Thursday, October 29, 2020

Antibiotic Resistance

Most of the time when you come down with a common cold, it is the result of a virus. Symptoms such as sneezing, sore...

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...

Keeping Track of Medications

For some people, medications are a daily necessity to help stabilize many health conditions. For example, individuals with asthma, COPD, or other respiratory-related conditions...

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...

How Medications Affect the Gut

Certain medication bottles, as you might notice, often come with different labels on them. These labels may say ‘TAKE WITH WATER, ‘DO NOT STORE...

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...

The Use of NSAIDs

If you suffer from chronic pain such as fibromyalgia, headaches, arthritis, or even have dental issues (such as TMD) and menstrual cramps, then you’re...

Hepatitis C Treatment Now Available to All B.C. Residents

In an announcement made on Tuesday, the British Columbia government said that individuals diagnosed with chronic Hepatitis C would be provided full access to...

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...

Medication Safety

Whether you take regular medications or are only in need of an over-the-counter drug (such as Advil or Tylenol) from time to time, Dr....