Acetaminophen or paracetamol helps to reduce fever and to relieve a headache with mild to moderate pain.
It is also used with other pain medications to treat low back pain, osteoarthritis, cold, and toothache.
This medication is a vitamin, prescribed for anemia due to vitamin C deficiency.
Magnesium sulphate is used to treat several conditions which include:
• Magnesium deficiency
• Constipation and preparation of the bowel before surgical procedures and colonoscopy for its laxative action which it brings about by increasing the water content of the intestines and stimulating intestinal movement. The laxative effect of magnesium sulphate is also useful in barium poisoning to reduce the absorption of barium from the digestive tract.
• Torsades de pointes, an abnormal heart rhythm
• Cerebral edema (fluid accumulation in the brain)
• Pre-eclampsia or eclampsia, conditions of high blood pressure during pregnancy that are associated with seizures. Magnesium sulphate helps to prevent and treat the seizures.
• Locally for boils
and carbuncles on the skin.
MeCbl is now prescribed for the treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency and is slowly replacing the traditional B12 formulations like cyanocobalamin and hydroxocobalamin.
MeCbl is essential for the normal functioning of the brain and nervous system and the formation of blood.
It is used to treat anemia, Alzheimer’s disease, peripheral neuropathy, diabetic neuropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, and probably amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Dimethylpolysiloxane/polydimethylsiloxane /simethicone is an oral anti-foaming agent used for the treatment of flatulence.
It is often used in combination of antacids to enhance the effects of the antacids.
Dimethylpolysiloxane/polydimethylsiloxane /simethicone is also used locally as a skin protectant around a urinary catheter brought out through the lower abdomen (suprapubic cystostomy site), on bedsores, skin ulcers and burns.
It works by breaking up gas bubbles, which makes gas easier to eliminate.