Nitroglycerin is a quick acting nitrate and is used as an ointment (Nitro-Bid, Nitrol, Nitrong, and Nitrostat) to treat hardened skin. Before applying it, remove any ointment that remains from the previous application.
UVA-1 Phototherapy. Phototherapy (light therapy) is now considered by some experts to be the treatment of choice for local scleroderma. Specifically, doctors favor an approach called ultraviolet A-1 (UVA-1) radiation. This treatment...Read more
My last post discussed the evaluation of dysphagia, aspiration, and the modified barium swallow examination. This post covers thickeners,... Read more »
I wrote about CYP2D6, which refers to a gene that codes for a biologic molecule involved in the breakdown of tamoxifen, about a year ago. ... Read more »