Prescription Drugs

The Internet is filled with prescription drug information that can be complicated, at best. At Pharmaca our pharmacists and practitioners strive to offer the best prescription drug info alongside alternative medicine information to equip you to make the best choices about your health. That may mean information about drug nutrient depletions, drug herb interactions, or simply a natural alternative to your prescription drug that might be worth exploring. Through the Project Wellness blog, we hope you’ll find valuable information about your prescriptions, alongside our practitioners’ best advice about natural medication, to create a simple, integrative path to optimal health.

What Do Those Expiration Dates Mean, Anyway?

July 12, 2012
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What Do Those Expiration Dates Mean, Anyway?

Chances are you’ve got a few bottles of expired medicine lying around the house. So what happens when you’re in dire need of some cold medicine and the only package you’ve got is two years old? Here’s how expiration dates work. Prescriptions and OTC drugs   In 1979, a law was passed that mandated...

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Whooping cough vaccinations now available

Whooping cough vaccinations now available

If you live in California, you probably know that cases of whooping cough have dramatically increased over the last 50 years. Also know as pertussis, whooping cough now affects an estimated 7,800 people in California alone (via Huffington Post). As a result, last year the California legislature enacted a law that requires students in...

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Proper prescription drug disposal

Proper prescription drug disposal

Still confused about what to do with your unused prescriptions? Experts recommend different disposal methods for different meds, depending on their danger to humans or pets in the household. The best option: Find a drug take-back program in your area. Start by contacting the trash and recycling program of your city or county government,...

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