Month: March 2018

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Plaque psoriasis is a skin disorder that causes thick, scaly, red skin which can be painful and itchy. Treatments for plaque psoriasis come in various types of forms including oral, injectable and topical. Your doctor will determine the best course of treatment for you as no single psoriasis treatment works for everyone. Recently, Ilumya, was approved… Read More

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Medicare offers comprehensive healthcare coverage for seniors 65 years of age and older. But needless to say, it can be confusing. Prior-authorizations, coverage gaps, co-insurance, part D, advantage plans? It can be too much. Here’s the catch – if you don’t know how to successfully navigate the system, you will more than likely be paying… Read More

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GoodRx started with a simple idea: Help people find affordable medications. Help people understand their options. Help people get what they need for their health. Basically, we like to think that GoodRx helps. We’d love to hear and share more of your stories, so tell us on Facebook or Twitter with the tag #GoodRxHelps. Meet… Read More

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Alzheimer’s disease (AD) accounts for 70% of dementia. The brain affected by Alzheimer’s has two things normal brains don’t. The first is a build-up of protein fragments, called amyloid plaques, between nerve cells in the brain. The second is the tangling of a protein, tau, in nerve cells. Confusing, I know, but it’s why we don’t have… Read More

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How to apply a payment made with GoodRx to your insurance deductible When you use GoodRx, you are choosing to pay without your insurance. But you can ask your insurer to reimburse you or to apply your purchase against your deductible. Here’s the deal. Nearly half of Americans now have high deductible health plans –… Read More

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If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you may have heard of a device called a continuous glucose monitor (CGM). A CGM typically consists of a small sensor that’s worn on various parts of the body that can measure glucose levels in real-time throughout the day. If you currently use a CGM, you… Read More

Prescriptions for asthma inhalers surged by over 40% in the San Francisco Bay Area in the month of last October’s Northern California fires in Napa and Sonoma counties, according to a GoodRx analysis of pharmacy data. In Marin County, inhaler prescriptions climbed by 78% in Oct. 2017, with prescriptions in Napa rising by 67% and… Read More

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Sleep plays a huge role in health, wellbeing, and long-term memory. Many folks turn to herbal remedies and supplements when they are struggling with insomnia. Insomnia can be a sign of an underlying medical disorder, mood disorder (depression and anxiety) or a medication side effect, so first see your doctor to help you rule those… Read More

Americans fill a lot of prescriptions – more than 4 billion a year. And it turns out there are some interesting patterns in the state-by-state trends, looking at a representative sample of prescription fill data in the US. The most frequently prescribed drug in more than half the states is levothyroxine, used to treat thyroid… Read More

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GoodRx, America’s #1 source of prescription drug savings, announced today a new partnership with Benefitfocus to offer deep Rx discounts via GoodRx Gold to Benefitfocus members and their employees. As a result of this partnership, GoodRx’s premium prescriptions savings program, GoodRx Gold, which saves members up to 90% on their medication costs, will be embedded… Read More