News tagged with side effects

Newer Antidepressants Not Always Better

Old standby Zoloft? Late-model Lexapro? New antidepressants might be no more effective than the best existing drugs, according to two new systematic reviews that compared 12 commonly used medications.

dateMay 06, 2009 in Medications
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Grapefruit juice boosts drug's anti-cancer effects

In a small, early clinical trial, researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center have found that combining eight ounces of grapefruit juice with the drug rapamycin can increase drug levels, allowing lower doses of ...

dateApr 20, 2009 in Cancer
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'Antedrugs': A safer approach to drug therapy

Corticosteroids are powerful drugs used to treat inflammatory conditions such as asthma and other chronic diseases which has made them among the most widely prescribed drugs. Although the anti-inflammatory drugs offer swift ...

dateApr 17, 2009 in Other
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