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11 Truths About Depression and Antidepressants

Dr. Sharon Orrange - August 24, 2015

Almost 10% of Americans will battle depression over their lifetime.  Some people will find themselves depressed after a traumatic life event; for others, it’s a constant battle.
While depression can happen to anyone, here are some surprising statistics:

  • People living in the southeast US tend to have a higher incidence of depression.
  • People with lower levels of education tend to report more depression.
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These 6 Drugs May Be Affecting Your Sex Life

Dr. Sharon Orrange - August 20, 2015

Sexual problems are common in both men and women. These problems take different forms including lack of desire (decreased libido), inability to achieve erection or orgasm and impaired arousal.

New approval Addyi may be able to help women with low libido, like Viagra can help men with erectile dysfunction, but what if the culprit is one of your current prescriptions?

Medications are a common and easily treatable cause of sexual dysfunction—and these drugs are the most likely to cause problems. See More

Dry Mouth: Are Your Medications to Blame?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - May 19, 2015

Dry mouth isn’t just an annoyance, it can lead to serious dental issues. Xerostomia is the medical term for dry mouth and when it happens, you’ll want to know what’s causing it.

Risk factors for dry mouth include medications, mouth breathing, older age, and a history of radiation therapy in cancer patients. Medical conditions that contribute to dry mouth include Sjögren’s syndrome, diabetes, and anxiety disorders, and these can be easily ruled out by your doctor. See More

Sam’s Club Now Offers More Prescription Savings for Plus Members

Elizabeth Davis - April 22, 2015

You may already know that, like many pharmacies, Sam’s Club offers a selection of generic medications at $4 for a 30-day supply and $10 for a 90-day supply—the same savings available at Walmart pharmacies. And you don’t need to be a member to take advantage of the savings or to fill a prescription at a Sam’s Club pharmacy.

But what if you’re a current Sam’s Club member, or looking for more savings? Sam’s has just introduced a new pharmacy savings program exclusively for their Plus Members. See More

GoodRx in Action: An Uninsured Family Struggles With High Prescription Costs

Elizabeth Davis - October 02, 2014

We get lots of questions from folks who don’t understand how GoodRx works. Over the next few months, we’ll provide a few short examples from Americans who have used GoodRx to understand and control their healthcare costs.

Imagine if your family’s prescriptions cost almost $1,000 per month. All out of your pocket.

Jason, a father from Jackson, New Jersey, found himself in exactly that position. He has a steady job as an insurance claims investigator, but his company doesn’t provide health insurance. See More

Is Your Medication Making You Tired?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 10, 2014

One in ten visits to a primary care doctor is for fatigue. While certainly not the only cause, your medications can be the culprit for making you sleepy. Here are the players you need to know about.

Beta blockers. These are medications used for high blood pressure, migraine prevention, control of heart rate in atrial fibrillation, and they improve mortality after heart attack. Ok, now for the downside. They can make you sleepy. See More

Do Antidepressants Increase Risk of Miscarriage?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - May 01, 2014

With depression so common, many women of reproductive age will be on antidepressant meds while attempting to conceive. Do I have to stop taking my antidepressant once I’m pregnant? That’s a question we face in primary care all the time.

It’s a complicated thing to study because comparing folks with depression taking antidepressants with folks not suffering from depression isn’t a fair study—because depression itself may be (and likely is) a risk factor for miscarriage. See More

New Guidelines for the Treatment of Menopause Symptoms

Dr. Sharon Orrange - February 13, 2014

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

10 New Generic Medications You Need to Know About

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 18, 2012

This past year and a half has brought us generic versions of some blockbuster drugs. What this meant was the expensive brand name drug isn’t your only option. While most of the time, when your medication becomes generic you will save money, strangely it may also hurt you. If you are on a brand name medication that now has a generic option in the same class of drugs, your insurance company will want you to switch to that generic . See More

It’s Finally Here, the Generic for Lexapro! Meet Mylan Pharmaceuticals’ Escitalopram

Dr. Sharon Orrange - March 13, 2012

March 14th will be a great day for those of you who have been paying $50 – $100 a month for Lexapro. The patent for Lexapro runs out this month, and Mylan pharmaceuticals will launch escitalopram, the first generic equivalent to Lexapro.

Escitalopram 5 mg, 10 mg, and 20 mg will be available at a much cheaper price than you have been paying for your Lexapro and that is good news.

Lexapro is a commonly prescribed selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) medication for the acute and maintenance treatment of major depressive disorder in adults and adolescents ages 12 – 17, and for the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder in adults. See More

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