Many seniors take medications, such as sleeping drugs, tranquilizers and antihistamines that can be potentially harmful.
Survey also finds about a quarter of patients would go to another pharmacy to get a drug if their pharmacist advised against taking it.
Many seniors stop taking statins because of side effects and psilocybin-based drug gets fast-track review by FDA for treatment-resistant depression.
Overprescribing fuels concerns that leftover opioid pills can be diverted and abused.
Researchers say the findings are of concern since those who experienced atrial fibrillation were relatively young and otherwise healthy.
Dsuvia is five to 10 times more powerful than fentanyl, another synthetic opioid implicated in overdose deaths.
Infants given antibiotics at increased risk for developing obesity and Americans’ beliefs on the power of alternative medicine to treat cancer.
Results at odds with medical groups’ recommendation that blood pressure drugs should be started in those with mild hypertension.
Shingrix is significantly more effective than Zostavax, but comes with a higher rate of redness and swelling at the injection site.
Risk seen in ACE inhibitors such as benazepril and lisinopril but not other class, ARBs, that includes losartan and valsartan.
FDA approves Xofluza to curb flu duration and most people would want alternatives to opioid drugs for pain after surgery.
Moderate aerobic exercise just a few times a week produces a “significantly large antidepressant effect,” according to study.