Concordia Pharma Marketed Plaquenil – Is It the Same as Sanofi-Aventis Product?

Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) is prescribed for arthritis and rheumatic disorders, malaria, and a variety of autoimmune disorders such as systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE. In the USA, Plaquenil is marketed by Concordia Pharmaceuticals Inc.  US Plaquenil container labels approved in 2019 state… Continue Reading…

Seasonal Allergies – Allergic Rhinitis

“Rhinitis” refers to inflammation of the nasal passages. The inflammation can cause a variety of annoying symptoms including sneezing, itching, nasal congestion, runny nose, and postnasal drip.  Some forms of rhinitis are caused by respiratory tract infections with viruses, such… Continue Reading…

How Can I Save Money on Jardiance?

Jardiance (empagliflozin) is an SGLT-2 inhibitor used in the treatment of type-2 diabetes as well as in some cases of heart failure. This medication is very expensive and can cost an average of $1700 USD for a three-month supply, assuming… Continue Reading…

Are Cequa Eye Drops for Dry Eyes Really Unique?

What is Dry Eye Disease? This disease occurs when tear production is not adequate to provide lubrication for your eyes. Another possible cause is poor quality tears. This can lead to eye inflammation and cause damage to the eye’s surface.… Continue Reading…

New Strength of Trelegy Ellipta Inhaler Available to Treat Asthma In Canada

According to Health Canada, a new strength of Trelegy Ellipta (200/62.5/25 mcg) manufactured by GSK to treat asthma has been approved for sale in Canada since September 13, 2021. What is Trelegy Ellipta? Trelegy Ellipta is an inhalation powder containing… Continue Reading…

Mental Health and Wellness During Stressful Times

Covid-19 changed our lives. The pandemic hit us unexpectedly and we are overwhelmed by the ever-changing restrictions and by the number of people getting sick. The events of the past few weeks also did not help ease our worries –… Continue Reading…

Easy Steps to Order Meds Online

The Covid-19 pandemic required most of us to do almost everything at home, including taking care of our health and buying medications. This situation has led to an increased dependence on online pharmacies or mail order pharmacy to purchase prescription… Continue Reading…

An old, inexpensive anti-depressant, fluvoxamine, may actually save COVID-19 patients

Several clinical trials, including a large trial with 1,500 test subjects, indicate that the fluvoxamine may help COVID-19 patients in the early stages of the disease stay out of the hospital and avoid long hours under the eyes of emergency… Continue Reading…

Generic Pulmicort Respules Now Available from Canada

On June 16, 2021, Taro Canada announced the introduction of its budesonide inhalation suspension, a generic version of Pulmicort Respules (budesonide) inhalation suspension by AstraZeneca. What is Pulmicort Respules? Pulmicort Respules is a brand name in the U.S, also known… Continue Reading…

The Truth about Personal Prescription Importation You Need to Know

According to a 2018 report published by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), more than 87% of adults ages 65+ take at least one prescription medication per month, and almost 40% take five or more prescription medications monthly. … Continue Reading…