Trusted for unbiased health information since 1976

We aim to help you make informed decisions about both traditional and alternative treatments.

People's Pharmacy video

Latest Drug Side Effect Information

Perscription 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.

    Read More
    Read More
    Read More
View All Side Effect Articles

Recent Radio Shows

The People’s Pharmacy airs a weekly radio show, syndicated nationally on public radio. Each recordining is available for free for 30 days after initial air date. Older shows are available for $3 from our store. If you would like to listen live, click here to find out where you can tune in!

Find More Radio Shows

People's Pharmacy Health Guides

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

Osteoporosis

Download the 8 page guide with information on osteoporosis prevention and treatment.

Medical History

Download this quick reference to your major health problems and treatments.

Drugs and Older People

Download this guide to drugs that are usually inappropriate for older people. Avoiding drug-induced forgetfulness and falls.

St. John’s Wort

St. John's Wort is a popular herbal treatment for depression. Download the pdf guide.

See More Health Guides

Drug Library Resources

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

  • Gatifloxacin

    Zymar is an eye solution used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis.Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=1266 Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zymar …

    Helps with: 
      Read More
    • Ezetimibe

      ZETIA is a cholesterol-lowering drug that may be prescribed alone or with statins. Full prescribing information is available at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=9122Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zetia …

      Helps with: 
        Read More
      • Benazepril

        Overview Lotensin is one of a group of drugs that includes Vasotec and Capoten. These medications are called ACE inhibitors because they affect an enzyme (angiotensin-converting enzyme) important in regulating blood pressure. Lotensin is used to treat high blood pressure. Side Effects and Interactio…

        Helps with: 
          Read More
        Browse Drug Library

        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!

        • Hawthorn

          Hawthorn is a small thorny tree with white flowers and red berries that grows in England and throughout Europe. C. laevigata is only one species; related species have slightly different chemical profiles but similar medicinal uses. Although hawthorn was known and used by the Greek physician Dioscori…

          Helps with: 
            Read More
          • 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…

            Helps with: 
              Read More
            • St. John’s Wort

              St. John's wort has long been used in Europe for treating mood disorders and has become very popular in the United States. The plant itself is a perennial native to Europe, but it has adapted well to North America and grows as a weed in many places. (Indeed, it is sometimes called klamath weed o…

              Helps with: 
                Read More
              Browse Herb Library

              Popular People's Pharmacy Products

              Looking for our popular health guides, green body care products, episodes of our radio shows or our best selling books? You’ve come to the right place. Browse the popular products listed below, or click “View Store” to see more.

              Popular Products

              People’s Pharmacy Natural Lip Care 3-Pack

              POM-outside

              People's Pharmacy Natural Lip Care with natural ingredients and a delightful pomegranate flavor. An expert natural chemi...

              View Product
              Popular Products

              Best Choices From The People’s Pharmacy

              bookcover

              This special edition is not available in bookstores. Natural healing approaches for scores of common conditions. Learn h...

              View Product
              Popular Products

              Show 952: Why Is Flying Safer Than Health Care? Develop…

              Although flying is exceptionally safe, that's not by accident. The aviation industry has had to work hard to develop a s...

              View Product
              Visit The Store

              Make Health Choices Confidently

              Over 50,000 people read our emails every week. We typically send drug or home remedy information about twice a week. Sign up for updates from The People's Pharmacy.