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Enalapril Oral: Use, Side Effect, Mechanism of Action and Other Information

Enalapril use Enalaprial is the generic name for Vasotec. It can be used to treat many illnesses including hypertension, kidney problems, and also to improve heart attack victims chances of survival. The generic and branded versions are of course the same. It is one of the ACE (Angiotensin-Converting-Enzyme) inhibitors. It is used to prevent the creation of Angiotensin II. Angiotensin II is a substance that can cause blood vessels to narrow, thicken and stiffen. It also sets off the release of a particular hormone connected with high levels of water and salt in the body.
How to use:Enalapril 10 mg is not affected by the consumed food and can be taken before or after a meal and normally one tablet per day is prescribed. In some therapies, the patient is started on lower dose, which is then gradually increased. If you have been prescribed Enalapril, please follow strictly the prescribed treatment and in case of any adverse effects, contact your doctor as soon as possible.

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Celecoxib Use, Side Effect, Mechanism of action and other Information

Uses Celecoxib Symptomatic treatment of inflammation and pain associated with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.Celebrex is a sulfa non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, also known as an NDSAI. It is a prescription medication that is used to treat a number of different ailments such as rheumatoid arthritis, acute pain, menstrual symptoms, osteoarthritis, as well as issues with the color and rectum. Celebrex is a drug that is marketed by Pfizer and is sold under numerous brand names
Side effects CelecoxibLike all medications of this variety, Celebrex may cause some unwanted side effects, especially with repeated use. These common side effects may include raised liver enzymes, headaches, and dizziness. Others may experience swelling of the face and/or the body. Doctors and patients will need to work together to discuss side effects and whether or not the benefits of the medication outweigh the risk of side effects. Most patients do not experience side effects serious or bothersome …

Protonix/Pantoprazole: Use,Side Effects and Mechanism of action

Why is Protonix prescribed? Protonix/Pantoprazole comes under the medications known as proton pump inhibitors. Protonix is used for short-term treatment of heartburn and injury of the food pipe (esophagus) caused by backward flow of acid from the stomach. Protonix helps to reduce the amount of acid made in the stomach. Sometime doctor prescribed this medicine another purpose also. 
How should Protonix be used? Protonix/Pantoprazole comes as an extended-release (long-acting) tablet to take by mouth. Patients are taken once a day, with or without food. Do not split, chew, or crush the tablets; swallow them whole. Protonix/Pantoprazole is usually taken for 8 weeks, but your doctor may want you to take it for another 8 weeks if your esophagus has not healed. At the time of prescribing of this medicine must ask about direction of use. Take Protonix/pantoprazole exactly as directed. Do not take this medicine more it causes adverse effects. Symptoms of heartburn and injury to the esophagus should…

Nitrofurantoin/Macrobid: Use, Side Effect and Other Information

How to use Nitrofurantoin ? Macrobid (Nitrofurantoin) should be taken orally, usually 2 or 4 times a day, and swallowed whole. Take this medication with a glass of milk or food. Follow the all instruction of your doctor exactly, even if they differ from the usually recommended dosage. Generic Macrobid (Nitrofurantoin) works best when taken regularly and at approximately the same time every day. This will ensure there is always a constant level of medication in your bloodstream. If you are taking Generic Macrobid (Nitrofurantoin) to prevent an infection, make sure you do not skip any doses. Follow the instructions of your doctor and notify him straight away if you notice any signs of a new infection. If you are taking Generic Macrobid (Nitrofurantoin) to treat an existing infection, keep taking the pills until your prescription has finished. Do not stop taking this medication early, even if the symptoms have disappeared, as this may lead to a relapse of the infection. Notify your doctor…