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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.

Medical History

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

Drug & Food Interactions

Download information on killer combinations! Important instructions on how to best take popular drugs like Dyazide, Lanoxin, Coumadin and Zantac

Cholesterol Control & Heart Health

Download the guide: Heart disease is still a top killer, and high cholesterol is an important risk factor. 8 pages on the pros and cons of statins as well as non-statin drugs for cholesterol.

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.

  • Adapalene

    Differin is a topical medication used to treat acne. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=4242Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Differin …

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    • Theophylline

      Overview Theo-Dur is a commonly prescribed oral asthma medication that helps open the airways. Theo-Dur is an extended-release formulation that enables patients to control breathing symptoms with one or two daily doses. Smokers and children may need more frequent doses. The doctor's instructions on …

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      • Alendronate

        Overview Fosamax is prescribed to prevent or treat osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Doctors prescribe it to increase bone mass in men with osteoporosis. It is also used to treat a fairly rare condition, Paget's disease of bone. Bone is constantly being "remodeled," broken down by …

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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!

        • Ginseng

          Ginseng has been used for more than two millennia in China, where the earliest written description of its use appeared in a medical book written during the Han dynasty, before a.d. 100. At that time, the expert recommended it for "repairing the five viscera, quietening the spirit, curbing the emotio…

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          • Kava

            Kava (or kava-kava) has an important place in the cultures of many islands of the South Pacific. Traditionally, it was painstakingly prepared and consumed with great ceremony and considered a sacred drink. It was also used to greet important visitors and in other ceremonial occasions, but elders in …

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            • Dong quai

              The term "dong quai" (a Chinese name that is sometimes transliterated tang-kuei or dang-gui) refers to a plant known either as A. polymorpha var. sinensis or simply as A. sinensis. As the name suggests, this member of the celery family comes out of the traditional Chinese pharmacopoeia. In China, it…

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