Worst Pills, Best Pills: A Consumer's Guide to Preventing Drug-Induced Deat (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 14, 2009 - Medical - 960 pages
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"More than 100,000 people a year die in American hospitals from adverse reactions to medication, making drug reactions one of the leading causes of death in this country, researchers are reporting today...."
-- Journal of the American Medical Association study, as quoted in The New York Times

It is no longer a secret that adverse drug reactions can be dangerous or even fatal, or that doctors often prescribe two relatively safe drugs -- which may cause a life-threatening interaction if taken together. THIS IS THE BOOK THAT TELLS YOU WHAT OTHER PILL BOOKS WON'T ABOUT YOUR MEDICATION!
Top-selling drugs that are among the 160 Do Not Use Drugs discussed inside:
  • Ultram
  • Darvoset-N
  • Lopid
  • Desogen & OrthoCept
  • Elavil
  • Ativan
  • Restoril
  • Flexeril
  • Valium
  • Bentyl
  • Entex LA
  • Glucophage
  • Macrobid
Patients fill more than 80 million prescriptions a year for these drugs!
Consumer advocate Sidney M. Wolfe, M.D., director of Public Citizen's Health Research Group, has thoroughly revised and updated this accessible, indispensable bestseller that alerts you to the potential risks of hundreds of medications available today. Worst Pills, Best Pills gives you the information you need to become actively involved in caring for yourself -- by asking your doctor smart questions about the drugs prescribed for you. Arranged by disease/condition, it offers chapters on adverse drug reactions, alphabetical indexes listing pills by their brand and generic names, new information about commonly used drugs, guidelines for helping you to say "no" if your doctor prescribes a drug you should not take, and safer alternative choices. Worst Pills, Best Pills also includes startling information about certain drugs that can actually cause depression, hallucinations or psychoses, sexual dysfunction, dementia, auto accidents, insomnia, parkinsonism, and more.
Caution: Call your doctor before stopping the use of any drug.
  

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MAD DOG MILLIONAIRE a.k.a. Punyamurtula Kishore MD, is a QUACK.
Punyamurtula S. Kishore, M.D a.k.a. MAD DOG MILLIONAIRE HAS BEEN SUSPENDED
Massachusetts Board Discipline.
This section includes
final disciplinary actions taken by the Board.
Date4/9/2014Case #2014-014Action Summary Suspension.
Date9/19/2012Case #2010-025Action Reprimand, Fine, Continuing Medical Education, Community Service Instrument Final Decision and Order Fine $2,500.00
MAD DOG MILLIONAIRE aka PUNYAMURTULA KISHORE MD TRIAL DATE Nov. 11, 2014
Punyamurtula Kishore, M.D. and three other defendants will go on trial on Nov.11, 2014 , 2014
MAD DOG MILLIONAIRE a.k.a. Punyamurtula Kishore MD, Patients Die of Improper Care Protocols!!!!
Many of Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore's patients have died because of improper treatment and care methods. This Quack doctor ("Hitler"of Medical Geoncide) should not be allowed to practice medicine anywhere. Preventive Medicine Associates, formerly Addiction medicine Associates was a Death Camp (The Holocaust for Drug Addicts and Alcoholics, "Auschwitz" in Brookline, MA) I worked at his Brookline office and witness the death of many patients. Dr. Kishore should be arrested, arraigned and prosecuted for 1st. degree murder or manslaughter.
Dr. Punyamurtula Kishore was reprimanded, fined $2,500 and required to perform 50 hours of Board-approved community service and to complete additional continuing professional development credits. He was found to have inappropriately filed four Temporary Involuntary Hospitalization Applications for the purpose of drug treatment and drug testing. Dr. Kishore is a 1975 graduate of Andhra Medical College in India. He specializes in Addiction Medicine and has NOT been licensed in Massachusetts TO PRACTICE Addiction medicine !!!!!!!!!!!!!
MAD DOG aka PUNYAMURTULA KISHORE MD 2020 TRIAL DATE Nov. 11, 2014
Punyamurtula Kishore, M.D. and three other defendants will go on trial on Nov.11, 2014 2014 for allegedly bilking MassHealth of almost $20 million, in what Coakley’s office calls an “intricate scheme” involving drug testing, sober homes, and his Preventive Medicine Associates (PMA).
According to Coakley, Kishore used various bribes or kickbacks to persuade sober house owners to require residents to submit urine tests at least three times per week. The tests were performed by PMA’s office laboratories, then billed to MassHealth, which pays $100 to $200 for such screens. Also charged in the case were Carl Smith, manager of New Horizon House, John Coughlin, president of Gianna’s House, and Thomas Leonard, part owner and manager of Marshall House—all for receiving kickbacks.
MAD DOG a.k.a Punymurtula Kidhore MD and Lil Dog a.k.a. Carl Smith L.M.H.C. are responsible for the death of Eleanor Clark of Weston , Massachusetts.
Just look at what happen to James Clark .
James Clark was a client at the same address where the Director/Manager Carl Smith resided at ,50 Draper Street in Dorchester MA. Carl Smith is suppose to be a state licensed Mental Health Clinician , If so , than why did he discharge James Clark ? James clark never tested postive for a toxicology screen for illegal or prescription drugs, than why was he discharged ?
He was discharged for behavioral and attitude problems that were related to his psychiatric and substance abuse diagnosis. Carl Smith L.M.H.C. should have been able to detect that this man had psychological problems and referred him for treatment to MAD DOG aka Punyamurtula K...ishore's Neurological Clinic for treatment and to help James Clark get back on his psychiatric medication. Instead , Carl Smith discharged him and the following day , James Clark murdered his 81 year old grandmother Eleanor Clark in Weston Massachusetts .
Punyamurtula Kishore MD aka MAD DOG Millionaire referred James Clark to Carl Smith's Program New Horizon House after James Clark was Discharged from St. Elizabeths Hospital's S.E.C.A.P.'s Detoxification unit.
 

