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Why You Should Say No to Drugs

Drugs are meant for medical, or therapeutic intervention and not for pleasure for reasons discussed in this article.

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Introduction to Pharmacology

Pharmacology is the study of chemicals or drugs and the effect they have on the living animals. Introduction to pharmacology seeks to explain clearly what drugs are, what bodies do to them and their effect on body functions. Pharmacology explains the reason for people to experience side effects and why the action of drugs is different for different people. Everyone has relied on pharmaceutical products in life so it is important to basically understand pharmacology.

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Drug Formulation: An Overview of Types and Applications

The formulation of a drug is critical to the effectiveness of its delivery and is specifically chosen by the pharmaceutical manufacturer for the most positive outcome. Pharmaceutical formulations come in a variety of types that can be broken into larger categories based on their method of application. These main categories include oral, topical, nasal, ophthalmic and intravenous formulations. Choosing the proper formulation for a new drug is based on a variety of factors, primarily absorption and the target of the drug.

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Drug Side Effects of Lung, Liver, and Thyroid Complications

Hello and welcome to Amiodarone Side Effects!

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Addiction: A Disease or a Choice? Part Four

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Addiction: A Disease or a Choice? Part Two

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Seniors and Drug Abuse

As we age, there will be times when we have to take medicine for various reasons. Usually, this is no big deal. However, there is a growing problem among senior citizens and drug abuse. You are probably wondering how a senior would abuse a drug. First, I should clarify.

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Understanding The Medical Side Effects Vicodin Use

Vicodin is a prescription medication used primarily as a painkiller. Patients take it for treatment of acute or chronic pain. It is a controlled substance, but some patients may continue to take it against the advice of a physician, which may cause a multitude of problems, including physical, emotional and legal. When a patient becomes addicted to Vicodin, he should seek treatment through a professional drug detox facility.

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Medical Tests Can be Hazardous to Your Health and Wealth

There are more than 7,500 parts in the human body; it sometimes seems there are drugs and tests for every one of them.

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Is America Totally Confused About Drugs?

Is America totally confused about drugs? One might think so. Over the last few years it has become such that you cannot watch one television show without seeing at least a few commercials for drugs. Not surprisingly, during the part where they list the adverse side affects attributed to the drugs, there is a very attractive young lady smiling and dancing and throwing rose pedals. Drugs have become more accepted than breakfast in our "better living through chemistry" society.

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