non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs


  • The effectiveness of drugs
  • Recommendations for use of medicines

Many diseases that affect man, accompanied by such unpleasant symptoms. inflammation, fever and pain. With all of these manifestations of various ailments successfully cope NSAIDs: This explains the growing popularity of these drugs among the clients of pharmacies. In addition, it is important that most of the drugs in this group can be bought without a prescription.

According to statistics take these medications on a daily basis for more than 30 million people. A list of resources is quite broad: it includes both well-known medicines: aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and new.

The main direction in which the search is on for modern medicines. - Is the creation of highly effective and yet safe drugs.

 types of drugs

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The effectiveness of drugs

It should be noted that all drugs that are on the list of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents. are divided into two main groups: with a pronounced anti-inflammatory activity and a weak anti-inflammatory activity. The most effective drugs in the first group are diclofenac and indomethacin, and very weak anti-inflammatory activity has ibuprofen. Preparations of the second group are often called non-narcotic analgesics, also used the term "analgesic-antipyretic."

In addition to the anti-inflammatory action, and these tablets have a pronounced analgesic properties. The analgesic effect occurs under the influence of pain of mild to moderate intensity, localized in the muscles, joints, as well as dental and headache. When colic pain and postoperative well established drugs such as metamizol, ketorolac.

The analgesic effect after applying non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are significantly lower than with narcotic analgesics, but undoubted advantage is that they do not depress respiration, not addictive and euphoria. And also have no spasmogenic effect that is important in the treatment of colic.

 recommendations on application
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Recommendations for use of medicines

Despite the numerous advantages. each of NSAIDs and has a list of significant side effects, so when receiving certain rules must be observed.

  1. Before you start taking the medication carefully read the instructions.
  2. These drugs should not be used long courses.
  3. Contraindications are diarrheal diseases due to the negative impact of these drugs on the mucous membranes.
  4. Precautions should be taking these pills for liver and kidney, because they affect the renal blood flow, causing a delay of water and sodium.
  5. Start medication should be with small doses.
  6. Tablets wash down with plenty of water.
  7. Do not take 2 or more NSAID simultaneously.
  8. Do not take these medications during pregnancy, and if there is such a need, be sure to consult your doctor.
  9. During medication abstain from alcohol.
  10. Do not self - take only medicine that will appoint a physician.

By following these rules, you can with a minimum of harm to health to remove pain in various diseases.

 Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

 types of oral contraceptive


  • The mechanism of action of COCs
  • Advantages and disadvantages of COCs

Combined oral contraceptives (COCs) are popular among women all over the world and have been used successfully for over 40 years. The pill is a very reliable means of protection from unwanted pregnancy, the probability of which when taking this type of medicines is less than 1%.
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The mechanism of action of COCs

Action contraceptive based on the effects of hormones on the body of the two women: estrogen and progestogen.

Combined oral contraceptives prevent the egg from the ovary output, ie suppress ovulation, so that conception becomes impossible. Birth control pills thicken the cervical mucus, making it difficult to hit the sperm into the uterus. Also, oral contraceptives cause changes in the mucosa of the endometrium, so even if conception has occurred, the fertilized egg can not attach to the uterine wall.

 the advantages and disadvantages of oral contraceptive
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Advantages and disadvantages of COCs

Oral contraceptives have many advantages over other methods of protection from unwanted pregnancy. The first is the high efficiency and safety. Also combined oral contraceptives have a therapeutic effect: the menstrual cycle becomes regular, disappears pain during menstruation, reduce the risk of cervical cancer, the facial skin becomes clean, and hair less greasy. Birth control pills are ideal for women with a regular partner not violated the spontaneity of sexual relations, because the pair do not have to interrupt the process to pay attention to contraception.

Oral contraceptives and daily discipline required reception in the same time. If a woman has forgotten to take the pill and more than 12 hours, there is a risk of pregnancy. Vomiting absorption of the drug may be incomplete, affecting the contraceptive effect. In case of illness you need to warn your doctor about taking hormonal contraceptives, it is appointed to drugs that are compatible with the pill.

There are several contraindications to the hormonal preparations. So before you start to protect themselves in this way, it is necessary to consult a doctor. In this case, a properly fitted combined oral contraceptive pills are completely safe and highly effective.

 Combined oral contraceptives

 causes of disease Sjogren's syndrome


  • The main symptoms of the disease
  • Treatment of illness

This syndrome has decided to call in other words - dry disease. This disease is not dangerous, but it can give a lot of hassle and quite unpleasant sensations. As a result, this syndrome affects the mucous membranes of the body. This may be affected all casing and only a few. Most often this type of disease occurs in women after forty years old when menopause begins. Usually start to secrete mucous insufficient amount of fluid that could lead to the development of other, related, diseases.

Sjogren's syndrome can occur spontaneously, and on the background of some existing diseases.

Most often this disease appears in women whose ovarian function is compromised.

 dry mouth, a symptom of Sjogren
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The main symptoms of the disease

To understand how the syndrome is manifested in man, look at the symptoms of the disease manifestations. However, it should be borne in mind that the symptoms may manifest itself not in all areas of the body at the same time, although this in any case they have a very vivid expression.

The first symptom is a burning sensation and pain in the eyes, associated with inadequate moisture membrane. A person may feel that the eye something horrible. Yet this feeling similar to that for a long time sitting in front of the monitor. If dryness is very high, the conjunctiva becomes reddish. Confuse fatigue is virtually impossible, since there is this sense of time.

The second symptom - severe vaginal dryness in women. And the attendant lack of lubrication during sexual intercourse. This symptom is the cause of severe pain during sexual relations, as well as increasing the degree of infection in the internal genitals.

Third sign - dry mouth or nose. Most often observed in patients dryness in the oral cavity. And it usually brings big problems in communication and use of food. Talking normally becomes almost unbearable without the constant swallowing of water. And there is absolutely impossible to eat cold food.

In addition to these major symptoms of this disease occur and the accompanying manifestations of the disease, which is often expressed in long-term failure of the treatment. This strong peeling skin, aching pain in the muscles of the legs and arms, a marked increase in the glands near the ears, but also the general weakness and exhaustion.

 treatment of the disease
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Treatment of illness

So, it is easy to recognize Sjogren's syndrome. Treatment of diseases amenable in two directions. First - drug. This is where the appearance of the syndrome is associated with other more serious disease. Then it is necessary to consult a doctor who will prescribe the right treatment.

The second direction acts locally in the inflamed area. The main objective of local treatment is to restore the malfunctioning gland eradicating syndromes. To achieve this, it is necessary to drip into the eyes' natural tears. " The nose is also helpful to drip eucalyptus oil or marine purified water. For oral antiseptic sprays should be used often to brush your teeth and eat less foods containing sugar. It is useful to rinse your mouth with a decoction of herbs.

Women are recommended to treat the sexual organs when dealing with petroleum jelly and wash them daily infusion of marigold (flowers). You can buy in a pharmacy special moisturizing cream, which must be used daily after a bath. If the above methods do not help, you should immediately consult your doctor and consult with him.

 Symptoms and treatment of Sjogren's syndrome