About Mina Azer, RPh
Dr. Mina Azer, RPh, attended University of Alexandria in Egypt. The most rewarding part of his job is helping others, especially when he gets to collaborate with his coworkers to achieve shared goals. Mina is a proud coffee enthusiast. He also enjoys keeping up with the latest tech gadgets.
Articles by Mina Azer, PharmD
What Is Gammaplex and What Is It Used For?
Gammaplex is a highly purified human intravenous immunoglobulin G (IVIG). It is used to prevent infection in primary immunodeficiency diseases (PIDDs) and prevent bleeding in immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Gammaplex is provided as an intravenous liquid solution and is available at different concentrations.
What is Gammaked?
Gammaked is made from Immunoglobulins (IGs), which are antibodies that are naturally made by the body to fight infections. Immune globulin therapy, or intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), is a therapy that involves the intravenous administration of immune globulin for the treatment of various infectious conditions in adults and children.
An Overview of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Incessant inflammation can go from discomforting to downright painful very quickly. When it occurs at the joints, it could be a sign of rheumatoid arthritis. This disease can engulf you in pain with a simple bend of the knee or a casual attempt to hold a pen. A healthy, functioning immune system attacks harmful bacteria and viruses to protect the body from illness.
Living With Crohn’s Disease
Living with Crohn’s Disease can come with challenges and uncertainty. As a patient newly diagnosed with this inflammatory bowel disease, you may be wondering how this will affect your day-to-day life. The good news is many patients living with Crohn’s disease have been able to manage daily activities by incorporating a few lifestyle adjustments.
A Complete Overview of Crohn’s Disease
Crohn’s disease was formally identified in 1932 by its namesake, Dr. Burrill B. Crohn, and his colleagues, as chronic inflammatory bowel disease or IBD. The disease affects areas of the gastrointestinal tract spanning from the mouth to the anus, causing pain, discomfort, and malnutrition.
Understanding Hemophilia and What to Expect
Bumps, bruises, scrapes, and cuts are inevitable, and part of everyday life. However, for those living with hemophilia, bleeding injuries are a significant concern. Hemophilia affects one in 5,000 males in the United States, according to hemophilia.org.