Sulfasalazine vs Mesalamine

Sulfasalazine vs Mesalamine: Treatment of Crohn’s Disease Remission

What is Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease is a “chronic inflammatory disease” that can harm a person’s quality of life if it is discovered during their formative years. This condition has a significant economic impact, with annual costs ranging from $1.2 billion to $6.1 billion in Canada and the US, respectively. The natural history of Crohn’s […]

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Hydroxocobalamin

Hydroxocobalamin: Uses, Mechanism of Actions, and Deficiency Symptoms

What is Hydroxocobalamin or Vitamin B12? Vitamin B12 also known as hydroxocobalamin or cyanocobalamin, is essential for purine nucleotide synthesis, certain amino acid metabolism, and proper cell development and reproduction. Hydroxocobalamin is a kind of vitamin B12 that is used to prevent and cure vitamin B12 insufficiency. Since this interacts with cyanide to create cyanocobalamin, […]

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Hydroxocobalamin

Hydroxocobalamin vs Cyanocobalamin: What’s the Difference?

The name “vitamin B12” refers to a category of cobalt-containing compounds with a macrocyclic tetrapyrrole group connected to a dimethyl benzimidazole nucleotide. Vitamin B12 is converted to two active coenzyme forms in the body: Deoxyadenosylcobalamin Methylcobalamin Types of Vitamin B12 Vitamin B12 exists in the following four forms: Hydroxycobalamin Cyanocobalamin Methylcobalamin Adenosylcobalamin Cyanocobalamin vs Methylcobalamin […]

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Azathioprine

Azathioprine: Side Effects, Mechanism of Action, Contraindications, Uses, and Interactions

Azathioprine is classified under immunosuppressive drugs. It has been categorized under immunosuppressive metabolites. It is the very first among immunosuppressive agents which are used in organ transplantation extensively to prevent rejection reactions after transplant (especially used after kidney transplant). As the name suggests, it thwarts organ rejection after transplantation by suppressing the immune system of […]

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wellbutrin and alcohol

Interactions and Side Effects of Using Wellbutrin and Alcohol Together

Wellbutrin and alcohol, when consumed together, put the patient at high risk for serious health impairments, nausea, vomiting, and seizures. We know that antidepressant medication is an important tool for people who struggle with depression and anxiety on a daily basis. As is the case with all drugs, most antidepressants can have certain dangerous side […]

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Metoidioplasty

Metoidioplasty – Single Stage Reassignment Surgery

Synopsis: Metoidioplasty is a genital-affirming lower body surgery for female-to-male transgenders. The main purpose of the surgery is to create male-like genitalia that has the capability to urinate while standing and has a satisfactory aesthetic appearance. This masculinizing surgery creates a male penis by lengthening and straightening the clitoris which has been hormonally enlarged. The […]

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