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INSULIN (Regular) or HUMAN INSULIN

INSULIN  (Regular) or HUMAN INSULIN Classification, uses, dosages, common side effects, interaction, generic and brand name CLASSIFICATION: Protein  USES: It is used for treating type-1 diabetes, type-2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis, hyperosmolar hyperglycemic states.  High blood potassium levels are also treated using insulin along with glucose. It can be taken or given through injection …

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METFORMIN

METFORMIN – Classification, uses, dosages, common side effects, interaction, generic and brand name CLASSIFICATION: biguanide  USES: It is used for treating type-2 diabetes and PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) It can be taken or given orally. DOSAGES: Adult dosage (18 years and above) Starting dosage: 500 mg, twice per day, or 850 mg, once per day as …

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Dexamethasone DRUG

DEXAMETHASONE – Classification, uses, dosages, common side effects, interaction, generic and brand name CLASSIFICATION: Corticosteroid, Glucocorticoid USES: It is used for treating rheumatic problems, skin diseases, allergies, asthma, chronic obstructive lung disease, brain swelling, eye pain, tuberculosis along with antibiotics. It can be taken orally, through injection or intravenously. DOSAGES: Adult dosage (18 years up …

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CODEINE

Classification, uses, dosages, common side effects, interactions, generic and brand name CLASSIFICATION: Opiate (narcotic) Analgesics and Antitussives USES: It is used for treating pain, cough and diarrhea. Codeine is mostly a habit-forming (addictive) drug if used excessively. This drug has to be given or taken as per physician’s advice. It can be taken orally. DOSAGES: …

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PARACETAMOL (Acetaminophen)

Classification, Uses, Dosages, Common Side Effects, Generic Name and Brand Name PARACETAMOL  (Acetaminophen) CLASSIFICATION: Analgesics and Antipyretics USES: It is used for treating pain and fever. It is mainly used as a mild moderate pain reliever. Generally it can be taken orally. Rectally or intravenously can be given upon Physician’s advice. DOSAGES: Adult Paracetamol Dose …

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