Abuse, overuse, or misuse of a substance by its injection into a vein.
Introduction of substances into the body using a needle and syringe.
Usage of a single needle among two or more people for injecting drugs. Needle sharing is a high-risk behavior for contracting infectious disease.
Organized services for exchange of sterile needles and syringes used for injections as a potential means of reducing the transmission of infectious diseases.
Undertaking a task involving a challenge for achievement or a desirable goal in which there is a lack of certainty or a fear of failure. It may also include the exhibiting of certain behaviors whose outcomes may present a risk to the individual or to those associated with him or her.
Injections made into a vein for therapeutic or experimental purposes.
Administration of a drug or chemical by the individual under the direction of a physician. It includes administration clinically or experimentally, by human or animal.
Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).
Compounds with activity like OPIATE ALKALOIDS, acting at OPIOID RECEPTORS. Properties include induction of ANALGESIA or NARCOSIS.
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans caused by HEPATITIS C VIRUS, a single-stranded RNA virus. Its incubation period is 30-90 days. Hepatitis C is transmitted primarily by contaminated blood parenterally, and is often associated with transfusion and intravenous drug abuse. However, in a significant number of cases, the source of hepatitis C infection is unknown.
A membrane-bound or cytosolic enzyme that catalyzes the synthesis of CYCLIC ADP-RIBOSE (cADPR) from nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD). This enzyme generally catalyzes the hydrolysis of cADPR to ADP-RIBOSE, as well, and sometimes the synthesis of cyclic ADP-ribose 2' phosphate (2'-P-cADPR) from NADP.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The relationship between the dose of an administered drug and the response of the organism to the drug.
Sexual activities of humans.
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
A strain of albino rat developed at the Wistar Institute that has spread widely at other institutions. This has markedly diluted the original strain.
A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.
Forceful administration into a muscle of liquid medication, nutrient, or other fluid through a hollow needle piercing the muscle and any tissue covering it.
Conduct and synthesis of systematic research comparing interventions and strategies to prevent, diagnose, treat, and monitor health conditions. The purpose of this research is to inform patients, providers, and decision-makers, responding to their expressed needs, about which interventions are most effective for which patients under specific circumstances. (hhs.gov/recovery/programs/cer/draftdefinition.html accessed 6/12/2009)
Injections introduced directly into localized lesions.
Forceful administration under the skin of liquid medication, nutrient, or other fluid through a hollow needle piercing the skin.
Methods of delivering drugs into a joint space.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Forceful administration into the peritoneal cavity of liquid medication, nutrient, or other fluid through a hollow needle piercing the abdominal wall.
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
The injection of drugs, most often analgesics, into the spinal canal without puncturing the dura mater.
The forcing into the skin of liquid medication, nutrient, or other fluid through a hollow needle, piercing the top skin layer.
Injections into the cerebral ventricles.
Delivery of drugs into an artery.
Introduction of therapeutic agents into the spinal region using a needle and syringe.
The administration of substances into the VITREOUS BODY of the eye with a hypodermic syringe.
The injection of solutions into the skin by compressed air devices so that only the solution pierces the skin.
The administration of substances into the eye with a hypodermic syringe.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Naturally occurring or experimentally induced animal diseases with pathological processes sufficiently similar to those of human diseases. They are used as study models for human diseases.
The injection of very small amounts of fluid, often with the aid of a microscope and microsyringes.
Works about clinical trials that involve at least one test treatment and one control treatment, concurrent enrollment and follow-up of the test- and control-treated groups, and in which the treatments to be administered are selected by a random process, such as the use of a random-numbers table.
The analysis of a chemical substance by inserting a sample into a carrier stream of reagent using a sample injection valve that propels the sample downstream where mixing occurs in a coiled tube, then passes into a flow-through detector and a recorder or other data handling device.
A measurement index derived from a modification of standard life-table procedures and designed to take account of the quality as well as the duration of survival. This index can be used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. (BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1994)
Scales, questionnaires, tests, and other methods used to assess pain severity and duration in patients or experimental animals to aid in diagnosis, therapy, and physiological studies.
Instruments used for injecting or withdrawing fluids. (Stedman, 25th ed)
An assisted fertilization technique consisting of the microinjection of a single viable sperm into an extracted ovum. It is used principally to overcome low sperm count, low sperm motility, inability of sperm to penetrate the egg, or other conditions related to male infertility (INFERTILITY, MALE).
Drugs that block nerve conduction when applied locally to nerve tissue in appropriate concentrations. They act on any part of the nervous system and on every type of nerve fiber. In contact with a nerve trunk, these anesthetics can cause both sensory and motor paralysis in the innervated area. Their action is completely reversible. (From Gilman AG, et. al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed) Nearly all local anesthetics act by reducing the tendency of voltage-dependent sodium channels to activate.
Sharp instruments used for puncturing or suturing.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
A plan for collecting and utilizing data so that desired information can be obtained with sufficient precision or so that an hypothesis can be tested properly.
The status during which female mammals carry their developing young (EMBRYOS or FETUSES) in utero before birth, beginning from FERTILIZATION to BIRTH.
An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.
Research aimed at assessing the quality and effectiveness of health care as measured by the attainment of a specified end result or outcome. Measures include parameters such as improved health, lowered morbidity or mortality, and improvement of abnormal states (such as elevated blood pressure).
The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.
An esterified form of TRIAMCINOLONE. It is an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid used topically in the treatment of various skin disorders. Intralesional, intramuscular, and intra-articular injections are also administered under certain conditions.
The transparent, semigelatinous substance that fills the cavity behind the CRYSTALLINE LENS of the EYE and in front of the RETINA. It is contained in a thin hyaloid membrane and forms about four fifths of the optic globe.
A local anesthetic and cardiac depressant used as an antiarrhythmia agent. Its actions are more intense and its effects more prolonged than those of PROCAINE but its duration of action is shorter than that of BUPIVACAINE or PRILOCAINE.
A method of studying a drug or procedure in which both the subjects and investigators are kept unaware of who is actually getting which specific treatment.
Drugs used for their actions on skeletal muscle. Included are agents that act directly on skeletal muscle, those that alter neuromuscular transmission (NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKING AGENTS), and drugs that act centrally as skeletal muscle relaxants (MUSCLE RELAXANTS, CENTRAL). Drugs used in the treatment of movement disorders are ANTI-DYSKINESIA AGENTS.
A glucocorticoid given, as the free alcohol or in esterified form, orally, intramuscularly, by local injection, by inhalation, or applied topically in the management of various disorders in which corticosteroids are indicated. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p739)
Accumulation of a drug or chemical substance in various organs (including those not relevant to its pharmacologic or therapeutic action). This distribution depends on the blood flow or perfusion rate of the organ, the ability of the drug to penetrate organ membranes, tissue specificity, protein binding. The distribution is usually expressed as tissue to plasma ratios.
Precise and detailed plans for the study of a medical or biomedical problem and/or plans for a regimen of therapy.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
A serotype of botulinum toxins that has specificity for cleavage of SYNAPTOSOMAL-ASSOCIATED PROTEIN 25.
A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates that is responsible for detoxification, metabolism, synthesis and storage of various substances.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.
Genetically identical individuals developed from brother and sister matings which have been carried out for twenty or more generations or by parent x offspring matings carried out with certain restrictions. This also includes animals with a long history of closed colony breeding.
Small-scale tests of methods and procedures to be used on a larger scale if the pilot study demonstrates that these methods and procedures can work.
Studies in which individuals or populations are followed to assess the outcome of exposures, procedures, or effects of a characteristic, e.g., occurrence of disease.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
Statistical models of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services, as well as of financial considerations. For the application of statistics to the testing and quantifying of economic theories MODELS, ECONOMETRIC is available.
The ratio of radiation dosages required to produce identical change based on a formula comparing other types of radiation with that of gamma or roentgen rays.
Techniques and strategies which include the use of coding sequences and other conventional or radical means to transform or modify cells for the purpose of treating or reversing disease conditions.
A process involving chance used in therapeutic trials or other research endeavor for allocating experimental subjects, human or animal, between treatment and control groups, or among treatment groups. It may also apply to experiments on inanimate objects.
Time schedule for administration of a drug in order to achieve optimum effectiveness and convenience.
A method in which either the observer(s) or the subject(s) is kept ignorant of the group to which the subjects are assigned.
The actual costs of providing services related to the delivery of health care, including the costs of procedures, therapies, and medications. It is differentiated from HEALTH EXPENDITURES, which refers to the amount of money paid for the services, and from fees, which refers to the amount charged, regardless of cost.
DNA molecules capable of autonomous replication within a host cell and into which other DNA sequences can be inserted and thus amplified. Many are derived from PLASMIDS; BACTERIOPHAGES; or VIRUSES. They are used for transporting foreign genes into recipient cells. Genetic vectors possess a functional replicator site and contain GENETIC MARKERS to facilitate their selective recognition.
Therapy with two or more separate preparations given for a combined effect.
Studies to determine the advantages or disadvantages, practicability, or capability of accomplishing a projected plan, study, or project.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
The part of CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM that is contained within the skull (CRANIUM). Arising from the NEURAL TUBE, the embryonic brain is comprised of three major parts including PROSENCEPHALON (the forebrain); MESENCEPHALON (the midbrain); and RHOMBENCEPHALON (the hindbrain). The developed brain consists of CEREBRUM; CEREBELLUM; and other structures in the BRAIN STEM.
The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.
Administration of vaccines to stimulate the host's immune response. This includes any preparation intended for active immunological prophylaxis.
Experimental transplantation of neoplasms in laboratory animals for research purposes.
Works about pre-planned studies of the safety, efficacy, or optimum dosage schedule (if appropriate) of one or more diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic drugs, devices, or techniques selected according to predetermined criteria of eligibility and observed for predefined evidence of favorable and unfavorable effects. This concept includes clinical trials conducted both in the U.S. and in other countries.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.
Substances used to allow enhanced visualization of tissues.
Education that increases the awareness and favorably influences the attitudes and knowledge relating to the improvement of health on a personal or community basis.
The various ways of administering a drug or other chemical to a site in a patient or animal from where the chemical is absorbed into the blood and delivered to the target tissue.
The domestic dog, Canis familiaris, comprising about 400 breeds, of the carnivore family CANIDAE. They are worldwide in distribution and live in association with people. (Walker's Mammals of the World, 5th ed, p1065)
A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.
The observable response an animal makes to any situation.
Substances that reduce or suppress INFLAMMATION.
Diseases which have one or more of the following characteristics: they are permanent, leave residual disability, are caused by nonreversible pathological alteration, require special training of the patient for rehabilitation, or may be expected to require a long period of supervision, observation, or care. (Dictionary of Health Services Management, 2d ed)
Freedom from exposure to danger and protection from the occurrence or risk of injury or loss. It suggests optimal precautions in the workplace, on the street, in the home, etc., and includes personal safety as well as the safety of property.
