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Save By Ordering Restasis to Treat Dry Eyes from Canada

Restasis is the most popular treatment available for eye inflammation and dry eyes. It is expensive in the United States. The average retail price for 60 vials of 0.4ml Restasis eye drops is around $718.43. However, Restasis is just $294.14 for same package in Canada. Now American patients can save over 60% on the same […]

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Dealing with Seasonal Asthma and Affording Your Inhalers

Spring has arrived and now summer is knocking on our door. Did you know the weather can make a person’s asthma symptoms worse? If you only experience asthma symptoms at certain times of the year, or your asthma worsens when it’s very cold or when there’s pollen in the air in spring, you may have […]

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Which COVID-19 Vaccine Is Best for You, Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson or AstraZeneca?

President Biden said that all adults in the U.S. would be eligible for a vaccine by April 19, accelerating the timeline he announced last month. This means that millions of people will have the chance to line up for their shot in less than three weeks. You might have already decided that you prefer one […]

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Allergies: Common Causes and Best Treatments

According to kidshealth.org, up to 50 million Americans, including millions of kids, have some type of allergy. In fact, allergies cause about 2 million missed school days each year. Allergies are abnormal immune system reactions to things that are typically harmless to most people. When a person is allergic to something, the immune system mistakenly […]

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Statin muscle pain is more common then you think. Will switching statins help?

“I feel pain and weakness in my muscles.” If you have been taking a statin and you face the above situation, it is possible you may be experiencing a side effect from your statin. What are statins? It is alarming that more than 71 million Americans have been diagnosed with high cholesterol. There is no […]

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Generic Taclonex Ointment to Treat Psoriasis Is Available Now

Teva announced its betamethasone dipropionate and calcipotriene ointment, the generic alternative to Leo Pharma’s Dovobet Ointment in Canada, which is known as Taclonex Ointment in the United States. What Is Taclonex Used For? Taclonex is a brand name of betamethasone/calcipotriene topical, approved by the FDA in January 2006. Taclonex is a topical antipsoriatic agent to […]

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Taking Livalo®? There is a lower cost option

If you are taking Livalo (pitavastatin) tablets you may be paying too much. Branded products can be expensive, and Livalo is no exception. Livalo Cost Increase The cost of Livalo has continued to increase over the years. From 2013 to 2018 the cash-pay price increased from approximately $400 to over $800 for a 90-day prescription. […]

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What People Are Expected to Spend the New COVID Relief Package On?

President Joe Biden signed $1.9 trillion Covid-19 economic relief package with benefits including a third round of stimulus payment into law on Thursday afternoon. It will provide those households with up to $1,400 per qualifying person. For the millions of Americans who have lost income due to COVID, this will provide at least some relief. […]

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3rd Stimulus Check Is on The Way-Tips for Stretching Your Dollars & Saving Money

President Joe Biden signed off on the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act Thursday. Now, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will begin sending payments to eligible households. The third economic impact payment is worth up to $1,400 per individual and dependent. What to Think About Before Spending the 3rd Check? When you have $1400 coming […]

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The Differences Between the Vaccines Matter

Public-health officials are enthusiastic about the new, single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, despite its having a somewhat lower efficacy at preventing symptomatic illness than other available options. Although clinical-trial data peg that rate at 72 percent in the United States, compared with 94 and 95 percent for the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines, many experts […]

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New survey: Americans cut prescription costs by ordering from Canada

According to the survey, Americans ordering their prescription drugs from certified online Canadian pharmacies are saving an average of $228 per month — or $2,736 per year. Here’s the breakdown of savings per month: Over 57% saved $100 or more 15% saved over $200 19% saved over $300 CLICK HERE AND READ THE FULL ARTICLE

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Does your statin stop you from drinking grapefruit juice? There is a solution.

What are statins? A vast majority of the U.S population suffers from high cholesterol. High cholesterol is not normal. Unlike other diseases, it has no symptoms and is considered a silent killer*. Statins are the first line of defence against high cholesterol and have been around for decades. Doctors consider this drug class to be […]

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Statin Use Way Up: Pitavastatin Introduced to the U.S as a Next-Generation Statin

Your doctor may have recommended that you take a medication called a statin if you have high cholesterol and you haven’t been able to get it under control with diet, exercise, or weight loss alone. Statins remain the first-line of defence for managing cholesterol. They are generally well-tolerated and have a favorable safety profile. There […]

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Metformin May Reduce Your Risk of Death from COVID-19 Infection

Do you take metformin? It’s the first-line therapy used to lower glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes. A recent study found that metformin use was associated with a lower rate of COVID-related death among people with type 2 diabetes. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE

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Stop taking your statin because of muscle pain? We may have a new solution for you!

