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Fri, 18 Oct 2019 02:00:00 GMT
Serotonin syndrome occurs when a person takes one or more drugs that cause a buildup of serotonin in the body. Find out the causes, symptoms, and treatments of serotonin syndrome here.
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Epinephrine, or adrenaline, is a hormone. People use injections of synthetic epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions. Learn more here.
Wed, 09 Oct 2019 23:00:00 GMT
Pepto Bismol is an antacid that helps treat occasional indigestion, heartburn, and diarrhea. We look at the types and their uses, as well as possible side effects.
Thu, 03 Oct 2019 20:00:00 GMT
Taking too much Xanax can cause mild to serious side effects, and taking other drugs along with Xanax can increase the risk of overdose. Learn about the symptoms, risks, and treatments of a Xanax overdose here.
Wed, 02 Oct 2019 19:00:00 GMT
Xanax is a benzodiazepine, a class of drug that treats anxiety and panic disorders. It usually takes less than an hour to kick in and has a calming, relaxing effect. Learn more here.
Tue, 01 Oct 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Lithium is a drug that can prevent and treat manic episodes in people with bipolar disorder. Learn about the long term and short term side effects of lithium.
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Xanax is a benzodiazepine that treats anxiety and panic disorders. This article looks at how long its effects last, when the drug expires, what withdrawal is like, and other factors to consider.
Fri, 27 Sep 2019 10:00:00 GMT
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is withdrawing more batches of Losartan potassium tablets, USP and Losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets, USP.
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 02:00:00 GMT
Beta-blockers are a type of medication that can treat heart conditions. Some doctors also prescribe them to ease the symptoms of anxiety. Learn more in this article.
Wed, 11 Sep 2019 02:00:00 GMT
A 10-panel drug test is a urine screen that looks for 10 of the prescription or illicit drugs people most frequently abuse. Learn about which drugs it looks for and their detection windows.
Tue, 10 Sep 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Many cough medicines are not safe for toddlers. However, gentle home remedies such as honey and ivy leaf can help ease a cough. Learn more here.
Fri, 06 Sep 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Mild side effects are relatively common when taking sertraline (Zoloft). Learn about the range of mild to severe side effects, as well as drug interactions and discontinuation syndrome here.
Wed, 04 Sep 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Vitamin C is usually safe to take even at high dosages. However, people may experience mild side effects, such as digestive discomfort. Rarely, more serious side effects can occur. Learn more here.
Mon, 02 Sep 2019 18:00:00 GMT
When coming off prescription or recreational opiate or opioid drugs, people may experience withdrawal symptoms. Learn about the symptoms, timeline, and treatments here.
Mon, 02 Sep 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Lipitor is a cholesterol lowering statin that has a low risk of side effects. Learn about its side effects, warnings, and possible drug interactions here.
Sat, 31 Aug 2019 06:00:00 GMT
People following the keto diet may find that certain supplements can help boost its effectiveness, prevent nutrient deficiencies, and reduce side effects. In this article, we highlight the best supplements and explain why they might be useful.
Fri, 30 Aug 2019 02:00:00 GMT
Many vitamin B-12 supplements contain much more of the vitamin than the body needs. No research has yet found any side effects from taking too much vitamin B-12. Learn more here.
Wed, 28 Aug 2019 19:00:00 GMT
Even a short time in the sun can provide all the vitamin D a person needs for the day. Learn how to get the most vitamin D from the sun, and other sources, here.
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 20:00:00 GMT
Glimepiride is a drug people use to control blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes. Find out about the potential side effects of glimepiride, and the possible risks of taking this drug.
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 19:00:00 GMT
The main use of metformin is to control blood sugar levels. Here, learn about the potential side effects of metformin and its interactions with other medications.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Taking certain antibiotics can lead to a yeast infection in the vagina. This is because the antibiotics kill bacteria that support vaginal health. Learn more here.
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 17:00:00 GMT
Doxycycline is an antibiotic that treats serious bacterial infections. We provide a drug overview, including its uses, how to take it, dosages, side effects, and warnings.
Wed, 14 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Viagra lasts for up to 4 hours. The average time of onset is 60 minutes. The effects vary for each individual. Learn more about how long Viagra lasts here.
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 18:00:00 GMT
Salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide are two common ingredients in acne medications. Learn about the benefits and side effects of each here.
Fri, 09 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Paxil is an antidepressant medication. This article provides an overview of Paxil, including its uses, side effects, and warnings.


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