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Tips for Managing Multiple Prescription Medications

by Staff Blogger | August 25th, 2020

According to 2018 data from the CDC, nearly 50% of Americans used at least one prescription drug in the past 30 days. 24% of Americans used three or more prescription drugs in the same timeframe, while 12.6% Americans used five or more. Prescription drugs are a huge business in America, and there are millions of

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Dietary Supplements Are a Billion-Dollar Industry, But Are They Safe?

by Staff Blogger | August 18th, 2020

When it comes to treating pain, illnesses, and other health problems, medications can be extremely powerful. The association of popping a pill and experiencing relief or reduced symptoms carries over to the dietary supplement industry, which generates around $35 billion in sales every year in the U.S. Unlike prescription and over-the-counter medications, dietary supplements often

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Superpotency: Why More Isn’t Better When It Comes to Prescription and OTC Drugs

by Staff Blogger | August 11th, 2020

Ferring Pharmaceuticals US recently announced that it is recalling four types of nasal sprays containing desmopressin due to superpotency: DDVAP Nasal Spray 10 mcg/0.1mL, which is used as an anti-diuretic replacement therapy in the management of central cranial diabetes insipidus and after head trauma or surgery in the pituitary region Desmopressin Acetate Nasal Spray 10

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More than 100 Hand Sanitizers Recalled Due to Methanol Presence

by Staff Blogger | August 4th, 2020

According to a report by Fox Business, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recall of hand sanitizers has greatly expanded since we first discussed it in late June. As of Aug. 4, 2020, more than 100 hand sanitizer products have been recalled because they contain methanol, an extremely dangerous chemical that can cause severe health problems

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