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Avoid Dyloject For Post-Surgery Pain At All Costs

If you’re having surgery, even something minor, chances are that you’ll get something to help relieve pain, which is why you need to ask your doctor or nurse what kind of painkiller you’ll be given. If it is Dyloject (the generic name) insist on something else. As a pill or topical gel, diclofenac works as […]

66% Of Doctors Don’t Recommend Aspirin

We’ve written about the dangers of aspirin many times before. Studies have linked this widely used drug with an increased risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) estimates that adverse gastrointestinal events linked to long-term use of aspirin are responsible for well over 100,000 hospitalizations each year. More and more doctors […]

Study Warns To Stay Clear of Pradaxa

The last time we told you about the blood thinning drug Pradaxa (dabigatran), there was no way around the fact that this dangerous fast-tracked drug has turned millions of people into guinea pigs. Pradaxa was approved in October 2010. At the time of its approval, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was quick to […]

How Taking Too Many Prescription Drugs Do More Harm Than Good

It’s called “therapeutic competition” — when you’re taking a combination of prescription drugs daily. What therapeutic competition comes down to is nothing short of an uncontrolled experiment. That’s because one drug might cancel out the effects of another. Or, taking a drug for one condition might make another illness worse. The truth is, millions of […]