Pharmaceutical manufacturers have faigured out another way to make money. Are some drug companies making a killing by combining inexpensive OTC ingredients?
Taking a spoonful or two of apple cider vinegar mixed in water is a popular remedy for heartburn. While not everyone finds it helpful, many people do.
Why are drug regulators recalling Zantac in Canada and Europe? Why is the FDA biding its time? Is there a reason to worry about a carcinogen in ranitidine?
Listen to find out when your digestive distress might signal a serious problem and when you could manage it at home with simple remedies.
The erectile dysfunction drugs relax smooth muscle. The result is both erections and heartburn, helpful and undesirable effects.
One reader found a way to get off a PPI without withdrawal symptoms: Eat just one low-carb meal a day to reduce discomfort.
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are popular with GI doctors. But is there a link between PPIs and kidney damage? What about PPIs and kidney stones?
Strange but true: Taking a spoonful of mustard can often alleviate heartburn symptoms. This remedy also appears to be effective for muscle cramps.
A Danish study reviews the dangers of diclofenac and finds that it can harm the heart and digestive tract. Are topical NSAIDs like Voltaren Gel any safer?
How concerned are you about FDA oversight of new drugs? Is the FDA doing a good job requiring drug companies to follow up on drug safety tests? New data!
If patients are warned about Zolpidem (Ambien) side effects they may be told about morning hangover or driving impairment. Indigestion may not be mentioned.
A new study suggest that long-term use of potent acid-suppressing drugs (PPIs) may increase the risk of chronic kidney disease without much warning.