Diazepam, which is a benzodiazepine-type drug, induces a calming effect of the central nervous system (CNS) functions. It is usually prescribed for anxiety-related disorders and alcohol withdrawal. Common side effects of diazepam include drowsiness and fatigue; however, similar to most drugs containing benzodiazepine, dependence and withdrawal effects are possible. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fluoxetine belongs to a class of antidepressant drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), and is used to treat mental depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), bulimia nervosa, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD). Read the rest of this entry »

Ciprofloxacin and metronidazole are antibiotics that are effective against a broad range of bacteria. Read the rest of this entry »

Some types of hypercalciuria are vitamin D-dependent and, in those cases, drugs that suppress vitamin D can be useful in the diagnosis of the disease and in its treatment, according to experts at the Lorain Kidney Stone Research Center at the Medical College of Ohio. Read the rest of this entry »

Baclofen belongs to a class of drugs known as muscle relaxants; it is used to relieve muscle spasms and contractions in conditions such as multiple sclerosis. Read the rest of this entry »

Acetazolamide is an anticonvulsant drug. This drug may be used in the treatment of glaucoma, seizure disorders, and motion sickness. Read the rest of this entry »