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Drug-Drug Interactions to Watch Out For by Dirk H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Nov 2010 1:42pm P450 enzymes and “poor metabolizers.” The finding, published in Science , is a bit arcane to the layperson. The big secret of how the P450 enzyme family metabolizes drugs turns out to be a critical phase change, where an oxygen molecule temporarily joins the mix, forming “Compound I,” a process the scientists documented by cooling the ... Read on »
Collagenase in scleroderma by Jan Posted Wed 24 Nov 2010 8:57pm Collagenase activity was measured by direct assay in skins from 12 patients afflicted with systemic sclerosis. In seven of those cases where extensive involvement of the forearm and trunk skin existed, collagenase activity of the involved skin was minimal or absent. Moreover, in the same patient, regions of marked skin involvement (e.g., forearm ... Read on »
Low Level Laser Medicine of the Future Part Two by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 30 Dec 2011 9:57am Low Level Lasers, Part Two.  Clinical Applications  by Jeffrey Dach MD Part One of this series reviewed the mechanism of how low level lasers interact at the cellular level .  The coherent laser light in the near infrared wavelength is absorbed readily by cytochrome C oxid ... Read on »
Drug Interaction: A Real Issue by Sara G. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 5:44pm Check out this Medscape article addressing Drug to Drug Interaction, an issue that is a consideration for any of us who take more than one medication at a time. This case-based activity identifies risk factors for drug-drug interactions and presents management tools to help doctors anticipate and prevent associated adverse events for patients. ... Read on »
ADD ADHD Medications - Amphetamines: 2D6 Drug Interaction Update by Chuck Medical Doctor Posted Sun 21 Dec 2008 7:44am Image via WikipediaADD, ADHD Update:  We know Prozac and Paxilcommonly interact with amphetamines[AMP] Now we should also watch for Antihistamines When they are used for treatment of depression and ADD simultaneously: Dexedrine, Adderall and Adderall XR, and Vyvanse -by blocking the metabolic pathway of AMP, ' CYP450 2D6' -and have r ... Read on »
other drug interaction with PD medicines by heroteo heroteo Posted Fri 20 Jan 2012 12:01am Other Drug Interactions with Parkinson’s Disease Medicines Posted: by Dr. P.D. Table of Contents What is Drug Interaction? Parkinson’s Disease Medicines Drug Interactions with Parkinson’s Disease Medicines Levodopa Other Parkinson’s Drugs Comments (7) Parkinson’s disease is a long term disease where the patient needs to ... Read on »
Algorithm Finds Thousands of Unknown Drug Interaction Side Effects by EyeDrD Posted Thu 29 Mar 2012 8:00am An algorithm designed by US scientists to trawl through a plethora of drug interactions has yielded thousands of previously unknown side effects caused by taking drugs in combination. The work, published today in Science Translational Medicine 1 , provides a way to sort through the hundreds of thousands of ‘a ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Updated information on drug interactions between Victrelis (boceprevir) and certain boosted HIV p by FDA Posted Fri 27 Apr 2012 7:15am This update is in follow-up to the FDA Drug Safety Communication :  Important drug interactions between Victrelis (boceprevir) and ritonavir-boosted human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) protease inhibitor drugs on 2/4/2012. Safety Announcement [4-26-2012] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is notifying the ... Read on »
Older Adults At High Risk For Drug Interactions by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 29 Dec 2008 4:43pm At least one in 25 older adults, about 2.2 million people in the United States, take multiple drugs in combinations that can produce a harmful drug-drug interaction, and half of these interactions involve a non-prescription medication, researchers from the University of Chicago Medical Center report in the Dec. 24/31, 2008, issue of JAMA. Alth ... Read on »
Drug Combinations That May Cause Major Drug Interactions Common Among Seniors Who Take Antidepressants, According To Thomson Reu by Brian Wolstenholme Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Mon 03 Jan 2011 12:00am More than half of older Americans who were prescribed antidepressants for the first time were already taking a medication that could adversely interact with the antidepressant, according to a new study from Thomson Reuters. For one-fourth of the seniors in the study, these were potentially major drug interactions. The research, publ ... Read on »