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Exploring the Impact of Metformin on Global Type 2 Diabetes Management: A Comprehensive Review

By |2023-11-23T15:01:33+00:00November 22nd, 2023|

Type 2 diabetes, affecting 9.3% of the global population as of 2019, remains a significant health challenge. Metformin, a cornerstone in managing this condition, is celebrated for its efficacy and safety. However, its usage has notable gastrointestinal side effects, impacting about 75% of patients. These symptoms, including diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and flatulence, vary [...]

Potential Hospitalization Linked to Ozempic Side Effects, with Long-Term Consequences Yet Uncharted by Medical Experts

By |2023-11-20T16:11:55+00:00November 21st, 2023|

Potential hospitalization risks due to side effects of Ozempic have been a concern, as highlighted by medical professionals who also emphasize the uncertainty surrounding the long-term effects of this drug. Ozempic and similar medications like Mounjaro and Wegovy are known for their effectiveness in aiding weight loss. However, weight reduction is not the sole effect [...]

Unraveling the Difference: Adverse Events vs. Side Effects

By |2023-07-16T07:41:41+00:00July 15th, 2023|

In healthcare, 'adverse events' and 'side effects' are often used interchangeably. However, this is a common misconception. These two terms, while related to medication use, have distinct meanings. Understanding the difference between them is crucial for healthcare professionals and patients alike. Adverse Events: An Unexpected Occurrence An adverse event is an undesired outcome when medication [...]

Medications Mimicking Dementia: What You Need to Know

By |2023-07-16T07:50:41+00:00July 15th, 2023|

Imagine a scenario where a loved one starts showing signs of memory loss, confusion, or behavioral changes. Your first thought might be the onset of dementia. But what if the real culprit is something as simple as their medication? This article sheds light on how certain medications can mimic the symptoms of dementia. Adverse Events: [...]

Decoding Medication Nonadherence: Why Patients Skip Their Pills

By |2023-07-16T07:44:20+00:00July 15th, 2023|

Medication nonadherence, a scenario where patients do not take their medications as prescribed, is a widespread issue. Surprisingly, research indicates that about half the time, patients fail to adhere to their medication regimen. This nonadherence is particularly concerning for patients with chronic diseases. For healthcare professionals, understanding the reasons behind medication nonadherence is crucial to [...]

The Unforeseen Risks: New Drugs and Their Hidden Side Effects

By |2023-07-16T07:45:40+00:00July 15th, 2023|

A recent analysis has brought to light a concerning trend among new drugs approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Nearly one-third of these drugs, approved over a decade, were later found to have unexpected and sometimes life-threatening side effects or complications. This revelation raises questions about the thoroughness of drug testing before [...]

A Cocktail of Medications: The Hidden Risks for Older Adults

By |2023-07-16T07:47:36+00:00July 15th, 2023|

A recent study reveals that older adults, especially women, are at a higher risk of experiencing adverse drug reactions (ADRs) when prescribed multiple medications by their family doctors. The study, published in the British Journal of General Practice, indicates that one in four older adults experience ADRs from medications their general practitioners (GPs) prescribed. The [...]