Category Archives: Drugs

Tadalafil (Cialis) Guide


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 10th, 2021

Cialis tablets 300x300What is Tadalafil? Tadalafil belongs to a class of medications known as phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors, or simply PDE5s. Sildenafil belongs to this pharmaceutical class as well. Most patients know these two drugs like Cialis (Tadalafil) and Viagra (Sildenafil). Tadalafil is primarily used as an Erectile Dysfunction medication. Still, it can also be used to treat Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, a condition in which the arteries which carry blood from the heart to the lungs are excessively constricted, causing blood to flow through the region at abnormally high pressure. When Tadalafil is prescribed as an Erectile Dysfunction treatment, it is usually … Read more »

Escitalopram (Lexapro / Cipralex)


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 14th, 2021

Escitalopram 300x300Escitalopram (Lexapro / Cipralex) What is Escitalopram? Escitalopram is a commonly prescribed antidepressant that also goes by several other brand names, including Cipralex and Lexapro. Escitalopram belongs to a class of antidepressant medications known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and is FDA approved for the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder, both conditions which are most often associated with abnormally low levels of Serotonin in the bloodstream. SSRIs like Escitalopram prevent Serotonin from being reabsorbed as quickly, allowing them to remain active in the space between neurons for a more extended period. This medication is approved … Read more »

Escitalopram (Lexapro / Cipralex) Guide


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on April 11th, 2021

medic 563425_640 300x200What is Escitalopram? Escitalopram is a commonly prescribed antidepressant that also goes by many other brand names, including Cipralex and Lexapro. Escitalopram belongs to a class of antidepressant medications known as Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and is FDA approved for the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder, both conditions which are most often associated with abnormally low levels of Serotonin in the bloodstream. SSRIs like Escitalopram prevent Serotonin from being reabsorbed as quickly, allowing them to remain active in the space between neurons for a more extended period. This medication is approved for patients twelve years … Read more »

Testosterone Cypionate Guide for Treatment of Low T Symptoms


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on August 11th, 2020

Testosterone cypionateArticle by Dr. White, Audio by Professor J.K. The Best Testosterone Cypionate for Hypogonadism Treatment Testosterone Cypionate is one of the many forms of Bio-Identical Testosterone Replacement Therapy available in the United States and it is considered one of the best. In particular, Testosterone Cypionate is a form of Injectable Testosterone Therapy. As the majority of Testosterone Injections, Testosterone Cypionate is delivered intramuscularly (IM injections), where it is slowly absorbed by the human body. Can low Testosterone cause anxiety and depression? One of the most important clinical discoveries about low Testosterone replacement is that it can help fight depression and … Read more »

Tamoxifen Citrate


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 19th, 2020

Tamoflaxen Citrate 300x240  Tamoxifen Citrate What is Tamoxifen? Tamoxifen is an orally administered medication, which is one of the most essential medicines used in the treatment of breast cancer around the world. Because of its importance, and the prevalence of breast cancer around the globe, Tamoxifen is included in the WHO's List of Essential Medicines, those which are considered absolutely necessary to provide basic care to patients. How Does Tamoxifen Work? Tamoxifen is a medication that limits the activity of Estrogen in the breast tissue. When Tamoxifen is taken, it is broken down into a compound known as 4-hydroxytamoxifen, which then travels … Read more »

Vardenafil (Levitra) Guide


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on May 17th, 2020

Levitra testosteroneWhat is Vardenafil? Vardenafil is one of the three primary Erectile Dysfunction medications available in the United States and is sold under the brand name Levitra in the United States. In Italy, the product is known as Vivanza, and in India, it is known as Staxyn. How Does Vardenafil Work? Like its cousins, Sildenafil (Viagra) and Tadalafil (Cialis), Vardenafil is what is known as a PDE5 Inhibitor. PDE5 inhibitors increase blood flow to the penis by encouraging the relaxation of muscles within the organ which restrict blood flow, which leads to an erection. What Causes an Erection? To put it … Read more »

Tamoxifen Citrate Guide


Posted by Dr. Michael White, Updated on February 21st, 2020

Estrogen therapy solutions 150x150What is Tamoxifen? Tamoxifen is an orally administered medication which is one of the most important drugs used in the treatment of breast cancer around the world. Because of its importance, and the prevalence of breast cancer around the globe, Tamoxifen is included in the WHO's List of Essential Medicines or those which are considered absolutely necessary to provide primary care to patients. How Does Tamoxifen Work? Tamoxifen is a medication which limits the activity of Estrogen in the breast tissue. When Tamoxifen is taken, it is broken down into a compound known as 4-hydroxytamoxifen, which then travels through the … Read more »