If some pills get stuck in the throat they can cause serious damage. A reader describes esophagitis after doxy! How do you swallow big pills?
Sleeping pills are still big business. Everyone wants a good night's sleep. A reader insists that Halcion for sleep is the answer to insomnia.
Ketamine has been controversial for decades. This anesthetic is now used to treat depression. What about chronic pain? Does it have a role?
Antiperspirants change the bacterial balance of your armpit...and not in a good way. If you stop, rebound body odor can be bothersome.
Do you ever have aches and pains? Almost everyone does. Do you reach for an OTC pain reliever? There is a link between ibuprofen and high blood pressure.
Patients following recommendations from the American College of Cardiology need statins as they get older. That's most men over 64!
80 percent of the active ingredients in our medications come from abroad. As a result, there are coronavirus drug shortages. Will they affect your health?
Excessive perspiration, hyperhidrosis, can cause a lot of suffering. When it is caused by hyperthyroidism, the cause should be addressed.
Many readers report problems with some generic sertraline products to treat depression. What has happened to Greenstone’s authorized generic?
Are you sneezing, sniffling and congested? Are allergies making you miserable? Antihistamines and corticosteroids are popular. NasalCrom is another option!
Is it worthwhile to take aspirin for your heart? The experts weigh in with new recommendations. How will you make the right decision?
Do you swallow more than 2 or 3 pills daily? A study notes that preventing deadly drug interactions is hard, especially during the pandemic!
Is Tylenol riskier than you think? A study from Canada notes that too much acetaminophen is responsible for liver toxicity! Do warnings work?
Can you trust all generic drugs? Readers say some generic Prozac pills don't work. Is it psychosomatic? We share a dog story that says no!
Are you suffering from pain reliever confusion? What's best? Aspirin, Advil, Aleve, Tylenol or Excedrin? Learn about the differences.