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Vesicular monoaminetransporter type 2 Inhibitor
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 6 days ago

Tetrabenazine is Vesicular monoaminetransporter type 2 i(VMAT-2) inhibitor. It inhibits excitatory stimuli in the brain. It is used to treat hyperactive disorders such as Huntington's chorea....


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Vesicular monoaminetransporter type 2 Inhibitor
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 6 days ago

Tetrabenazine is Vesicular monoaminetransporter type 2 i(VMAT-2) inhibitor. It inhibits excitatory stimuli in the brain. It is used to treat hyperactive disorders such as Huntington's chorea....


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Causes of Jaundice
Author: owner, 1 month ago

List the causes of jaundice: Hepatic Causes Pre-hepatic Causes Post-hepatic Causes


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Body Swelling: Anasarca
Author: owner, 1 month ago

What are the causes of Anasarca?


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Causes of Clubbing
Author: owner, 1 month ago

What is clubbing and how do we grade it? What are the causes of clubbing?


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Who is at risk of severe Flu?
Author: owner, 2 months ago

According to the CDC, individuals with the following risk factors are at an increased risk of getting severe flu and flu-related complications such as pneumonia and respiratory failure: Asthma...


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Optimal Regimen for Multiple Myeloma
Author: owner, 2 months ago

Daratumumab + Lenalidomide + Dexamethasone is better than Bortezomib + Lenalidomide + Dexamethasone [Ref]


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Trucap FDA-Approved for HR +ve and HER2 -ve Breast Cancer
Author: owner, 2 months ago

TRUQAP, along with fulvestrant, is used to treat adults with hormone receptor (HR)-positive, human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative, locally advanced, or metastatic breast cancer....


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Iptacopan FDA Approved for PNH
Author: owner, 2 months ago

Iptacopan helps control the alternative complement pathway by binding to Factor B. This regulation includes managing the cleavage of C3, influencing downstream effects, and controlling the amplific...


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Bariatric Surgery is Still Better Than GLP-1
Author: owner, 3 months ago

Diet, exercise, weight loss medicines, and surgery. Its not always like that. Sometimes, you have to jump straight to surgery. In a recent post published in Medscape, a senior, triple board certifi...


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Splitting and Reversed Splitting of S2
Author: owner, 4 months ago

List the causes of Splitting  and Reversed Splitting of the second heart sound.


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Omvoh (mirikizumab-mrkz) FDA-Approved for Moderately to Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis
Author: owner, 4 months ago

In two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials, the safety and effectiveness of OMVOH were assessed. The first study (UC-1, NCT03518086) focused on inducing remission, while th...


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porphyria
Author: MUHAMMAD BILAL AMJAD, 4 months ago

Reason of recurrent abdominal pain in porphyria??


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Diabetic Ketoacidosis: What's New
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 4 months ago

The diagnosis and treatment of DKA have been changed because of the increasing number of cases of euglycemic DKA. What is the cut-off blood glucose to diagnose DKA?


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Blood in Urine
Author: owner, 4 months ago

We have a patient admitted in private ward. He was admitted initially by the Neurology department for evaluation of right sided headache and red eyes. MR was done for suspicion of cavernous sinus t...


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Neuropathy vs Myopathy?
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 5 months ago

Can you differentiate between Myopathy and Neuroapthy based on your clinical examination findings?


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Biopsy Not Needed for Diagnosing Celiac Disease!
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 5 months ago

Serum anti-tissue transglutaminase IgA (tTG-IgA) levels can reliably diagnose celiac disease without the need for a diagnostic bowel biopsy in adults without IgA deficiency. This approach has a hig...


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Targeting Myeloma Cells
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 5 months ago

New drugs are being tested for the treatment of Multiple Myeloma to find the least toxic and most potent one. Let's talk about how these drugs act.


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NOACs or Warfarin in Frail patients with atrial fibrillation
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 5 months ago

NOACs (novel oral anticoagulants) or DOACs (direct oral anticoagulants) are considered safe alternatives to VKAs ( vitamin k antagonists) like warfarin. However, in a recent trial conducted in Frai...


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Are you a "Night Owl" or an "Early Bird"?
Author: Dr. Ahmed Farhan, 5 months ago

"Night owls" are people who sleep late and wake up late while early birds are the opposite. In a recent study published in the Annals of internal medicine, it was found that "night o...


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