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Prescription Drugs

  • Prescription Medications That Cause Weight Gain

    When it comes to gaining weight most of us have no shortage of excuses.  However, the truth is that slimming down IS harder under certain circumstances.  One of those circumstances is the medication you may be taking.  As a pharmacist I sometimes get asked about side effects, and one of the more...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • How Much is a SPOONFUL of Medicine?

    Mary Poppins may have been right about a “spoonful” of sugar helping the medicine go down.  But dosing important and often concentrated medications by the “spoonful” isn’t really helpful to patients or parents.  The problem is that the “spoonful” is a variable...

    Author : Jason Poquette
  • New Vicodin Strengths…Coming Soon!

    In compliance with FDA recommendations to limit the amount of acetaminophen in prescription drugs to no more than 325mg per dose, the makers of Vicodin announced that they will be reformulating all 3 strengths of their product.   The new Vicodin formulations will be as follows: •  VICODIN® (hydrocodone...

    Author : Jason Poquette