Vitamin K Deficiency

Vitamin K Deficiency

source : pixabay General Information DEFINITION – Inadequate or absent vitamin K, a fat-soluble vitamin necessary for proper blood clotting. Some vitamin K is produced in the gastrointestinal tract. BODY PARTS INVOLVED – Liver; blood. SEX OR AGE MOST AFFECTED – Both sexes; all ages. A newborn infant lacks vitamin K until its body begins to produce it….

Zinc Deficiency

Zinc Deficiency

source : pixabay General Information DEFINITION – Inadequate amounts of zinc in body cells. This affects function of the testes, liver and muscles, and affects the structure of bones, teeth, hair and skin. Zinc is a vital part of many enzymes that facilitate chemical reactions necessary for normal body function – including immune function and skin…

Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents & Thiazide Diuretics

Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents & Thiazide Diuretics

source : pixabay BRAND & GENERIC NAMES ATENOLOL & CHLORTHALIDONE Co-Betaloc Corzide Inderide Inderide LA Lopressor HCT METOPROLOL & HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE NADOLOL & BENDROFLUMETHIAZIDE Normozide PINDOLOL & HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE PROPRANOLOL & HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE Tenoretic Timolide TIMOLOL & HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE Trandate HCT Viskazide BASIC INFORMATION Habit forming? No Prescription needed? Yes Available as generic? Yes Drug class: Beta-adrenergic blocker, thiazide…