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Generic vs Brand Name Drugs: Is There a Difference?

Many people want to know the difference between generic and brand-name drugs, especially when it comes to their health and their wallets. Knowing what sets these medications apart can help people make smart choices about their treatment. Brand medications are…

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What is prescription medication?

What is prescription medication? The word “prescription” comes from the Latin word “praescriptio,” which means pre- (‘before’) and script (‘writing, written’). Today, it refers to the instructions a doctor or healthcare provider writes for a specific medication. This includes how much to take,…

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Why does Canadian pharmacy require a prescription?

A medical prescription (often abbreviated as Rx) is a formal written order issued by a licensed healthcare professional, such as a physician, nurse practitioner, or dentist. This order authorizes a pharmacist to dispense a specific medication to a particular patient.…

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List of general drug categories: A to Z

A drug category is a way of organizing medications into groups based on shared characteristics. These characteristics can include their chemical structure, how they work in the body, what they’re used to treat, or a combination of these factors. This…

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How to avoid counterfeit medications with Online Pharmacies Canada

Counterfeit medications are fake medicines. They are made to look like real medicines, but they are not. They can be dangerous because: They might not contain the right ingredients. This means they might not work, or they might make you…

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What is Canadian Pharmacy Intermediary?

What is a Canadian pharmacy intermediary? A Canadian pharmacy intermediary is a service or organization that acts as a representative between patients and licensed international pharmacies or approved fulfillment centers. We work with licensed pharmacies and government-approved fulfillment centers in…

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How to Treat and Live With Childhood Asthma

Has your child been diagnosed with asthma? They’re not alone. Over 7% of people under the age of 18 in the United States currently have asthma. If you’re new to this condition, you’re probably panicking. How can you help your child manage…

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The Dangers of High Blood Pressure, Explained

High blood pressure (hypertension) affects nearly half of all Americans, contributing to almost half a million deaths per year. Signs of hypertension can go undetected, which is why the condition is often called the silent killer. Understanding the dangers of high…

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7 Warnings Signs of High Cholesterol That You Should Never Ignore

About 31% of the adult population in the US has high LDL cholesterol levels. LDL cholesterol is the “bad” kind of cholesterol. It’s the type of cholesterol that morning cereal brands, such as Honey Cheerios, want us to fight. Too much of…

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Living With Depression: A Guide

Unfortunately, over 15 million people are diagnosed with depression each year within the United States. Although your doctor may prescribe medication (such as Wellbutrin) in order to help you manage your symptoms, there are other steps that you can take to gain…