Ribavirin: uses, side effects, administration & cost

Ribavirin is broad-spectrum antiviral, used in the treatment of Respiratory Syncytial Virus, hepatitis C, influenza, and…

Mupirocin: Uses, brands, side effects & price.

Mupirocin is a pseudomonic acid, produced by Pseudomonas fluorescens,that is not related to any other antibiotic…

Benzyl Benzoate: A potent scabicide

Benzyl benzoate is a medication used to treat scabies and lice. I am going to discuss…

Varicocele: The ‘scrotal bag of worms’ you should know

A varicocele is an enlargement of the veins within the scrotum. It makes the scrotum feel…

Stomach ulcer and the Nigerian Diet

Stomach ulcer and diet/foods. Although foods have not been scientifically proven to cause stomach ulcer, some…

A doctor speaks on Cerebrospinal Meningitis/CSM vaccine.

Dr Oreka Ashey, a medical practitioner at the University of Ibadan Teaching Hospital who was recently…

A dentist speaks on the causes & treatment of toothache

Dr Segun Adewolu, a Dental Surgeon from the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin-city, Edo state…

All you need to know about Klovinal (vaginal pessary)

Klovinal is a combination of clotrimazole, metronidazole (flagyl) and lactobacillus spores used for the treatment of…

Anusol: uses, forms, price, & instructions

Anusol is a medication that is used to treat or relieve the discomfort, pain, itching, swelling…

Pharmacists speak on ulcer kit/ulsakit for stomach ulcer

Pharmacists speak on ulcer kit or ulsakit for stomach ulcer. Stomach ulcer/peptic ulcer/gastric ulcer is an…

Nigerians speak on substance/drug abuse

On substance/drug abuse in Nigeria. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in collaboration…

Is genotype test a must before marriage? Nigerians speak

Nigerians express their opinion on the need for genotype test before marriage. Is knowing your partner’s…

Nigerians speak on staphylococcus

Nigerians have different opinions and knowledge about stapylococcus, the diseases it causes and the treatment. Read…

Typhoid fever: Nigerians speak on the causes, symptoms & treatment

Typhoid fever means different thing to different people. In NYSC camp Nasarawa state where over 2000…

Pediculosis(Lice infestation): types, symptoms, diagnosis & treatments

What is Pediculosis? Nymphs and adults of all three kinds of human lice feed at least…