What is Musculoskeletal Conditions?

Musculoskeletal conditions are conditions that involve the muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, joints, and nerves. An example of a musculoskeletal condition is tendinitis.

Common drug classes used to treat musculoskeletal conditions are benzodiazepines, muscle relaxants, SNRIs, muscle relaxant / NSAID combinations, and muscle relaxant / opioid / NSAID Combinations.

Savings Tips for Musculoskeletal Conditions

  • 40+ Brand-Name Drugs Dropped By Insurance in 2015

    August 20, 2014

    For many Americans with health insurance, more than 40 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2015. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handle pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing over 40 drugs from their formularies at the end of 2014. This is in addition to the more than 50 drugs removed last year.

    What are Express Scripts and Caremark?

    Express Scripts and Caremark are companies that administer prescription drug benefits for many health insurance companies and Tricare. See More

  • Here’s Something to Be Happy About: Cymbalta goes Generic!

    December 12, 2013

    Depression, anxiety, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, neuropathy and hot flashes are some of the many issues Cymbalta helps you tackle. The cost, however, has been a real issue for patients. Now, you’re good.

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic versions of Cymbalta, duloxetine delayed-release capsules. Several different drug companies had their generic versions accepted so there will be many folks making duloxetine; this should lower the cost quite a bit. See More

  • Capsule or Tablet?

    May 14, 2013

    One of the most glaring examples of random pricing of medications is the varying price of capsules vs tablets. Most physicians and pharmacists know that the same medication will work just as well in a capsule or tablet form, but many don’t know there is such a huge price difference. Listen up.

    Aside from some obvious differences (capsules can’t be crushed or split while tablets often can) here are some surprises in the capsule vs tablet discussion. See More

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Popular Musculoskeletal Conditions Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Muscle Relaxants 9 See Prices
Benzodiazepines 8 See Prices
Muscle Relaxants 11 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

Musculoskeletal Conditions Drug Classes

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