Welcome to HealthyStock is a consumer-friendly informational website destined to the wide audience. Our site gives relevant and reliable material about most popular medications.

Currently our library includes data on antibiotics, antidepressants, muscle relaxers, anticonvulsants, and pain drugs.

We provide high quality noncommercial, evidence-based, consumer-oriented drug information in an easy to read and understand form. We accomplish this by publishing credible content which is based on the most trusted sources, including:

  • PDR: Physicians' Desk Reference, which provides FDA-approved product labeling
  • Scientific journals: The Lancet, Annals of Internal Medicine, British Medical Journal, Journal of the American Medical Association
  • NCBI: biomedical literature service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Describing the medications we focus on their approved and unlabelled uses, recommended dosages, pharmacological properties, possible side effects, comparisons and interesting facts. Above all we are monitoring numerous health related internet forums, discussion boards and blogs and show our readers current reviews and ratings made by patients treated with these medications.

Knowledge is power! And we encourage our readers to take an active role in maintaining their own health and fitness. Many health decisions are complex. And to help you make informed decisions we give you detailed explanations of the safe and effective use of medications that are consistent with the advises that health care professionals are referencing in the PDR.

Curious facts

There are medications, which can cause quite extraordinary issues that are wildly different from universally known side effects such as headache or upset stomach:

  • Spontaneous orgasm associated with yawning with a tricyclic antidepressant clomipramine (Anafranil)
  • Bizarre sleep behaviors (parasomnias) with popular sleeping pills zolpidem (Ambien) and eszopiclone (Lunesta)
  • Oily spotting and fatty stools with diet pill orlistat (Xenical)
  • Gynecomastia (enlargement of the male breast) with hair loss medicine finasteride (Propecia)
  • Orange or red urine with rifampin (rifampicin), phenazopyridine (Pyridium)
  • Indomethacin (Indocin), promethazine (Phenergan), triamterene (Dyrenium), Urised, amitriptyline, and some multivitamins may lend blue or green tint to the urine
  • Priapism (abnormally persistent erection) with antidepressant trazodone
  • Enalapril (Vasotec) can cause anosmia - an absent sense of smell

Remember, the knowledge you receive from any online source does not take the place of your doctor advice. We encourage you to talk to your doctor about any health information you find on the Web when addressing personal health issues.

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