Are you currently taking a statin and have been experiencing muscle pain? Have you stopped taking your statin entirely because of the way it made you feel? You’re not alone! Over 71 million Americans live with high cholesterol and have likely been recommended by their healthcare provider to start taking a statin medication. Managing Cholesterol […]

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New Variants Discovered in U.S. Raise Fears Over COVID Mutations

As of Feb 15, nearly 40 million Americans have had at least one COVID shot, and more than 14 million have had both doses. New coronavirus cases are on the downward trend. However, public health experts are warning about new variants in the U.S. New York confirms it’s treating its first case of a variant […]

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Simply Delicious Strawberry Vinaigrette

Try our quick and easy strawberry vinaigrette today! It pairs great with a spinach, almond, and feta salad   Prep: 10 mins Total: 10 mins Yield: 9 servings Per Serving: 50 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 6.2g; fat 3g; sodium 65.5mg. Ingredients 8 ounces frozen strawberries 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2 tablespoons […]

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If I Have Mild COVID-19 Symptoms and Stay at Home, Can I Take Gout Drug Recommended by The Latest Study?

The stories of seemingly promising medications that did not pan out as treatments for COVID-19, including, most famously, the malaria medication hydroxychloroquine, has left many researchers wary. However, here is some good news in the fight against COVID-19. According to certain topline results from a clinical trial in Canada, colchicine, an inexpensive oral tablet already […]

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Is Jantoven Generic for Coumadin?

Many patients are upset to learn that brand name Coumadin, manufactured by Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) has been discontinued in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Saudi Arabia June 1, 2020. Some patients have been on Coumadin for over 30 years and had to switch to generics. However, there are many patients who complained […]

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Is Amazon Pharmacy Cheaper than GoodRx, Traditional Pharmacies, or Canadian Pharmacies?

Amazon announced the launch of its Amazon Pharmacy service on Nov 17, 2020. Now, the company will sell prescription medications in the U.S. It boasts that Amazon Prime members can save up to “80 percent off generic and 40 percent off brand name medications when paying without insurance.” Such savings sound big … but will […]

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2021 DRUG PRICE HIKES OF UP TO 10% EXPECTED TO DRIVE MORE AMERICANS TO RXIMPORTATION

Washington, D.C. – The Campaign for Personal Prescription Importation (CPPI) predicts that drug price hikes in 2021 will drive increased prescription importation. Some 735 drugs have seen price increases in January 2021. Reports from healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors and announcements by drugmakers including Pfizer Inc, Sanofi SA, and GlaxoSmithKline Plc, show plans for drug price hikes by […]

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How is Diarrhea Like Heavy Metal Music?

Teaching patients can be repetitive, so it can be helpful to have an analogy at hand that help patients readily grasp important points CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE

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New Generic Ciprodex Ear Drops (Antibiotic and Steroid Combined) Are Available Now.

New generic Ciprodex is available now. You can save approximately 75% to treat your or your child’s ear infection and stop the pain, swelling and itching. Ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone (Ciprodex) is used to treat middle ear infections in children with ear tubes, as well as outer ear infections (also known as swimmer’s ear) in children and adults. This prescription medication is more popular than comparable […]

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New Generic Clobex Shampoo to Treat Skin Conditions Is Available Now

New generic Clobex is available now. You can save approximately 67% from Canadian mail order pharmacy. Clobetasol propionate (Clobex) is a potent topical corticosteroid used to treat eczema, psoriasis, allergies (such as an allergic reaction to poison ivy), and many other skin conditions. Corticosteroids are medications which reduce inflammation. Clobetasol is available prescribed as a […]

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New Generic Ampyra To Improve Walking for People with MS Is Available Now

New generic Ampyra is available now. You can save almost 80% by ordering from a Canadian mail-order pharmacy. Dalfampridine (Ampyra) is an oral medication, in tablet form, which blocks tiny pores called potassium channels on the surface of nerve fibers. Blocking potassium channels may improve the conduction of nerve signals along nerve fibers whose insulating […]

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Is Tretinoin a Good Treatment to Reduce Age Spots and Wrinkles?

