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Latest Drug Side Effect Information

Prescription 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 recording 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 and experience in to quick guides that you can use to make informed health choices and take control of your treatment options.

Osteoporosis

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

Digestive Disorders

Download this guide to getting off heartburn medicine. Preventing ulcers. Effective treatments for constipation and diarrhea. Foods and drugs that cause gas.

Drug and Alcohol Interactions

Download guide on medications that contain alcohol & drugs that raise blood alcohol levels. Interactions with cold and allergy remedies as well as prescription medicines.

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 prescribed, or considering asking your doctor about a new medication? Brush up on the facts in our drug library.

  • Atorvastatin

    Overview Lipitor is the latest of a group of drugs that have become very popular for treating high cholesterol. All of these medications lower cholesterol levels by keeping the liver from manufacturing it. Coronary artery disease is associated with certain risk factors, including high serum choleste…

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    • Candesartan Cilexetil

      Atacand is used to treat hypertension and heart failure. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=2154Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atacand …

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      • Latanoprost

        Xalatan is an eye solution used to control glaucoma. Full prescribing information is available at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=537Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xalatan…

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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!

        • Ma Huang

          Ma huang, Chinese ephedra, was used to treat asthma, or at least wheezing, five thousand years ago. The Herbal Classic of the Divine Plowman described it as an herb of "middle class," referring to its perceived usefulness rather than to a social standing. It has been part of the Chinese herbal pharm…

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          • Cascara Sagrada

            Cascara sagrada, Spanish for "sacred bark," comes from the American buckthorn tree native to the western coast of North America, from California to British Columbia, and as far inland as Montana. The Spanish priests of California may have learned about it from the Indians. In any event, this laxativ…

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            • Senna

              These two shrubs (sometimes considered variants of a single species, C. alexandrina) have a place in medical history going back to the ninth century when Arabian physicians introduced Europeans to this powerful laxative. C. senna, in particular, is native to the Nile in Sudan and Egypt and had been …

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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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              Drugs That Affect Sexuality

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

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