Ten Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Taking Prescription Medicines

What if you miss a dose? Are there foods that should be avoided? These are key questions to ask your doctor before you start taking your medicine. Writes about it The Healthy. Prescription drugs work best when you take them as directed.…

A deadly mistake: in the US they mixed up the packages of heart drugs

Blood pressure medicine packs contain medicines designed to prevent strokes and blood clots in people with heart disease. Because of this, a drug recall has been announced. The Miami Herald reported in more detail. Golden State Medical Supply announced that…

Brave new world of pharmaceuticals: Walgreens prescription drugs will now be dispensed by robots

Pharmacy chain Walgreens plans to expand the use of robots for dispensing prescription drugs to free up pharmacists' time for other critical services, CNBC reports. Bright yellow robotic arms are becoming a larger part of Walgreens' workforce. In a huge facility in the Dallas area, robots are preparing...

Popular US over-the-counter painkillers recalled over 'risk of poisoning'

Even if you don't often take pain medication, chances are you have a first aid kit full of over-the-counter products in case you need them. That's why a new recall of several popular pain medications deserves attention. MSN reveals five common medications...

In Russia, due to sanctions, problems with medicines and food began

In Russia, medicines and medical equipment produced by countries that have imposed sanctions on the Russian Federation because of the war in Ukraine are rapidly rising in price or disappearing from the sale, reports the BBC. Many people forced to take such drugs are at risk. Sanctions imposed against Russia because of the war in…

Medicines with huge discounts: an online pharmacy with very favorable prices will be opened in the USA

Tech entrepreneur Mark Cuban's Cost Plus Drug Company is proposing an online pharmacy that sells generic drugs at a discount. Read more about the project told the publication Market Place. For now, the company will operate as a prescription pharmacy, allowing it to be less regulated,…

Where in the USA to buy the medicines we are used to: a list of pharmacies

Corvalol or validol, ivy or plantain syrup, tinctures of traditional Ukrainian herbs - these familiar Ukrainian remedies cannot be found in American pharmacies, only in specialized ones. One of these pharmacies is located in the mountainous state of Colorado, says the Voice of America. Corvalol or ...

The threat of death: which foods and medicines should not be taken together

Taking aspirin and raspberries together leads to internal bleeding. Certain foods should not be included in the diet of the patient taking certain medications. A member of the Russian Scientific Medical Society of Physicians, a clinical pharmacologist of the Federal Center for Cerebrovascular Pathology ...

Coupons and generics: 10 ways to save on drugs in the US

Whether or not you have health insurance, there are many ways to keep your prescription drug costs down. The Money Talks News reported on this in more detail. If you need to write an immediate prescription for sudden flu or are taking medication for a chronic ...

How to save on prescription drugs without harm to health: a little-known way

If you've ever noticed after returning home from a pharmacy that your prescription pills look different from what you're used to, you're not alone, Reader's Digest writes. This may be a common occurrence - for example, the size, shape, or color of the medication may be different from what is expected. To understand ...

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