SCIENCE

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 03:10 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

The gastroduodenal mucosa has evolved a number of defense mechanisms to protect itself against the noxious effects of acid and pepsin.....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 02:58 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are now among the most widely prescribed drugs worldwide due to their outstanding efficacy and safety.....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 02:46 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

From their introduction in the 1970s until the early 1990s, H2-receptor antagonists (commonly referred to as H2 blockers) were the most commonly presc....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 02:34 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Antacids have been used for centuries in the treatment of patientswith dyspepsia and acid-peptic disorders.....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 02:20 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

The parietal cell contains receptors for gastrin (CCK-B), histamine (H2), and acetylcholine (muscarinic, M3).....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 02:07 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Many of the drug groups discussed elsewhere in this book have important applications in the treatment of diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract and o....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 01:53 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

These are of variable efficacy and may necessitate concomitant treatment with topical corticosteroids for severe cases.....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 01:40 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Alitretinoin (Panretin) is a topical formulation of 9-cis-retinoicacid which is approved for the treatment of cutaneous lesions in patients with AIDS-....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 01:28 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Topical minoxidil (Rogaine) is effective in reversing the progres-sive miniaturization of terminal scalp hairs associated with andro-genic alopecia. ....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 01:14 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Topical doxepin hydrochloride 5% cream (Zonalon) may provide significant antipruritic activity when utilized in the treatment of pruritus associated w....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 01:04 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Salicylic acid has been extensively used in dermatologic therapy as a keratolytic agent.....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 12:50 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

The remarkable efficacy of topical corticosteroids in the treatment of inflammatory dermatoses was noted soon after the introduction of hydrocortisone....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 12:40 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Biologic agents useful in treating adult patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis include the T-cell modulator ale-facept, the TNF-α....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 12:27 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Acitretin (Soriatane), a metabolite of the aromatic retinoid etreti-nate, is quite effective in the treatment of psoriasis, especially pustular forms.....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 12:16 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Retinoic acid, also known as tretinoin or all-trans-retinoic acid, is the acid form of vitamin A. ....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  27.09.2017 12:03 am    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Topical medications useful in protecting against sunlight contain either chemical compounds that absorb ultraviolet light, called sun-screens, or opaq....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  26.09.2017 11:50 pm    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

HYDROQUINONE, MONOBENZONE, & MEQUINOL, TRIOXSALEN & METHOXSALEN.....

Under : SCIENCE    Posted On :  26.09.2017 11:39 pm    Author :  Dr. Bertram G. Katzung, MD, PhD

Permethrin is toxic to Pediculus humanus, Pthirus pubis, and Sarcoptesscabiei.....