For over a month, people across the US have been wondering what happened to the supply of atenolol, a drug commonly used to control blood pressure. Learn about the shortage and what options you have
Have you been told that your medication is not FDA-approved? Does that mean it's illegal? Or dangerous? Some meds on the market today never passed the FDA review.
What's the difference between Flonase and Flonase Sensimist? Is one better or more effective than the other? Read this article, written by a community pharmacist.
There are a lot of over-the-counter choices to treat allergies. Learn the differences between Allegra and Claritin, Benadryl and Sudafed, and Flonase and Afrin. Don't let allergies ruin your day!
Though it may seem like pulling a number out of a hat, there are specific ways the cost of your prescription is determined.
Levothyroxine (Synthroid) is used by many patients to treat low thyroid. Often patients are given specific instructions to take in a certain way or at a certain time. Why is that, and when is best?
Vaccines are the #1 way to prevent infection disease. In the past, vaccines were the domain of physicians and nurses. Now, pharmacists are trained to administer vaccines and protect their communities.
Topiramate (Topamax) has recently been approved by the FDA to prevent migraines in adolescents 12 to 17 years old. Continue reading to find out what you need to know.
Whether your doctor tells you to or you decide yourself, there are lots of good reasons to go off a drug. But when you do, should you stop cold turkey or wean down slowly? Just ask!
Canker sores are a very common complaint that pharmacists hear. Very effective treatments are available with over-the-counter products. Not sure which one to choose? Read more here.
You've probably seen the commercials or read an ad in a magazine about Zostavax, the singles vaccine. So what's the deal? Who should get it? Where do you get it? How much does it cost? Just ask!
When you have a cold, the last thing you want to think about is drug-drug interactions. Fortunately, your pharmacist can help you select a product that is safe for you and will provide relief.
Lipitor or atorvastatin? Flexeril or cyclobenzaprine? Synthroid or levothyroxine or levoxyl or armour thyroid? Find out what a generic medicine is and if you should use it!
With so many kinds of ibuprofen on the market, it can be confusing to determine which one to buy. Which ones are appropriate for children? What are the age limits? Are they really that different?
Although insurance companies say they have good intentions when they require "Prior Authorization", it can be quite a hassle. Learn what a PA is and how to get around it!
Although pharmacy can seem like fast food, banking, a clinic, and, frankly, a circus, it is in fact a very unique operation that requires highly trained professionals and a well executed workflow.