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M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)

Pallavi Singh

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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Etynodiol

Etynodiol generic Etynodiol diacetate (the diacylated derivative of etynodiol or ethynodiol) is prescribed for the prevention of pregnancy in women who chose to take oral contraceptives. It is a hormonal contraceptive containing two hormones progestin and estrogen. Etynodiol diacetate is used in combination with an estrogen in combined oral contraceptives for women. Oral contraceptive products should not be used unless medically indicated. Etynodiol diacetate’s primary mechanism is to prevent ovulation during the menstrual cycle, but it also makes changes in the cervical fluid making it difficult for the sperm from reaching the egg and in the endometrium reducing the likelihood of implantation. Other than prevention of pregnancy it helps in making the periods regular, and it also decreases the blood loss, reduces the risk of ovary cysts Etynodiol diacetate upon oral administration is converted rapidly by esterases into etynodiol which is then converted immediately and completely to norethisterone. etynodiol diacetate has progestogenic activity and weak androgenic activity and estrogenic activity.

Faropenem

Faropenem generic Faropenem is an oral carbapenem, beta-lactam antibiotic which is used for the treatment of upper and lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, skin infections, and gynecological infections. Faropenem acts by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis. The drug shows a broad range of antibacterial activity and can act against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria aerobes and anaerobes.

Feracrylum

Feracrylum generic Feracrylum is used as a hemostatic (to stop bleeding) and an anti-septic for the management of post-operative wounds, cuts, burns and abrasions. It is used during surgeries from incision to healing, typically as an adjunct to conventional hemostatic in capillary and vein oozing in several surgeries and in dental extractions and oral surgeries. Feracrylum is a polyacrylic polymer, is non allergic, soluble in water, and cannot be absorbed in the system. Feracrylum has a three way action in wound care It has antimicrobial activity against gram positive and gram negative bacteria and fungi and thus decreases the risk of wound infection. Its hemostatic action fastens the process of clot formation and stops the bleeding by forming a biodegradable complex with albumin. Its hygroscopic action promotes faster healing, helps in removing the dressing easiliy and promotes growth of granulation tissue.

Adenosylcobalamin

Adenosylcobalamin generic Adenosylcobalamin is an active form of vitamin B12, a water-soluble vitamin used as a nutritional supplement to treat vitamin B12 deficiency or pernicious anemia , stomatitis, as well as for other conditions like depression, panic attacks and anxiety. Adenosylcobalamin is also known as cobamide or dibencozide.

Disodium hydrogen citrate

Disodium hydrogen citrate generic Disodium hydrogen citrate is a urinary alkalanizer. It is used for the following conditions: • Renal tubular acidosis (a condition where the blood is acidic due to a kidney problem) • To prevent uric acid and cysteine stones in people predisposed to form the stones in the urinary tract • To treat uterine tract infection, though evidence for the same has not been established.