Good news for patients with asthma or COPD: generic ADVAIR DISKUS is available from Mylan Canada

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Wixela® Inhub® is the generic version of ADVAIR® DISKUS® (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder) for appropriate patients with asthma or COPD. What Medication is used for? Wixela® Inhub® contains the same active ingredients as ADVAIR® DISKUS® that have been… Continue Reading…

Can I get affordable Micro-K or other interchangeable products of Potassium Chloride?

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What is potassium chloride? Potassium is a mineral that is found in many foods and is needed for several functions of your body, especially the beating of your heart. Potassium chloride is used to prevent or to treat low blood levels of… Continue Reading…

Parcel safety from COVID-19

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Because of poor survivability of these coronaviruses on surfaces, there is likely a very low risk of spread from products or packaging that are shipped over a period of days or weeks at ambient temperatures. Coronaviruses are generally thought to… Continue Reading…

What difference between Uceris(extended-release budesonide) and Entocort EC(controlled ileal-release budesonide)?

Budesonide is an anti-inflammatory drug (corticosteroid hormone). It works by decreasing the body’s natural defense response (immune response). This medication is used to treat certain bowel conditions such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  While budesonide does not cure these… Continue Reading…

Which Extended-Release Metformin products are best: Glucophage XR, Glumetza or Fortamet?

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Metformin is a popular medication for diabetes. In fact, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends it as a first-choice treatment for people with type 2 diabetes.  You have options when it comes to metformin, though.  First, metformin is available in… Continue Reading…

What to Do If You Are Sick With COVID-19

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The following information from the Centre for Disease Control provides information on what to do if you are sick with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/sick-with-2019-nCoV-fact-sheet.pdf