Tired of seeing brown spots and wrinkles when you look in the mirror? The signs of aging can creep up on you over time, with facial lines that were once light and barely visible, developing into deeper, more obvious wrinkles over the course of just a few years. One of the more effective and affordable […]

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How Masks Work

Covid-19 is spread through microscopic particles that can leave your body through your nose and your mouth. This happens when we talk, breath, cough and sneeze. As there are a lot of rumours and misinformation regarding masks and their effectiveness, there is also a lot of evolving information. Scientists and experts are constantly researching and […]

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Compounded Tretinoin Ointment to Treat Age Spots Now Available

For aging skin, dermatologists like to prescribe tretinoin. Tretinoin cream COMPOUND has an expiry date of 30 days and the COMPOUND ointment is good for 90 days.  It has to do with the compounding rules in North America. What Is Tretinoin? Tretinoin is a topical retinoid, meaning it is a medication that is derived from […]

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Does Ivermectin Benefit COVID-19 Patients?

As much of the world waits for an effective vaccine to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, some doctors are turning to unproven therapies to treat severe hospitalizations, especially intensive care patients. Ivermectin, an inexpensive medication, has been widely used for decades to treat livestock and people infested with parasitic worms — and in the past few […]

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Vest Therapy Devices to Treat COPD Or Pulmonary Fibrosis

Most of the patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis needs pulmonary rehabilitation to keep airway clear. Some physicians recommend handheld oscillatory positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) devices for patients with stable COPD to remove secretions. These devices require patients to exhale against a fluctuating resistance. If handheld devices are ineffective, the patient […]

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Handled PEP Devices to Help Pulmonary Rehabilitation And COPD

If you, or a loved one, suffers with a chronic lung disease, like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or pulmonary fibrosis, there is hope for rebuilding strength and enjoying a fuller and more active lifestyle through pulmonary rehabilitation. What is Pulmonary Rehab? Pulmonary rehabilitation – rehab for short— will not reverse the damage to your lungs from […]

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Why Is Avandia Supplied as Tiltab Tablets?

Avandia is the brand name of rosiglitazone, a medication used to lower the high blood sugar associated with type 2 diabetes. It is manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline.   Each pentagonal, film coated Tiltab® tablet is debossed with “SB” or “GSK” on one side and numbers on the other. Tiltab tablets are specially shaped to make them […]

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CIPA Supports Key Findings From Safe Online Pharmacies Survey

The Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) has posted here previously about the realities of people using the Internet today to purchase prescription medications. We’ve written extensively about the importance of access to safe online pharmacy websites — run by licensed, legitimate pharmacies — dispensing legally manufactured maintenance drugs to individuals with valid prescriptions. We’ve also […]

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Canadian International Pharmacy Association Supports Key Findings of National Survey Conducted by Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies

— ASOP Survey Finds Increasing Number of Americans Ordering Pharmaceuticals Online And Need to Understand Inherent Risk of Illegitimate Pharmacies, Including Those Posing as Canadian — The Canadian International Pharmacy Association (CIPA) today supported key findings of a new national survey conducted by the Alliance of Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP Global) about Americans purchasing medications […]

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AstraZeneca and Oxford University announced a 3rd working COVID-19 vaccine, which they say is 70% effective

The COVID-19 vaccine developed by the pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford was found to be highly effective, according to late-stage trial results announced Monday. In a press release, AstraZeneca said its trial of more than 20,000 volunteers showed the vaccine to be 70% effective on average in stopping people from developing COVID-19 symptoms, […]

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INCREASING NUMBER OF AMERICANS ORDERING PHARMACEUTICALS ONLINE

35% of Americans Have Used Online Pharmacies to Purchase Medications Says a New Survey Conducted By Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies Washington, D.C. – The Campaign for Personal Prescription Importation (CPPI) today provided research supporting key findings of a national survey conducted by the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies (ASOP Global) about American purchases of […]

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Point 1 Nano Mask

Health and safety have been the utmost concern since the Coronavirus pandemic swept the globe. 95% of the world’s government and health officials have now recommended using face coverings to reduce the spread of COVID-19. As the market is flooded with several mask options, finding one that is not only comfortable, but also made of […]

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What does that mean for gift giving this holiday season?

