GLUCOPHAGE (metformin)

GLUCOPHAGE (metformin)

GLUCOPHAGE (metformin) Use: Oral anti-diabetic drug Glucophage drugs round up the top 7 but the prescription rate of this drug is rapidly increasing. It makes up about 7% of the top prescribed medications. It is the first-line drug of choice for the treatment of type...
AZITHROMYCIN AND AMOXICILLIN

AZITHROMYCIN AND AMOXICILLIN

AZITHROMYCIN AND AMOXICILLIN Use: Antibiotic In combination, azithromycin and amoxicillin contribute towards a mind-blowing 17% of the top prescribed medications. Then we wonder why we have antibiotic resistance. On their own, each contributes about 8.5%. Azithromycin...
PRILOSEC (omeprazolegeneric versions of nexium)

PRILOSEC (omeprazolegeneric versions of nexium)

PRILOSEC (omeprazole/generic versions of nexium) Use: Antacid A proton pump inhibitor which constitutes just over 8% of the top prescribed medications. Omeprazole is one of the most widely prescribed drugs for reflux disease (GORD/GERD/LPR) and ulcers internationally...

Another Transformation

Another POSSE Update: Everyone has a story and everyone gets punched in the face with life issues. In short Life Is Tough. And to quote the lyrics from a famous rapper “It’s a full time job not to kill a n***a! But in spite all of that, you can better deal...
SYNTHROID (levothyroxine sodium)

SYNTHROID (levothyroxine sodium)

SYNTHROID (levothyroxine sodium) Use: Hypothyroidism A synthetic form of the thyroid hormone thyroxine, generic Synthroid makes up more than 11% of the top prescribed medications. It’s used to treat hypothyroidism. The related drug dextrothyroxine (D-thyroxine) was...
LISINOPRIL (Prinivil/Zestril) AND NORVASC (Amlodipine)

LISINOPRIL (Prinivil/Zestril) AND NORVASC (Amlodipine)

LISINOPRIL (Prinivil/Zestril) AND NORVASC (Amlodipine) Use: Reduction of High Blood Pressure In combination, Lisinopril and Norvasc make up a whopping 23% of the top prescribed medications. This makes them the most prescribed generic medications (if combined) for...
HYDROCODONE (AcetaminophenMcodin/Oxycontin)

HYDROCODONE (AcetaminophenMcodin/Oxycontin)

HYDROCODONE (AcetaminophenMcodin/Oxycontin) Use: For Pain Currently the single most prescribed drug in the world. More and more doctors are getting huge payouts from pharmaceutical companies to promote these hydrocodone, especially generic drugs. They make up more...
STATINS (Generic versions of Lipitor/Zocor/Crestor)

STATINS (Generic versions of Lipitor/Zocor/Crestor)

STATINS (Generic versions of Lipitor/Zocor/Crestor) Use: Reduction of LDL Cholesterol Approximately 15% of the top prescribed medications are generic statins. A study published in January 2012 in the Archives of Internal Medicine linked statins to 48 percent increased...
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