Bell's Palsy Epidemiology

Bell's palsy is the most common cause of acute unilateral facial paralysis, accounting for approximately 60-75% of such cases. The right side is generally affected more often, i.e. 63% of the time. Although bilateral facial paralysis can also occur, the occurrence rate is less than 1% when compared to unilateral…

What is epiglottitis?

Epiglottitis is inflammation and swelling of the epiglottis. The epiglottis lies just behind the root of the tongue at the back of the mouth. What is the epiglottis? The epiglottis is a leaf-shaped flap of cartilage tissue. Its main function is to flip over the larynx or voice box that…

Causes of Candidiasis (Thrush)

Candida infection is a fungal infection caused by yeast. Candida species, over 20 in number, are normal inhabitants of the mouth, throat, vagina and other mucosal surfaces like the gastrointestinal tract. These are small in number and do not cause harm. Sometimes they may multiply to cause infections. Commonest culprit…

Symptoms of Angina

Angina is commonly manifested as chest pain or discomfort in the chest. Angina is of two classical types – stable and unstable angina. Stable angina results from atherosclerosis and narrowing of the coronary arteries while unstable angina results from breakage of plaques or fatty deposits on the inside walls of…

Blooms The Chemist Atorvastatin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. BLOOMS THE CHEMIST ATORVASTATIN Contains the active ingredient, atorvastatin calcium trihydrate Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Blooms The Chemist Atorvastatin. It does not contain all the available…

Blooms The Chemist Atorvastatin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. BLOOMS THE CHEMIST ATORVASTATIN Contains the active ingredient, atorvastatin calcium trihydrate Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Blooms The Chemist Atorvastatin. It does not contain all the available…

Adrenaline Jr Mylan

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ADRENALINE JR MYLAN Adrenaline (epinephrine)* 150 mcg/0.3 mL Auto-Injector CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION * In some countries, adrenaline is known as epinephrine. What is in this leaflet? This leaflet answers some common questions about ADRENALINE JR MYLAN Auto-Injector….

Teveten

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TEVETEN Eprosartan mesilate Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some of the common questions about Teveten.It does not contain all the available information.It does not take the place of talking to your…