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Reality and REMS -- Are You APPRISEd of the Situation?

Reality and REMS -- Are You APPRISEd of the Situation?

Not knowing about REMS could hurt your patients ... and you.......[Read More]
How to Use Valerian to Get Off of Paxil

How to Use Valerian to Get Off of Paxil

Paxil is an antidepressant used by a large percentage of the population worldwide. Primarily used for the treatment of depression, premenstrual dysphoria and traumatic stress, Paxil can lead to grievous side effects such as nausea, tremors, seizures and even coma. Valerian, a valuable Asian herb, ca......[Read More]
Hormone Replacement Therapy

Hormone Replacement Therapy

This side of the debate argues that estrogen has a protective effect on the cardiovascular system, and that CAD in women is associated with menopause.......[Read More]
Benefits From Coenzyme Q10

Benefits From Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 is a vitamin-type substance produced naturally in the human body. Some people utilize synthetic Coenzyme Q10 supplements to improve health and treat a variety of conditions.......[Read More]
Side Effects of Syntest

Side Effects of Syntest

Syntest DS is a prescription medication that is composed of methyltestosterone (a type of artificial testosterone) and esterified estrogens (female hormones). This combination medication is commonly used for the treatment of menopause-related symptoms, such as irritation, burning, vaginal dryness, a......[Read More]
How Often Should I Take HGH?

How Often Should I Take HGH?

The therapeutic use of human growth hormone (HGH) began in the 1950s when doctors started harvesting the natural substance from human cadavers' pituitary glands, but it has since been synthesized and is now available in an injectable form. There are a variety of reasons for using hormone therapy, an......[Read More]
Swimmer's Ear: An Ear Canal Infection

Swimmer's Ear: An Ear Canal Infection

Exposure to excess moisture can cause several types of skin problems.......[Read More]
Which Vitamins Are Water Soluble?

Which Vitamins Are Water Soluble?

Orange juice provides vitamin C in your diet.half-cut orange and orange juice image by Elnur from Fotolia.comWater-Soluble vitamins do not build up in the body, thus reducing the chance of toxic side effects from an overdose. Daily urination helps to flush these vitamins out of your body..........[Read More]
How to Get HGH Legally

How to Get HGH Legally

Studies in the early 1990s sparked interest in human growth hormone for fitness and vitality. Nevertheless, use of HGH for purely anti-aging or athletic purposes remains illegal, with good reason. Hormones are potent natural chemicals that can have profound effects on the body. HGH stimulates cell g......[Read More]
Sodium, Bicarbonate & Potassium

Sodium, Bicarbonate & Potassium

The human body relies on electrical impulses to coordinate most of its major bodily system. Sodium, bicarbonate and potassium materials exist in varying amounts throughout the body and play essential roles in coordinating muscle, nervous system and cardiovascular functions. Abnormal levels of any on......[Read More]
Side Effects of Methylpred

Side Effects of Methylpred

Methylpred (methylprednisolone), which is classified as a steroid, is commercially available with a prescription from your physician. As with any prescription drug, side effects are possible and, as a consumer, you should be well informed of the risks as well as the benefits before taking Methylpred......[Read More]
New Treatments for the Deadly Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

New Treatments for the Deadly Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

The FDA approved Esbriet and Ofev for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.......[Read More]
Opioid Overdose Rescue Kits

Opioid Overdose Rescue Kits

What is contained in an opioid overdose resuce kit? Can it really help?......[Read More]
2006 Convention of the National Community Pharmacists Association

2006 Convention of the National Community Pharmacists Association

A wide array of tips and tools were provided to help community pharmacists thrive in a challenging marketplace.......[Read More]
How to Stop Taking Lunesta

How to Stop Taking Lunesta

Lunesta is a prescription sedative used to treat insomnia. In some patients, severe side effects such as hives, facial swelling and difficulty breathing make it necessary to stop taking Lunesta. Other individuals may want to get off the sleep medication because it can cause dependence. In rare cases......[Read More]
What Is a Good Multivitamin to Take?

What Is a Good Multivitamin to Take?

There is no such thing as a single multivitamin that's best for everyone. The best multivitamin for you to take will depend on your age and gender. If you have specific health concerns, you may be able to find a multivitamin targeted to your specific dietary needs. if you suffer from food allergies,......[Read More]
Are Prenatal Vitamins Safe for Men?

Are Prenatal Vitamins Safe for Men?

Prenatal vitamins are designed to meet the specific nutritional needs of women who are pregnant or nursing. While prenatal vitamins aren't designed to accommodate men, they are generally recognized as safe for all adults. Standard prenatal vitamins do not contain any female hormones or prohormones a......[Read More]
What Are the Dangers of Losartan?

What Are the Dangers of Losartan?

Losartan is used to treat hypertension and other disorders.blood pressure manometer studio isolated image by dinostock from Fotolia.comLosartan is a prescription drug used most commonly to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is sold as a generic and under the brand name Cozaar..........[Read More]