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Five Little-Known and Rare Diseases to Watch Out for in 2019

by Carissa Andrews  -  July 8th, 2019

Five Little-Known and Rare Diseases to Watch Out for in 2019 preview
One in twenty people live with a rare disease at some point in their lives. While this number might seem relatively high, the truth is, for many rare diseases, there is no cure. Each disease can impact a patient’s life—from a mild annoyance, all the way to being a death sentence. While many of them are treatable in some form, the key is knowing they exist so they can be diagnosed properly. The rarer a disease is, the harder it is to pinpoint what it actually is. This is especially true for diseases that can mask themselves as other diseases without the proper laboratory to look over the results.

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A Simple Guide to Dostinex (Cabergoline) for Hyperprolactinemia

by Carissa Andrews  -  June 24th, 2019

A Simple Guide to Dostinex (Cabergoline) for Hyperprolactinemia preview

Your body is a delicate machine and any hormone imbalance can cause a series of unwanted side effects or conditions to occur. The hormone prolactin is needed to regulate sex hormones, menstruation, ovulation, and breastfeeding in women. However, men also produce the hormone in smaller dosages, despite having no known normal function behind it. Prolactin is produced in the pituitary gland and when levels rise to high in the body (known as hyperprolactinemia), it has been linked to a handful of different conditions and diseases. Dostinex is a popular medication used to treat hyperprolactinemia, as well as the other conditions associated to it.

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19 Most Prescribed Pediatric Medications and What They Do

by Carissa Andrews  -  December 17th, 2018

Most Prescribed Pediatric Medications and What They Do preview

Drugs used in pediatric care can have a long delay from the time the medication is originally approved—to the time trials are completed for use with children. An audit done by Boston’s Children’s Hospital found only one-third of mandatory trials on children’s efficacy and usage were completed in a seven-year timespan after a new drug hits the market. This can often leave a gaping hole in treatment areas—or worse yet, leave a doctor or pharmacist left to guess at whether or not it can safely treat kids.

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Top 20 Best-selling Prescriptions Filled by Canadian Pharmacy King

by Carissa  -  August 20th, 2018

Best-selling prescriptions filled by CanadianPharmacyKing.com
As of summer 2018, here’s a list of our 20 most popular prescriptions filled by our Canadian Pharmacy. Let’s have a closer look to see if any of your medications are on the list and if we could be saving you some cash.

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Domperidone Only Available on Prescription from Canadian Pharmacy King

by Carissa Andrews  -  July 23rd, 2018

Photo Credit: by CanPharmacyKing
Photo Credit: by CanPharmacyKing

Over the past couple of decades, Domperidone has fallen in and out of grace with varying countries. With certain problematic side effects, and numerous medications it can interact with, Domperidone’s efficacy hasn’t always had the best track record. However, there are still many patients whose symptoms and potential benefits outweigh the problematic risks associated with Domperidone—making it a medication that can still be prescribed—even in the United States. The key is to know how to go about getting the medication in whatever country you live in.

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More than Money Saving: Facts About the Evolution of Online Pharmacies

by Carissa Andrews  -  June 18th, 2018

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Photo Credit: Chris Potter, Flickr.com

Online pharmacies are pretty synonymous with saving money these days. Almost everyone knows you can hop online and purchase your prescription medications through local or online Canadian pharmacies without much fuss. But have you ever stopped to consider the evolution of how online pharmacies came to be? What’s driven this market shift and how did Canada become one of the leading sources for cheaper online prescription refills? We’ll answer all of these questions and more. Read on for the details

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Pharmacy or Drugstore? Things You Should Know About Canadian Pharmacy

by Carissa Andrews  -  June 4th, 2018

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Healthcare is at the forefront of most people’s minds these days. Whether you’re looking for affordable healthcare or needing to get your next prescription filled at a fair price—there’s a lot to consider. If you choose to buy your prescriptions online, you might even find yourself wondering if you’re searching for the right terms, or if you’re safe in buying your medication from an online pharmacy. Whatever your pharmacy or drugstore related question is—we have some answers for you.

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Online Survey from The Campaign for Personal Prescription Importation

by CANPharmacyKing  -  September 1st, 2017

The Campaign for Personal Prescription Importation would like your thoughts on the importance of ordering prescription medications from legitimate online pharmacies in Canada. This input is critical for sharing with policymakers who can make positive changes to lower the exorbitant price of drugs.

