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Pharmacotherapeutics

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pharmacotherapeutics

How Are Drugs Used Clinically in Patients? The study of the therapeutic uses and effects of drugs in patients is called pharmacotherapeutics. The focus of pharmacotherapy is the patient, not the drug or the disease. Drugs do not behave in the same way in all individuals, and patientto-patient variability in drug response is very common. Therapeutic variability may be caused by differences in patient body size and composition, age, disease, environmental factors, and genetic influences. It may also be attributable to…

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Montelukast

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Montelukast is a selective and orally active leukotriene receptor antagonist that inhibits the cysteinyl leukotriene CysLT4 receptor. Cysteinyl leukotrienes and leukotriene receptor occupation have been correlated with the pathophysiology of asthma. Indications Montelukast is indicated for the prophylaxis and chronic treatment of asthma in adults and pediatric patients from 6 months of age and older. Dosage & Administration Prophylaxis of asthma Adult and child over 15 years: 10 mg once daily in the evening Children 6–15 years: 5 mg once…

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Novo Nordisk Pharma Pvt. Ltd. Bangladesh

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Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. The company also has leading positions within haemophilia care, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 37,200 employees in 76 countries, and markets its products in more than 180 countries. Bangladesh Office of Novo Nordisk Pharma Corporate Address: Nina Kabbo, Level -9, 227/A Gulshan Tejgaon Link Road Tejgaon, Dhaka 1208, Bangladesh. Phone: +880 2 989 3701 Email: nnbdec@novonordisk.com Website: www.novonordisk.com…

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Antisense Drugs

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How antisense drugs work

Definition, Designing Technology and Mechanism  Antisense drugs are drugs that seek to block DNA transcription or RNA translation in order to moderate many disease processes. Antisense drugs consist of nucleotides linked

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Alternative Medicine

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Often called ‘‘complementary and alternative medicine,’’ this group of medical practices has also been termed ‘‘unconventional,’’ ‘‘unorthodox,’’ ‘‘unproven,’’ and even ‘‘quackery.’’ Because these terms have significant negative connotations, terms such as ‘‘alternative medicine’’ are preferred. Alternative medicine is not one form of medicine, but rather a diverse group of health practices that are outside of what is considered usual or conventional by the medical establishment. Alternative medicine spans the range of practices, from home remedies to manufactured products, from patient self-treatment to care by a skilled practitioner, from efficacious to potentially…

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