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Pradaxa (dabigatran) is used to lower the chance of stroke in people with atrial fibrillation. Pradaxa is less popular than other anticoagulants. There are currently no generic alternatives to Pradaxa.

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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

Warfarin Alternatives: Are Eliquis and Xarelto Worth the Cost?

Katie Mui - May 25, 2018

Eliquis (apixaban) and Xarelto (rivaroxaban) are part of a new group of anticoagulant drugs called NOACs (novel oral anticoagulants) used to prevent blood clots, stroke, and embolism, especially in people with atrial fibrillation. Approved by the FDA several years ago, Eliquis and Xarelto quickly became two of the most popular blood thinners in the market.

Before these drugs, people mostly relied on warfarin (Coumadin) which came to market 64 years ago. See More

Eliquis Generic Alternative Coming in 2018?

Tori Marsh - November 17, 2017

Eliquis is a common anticoagulant medication that helps prevent blood clots, stroke, and pulmonary embolism. Common, but not cheap: cash prices average around $488 for a 30-day supply. Currently, there is no Eliquis generic alternative available, but one could be available as early as 2018. Since Eliquis tends to be a maintenance drug, taken for a longer period of time, it can break the bank.  

If your doctor thinks Eliquis is right for you, how can you make it more affordable? Here’s some information on Eliquis and how you can save. See More

Is Your Medication on the FDA Watch List?

Roni Shye - April 18, 2017

If you have ever experienced a serious reaction to a medication, you are not alone. In 2000, the Institute of Medicine reported that more than 2 million serious adverse drug reactions occur each year. The FDA keeps track of these serious events through a reporting system and releases them quarterly. This system, the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS), is a database that contains information on adverse events and medication error reports that have been submitted. 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

40+ Drugs to Be Dropped By Insurance

Elizabeth Davis - August 17, 2016

Americans, get ready for sticker shock at the pharmacy.

In 2017, the nation’s largest insurance companies will likely exclude up to 154 different drugs from coverage. If you’re taking one of these prescriptions, your co-pay is about to go way, way up.

Last year, popular drugs including Viagra and Qsymia were dropped by major insurance plans for 2016. The trend continues this year. Almost 50 popular brand-name and generic drugs will likely no longer be covered by one of the nation’s largest prescription insurance providers. See More

Why Are These Medications Dispensed in Their Original Containers?

Roni Shye - March 24, 2015

When you pick up your medications at the pharmacy you may notice that they are typically dispensed in amber colored vials or plastic containers. You may or may not be aware that these amber colored vials are not the original bottle the manufacturer dispensed the medication in.

For the majority of medications, transferring them from the manufacturer’s original bottle to the pharmacy’s amber vials is not a big deal, and lets the pharmacy purchase in bulk (which is more cost-effective)—unless you are taking certain medications. See More

Is Xarelto the Best Blood Thinner for Atrial Fibrillation?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - September 03, 2014

Doctors treating patients with atrial fibrillation have embraced the new oral anticoagulants and more than 60% of new prescriptions are now written for the newer choices instead of warfarin (Coumadin). Xarelto seems to be gaining speed as the dominating new blood thinner. Xarelto use has increased quickly, with more patients being treated with this drug than with warfarin or Pradaxa in 2013.

Here are 10 things you need to know about Xarelto:

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New Guidelines for Atrial Fibrillation: 4 Big Changes

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 02, 2014

Almost 6 million Americans have the irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation. Atrial fib increases your risk of stroke, heart failure, dementia, and early mortality. New guidelines have just been released, with some pretty big changes on how to manage atrial fib. Here is what you need to know:

1. Know the score.

The decision of whether or not you need to be on blood thinners when you have atrial fib has always been based on your score. See More

Comparison of the New Blood Thinners for Atrial Fibrillation

Dr. Sharon Orrange - February 12, 2014

Coumadin (warfarin) has been the mainstay of treatment for stroke prevention in folks with atrial fibrillation. When the atrium is fibrillating, and losing its atrial kick, there is a higher risk of clot forming in the atrium which will break off into the ventricle, then head to your brain and cause a stroke.

For that reason, we treat some folks with atrial fibrillation with blood thinners to prevent that stroke risk. See More

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