Express Scripts To Limit Opioids; Doctors ConcernedThe nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users.
Did Landmark Laws From Congress Enable High Drug Prices?Lawmakers are venting outrage over high prescription drug costs, but if Congress is looking for culprits, it might want to look in the mirror.
Anti-Overdose Drug Now Available At Texas WalgreensAn over-dose reversal drug called Naloxone, often known by the brand name Narcan is now available over the counter in Texas.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Pharmacy Mistakes: What You Can Do To Save Your LifeThe CBS 11 I-Team has been digging into the mistakes made every year at your neighborhood pharmacies. After a recent investigation pharmacists reached out to the I-Team to explain some things and to tell patients the one thing they can do to help save their life.
FDA Wants Limits On Most Prescribed PainkillerThe Food and Drug Administration is recommending new restrictions on prescription medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.
UPS To End Health Insurance Benefits For Some Spouses UPS is ending health-insurance benefits for American nonunion employees' spouses who can get coverage elsewhere. It blames the change on the new health-care law.
Feds: All Girls To Have Morning-After Pill AccessThe federal government on Monday told a judge it will reverse course and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.
Pfizer To Begin Selling Erectile Dysfunction Pill Viagra OnlineMen who are bashful no longer have to go to the drugstore to buy that little blue pill. In a first for the drug industry, Pfizer Inc. reportedly says it will begin selling its popular erectile dysfunction pill Viagra directly to patients on its website.
Website Helps Consumers Check Out Online PharmaciesAccording to the FDA, only about 3-percent of online pharmacies are actually obeying the law. The FDA is now warning consumers the vast majority of internet pharmacies are selling drugs that could harm them.
DPS Database Tracks Your Prescription InformationDid you know pharmacists have been sending the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) information on your prescriptions since 1982?
Probe: Drug Abusers Exploiting Medicare BenefitDrug abusers are exploiting Medicare prescription's benefit to score large quantities of painkillers, and taxpayers have to foot most of the bill, according to a new report by congressional investigators.