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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.

Leg Pain

Download the 6-page guide to nutrients and exercise to help you cope with leg cramps and restless leg syndrome.

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...

Grapefruit Interactions

Download FAQs on grapefruit and common drug interactions. Find out about which drugs are likely to be affected by grapefruit and how to protect yourself.

Drugs and Older People

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

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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.

  • Buprenorphine HCI and Naloxone HCI Dihydrate Sublingual

    Suboxone is used to treat opioid dependence. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=7840Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suboxone …

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    • Verapamil (slow release)

      Overview Calan belongs to a class of medicines called calcium channel blockers. Because of their safety and effectiveness, these drugs have helped revolutionize the treatment of high blood pressure. Other uses of calcium channel blockers include treatment of irregular heart rhythms and angina. There…

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      • Cimetidine

        Overview Tagamet was the first of a new class of ulcer drugs, called "H2 antagonists." It works by suppressing the secretion of stomach acid, so it is also used to treat conditions of abnormal acidity such as serious heartburn as well as helping ulcers clear up rapidly. Doctors sometimes p…

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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!

        • Bilberry

          "Bilberry" sounds a lot like "blueberry," and for good reason. The bilberry is a European blueberry. American blueberries are Vaccinium corymbosum. Huckleberries and whortleberries are also closely related. Although blueberries in the United States are noted primarily for their excellent contributio…

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          • Lemon Balm

            Lemon balm is originally a native of the Mediterranean area and western Asia, but it has long been popular in Western Europe, including England. Lemon balm is frequently used as an attractive edible garnish, and it can be made into tea. The leaves give off a delightful lemony aroma when they are cru…

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            • Ginkgo

              Ginkgo biloba is one of the most popular botanical medicines in both Europe and America, but Chinese healers take the prize. They have been using this ancient tree for thousands of years to treat asthma and cold injury to fingers and toes, as well as to aid memory. The roasted seeds were traditional…

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              Vitamin D Deficiency

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              Download 8 pages on symptoms of low vitamin D and ways to overcome deficiency, for children and adults. Information on a...

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              Show 954: Treating Cancer with Healing Sound

              A diagnosis of cancer throws people into stress or panic. To help his patients to manage this stress, Dr. Gaynor uses qu...

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              Show 951: Why We Eat More Than We Think

              It's no wonder many struggle to follow a healthful diet. We have to make dozens of decisions about eating every day. Lea...

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