Drug Dangers

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Are you taking this cancer-packed diabetes drug?

The creators of pharmaceutical drugs want you to have total faith in the efficacy and safety of their drugs. But, oops they did it again! If you take this common drug for type 2 diabetes, there’s another recall you need to know about featuring a “cancer-causing contaminant.”

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

Taking a Z-pack with these medications could lead to heart attack

When you’re feeling sick and just want to find relief, you trust that the prescription your doctor sends you home with is not only going to help you feel better but that it’s also safe. But a word of caution… there is a common antibiotic you need to think twice about if you take other medications regularly, even if your doctor says you need it, or you could end up with a heart attack.

Carl Lowe

Help for the pill problem in your medicine cabinet

As we grow older, doctors want to give us pharmaceuticals for each problem that comes up. And research shows that if you let this happen, it puts your life in danger.

Carl Lowe

Death By Prescription

A common medication given to heart patients can increase the risk of a heart attack by eightfold. Beware!

Carl Lowe

Don’t Let Your Doctor Give This Drug To Your Kids

If your child is coughing and suffering a fair amount of pain, doctors often prescribe a drug to suppress the ache and cough. Only problem, say California researchers, is that the drug they dish out can cause life-threatening breathing problems in about 8 percent of the kids who take it.

Carl Lowe

The Tamiflu Cover-Up

Many people who suffer from the flu take the drug Tamiflu which is supposed to fight the infectious virus that causes influenza. But does Tamiflu reduce your chances of complications from the flu? Nobody really knows because the drug company that makes the medication has withheld many relevant studies of the drug.