What drugs are used to treat disease?
“And second, because a drug has led the way, showing it is possible to treat a disease.
Here are some of the notables:
- L-dopa. “When it came out it was such a wonder drug for people with Parkinson’s disease,” Stone says.
- The Capsule.
- HIV Drugs.
What types of medicines prevent disease?
What types of medicines prevent disease? Antibiotics, antitoxins, antivirals, and antifungals fight pathogens; vaccines and antitoxins prevent disease.
What are life saving medicines?
It is commonly known as SI 449 of 2015 or the emergency medicines legislation. These regulations allow trained non-medical persons to administer six prescription-only medicines to a person, without a prescription, for the purpose of saving their life or reducing severe distress in an emergency situation.
Why are drugs used in medicine?
Medicines are chemicals or compounds used to cure, halt, or prevent disease; ease symptoms; or help in the diagnosis of illnesses. Advances in medicines have enabled doctors to cure many diseases and save lives. These days, medicines come from a variety of sources.