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Cymbalta Effective In Fibromyalgia

Data presented at the American Academy of Pain Medicine 25th Annual Meeting show that Cymbalta (duloxetine) maintains safety and effectiveness as a treatment for fibromyalgia for at least 1 year. Read on..Cymbalta Shows Long-Term Safety & Effectiveness for…

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Lowering Your Cholesterol Could Reduce Your Cancer Risk

To examine the role of high cholesterol in prostate cancer, Dr. Keith Solomon and colleagues fed mice a high fat/high cholesterol “Western” diet. They found that high cholesterol levels promoted tumor growth and that Ezetimibe (Zetia), which blocks the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine, could prevent this increased tumor growth. Read on..Lowering Your Cholesterol…

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Overuse Of Painkillers Can Cause Headaches

Prescription drugs may cause overuse complications. That includes those such as Imitrex and Maxalt that are designed for migraine headaches. Read on..Overuse of pain relievers might create a bigger…

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The Link Between Depression And Pain

Tricyclic anti-depressants such as Elavil, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Prozac or Lexapro, and especially serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) such as Effexor or Cymbalta, which are dual-acting antidepressants that can increase both serotonin and norepinephrine, have proven capable of decreasing pain while treating both depression and chronic pain. Because pain can…

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Once Daily Cialis Approved

Cialis, in a lower dose form, has been approved for long-term daily use for erectile dysfunction (ED). Read on..Once-daily Cialis makes any time the right…

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New Medications Make Significant Impact On Asthma Treatment

Newer medications such as newer inhaled steroids, combinations of inhaled steroids and long-acting bronchodilators (Advair), and leukotriene receptor antagonists (Singulair) have made a positive impact on asthma treatment in the last decade. Read on..New Treatments Improve Control for Severe…

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Check Out The Most Promising New Drugs

Some of the best-selling drugs, including Lipitor,  Plavix, Avapro,  Zyprexa, Effexor, Cozaar/Hyzaar and Singulair will be exposed to generic competition between now and 2012.  S&P Ratings compiles its list of the most promising late-stage drugs due out over the next two years.Read On..Pharma: The 10 Most Promising New…

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Cialis May Be Of Help In BPH Symptoms

Recently released data has showed that Eli Lilly’s Cialis may be effective in relieving lower urinary tract symptoms caused by benign prostatic hyperplasia in men. Read on..Cialis Helps the…

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Advice On Weaning Off Antidepressants

What is the best and safest way to wean yourself off of an antidepressant drug such as Zoloft?. Read on..How can I safely wean off an…

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Statin Drugs: No Dementia Protection

Statin drugs, a commonly prescribed class of lipid-lowering drugs that include Lipitor, Zocor and Crestor, do not prevent Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, according to a report in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Read on..Statin drugs do not prevent…

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