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…

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…

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

The toilet paper with "Asacol Discontinued" word.

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…

How to save up to 97% on Wellbutrin XL, to Treat Depression?

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Depression is a serious mental health disorder. Its symptoms can affect how you think and feel and may negatively impact your personal, social, and working relationships. Who Suffers from Depression? Around 17.3 million adults in the U.S had at least… Continue Reading…