Sovaldi is a highly effective and safe sofosbuvir antiviral medicine that works to prevent the spread of Hepatitis C within the body. It’s also used to treat those with HIV, liver cancer, or those about to receive a liver transplant. However, it is not meant to be a treatment for HIV and AIDS. Sovaldi is meant to be used in conjunction with another antiviral medication, such as ribavirin, daclastavir, and/or peginterferon alfa.
EpiPen is an epinephrine autoinjector, a medical device that’s used to inject a measured dose of epinephrine (adrenaline) into the bloodstream. EpiPen is used most commonly to deal with anaphylactic reactions resulting from severe allergies. This particular life-saving drug is a must-have for someone who is prone to allergic reactions; however, with the prevailing Continue reading
Nexplanon (etonogestrel) is a contraceptive drug that’s used for birth control that’s expensive but a viable solution for long term contraception. Normally, Nexplanon is used in contraceptive implants that can prevent pregnancy for up to 3 years with just a single implant. Women who categorically know that they want a long break from pregnancy resort to this form of birth control that’s convenient and takes the pain of taking pills every day. The price of one Nexplanon subcutaneous implant 68mg varies between Continue reading
Linzess (linaclotide) is prescription medicine used to treat chronic irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and chronic constipation in adults who have been experiencing constipation as a major symptom. Linaclotide works by increasing the secretion of water and sodium in the intestines, thus softening the stools and stimulating the bowel process. Continue reading
Eliquis (apixaban) is used post hip- or knee-replacement surgeries to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) which can lead to blood clots in the lungs. It’s also used to lower the chances of strokes due to blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder. Moreover, Eliquis and other newer anticoagulants (dabigatran and rivaroxaban) are also used to treat pulmonary embolism (PE) and DVT. Continue reading
Xarelto – General Information
Xarelto (generic name: rivaroxaban) is an anti-blood clotting medicine (antithrombotic) that’s used particularly for preventing blood clots resulting from atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat) or knee replacement surgeries. Xarelto is also used to treat other types of blood clots like pulmonary embolus-PE (blood clots in the lungs) and deep-vein thrombosis-DVT. A Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) could occur after some specific types of surgery. Continue reading