Ministry of Health broadens list of free drugs available in the SUS
Those who take medication periodically know that spending is on the budget. As a way to facilitate access to essential medicines, the Ministry of Health updated the list of medicines of the Unified Health System (SUS). The list of 2017 counts 869 items.
The composition of Rename 2017 - National Relation of Essential Medicines follows guidance from the World Health Organization. The list divides medicines into five categories: basic, strategic, specialized,
Among the new drugs it is possible to highlight the inclusion of dolutegravir as a new alternative for the treatment of HIV infection. For the same condition, presentations of fosaprenavir and didanosine were excluded. The thermolabile presentation of the drug ritonavir was also excluded given the provision of a thermostable presentation of the same drug, which does not require refrigeration.
There was also inclusion of rivastigmine, a transdermal patch for the treatment of patients with mild dementia and moderately severe in Alzheimer's. Also included in the list of drugs were cinacalcete hydrochloride and paracalcitol, for patients with hyperparathyroidism secondary to chronic kidney disease. There was also inclusion of ceftriaxone for treatment of syphilis and gonorrhea resistant to ciproflaxacin.
Polycystic ovary syndrome has a cure?
The condition occurs in about 5 to 10 percent of women. High levels of androgens can sometimes cause excessive facial hair growth, acne and / or male pattern hair loss. Most women with PCOS are overweight or obese, plus the increased risk of developing diabetes and sleep apnea. For women with PCOS who want to get pregnant, ovulation-inducing medications are often needed to help with ovulation.
Raising blood alcohol may improve response to pain, says study
A study from the University of Greenwich in London and published in the scientific journal Journal of Pain states that alcohol in two mugs of almost 500 ml of beer is more effective against pain and discomfort than paracetamol. To reach this conclusion the scientists did a meta-analysis of 18 studies.