Akineton: Uses, Dosage, Indications, and Side Effects

Dosage form: Oral tablets (Prolonged-release) 4mg, 2mg Active ingredient: Biperiden hydrochloride What is Akineton used for? A prescription-only drug Akineton; is primarily used to treat all forms of Parkinson’s disease. Other therapeutic indications include Drug-induced extrapyramidal symptoms Excito-motor phenomena Akinesia Rigidity Akathisia Acute dystonia Akineton is also available in 5mg/ml ampules. Contraindications Hypersensitivity Narrow-angle glaucoma […]

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sulfasalazine and folic acid

Sulfasalazine and Folic Acid Concomitant Use: When and Why?

What is Sulfasalazine? Sulfasalazine/sulphasalazine is a sulphonamide (amino salicylic acid molecule) that is approved for the treatment of active Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis, as well as the induction and management of remission in ulcerative colitis. What is Folic Acid? Folic Acid is also sometimes named Vitamin B9. It is man-made folate. It is considered one of […]

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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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