Sterling Swanson pin 1 - This article describes an extra benefit of Tylenol that we may have never noticed. The study suggests that the Tylenol actually helps reduce fear and anxiety. It describes another study that tested participants with acetaminophen
5 Ask your doctor whether he or she receives money or other benefits from the industry, has shares in a company or is visited by drug salespeople, or is being “educated” at industry sponsored events, and if so, find yourself another doctor.
1 Before you go to the pharmacy and buy a new drug, go to the Internet and find the package insert for the drug. Read it carefully, after which you are likely to know more about the drug than your doctor does. You are then in a much better position to decide for yourself whether it is worth running the risks of harms to take the drug. You could also study independent information sources about drugs such as Cochrane reviews.