Research on Medications
Weight Loss and Metabolism - explanation of main components of energy expenditure, including basal metabolic rate (BMR), the thermic effect of food, and physical activity.
Acyclovir (Zovirax) - the oldest of the antiviral medications, effectiveness for herpes infections, better alternatives.
Amoxicillin (Amoxil) - one of the safest antibiotics, its use in strep throat and comparison to several other antibiotics.
Butalbital/APAP/Caffeine (Fioricet) - a strong, non-narcotic pain reliever used to relieve complex headaches and migraines. Pros and cons of one of its ingredients - caffeine, possible alternatives.
Sertraline (Zoloft) - one of the antidepressants belonging to the class of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. How it is compared to other representatives of this class.
Tretinoin (Retin-A) - topical retinoid used to treat acne. How effective it is and how long to wait for results. Which form is better, cream or gel. Retin-A drawbacks, tips and comparisons.
Tramadol (Ultram) - pain reliever with unique mechanism of action. Tramadol potency, effectiveness and side effects, and how it is compared to other non-opioid and opioid analgesics.
Valacyclovir (Valtrex) - an improved and more effective version of acyclovir with more convenient dosing schedule.