Doctors for years have prescribed antibiotics for the treatment of acute bronchitis, but it turns that this treatment may not be effective.
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A pharmacy care program for elderly patients increases medication adherence, which results in improved health outcomes.
$4 Generic prescription drugs to be available in 14 additional states starting today.
To improve the efficiency of the reviews for generic drug applications FDA adopts a new IT system.
Reviews of drugs which are supported by the pharmaceutical industry are less transparent, and are more likely to reach favourable conclusion on drugs.
Wal Mart expects to offer $4 generic prescriptions drug plans for some generic drugs in most states this year after expanding the low cost drug program program.
Generic prescription drug plans of $4 will appear in the stores providing significant prescription savings.
Recommendations include restrictions on prescription drug advertisements, increased most market drug reviews.
The panel makes recommendations for healthcare providers to use when determining whether to prescribe Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs treatment to their patients.
Drugs that have not been approved by FDA make up nearly 2% of prescription drugs on the market and some may be harmful.
FDA warns consumers not to buy or use prescription drugs from various Canadian pharmacy websites that apparently sell counterfeit prescription drugs.
About 38 million people with Medicare, 90 percent of all beneficiaries, are receiving comprehensive prescription drug coverage through Medicare Part D, employer sponsored retiree health plans or other creditable coverage.
Respondents on Medicare agree with Pard D policies to reduce complexity, change benefit structure, improve low income benefit.
With soaring drug prices an estimated 2 million Americans, mostly uninsured or underinsured seniors, rely on Canada as their source for affordable prescription drugs and online Canadian pharmacy.
Medicare beneficiaries are warned to be aware of telephone scams surrounding new Medicare drug benefit.
Beneficiaries in poor health can pay more out of pocket for care in Medicare Advantage (MA) managed care plans than in traditional Medicare with Medigap supplemental coverage.
Enrollment in the prescription drug coverage plan is milestone and monumental achievement.
The new Medicare plan aims to lower the personal cost of prescription medications to many older adults.
Inpatient psychiatric facilities (IPFs) will receive an average 4 percent increase in Medicare payments.
The public misunderstands drug safety, believing that a drug is safe at the time of marketing, while adverse events occurring as frequently as 1 in 1000 are predictably undetected.
Nation's Pharmacies filled 270 million prescriptions for Medicare beneficiaries in first three months
New type of anti inflammatory drugs may reduce COX 2 cardiovascular problems.
Reference pricing, a prescription drug cost control measure gaining significantly more prominence, could cost branded drug makers $30 to 35 billion in profits over the next three to four years.
Researchers striving to create a cheap version of a life saving antimalarial drug, artemisinin, have cleared a major hurdle.
Physicians propose the first general framework for withholding or discontinuing prescription medications.