Paracetamol Essays

  • Essay Of Paracetamol

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    Chapter#3 3 Experimental 3.1 Scope In this chapter we will discuss the chemicals used , equipments and procedure performed during the experiment . 3.2 Reagents and Chemicals Following are the reagents used: Paracetamol Fly ash Distilled water Sodium Hydroxide Hydrochloric acid Hydrogen peroxide 3.2.1 Fly Ash Fly ash, also known as "pulverised fuel ash" in the United Kingdom, is a coal combustion product composed of fine particles that are driven out of the boiler with the

  • My Acupuncture Experience

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    I am most convinced to adopt acupuncture the next time I am not feeling well or injured. Personally, I have tried other CAM methods like foot reflexology, aromatherapy, traditional chinese medicine (TCM), chiropractic and I do not really think they helped in my injury or relieved my illness. // For foot reflexology, the pressure points on my foot were abit painful when pressed and exerted force, it felt abit better after the session when I started to walk. However, it did not help in muscle soreness

  • Acupuncture Research Paper

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    It is estimated that one in six Americans suffers from chronic headaches. This adds up to more than 45 million people. Four out of every nine are women. The most common means for treatment is medication. It is not always successful and comes with side effects even when it does not help. Many people are eager for some new method of migraine relief. More than a decade ago, the National Institutes of Health recommended acupuncture for headaches as a viable treatment modality. More recently, Duke University

  • Tension Type Headache Research Paper

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    Headache is perceived as a pain felt inside your head. Depends on the regions of the head, headache can be classified into different types. The first one, which is also the most common type, is tension-type headache. Tension-type headache can be further subdivided into two forms, episodic and chronic. Episodic tension-type headache is when a patient experience 30-minute or 7-day long headache for less than one day a month with mild or moderate intensity, followed by no nausea or vomiting. On the

  • Thin Layer Chromatography Lab Report

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    Thin Layer Chromatography (TLC) Abstract This experiment uses the TLC chromatography technique to identify the presence of acetylsalicylic and Acetaminophen in analgesic drugs (Tylenol and Anacin). It was found that the Anacin and acetylsalicylic had very closer Rf values (0.8 and 0.79). The Tylenol and acetaminophen had closer Rf values (0.54 and 0.58). Hence, Acetylsalicylic acid and acetaminophen were present in Anacin and Tylenol tablets respectively. Introduction Chromatography is the technique

  • Methyl Benzoate Synthesis

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    TFCH2002 Organic Chemistry II Lab Report Experiment title: A Floral Fragrance, Methyl Benzoate Name: Conor Fitzpatrick Student number: C14740151 Course code: DT422/2 Report submission date: 02/03/16 Aims • To convert benzoic acid and produce methyl benzoate by Fischer esterification. • Learn reaction mechanism involved in esterification. Benzoic acid + methanol  Methyl benzoate + water Introduction The ester functional group can be synthesized a number of different

  • Sodium Hydroxide Preparation

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    PREPARATION AND USES OF SODIUM HYDROXIDE, BLEACHING POWDER, BAKING POWDER, WASHING SODA Objective: To understand the use of common salt (NaCl) for preparation of chemicals such as Sodium hydroxide, Bleaching powder, Baking powder, Washing soda. The common salt (Chemical formula-NaCl, Chemical name- Sodium chloride) that we eat in our daily diet is the raw material for preparation of chemical compounds such as Sodium hydroxide, Bleaching powder, Baking powder, Washing soda. NaCl is a neutral salt

  • Icd 10 Code Diagnosis Case Study

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    • Identify ONE Primary with ICD 10 code diagnosis given the information in part one and part two together. Include the rationale and a reference for your diagnoses. • Migraine Headaches (G43.0)- Migraine headaches are the most common type of headaches in the pediatric population. Diagnostic criteria can be complex in pediatrics. Patients often experience headaches that are bilateral and located in the frontal temporal region. It is associated with pulsating pain, nausea, photophobia, phonophobia

  • Devil's Claw

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    Since their existence, supplements have been a savior for people. Whether he or she is lacking something, wants to enhance their life, or simply feel complete, supplements are often taken to fill these needs. The need to use them could either be internal or as advice from a physician. The availability of supplements is nearly endless. Barring the more serious pathologies from the list, most pathologies or issues can be helped with supplements. The use is not intended to overall cure; however, the

  • Persuasive Migraine Research Papers

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    Everyone at one point or another has come down with a case of the sniffles or has gotten a migraine. You’re just lucky that it happened in the 21st century and not the Middle Ages. During that time the common cold would have been treated by giving you sweet-smelling herbs such as rose, lavender, sage, and bay and to treat a migraine you would have undergone a procedure known as Trepanation, the act of drilling a hole in the skull to relieve pain and pressure. I decided to do this to research this

