Latest Over-the-counter drug Stories

2013-08-07 23:24:28

Taking a medication past its expiration date is not harmful, right? Wrong; although it is true in most cases, some outdated medications can become toxic and actually make you sick. Mountain Brook, AL (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Knowing how to store medications, as well as when and where to dispose of them safely is just as important as knowing how and when to take your medications. Here are some tips from pharmacists on where and how to store medicines and how to dispose of them. When your...

Skin Rash, Blisters, Disease Associated With Acetaminophen Use
2013-08-02 11:11:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Acetaminophen has been a widely-used source of pain relief and fever reducer for decades. However, a number of studies have linked the popular drug to illnesses such as liver toxicity and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has, in the past, considered restricting its use in both generic and brand name formulas, which includes Tylenol. Now, new warnings by the FDA may give consumers another reason to shy away from the use of...

2013-07-20 23:00:03

Adults over the age of 40 can now benefit from an internal hemorrhoids at-home products review at the eHealthMax.com company. This company provides unbiased reviews of leading solutions to solve hemorrhoid problems and is offering its examination of products online. Sheboygan, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 Hemorrhoids now affect more than 40 million Americans, according to health industry data. The severity of internal and external issues is often determined by physicians. One wellness...

2013-07-18 23:04:09

Industry veteran to take on senior leadership role at leading homeopathic medicine manufacturer. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Hyland’s, Inc., the oldest and largest manufacturer of homeopathic over-the-counter medications in the United States, announced today that Les Hamilton has been promoted to executive vice president of Hyland’s, Inc. and vice president of sales of Standard Homeopathic Company, parent company to Hyland’s, Inc. Hamilton joined the company approximately...

Prescription Overdoses Are Alarmingly High Among Women
2013-07-03 05:09:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The number of women dying as a result of prescription painkiller overdoses increased by over 400 percent between 1999 and 2010, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed Tuesday. In their July 2013 Vital Signs report, the American public health agency revealed that nearly 48,000 women died after overdosing on prescription opioid or narcotic pain relievers such as Vicodin, OxyContin or methadone over that 11-year...

2013-07-01 23:18:54

Michael Valentino the former President and CEO of Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. brings extensive track record and insight market results to UrgentRx. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 UrgentRx, developer of fast acting over-the-counter flavored powder medications, today announced Michael Valentino will join the company's Board of Directors. Valentino brings more than 30 years of leadership experience at both major pharmaceutical companies and venture-backed start-ups. His most recent...

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