Studies have shown that the novel coronavirus can live on different surfaces, sometimes for several hours and even days, after an infected person coughs or sneezes on them. So what does that mean in terms of gift giving for the holiday season? Read the full article here

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Holiday Celebrations and Small Gatherings

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for many people. Gatherings during the upcoming holidays can be an opportunity to reconnect with family and friends. This holiday season, consider how your holiday plans can be modified to reduce the spread of COVID-19 to keep your friends, families, and communities healthy and safe. READ THE FULL ARTICLE […]

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Can I Give My Pet Human Medication?

Photo by Tran Mau Tri Tam and Sharon Mccutcheon on unsplash Our pets are part of the family. They keep us company, play games with us, and provide emotional support. When our pets are sick, we want to do everything possible to make them feel better. Pets can be diagnosed with conditions that humans experience, […]

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Alternative Option to Face Synjardy and Jentadueto Supply Shortages

October 29,2020, Boehringer lngelheim (Canada) Ltd. and Eli Lilly Canada Inc. (Lilly Canada) Alliance informed pharmacies and patients about shortage of blood sugar lowering medications: Synjardy and Jentadueto. What Is Synjardy? Synjardy combines the power of 2 proven diabetes medications – Jardiance (empagliflozin) and Glucophage (metformin), and they work together to lower A1C along with […]

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Medicare Part D Prescription Plan Vs Canadian Medications

If you are 65 or older, make sure Medicare Open Enrollment is on your calendar, especially for Medicare Part D.  The open enrollment period for Medicare 2021 begins on October 15, 2020 and ends on December 7, 2020. What is Medicare Part D Medicare Part D is a supplemental form of Medicare that specifically covers […]

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Managing and Organizing Your Prescriptions In Four Easy Steps

In the midst of working, managing a family and ensuring all of your daily tasks are completed, remembering to take your medication can easily slip your mind. When you take several medications at various times daily, weekly or monthly, it’s imperative to keep them organized for easier management. Remembering where you placed them, which prescription […]

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Hot Cocoa

As the weather turns colder and winter sets upon us enjoying a nice warm cup of cocoa by a fire is exactly what you need! Try our Healthy Hot Cocoa Recipe today and warm yourself from the inside out. Prep Time: 2 mins Cook Time: 5 mins Total Time: 7 mins Ingredients ·         2 cups milk (preferably 2% or whole […]

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Generic Cytomel To Treat Thyroid Now Available from Canada

When your thyroid gland is underactive (called hypothyroidism) it produces too little hormone. This may lead to a variety of symptoms, including weight gain, fatigue, depression, dry skin, brain fog, cold intolerance, muscle cramps, and constipation. It is virtually certain that if you struggle with Hypothyroidism you would have been prescribed the medication levothyroxine (marketed […]

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Why are Medication Costs Different from Other Countries, Even if They’re Manufactured by the Same Company?

The list prices for U.S. drugs are generally the highest among all developed countries per a poll published in November 2016 by Kaiser Family Foundation. In Canada and other developed countries, the same prescription drugs — manufactured in the same factories, by the same companies — are available for a fraction of the price compared to in […]

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New Diabetes Medication, Oral Non-Insulin Technology What You Should Know

In a person with type 1 diabetes, the body has stopped producing insulin. The person needs to either use an insulin pump or inject the hormone several times a day. People with type 2 diabetes use insulin when other therapies have failed to control blood glucose. Individuals with type 2 diabetes will usually need to […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency May Boost COVID-19 Risk

People who are deficient in vitamin D may be at higher risk of contracting the novel coronavirus than those with sufficient levels, according to the results of a new retrospective study from Illinois. Individuals with untreated vitamin D deficiency were nearly twice as likely to… Click here to read the Full Article

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Is Coumadin From Sanofi Actually Coumadin?

