Facts about fake drugs

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

With the increased competition in online pharmacies, the number of fraud pharmacies is also increasing. These fraud pharmacies generally deal with fake drugs with the intent of deceiving the end user. Fake drugs also known as counterfeit drugs contain the wrong active ingredient or no active ingredient at all. This reduces the safety, efficiency and quality of these drugs.

Several cases of fraud pharmacies come up every year. Either branded or generic medicines, the name is generally mislabeled so as to cheat the customer. This results in violation of trademark laws. Both expensive and cheap drugs can be faked. But when expensive drugs are faked, people generally fall a prey to them as they are offered at low prices. These drugs may not contain all the ingredients which are required to be present in reality.

Also in some cases, you may be surprised to find a drug online at a very less price. You may be attracted to such low prices. But beware of such fraud pharmacies. It is absolutely essential to check the authenticity of medicines before purchasing them.

Not all pharmacies providing medicines online are deceptive. There exits certain online clinics which provide online consultation with their doctors. It is only after your health is evaluated by the registered doctors that you are offered with a prescription. In order to reach a proper registered pharmacy, it is necessary that you make a thorough research about the process the pharmacy follows. There can be no space for fake drugs when your health is concerned. After all someone has rightly quoted Health is Wealth!

Swine Flu Treatment

Monday, June 8, 2009

The fear still remains as swine flu continues to spread. It is a disease which affects the pigs. This flu was first reported in Mexico. It has now been spread all over the world and has created panic amongst people. Among the various treatments available for flu, Tamiflu is the available prescription medicine which has proved to be effective.

Tamiflu is FDA approved medicine which works to reduce the severity of the swine flu symptoms. Swine flu symptoms include high fever, head ache, body ache, runny nose, sore throat and fatigue. It also reduces the time which is required by an individual to recover from this disease.

How does Tamiflu work?

Oseltamivir is the active substance which is present in Tamiflu. The available dosage is 75 mg and is supposed to be taken orally. This pill is to be taken twice a day. This treatment has to be continued for 5 days. Tamiflu inhibits the action of an enzyme called neuraminidase. By doing this, the newly formed virus cannot come out of the infected cells and thus stops the flu virus from spreading. As the spreading of virus is controlled, the duration of influenza is also significantly reduced.

You can buy Tamiflu online now. Some online clinics would provide an online consultation with their registered doctor who will also issue a prescription. Get a control over swine flu by buying Tamiflu online. Stop the flu from becoming global pandemic.

High Cholesterol-Brief Introduction

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

High cholesterol is often neglected by many people. Almost 1 in 5 men are suffering from high cholesterol. The problem of high cholesterol is dangerous and early realization of it will definitely help in avoiding its serious results. Two major risks involved with high cholesterol are heart attacks and stroke.

What is Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL)?

LDL is often referred to as bad cholesterol. LDL can block your arteries thus making them less flexible. Thus it may result in heart attack or stroke. Generally people should have the level of less than 100mg/dL. But if you are suffering from any heart disease, then this level must be less than 70mg/dL.

What is High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)?

HDL is often referred to as good cholesterol. This type of cholesterol takes the bad cholesterol away from the arteries and brings it to the liver from where it is removed. Having 60mg/dL is preferred.

What are Triglycerides?

These cannot be considered as type of cholesterol but if your body has increased amounts of triglycerides, it may lead to cardio vascular disorders. It is advisable to have this level less than 150mg/dL.

Risks associated with Cholesterol:

High cholesterol is a major cause of a number of heart diseases. It can lead to a heart attack in men and women after the age of 45. Not only heart disease but cholesterol is also responsible for blockage in arteries, hardening of arteries, blood clots, stroke, etc. It is essential that you take appropriate treatment if you have high cholesterol to avoid these terrible consequences.

Know about Swine Flu

Friday, May 22, 2009

Recently developed swine flu has created a fear among the people all over the world. Swine flu is a virus which infects the pigs. It is a Type A influenza virus. Very rare cases of people affected by swine flu had been reported before this epidemic.

What are its symptoms?

The symptoms of swine flu are similar to those of the regular flu. They include sudden high fever, head ache, body ache, runny nose, sore throat and fatigue. However reports have shown that few people also suffer from vomiting and diarrhea.


During such epidemics people should take certain precautions. Covering mouth and nose when you cough or sneeze is essential in order to prevent the virus from spreading. One must always wash hands after sneezing. If you experience any symptoms of flu, you must prefer staying back home. These measures would indeed help in preventing the flu from spreading.

Swine flu has originated in Mexico and has spread to several parts of the world. A large number of people have been affected in US and Mexico. It has also resulted in death in certain cases. Measures are been taken to control this dangerous epidemic.

Obesity Treatment available online

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Obesity is a serious condition which affects the health of a person to a great extent. It is the root cause of several diseases which may even lead to death. For this reason it has to be cured at a very early stage before it turns out to be severe problem.

Sometimes mere exercises and diet is not sufficient for the needed weight loss. Obesity can best be controlled by diet pills like Xenical and Reductil. You can now get the weight loss treatment online. There exist several online clinics who sell these diet pills. The working of Xenical and Reductil differ from each other. Xenical acts as a fat inhibitor where as Reductil acts as a fat inhibitor.

Xenical (Orlistat) works by blocking the dietary fats from getting absorbed in the body. This forces the unabsorbed fat to be eliminated through the bowel. Reductil works on the neurotransmitters present in the brain thus giving a feeling of fullness even with less consumption of food. Both Xenical and Reductil are available strictly on prescription. Guidance of a doctor is essential before starting the treatment so as to disclose any kind of medical disorder.
Xenical and Reductil have proved to be effective in reducing weight of several obese people.

Hair care tips

Monday, May 4, 2009

To have beautiful and healthy hair you need some hair care tips:

  • Avoid using brush on wet hair; this can lead to hair breakage.
  • Trim hair every two months.
  • Use some hair protection lotion for your hair
  • Dampen your hair brush before brushing, to reduce static electricity.
  • Excessive blow drying damages hair. Also chemical treatments can leave hair dry and damaged.
  • Avoid hot water for shampooing, as hot water strips out essential oil from scalp and hair and leads to dryness.
  • Don’t used tight hat, it can cause the hair to be pulled out of the scalp and can cause permanent damage. When styling your hair, do not make it too tight.
  • Use beer for conditioning, it removes residue from your hair.
  • Wash hair with mild shampoo to avoid stripping hair of its natural oils.

Reasons for hair loss

Thursday, April 30, 2009

You are probably anxious to know why your hair is falling out or thinning. Hair loss can be due to heredity, stress, medicine, aging or some other reason. Some of the common reasons of hair loss:

  • Hormonal problems can cause temporary hair loss. If the thyroid gland is inactive, it may result into hair loss. Also hormonal (androgens) imbalance can cause hair loss.
  • Excessive mental or physical stress can cause hair loss. Too much stress can result into hair loss.
  • Hair loss can be result of some illness or surgery. If you have undergone some surgery or suffering from some disease or illness you can face the problem of hair loss.
  • Some chemicals, hair styles can also lead to hair loss.
  • Hair loss can also be due to genetic problems. The male hormone testosterone appears to be the main problem and is heavily linked to heredity.
  • Some medicines can cause hair loss. This type of hair loss problem is solved once you stop taking these medicines. Medicines used in chemotherapy, birth control pills and antidepressants can cause hair loss.
  • Rapid weight loss can also cause hair loss as a side effect.