Every year, insurance plans update the list of drugs that they cover, also known as their formulary. That means that some drugs covered this year won’t be covered next year. (In fact, more and more drugs are excluded from formularies each year.) And drugs that are new to the market might be covered soon. If you rely on health insurance to pay for your medications, now’s a good time to pay attention. See More
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Skipping the pharmacy line and getting your prescriptions mailed to you may seem like an easy choice, but as Gayle learned, mail order pharmacies don’t always offer the best price.
For years, Gayle had relied on a mail order pharmacy to fill her prescription for estradiol patches, simply because her insurer had offered it as a member benefit. She didn’t think — or rather didn’t know — that she was actually paying too much for her medications. See More
Many women need cheaper options for hormone replacement. One of the most commonly prescribed estrogens for women is Premarin, and it’s so darn expensive. This is because there is no generic form of Premarin and will not likely ever be. Premarin is the brand name for conjugated estrogens used to treat symptoms of menopause and to prevent osteoporosis.
Why doesn’t a generic for Premarin exist?
Well, because we don’t really know what’s in it. See More
Is there anything new for menopause?
Well, yes there is. 2014 brought some new guidelines by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for the treatment of symptoms of menopause: hot flashes and vaginal dryness/atrophy.
No new risks or dangers.
The good news is the guidelines didn’t raise any risks or dangers that we didn’t already know, for the medications or treatments we have been using. See More