Health Essay

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Zantac 150mg/10ml Zantac contains a medicine called ranitidine. This belongs to a group of medicines called H2-receptor antagonists. It lowers the amount of acid in your stomach. For children (3 to 18 years) Zantac is used to: treat ulcers in the stomach, or the part of the gut it empties into (the duodenum) treat problems caused by acid in the food pipe (oesophagus) or too much acid in the stomach. Both of these can cause pain or discomfort sometimes known as “indigestion”,”dyspepsia” or “heartburn” Rivotril 5mg Clonazepam belongs to the class of medications called benzodiazepines. In general, benzodiazepines are used as a sedative or to decrease seizures or anxiety. Clonazepam is used to treat seizure disorders. It helps by slowing the activity of the nerves in the brain (i.e., the central nervous system). Dozol contains the active ingredients paracetamol and diphenhydramine hydrochloride. -Paracetamol 120mg/5ml -Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride 12.5mg/5ml. Paracetamol is a pain killer and provides effective relief of teething pains, irritability after an immunisation, aches or pains and colds or flu. It also lowers high temperatures and brings down fever. Emilim 200mg/5ml In the treatment of generalised, partial or other epilepsy. | | Scopoderm TTS patches contain the active ingredient hyoscine hydrobromide, which is a type of medicine called an antimuscarinic. It is used to prevent travel sickness. Lamictal 50mg Lamictal tablets and dispersible tablets contain the active ingredient lamotrigine, which is a medicine used to treat epilepsy. (NB. Lamotrigine is also available without a brand name, ie as the generic medicine.) Lamotrigine works by stabilising electrical activity in the brain. The brain and nerves are made up of many nerve cells that communicate with each other through electrical signals. These signals must be carefully

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