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A-Z of Drugs

Professional Drugs Tests

Published on 28th September 2018

These Professional Drugs Tests are simple, fast reliable and accurate tests which detect for the presence of a wide range of substances in blood/urine. We also supply a range of accessories for our professional drugs tests including sample pots, lancing devices, temperature strips and gloves. See below for a list of our professional drugs tests […]

Norethisterone Synthetic Hormone

Published on 1st May 2018

Norethisterone is a synthetic hormone made to mimic the hormone progesterone which is produced naturally in the body. It is prescribed as a treatment for abnormal or unexpected bleeding from the uterus, symptoms of PMS, endometriosis, painful or heavy periods or to postpone your period. How does Norethisterone work? The hormone progesterone is released during […]

Vaniqa (Elfornithine) – Facial Hair

Published on 1st May 2018

Vaniqa is a prescription cream for women used to slow down the growth of unwanted facial hair. The cream works by inhibiting enzymes found in the hair follicles required for the hair to grow. Vaniqa has been clinically proven to reduce the growth of unwanted facial hair and has been approved by the FDA (US […]

Propecia (Finasteride) – Male Baldness

Published on 18th April 2018

Propecia is a prescription only drug for men, used for the treatment of male pattern baldness. Propecia is a brand name used for the drug finasteride. Finastride was first used under the brand name Proscar to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BHP), also known as an enlarged prostate. It was noticed that a side effect of […]

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Published on 17th April 2018

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment and Information Erectile Dysfunction Treatment is commonly recognised as the little blue, diamond shaped pill. This is a drug that helps men whoi suffer from impotence or erectile dysfunction. Erectile Dysfunction treatment has now become available without prescription, it is hoped this will help many men who suffer from impotence but are […]

Antibiotics

Published on 16th March 2018

What are Antibiotics? Antibiotics are commonly prescribed medicines used to treat or prevent all types of bacterial infections from mild conditions like acne, to life threatening conditions like pneumonia. They do not work against viral infections such as flu, common cold and chicken pox.  You are also unlikely to be prescribed antibiotics for mild bacterial […]

Amoxicillin

Published on 15th March 2018

What is Amoxicillin? Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic that is used to fight bacterial infections such as, chest infections, tonsillitis, pneumonia, dental abscesses, ear infections, gonorrhoea, UTI’s (urinary tract infections) and for severe cases of Salmonella poisoning. There are many brands and forms of Amoxicillin available, it can come as capsules or as a liquid that you […]

Aspirin

Published on 21st November 2017

What is Aspirin?  Aspirin or acetylsalicylic acid as its generic name is a common medicine that has many uses. The active ingredient in aspirin, acetylsalicylic acid, is a derivative of salicin, which occurs naturally in the bark and leaves of trees such as the willow tree. Aspirin in various forms has been in use since […]

Ibuprofen Painkiller

Published on 10th October 2017

What is Ibuprofen Ibuprofen is a commonly used painkiller which comes from a group of drugs called NSAIDs (Non-Steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Another drug commonly found in this group is aspirin. Ibuprofen can be used to ease mild to moderate pain, for example if you have any dental pain, back pain, headaches or period pains. Ibuprofen […]

Methedrome is also known as Mephedrone and Mephedrome

Published on 12th December 2015

Methedrome Methedrome is also known as Mephedrone,  Mephedrome, 4-Methylmethcathinone, 4-MMC, MMCAT, MEOW, MCAT, MEAOW, Bubbles and Plant Feeder. It is most commonly known on the street as ‘bubble’, other names for the drug are “drone” and “meow meow”. Mephedrone which can be bought over the internet is most commonly sold as a white powder (costing […]

Alcohol Information

Published on 29th July 2015

What is alcohol? Alcohol is found in drinks such as beer, lager, cider, wine, alco pops and spirits (whisky, vodka, gin, rum). All alcoholic drinks contain ethanol (pure alcohol). The strength, colour and taste of alcoholic drinks depend upon the amount of ethanol and the ingredients used, for example grapes, hops or grains. Alcohol has […]

EDDP – Metabolite of Methadone

Published on 28th July 2015

EDDP is the most important metabolite of methadone. It is excreted in the bile and urine together with the other metabolite EMPD. EDDP is formed by N-demthylation and cyclisation of methadone in the liver. The part of the unchanged excreted methadone is variable and depends on the urine’s pH value, dose, and the patient’s metabolism. […]