January 1, 2011
WebMD warning on abuse of drugs and supplements
WebMD is one of the best web site for medical and health information IMHO. I've signed up for their daily e-mailings. I look only at the lead item and click on it only when it's of interest. This morning's provides a brief slide show on the most commonly abused OTC and prescription drugs. See:
As a recovering alcoholic with over 30 years of sobriety, you'd think I'd know better but I didn't and came close to becoming addicted to Ambien and Tylenol PM which I started using for jet lag in my travels to Nepal but then began using on a more frequent basis. This is something we all need to be cautious about.