Common tablet and topical medicines kept in Dr. Archdekin’s medical bag
These pills were developed by Sir James Black, patented in 1962 and approved for medical use in 1964. Propranolol is still used today to treat high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, and shaking. It is also used to prevent migraine headaches and chest pain. Propranolol blocks the action of catecholamines, which cause the body to physically respond to stress. By blocking the catecholamines, propranolol inhibits physical “fight or flight” responses. This medication was the first blocker effectively used in the treatment of coronary artery disease and high blood pressure.
17-benzoate topical steroid. Corticosteroid. Betamethasone topical is used to treat the itching, redness, dryness, crusting, scaling, inflammation, and discomfort of various skin conditions, including psoriasis and eczema