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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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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.

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.

Drug & Food Interactions

Download information on killer combinations! Important instructions on how to best take popular drugs like Dyazide, Lanoxin, Coumadin and Zantac

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.

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...

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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.

  • Amlodipine

    Overview Norvasc belongs to a class of medicines called calcium channel blockers. Because they are usually well-tolerated, these drugs have made the treatment of angina and high blood pressure easier. Norvasc is prescribed to treat high blood pressure alone or in combination with other blood pressur…

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    • Erythromycin

      Overview E-Mycin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is effective against a large number of bacteria. It helps fight infections in many places in the body including the urinary, genital and digestive tracts, lungs, heart, ears, throat and skin. Side Effects and Interactions The most frequent side ef…

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      • Albuterol

        Overview Proventil is the most commonly prescribed asthma inhaler in this country. Although this medicine is also available in tablet form for oral use, the aerosol formulation is less likely to cause general side effects and is more frequently prescribed. Proventil Inhaler is prescribed for the pre…

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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!

        • Boswellia

          Frankincense, like myrrh, is featured in the Bible story about the three wise men visiting the infant Jesus. Like myrrh, frankincense is a resin from a tree in the family Burseraceae. (Guggul is another resin from *Boswellia carteri*, a tree in that family.) Frankincense comes from *Boswellia sacra*…

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          • 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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            • Siberian Ginseng

              This shrub, a Russian relative of China's popular herb ginseng, also grows in northeast China, on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido, and in Korea. In Russia, it occurs in forest undergrowth and margins. In China, this herb is called ci wu jia, and this name has appeared on some packaging in t…

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