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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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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!

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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 and Older People

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

Hair and Nail Care

Download the 8-page guide to the best shampoo and conditioners. Drugs that may cause hair loss. Fighting nail fungus with home remedies. Dandruff solutions.

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.

Key Aspirin Information

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

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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.

  • 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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    • Rosiglitazone

      Avandia is used to help improve glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes. Full prescribing information is available at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=7972Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avandia …

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      • Levalbuterol

        Xopenex HFA is an inhaler used to treat asthma and bronchospasm for those with reversible obstructive airway disease.  Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=1344Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia…

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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!

        • Siberian Ginseng

          This shrub, a Russian relative of China's popular herb ginseng, also grows in northeast China, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, and in Korea. In Russia, it occurs in forest undergrowth and margins. In China, this herb is called ci wu jia, and this name has appeared on some packaging in t…

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          • Elderberry

            S. canadensis, the American elder, is a large shrub native to North America. It bears white flowers early in the summer and dark, almost black, berries in the late summer. Both the flowers and the berries have been used as food and for making wine. According to James Duke, "Elder Blow [flower] wine …

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            • Hops

              Hops have been used to flavor beer for nearly a thousand years. This plant, a member of the same family as marijuana, is cultivated commercially in England, Germany, the Czech Republic, and the United States, as well as parts of South America and Australia. The part of the plant used, the cone-like …

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