This medication is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infection.
Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) prescribed to treat mild-to-moderate musculoskeletal pain.
It helps to relieve:
Tenderness, stiffness, and inflammation due to osteoarthritis
, rheumatoid arthritis
, and ankylosing spondylitis
Musculoskeletal pain due to sprains, strains or other causes.
headache and other types of headache.
Painful menstrual cramps.
Pre and post-operative pain.
Pain due to kidney stones and gallstones.
Diclofenac works by blocking the effects of the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme thereby reducing the synthesis of prostaglandins, which are responsible for causing pain and inflammation.
This medication is a vitamin, prescribed for anemia due to vitamin C deficiency.
This medication is a folic acid analog, prescribed for reducing the toxic effects of methotrexate.
This medication is an antimetabolite, curative in choriocarcinoma (cancer of the tissue that normally would develop into placenta). It is also used in other cancers like blood, breast and lung cancers. It is also used to suppress immunity in conditions such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis.
Minocycline is a broad spectrum tetracycline antibiotic. It acts by inhibiting the growth of bacteria in the body.
It is used for certain infections such as rickettsial infections like Rocky Mountain Spotted fever, typhus fever, rickettseal pox and tick fever, sexually transmitted diseases like lymphogranuloma venereum, granuloma inguinale, chancroid and non-gonococcal urethritis, eye infections like trachoma and inclusion conjunctivitis, atypical pneumonia, psittacosis, relapsing fever, acne, brucellosis, Campylobacter infections, bartonellosis, plague and cholera.
It may be effective in other infections as well, however several bacteria have developed resistance to the drug.
It may be used in patients who are allergic to the penicillin group of drugs as an alternative.
It is also used in people who carry the meningococcal bacteria in their nose and upper throat but do not suffer from any symptoms.
Local application of minocycline is used in patients with gum disease along with scaling and root planing.
This medication is a kinase inhibitor, prescribed for kidney cancer.
This medication is an anti-parasitic, prescribed for trichomoniasis, giardiasis, bacterial vaginosis, and amebiasis.