Articles for category: Drugs & Medications

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Is Tylenol PM Addictive?

Tylenol PM can be addictive and dangerous. Although this medicine is said to be non-habit forming, many do develop a psychological addiction to Tylenol PM. Tylenol PM addiction may harm your mind, as well as your body. Tylenol PM is an over-the-counter sleep aid and pain reliever containing two ingredients. This mixture of two medications, ...

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Benzodent Denture Pain Relieving Cream

As I was born just after the war in England, my mother survived on powdered milk and eggs. As a child I was constantly at the dentist and this continued through adulthood. At the age of just 22 I had all my teeth pulled. With this said, I have had at least 5 or 6 ...

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What Are the Risks and Side Effects of St. John’s Wort Supplements?

Depression is a difficult condition to deal with and, unfortunately, many of the prescription medications used to treat it have a variety of undesirable side effects. Because of the serious risks associated with using prescription anti-depressants, more people are turning to natural remedies such as St. John’s wort to help relieve their symptoms. Unfortunately, natural ...

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Over-the-Counter, Nasal-Spray Addiction

It may come as a surprise to some that thousands of people misuse over-the-counter nasal sprays. The labels on the bottles state that the product should not be used for more than three days at a time. However, many continue to use them for an extended period and at more frequent intervals than what is ...

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Best Pharmacy Schools in the United States

The job of a pharmacist has changed in recent years from a person who’s primary job was to physically fill prescriptions, to someone who interacts far more with patients. Even though the role has changed, the primary concern of the pharmacist remains to monitor and advice patients on the dangers of drug interactions and addressing ...

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Homeopathic Remedy for Whooping Cough

Whooping cough is a contagious disease. Children are mostly affected by this ailment, but adults who have never had it are liable to contract this disease on exposure to an ailing individual. Individuals who have once suffered from this disease rarely contract it a second time. The symptoms at the commencement are quite similar to ...

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Product Review – the Orgasmo Alarm Clock

My weekly shopping adventure led me to a local mall in my area. The shopping list I was working on revolved around getting some early Christmas gifts for my family. They tend to be an outrageous bunch, so anything that is rude or crude would make them happy. I decided that the best place to ...

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Inactivated Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine–Worth the Risk?

In late 2012, the FDA announced approval of a new injectable flu shot. Known as Fluarix Quadrivalent, it contains 4 strains of inactivated influenza virus. There are two type A strains and two type B strains, compared to two type A strains and one type B strain in the current trivalent flu vaccine. Otherwise, the ...

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The DTaP Vaccine: What the Manufacturer’s Insert Tells Us

The Diphtheria-Tetanus-Pertussis vaccine, or DTaP, is among the recommended vaccines given to young infants in the United States beginning at 2 months old. This vaccine is one of the more controversial because, despite a 95% vaccine rate, pertussis (whooping cough) is still very prevalent. The effectiveness of the pertussis vaccine is estimated at anywhere from ...

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Inside Facts About Ecstasy

Ecstasy is quite a powerful drug. You may never really know what is in every single pill. Despite what you may think ecstasy can be very weak and have no effects on a person. It all depends on what the pill contains. Ecstasy was first created in 1912. It wasn’t until the 1950’s that the ...