The introduction of functional (usually cloned) GENES into cells. A variety of techniques and naturally occurring processes are used for the gene transfer such as cell hybridization, LIPOSOMES or microcell-mediated gene transfer, ELECTROPORATION, chromosome-mediated gene transfer, TRANSFECTION, and GENETIC TRANSDUCTION. Gene transfer may result in genetically transformed cells and individual organisms.
Antibodies produced by a single clone of cells.
The degree to which the individual regards the health care service or product or the manner in which it is delivered by the provider as useful, effective, or beneficial.
Interruption of NEURAL CONDUCTION in peripheral nerves or nerve trunks by the injection of a local anesthetic agent (e.g., LIDOCAINE; PHENOL; BOTULINUM TOXINS) to manage or treat pain.
Organized periodic procedures performed on large groups of people for the purpose of detecting disease.
Hospital department responsible for the purchasing of supplies and equipment.
An encapsulated lymphatic organ through which venous blood filters.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
Drugs used in the treatment of movement disorders. Most of these act centrally on dopaminergic or cholinergic systems. Among the most important clinically are those used for the treatment of Parkinson disease (ANTIPARKINSON AGENTS) and those for the tardive dyskinesias.
Compounds capable of relieving pain without the loss of CONSCIOUSNESS.
Mutant mice homozygous for the recessive gene "nude" which fail to develop a thymus. They are useful in tumor studies and studies on immune responses.
A form of therapy that employs a coordinated and interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those experiencing pain.
Evaluation procedures that focus on both the outcome or status (OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT) of the patient at the end of an episode of care - presence of symptoms, level of activity, and mortality; and the process (ASSESSMENT, PROCESS) - what is done for the patient diagnostically and therapeutically.
Methods of creating machines and devices.
The giving of drugs, chemicals, or other substances by mouth.
Evaluation of biomedical technology in relation to cost, efficacy, utilization, etc., and its future impact on social, ethical, and legal systems.
The physical activity of a human or an animal as a behavioral phenomenon.
A group of CORTICOSTEROIDS that affect carbohydrate metabolism (GLUCONEOGENESIS, liver glycogen deposition, elevation of BLOOD SUGAR), inhibit ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE secretion, and possess pronounced anti-inflammatory activity. They also play a role in fat and protein metabolism, maintenance of arterial blood pressure, alteration of the connective tissue response to injury, reduction in the number of circulating lymphocytes, and functioning of the central nervous system.
A direct form of psychotherapy based on the interpretation of situations (cognitive structure of experiences) that determine how an individual feels and behaves. It is based on the premise that cognition, the process of acquiring knowledge and forming beliefs, is a primary determinant of mood and behavior. The therapy uses behavioral and verbal techniques to identify and correct negative thinking that is at the root of the aberrant behavior.
Proteins prepared by recombinant DNA technology.
Vaccines used to prevent infection by viruses in the family ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE. It includes both killed and attenuated vaccines. The composition of the vaccines is changed each year in response to antigenic shifts and changes in prevalence of influenza virus strains. The vaccine is usually bivalent or trivalent, containing one or two INFLUENZAVIRUS A strains and one INFLUENZAVIRUS B strain.
A regimen or plan of physical activities designed and prescribed for specific therapeutic goals. Its purpose is to restore normal musculoskeletal function or to reduce pain caused by diseases or injuries.
Epidemiologic investigations designed to test a hypothesized cause-effect relation by modifying the supposed causal factor(s) in the study population.
Compounds that are used in medicine as sources of radiation for radiotherapy and for diagnostic purposes. They have numerous uses in research and industry. (Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1161)
Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.
RNA sequences that serve as templates for protein synthesis. Bacterial mRNAs are generally primary transcripts in that they do not require post-transcriptional processing. Eukaryotic mRNA is synthesized in the nucleus and must be exported to the cytoplasm for translation. Most eukaryotic mRNAs have a sequence of polyadenylic acid at the 3' end, referred to as the poly(A) tail. The function of this tail is not known for certain, but it may play a role in the export of mature mRNA from the nucleus as well as in helping stabilize some mRNA molecules by retarding their degradation in the cytoplasm.
Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.
Genetically identical individuals developed from brother and sister matings which have been carried out for twenty or more generations, or by parent x offspring matings carried out with certain restrictions. All animals within an inbred strain trace back to a common ancestor in the twentieth generation.
Studies determining the effectiveness or value of processes, personnel, and equipment, or the material on conducting such studies. For drugs and devices, CLINICAL TRIALS AS TOPIC; DRUG EVALUATION; and DRUG EVALUATION, PRECLINICAL are available.
The giving of advice and assistance to individuals with educational or personal problems.
Experimentally induced new abnormal growth of TISSUES in animals to provide models for studying human neoplasms.
The basic cellular units of nervous tissue. Each neuron consists of a body, an axon, and dendrites. Their purpose is to receive, conduct, and transmit impulses in the NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Knowledge, attitudes, and associated behaviors which pertain to health-related topics such as PATHOLOGIC PROCESSES or diseases, their prevention, and treatment. This term refers to non-health workers and health workers (HEALTH PERSONNEL).
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
Therapeutic modalities frequently used in PHYSICAL THERAPY SPECIALTY by PHYSICAL THERAPISTS or physiotherapists to promote, maintain, or restore the physical and physiological well-being of an individual.
Fluids restored to the body in order to maintain normal water-electrolyte balance.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
The mass or quantity of heaviness of an individual. It is expressed by units of pounds or kilograms.
Unstable isotopes of iodine that decay or disintegrate emitting radiation. I atoms with atomic weights 117-139, except I 127, are radioactive iodine isotopes.
People who take drugs for a non-therapeutic or non-medical effect. The drugs may be legal or illegal, but their use often results in adverse medical, legal, or social consequences for the users.
Dosage forms of a drug that act over a period of time by controlled-release processes or technology.
The amount that a health care institution or organization pays for its drugs. It is one component of the final price that is charged to the consumer (FEES, PHARMACEUTICAL or PRESCRIPTION FEES).
Drugs that are used to treat RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
Female germ cells derived from OOGONIA and termed OOCYTES when they enter MEIOSIS. The primary oocytes begin meiosis but are arrested at the diplotene state until OVULATION at PUBERTY to give rise to haploid secondary oocytes or ova (OVUM).
The measure of the level of heat of a human or animal.
The outer covering of the body that protects it from the environment. It is composed of the DERMIS and the EPIDERMIS.
Production of an image when x-rays strike a fluorescent screen.
Studies in which subsets of a defined population are identified. These groups may or may not be exposed to factors hypothesized to influence the probability of the occurrence of a particular disease or other outcome. Cohorts are defined populations which, as a whole, are followed in an attempt to determine distinguishing subgroup characteristics.
Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.
Any of the ruminant mammals with curved horns in the genus Ovis, family Bovidae. They possess lachrymal grooves and interdigital glands, which are absent in GOATS.
A family of non-enveloped viruses infecting mammals (MASTADENOVIRUS) and birds (AVIADENOVIRUS) or both (ATADENOVIRUS). Infections may be asymptomatic or result in a variety of diseases.
Absolute, comparative, or differential costs pertaining to services, institutions, resources, etc., or the analysis and study of these costs.
Any of various animals that constitute the family Suidae and comprise stout-bodied, short-legged omnivorous mammals with thick skin, usually covered with coarse bristles, a rather long mobile snout, and small tail. Included are the genera Babyrousa, Phacochoerus (wart hogs), and Sus, the latter containing the domestic pig (see SUS SCROFA).
An acute viral infection in humans involving the respiratory tract. It is marked by inflammation of the NASAL MUCOSA; the PHARYNX; and conjunctiva, and by headache and severe, often generalized, myalgia.
Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.
Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.
Mathematical or statistical procedures used as aids in making a decision. They are frequently used in medical decision-making.
Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
The front third of the eyeball that includes the structures between the front surface of the cornea and the front of the VITREOUS BODY.
The return of a sign, symptom, or disease after a remission.
Deliberate stimulation of the host's immune response. ACTIVE IMMUNIZATION involves administration of ANTIGENS or IMMUNOLOGIC ADJUVANTS. PASSIVE IMMUNIZATION involves administration of IMMUNE SERA or LYMPHOCYTES or their extracts (e.g., transfer factor, immune RNA) or transplantation of immunocompetent cell producing tissue (thymus or bone marrow).
Disease having a short and relatively severe course.
An infant during the first month after birth.
Lipid-containing polysaccharides which are endotoxins and important group-specific antigens. They are often derived from the cell wall of gram-negative bacteria and induce immunoglobulin secretion. The lipopolysaccharide molecule consists of three parts: LIPID A, core polysaccharide, and O-specific chains (O ANTIGENS). When derived from Escherichia coli, lipopolysaccharides serve as polyclonal B-cell mitogens commonly used in laboratory immunology. (From Dorland, 28th ed)
Refers to animals in the period of time just after birth.
A CALCIUM-dependent, constitutively-expressed form of nitric oxide synthase found primarily in ENDOTHELIAL CELLS.
A PREDNISOLONE derivative with similar anti-inflammatory action.
A procedure consisting of a sequence of algebraic formulas and/or logical steps to calculate or determine a given task.
The principal alkaloid in opium and the prototype opiate analgesic and narcotic. Morphine has widespread effects in the central nervous system and on smooth muscle.
An increased sensation of pain or discomfort produced by mimimally noxious stimuli due to damage to soft tissue containing NOCICEPTORS or injury to a peripheral nerve.
Viscoelastic solutions that are injected into JOINTS in order to alleviate symptoms of joint-related disorders such as OSTEOARTHRITIS.
A blocking of nerve conduction to a specific area by an injection of an anesthetic agent.
An assisted reproductive technique that includes the direct handling and manipulation of oocytes and sperm to achieve fertilization in vitro.
New abnormal growth of tissue. Malignant neoplasms show a greater degree of anaplasia and have the properties of invasion and metastasis, compared to benign neoplasms.
Glucose in blood.
Diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health services provided for individuals in the community.
A MARVEL domain protein that plays an important role in the formation and regulation of the TIGHT JUNCTION paracellular permeability barrier.
A group of polycyclic compounds closely related biochemically to TERPENES. They include cholesterol, numerous hormones, precursors of certain vitamins, bile acids, alcohols (STEROLS), and certain natural drugs and poisons. Steroids have a common nucleus, a fused, reduced 17-carbon atom ring system, cyclopentanoperhydrophenanthrene. Most steroids also have two methyl groups and an aliphatic side-chain attached to the nucleus. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)
Freedom of equipment from actual or potential hazards.
Disease involving a spinal nerve root (see SPINAL NERVE ROOTS) which may result from compression related to INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; SPINAL CORD INJURIES; SPINAL DISEASES; and other conditions. Clinical manifestations include radicular pain, weakness, and sensory loss referable to structures innervated by the involved nerve root.
An antigen solution emulsified in mineral oil. The complete form is made up of killed, dried mycobacteria, usually M. tuberculosis, suspended in the oil phase. It is effective in stimulating cell-mediated immunity (IMMUNITY, CELLULAR) and potentiates the production of certain IMMUNOGLOBULINS in some animals. The incomplete form does not contain mycobacteria.
