Prescription antihistamine sprays such as azelastine and olopatadine Hcl help reduce symptoms of rhinitis. Side effects may occur, including headache, fatigue and bitter taste in the mouth. However, oral antihistamines like diphenhydramine and loratadine do not seem to work for non-allergic rhinitis. Oral decongestants.
Some health problems it can treat are diseases that affect the immune system, inflammation, pain, seizures, substance use disorders, and mental disorders (Brain). Marijuana plants have hundreds of chemicals called cannabinoids. The two main chemicals are THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD(cannabidiol). Researchers suggest that CBD may be helpful for some health issues, without getting high (Brain). The uses for medical marijuana are to help ease pain, nausea and loss
The drug amitriptyline is antidepressant that helps with pain and the incontinence. It can be taken orally using around 25 to 150 mg dosages, the option of injection is also available for patients. One of the advantages of this drug is that it can help subdue the symptoms of PBA that resemble depression. This drug also has a few cons. It causes extreme swelling of the face, tongue, lips, and face.
Nabilone is used for the same reasons, however it has a artificial chemical that’s like THC. 8. Forms of Medical Marijuana Most people smoke medical marijuana in pipes or in a joint (paper-rolled cigarettes). You can also take it in pill form, eat it in brownies, or brew it into a drink. The aftereffects of a marijuana pill can be potent and long-lasting, which makes it difficult to foresee how it will affect an individual.
If the non-invasive methods do not work, there are antithyroid medications that can prevent the thyroid from producing excessive amounts of the hormones T3 and T4. There is methimazole, propylthyiouracil, potassium iodine and sodium iodide-i-131 systemic just to name a few. Doctors or pharmacists may also suggest Beta Blockers as they can reduce the rapid heart rate, palpations and high blood pressure that most
In particular, morphine delays the transit time from the stomach to the intestine and reduces intestinal and pancreatic secretions. Due to these actions morphine present frequent and relevant gastro-intestinal side effects including constipation, ileus, and occasionally abdominal pain. Moreover, nausea and vomiting are also common side effects of morphine. The vomit mechanism is not well and completely understood; however, the interaction with μ receptors in the chemoreceptor trigger zone and the vomiting center in
Not only does it help with a simple migraine, but it helps prevent polycystic ovarian syndrome. This syndrome is brought on by an irregular menstrual cycle and hormone imbalance . Coincidently, birth control helps with both causes and can act as a preventive medication for polycystic ovarian syndrome. Birth control is both beneficial for your body and a preventive measure for unplanned
Behavioral treatment helps addicts change unhealthy ways of thinking, counseling and sometimes psychotherapy. Medication treatment might sound wrong, why give them other prescribed drugs?. The addict suffers withdrawals symptoms and to help them stop using opioids, we supply them with other none dangerous drugs which close to the same effect. Treatment is possible, we just gotta reduce the epidemic among our young
However, medication may be very helpful and useful for the treatment of social anxiety disorder, therapy proves to be just as effective. The purpose therapy is to reduce anxiety by disrupting and eradicating beliefs or behaviors that kept maintaining the anxiety disorder. Therapy has two balances . The balance helps people change thinking patterns that prevent them from conquering` their
It is common, for example, in people with parkinson’s disease that anticholinergic agents are used to control bladder over activity, and benzodiazepines for anxiety. Only when Parkinson’s disease medications have been reduced as much as can be tolerated, then quetiapine is to be considered. This recommendation is not evidence based and is instead based on the experience of clinicians. Clozapine, despite level 1 evidence to support its use, was also to be “considered” due to the logistical problem of blood monitoring. The committee felt that quetiapine, although not having randomized controlled trial data to support its use, did have the data to support its safety, whereas all other atypical antipsychotics, excepting clozapine, did not.
Secondly, antidepressants have become cost friendly, as Prozac is now available in genetic form. Although, psychotherapy can help depressed patients siggnificantly, the biomedical approach seems more appropriate for depression. The reason I say this is because a person with depression may not want to leave their house several
What most college students perceive to be performance enhancement is actually drug abuse. Adderall is a medical drug that is prescribed to patients with sleeping problems, attention and behavior problems. Being a sufferer of severe Narcolepsy, I have had years of personal experience with this medication. The medication is very potent with highly addictive properties and is directly connected the body’s “reward” system. There is a fine line between recreational drug use and drug abuse.
This included water immersion, which involved keeping people under water for as long as possible without drowning them. It also included a special spinning stool to cause dizziness in order to rearrange the contents of the brain into the correct positions. It was thought that if you mixed up the parts of the brain by spinning it, then they would move around into the correct position, curing one’s depression. Horseback riding, special diets, enemas and vomiting were also recommended treatments (“Depression: Depression & Related Conditions,” n.d.). Beidel, Bulik, and Stanley, 2014 stated, treatments during the late 1800s and early 1900s were usually not adequate for people with severe depression.
Fingolimod (Gilenya) is a sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor modulator. Serious side effects are potentially fatal infections, bradycardia and, hemorrhaging focal encephalitis. Currently, two patients have died while taking Gilenya, although it is not clear if the drug was solely responsible. Dimethyl Fumarate (Tecfidera) belongs to a class of drugs called Nrf2 activators and may work by decreasing inflammation thus preventing nerve damage.