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There are more than 1,000 prescription and over-the-counter medications, as well as certain herbal and dietary supplements, that are implicated in liver injury, and the list continues to grow.
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition affecting 13 million Americans. Find out steps to take to prevent symptom flare-ups and learn which topical drug therapies are most effective and safest for treating this condition.
Drugs are the most frequent cause of taste disturbances. In this article, we identify more than 60 commonly used prescription medications that have been linked to problems with taste.
Read about the numerous medications that can interact with digoxin, a drug commonly prescribed for heart failure and atrial fibrillation. These interactions can result in either digoxin toxicity or decreased digoxin effectiveness depending on the other drug being used concomitantly.
Summer is a terrific time for healthy outdoor activities, such as walking, hiking, biking and swim¬ming. But for an unlucky few, certain medications can lead to adverse skin reactions following exposure to the sun. Find out whether you are at risk and how to protect yourself.
Rosacea is a chronic skin condition affecting 13 million Americans. Find out steps to take to prevent symptom flare-ups, and learn which topical drug therapies are most effective and safest for treating this condition.
In 2014, alarm bells sounded as the prices of many commonly used generic drugs spiked, in some cases by staggering amounts. Read Dr. Michael Carome’s column to find out how Congress and the Justice Department are investigating this price gouging.
Antacids can interact with a number of medications, either increasing or decreasing drug effect.
Benign intracranial hypertension is, in fact, not benign at all. It is also known as pseudotumor cerebri and involves a persistent rise in cerebrospinal fluid pressure. This reaction is characterized by headache, nausea, vomiting and papilledema (a sign of increased pressure within the central nervous system) with partial paralysis of a nerve that controls eye movement and some facial muscles (sixth cranial nerve palsy). If you are taking minocycline or another tetracycline and develop a persistent unexplained headache, this should be reported to the prescribing physician immediately.