The major progestational steroid that is secreted primarily by the CORPUS LUTEUM and the PLACENTA. Progesterone acts on the UTERUS, the MAMMARY GLANDS and the BRAIN. It is required in EMBRYO IMPLANTATION; PREGNANCY maintenance, and the development of mammary tissue for MILK production. Progesterone, converted from PREGNENOLONE, also serves as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES and adrenal CORTICOSTEROIDS.
The domestic cat, Felis catus, of the carnivore family FELIDAE, comprising over 30 different breeds. The domestic cat is descended primarily from the wild cat of Africa and extreme southwestern Asia. Though probably present in towns in Palestine as long ago as 7000 years, actual domestication occurred in Egypt about 4000 years ago. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 6th ed, p801)
Further or repeated use of equipment, instruments, devices, or materials. It includes additional use regardless of the original intent of the producer as to disposability or durability. It does not include the repeated use of fluids or solutions.
Systems for the delivery of drugs to target sites of pharmacological actions. Technologies employed include those concerning drug preparation, route of administration, site targeting, metabolism, and toxicity.
Chinese herbal or plant extracts which are used as drugs to treat diseases or promote general well-being. The concept does not include synthesized compounds manufactured in China.
The major immunoglobulin isotype class in normal human serum. There are several isotype subclasses of IgG, for example, IgG1, IgG2A, and IgG2B.
A widely used local anesthetic agent.
Chemical agents injected into blood vessels and lymphatic sinuses to shrink or cause localized THROMBOSIS; FIBROSIS, and obliteration of the vessels. This treatment is applied in a number of conditions such as VARICOSE VEINS; HEMORRHOIDS; GASTRIC VARICES; ESOPHAGEAL VARICES; PEPTIC ULCER HEMORRHAGE.
The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.
A major gonadotropin secreted by the adenohypophysis (PITUITARY GLAND, ANTERIOR). Luteinizing hormone regulates steroid production by the interstitial cells of the TESTIS and the OVARY. The preovulatory LUTEINIZING HORMONE surge in females induces OVULATION, and subsequent LUTEINIZATION of the follicle. LUTEINIZING HORMONE consists of two noncovalently linked subunits, alpha and beta. Within a species, the alpha subunit is common in the three pituitary glycoprotein hormones (TSH, LH and FSH), but the beta subunit is unique and confers its biological specificity.
Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.
Abnormal fluid accumulation in TISSUES or body cavities. Most cases of edema are present under the SKIN in SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUE.
The 17-beta-isomer of estradiol, an aromatized C18 steroid with hydroxyl group at 3-beta- and 17-beta-position. Estradiol-17-beta is the most potent form of mammalian estrogenic steroids.
The integration of epidemiologic, sociological, economic, and other analytic sciences in the study of health services. Health services research is usually concerned with relationships between need, demand, supply, use, and outcome of health services. The aim of the research is evaluation, particularly in terms of structure, process, output, and outcome. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
A condition characterized by pain in or near the lateral humeral epicondyle or in the forearm extensor muscle mass as a result of unusual strain. It occurs in tennis players as well as housewives, artisans, and violinists.
A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p764-5)
Therapeutic effectiveness of various classes of drugs differ from case to case. ... There is a lack of desensitization for water and aqua intile injection as allergen even on repeated exposure.[21] Avoidance of ...
Drug-addicted mothers will still deliver drug-addicted babies. Training drug addicts in safer injection protocols enables them ... "Harm reduction among injecting drug users - evidence of Effectiveness". 2010. Retrieved July 1, 2013.. ... Woody, G. E.; Metzger, D. S. (1993). "Causes of Death in Injection-Drug Users". New England Journal of Medicine. 329 (22): 1661 ... The root causes of addiction continue to be untreated.[100][101] In a 1993 mortality study among 415 injection drug users in ...
These drugs became the principal treatments of syphilis until the arrival of penicillin and other novel antibiotics towards the ... He did not recognise its effectiveness. Sahachiro Hata went over Ehrlich's work and found on 31 August 1909 that the rabbit, ... The normal treatment procedure of syphilis at the time involved two to four years routine injection with mercury. Ehrlich, ... the first effective drug for syphilis, in 1909. His works were the foundation of immunology, and for his contributions he ...
Electrochemotherapy is the combined treatment in which injection of a chemotherapeutic drug is followed by application of high- ... The overall effectiveness ranges from being curative for some cancers, such as some leukemias,[9][10] to being ineffective, ... Antibody-drug conjugates[edit]. Antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) comprise an antibody, drug and a linker between them. The ... drug-to-drug interactions, genetics, and obesity, which has a major impact on the actual concentration of the drug in the ...
The etanercept group received subcutaneous injections of the drug twice weekly for 12 weeks while the ustekinumab group ... with a significant increase in effectiveness. These results are as good as we've seen in psoriasis."[13] ... "Study: Drug for serious psoriasis tops competition". The Associated Press. 18 Sept 2008. Archived September 27, 2008, at the ... Alan Menter, chairman of psoriasis research at Baylor Research Institute said of the results, "now we have a drug that will be ...
"Epidural Corticosteroid Injection: Drug Safety Communication - Risk of Rare But Serious Neurologic Problems". 2014.. ... "The effectiveness and safety of epidural administration of corticosteroids have not been established, and FDA has not approved ... the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suggested that the "injection of corticosteroids into the epidural space of the spine ... Epidural corticosteroid injections provide a slight and questionable short-term improvement in those with sciatica, but are of ...
"Epinephrine Injection". MedlinePlus.. Last revised 03/15/2017 *^ a b c d e f Muraro, A; The EAACI Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis ... generic drugs have lower rebates (13%) than proprietary drugs (23%), and price hikes for generic drugs cannot be passed onto ... A study in rabbits showed that intramuscular epinephrine has decreased effectiveness after it expires; that study also ... Note - a "505(b)(2)" is a kind of new drug application that allows the applicant to rely in part on someone else's drug ...
There is some debate as to the effectiveness of behavioral treatments for specific phobias (like blood, injection, injury type ... The Synera patch was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration on 23 June 2005. ... as a specific phobia of blood/injection/injury type. Phobic level responses to injections cause sufferers to avoid inoculations ... Fear of needles, known in medical literature as needle phobia, is the extreme fear of medical procedures involving injections ...
Another research strategy is to evaluate the combined effectiveness of two or more drugs.[167] The main rationale for using a ... with subcutaneous injections and 33% with intramuscular injections).[73][110] Over time, a visible dent at the injection site, ... "U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Retrieved 27 March 2020.. *^ "U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Bristol Myers ... "FDA approves new oral drug to treat multiple sclerosis". U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Press release). Retrieved 22 April ...
It may be given by mouth or by injection, injection being markedly more effective. The origin of this use is attributed to ... Richter G, Rassweiler J, Kauffmann GW, Wenz W, Crawford DB (1984). "Experimental study of the effectiveness of capillary ... Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. 45 (1): 57-64. doi:10.1016/S0169-409X(00)00100-9. PMID 11104897. Marelli L, Stigliano R, ... Usually it is given to adults and children by intramuscular injection, one injection delivering enough iodine to last 2 or 3 ...
This was the first execution in the state to use a single dose, single drug injection. His death was pronounced approximately ... February 2005). "[Comparison of the effectiveness of pentobarbital and thiopental in patients with refractory intracranial ... "Ohio executes inmate with 1-drug lethal injection". Associated Press. December 2001. Retrieved 2009-12-08.. ... Lethal injection[edit]. For more details on this topic, see Lethal injection. ...
... but early treatment with antiretroviral drugs can increase its effectiveness.[49] Measles vaccination programs are often used ... Adverse reactions to vaccination are rare, with fever and pain at the injection site being the most common. Life-threatening ... Clearly, no drug treatment is without side effects. Thus, a balanced view of whether treatment with a certain drug is justified ... The woman had been vaccinated for measles and was taking immunosuppressive drug for another condition. The drugs suppressed the ...
... this results in a reduced effectiveness of the drug.[11] Therefore, when levodopa is introduced, excessive protein consumption ... It is administered by intermittent injections or continuous subcutaneous infusions.[74] Since secondary effects such as ... Other drugs. Main article: Antiparkinson medication. Other drugs such as amantadine and anticholinergics may be useful as ... A number of drugs have been used to treat some of these problems.[84] Examples are the use of quetiapine for psychosis, ...
... have used injection drugs, or were infected by previous sexual partners. The same risks apply to polyfidelitous people, who ... Oil-based lubrication can break down the structure of latex condoms, dental dams or gloves, reducing their effectiveness for ... As of 2018, the most-widely approved form of PrEP combines two drugs (tenofovir and emtricitabine) in one pill. That drug ... PrEP drugs are taken prior to HIV exposure to prevent the transmission of the virus, usually between sexual partners. PrEP ...
Drug Free Australia. 2010. Retrieved 2010-10-23.. pp 7,8. *^ see Executive Summary - Cost Benefit/Effectiveness section "Final ... also known as supervised injection facilities,[2] safe injection sites[1] fix rooms,[3] safer injection facilities (SIF), drug ... A Public Health Case for a Safer Injection Facility in San Francisco interviews people on the need for a safer drug injection ... "Drug consumption facilities in Europe and the establishment of supervised injection centres in Australia" (PDF). Drug and ...
... but there is little consensus on their degree of effectiveness. Injections: Spinal nerve blocks and epidural injections are ... Medication: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or acetaminophen can be taken to reduce mild to moderate pain ... Injections of anesthetics alleviate pain while steroid injections can be used to reduce the inflammation and swelling ... "Are non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs effective for the management of neck pain and associated disorders, whiplash- ...
Main articles: Drug discovery and Drug development. Drug discovery is the process by which potential drugs are discovered or ... While highly effective, the requirement for injection limited the use of epinephrine[clarification needed] and orally active ... In many non-US western countries a 'fourth hurdle' of cost effectiveness analysis has developed before new technologies can be ... "U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved 31 May 2007.. *^ "The Orphan Drug Act (as amended)". U.S. Food and Drug ...
These drugs significantly decrease cabotegravir concentrations in the body and thus may reduce its effectiveness. Additionally ... The injection forms are applied once a month or once every two months. It is an integrase inhibitor with a carbamoyl pyridone ... "FDA Approves First Extended-Release, Injectable Drug Regimen for Adults Living with HIV". U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( ... The drug is inactivated in the body by glucuronidation, mainly by the enzyme UGT1A1, and to a much lesser extent by UGT1A9. ...
"Management of Dental Patients Taking Anticoagulants or Antiplatelet Drugs" (PDF). Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness ... "Antithrombin (Recombinant) US Package Insert ATryn for Injection February 3, 2009" (PDF).. ... Wittkowsky AK (September 2001). "Drug interactions update: drugs, herbs, and oral anticoagulation". Journal of Thrombosis and ... Anticoagulants are closely related to antiplatelet drugs and thrombolytic drugs by manipulating the various pathways of blood ...
