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What Are the Side Effects of Abilify?
Abilify and Abilify MyCite are prescribed for bi-polar, depression, ADHD, autism, schizophrenia and more. For some it’s a life saver, but for others Abilify’s side effects can include diabetes, suicidal thoughts, sexual dysfunction and more. Read this 2-part series on the pros and cons of Abilify.
A series of hypertension drug recalls has been making news since last year. If you hear a drug you are…
Quick Hits: Interim FDA Head Named, Inactive Ingredients in Drugs and Allergic Reactions & More
The Trump administration has named Ned Sharpless, MD, currently director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), to become the interim…
By Diane Archer JustCareUSA Jim Tananbaum, a former biotech executive and the founder and CEO of Forsite Capital, explains in…
Scott Gottlieb’s FDA Legacy
The announcement last week took just about everyone by surprise. Scott Gottlieb, MD, the FDA’s well-respected commissioner, would be stepping…
More than 1 Million Medical Device Injury Reports Hidden in FDA Database
More than a million adverse events related to medical devices have been hidden in an FDA database not accessible to…
Quick Hits: FDA Chief Resigning, Acne Drug Not Linked to Depression & More
FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is resigning from his post within a month. His decision has surprised many as he is…
By Diane Archer JustCareUSA A 2016 report, published in Health Affairs, analyzes survey data on patients’ experiences with the health care…
By Noah Nathan Several studies have found that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), a class of acid reflux (heartburn) drugs such…
Nearly half of all people with a chronic disease such as diabetes, high blood pressure, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)…
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