Spinraza Side Effects: Kidney Damage and Bleeding Complications

March 6, 2020 Hill Fox 0

Spinraza Side Effects. Last month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of Spinraza as the first ever drug to “treat children and adults with spinal muscular atrophy”. In announcing the new drug treatment, Dr. Billy Dunn, director of the agency’s Division of Neurology Products had this to say: There has been a long-standing need for a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, the most common genetic cause of death in infants, and a […]

Invokana Side Effects: Kidney Damage, UTI, and Ketoacidosis

March 5, 2020 Hill Fox 0

Invokana Side Effects: Kidney Damage, UTI, and Ketoacidosis. What are the Invokana side effects that patients using the Type 2 diabetes drug should be aware of? The more common side effects include the following: urinary tract infections increased urination yeast infections vaginal itching thirst constipation nausea fatigue weakness skin sensitivity to sunlight and hypersensitivity reactions (including skin redness, rash, itching, hives, and swelling) bladder pain bloody or cloudy urine decreased frequency or amount of urine […]

Taltz Side Effects, Warnings, and Precautions

February 29, 2020 Hill Fox 0

Taltz Side Effects. People with psoriasis have an alternative drug in the form of Taltz which was approved by the Food and Drug Administration early this year. Does it work? Well, clinical trials prove that it does. From fda.gov: Taltz’s safety and efficacy were established in three randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials with a total of 3,866 participants with plaque psoriasis who were candidates for systemic or phototherapy therapy. The results showed that Taltz achieved greater […]

Zinbryta Side Effects: Liver and Immune System Problems

February 26, 2020 Hill Fox 0

Zinbryta Side Effects. Last May, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of Zinbryta (generic name: daclizumab) to treat adults with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. Is the drug effective? Well, its effectiveness has been proven after two clinical trials which involved more than two thousand patients. More from the FDA media release: The effectiveness of Zinbryta was shown in two clinical trials. One trial compared Zinbryta and Avonex in 1,841 participants […]

Kratom Side Effects: Rapid Heart Rate, Agitation, Hypertension

February 25, 2020 Hill Fox 0

Kratom Side Effects. Ever tried kratom? It is described by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as an “emerging public health threat”. On the other hand, kratom users (or shall we call them kratom enthusiasts?) are defending the plant for its medicinal properties. Among others, it can apparently relieve pain, help heal wounds, and treat cough and diarrhea. Moreover, Kratom has been traditionally used in Southeast Asia to “increase energy, appetite, and sexual desire”. Since […]