Category: Pharmacy

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It’s time to choose a health insurance plan for the coming year again. And with drug prices going through the roof and more drugs being dropped from coverage each year, it’s that much more important to choose a plan wisely. Before we go into whether or not you should even purchase health insurance on your… Read More

If you’re over the age of 50, you may have started to experience some of these difficult menopause symptoms: hot flashes, fatigue, night sweats, osteoporosis…not fun. Luckily, there are medications that can help you through menopause. But, are they affordable? One of the more commonly prescribed estrogens to treat menopausal symptoms and to prevent osteoporosis… Read More

With 2018 being an especially bad year for allergies, you may be reconsidering your current allergy medication. The sheer number of allergy relief commercials that crop up during high-pollen months can make it pretty tempting. Among the brands frequently advertised are household names like Claritin (loratadine), Allegra (fexofenadine), and Zyrtec (cetirizine), but there’s a new… Read More

Anyone who has fibromyalgia knows that it’s absolutely no joke. It’s a chronic condition with symptoms like muscle pain, fatigue, migraines and headaches—all of which can lead to sleep problems, anxiety and depression. Stress can also exacerbate these symptoms… like, say, the stress of not knowing if you’ll be able to afford your next prescription… Read More

Flu season is officially underway, which means it’s time to get vaccinated. Flu shots can range from $0 (yes, free) to $50 or more, depending on where you get your shot and what kind of vaccine you receive. Whether you’re insured or not, there are ways to make your vaccines affordable. Here are some things… Read More

GoodRx has completed the largest library of brand-drug savings programs on the internet, featuring over 800 manufacturer discount programs and 1,300 patient assistance programs for more than 1,600 drugs.* This database, which took more than five years of research and development, includes discounts made available by dozens of drug manufacturers, and offers savings for both… Read More

Pharmacy technicians are often the unsung heroes when it comes to patient care. They are the first and last point of contact with patients at the pharmacy, making sure they receive the right medication and understand how to take them correctly. On Pharmacy Technician Day earlier this month, we had the opportunity to celebrate pharmacy… Read More

If you have old medications sitting around the house, and you’re not sure how to dispose of them, you might want to consider participating in National Drug Take Back Day, happening across the country this Saturday, October 27th. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, created by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), aims to provide a… Read More

Kayla is a pharmacy technician at a retail pharmacy in Lincoln, Nebraska. She’s been there for the past 1.5 years while also completing her training towards becoming an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. She’s a huge advocate of GoodRx because, in her words, “It’s always a good interaction when patients can save money. Then it was… Read More

So, you used GoodRx to compare prices for your prescription and found a less expensive pharmacy. But transferring your prescription is a pain, right? It’s actually easier than you may think! Pharmacies want to make transfers as smooth as possible. Here are a few things you can to do keep things simple.   1) Get… Read More