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FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction

The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making “unproven” claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal. Kratom, which is an herbal extract that naturally grows outside of the U.S., is not approved by the FDA.… Read More »

Drug Regimen Halts HIV Even Without Condoms

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 2, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Even if they never use a condom during sex, gay men whose HIV is undetectable due to ongoing antiretroviral treatment cannot infect their male partner, new research reveals. “Whether men who are in monogamous relationships in these circumstances chose to use or not… Read More »

Cigna’s Express Scripts PBM To Cap Insulin Costs Amid Drug Price Scrutiny

Pharmacist is Holding a Syringe with Insulin in Hand. Young Female Pharmacist. Insulin is a Medicine for Diabetes. Woman Located in Pharmacy. Closeup View of Syringe in Female Hand.Getty Cigna and its Express Scripts pharmacy benefit management unit Wednesday said they are rolling out a new program to cap out-of-pocket costs at $ 25 per… Read More »