How To Discontinue Medications Safely


Dear Pharmacist, While in the hospital I received an IV antibiotic, and now I have to take two antibiotics while home. My pharmacist warned me to continue taking it, and not stop, but these drugs

Long History of Pain? Think Lyme Disease


Dear Suzy,  My life’s never been the same since 2004. Overnight, I developed arthritis, vertigo, headaches  and fatigue. I used to run every day! I’ve been to 10 doctors for never-ending symptoms too embarrassing to

Maybe You Don’t Really Have Rheumatoid Arthritis


Dear Pharmacist, I’ve tried everything for rheumatoid arthritis, and I’m still disabled, worse now than several years ago. I’ve spent thousands on Enbrel, Humira, Remicade and Cytoxan. Any advice? --S.C., Miami, Florida Answer: I’m sorry