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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.

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.

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.

Drugs That Affect Sexuality

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

Skin Care and Treatment

Download home remedies and medicines for acne and excessive sweating. Oxybenzone-free sunscreens. Coping with dry skin, eczema, wrinkles and psoriasis. Inexpensive barnyard beauty aids.

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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.

  • Salmeterol

    Overview Serevent is a long-acting bronchodilator. This asthma inhaler is gaining in popularity because of its convenience: it is usually prescribed for use just twice daily (morning and evening). The long duration of action(up to 12 hours)a may help prevent night-time asthma attacks.Serevent Inhala…

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    • Memantine

      Namenda is used to treat dementia in Alzheimer's patients. Full prescribing information is available at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=5210Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Namenda…

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      • Methylphenidate

        Methylin is a psychostimulant used to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and narcolepsy. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=4540Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methylin…

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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!

        • Passion Flower

          Several species of Passiflora are native to the Americas, but the one generally used as a botanical is P. incarnata. This perennial vine grows wild in the southeastern United States as far north as Virginia and as far west as southeast Kansas. It is sometimes called maypop or apricot vine because of…

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          • Ginseng

            Ginseng has been used for more than two millennia in China, where the earliest written description of its use appeared in a medical book written during the Han dynasty, before a.d. 100. At that time, the expert recommended it for "repairing the five viscera, quietening the spirit, curbing the emotio…

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            • Red Clover

              This familiar plant is native to Europe, northern Africa, and central Asia, but red clover is also grown for pasturage and as a rotation crop in the Americas and Australia. (Nodules on the roots fix nitrogen, enhancing the soil.) American children traditionally love hunting in a patch of red clover …

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