Many patients are disappointed to learn that brand name Coumadin, manufactured by Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) has been discontinued in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Saudi Arabia June 1, 2020. Some patients have been on Coumadin for over 30 years. Although physicians may prescribe generics or other anticoagulants, some individuals claim to be […]

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Spicy Ginger Lime Mixed Nuts

Everyone knows that store-bought mixed nuts often have a little too much oil for our health.  Roasted nuts are so flavorful and good for us, but how do you get the goodness of nuts without the oil?  Well, we know this recipe is going to be a huge hit.  Our in-house expert tested this on […]

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Mental Health: Will it be the Next Crisis to Hit the World?

As summer is fast approaching, many health care workers are concerned that another crisis will be on our hands. There has been a surge in mental health concerns in recent times. While COVID-19 has been ripping its way through the world, shutting down entire countries and sending people home to self-isolate, it has increased the […]

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Will Xenical Help Me Lose Weight?

If you are trying to lose weight, you might consider a diet pill like Xenical or Alli. Both weight loss aids contain the same medication, called orlistat, but in different amounts. What Is Orlistat? Orlistat is a medication designed to treat obesity. It is marketed as a prescription medication under the trade name Xenical by […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency May Boost COVID-19 Risk

People who are deficient in vitamin D may be at higher risk of contracting the novel coronavirus than those with sufficient levels, according to the results of a new retrospective study from Illinois. Individuals with untreated vitamin D deficiency were nearly twice as likely to… Click here to read the Full Article

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10 Best Hand Sanitizers, According to Medical Professionals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend hand washing as one of the most effective ways to protect yourself from infectious diseases, but if that’s not an option, using hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol is a good alternative. In July 2020, the FDA warned consumers about hand sanitizers that contained […]

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Are Medications from Canada, UK, Australia, Or Turkey the Same as Brand Name Products Approved by the U.S FDA?

According to a recent analysis, U.S. consumers, on average, would save 76 percent on the cost of brand-name medications made in America if they purchased from other countries instead of in the U.S. A poll from Kaiser Permanente indicated that 19 million American adults import medications to save money – that’s 8 percent of the U.S. population. […]

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Different Types of Inhalers

An inhaler is a device that has medicine that you ingest by inhaling. They are the main treatment for those living with asthma. There are many kinds of inhalers on the market, which can make it confusing for the consumer to narrow down their options. It is recommended that users remember the name of their […]

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Affordable Generic Retin-A for Acne Treatment or Anti-Aging Now Available

Your dermatologist may prescribe Retin-A to treat acne or wrinkles. Retin-A Vs. Tretinoin It is confusing when your dermatologist tells you that you’ll be using Retin-A, but the pharmacist hands you a tube of tretinoin. Not to worry, you have got the medication you are supposed to have. Retin-A is the brand name for a […]

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When to Consider Moving on To Trigger Shots for Fertility Treatment?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States, 12 percent of women ages 15–44 in the country have trouble getting pregnant. Infertility can result from problems in males and females. Most doctors recommend seeking treatment if a woman cannot get pregnant or continues to have miscarriages after trying to conceive for […]

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From LA Times: Vaccine maker got $1 billion from taxpayers. Now it’s boosting drug prices

WASHINGTON — One of the world’s largest drug companies has been aggressively raising prices even as it received hundreds of millions of dollars of U.S. government aid to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. The multinational pharmaceutical firm raised prices in a way that… Read the full article here

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How to Safely Wear, Store and Clean Your Face Mask

Now that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended wearing face masks in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, when combined with every day preventive actions and social distancing in public settings, it’s important to know how to properly put on/take off, store and clean reusable cloth masks. CDC recommends that people […]

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With U.S. Border Closures by Covid-19, How Will Americans Afford Prescription Medication?

With U.S. Border Closures by Covid-19, How Will Americans Afford Prescription Medication? The U.S. borders to both Mexico and Canada will remain closed to nonessential travel until at least September 21 and this timeline may be extended again by then. This is primarily in connection with the US-Canada border that has never been closed in […]

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Is Tasigna (Nilotinib) Being Prescribed for Parkinson’s Disease?

Tasigna (nilotinib), an approved leukemia medication was being tested as a repurposed treatment for Parkinson’s disease (PD) in a small pilot study in 2016. This study found Tasigna to be safe, as well as suggested an increase in the levels of dopamine in the brain of patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease, and reported some improved […]

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Eye Drops for Glaucoma

What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is almost always caused by too much pressure inside one or both eyes. Elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) can damage the optic nerves, which are the information pathways between the eyes and brain. There are two major glaucoma categories, including open-angle or wide-angle glaucoma (most common) and angle-closure or narrow-angle glaucoma (more […]

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Want Longer, Thicker Lashes? Let’s Talk About Latisse!

