Category: Pharmacy

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At GoodRx, we are committed to finding you the best savings on your prescriptions, and we have some good news. Today, we’re excited to announce new lower prices on some popular prescriptions at Walgreens. Our already discounted prices have dropped even lower – by as much as 70% in some cases. These deeper discounts are… Read More

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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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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

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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Due to the severity of this year’s flu, pharmaceutical companies have been trying to figure out simplified treatment options for those that have contracted the flu, as well as preventative measures. However, there are also other companies out there that are trying to profit from consumers who have been affected by the flu, producing fraudulent flu products…. Read More

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If you’re over the age of 50, you may have started to experience some of those 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 prevent osteoporosis is… Read More

Opioid use disorder, also known as opioid addiction, is a chronic disease that changes the brain. This disease is characterized by a problematic pattern of opioid use leading to significant impairment or distress. More than 2.5 million patients in the United States are diagnosed with opioid use disorder, making it important for health care providers… Read More

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Having a chronic disease such as diabetes, asthma, COPD or HIV can cost a pretty penny. Since these diseases are not easy on the pocketbook, it’s not surprising that many Americans often times choose between eating and the paying the bills or being able to afford their medications. In an effort to reduce the cost… Read More

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After peaking in January, antiviral prescriptions dropped off in February. Though prescription fills remain at an elevated level as the flu continues to ravage the country, data from the GoodRx Index reveals that the worst of the flu season is over, resembling data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The GoodRx Index also… Read More

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This year’s flu season was one of the worst we’ve seen in some time, and it’s still not quite over. While the flu shot wasn’t as successful as we hoped, there is good news for next year’s flu season – nasal spray FluMist will be available. For the past two flu seasons, the Advisory Committee on… Read More