Drugs with effects against Brucella include tetracyclines, aminoglycosides (streptomycin, [since 1947], gentamicin, netilmicin ... the advantage of this regimen is that it is oral medication with no injections; however, a high rate of side effects (nausea, ... but does not offer full effectiveness. Routine pasteurization of milk In labs, strict biosafety precautions No clinical trials ... but usually uses three anti-Brucella drugs for three months. Brucellosis caused by B. abortus best fits the characteristics of ...
"Management of Dental Patients Taking Anticoagulants or Antiplatelet Drugs" (PDF). Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness ... Heparin can be used in vivo (by injection), and also in vitro to prevent blood or plasma clotting in or on medical devices. In ... Anticoagulants are closely related to antiplatelet drugs and thrombolytic drugs by manipulating the various pathways of blood ... Current members of this class include the bivalent drugs hirudin, lepirudin, and bivalirudin; and the monovalent drugs ...
"Cabazitaxel". Drug Information Portal. U.S. National Library of Medicine. "Cabazitaxel Accord 20 mg/mL concentrate for solution ... "Jevtana (cabazitaxel) Injection Approved by U.S. FDA After Priority Review" (Press release). sanofi-aventis. 2010-06-17. ... One more question is about the effectiveness and tolerability of cabazitaxel when it is administered with other therapies. A ... Jordan MA, Wilson L (April 2004). "Microtubules as a target for anticancer drugs". Nature Reviews. Cancer. 4 (4): 253-65. doi: ...
Drugs that reduce LES pressure are useful. These include calcium channel blockers such as nifedipine and nitrates such as ... Botox injections cause scarring in the sphincter which may increase the difficulty of later Heller myotomy. This therapy is ... A five-minutes timed barium swallow can provide a useful benchmark to measure the effectiveness of treatment. Because of its ... It may need to be repeated with larger balloons for maximum effectiveness. Heller myotomy helps 90% of achalasia patients. It ...
The use of federal funds for syringes, needles and items whose only purpose is to prepare drugs for illegal drug injection such ... "Effectiveness of Structural-Level Needle/Syringe Programs to Reduce HCV and HIV Infection Among People Who Inject Drugs: A ... Supervised injection site Syringe Ritter, A and Cameron, J (2006) A Systematic Review of Harm Reduction, Drug Policy Modeling ... The NIH estimated in 2002 that in the United States, between 15 and 20% of injection drug users have HIV and at least 70% have ...
... and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. It may also include joint injections with cortisone or hyaluronic acid, particularly ... Studies are examining the effectiveness of screening adolescents in school and targeting at-risk individuals for education, ... Studies to demonstrate the effectiveness of physical therapy are currently underway, with no conclusive results to date. ...
In a 2013 study in a comparison of 15 antipsychotic drugs in effectiveness in treating schizophrenic symptoms, ziprasidone ... It may be used by mouth and by injection into a muscle (IM). The IM form may be used for acute agitation in people with ... "FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA reporting mental health drug ziprasidone (Geodon) associated with rare but potentially fatal ... Sandson NB, Armstrong SC, Cozza KL (2005). "An overview of psychotropic drug-drug interactions". Psychosomatics. 46 (5): 464-94 ...
Phenol injections can be used, or botulinum toxin injections into the muscle belly, to attempt to dampen the signals between ... The effectiveness of medications vary between individuals, and vary based on location of the upper motor neuron lesion (in the ... Spasticity is often treated with the drug baclofen, which acts as an agonist at GABA receptors, which are inhibitory. Spastic ... Farag, SM; Mohammed, MO; El-Sobky, TA; ElKadery, NA; ElZohiery, AK (March 2020). "Botulinum Toxin A Injection in Treatment of ...
Major side effects of this drug are to the gastrointestinal system. Defasirox is also an oral drug to mitigate iron overloading ... The injection has to be performed for a long duration of 8 hours for 5-7 times every week. Therefore, low compliance of ... Deferoxamine is seldom used alone nowadays, but rather in combination with oral deferiprone to increase the effectiveness in ... Deferiprone is an oral drug that is ingested by patients three times a day. Although patients are still required to visit the ...
Effectiveness is similar to other proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). It is taken by mouth or injection into a vein. Common side ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 24 December 1999. Retrieved 4 April 2020. "Nexium: FDA-Approved Drugs". U.S. Food and Drug ... Drugs that depend on stomach pH for absorption may interact with omeprazole; drugs that depend on an acidic environment (such ... "Nexium side effects". Drug information online. Drugs.com. Retrieved 23 June 2009. Yang YX, Lewis JD, Epstein S, Metz DC (2006 ...
... combined with regular injections of Depo-Provera.[48] The implant alone (without Depo-Provera injections) has been shown to ... Guttmacher Institute (1992). "Choice of Contraceptives". The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics. 34 (885): 111-114. PMID ... Research on the safety and effectiveness of using ultrasound treatments to kill sperm has undergone since the idea originally ... Adjudin, a non-toxic analog of lonidamine has been shown to cause reversible infertility in rats.[43] The drug disrupts the ...
These drugs significantly decrease cabotegravir concentrations in the body and thus may reduce its effectiveness. Additionally ... The injection forms are applied once a month or once every two months. It is an integrase inhibitor with a carbamoyl pyridone ... "FDA Approves First Extended-Release, Injectable Drug Regimen for Adults Living with HIV". U.S. Food and Drug Administration ( ... The drug is inactivated in the body by glucuronidation, mainly by the enzyme UGT1A1, and to a much lesser extent by UGT1A9. ...
In a 2013 study in a comparison of 15 antipsychotic drugs in effectiveness in treating schizophrenic symptoms, ziprasidone ... It may be used by mouth and by injection into a muscle (IM). The IM form may be used for acute agitation in people with ... "FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA reporting mental health drug ziprasidone (Geodon) associated with rare but potentially fatal ... Sandson NB, Armstrong SC, Cozza KL (2005). "An overview of psychotropic drug-drug interactions". Psychosomatics. 46 (5): 464-94 ...
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  • Pentavalent antimonials are usually the first line group of drugs, given as a 30 day course of intramuscular injections. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • This means that instead of daily pills, people receive intramuscular injections monthly or every two months. (wikipedia.org)
  • Administer a single dose of 0.3 mg of hyoscine butylbromide/kg of body weight (1.5 mL Buscopan ® /100 kg body weight) by slow intravenous injection. (drugs.com)
  • The result is that Bill C-65 may prioritize the opinions of people who find intravenous drug users distasteful over the need to use effective measures to limit the spread of disease and save lives. (cmaj.ca)
  • We studied anthrax immune globulin intravenous (AIG-IV) use from a 2009-2010 outbreak of Bacillus anthracis soft tissue infection in injection drug users in Scotland, UK, and we compared findings from 15 AIG-IV recipients with findings from 28 nonrecipients. (cdc.gov)
  • The swallowable, self-orienting, millimeter-scale applicator, or SOMA - designed by researchers Alex Abramson and Robert Langer - enables the oral administration of fragile pharmaceutical compounds otherwise delivered by injection or intravenous drip. (medindia.net)
  • SOMA enables the oral administration of fragile pharmaceutical compounds otherwise delivered by injection or intravenous drip. (medindia.net)
  • Lactated ringers injection is a sterile intravenous fluid used to replenish electrolytes. (patientslikeme.com)
  • Through April 29, 1987, there were 3,464 cases of AIDS among intravenous (IV) drug users in New York City. (believersweb.org)
  • Facilitating or tolerating illicit intravenous drug use may feel compassionate in the moment, but it is not compassionate," David Anderson, the U.S. Attorney for Northern District of California, said in a statement. (kqed.org)
  • INJECTION (Dilantin) side effects, medical uses, and drug interactions. (medicinenet.com)
  • The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. (medicinenet.com)
  • Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine. (cvs.com)
  • These drug interactions are possible, but do not always occur. (medhelp.org)
  • Not for intramuscular or subcutaneous injection. (drugs.com)
  • Subcutaneous injection- Initial and maintenance palliative treatment of advanced hormone-dependent prostate cancer (usually given with an anti-androgen). (unboundmedicine.com)
  • namely, similar insulin plasma levels as compared to those achieved by traditional subcutaneous injection. (medindia.net)
  • Ask your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you do not understand these directions or have any questions about where on your body you should inject heparin, how to give the injection, or how to dispose of used needles and syringes after you inject the medication. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Summary People who inject drugs are at high risk of hepatitis B infection, yet among this group, hepatitis B vaccination coverage is low. (findings.org.uk)
  • Little is known, however, regarding how gender influences the risk that people who inject drugs (PWID) may assist others into injection initiation. (springer.com)
  • In February, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) noted the rising epidemic of hepatitis C virus among young people aged 15-30 who inject drugs, calling attention to an increasingly serious issue nationwide. (scienceblog.com)
  • Based on our UFO Study here in San Francisco, we have accumulated data that identify key strategies that, when scaled up, could substantially reduce the rate of new hepatitis C infections among young people who inject drugs," said the study's lead investigator, Kimberly Page , PhD, MPH, a professor in the UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and in UCSF Global Health Sciences. (scienceblog.com)
  • Findings appear online July 24 in a special supplement titled, "Prevention and Management of Hepatitis C Virus among People Who Inject Drugs: Moving the Agenda Forward," in the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases . (scienceblog.com)
  • Natasha Martin, associate professor in the Division of Global Public Health, University of California, San Diego, described how infectious disease epidemic modeling can be used to identify the scope of the response needed to prevent human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections among people who inject drugs (PWID) in the United States. (nap.edu)
  • Prevention of these infections among people who inject drugs (PWID) is critical to reduce ongoing transmission, morbidity and mortality. (europa.eu)
  • There were an additional 201 cases of AIDS among persons who did not inject drugs themselves but were heterosexual partners of IV drug users, and 154 cases in children of IV drug users (New York City Department of Health, 1987). (believersweb.org)
  • Roughly 24,500 people in San Francisco inject drugs, city officials estimate, many in public. (kqed.org)
  • Medication errors due to drug names that sound similar or appear similar with few examples. (medindia.net)
  • Your doctor will give you the manufacturer's patient information sheet (Medication Guide) when you begin treatment with incobotulinumtoxinA injection and each time you receive treatment. (medlineplus.gov)
  • You can also visit the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website ( http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm085729.htm ) or the manufacturer's website to obtain the Medication Guide. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Your doctor will probably start you on a low dose of incobotulinumtoxinA injection and gradually change your dose according to your response to the medication. (medlineplus.gov)
  • While using this medication, lab tests may be done, especially in the first few months, to check if the drug is working properly. (medicinenet.com)
  • It is recommended to wear or carry medication identification indicating you are using this drug. (medicinenet.com)
  • Certain cephalosporins (your medication belongs to this class of drugs) can interact strongly with alcohol. (medicinenet.com)
  • Active drug therapy was associated with statistically significant improvement on the Migraine-Specific Quality of Life questionnaire and on monthly days with acute medication use. (medscape.com)
  • Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles. (canada.com)
  • This medication works best when the amount of drug in your body is kept at a constant level. (medhelp.org)
  • Along with its benefits, this medication may rarely cause abnormal drug-seeking behavior (addiction). (medhelp.org)
  • The medication is available in both oral and injection form. (vetinfo.com)
