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Olmesartan Coupon - Olmesartan 40mg tablet
BenicarOlmesartan
Olmesartan (Benicar) is a moderately priced drug used to treat high blood pressure. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. As of 2016, it is available in generic and brand versions. Generic olmesartan is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of olmesartan is around $10.98, 95% off the average retail price of $233.16. Compare ARBs.
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Olmesartan Coupon - Olmesartan 40mg tablet
olmesartan(generic)
tablet
40mg
30 tablets

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High Blood Pressure Medications: ACE Inhibitors vs. ARBs

Roni Shye
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In the land of high blood pressure medications, ACE inhibitors and ARBs are pretty standard. That means that if you are being treated for high blood pressure, you’re likely to be on one of these medications. ACE inhibitors and ARBs represent two groups of drugs that treat hypertension, but they differ in how they work and their side effects.

What is hypertension?

Hypertension (aka. high blood pressure) is when the pressure in your blood vessels is too high. See More

Could Your Meds Be Causing Diarrhea?

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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Most diarrhea will resolve within 24 to 48 hours—if it’s caused by viral gastroenteritis (a stomach bug) or food borne illness. If your diarrhea is hanging on and not resolving, take a look at your medications. It can be challenging to identify which medication may be causing drug-induced diarrhea, especially if you’re taking multiple medications. Here are some well-known offenders commonly associated with drug-induced diarrhea. See More

80+ Drugs to Be Dropped By Insurance in 2018

Elizabeth Davis
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If you’ve got health insurance, now’s a good time to be paying attention. Each year, prescription coverage – the “formulary” – changes, and yours will likely be changing in 2018.

Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handle pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing more than 80 prescription medications from their formularies at the end of 2017. There is a silver lining for some of you though—almost 20 currently excluded drugs will be covered in 2018. See More

Benicar for High Blood Pressure Gets Generic Approval

Roni Shye
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High blood pressure (hypertension) is a common condition that can lead to further cardiovascular issues like heart attack or stroke if left untreated. Even though high blood pressure is usually undetectable without a blood pressure cuff it’s extremely important to keep under control.

If you have high blood pressure your doctor might suggest lifestyle modifications such as weight loss, diet, and exercise—but you may also need a prescription medicine. See More

Stop Wasting Your Money: 10 Expensive Drugs That May Not Be Worth It

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The most expensive prescriptions are usually the best, right?

That’s what many people think, but it isn’t always the case—not even close. There are many inexpensive drugs out there that work just as well for treating everything from arthritis to depression, and some even have fewer side effects than their high-cost counterparts.

In 2013, pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts estimated that the United States wasted $418 billion on “bad medication-related decisions”—with $55. See More

Blood Pressure Medications and Cancer Risk

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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Concerns raised about ARBs (angiotensin receptor blockers) have folks worried. Patients have come to our offices asking if they should switch their blood pressure medication. Let’s shed some light on the issue as there is reason for calm. Well known ARBs include losartan (Cozaar), candesartan (Atacand), irbesartan (Avapro), Benicar (olmesartan), Diovan (valsartan) and Micardis (telmisartan). They work well to lower blood pressure and the kidneys of diabetics love them. See More

How Switching Meds Could Save You More Than $2000 Per Year

Elizabeth Davis
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When it comes to saving on your prescriptions, sometimes the way to get the best price isn’t as straightforward as simply using a coupon or switching to a generic.

Recently, I visited a doctor to try and figure out why I was having headaches. It took months, but eventually I was diagnosed with migraines; then, I had to work with my doctor to find the right medication to manage the migraines.

Like many Americans, I have health insurance, but even with insurance, the cost of my drugs was giving me a headache. See More

10 New Generic Medications You Need to Know About

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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This past year and a half has brought us generic versions of some blockbuster drugs. What this meant was the expensive brand name drug isn’t your only option. While most of the time, when your medication becomes generic you will save money, strangely it may also hurt you. If you are on a brand name medication that now has a generic option in the same class of drugs, your insurance company will want you to switch to that generic . See More

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