Vicodin and Lortab are two brand names of one of the most popular drugs in the entire world! Generically, it is called “hydrocodone with apap” where the “apap” is an abbreviation for acetaminophen (aka Tylenol®).
From time to time, when yet another celebrity dies tragically from an overdose of painkillers, people ask me if I think prescription painkillers should be banned. The answer is no, and today I'll tell you
Many people are prone to tension headaches, especially during the crazy winter holiday season. All the running around, shopping, wrapping, and events to attend can be fun for some but a source of agony for
Dear Pharmacist, My 34-year-old son is an alcoholic and has been in rehab for five months, court-ordered. After being out for only two weeks, he had a relapse and then went to detox. Now, he
Dear Pharmacist, I had a staph infection and was in the hospital. Upon release, I was prescribed an antibiotic and then another. My pharmacist warned me not to stop taking the drug, but it made