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MediGuard - Your Home For Medication Safety Alerts, Free Drug

5/11/2014
12:53 | Author: Kayla Henderson

Medicine interactions and side effects
MediGuard - Your Home For Medication Safety Alerts, Free Drug

Provides a free drug safety report, checking medications for side effects, treatment duplication and drug interactions. Includes FAQ and team profiles.

Alert: Lidocaine for teething pain The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned that prescription oral viscous lidocaine 2% solution should not be used to treat teething pain in infants and children. The FDA is requiring a B.

Acne medicine may cause allergic reactions The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned that over-the-counter (OTC) topical acne products can cause rare but possibly life-threatening allergic reactions, including symptoms of throat.

Alert: Cancer medicine may cause alcohol side effect The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about a possible side effect caused by the chemotherapy medicine docetaxel.

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Melatonin Side Effects, Medical Uses, and Drug Interactions

11/20/2014
08:34 | Author: Emma Coleman

Medicine interactions and side effects
Melatonin Side Effects, Medical Uses, and Drug Interactions

Consumer information about the supplement melatonin, includes side effects, drug interactions, recommended dosages, and storage.

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PRESCRIBED FOR: Melatonin is used for sleeplessness and adjusting sleep-wake cycles due to jet lag or work schedule changes. Melatonin is also used for treatment of some Alzheimer's disease symptoms, ringing in ears, depression, and migraine headaches.

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Drug interaction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

11/19/2014
06:01 | Author: Brandon Powell

Medicine interactions and side effects
Drug interaction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The interaction of the two drugs may also increase the risk that side effects will occur. On the other hand, if the action of a drug is reduced it may cease to have.

Among US adults older than 55, 4% are taking medication and or supplements that put them at risk of a major drug interaction. Potential drug-drug interactions have increased over time and are more common in the low educated elderly even after controlling for age, sex, place of residence, and comorbidity.

It is therefore easy to see the importance of these pharmacological interactions in the practice of medicine. If a patient is taking two drugs and one of them increases the effect of the other it is possible that an overdose may occur.

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Medication Interactions Food, Supplements and Other Drugs

9/18/2014
04:52 | Author: Emma Coleman

Medicine interactions and side effects
Medication Interactions Food, Supplements and Other Drugs

Interactions from Supplements and Other Medications because it can cause higher levels of those medicines in your body, making side effects more likely.

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“Coumadin is adjusted to your diet,” Dr. Gandy said. “If you’re eating salad three times a week, then you need to continue that to maintain consistency and balance.”

Drug-drug interactions occur when two or more drugs react with each other, causing an unexpected side effect. For example, mixing a drug you take to help you sleep (a sedative) and a drug you take for allergies (an antihistamine) can slow your reactions and make driving a car or operating machinery dangerous.

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Warfarin side effects Watch for dangerous interactions - Mayo Clinic

7/17/2014
02:25 | Author: Kayla Henderson

Medicine interactions and side effects
Warfarin side effects Watch for dangerous interactions - Mayo Clinic

Warfarin side effects can also include interactions with some foods, prescription medicines and Warfarin side effects that require immediate medical attention.

You might be given warfarin if you have:

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If you've been prescribed warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven) to prevent blood clots, you probably already know that this powerful drug can save your life if you're at risk of or have had blood clots. But you may not realize how serious warfarin side effects can be. Warfarin, especially if taken incorrectly, increases your risk of dangerous bleeding. Warfarin side effects can also include interactions with some foods, prescription medicines and over-the-counter supplements.

If your doctor prescribes warfarin for you, make sure you understand all the potential warfarin side effects and interactions it could have.

When you take warfarin, your blood won't clot as easily.

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