Pharmacy Q&A: March 2006

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Q. I keep reading about taking aspirin on a daily basis to cut my risk of a heart attack. Now, the experts are saying this daily dose of aspirin will also help cut my chance of developing breast cancer. How... (Read More)
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Q. I have read in your column that cholesterol-lowering drugs might affect hair color. I was relieved because I was afraid I was going nuts. My hair has been pure white for years. Since I started taking Zetia I have... (Read More)
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Q. You expressed surprise that someone might use milk of magnesia as an underarm deodorant. I have been using milk of magnesia for several years. Despite my initial skepticism, I’ve found it to be a remarkably effective antiperspirant. I apply... (Read More)
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Q. I took hormones for four years and then discontinued for a year. Now I have started again, at the urging of my doctor. While I was not taking hormones, I had hot flashes, night sweats and vaginal dryness. I... (Read More)