Medications

This Week's Feature

small imagePreventive Cardiology: Beta-blockers

Beta-blockers are used to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, abnormal heart rhythms, chest pain, and sometimes to prevent future heart attacks. Learn more about indications for use of beta-blockers—as well as potential side effects, drug interactions, and other complications.

Drug Information

Our complete guide covers everything you need to know about more than 900 over-the-counter and prescription medications, including dosage, precautions, side effects and more.

Natural and Alternative Treatments

Chinese herb image Some people may consider turning to alternative medicine to manage their disease. But what has been proven to work and what hasn't? Search here for detailed information on almost 200 conditions, nearly 350 herbs and supplements, plus drug-herb and drug-supplement interactions.