At present, the range of medicines in pharmacies of the city is about 10 thousand items. In this sea of Canada drugs is sometimes difficult to understand not only the common man who does not have special medical or pharmaceutical education, but also to professionals - doctors and pharmacists. Often, patients are free to decide the choice of drugs for the treatment, guided by advertising on television, the Board of neighbors and relatives, and other motifs.
Medications must be taken by a physician in various diseases. In the case of minor ailments that can be recognized on their own, some medications can be taken without a doctor's prescription, but after mandatory consultation with a pharmacist (pharmacist) at the pharmacy. No medicine is not innocuous (harmless). The medicine should not be used indiscriminately. The dose and method of application should be strictly adhered to, otherwise may develop complications, sometimes quite serious. Sometimes medications cause harm instead of good: complicate the course of disease, lead to allergic reactions and even poisoning and sometimes death. This most often occurs as a result of improper use of drugs in self-medication, non-compliance with doctor's appointments, the same time taking more than three drugs, purchase of medicines of dubious quality are not in pharmacies and pharmacy kiosks, improper or prolonged storage of drugs in the home medicine cabinet, the simultaneous use of drugs of different trade names, but containing the same active ingredient and others. Therefore, in all cases, when you need medication, consult your doctor or pharmacist (pharmacist). They are always competent to answer your questions (during the years of study and work are well recognized drugs and their effects). That they should give preference to the discussion of everyday problems of your health and that of your children.
Canadian drugs - it possesses a biological activity means obtained on the basis of one or more drugs and excipients, and allowed to use for treatment of anesthesia to prevent pregnancy, prevention and diagnosis of diseases that can affect the function of the body or on the person's mental state.
Medicaments containing one or more active substances of natural or synthetic origin, which determine its effect. Most of the active ingredients can not directly enter into your body. It must be connected to a neutral substance, the function of which is similar to the mail envelope: it takes the responsibility to deliver the active agent to the site of action, defending him on this journey, so that it has not lost its force (efficiency). This "envelope" called filler.
The filler must be compatible with the active substance, to the method of application of the drug and those portions of the body into which it enters. That is why the pharmaceutical preparations produced in such different forms: solid, liquid, soft (paste), depending on how they are absorbed by: orally, rectally, dermally, by injection or inhalation. As soon as they come into contact with the body, they begin their "journey" inside the body through the blood vessels to the place (the body), where they are expected to have an effect.
Sore throat, for example, be cured using azrozolya, rinsing, using tablets that can be swallowed therapeutic candy which can dissolve, et al. However, in some cases where the drug may be destroyed in the gastrointestinal tract or liver that as it starts to operate or when the patient is unable to ingest the drug selected other dosage forms: suppositories, injections, medicated oil, medicated films which are glued to the mouth mucous.
Many medicines are available in different manufacturing plants, so they can have different trade names, but contain the same active ingredient, ie, the same drug may have different names. Some drugs have more than 10 (and some more than 50!) Different trade names.
None of the finished product can not be allowed to sell without a special permit. This permit is issued only after a special test and thorough examination.
Currently, the majority of active substances is obtained through the chemistry and biology. Drugs of Canada are subjected to numerous physical, chemical, clinical trials, as well as monitoring using modern automated methods that let you receive is always identical and have the same characteristics.
Medications are allowed to sell only pharmaceutical workers who have special education and special permit. This is a guarantee of safety for the patient. Some medicines contain dangerous toxic and even drugs that can cause addiction. That is why the pharmacist may ask you for the recipe, otherwise it will be forced to refuse to issue you a medicine.
With drugs must be very careful, vigilant and circumspect.
Drug treatment is beneficial only if it is properly prescribed by a doctor (prescription) or selected by the patient with the help of consulting pharmacist (medication without a prescription). In the case of purchase of non-prescription medicines, pharmacists (pharmacists) are always ready to assist you in choosing the right drug.
Why it is necessary to consult with a pharmacist (pharmacist), buying medicine?
Sometimes the same medicine has different trade names, and it is possible that you are buying drugs and taking medications of different trade names containing the same active ingredient of the recipes from various medical specialists (therapist, neurologist, rheumatologist, ophthalmologist, etc..) Simultaneously that can hurt you, right up to serious poisoning. Most drugs have contraindications for use. Sometimes, you need a special regime of drugs and special diet during this period. Many medications must be stored in special conditions.