Prescription Drug Articles

Limited Benefits and Serious Risks of the Statin Crestor
Here's a fact you didn't see when this so-called wonder drug was hyped and hoisted on everyone by the media: "A far more serious adverse effect occurred with Crestor: 270 cases of newly diagnosed diabetes were reported among Crestor users, and 216 cases were reported among placebo users."

Keep Your Kidneys Healthy As You Age
This article provides critical information for everyone who has one or two kidneys. Have you been popping aspirin because some commercial has told you it helps prevent heart attacks? Or do you regularly take cold medication or over-the-counter pain killers? If you have been doing these things, perhaps it's time for a new perspective.

Menacing Mathematics of Multiple Drug Use
There's something scary about drugs that concerns a growing number of physicians and should wobble the knees of every patient on the planet. This article discusses the dangers of taking multiple prescription medicines at the same time.

Common Antidepressants May Affect Immune System
Hard prescription drugs like Zoloft, Paxil, and Prozac are often prescribed at the drop of the hat. Recent studies have shown possible immune dysfunction to be a side effect of these popular antidepressants.

Tylenol Danger
Acetaminophen, commonly referred to as the brand name Tylenol, is not as safe as we all might think. The drug accounts for 100,000 calls to poison control centers, 56,000 emergency room visits, 26,000 hospitalizations, and 450 deaths annually.

Chemical Imbalances and Drug Dealers
This article shares Josh Day and his wife's experience with counseling services and mind-altering prescription drugs. If you think you only have to worry about illegal drugs, think again.

Antidepressant Drugs and Children
In this timely article, Dr. Jay Cohen discusses the dangers of antidepressant drugs for children and presents a six-point solution to the current problems.

Antidepressant Drugs and Side Effects
In this important article, Dr. Jay Cohen discusses the side effects of antidepressant drugs and how you can prevent them.

Risks of FluMist Vaccine
Dr. Sherry Tenpenny writes after learning that FluMist will be available to Wal-Mart customers, I felt compelled to warn our patients and our Internet subscribers of the potentially serious complications that may come from direct and passive exposure to this new vaccine. I also wanted to give a "heads up" to everyone regarding the onslaught of advertising that is about to besiege them.

Seniors, Side Effects, and Celebrex
In this important article about side effects, Jay S. Cohen, MD, asks and answers a question about Celebrex: "Does this strong, one-size-fits-all drug put seniors, women, and others at unnecessary risk?"

Prescription Drug Use in America
Jay S. Cohen, MD, reveals disturbing information and trends in America's dangerous reliance on prescription medications.




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