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What is a drug detail?

What is a drug detail?

One tactic that drug companies use to sell drugs is “detailing.” Detailing involves direct visits from drug company representatives to individual doctors, during which the representative would provide information about their company’s drugs.

What is oxcarbazepine used to treat?

OXCARBAZEPINE (TRILEPTAL) Oxcarbazepine is an FDA approved for monotherapy or adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures in adults and children ≥4 years of age with epilepsy; adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial seizures in children ≥2 years of age with epilepsy.

What is the drug theophylline used for?

Theophylline is used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness caused by asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases. It relaxes and opens air passages in the lungs, making it easier to breathe.

Is theophylline still used for asthma?

Theophylline is still one of the most widely prescribed drugs for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) worldwide, because it is inexpensive and widely available.

What are the 4 types of drugs?

What types of drug are there?

  • stimulants (e.g. cocaine)
  • depressants (e.g. alcohol)
  • opium-related painkillers (e.g. heroin)
  • hallucinogens (e.g. LSD)

    How does oxcarbazepine make you feel?

    Dizziness. Sleepiness. Double vision or other problems with vision. Feeling tired.

    Will oxcarbazepine help me sleep?

    Oral treatment with oxcarbazepine (100 mg/kg) produced an increment in total sleep time throughout the recording period. This increment involved both SWS and REM sleep. Mean duration of the REM sleep phase was not affected.

    Why is theophylline not used?

    For maintenance therapy of asthma, theophylline may be obsolete because it is merely a relatively weak bronchodilator that adds little but side effects to dose- optimized inhaled ~2-agents and does not address the underlying inflammation, a fundamental charac- teristic of the disease.

    Do doctors still prescribe theophylline?

    While theophylline has been used in the treatment of asthma since 1922, it has since fallen in and out of favor with doctors and, today, is not as commonly used as it once was.

    What are the 7 classifications of drugs?

    The DRE categorization process is premised on these long-standing, medically accepted facts. DREs classify drugs in one of seven categories: central nervous system (CNS) depressants, CNS stimulants, hallucinogens, dissociative anesthetics, narcotic analgesics, inhalants, and cannabis.

    What do you need to know about Pill finder?

    In addition, the drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. The Service does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients, or recommend therapy. The Service is an informational resource designed to assist licensed healthcare practitioners in caring for their patients and provide consumers with drug specific information.

    Is there a way to identify a pill?

    There’s a good chance that our Pill Identification Wizard (Pill Finder) can help you match the imprint, size, shape, or color and lead you to the detailed description in our drug database.

    What are the terms of the pill identification Wizard?

    To proceed to the Pill Identification Wizard, please read and accept the following terms: This Service is intended for use by consumers in the United States. Your use of this product acknowledges acceptance of these restrictions, disclaimers, and limitations.

    Where can I find the drug information leaflets?

    The leaflets are available in English and Spanish. Sourced from leading health information provider Wolters Kluwer Health, Facts & Comparisons Integrated MedFacts consumer drug information leaflets provide detailed information on drug indications, contraindications and interactions as well as notes on safety and instructions for use.