Medical foods are used to treat various conditions including Alzheimer's disease, osteoarthritis, diabetic neuropathy, and depression. They work by supplying nutrition not available in a normal diet for the management of certain diseases.

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Medical Foods
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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Medical Foods

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Metanx
142
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Vayarin
58
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Deplin
142
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LEVOMEFOLATE is a medical food. It is used together with medicines to manage depression and schizophrenia.
foltanx
69
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Cerefolin Nac
(metafolbic plus)
87
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Podiapn
35
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Vayacog
62
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Vasculera
95
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Axona
81
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Enteragam
467
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Limbrel
118
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FLAVOCOXID is a prescription dietary supplement. It is promoted for use in adults with osteoarthritis ('wear-and-tear' of the joints). This medical food may help reduce inflammation in affected joints. This product has not been shown to help rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA), or other inflammatory conditions. It is not helpful for acute or chronic pain.
Vsl 3
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VSL#3 is a probiotic medical food for the dietary management of IBS, ulcerative colitis and an ileal pouch. It must be used under medical supervision and is dispensed by a pharmacist. It is only available as a brand name drug.
Vayarol
58
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Smoflipid
26
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Vsl 3 DS
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VSL#3 DS is a probiotic medical food for the dietary management of IBS, ulcerative colitis and an ileal pouch. It must be used under medical supervision and is dispensed by a pharmacist. It is only available as a brand name drug.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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