Sudesh Samuel is president and founder of the Institute for Medication Management. He is both a pharmacist and author specializing in the development of informational tools that center around patients being able to rely on safe, effective and low-cost medicines where necessary to manage health and well being.
Starting on a medication can be an important step towards the cure or better control of a medical condition. Starting on the right foot is often invaluable to developing greater confidence and assura...
A variety of medications is now available to combat the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that causes Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) yet no single medicine to-date is effective when taken...
A drug-food interaction occurs most commonly when the consumption of a specific food or beverage affects the activity of a drug or consumption of the drug affects the activity of the food or overall n...
An adverse drug reaction (ADR) is any unintended, noxious or undesired effect that occurs when a drug is used at accepted doses for preventing, diagnosing or treating a condition.
Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the practice of integrating clinical experience and patient values with the best available research information to optimize patient outcomes.
A drug-drug interaction involves one drug affecting the activity of another usually when both are concurrently administered. Such interactions can result in the reduced or enhanced activity of one or ...
Expired medications are commonplace and inertia notwithstanding, many of us tend to rely on an intuitive sense of their value in continuing to store and use them. Such drugs can be harmful to health i...
Timing your medication appropriately can be crucial to the success of any treatment regime whether it be to cure a life-threatening condition or simply to alleviate troublesome symptoms.