Contrary to its name, a medicine cabinet in the bathroom is not the best place to store medications.
A pharmacist offers tips on when ibuprofen and naproxen are safe for kids.
The food you put in your body affects far beyond the taste buds. A CHOC pharmacist explains food and drug interactions.
By Tuan Tran, infectious disease pharmacist at CHOC Children’s The Centers for Disease Control’s annual recognition of Antibiotics Week, November 14- 20, is a good opportunity to review basic safety practices of antibiotics and educate yourself so that you can protect yourself and your family. Don’t forget: Antibiotics can have reactions and side effects. Harmful effects from […]
By Melody Sun, clinical pharmacist at CHOC Allergy season is a time of stuffy noses, itchy eyes, and lots of sneezing. When these symptoms cannot be managed with lifestyle habits, non-prescription or over-the-counter medications may help. However, there can be an overwhelming variety of over-the-counter medications for the same issue, so how do you choose […]
Halloween is approaching and with it, the customary bags of candy. Children anticipate sweet treats this time of year, which may cause them to mistake medication, not properly stored, for candy. CHOC pharmacists warn parents to be particularly vigilant this time of year, helping ensure treats don’t turn into “tricks” for little ghosts and goblins. […]