Drugs

Q & A: Cardiac Drugs

**Q: My dad has just been prescribed Coumadin after having a pace maker implanted. I am very concerned about this drug. Does the natural nattokinase work as a blood thinner just as well or better than Coumadin? I’m totally convinced… Continue Reading

Statin Drugs Risky for Diabetics

In 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ordered the manufacturers of statins, the widely prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs, to include a warning on medication labels about the potential for raising blood sugar levels. The action took place after… Continue Reading

Beware of “Side Effectitis”

More than 1.5 million people are hospitalized and more than 100,000 die each year from largely preventable adverse reactions to drugs. Today, a full 61 percent of adults use at least one drug to treat a chronic health problem,… Continue Reading