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People are Choosing Drug Discount Card to Save Money on the Prescribed Drugs

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A global survey has found that people have been largely going for drug discount card in order to save money on the prescribed drugs. The rising prices of the drugs have contributed to increasing the awareness and hence the demand for drug discount card. With the use of drug discount card, it becomes possible for people to reduce their monthly expenses on drugs. Moreover, the drug sellers also use the drug discount card for their benefit because it helps them to increase their sales and build stronger brand loyalty.

And over the last few years, RX24 drugs has been offering drug coupons to help people cut their drug prices. This entity has not only just been able to make its name in the US but it has also managed to spread the word about its coupon to many other popular nations. According to the survey, about 90% of adults older than 65 believe in taking prescription medicine. 75% of people between 50-64 years go for prescribed drugs. And when it comes to people of age group, 18-29, the percentage of people taking prescribed drugs is 38%. In comparison to the younger people, the number of adults taking prescribed drugs is more. In the US, the demand for drug discount card is increasing among adults for these drug coupons are approved by health organisations such as FDA, HealthCare.gov, and Centers for disease control and prevention (CDC). 

About 70% of adults ask for the safety and potential side effects of a new drug on getting prescription from their doctor. Out of the total number of people taking medications, 40% adults ask for a less expensive alternative. The growing demand for drug discount cards is prevalent among the uninsured people who find it difficult to pay for the prescribed drugs due to budget constraints. People of the US and other countries have been supporting drug discount cards as these drug coupon cards help to remove the extra burden of drug prices to some extent. A discount of about 10-20% helps to reduce the drug costs from the shoulders of adult people which is simply making the concept of drug discount cards popular in various corners of the world.

As per the survey details, Americans spend an average of near $900 per year on prescriptions, which is more than other industrialised nations of the world. The reason of the high prices of drugs is simply due to the fact that companies don’t set any limit on the prices of drugs. On inventing a drug, a pharma company gains rights to sell that drug at the price a patient is willing to pay. And there is no facility for bargain on these fixed prices of drugs and hence this is where drug discount programs come handy. These programs only negotiate with the drug stores and skip the companies who make the drugs.

The drug stores accept the offer to sell the drugs at a lower price because they get more business for their stores. All the uninsured people flock to these drug stores in order to buy drugs for them. And it eventually contributes to increasing the brand loyalty of drug stores on a large scale.

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Getting to the Root of It! Lebanese Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Mohammad Waizani Explains Root Canal Treatments

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Did you know that more than 15 million teeth are treated and saved every year? One of the most common treatments received are root canal treatments. At Dr. Mohammad Waizani’s clinic in Beirut, he specializes in making sure anyone who comes in with a root canal, leaves with a bright smile! 

A root canal treatment is a dental procedure in which the soft center of the tooth called a ‘pulp’ is removed. The pulp is made out of blood vessels, connective tissues, and nerves. In these cases, the pulp is infected after being exposed to bacteria that causes a lot of pain. The crown of the tooth is usually still intact despite the pulp being dead. 

Root canals can be caused by several reasons such as a chip or cracked tooth, deep decay due to cavities that are left untreated, an injury to the tooth, and multiple procedures on the same tooth. 

Some of the signs of root canal infections include the following:

  • Constant toothache 
  • Heat sensation and swelling of gums
  • Sensitivity to heat and cold 
  • Swollen jaw
  • Discoloration of teeth
  • Pain with applied pressure 

Dr. Waizani explains how this surgical procedure works to remove the pulp and ensure the tooth doesn’t get infected. He starts by applying anesthetics to the gum and around the infected tooth. Next, the pulp is removed through a small opening at the top of the tooth. After the procedure is done, his patients’ recovery includes antibiotics to ensure that that infection does not flare up post-procedure. This is followed by a temporary filling. 

If you are experiencing any of the symptoms mentioned, there is no need to panic. Contact Dr. Waizani to schedule your appointment! 

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