Dear Pharmacist, I’m tired and confused about my condition, which I’ve been dealing with for 6 years. After consulting numerous doctors, and taking many different drugs, I feel like I’m on a merry-go-round and wish
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Dear Pharmacist, You mentioned in your column that B5 has been used to help people who grind their teeth. How much vitamin B5 should be taken? Thank you. R.B., Lodi, California Answer: Vitamin B5, also
Dear Pharmacist, I have severe allergies and asthma and they seem to get worse in the fall. I take Advair, Zyrtec and use an albuterol inhaler. Breathing should not be such a chore. How can
Dear Pharmacist, Can the supplement MSM cause depression? R.S., Gainesville, Florida Answer: MSM is a dietary supplement that has exceptional benefits for people with arthritis. It improves joint flexibility and nourishes hair, skin and nails.
Dear Pharmacist, I suffer from gout and would like more information about this condition. What foods should I avoid, and what foods can help me? L.B., New York, N.Y. Answer: Even though the pain may
Dear Pharmacist, I’m having surgery next month and I take a slew of vitamins and herbs. My doctor told me to discontinue one of my medications the day before surgery, but what about the natural
Dear Pharmacist, I have arthritis and wondered what you thought of glucosamine and chondroitin. As a diabetic, is it safe for me to take this supplement along with my insulin? KL Lake City Answer: Glucosamine
DEAR PHARMACIST, I suffer from gout and would like more information about this condition. What foods should I avoid, and what foods can help me? L.B., New York, N.Y. Answer: Even though the pain may
Antidepressants Require Close Monitoring Dear Pharmacist, My 16-year-old daughter has been taking an antidepressant drug for depression for 10 months. She was doing better and enjoying life but in the past few weeks her sadness
Dear Pharmacist, Sometimes I have to take muscle relaxers, which make me sleepy and dizzy. Getting to the pharmacy as frequently as I need to is a challenge, but I’m scared of using my credit