Contents

DRUGS FOR COLD COUGH ALLERGY AND ASTHMA
DRUGS FOR DIABETES
DIET DRUGS
ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES
DRUGS FOR MIGRAINE HEADACHES
THYROID REPLACEMENT DRUGS
DRUGS FOR ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
MUSCLE RELAXANTS

DRUGINDUCED DISEASES
DRUGS FOR HEART CONDITIONS
Alphablockers
Other Drugs for High Blood Pressure
High Cholesterol
Statins
Other Drugs for High Cholesterol
Abnormal Heart Rhythm
Heart Failure and Angina
Other Heart Drugs
REFERENCES
MIND DRUGS
Limited Use
ANTICHOLINERGIC EFFECTS
Before You Use This Drug
How to Use This Drug
Adverse Effects
Periodic Tests
PREGNANCY WARNING
Before You Use This Drug
When You Use This Drug
Interactions with Other Drugs
Periodic Tests
Other Sleeping Pills and Tranquilizers
Schizophrenia
Traditional or Typical Antipsychotics
Mania
REFERENCES
DRUGS FOR PAIN AND ARTHRITIS
OpiateContaining Painkillers
Barbiturates
Drugs for Arthritis and Gout
REFERENCES
DRUGS FOR ENLARGED PROSTATE
EYE DRUGS
DRUGS FOR GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS
DRUGS FOR OSTEOPOROSIS
DRUGS FOR ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
DRUGS FOR ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION
DRUGS FOR URINARY DISORDERS
DRUGS FOR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS
ADRENAL STEROIDS
DRUGS FOR INFECTIONS
Limited Use
Before You Use This Drug
When You Use This Drug
Interactions with Other Drugs
Periodic Tests
INCREASED RISK OF TENDINITIS AND TENDON RUPTURE WITH ALL FLUOROQUINOLONE ANTIBIOTICS
INCREASED RISK OF TENDINITIS AND TENDON RUPTURE WITH ALL FLUOROQUINOLONE ANTIBIOTICS
Potential for Liver Toxicity
Other Drugs for Bacterial Infection
Tuberculosis
Fungal Infection
Parasitic Infection
Viral Infection
REFERENCES
HORMONES
DRUGS FOR SMOKING CESSATION
VITAMINS AND MINERALS
DIETARY AND HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS
PROTECTING YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY FROM PREVENTABLE DRUGINDUCED INJURY
SAVING MONEY WHEN BUYING PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
GLOSSARY
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Sidney M. Wolfe, M.D., is the director of Public Citizen's Health Research Group in Washington, D.C., a consumer lobbying group that he cofounded with Ralph Nader in 1971. His previous bestsellers include Pills That Don't Work and Over-the-Counter Pills That Don't Work.

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