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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 »
Prednisolone by Rich Posted Fri 30 May 2008 12:00am Here's a funny little drug. Its a corticosteroid, which means it can reduce inflammation in your body. I don't know why or how. I am currently tapering down a course of these, now on 5mg a day. This is the 4th course i've taken in 5 years. The first time they were pumped straight into my veins in great big doses, which I wa ... Read on »
Prednisolone burst. by meggzzie Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Jul 2010 11:27am *grumbles* I hate pred. Don't get me wrong, I love that it does it's job. But I hate the side effects, like the insomnia (which I already have, so added with a 5 day pred increase to 30mg- which isn't the end of the world, but is higher than my maintenance 10mg- I'm probably gonna be a sleepless zombie for a few days) plus the potential threat ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »