Additional Content Provided and Reviewed by IBM Micromedex What Is Tegretol? Tegretol (carbamazepine) belongs to a class of drugs called anticonvulsants, also known as anti-seizure or anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs). It is used to treat seizures and a nerve pain disorder called trigeminal neuralgia. Tegretol is also sometimes prescribed as a mood stabilizer in bipolar disorder. ..
Retinoids are forms of Vitamin A delivered in topical and oral formulations that can slow the growth of skin cells in people with psoriasis. Since their introduction in 1971, retinoids have been used to treat a variety of skin concerns including fine wrinkles, flat warts, acne, and certain types of skin cancer. > In total, ..
If you plan to travel to a foreign country, it is important that you provide for your medication needs before leaving. An illness in the middle of your trip can ruin your vacation and cost you money to get needed medications. Depending on the circumstances, buying medications in foreign countries can be expensive. Moreover, in ..
Medications categorized as disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) are generally the first-line treatment for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other autoimmune/inflammatory conditions, including ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, and lupus. DMARDs are often referred to as immunosuppressants or immunomodulators because they appear to decrease inflammation by modifying the way your immune system works. It is this action that ..
A black box warning is the sternest warning issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that a medication can carry and still remain on the market in the United States. A black box warning appears on the label of a prescription medication to alert you and your healthcare provider about any important safety ..
Magnesium citrate is an osmotic laxative that comes in liquid form. It is a combination of the element magnesium and citric acid . Magnesium citrate can be purchased without a prescription at a pharmacy. It can be used to treat occasional constipation and acid indigestion . It can also be used to remove stool from ..
Flagyl, known generically as metronidazole or under the brand name Protostat, is antibacterial drug, which is classified as a broad-spectrum antibiotic. Metronidazole is used to treat anaerobic bacterial infections or protozoan infections. In some cases, Flagyl may be used to treat infections or other complications of IBD. It can be administered alternately or simultaneously with ..