Antibacterial mouthwash is supposed to kill germs. What if it has an unexpected side effect? Could mouthwash increase blood pressure by killing good germs?
When you think of changing hair color you probably consider hair dye. What if your oral cholesterol medicine or RA drugs turned gray hair black or curly?
Some people love topical diclofenac for sprains, strains or inflamed joints. Others find that it causes the same nasty stomach symptoms as oral NSAIDs.
A serious side effect of the pain reliever tramadol can be low blood sugar. Most doctors don't know about tramadol and hypoglycemia. Learn about symptoms!
Have you ever had a really bad bellyache? Such attacks can be hard to diagnose. If the BP drug lisinopril causes abdominal obstruction it can be deadly!
Opioids are an important tool for managing pain, but they are not the only option. Dr. Sean Mackey says we need a revolution in thinking about pain.
Asthma treatment used to seem simple: a corticosteroid inhaler plus a bronchodilator. A study in the NEJM has turned things upside down. Asthma is complex!
Do you ever watch television? If so, you know it's almost impossible to avoid prescription drug commercials. Do you find the ads misleading? One reader does