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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.

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.

Osteoporosis

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

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.

Headaches & Migraines

Download 8 pages about the causes of headaches. Migraine triggers, and drug and non-drug treatments for migraines and cluster headaches. Coping with menstrual migraines and sex headaches.

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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.

  • Tobramycin and Dexamethasone Ophthalmic

    Tobradex is a corticosteroid and antibacterial drug for the eye used to treat inflammatory conditions of the palpebral and bulbar conjunctiva, cornea, and anterior segment of the globe. It is also used for chronic anterior uveitis and corneal injury from burns or other injuries to the eye. Full…

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    • Bupropion

      Overview Even before Prozac, there was Wellbutrin. It was the first of a new generation of antidepressants and was introduced in 1985, almost two years before Prozac received FDA approval. The company started shipping Wellbutrin to pharmacies around the country, but before prescriptions could actual…

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      • Albuterol sulfate

        ProAir HFA is used to treat bronchospasm resulting from asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=8392Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/w…

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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!

        • Goldenseal

          This perennial plant grows wild in wooded areas of North America, from New England to the southern Appalachians, and west to Arkansas and Minnesota. The Cherokee and the Iroquois had many medicinal uses for goldenseal. Settlers learned some of these traditions, but surprisingly little research has b…

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          • Cranberry

            Cranberries are a traditional part of the Thanksgiving feast in America, where V. macrocarpon is part of the native flora. Recent interest in cranberries, however, goes beyond sauce or relish. A traditional women's belief (or old wives' tale) that cranberry juice can be beneficial for urinary tract …

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            • Saw Palmetto

              Saw palmetto, also called sabal palm, grows in the southeastern United States. Its dark berries were traditionally made into a tea and taken for urinary problems or sexual difficulties. During much of the nineteenth century, saw palmetto berry extract was included in the National Formulary, a list o…

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              Show 961: Botanical Treatments in Dermatology

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              Drug and Nutrient Interactions

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              Download the guide to which drugs increase nutrient requirements -- and which, like Synthroid or tetracycline, are inact...

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