Painkillers as commonly referred to are known as NSAIDS ( Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs) They belong to a class of medicines which are used to reduce pain(analgesic), to reduce fever( antipyretic) and to treat inflammation and swelling ( anti-inflammatory) EXAMPLES OF PAINKILLERS ON THE MARKET: Aspirin, paracetamol, diclofenac, Ibuprofen, Aceclofenac, mefenamic acid, indomethacin, naproxen POPULAR BRANDS ON THE MARKET: RAPINOL, NAKLOFEN DUO, GEBEDOL, IBUCARP, DICLOFEN, ZULU, KINAPHARMA APC, EFPAC, EZIPEN,
Causes of stomach ulcers Taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and aspirin can increase the risk of peptic ulcer disease by four times compared to non-users.The risk of getting peptic ulcer is two times for aspirin users.
This article will highlight and guide you to know how to manage and relief from stomach ulcer pains, using simple home remedies.Before we commence our discussions, firstly let know what is ''stomach ulcer''? Stomach ulcers, which are also known as gastric ulcers, are painful sores in the stomach lining. Stomach ulcers are a type of peptic ulcer disease. Peptic ulcers are any ulcers that affect both the stomach and small intestines. The most common cause of stomach ulcers is the bacterium ''Helicobacter pylori,
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) including low dose aspirin are some of the the most commonly used medicines.They are associated with gastrointestinal mucosal injury.
One major condition that youth, especially ladies of today contract is PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE. PEPTIC ulcer is a painful sores in the stomach and small intestine. it occurs when the thick layer of the mucus that protect your stomach from digestive juice is reduced,this allows the digestive acids to eat away the tissues that line the stomach causing ulcer. Let's see the two major causes of PEPTIC ULCER; It's mostly cause by Helicobacter pylori...this is a bacterial infection mostly in the stomach. Long-term use
Stomach ulcers are developed around the stomach lining and in the upper part of your intestine. One in ten people every year suffer from stomach ulcer. People develop ulcers when the upper intestine and lining of stomach get irritated via detrimental stomach acids. Stomach ulcers occur due to these factors such as consuming excess alcohol, burns, physical injury, radiation therapy, excess use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or bacterium Helicobacter pylori (H.pylori). The three major types
The kidney is such a vital organ in the body and hence needs to be accorded with attention and care. The prevalence of kidney failure in Ghana is on the rise, and hence the need to be on guard and implement changes in our lifestyle that will minimize its occurrence. Kidney failure is the last stage of kidney disease. It is a gradual process, and one has to lose about 85%-90% of kidney functions to get to that stage. Below are the things you are doing that is gradually damaging your kidney. Overuse of NSAIDs
Stomach ulcers are sores that develop in the stomach or lining of the stomach or duodenum, which is the first part of the small intestine. Stomach ulcers are also known as peptic ulcers, gastric ulcers, or duodenum ulcers some stomach ulcers develop when stomach acid in the body irritates the lining of the stomach. Causes of ulcers include: an infection with Helicobacter pylori (H.pylori) bacteria, long-term use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines, such as ibuprofen or aspirin (NSAIDs). Some people believe
Be aware that the usage of some drugs and supplements aimed at treating some kind of sicknesses may also have the tendency to increase your blood pressure. Care must therefore be exercised when taking medications such as the following. 1. Headache medications Some medications intended to treat headaches and migraines can also elevate blood pressure. It's therefore advisable to consult your doctor or visit the clinic before taking any drugs to treat your headache or migraine. 2. Cough medications Cough medications
Peptic ulcer may be duodenal or gastric. Duodenal ulcers are more often in younger adults. Gastric ulcers usually occur after middle age. Gastric ulcers should be taken seriously because they may be malignant. Peptic ulcers may lead to life threatening complications of bleeding, perforation and gastric outlet obstruction. Let's see some of the causes of peptic ulcer disease. Helicobacter pylori ( H. Pylori) infection Excessive secretion of gastric acid Inadequate protection of the lining of the stomach and duodenum