Liver, Kidney & Urinary

Over-The-Counter Bladder Drug Can Scramble Your Mind

The race to rake in as many billions as possible from drug sales doesn’t stop when a drug gets approved. That’s because the really big pot of gold is waiting just a stone’s throw from the pharmacy counter on an easy-to-reach shelf… or an online pharmacy, where you don’t need to show a prescription. I’m […]

‘Safe’ Paracetamol… There Is No Such Thing

We all know that if a supplement or alternative medicine remedy was even remotely suspected of causing a few deaths, medical authorities would shut it down without even thinking twice. But turn the tables and let’s say one of the most widely used over-the-counter drugs is the leading cause for, I don’t know, acute liver […]

Paracetamol Found To Be Ineffective

This year alone, we’ve written five times the numerous dangers of the seemingly harmless over-the-counter drug, paracetamol (acetaminophen). In recent years, research has linked paracetamol to Alzheimer’s, dementia, liver damage and when used as a hangover treatment (even after drinking a small to moderate amount of alcohol) it increases the risk of kidney disease by […]

Acetaminophen And Alcohol Can Cause Kidney Disease

In the past I’ve told you how, when you’ve had a few too many drinks and the next morning you pop a couple of paracetamol (acetaminophen — the active ingredient in many over-the-counter painkillers) to ease your hangover, you increase your risk of liver damage. This risk increases if you drink alcohol and take paracetamol […]