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Pharmacology of Protease Inhibitors

An estimated 1.2 million people over the age of 13 are living with HIV in the United States, according to the CDC. Almost 1 in 7 of these cases are estimated to be undiagnosed, a statistic that’s unlikely to decline anytime soon. Medical intervention has proved invaluable, though. HIV medicines have transformed the lives of [...]

By | January 14th, 2017|Pharmacology Guides|0 Comments

What is the difference between a drug and a medicine?

There are many overlapping terms in medicine. Side effects and adverse effects, for example, being two of the most common. Drugs and medicines, too, are two terms whose meanings overlap – so what is, then, the difference between a drug and a medicine? To answer this question, we need to ask about purpose – more [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Pharmacology Guides|0 Comments

Pharmacology Facts (28 December - 6 January)

Take 60 seconds to review all the latest pharmacology facts released on our social media platforms over the past week. These are the essential, most fundamental facts that students who study medicines should commit to memory. Looking for even more facts? Check out our Facebook and Twitter accounts for more information. These following facts were [...]

By | January 6th, 2017|Weekly Facts|0 Comments

Why Patients Take Medicines Four Times Daily

Patients often ask the question – why do I have to take this medicine once daily and that medicine four times daily? They might even wonder what four times daily really means – does it refer to waking hours or does it refer to the entire 24-hour clock? First and foremost, let’s consider half-life. The [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Pharmacy Blog|0 Comments

Pharmacology Facts (18-23 December)

Take 60 seconds to review all the latest pharmacology facts released on our social media platforms over the past week. These are the essential, most fundamental facts that students who study medicines should commit to memory. Looking for even more facts? Check out our Facebook and Twitter accounts for more information. These following facts were [...]

By | December 23rd, 2016|Weekly Facts|0 Comments
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