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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.

Unique Uses for Vicks

Download 4 pages of ways to use Vicks for toenail fungus, dandruff, cold sores, and more

Coumadin Interactions

Download this guide to foods and drugs that are dangerous when combined with this blood thinner. Learn how to balance vitamin K intake.

Alternatives for Arthritis

According to the Arthritis Foundation, 70 million Americans (one in three adults) suffer from arthritis. Prescribed medications have potential side effects, but there are ways to cope with the pain.

Hair and Nail Care

Download the 8-page guide to the best shampoo and conditioners. Drugs that may cause hair loss. Fighting nail fungus with home remedies. Dandruff solutions.

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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.

  • Cefdinir

    Omnicef is an antibiotic used to treat pneumonia, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, tonsillitis, and skin infections.Full prescribing information is available at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=8954Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipe…

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    • Ezetimibe/Simvastatin

      Vytorin is a cholesterol-lowering drug composed of both ezetimibe (Zetia) and simvastatin (Zocor). Full prescribing information is available at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=9331Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vytorin…

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      • Anastrozole

        Arimidex is used to treat breast cancer. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=4934Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arimidex …

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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!

        • Oregon Grape

          Barberry, B. vulgaris, was highly regarded as a useful and even necessary herb in Europe from Elizabethan times and through the eighteenth century. The English settlers brought it with them to America, where they extended the name and reputation of barberry to natives of the west and Northwest. Thes…

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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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            • Milk Thistle

              Milk thistle, also referred to as St. Mary's thistle, lady thistle, or holy thistle, originated in the Mediterranean region and was grown and used as a vegetable throughout Europe. It was brought to the United States and has adapted to life in the wild in California and along the East Coast. It is a…

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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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              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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