Risk of Commonly Prescribed Drugs  

As we age, we become more susceptible to certain medical conditions, including Parkinson’s disease, urinary incontinence, and depression. One treatment option for these conditions is the use of anticholinergic drugs, which block the effects of the chemical released by nerve cells to send signals to other nerves. However, a recent study found that the anticholinergic » Read More


Patients Taking Xarelto at Risk

Xarelto is a blood thinner that was approved by the FDA in 2011 as a preventative therapy for patients suffering from non-valvular atrial fibrillation, who may be at risk of having a stroke. Many physicians prefer Xarelto over other blood thinners like warfarin because of its once daily use, the need for less frequent monitoring, » Read More