Category Archives: Drugs

Lyrica – pregabalin

Lyrica is a drug that is often used to treat fibryomyaligia. Fibromyalgia is a little understood nerve condition that often affects women more than men. People diagnosed with this condition experience nerve pain throughout the body. Lyrica is often sold under the generic label pregabalin. The effects of the generic drug and the brand name drug are exactly the same. Generic Lyrica is sold as pregabalin.

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Drug Interactions

When you take two or more drugs, there is a chance that it would be the interaction between them. Interaction may increase or decrease the effectiveness of drugs or drug side-effects. The probability of drug interactions with increasing number of drugs taken increases. Therefore, people who take several drugs are in most danger. The survey focuses on the interaction of drugs and ways to avoid them.
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Cholesterol medications

A healthy lifestyle is the first defense against high cholesterol. But sometimes diet and exercise aren’t enough, and you may need to take cholesterol medications. Cholesterol medications may help:

  • Decrease your low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the “bad” cholesterol that increases the risk of heart disease
  • Decrease your triglycerides, a type of fat in the blood that also increases the risk of heart disease
  • Increase your high-density lipoprotein (HDL), the “good” cholesterol that offers protection from heart disease

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