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!
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.
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
This article discusses the uses of both ibuprofen and acetaminophen, as well as potential risks. Because so many drugs contain acetaminophen, accidental overdose is very common.
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.
This article covers information and resources about immunizations for adults to help prevent diseases such as chicken pox, measles, rubella, and tetanus.
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.
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.
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
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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!
With so many kinds of ibuprofen on the market, it can be confusing to determine which one to buy. Which ones are appropriate for children? What are the age limits? Are they really that different?