Types of Long-Acting Inhaled Bronchodilators Long-acting inhaled bronchodilators -- such as long-acting beta-agonists (LABAs) and long-acting muscarinic antagonists (LAMAs) -- are used to treat patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). They function by expanding the airways and helping them stay expanded for a longer period of … [Read more...]
Can SGLT-2 Inhibitor Diabetes Drugs Increase Your Risk of Stroke?
While we have frequently discussed DKA, kidney damage, and amputations as possible side effects of diabetes drugs in the SGLT-2 inhibitors class -- such as Farxiga, Invokana, Jardiance -- strokes and thromboembolic events are also considered potential harmful effects of these drugs. Based on FAERS reports received during the second quarter of … [Read more...]
Birth Control Pills Series: The Devastating Side Effects
The first article of my blog series on Yaz, Yasmin, Ocella, Gianvi, Safyral, and Beyaz discussed how Yaz in particular was marketed to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD)--before PMDD was even classified as a medical condition--so that the drug manufacturer, Bayer, could increase their profits. In this article, I will provide … [Read more...]