Acute Effects – In low doses, euphoria, mild stimulation, relaxation, lowered inhibitions; in higher doses, drowsiness, slurred speech, nausea, emotional volatility, loss of coordination, visual distortions, impaired memory, sexual dysfunction, loss of consciousness

Acute Effects – In low doses, euphoria, mild stimulation, relaxation, lowered inhibitions; in higher doses, drowsiness, slurred speech, nausea, emotional volatility, loss of coordination, visual distortions, impaired memory, sexual dysfunction, loss of consciousness

Stop selling higher dose Alzheimer's drug, group says

Stop selling higher dose Alzheimer's drug, group says

New research finds a simple modification may make a cancer drug three times more powerful without the side effects a higher dose would likely cause. All it takes is a glass of grapefruit juice.

New research finds a simple modification may make a cancer drug three times more powerful without the side effects a higher dose would likely cause. All it takes is a glass of grapefruit juice.

There are several large clinical trials currently underway in the U.S., Europe and Australia looking at the health benefits and risks of higher doses of vitamin D. The first set of results should be out by late 2017 or early 2018.

There are several large clinical trials currently underway in the U.S., Europe and Australia looking at the health benefits and risks of higher doses of vitamin D. The first set of results should be out by late 2017 or early 2018.

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are a drug class that groups together drugs that provide analgesic and antipyretic effects, and, in higher doses, anti-inflammatory effects.

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are a drug class that groups together drugs that provide analgesic and antipyretic effects, and, in higher doses, anti-inflammatory effects.

Higher Dose | Infared Sauna

Higher Dose | Infared Sauna

Experts recommend low-dose aspirin to prevent stroke in women - Lower doses are as effective as higher doses and are likely to be safer.  A number of studies support the advice that women ages 55 to 79 should take a low-dose aspirin daily to reduce their risk of stroke. Aspirin does increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, so this should be factored into the decision.

Experts recommend low-dose aspirin to prevent stroke in women - Lower doses are as effective as higher doses and are likely to be safer. A number of studies support the advice that women ages 55 to 79 should take a low-dose aspirin daily to reduce their risk of stroke. Aspirin does increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding, so this should be factored into the decision.

Statins, a class of drugs that lower cholesterol in the blood, are prescribed to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and strokes. “What’s most concerning was that we found a ‘dose effect’ where the risk of diabetes increased as the dosage of statins increased,” Dr Jones said.“Over the 10 years of the study most of the women progressed to higher doses of statins.“GPs and their elderly female patients should be aware of the risks.“Those elderly women taking…

Statins, a class of drugs that lower cholesterol in the blood, are prescribed to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and strokes. “What’s most concerning was that we found a ‘dose effect’ where the risk of diabetes increased as the dosage of statins increased,” Dr Jones said.“Over the 10 years of the study most of the women progressed to higher doses of statins.“GPs and their elderly female patients should be aware of the risks.“Those elderly women taking…

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new, less frequent dosing schedule for Copaxone (glatiramer acetate), a popular MS treatment. The new schedule uses a higher dose (40 mg instead of the usual 20 mg), but injections are only three times per week (instead of daily).

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new, less frequent dosing schedule for Copaxone (glatiramer acetate), a popular MS treatment. The new schedule uses a higher dose (40 mg instead of the usual 20 mg), but injections are only three times per week (instead of daily).

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