Health News

No Benefit of Fremanezumab in Posttraumatic Headache

A phase 2 study of the anti-calcitonin gene–related peptide (CGRP) antibody fremanezumab found no benefit of treatment in persistent posttraumatic headache. Anti-CGRP therapy had been predicted to be effective, given its history of improving other forms of headache, and preclinical studies had suggested that CGRP plays a role in late pain sensitization that can occur […]

Health News

Doubling down on headache pain

It’s not uncommon for people who experience a concussion to have moderate to severe headaches in the weeks after the injury. A new study has found a combination of two drugs, both common anti-nausea medications, given intravenously in the emergency room may relieve those headaches better than a placebo. The study is published in the […]

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

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 […]

Medications

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 […]

Health Problems

Walking Pneumonia Versus Common Cold

Since the common cold and walking pneumonia are both respiratory ailments, there are some similarities in their symptoms and causes. They are, however, both extremely different diseases which have different effects on the human body. The primary difference between them is that the Common Cold is usually caused by a viral infection while walking pneumonia […]

Medications

Vidaza

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. VIDAZA® Powder for Injection (azacitidine 100 mg) Consumer Medicine Information WHAT IS IN THIS LEAFLET This leaflet answers some common questions about Vidaza. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor […]

Medications

Kombiglyze XR

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. KOMBIGLYZE® XR Saxagliptin/metformin hydrochloride modified release Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about KOMBIGLYZE XR. It does not contain all of the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your […]

Medications

Cadivast

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. CADIVAST Amlodipine (as besilate) and atorvastatin (as calcium trihydrate) tablets Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Cadivast. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking […]