Starting to take a new medicine? Check it out first on worstpills.org. This publicly funded site gives up to date information on medicines that create problematic cross reactions with other medications. It also tells about medicines that have caused side effects with patients which the FDA has not yet taken off the market. Removal action by the FDA sometimes takes years!
A “Do not use” designation has been given to the following medications: Osphena, Singulair, Victoza, Invokana, Belsomra, Brisdelle, Prolia, Cadura, Lunesta, Januvia, Nizoral, Tanzeum, Farxiga, Prdaxa, Eliqui, Xarelto and testosterone products.
Cross reactions can occur with medications including: Inderal, Plavix, Prandin, Tagamet, Dilantin, Demerol, Nardil, Calan SR, quinidine, and Lanoxin.
Finally, these medicines can cause symptoms mimicking those of Parkinson’s disease: Cardizem, amitriptyline, Geodon, Haldol, Prozac, Reglan, chorthalidone, and Risperadal.
Use the website clinicaltrials.gov if you want to research using newly discovered medicines currently undergoing clinical trials that might have a greater effect on your health.