Medication Blog

Why Are Prescription Drugs So Expensive?

Prescription drugs play an essential role in helping alleviate symptoms, treat illnesses, and even save lives. However, the high price of prescription drugs makes them inaccessible for many Americans. This is also true for those who can opt for Medicare or afford health insurance plans. The US spends more on its healthcare system than any...
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COVID-19: Omicron Variant and Beyond

Omicron seems very unlikely to be the final SARS-CoV-2 variation we’ll experience. SARS-CoV-2 is an unusual virus that’s continually mutating and evolving.  We’ve already seen several kinds of notable variants since the start of the pandemic, including Delta, Omicron, Alpha, and Beta. Medical care providers and prescription assistance organizations can help mitigate the virus by ensuring people get the medication they need to...
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Think It Through: Managing the Benefits and Risks of Medicines

According to studies, about 131 million people take one or more prescription drugs regularly. These medications are used to treat sickness and improve health conditions. Some of these drugs are essential for your well-being, so usage is unavoidable. Prescription assistance programs ensure steady access even for people with smaller budgets.

How Can I Get Help Paying for My Prescriptions?

Affording prescribed drugs is a challenge for an average American, especially if they’re on more than one drug at the same time. The prices of prescribed medications are 2.56 times higher here than in other developed countries, causing a countrywide expenditure of $535.3 billion in 2020. Some physicians may suggest prescription assistance programs to handle the prescription costs,...
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Tips to Keep your Prescription Medicine Organized

It might be difficult to keep track of all of your prescriptions if you take a lot of  them. It’s difficult to keep track of all the different prescriptions you are taking, what they are for and how often you’re supposed to take them.

High Blood Pressure–Understanding the Silent Killer

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, almost half the adults in the USA, i.e., 116 million people, have high blood pressure. Of half the population who has it, one-fifth of them aren’t even aware of it. If you understand what you’re dealing with and the risk factors involved, you have a better chance...
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