medication

Take Two of These…and a Sandwich

April 18, 2012

“Take medication on an empty stomach.” Patients dread seeing this warning on their pill bottles, knowing that it often means skipped meals and hungry rumbles in the hours before and after taking their medicine. The rationale for the [Read more]

Beating the Black Box

August 24, 2010

When the FDA adds a “Boxed Warning” to a drug – known casually and more dramatically as a “black box” – it can have dramatic consequences. The information is intended to warn physicians of potential adverse [Read more]