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Tirzepatide vs Semaglutide: Effectiveness and Similarities

May 21, 2024

Tirzepatide (Zepbound or Mounjaro) and semaglutide (Ozempic) are often referred to as “weightloss medications” that help those suffering from chronic obesity to lose weight. Both prescription medications are used to treat Type 2 diabetes. However, Zepbound is more likely to be prescribed to treat weight loss conditions than Ozempic.Key...

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Best Time to Take Lexapro for Anxiety

May 19, 2024

Lexapro is a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) or “antidepressant” that helps to treat those suffering with anxiety or clinical depression. According to Lexapro, “It belongs to a group of medicines called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). They are thought to work by their actions on brain chemicals...

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5 Effective Signs Metformin is Working

May 17, 2024

Metformin is one of the newer potential “wonder drugs'' for weight loss. Popularized by the online telehealth companies and startups, metformin is getting used to treat both Type 2 diabetes as well as weight loss conditions through certain telehealth providers.A recent study was performed to test the effectiveness of metformin in...

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Claritin vs. Zyrtec: Cost, Side Effects, Effectiveness

May 15, 2024

Cetirizine is an antihistamine often used to treat allergy symptoms. Both Zyrtec and Claritin are brand names of cetirizine that help to treat allergy symptoms. Both brands have relatively similar results, however Zyrtec has a quicker onset and is known to cause more “sedation” feeling amongst those who take it.Key TakeawaysThe only...

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Is Seroquel Good for Sleep?

May 13, 2024

Seroquel (or quetiapine) is used to treat some mental/mood disorders (such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, sudden episodes of mania or depression associated with bipolar disorder). Quetiapine (or Seroquel) belongs to a class of drugs known as atypical antipsychotics. Seroquel in “low doses'' is being tested as being an effective...

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Amoxicillin and Alcohol: Adverse Effects

May 9, 2024

Amoxicillin is commonly prescribed to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, such as pneumonia; bronchitis (infection of the airway tubes leading to the lungs); and infections of the ears, nose, throat, urinary tract, and skin.Key TakeawaysYes, you can take amoxicillin and consume alcoholic drinks. No relevant or recent studies support the...

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Methylprednisolone vs. Prednisone (Similarities & Differences)

May 7, 2024

Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid hormone that’s used to treat conditions such as arthritis, blood disorders, severe allergic reactions, certain cancers, eye conditions, skin/kidney/intestinal/lung diseases, and immune system disorders. It decreases your immune system's response to various diseases to reduce symptoms such as...

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Does Amoxicillin Expire?

May 5, 2024

Amoxicillin has an average shelf-life of around 2-years (when stored in proper conditions). Amoxicillin is commonly prescribed to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, such as pneumonia; bronchitis (infection of the airway tubes leading to the lungs); and infections of the ears, nose, throat, urinary tract, and skin.Key TakeawaysAmoxicillin...

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Difference Between Nasonex and Flonase

May 2, 2024

Nasonex and Flonase are both nasal sprays and allergy medications that are used to treat nasal allergy symptoms (or all by reducing inflammation caused by corticosteroids. They are both FDA-approved to treat seasonal and year-round allergies, and are generally considered equally effective and safe. Nasonex requires a prescription due to its active...

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