Generic drugs are comparable to brand name drugs in all areas. They both have the same active ingredients, intended use, route of administration, strength, dosage form, quality, and performance.
Whenever taking any new medications, whether it be prescription or over the counter, it's always best to review the side effects. However, sometimes the side effects are so bad, they are not worth taking the medication to begin with. This article should help you decide.
Have you been told that your medication is not FDA-approved? Does that mean it's illegal? Or dangerous? Some meds on the market today never passed the FDA review.
Why do prescriptions run out of refills? And when they do, what do you do about it? As a pharmacist, I am aware that this is a frustrating problem for many people.
What's the difference between Flonase and Flonase Sensimist? Is one better or more effective than the other? Read this article, written by a community pharmacist.
This article covers information and resources about immunizations for adults to help prevent diseases such as chicken pox, measles, rubella, and tetanus.
Millions of medicines are taken every year by human beings—but how many of us know how they actually work? Why they can be dangerous, and why is it important to take them as prescribed?
Many people want to get the most done each day as possible. That means that stopping your routine to get 7-8 hours of sleep a night is almost impossible. As more people turn to drugs to help them sleep, you start to wonder: Is it safe to take Advil PM to sleep? Learn about the pros and cons below.
When you have a cold, the last thing you want to think about is drug-drug interactions. Fortunately, your pharmacist can help you select a product that is safe for you and will provide relief.
If you’ve ever had a prescription filled, chances are you’ve been asked if you would like the generic brand. Read on to find out what the difference is between generic versus branded medications.
Because a treatment is shown to be statistically significant doesn't necessarily indicate it will have a meaningful effect for patients. This is best tested through practical and clinical significance
There are a lot of over-the-counter choices to treat allergies. Learn the differences between Allegra and Claritin, Benadryl and Sudafed, and Flonase and Afrin. Don't let allergies ruin your day!
Lipitor or atorvastatin? Flexeril or cyclobenzaprine? Synthroid or levothyroxine or levoxyl or armour thyroid? Find out what a generic medicine is and if you should use it!
For over a month, people across the US have been wondering what happened to the supply of atenolol, a drug commonly used to control blood pressure. Learn about the shortage and what options you have
Getting ready to go on vacation? Planning a week or two away from home? Filling your medications while you are away can be a concern. Here are suggestions from an experienced pharmacist.
Prescription muscle relaxers have a broad ranges of uses, both for acute and chronic illness. In this article, a pharmacist presents all of the currently available prescription muscle relaxers.