general information
recommended dosage
any side effects?
general cautions
switching medications
long-term effects
getting off the meds
other options

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If you're not currently on a prescription medication, you can likely skip this section.

If you are currently on a prescription medication and it's working well for you, why would you switch? Think about it for a minute... if you're not experiencing any problems or side-effects, you may be causing yourself undue grief in the transition, and you must weigh this with the advantages of taking a herbal rememdy. You know how it goes, "...if it aint broke..."

That being said, there are some real valid reasons to switch and that's probably why you're here. Maybe you're experiencing one of the many side-effects from a prescription medication, or maybe you just don't like the whole pharmaceutical conspiracy, so to speak. Here are a few notes to consider: