Drug Of The Week

๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿ’Š *GPSA-KNUST **HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEE * Drug of the weekBenzoyl Peroxide ๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ’ŠClass of drug๐Ÿ“–๐Ÿ’ŠTopical antibiotics ๐Ÿงฌ๐ŸงฌMechanism of drug๐Ÿงฌ๐ŸงฌElicits action by releasing active oxygen; effective in vitro against Propionibacterium acnes, an anaerobe found in sebaceous follicles and comedones; also elicits a keratolytic and desquamative effect which may also contribute to its efficacy. Once itโ€™s absorbed …

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Acne vulgaris

Acne vulgaris may be define as any chronic inflammatory disorder of the skin whose initial pathology is the microscopic microcomedo which involves hair follicles and sebaceous glands. It can be trigerred by external factors such as occupation, exposure or medications such as lithium and anabolic steroids

Drug Of The Week

Chlorpromazine Class of drug – Phenothiazine “`Mechanism of drug“`๐Ÿงฌ๐ŸงฌIt produces its antipsychoticย effectย by the post-synaptic blockade at the D2 receptors in the mesolimbicย pathway OR It works by antagonizing dopamine D2 receptors in brain which depresses the release of hypothalamic and hypophyseal hormones and may also depress reticular activating system. ๐Ÿง‘โ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿ’‰“`Indication and dose“`๐Ÿ’‰ ๐Ÿง‘โ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿ”น_Schizophrenia, Psychotic Disorders_ PO: …

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Medical condition of the week

๐Ÿจ๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿฉบ๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿจ๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿฉบ๐Ÿจ๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿฉบ๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿจ๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿฉบ๐Ÿ’Š๐Ÿจ๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿฉบ๐Ÿจ๐Ÿš‘๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โš•๏ธ๐Ÿฉบ๐Ÿ’Š *GPSA-KNUST *HEALTH & SAFETY COMMITTEESchizophrenia ๐Ÿง‘โ€โš•๏ธDefinition ๐Ÿง‘โ€โš•๏ธIt is a clinical syndrome of variable and profoundly disruptive psychopathology that is characterized by disturbances of thought and perception along with emotional and behavioural disturbances causing significant impairment in socio-occupational functioning.Schizophrenia: Greek โ€œschizeinโ€ (to split) + โ€œphrenโ€ (mind) โ€ผ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ŒRisk factors ๐Ÿ“Œโ€ผ๏ธ1. Family history and genetics2. Viruses (eg: …

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Joyeux Anniversaire๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ

Men exist but what sets you apart is your relentless dedication, resilience and agility. You have a Wonderful personality. A multifarious and affable gentleman. One beautifully destined for greatness. You are a sagacious genius. A leader who understands sacrifice and possesses a heart of gold. Your excellency, you’re simply excellent. If we had our own …

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VARIOUS TYPES OF NOSE MASKS. WHICH IS THE BEST?

Face masks help contain respiratory droplets that can transmit SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, from people who do not know they have the virus. Cloth Masks Cloth Masks can be made from a variety of fabrics, and many types of cloth masks are available.Look for Multiple layers of tightly woven, breathable fabric like cotton, linen. …

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MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS

What are they facts and misconception? Fact: A thing that actually happened or that is really true. Misconception: A wrong or inaccurate idea.Below are some misconceptions of coronavirus and facts to debunk these misconceptions. a. MISCONCEPTION: Hydroxychloroquine can prevent and cure covid-19. FACT: Hydroxychloroquine does not have clinical benefits in treating covid-19. Current data shows …

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