Paracetamol, contained in tachypirin , is an antipyretic analgesic, but with a low anti-inflammatory capacity, it does not cause side effects such as nephrotoxicity and gastrosis, except in very high doses, in fact it is also prescribed to children to reduce febrile states. Paracetamol is indicated as an antipyretic agent in the symptomatic treatment of […]


Phenylephrine is an α1-adrenergic receptor agonist, used primarily as a decongestant, as a pupillary dilator and to increase blood pressure, with very little effect on the central nervous system. This active ingredient is widely used for topical application in eye drops and nasal sprays, and is also present in many over-the-counter medications. Phenylpropanolamine Phenylpropanolamine is […]

History of anabolic steroids in sports

The history of steroids in sports began shortly before the 1954 World Weightlifting Championships, where the Soviets dominated most weight classes. According to legend, when asked by a doctor from the Soviet team what the secret of his team was, he replied that his athletes were receiving testosterone injections, which at that time were not […]