The Truth About Prescription Drug Importation in the U.S.Is Personal Importation Legal?

Prescription drug prices in the US are significantly higher than in other countries. The free market in the US has created some of the highest drug prices in the world. Foreign governments set prescription drug prices far lower, making this… Continue Reading…

Tylenol overdoses are increasing while people treat Omicron variant of coronavirus

The Ontario Poison Centre reported an increase in calls for incidental acetaminophen (Tylenol®) poisoning from managing COVID19 symptoms at home.   The Poison Centre tweet went on to say that taking too much acetaminophen for 2 or more days leads to… Continue Reading…

Hundreds of Prescription Drug Price Increases in 2022

New year means new beginning for most people, but for Americans, 2022 means paying more on their prescription medications. As we’ve seen in the past, January is a popular time for big Pharmaceutical Companies to hike their list prices. This… Continue Reading…

The New Travel Reality – How to Travel and Stay Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Travel plans have been limited due to COVID-19 over the past two years and the thought of travelling can be both an exciting and daunting task.  How do I protect myself?  When is the best time to travel?  Where should… Continue Reading…

Low-dose Gout Drug, Colchicine, Has Been Approved to Reduce Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Coronary Disease

Pendopharm, a division of Pharmascience Inc., has announced an existing anti-inflammatory gout drug as a new repurposed treatment. In August 2021, Health Canada issued a Notice of Compliance (NOC) approving Myinfla ER (colchicine 0.5 mg extended-release tablets), a prescription medication… Continue Reading…

Natural Thyroid and ERFA Thyroid: What’s The Difference?

Millions of people have thyroid glands that don’t make enough thyroid hormone to meet their body’s needs. Most people with hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis who take thyroid hormone medication are prescribed thyroid hormone replacement medications, which include two different categories:… Continue Reading…

Asacol Brand Discontinued in the U.S. and Canada: What Are Your Options?

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Asacol 400mg was discontinued by the manufacturer. If you are worried about having another flare-up because the medication is not available – don’t worry! There are several options still available which we will describe in this article. What is Asacol?… Continue Reading…

Foods that increase your risk of statin side effects

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Statins are the most widely prescribed medication in the U.S. today. You may have been prescribed a statin if your doctor told you that you have high cholesterol. These drugs have been around for decades, and are well known as… Continue Reading…

Allergies: Common Causes and Best Treatments

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According to kidshealth.org, up to 50 million Americans, including millions of kids, have some type of allergy. In fact, allergies cause about 2 million missed school days each year. Allergies are abnormal immune system reactions to things that are typically… Continue Reading…

Generic Dexilant To Reduce Stomach Acid Is Available Now

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Dexilant (dexlansoprazole) is commonly used to treat stomach and esophagus problems, like gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and to relieve symptoms of these conditions, such as heartburn. There is not a generic version of Dexilant currently available in the United States.… Continue Reading…