Erectile Dysfunction Savings Tips

Savings Tips for Erectile Dysfunction

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  • 8 Overlooked Men’s Health Issues

    April 28, 2016

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women, so of course we need a close eye on cardiac risk factors in primary care. But what other issues do men face that often get overlooked? Move over breast cancer and menopause—here are some things men, and the people who love them, need to know about.

    1. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) or enlarged prostate: Half of men over 50 will experience symptoms related to BPH at some point.
    2.  See More
  • 10 Things You Need to Know About Erectile Dysfunction

    September 15, 2015

    Erectile dysfunction (ED) is way more common than you might think—it affects half of men over 40. While there are many detailed tests available to diagnose ED, most cases can be picked up during a visit with the doctor with two questions: “How’s your sex life? Everything working all right?”
    Here are ten other things that may surprise you about ED.

    1. The most common cause in men over 50 is vascular disease.
    2.  See More
  • The Most Romantic Holidays (as indicated by sales of erectile dysfunction drugs)

    February 14, 2014

    Valentine’s Day is a big day for romance . . . right?

    We took at look at drug searches on GoodRx over the last few years, and you might be, err, excited by our findings.

    Common sense would indicate that Valentine’s Day would be an especially popular time to fill, well, certain prescriptions. Erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, and the other PDE5 inhibitors might make the holiday a little bit more romantic. See More

  • Generic Viagra in 2017: Sooner Than Expected

    December 17, 2013

    Pfizer, the manufacturer of erectile dysfunction med Viagra, just reached a settlement with generic manufacturer Teva that will allow Teva to start selling generic Viagra (sildenafil) in December 2017—that’s more than two years earlier than the current patent expiration in April 2020.

    This is great for anyone using Viagra, as the cost of generic sildenafil will be lower, but a there are a few things to keep in mind. See More

  • 50+ Brand-Name Drugs Dropped By Insurance in 2014

    October 29, 2013

    For many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2014. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing almost 50 brands from their formularies at the end of 2013. More information is below.

    What are Express Scripts and Caremark?

    Express Scripts and Caremark are companies that administer prescription drug benefits for many health insurance companies and Tricare. See More

  • Viagra: Now Available Directly Online

    July 18, 2013

    The “little blue pill” Viagra is now available online directly from the manufacturer, Pfizer. In a first move of its kind, the erectile dysfunction medicine is being offered directly on the manufacturer’s website, through a contracted pharmacy.

    How does it work? First, a prescription from your healthcare provider is still required. You can also use your regular insurance when ordering online. When you place an order, your prescription is filled by a licensed pharmacy and mailed directly to you. See More

  • Be Warned: Sexual Enhancement Drugs for Men Sold Over the Internet May Not Be Safe

    June 27, 2012

    Who really buys over the counter sexual enhancement drugs? Many of you do. They are advertised as dietary supplements that promote sexual enhancement and here is what you need to know:

    Recent analysis by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) of four products sold over the internet prompted safety concerns.

    Advertised as promoters of sexual enhancement, these products are: VMaxx Rx, Boost-Ultra Sexual Enhancement Formula, Firminite, and X-rockSee More

  • Five Things You Should Know Before You Pay for Your Erectile Dysfunction Medications

    December 13, 2011

    Many of you are experiencing price gouging at $10 – $14 a pill for your erectile dysfunction medications. I was reminded today by a patient, who takes 50 mg of Viagra as needed, that we can save you some money. Here is what you need to know before you spend the dough:

    1) Viagra will cost roughly the same amount per pill whether it’s 25 mg, 50 mg or 100mg. Have your doctor prescribe you a 100 mg pill which you can cut in half or in fourths 30 minutes prior to intercourse. See More

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