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Psoriasis is a chronic disease. It waxes and wanes. Accordingly, need for the medicine increases or decreases. There are a number of factors which...

Answered on : 04 Sep 2010

Regarding the use of anti-hypertensive drugs, I feel Amlcef LS 5+5 which you have been taking for control of blood pressure should be OK if you...

Answered on : 02 Sep 2010

It is safer to taper the dose over a week or so before discontinuation. Curiously, aripirazole which is supposed to treat schizophrenia can lead...

Answered on : 02 Sep 2010

Enterogermina is a trade name; it contains good "germs" to restore gastro-intestinal functions. It is not a drug and is generally available in the...

Answered on : 01 Sep 2010

ASO, in the context of arthritis, is important for certain forms of arthritis which follow streptococcal infection. From your description, this...

Answered on : 01 Sep 2010

VaxiFlu-S is the brand name for injectable H1N1 vaccine. It is approved by the Drugs Controller General, India (DCGI). It is the national drug...

Answered on : 31 Aug 2010

You have described features suggestive of Obsessive compulsive disorder with predominant theme of contamination and engaging in cleaning...

Answered on : 28 Aug 2010

Your urine tests presuming the rest are normal does not indicate a UTI (urinary tract infection). Emptiness in the bladder is not a symptom of UTI...

Answered on : 28 Aug 2010

At some stage we have to close this small PDA. Usually this is after 1 year of age. Most of these small PDA can now be closed by catheter...

Answered on : 28 Aug 2010

TNF stands for Tumour Necrosis Factor. Any agent that counters TNF is called anti-TNF. These drugs are used in many auto-immune disorders such as...

Answered on : 28 Aug 2010
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