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Breaking Health News on Dangerous Side Effects of Arthritis Medicines

Debra Murray

  Many drugs used to manage or treat arthritis have been associated with a number of complications. Here are a few of the dangers of arthritis drugs.    Hydrocodone Painkillers  Federal health advisors specializing in drug safety at the Food and Drug Administration have recommended restrictions on the use of hydrocodone, which is used to make many painkillers. Hydrocodone is a major ingredient in Vicodin, one of the most abused drugs. The recommendation comes from the concern that hydrocodone is addictive.  The Drug Enforcement Agency in the U.S. has consistently ranked hydrocodone as either the first or second most abused medicine in...

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Beware the Risks of OTC Drugs

Debra Murray

Questions You Need to Ask (and the Answers) When we are in pain and seek relief we usually do not question the doctor’s advice. We usually take the prescribed drugs or medications as dutifully as a well-trained dog. Patients are paying the price for this blind allegiance resulting in serious side effects, dangerous for some.   Read the warnings Everyday there are advertisements broadcast on television about the serious side effects of some prescribed drugs that make many wonder if they would be better off without that drug ingested into their bodies.   And there are other advertisements advocating lawsuits...

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