#EPIGATE has taken the media and the allergy community by storm over the last week. Heather Bresch, CEO of Mylan, discussed the “broken system” on CNBC yesterday. We all know that the price of EpiPen is outrageous. But why? Is it all Mylan’s fault?
In the pharmacy we notice that people become very confused when it comes to the language health care providers use when discussing payment. Hopefully this post will help clear up some confusion… Continue reading
The art and science of medicine is always changing. Just like we read ingredient labels before each purchase because recipes change, inactive ingredients in medications change and studies discover new links and interactions. We must be vigilant with medications just as we would with food. Any information discussed should be verified with your healthcare provider as you and your provider decide what is best for your particular situation. Ultimately, I want everyone to use this information as a jumping off point to speak with your pharmacist, allergist, etc., to open lines of communication, and to ask the questions that need to be addressed with regards to food allergies and medications. You are your best advocate. Education is the key.