Drugmaker Merck & Co. is recalling a combination cholesterol drug, wiping out the entire U.S. stock, due to packaging defects that could reduce effectiveness.
A medication used for depression and anxiety can reportedly be effective in treating chemotherapy-induced pain.
It pays to be a smart consumer and, as people are being asked to be more responsible for their health care expenses, it is becoming clear that it is important in this area as well.
One of the most unpredictable drugs that we prescribe as physicians is the blood thinner warfarin, well known as coumadin.
The meningitis outbreak linked to an injectable steroid is a stern warning for all of us why quality controls in the manufacture and distribution of health care products is so important.
Another reason for parents to clean out medicine cabinets. Abuse of prescription drugs by teens is on the rise.
From time to time, generic drugs may vary in shape or color, confusing some patients, especially the elderly.