Intermountain Healthcare Pharmacy Services is committed to finding new ways to make prescription medications
affordable for those we serve, said Berensen.
In looking at factors that predicted self-reported outcomes being in concordance with claims-based results for chronic conditions and prescription medications
, we found that those with more chronic conditions (based on claims data) had lower odds of concordance for chronic conditions, and those using more prescription medications
(based on claims data) had lower odds of concordance for prescription medication
The risk increases when people combine prescription medications
with illegal drugs or alcohol," she said.
More than 90% of the participants accessed their prescription medication
labels using at least one of the methods described earlier, both during the past month and when they initially picked up the medications from a pharmacy.
Fairly read, (the psychiatrist's) testimony states that appellant was suffering from an alteration in his mental status at the time of the offense, and therefore, that in (the psychiatrist's) opinion, appellant believed that his best defense was to claim prescription medication
overdose,'' the ruling said.
As a prescription medication
, it sells for an average of $4.
For example, folks who get migraines often use a prescription medication
The new Generation Rx tool kit empowers pharmacists to leverage their role as trusted, local health care experts to help patients, teens and their broader communities understand the pervasiveness of prescription medication
abuse and what they can do to prevent it," Shelley Bird, executive vice president of MSI parent company Cardinal Health Inc.
Of those who met the criteria for migraine, 57% had ever used any preventive medication, and 49% reported use of acute prescription migraine treatments, he said, and noted that the likelihood of preventive medication use increased with age and decreased with family income, whereas use of acute prescription medication
increased with age, but did not change significantly with income.
The card entitles holders to a flat $12 for a month's supply of a Lilly prescription medication
, excluding medicines administered by a doctor or in a hospital or controlled substances.
Cardinal executives stress that prescription medication
abuse is a significant societal health issue, with more Americans abusing prescription drugs than cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens and inhalants combined.
The most common prescription medications
applied to the skin are retinoid creams such as Retin-A and topical antibiotics such as erythromycin.