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Tylenol PM, Excedrin PM – FDA States the Data Is Insufficient To Support the Drug Combinations Relieve Sleeplessness by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 06 May 2010 12:07am This has been the week for Johnson and Johnson, first the recalls and now the FDA questioning the combination of drugs offering relief and helping people fall asleep with getting pain relief from the acetaminophen.  This is not the first inquiry with consumer products as last year the FDA called Cheerios a “drug” due to their advertising and ... Read on »
Very Disturbing by Rational Jenn Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 06 Nov 2008 11:39pm So you've probably heard about the recall of OTC decongestants for kids under 2. Just in time for flu season. I'm confused by this; the medicine we've used in the past gave clear dosing instructions by weight and age. In some cases where dosing instructions were not available, we gave the medicine based on advice from the pediatrician. ... Read on »
Pharmaceuticals Poison Water Supply & Aquatic Life by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Mon 22 Apr 2013 10:08pm Posted on April 22, 2013, 6 a.m. in Environment Biofilms – which most people know as the slippery coating on stream rocks – are vital to stream health, housing complex communities composed of algae ... Read on »
Some OTC Sleep, Cold Meds Could ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sat 06 Jun 2009 10:37pm Some OTC Sleep, Cold Meds Could Harm Aging Brain 07 june 2009 --Older people taking common over-the-counter drugs for pain, cold symptoms or help with sleep may increase their risk for cognitive impairment, including delirium, University of Indiana researchers report. These drugs include Benadryl, Dramamine, Excedrin PM, Nytol, Sominex, ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Disease, Sleeping, Reader Insight and Advice by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 Sep 2010 4:54pm By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Last week I wrote -- Alzheimer's Disease Not Sleeping at Night. We received a number of excellent comments from readers under the article and I wanted to list them in case you missed them. The comments might be useful for discussion in support groups. If you use them please let me know ... Read on »
Consumer Reports: Medicines Older Adults May Want to Avoid by Prescription Access Litigation Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 10 Oct 2008 2:10pm Consumer Reports recently published a list of drugs that have heightened risks for older adults, due to the fact that as kidneys age, they lose some ability to process drugs. Consumer Reports compiled a “list of medications that are best avoided by those 65 and older, as well as a list of alternative medications.” See below: Medicines ... Read on »
Over the Counter Sleep Aids by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 4:57pm Insomnia affects most of us at some point in our lives.  When our normal sleep cycle is interrupted or changed due to uncontrollable circumstances such as time zone changes, jet lag or a difficult time in our life we sometimes find ourselves unable to fall asleep or stay asleep once we do.  This can cause other health issues, as sleep is inhere ... Read on »
SNAKE BITES, PT. 2 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Aug 2010 12:00am Helpful Buckeye received more questions and comments following last week's discussion of Snake Bites than about any other subject we've dealt with here at Questions On Dogs and Cats.  Yet, many of our respondents haven't ever seen a poisonous snake themselves or had their pet ever exposed to one.  I guess the topic of snakes and their bites is s ... Read on »
Drugs That May Cause Memory Loss by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 25 Sep 2013 9:00am The AARP published an interesting article regarding drugs that may cause memory loss. Here is a quick summary. Read the full post.   Here are 10 of the top offenders. Examples: Alprazolam (Xanax), chlordiazepoxide (Librium), clonazepam (Klonopin), diazepam (Valium), flurazepam (Dalmane), lorazepam (Ativan), midazolam (Vers ... Read on »