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Special or unusual indications of drugs

posted Nov 24, 2009, 12:41 AM by 藥物教育資源中心DERC

(Originally posted on 2004-06-13)

  • Acetylcysteine: Protection of renal function against damage by contrast medium
  • BCG intravesical: Ca bladder
  • Cholestyramine: Controls diarrhoea esp. in children; Relieves itchiness due to bile acid
  • Chlorpromazine: Relieves hiccups
  • Dexamethasone: Appetite stimulant esp. in cancer patients
  • Diazepam: Muscle relaxant
  • Metamucil or equiv.: Controls diarrhoea
  • Misoprostol: Induction of abortion
  • Spironolactone: Treatment of refractory acne
  • Tetracyclines injection: Pleurodesis