Gaviscon And Pregnancy: Can You Take It? Answered

Gaviscon - pregnancy: can yo use it?

On This Page What Is Gaviscon? Heartburn In Pregnancy Link-3 Link-4 Link-5 Link-6 Gaviscon is (most likely) the most well-known brand of liquid antacid. Antacids are used to relieve symptoms of heartburn and indigestion (dyspepsia). Heartburn is a common symptom experienced during pregnancy. Today I will look into the use of Gaviscon in pregnancy by […]

Cerelle Vs Cerazette: Are They Really The Same?

Cerelle vs Cerazette: differences as similarities

Cerelle and Cerazette are two brands of daily progestogen-only pill (POP), also known as mini-pill. In recent years prescribing of Cerazette in NHS decreased, in place of other brands, including Cerelle. Today I will discuss the reasons for this change and review different aspects of Cerelle vs Cerazette use.

Truvada For PrEP: Availability, Cost And Side ffects

Truvada

It is estimated that around 103,800 people living with HIV in the UK (PHE, 2019). An estimated 17% of people with HIV are not aware of the infection (NICE, 2016), increasing the risk of passing HIV when having sex without protection. Truvada (emtricitabine/tenofovir Disoproxil) is an antiviral drug used in the treatment of HIV, alone […]

Best Evorel Conti Alternative Drugs

Evorel Conti and Evorel Sequi alternative drugs

Evorel patches have been subject to shortages since 2019. Today the stock of Evorel patches, including Evorel Conti and Evorel Sequi is being replenished with improved availability in many pharmacies due to imposed supply restrictions by the wholesaler which redistributes Evorel products. Use it with private prescriptions. Today I am looking at different options for […]

Treatment Of Cystitis Over The Counter

Treatment of cystitis over the counter

Cystitis is a common condition mainly affecting women; however, it can also affect men and children. Mild cystitis is usually a self-limiting condition, meaning it will go on its own. Some patients may need to see their GP, depending on symptoms and their duration. Treatment of cystitis over the counter involves pain management with commonly […]

Antibiotics For UTI When Pregnant: Recommendations

UTI

Urinary-tract infection (UTI) is a common condition experienced in pregnancy. Physiological changes to the urinary tract during the pregnancy, such as dilation of the urethra and decreased bladder capacity, increase the risk of urinary infections or thrush-like problems. (Hebak, 2019). UTI is an umbrella term that defines infection of the bladder (cystitis), kidneys, or urethra. In […]

Cranberry Juice And UTI

Cranberry juice UTI. What is the evidence for treatment and prevention.

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common infection that can affect the bladder, urethra, or kidneys. Women mainly experience UTI; however, men can also get it. UTI can be uncomfortable but usually goes on its own without any treatment. Depending on the symptoms or in certain situations, patients need to see their GP to get […]

Flibanserin (Addyin) In The UK

Flibanserin (Addyin) UK

In this post, I will be looking at FDA approved Flibanserin (Addyin) drug with an emphasis on the effectiveness of the treatment and its availability in the UK. Flibanserin available under the branded name of Addyi is FDA approved (USA) drug for the treatment of premenopausal women (women who have not gone through menopause) with […]