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Drugs.com Interaction Checker

I’m sure this handy online tool has been available for a while, but today I discovered a wonderful medication interaction checker on Drugs.com. Drugs.com offers…

What’s the Name of My Memory Medicine?

It happens when my wife completes a patient information form in a new doctor’s office or a dentist’s office. When she sees the question, “Please…

Get to Know Your Pharmacist

The title gives it away, but with which medical professional is a Multiple Sclerosis patient likely to have the most contact? In my experience, it…

Drug Companies Pay Doctors

You may think your pharmaceutical expenses and drug costs are high. They are. Part of the reason is that drugs are made by corporations that…

Plan Sponsor Override

I’ve written before about my annual pre-authorization hassles for Provigil®.  You can read more in “MS Medications, Insurance Coverage and 2 Ounces of Gold“. This…

MS Drug Causing Liver Damage

MSNBC.com has a piece this morning about the Multiple Sclerosis drug Tysabri® (natalizumab). The drugmakers have issued warnings to doctors because Tysabri is causing significant…

Check the Meds

When you pick up medications from the pharmacy, the drugs look so nice and clean.  Certainly, medications must be manufactured with the most stringent quality…

MS Medications: Questions I Ponder

While the benefits of early and long-term MS therapy have been documented, there are questions about MS medication I can’t help but ask. First, why…

Drug Safety Information: Stay on Top of It

Use the FDA’s MedWatch for the Latest Drug Safety Information. If a medication you take requires additional warnings, you can learn about it on this…