Zanaflex is used to treat muscle tightness and cramping (spasm) caused by conditions such as multiple sclerosis or spinal injury. Decreasing spasms can reduce pain and improve your ability to move around. Zanaflex is a short-acting muscle relaxant that works by...
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of ZITHROMAX® (azithromycin) and other antibacterial drugs, ZITHROMAX (azithromycin) should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria....
ZOLOFT is a prescription medicine used to treat depression, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (also called OCD) and posttraumatic stressdisorder (also called PTSD) in adults. ZOLOFT is also used to treat OCD in children (ages 6-12) and adolescents (ages 12-17)....
|Zovirax (Acivir Cream)
Zovirax (Acivir) cream contains the active ingredient aciclovir, which is an antiviral medicine. It is used to treat skin infections with the herpes simplex virus, for example cold sores and genital herpes (caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2). (NB. Aciclovir cream is also available without a brand name, ie as the generic medicine.) Aciclovir works by stopping the herpes simplex virus from reproducing and infecting more cells. ...
Zyban (bupropion) is an antidepressant in the aminoketone drug class used for smoking cessation. Zyban helps people who are dependent on nicotine to give up smoking. It is used in combination with motivational support. Zyban is not a form of nicotine replacement therapy. Zyban takes a few days to work so it is usually started while you are still smoking....
|Zyloprim (generic Allopurinol)
ZYLOPRIM (Allopurinol) is used to treat gout and certain types of kidney stones. It is also used to prevent increased uric acid levels in patients receiving cancer chemotherapy. These patients can have increased uric acid levels due to release of uric acid from the dying cancer cells. Allopurinol works by reducing the amount of uric acid made by the body. Increased uric acid levels can cause gout and kidney problems....
ZYRTEC (cetirizine hydrochloride) is an antihistamine that treats symptoms, such as itching, runny nose, watery eyes, and sneezing from hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and other allergies, such as allergies to molds and dust mites. It is available in generic form. ...
In a rigorous review of both animal and human studies on aspartame and its breakdown products, the European Food Safety Authority concludes that the artificial sweetener is safe for human consumption at current acceptable daily intake levels.Dr.
Antacids are commonly used to neutralize the acid in the stomach, helping many individuals who have acid reflux. But a new study suggests that using this medication consistently for 2 years or more is linked to a deficiency of vitamin B12, which can have adverse effects for the nervous system.
In a bid to stem the growing problem of antibiotic resistance in humans, the US Food and Drug Administration has announced it is taking steps to phase out non-medicinal use of antibiotics in animals used for food production.