  • This study evaluated the long-term effectiveness of intra-articular temporomandibular joint arthrocentesis for patients with osteoarthritis and compared arthrocentesis/lavage alone with arthrocentesis/lavage and injected hyaluronic acid. (nih.gov)
  • To estimate the cost-effectiveness of birth-cohort screening. (annals.org)
  • Cost-effectiveness simulation. (annals.org)
  • Food designed for cost effectiveness not taste. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • We conducted a cost-effectiveness analysis of pooled NAAT screening that assessed the prevention benefits of identification and notification of persons with AHI and cases averted compared with repeat antibody testing at different intervals. (prolekare.cz)
  • Cost-effectiveness ratios are reported as costs per quality-adjusted life year (QALY) gained in US dollars from the societal perspective. (prolekare.cz)
  • Pooled NAAT for AHI screening following annual antibody testing had cost-effectiveness ratios exceeding US$200,000 per QALY gained for the municipal STD clinics and HIV counseling and testing sites and was cost saving for the community clinic. (prolekare.cz)
  • Cost-effectiveness ratios increased substantially if the antibody testing interval decreased to every 6 months and decreased to cost-saving if the testing interval increased to every 5 years. (prolekare.cz)
  • We also acknowledge the cooperation of outrea- ch workers and drug users who, over the years, have participated in the studies and interventions and have taught the public health community about their lives and how to effectively intervene to prevent HIV. (who.int)
  • Thus, interventions to reduce mortality from overdose are central to efforts to reduce the harms of illicit drug use. (plos.org)
  • This entry is our analysis of a study considered particularly relevant to improving outcomes from drug or alcohol interventions in the UK. (findings.org.uk)
  • This will likely require that existing interventions address gender- and site-specific factors for effectiveness. (springer.com)
  • PReventing Injecting by Modifying Existing Responses (PRIMER) investigates structural factors and interventions that may be effective in reducing the risk that PWID initiate others into injection. (springer.com)
  • and the implementation of robust, scaled interventions in combination to synergize the effectiveness of individual interventions. (scienceblog.com)
  • Only limited evidence exists in determining effectiveness for most interventions. (chiroaccess.com)
  • Further studies are needed to assess the effectiveness and impact of scaling up comprehensive packages of harm reduction interventions to minimise HIV and HCV transmission among PWID. (europa.eu)
  • METHODS: A review of reviews was undertaken involving systematic literature searches of Medline, Embase, CINAHL, PsychINFO, IBSS and the Cochrane Library (2000-2011) to identify English language reviews regarding the effectiveness of harm reduction interventions in relation to HIV transmission, HCV transmission and injecting risk behaviour (IRB). (europa.eu)
  • However, there is comparatively little review-level evidence regarding the effectiveness of these interventions in preventing HCV transmission among PWID. (europa.eu)
  • Booth, Robert E., Kwiatkowski, Carol F., Stephens, Richard C. Effectiveness of HIV/AIDS interventions on drug use and needle risk behaviors for out-of-treatment drug users . (umich.edu)
  • Epidural steroid injections provide relief for weeks at a time but can cause degenerative damage if used too frequently. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Insite opened in Vancouver in 2003 as a response to devastating twin epidemics of HIV 3 and drug overdoses. (cmaj.ca)
  • In Vancouver, Canada, the number of fatal overdoses reached unprecedented levels at the end of the 1990s, especially in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) neighbourhood, the site of an open drug market and explosive outbreaks of HIV and hepatitis (HCV) [8] . (plos.org)
  • Multiple studies have shown the effectiveness of supervised injection sites in reducing fatal drug overdoses and the spread of injection-related diseases. (kqed.org)
  • This randomized controlled study addressed whether sonographic needle guidance affected the outcomes of corticosteroid injection for symptomatic carpal tunnel syndrome. (nih.gov)
  • Your doctor may prescribe an epidural steroid injection that uses a corticosteroid that mimics your natural anti-inflammatory hormones. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Patients with subacromial shoulder pain are often treated with physiotherapy, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and corticosteroid injections. (bmj.com)
  • 4 5 6 7 Some evidence exists for the effectiveness of corticosteroid injections, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and exercises for chronic shoulder pain. (bmj.com)
  • This presentation describes a peer-based program that employs people who use drugs to distribute naloxone and sterile injection equipment in Pittsburgh, PA. (ireta.org)
  • Antiretroviral therapy cannot replace behaviors that help avoid HIV exposure (e.g., sexual abstinence, sex only in a mutually monogamous relationship with a noninfected partner, consistent and correct condom use, abstinence from injection-drug use, and consistent use of sterile equipment by those unable to cease injection-drug use). (cdc.gov)
  • Each mL of this sterile product for injection contains meloxicam 5.0 mg, alcohol 15%, glycofurol 10%, poloxamer 188 5%, sodium chloride 0.6%, glycine 0.5% and meglumine 0.3%, in water for injection, pH adjusted with sodium hydroxide and hydrochloric acid. (drugs.com)
  • For the multi-dose vial, a separate sterile syringe and needle must be used for each injection to prevent transmission of infectious agents from one person to another. (rxlist.com)
  • It is supplied in sterile, single-use vials containing 10 mL of irinotecan liposome injection at a concentration of 4.3 mg/mL free base equivalent (FBE). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Oxaliplatin injection, USP is supplied in single-dose vials containing 50 mg, 100 mg or 200 mg of oxaliplatin as a sterile, preservative-free, aqueous solution at a concentration of 5 mg/mL. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Fluorouracil injection, USP is a colorless to faint yellow, aqueous, sterile, nonpyrogenic injectable solution available in 50 mL and 100 mL pharmacy bulk package. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Effectiveness of sterile needle and syringe programming in reducing HIV/AIDS among injecting drug users. (who.int)
  • The purpose of the injection was to provide post-operative prophylaxis for ocular inflammation and endophthalmitis with the expectation that the patient would not need to use post-operative eye drops. (fda.gov)
  • Raxibacumab is indicated for the treatment of adult and pediatric patients with inhalational anthrax due to Bacillus anthracis in combination with appropriate antibacterial drugs, and for prophylaxis of inhalational anthrax when alternative therapies are not available or are not appropriate. (nih.gov)
  • Does local anesthetic dilution influence the clinical effectiveness of multiple-injection axillary brachial plexus block? (biomedsearch.com)
  • Our aim was to test whether using 3 different volumes of the same local anesthetic dose influences the success rate of an axillary brachial plexus block with a multiple-injection technique in patients undergoing upper limb surgery. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Other outstanding issues include whether the shock waves should be directed to the target area by radiological or ultrasound imaging, and whether local anesthetic injections should be used in the target area prior to treatment to reduce painful reactions. (aetna.com)
  • Esomeprazole may also be given to prevent gastric ulcer caused by infection with Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), or by the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). (everydayhealth.com)
  • It is considered the prototype for anti-inflammatory analgesics, the two other major types of which include acetaminophen (a derivative of phenacetin) and the aspirin-like drugs, or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs ( NSAIDs ), which include compounds such as ibuprofen , naproxen, and fenoprofen. (britannica.com)
  • Since NSAIDs possess the potential to induce gastrointestinal ulcerations and/or perforations, concomitant use with other anti-inflammatory drugs, such as NSAIDs or corticosteroids, should be avoided. (drugs.com)
  • Effects of Buscopan ® may be potentiated by the concomitant use of other anticholinergic drugs. (drugs.com)
  • The relationship also strengthens the value and effectiveness of programs to reduce opioid use, because concomitant reductions in needle sharing have secondary benefits of reducing the risks of related infectious diseases. (nap.edu)
  • 1 In 2003, North America's first sanctioned supervised injection facility, Insite, was opened in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, British Columbia. (cmaj.ca)
  • In 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a unanimous ruling granting Insite, Canada's first government-sanctioned supervised injection facility for people who use illicit drugs, an extended exemption to operate, stating "Insite saves lives. (cmaj.ca)
  • Medical treatment after sexual, injection-drug--use, or other nonoccupational HIV exposure * is less effective than preventing HIV infection by avoiding exposure. (cdc.gov)
  • Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (webmd.com)
  • In summary, data from studies conducted in Australia, Europe, Asia and the United States have, with few exceptions, found strong associations between participation in methadone treatment and reductions in the frequency of opioid use, fewer injections and injection-related HIV risk behaviors, and lower rates of HIV prevalence and incidence. (drugwarfacts.org)
  • Symptoms can occur within hours of an injection with incobotulinumtoxinA or as late as several weeks after treatment. (medlineplus.gov)
  • You may receive additional injections every 3-4 months, depending on your condition and on how long the effects of the treatment last. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The purpose of this study is to look at the efficacy and safety of Irinotecan liposome injection in combination with other approved drugs used for cancer therapy, namely 5 fluorouracil/leucovorin (5FU/LV) plus oxaliplatin compared to nab-paclitaxel + gemcitabine treatment in improving the overall survival of patients not previously treated for metastatic pancreatic cancer. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Dr. Barazani has offered patients Botox therapy since 1996, six years prior to the drug's U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for wrinkle treatment. (prweb.com)
  • Poor adherence to antipsychotic drugs is a major problem in patients with psychotic disorders, linked to increased rates of readmission to hospital and high treatment costs. (bmj.com)
  • 1 Between 25% and 80% of patients fail to take their drugs correctly at some point in their treatment. (bmj.com)
  • IRETA's research team demonstrated the value of a residential drug and alcohol program, measuring treatment outcomes including recidivism and cost savings. (ireta.org)
  • To help your doctor and pharmacist give you the best care, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) before starting treatment with this product. (medhelp.org)
  • Injection Site Complications: Consider the risks and benefits before continuing IMLYGIC treatment if persistent infection or delayed healing develops. (nih.gov)
  • Plasmacytoma at the Injection Site: Consider the risks and benefits in patients with multiple myeloma or in whom plasmacytoma develops during treatment. (nih.gov)
  • Routine blood tests are used by health care providers to monitor the effectiveness of the treatment. (reference.com)
  • The chemotherapeutic drug 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) is a well-known treatment option reserved for recalcitrant HTSs and keloid lesions. (springer.com)
  • Today's approval provides a new preventative treatment that has been shown to significantly reduce the number of bleeding episodes in patients with hemophilia A with Factor VIII inhibitors,' said Richard Pazdur, M.D., acting director of the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research and director of the FDA's Oncology Center of Excellence. (news-medical.net)
  • Hemlibra is a preventative (prophylactic) treatment given weekly via injection under the skin (subcutaneous). (news-medical.net)
  • Which medications in the drug class Antidiabetics, Amylinomimetics are used in the treatment of Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus? (medscape.com)
  • And reported below that 59% of study participants continued using illegal drugs - such as cocaine and/or amphetamines - throughout this study, and despite that remained adherent to taking the HCV treatment with a 95% adherence rate, and a 96% cure rate that is the same in patients not using drugs. (natap.org)
  • Depression can be as deadly as steroid abuse and addiction, and treatment should begin during drug rehab and extend for as long as needed, well after returning home. (studio7designs.com)
  • An ultrasound is required during your first treatment cycle to check the effectiveness of the medications. (studio7designs.com)
