A Glossary of Medication

5-alpha reductase

This is generally a chemical that usually changes the gender hormone 'testosterone' into a substance which is called dihydrotestosterone. This is the major hormone that can even cause the prostate gland to grow abnormally. Carisoprodol tab 350mg is used to alleviate pain difficulties.

Abdominal muscles

This is generally a flat sheet of muscles which is present on the front of the abdomen, and between the ribcage and the pelvis.


It is a kind of procedure which is used to remove excess abdominal skin and also tighten the underlying stomach muscles which is also known as a tummy tuck.


This is the movement of a body part, that can be an arm or leg, which is away from the center of the body.


It is generally a form of treatment that makes use of the electrical energy, heat, cold, alcohol, or other aspects to destroy a small section of damaged tissue.


Scraping or rubbing away of the skin or other surfaces.

B cell

White blood cells usually come from bone marrow, and generally produce antibodies to fight various diseases.


These are also known as the tiny single-celled organisms. Some bacteria usually cause diseases, although many are harmless.


It is making equilibrium both while static or while moving.

Balloon Angioplasty

This is a procedure that is used to open clogged heart arteries. Thus generally a surgeon inserts and inflates some of the tiny balloons. It also widens the blocked arteries and then it expands a small wire mesh tube that is for keeping the artery open.

Balloon dilation

It is a type of  surgical procedure that is used to open a narrowed vessel or tube, such as the urethra, esophagus, or artery. Small, deflated balloon is generally inserted into the area and then inflated to widen it.

Bariatric surgery

It is generally a type of weight loss surgery which is usually performed on people who are overweight, that is used to restrict or reduce food intake of that individual.


CABG  is also referred to as  coronary artery bypass graft. This is generally a surgery which is used to improve the blood flow towards the heart by diverting the blood around a blocked artery.


It is a hormone that can stimulate both bone growth and it is also used to treat the condition named osteoporosis.


It is generally a hardened, thick skin that usually forms once the repeated friction is often found on hands and the bottom of feet.

Cyclic hormone therapy

This usually makes use of estrogen and progestogen for 10–14 days in a month to relieve various symptoms of menopause.


It is an abnormal growth in the body that is usually non cancerous.

Cystoid macular edema

This is an eye condition in which the retina becomes swollen with fluid.


These are the proteins in the body that act as a connection between immune system cells.

Cytotoxic alopecia

This is generally a drug-induced hair loss that usually occurs in some weeks after the start of chemotherapy. In this condition hair grows back after the treatment. People take Carisoprodol tab 350 mg to reduce the problems caused in terms of pain. 

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