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Latest Drug Side Effect Information

Prescription drugs help millions of people improve health outcomes each year. Unfortunately, many come with undesireable, or downright unhealthy side effects. Stay in the loop with People’s Pharmacy.

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People's Pharmacy Health Guides

In our health guides (typically $2-$3 each) we distill years of knowledge and experience in to quick guides that you can use to make informed health choices and take control of your treatment options.

Key Aspirin Information

Download important drug interaction information on this popular, life-saving medicine. What's the best and safest aspirin dose?

Battling Baldness

Download information on the anti-baldness drug Propecia. Recipe for an aromatherapy formula from Scottish dermatologists.

Female Sexuality

Download information on an anti-depressant that stimulates sexuality rather than ruining it. Pros and cons of testosterone and other treatments for low libido.

Psychological Side Effects

Download guide to which drugs change personality or cause depression? Side effects of Halcion, Prozac and Xanax. Protect your children from problems with OTC drugs.

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Drug Library Resources

Looking for more information on a drug you’ve been prescribed, or considering asking your doctor about a new medication? Brush up on the facts in our drug library.

  • Insulin Lispro, rDNA Origin

    Humalog is an insulin analog for the treatment of diabites mellitus and to control hyperglycemia. Full prescribing information is available at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=5448Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humalog&n…

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    • Terbinafine

      Overview Lamisil is prescribed to treat fungal infections of the toenails or fingernails. In clinical trials, 70 percent of patients had eradicated fungus from toenails after 12 weeks of treatment; 79 percent had no fungus detectable in fingernails after 6 weeks. Complete cure rates were lower. Side…

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      • Cyclosporine

        Restasis is used to increase tear production in those with ocular conditions that have suppressed tear production. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=9154Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org…

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        Herb Library Resources

        We’ve prepared a library of information on healthy herbs, where to find them and how to use them. Get started with the articles listed below, or click ‘View Herb Library’ to explore on your own!

        • Valerian

          Valerian is a perennial plant that grows readily in Europe, North America, and northern Asia. A number of related species have been used by herbalists throughout history, but the exact kinds and amounts of chemical constituents vary. Valeriana officinalis is the plant used medicinally in Europe, and…

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          • Black Cohosh

            This plant, native to North American forests, has a number of popular names: bugbane, black snakeroot, rattleroot, and squaw root. It sends up graceful tall spires of white flowers; the black in its common name refers to the root or rhizome, as does cohosh, Algonquian for "rough." Native Americans p…

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            • Stinging Nettle

              Stinging nettle is native to Europe, but it has become established in North America and now grows in Canada and throughout the United States. It is best known for its ability to provoke an impressive rash (urticaria) that stings for up to twelve hours after contact with the tiny toxic hairs of the p…

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