Noble McIntyre on August 30, 2016
A pharmaceutical recall is never taken lightly, and a drug could be recalled from the market for specific reasons. Among them: health risks, newly discovered drug interactions, manufacturing errors and/or errors in packaging information.
Noble McIntyre on August 5, 2016
You probably hear fairly frequently about food and products that are subject to recalls, but it also happens with both prescription and over-the-counter medications. A pharmaceutical recall can be scary, because if you have taken a particular drug for many years (or even short-term), you could be worried about its long-term effects. Defective drug recalls […]
Noble McIntyre on August 25, 2015
If you are living with diabetes, you might have heard of Invokana. This drug, manufactured by Johnson+Johnson was FDA-approved a few years ago as an SGLT2 inhibitor. That means that Invokana (generic: canagliflozin) causes blood sugar to leave the body through urine. It is a drug that has been commonly taken by patients who have […]
Noble McIntyre on March 10, 2015
Testosterone therapy as treatment for low-T (or low testosterone) is not new, and we’ve been aware of the risks of low-T treatment for a long time. The three-part series we published last year (Testosterone Therapy: Treatments, Risks and Awareness, When to Seek Treatment for Low-T and Reducing the Effects of Low-T with Alternatives to Testosterone […]
Noble McIntyre on February 24, 2015
If you’re like many women, you might think of early pregnancy as being associated with the discomfort of nausea. Some expectant moms experience mild nausea for a few weeks and it goes away, but others experience severe nausea that can continue throughout the pregnancy. Nausea is common in pregnancy, and even women who experience severe […]
Noble McIntyre on May 8, 2014
If you read our three-part series (check out part I, part II and part III) on Low-T, or low testosterone, and the therapies that are being used for treatment, you already know that some of the popular treatments can be risky. However, new research has been released in the past few weeks that there might […]
Noble McIntyre on April 8, 2014
Depression is very real illness, and it’s one suffered by millions of Americans. For some, the best way to treat it is through medication, and one of the most popular is Paxil, also known as paroxetine. While Paxil can be effective in alleviating the symptoms of depression, it can be very dangerous to a pregnant […]
Noble McIntyre on March 25, 2014
In part I and part II of our three-part series on hypogonadism (Low-T), or low testosterone, we discussed the risks and benefits to testosterone therapy. Because testosterone therapy is known to have specific associated risks, it’s important to know that if you’re suffering from symptoms of Low-T, there may be other options. Please bear in […]
Noble McIntyre on March 18, 2014
In last week’s part I of our series on testosterone therapy, we discussed the risks associated with various types of treatments. However, one recurring theme with respect to testosterone therapy is that many men who have received and are receiving treatment for the condition do not actually have Low-T.
Noble McIntyre on March 11, 2014
Lots of people think that changing hormones and the need for hormone therapy in later life is a women’s issue, but that is not the case. Men, too, experience the effects of aging and, in recent years, have been turning to hormone therapy more and more to reduce those effects.