What you eat and drink can affect your medications. And these food-drug interactions can range from mild to severe. Our pharmacist discusses some of the most common and why timing also matters.
Does your mouth have the taste of old pennies? The condition is more common than you might think. Find out what might be giving your mouth a metallic taste.
More and more, we are hearing about the use and abuse of opioid pain medications in recent years. Experts say the widespread abuse of this class of drugs started more than two decades ago. Across the country today, healthcare authorities are paying much more attention to the problem, and doctors are taking this into consideration … Read More
Here’s why you need to be concerned about painkiller abuse.
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Prescription drugs can knock out chronic pain. But these and other opioids, which decrease pain perception, come with mighty side effects. Opioids aren’t for everyone. In fact, they’re often reserved for patients with severe pain from terminal cancer. “We prescribe opioids only when other treatments and pain medications don’t work,” says pain management specialist Benjamin … Read More