medications

Sarepta Therapeutics, the maker of eteplirsen, submitted data to the FDA from three very small clinical trials involving
The cost of life-saving drugs can be prohibitive in this country, many times more than what people from other countries pay for the same drugs. As a result, 35 million Americans don't fill their prescriptions, cut their pills in half or otherwise don't comply with their medication regimen.
To help people better manage their medications, particularly those with many to manage, clinicians at VNSNY CHOICE have compiled a to-do list and five questions to ask your pharmacist or primary care physician (PCP) on a regular basis, at least annually.
I'm tired of doctors. I'm fed up with driving there, sitting there and filling out forms that take longer to do, than the duration of any of my illnesses.
How to get the most out of prescription medications and over-the-counter products.
We must always be proactive when it comes to monitoring our medications and thoughtful when it comes to what we choose to use in combination with them. It could be a matter of life and death in an area that has nothing to do with our breast cancer.
Women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer's, stroke, thyroid disease and much, much more.
That drug class is the diuretics. The right diuretic(s) at the right dose. Studies by me and by others demonstrating their
If 5,000 health care providers adopt STEADI, over a 5-year period as many as 6.3 million more patients could be screened
Anybody who juggles multiple medications can relate to the problem of forgetting to take a medication, or not remembering whether they already took it. This is especially true for people who take medications at varying times of the day.
"Of these NTI drugs, patients with anti-epilepsy drugs are a unique group that do equally well when started on brand or generic
Dana says that her older sister, Shemida, is destroying their family because she is always sick. “My sister is a hypochondriac
Hospitals should be places of safe health care delivery and recovery from acute or chronic illness. You should also be a smart patient. Take inventory of your kidney health prior to coming to the hospital and share these answers with your health care practitioner so that they are reflected in your medical records.
We must learn from responses to such epidemics in the past if we are to succeed today. Such lessons will be difficult to craft, requiring expertise in culture as well as medicine, but need to be integral parts of our global response.
In an effort to get a good night's sleep, Americans in vast numbers are taking OTC sleep aids frequently and sometimes in addition to prescription sleep aids. The frequency and the additive effects are a potent combination, especially for older Americans.
She had picked up two prescriptions from the pharmacy, driven home and brought them into the bathroom. A close inspection of each tube revealed nothing that would help her to distinguish the rash cream from the ointment that was supposed to be placed inside her hoo-ha.
In an effort to get a good night's sleep, Americans in vast numbers are taking OTC sleep aids frequently and sometimes in addition to prescription sleep aids. The frequency and the additive effects are a potent combination, especially for older Americans.
Clearly the goal of reducing the enormous cost burden of prescribed drugs is a legitimate one. If a drug that costs $200 a year is just as good as one that costs $2,000, restricting the latter makes sense. But the situation is not that simple.