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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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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.

Saving Money on Medicine

Download 8 pages on how to safely buy prescription drugs from Canada, assess generic drugs, qualify for free medicine from drug companies, and more.

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.

Smelly Feet

Download 2 pages of soaks to reduce sweating, a military secret for smelly feet, and athletes' foot solutions.

Dealing with Depression

Download the guide to pros and cons of popular antidepressants; advice on getting off drugs like Cymbalta, Effexor or Paxil; the connection between antidepressants and suicide. Non-drug approaches.

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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.

  • Loratadine

    Overview Claritin is the third of a new generation of allergy medicines called histamine H1 receptor antagonists. These nonsedating antihistamines are changing the way doctors control allergy symptoms. Until these drugs became available, virtually all oral allergy medicines caused some degree of sed…

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    • Rosiglitazone Maleate and Metformin Hydrochloride

      Avandamet is used to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=5419Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avandamet  …

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      • Tacrine

        Overview Although Cognex is by no means a brand-new drug, it has only recently been approved for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. This medication is not a cure, and not all patients respond well.For some, however, Cognex can slow the mental deterioration associated with this dread disease. A sm…

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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!

        • Scullcap

          Scullcap is a member of the mint family and a native of North America, where it thrives in moist woodlands. Common names for it include helmetflower, hoodwort, and mad-dog weed (from its introduction into American medicine in 1773). A physician in New Jersey, Dr. Lawrence Van Derveer, claimed it was…

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          • Psyllium

            Psyllium seeds (also known as blond psyllium or ispaghula) are derived from a species of plantain that is native to India and Iran. The seeds are small and reddish-brown, with no distinctive aroma and almost no flavor. They absorb water and become surrounded with mucilage that has excellent emulsify…

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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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