2022

The use of isotretinoin for acne – an update on optimal dosing, surveillance, and adverse effects

Abstract Introduction: Acne is a chronic, inflammatory, and immune mediated disease of pilosebaceous unit, highly prevalent in adolescents. It involves face, trunk, and back; may leave scars and affect quality of life. Early, effective, and safe treatment is the key for disease resolution. Oral isotretinoin is the unique treatment for cure or prolonged remission for …

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What is the difference between phenazopyridine and azo?

The best known phenazopyridine nonprescription product is Azo Standard. Azo Standard contains 95 mg of phenazopyridine per tablet and Azo Standard Maximum Strength contains 97.5 mg of phenazopyridine. The dosage of both is 2 tablets 3 times daily with or after meals as needed. This medication is used to relieve symptoms caused by irritation of …

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Phenazopyridine

Why is this medication prescribed? Phenazopyridine relieves urinary tract pain, burning, irritation, and discomfort, as well as urgent and frequent urination caused by urinary tract infections, surgery, injury, or examination procedures. However, phenazopyridine is not an antibiotic; it does not cure infections. How should this medicine be used? Phenazopyridine comes as a tablet or capsule …

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What are the most common side effects of Augmentin?

Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid is a combination penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work …

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Amoxicillin

Highlights for amoxicillin Amoxicillin is an anti biotic. It’s used to treat infections caused by certain types of bacteria. Amoxicillin oral tablet comes as immediate-release (IR), extended-release (ER), or chewable tablets. The chewable tablet and IR tablet are only available as generic drugs. The ER tablet is only available as the brand-name drug Moxatag. Amoxicillin …

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