Month: April 2012

The merger of Express Scripts and Medco gives us even fewer choices for mail-order pharmacy options where patients can receive 90 days of their prescriptions at a time. Receiving 90 days at a time has been great for my patients in many ways, but there are some instances where it doesn’t work. For those times,… Read More

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… Read More

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Propecia (finasteride) a day works for male pattern hair loss. Hair loss is a huge deal for men, some of whom are willing to pay big dollars for years for their Propecia. Daily use of Propecia for more than 3 months is necessary before benefits are observed, so it does work . . . but… Read More

Some of the newer popular birth control pills with a different type of progesterone are associated with an increased risk of blood clot in the leg. You need to care about this, not just because you have seen TV commercials and warning ads, but because a blood clot – deep venous thrombosis (DVT) – can… Read More