This medication is a macrolide antibiotic used for various bacterial infections such as infections of the middle ear, throat, bronchus, sinuses, skin and soft tissue. It is also useful in treating pneumonia, typhoid, gonorrhoea, granuloma inguinale and chancroid. It prevents bacterial growth.
This medication is a synthetic vitamin D analog, prescribed for hypocalcemia in patients undergoing chronic renal dialysis.
This medication is an essential body mineral, it ensures the adequate supply of calcium to bones.
This medication is a glucocorticoid, prescribed for anti-inflammatory conditions, and used as an immunosuppressant.
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is also known as androstenolone. It is used for multiple conditions, but its efficacy in most of these has not been proved.
Some of the conditions where it is used are mentioned below:
• Postmenopausal symptoms in women with pain during sex
• Adrenal insufficiency, where the adrenal gland does not produce enough hormones
• To improve aging skin
It is also sold as a nutritional supplement. Its use in athletes is banned by the World Anti-doping Agency.
This medication is a vitamin, prescribed for anemia due to vitamin C deficiency.
This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conditions.
This medication is prescribed for treating certain bacterial infections, and preventing anthrax. It is a quinolone antibiotic. It kills sensitive bacteria.
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.
This medication is a leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs), prescribed for asthma.
Pirfenidone is prescribed for treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis which is a severe irreversible disease marked by a progressive decline in lung function. The scarring of lungs is caused by some unknown origin.
The exact mechanism of action of pirfenidone is not known. Pirfenidone is thought to reduce the lung fibrosis (scarring and thickening of lungs) by decreasing the release or activity of naturally occurring substances in the body such as certain growth factors.