CDC cites blood thinners, antibiotics, diabetes drugs for nearly half of adverse drug-related events
The findings are important because joint replacement is increasingly common and there are sharply rising rates of opioid overdoses in the United States.
Other uses include insomnia, pain and anxiety, researchers say
The nation spends more on medications than any other country, researchers say
Smartphone app may help some people with atrial fibrillation take drugs 'as needed,' study suggests
Physicians' group recommends cognitive behavioral therapy before drugs for insomnia
Death rate from procedure lower than previously reported, study finds
Toddlers account for 7 out of 10 cases, report says
Study of veterans with irregular heartbeat found one-third suffered such incidents while on the drug
Addyi carries host of serious side effects without delivering much more sexual satisfaction, review suggests
When combined with narcotics, these drugs can be lethal, researcher says
Other common dangers included cough/cold meds, ibuprofen and diaper rash creams, data shows
Findings should reassure women and their doctors, experts say
Analysis indicates ACE inhibitors and ARBs are equally effective, researchers say
Small chance that prescription narcotic painkillers, over-the-counter meds were mingled together
If the current shortage of some drugs used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder has left you searching for something else for your child to take, experts suggest you choose a substitute carefully.
World Health Organization researchers are reporting an apparent spike in Australia in the number of seasonal influenza cases resistant to Tamiflu, the most commonly used antiviral drug.
Tips from the American Lung Association may help
Each year in the United States, one of every 150 two-year-olds visits an emergency room for treatment of an accidental medication overdose, a new government report shows.
Study shows benefit for patients who've already finished with stronger blood thinners