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Aristada: New Schizophrenia Treatment Approved

The GoodRx Pharmacist - October 16, 2015

Aristada (aripiprazole lauroxil) was approved by the FDA for the treatment of schizophrenia on October 5, 2015, and should be available soon.

What should I know about schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia is a treatable mental illness, however, it can be disabling and interfere with daily life. It affects around 1% of the population in the United States and more than 21 million people worldwide, according to the Who Health Organization (WHO)See More

New Dosage Forms to Help You Take Your Medicine

The GoodRx Pharmacist - May 20, 2015

Medications these days are not only limited to traditional routes like taking a pill by mouth. A variety of new and improved dosage forms have been created with your best interests in mind.

If you have trouble remembering to take your medication, or for example, if you’re a diabetic who doesn’t like needles, one of the newer dosage forms just might be right for you!

What types of new dosage forms now exist?

  • Iontophoretic transdermal systems
  • Long-acting injections
  • Inhaled medications
  • Dissolvable tablets and films

Are there advantages to using these newer forms?

Yes—some of these new forms can help you resolve common issues like:

  • Problems swallowing medication.
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Dry Mouth: Are Your Medications to Blame?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - May 19, 2015

Dry mouth isn’t just an annoyance, it can lead to serious dental issues. Xerostomia is the medical term for dry mouth and when it happens, you’ll want to know what’s causing it.

Risk factors for dry mouth include medications, mouth breathing, older age, and a history of radiation therapy in cancer patients. Medical conditions that contribute to dry mouth include Sjögren’s syndrome, diabetes, and anxiety disorders, and these can be easily ruled out by your doctor. See More

Abilify: Is It Worth Paying For?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - November 05, 2013

What’s the deal with the best selling mood medicine of the year?

Abilify. This tiny little pill, an atypical antipsychotic, made the drug company over 6 billion dollars this past year. It’s an expensive drug and there are many patient assistance programs out there for Abilify but the question you should ask first: is it worth paying for? Let’s find out.

1. Schizophrenia.
Abilify (aripiprazole) is indicated for the treatment of schizophrenia. See More

It’s a No on Ginkgo

Dr. Sharon Orrange - April 30, 2013

Memory loss, dementia, and cardiovascular disease prevention are the main reasons many of you wonder if you should be taking gingko (Gingko biloba).

There was hope for years in gingko. It works to improve blood flow through increased release of nitric oxide, and it works as an anti-inflammatory so it was believed to be neuroprotective.

Well, it doesn’t really do what we’d hoped. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine funded the Gingko Evaluation of Memory (GEM) study, the largest and longest trial done. See More

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