PillPack is a full-service pharmacy that delivers a better, simpler experience.
Medications delivered within the hour from any pharmacy.
Pillbox enables rapid identification of unknown solid-dosage medications (tablets/capsules) based on physical characteristics and high-resolution images. Once a medication is identified, Pillbox provides links to drug information and drug labels.
Just how expensive do prescription drugs need to be to fund innovative research?
There’s little doubt a growing proportion of medical encounters will in future be virtual, using video or other technologies.
But we need more research to evaluate the benefits or possible harms of online services that provide prescriptions based on a questionnaire.
An NPR investigation found doctors and dentists are still prescribing large amounts of opioids, putting millions at risk of addiction, overdose and death.
Yes, they may look busy, and probably are, but pharmacists are the best source of information about the drugs they dispense. Ask to speak with a pharmacist, especially when the prescription involves a medication that is new to you. Inquire about side effects and whether the new drug is safe in combination with any others you are already taking.
A significant part of the drug crisis can be traced back to our homes, where prescription drugs are found and misused by other family members and friends, often adolescents and older teens. That’s one of the main findings from a group of recent studies that collectively sound an alarm that parents, doctors and clinicians should hear and heed.
Pharmacies and insurers push it over physicians’ warnings.
Americans are spending more on prescription drugs than anyone else in the world.
Why? Part of it is because the United States drug pricing system is set up differently than everyone else. While other countries, like the United Kingdom, have regulatory agencies that determine whether a drug should come to market and can then negotiate a price consumers will pay, the US market doesn’t. So pharmaceutical companies can charge whatever they want.
The FDA buries evidence of fraud in medical trials. My students and I dug it up.
And too many meds can lead to drug resistance and future health dilemmas.
Drugmakers systematically select physicians to speak on behalf of their products. The doctors believe they are being recruited to persuade other doctors to use a drug, but the primary target of the speaking is the doctor himself. And the resulting sales can be huge.
You’ve been ordering pizzas to your door — well, now it’s time you started getting your heartburn medicine delivered, too.
Americans take pills for everything including increased energy, weight loss, pain and medical conditions. Roughly 59-percent of Americans, or 3 in 5, are taking a prescription of some kind. It is also estimated that roughly 15-percent of the population takes more than five prescriptions daily.
Considering almost 40% of seniors are unable to read prescription labels, and some 67% are unable to understand information given to them and add to that age-related physiological changes, use of multiple medicines, drug interactions, inappropriate prescribing and monitoring of drug therapy, medication management is a huge concern for both older adults and their grown adult children.
PillPack decided the best way to onboard new customers was to start streaming meds through a smartly designed pill reminder app.
In this guide, you’ll learn how age changes our response to medication, and how to keep track of the medication you’re taking. You can also find out how you can reduce your medication error and drug interaction risks.
Geriatricians and researchers have warned for years about the potential hazards of polypharmacy, usually defined as taking five or more drugs concurrently. Yet it continues to rise in all age groups, reaching disturbingly high levels among older adults.
Your doctor hands you a prescription for a blood pressure drug. But is it the right one for you? You’re searching for a new primary care physician or a specialist. Is there a way you can know whether the doctor is more partial to expensive, brand-name drugs than his peers?
A new study finds that 16 percent of off-label antidepressant use is backed by actual research.
Drug prices are a huge burden on Americans’ wallets—and, you know, their health.
How to get the most out of prescription medications and over-the-counter products.
Patient assistance programs are run by pharmaceutical companies to provide free medications to people who cannot afford to buy their medicine. RxAssist offers a comprehensive database of these patient assistance programs, as well as practical tools, news, and articles so that health care professionals and patients can find the information they need. All in one place.
RxHope is exactly what its name implies...a helping hand to people in need in obtaining critical medications that they would normally have trouble affording. We act as your advocate in making the patient assistance program journey easier and faster by supplying vital information and help.
RxList is an online medical resource dedicated to offering detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs.
The comprehensive resource for physicians, drug and illness information.
RxWiki is a project by pharmacists to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and trusted world-wide medication guide for consumers. We believe pharmacists are the most relevant source for information regarding prescription, over-the-counter (OTC), and natural product information.
There is more to know than what the ads say. Learn from the experience of real people who have taken drug treatments. Share your side effects or success stories. Take control of your health by being informed and asking questions. AskaPatient.com provides tools for the empowered patient.
FDA BeSafeRx is a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of buying prescription medicines from fake online pharmacies. This campaign provides the resources to help consumers.
Since its initial launch in 1999, CredibleMeds® has developed educational and research programs providing resources for medical professionals, researchers and consumers. Most notably, CredibleMeds® has built and applied a novel, systems-based approach to reduce harm from medications and drug-drug interactions (DDIs) – with a special focus on drugs that prolong the QT interval on the patient’s electrocardiogram and thereby increase the risk of torsades de pointes (TdP), a heart arrhythmia that can cause sudden cardiac death.
Dose Health provides services to help individuals manage medications and health reminders while maintaining their independence. provides services to help individuals manage medications and health reminders while maintaining their independence.
eMedExpert compares prescription drugs using different formats. In head to head drugs comparisons, like Effexor vs Cymbalta, we analyze mechanisms of action, FDA approved and off-label uses, side effect profiles of two or more similar drugs.
Wondering what to expect from your medication? We‘re here to help. Iodine combines pharmacist expertise, FDA data, and real life experience from more than 100,000 people like you to create a new kind of medical resource. Let us know what you think
The Know Your Dose campaign educates consumers on how to safely and appropriately use medicines that contain acetaminophen to avoid an unintentional overdose. By reaching consumers when medicine safety is top of mind through points of care, such as a pharmacy or healthcare provider’s office, points of purchase at retail pharmacies, and online on health sites, the campaign seeks to raise awareness and promotes four simple steps for safe acetaminophen use...
MedActionPlan.com provides a family of powerful, web-based applications that allow healthcare providers to create personalized treatment plans for the patient.
Keep yourself and loved ones safe and never forget to take your meds again with Medisafe, the easy-to-use and FREE app that helps you remember when to take your pills and manage pill usage.
Find the best online pharmacy drug prices from the U.S., Canada, and internationally.
Drug information, interaction checker, and medication organizer.
Medicare’s popular prescription-drug program now serves more than 35 million people, but the names of prescribers and the drugs they choose have never previously been public.
Recall Guide is the most effective, easiest to use medication tracking platform on the market. Best of all, it's free! Keep track of your medications, and learn about important recalls and prescription information that may directly affect you. Our goal is to supply important and helpful information about your prescriptions. We do this by leveraging an active community of users and by sharing important updates about the safety of specific drugs.
SafeMedication.com features complete, easy-to-read information on more than 800 drugs. It is based on ASHP's premier, unbiased drug information resources.
In 1976, when The People's Pharmacy® was originally published, it was one of the first books providing drug and health information to consumers. It went on to become a number one bestseller.
US Recall News is not associated with any government agency. We provide what information we can relating to recalled products in the United States, but our list of recalls may not be all-inclusive. While we endeavor to stay up-to-date with all of the latest recalls, your best bet is always to contact the appropriate organization in charge of the recalls...
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