Category: Drugs

Milk of Magnesia (magnesium hydroxide) is commonly used as a laxative or an antacid. The effect is a dosage dependent. It is sold in form of capsules, liquids and chewable tablets as a medicinal aid for constipation or a heartburn. Taken in a dosage as a laxative (2-5 grams), the osmotic function draws fluids from… Read More »

Acyclovir (a.k.a., Aciclovir), is an antiviral agent marketed under trade names such as Acivirax, Zovirax, Zoral, Cyclovir, Xovir and Imavir, Herpex and Acivir. Currently it is the most prescribed antiviral drug primarily used for a herpes family of infections such as Cold sores – Herpes simplex virus type I (HSV-1) Genital herpes – Herpes simplex… Read More »

Steroids (anabolic) are a class of synthetic steroids that produce effects comparable to testosterone and are identified as anabolic androgenic steroids or AAS. The drugs promote the growth of bones, vocal cords, skeletal muscles, testicles and body hair. Anabolic steroids use Therapeutic – enhancing appetite and body growth, treating lean muscle wasting conditions, puberty acceleration,… Read More »