Lorazepam vs Clonazepam – Comparison of Two Commonly Used BZDs

Lorazepam vs Clonazepam is a comparison of the two commonly used benzodiazepines. Although, both can be used for sleep, seizures, anxiety, and panic disorders, there are slight differences. Lorazepam Vs Clonazepam Introduction: Lorazepam (Ativan) and clonazepam (Klonopin) are two medications used in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders. Both of them belong to the … Read more

Leuprolide MOA (Mechanism of action of Leuprolide Acetate)

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Leuprolide MOA (Mechanism of action of Leuprolide) is discussed here in detail.┬áLeuprolide Acetate is used as monotherapy or in combination with norethindrone for the treatment of various conditions listed below: Leuprolide acetate monthly depot injection is used for the palliative treatment of advanced prostatic carcinoma. For the treatment and prevention of recurrence of Endometriosis. It … Read more

What are the Important Side effects of Lucemyra (Lofexidine)?

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Lucemyra side effects are primarily because of its mechanism of action. Lucemyra is the brand name of Lofexidine hydrochloride. It is the first FDA-approved treatment of opioid withdrawal that is unrelated to the opioid class of medicines. Briefly about the treatment of Opioid withdrawal: Opioid withdrawal symptoms may manifest as nausea, vomiting, sweating, hot and … Read more

Patiromer MOA, Vs Lokelma (Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate) Vs SPS

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Patiromer MOA is similar to Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate (Lokelma) and Sodium Polystyrene sulfonate (SPS, Kayexalate). These remove the excess potassium from the body. Patiromer (Veltassa), Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate (Lokelma), and Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate (Kayexalate) are the three potassium binding resins that have a slightly different mechanism of action (MOA), however, all of them bind to … Read more

Can You Take Plavix and Omeprazole Together?

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Plavix and Omeprazole are two very commonly used medications. Often these drugs are taken together since omeprazole is combined to avoid the gastrointestinal side effects associated with aspirin or clopidogrel. However, the FDA recommends avoiding these two drugs in combination because omeprazole may reduce the efficacy of Clopidogrel. What options do you have then? Which … Read more

What is Bempedoic acid Used for? (Nexletol)

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Bempedoic acid is a novel class of medicine that has got FDA approval in February 2020. It is used to treat patients with hyperlipidemia who do not achieve their target lipid levels despite maximally tolerated doses of statins. Bempedoic acid Uses: It is approved for the treatment of patients who have an established cardiovascular atherosclerotic … Read more

Trodelvy Mechanism of Action (Sacituzumab MOA)

Trodelvy Mechanism of Action (Sacituzumab MOA)

Sacituzumab marketed by the brand name of Trodelvy (Gilead Sciences) is FDA approved for the treatment of patients with advanced breast cancer and urothelial cancer. Trodelvy mechanism of action in the treatment of these cancers is a little complicated to understand. It is therefore important to define a few terminologies before discussing the MOA of … Read more

Treatment of Black Fungus (Black Mold or Mucormycosis)

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Black fungus is a serious disease and infection occurring in COVID-19 patients means 100% death! Safe and cost-effective drug treatment of black fungus (also called black mold and mucormycosis) is almost nonexistent. Only three antifungal medicines are currently available to treat black fungus. The commonly used antifungal drugs such as itraconazole, fluconazole, and voriconazole are … Read more