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Ask the FDA to Restore DES Research Funding by Signing the Petition
Join DES Action, MedShadow Foundation to Push for Change Today The request is simple: visit Change.org and sign the petition.…
Medicines That Help Staff in Nursing Homes, Not Residents
Prescribing a drug to a person who does not need that drug is unconscionable – I mean that word in…
Monitoring Crucial Side Effects of PrEP
Most of PrEP’s side effects are relatively mild and dissipate within a few months. However, these drugs can come with rare but serious risks.
What to Know About the New COVID-19 Antivirals
Updated Jan 5, 2023 with new details on Paxlovid side effects. Two recently authorized antiviral drugs designed to protect against…
Side Effects Differentiate Commonly Used Antipsychotics, Doctors Say
Antipsychotic side effects may include excessive gambling, impulsive behavior, and even suicidal ideation, according to several black box warnings the…
Side Effects of Wegovy for Teens
Wegovy (semaglutide), a popular diabetes drug, has gotten a lot more popular over the last 18 months. In June 2021,…
Pharma-Funded FDA Gets Drugs Out Faster, But Some Work Only ‘Marginally’ and Most Are Pricey
Dr. Steven-Huy Han, a UCLA liver specialist, has prescribed Ocaliva to a handful of patients, although he’s not sure it…
Taking Too Many Drugs? You May Be in a ‘Prescription Cascade’
MedShadow recently posted an article in which a journalist investigates his own sleep apnea diagnosis and ends up forgoing expensive…
A Modafinil Headache: Understanding the Side Effects of ‘Brain Drugs’
If you have taken Modafinil in the middle of your day, and, after a few hours, you started experiencing aches…
8 Drugs That Can Cause Vitamin Deficiencies
A few years ago, my doctor prescribed me high doses of omeprazole (a proton pump inhibitor) to treat acid reflux…
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