Statin Use Way Up: Pitavastatin Introduced to the U.S as a Next-Generation Statin

Your doctor may have recommended that you take a medication called a statin if you have high cholesterol and you haven’t been able to get it under control with diet, exercise, or weight loss alone. Statins remain the first-line of… Continue Reading…

Metformin May Reduce Your Risk of Death from COVID-19 Infection

Do you take metformin? It’s the first-line therapy used to lower glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes. A recent study found that metformin use was associated with a lower rate of COVID-related death among people with type 2 diabetes.  READ THE… Continue Reading…

Stop taking your statin because of muscle pain? We may have a new solution for you!

Are you currently taking a statin and have been experiencing muscle pain? Have you stopped taking your statin entirely because of the way it made you feel? You’re not alone! Over 71 million Americans live with high cholesterol and have… Continue Reading…

New Variants Discovered in U.S. Raise Fears Over COVID Mutations

As of Feb 15, nearly 40 million Americans have had at least one COVID shot, and more than 14 million have had both doses. New coronavirus cases are on the downward trend. However, public health experts are warning about new… Continue Reading…

Simply Delicious Strawberry Vinaigrette

Try our quick and easy strawberry vinaigrette today! It pairs great with a spinach, almond, and feta salad Prep: 10 mins Total: 10 mins Yield: 9 servings Per Serving: 50 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 6.2g; fat 3g; sodium 65.5mg. Ingredients… Continue Reading…

If I Have Mild COVID-19 Symptoms and Stay at Home, Can I Take Gout Drug Recommended by The Latest Study?

Photo by United Nations on Unsplash.com The stories of seemingly promising medications that did not pan out as treatments for COVID-19, including, most famously, the malaria medication hydroxychloroquine, has left many researchers wary. However, here is some good news in… Continue Reading…

Is Jantoven Generic for Coumadin?

Many patients are upset to learn that brand name Coumadin, manufactured by Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) has been discontinued in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Saudi Arabia June 1, 2020. Some patients have been on Coumadin for over… Continue Reading…

Is Amazon Pharmacy Cheaper than GoodRx, Traditional Pharmacies, or Canadian Pharmacies?

Amazon announced the launch of its Amazon Pharmacy service on Nov 17, 2020. Now, the company will sell prescription medications in the U.S. It boasts that Amazon Prime members can save up to “80 percent off generic and 40 percent… Continue Reading…

Generic Zytiga to Prolong Survival for Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer Is Now Available!

Abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) works by reducing male hormone (androgen) production in the body – hormones like testosterone, that can promote tumor growth in the prostate gland. Generic version of Zytiga have been launched by Apotex, Pharmascience, Hikma, Mylan, Teva and… Continue Reading…

2021 DRUG PRICE HIKES OF UP TO 10% EXPECTED TO DRIVE MORE AMERICANS TO RXIMPORTATION

Washington, D.C. – The Campaign for Personal Prescription Importation (CPPI) predicts that drug price hikes in 2021 will drive increased prescription importation. Some 735 drugs have seen price increases in January 2021. Reports from healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors and announcements by drugmakers… Continue Reading…