Medications

Chemmart Escitalopram

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. CHEMMART ESCITALOPRAM Contains the active ingredient, escitalopram (as escitalopram oxalate) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine. This leaflet answers some common questions about escitalopram. It does not contain all the available information. […]

Health Problems

Early Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is characterized by a variety of symptoms including impaired vision and numbness. It can be challenging to compile a definitive list of signs to look out for because the same symptoms can be caused by other disorders. Moreover, MS symptoms greatly vary from one person to another, and early signs can be […]

Medications

C-Flox

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. C-FLOX ciprofloxacin (as hydrochloride) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about C-FLOX. It does not contain all of the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. […]

Medications

APO-Cefaclor CD

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-CEFACLOR CD Cefaclor monohydrate Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about cefaclor. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All […]

Health News

Aspirin use tied to longer bladder, breast cancer survival

(HealthDay)—Aspirin use may improve survival for bladder and breast cancer, according to a study published online Jan. 15 in JAMA Network Open. Holli A. Loomans-Kropp, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the National Cancer Institute in Rockville, Maryland, and colleagues investigated the association of aspirin use with the risk for developing new cancers, as well as site-specific cancer-associated […]

Health Problems

This Man Was Circumcised By Mistake When He Went to the Doctor to Get His Bladder Checked

Just about everyone knows Miley Cyrus’ famous lyric, “Everybody makes mistakes. Everybody has those days.” Yeah, it’s super inspiring and all, but some people who should not take comfort in Miley’s motto. I’m looking at you, doctors. Cue the story of a British man who went into the hospital to have his bladder checked—but instead left with a circumcised penis because doctors […]

Health News

BCG treatment for bladder cancer: What to know

In this article, we will discuss what Bacillus Calmette–Guerin (BCG) therapy is, when doctors use it, and what to expect during treatment. We also cover side effects, alternative treatment options, and the outlook associated with bladder cancer. What is BCG therapy? BCG is a bacterium similar to that which gives rise to tuberculosis (TB). However, […]