Polymyositis- Important Points to remember for PG Exams and USMLE

May 17, 2018 drlalit 0

Polymyositis- Important Points to remember for PG Exams and USMLE Polymyositis: It is an inflammatory myopathy .Other types of inflammatory myopathies include Dermatomyositis and Inclusion body myositis. Clinical Features: Symmetrical involvement of Proximal limb muscles and rare involvement of distal limb muscles. Involvement of pharangeal muscles can lead to dysphagia […]

Dabigatran – New Drug for NEET PG Exam Preparation

May 7, 2018 drlalit 0

Dabigatran – New Drug for NEET PG Exam Preparation: Today we are discussing about Dabigtran as part of of our High Yield NEET PG Exam preparation questions. What is Dabigatran: Dabigtran is an oral anticoagulant similar to Warfarin in its efficacy but with some advantages. Mechanism of Action: It is […]

Empagliflozin- Newer Antidiabetic drug for NEET PG Exam preparation

May 3, 2018 drlalit 0

Empagliflozin- Newer Antidiabetic drug for NEET PG Exam preparation What is Empagliflozin: It  is a recent newer Oral hypoglycemic drug of Gliflozin class. This drug was approved for treatment of diabetes in year 2014.  Mechanism of Action: This drug is inhibitor of Sodium glucose c-transporter-2. SGLT-2 receptors are found in proximal […]

Macimorelin Growth Harmone Receptor agonist Question for NEET PG Exam

April 30, 2018 drlalit 0

High Yield Question Series for NEET PG Exam Series: Macimorelin Growth Harmone Receptor agonist Question for NEET PG Exam Today question is based on Macimorelin( ghrelin receptor agonist). Remember these points about Macimorelin. What is Macimorelin: It  is a Growth Harmone secretagogue receptor ( ghrelin receptor) agonist and it causes the […]

Bedaquiline and Delamanid Newer Drugs for MDR-TB for NEET PG Exam

April 25, 2018 drlalit 0

High Yield Topic Series for NEET PG Exam Preparation MDR TB Definitions and Two new Anti-TB Drugs : Some very important high yield points regarding MDR-TB are As per WHO, The patients whose clinical isolates are resistant to both Isoniazid and rifampicin are defined as MDR-TB Pre-XDR-TB ( Pre –extensively […]