Heart risk similar for all NSAIDs other than aspirinPharmaceuticals

Heart risk similar for all NSAIDs other than aspirin

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I take ibuprofen almost every day for arthritis…

Commonly prescribed osteoporosis drugs aren’t for everyoneOsteoporosis

Commonly prescribed osteoporosis drugs aren’t for everyone

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: The bisphosphonate drugs I take for osteoporosis aren’t working in my case. My doctor…

Statin use doesn’t always mean a coenzyme Q10 supplement is neededPharmaceuticals

Statin use doesn’t always mean a coenzyme Q10 supplement is needed

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have heard that taking coenzyme Q10 is good for people who take statins.…

Beyond Opioids: New guidelines offer safest ways to control painPharmaceuticals

Beyond Opioids: New guidelines offer safest ways to control pain

By Cleveland Clinic’s Chronic Conditions Team In the past, if you had minor surgery or an injury your doctor would…

Medication Non-Adherence: Simple Steps Help You Stay on TrackPharmaceuticals

Medication Non-Adherence: Simple Steps Help You Stay on Track

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I had a mild heart attack a few…

Accidental acetaminophen overdose is commonPharmaceuticals

Accidental acetaminophen overdose is common

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: A friend was recently hospitalized with liver damage.…

What you need to know if you’re taking multiple medicationsPharmaceuticals

What you need to know if you’re taking multiple medications

Harvard Health Letters Taking several types of medications can be challenging. But this is something you have to get right.…

Breast cancer drug found to reduce seizuresPharmaceuticals

Breast cancer drug found to reduce seizures

Source: Northwestern University A class of drug that inhibits estrogen production and is used to treat breast cancer has been…

The trouble with antibioticsPharmaceuticals

The trouble with antibiotics

By Susan Farrell, M.D. Harvard Health Blog Most people are aware of the potential downsides of taking an antibiotic. These…

Studies suggest doctors should cut back on some medications in seniorsPharmaceuticals

Studies suggest doctors should cut back on some medications in seniors

Source: University of Michigan Medical School whatdoctorsknow.com Anyone who takes medicine to get their blood sugar or blood pressure down…