Medications

Women suffering from a lack of use of their favorite HIV drugs

In July 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) indicated dolutegravir for all adolescents and adults living with HIV. This recommendation came after a safety signal in May 2018 suggesting that exposure to dolutegravir at conception was associated with neural tube defects in the infant. Although the WHO has reviewed additional …

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Supply chain issues affect local pharmacies

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – Supply chain shortages are everywhere these days. From retail stores to grocery stores, this could now impact your local pharmacy. Pharmacies in Alabama are running out of prescription drugs. Some of these include heart medications, cancer medications, inhalers, and arthritis pain relievers. Even some contraceptives are late. …

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Simply Sujok: Managing Diabetes Without Drugs

Let’s face it, Indians love to eat good food and the multifaceted Indian cuisine is full of sweets, fried and rich dishes which has made this nation the diabetes capital of the world. Definitely not something we can be proud of. Artificial suppression by external insulin has weakened our own …

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About 12% of patients who receive common heart implants develop persistent opioid use

PHILADELPHIA CREAM – About 12% of patients who receive implantable cardiac devices such as a pacemaker or defibrillator and fill an opioid prescription after surgery will routinely use pain relievers in the months that follow, increasing the potential for dependence as a result of these. routine procedures and identifying another …

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“Chase’s Choice” Inspired by Chase Rief’s Decision to Stop Using Prescribed Medications – Canon City Daily Record

It was Chase Rief’s choice to stop using pharmaceuticals after prescription drugs left him in a wheelchair as a teenager. Since he started using CBD oils seven years ago, Rief, now 21, has not only led a full and active life, but he hasn’t had a single seizure. He had …

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My mom is taking too much medicine. What can we do?

DEAR SENIOR SAVY: My 75-year-old mom is currently taking 16 different prescription and over-the-counter medications, and I’m worried she’s taking too many medications. Can you suggest any resources that can help us? – worried girl DEAR CONCERNS: Sadly, millions of older Americans take far too many medications today, increasing their …

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‘Hands off the insulin supply’: Schumer tells GOP not to tamper with affordable diabetic drug plan in Build Back Better program

Subscribe to our Policy NewsletterNY for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across New York Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer blasted Republicans on Sunday for considering cutting supplies of affordable insulin for diabetics as the Senate begins to consider, and possibly …

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New guideline shows advice on 3 drugs for early treatment of Parkinson’s disease

The guidelines for the treatment of movement problems in people in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease have been updated. New treatment recommendations from the American Academy of Neurology focus on dopamine drugs, which increase dopamine levels or mimic the effects of dopamine. Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder that …

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Be Aware of Antibiotics: Detailed Drug Literature Helps Effectiveness | Characteristics

Antibiotics save lives, but their overuse and abuse can put patients at unnecessary risk of preventable side effects and drug-resistant infections. FirstHealth of the Carolinas will join other healthcare networks and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from November 18-24 to participate in Antibiotic Awareness Week. The …

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ABBY: Drugs put a stop to patient’s love life | Lifestyles

OF THE ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATION FOR BROADCAST: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2021 CHER ABBY by Abigail Van Buren MEDICINES PUT A SHOCK ABSORBER ON THE PATIENT’S LOVING LIFE DEAR ABBY: I’ve been dealing with anxiety and depression for decades, but I’m finally taking a drug that works for me. I’m in …

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