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These 15 Medications Can Cause a False Positive on Drug Tests

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 15, 2016

We hear “false positive” as a defense from professional athletes all the time when it comes to drug screens—but unexpected  results on drug screens really do happen.

A urine drug screen tests for the presence of certain illegal drugs and prescription medications. You may be more likely to be tested when applying for a job than when playing professional sports, but you could also be affected by a false positive. See More

Avoid the Sun If You Take These Drugs

The GoodRx Pharmacist - August 24, 2016

If you’re enjoying the sunshine one last time as summer comes to an end, it is important to know that some of your medications could cause you an unexpected problem. You may not be aware, but some prescriptions can increase your sensitivity to sunlight—causing your skin to burn more easily.

What type of reaction can occur?

If your medication has a warning to avoid sunlight, don’t ignore it. See More

Dry Mouth: Are Your Medications to Blame?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - May 19, 2015

Dry mouth isn’t just an annoyance, it can lead to serious dental issues. Xerostomia is the medical term for dry mouth and when it happens, you’ll want to know what’s causing it.

Risk factors for dry mouth include medications, mouth breathing, older age, and a history of radiation therapy in cancer patients. Medical conditions that contribute to dry mouth include Sjögren’s syndrome, diabetes, and anxiety disorders, and these can be easily ruled out by your doctor. See More

Does Namenda Work for Migraine Headaches?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 19, 2014

Quite a bit of buzz around Namenda (memantine) for prevention of migraine headache. Namenda is a medication used to treat dementia, so why in the world would it work for migraine prevention?

For people who suffer with 3 – 4 headaches a month and have been refractory or can’t tolerate other therapies, Namenda may be an option.

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Do Antidepressants Increase Risk of Miscarriage?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - May 01, 2014

With depression so common, many women of reproductive age will be on antidepressant meds while attempting to conceive. Do I have to stop taking my antidepressant once I’m pregnant? That’s a question we face in primary care all the time.

It’s a complicated thing to study because comparing folks with depression taking antidepressants with folks not suffering from depression isn’t a fair study—because depression itself may be (and likely is) a risk factor for miscarriage. See More

Help! I Can’t Sleep

The GoodRx Pharmacist - May 29, 2013

Insomnia is defined as “difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep” either over a short period of time or as a chronic problem. It is believed to affect 30 – 35% of adults and is common in the elderly. In some cases difficulty sleeping can be related to short-term stress (anxiety, worry, environment) that leads to sleep disturbances. In other cases, underlying medical conditions can cause chronic insomnia. See More

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