Health News

SARS-CoV-2 viable 21 days in blood, mucus, semen, urine, but just 24 hours in breast milk

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), spreads through respiratory droplets and aerosols expelled when infected individuals cough, sneeze, breathe or sing. Previous studies have demonstrated SARS-CoV-2’s stability on various surface types and seasonal climatic conditions. SARS-CoV-2 can survive the longest on surfaces in winter, followed […]

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COVID-19 survivors experience symptoms up to 10 months after infection, study finds

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) symptoms are increasingly recognized to persist among a subset of individuals following acute infection, but features associated with this persistence are not well-understood. Previous reports showed that some patients who recover from COVID-19 report chronic symptoms, including headaches, fatigue, cough, and weakness. Some individuals report neurological and psychiatric effects, such as memory […]

Medications

Terry White Chemists Clomipramine

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS CLOMIPRAMINE Contains the active ingredient, clomipramine (as clomipramine hydrochloride) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine This leaflet answers some common questions about clomipramine. It does not contain all the […]

Health Problems

Treatment of whooping cough

Whooping cough or Pertussis is an infectious disease caused by bacteria Bordetella pertussis. Mild cases can be managed at home with adequate rest and fluids and antibiotics. Severe cases however may need hospital admission. There are a few possible treatments for whooping cough including antibiotics, supportive therapy and so forth. (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, […]

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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. […]

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Ibavyr

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. IBAVYR®200MG, 400 MG AND 600 MG TABLETS 200mg, 400 mg, 600 mg ribavirin tablets contains the active ingredient ribavirin CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about IBAVYR. It does not contain all of the […]

Health Problems

Diagnosis of Anxiety

Anxiety disorders have multiple subtypes each of which is characterized by unnecessary worry that can be distressing to the patient. How is diagnosis of Anxiety made? Diagnosis is made using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV (Text Revision) also called DSM-IV-TR. The manual lays down criteria for diagnosis of each of the […]

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Chemmart Tramadol SR

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