Medication Blog

News—Bernie Sanders Takes on Big PhRMA

Bernie Sanders is the government of Vermont and is in the running election from US president in 2016. One of Sander’s main concerns is the Great American Drug Heist. Big PhRMA is a prescription drug company that is part of the reason why America is paying the highest price for prescription drugs in the world....
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The Cost of COPD and RX Financial Assistance Programs

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a condition that isn’t just physically draining, but financially as well. No one knows this bitter truth better but those who are suffering from it and know from firsthand experience how harrowing and stressful the entire ordeal can prove to be. Not only is help costly but often enough, sufferers...
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Rising Prices of Prescription Drugs

“A new Kaiser Health poll shows that most Americans think prescription drug costs in this country are unreasonable, and that drug companies put profits before people. Want to know something? They’re right.” With the rise of technology, the rise of prescription drug mediation also rising. Does it make sense that companies are finding more cost...
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Medicare Part D Updates

Congress created Medicare and put it into effect in 2006. It is a drug insurance program. Traditional Medicare does not cover prescription drugs. A new plan is chosen every year by Medicare beneficiaries and they vary by state with around 25 different options of plans. This makes choosing a plan that will fit a patient...
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How to Reduce Medication Costs

Medication can be costly. If you have more than one, the prices can add up even if you do have insurance. Paying out of pocket for prescriptions that help one life a better life is unfair. Most people are not able to get insurance because of their job or income. Whether you insurance, Medicare Part...
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Tips To Save On Your Prescriptions

If the recent statistics are to go by, over 46 million Americans do not have health insurance at all and millions of them are totally underinsured. This means that we are spending millions of dollars on our medications, yet most of us still aren’t able to fill our prescriptions. It wouldn’t be a surprise for...
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Mind-Boggling Facts about Asthma

Something as basic and vital as breathing must be easy and automatic. When your child sneezes, coughs, or puts in great effort to breathe, even a carefree parent would skip a beat. If the statistics are to be believed, every 1 in 9 children in the United States suffer from Asthma. Asthma is one of...
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Diabetes and Danger Go Hand In Hand

When people find out that they have been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, the first thing they ask the doctor is, “Is it curable?” Sadly, the answer is No. Till date, there is no permanent cure for Type 2 Diabetes because this disease is deeply linked with the patient’s genetic makeup. It goes without saying...
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Patient Assistance Programs: All You Need To Know

It’s unfortunate to know that a significant portion of our society gets perplexed with basic choices in life – to pay rent, to buy food and clothes, or pay for prescription drugs. This choice is not just limited to older Americans, but also adults who are underprivileged and uninsured. It will surprise you that more...
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First 3D Prescription Drug Approved

There is a new drug that for the first time is a 3D prescription drug and has been approved by the FDA on August 3rd. It is a tablet that comes in 750 mg or 1,000 mg in size. It is called Spritam and it is used to treat seizures in children and adults. It...
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