Medication & Prescriptions
Medicine in Singapore is classified as prescription-only medication, pharmacy-only medication, or over-the-counter medication.
Aspirin, its side effects, and blood thinning Aspirin was originally derived from the herbs meadowsweet and willow bark and later synthesized by the pharmaceutical industry to create a patentable product. Although daily aspirin use is recommended... Read Full Answer
Zoloft is the brand name of sertraline, an antidepressant used to treat major depressive disorders. It is in a class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). They work by controlling levels of serotonin (a neuro... Read Full Answer
Worldwide, sleeping pills are among the most commonly prescribed medications. While hypnotic agents may be helpful if used once in a while, taken too often, they may also lead to dependence. Ultimately, sleeping pills are meant for short-term use.... Read Full Answer
Hydroxyzine is used to treat itching caused by allergies. It is an antihistamine and works by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine) that your body makes during an allergic reaction. Hydroxyzine is used for the short-term treatment of n... Read Full Answer
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most commonly prescribed antidepressants in many countries in the world. They can ease symptoms of moderate to severe depression, are relatively safe and typically cause fewer side effects th... Read Full Answer