• Biotin is a dietary supplement prescribed to prevent and treat a rare biotin deficiency which is associated with malnutrition, pregnancy, long-term tube feeding and rapid weight loss. • It assists in various biochemical pathways as a cofactor that break down the body’s carbohydrate, protein and fat. • Biotin is used for conditions like hair loss, brittle nails, conjunctivitis, and seborrheic dermatitis in children. • It is also used in some metabolic disorders. However, its effectiveness in these conditions has not been established.
Glibenclamide is an oral hypoglycemic (glucose lowering) drug used to control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes in addition to diet and exercise. It belongs to the chemical group of sulfonylureas.
Piracetam is used to treat cortical myoclonus, a movement disorder that causes short and uncontrollable twitching or jerky movements of arms and legs.
Piracetam is often prescribed to improve cognition and memory and slow brain aging. It has been used to improve the neurological conditions of Alzheimer’s disease, Down’s syndrome, dementia and dyslexia (learning disorder).
Pregabalin is an anticonvulsant used as an additional treatment of partial seizures. It is also effective against nerve-related pain as it decreases the number of pain signals sent out by the damaged nerves in the body. It is used in the management of postherpetic neuralgia (nerve pain caused by the chicken pox virus), painful peripheral neuropathy due to diabetes, nerve-related pain due to spinal cord injury and fibromyalgia (a condition where the patient has muscle and connective tissue pain). It is also used in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.
This medication is an antifibrinolytic agent, used for reduction or prevention of excessive menstrual bleeding. It is also used for prevention of bleeding due to other causes such as peptic ulcer, bypass surgery, prostatic surgery, overdose of fibrinolytics. It is useful in hemophilia patients after surgical procedures. It blocks the breakdown of blood clots.
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