Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Finding the Right Treatment for Pain

When we experience pain, the first thing we want to do is find relief – but that’s not always easy to do. Relieving pain...

When Do You Need Antibiotics?

When you develop an illness, such as a viral infection (i.e. a common cold) or have a superficial wound (like a cut or scratch),...

Information About Common Pain Relief Medications

If you suffer from aches and pains – whether it’s sore muscles, joints, a headache from time to time or other chronic pain –...

Colds and Antibiotics

When you get sick, you might automatically think that you need medication, such as antibiotics. However, it’s important to note that not all bugs...

Why Grapefruit and Medication Might Not Mix

Grapefruits, which come from the citrus family (also consisting of oranges, tangerines, mandarins, lemons and limes), are packed with vitamin C and can give...

Drug Administration – Injections

Medication can be administered to the body in many different ways. Orally (taken by mouth), sublingually or buccally (placed under the tongue or between...

Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids come in many different forms. They can be taken orally, used topically, inhaled, or even injected. Additionally, are also known as being systemic...

Medication Overdose

When you think of the word “overdose,” you most likely associate it with illicit street drugs, such as cocaine and heroin. However, it’s also...

Over-the-Counter Medications

Over-the-counter medications are ones you can buy at your local pharmacy without requiring a prescription from your family physician and are used to treat...

Drug Interactions

Whether you’re on medication long-term or short-term, it’s important to be aware of potential interactions between medications that you have been prescribed by your...