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Calcium Gluconate Injection | Drug Digest

Calcium Gluconate Injection | Drug Digest

Calcium Gluconate Injection is a form of calcium indicated for pediatric and adult patients for the treatment of acute symptomatic hypocalcemia. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: MONITORING: CONTRAINDICATIONS: WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS: ADVERSE REACTIONS: USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS: NOTES: Read also: Resource Person: Lobna Adi (Clinical Pharmacist)
Oral Semaglutide (Rybelsus) | Drug Digest

Oral Semaglutide (Rybelsus) | Drug Digest

Pharmacologic Category (Oral Diabetes Medicine): Glucagon-Like Peptide-1 (GLP-1) Receptor Agonist Mechanism of Action: Stimulates insulin release in the presence of elevated blood glucose. Suppresses Glucagon (inhibits hepatic glucose production); thereby reducing both fasting and postprandial glucose. It delays gastric emptying (slower absorption of sugar and promotes the feeling of fullness). ... Read More
Meropenem IV (Carbapenem) | Drug Digest

Meropenem IV (Carbapenem) | Drug Digest

Meropenem IV (Carbapenem) is a wide spectrum antibiotic that inhibits bacterial cell-wall synthesis by binding to penicillin-binding proteins, resistant to most beta-lactamases. It is used in adults and children 3 months of age and older. Meropenem is indicated for: 1. Complicated Skin/Skin Structure Infections 2. For the treatment of bacterial ... Read More
Fentanyl Patches | Drug Digest

Fentanyl Patches | Drug Digest

Fentanyl patches are used to relieve severe pain in people who are expected to need pain medication around the clock for a long time (chronic pain) and who cannot be treated with other medications. Fentanyl is in a class of medications called narcotics. It works by changing the way the ... Read More
Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection | Drug Digest

Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection | Drug Digest

Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection is indicated for the treatment of patients with systemic and/or local bacterial infections, caused by piperacillin resistant, piperacillin/tazobactam susceptible, β-lactamase producing strains of the designated microorganisms in the specified conditions listed below: To reduce the development of drug resistant bacteria, Piperacillin and Tazobactam for Injection ... Read More