POPULAR BUT DANGEROUS: What to expect from Vitamin C overdosage.

Vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid is known for its numerous benefits and is very popular among old and young. It occurs naturally in some fruits and in synthetic form, is available in chewable tablets and syrups for use as a supplement. Little wonder that it readily comes to mind when cold and flu strike, since it… Read More POPULAR BUT DANGEROUS: What to expect from Vitamin C overdosage.

DRUGS THAT SHOULD NEVER BE USED PAST THEIR EXPIRATION DATE.

  Certain medications have a narrow therapeutic index, that is the margin of safety and toxicity is close. Hence, little decreases in the pharmacological activity can result in severe consequences for patients. Observing the expiration date is obligatory for the following medications: Anticonvulsants such as carbamazepine – narrow therapeutic index Dilantin, phenobarbital – very quickly lose… Read More DRUGS THAT SHOULD NEVER BE USED PAST THEIR EXPIRATION DATE.