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 mucolytic agent, prescribed for various respiratory diseases such as emphysema with bronchitis pneumoconiosis, chronic inflammatory pulmonary conditions, tracheobronchitis (respiratory tract inflammation), bronchiectasis, bronchitis with bronchospasm asthma.
This medication is a dietary supplement, prescribed for calcium deficiency state which may occur in diseases such as decreased levels of parathyroid hormone (acute and chronic), postmenopausal osteoporosis, rickets and osteomalacia (softening of the bones). It is also used as an antacid.
This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic reactions.
Diethylcarbamazine (DEC) is an antihelmintic drug which is prescribed to kill worms and treat the following diseases:
b)Tropical pulmonary eosinophilia
c)Loiasis for the treatment, as well as to prevent infection in visitors to endemic areas
• Though it is effective in river blindness (Onchocerciasis
), DEC is no longer preferred since it can cause a severe reaction called Mazzoti reaction, and ivermectin
is a much better choice
This medication is an antidopaminergic agent, used in treating nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal problems and Parkinson’s disease.
This medication is an antitussive, prescribed for asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
This medication is a sedating antihistamine, prescribed for short-term treatment of insomnia (difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep). It is also used in combination with decongestants and other medications to relieve sneezing, runny nose, and nasal congestion caused by the common cold. It is used for morning sickness of pregnancy along with vitamin B6 in some countries.
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 a leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs), prescribed for asthma.
This medication is a proton pump inhibitor, prescribed for duodenal ulcer, gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD), and Zollinger-Ellison (gastric acid hyper secretion) syndrome. It works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.
This medication is a water-soluble vitamin of the B complex, prescribed for thiamine deficiency, beriberi and acute alcoholic intoxification.