Tired of applying coat after coat of mascara to make your lashes look longer and thicker? There may be a better option. What if you could get your own lashes to grow as long as you want? It’s possible! There are plenty of OTC tubes that promise a boost in length, but there’s likely one […]

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Eye Infections: How to Tell and What to Do?

It can be very unpleasant and disconcerting if your eyes start to itch, swell, burn or turn a shade of pink. You’re probably wondering if it could it be an infection. Eye infections like conjunctivitis, styes and eyelid inflammation are more common than you’d think and have a number of possible causes – bacteria, fungi […]

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Eye Drops Used to Relieve Eye Pain and Inflammation

When the eyes are inflamed, they become red, swollen and can water. Some people also suffer from severe pain and a significant reduction in vision. Causes of Eye Inflammation Eye inflammation can be traced back to numerous different causes. Infections due to bacteria, viruses or fungi are the main causes. A purulent discharge is a […]

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Things You Might Not Know About Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)

Allergens from trees and grass float through the air in spring, summer, and fall. These particles can enter a person’s nose, eyes, ears, and mouth, triggering an allergic rhinitis reaction. This article will let you know how to avoid and treat it. What Is Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever) Allergic rhinitis – commonly known as hay […]

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Will the US Postal Service Changes Affect Prescription Delivery Speed? Here’s what we know

The United States Postal Service funding has been affected and new policy changes have been made.  Workers overtime has been eliminated and mail will be kept until the following day if distribution centers are running behind.  So how does this affect an order of prescription medication coming from Canada? As CNN reported, USPS administration has […]

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The American Cancer Society Updates Guidelines: Cervical Cancer Screening Start At 25, Not 21

In an update to cervical cancer screening guidelines, the American Cancer Society (ACS) recommends starting screenings at age 25. The previous guidelines released in 2012 called for cervical cancer screening starting at age 21. The decision to raise the age for cervical cancer screenings is due to new data that suggests vaccination has led to […]

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Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Products Available for Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms

Many women experience menopause at the average age of 51 years, with 95 percent having their final menstrual period between the ages of 45 to 55 years. Menopause (sometimes called “the change of life”) is a normal time in a woman’s life when her period stops. During menopause, a woman’s body makes less of the […]

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Do You Use the Right Eye Drops for Your Dry Eyes?

What is Dry Eye? Chronic dry eye caused by inflammation can be terribly uncomfortable. This is a fairly common condition with symptoms that include, as the name says, dry eyes. How Is Dry Eye Diagnosed? Dry eyes can be the result of several medical conditions or the side effect of some medications. To best determine […]

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Generic Prezista to Treat and Prevent HIV/AIDS Now Available from Canada

Did you know that generic Prezista is now available from Canada? This affordable generic prescription medication is used alongside other HIV medications to help control HIV infection, and now American patients can order it directly from Canada! Compare prices between brand name Prezista and generic Prezista and see the cost savings! What is Prezista? According […]

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Generic Duotrav PQ For Glaucoma Now Available From Canada

Did you know that generic DuoTrav PQ is now available from Canada? This affordable generic prescription medication is used for Glaucoma, and now American patients can order it from Canada directly to their door. Compare prices between brand name DuoTrav PQ and generic DuoTrav PQ and see the cost savings! What is Duotrav PQ Used […]

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Rosacea: Topical Treatments and Oral Medications

What Is Rosacea? Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin condition. It often begins with a tendency to blush or flush more easily than other people. The first sign may be intermittent redness or blushing. Bumps, tiny pus-filled pimples and enlarged blood vessels can also appear, giving skin a rough, uneven appearance. There is no known […]

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N95 Vs. KN95 Vs. Surgical Masks Vs. Cloth Masks

N95 Vs. KN95 Vs. Surgical Masks Vs. Cloth Masks With the global outbreak of COVID-19, surgical masks, respirators and other epidemic prevention equipment are in short supply. As we all know, the N95 mask is the most recommended model among COVID-19 ‘s protective masks. So what is difference between N95 and KN95? Can KN95 be […]

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Do I Need a Pulse Oximeter at Home to Track COVID-19 Symptoms?

