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These 7 Medications Can Prevent You From Donating Blood

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 22, 2018

Blood transfusions can be a risky business. The goal of transfusion medicine is to minimize any risks to a patient receiving outside blood — blood types have to match and there can’t be any substances in the blood that would cause the patient to have a dangerous reaction. It surprises many folks to hear that despite all good intention, your eligibility to donate blood may be affected by the medications you’re taking. See More

What Should I Do If My Drug isn’t Covered by My Insurance? 4 Tips and Tactics

Tori Marsh - May 17, 2018

Viagra, Symbicort, Plavix — these are some of the drugs that insurance companies stopped paying for this year, leaving many people on the hook to shoulder the full price of often expensive medications. Why? Drugs are dropped from a formulary — as the list of medications covered by an insurance plan is called — if they’re seldom used or if there are generic or more affordable options available.

To get around these formulary changes and save on your next prescription, consider the following GoodRx-approved tips. See More

Keeping A Self-Proclaimed “Medical Weirdo” And Her Doctor Happy

Katie Mui - April 05, 2018

GoodRx started with a simple idea: Help people find affordable medications. Help people understand their options. Help people get what they need for their health. Basically, we like to think that GoodRx helps. We’d love to hear and share more of your stories, so tell us on Facebook or Twitter with the tag #GoodRxHelps. 


Almost exactly 3 years ago, at the age of 54, Karla had a stroke that left her with something called vestibular dysfunction. 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

Generic Plavix Recalled Due to Mislabeling

Roni Shye - January 25, 2018

Manufacturer International Laboratories LLC has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of clopidogrel, the generic for Plavix.

This is a class II recall, the most common type of recall, which means that there is a situation where the use of the recalled medication may cause temporary or medically reversible adverse health consequences, but the likelihood of serious adverse effects is small. For more information on the different types of recalls, see our overview hereSee 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

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

5 Common Medications That Can Kill

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 13, 2015

You probably already know that many prescriptions have side effects. Most are mild—annoying issues like nausea or sleepiness that are inconvenient at worst. Others, however, can be deadly.

A very small number of medications are responsible for the majority of adverse side effects and hospitalizations from harmful drug reactions. How bad are these drugs? Between 2007 to 2009, almost 100,000 patients older than 65 had emergency hospitalizations for dangerous drug reactions, and almost 20,000 people die from prescription drug overdoses annually. See More

How Long Do I Have to Take Plavix (Clopidogrel)?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - January 20, 2015

If you have had stent placement after balloon angioplasty for coronary artery disease you will be placed on medications to ensure you don’t form clots inside those stents. One of them is aspirin, which you will take indefinitely after stent placement. The other one is up for debate, though most of you will take clopidogrel the Plavix generic. Now we have a firm answer for how long you take it.

Why do I have to take two antiplatelet meds after stent placement?

Because it saves lives. See More

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