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Addison’s disease: Treatment

Treatment Treatment with replacement corticosteroids will control the symptoms of this disease. However, you will usually need to take these drugs for life. People often receive a combination of glucocorticoids (cortisone or hydrocortisone) and mineralocorticoids (fludrocortisone). Never skip doses of … Read more

Addison’s disease: Symptoms & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs * Changes in blood pressure or heart rate * Chronic diarrhea * Darkening of the skin – patchy skin color * Unnaturally dark color in some places * Paleness * Extreme weakness * Fatigue * Loss of … Read more

Addison’s disease: Overview, Causes

Addison's disease: Overview, Causes

Alternate Names : Adrenocortical hypofunction, Chronic adrenocortical insufficiency, Primary adrenal insufficiency Definition Addison’s disease is a disorder that occurs when the adrenal glands do not produce enough of their hormones. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors The adrenal glands are small … Read more

S-T Forte 2 (Chlorpheniramine Hydrocodone)

S-T Forte 2 (Chlorpheniramine Hydrocodone)

What is S-T Forte 2 (Chlorpheniramine Hydrocodone)? Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that reduces the natural chemical histamine in the body. Histamine can produce symptoms of sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and runny nose. Hydrocodone is a narcotic cough suppressant. The combination … Read more

B & O Supprettes 15-A rectal

Brand Names: B & O Supprettes 15-A, B & O Supprettes 16-A Generic Name: belladonna and opium (rectal) (Pronunciation: BEL a DON a and OH pee um) What is belladonna and opium (B & O Supprettes 15-A, B & O … Read more