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.

Why are
Medical Foods
prescribed?

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How we make this chart

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
foltanx
82
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Vayarin
71
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Metanx
91
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Cerefolin Nac
(metafolbic plus)
101
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Podiapn
44
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Deplin
174
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LEVOMEFOLATE is a medical food. It is used together with medicines to manage depression and schizophrenia.
Vayacog
71
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Axona
84
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Vasculera
1,957
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Enteragam
579
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Enteragam is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome. Enteragam is slightly less popular than other medical foods. There are currently no generic alternatives to Enteragam.

GoodRx has partnered with Inside Rx and Entera Health to reduce the price for this prescription. Check our savings tips for co-pay cards, assistance programs, and other ways to reduce your costs. Enteragam is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans.

Fosteum Plus
1,945
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Vsl 3
N/A N/A See Prices
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.
Limbrel
721
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FLAVOCOXID is a prescription dietary supplement. It is promoted for use in osteoarthritis ('wear-and-tear' of the joints). Use of this product is not recommended. Contact your health care provider if you have questions. Serious side effects have been reported. If you have experienced any side effects or health problems while taking this product, work with your health care provider to report your symptoms to the FDA.
Vayarol
N/A
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Smoflipid
N/A
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Vsl 3 DS
N/A N/A See Prices
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.
Fosteum
N/A
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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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