The Purple Pill Strikes Again


The long-term effects of many drugs have never been studied. One such drug, thought to be very safe, is Nexium. This drug for acid reflux has been prescribed millions of times over the past decade. Only now are some of the adverse effects coming to light. According to the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, [...]

The Purple Pill Strikes Again2017-02-22T16:48:48-05:00

Could Your Purple Pill Be Putting You at Risk of Dementia?


In March, Dr. Kraichely posted a blog on how the most common heartburn pill typically referred to as the “Purple Pill” could be harming your kidneys. Now a German study suggests a link between long-term use of a heartburn pill like omeprazole and dementia. Is this a risk we should take seriously? It seems that [...]

Could Your Purple Pill Be Putting You at Risk of Dementia?2017-04-14T18:09:13-04:00

FDA Warning for Popular Drugs


New FDA Warning for Popular Antibiotics Cipro and Levaquin The following drugs are included in the new FDA warning, they are all part of a group of medications called fluoroquinolones: Cipro, Factive, Levaquin, Avelox, Noroxin, Floxin. May 12, 2016 “The US Food and Drug Administration is advising that serious side effects associated with fluoroquinolone [...]

FDA Warning for Popular Drugs2017-04-14T18:09:24-04:00
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