Search Resources (English): Drug interactions

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Women and adverse drug reactions: reporting in the Canadian context  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol3no2EN.pdf

Examines the Canadian system of adverse drug reactions reporting and that women’s particular susceptibilities to drug-related health risks must be taken into consideration.

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Published: 2003
What are your patients taking?: a scientific review of the top selling herbs
Argues importance of evident-based medicine (EBM) over empirical (experience-based) approach in assessing potential safety risks of herbal drugs and supplements.
Published: 2001
Contraception choice for HIV positive women  
http://sti.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/80/3/167
Presents a global overview of contraception choice for women living with HIV infection including effects on sexual transmission risk. (See Details)
Published: 2004
A-z guide to drug-herb-vitamin interactions: how to improve your health and avoid problems when using common medications and nat
Examines which drugs can deplete a body's essential nutrients, which supplements can help prescriptions work better or reduce drug side effects, and which herbs and drugs should never be taken together.
Published: 1999
LactMed: drugs and lactation database  
http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT
Provides a database of drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. (See Details)
Published: 2006-
Women in institutions  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1982_Healthsharing_Winter.pdf

This article is the fourth of a special issue of Healthsharing on the topic of women and therapy by The Feminist Therapy Study/Support Group. Examines whether institutions could be more intimate and more humane.

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Published: 1982