One of the biggest mistakes many of us make when it comes to our healthcare choices is to divide the pharmacy into two sections in our minds: the over-the-counter, no limits, “safe” section; and the behind-the-counter, must have a prescription, “dangerous” section. It is very easy to conclude that not needing a prescription for a … Continue reading Ibuprofen increases the risk of cardiac arrest by 30% — why do people still believe that NSAIDs are safe?
Intestinal bleeding caused by pain medication is killing thousands of Americans
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, also known as NSAIDs, are readily available at gas stations, convenience stores and pharmacies nationwide. They're sold over the counter, and you can buy them at pretty much any age. Our casual relationship with NSAIDs suggests that they are harmless drugs, but the truth is that they are actually quite dangerous. One … Continue reading Intestinal bleeding caused by pain medication is killing thousands of Americans