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FDA Grants EUA to COVID Screening Device for Asymptomatic People

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a screening device that identifies biomarkers that may indicate asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection in people ages 5 and older. The Tiger Tech COVID Plus Monitor (Tiger Tech Solutions, […]

Health Problems

Liver disease diagnosis

There are multiple causes of liver disease. While some are infective, some are genetic or autoimmune and some metabolic. This makes diagnosis difficult and often there are a battery of tests that need to be performed in order to correctly diagnose the underlying cause for the disease. Patients who develop signs of liver disease even […]

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, […]

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

Causes of liver disease

The liver functions by clearing the body of drugs toxins and poisons and metabolizing nutrients for use. When the liver is damaged in the short or long term due to infection or other causes there may be liver disease. Classification of liver disease based on causes To divide causes of liver disease based on the […]

Medications

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

What is Shingles?

Shingles is a medically termed herpes zoster. The name derives from the Latin term for belt. This is because Shingles generally results in a belt shaped rash. (6) Shingles is characterized by this blistering and severely painful rash that occurs due to the varicella-zoster virus or the virus responsible for chickenpox. Once an individual gets […]