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Sofosbuvir

SOFOSBUVIR (soe fos' bue vir) is an antiviral medicine. It is used with other medicines to treat hepatitis C. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Compare nucleotide polymerase inhibitors.
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48 Prescription Medications To Be Dropped by Insurance in 2019

Benita Lee - August 09, 2018

As drug makers are facing increasing scrutiny over high drug prices, pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) Express Scripts announces that they will be excluding 48 new drugs from insurance coverage in 2019. If you have insurance, it’s time to pay attention.

Every year, PBMs like Express Scripts evaluate the clinical value and financial cost of prescription medications and create a list of drugs covered by insurance, known as formularies. See More

The 11 Most Expensive Drugs in the U.S.A.

Tori Marsh - May 10, 2018

Every month, it seems as if there is a new outrage over the ever-soaring cost of prescription drugs. But which drugs actually cost the most? Here are the 11 most expensive outpatient drugs, as of May 2018, based on list prices for a typical one-month prescription.

The 11 drugs on this list are all priced well over $25,000 for a monthly supply, and treat diseases rare diseases that afflict few people in the US. 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

FDA Safety Alert: Direct-Acting Antivirals for Hepatitis C

Roni Shye - November 12, 2016

The FDA has issued a drug safety alert for direct-acting antivirals used to treat Hepatitis C. They warn that using direct-acting antivirals such as Sovaldi, Harvoni, or Zepatier can cause a reactivation of Hepatitis B in patients who have been previously infected with the virus.

The FDA gained knowledge about the reactivation of hepatitis B occurring from direct-acting antivirals through reported incidents and published literature. See More

Why Are So Many Drug Prices Increasing?

Roni Shye - September 30, 2015

If you’ve been following the news, huge price increases on necessary drugs like Daraprim and cycloserine may seem unusual—they both dropped in price again once people noticed and complained, right?

The unfortunate reality as that price increases happen in the pharmaceutical industry day-in and day-out. While the majority aren’t quite as dramatic as the Daraprim price hike, they happen more often than you might think. See More

50+ Drugs Dropped by Insurance in 2016, Including Viagra and Qsymia

Elizabeth Davis - August 12, 2015

It’s that time again—the new lists of covered and excluded drugs on next year’s insurance plans are out, and it doesn’t look great. For many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name and generic drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2016.

Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing about 20 – 30 drugs each from their national preferred formularies at the end of 2015. See More

New GoodRx Top 10 Drug Guide

Elizabeth Davis - June 05, 2015

Our new top 10 lists are in for the most-dispensed and most expensive prescriptions in the US—take a look at these interesting updates.

Which prescriptions have been filled the most in 2015 so far?

Based on a sample of claims reported by pharmacies across the country, thyroid meds like Synthroid and levothyroxine near the top of the list, while standard heart and diabetes prescriptions lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil), atorvastatin (Lipitor), and metformin (Glucophage) are still very frequently prescribed—no surprises there. 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

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