  • There are different treatment options available for kala azar, with varying effectiveness and side effects. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Researchers hope to identify ways to simplify treatment regimes, improve their safety, and reduce the risk of drug resistance. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • In one study , 90 adults who had had painful OA of the knee for 3 months or more had either dextrose prolotherapy or saline injections plus exercise as a treatment. (healthline.com)
  • using and willing to continue using a highly effective form of birth control for at least 28 days prior to administration of the first dose of study drug, during the treatment period, and 2 months after completion or premature discontinuation from the study drug. (centerwatch.com)
  • Based on data from heroin users entering treatment in the City, 27 percent of the IV drug users are female (Des Jarlais et al. (believersweb.org)
  • Based on the entry-into- treatment data, non-Hispanic whites comprise 25 percent of the IV drug users in the City (NYSDSAS, unpublished data). (believersweb.org)
  • Objective To compare the effectiveness of radial extracorporeal shockwave treatment with that of supervised exercises in patients with shoulder pain. (bmj.com)
  • The combination injection is intended for maintenance treatment of adults who have undetectable HIV levels in the blood (viral load less than 50 copies/mL) with their current antiretroviral treatment, and when the virus has not developed resistance to non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs) and integrase strand transfer inhibitors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The tablets are used to check whether a person tolerates the treatment before the injection therapy is started. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2020, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorization for the medicinal product Vocabria intended for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in combination with rilpivirine injection. (wikipedia.org)
  • The EMA also recommended marketing authorization be given for rilpivirine and cabotegravir injections to be used together for the treatment of people with HIV-1 infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ziprasidone is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of schizophrenia as well as acute mania and mixed states associated with bipolar disorder. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its intramuscular injection form is approved for acute agitation in schizophrenic patients for whom treatment with just ziprasidone is appropriate. (wikipedia.org)
  • 4 Finally, Vancouver is a major Pacific port, through which substantial quantities of illicit drugs pass. (cmaj.ca)
  • Deaths from illicit drug use surged from 39 in 1988 to 357 in 1993 ( Figure 1 ). (cmaj.ca)
  • By 1993, use of illicit drugs was the leading cause of death in British Columbia among men and women aged 15-44 years. (cmaj.ca)
  • Illicit drug overdose remains a leading cause of premature mortality in urban settings worldwide. (plos.org)
  • Illicit drug overdose remains a leading cause of death and disability in many urban settings worldwide [1] - [3] . (plos.org)
  • Psychiatric comorbidity in illicit drug users: substance-induced versus independent disorders. (drugabuse.gov)
  • Comments & ratings on the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Solu-Medrol (PF) injection . (webmd.com)
  • Comments & ratings on the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Pronestyl injection . (webmd.com)
  • A small needle is used and rare side effects are generally mild and temporary, including injection site discomfort, flu-like symptoms, headache and upset stomach. (prweb.com)
  • You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. (medicinenet.com)
  • This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. (cvs.com)
  • Using this drug along with alcohol can lead to serious side effects. (cvs.com)
  • Alternatively, if you take this drug and suddenly stop Tobacco smoking, you may feel more drowsy or tired, or may experience confusion, dizziness, difficulty in movement or other side effects. (cvs.com)
  • Numerous side effects may occur when testosterone is administered, according to Drugs.com. (reference.com)
  • These side effects may occur in men or women and include swelling of the breasts, headaches, increased body hair, changes in sexual libido, numbness, male-pattern balding or pain or swelling at the injection site. (reference.com)
  • Common side effects of Hemlibra include injection site reactions, headache, and joint pain (arthralgia). (news-medical.net)
  • As might be expected from their common mechanisms of action, many of the anti-inflammatory analgesic drugs share similar side effects. (britannica.com)
  • If in doubt, do not use the product as it may humulin insulin prices contain something other than the drug listed on the label or it may be stronger than the label suggests, leading to greater and possibly unknown, side-effects. (studio7designs.com)
  • Steroids drugs including cortisone hydrocortisone and prednisone carry a risk of serious, permanent and debilitating side effects. (shirleys-wellness-cafe.com)
  • Within months of being on this drug, I developed nasty side effects: swelling of my face, weight gain, muscle weakness, loss of muscle mass, thinning of my skin and bones, increased bouts of infections, mood swings, personality changes and worst of all severe depression. (shirleys-wellness-cafe.com)
  • The following are the possible problems and side effects from the drug. (rsgbiota.org)
  • Side effects of chemotherapy depend on the drugs used and vary from person to person. (cancervic.org.au)
  • in a 2013 meta-analysis of 15 antipsychotic drugs, ziprasidone ranked 8th for such side effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Metacam (meloxicam) 5 mg/mL Solution for Injection is indicated in dogs for the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis. (drugs.com)
  • Metacam 5 mg/mL Solution for Injection should be administered initially as a single dose at 0.09 mg/lb (0.2 mg/kg) body weight intravenously (IV) or subcutaneously (SQ), followed, after 24 hours, by Metacam Oral Suspension at the daily dose of 0.045 mg/lb (0.1 mg/kg) body weight, either mixed with food or placed directly in the mouth. (drugs.com)
  • Dogs with known hypersensitivity to meloxicam should not receive Metacam 5 mg/mL Solution for Injection. (drugs.com)
  • The safe use of Metacam 5 mg/mL Solution for Injection in dogs younger than 6 months of age, dogs used for breeding, or in pregnant or lactating bitches has not been evaluated. (drugs.com)
  • When administering Metacam 5 mg/mL Solution for Injection, use a syringe of appropriate size to ensure precise dosing. (drugs.com)
  • The use of concomitantly protein-bound drugs with Metacam 5 mg/mL Solution for Injection has not been studied in dogs. (drugs.com)
  • FLORENCE, Ariz. - Facing a nationwide shortage of a lethal injection drug, Arizona has taken an unusual step that other death penalty states may soon follow: get their supplies from another country. (lubbockonline.com)
  • Diabetes: Could a pill replace insulin injections? (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • An easy-to-swallow pill could replace daily insulin injections. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • At this point, doctors usually recommend daily insulin injections to manage blood sugar levels. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • At the end of 80 years was taken out of production and veterinary line of insulin injection pen price the drug which produced the pharmaceutical company Hoechst-Roussel. (furoshiki.com)
  • They promote the growth of muscle (anabolic insulin injection pen price effect) and the typical male characteristics of puberty (androgenic effect). (furoshiki.com)
  • Consuming fewer calories with healthier food choices and incorporating an exercise insulin injection pen price program will reduce weight to healthier levels. (furoshiki.com)
  • Also, like you said cheapest hgh for sale insulin injection pen price i would need more than one bottle, that is my obstacle now, getting the gear. (furoshiki.com)
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  • Testosterone Cypionate Dosage and Administration Prior to initiating Testosterone Cypionate injection, order hgh online canada confirm the diagnosis of hypogonadism by ensuring that serum testosterone concentrations have been measured in the morning on at least two separate days and that these serum testosterone concentrations are order hgh online canada below the normal range. (rsgbiota.org)
  • Harm reduction for injection drug users started with community-based programs to provide clean needles and has grown to include supervised injection facilities. (cmaj.ca)
  • Bill C-65, known as the Respect for Communities Act, introduces new requirements to be fulfilled by supervised injection facilities before they can be granted an exemption from the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. (cmaj.ca)
  • Although community consultation is important in ensuring that public health and public safety interests are balanced, this bill appears to be structured in such a way that the voices of opponents to harm reduction, however ill-informed, are privileged above others who speak to the robust evidence showing that supervised injection facilities save lives. (cmaj.ca)
  • Although concerns persist that supervised injection facilities attract crime and increase drug use, research undertaken in Vancouver has shown that such fears are unfounded. (cmaj.ca)
  • 5 The rigorous scientific evaluation of Insite, as well as the evidence derived from the 90 other supervised injection facilities internationally, 9 support increasing these services as part of a comprehensive response to drug use and its associated harms. (cmaj.ca)
  • The 120-mg group received a 240-mg loading dose on the first injection. (medscape.com)
  • In summary, either dose of the active drug "provided clinical benefit and improved function in patients with chronic migraine," Dr Aurora reported. (medscape.com)
  • To prevent and stop bleeding for people with hemophilia A and von Willebrand's disease, the dose of desmopressin injection for children and adults is based on body weight. (canada.com)
  • For central diabetes insipidus, the usual adult dose of desmopressin injection is 1 µg to 4 µg once daily given as an injection under the skin, into a muscle, or into a vein. (canada.com)
  • Dosing of LAIs is complicated by delayed release of drug, changes in plasma levels without change in dose, and by the lack of data establishing clear dose requirements. (rcpsych.org)
  • At Week 24 participants will cross over to receive SC injections of ustekinumab 45 mg at Weeks 24 and 28 and every 12 weeks thereafter with the last dose at Week 88. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • If early escape, SC injections of 45 mg ustekinumab will be given at Weeks 16, 20, and 28 and every 12 weeks thereafter with the last dose at Week 88. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • If early escape, SC injections of 90 mg ustekinumab will be given at Week 16 and every 12 weeks thereafter with the last dose at Week 88. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Radiation dose reduction to breast and thyroid during MDCT: effectiveness of an in-plane bismuth shi. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Arizona said Tuesday that it got its sodium thiopental from Great Britain, the first time a state has acknowledged obtaining the drug from outside the United States since the shortage began slowing executions in the spring. (lubbockonline.com)
  • In lethal injections, sodium thiopental makes an inmate unconscious before a second drug paralyzes him and a third drug stops his heart. (lubbockonline.com)
  • Each mL of Buscopan ® contains 20 mg hyoscine butylbromide, 1.8 mg methyl parahydroxy benzoate, 0.2 mg propyl parahydroxy benzoate, 6.0 mg sodium chloride, and water for injection. (drugs.com)
  • Many drugs can lower your blood sodium levels or hyponatremia. (medindia.net)
  • The manufacturer, Hospira Inc. , of Lake Forest, Ill., had originally planned to resume production of the drug, sodium thiopental, this winter at a plant in Italy, giving state corrections departments hope that the scarcity that began last fall would ease. (nytimes.com)
  • Lethal injections commonly involve a sequence of three drugs that is set by state regulations: an anesthetic - sodium thiopental in every state but Oklahoma - intended to prevent pain, followed by a muscle relaxant and a drug that stops the heart. (nytimes.com)
  • As the shortage became acute last fall, California and Arizona obtained shipments of sodium thiopental from England, but the British government has since refused to allow exports of drugs for use in capital punishment, a policy that is under consideration by the entire European Union. (nytimes.com)
  • Two states, Ohio and Washington, use only one drug, sodium thiopental, which is fatal at larger doses for executions. (nytimes.com)
  • Sonographic needle guidance significantly improves the performance and clinical outcomes of injection of the carpal tunnel and is cost-effective for a hospital-based practice, but based on current reimbursements, it significantly increases overall costs for medical care delivered in a non-hospital-based physician practice. (nih.gov)
