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Most Commonly Asked Questions About Esomeprazole

Aug 9, 2022

Esomeprazole is a medication called a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which help to limit the amount of stomach acid your body creates. This can help to treat conditions like GERD, NSAID-induced stomach ulcer prevention, H. pylori-induced duodenal ulcer treatment, and hypersecretory conditions.

Gut Health

Save Time & Money by Ordering Pantoprazole in Longer Supply

Aug 4, 2022

Pantoprazole is most often prescribed to treat a condition called erosive esophagitis, damage to your throat caused by untreated gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The cost of the medication ranges from $10 to $174 depending on the dose and the pharmacy. Marley Drug offers pantoprazole at a lower price as part of our Wholesale Price List. A 6-month supply would cost you $37, and a full 12-month supply only $70 with free shipping.

Gut Health

Lifestyle Tips for GERD

Aug 2, 2022

You probably already have, or very likely will experience, heartburn or acid reflux at some point in your life. This is the feeling of a kind of burning in your chest due to the acid in your stomach coming back up your throat. This minor ailment can be self-treated by over the counter (OTC) medications, such as antacids.

Cholesterol

Heart Health

Ezetimibe (Zetia): For High Cholesterol

Jul 28, 2022

Ezetimibe (Zetia) is a medication used to treat high cholesterol. It is usually used when you have not been successful in trying to control your cholesterol with a healthy diet and a “statin” (the go-to medication for high-cholesterol).

Gut Health

7 Things to Know About Omeprazole

Jul 26, 2022

Omeprazole is one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the US. It is typically prescribed to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), but is also commonly used to treat stomach and duodenal ulcers, as well as other throat and digestive system conditions. Here are 7 things you should know about the medication.

Reproductive Health

Women's Health

Menopause: What You Should Know

Jul 21, 2022

Menopause affects roughly half the population worldwide. Despite this, many women are unaware of what to expect when this stage of life occurs. While there is emphasis placed on what to expect when you are getting your period for the first time, the latter—what happens when your periods come to end—is not often discussed. in this article we will discuss menopause symptoms and what you can do to alleviate them.

Blood Pressure

Heart Health

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors

Jul 19, 2022

If you struggle with hypertension (high blood pressure), and/or a variety of other cardiovascular conditions, such as heart failure, then angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors may be the right drug class for you.

Allergies

Asthma

Get Montelukast (Singular) for $70/year

Jul 14, 2022

Montelukast is the generic name for Singulair. Marley Drug offers this medication through our wholesale price list. Just $70 for a year supply. Learn how you can save time and money by ordering montelukast through Marley Drug.

Everyday Health

Synthroid or levothyroxine. Which is better?

Jul 12, 2022

Levothyroxine is available as either brand name (e.g. Synthroid) or generic versions. Neither the brand name nor generic levothyroxine is better than the other. It depends on individuals. Although the active ingredient—levothyroxine sodium—is the same, the inactive ingredients can affect how your body absorbs the medication. Once you’ve found the right one for you it’s best to stick with it for consistency.

Blood Pressure

Heart Health

Calcium Channel Blockers and High Blood Pressure

Jul 5, 2022

Do you struggle with high blood pressure, chest pain or irregular heartbeat? If that is the case, then calcium channel blockers (CCBs) may be a suitable medication for you. CCBs decrease the amount of calcium that enter the heart and blood vessel walls. This relaxes the blood vessels and makes it easier for the heart to pump resulting in decreased blood pressure.

Everyday Health

Gut Health

Managing Acid Reflux: Omeprazole vs. Pantoprazole

Jun 22, 2022

Acid reflux, also referred to as gastroesophageal reflux (GER) affects roughly 20% of adults in the U.S. and can potentially lead to major problems if left untreated. It occurs when the sphincter muscle at the bottom of your esophagus doesn't work properly, and stomach acid can back up into your esophagus. This can result in heartburn and other symptoms. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic condition caused by frequent or reoccurring reflux (greater than 2 times per week).

Men's Health

What is Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia?

Jun 15, 2022

Benign prostatic hyperplasia, often referred to as BPH, is the enlargement of the prostate that is usually benign (non-cancerous) and is common in men as they age. When your prostate becomes enlarged it usually interferes with one’s ability to urinate due to the fact that the prostate completely surrounds your urethra—the tube that carries urine from your bladder to the outside of your body.

Understanding Drug Pricing

Why the U.S. Pharma Industry Needs to be Transformed

Jun 10, 2022

The pharmaceutical supply chain adopted additional middlemen in the chain many years ago called pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). PBMs are middlemen negotiators who decide the price of medications (for a fee); this has led to increased medication costs and unethical practices in recent years.

Understanding Drug Pricing

What You Need to Know About Generics Drugs

May 31, 2022

9 out of 10 prescriptions dispenses in the United States (US) are for generic drugs. Generics are considered to be as safe as their branded equivalent. They undergo the same FDA quality inspections that a branded medication needs to go through to ensure they are safe, effective and of high-quality.

Everyday Health

Levothyroxine To Treat Low Thyroid (Hypothyroidism)

May 30, 2022

Undiagnosed thyroid disease may put you at risk for serious health conditions, such as heart diseases, osteoporosis, and infertility. Approximately 60% of individuals with thyroid disease don't even know they have it. Don't be one of them.

Reproductive Health

Sexual Health

Women's Health

Types of Birth Control: Which Birth Control is Best?

May 26, 2022

Since the 1960s, contraceptive medications have been used to prevent pregnancies. Today, millions of women use birth control pills every month to prevent pregnancies or to relieve painful periods. However, despite the Affordable Care Act (ACA) going into effect in 2012 and ensuring complete access to birth control, many women are still getting rejected by insurance companies.

Everyday Health

Healthy Aging

What is Stroke?

May 18, 2022

Your brain is responsible for your ability to move, feel, think and behave. Therefore, a stroke can affect any of these aspects of one’s life. Stroke is the #5 killer and the leading cause of disability in America. For this stroke awareness month, we want to teach you what to look for when someone is having a stroke as well as what may increase your risk of a stroke.