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Formulary exclusions for 2018. Was your drug’s coverage dropped?

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Insurance companies modify their drug formulary every year, around this time. Express Scripts, who is responsible for 83 million insurance plan members’ drug coverage, got the ball rolling by announcing their drug formulary exclusions for 2018. View Formulary Exclusions List Here Why do I need to know if my formulary has changed? It’s important to […]

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Why are you peeing so much? It might be your prescription medications.

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If you suffer from incontinence, you know the stress and embarrassment that it can cause. You could just be asking yourself, “Why am I peeing so much?” If you’ve been suffering from increased occurrences or if you’ve been heading to the bathroom more often than usual, it might not be all that water you’ve been […]

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10 common medications that cause bad breath

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It’s no secret – medications have side effects. Some can be dealt with and go away as your system gets used to the treatment. Others though, they are less desirable and can negatively affect your social life. Yeah, we’re talking about bad breath that is caused by medications. You brush your teeth and find yourself […]

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How to find the cheapest pharmacy to fill prescriptions

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Finding the cheapest pharmacy to fill prescriptions can seem like a daunting task. With having to call or drive around town, request prices and deal with crunching all the numbers, you can feel like searching prices is a full-time job. But wait, there is a simpler way that you may not be aware of! By […]

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Name-Brand Versus Generic Medications: Big Difference?

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The world of prescription medications can be hard to navigate, but it’s so important that you know what you are putting into you body and how those drugs will affect you. And it’s not as simple as picking up a prescribed medication and  BAM your cured— you have options regarding the medicine you take. Many […]

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How to Save Money When Your Deductible Resets

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It happens every year – your health insurance deductible resets and you have to start accumulating your purchases again. So, how do you save money when your deductible resets? It’s actually a pretty straightforward answer, so we’re here to help. With around 90 percent of non-chronically ill individuals not hitting their annual deductible, it may seem impossible […]

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How to find the lowest prescription price with or without insurance

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It’s a question we find we’re all asking a lot lately – how much does a prescription cost? The answer? It varies. Prescription drug costs vary widely, mainly because there are so many brands and generics out there. That’s not the only reason though. We’ll cover other reasons for why drug prices vary, but we’ll […]

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FDA Warns Public to Stop Taking Limbrel

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The FDA has issued a public health alert for the osteoarthritis capsule Limbrel, due to a rise in reports of serious adverse events. Adverse events being reported include drug-induced liver injury and a lung condition called hypersensitivity pneumonitis. What to do if you are taking Limbrel It is recommended, by the FDA, that consumers stop […]

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A List of Anxiety Medications and Tips to Save Money

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Anxiety disorders are the most common mental concern in the United States. It is estimated that around 40 million adults in the United States have an anxiety disorder, and that anxiety medications can be helpful in treatment. What is Anxiety? According to Anxiety.org, anxiety disorders share the general feature of excessive anxiety and/or anxiety, and […]

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A Tamiflu Coupon Lowers Flu Treatment Costs

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In 2016, the FDA approved a Tamiflu generic, which is used to treat influenza A and B. The generic version of Tamiflu is called Oseltamivir Phosphate. This blog post will cover ways to save on the medication and how to get a Tamiflu coupon. What is Tamiflu? Tamiflu is used to treat patients who have […]

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