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  • First aid

    ...Pregnancy and children news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and lungs news reports ...toxic substance such as bleach, an overdose of a prescription drug or eaten wild plants and fungi. Alcohol poisoning can cause...

    NHS Choices, 17 February 2014 - Publication type: general

  • Coma

    ...Pregnancy and children news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and lungs news reports ...recovery. For example, a young person who took an alcohol or drug overdose may be deeply comatose to begin with, but may make...

    NHS Choices, 05 September 2013 - Publication type: general

  • Psoriatic arthritis

    ...be. Leflunomide is often the first drug given for psoriatic arthritis. Sulfasalazine...above links for more information on these drugs, including the side effects. It can... Biological treatments Biological drug treatments are a newer form of treatment...different types of DMARD Biological drugs work by stopping particular chemicals...

    NHS Choices, 04 September 2012 - Publication type: general

  • Predictive genetic tests for cancer risk genes

    ...chemoprevention) NICE recently recommended drug treatment with tamoxifen or raloxifene...risk of developing breast cancer. These drugs can help reduce risk. For more information...read the Behind the Headlines article, Drugs to be offered to women at high risk of...which also explains the side effects these drugs can cause. Read the full NICE 2013...

    NHS Choices, 26 June 2013 - Publication type: general

  • Thyroiditis

    ...until the condition gets better. Drug-induced thryoiditis Thyroiditis can also be triggered by the drugs interferon, amiodarone and a class of drugs to treat certain cancers (which include sunitinib), if these drugs damage the thyroid cells. There may...short-lived and get better after the drug treatment is stopped. Radiation...

    NHS Choices, 19 September 2012 - Publication type: general

  • Emergency contraception (morning after pill, IUD)

    ...WHO) indicated that levonorgestrel (the drug in Levonelle) prevented: 95% of expected...allergic to any of the components of the drug have severe asthma that is not properly...lactation." I have been prescribed this drug even after asking more than once if it...

    NHS Choices, 15 January 2013 - Publication type: general

  • Vomiting in children and babies

    ...news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and... Poison Accidentally swallowing a drug or poison can cause vomiting in children...much milk accidentally swallowing a drug or poison congenital pyloric stenosis...

    NHS Choices, 20 May 2013 - Publication type: general

  • Lupus

    ...news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and...are: discoid lupus erythematosus drug-induced lupus systemic lupus erythematosus...the body’s tissues and organs. Drug-induced lupus There are over 100...Lupus caused by medication is known as drug-induced lupus. Stopping the course...

    NHS Choices, 29 June 2012 - Publication type: general

  • Angioedema

    ...news reports Cancer news reports Drugs and vaccines news reports Heart and...infection, may trigger the symptoms) drug-induced angioedema – the swelling is...ACE inhibitors are thought to cause drug-induced angioedema in around 1-5...can be used to relieve the swelling. Drug-induced angioedema can usually be treated...

    NHS Choices, 25 September 2012 - Publication type: general

  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

    ...take you to more information on these drugs, including side effects and how you should...or you may have an injection of the drug directly into your affected skin. ...Retinoids Retinoids are vitamin-A based drugs such as isotretinoin. They are not as...Infliximab and adalimumab Biological drugs like infliximab or adalimumab, which...

    NHS Choices, 02 July 2012 - Publication type: general

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