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I have a supplier! Well, actually, I now have two suppliers. One is my friend, Tina, whose neighbors grow produce for the local farmer’s market . Tina regularly runs over to purchase at the neighbor’s house and has helped me get an “in” to purchase some great veggies prior to the weekend sale. And one evening (before our recent heat wave and drought sucked all the life from everyone’s gardens), Tina even delivered my tomato order to my house. Talk about service! She also has offered to help me track down some fresh basil to make pesto. More recently, I’ve also started approaching my friend, Kaye, who also has a flourishing crop of basil . It’s nice to have these ins, but there’s also something good to building relationships with local farmers at the farmer’s market. But how do you know what produce to plan for prior to going?
Well, one way is to consult Epicurious’s seasonal ingredient map . This graphic provides a 5...
Generic Name: EFAVIRENZ - ORAL Pronounced: (eh-FAV-er-enz) Sustiva Oral Interactions
The effects of some drugs can change if you take other
drugs or herbal products at the same time. This can increase your risk for
serious side effects or may cause your medications not to work correctly. These
drug interactions are possible, but do not always occur. Your doctor or
pharmacist can often prevent or manage interactions by changing how you use
your medications or by close monitoring.
To help your doctor and pharmacist give you the best care,
be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use
(including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products)
before starting treatment with this product. While using this product, do not
start, stop, or change the dosage of any other medicines you are using without
your doctor's approval.
Do not take this medication with other products that
An adverse drug reaction (ADR) occurs when a drug, supplement or food interferes with or interacts negatively with another drug. While ADRs may be mild, too often they result in serious injury or death. The U.S. statistics are alarming. More than 2 million serious ADRs occur each year. ADRs cause 100,000 deaths annually ADRs are the 4 th leading cause of death ADRs cause one out of five injuries or deaths each year to hospitalized patients The reasons there are so many adverse drug reactions include: Two-thirds of doctor visits result in a prescription being given. 2.8 billion out-patient prescriptions are filled each year. That’s 10 prescriptions for every person in the U.S. ADRs increase exponentially with four or more medications . Drug-Drug Interactions In this situation, a drug is defined as any prescription medication, over-the-counter (OTC) medication, vitamin or herbal supplement. There a...
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