Diuretics were invented 70 years ago to reduce body swelling due to water retention. They are based on relatively simple chemical formulas that work by encouraging the kidneys to expel more urine,
What do they do?
Contrast agents are chemicals used to enhance medical and diagnostic images such as X-rays, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans.
Flecainide acetate (Tambocor) is a sodium-channel-blocking antiarrhythmic drug specifically prescribed for life-threatening cases of tachycardia (excessively rapid heartbeat). According to the British National Formulary,
QI am a 34 year old man suffering from what I think is normally a female complaint water retention. I feel puffy and bloated much of the time. Can diuretics help and can you explain something abou ...
Q After root canal work, the dentist cleaned it out with hydrogen peroxide, then sodium hypochlorite and saline. But is sodium hypochlorite safe? I asked him not to use it on me again. - BJ, India
Although hailed as a means of delaying the onset of glaucoma, latanoprost (Xalatan) has been shown to cause changes to pigmented tissue. Its continual use may gradually change the colour
I was diagnosed in April last year with polymyalgia. It came on suddenly overnight; having gone to bed the night before perfectly well, I woke up with severe pain in my head, temples, forehead, neck and the base of my spine.