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What’s the Difference Between Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen?
Wellness

What’s the Difference Between Ibuprofen & Acetaminophen?

Acetaminphen and ibuprofen are more commonly referred to as Tylenol and Advil. These are their brand most popular brand names.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso17 Sep 2021
What's the Least Expensive Cholesterol Medication in 2021?
Prescriptions

What's the Least Expensive Cholesterol Medication in 2021?

Statins are used to treat high cholesterol and cost about $139.29 for generic and $360.43 for brand name medications.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin15 Sep 2021
How Much Does an HIV Test Cost in 2021?
Public Health

How Much Does an HIV Test Cost in 2021?

HIV is a virus that breaks down certain cells in your immune system. The national average cost for an HIV test is $84 and can range between $0 and $200 based on research collected.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso20 Sep 2021
How Much Does Insulin Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Public Health

How Much Does Insulin Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

Human insulin ranges in cost between $25-$100 per vial. Insulin analogs mimic the effect of insulin in our bodies but are not chemically identical to human insulin; these drugs are often more expensive, ranging anywhere between $174-$300.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee1 Apr 2022
How Much Does Viagra Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Prescriptions

How Much Does Viagra Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

Sildenafil is oftentimes known by popular brand names, such as Viagra and Revatio. It's a prescription medication that treats erectile dysfunction (ED) in men. ED is a fairly common condition in a man where the penis will not remain erect or an individual is unable to maintain an erection. The typical cost for Viagra is between $150 and $205.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso29 Sep 2021
Is Prozac or Zoloft Better?
Prescriptions

Is Prozac or Zoloft Better?

Zoloft and Prozac belong to a family of medications called Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and work by increasing the amount of serotonin in the brain. Differences between the two medications include the age groups they are approved for and their uses. The cost for sertraline, the generic version of Zoloft, is about $40. And Fluoxetine, the generic version of Prozac, costs about $31.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso15 Sep 2021
How Much Does Levothyroxine Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Prescriptions

How Much Does Levothyroxine Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

Hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, and thyroid cancer are conditions that can affect the production of essential hormones and require medication. Medication for hyperthyroidism can range from about $4 to $93 and medication for hypothyroidism can range from about $16 to $25 for 30 tablets.

Jacqueline Slobin
Jacqueline Slobin15 Sep 2021
How To Manage Diabetes Without Insurance?
Tips

How To Manage Diabetes Without Insurance?

Without insurance, you can manage diabetes using Mira, Medicaid or Medicare, or Patient Assistance Programs.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee15 Sep 2021
What To Do When You Need To See a Doctor but Don’t Have Insurance
Health Insurance

What To Do When You Need To See a Doctor but Don’t Have Insurance

Although a doctor’s visit can be costly if you don’t have insurance, there are ways to see your doctor at an affordable price. Some ways include utilizing government benefits, using free clinics, or community health centers. The out-of-pocket cost for a doctor’s visit ranges between $70 - $250, but oftentimes it is much more than this due to additional testing, procedures, and administrative fees.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso15 Sep 2021
Urgent Care vs. Doctor Visit Costs Without Insurance & When to Go to Each
Insights

Urgent Care vs. Doctor Visit Costs Without Insurance & When to Go to Each

Urgent care facilities and doctor visits may treat similar health conditions. If you are managing a chronic condition and can get an appointment with your doctor, that may be a good option for you.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso5 Apr 2022
Can You Get an Annual Physical at Urgent Care?
Insights

Can You Get an Annual Physical at Urgent Care?

While urgent care clinics are commonly visited for responsive medicine, many offer preventative care visits such as annual physicals.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee11 Aug 2021
How Much Do Stitches Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
Insights

How Much Do Stitches Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

We called 10 of the top urgent care centers in the U.S. to find out how much they charge for stitches without insurance. Stitches range in cost: $165 to $415.

Spencer Lee
Spencer Lee1 Dec 2021