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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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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.

Battling Baldness

Download information on the anti-baldness drug Propecia. Recipe for an aromatherapy formula from Scottish dermatologists.

Key Aspirin Information

Download important drug interaction information on this popular, life-saving medicine. What's the best and safest aspirin dose?

Thyroid Hormones

What symptoms signal an underactive or overactive thyroid? Download the Guide to Thyroid Hormones with everything you need to know about testing, treatment, and side effects. The latest on thyroid and osteoporosis.

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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.

  • Nitroglycerin sublingual tablets

    Overview Nitrostat is prescribed to people who suffer chest pain due to angina. It is used both for prevention and to treat an acute attack. The medication is taken by holding it under the tongue at the first sign of pain or five to ten minutes before doing anything that might precipitate angina. Si…

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    • Fosinopril

      Overview Monopril is one of a group of drugs that includes Vasotec and Capoten. These medications are called ACE inhibitors because they affect an enzyme (angiotensin-converting enzyme) important in regulating blood pressure. Monopril is often used to treat high blood pressure; it may also be prescr…

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      • Tamsulosin

        Flomax is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. Full prescribing information is available at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=5763Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flomax …

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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!

        • Senna

          These two shrubs (sometimes considered variants of a single species, C. alexandrina) have a place in medical history going back to the ninth century when Arabian physicians introduced Europeans to this powerful laxative. C. senna, in particular, is native to the Nile in Sudan and Egypt and had been …

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          • Valerian

            Valerian is a perennial plant that grows readily in Europe, North America, and northern Asia. A number of related species have been used by herbalists throughout history, but the exact kinds and amounts of chemical constituents vary. Valeriana officinalis is the plant used medicinally in Europe, and…

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            • Grapeseed

              Seeds of the fruit of the vine, once discarded as waste after the juice was pressed out for wine, have become the source of a popular dietary supplement. Grapes were first cultivated near the Caspian Sea, and their use as food and drink had spread throughout the Mediterranean world before the Bible …

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