Xigduo XR a Prescription Medication Used to Control Blood Sugar Levels

Xigduo XR is a prescription medication used to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It is a single product containing 2 medications: dapagliflozin and metformin. Dapagliflozin is part of a new class of drugs that work in the kidney to block a protein called SGLT2. By blocking this protein, the drug […]

These Medications May Beat Migraines

Migraines can be such a headache. Luckily, many migraine treatments work to relieve the pain. I’m Shelby Cullinan with your latest health news. A new study from the American Headache Society found that triptans, acetaminophen, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, known as NSAIDs, and combination medications treated migraines most effectively. Although opioids were likely to be effective, […]

Tecfidera a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Multiple Sclerosis – Overview

Tecfidera, the brand name form of dimethyl fumarate, is a prescription medication used to treat multiple sclerosis. Tecfidera belongs to a group of drugs called fumaric acid esters. The exact way it works to treat multiple sclerosis is unknown. This medication comes as capsules to be taken twice daily, with or without food. Common side […]

Information on Ofev a Prescription Medication Used to Treat IPF

Ofev is a prescription medication used to treat a lung disease called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Ofev belongs to a group of drugs called tyrosine kinase inhibitors. These work by by blocking multiple pathways that may be involved in the scarring of lung tissue. This medication comes in capsule form and is usually taken twice […]

Overview – Stelara a Prescription Medication Used to Treat Adults with Psoriasis

Stelara is a prescription medication used to treat adults with psoriasis. It is also approved to treat moderate-to-severe psoriatic arthritis. Stelara belongs to a group of drugs known as monoclonal antibodies. It works by binding to specific proteins of the body that are involved in inflammation and immune response, thereby preventing these proteins from binding […]

Avandaryl Medication Uses and Side Effects

Avandaryl is a prescription medication used in combination with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes. It is a combination product that contains two medications: rosiglitazone, a thiazolidinedione, and glimepiride, a sulfonylurea. This medication comes in tablet form and is usually taken once a day, with your first […]

Overview of Evotaz – a Prescription Medication Used to Treat HIV Infection in Adults

Evotaz is a prescription medication used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in adults. It is a single product containing 2 medications: atazanavir and cobicistat. Atazanavir belongs to a group of drugs called protease inhibitors. It works by decreasing the amount of HIV in the blood. Cobicistat belongs to a group of drugs called […]

Information on Benicar a Prescription Medication Used to Treat High Blood Pressure

Benicar is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure. Benicar is in a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently. This medication comes […]