As we continue to deal with the evolving COVID-19 situation, medical recommendations are constantly changing. Generally, when oxygen saturation levels drop below 90%, people feel like they are struggling to breathe. COVID pneumonia, however, does not seem to severely affect our ability to exhale carbon dioxide (CO2), so these patients would not have felt short of breath […]

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Mask Shortage Problem

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our world has seen supply shortages of many items. Even though most of these items are now being replenished and restocked on shelves, there still seems to be a shortage of masks. As more health concerns continue in our communities, it has become more common to see people in masks. The […]

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Face shields are an excellent option for COVID-19 as well as face masks

The COVID-19 pandemic arrived swiftly and found many countries unprepared. The supply chain for medical masks is concentrated in China and with the origin of the outbreak occurring there, it has resulted in factory closures and critical shortages. Medical face masks help filter out large particles in the air and help reduce the exposure from saliva […]

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Best Practices of Safe and Effective Cleaning and Disinfecting for Reopening

The coronavirus pandemic is not over. Many states have now begun to reopen their economies. More businesses and workplaces are being allowed to operate by following proper health and safety guidelines. Reopening requires all of us to move forward together by practicing social distancing and other daily habits to reduce our risk of exposure to […]

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Generic Eliquis: Direct Oral Anticoagulant Offers Lower-Cost Alternatives

On December 23, 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved two applications for the first generics of Eliquis (Apixaban) tablets. Eliquis helps reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. What is Eliquis? Eliquis is the brand name of Apixaban, which is a blood thinner. It works by […]

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Highly Active Antiretroviral therapy (HAART) Medications to Treat HIV

As of March, 2019, it is estimated that approximately 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). What are HIV and AIDS? HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus.  It is a virus the body cannot fight, even with treatment, so once it […]

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Pill Splitting to Save Money: Do’s and Don’t

The do-it-yourself practice of pill splitting – literally cutting them in half – has become a popular way to save on prescription medication costs, but you need to talk to your doctor or pharmacist first because not all pills can be split. Why split tablets? The reason pill splitting is such a money saver is […]

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Try Yoga for Better Health and Stress Reduction

Yoga is a mind-body practice that has been around for thousands of years and is considered a practice, an exercise, and also a complementary and integrative approach to healthy living.  Yoga combines breathing exercises, meditation and poses, and lifestyle changes for overall good health. The gentle bending, the stretching, and the breathing.  It all seems […]

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Coumadin Brand is Being Discontinued – Generic Warfarin is Still Available

Bristol-Myers Squibb announced that the sale and distribution of all strengths of Coumadin (Warfarin Sodium) tablets will be discontinued in the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Saudi Arabia, due to an unexpected manufacturing issue. It will begin on June 1, 2020 . Original source: https://www.bms.com/assets/bms/ca/documents/productmonograph/CANADA-Coumadin-deletion_D-HCP-Communication_FINAL_EN_04.23.2020.pdf COUMADIN (warfarin sodium) is a prescription medication that interferes […]

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Christmas-level parcel volumes resulting in delays as Canada Post continues to deliver

With many Canadians isolating at home and shopping more online, Canada Post is now processing and delivering parcels at levels only experienced during the busiest weeks of the Christmas season. We are working hard to respond in a responsible manner, putting the safety of our people, and the communities we serve, first. Click here and […]

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Good news for patients with asthma or COPD: generic ADVAIR DISKUS is available from Mylan Canada

Wixela® Inhub® is the generic version of ADVAIR® DISKUS® (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder) for appropriate patients with asthma or COPD.   What Medication is used for? Wixela® Inhub® contains the same active ingredients as ADVAIR® DISKUS® that have been shown to both control symptoms in asthma patients ages 4 and over and improve […]

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Can I get affordable Micro-K or other interchangeable products of Potassium Chloride?

