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Innovator Drug

Innovator Drug

Innovator Drug - the first DRUG containing its specific active ingredients to receive approval for use from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). An innovator drug’s patent protects the drug from market competition, giving its manufacturer exclusive right to produce and sell the drug. The innovator

Antacids - medications - information and side effects

Antacids - medications - information and side effects

Antacids are products that neutralize gastric (STOMACH) acid to relieve DYSPEPSIA (heartburn and indigestion). Antacids work by increasing the pH (acid level) of the gastric juices, which reduces the irritation to the stomach tissues. Most antacids contain mineral salts, which are alkaline. Because of their high salt

Investigational New Drug (IND)

Investigational New Drug (IND)

Investigational New Drug (IND) is a new DRUG in the final phases of development for which the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) grants restricted approval for use in clinical testing, emergency treatment, or transportation across state lines. Typically the use of an IND must meet one of three requirements: The

Diphtheria disease and definition

An illness that results from INFECTION with the bacterium Corynebacterium diphtheriae. Routine childhood IMMUNIZATION has made diphtheria rare in the United States, though the infection can occur in people who do not receive a booster VACCINE every 10 years and is common in other parts of the world. Infection may

Phototherapy - treatment with ultraviolet light - UVB, PUVA, Excimer laser

Phototherapy - treatment with ultraviolet light - UVB, PUVA, Excimer laser

Phototherapy is treatment with ultraviolet light, which suppresses the action of immune cells in the SKIN (T-CELLS). Ultraviolet light also slows the growth rate of keratinocytes, the cells that make up much of the dermis and nearly all of the epidermis, helping reduce symptoms such as plaque formation and scaling.

Breath sounds

Breath sounds

Breath Sounds - Characteristic noises the flow of air makes as it courses through the TRACHEA and bronchi. The doctor listens to breath sounds using the diaphragm (flat) side of a STETHOSCOPE placed at various sites on the outside of the chest and the back, a diagnostic method called AUSCULTATION. There are four

Leptospirosis - Weil's disease

Leptospirosis (also known as Weil's disease, Weil's syndrome, canicola fever, canefield fever, nanukayami fever, 7-day fever, Rat Catcher's Yellows, Fort Bragg fever, and Pretibial fever) is a bacterial zoonotic disease caused by spirochaetes of the genus Leptospira that affects humans and a wide range of animals,