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7 Medications You Shouldn’t Mix with Alcohol
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7 Medications You Shouldn’t Mix with Alcohol

Seven types of medications you shouldn’t mix with alcohol include allergy, anxiety, ADHD, cough, depression, nausea, and pain medications. If you do not know or are unsure about the effect of mixing alcohol with a currently prescribed medication it is best to avoid alcohol entirely until after speaking with your pharmacist or health care provider.

Kendra Bean
Kendra Bean3 May 2022
How Much Does COVID Antiviral Pill Paxlovid Cost and Where To Get It?
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How Much Does COVID Antiviral Pill Paxlovid Cost and Where To Get It?

The antiviral pill to treat COVID-19, Paxlovid, costs $530, however, is being distributed free of charge by the U.S. government. Paxlovid requires a medical provider's order. There are 594,525 courses of Paxlovid available across 45,561 pharmacies.

Khang T. Vuong, MHA
Khang T. Vuong, MHA18 Apr 2022
How Much Does Blood Pressure Medication Cost Without Insurance in 2022?
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How Much Does Blood Pressure Medication Cost Without Insurance in 2022?

Our research shows that the average cost for 30 tablets of a typical dose of blood pressure medication costs $329.03.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini7 Mar 2022
How to Save Money on Insulin in 2021
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How to Save Money on Insulin in 2021

There are many ways to save money on insulin, including patient assistance programs, insulin alternatives, and matching services.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini9 Dec 2021
What Is a Black Box Warning?
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What Is a Black Box Warning?

Black box warnings are labels on certain medications that carry severe side effects or warnings, such as injury or death. The labels intend to draw attention to the warning by displaying a black border with bolded font communicating essential instructions for safe drug use. Black box warnings can be found on the medication’s insert.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks1 Dec 2021
Why Is My Prescription More Expensive With Insurance?
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Why Is My Prescription More Expensive With Insurance?

If your pharmacy collects a copay with your prescription, you may end up paying more for the drug than you would have out-of-pocket because of a concept called “clawback.”

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks30 Nov 2021
How to Get an Emergency Prescription Refill
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How to Get an Emergency Prescription Refill

Whether this occurs during a natural disaster severe event without your mediation available, obtaining an emergency prescription varies by state. In any case, you should start by calling your healthcare provider and pharmacy to see what is available to you.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks22 Nov 2021
How Much Does an EpiPen Cost in 2022?
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How Much Does an EpiPen Cost in 2022?

The average price of brand-name Epipens is $690 at pharmacies, but generic Epipens cost about half of that. Epinephrine (EpiPen) is an expensive drug used for the emergency treatment of severe allergic reactions and should be kept with you at all times.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan5 Apr 2022
How Much Does Adderall Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
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How Much Does Adderall Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

On average, it costs $284.54 for thirty tablets of 20mg name brand Adderall. This price can be affected by the dosage strength, taking a generic brand, and if the medication is immediate or extended-release.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini27 Oct 2021
How Much Does Acetaminophen Cost in 2021?
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How Much Does Acetaminophen Cost in 2021?

On average, we found that extra strength acetaminophen caplets cost $6.26 per pack, but the price can be affected by the strength, brand, and type of capsule.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini26 Oct 2021
How Much Does Ibuprofen Cost in 2021?
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How Much Does Ibuprofen Cost in 2021?

The average retail price for 30 tablets of 800 milligrams (mg) generic ibuprofen is $13.39, but a bottle of ibuprofen can cost anywhere from $2 to $31 depending on the type of pill, the brand, dosage, quantity, and where you buy it. Higher doses of ibuprofen are often prescribed by doctors and cannot be purchased over the counter.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan25 Oct 2021
What Are the Top Prescribed Prescription Drugs in the U.S.?
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What Are the Top Prescribed Prescription Drugs in the U.S.?

The top 10 include medicines prescribed in the U.S. Atorvastatin, Albuterol, Omeprazole, Lisinopril, Levothyroxine, Metformin, Amlodipine, Metoprolol, Gabapentin, and Losartan.

Madeline Hlobik
Madeline Hlobik21 Sep 2021