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CAVEAT: This article is not an argument against medication use, per se. If I had wanted to marshal arguments for that extreme view, I would point to the harms that ALL antibiotics are causing by disrupting our intestinal microbiome, essential to optimal health and immune response. Or, I could level criticism at our over-reliance on acid blocking drugs for stomach problems, with their host of attendant harms. Alternatively, I could target osteoporosis drugs, which disturb normal bone metabolism and are too often invoked long before they are needed.