ARB medications

SARS-CoV-2 uses the angiotensin-converting enzyme ( ACE ) 2 receptor for entry into target cells. ACE2 is predominantly expressed by...


The SGLT2 inhibitor Canagliflozin ( Invokana ) .... as an adjunct to the standard of care in adults with type...


Guidelines strongly recommend patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction ( HFrEF ) be treated with multiple medications proven...


Aging is associated with an increased incidence of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Researchers recently used whole-exome sequencing data to identify...


The FDA ( U.S. Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Xadago ( Safinamide ) tablets as an add-on treatment...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has strengthened the existing warning about the risk of acute kidney injury...


Hypertension is a common diabetes comorbidity that affects the majority of patients, with the prevalence depending on type of diabetes,...


The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) has approved Duopa ( Carbidopa and Levodopa ) enteral suspension for the...


A genomic trial has unmasked 108 chromosomal sites harboring inherited variations in the genetic code linked to schizophrenia, 83 of...


Up to 70% of Parkinson’s disease ( PD ) patients experience sleep problems that negatively impact their quality of life....


The antidepressant drug Citalopram ( Celexa, Cipramil, Seropram ), significantly relieved agitation in a group of patients with Alzheimer's disease....


People with central neurological disease or injury have a much higher risk of both faecal incontinence and constipation than the...


Kalydeco ( Ivacaftor ) is the first medicine to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis in people with specific...


Peripheral glucose homeostasis has been implicated in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer disease ( AD ). The relationship among diabetes mellitus,...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has approved Invokana ( Canagliflozin ) for the treatment of adults with...


A study has shown that Celecoxib ( Celebrex ) and other anti-inflammatory coxib medications may counter the positive effects of...


Zonisamide ( Zonegran ) is a sulphonamide derivative that inhibits carbonic anhydrase; it resembles Topiramate ( Topamax ). The main clinical...


Adults with attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD ) show a blunted response to the Methylphenidate ( Ritalin ), which...


Patients treated for their prolonged seizures with the sedative Propofol ( Diprivan ) may be at high risk for complications...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has requested that all manufacturers of sedative-hypnotic drug products, a class of...