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Prontosil – sulfanilamid

The FDA arose after the tragedy caused by the first antibacterial drug, sulfanilamid. In December 1932 of the year Gerhard Domagk, a chemist working for the German chemical giant IC Farben, Prontosil azo dye patented. Substancja ta nie wywoływała niekorzystnych zmian u

Opiates

Opiates

Opiates are the most effective pain reliever. Opiates, name derived from the word "opium”, which in turn is derived from the Greek oipon, meaning 'poppy juice'.
Their natural source is the poppy seed Papaver somniferum. The best known opium derivatives are codeine, morphine, diamorfina

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen was discovered by chemists from the pharmaceutical concern Boots from Nottingham, England, who worked on improving aspirin. They wanted a remedy with unchanged anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, and at the same time reduce the harmful effects on the stomach. The research have shown, że pewne zmiany w

Paracetamol

Paracetamol

Paracetamol, just like aspirin, is a derivative of phenol. It is also sold under many names, like for example. Tylenol in the United States and Panadol in the United Kingdom. It has two advantages, who lack aspirin. It is absorbed through the stomach lining, dzięki czemu

Arthritis and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Arthritis and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Certain medications, like cortisone being a steroid, relieve inflammation, but they don't relieve the pain. Other, like morphine, relieve pain, without anti-inflammatory effects (we will discuss this type of medication further in the next article). Niektóre leki łączą obie