Pallavi Singh's Profile
M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
Pallavi has completed her masters in Pharmacy from Vels University, Chennai. She has worked as a Scientific Content Writer and also as a Scientific Analyst. Her hobbies include exploring new drugs and inventions in the Pharma and medical fields. She is a certified singer and dancer, who also enjoys traveling.
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Rutin generic Rutin plays a significant role in treating edema, small blood vessel disease, varicose veins (enlarged veins), venous insufficiency, venous hypertension, superficial vein thrombosis, mouth ulcers associated with cancer treatments, and hemorrhoids Rutin has demonstrated a number of pharmacological activities, like antioxidant, cytoprotective, vasoprotective, anticarcinogenic, neuroprotective and cardioprotective activities. Rutin is a citrus flavanol glycoside and is also called rutoside. It is found in buckwheat.
Methylhesperidin generic Methylhesperidin is a flavanone glycoside which is usually found in citrus fruits. It is used for the treatment of blood vessel disorders such as hemorrhoids, varicose veins, and poor circulation. It is also used for the treatment of lymphedema (this is a condition which involves fluid retention caused as one of the complications during breast cancer surgery).
Thimerosal generic Thimerosal is used as a preservative in certain vaccines; it may also still be used in some immune globulin preparations, anti-venins, skin test antigens, and ophthalmic and nasal products. It has documented antimicrobial properties and helps prevent potentially life threatening contamination with harmful microbes like bacteria and fungi. It is used in a safe dose in multi-dose vials of vaccines. Its use in vaccines in the United States and European countries has reduced since 2001.
Ipriflavone generic Ipriflavone is used for the prevention and treatment of weak bones in postmenopausal women, and for relieving pain associated with osteoporosis. The drug promotes the incorporation of calcium into bones and inhibitis bone breakdown, thus maintaining bone density and preventing osteoporosis. Ipriflavone is also used for the treatment of Paget's disease (a disease that disrupts the replacement of old bone tissue with new tissue. Ipriflavone helps in building bone mass by possibly slowing down the action of bone-eroding cells called osteoclasts and allowing bone-building cells called osteoblasts to build up bone mass. Ipriflavone is derived from the soy isoflavone called daidzein.
Gensparin generic Gensparin prevents the formation of blood clots and is hence used for the treatment of thrombolytic disorders. Gensparin works by promoting the release of tissue plasminogen activator.