  • What is the clinical effectiveness of injected hyaluronic acid for facial grooves or wrinkles? (cadth.ca)
  • One systematic review and 20 randomized controlled trials were identified regarding the the clinical effectiveness and safety of injected hyaluronic acid for facial grooves or wrinkles. (cadth.ca)
  • Inadvertent intra-arterial drug injections: the role of angiographic and clinical findings. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Other factors (for example, changes in viral virulence) might also diminish clinical benefit of antiviral drugs. (centerwatch.com)
  • However, given ongoing high rates of opioid overdose and addiction, another peer-based workforce has not received enough attention: peers who use drugs. (ireta.org)
  • Use of stronger medications may lead to dependency and drug addiction. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Addiction to steroids differs from many other drugs in that tolerance to the effects does not develop. (studio7designs.com)
  • The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) is the reference point on drugs and drug addiction information in Europe. (europa.eu)
  • It is also used for chest pain (unstable angina), bipolar disorder, genetic conditions known as lysosomal storage disorders, bile duct blockage in infants, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease), Alzheimer's disease, allergic reactions to the anti-seizure drug phenytoin (Dilantin), an eye infection called keratoconjunctivitis, and influenza symptoms. (rxlist.com)
  • The most commonly reported adverse drug reactions (≥ 25%) in IMLYGIC-treated patients were fatigue, chills, pyrexia, nausea, influenza-like illness, and injection site pain. (nih.gov)
  • In the past, adverse reactions have occurred following injections with zinc sulfate and concentrated solutions, neither of which are commonly in use now. (healthline.com)
  • Seventy-seven symptomatic carpal tunnels were randomized to injection by either (1) conventional anatomic landmark palpation-guided injection or (2) sonographic image-guided injection, each using a two-step technique where 3 ml of 1% lidocaine was first injected to hydrodissect and hydrodisplace critical intra-carpal tunnel structures followed by injection with 80 mg of triamcinolone acetonide (2 ml). (nih.gov)
  • [07/28/2017] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration received adverse event reports on April 5 and June 1, 2017, and conducted follow-up, concerning at least 43 patients who were administered intravitreal (eye) injections of a drug containing triamcinolone (steroid) and moxifloxacin (anti-infective) compounded by Guardian Pharmacy Services in Dallas, Texas. (fda.gov)
  • tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to incobotulinumtoxinA, abobotulinumtoxinA (Dysport), onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox), prabotulinumtoxinA-xvfs (Jeuveau), rimabotulinumtoxinB (Myobloc), any other medications, or any of the ingredients in incobotulinumtoxinA injection. (medlineplus.gov)
  • tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to heparin, any other medications, beef products,pork products, or any of the ingredients in heparin injection. (medlineplus.gov)
  • you are allergic to sulfa drugs. (everydayhealth.com)
  • An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. (medicinenet.com)
  • Ninety percent of the deaths were associated with heroin, two-thirds of the time in combination with alcohol and other drugs. (cmaj.ca)
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, especially of: kidney problems, liver problems, stomach problems, alcohol usage, allergies (especially allergies to penicillins , cephalosporins or other drugs ). (medicinenet.com)
  • Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you, and especially if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages. (cvs.com)
  • injection contains benzyl alcohol). (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Safety and effectiveness not established (injection contains benzyl alcohol). (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Below is a commentary from Drug and Alcohol Findings. (findings.org.uk)
  • This risk may be increased if you have abused alcohol or drugs in the past. (medhelp.org)
  • Lifetime comorbidity of DSM-IV mood and anxiety disorders and specific drug use disorders: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions. (drugabuse.gov)
  • Prevalence, correlates, disability, and comorbidity of DSM-IV drug abuse and dependence in the United States: results from the national epidemiologic survey on alcohol and related conditions. (drugabuse.gov)
  • The administration of testosterone injections commonly occurs every two to four weeks, according to Drugs.com. (reference.com)
  • Commonly used injection sites for B-12 injections are the upper arm, buttocks, outer hip and thigh, states Amino Pharmaceuticals. (reference.com)
  • Doxorubicin, prednisone and cyclophosphamide are the most commonly used chemotherapy drugs. (vetinfo.com)
  • The drugs are most commonly given through a vein (intravenously), but can also be given as tablets (orally), as a cream, or as injections into different parts of the body. (cancervic.org.au)
  • At doses of 120 mg per month (n = 278) or 240 mg per month (n = 277), the active drug proved superior to placebo (n = 558). (medscape.com)
  • This is a randomized (participants are assigned different treatments based on chance), double-blind (neither the participant nor the physician knows whether drug or placebo is being taken, or at what dosage), parallel-group (each group of participants will be treated at the same time), and multicenter (study conducted at multiple sites) study. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Participants will receive subcutaneous (SC) injections of placebo at Weeks 0, 4, 16, and 20. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • For participants entering early escape, a SC placebo injection will be given at Week 24 to maintain the blind. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Participants will receive SC injections of placebo at Weeks 20 and 24 to maintain the blind. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of daily tenofovir 1% gel compared to a vaginal placebo gel, and the safety and effectiveness of oral TDF and oral FTC/TDF compared to an oral placebo in preventing HIV infection among women at risk for sexually transmitted infections. (nih.gov)
  • The AF suggests that its success may be due to a placebo effect, as injections and needling can often have a strong placebo effect. (healthline.com)
  • Owner should be advised to observe their dogs for signs of potential drug toxicity. (drugs.com)
  • Drug toxicity is an adverse reaction of the body towards a drug that results as a side effect of a drug, reaction to a drug or drug abuse. (medindia.net)
  • Irinotecan liposome injection, oxaliplatin, 5 FU/LV, will be administered on Days 1 and 15 of each 28-day cycle (until progression or unacceptable toxicity). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • With focused chemotherapy, the chemotherapy drugs are injected directly into the ophthalmic artery (the artery that supplies blood to the eye). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Chemotherapy drugs circulate throughout the body. (cancervic.org.au)
  • Daily online exclusives cover late breaking oncology news, safe handling and administration of chemotherapy drugs, side effect management, and new developments in specific cancers. (oncologynurseadvisor.com)
  • This pilot trial is the first in North America to prospectively evaluate a program of naloxone distribution to IDUs [Injection Drug Users] to prevent heroin overdose death. (drugwarfacts.org)
  • the MSIC has afforded an opportunity to improve knowledge that can guide public health responses to drug injecting and its harms. (drugwarfacts.org)
  • Though past research has established these gender differences in the initiation process of PWID [ 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 ], a more fulsome understanding of the gendered processes by which individuals are initiated into drug injecting is crucial to preventing transitions into this mode of drug consumption and its corresponding harms. (springer.com)
  • The UFO Study is funded by the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. (scienceblog.com)
  • NAHDAP is an archive in ICPSR and supported by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), both within the National Institutes of Health . (umich.edu)
  • Examples of interventional therapy are joint injections, spinal cord stimulators, platelet rich plasma, and occipital nerve blocks. (pitchengine.com)
  • HIV/AIDS among injecting drug use. (who.int)
  • States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for leadership in expanding the Global AIDS Program to respond to epidemics of HIV in drug-using populations and for promoting HIV prevention in drug-using populations. (who.int)
  • The number of cases of AIDS among IV drug users in New York City is roughly comparable to the total number of cases in San Francisco and is approximately three quarters of the total number of cases in Europe. (believersweb.org)
  • Table 1 shows the (self-reported) sexual orientation and ethnic composition of the adult IV-drug-use AIDS cases in New York City. (believersweb.org)
  • Male homosexual IV drug users are undoubtedly overrepresented among the AIDS cases. (believersweb.org)
  • Females are under represented among IV-drug-use AIDS cases, even if the male homosexual cases are removed. (believersweb.org)
  • 1984). After removing male homosexual IV drug users, females account for only 21 percent of the AIDS cases among IV drug users in New York. (believersweb.org)
  • There is also underrepresentation of non-Hispanic whites among the IV-drug-use AIDS cases in the City. (believersweb.org)
  • This social organization contributed to the rapid spread of HIV among IV drug users in New York and provides the framework in which AIDS risk reduction among IV drug users will operate. (believersweb.org)
  • The provision of antiretroviral drugs to prevent HIV infection after unanticipated sexual or injection-drug--use exposure might be beneficial. (cdc.gov)
  • Through syringe exchange programmes in the US cities of Chicago, Hartford and Bridgeport, the study recruited 1964 currently injecting drug users and conducted blood tests to screen for those at risk of hepatitis B infection. (findings.org.uk)
  • These 3,825 cases in which IV drug use was involved as a potential source of HIV infection account for 38 percent of the 10,116 cases in the City through that date. (believersweb.org)
  • Administer FLUCELVAX QUADRIVALENT as a single 0.5 mL intramuscular injection preferably in the region of the deltoid muscle of the upper arm. (rxlist.com)
  • Administer IMLYGIC by injection into cutaneous, subcutaneous, and/or nodal lesions. (nih.gov)
  • A new ingestible device, inspired by the self-orienting shape of the leopard tortoise's shell, could be used to administer drugs by injecting them through the stomach wall which is so far tested in animals only. (medindia.net)
  • In 1997, the Vancouver Area of Network Drug Users was formed to advocate for drug users. (cmaj.ca)
  • 9 By this time, the Vancouver Health Authority was contributing financially to the Vancouver Area of Network Drug Users, the Portland Hotel Society and a number of other community agencies. (cmaj.ca)
  • Can difficult-to-reuse syringes reduce the spread of HIV among injection drug users? (rand.org)
  • For injection drug users (IDU), the annual rate of fatal overdose is estimated to between one and three per cent per year and is the primary contributor to mortality rates many times higher than in non-IDU populations [4] - [7] . (plos.org)
  • The measures, which stem from a 16-year UCSF research project with injection-drug users, known as the "U Find Out" or UFO Study , build upon the successes of clean syringe programs and similar efforts, while recommending greater focus on the social issues behind drug use and further integration of the multiple approaches to combating hepatitis C. (scienceblog.com)
  • We also acknowledge the many individuals from many countries around the world who have attempted to fund and encourage research in this area, assist the difficult process of translating research findings into policy, operate services despite funding inadequacy and work with injecting drug users and communities. (who.int)
  • A needle and syringe programme ( NSP ), syringe-exchange programme ( SEP ), or needle exchange program ( NEP ) is a social service that allows injecting drug users (IDUs) to obtain hypodermic needles and associated paraphernalia at little or no cost. (wikipedia.org)
  • The "U Find Out" Study, which began in September 1997, is a constellation of research studies and projects focusing primarily on viral hepatitis, particularly hepatitis C virus, among young injection drug users in San Francisco. (healthcanal.com)
  • Based on our studies in New York, we would estimate that only 5 percent of IV drug users regularly engage in homosexual activity (Marmor et al. (believersweb.org)
  • No studies of HIV exposure among IV drug users in New York show a significantly lower seropositivity rate among females, so it is unlikely that the underrepresentation of females is the result of differences in exposure. (believersweb.org)
  • Because there are very few formal organizations of IV drug users, there is a common misconception of IV drug users as not organized. (believersweb.org)
