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Depression and Anxiety Prescriptions Are Climbing Nationwide

Tori Marsh - June 07, 2018

Prescriptions for depression and anxiety medications are on the rise among Americans – and parts of the country appear to be coping with higher rates than others, according to a GoodRx analysis of prescription data for anxiety and depression medicines.

The data looks at the proportion of depression and anxiety medications among overall prescription volume over the past 12 months (ending April 2018). See More

New Study Finds that Some Drugs May Raise Dementia Risk — as Many as 20 Years Later

Tori Marsh - May 16, 2018

Turns out, taking a certain kind of drug today is associated with an increased chance of dementia as many as 20 years from now, according to a new study.

The study looked at people who had taken anticholinergic drugs that are frequently prescribed for depression, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, asthma, Parkinson’s disease, and allergies. People who had taken drugs from specific classes of anticholinergics had as much as a 30% greater likelihood of being diagnosed with dementia later in life. See More

The Ten Worst Medications to Take While Applying for Life Insurance

Dr. Sharon Orrange - February 20, 2018

After practicing medicine for 20 years, I’ve become adept at “clarifying” to life insurance companies why patients are taking certain medications. The same medications appear to trigger red flags for both long-term care and life insurance companies.   

Their “concern” makes sense for some medications because they are used for serious chronic illnesses, but for others, the insurance companies are worried about your lifestyle. See More

80+ Drugs to Be Dropped By Insurance in 2018

Elizabeth Davis - August 22, 2017

If you’ve got health insurance, now’s a good time to be paying attention. Each year, prescription coverage – the “formulary” – changes, and yours will likely be changing in 2018.

Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handle pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing more than 80 prescription medications from their formularies at the end of 2017. See More

10 Medications You Shouldn’t Mix With Alcohol

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 04, 2017

“Can I have a drink while I’m taking my medication?” This is a question that primary care doctors are frequently asked, rightly so. Almost 50% of Americans report taking a prescription medication in the previous month. Alcohol in moderation (3 – 5 drinks per week) is recommended for stroke and heart disease prevention, and many folks taking medications known to interact with alcohol still report regular use. See More

Mixing Over the Counter and Prescription Medications? Here’s What You Need to Know

Roni Shye - February 25, 2017

Americans’ use of supplements, prescriptions and over the counter (OTC) medications has been steadily increasing over the past couple of years. This increase can sometimes put patients at risk for complications and interactions. Believe it or not, a lot of over-the-counter medications can actually interact with your prescription medications (and affect how they work) without you even realizing it. See More

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

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

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