Category: Drugs

Antihypertensives

Antihypertensives are drugs used to lower BP in hypertension. Hypertension is a very common disorder, particularly past middle age and hence antihypertensives are very commonly employed drugs in medical …

PCI stenting

There is a common notion, that a PCI stenting is used for treatment of various ailments associated with the artery. But actually there are various types of stents and …

Heart Cath

A heart cath procedure is described as a surgical procedure that is performed under a local anesthetic; and it involves the insertion of a catheter into a valve or …

Ezetimibe

Ezetimibe is a new drug of its own kind that acts by inhibiting intestinal absorption of cholesterol and phytosterols. It interferes with a specific CH transport protein NPC1C1 in …

Gemfibrozil

Gemfibrozil is a fibric acid derivative which effectively lowers plasma TG level by enhancing breakdown and suppressing hepatic synthesis of TGs. Besides high efficacy in type III hyperlipoproteinemia, gemfibrozil …