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Osteoporosis: How long must I take bisphosphonates?

Often, you can stop taking these common osteoporosis medications after three to five years.


Serotonin syndrome

Potentially life-threatening symptoms that can occur when antidepressants are taken with other medications that also raise serotonin levels.


GLP-1 agonists: Diabetes drugs and weight loss

Noninsulin injectable medications for diabetes improve blood sugar control and may also support weight loss.


7 signs and symptoms not to ignore

Is it serious? Consider signs and symptoms that merit medical attention, from weight loss to flashes of light.


What are opioids and why are they dangerous?

Learn how opioid medications work and how those effects can be dangerous when the drugs are taken incorrectly.


How to tell if a loved one is abusing opioids

Anyone using opioids is at risk of abusing these medications. Don't ignore signs of harmful or illegal use. Taking action could save a loved one's life.


Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)

These antidepressants require diet restrictions and avoiding certain medications to prevent serious side effects. They may help if other treatments fail.


Angina treatment: Stents, drugs, lifestyle changes — What's best?

Confused about which angina treatment — stents, medication or lifestyle changes — to choose? Find out more.


Polypill: Does it treat heart disease?

This combination pill contains small doses of several commonly prescribed heart disease medications.


Heartburn medicines and B-12 deficiency

Acid-controlling medications may do more than prevent heartburn. They may also interfere with vitamin B-12 absorption.


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