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Combining St. John's Wort With Prescription Drugs May Be Lethal
2014-07-01 14:56:50

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center reports that St. John’s wort, which is the leading complementary and alternative treatment for depression in the United States, is possibly dangerous when combined with common prescription drugs. When taking the herbal supplement, patients can experience a reduced concentration of many drugs including, oral contraceptive, blood thinners, cancer chemotherapy and blood pressure...

2009-03-06 07:00:00

NEW YORK and SAN DIEGO, March 6, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX) and Cypress Bioscience, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYPB) announced today that they expect to ship Savella(TM) (milnacipran HCl), a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor for the management of fibromyalgia, to wholesalers and pharmacies by mid 2009. Savella was approved by the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on January 14, 2009 and was originally expected to be available in...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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