  • Sociologists and anthropologists have conceptualized the organization of IV drug users as a "deviant subculture" (Des Jarlais et al. (believersweb.org)
  • The warning comes in response to a bill recently proposed by San Francisco Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Matt Haney that would allow nonprofits in the city to open and operate the injection sites, where drug users could also receive medical assistance and rehabilitation services. (kqed.org)
  • Rapivab (peramivir injection) is an influenza virus neuraminidase inhibitor. (centerwatch.com)
  • A comprehensive 2004 study by the World Health Organization (WHO) found a "compelling case that NSPs substantially and cost effectively reduce the spread of HIV among IDUs and do so without evidence of exacerbating injecting drug use at either the individual or societal level. (wikipedia.org)
  • The standard medical management for HFS is botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT) injections, which provides low-risk but limited symptomatic relief. (hindawi.com)
  • Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. (webmd.com)
  • Relied on by doctors and patients alike as the best way to quickly and safely make wrinkles disappear, Botox is now being seen by many as the new 'medical blockbuster' for its possible effectiveness in treating serious medical conditions like migraines, vocal cord problems and restless leg syndrome. (prweb.com)
  • The FDA is also expected to soon approve Botox injections for stroke patients suffering from limb spasm. (prweb.com)
  • Participants Patients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or bipolar disorder, who were prescribed long acting antipsychotic (depot) injections but had received 75% or less of the prescribed injections. (bmj.com)
  • We are really hopeful that this new type of capsule could someday help diabetic patients and perhaps anyone who requires therapies that can now only be given by injection or infusion," explains Langer. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Although compounded drugs can serve an important medical need for certain patients, they also present risks to patients. (fda.gov)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration received an adverse event report stating that two patients developed what is described in the report as tissue erosion at the injection site following the administration of an injectable glutamine, arginine, and carnitine (GAC) product that was compounded by United Pharmacy, LLC, located in West Palm Beach, Florida. (fda.gov)
  • Both patients experienced what is described in the report as tissue erosion at the injection site following administration of GAC (see Fig.1). (fda.gov)
  • The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Hemlibra (emicizumab-kxwh) to prevent or reduce the frequency of bleeding episodes in adult and pediatric patients with hemophilia A who have developed antibodies called Factor VIII (FVIII) inhibitors. (news-medical.net)
  • Joint injections are often used to help patients with arthritis. (pitchengine.com)
  • In response to the growing population of older patients with incontinence, pharmaceutical companies are developing new drugs to treat the condition. (aafp.org)
  • In rare instances, facial injections can cause temporary drooping eyelids, Dr. Barazani added: 'But again, this side effect is extremely rare. (prweb.com)
  • There are many different types of facial injections (some permanent and some temporary) and implants, each having a variety of brand names.What you need to know is that none of these have been tested long-term and many of them are being used by doctors and consumers in ways that have not been approved of by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (center4research.org)
  • IncobotulinumtoxinA injection may spread from the area of injection and cause symptoms of botulism, including severe or life threatening difficulty breathing or swallowing. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness (improvement of signs and symptoms) and safety of ustekinumab in participants with active psoriatic arthritis. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The primary endpoint, time to alleviation of symptoms, was defined as the number of hours from initiation of study drug until the start of the 24 hour period in which all seven symptoms of influenza (cough, sore throat, nasal congestion, headache, feverishness, myalgia and fatigue) were either absent or present at a level no greater than mild for at least 21.5 hours. (centerwatch.com)
  • In a 2013 study in a comparison of 15 antipsychotic drugs in effectiveness in treating schizophrenic symptoms, ziprasidone demonstrated mild-standard effectiveness. (wikipedia.org)
  • In December 2014, the FDA warned that ziprasidone could cause a potentially fatal skin reaction, Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms, although this was believed to occur only rarely. (wikipedia.org)
  • Similarly, some medicines may decrease the effectiveness of NOXAFIL by decreasing the amount of posaconazole in the blood. (news-medical.net)
  • Emergence of resistance substitutions could decrease drug effectiveness. (centerwatch.com)
  • These drugs significantly decrease cabotegravir concentrations in the body and thus may reduce its effectiveness. (wikipedia.org)
  • The participants had an initial injection plus further injections after 1, 5, and 9 weeks. (healthline.com)
  • Although chemically unrelated, the drugs in these families have the ability to relieve mild to moderate pain through actions that reduce inflammation at its source. (britannica.com)
  • Many people say the injections help relieve pain, but scientists cannot explain how it works, and research has not confirmed that it is safe or effective. (healthline.com)
  • Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) and emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (FTC/TDF) are oral, FDA-approved, anti-HIV drugs, and tenofovir gel is an experimental microbicide. (nih.gov)
  • A doctor may prescribe an immunotherapy drug, such as imiquimod or diphencyprone (DCP), to remove warts. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The safety of this drug when administered concomitantly with other drugs has not been established. (drugs.com)
  • When used properly by skilled and knowledgeable physicians, the drug has a strong safety track record. (prweb.com)
  • The effectiveness and safety of the drug also can't be stressed enough. (prweb.com)
  • Compounded drugs have not been reviewed by FDA for safety, effectiveness, and quality. (fda.gov)
  • Pediatric Use: Safety and effectiveness have not been studied in the pediatric population. (nih.gov)
  • Many online vendors advertise the safety and effectiveness of these drugs. (rsgbiota.org)
  • A related study provided new evidence to support earlier findings, at Albany and elsewhere, which had suggested that plant compounds such as thymol might sabotage a target fungi's ability to recover from oxidative stress triggered by antifungal drugs. (medindia.net)
  • These findings show the key role of human behavior in the effectiveness of malaria preventive measures, questioning whether malaria in low endemic settings can be reduced substantially by introducing measures without researching and optimizing community involvement strategies. (nature.com)
  • Leucovorin Calcium for Injection is supplied in vials ranging from 50-500 mg and available as an injectable solution or lyophilized powder for reconstitution. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Parenteral drugs, including compounded injectable drugs, with a high pH may lead to skin damage or other unintended health consequences. (fda.gov)
  • Long-acting injectable formulations of FGAs contain long-chain drug esters (e.g. decanoate, palmitate) dissolved in a vegetable oil. (rcpsych.org)
  • It is available in form of tablets and as an intramuscular injection, as well as in an injectable combination with rilpivirine under the brand name Cabenuva. (wikipedia.org)
  • The two medicines are the first antiretroviral drugs that come in a long-acting injectable formulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Concurrent administration of potentially nephrotoxic drugs should be carefully approached. (drugs.com)
  • The UFO Study looked at the behaviors associated with attempts by injectors to complete various injection cessation programs, such as 12-step or opiate substitution programs. (scienceblog.com)
  • The UFO Study looked at the behaviors associated with attempts by injectors to complete various injection cessation programs, such as 12 step or opiate substitution programs. While in these programs, exposure risks disappeared. However, while injectors frequently fail cessation programs, the UFO Study showed that the more injectors try to quit, or take breaks from drugs, the more likely they eventually are to succeed. (infectioncontroltoday.com)
  • 3 Food and Drug Administration, Washington, D.C. (cdc.gov)
  • Because the administration of Buscopan ® results in heart rate elevation, heart rate cannot be used as a valid indicator of severity of pain for 30 minutes following IV injection. (drugs.com)
  • Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration whenever solution and container permit. (rxlist.com)
  • The main differences between the drugs, galcanezumab (Eli Lilly), fremanezumab (Teva Pharmaceuticals), eptinezumab (Alder Biopharmaceuticals), and erenumab (Amgen), were in doses, routes of administration, and the target of the antibodies. (medscape.com)
  • [13] Former US President George W. Bush wrote: "Drug use in America, especially among children, increased dramatically under the Clinton-Gore Administration, and needle exchange programs signal nothing but abdication, that these dangers are here to stay. (wikipedia.org)
  • Those were two of several special shipments to corrections departments permitted by the Food and Drug Administration in 2009 and 2010, said Christopher Kelly, a spokesman for the agency. (nytimes.com)
  • Breed, who has long advocated for safe injection sites in the city, said she is "very clear" in understanding "the threat posed by the federal administration," but still intends to move forward with the measure, which she formally introduced at a Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday. (kqed.org)
  • For this reason, this drug should not be used in horses with unstable cardiovascular status, including animals exhibiting tachycardia in association with obvious homeostatic disturbances (e.g., dehydration and volume contraction, electrolyte and/or acid-base abnormalities) or evidence of primary cardiovascular disease (e.g., myocardial disease, severe valvular dysfunction, arrhythmia). (drugs.com)
  • blood disorders (e.g., porphyria ), allergies (especially drug allergies ), lung problems, heart disease (including slow heart rate or heart blocks), liver disease . (medicinenet.com)
  • Desmopressin injection is also used to prevent bleeding during and after surgery, and to stop bleeding due to trauma for people with uremia (kidney failure) or certain bleeding disorders such as hemophilia A and von Willebrand's disease. (canada.com)
  • First, while syringe-exchange programs have long been recognized as an absolutely essential element in disease prevention, giving injectors access to clean needles and syringes, the UFO Study team discovered that up to 40 percent of infections occurred from exposures to shared drug preparation containers, filters and rinse water. (scienceblog.com)
  • This is likely not the best tactic for reducing disease exposure risks and also may not be optimal for helping injectors end injection drug use. (scienceblog.com)
  • Santucci K. Psychiatric disease and drug abuse. (drugabuse.gov)
  • MSF is also campaigning for more research into suitable diagnostic techniques and affordable drugs to treat this neglected disease. (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • Effectiveness data were derived from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention AHI study conducted in three settings: municipal sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics, a community clinic serving a population of men who have sex with men, and HIV counseling and testing sites. (prolekare.cz)
  • The display and use of drug information on this site is subject to express terms of use. (medicinenet.com)
  • Pain at injection site, constipation , dizziness or drowsiness may occur. (medicinenet.com)
  • Site-specific logistic regression models were fit, with lifetime provision of injection initiation assistance as the outcome and gender as the independent variable. (springer.com)
  • We identified that being male in Tijuana, specifically, was associated with providing injection initiation assistance, which could inform targeted outreach aimed at reducing the influence of PWID populations on non-injectors in this site. (springer.com)
  • San Francisco's proposed legislation comes just days after a Philadelphia nonprofit postponed plans to open what would have been the first supervised injection site in the United States, amid mounting pushback from residents and local lawmakers. (kqed.org)
  • The cancellation marks an about-face following a significant court ruling handed down by a federal judge in late February determining that the Philadelphia site would not violate federal drug laws, despite efforts by federal prosecutors to block it. (kqed.org)