Dr. Bryanna Monkurai is a clinical pharmacologist practicing in Orem, UT. Dr. Monkurai specializes in developing and testing new pharmaceutical products, with specific focus on the correlation between drugs and diseases. Clinical pharmacologists optimize drug prescribing and prevent medication errors as well as contribute to new drug applications delivered to the FDA.
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Motrin works better for higher fevers, however, it does have more potential side effects (GI irritation). I personally like to alternate both Motrin and Tylenol every 4 hours, but I usually start with Motrin. Either med will work for fever, however, it just depends on your preference. Hope this helps. READ MORE
First recommendation, get a flu shot if you haven't already. However, it does take a couple of weeks for it to take effect. In conjunction with the flu shot, or alternatively, Tamiflu can be taken to help prevent the flu. However, it is a prescription an it can be expensive (although there is a generic now), and it is usually recommended if someone in you household has the flu. READ MORE
Hello, Yes, fluoxetine can cause insomnia. Lexi-Comp reports that 10%-30% of patients experience this as a side effect. READ MORE
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- Treatments for Acne
Acne treatments depend on the severity of the condition. Treatments can go on for several months before the symptoms can have some significant improvement. If you’re just experiencing some minor spots, blackheads or whiteheads, you should be in a position to treat them more effectively. This will...
- What Is Back Pain: Get The Facts
Every now and then, you hear people complaining about constant back pain. According to statistics, about 80% of Americans will suffer from back pain at one point of their life.Back pain can be caused by many things, but it is most commonly triggered by incorrect sitting or standing positions, not...
- Micropenis Condition
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- Learning About the Beck Depression Inventory
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- This Compound in Foods Found to Limit Effectiveness of Ovarian Cancer Drug
Pitavastatin targets HMGCR in ovarian cancer, and it has shown to be capable of regressing Ovcar-4 tumor xenographs. However, recent studies have shown that if a diet includes geranylgeraniol, the effectiveness of pitavastatin may be limited or stopped.Treating ovarian cancerUnfortunately, it is...
- Penicillin and Other Drugs in the Same Class
About PenicillinPenicillin is an antibiotic derived from the Penicillium notatum mold. In 1928, a Scottish bacteriologist named Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin. Since Fleming's discovery, several penicillins have been derived through modifying the mold's original structure to produce...