USE OF QUINOLONES IN PREGNANCY

The quinolones (including ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, nalidixic acid, norfloxacin and ofloxacin) are broad-spectrum synthetic antibiotics used in the treatment of a wide variety of infections including those of the urinary tract, respiratory-tract, gastro-intestinal system, bones and joints, as well as gonorrhoea, chlamydia and septicaemia. Ciprofloxacin is also used in the treatment or post-exposure prophylaxis of… Read More »

What is Penicillin? Uses, side effects and precautions

What is penicillin? Penicillin V is an antibiotic in the penicillin group of drugs. It fights bacteria in your body. Penicillin V is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as ear infections,. Penicillin V may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide. Important information… Read More »

Cephalosporins, Classification and usage

Cephalosporins are bactericidal β-lactam antibiotics. They inhibit enzymes in the cell wall of susceptible bacteria, disrupting cell synthesis. There are 5 generations of cephalosporins Pharmacology Cephalosporins penetrate well into most body fluids and the ECF of most tissues, especially when inflammation (which enhances diffusion) is present. However, the only cephalosporins that reach CSF levels high enough… Read More »

How to Stop Itching After Shaving

Shaving is one of the common ways to get smooth, silky skin, but there can be problems. While you can cut yourself if you do not practice care, you may also end up dealing with itchiness on your underarm, legs, and other areas of the body. That intense itching can make you scratch hard, increasing the risk… Read More »

Causes and Treatments of Hyperpigmentation Around Mouth

Dark pigmentation around mouth surely is an uncomfortable condition, especially if you’re a woman and it makes you appear as if you have a mustache. And sometimes even a concealer cannot hide it. In this condition, you might want to consider taking different methods that actually work to deal with this problem. Causes of Hyperpigmentation Around Mouth… Read More »

Moles Appearing Everywhere: Causes and Treatments

The black and brown skin growths, moles, appear on the skin when melanocytes, skin cells that make melanin, otherwise known as the pigment responsible for giving skin its color, start growing in clusters instead of being evenly spread all over the skin. Having 10 to 40 moles prior to becoming an adult is considered normal,… Read More »

Top 10 Best Cucumber Masks for Acne

While acne is harmless, it can leave a dent in your self-confidence and lead to social isolation. So many factors contribute to acne breakouts, including dead skin cells, dirt, excessive oil production, and dust. Clogged pores can lead to pimples, and these pimples turn into acne when infected with bacteria. Hormonal changes may also cause… Read More »

Virgin and Non-Virgin Differences (with Pictures)

Many men might wonder if the woman they are with is a virgin. Unfortunately, some men have been led to believe that they can tell if a woman is a virgin or not – and that’s just not true! Some men will look at a woman’s behavior and try to decide if it matches what… Read More »

Family Planning Methods

Whether you are planning to have kids or not, you will at some point want to know more about family planning methods. This will help you either space out the kids you plan on having or avoid having children. If you want children and cannot seem to get pregnant, family planning can help lead you… Read More »

What Causes Snoring?

If you are not one of the 45% of adults who snore on occasion, you probably know a person who is inflicted with the condition. Often people joke about it, but do you really know what causes it? While most of the time it is something simple, like being overly tired or sleeping in the wrong position, if… Read More »