What is potassium chloride? Potassium is a mineral that is found in many foods and is needed for several functions of your body, especially the beating of your heart. Potassium chloride is used to prevent or to treat low blood levels of potassium (hypokalemia). Important information You should not use potassium chloride if you have high levels […]

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Parcel safety from COVID-19

Because of poor survivability of these coronaviruses on surfaces, there is likely a very low risk of spread from products or packaging that are shipped over a period of days or weeks at ambient temperatures. Coronaviruses are generally thought to be spread most often by respiratory droplets. Currently, there is no evidence to support the […]

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Which Extended-Release Metformin products are best: Glucophage XR, Glumetza or Fortamet?

Metformin is a popular medication for diabetes. In fact, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends it as a first-choice treatment for people with type 2 diabetes. You have options when it comes to metformin, though. First, metformin is available in 2 forms: immediate-release(IR) and extended-release(ER). Second, the ER form is available under 3 brand names, each […]

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Allow Individuals the Freedom to Import Affordable Medications for Their Own Care

The same medications sold in the U.S. are sometimes nine times less expensive in Canada and other countries. Millions of Americans import lower-cost medication by traveling to Canada and Mexico and by ordering from international online pharmacies. The safest international pharmacy options should not be the target of enforcement actions, as they offer a lifeline of affordable […]

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Generic Motegrity is Available Now!

Apotex announced the launch of Apo-Prucalopride 1 mg & 2 mg tablets, the first generic alternative to Resotran in Canada. OrderApo-Prucalopride Prucalopride Prucalopride is a medication designed to treat chronic constipation – a health problem characterized by infrequent and difficult passage of stools over a prolonged period, along with a range of other distressing symptoms […]

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Chronic Idiopathic Constipation (CIC) Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) is a health condition in which a person experiences chronic symptoms of constipation, yet no visible cause can be identified through standard diagnostic testing. The term idiopathic is used because it means there is no known cause. While estimates vary, as many as 35 million adults in the U.S. may suffer […]

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Guide to How and When To Use Your Inhaler

Not all inhalers are made equal, nor are they made for the same purpose. A medical device used to release medication into an individual’s lungs, the inhaler is also known as a puffer or pump. It is often used to treat individuals with asthma. Navigating through the various inhalers and the purpose and function of […]

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Mesalamine, Asacol, Delzicol, mesalazine, and 5-ASA – what’s the difference?!?

Mesalamine is a first-line medication used to treat and prevent mild to moderately active inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. It is an anti-inflammatory medication which works by direct contact with the intestines.   Mesalamine is also known as mesalazine or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA).  Mesalamine is available as a variety of formulations administered orally or rectally (suppositories and enemas).  Available […]

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Create Your Own Holiday Turkey Feast

A golden turkey brought to the table, much to the awe and applause of guests, is the highlight of the holiday dinner. You want to make sure your turkey is perfectly roasted, moist and mouthwatering. It’s surprising to know that many people won’t roast a turkey because they think it’s too complicated. Not at all […]

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Guys, THIS is How to Talk to Your Doctor about Erectile Dysfunction and Get Your Meds

If there is one thing that is true, it is that talking to your doctor about erectile dysfunction (ED) can be tough.  While there is no reason to feel embarrassed about any medical conditions, this is a topic that many men may avoid completely, sometimes hiding their condition for years.  Speaking openly with your doctor […]

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Research Shows Cranberry Capsules May Help Treat and Prevent Urinary Tract Infections

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine have found that the high level of antioxidants, proanthocyanidins (PACs), in cranberries helps treat and prevent urinary tract infections by helping to prevent certain bacteria from sticking to urinary tract walls.  However, the researchers found that cranberry capsules are more effective  than cranberry juice […]

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Study Shows Type 2 diabetics are more likely to be hospitalized with Flu

According to a study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in Oslo, which studied influenza-related complications among Norwegians over the age of 30 with type 2 diabetes from 2009 to 2013, which was published on October 6 in the Journal of Internal Medicine, patients with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk for hospitalization […]

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What You Should Know About Personal Prescription Importation

Many Americans use one or more prescription medications. If you consider that it is not unusual for more than one person in a household to be on more than one prescription medication, you can imagine the monthly expense. Even with health insurance, the cost of prescription medications for many Americans is sky high, leaving some […]

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Yes, Men Can Get Osteoporosis, Too

While it is true that osteoporosis is something that women are usually concerned about, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation about one in four men over the age of 50 years will fracture or break a bone because they have developed osteoporosis.    What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis usually affects the spine, hips, ribs and wrists, […]

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