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Are you allergic to that drug or did you just have an adverse reaction?

April 9, 2014

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Whenever I get to building a profile for a new patient, one of the questions I ask is “Are you allergic to any medication?” Many times the answer is YES, but my follow up question “What kind of reaction did you have?” usually turns my documentation into a NO. Why is that? you ask. It’s […]

Top 5 arguments surrounding the legalization of Cannabis (Marijuana)

March 29, 2014

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You may know it as weed, ganja, pot, blunt, dope, smoke, herb etc, but its technical name is Cannabis (aka Marijuana), and it is the most common illicit drug used in the United States. It refers to the parts of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa, which contains the psychoactive (mind-altering) chemical delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), as well as other related […]

Diclegis: a new pill for morning sickness

August 2, 2013

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Key Points Approved: April 8, 2013 Generic ingredients: 10mg Doxylamine succinate and 10mg pyridoxine hydrocholoride Indication: Nausea and Vomiting associated with pregnancy in women whose symptoms do not improve with conservative management strategies Dosage instructions: two tablets (20mg) at bedtime on an empty stomach with a full glass of water Maximum dosage: 4 tablets a day […]