Many doctors, when prescribing drugs, routinely fail to check the manufacturer’s printed material on potential side-effects. Indeed, many GPs continue to believe that drugs don’t have side-effects.
COMMON DRUGS AND DANGEROUS RELATIONS:THERE ARE LITERALLY THOUSANDS OF KNOWN INTERACTIONS, BUT THE FOLLOWING IS A SUMMARY OF SOME OF THE MOST DANGEROUS COMBINATIONS WITH THE MOST COMMON DRUGS.
Birth control pills: Some antifungals, antibiotics, anticonvulsants and barbiturates can reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptives, resulting in as much as a 25 fold increased risk of pregna ...
Ventolin is a beta-2-agonist, usually taken by inhaler, that works by relaxing the muscles in the airways which tighten during an asthmatic attack. This medication is foisted on children
Re WDDTY vol 14 no 4, Alternatives, p 6, which vitamin C is it that reacts adversely with aspirin? Is it the vitamin C that my body extracts from food or is it from the 1000-g supplement I take daily? - C. Harper, Isle of Lewis
Studies presented to a meeting of the American Association of Anesthesiologists have shed some light on the often wide variation in people's response to anaesthetics and other drugs. ...
About a year ago, I was diagnosed with a heart condition called atrial fibrillation and prescribed 40 mg of verapamil three times a day. The heart specialist tried cardioversion (a short procedure
DON'T GROW OLD: Or don't take the drugs
More heart drugs have been found to interact adversely with Viagra, the legendary drug which helps against impotence. ...
Warfarin (Coumadin) is an anticoagulant, or blood-thinning agent, which works by inhibiting vitamin K-coagulation factors. Verapamil is a calcium-channel blocker and digoxin,