The hair-growth drug finasterade commonly marketed under the name Propecia, has recently been tied to persistent sexual dysfunction. The drug is also sometimes used to treat enlarged prostate. Impotence may continue long after patients stop taking the medication, according to a recent clinical study.
A new study suggests that people who use sleeping pills like Ambien, Lunesta, Sonata and Rozerem may be up to five times more likely to die early. The study also suggests that people who use these medications may have an increased risk of developing cancer and might be at more risk of cancer than cigarette smokers.
Popular heartburn medications Prilosec and Nexium are commonly used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers, and other conditions related to excess stomach acid. Prilosec (omeprazole) appeared
Prozac (generic: fluoxetine), a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI antidepressant), was approved by the FDA in 1987. Prozac is manufactured by Eli Lilly & Co. Prozac and other antidepressants in its class have been linked with suicidal thoughts and behavior in children and adolescents. Prozac has also been linked with a serious condition in newborns whose mothers took Prozac during pregnancy.
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, or €œSSRI€ antidepressants, are often prescribed to women of childbearing age. SSRI drugs include Celexa (citalopram), Fluvoxamine, Lexapro (escitalopram), Paxil (paroxetine), Prozac (fluoxetine), Symbyax (olanzapine/fluoxetine), and Zoloft (sertraline). Many women who have taken these drugs have not known the risks the drugs posed to their fetus/embryo. Following are some of the newborn health problems and birth defects that may be the result of antidepressant use during pregancy.
A solution used in most hemodialysis treatments has been linked to serious side effects including cardiac arrest and death. The solution known as Granuflo® is manufactured by Fresenius Medical Care
If you have taken the popular brand of oral contraceptive Yaz, you may be at risk of suffering a life-threatening stroke, heart attack, blood clots, and other severe injuries. At
Pradaxa, the first drug to gain approval as part of a new generation of blood thinners to lower stroke risk, has been associated with an increased risk of heart attack
Diabetics prescribed the medication Actos, are at a greater risk of being diagnosed with Bladder Cancer. Actos is manufactured by Takeda Pharmaceuticals of Type II Diabetes and received FDA approval