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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.

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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!

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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.

Drugs That Affect Sexuality

Download this guide to medicines that can mess up your love life, lower libido or cause impotence. Discover practical solutions to this common problem.

Skin Care and Treatment

Download home remedies and medicines for acne and excessive sweating. Oxybenzone-free sunscreens. Coping with dry skin, eczema, wrinkles and psoriasis. Inexpensive barnyard beauty aids.

Constipation

Download 4 pages on lifestyle changes, home remedies and medicines for preventing and treating constipation. Pumpkin-Bran Muffin recipe. Joe and Terry's ten tips to combat constipation.

Drug Safety Questionnaire + Medical History

Our free drug safety questionnaire helps you get critical information from your doctor or pharmacist. Just print the questionnaire, take it with you, and have the doctor or pharmacist fill it...

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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.

  • Ramelteon

    Rozerem is used to treat insomnia in those who have difficulty falling asleep. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=6782Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rozerem …

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    • Venlafaxine

      Overview Effexor is one of the new generation of antidepressants, but it is not chemically related to Prozac or similar medications. This medication affects many systems of chemical messengers (the neurotransmitters serotonin, norepinephrine and dopamine) in the brain.Studies indicate that it is an …

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      • Dorzolamide

        Cosopt is a solution used to reduce intraocular pressure in those with open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension who do not respond to beta-blockers. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=8551Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendl…

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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!

        • Grapeseed

          Seeds of the fruit of the vine, once discarded as waste after the juice was pressed out for wine, have become the source of a popular dietary supplement. Grapes were first cultivated near the Caspian Sea, and their use as food and drink had spread throughout the Mediterranean world before the Bible …

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          • Saw Palmetto

            Saw palmetto, also called sabal palm, grows in the southeastern United States. Its dark berries were traditionally made into a tea and taken for urinary problems or sexual difficulties. During much of the nineteenth century, saw palmetto berry extract was included in the National Formulary, a list o…

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            • Ginger

              Ginger is a popular seasoning for foods in many different cuisines. In China and Southeast Asia where it probably originated, it has also been put to a range of medicinal purposes. It is considered good for the digestion and beneficial against congestion. One of our favorite home remedies for colds …

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              Hair and Nail Care

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              Download the 8-page guide to the best shampoo and conditioners. Drugs that may cause hair loss. Fighting nail fungus wit...

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              Dr. Jordan Metzl describes his all-natural, no-pill prescription for better health and longer life. Details on step-by-s...

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