This survey should only take approximately 5 minutes of your time, and all responses will be kept anonymous. Thank you in advance for your time.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3XYD38C

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Spotlight: New Drugs Hitting the 2016 Pharmaceutical Market

by   -  November 14th, 2016

Whatever ailments you may be suffering from, new breakthroughs in medication happen every day. There are a number of new medications on the market recently that are sure to be beneficial in the years to come. There have been developments in medications for type 2 diabetes treatment, managing COPD, as well as others of importance.

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Exclusive Offers on Tadalafil from Mylan Canada

by Tiffany  -  November 7th, 2016

Canadian pharmacy Tadalafil 2.5mg

Generic Cialis (Tadalafil) is available with a valid prescription from licensed Canadian online pharmacy. Buy generic Cialis today at special prices!

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One Question Identifies Teens at High Risk of Alcohol Abuse

by   -  July 18th, 2016

Teens Alcohol Abuse Risk preview

Teenagers and alcohol is a dangerous combination but professionals are working hard to develop assessment questions that can identify teens at risk of abusing alcohol.

A new study funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health in the United States, has found that a single question can assess whether a teen likely has a drinking problem.

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Where the US Presidential Candidates Stand on Health Care

by CANPharmacyKing  -  July 5th, 2016

After a rough primary season, the American voters have finally whittled down the contenders for the Presidency to the final two candidates. The Democrats are supporting long time favorite Hillary Clinton, and the Republicans are supporting brash political outsider Donald Trump. While this is a historical and important election for a number of reasons, whoever lives in the White House starting in 2017 will unquestionably affect the future of American health care.

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Bringing Drug Costs Down in 2016 with Generics and Biosimilars

by   -  January 20th, 2016

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Last year, we saw the makings of what will likely be another year of skyrocketing drug prices and public backlash here in America. While high drug prices have been an issue for a long while, the topic of obscene prices were brought into the spotlight thanks to then CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, Martin Shkreli.

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Game Changer: First 3D Printed Drug Approved by the FDA

by   -  September 14th, 2015

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There’s a new game changer on the horizon and for those of you who are fans of Star Trek, it may sound an awful lot like a replicator. 3D printing has been around in some form since the 1980’s, but in recent years, the technology has been breaking ground with advancements in all things from medicine to art – and everything in between. It’s now poised to revolutionize a number of markets, including the pharmaceutical industry.

Aprecia Pharmaceuticals’ new 3D printed drug, Spritam, has been FDA approved to treat seizures and is expected to hit the market sometime in early 2016. According to Aprecia, the 3D printing process they used was originally developed at MIT and allows them to get an incredible amount of accuracy in the delivery system of up to 1,000 mg per tablet.

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Zomig Nasal Spray for Children's Migraines

by Tiffany  -  June 17th, 2015

ZOMIG (Zolmitriptan) nasal spray has been approved by FDA as a new treatment in pediatric patients between the ages of 12 and 17.

Zomig is used to relieve migraines headaches in adults. It is available in tablet (2.5mg and 5mg) and nasal spray form.

U.S. FDA approves nasal spray to treat children's migraines

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The Surprising Side Effects of Grooming

by Liubov Edwards  -  May 22nd, 2015

Use of anabolic-androgenic steroids or synthetic testosterone helps to sculpt a well-muscled body much faster, than just by taking physical exercises. Long term of using them leads to very unpleasant and bad side effects. Side effects include: increased body hair, aggressive behaviour, fluid retention, elevated blood pressure, sleeplessness, increased irritability...

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How To Avert Deadly Medication Mix-ups

by   -  May 12th, 2015

Medication errors can occur anywhere a medication is in the hands of a human. Sometimes, these errors can have dire consequences. Medication mistakes affect 1.5 million Americans or more every year, and according to the Institute of Medicine, at least a quarter of the errors are preventable. A key component is taking responsibility for your health and communicating with the doctors involved in your care.

While medication errors can happen on all levels, we have some tips for the top three ways they could affect you.

Avert Mix-ups at Hospital Level

Researched published in the Journal of Patient Safety, estimated that hospital medical errors contribute to the deaths of between 210,000 and 440,000 patients.

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Generic Competition for Diovan

by Tiffany  -  February 13th, 2015

Novartis may finally face the generic competition for Diovan. In the first week of July 2014, India’s Ranbaxy got approval to launch a cheap generic version of Diovan in the US. After Ranbaxy, three domestic pharmaceutical companies – Lupin, Aurobindo Pharma and Jubilant Life Sciences – have received final approval from the US drug regulator to sell generic valsartan in the US.

