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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.

Female Sexuality

Download information on an anti-depressant that stimulates sexuality rather than ruining it. Pros and cons of testosterone and other treatments for low libido.

Battling Baldness

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

Psychological Side Effects

Download guide to which drugs change personality or cause depression? Side effects of Halcion, Prozac and Xanax. Protect your children from problems with OTC drugs.

Colds, Coughs & the Flu

Download 8 pages of natural approaches to treating colds, including zinc, vitamin C and herbs. Recipes for ginger tea, hot toddies and a powerful chicken soup.

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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.

  • Lidocaine

    Lidoderm is a pain reliever for post-herpetic neuralgia. It should only be used on intact skin. Full prescribing information is available at: http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?id=3409Check out Wikipedia for more user-friendly information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lidode…

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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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      • Pentoxifylline

        Overview This medicine makes blood flow more easily through blood capillaries. It improves red blood cell flexibility so these oxygen-carrying cells can squeeze through small vessels or those that are almost blocked. Trental is used to treat a leg condition called intermittent claudication, which ca…

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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!

        • Licorice

          The roots of this plant are widely used, not only in European herbal medicine but also in the traditional Chinese pharmacopoeia. In China and parts of Russia, the species used is G. uralensis; it is known in Chinese as gan cao. The scientific name for the genus refers to the sweet taste of the root.…

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          • Ginger

            Ginger is a popular seasoning for foods in many different cuisines. In China and Southeast Asia where it probably originated, it has also been put to a range of medicinal purposes. It is considered good for the digestion and beneficial against congestion. One of our favorite home remedies for colds …

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            • Is St. John’s Wort Safe & Effective For Hot Flashes?

              Q. I have been reading about the problems of hormone replacement therapy on your website. Since discontinuing HRT I have been using St. John's wort and it has relieved many symptoms, including sleeplessness, stress and fits of temper. I don't know why doctors in the USA don't suggest it, because it …

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