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COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effect Tracker

We've created the MedShadow Vaccine Tracker, the only tracker focused on side effects and adverse events of COVID-19 Vaccines in progress.

Coronavirus Treatment: Does It Already Exist?

Do we already have a treatment for coronavirus (COVID-19)? Was President Trump right about chloroquine or was remdesivir more promising for coronavirus? Researchers and the biopharmaceutical industry have been...

8 Best Breathing Exercises on Instagram

The holiday season that just passed often fuels stress in many of us, even without pandemic concerns of being in crowds  and viral contagion. Add to that, the long,...

5 Common Drug Reactions That Affect the Skin

Of all the side effects that can result from the use of medication, drug allergies affecting the skin are the most common. There are many different types of “adverse...

Do Your Psychiatric Drugs Keep You Up at Night?

If you take a medication for a psychiatric condition, you may have experienced troubled sleep — insomnia, daytime sleepiness, or any number of sleep-related disorders. I have treated patients...

The Pros & Cons of Probiotics

Antibiotics are the drugs of choice when it comes to fighting bacterial infections. Without antibiotics, infections such as strep throat or tuberculosis can cause organ damage, even death. But...

Suicidal Ideation: It May be Your Medications

Shortly after she was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis, Sarah Lawrence was prescribed Otezla (apremilast). In less than two months after beginning the drug treatment, she says, she started experiencing...

COVID-19 Vaccine: Your Questions Answered

Over the last month, the FDA approved not one, but two, COVID-19 vaccines. Both vaccines rely on an immunity-building strategy that hasn’t been used in any other vaccine. As...

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