On Jan 2015, global pharmaceutical companies Mylan and Teva have received the final approval for selling version of Diovan. Sandoz, the generic division of Novartis also announced the US introduction of an authorized generic version of the leading anti-hypertensive medicines in July 8, 2014. Now, an onslaught of competition is coming. Novartis will not only face stepped-up competition for the Diovan brand, but for its own authorized generic copy.

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How to Order Drugs from Canada

by CanadianPharmacyKing  -  January 20th, 2015

Our How to Order infographic will guide you through the process in 8 easy steps for safely buying drugs online. You can order online, by fax, email, or mail to place our prescription orders. We make ordering medications easy and secure!

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Tips on Travelling Abroad with Medications

by CanadianPharmacyKing  -  November 1st, 2014

We understand preparing to travel abroad is both exciting and quite possibly nerve-wracking. There are lots of variables to consider and some you might miss if you aren't careful. When it comes to bringing along medications, one thing is for sure; it can be especially stressful when having to think about all of the requirements and restrictions. The TSA has very specific rules and guidelines to take note of. The good news is we've done most of the hard work for you. From preparing for your trip with your doctor, to the guidelines for packing your medications and even security screenings' we've got you covered.

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Bizarre Drug Side-Effects You’d Never See Coming

by   -  September 22nd, 2014

Even if you don’t take any medications yourself, I’m sure you’ve at least seen a commercial on TV for some of the more popular ones on the market right now. Somewhere near the end of the commercial is a list of possible side effects (usually ranging from headaches, nausea, vomiting, etc.). However, there are also many rare side effects that have no other way to describe them other than… bizarre. They’re often so rare that you’ll never hear about them in commercials, but they certainly exist.

Here’s a list of our top 10 rare-but-bizarre side effects:

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DON'T Drive Impaired

by Liubov Edwards   -  May 21st, 2014

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If you have taken your medication and thinking about driving after that, think twice. Do not put yourself and those around you at risk. There are many alternatives to driving yourself. Call a taxi, use public transport, ask a friend or a relative to drive instead, or just walk.

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Driving Under The Influence of Medications – Part 2: The Solutions

by   -  May 19th, 2014

Recently, we discussed the potential dangers of driving under the influence of medications. While it’s fair to say the potential risks are equally as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol and illegally obtained drugs – there are ways to minimize those hazards. Let’s show you how.

Do you take one (or more) prescription medications?

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Driving Under The Influence of Medications – Part 1: The Problems

by   -  May 14th, 2014

Of the nearly 314 million people in America, nearly 70% (220 million) have taken a prescription medication this month and of those, a whopping 50% (110 million) have taken two or more. With that in mind, it’s a pretty safe bet you are one of the millions who have taken a medically prescribed drug this month. However, if someone asked you whether or not your medication impairs your driving, would you know? Or are you like the majority of us who aren’t sure?

Did you know there are roughly 6 million car accidents each year in America? A study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) found in 2009 that 18% of fatally injured drivers tested positive for at least one illicit, prescription, or over-the-counter drug. That’s 1,080,000 people and likely on the rise.

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Canadian Pharmacy King Pop Quiz!

by   -  May 5th, 2014

It's true; we enjoy keeping our readers well informed, and on their toes. So with that in mind, we have our first Canadian Pharmacy King Pop Quiz to help you uncover some great information you definitely want to know about. Now's the time to get some insights you may have missed, but most of all have some fun!

1.) What should you be sure to have with you if your medicine is confiscated while traveling?

a. Extra medicine

b. A cellphone

c. A letter from your doctor

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Spring Is Here: Time to Replenish Your Medicine Cabinet

by   -  March 24th, 2014

Most people generally think of spring as the time for cleaning out those overrun closets, or donating unwanted items to goodwill. But let me ask you this; do you clean out your medicine cabinet, too? If you're like most of us, the answer is probably no.

Out With the Old

Throwing out anything expired, discontinued/recalled, or partially used (including any over the counter medicines) is critical to a healthy medicine cabinet. Medicines lose potency when they have gone past their expiration dates and it is recommended you check your medicine cabinet at least twice a year, getting rid of medications past their prime.

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Travelling Aboard with Prescription Meds

by Mark Reeve   -  March 16th, 2014

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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) recommends to pack all medications in original labeling and make your screening experience hassle-free!

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Disclaimer:

The purpose of the above content is to raise awareness only and does not advocate treatment or diagnosis. This information should not be substituted for your physician's consultation and it should not indicate that use of the drug is safe and suitable for you or your (pet). Seek professional medical advice and treatment if you have any questions or concerns.
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