November 05, 2010
Health Tip: NSAIDs Induce Ulcers in Some
Peptic ulcers are sores that form inside the
stomach or intestines. Taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
(NSAIDs) for chronic pain can contribute to NSAID-induced ulcers in
some people, the American Gastroenterological Association says.
Health Tip: Don't Mix Alcohol and Drugs
It's never a good idea to drink alcohol
while you're taking a medication, but there are certain
over-the-counter drugs that can be particularly dangerous when
taken with alcohol.
U.S. Obesity Rate May Hit 42% by 2050
Despite reports that the rate
of obesity among U.S. adults might be slowing down, a new
projection from Harvard University and MIT suggests otherwise.
Cymbalta Approved for Chronic Joint and Muscle
hydrochloride) has received expanded approval from the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration to treat chronic musculoskeletal pain,
stemming from conditions including lower back pain and
Kombiglyze XR Approved for Adult Type 2
The combination drug
Kombiglyze (saxagliptin, metformin XR) has been approved by the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration to help control blood sugar in
adults with type 2 diabetes, makers AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers
Squibb said Friday.