  • Recrystallizing Benzoic Acid Lab Report

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    Purpose/Introduction The process of recrystallization is an important method of purifying a solid organic substance using a hot solution as a solvent. This method will allow the separation of impurities. We will analyze Benzoic Acid as it is dissolved and recrystallized in water and in a solvent of Methanol and water. Reaction/Summary In Experiment One we will be recrystallizing Benzoic Acid from water. In Experiment Two we will be recrystallizing Benzoic Acid using a solvent pair made up of Methanol

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

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    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a nerve disorder that occurs at the site of an injury. It occurs especially after injuries from high-velocity impacts such as those from bullets or shrapnel. However, it may occur without apparent injury. The arms or legs are usually involved. SYMPTOMS CRPS is a chronic condition characterized by: • Severe burning pain. • Changes in bone and skin. • Excessive sweating. • Tissue swelling. • Extreme sensitivity to touch. One visible sign of CRPS

  • The Effects Of Migraine On Women

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    Thesis A. Finocchi and Strada (2014) discuss the effects migraines have on women in comparison to men, and why they are more prevalent on women. 1. They look at the different statistics that compare women and men. 2. They look into the sex hormones, genes, and the differences in brain function and structure. Subpoints B. Women suffer from migraines twice as more as men do (Finocchi & Strada, 2014). C. Women have more, longer-lasting, painful migraines. 1. It causes more of a disability. 2. They

  • Wirach Case Study

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    SUBJECTIVE INFORMATION: Wirach is a 61 year old male that suffers from migraine headaches that is focused in the occipital area. Today he was seen by myself Kareen Wong (Pharmacy student) and Anna Rogers (Clinical Pharmacist) for a medication review. When asked about his current list of medications, he is currently taking propranolol for heart palpitations, venlafaxine for depression, lorazepam for sleep, ranitidine for heart burn and senokot for constipation. In addition, he is on amlodipine

  • How Does Acupuncture Help Cure Migraines

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    How Does Acupuncture Help Cure Headaches and Migraines? Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine needles into specific pressure points on the body which stimulates the nerves and helps blood flow throughout the body. Blood flow in the tissues increases when the small vessels around the area of the needle dilate. The pain of a migraine may be associated with the dilation of blood vessels in the head, increasing circulation in this area can worsen the patient’s symptoms. At New York AcuHealth, they

  • Analgesic Drugs Lab Report

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    Introduction The isolation of an active ingredient in analgesic drugs is an important technique to determine a drug’s composition. This technique can be exercised through column chromatography, a method used to purify a specific compound in a mixture. In column chromatography, alumina is typically used to separate less polar compounds by acting as a purifying agent. Most analgesic drugs work as pain relievers and generally fall into four categories. However, these drugs are made up of many more chemicals

  • Amiodarone Study

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    Torsades de pointes in amiodarone-associated acquired long-QT syndrome Amiodarone was developed in Belgium in 1961 and became popular in Europe for the treatment of angina. Based on Dr. Bramah Singh's investigation, (1) the Argentine physician Dr. Mauricio Rosenbaum started using amiodarone for the treatment of ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias with good outcomes. (2, 3) This drug is a class III agent in the Vaughan Williams scheme, with class I. II and IV antiarrhytmic effects. Amiodarone

  • Pain Relievers Research Paper

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    Pain relievers or analgesics have been around for thousands of year in different compounds and forms. Today the most used from is in pill form. Around the world pain relievers are the most common OTC (over the counter) drug used. Around the world millions of people use OTC pain relievers on a regular bases. People use the drugs to kill everything from headaches to fevers. To be effective pain relievers must dissolve quickly so they are bio-excisable. Medicines are substances that are used to change

  • Medication: A Case Study

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    Medication: Tylenol #3 1-2 tabs PO q4h PO prn Docusate 100 mg PO BID prn Rationale: Received 400mg ibuprofen 3 hours ago and her current level of pain is 7/10. I am choosing to give her Tylenol #3 to control the intense pain she is experiencing from the episiotomy and third-degree laceration and intense labour. This medication is appropriate because she reported experiencing a lot of pain since delivery. The length of time that is appropriate for her to take this medication is solely based upon

  • Commercial Headache Powder Lab Report

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    funnel by filtration. Melting point determination was performed to test for the purity of the drug (tablet). Hypothesis It was hypothesized that crude paracetamol melts at 165.1℃ while pure paracetamol melts at 170.5℃. Background information Paracetamol is a commonly used medicine. It is known as a mild