Keep these medications on hand and store them properly so you’ll be prepared for your child’s common aches, pains and illnesses throughout the year.
The FDA issued a boxed warning for codeine prescribed to children after tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy. It’s the perfect example of how genetics matter when prescribing medication.
Don’t undermine the effectiveness of your heart medications. Taking one pill cannot save us from bad habits. Find out what you need to do for a healthier heart.
Most patients with cardiovascular disease don’t take their recommended medications long-term. What if their medicines for coronary disease and stroke were combined into one ‘superpill’?
The drug serelaxin is on track to become the first treatment breakthrough for acute heart failure in two decades.
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In some cases, doctors can stop — and even reverse — the damage of rheumatoid arthritis with a combination of medications.
No, they aren't usually sweet. But medications are certainly at least as carefully made as a box of fine chocolates. It's important to store them carefully, especially out of the heat.
Many people think nothing of leaving their fragile medications on the car seat on a blazing summer afternoon – with the result that the medications lose some of their potency and become worthless against whatever they were prescribed for.
Many heart patients do aspirin therapy as prescribed by their doctors as a preventive measure. But as more people self prescribe aspirin in an effort to be heart healthy, it is important for a doctor to review your case and determine that aspirin is appropriate for you.