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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.

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.

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Download tips for beating insomnia: foods to avoid, foods that help, herbal remedies, sleeping pills. Our sleep guide includes drugs that may cause insomnia. Sleeping problems.

Drug and Alcohol Interactions

Download guide on medications that contain alcohol & drugs that raise blood alcohol levels. Interactions with cold and allergy remedies as well as prescription medicines.

Menopause

Download the 8-page Guide to Menopause with steps for managing hot flashes, hormonal and non-hormonal approaches, and home remedies for menopausal symptoms.

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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.

  • Telmisartan

    Micardis is an angiotensin II receptor antagonist (ARB) used to lower blood pressure. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=9096Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micardis…

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    • Hydrocodone

      Overview Hydrocodone is a semisynthetic analgesic similar in most respects to codeine. In combination with acetaminophen, it offers excellent relief for moderate pain. It can ease the discomfort of a bad toothache or the aftermath of minor surgery. Hydrocodone with acetaminophen is sold under a numb…

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      • Testosterone

        AndroGel is used in testosterone replacement therapy, primarily in adult men with conditions that have lead to a deficiency or absence of endogenous testosterone. Full prescribing information is available at:http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=6405 Check out Wikipedia for …

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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!

        • Hawthorn

          Hawthorn is a small thorny tree with white flowers and red berries that grows in England and throughout Europe. C. laevigata is only one species; related species have slightly different chemical profiles but similar medicinal uses. Although hawthorn was known and used by the Greek physician Dioscori…

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          • Arnica

            _Arnica montana_ is a perennial flowering plant native to southern Russia and other mountainous areas in Europe. In Germany, _A. montana_ is a protected species, so the pharmacopoeia there includes the very similar species _A. chamissonis._ (French and Swiss pharmacopoeias do not permit this substit…

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            • 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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