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New Drug Costs Are Still High, But Putting Prices In TV Ads Offers Little Value

May 24, 2018 , Forbes
Yet, if a direct-to-consumer ad for any of these drugs included these prices, the public would be angered. They have no context for how these prices are...
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‘I Just Took My Chances And I’m Hoping That It’s Safe’: Desperate Patients Turn To Black Market For Lower Cost Drugs

May 24, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
News outlets report on stories related to pharmaceutical...
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ZappRx taps FDB MedsTracker to bolster specialty pharma prescribing tool

May 24, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Specialty pharmaceuticals are all different, but there’s one thing they have in common: they are difficult to prescribe. Whether it’s because of high cost, high risk, narrow therapeutic range, or complicated dosing, these drugs require would-be prescribing physicians to prove to insurers the drug is the right choice for their patient by filling out a number of forms and providing key data about the...
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Overdoses on ADHD Drugs May Be Rising

May 23, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Overdoses on ADHD Drugs May Be RisingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/21/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/22/2018 12:00:00...
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Congress passes 'right-to-try' bill for terminally ill people

May 23, 2018 , CNN Health
The US House of Representatives is expected to vote on legislation today that could give terminally ill patients the right to seek drugs that are still experimental and not fully approved by the US Food and Drug Administration....
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Unnecessary and accidental use of ADHD drugs increases over 60%

May 22, 2018 , CNN Health
Exposure to common medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has increased by more than 60% in US children and adolescents, according to a new study....
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More U.S. kids overdosing on ADHD drugs

May 22, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The surge in U.S. kids taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is having an unintended side effect, a new study suggests: more children and teens are overdosing on these drugs....
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There’s Still Little Proof To Back Up Hype Over Combination Cancer Immunotherapies

May 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
All the buzz over combining experimental immune-boosting drugs with checkpoint inhibitors could fizzle into disappointment. In other public health news: eye treatments, aging athletes, the E. coli outbreak, hearing aids, and Ebola....
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Trileptal vs. Oxtellar

May 18, 2018 , RxList
Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) and Oxtellar (oxcarbazepine) are anticonvulsants, or antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), used to treat seizures in adults and children. Trileptal may be used in children who are at least 2 years old, while Oxtellar may be used in children who are age 6 and...
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Trileptal vs. Neurontin

May 18, 2018 , RxList
Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) and Neurontin (gabapentin) are anticonvulsants, or antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), used to treat seizures. Neurontin is also used to treat nerve pain caused by shingles (herpes...
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Trileptal vs. Depakote

May 18, 2018 , RxList
Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) and Depakote (divalproex sodium) are anticonvulsants, or antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), used to treat seizures. Depakote is also used to treat manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder, and migraine...
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'Outrageous' drug prices are a fair trade issue: Mt. Sinai CEO

May 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Trump administration should address the high cost of prescription drugs in trade negotiations, Mt. Sinai CEO Kenneth Davis...
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Trileptal vs. Keppra

May 18, 2018 , RxList
Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) and Keppra (levetiracetam) are anticonvulsants, or antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), used to treat...
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Trileptal vs. Topamax

May 18, 2018 , RxList
Trileptal (oxcarbazepine) and Topamax (topiramate) are anticonvulsants, or antiepileptic drugs (AEDs), used to treat seizures. Topamax is also prescribed for preventing migraine...
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FDA Approves First of New Migraine Drugs

May 18, 2018 , WebMD
The FDA has approved the first in a new class of migraine drugs, called CGRP inhibitors, that aim to head off fight painful migraine headaches before they...
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California judge overturns End of Life Option Law

May 17, 2018 , CNN Health
A California superior court judge on Tuesday overturned a 2016 state law that allows doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally ill adult patients....
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AARP Applauds Trump For Taking First Step In Cutting Prescription Drug Costs

May 17, 2018 , Forbes
“There is no justifiable reason for Americans to pay the highest prescription drug prices in the world. High-priced drugs hurt everyone...,” said AARP's Nancy LeaMond on Trump's blueprint for bringing down drug...
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Fewer Antibiotics for Kids, But More ADHD Drugs

May 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Fewer Antibiotics for Kids, But More ADHD DrugsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Vermont legalizes importing cheaper Canadian drugs, needs federal approval

May 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Vermont is the first state in the country to pass legislation that could allow the importation of less-expensive prescription drugs from Canada....
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Merck KGaA's lung cancer drugs show promise in early-stage trials

May 17, 2018 , Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Merck KGaA said two of its experimental oncology drugs showed early signs of promise in certain lung cancer patients, potentially helping the company's efforts to find drug-industry partners to share further development costs....
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