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Treatment of the epilepsy patient with hepatic disease

The liver is the principal organ of drug metabolism. Some drugs are absorbed from the gut, delivered to the liver and undergo first-pass metabolism prior to reaching the systemic circulation. Metabolism of these drugs is significantly affected by hepatic vascular supply; if hepatic blood flow is reduced, first-pass metabolism is decreased and more drug reaches… Read More »

Citalopram 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg Tablets

Citalopram (si-tal-oh-pram) [Celexa] Citalopram Classification (The therapeutic classification, which categorizes drugs by the disease state they are used to treat, appears first, followed by the pharmacologic classification, which is based on the drug’s mechanism of action.) Therapeutic class: antidepressants Pharmacologic class of Citalopram: selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) Pregnancy Category (pregnancy… Read More »

Donepezil 5mg, 10mg Tablets

Generic name: Orodispersible Donepezil hydrochloride 5mg and 10mg Tablets 1 What Donepezil tablets are and what they are used for Donepezil tablets belong to a group of medicines called acetylcholinesterase inhibitors. It is used to treat the symptoms of dementia in people diagnosed as having mild to moderately severe Alzheimer’s disease. Donepezil tablets are for… Read More »