Choosing Between Generic And Brand Name Drugs

November 30, 2015

Understanding more about generic and brand name drugs could be good for your wallet and your health.

First, what’s the difference, anyway? Branded medicines result from years of research and major financial investments by pharmaceutical and biotech companies. These medicines are protected by patents. Generic drugs are copies of branded medicines, allowed after patents expire. Before a patent expires, no generic may be available.

Generics can be a smart option for many people, and the drugs may save them and the health care system money. However, some brand and generic medicines may have subtle differences, such as differences in the formulation or the amount of drug that enters the body.

Formulation Differences May Be Important

According to a recent survey sponsored by PriCara, a division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., among the 47 percent of pharmacists who recommended a brand name medication over its generic equivalent, 54 percent cited a formulation issue that could be important to a specific patient.

For instance:

- Branded medicines may have different formulations–such as being long-acting–that generic versions do not offer.

- For some critical dose drugs (such as some thyroid replacement drugs, anticoagulants, and anticonvulsants), a small change in the amount of drug that gets into the body–which can occur with generic drugs–can have significant health consequences.

“It’s very important that consumers talk to their pharmacists about health issues-particularly their medications,” explains Dr. Harold Silverman, consultant to PriCara, pharmacist and author of “The Pill Book.” “Doing so can clear up a number of misconceptions that could affect your health.”

Try these tips for talking to your pharmacist:

1. Ask for the name of the medicine you are prescribed and what it does.

2. Know how much medicine you should take, how often you should take it and for how long.

3. If a generic version of your medication is offered, ask if it might be different from the brand medicine and if it’s right for you.

4. Know what results you should expect.

5. Ask about side effects and, if the medicine does not work, how long you should wait until talking to your doctor about it.

6. Ask whether there is concern about taking the medicine with other medicines you are taking, even over-the-counter medicines or herbal and dietary supplements.

Learning More

You can find more information on medications at the Merck Manual online library at http://www.merck.com, in the Orange Book section of the FDA’s Web site at http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/, and in “The Pill Book.”

It’s important to understand your options with generic and brand name drugs.

Essentials to Sell Fashion Clothing Online

November 30, 2015

Are you planning to sell fashion clothing online? If that is the case, then it is wise for you to follow certain tips as that will be of great help to you. There are a few people who are of the thought that it is not a good option to sell your clothing brand online as it is not very effective. But the fact is that, selling clothing and accessories online is considered to be one of the most convenient and easiest ways.

There are a number of benefits of selling the stuff on the web and a few important ones is that it is less expensive than the ones sold at local stores. Another benefit is that it takes less time and efforts to buy the stuff. This means that there is no need for you to put in much time and go out for shopping. Sit on the net and go through the fashion networking sites and choose the item you wish to buy.

Thus, when you go to sell the stuff on the web there are a few essentials that you need to consider and the important ones are mentioned below:

Essential #1

Picture:

It is very important for you to upload a picture of what you are selling. Without the exact picture of the item, you think it is possible for the item to get sold? Make certain that you upload a real picture of the item that you have put up for sale. In acse you upload a fake picture and deliver a wrong item then your goodwill will be dropped and it will affect your brand to a great extent.

Essential #2

Description:

Another important tip that you need to follow is to make certain that you provide a brief description of the item that is to be sold while you sell fashion clothing online. This is vital as it will help the buyer know whether it suits their requirements and they should buy or not. Description should include the following:

Type of clothing: pant, skirt, shirt, t-shirt, traditional wear, gowns etc

Size: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL etc

Fabric type: cotton, jersey cotton, silk etc

Essential #3

It is vital for you to specify the price of the item that you are selling on the fashion social networking site. Be sure that you come up with a minimum price. The reason behind this is that there are many with you selling the same stuff. Thus, there is a lot of competition and thus, coming with a competitive price range is the best option.

Hospital Management Software Hospital Software Software Outsourcing

November 30, 2015

Chinar softech is a leading company in providing number one solution to the health care industry. We have designed complete hospital management software (Medigate) for the health care industry. We offer services to this industry from many years. Medigate is fully featured software and with these advanced features Medigate is capable of managing the hospital department completely and provide full support in dealing with all financial and non-financial activities.

We provide the solution to the administration of diversified sections like pharmacy, Outpatient Management, Inpatient Management, billing, healthcare product development and implementation to the health care industry.Medigate is customized and fully supported hospital software which allows user to customize it according to their own needs. We cover all the smallest and largest medical facility or medical services.

Our software consists of more than 20 modules and a user can easily extend it according to the requirements. Our experts have done a prolonged study of the functionalities of hospital management system and have developed this software accordingly. Our highly experienced software developers have put all the required inputs in developing this software even a minute detail is covered. This software is easy to deploy, easy to maintain, manage and expandable too.

This software is very affordable; it will definitely improve the profitability of your medical business. It is specially designed for multispecialty hospitals and clinics to deliver conceivable benefits. We have integrated all the related functionalities of hospitals and clinics in our software.Medigate will help to streamline all the processes related to the administration and the management of different hospital departments.

Our hospital software packages are widely accepted across the globe. People trust us because we have gained their trust through our continuous efforts. We are always intended to provide them the best product.

Chinar softech is also into the business of software outsourcing.We providing the top notch solution to our clients. Our dexterous and experienced professionals always strive to provide our clients the best product. May be on surface it looks easy to manage the hospitals and clinics bit in actual its not that much easy. Managing all the activities manually would be so hectic, so we have computerized all these activities by providing a software solution.

It will save your time and efforts. We offer the right blend of cost savings & dependability. By using our software development services, you are gaining a competitive advantage of high quality, cost effectiveness, time savings, state-of-the-art technologies and most importantly reliability. We are highly dedicated to our customers and clients and believe that the most important factor of our success is customer’s satisfaction. We are growing software Development Company in India providing Offshore Software Development Services & solutions.